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My infix has been removed.

My suffix is this.

If you can read this, you're on my prefix.

If you read this in the morning, you might guess me sooner - what am I?

The usual. Please have an explanation for each line and the title.

Hint #1:

For the third line, I've heard/guessed that some of you are thinking of things like the SE network or the "web" or the "net". You're going down the right path, but the answer to this part of the riddle is a bit more broad than "internet." Not much more broad, but a little bit.

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    $\begingroup$ Does this refer to the subject of the riddle? $\endgroup$ – noedne Apr 29 at 22:00
  • $\begingroup$ @noedne maybe....... Actually no. $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Apr 29 at 22:53
  • $\begingroup$ I thought the same as @noedne :P $\endgroup$ – Feeds Apr 29 at 23:14
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    $\begingroup$ @MrPie haha sorry, but still no. $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Apr 29 at 23:31
  • $\begingroup$ I believe I got the prefix, but the rest I'm completely at a loss, especially the suffix clue... $\endgroup$ – PiIsNot3 Apr 30 at 2:29
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With thanks to hexomino for getting me thinking the right way:

You are a

Griddle

Prefix=

'grid' as in 'on the grid,' meaning using electricity

Infix=

'rid' which can mean to remove

Suffix=

'riddle' is definitely what the question is!

As for the last line and title:

griddles warm food up, especially breakfast food

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  • $\begingroup$ Very well done! Checkmark coming in now. $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Apr 30 at 21:34
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I think the answer might be

Breakfast

My infix has been removed.

I think this is a "space" which has been removed. Breakfast originates from the phrase break fast.

My suffix is this.

This clue is short and fast.

If you can read this, you're on my prefix.

If you're reading this riddle, you might be on a break.

If you read this in the morning, you might guess me sooner - what am I?

Breakfast is a morning meal.

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  • $\begingroup$ Nope! Not bad, though; have an upvote. FYI: I'm not thrilled with my infix clue, and my prefix clue is always true, not just a "likely" thing. $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Apr 30 at 0:35
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Could you be a very particular kind of recurring warmth called a

sextan?

That would make your prefix

SE - Stack Exchange - which we're all on,

your infix

x, which used to be an official movie rating in the US, but has been removed,

and your suffix

tan, which is Spanish for "this" as in "She is this tall" - "Ella es tan alta".

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  • $\begingroup$ Very nice answer! However, no language knowledge is needed (outside of English). $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Apr 30 at 13:51
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I think you may be

soup

My infix has been removed

ou from out

My suffix is this.

p for point

If you can read this, you're on my prefix.

s for see

If you read this in the morning, you might guess me sooner - what am I?

within The News we can find stew

A Warm Riley Riddle

Hot soup

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  • $\begingroup$ Welcome to Puzzling.SE, and thanks for the answer! I'm not sure that I understand how your explanation for the last line works; also, Riley Riddle "fixes" are usually whole words (and they are this time). $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Apr 30 at 18:33
  • $\begingroup$ I've changed the answer to the last line. Not sure what you meant by 'fixes' though. Is there a rule I've missed? $\endgroup$ – MichaelMaggs Apr 30 at 18:35
  • $\begingroup$ "fixes" - infix, prefix, suffix $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Apr 30 at 19:00
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks. It was looking so promising, too... $\endgroup$ – MichaelMaggs Apr 30 at 19:08
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Cannot get to fit all the clues, but I find this to be an interesting answer (edited to fit in the second clue):

Coffee

My infix has been removed.

off

My suffix is this.

ee, may be pronounced as "double e", which in turn sounds like doublet--another name for word ladder puzzle, which this puzzle is in a loose sense.

If you can read this, you're on my prefix.

If you can see (C) this

If you read this in the morning, you might guess me sooner - what am I?

The morning coffee :)

The title

The coffee sure may be warm but not sure about riley.

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  • $\begingroup$ Thanks for the answer, and welcome to Puzzling.SE! As a note, the "riley" part references the format of the riddle, which is drawn from a popular riddle by a user named Riley. Searching for "Riley Riddle" on this site will produce a lot of results. $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Apr 30 at 14:41

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