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                                                  Abraham Lincoln


    ST NEWS ADVENTURE SOLUTION: ARTHUR, THE QUEST FOR EXCALIBUR
                        by Math Claessens

GET  TORQUE-EXAMINE TORQUE-EXAMINE CRYSTAL-WEAR  TORQUE-E-PRAY-W-
HIDE   BEHIND   STONE-WAIT-YES-GET   UP-OUT-S-ASK   IDIOT   ABOUT
INVISIBLE  KNIGHT-ASK IDIOT ABOUT HIMSELF-THANK  FLOYD-W-W-SW-NW-
NW-(MERLIN  TELLS  YOU  THE  MAGIC  WORD:CYR)-N-GET  BAG-LOOK  IN
CRYSTAL  BALL-S-SE-SE-NE-E-E-S-S-EXAMINE BIRD-WAIT UNTIL THE  MAN
LEAVES THE ROOM-NO-CYR OWL THEN CYR HUMAN-OPEN CAGE THEN GET  KEY
THEN  UNLOCK  CUPBOARD THEN OPEN IT-GET CHEESE  AND  BOTTLE-AFTER
LEAVIN  THE  KITCHEN:EAT CHEESE-NOW LISTEN UNTIL  THE  MEN  LOWER
THEIR VOICES-N-E-S-EXAMINE HOLE-CYR BADGER-DOWN-PUSH  STONE-E-CYR
HUMAN-ASK  PRISONER ABOUT GUARDS-GET STONE-HIDE BEHIND  DOOR-CALL
GUARD-WAIT  UNTIL  THE GUARD ENTERS THE  CELL-NO-HIT  GUARD  WITH
STONE-GET HELMET AND KEY-UNLOCK PRISONER WITH KEY-GIVE HELMET  TO
PRISONER-N-E-E-MOVE TAPESTRY-E-N-N-WAIT UNTIL THE KING SAY'S  THE
NEW PASSWORD,U CAN FIND THE PASSWORD LINE IN THE FOLLOWING POEM:
1:
NO WORTHIER WARRIOR WAS BEFORE
LOT BECAME LORD OF ALL THE LAND:
WITH SWORD SO SHARP AND SHIELD THAT SHINES...
PROUD PALADIN BEYOND REPROACH
YOU  CAN  ONLEY PLAY THE GAME IF THE KING SAY A  LINE  FROM  POEM
ONE.IF  HE  ASKS FOR A LINE FROM POEM 2 OR 3 YOU CAN FIND  IT  IN
THE DOCUMENTATION WICH IS IN THE PACKAGE FROM ARTHUR.
LETS GO ON WITH GAME:
S-S-S-S-CYR  SALAMANDER-W-CYR HUMAN-LOOK IN  BARREL-PUSH  BARREL-
GET  STONE-OPEN DOOR-NW-S-WEAR ARMOUR-TAKE  SHIELD-POLISH  SHIELD
WITH  STONE-DROP STONE-N-W-SAY THE PASSWORD FROM  THE  POEM-S-GET
BOTTLE-N-W-W-CYR BADGER-DIG IN ROOTS-CYR HUMAN-GET  ALL-W-N-NW-N-
BLOW  THE  HORN-KNOCK ON DOOR-MOUNT HORSE-GET  RED  LANCE-PROTECT
BODY-AIM  HIS  BODY-PROTECT BODY-AIM HIS  BODY-N-N-N-UNLOCK  DOOR
WITH  KEY-D-CYR OWL-DOWN-READ LETTERS-UP-CYR  HUMAN-GET  ALL-DROP
KEY-UP-UP-UP-CYR  SALAMANDER-W-READ THE LETTERS-E-CYR  HUMAN-OPEN
DOOR-GUESS THE NAME FROM THE MAN, WELL REMEMBER THE LETTERS:
SAYMOTHER
RIOTHAMUS
AMHTIRAMUSMOTUS,-NOW CHANGE THE LETTERS FROM THE TWO WORDS,  AN R
IS  A S,AN I IS AN A,  AND SO ON.NOW USE THE LETTERS ON THE  WORD
AMHTIRAMUSMOTUS,  SO THE A CHANGES IN AN T, THE M CHANGES IN AN H
AND SO ON, SO WE GET THE REAL NAME FROM THE MAN:THOMAS RHYMER..
SAY  THOMAS  RHYMER-THANK  MAN-OPEN  DOOR-GET  ALL-DOWN-DOWN-OPEN
DOOR-S-S-NW-NW-N-CYR TURTLE-PULL IN HEAD AND FEET-WAIT UNTIL  YOU
ARE  TOLD  THE HAIL OF CONKERS  CEASES-CYR  HUMAN-GET  ALL-N-HIDE
BEHIND  ROCK-LISTEN-OUT-DROP BOTTLE-HIDE BEHIND  ROCK-WAIT  UNTIL
THE  LEPRECHAUN TAKES THE BOTTLE-GET  LEPRECHAUN-S-SE-N-S-SE-S-S-
SE-S-WEAR  RING-SW-RUB RING-E-YES-SAY TH-GET ALL-PUT ALL IN  BAG-
