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Re: Google Image Challenge.
« Reply #25 on: March 21, 2013, 10:18:22 am »

I need hints. Don't know about anyone else.
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Re: Google Image Challenge.
« Reply #26 on: March 21, 2013, 10:29:08 am »

I've got nothing...hints might help.  But really, I'm just interested in seeing the solution.
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Re: Google Image Challenge.
« Reply #27 on: March 21, 2013, 10:29:17 am »

I need hints. Don't know about anyone else.

Ok


The picture will give you a hint as to what partof the world you need to be looking in, should narrow it down to a couple of continents at least.

These first two lines will give you the specific location to start from, and it should be obvious when you find the countries being talked about. Concentrate on these first. ALL the words are important to the solution. if you can brute force the area
Find the river where two countries almost form a line
Dance your way to the end


Once you have the River, and have followed the instructions you can confirm it with these two lines which should give you a placename, which should enable you to zoom in further
When there, lend a hand to a small childrens bear
who is all confused due to missing his hot beverage


So, you can do a bit of brute force on a couple of bits, countries, dances, childrens bears with the aid of wikipedia
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Re: Google Image Challenge.
« Reply #28 on: March 21, 2013, 10:31:30 am »

Danube came to mind first, for me, given the hints.
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Re: Google Image Challenge.
« Reply #29 on: March 21, 2013, 10:35:56 am »

Also, for lend a hand, you need another word for hand to stick to the children's bear...whether it is eddy or not I am not sure.
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Re: Google Image Challenge.
« Reply #30 on: March 21, 2013, 12:05:40 pm »

Victory is mine!
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Re: Google Image Challenge.
« Reply #31 on: March 21, 2013, 12:13:57 pm »

For the record, I did it just with the river, going to the end and then scanning for airports. I have no idea what the second part of the clue is about.
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Re: Google Image Challenge.
« Reply #32 on: March 21, 2013, 12:18:12 pm »

He has indeed!

PMing you how the solution for completeness sake
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Re: Google Image Challenge.
« Reply #33 on: March 21, 2013, 12:22:31 pm »

Did I hear you say something about a number 2?
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Re: Google Image Challenge.
« Reply #34 on: March 21, 2013, 12:28:03 pm »

And for those who still want to work on this, Davio was in the right track in reply 8. He wasn't right, but he had the right idea. Although that bit's not truly neccesary anyway. Working out the river is the key.
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Re: Google Image Challenge.
« Reply #35 on: March 21, 2013, 02:58:33 pm »

Did I hear you say something about a number 2?

Its on the new Treasure Hunts board public page!!

http://forum.dominionstrategy.com/index.php?board=55.0
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Re: Google Image Challenge.
« Reply #36 on: March 22, 2013, 04:06:54 am »

Where two countries almost form a line to me seems like two countries which almost border each other, but not quite.
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Re: Google Image Challenge.
« Reply #37 on: March 22, 2013, 05:52:01 am »

I want to give helpful nudges but I shouldn't.
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Re: Google Image Challenge.
« Reply #38 on: March 22, 2013, 07:04:40 am »

I want to give helpful nudges but I shouldn't.

Its tough, but please refrain.

There is enough there for people to get it now I think.

Give it a few more days of trying and if people still want I can give another hint.
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Re: Ozle Google Maps Challenge 1
« Reply #39 on: March 28, 2013, 01:53:15 pm »

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Re: Ozle Google Maps Challenge 1
« Reply #40 on: March 28, 2013, 01:58:12 pm »

Wait, I just had a thought.
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Re: Ozle Google Maps Challenge 1
« Reply #41 on: March 28, 2013, 02:13:08 pm »

Thought didn't pan out.  Still stuck contemplating the myriad borders+rivers combos that exist in the world.
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Re: Ozle Google Maps Challenge 1
« Reply #42 on: March 28, 2013, 03:31:26 pm »

Thought didn't pan out.  Still stuck contemplating the myriad borders+rivers combos that exist in the world.

Theres something in the first two lines that will narrow that down for you
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Re: Ozle Google Maps Challenge 1
« Reply #43 on: March 28, 2013, 04:57:48 pm »

blah blah, finally ended up there.
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Re: Ozle Google Maps Challenge 1
« Reply #44 on: March 30, 2013, 12:15:04 pm »

Just a thought, but it might be in Peru. If the children's bear refers to Paddington. That was just my first thought about children's bears and locations.
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Re: Ozle Google Maps Challenge 1
« Reply #45 on: April 02, 2013, 02:09:16 pm »

Paddington bear?  But he's more concerned about marmalade than tea.

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Re: Ozle Google Maps Challenge 1
« Reply #46 on: April 02, 2013, 02:14:16 pm »

its not paddington.

Right sort of lines, but you need to factor something else in.

Although You really want to do the first two lines first...
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Re: Ozle Google Maps Challenge 1
« Reply #47 on: April 12, 2013, 11:10:15 am »

Here's some help in the form of a partial list of rivers that form borders based on a quick google search and a whirl around google maps. This list is probably not complete:

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China, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam (border the Mekong)

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In South America:
Rio Uruguay: Argentina and Uruguay.
Courantyne-Koetari River: Guyana-Suriname.
Marouini-Lawa-Litani River: Suriname-French Guiana.

Rio Parana: part of the border between Argentina and Paraguay.
Rio Paraguay: part of the border between Paraguay and Brazil.
Rio Mamore: part of the border between Bolivia and Brazil.
Rio Putumayo: part of the border between Colombia and Ecuador.
Rio Napo: a very small part of the border between Ecuador and Peru.
Rio Orinoco: part of the Colombia-Venezuela border.
Rio Takutu: part of the Guyana-Brazil border.

In Europe the Danube borders several countries.

In Africa the Congo, and its tributary the Ubangi form partial borders with a few different countries.

(The ones in quotes I just copy-pastaed from other people's research.)
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Re: Ozle Google Maps Challenge 1
« Reply #48 on: April 13, 2013, 06:01:55 am »

There's a lot of rivers listed there but... One of them is right!

Now you've just got to work out which one and why.
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Re: Ozle Google Maps Challenge 1
« Reply #49 on: April 13, 2013, 09:29:01 am »

It might be Danube (it covers complete Romania - Bulgaria border*) because it says "dance", and The Blue Danube is a very famous waltz?


*I almost wrote rom - bul, damn Diplomacy is taking over my geography :P
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