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Sels [DRS] 21122014 13:28
 Nem's Island Treasure Hunt
This year we proudly present our timehonoured treasure map contest... with a twist!
This time, each player may enter up to two contests; the long and the short game. The short game begins now: simply select a grid reference (from A1 to L20) on the map below and post your choice on this thread.
http://prntscr.com/5gfne5
Players may only select one grid reference each and, as usual, may not select a reference already posted by another player.
The twist?
Each grid reference corresponds to one or more riddles, puzzles or questions, which the player must solve correctly to claim a prize. Most of these are original puzzles designed specifically for this contest and each of the 240 grid references leads to a completely different puzzle.
The puzzles will be revealed on Christmas Eve, as links on an upgraded, interactive treasure map. The deadline for selecting a grid reference for the short game ends at 11pm Syrnia Time on 23rd December, the night before the interactive map is released.
NOTE: In the short game, you may only attempt the puzzle that your grid reference leads to on the map
Some of the challenges on the map are longer and harder than others, but the longer and harder challenges gift more valuable prizes. Players shall have until 11pm Syrnia Time on 28th December to complete their respective challenges.
The Long Game
Anyone can compete in the long game, regardless of whether or not you selected a grid reference to compete in the short game.
The long game begins in earnest on Christmas Eve, after we release the interactive map of Nem's Island. To win the long game, you must correctly solve any 30 challenges of your choice. You'll be able to surf each of the 240 puzzles on the interactive treasure map and choose which ones you feel bestsuited to attempt. However, you should note that completing 30 quick and easy puzzles will gift a much smaller prize than completing 30 long and hard ones, so choose wisely! That said, you'll have to complete all 30 puzzles with few or no mistakes to receive a prize. Players shall have until 11pm Syrnia Time on 6th January to submit the answers to their 30 puzzles.
How To Submit Your Answers
For both the short and the long game, you should submit your answers via ticket to the Forum department. In the long game, please make it clear which specific grid reference each of your answers pertain to (e.g. A1, G4, C5...). Also, please send all your answers to the long game puzzles in a single ticket.
For certain puzzles, such as crosswords, you may find it easier to use a single Print Screen image to display your successful completion of the challenge, which you can upload quickly to http://prntscr.com/, instead of typing out the solution to each individual crossword clue.
If identical or nearidentical entries are sent in by different players, only the first entry will be accepted!
General Hints
1) Some of the puzzles will require knowledge that you can research on the Internet.
2) Some of the puzzles will require knowledge of Syrnia that you can research on www.tlgrounds.com.
3) It's a good idea to work on and discuss tough puzzles with members of your clan or other Syrnians. You won't get penalised for working as a team!
4) Don't waste time trying to Google the answers to the riddles; all have been specifically designed for this competition.
Contest Summary
The Short Game
1) Pick a grid reference and post it on this thread before 11pm on 23rd December.
2) Wait till the contest website address is released (on Xmas Eve).
3) Go to the contest website and click on the link corresponding to the grid reference you chose (so if you posted G4 on forum, click the link that says "G4").
4) Complete the puzzle that clicking on your link reveals, then send the answer in a ticket to the Forum dept.
5) Wait until after December 28th for a chance to receive a prize.
The Long Game
1) Wait till the contest website address is released (Xmas Eve)
2) Go to the contest website and complete any 30 challenges of your choice (click different links to see what puzzles are on offer and answer any 30 out of a possible 240).
3) Send answers to all 30 puzzles via ticket to the Forum dept.
4) Wait until after 6th January for a chance to receive prizes.
Good luck!
Moderator edit: Please send in any Tickets to the Forum Department with both the Grid reference you have and your answer(s) and you will be notified according to the dates noted above
The Long Game
Players shall have until 11pm Syrnia Time on 6th January to submit the answers to their 30 puzzles. Have lived a very fun filled life with the grains of salt that make you appreciate the laughter and the love of family and friends
dreamer349 April '09
The Creator of Fish head Soup
Maranda March '13
My Dear Sis  
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Have lived a very fun filled life with the grains of salt that make you appreciate the laughter and the love of family and friends
dreamer349 April '09
The Creator of Fish head Soup
Maranda March '13
My Dear Sis  Sels [DRS] 24122014 16:16
 Nem's Island is now open!
