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I tried to post a riddle I created onto the site but is gave me and error saying that the body "does not meet quality standards"

This is the full message:

This question body does not meet our quality standards. Please make sure that it completely describes your problem - including what you have already tried - and is written using proper grammar.

How can I fix my riddle so it meets these requirements? Thanks.


The post goes like this:

At first I heard it and thought i could soar like a bird!

And oh what i heard!

I’ll zoom so fast, my image will be blurred.

And now I see it, it’s flat as can be!

Oh woe is me.

And how lonely, just one single tree.


What is this riddle referring to?

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    $\begingroup$ Can you include the text of the riddle you're trying to post? $\endgroup$
    – user20
    Jun 10, 2016 at 10:00
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    $\begingroup$ ^vote with a note: My positive vote indicates agreement that this riddle fits in with hundreds (but fewer than 1,478 at last count) of others that haven't been officially rejected. $\endgroup$
    – humn
    Jun 10, 2016 at 18:57
  • $\begingroup$ I managed to resolve this by typing some junk sentences at the start and then editing them out. $\endgroup$
    – Oreo
    Jun 10, 2016 at 22:15
  • $\begingroup$ Just a speculation: Perhaps the failure to capitalize the word "I" is part of the reason it was deemed low quality? $\endgroup$ Jun 13, 2016 at 16:26
  • $\begingroup$ I'd guess that it was a combination of the lowercase 'i', exclamation points and perhaps short sentences. I got this error when trying to post this question, which I then had to work around by using the questionable technique of putting the whole riddle in MathJax. $\endgroup$ Jun 19, 2016 at 10:15

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