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WIP OS CONTEST by Peter-The-Knotter WIP OS CONTEST by Peter-The-Knotter

This is an "EVOLVING WIP PIC" of my next deviation. (So far: 3,500 knots...and counting.... 400 beads and counting...) it is the subject of the following contest:

:bulletblue: CONTEST: WHAT IS IT? :bulletblue:

:bulletpurple: CLUES
:bulletgreen: First Clue: It's closely related to an earlier theme in a piece posted by me in macramé..."... elementary, my dear friend..." said
:bulletgreen: Second Clue: Rackham flatly tried, as did Bill....but in the round.... now it's my turn...? "... elementary, my dear friend "
:bulletgreen: Third Clue: "It's aaa kiiiind of magic!"....
:bulletgreen: Fourth Clue: "You may have seen this on Josephines wall?'s elementary"
:bulletgreen: Bonus "midweek" (5+5a) Clue: "Candlelight" and "A Mandala" play their part...." "... elementary, my dear "
:bulletgreen: Sixth* Clue (See note below): "You can't fire them": or can you? a contradiction? confusing, oh probably....!
:bulletgreen: Seventh Clue: "c'mon guy's it's a walk in the park...!
:bulletgreen: Bonus Clue Seven-point-five: Think!: .................................................................this-->(?) is to ---> (?) as pixies are to Santa..... he he! now that's punny!
:bulletgreen: Eighth*(see also: "Sixth Clue note" ) Clue: Bill took us for a walk in the woods to meet... quite late..."
:bulletgreen: Ninth Clue: "The Night's Long gone.. but nonetheless in song we'll verse it!, and reverse it if our ears tell well the tale...."
:bulletgreen: Tenth Clue: "
:bulletpurple: Prize: +250 pts + Journal feature

:bulletpurple: Deadline:
When the first person gets the answer / or: I finish the deviation and Post it, at which point, I shall either update my current journal with the "alert (+watch) watchers" selected... or create a new journal if it's that time again..., and insert the fact in my Journal (+ "Journal Contents" header) Prob October 31st if possible... or failing that, in November sometime.... Probably to celebrate 0ne year of being "Nicotine-free" having stopped...very abruptly! ...via "cold-turkey" on Nov 28th 2012....
:bulletpurple: Who can enter the contest:
Anyone who comments on this deviation with a guess....

:bulletpurple: Entry Procedure:
If your comment guess is your entry to the contest: insert: "Entry" or "Guess" as part of sentence in your comment ...Easy Peasy!...Right?.....right!

:bulletpurple: How Many Comments /Guesses are we allowed:
As many as you like... check other peoples attempts and my replies tho' first...., naturally...;)

*:bulletgreen: Important Notes:
There will be a slightly more revealing pic and clue sometime on Sat / Sunday each week via "update" on this same deviation as well as, help..a little... bonus clue(s) inserted obliquely in my Journal, articles for #projecteducate and here in this "Artist's Description" box... ([3rd ||Sep||2013] new insert/clue ): the fact that from now on, any correctly identified clue mentioned in a comment by a deviant on this page will be indicated by the addition of one word, then two then three, in correct order L-R, as more clues are solved from the following phrase, (appropriate.. don't you think?....):

"... elementary, my dear friend..." said Sherlock Holmes to Doctor Watson..."

to the appropriate clue above........thus the set of clues will appear weirder and more enigmatic-looking as clue-solving progresses... :)</b>

*(not to be vocalised by those a touch inebriated and using this as a fun!, but silly party game... I heard that innuendo of a description by the way!.... be sensitive in public.. yeah?....;) P. )

