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 Post subject: New riddle
PostPosted: Mon Mar 28, 2016 10:32 pm 
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Here's one:
What is the the clown of the mineral world?


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 Post subject: Re: Riddle of the keeper stone
PostPosted: Tue Mar 29, 2016 7:07 am 
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some more help:

first forget about rocks. Then think of simple things.

what keeps future into a cycle? (one word, just visualise)

what drags the past along in its fall? (one word)

And then, what mineral is related to both?


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 Post subject: Re: Riddle of the keeper stone
PostPosted: Tue Mar 29, 2016 1:28 pm 
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I'm still working on the first riddle.

"I am many, dragging the past along in our fall"

Star

I am one, keeping the future into a cycle

Moonstone

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Would the clown be happy, or sad, or evil?

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 Post subject: Re: Riddle of the keeper stone
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Barbra and Dan&Sally: not the correct answers, but you're getting close with the idea of the moon. There's another very simple thing that literally "keeps future into a cycle"

Once you find it, then "what drags the past along in its fall" should be a bit more obvious (at that point, remember that this is the 'riddle of the keeper stone'. Keeper of what?)

ps: dchallener, would your clown be fool's gold?


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 Post subject: Re: Riddle of the keeper stone
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Perhaps a Harlequin Opal

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 Post subject: Re: Riddle of the keeper stone
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Dan&Sally wrote:
Perhaps a Harlequin Opal

that is a VERY good answer. Probably better than the one I was thinking of.


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 Post subject: Re: Riddle of the keeper stone
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The answer could be of some common mineral/rock, like, if it could be shale or basalt. could it be breccia or feldspar though.

But i think it could be Granite.


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 Post subject: Re: Riddle of the keeper stone
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the answer to my riddle is none of these.


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Now my thougts are going to Rainbow-Moonstone, Oregon Sunstone, Sanidine ....
And a Labrador is a keeper too .... :wink:

Maybe Labradorite?


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 Post subject: Re: Riddle of the keeper stone
PostPosted: Wed Mar 30, 2016 8:24 am 
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it's none of these.

May I repeat again that it's impossible to guess what the mineral is, unless first solving the two small riddles (none of which have been solved yet): 'what drags the past along in its fall?' and 'what keeps future into a cycle?' (check advice in my previous post)

While it's true that the moon keeps future into a cycle (cyclic moon phases), the answer you need to find isn't the moon (nor the sun). It's something even more obvious. You know it.


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... indeed we know it ? .... :smt017

I can not sleep at night anymore, please save me. :wink:


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Orbit keeps us in cycle
Rotation keeps us in cycle

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It's all so cosmic man, like deep, and transcendental. :smt025

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