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Where there are two, you see just one.
But if there are thirty, you will see none.
It comes in a month, but not in a year.
Horror has several, but it causes no fear.
It's in Wisconsin, but not New Hampshire.
It's in a response, but not in an answer.

HINT: It is not a letter in the alphabet.

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    $\begingroup$ I was going to guess the letter O before seeing the hint... Unless the hint is just saying that the letter O is not in the word "alphabet". Or should I take the hint literally? $\endgroup$ – cinico Jul 10 at 19:31
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    $\begingroup$ I bet the answer is the letter O and the "hint" is saying that it's not in "alphabet". We've had a similar riddle with the letter E instead asked multiple times, but I suppose this is just different enough not to close as a duplicate. $\endgroup$ – Gareth McCaughan Jul 10 at 21:43
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    $\begingroup$ Obligatory xkcd reference? $\endgroup$ – Rubio Jul 11 at 6:33
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    $\begingroup$ If a 'hint' makes a puzzle harder to solve then it is not a hint. $\endgroup$ – DJClayworth Jul 11 at 15:56
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The answer is alphabet O. Hint need not be taken literaly ...

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    $\begingroup$ Please explain your answer a little bit more so other users can learn from it and use the spoiler tag >! to hide the answer. $\endgroup$ – Bananenkopp Jul 11 at 9:02
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    $\begingroup$ Why do you believe the hint should not be taken literally, unless you are the same person who posted the question? $\endgroup$ – DJClayworth Jul 11 at 15:57

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