Guess Where I Am

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Guess Where I Am

Postby IronMike » Wed May 31, 2017 3:25 pm

Looked (searched) through this thread. Was surprised to not find such a thread. So I'll start:

Here's a couple pictures. Guess where I am.

(No fair looking any of these things up on the internet.)

More pictures tomorrow.

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Re: Guess Where I Am

Postby Bluepaint » Wed May 31, 2017 3:43 pm

Do we get a prize if we're right? :-P
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Re: Guess Where I Am

Postby Henkkles » Wed May 31, 2017 3:49 pm

Hey, that's my hood!
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Re: Guess Where I Am

Postby Bluepaint » Wed May 31, 2017 3:50 pm

I PMed IronMike so more people have a chance to guess. I'm reasonably confident in my answer :D

Edit: awesome thread
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Re: Guess Where I Am

Postby IronMike » Sun Jun 04, 2017 9:35 am

OK, so Rhian won with an immediately correct guess. Congrats Rhian! (Henkkles kinda gave it away!)

So here's the next one. N.B., that these pictures aren't necessarily recent.
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Re: Guess Where I Am

Postby Xenops » Sun Jun 04, 2017 2:49 pm

IronMike wrote:OK, so Rhian won with an immediately correct guess. Congrats Rhian! (Henkkles kinda gave it away!)


What was the answer? :lol:
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Re: Guess Where I Am

Postby aaleks » Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:23 am

I guess it is: Выборг (I don't sure how it spells in English - Viborg?) :)

There's a tip on the board:
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освящен 13 октября 1868 года
Преосвященным Павлом
Епископом Выборгским


In fact, these lines are written with 'ъ' in the end of each words which ends with a consonant letter, but we don't write like this now.
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Re: Guess Where I Am

Postby IronMike » Sat Jun 10, 2017 5:21 pm

Sorry everyone! I had my nose to the grindstone the last week prepping for my Esperanto test.

Ok, so the first location that Rhian got correct: Helsinki, Finland.

The second location, with the picture above of the inside cover of a book, is still available for guessing! Here's another few pictures for you:

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Re: Guess Where I Am

Postby Serpent » Sat Jun 10, 2017 5:43 pm

aaleks wrote:I guess it is: Выборг (I don't sure how it spells in English - Viborg?) :)

There's a tip on the board:
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освящен 13 октября 1868 года
Преосвященным Павлом
Епископом Выборгским


In fact, these lines are written with 'ъ' in the end of each words which ends with a consonant letter, but we don't write like this now.
Normally spelt as Vyborg in English :) (Viipuri in Finnish)
At the time both Helsinki and Vyborg were part of the Finnish autonomy in the Russian empire.
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