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jump starting the learning curve
07-14-2014, 03:44 PM,
jump starting the learning curve
Don't forget about Page 47 of TTOTC.

hulk of a dirty name. (The Hulk)

Comics (funnies) are either good clue references ar he is messing with us big time!
07-14-2014, 06:46 PM,
jump starting the learning curve
I vote for messing.

03-24-2015, 12:33 AM,
jump starting the learning curve
Anyone - I see clues everywhere. For example - On page 25 line 7 ... "He remembered when find a substitute, and the telephone ... end of the house. " Is FF telling us that he hid a "substitute" chest before the real one to make sure his plan would work? The Fenn house wasn't THAT big for the phone to be so far away.

Then the next sentence - "He really hated ... were hot on his plate." Does that refer to FF's impatience to get on with his plan of actually hiding the real chest instead of the substitute one? Would that account for the discrepancy between the 1988 + 15 years & the later hiding of the real treasure?
01-26-2017, 02:41 AM,
RE: jump starting the learning curve
I am laughing because I just now connected the concept "jump start" with "old bat" (battery). I think reading Fenn takes some practice. At least for me, anyway.

Hinting at artillery battery? Or Batman comics? There also seems to be a lot of baseball references.
01-26-2017, 03:49 AM,
RE: jump starting the learning curve
Here's some baseball hints I see in that chapter:

* starting
* curve (curve ball)
* cannon ball
* ahead for now (score)
* old bat
* window pane break
* lean into
* slowed to a stop
* substitute
* plate
* down and away (pitch)
* sliding

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