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Flint's Treasure

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Hidden : 11/2/2002
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Be ye old sea dog or scurvy lubber ye be needing a fist full of doubloons to pay passage, or ye be needing ye own jolly-boat. Should ye wish to purchase passage the good ship Hispaniola sails only during the saving of daylight, and then only Thursday thru Sunday from 12 bells till five, passage will cost ye two gold pieces.

Ye starts ye adventures in the parlour of the Admiral Benbow. From here make haste for Bristol if ye be purchasing passage on the Hispaniola. Flint’s crew be ever watchful for those who might seek Flint’s treasure so travel with caution.

When ye arrives on Treasure Island, search out four clues to the location of Captain Flint’s Treasure. Flint’s crew be a ruthless band of ruffians, if ever there were, so take every precaution not to raise suspicions in ye search.

The Stockade:
Approach the door of this structure with stealth and ye will spy ye first clue. Near the door the wall bears a brass plaque AAA = year – 1794

Spy Glass Hill:
Spy Glass Hill be the tallest hill on Treasure Island. At the base seek ye another brass plaque. B = the number of letters in this Australian (b. 1951) artist’s name (which has a Hispanic flavour).

Ben Gunn’s Cave:
In this “Stone House” be a large rock. If ye decides the rock be coloured;
Grey CC be 50
Red CC be 49

The Hidden Coracle:
When ye find Ben Gunn’s hidden coracle DD = the number of large stone slabs used in the construction of the gunwale + 1. (Include the stern rail when you count the stone slabs)

Flints Treasure:
Be concealed at the base of a tree, and be covered in rocks, is located at;
S 37º CC.BDD’
E 145º 00.AAA’

Captain Flint’s Sea chest be only small but contains much wondrous booty;
· GeoCoin
· Thermometer key ring
· Coleman Lamp key ring
· English Boer war figurine
· Ear plug
· Pieces of eight, Spanish Doubloons and other coinage.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Oevat Syvag'f Gernfher Znc

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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