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The Lone Stranger, the loot, and the codex

This will be my last transmission about this issue, as it is now closed.  First off, let’s take a look at the physical property I was looking for, which eluded me, but not the wary eyes and brain of local … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude

“YOU’RE the guy that writes that blog?” She said. “Didn’t you say the clue-writer was an idiot?” I didn’t exactly expect to find a reader. Especially one crawling around the same, predictable monolith I was. “Yeah . . . About … Continue reading

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Apparently, drinking my coffee out of a SHERLOCK, ceramic pint glass isn’t helping

  Stupid clues . . . Abject genericism, plaid inferences, a veritable circa-1970’s television test pattern. Going to my “mind palace” isn’t helping. FOUR HUNDRED DOLLARS. And it’s probably within a tenth of a mile from my front door. I just … Continue reading

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Today’s clues: now 52 percent more cryptic than yesterday’s 

 I just don’t know: Enjoy your careful search in a shell A tree is not a birch, It’s location will tell Now, Instead of focusing the search–or narrowing it down to an area I thought sure would have been vetted … Continue reading

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Yep. I am as pathetic as the rest

Here’s the problem with thinking you have a cognitive edge on the rest of your neighbors. You don’t. I knew when I got out here, this place was going to be overrun with 300,000 erstwhile Rain Man stunt doubles, all … Continue reading

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Maybe I AM the idiot 

  Thus far, nor reports of the indigent organo-sleuths finding the loot.  Maybe the clues ARE some kind of reverse-psychological, rope-a-dope way to play the masses.   All I know is this. I’m stuck at work, and can’t flesh out … Continue reading

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Working today

Which will give all of the canvassers, lurkers, loiterers, standers, and quasi-homeless-yet-own-an-iphone mountebanks drawing SSI funds a full NINE hours to be running around looking for that loot. Updates on the clues as they come in.

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Coming up Monday

I don’t thing I’m ever going to get over the anticipatory coolness of that phrase.  Besides, the dullness, and phlegmatic nature of the weekend begs for something of intrigue.  Which I intend to do. First of all, I’ll remind you … Continue reading

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Rodeo week is almost upon us. Time to go look for some LOOT!

By “us,” I mean a regional thing here.  If you’re a reader from, say Serbia (and yes, I do get traffic from there.  Thank you, whomever you are), you may not care. Except, you still might, because of the way … Continue reading

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