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Old 6th Sep 2011, 21:08
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Great!!

You must have been there. I figured I would get a bunch of guesses in Ireland etc.

Next time I will move up to harder stuff

OK your turn
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Old 6th Sep 2011, 21:42
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Thank you,Lomapaseo.
I believe that V3M's challenge is still running from this morning,but as there has been no response from him, I will declare "Open House", thus keeping the Thread running for the "Swing Shift".
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Old 7th Sep 2011, 03:52
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Did you know Vikings built towers along the Charles River in Massachusetts?

When Norsemen Met Waltham... - Waltham, MA Patch
What was most striking in this Norse saga is that America is a young country – more noticeable if you’ve spent any time walking through the castles and ruins in Europe or Asia. Anything here that’s older than 350 is considered ancient.

But, somewhere on the Charles riverbank we have ruins built by foreign hands more than 1,000-years-ago. Other than our Native American treasures, this is probably the oldest in America – and it’s in Waltham.
Waltham - Norumbega tower

And if you believe that...

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Old 7th Sep 2011, 05:32
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And if you believe that...
Sure we do (at least I do). Very easy to believe that such stories go around in the US of A. The only piece I cannot believe is that they went back to Holland. I mean, seriously! Of all places! No. Vehemently NO!

Here's the next

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Old 7th Sep 2011, 11:25
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No takers .

A clue: this is a sequel challenge of the previous one and is called: "Places they went II". If you don't believe, ask Ripley's .
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Old 7th Sep 2011, 13:43
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Viking inscription, Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey
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Old 7th Sep 2011, 14:01
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Viking inscription, Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey
Correct sabredog

Viking Graffiti, written in Rune.

BTW they went to Constantinople for real.

Over to you
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Old 7th Sep 2011, 16:20
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Thank you,Regdep. Apologies for the delay in replying.
Open House.
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Old 7th Sep 2011, 16:33
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If we can do the vikings, what about the Germans?

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Old 7th Sep 2011, 17:11
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A Plumpsklo Plumpsklo in Bavaria.

See also Toilet humour - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 7th Sep 2011, 17:33
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Neither of those comes close, altho when I took the photo,toilet humour was strong amongst the tourists.
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Old 7th Sep 2011, 18:38
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Well AO, this kind of amenities are called in German das Plumpsklo, regardless where on Earth they exist. The etymology is clearly onomatopoetic. If in "German world", they are to be found in Germany, Austria and Nothern Italy (Alto Adige, in German Südtirol). Maybe also in Switzerland. In Non-German world, they are well known all over Eastern Europe.

IF, howe ver, your challenge is of an Outhouse (and American English expression) it can be almost anywhere in the US of A where there is German (as alluded by you good self) influence, including the "Dutch" areas and mountains. The highest Outhouse, known to have existed, was atop Mount Whitney at about 4,418 meters (14,494 feet) above sea level, but it has been removed, probably to the dismay of the hikers in need.

In summary, I have no idea from where the challenge is.
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Old 7th Sep 2011, 19:14
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A wooden shed that's connected to Germany somehow. Well, that really narrows it down...
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Old 7th Sep 2011, 19:23
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A German shepherd made of wood:



I'd be in the dog haus with that one.
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Old 7th Sep 2011, 19:27
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Tenement Museum,New York?
97,Orchard Street,built by a German emigre.
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Old 7th Sep 2011, 19:32
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I quit, by Jove, I quit.

There is nothing that I can do to this sabredog character. He is just not to be beaten.

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Old 7th Sep 2011, 20:21
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Giggle Search Termer, Par Excellence, dontcha know!!

I bow!

Wither now?



If sabredog is on it, I give it 2 minutes!
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Old 7th Sep 2011, 20:41
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Great Buddha, Kamakura, Japan

Correction: Lantau Island, Hong Kong

OH if correction correct.

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Old 7th Sep 2011, 22:26
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As it's OH :


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Old 7th Sep 2011, 22:51
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Sabredog must have followed me on holiday to get that one right.
It was the Tenement Museum. I was on the Irish tour, but the Irish couple stayed in a German block.

How?......
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