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#103695 - 07/14/04 08:19 AM Re: POTS and swimming...spoilers!!!!
Arwen Offline
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Registered: 02/27/01
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Loc: Des Plaines, Illinois
Not seeing all the reference numbers won't stop your progress. I'm sure that I missed a couple along the way.

Yep, I've walked across the waterfall. It's fun to explore as many places as you can. smile
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#103696 - 07/14/04 08:26 AM Re: POTS and swimming...spoilers!!!!
Becky Offline
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Registered: 02/16/00
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Loc: Stony Brook, New York, USA
Been trying to get UNDER the waterfall. Haven't succeeded. Tried to strike out toward those formations in the distance. Didn't succeed at that either.

Exploration has been great, though I now appear to have fried everything accidentally. Is this what it's like to write linking books -- one little careless change and you lose the nice friendly place where you used to enjoy practicing your backstroke?

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#103697 - 07/14/04 11:27 AM Re: POTS and swimming...spoilers!!!!
Jenny Offline
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Registered: 12/04/99
Posts: 31223
Loc: Northwestern New Mexico, USA
Becky, I don't think you can see the radar from the tower, but I know it registers things out there because later in this Age I had something show up out there. (Don't want to say too much because you obviously haven't gotten to this part yet.)

As for swimming out to those things in the distance, I couldn't do it until much later in the Age and I never did manage to get under the waterfall. Because of URU I kept thinking there must be a way to get there, but if there is, I never found it...
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#103698 - 07/14/04 02:44 PM Re: POTS and swimming...spoilers!!!!
MDAMLADY Offline
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Registered: 10/01/03
Posts: 1306
Loc: Gillespie, Il. USA
On the second attempt to get out to the tower(missed the tower the first time), I inadvertantly knocked the little Quab off in the water.

When I went back to the Island to check the radar, the guy from the tower was now on the island.

You ask me how I know this because I had already scooted all, but the tower Quab off the Island and went to the book to see if I was the only one left and there were 3 blips. Had to really hunt around for the little bu**er.
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#103699 - 07/14/04 03:25 PM Re: POTS and swimming...spoilers!!!!
Becky Offline
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Registered: 02/16/00
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Loc: Stony Brook, New York, USA
Scooting them is fun, isn't it? If YOUR little guy made it from the tower to the island, then they obviously can swim, so I can stop feeling guilty about the scooting business. Well, I'll feel a little less guilty, though given the result when they all take the panic dive, it's just a little less (guilt).

Why is scooting them so much more fun than kicking the baskets in Eder Gira?

Has anyone encountered a Quab swimming in the water next to them?

Jenny -- thanks for the info. Glad to know there's mmore to the age. The blue crystals must be alive because they register. I've already shattered a few of them. The mark they leave reminds me of the mark left after Atrus destroys the blue and red linking books to his sons.

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#103700 - 07/14/04 06:10 PM Re: POTS and swimming...spoilers!!!!
Salar of Myst Offline
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Registered: 12/06/02
Posts: 4216
Loc: Virginia's wetland dimension
I think the whole Age/sequence is majorly cool! I am toward the end now playing D'ni alka seltzer with little success. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Confused]" src="confused.gif" /> Lots of things remind me of Myst & Riven in this set. I think this is the best Uru Age I've seen yet happydance

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#103701 - 07/17/04 04:01 PM Re: POTS and swimming...spoilers!!!!
charward2 Offline
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Registered: 08/13/03
Posts: 604
Loc: Arizona
I linked out to Relto and then back to Ahnonay and there was only one blue dot. So I linked to the cathedral and then to Ahnonay with the crystals. Got all the crystals I think, but I can't find the hidden path to the tower. I have fallen into the mist so often and still am not finding the path to the tower. Can someone steer me to it?

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#103702 - 07/17/04 04:12 PM Re: POTS and swimming...spoilers!!!!
Arwen Offline
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Registered: 02/27/01
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Loc: Des Plaines, Illinois
Go through the opening that's to the right of the shell cloth. Continue down to your right towards the tower. Walk, don't run, and you should be able to see the edges of the path to the tower through the mist. Take your time and you should be OK.

luck
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#103703 - 07/17/04 05:40 PM Re: POTS and swimming...spoilers!!!!
charward2 Offline
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Registered: 08/13/03
Posts: 604
Loc: Arizona
Got it, but now I have gone to outer space and back and am inside the tower in Water Ahnonay. But I can't turn the current off. I suppose I have done something wrong or not done something but I can't seem to stop the currents. Help, please.

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#103704 - 07/17/04 05:46 PM Re: POTS and swimming...spoilers!!!!
Jenny Offline
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Registered: 12/04/99
Posts: 31223
Loc: Northwestern New Mexico, USA
If you are inside the tower in Water Ahnonay, Charward, there is a wheel to the right of where you were first standing. Turning that counterclockwise turns the current off...
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#103705 - 07/18/04 01:17 AM Re: POTS and swimming...spoilers!!!!
charward2 Offline
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Registered: 08/13/03
Posts: 604
Loc: Arizona
I have turned the wheel, but the currents appear to still be there. Water looks and sounds the same as before.

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#103706 - 07/18/04 07:42 AM Re: POTS and swimming...spoilers!!!!
C'ris Offline
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Registered: 03/06/04
Posts: 252
Loc: upstate NY
It may look the same, but if you've turned the wheel counterclockwise the currents are off and the swimming is easy.

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#103707 - 07/18/04 10:04 AM Re: POTS and swimming...spoilers!!!!
Annie Offline
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Registered: 12/31/01
Posts: 772
Loc: Tacoma, Washington
There is one backdrop on the horizon you can swim to before you turn off the current. I was mad when I discovered it was a fake!

As for the baskets in Eder Gira, I started kicking them in the water, and having lots of fun doing it, before I knew I was going to need them. The pain was trying to get them positioned without hands. devil

BTW, I love all the new clothes, but I wish they had given us swim suits.

I tried to rationalize my guit over kicking the crabs in the water by telling myself they'd be much happier in the water. They're crabs, aren't they?
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