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COINTEST: Win one of Yáahl's Feathers!

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Ok, winners from the over night puzzles are.... D'ya know I did not get any answers until, like 6:30, 7:00 this morning? I guess everyone was sleeping or at work. :D Anyhoo the winners are:

 

Puzzle # 35: BlueMotmot

 

 

Puzzle # 36: nebukatneza

 

 

Puzzle # 37: PastorJon

 

More puzzles later this evening. I'm gonna walk the dog, work out on my Wii, scan some more puzzles and get posting again. I hope to get another batch of Feathes into the mail tomorrow after work. :P

CF30

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Ooh, I found some really evil puzzles - like this one:

 

Question/Puzzle # 38 Roman Numerals

 

Using the chart below write the number for 99,989 in Roman Numerals.

 

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Note: a line over a number (or numbers) in Roman Numerals indicates that the number is multiplied by 1,000

 

CF30

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For X's or any Roman Numeral with the line over them, just tell me which Numerals are supposed to have lines over them. You probably don't have the symbol. Or write it out on paper, scan the paper & send the resulting pic to me....... :P

 

CF30

yaahl.raven@gmail.com

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So should the numeral 6 be written as VI or IV? :D:P:ninja::P

 

First one is 6 the other is 4 BUT then, you already knew that, right :P ?

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I know that the Roman Numeral Puzzle is a nasty one but just use the chart provided & keep working on it.

 

For over night I'm posting the following puzzles:

 

This first puzzle may not be answered before 2:00 am Central Daylight Savings Time

 

Time Specific - 2:00am

Question/Puzzle # 39 How Many Rectangles 2

 

How many rectangles of all sizes are formed by the lines of this diagram?

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This second puzzle may not be answered before 3:00 am Central Daylight Savings Time

 

Time Specific - 3:00am

Question/Puzzle # 40 Planks Galore!

 

Imagine that the cubes shown below are made of boards. How many individual boards are in the cubes? All boards are the same size and all rows and columns run to completion (there are NO half boards).

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This third puzzle may not be answered before 4:00 am Central Daylight Savings Time

 

Time Specific - 4:00am

Question/Puzzle # 41 A Tangle of Triangles

 

From studying the triangles below, can you find the missing number in the bottom triangle?

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This fourth puzzle may not be answered before 5:00 am Central Daylight Savings Time

 

Time Specific - 5:00am

Question/Puzzle # 42 Arrows

 

Look carefully at the four arrows below. Which one is the longest? Which the shortest? Are they all the same length? Just use your eyes, no rulers needed.

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This fifth puzzle may not be answered before 6:00 am Central Daylight Savings Time

 

Time Specific - 6:00am

Question/Puzzle # 43 Cubic Crazyness

 

Which of the figures below CANNOT be folded to look like the center object?

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There, that as well as the Roman Numeral Puzzle, should keep y'all busy for a while. I'm going to bed soon. See ya in the morning - maybe. I have to be at work by 8:00 am tomorrow... :D

 

Remember do not send your answers before the specified time for each puzzle. Early answers will be ignored. And as always, send all answers to yaahl.raven@gmail.com

 

G'night all. :P

 

CF30

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Wow!!! We have a winner for the Roman Numeral Puzzle!

 

Tethys C!

 

WTG, Andrew!!! :P

 

His answer?

 

xcMxCMLXXXIX

(The lower case have the lines over them.)

CF30

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[/b]Puzzle # 36: nebukatneza

 

 

WOOOOOHOOOOO!

i can't believe it!

have won one of these beautiful feathers!!!

THANK YOU so much CROWESFEAT30

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Wow!!! We have a winner for the Roman Numeral Puzzle!

 

Tethys C!

 

WTG, Andrew!!! :P

 

His answer?

 

xcMxCMLXXXIX

(The lower case have the lines over them.)

CF30

 

Thanks very much Sarah. I am so glad to win this because now I can go to bed without thinking about all those tough, nasty puzzles in Post#309!!! :P

 

Love the feathers and the cointest and now I can strut around like a crow singing "I AM clever enough" :ninja:

 

Congrats to all winners and good luck to future workers of puzzles. :D

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Ohh, I found the answer to puzzle #40, sent an email and then I looked up the time and realized that I send my email 1 minute too early :D

 

Resend it, now I hope that I was clever enough and quick enough :P

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congrats Everybody with your feather coin and that you are smart natural :ninja:

 

:P Thanks Crowesfeat30 this is a cointest nobody will forget :D

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Ohh, I found the answer to puzzle #40, sent an email and then I looked up the time and realized that I send my email 1 minute too early :P

 

Resend it, now I hope that I was clever enough and quick enough :D

 