Short Game  Now completed
Open the link below and click on the link that corresponds to the grid reference you chose, solve the puzzle that appears, then send your solution plus the Grid reference via ticket to the Forum department.
Long Game
If you want to play the Long Game, you must attempt any 30 puzzles of your choice, then send your solutions on one ticket to the Forum department. Please specify the grid refs of each of the 30 puzzles you've attempted.
http://treasuremap.altervista.org/treasuremap_0001.html
This site works best with Firefox!
PLEASE NOTE: Grid references have been doubled or trebled up to accommodate more players. Therefore 'A1/M1/Y1' is the puzzle you must attempt if you chose either A1 or M1 or Y1 as your grid reference for the short game. These doubled and trebled links all count as just one puzzle.
Also best not attempted when fighting!
Good luck! Have lived a very fun filled life with the grains of salt that make you appreciate the laughter and the love of family and friends
dreamer349 April '09
The Creator of Fish head Soup
Maranda March '13
My Dear Sis  majykhobbit [*TF*] 26122014 18:56
 Is there any bonus for doing all 240 in the long game besides showing that we really have no life besides Syrnia? haajykhaobbiet drank Keg of ruh*burp*and gaiened 1 HP
You cut down a hollow tree, a 14 was hidden inside it!
Thieving (#19) 2/20/14
Thieving (#222) 10/28/12
Thieving (#1000) 4/28/12  G Bob [Dacia] 26122014 23:07
 On the treasure Hunt, we have to do 30 puzzles? What happens if I send 50? Only the first 30 will count? Or how?
I dont know how many are corect. So...can I send 50 ? (a great chance of having 30 corect in those 50 sent)
And also, if all 50 are corect, do we get more prizes?
Thank you.
Moderator edit: There are currently over 140 Entries in, please choose 30 that you are confident with as your Entry for the Long Contest in a Single Ticket
You are very welcome to enjoy the rest of the Clues, but please only enter 30 as someone has to mark them all!
All Long Contest Entries to be sent in by 6th January 2015  Sels [DRS] 29122014 16:05
 Short Contest results, based upon difficulty of linked question
Missylee D6 correct mid difficulty  6 LCP
anitamoorehouse R10 correct mid difficulty  6 LCP
Arivae L1 correct mid difficulty  6 LCP
Brina L19 correct mid difficulty  6 LCP
Tonik S15 correct mid difficulty  6 LCP
SweetKitty K16 correct mid difficulty  6 LCP
majykhobbit K5 correct mid difficulty  6 LCP
GerulaD N2 correct mid difficulty  6 LCP
Bliss J11 correct mid difficulty  6 LCP
Poobgloob C9 correct mid difficulty  6 LCP
Fingers B2 correct mid difficulty  6 LCP
vukso W17 correct mid difficulty  6 LCP
Jeshickah J20 correct mid difficulty  6 LCP
LeapOnOver D18 4/5 correct mid difficulty  5 LCP
barun511 arvindr B14 almost correct mid difficulty  5 LCP
Doctor Noxious Z5 mostly correct mid difficulty  5 LCP
chanmr I10 mostly correct mid difficulty  5 LCP
HaterTot G4 incorrect but good answer mid difficulty  5 LCP
Tim408 T4 ¾ correct mid difficulty  4 LCP
WeFinds D9 correct low difficulty  3 LCP
Assilim A18 correct low difficulty  3 LCP
Serendibite L5 correct low difficulty  3 LCP
Maarten M5 correct low difficulty  3 LCP
DarthBlood G8 correct low difficulty  3 LCP
Disturbed G11 correct low difficulty  3 LCP
Gooshy S6 correct low difficulty  3 LCP
destimonahoward H6 correct low difficulty  3 LCP
