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    What about the text?

    I have long wondered if there are clues we are missing because no one has really (publicly in the forum) started a heavy investigation into the story.

    Remember how Michael Stadther put together the Rusful puzzle for the black diamond in “A Treasure’s Trove”. All it looked like was a page full of strange crossword grids. Actually, the solution was to find the letters in the grid around the letter being looked for by reading through and matching up the text in the book. What if, like Prius’ “The Secret”, the black story text and border pictures are each half of the puzzle. Find words in the border pictures, for instance, then see if they match the ballad no one has really talked about on the board.
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    PACE OFRYT SOTUH / PACE FORTY SOUTH
    i was going to post in the thread for pace forty south, but since you brought up
    the story text,and my Q relates to a find in the story text, ill post here

    my Q is, would you use
    FROM blank pace forty south TO, or pace forty south TO unknown blank FROM blank
    and ya ive not got much farther with that, but it does use a line of story
    text and those darn grids/magic squares and boarder text

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    i cant wont expand on my what i think are hints from the story text
    but will share, that i think in the images and text of images each, use
    dif methods some use the same method to solve a piece of the riddle/phrase,
    is why this puzzle is so hard to figure out
    some words ive found....hare/s hint, north
    some methods....morse code, only red, only yellow, only blue pointers
    and what ill call skips
    if i cant find more to make a solve, what i have found ill post Nov.26th, 2019
    1 yr prior to the end date of Nov.26th, 2020

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    I recall HARES / HEARS from the top row of grid p. 11 but it can also expand SEARCH if you C from the next row.
    Free is the best deal!

    "The Scarlet Cloud Approaches"
    "Time is of ten a one-way street"
    ..........Go 5 X 5..........

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    It would be great if the text reconfirmed things we find in the images, even better if the text could confirm the phrases we extracted and solved from the puzzles. I doubt the latter will happen. However, I'm open to testing suggested mechanisms for combining text and images.

    On the thought of finding a "from A to B" hint in the text, I did a search and found this data for your use: the many occurances of FROM.
    p.02 - (up) from the drink
    p.13 - (that's) from the King
    p.16 - (blowing) from the South
    p.16 - (blowing) from your mouth
    p.28 - (returned) from a big trip
    p.33 - (lifted) from the ridge ahead
    p.36 - (running) from our fates
    p.46 - (spread out) from where I stood
    p.46 - (watching me) from in among the clouds
    p.50 - (made) from giant kelp
    p.50 - (stir Neptune) from his shell
    p.52 - (sprung) from the pounding of our overflowing hearts

    And, there's only 1 occurance of PACE and that is in "a little space" on p.28

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    after storm harper, wrecked puter and office/work area, very lg limb
    broke window and let about a 2ft snowdrift in, anyway...
    now that room is repaired,and new puter,(using phone for internet rough)
    was trying to go through some google files,i thought i had a lot of notes
    there,but nope they were on paper,(spread out dried now hoping i can read)
    and on a thumb drive,that i cant access, puters wont read it.
    so as i make way through notes,if i find it useful ill post. book is shot
    wont be buying a 3rd, had to buy a 3rd TTOTC

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    i want to try and get this Fandango mess cleaned up
    and out of my sight,so will try to devote an hour or
    2 to it a week.got this stuff from trying to organize
    to see what,i can and cant read

    a list of what i had as far as notebooks
    3 4x5 1 inch thick spiral, titled idea grids ect. ideas
    not full,some had how to notes and 3x5 cards with
    notation notes....*text,*pg #/#s only ect.
    1 dozen or so 8x9 workbooks for idea grids ect. ideas
    over 200 loose notebook sheets, bound with clips
    and a crap load of MB on thumb drive,that dosent
    work anymore. looking through the workbooks,prob
    not much left,laying in snow for 2days
    anyway onward...

    from the idea book....
    derived letters using # grids on pgs 17 & 40, taken from pg 11 grid
    2 of the results i could read from workbook
    forty pace south (mritpdneleaa) [at red line/relined map]

    forty pace south (mritpdneleaa) [ paladin tree m/mr tee]

    forty pace south (cpshdreqanu) i couldnt read what results i had
    from workbook
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    from 1 of the idea books....
    red & blue letters, populated as pg 11, used # grids on pgs 17 & 40
    starting @ pg 5 until populated like pg 11 grid
    i couldnt read what results i had,from the workbook for this idea

    red only letters, populated as pg 11, used # grids on pgs 17 & 40
    starting @ pg 5 until populated like pg 11 grid
    i couldnt read what results i had,from the workbook for this idea

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    Quote Originally Posted by cw0909 View Post
    from 1 of the idea books....
    red & blue letters, populated as pg 11, used # grids on pgs 17 & 40
    starting @ pg 5 until populated like pg 11 grid
    i couldnt read what results i had,from the workbook for this idea

    red only letters, populated as pg 11, used # grids on pgs 17 & 40
    starting @ pg 5 until populated like pg 11 grid
    i couldnt read what results i had,from the workbook for this idea

    cw0909 - Can you clarify what you mean by 'populated as pg 11'? and 'used grids on pgs 17 & 40 starting at pg 5 until populated like pg 11 grid...'?



    Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by thedawailey View Post
    cw0909 - Can you clarify what you mean by 'populated as pg 11'? and 'used grids on pgs 17 & 40 starting at pg 5 until populated like pg 11 grid...'?



    Thanks!
    hope the grid post right, it is set up like pg, 11
    and populated with the red and blue letters from pgs
    5.7.11.15

    populated like pg.11 red & blue letters included = 17 letters
    letters from pg 5, S N D L I A
    letters from pg.7, blue P, N N E U E T
    letters from pg.11, E Y K
    letter from pg. 15, C.. for a total of 17

    using pg. 17 and the #11, 1st letter would be, E

    s n d l/i

    a/p n n _

    e u e t/e

    y k _ c

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    i made some hand written notes today,on some of the work i could read
    will post later, just dont want to type any more today

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