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m (Corrected 'flying saucer' 'eiffel tower' comment - they are not interchangeable!)
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In order of the pictures:
 
In order of the pictures:
 
 
Rock the baby<br>
 
Rock the baby<br>
 
Sleeper<br>
 
Sleeper<br>
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Three Leaf Clover (missing in puzzle; picture given in the projection in London)<br>
 
Three Leaf Clover (missing in puzzle; picture given in the projection in London)<br>
 
Behind bars<br>
 
Behind bars<br>
Flying saucer<br>
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Flying saucer<br><br>
  
These fit into the spaces on the second image.
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These fit into the spaces on the second image in the following order.<br>
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DOUBLE OR NOTHING<BR>
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MAN ON A FLYING TRAPEZE<BR>
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FLAG<BR>
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SLEEPER<BR>
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BEHIND BARS<BR>
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ROCK THE BABY<BR>
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EIFFEL TOWER<BR>
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FLYING SAUCER<BR>
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THREE LEAF CLOVER<BR>
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AROUND THE WORLD<BR>
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<BR>
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'''Solved by Wynn from unfiction.com forums.'''<br>
  
still working on final result.<br><br>
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The boxes on the paper represent the Great Pyramids with the point in the top left corner being the "vanishing point". By overlaying a map of the pyramids such as found, [http://goodfelloweb.com/giza/fig3.html here], you get the following:<br>
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[[Image:tomb-overlay.jpg]]<br>
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Look at the inside and the outside arc. They cross through the following letters:
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TIFNIEOMSTRN
  
(edited by crowen)<br>
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This anagrams to FIRST MENTION
Found that when tricks are added to empty spaces the letters inside the boxes look like this
 
<br><br>
 
(capital letters are words in boxes)<br><br>
 
  
douBLE or nothing<br>
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The first hit of the search for first mention yo-yo says:
man on a flying trapeze<br>
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[http://search.live.com/results.aspx?q=first+mention+yo-yo&mkt=en-us&FORM=LVSP (search)]
sleeper<br>
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"The first historical mention of the yo-yo, however, was from Greece in the year 500 B.C."
flag<br>
 
Behind bars<br>
 
rock thE BABY<br>
 
eiffel tower<br>
 
flying saucer<br>
 
three leaf clover (there are no boxes on this one, yet it was missing from symbols, must mean something)<br>
 
around thE WORLD<br><br>
 
so put these in order and you get<br>
 
<br>
 
BLE<br>
 
B<br>
 
EBABY<br>
 
EWORLD<br>
 
<br>
 
 
 
plugged into anagram server and still looking.
 
 
</spoiler>
 
</spoiler>
 
Answer Spoiler:
 
 
<spoiler>The answer is '''Greece''', which seems to be the country of origin of the Yo-Yo</spoiler>
 
  
 
''Onward to: [[Collection Plate]]''
 
''Onward to: [[Collection Plate]]''

Revision as of 02:55, 24 January 2007

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