My dear friend Steinwalzer....I hope you will win this time! Are you still searching for a feather? Shall I send you :P help for #41? Am I allowed to do that Sarah? :ninja:

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Ohh, I found the answer to puzzle #40, sent an email and then I looked up the time and realized that I send my email 1 minute too early :P

 

Resend it, now I hope that I was clever enough and quick enough :P

 

My dear friend Steinwalzer....I hope you will win this time! Are you still searching for a feather? Shall I send you :) help for #41? Am I allowed to do that Sarah? :D

Oh, that is very nice from you :P This time I will try on my own, altough I have no idea with #41 :D But I have already prepared the email with the answer for #42 which was a really easy one. I just have to send it in time :ninja::D

 

If I can't do it on my own I don't deserve one of these beauties B)

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Any chance you'll be dropping some of these in caches where you live? I think I have a better chance at making a trip to see my mom (STL) then I do at logging in at the right time :P

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I am leaving my computer for the weekend... I will have to wait until monday morning to find out if I was right and fast enough (and found out the right time zone :unsure: ) with my answers... :blink::ph34r:

 

Good luck for all of you with the next puzzles, and thanks again Sarah for this great cointest!!! :blink:

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Ok, I posted WAY late so at least I know that I didn't post too EARLY! lol! But I've had a long day so if I get them all wrong, that's my story and I'm stickin' to it!

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And the winners of the five overnight puzzles are:

 

Puzzle # 39 How Many Rectangles 2

Rifleman81

Answer: 22

 

Puzzle # 40 Planks Galore!

Dark Onyx

Answer: 18

 

Puzzle # 41 A Tangle of Triangles

ELTADA

Answer: 6

Puzzle # 42 Arrows

Steinwälzer

Answer: all the same

Puzzle # 43 Cubic Crazyness

ATMouse

Answer: D

 

It's amazing how creative some have gotten to solve some of these puzzles, right ATMouse? :ph34r::unsure:

 

Congratulations to all the winners!

 

CF30

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Okay, I gotta fess up here...since Crowesfeat mentioned it: The cubie thingie puzzle made me SO crazy that I enlarged the picture (only slightly, much to my later problem) and so to CUT OUT the itty-bitty patterns so I could try to put them together.

 

So..I snuck out to the printer at work...yes, I said "at work"...made sure the coast was clear and ran back to my desk to hit "print", then hurried back (casually, mind you) to snatch the patterns, calmly tucking the paper under my arm so no one will notice I'm using the printer for "non-work" stuff. Back at my desk, I pull out my scissors...which are HUGE ones, for some reason. I don't know why, 'cuz I inherited them with the desk. Then I painstakingly cut each itty-bitty pattern out, nearly cutting myself with these HUGE HONKING scissors designed for The Incredible Hulk.

 

I end up with a lot of itty-bitty bits of paper on my desk; this will never do, someone might see them and realize I'm not doing strictly work stuff. So I carefully chase down each tiny scrap and throw them away.

 

Now I'm looking at a bunch of itty-bitty black and white patterns. I pick one at random and fold each place where the white triangles and black squares come together. I have this vague thought I might get lucky early in the process, so I keep picking them up as I happen to grab them.

 

Hmmm...this isn't going well...I look up and see I have all these itty-bitty cubie thingies on my desk and rather few patterns left. Like two, in fact. Shoot.

 

But it must be done: in for a penny, in for a pound. I start to fold the next one. I'm having problems with it...stupid thing. Then I realize this might be the "wrong one". Still...I feel unsure enough that I take the last itty-bitty pattern and fold it into a itty-bitty cubie thingie.

 

Well, dang...I didn't make a mistake. I know the "wrong one". But my desk has all these itty-bitty cubie thingies that I have cut out and assembled...and I'm kinda proud of them.

 

I email Crowesfeat, figuring SOMEONE has already answered it, but, like I said, in for a penny, in for a pound...

 

But what do I do with all my cute little cubie thingies?

 

Thank you for a great puzzle!

 

Just don't tell my boss.

 

edited for speeling

Edited by ATMouse

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WOOT! I won one! I gotta say though puzzle 41 still stumps me which is driving me nuts cuz I am usually great with numbers and puzzles. Care to share how it is solved?

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WOOT! I won one! I gotta say though puzzle 41 still stumps me which is driving me nuts cuz I am usually great with numbers and puzzles. Care to share how it is solved?

 

Add the corners together and subtract 9: that is the center number.

 

At least that's how I solved it.

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WHAT A RELIEF!!! FINALLY! :unsure:

Thanks CF30! I bet you're glad to have me out of the cointest! lol!

 

Yes, ATMouse, that's how I solved it too. (and your story is TOO FUNNY! I was giggling my way through it!)

