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Where to start...
04-15-2018, 11:46 PM, (This post was last modified: 04-15-2018, 11:48 PM by Bet.)
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(04-15-2018, 11:23 PM)admin Wrote: I didn't know you searched there. The CD is a great line to use.

FYI getting members messaging me saying kpro is trying to lure people from CC. Kpro no need for an account here. I've always been cool with other blogs, but not other forums.

Unfortunately, she has been actively doing this for months. I think it’s great she has a thriving forum, but I have zero respect for how she went about getting it. Hopefully, the chase will be over soon and none of it will matter anymore.
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04-16-2018, 04:05 AM, (This post was last modified: 04-16-2018, 01:06 PM by Mindy.)
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(04-15-2018, 09:49 PM)Beavertooth Wrote: My memory is that the difference was answer and answers. I'm pretty sure it was always waters, plural.

With your emphasis on seas/cease/to cease/two seas -- an obvious location is at Isa Lake in Yellowstone on the Continental Divide. This is where the "Two-Ocean" lake supplies water to the Pacific Ocean and to the Gulf of Mexico/Atlantic. The water leaving to the east winds up going west to the Pacific, and the water leaving west goes north and then east to the Missouri/Mississippi Rivers. A real aberration, by the way. Isa Lake could also be "water high", since it is on the Continental Divide. The Continental Divide could be "heavy loads".

They had major construction around Isa Lake for several years recently, primarily redoing the bridge. I almost got busted there once by a Ranger at 10:00PM at night who presumably thought I was lurking to steal construction equipment. I drove away before he could nail me.


Isa Lake is definitely unique, and my heavy loads water high —Queens Laundry—isn’t far away.

HLWH- heavy loads— queen’s laundry
Water high- it’s a Geyser.

It fits. Kennings, ya know. Smile

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04-16-2018, 09:55 AM,
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The problem I ran across using the Continental Divide as Wwwh is ...... Warm waters halt many places in the Rockies and nearly all of them are north of Santa Fe. The Continental Divide does not run south of Santa Fe in the Rockies.
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04-16-2018, 09:58 AM,
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(04-16-2018, 09:55 AM)49 Dollers Wrote: The problem I ran across using the Continental Divide as Wwwh is ...... Warm waters halt many places in the Rockies and nearly all of them are north of Santa Fe. The Continental Divide does not run south of Santa Fe in the Rockies.


I think you have to use the complete answer to the clue: 2 seas (TO CEASE), to get the right starting place.


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04-16-2018, 10:15 AM,
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(04-16-2018, 09:58 AM)Mindy Wrote:
(04-16-2018, 09:55 AM)49 Dollers Wrote: The problem I ran across using the Continental Divide as Wwwh is ...... Warm waters halt many places in the Rockies and nearly all of them are north of Santa Fe. The Continental Divide does not run south of Santa Fe in the Rockies.


I think you have to use the complete answer to the clue: 2 seas (TO CEASE), to get the right starting place.


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Yes I like that and it is creative, sometimes I wonder when he hinted at warm waters also existing south of Santa Fe how technical was he, did he mean the technical Rocky mountains according to the USGS or more of just a general sense.
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04-16-2018, 10:51 AM,
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(04-16-2018, 10:15 AM)49 Dollers Wrote:
(04-16-2018, 09:58 AM)Mindy Wrote:
(04-16-2018, 09:55 AM)49 Dollers Wrote: The problem I ran across using the Continental Divide as Wwwh is ...... Warm waters halt many places in the Rockies and nearly all of them are north of Santa Fe. The Continental Divide does not run south of Santa Fe in the Rockies.


I think you have to use the complete answer to the clue: 2 seas (TO CEASE), to get the right starting place.


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Yes I like that and it is creative, sometimes I wonder when he hinted at warm waters also existing south of Santa Fe how technical was he, did he mean the technical Rocky mountains according to the USGS or more of just a general sense.


I think he’s very literal much of the time, so I would go with that the technical definition of the RM’s.


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04-16-2018, 04:58 PM, (This post was last modified: 04-16-2018, 04:58 PM by Bet.)
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(04-15-2018, 11:23 PM)admin Wrote: I didn't know you searched there. The CD is a great line to use.

