Game: Where-is-it? (international)

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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby sandym » Mon 29 Nov, 2021 3:49 pm

I feel guilty as you have given so many clues but Matterhorn Peak.

Weird how many Matterhorns there are in the world. I hiked up Matterhorn Mountain (or peak, can't remember) once in Oregon and it was strikingly un-Matterhorn like.

Funny, 'cos I was thinking that really does not look like the alps.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Orion » Tue 30 Nov, 2021 11:58 am

Don't feel guilty. It's a tricky balancing act comping up with a photo that isn't either too easy or impossible. I'm not very good at it.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby sandym » Tue 30 Nov, 2021 4:04 pm

May as well stay in California. Just the name of the National Park, bonus points for the tree. Should be easy.

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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Tue 30 Nov, 2021 5:51 pm

That'll be Joshua Tree National Park, and for the bonus points it's a small Joshua Tree.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby sandym » Tue 30 Nov, 2021 6:26 pm

There ya go.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Tue 30 Nov, 2021 9:15 pm

Thanks Sandy.

This one is from the UK, last weekend:
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby icefest » Tue 30 Nov, 2021 10:01 pm

wales?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Tue 30 Nov, 2021 10:26 pm

Not in Wales, icefest.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby icefest » Wed 01 Dec, 2021 11:58 am

Scotland?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregG » Wed 01 Dec, 2021 4:42 pm

Red Tarn on Helvellyn?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Wed 01 Dec, 2021 6:12 pm

GregG is by far the closest so far.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Thu 02 Dec, 2021 3:37 am

Here is what the nearby summit cairn looks like:
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Old Man of Coniston, UK
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...and this scene is not far from the bottom of the mountain (although usually it's wheelchair-navigable rather than full of windblown trees):
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Tarn Hows, UK
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby icefest » Thu 02 Dec, 2021 11:38 am

Ben nevis?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Thu 02 Dec, 2021 4:39 pm

Coniston Old Man aka Old Man of Coniston, Lake District
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Thu 02 Dec, 2021 5:48 pm

Well done, johnw!
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Thu 02 Dec, 2021 7:03 pm

ribuck wrote:Well done, johnw!

Google was my friend and ample clues sent me in the right direction :).

Let's go troppo. What am I looking towards and from where? USA:
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby icefest » Thu 02 Dec, 2021 7:39 pm

Across the island of honolulu?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Fri 03 Dec, 2021 10:00 am

icefest wrote:Across the island of honolulu?

Right state but not the island of Honolulu (Oahu).
We only had a really short flight here from HNL though.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Sun 05 Dec, 2021 9:43 am

To narrow it down the island I'm on is WNW of Oahu.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby icefest » Sun 05 Dec, 2021 12:24 pm

Hanalei Valley Lookout?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Sun 05 Dec, 2021 12:41 pm

icefest wrote:Hanalei Valley Lookout?

Right island but I'm a long way SE of the Hanalei area. I'm on a named peak looking north towards another named mountain with a very distinctive profile.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby icefest » Sun 05 Dec, 2021 1:12 pm

I'mma stop guessing now as I have no photos!
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Mon 06 Dec, 2021 2:06 pm

icefest wrote:I'mma stop guessing now as I have no photos!

You can guess but not post, if desired. Anyone else? Lots of clues already, need more?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Tue 07 Dec, 2021 4:45 pm

I rose to the summit of this slumbering behemoth to look at the distant sovereign primate.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby icefest » Tue 07 Dec, 2021 5:46 pm

johnw wrote:I rose to the summit of this slumbering behemoth to look at the distant sovereign primate.

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
I had to explain my cackling laugh to my partner from the other room!
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Fri 10 Dec, 2021 10:24 am

646 views and only one responder. I've virtually given away the answer in the clues.
As a final clue, I've posted both these peaks in the game previously.
Does anyone want to have a guess before I just give the answer and hand it on?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregG » Fri 10 Dec, 2021 12:37 pm

First of all John I would like to thank you for your outstanding forbearance :) I can't speak for the other 600+ people who viewed your picture but for my part I have held back because I have run out of "international" pictures haha ( blame covid, everyone else does) and therefore dont want to risk being the winner because I don't have anything to post next - very frustrating... so nothing related to the subtlety of your clues which were excellent. So ... you were on Kauai, looking towards Kalalea, from the location of Bohemoth which was filmed in Cornwall ???? - can't be right!
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Fri 10 Dec, 2021 2:10 pm

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On the Sleeping GIant looking north to Kalalea Mountain/King Kong's Profile on the Anahola Range - Kapaʻa, Kauai, Hawaii USA

GregG wrote:First of all John I would like to thank you for your outstanding forbearance :) I can't speak for the other 600+ people who viewed your picture but for my part I have held back because I have run out of "international" pictures haha ( blame covid, everyone else does) and therefore dont want to risk being the winner because I don't have anything to post next - very frustrating... so nothing related to the subtlety of your clues which were excellent. So ... you were on Kauai, looking towards Kalalea, from the location of Bohemoth which was filmed in Cornwall ???? - can't be right!

Greg, Thank you for playing, yes you have it around 60% correct. Please post next if you manage to find another photo, otherwise anyone can go.
On Kauai, I am on the Sleeping Giant (clue=slumbering behemoth) looking north towards Kalalea Mountain/King Kong's Profile (clue=sovereign primate) on the Anahola Range.
Hollywood film setting for the King Kong sequel and other movies such as Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark, Six Days, Seven Nights and Tropic Thunder.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregG » Sun 12 Dec, 2021 10:23 pm

I am not able to post a picture, anyone else can go ....
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Last » Wed 15 Dec, 2021 5:53 pm

somewhere in europe (sigh)
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