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    Treasure Map

    Here is a puzzle that involves a search - you will need to take the clues in order to find the answer - please supply supporting #s with your answer.

    Q: What happened to #7?

    Clues ...

    1) What are the odds of finding a black forest
    2) Label the prime items
    3) Precurser to dark grapes
    4) 3rd cousin
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    Quote: "All Happiness is the release of internal pressure"

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    Re: Treasure Map

    Anyone want a hint? Hint: <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Look between 'Main Index' and 'Controls'</span hide>. Ok, so I didn't give you a chance to answer the "want a hint question". [bah]
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    Re: Treasure Map

    Want another hint?
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    Re: Treasure Map

    Right this puzzle is a bit obscure but if I said

    Clue one was <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">431512</span hide>

    Would I be going in the right direction? <img src=/S/shrug.gif border=0 alt=shrug width=39 height=15>
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    Re: Treasure Map

    <img src=/S/thumbup.gif border=0 alt=thumbup width=15 height=15>
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    Re: Treasure Map

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">No rest are to obscure...I don't know what I am looking for</span hide> <img src=/S/hairout.gif border=0 alt=hairout width=31 height=23>
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    Re: Treasure Map

    Steve used a word that is also in hint #2 - what does that word describe?
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    Re: Treasure Map

    <img src=/S/igiveup.gif border=0 alt=igiveup width=31 height=23> to difficult to understand for my little brain
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    Re: Treasure Map

    Keep searching - that is the key. You just need to search for the right word. Also, this is not a figment of your poor imagination (or as bandido would say in <post#=500,962>post 500,962</post: > ... a ? of your ? imagination)
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    Re: Treasure Map

    I guess I will have to walk you through a few steps of this puzzle. I think this type of puzzle could become very popular as we have over 600,000 posts to search for hints, answers, etc.

    Step 1 - as Jezza has already mastered is to look at the first clue and know that you need to search for something ...

    1) What are the odds of finding a black forest

    The hint uses the word finding which means that we need to search for "a black forest" using the lounge search function. This search returns 3 posts one of which has a title "What are the Odds!". That matches nicely with the first part of the clue so that is the post we want (<post#=431,512>post 431,512</post: >).

    2) Label the prime items

    Now here we need to start using the post we found in 1) and the next hint. Reading the post - it is about light and paint and their component parts - prime pigments for paint and prime colors for light. The hint says something about "prime items" so we need to search for either "pigment" or "color".

    Searching for "pigments" (remember to search the whole lounge) gives 7 posts one of which has a title "Re: Multiple X-Axis labels! (Excel 2002)". Now that sounds familiar <img src=/S/hmmn.gif border=0 alt=hmmn width=15 height=15> (<post#=478,160>post 478,160</post: >).

    3) Precurser to dark grapes

    Here we need to look at the post we found in 2) and work out what is the precurser to dark grapes and then search for that. Hint:<span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">you are searching for a single word this time</span hide>

    ... over to you ...
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    Re: Treasure Map

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">OK so I now look for greenish and I get 9 results. No 3rd Cousin</span hide>
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    Re: Treasure Map

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">greenish</span hide> is the wrong search word. However, you are 5/8ths correct with that word.
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    Re: Treasure Map

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Well I am guessing but I haven't read the book yet as Jezzarette 1 still has it

    but it has just been published</span hide>
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    Re: Treasure Map

    ?? - is this posted to the right thread?
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    Re: Treasure Map

    Right when I pump in the word green in search a list comes up. The seventh result is Harry Potter, made a complete guess as the other answers have nothing to do with whatever a 3rd Cousin is. I seem to be the only person willing to do this <img src=/w3timages/censored.gif alt=censored border=0> puzzle and it is too obscure. So yes I have put it the right thread just can't be bothered with it anymore <img src=/S/igiveup.gif border=0 alt=igiveup width=31 height=23>
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