Blaatshaap Z9 correct low difficulty  3 LCP
pook1e G14 correct low difficulty  3 LCP
HellHound H1 correct low difficulty  3 LCP
Chasch K7 correct low difficulty  3 LCP
Knownoflove T5 correct low difficulty  3 LCP
Diagn Z1 correct low difficulty  3 LCP
Quadiam E8 correct low difficulty  3 LCP
dieisaid W3 correct low difficulty  3 LCP
Wikid P3 correct low difficulty  5 LMC
yeniden E7 correct low difficulty  5 LMC
JThrillz J3 correct mid difficulty  2 LAC
stunts7058 G13 correct mid difficulty  2 LAC
Chronova J1 correct mid difficulty  300 corn seeds
Mr Smith A16 correct low difficulty  150 corn seeds
Kat J16 correct mid difficulty  250 spinach seeds
MrsWiggyC14 correct mid difficulty  250 spinach seeds
fraggelmupp E12 correct mid difficulty  200 eggplant seeds
Greensky Z4 correct mid difficulty  200 eggplant seeds
Mobbie J9 correct mid difficulty  200 eggplant seeds
TrigrHappyMouse V11 correct hard difficulty  1 Carnelian
Toffy S20 correct low difficulty  2 Diamonds
neggie333 correct mid difficulty  2 Beryls
Spidy O5 correct mid difficulty  2 Beryls
Oddiii A3 correct mid difficulty  2 Beryls
Mythlir U6 correct mid difficulty  2 Garnets
XangerBlue L2 correct mid difficulty  1 Spar
C4LV1N L4 correct mid difficulty  1 Spar
Harroldson H10 correct mid difficulty  1 Spar
Pendragon correct mid difficulty  1 Spar
INoScopedJFK A20 correct low difficulty  1 Avril
Th0rne T7 correct low difficulty  1 Avril
clydex F7 correct low difficulty  1 Avril
cas L6 correct low difficulty  1 Avril
NateHarper W19 correct low difficulty  1 Avril
YourWickedness N1 correct low difficulty  250 cooked sardines
Lemony F3 correct low difficulty  250 cooked sardines
Okies G2 correct low difficulty  250 cooked sardines
Blaidd Drwg H3 correct low difficulty  250 cooked sardines
Treize O13 correct low difficulty  250 cooked sardines
Balcarres Y4 correct mid difficulty  400 cooked cod
Burnt Cod J7 correct low difficulty  200 cooked cod
Breeze P7 correct low difficulty  100 strawberries
LordVallum G6 correct low difficulty  100 strawberries
Brokelegboy08 M1 correct low difficulty  100 strawberries
xavier U2 correct mid difficulty  400 corn
Evert E1 correct mid difficulty  300 green pepper
Indiamae C8 correct low difficulty  100 eggplant
Tisanto S5 correct low difficulty  100 spinach
thorn L16 correct low difficulty  80 apples
Kozmik K9 correct low difficulty  80 apples
zared T19 correct high difficulty  1 HTO
Twitxhy G9 correct high difficulty  1 HTO
The Strange One P4 correct mid difficulty  15 red gifts
Azbekkiem M8 correct mid difficulty  15 red gifts
Nashak I14 correct mid difficulty  15 red gifts
DragonicKnight I6 correct mid difficulty  15 red gifts
darkchakra1997 P12 correct low difficulty  7 red gifts
Soonrgon K7 correct low difficulty  7 red gifts
12) Soykes B13 incorrect mid difficulty
17) Surgeslayer2 answered L19/X19 (neither are his grid ref) (correct)
38) benjai O20 incorrect mid difficulty
41) Tonik S15 part correct, part answer missing mid difficulty
50) aussiebeast J17 incorrect mid difficulty
52) piranhattack C1 incorrect mid difficulty
57) Prometheus H12 incorrect mid difficulty
58) Sea_Goat F16 incorrect mid difficulty
61) ripple A8 correct but not chosen as a grid ref
72) khal_drogo K14 incorrect mid difficulty
75) LordCurseuall no answer given
83) Shinji Ikari incorrect E14 mid difficulty
89) Baspall D10 correct but not chosen as a grid ref
93) blackfingers D8 incorrect mid difficulty