During this Deviation's conception and gradual growth, so far, I have:
used 4,200 knots...and counting....
taken 28 pictures...and counting
threaded on 475 beads and counting...
had 1 string cut in left 2nd finger, (that finger's always been a bit zealous....), ... and trying not to count!... ouch! didn't do anything with lemon juice for days, the lemon meringue pie was: before I cut it....
eaten: 5 english cheese 'n tomato omelettes with potatoes, peas, carrots etc, 4x Vegetarian Kievs ditto, 18 veggie sausages in sandwiches etc, 6 Pizzas, 6 Spanish omelettes, 5 Cornish pasties, 2x Vegetable Curries (1x boiled rice 1xfried) 28 x Mandarin oranges, 14 bananas, 8 loaves Cra*k's best wholemeal, 5 baguettes, 1x Lemon meringue pie, 45 (approx) 1cm thick... stem-ginger+belgium-dark-chocolat-oat 'n wheat-cookies, sandwiches(various) etc...... eaten out twice, had a friend bring round a takeaway twice, 4 pkts of shortcake biscuits, three wholemeal crispbread pkts, 3 pots of marmalade 7 bowls of corn flakes, 44 wheat cereal "4"x2"x1" tablets!....and had various quasi-meal snacks of many persuasions.....
drunk:1/2 bottle Peach Schnapps, 14 x Pernod, 84 x tea, 17x coffee 5 litres Posh Orangeade, 4litres non-posh lemonade (so no "initial caps"), 7 pints of milk, ditto pure water,
slept for approx 270 hrs =....not a lot of sleep,
1 walk in the rain,
3 taxi rides
2 trips to my local computer spare parts shop
6 films (1 Japanese, 2 USA, 1 Polish, 1 French, 1 English for details see bottom of this section on contests)
A call from an ex-girlfriend from 1984....
24 heartfelt sighs, 3 serious expletives at the computer,
A fabulous conversation with the lady at v*****m****** who sorted out my telephone problems...
Ditto with "William" at v********* E******** who sorted out my glasses for me when my distance pair were lost....
various other encounters, offcounters, duologues, etc.....

So you'ld better check it out?................OK?....;)
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ChaosFay Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Have you finished this?
ChaosFay Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Seeing as no one got the answer right how about telling us what this is?  We're all very curious.  At least I am.
ChaosFay Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Entry: A fairy lamp?

Honestly, I am at a total loss, and the crytic/pun stuff is just leaving me totally confused.  So just guessing at this point.
Peter-The-Knotter Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
ChaosFay Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Fairy hous, fairy castle, fairy chimes, fairy lights, fairy catcher...
Peter-The-Knotter Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
roflmao! you're so funny!   :hug:  Peter....
ChaosFay Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Clue 2: Is this in reference to Bill Rackham miniatures and the various games associated with them?  Or is it Rackham Fairy Tale art and illustrations? 
Clue 4: We established this is the artist and her fantastical work related to dreams, magic and fantasy. 
Clue 6-7.5: too cryptic/confusing...I cannot even begin to fathom what they mean.  I tried.
Clue 8: referring back to 6, and what comes to mind are lamps or lights
Clue 9: Song lyrics? A poem?  I tried googling it and all sorts of stuff came up for a guy named Drake.  I'm going to assume that this guy has nothing to do with this. 

I'm rusty on my Shakespeare stuffs seeing as I haven't had to read any of it for...oh, gosh, now I feel old.  Nearly 15 years since I've read any of it.  I'm vaguely reminded of A Midsummer Night's Dream but that doesn't seem to fit well considering the season.

With the shells and baubles I'm immediately thinking of mermaids, but with the clues about walking and woods...well, a mermaid doesn't quite seem to fit.  Will o' the Wisp does.  They bob around, confusing travelers at night to follow them.

And like those travelers I am now officially lost.
Peter-The-Knotter Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter

rackham=flat=canvas correct!

bill is in the round so 3d.....


same subject



if nick drake then no....  but tragic and amazing minstrel....


my own poem/ lyric.....


look up rackham and midsummer nights dream



you're nearly...... ;)

ChaosFay Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
And just because I'm outta guesses atm...a wedding dress.
Peter-The-Knotter Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
That is so close its unreal!  but who and what exactly? to win
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