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The Whistler "Treasure Hunt"
02-01-2019, 05:17 PM,
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The Whistler "Treasure Hunt"
On about when Forrest was a young lad (15 1/2), the CBS Radio Network aired an episode of The Whistler called "Treasure Hunt" (January 21, 1946).

Now Forrest has mentioned he use to listen to such radio shows back in the day, and seeing he's always had a fancy for treasure and lost things, I bet he listened to this one.

What's particularly interesting about "Treasure Hunt" is that it's (partly) about some old fellow that hid treasure and then devised a poem with clues (in the verses) to help others find it.

Sound familiar? Perhaps this episode of the Whistler planted a seed in Forrest. And if so, maybe there's a few little tidbits of intel one can glean to find Mr. Fenn's treasure chest.

You can listen to the 30 minute broadcast on Youtube, or other sources. The 'poem' part starts at about 13:50, but the whole show is rather entertaining. Here's the YouTube link: https://youtu.be/LuDhwGqDmy0

Good luck, we're all counting on you.

I remain,
Siddhartha Finch
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02-01-2019, 05:56 PM,
#2
RE: The Whistler "Treasure Hunt"
I love those old radio shows. Thanks for the link, Kermit
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02-02-2019, 09:03 AM,
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RE: The Whistler "Treasure Hunt"
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Others can check my memory, but wasnt that segment used on the http://www.wherewarmwatershalt.com site some years ago?
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02-02-2019, 04:55 PM,
#4
RE: The Whistler "Treasure Hunt"
(02-01-2019, 05:56 PM)Kermit Wrote: I love those old radio shows. Thanks for the link, Kermit

Most welcome.
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02-02-2019, 06:25 PM,
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RE: The Whistler "Treasure Hunt"
(02-02-2019, 09:03 AM)astree Wrote: .
Others can check my memory, but wasnt that segment used on the http://www.wherewarmwatershalt.com site some years ago?

yes. i've downloaded the audio files from that site over the years

when you listen to it, its basically like someone tuning across different stations on the radio and the whistler radio program is in segments on there

and someone added farting sounds at the part where he's talking to the Sheriff and says so thats the way the wind blows
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02-03-2019, 07:50 AM, (This post was last modified: 02-03-2019, 08:00 AM by astree.)
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RE: The Whistler "Treasure Hunt"
(02-02-2019, 06:25 PM)Chris Yates Wrote:
(02-02-2019, 09:03 AM)astree Wrote: .
Others can check my memory, but wasnt that segment used on the http://www.wherewarmwatershalt.com site some years ago?

yes. i've downloaded the audio files from that site over the years

when you listen to it, its basically like someone tuning across different stations on the radio and the whistler radio program is in segments on there

and someone added farting sounds at the part where he's talking to the Sheriff and says so thats the way the wind blows

Here is the beginning of that discussion. I miss Eliza and Doc.

https://www.chasechat.com/showthread.php...4#pid58474

edit: heres a link to the website at that time. Im not getting the audio but at the time (june 2015) if you clicked on the radio it would play

https://web.archive.org/web/201506090619...shalt.com/

While were in the archives, heres a snap of Forrests website and poem version in Fall 2011

https://web.archive.org/web/201110082027...ource-page
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DON’T RESEARCH...THINK!!!

https://www.allmovie.com/movie/v46056

WP (stock symbol)
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02-03-2019, 12:42 PM,
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RE: The Whistler "Treasure Hunt"
(02-02-2019, 06:25 PM)Chris Yates Wrote:
(02-02-2019, 09:03 AM)astree Wrote: .
Others can check my memory, but wasnt that segment used on the http://www.wherewarmwatershalt.com site some years ago?

yes. i've downloaded the audio files from that site over the years

when you listen to it, its basically like someone tuning across different stations on the radio and the whistler radio program is in segments on there

and someone added farting sounds at the part where he's talking to the Sheriff and says so thats the way the wind blows

LOL!
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