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Post by plaques » 20 Mar 2020, 19:13

Following Kev's suggestion. India. but somewhere cold. Came up with this I know its cheating but what else is there to do on lockdown.
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Post by Stanley » 21 Mar 2020, 03:57

P has found it. I'm tempted to give a drop dead clue but I think you may be close to finding it. I thought it was fascinating when I discovered it by chance, still no clear theory to explain it after all these years.
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Post by Tizer » 21 Mar 2020, 09:28

I haven't looked at the spoiler. Is it Eyam, Derbyshire, where the people sacrificed themselves to the plague rather than come out for food and help, and end up spreading it?

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Post by Stanley » 21 Mar 2020, 13:03

Sorry Tiz, no, it's not in the UK.
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Post by Stanley » 22 Mar 2020, 04:33

Let's knock this one on the head, look up Skeleton Lake or better still just open the spoiler. It's still an unexplained phenomenon.
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Post by Tizer » 22 Mar 2020, 11:18

It's not difficult to explain how people died there or even why they are from different places and at different times. The really difficult thing is knowing which explanation, is correct!

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Post by Stanley » 22 Mar 2020, 13:01

That seems to be the problem Tiz.

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Post by Cathy » 22 Mar 2020, 13:08

Someone’s attempt to build an Ark :smile:
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Post by Stanley » 22 Mar 2020, 13:43

Sorry love no. Keep looking at it, there are clues in the picture.
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Post by Big Kev » 22 Mar 2020, 13:49

The people look to be wearing protective suits, is it something to do with what is in the boat?
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Post by Tizer » 22 Mar 2020, 17:00

Is it on the Scottish island where there's still anthrax danger?

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Post by Tripps » 22 Mar 2020, 18:31

Gruinard island - velcro memory again. I wondered too. :smile:
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Post by Stanley » 23 Mar 2020, 03:23

Good guess but no. I think those are just white clothing and in itself that's a clue. Here's another for you, look to the South.
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Post by Tizer » 23 Mar 2020, 12:27

Ahh! An old beached whaling ship - South Georgia perhaps?

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Post by Stanley » 24 Mar 2020, 03:58

Well done Tiz!! Spot on. That's exactly what it is at one of the old whaling stations that were abandoned. Remember the start of the Falklands affair and the Argentinian scrap men? This is what they were after, the equipment abandoned there.
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And a supplementary, two for the price of one! What's the triangular object in the corner where the two walls meet?
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Post by Cathy » 24 Mar 2020, 06:13

Is the stone, an old mill-stone?
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Post by Stanley » 24 Mar 2020, 06:42

I can see why you thought that Cathy but sorry, no.
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Post by plaques » 24 Mar 2020, 08:02

I remember the original stone posting. The triangular thing is a baby sheep. I believe the call them Lambs.
Which brings me nicely to a story that actually happened to me. Taking an Australian visitor a ride round Downham etc: to show her the countryside, by-the -way, she was a very intelligent mature lady who had travelled the world, suddenly asked me to stop. She jumped out of the car, climbed a gate, ran into the field and started taking photographs. When she got back in I asked what was that all about. "I'm taking photos of the sheep, we don't see any sheep in Australia". Totally nonplussed I drove on.

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Post by Marilyn » 24 Mar 2020, 08:20

Well...we don’t see sheep with TAILS in Australia, and black faced sheep are about but are somewhat of a novelty.
We have a friend who raises black faced sheep, so not quite the novelty for us any more, but all tails are docked as they get fly strike out here.

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Post by Stanley » 24 Mar 2020, 09:11

Sorry P but the triangular object isn't a lamb! (I think you knew that). Thanks for keeping stum about the stone!
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Post by Cathy » 24 Mar 2020, 09:42

Plaques, that was an amusing story. I can well understand why your friend hasn’t seen many sheep in Australia. It’s because they are mainly kept on very large Outback Stations , thousands of square kilometres in size.
In 2018 Australia had almost 75 million sheep.
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We know they are there but we don’t see them.
Australia runs on the Sheep’s back, as they say. 😊
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Post by Marilyn » 24 Mar 2020, 21:45

The triangular object looks like a ladder for picking apples ( or other fruit/berries)

But it could be for wedging a sheep securely while you do unmentionable things to it for its own good.

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Post by Stanley » 25 Mar 2020, 03:22

Good thinking Cathy but no. However you are right in that they are both agricultural.
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Post by Marilyn » 25 Mar 2020, 03:40

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Post by chinatyke » 25 Mar 2020, 07:21

Is it a small plough handle?

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