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Where's the Gold?

Mystery teasers are little stories where you need to figure out what happened based on the given clues.


Puzzle ID:#35714
Fun:*** (2.89)
Difficulty:** (1.82)
Submitted By:t4mtAcn******
Corrected By:tintiniscool




Bob Senior, had recently died. His will plainly expressed that his 5 million dollars worth of gold was to go to Bob Junior, but it seemed that Bob Senior (we'll call him Bob from now on and Bob Junior, Bobby) had hidden his gold and had given him a riddle within the will. Bobby pondered for a long while before figuring out where the gold was. Can you figure it out? Here is the will:

Great son, I have hidden the money.
Outstanding though you are, can you find my precious jewelry?
Let yourself explore your 120 arboresque friends to find the gold.
Do read on to save your time, son.
Uncovering 120 trees, though, takes forever and a day, so is it worth it?
No, so read on as you please & will.
Do not hire a professional detective.
Earn your right to the sybaritic gold.
Right side of arbor field it is.
Plot five plus six plus root of 7 or:
Instead take the 9th tree from left.
At noon the shadow will show you the difficult, unlikely solution.
Never forget the proverb: the pot will not boil by itself.
Outstanding you are, only by finding the gold do you, my son, have the right to claim it.

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Mar 17, 2007

wat a cool teaser.... REALLY makes u stretch ur mind to unmatched prorportions....... keep these up! i like em!
Mar 17, 2007

I too liked this one. I read and reread and then looked at the whole thing and like they say, If it had been a snake it would have bitten me. I saw the answer. Good job!
Mar 19, 2007

VERY difficult. I worked so hard, and ther it just was. Well done.
Mar 21, 2007

I was reading every other line, removing words and letters, working math, wondering how to make a pot boil!! Ha ha ha...
The answer was so simple!

Cool teaser!
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Mar 21, 2007


what a easy but difficult question!

Mar 21, 2007

First thing I did while reading the will was check the first letter of each sentence...
Mar 21, 2007

wow i wouldve lost my inheritance ......but great teaser anyway.
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Mar 23, 2007

Great teaser!!
Overlooked the outside
Obvious but tricky
Do another like this!!

Mar 25, 2007

I'm broke myself! There it was - right in plain sight the whole time! Great!
Mar 27, 2007

simple tommy, make them harder like ur first few teasers
Apr 02, 2007

gud 1...luvd it...
Apr 04, 2007

First time I have answered one without really reading the whole thing...... noticed the answer within a minute. Enjoyed it though~ makes me think I might be a little "smart" ... Give us more~
Apr 05, 2007

I immediately got suspicious when I saw the odd initials of the lines.
Apr 10, 2007

I thought I had learned the lesson, "First things first," but I guess not.
Apr 10, 2007

I thought I had learned the lesson, "First things first," but I guess not.
Apr 10, 2007

Apr 23, 2007

Hahaha! Loved it. I felt so dumb for not noticeing that! That should like be the first thing I should've checked!
May 11, 2007

May 13, 2007

that was pretty easy

Jun 20, 2007

i........i...........didn't get it
Jun 20, 2007

kidding AWESOME!!!!!
Jun 21, 2007

wow! bob senior must have really had faith in his son's intelligence!
Jul 11, 2007

Good one, pretty fun but quite easy
Jul 17, 2007

um...i missed it.
Aug 16, 2007

wow , even the hint I didn't understand, but Wat challenge!
Aug 27, 2007

I'm blind
Aug 27, 2007

Easy as pie and just as tasty. I surprised myself by finding it so easily. Loved it !
Nov 13, 2007

haha... completely missed that one!!
Nov 15, 2007

Awesome, best teaser I've read today! I got it halfway into the will. At first, I thought Bob was a bit loopy, but anyways. LOved it!
Dec 20, 2007

Here I was, trying to do mathematical equations, and it was that simple!! I didn't even notice that it said that!!
Feb 04, 2008

lol. the only thing that made me look there was the classic line from national treasure one:

wats his name, bad guy leader - "gentelmen, y is this word capitalized?"

goon - "because its important?"
Feb 04, 2008

now im gonna actually read the will.
Feb 04, 2008

lol. the hints probably threw SO many ppl off.
Feb 24, 2008

By the time I got to the 6th line, and noticed the odd cadence of the lines, I figured it must have something to do with the actual order of the lines, not what they said. So I looked at the first letters, expecting to need to read them backwards or something, but the answer was right there, from the top down...

Hm. Little too easy, but super fun anyway.
Apr 03, 2008

Really easy for me, I got it before I started reading the note just because I thought the beginning of the first sentence was a little weird (Great son o.o) so I looked at the beginning of each line and figured it out.
Jun 26, 2008

SouorDough didn't read past the first line when he noticed the Caps off to the left due to his perfect peripheral vision in his middle eye!

Jul 17, 2008

that was hard... I thought maybe it had something to do with the fact that Senior and Junior were capitalized. I thought that it meant that was their last names and you were trying to trick us....
Jul 17, 2008

oh yea, and the hint was no help...just more riddles....
Sep 30, 2008

I don't know if its easy or difficult.
Nov 04, 2008

That was easy! Actually I found it without really trying. It took me a while to actually figure out what it said though.
Nov 16, 2009

I enjoyed this Teaser. This teaser was very Clever and well comprised, utilizing the art of Mystery to the fullest extent of deception. Good Work.
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Nov 30, 2010

Easiest i have ever had to deal with got it in less than a minute but great. Always loved those kind of teasers hidden in plain sight! Keep it up!!!
Sep 15, 2014

NO OFFENSE! But i got it literally right away. Again. NO OFFENSE. Im not saying that in a mean way; this teaser was fun too.

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