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PostSubject: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Thu Sep 11, 2014 9:47 pm

BTW note the folded ribbon on my avatar.

Instead of a regular mystery quilt, how about a place name scavenger hunt.  Here is one relatively easy puzzle to figure out.
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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Fri Sep 12, 2014 3:37 pm

Oh goody, a game. So we are to guess the name of the block?

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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Fri Sep 12, 2014 6:36 pm

That is the idea. Where am I named for?
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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sat Sep 13, 2014 5:39 pm

Ok, I've been looking. I need a hint. Is it in U.S.?

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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sat Sep 13, 2014 5:41 pm

Hey, where are the other players? I know some of you are pretty knowledgeable about block names. Come join in. Guess the block and you get to post another block with a clue.

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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sat Sep 13, 2014 8:46 pm

sounds like a neat game...  Do the colors have anything to do with the name?

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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sat Sep 13, 2014 8:53 pm

Yes, this one is in the US.  BTW, the pattern is a well known representation of the place, but I designed the block.  Oops, maybe this one is not so easy.  The red is definitely of some minor significance.


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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sat Sep 13, 2014 8:56 pm

is it the Red Cross?

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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sat Sep 13, 2014 9:01 pm

Nope, a place in the US. I am not sure if we have members from this place.
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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sat Sep 13, 2014 9:09 pm

OK, let's try another.  I am a well known block, but much older than most people think I am.  I am a US place now, but started somewhere else. My name says it all.
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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sat Sep 13, 2014 9:10 pm

New York Harbor... statue of Liberty..??

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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sat Sep 13, 2014 9:10 pm

Yes!  NY Beauty. One of several very similar blocks celebrating the arrival of the Statue of Liberty. NOT a block I would like to try without PPing.


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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sat Sep 13, 2014 9:22 pm


I don't know the history of this block, but the place name is what counts.
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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sat Sep 13, 2014 9:49 pm

Arrrrgh, I am so bad at this game. I haven't done many traditional blocks so this is harder than I thought. But I am learning a lot by looking for answers!

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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sat Sep 13, 2014 11:03 pm

Something about mountains? Delicate mountain?
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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sat Sep 13, 2014 11:20 pm

No. Those and the place not mountainous.
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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sun Sep 14, 2014 5:49 am

Mismommy, yes, one of the several names for this block is Delectable Mountains, but I am looking for the name that includes a specific place name. Delectable Mountains also has other forms. One should not be too adamant about quilt block names because names and patterns tend to mix and match a lot. I am aware of several similar block names for the same state and some of those names for other states completely.
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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:17 am

Does the first one have something to do with New Mexico?
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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:35 am

Cheesy Smitten
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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:37 am

Kansas troubles?
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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:46 am

You got it!!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:50 am

Yay!
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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:53 am

You are SO smart! Let's see if I can stump you with this one. I know several names for this block, one with the gruesome image "frogs in a blender"
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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:54 am

Snail's trail!
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PostSubject: Re: Marynels Scavenger Hunt   Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:55 am

Or this one. I know several blocks for this place.
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