94) dev1noodle L3 incorrect mid difficulty
96) Char B4 incorrect mid difficulty
100) ela H16 incorrect low difficulty
101) Zebby B11 no answer submitted
104) chasch K7 correct but not chosen as a grid ref
105) purple B8 incorrect mid difficulty Have lived a very fun filled life with the grains of salt that make you appreciate the laughter and the love of family and friends
dreamer349 April '09
The Creator of Fish head Soup
Maranda March '13
My Dear Sis  Sels [DRS] 10012015 18:28
 Long Contest Prizes
Scoring System (Accuracy Multiplied by Difficulty)
1) Accuracy
Fairly good (more than 4 puzzles wrong) = 2
Good (24 puzzles wrong) = 4
Very Good (fewer than 2 puzzles wrong) = 6
Almost Perfect (part of 1 puzzle wrong) = 8
Perfect (no mistakes) = 10
2) Difficulty (general difficulty level of puzzles attempted)
Easy = 2, Quite Easy = 4, Medium = 6, MediumHard = 8, Hard = 10
Please note that the following criteria were also taken into account when calculating Accuracy/ Difficulty scores:
1) Whether the player sent in more than 30 puzzles
2) The range of puzzles attempted (e.g. whether they were they all pictures/ all maths/ all riddle puzzles)
3) The fullness of the answers given
Results
(First number signifies accuracy, second number signifies difficulty)
Skedoodle 8 x 10 = 80 LCP
Simba 10 x 8 = 80 LCP
fraggelmupp 10 x 8 = 80 LCP
Oddiii 10 x 6 = 60 LCP
zared 10 x 6 = 60 LCP
majykhobbit 6 x 8 = 48 LCP
Lorannai 6 x 8 = 48 LCP
Azbekkiem 6 x 8 = 48 LCP
NateHarper 6 x 8 = 48 LCP
Gooshy 8 x 6 = 48 LCP
IronGuard24 10 x 4 = 40 LCP
Tundra 10 x 4 = 40 LCP
chasch 6 x 6 = 36 LCP
Sinner 6 x 6 = 36 LCP
barun511 arvindr 6 x 6 = 36 LCP
Tonik 6 x 6 = 36 LCP
Pendragon 6 x 6 = 36 LCP
Kairuku 6 x 6 = 36 LCP
Imnewimold 6 x 6 = 36 LCP
pook1e 6 x 6 = 36 LCP
neggie333 6 x 6 = 36 LCP
Ned Kelly 4 x 6 = 24 LCP
HellHound 4 x 6 = 24 LCP
dieisaid 4 x 6 = 24 LCP
Muto 6 x 4 = 24 LCP
darkchakra1997 6 x 4 = 24 LCP
Outlaw 6 x 4 = 24 LCP
YourWickedness 4 x 6 = 24 LCP
Brina 4 x 6 = 24 LCP
Arivae 4 x 6 = 24 LCP
aussiebeast 10 x 2 = 20 LCP
Mobbie 10 x 2 = 20 LCP
XangerBlue 10 x 2 = 20 LCP
breeze 10 x 2 = 20 LCP
Loki 10 x 2 = 20 LCP
Sea_Goat 10 x 2 = 20 LCP
GerulaD 4 x 4 = 16 LCP
Burnt Cod 8 x 2 = 16 LCP
Baspall 8 x 2 = 16 LCP
Jehan 4 x 4 = 16 LCP
kkman 4 x 4 = 16 LCP
Risk 4 x 4 = 16 LCP
dev1noodle 4 x 4 = 16 LCP
DAcs 8 x 2 = 16 LCP
Arioch 6 x 2 = 12 LCP
And 2 x 6 = 12 LCP
Tort 6 x 2 = 12 LCP
Blaidd_Drwg 6 x 2 = 12 LCP
MrTiddles 6 x 2 = 12 LCP
RECON 6 x 2 = 12 LCP
DukeDomo 4 x 2 = 8 LCP
chanmr 4 x 2 = 8 LCP
Nuthouse 4 x 2 = 8 LCP
Jim 4 x 2 = 8 LCP
jeandk 4 x 2 = 8 LCP
Shinji_Ikari 4 x 2 = 8 LCP
Evert 4 x 2 = 8 LCP
Jeshickah 4 x 2 = 8 LCP
Many congratulations and thanks to all who took part. Several of the puzzles were fiendishly hard and all who posted an entry deserve a pat on the back!
The contest website will remain open for all who wish to attempt these puzzles, just for fun, in the future
Moderator edit: All prizes have been awarded.
On behalf of the Mod Team, Thank You all very much for participating in all the Christmas Events and the Treasure Hunt Quizzes, all the best for 2015! Have lived a very fun filled life with the grains of salt that make you appreciate the laughter and the love of family and friends
dreamer349 April '09
The Creator of Fish head Soup
Maranda March '13
My Dear Sis  Only users can reply.
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