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Any chance you'll be dropping some of these in caches where you live? I think I have a better chance at making a trip to see my mom (STL) then I do at logging in at the right time :ph34r:

I have placed one in a cache so far - BBC's STS:The Shed by Brawny Bear - but it has been found since and tho there is no mention of anyone taking the feather, I have to assume that it is gone already. I will be placing them in caches that I really, really like for one reason or other. The Shed is one of the best new caches in this area. :unsure:

 

CF30

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Yea :unsure: , this is the first time I've ever won anything on here. Thank you so much for keeping this going! Email on the way!

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Thank you very very much - though I've held a few cointests this is the first that I have won!!

 

congrats! you deserve it totally!

 

lara/rsg

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WOOT! I won one! I gotta say though puzzle 41 still stumps me which is driving me nuts cuz I am usually great with numbers and puzzles. Care to share how it is solved?

 

Add the corners together and subtract 9: that is the center number.

 

At least that's how I solved it.

 

That works for 5 of the 6 triangles.The last triangle would be 27-9=18 but the center number is 9 not 18. Your formula seems to works, but not on the very last triangle. I love that this puzzle has me stumped. :unsure:

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WOOT! I won one! I gotta say though puzzle 41 still stumps me which is driving me nuts cuz I am usually great with numbers and puzzles. Care to share how it is solved?

 

Add the corners together and subtract 9: that is the center number.

 

At least that's how I solved it.

 

That works for 5 of the 6 triangles.The last triangle would be 27-9=18 but the center number is 9 not 18. Your formula seems to works, but not on the very last triangle. I love that this puzzle has me stumped. :D

 

Oh. I bet I just did the first couple and saw my "solution" seemed to work. Lazy...and I was busy making cubie thingies. :blink:

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WOOT! I won one! I gotta say though puzzle 41 still stumps me which is driving me nuts cuz I am usually great with numbers and puzzles. Care to share how it is solved?

 

Add the corners together and subtract 9: that is the center number.

 

At least that's how I solved it.

 

That works for 5 of the 6 triangles.The last triangle would be 27-9=18 but the center number is 9 not 18. Your formula seems to works, but not on the very last triangle. I love that this puzzle has me stumped. :blink:

Add the three corners then add the individual digits of that sum together to find the middle number.

eg: 3+7+9 =19; 1+9=10 5+6+2=13; 1+3=4 etc.

 

CF30

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Just received my beautiful copper feather #64 in the mail, THANK YOU Crowesfeat30, I love it!!!! :blink:

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I received my feather in the mail today, and it is beautiful. Thank you so much!

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We received our feather in the mail today, very nicely done. Thanks again for the cointests, we are still following it, as you have some very interesting puzzles. Congrats to the latest winners.

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We received our feather in the mail today, very nicely done. Thanks again for the cointests, we are still following it, as you have some very interesting puzzles. Congrats to the latest winners.

 

I too received mine today, it is beautiful! Thank you so much for the cointest!

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We are not clever enough to solve your puzzles. I have asked my husband to help me but says he has no time and he tells me you know I a not good with puzzles. Guess we will be the unfortunate one not to be able to get your nice feather coin Sarah. :blink:

 

 

Valarie of sweetlife

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Today Strider and I went caching with our dog, Blue. We found 10 caches and I left Yaahl's Feathers in three of them. Here is a list of the caches we visited today:

 

GC182Q2, GCB7D8, GCH2V8, GC14E8E, GC112C7, GCWJD8, GC1AJZV, GC146GV, GC15RNQ, GC146J1

 

One of the caches we found is an archived cache that was still there. And one of them Strider told the owner that I'd left something in their cache and they are going to go pick it up tomorrow. So if you want to find a Wild Yaahl's Feather, here is your first chance! All ya gotta do is figure out which caches I left the feathers in... :D

 

Also, everywhere we went with Blue people kept asking us, "What kind of dog is that?" so your question of the night is:

 

Question/Puzzle # 44 RanDUMB Questions 7 (or maybe 8 - I've lost count.....)

 

What breed of dog is Blue?

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Hint: She is not a mixed breed.

 

G'night all. I'm exhausted. One of the caches we did entailed a five mile hike. We spent probably 5 or 6 hours doing it as we took our time to enjoy the area quite thoroughly and swam in the creek and ate lunch while there. Then we went and found eight more caches..... :blink: So see y'all tomorrow sometime after 9:00 am... LOL

 

CF30

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Thanks, Sarah, for all the puzzles. Having won one of your feathers already I can't reply anymore, but it's fun to try and solve the others. I see that several of you have received your feathers. I am hoping when I return to the states in another week my feather will be waiting for me. I have been caching in Australia while visiting my daughter who lives in Alice Springs. Finding caches in the "outback" is so much different than finding caches in the forests and brush of Georgia! I don't particularly like ones out in the "open" where there are a lot of muggles.