W-SE-E-W-S-CYR  EEL-S-E-LOOK THROUGH WINDOW-W-SW-EXAMINE  KRAKEN-
EXAMINE ROWBOAT-ZAP KRAKEN-NE-N-CYR HUMAN-GET SWORD-CUT  TENTACLE
WITH SWORD-CYR TURTLE-S-SWIM THROUGH BRACELET-N-PULL IN  HEAD-CYR
HUMAN-GET   BRACELET-WEAR   BRACELET-CYR    EEL-S-SE-NE-N-N-N-CYR
HUMAN-E-NE-UP-N-N-DOWN-SW-GET APPLE-EXAMINE APPLE-W-CYR  EEL-S-S-
S-SW-NW-N-CYR  HUMAN-GET  ALL-N-NW-NE-N-NW-N-N-NW-N-THROW   APPLE
AND  SWORD  ACROSS CHASM-CYR OWL-S-CYR HUMAN-GET  SWORD-CUT  TUSK
WITH  SWORD-THROW  TUSK  AND  SWORD  ACROSS  CHASM-CYR  OWL-S-CYR
HUMAN-GET  ALL-PUT  TUSK  IN  BAG-S-SE-NE-NE-CYR  OWL-UP-LAND  IN
GROVE-CYR  HUMAN-GET BRASS EGG-DROP EGG-CYR OWL-UP-LAND IN  NEST-
CYR HUMAN-PUSH EGG FROM NEST-CYR OWL-LAND IN GROVE-CYR  HUMAN-GET
ALL-PUT  EGG IN BAG-SW-SW-S-S-SE-NE-OPEN  DOOR-OPEN  DOOR-EXAMINE
SLEAN-GET SLEAN-NE-CUT PEAT WITH SLEAN-DROP SLEAN-SW-GET  CRUTCH-
OPEN  DOOR-PUT  PEAT ON FIRE-GIVE CRUTCH TO  PEASANT-ASK  PEASANT
ABOUT BOG-(NOTICE THE DIRECTIONS HE GIVE YOU)-THANK  PEASANT-OPEN
DOOR-NE-NOW  FOLLOW  THE  DIRECTIONS  FROM  THE   PEASANT-E-FIGHT
KNIGHT-USE  G  FOR FIGHT AGAIN-KEEP FIGHTING UNTIL HE  LOSES  HIS
SWORD-CUT  MEDALLION WITH SWORD-GET  JUG-DROP  BAG-E-E-NE-UP-GIVE
JUG  TO DRAGON-WAIT UNTIL THE DRAGON GO'S DOWN-N-NW-POINT  SHIELD
AT  BASILISK-NE-SW-SE-NE-SAY NUDD-GET  BLOCK-SW-NW-NE-KISS  GIRL-
HELLO  NUDD-YES-GET FLEECE-GET KEY-UNLOCK LEFT MANACLE-LOCK  LEFT
MANACLE-UNLOCK  RIGHT MANACLE-OH DEAR,  BUT DON'T WORRY-CUT  HAIR
WITH SWORD-DOWN-SW-W-W-GET BAG-PUT FLEECE AND HAIR IN BAG-GO BACK
THROUGH THE BOG, YOU HAVE THE DIRECTIONS-EDGE OF THE BOG-SW-SW-S-
SW-SE-E-GIVE  TUSK,HAIR,EGG,AND FLEECE TO KNIGHT-S-S-UNLOCK  DOOR
WITH SILVER KEY-DOWN-WAIT UNTIL CHRISTMAS  EVE-NO-SLEEP-UP-N-N-W-
S-CYR  EEL-S-SE-NE-EAT MINNOW-SW-NW-N-CYR  HUMAN-N-NW-NE-E-E-E-S-
CYR BADGER-DOWN-S-UP-DOWN-UP-GET SPRIG-DOWN-N-N-UP-CYR HUMAN-WEAR
SPRIG-N-W-W-W-SW-SE-E-S-S-DOWN-WAIT UNTIL  CHRISTMAS-NO-SLEEP-GET
ALL-LOOK  WOMAN-WHEN THE SPRIG BECOMES A FLOWER-TOUCH WOMAN  WITH
FLOWER-GET  GAUNTLET-UP-N-N-W-NW-NE-E-E-GIVE RED GLASS TO  FLOYD-
CYR  BADGER-EAT  MOUSE-CYR  HUMAN-GET  ALL-E-E-E-SLAP  LOT   WITH
GAUNTLET-FIGHT LOT-DROP BRACELET-FIGHT LOT-SPARE LOT-CALL  NIMUE-
GET BRACELET-S-GET SWORD...THE END...

 I know all you guys out there have problems with adventures,  be
they big or small.  Whatever the problem is,  I am there to solve
them. Never hesitate to call or write to me at the address below.

 Math Claessens
 Wagenaarstraat 58
 NL-6164 XM  Geleen (L)
 The Netherlands
 Tel. ++31-46-752532 (do mind possible time differences!)

 Don't  forget stampts if you write.  Don't forget the time  when
you call.  I prefer telecommunicative contacts between 19:30  and
22:00 hours if you don't mind.  And forget about contacting me in
any weekends! 

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