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Doctapeppa (Doctapeppa)
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Posted on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 11:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Knowledge of history, it seems, can aid in navigation.
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Posted on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 11:49 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

knowing where lighthouses have been built?
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Bolapara:

knowing where lighthouses have been built? Nope.
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Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 12:38 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Oh, by the way, I love the way it abbreviates my puzzle title up at the top.
[Doctapeppa] NOBODY expects the Spani...

I can just hear myself saying, "Oh, bugger!"
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Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 11:22 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are any of the following relevant?

Rivers, mountains, or other physical landmarks? locations of national borders? astronomy? maps? GPS?
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LOL you get cut off almost exactly the same time as in the Monty Python sketch. That would have made a great puzzle.

Are the location of any shipwrecks relevant?

Anything to do with the great explorers? Columbus? Magellan? Vespucci? Drake? Cook?
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Biograd:

Are any of the following relevant? Probably not

Rivers, mountains, or other physical landmarks? No locations of national borders? No astronomy? No maps? Not really, no GPS? Nope


Peter365:

LOL you get cut off almost exactly the same time as in the Monty Python sketch. That would have made a great puzzle. I'm just awesome that way.

Are the location of any shipwrecks relevant? No

Anything to do with the great explorers? Nope Columbus? Magellan? Vespucci? Drake? Cook? None of the above (or left)
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Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 6:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is some vehicle being directed when you say "navigation?" If so, Is the vehicle being directed by said navigation relevant? If so, is it a ship? An airplane? A spacecraft? A car? A bicycle? A horse? A human body?

Or is it navigation more in the sense of searching through information? Is the Internet being navigated? A library? A book?

Does the "history" have anything to do with human history? Geological history? The history of the Lateral Thinking Puzzles Forum? Some user thereof? Or, perhaps, History of the World, Part I?
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Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 6:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

And then the day was saved again by...
D Gordon:

Is some vehicle being directed when you say "navigation?" That is indeed the very sense I intended. If so, Is the vehicle being directed by said navigation relevant? To a certain extent, yes, quite relevant. If so, is it a ship? An airplane? A spacecraft? A car? This is most likely... A bicycle? ...although this is a possibility A horse? A human body? This is possible, as well.

Or is it navigation more in the sense of searching through information? Is the Internet being navigated? A library? A book? No to these

Does the "history" have anything to do with human history? This one Geological history? The history of the Lateral Thinking Puzzles Forum? Some user thereof? Or, perhaps, History of the World, Part I? Alas, no to this and the rest.
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Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 7:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Archduke Ferdinand Relevant? An assasination?
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Smartyllama:

Archduke Ferdinand Relevant? Nope An assasination? No with a very slight "ish"
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Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 8:18 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the navigation taking place on paved roads? Dirt roads? Trails through a forest? Relevant?

Did the relevant history take place in [LTPF list of centuries]? On [LTPF list of continents]?
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D Gordon:

Is the navigation taking place on paved roads? This one Dirt roads? Trails through a forest? Relevant? Yes

Did the relevant history take place in [LTPF list of centuries]? 18th, 19th, and 20th On [LTPF list of continents]? North America
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Is this set in the United States?

Are one-way streets relevant? Are the names of streets relevant?
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D. Gordon:

Is this set in the United States? Yes indeedy.

Are one-way streets relevant? One-way streets may or may not be relevant, but if they are, the fact that they are one-way is not relevant. Are the names of streets relevant? Yes
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Is this a historical event? semi-famous?
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Bolapara:

Is this a historical event? Noish semi-famous? Noish

Because I'm nice, I'll tell you that there may be an FA in the vicinity.
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Is it historical people's names rather than historical events that are the names of the relevant streets? Are the streets named after presidents of the United States?

Did you have to take a route that took you on specific streets in historical order of who/what they were named after?
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Are any wars relevant?
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********SPOILER***********
Kalira:

Is it historical people's names rather than historical events that are the names of the relevant streets? Yes Are the streets named after presidents of the United States? Indeed

Did you have to take a route that took you on specific streets in historical order of who/what they were named after? Something like that.

I was just cruising down SR A1A in the lovely city of Cape Canaveral, Florida, and I noticed that


quote:

A group of east-west roads are named for Presidents starting with Washington in the north of town to Harding in the south and skipping redundant last named presidencies of the second Adams and the second Harrison.


- from "Cape Canaveral, Florida", Wikipedia


"Hmmm...," I thought to myself. "Knowledge of history, it seems, can aid in navigation."

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