 

Congrats to all of you who have won one of Sarah's feathers. :angry::D:D

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WTG to all the new winners! Sarah, this has been fun to watch and play :angry: I did receive my feather package and all I can say is WOW! Beautiful and I'm very appreciative :D I think I'm going to try and make some sort of Native American display for these to hang on my wall, that's how much I love this coin and feather design :D

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Sorry about the delay in replying. Some things came up this morning and then I had to go to work. I just got home.... :P

 

I am going to award 3 winners for this question:

 

Sweetlife

because they answered the question waaay before everyone else even tho they sent the answer to the wrong e-mail address...

 

Red ShoesGirl

because she was the first to send the correct answer to the correct e-mail address...

 

and Team Van Stoffelen

because they went above and beyond and gave the complete correct answer!

 

Blue is a Blue Belton English Setter!

Here is a picture of her winning a beauty contest! :laughing:

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Talk about feathers! :laughing:

 

WTG all three!

 

CF30

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Congratulations to the latest winners!!!! Way to go :P

 

thanks! i did say she was white and blue, just not the belton part. :-)

 

okay, my life is complete on this lovely sunday evening and i can go to sleep with a nice smile on my face.

 

thanks for the cointest and the feather!!!!!

 

lara

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Ooh darn, Sorry about the wrong email Sara, we were up intil 1:30 am surfing the net, sorry about that. That is very late for us since we are usually in bed by 10pm usually. So we are sorry. Cut us old folks some slack, LOL.

 

We wanted to say thanks for letting us win. We are so happy. We are so excited about the feather. We have seen pictures and they look so beautiful. It will be a true honor to have this coin of yours in our collection.

 

Thanks Again, we truley mean it. And thanks for the cointest.

 

Barry and Valarie of sweetlife

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Ok, Let's try and give this another go. I tried to do this on Saturday for y'all while I was gone all day but I did something wrong, wiped out the whole thing and didn't have time to set it up again. :P

 

These puzzles should keep ya busy throughout the day while I am at work.

 

Do not send your answers before the specified time. Early answers will be ignored. And as always send all answers to yaahl.raven@gmail.com

 

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This first puzzle may not be answered before10:00 am Central Daylight Savings Time

 

Time Specific - 10:00am

Question/Puzzle # 45 How Many Rectangles 3

 

How many rectangles of all sizes are formed by the lines of this diagram? Do not include any squares in your count.

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This second puzzle may not be answered before 12:00 pm (noon) Central Daylight Savings Time

 

Time Specific - 12:00pm (noon)

Question/Puzzle # 46 Tricky Triangles

 

How many triangles of all sizes are formed by the lines of thise diagram?

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This third puzzle may not be answered before 2:00 pm Central Daylight Savings Time

 

Time Specific - 2:00pm

Question/Puzzle # 47 Times Square 2

 

Fill each square in the grid with a digit from 1 through 9.

 

1) When the numbers in each row are multiplied, you should arrive at the total in the right-hand column.

 

2) When the numbers in each column are multiplied, you should arrive at the total on the bottom line.

 

Important: The number 1 can only be used once in any row or column; other numbers can be repeated.

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This fourth puzzle may not be answered before 4:00 pm Central Daylight Savings Time

 

Time Specific - 4:00pm

Question/Puzzle # 48 Star Power

 

Fill in each of the empty squares in the grid so that each star is surrounded by numbers 1 through 8 with no repeats. If you do Sudoku you shouldn't have any trouble with this one.

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This fifth puzzle may not be answered before 6:00 pm Central Daylight Savings Time

 

Time Specific - 6:00pm

Question/Puzzle # 49 Triangular Square

 

Place the nine numbered squares into the diagram so that the four numbers in each of the diagrams four large triangles equal the number outside of it. The patterns have to match and you may not rotate the squares.

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One more and this one is an easy one.

 

This sisth puzzle may not be answered before 8:00 pm Central Daylight Savings Time

 

Time Specific - 8:00pm

Question/Puzzle # 50 Fruit for All

 

Find the row or column that contains five DIFFERENT fruits.

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I will announce winners once I get home from work. Have fun and happy puzzling! :laughing:

CF30

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I have to say thank you!!! :D:D:D

 

I was away from the internet over the weekend and had only email-access via my PDA. On saturday I got the wonderful message that I solved a puzzle and was quick enough :D:D:D

 

I am really happy to receive one of those beautiful feathers :D Thanks again for this great and very generous cointest, Sarah!!! :D:D:D

 

And of course congratulations to all other winners, and good luck to everyone who hasn't won a feather yet!!!

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