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    Great Solution! I have a slightly different twist on the solution which someone posted above. Instead of the entire "The" on page 63, what if we only take the "E"? Then, the solution anagrams to
    "View to a River Be"
    It seems to me more likely that there would be more possible locations near a "river" than a "riverboat", but that is just my take.

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    What I like about this solution:

    the answer is in the fairies hands, they are telling you where to go. it uses a 5X5 box which involves numbers

    What I don't like:

    ANAGRAMS


    I really wish this would have come out this way without any anagrams, or I wish there were a way to rearrange them with something

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    I like the riverboat-ferry connection. Makes sense to me.

    I have had two different locations involving ferries, 1 before I knew this solution and 1 after. I had someone search 1 area, but nothing was found. It could very well be there, we just need to figure out HOW they are hidden.

    Once we figure out HOW, tokens will start popping up all over.


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    Remember the first non-text clue was an anagram without a code to figure it out.


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    Gaines, nice uptake on the anagram.

    I was just contemplating RIVERS as well as RIVERBOATS. The Arabia was on the Missouri River...one of the GREAT RIVERS in the USA.

    There has been an interesting discussion re: RIVERS on the ATT forum. I think it was STATES IN THE DRAWINGS...or some such.

    http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/rivers/

    Not sure I went along with the theory being promoted: "overlay a map of the significant rivers in the USA onto a "certain tree" and the mouths of the rivers coincide perfectly with the knotholes on the tree" -- I just couldn't verify it.

    HOWEVER, what about the vines? I had printed out the "rivers maps" but sizing was an issue. Today I thought,,,what if I printed them out on graph paper...don't have any handy...but.....

    who said something about loving the "process" ??
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    I did- and I do...

    I agree- I think it is more about the rivers than the riverboats (see my earlier posts- did I do it right or wrong momma???)

    Look, rivers make sense because they are geographically more apt to have appropriate locations, most are on public not private land and a token could be hidden without distrubing anything through the land.

    Also- think about this from an environmental standpoint- The black dust and the corruption of the rivers and subsequent forrests makes a nice statement.

    I think the vines are submaps to a more precise location of a location. I am not sure how the leaves work- I feel they mark important points along the river -such as towns or camps or something.

    I have always felt the solution is going to be like when Homer Simpson yells "Doah!". The puzzle will be solved by solutions that Homer will find not Lisa Simpson- just takes the right "sight"

    Take Momma's insight- not rocket science- just goos insight...

    My 2 cents

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    I agree with haf. Simple solutions vs. convoluted multi-step "only I can see it" solutions.

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    I am very hesitant to post this lest I become a "whipping girl" on this forum, but I have narrowed down a location (just haven't had the time to go there yet) and the vine on my chapter that it ties in to looks exactly like part of the map that I ordered of the location. Guess what is at the end of the vine? A river! We'll know in awhile. I am really just trying to narrow down the 'precise location" before I make the trip. I have many clues, but "precise" is slightly elusive.

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    I was sort of working on this and not getting anywhere.

    I agree; directionless anagrams are essentially worthless. I spent several hours anagramming a very important phrase and got a state, a city within the state, a landmark within the city and an area within the landmark. My girlfriend and I traveled 1800 miles and


    nothing.


    Nice work but no sale...
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    gap.. that sounds similar to my situation... I have a location based heavily on an anagram with several other smaller clues pointing me in that direction.. and I keep finding more.. just no "precise" location.. very frustrating...

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