FYI getting members messaging me saying kpro is trying to lure people from CC. Kpro no need for an account here. I've always been cool with other blogs, but not other forums.
Just to remove any doubt as to the veracity of these claims.


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01-25-2018, 01:45 PM
Just wanted to say hello to those here. I see a few familiar faces and some new one’s I am not familiar with.

Found a link on another forum(that shall remain nameless!), and it looks like a good bunch around here. Hopefully we can nail this down and find that chest!!!
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04-16-2018, 05:33 PM,
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Be watchful of Ojodude, other forum. Remember Debbie Downer? Same person.


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04-16-2018, 05:44 PM, (This post was last modified: 04-16-2018, 06:01 PM by Bet.)
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(04-16-2018, 05:33 PM)Mindy Wrote: Be watchful of Ojodude, other forum. Remember Debbie Downer? Same person.


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Lol....that’s rich.
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04-16-2018, 06:07 PM,
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(04-16-2018, 04:05 AM)Mindy Wrote: Isa Lake is definitely unique, and my heavy loads water high —Queens Laundry—isn’t far away.

HLWH- heavy loads— queen’s laundry
Water high- it’s a Geyser.

It fits. Kennings, ya know. Smile

I don't want to rain on your parade, but ....

The Queen's Laundry stopped being a geyser (at least with regard to eruptions of water and steam into the air) around 1886. It is now considered a spring, not a geyser. So, no water high when Forrest spent summers there and no water high since.

The Queen's Laundry was originally named for the colorful clothes hanging in the trees as bathers took their clothes off to dip in a pool of runoff water from the original geyser. That bathing pool has disappeared in time. It may have been used to wash their clothes in a minor way. The partial building there that is on the National Historic Registry was intended to be primarily a bathhouse, with a second section (never finished) that some believe was going to be a laundry that never happened. So, no heavy loads either, other than imputed by the name.

"But while the pool itself is beautiful, it’s the odd log structure that really draws visitors. For that, you can thank Philetus Norris, Yellowstone’s second official superintendent. Indeed, it was Norris and his party who officially (re)christened the feature. From Norris, as quoted in Whittlesey:

"during a Sabbath’s rest and bathing recreation, some of the boys crossed from our camp to the attractive bordered pools below this great boiling fountain, and in one cool enough for bathing discovered its matchless cleansing properties, and from the long lines of bright-colored clothing soon seen drying upon the adjacent stumps and branches, while their owners were gamboling like dolphins in the pools, the envious cooks and other camp attaches dubbed it the Laundry, with a variety of prefixes, of which that which I deemed the most appropriate adheres, and hence the name Queen’s Laundry" (1883, p. 252).

"Early visitors to Yellowstone were no strangers to bathing in thermal waters, but the Laundry marked the first time in the Park’s history of someone consciously developing a hot spring-fed laundry/bath. Indeed, in the fall of 1881, Norris began construction on a two-room facility—one room for bathing, one room for a laundry.

Alas for Norris, his Laundry was never finished. When Norris was replaced as superintendent between 1881 and 1882, his plans went with him, according to historian Aubrey Haines, writing in volume 1 of The Yellowstone Story:

This peculiar little structure still stands on the sinter slope below the Queen’s Laundry Spring. The roof has fallen in, but the wall logs have become so heavily impregnated with mineral from the hot spring waters, during the intervening years, that they remain quite sound. One room had evidently been fitted up for bathing, as there is evidence of a trough for leading hot water in through the rear wall, but the other room was never completed; in fact, the doorway into it was never cut out. And there the Queen’s Laundry bathhouse stands today, an interesting relic of the administration of the Park’s second superintendent, and the first government building constructed specifically for the use of the public in any national park.

While the laundry has been left to stand and become more siliceous, and is today listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it was almost torn down. According to the NRHP, Yellowstone officials proposed removing the structure in 1964. They decided to let it stand, however, as a reminder of Yellowstone National Park’s beginnings."

The wikipedia article about the building and spring do not even mention the use as an actual laundry.

Consequently, this location may be useful as a heavy loads and waters high clue, but I think it is a stretch -- especially the waters high. YMMV
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