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    Hmm...I guess salmansp did list the intersection. I didn't see that earlier, and I actually thought it was more fun not knowing exactly. I had a good time looking for it.

    All the info for determining the exact location is already in my original post, but since it appears I'm supposed to spell it out...

    The intersection is 140a / 5031

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    Damn. I had done at least 31 hours of research and aerial scouting. I was almost triangulated in.... And you gave it away.

    Well time for el gnomé to move on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by salmansp View Post
    Damn. I had done at least 31 hours of research and aerial scouting. I was almost triangulated in.... And you gave it away.

    Well time for el gnomé to move on.
    did the gnome move?

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    Quote Originally Posted by salmansp View Post
    Damn. I had done at least 31 hours of research and aerial scouting. I was almost triangulated in.... And you gave it away.

    Well time for el gnomé to move on.
    sh1t, I'd know that intersection in my sleep. Of course I've been there in my sleep so that helps.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ridn29s View Post
    sh1t, I'd know that intersection in my sleep. Of course I've been there in my sleep so that helps.
    I have seen you sleep riding through that intersection personally

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    Gnome!!!!

    I brought the gnome home today.

    Tomorrow, he's going "Big".

    That is all.
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    Yeah, it's strange. But oh well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Broussard View Post
    I brought the gnome home today.

    Tomorrow, he's going "Big".

    That is all.

    well played sir

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    I need to get back up there again!

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    Umm. the Gnome has moved according to this new post.

    Obama wants the Gnome and the Picture Game back together
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    I'm calling foul. it's not right to change the thread without giving everybody a heads up. If these had been posted in the original threads, my route today would have been a whole lot different...

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    Quote Originally Posted by sjanes View Post
    I'm calling foul. it's not right to change the thread without giving everybody a heads up. If these had been posted in the original threads, my route today would have been a whole lot different...
    Sorry. I'll pull back up the original thread and put it on there so everybody can dig through five pages. Hope you enjoyed your ride.
    Yeah, it's strange. But oh well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Broussard View Post
    Sorry. I'll pull back up the original thread and put it on there so everybody can dig through five pages. Hope you enjoyed your ride.
    Broussard, If you go into your options on MTBR you can display the most recent post at the top instead of last.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Logover View Post
    Broussard, If you go into your options on MTBR you can display the most recent post at the top instead of last.

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    You have no idea how much time you just saved my employer......
    Yeah, it's strange. But oh well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Broussard View Post
    You have no idea how much time you just saved my employer......
    haha. glad I could help.
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    Current Gnome location,
    *from the parkway, down Big Creek to the second river crossing. Stand on the big mossy rock in the center and look downstream. You can see the gnome chilling on the river right side.* Viva la gnome.

    See picture game thread for pictures, posted by LimeyPerp

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    Gnome moved. Pics soon.
    River crossing below lower trace towards campground. To the right on right bank. Get'em moved.

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    Hanging with the Gnome.

    Shop ride went to Big creek last night. Had a great time. On the way down we found the Gnome fishing and he called out for a ride.
    IMAG0739

    Then Sam got his first flat.
    IMAG0753

    Then Sam got his second flat. There was a whirlwind of activity as we changed it while the Gnome waited (impatiently).
    IMAG0750

    It did give us time to share a few cold brews, though.
    IMAG0747

    Then Sam got his third flat. Which results in the Gnome instructing Sam in how to do it right.
    IMAG0743

    And more beer.
    IMAG0745
    Which was good, cause it put a smile back on his face!


    Then as we finished Big Creek the Gnome hollered out to pull over for a pee. As he peed he shouted "How's the water In Hendersonville?"
    IMAG0754

    Then as we finished Lower Trace he spied a great fishing hole and asked to be dropped off. He was already casting his line as we pedaled away.
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    The Gnome will ready for a new location real soon. Go say hi, and happy trails!
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    gnome!



    From lower trace, I took Sam to Hardtimes connector/the road to reunite him with the Picture game. Reunited, and it feels sooo good!

    Stopped here for a refill on water and for Sam to cool off a bit.
    Then back up to Bent Creek Gap..

    Good thing I brought that beer, it turned out to be a bit of a ride! Sam, with his party beads decided to stay up there on Bent Creek gap, on the Mills River side of the graffiti tunnel.
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    Fun times! Thank u, Pisgah!

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    So, when did the lil' guy hit puberty? I see he is now mustachio.
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    Must be all the lite beer.

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    Is he right there out in the open Limey? or is he stashed a bit?
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    Hee... done went hipster.

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    No longer at the gap. Stashed him in my jersey and brought him back down onto the proper-side of the ridge. After a shaky ride down the hill the gnome needed to take care of a little paper work and grab some water. We obliged. After our quick pit stop we drug him up the hill a little ways. He is now at the intersection of Ingles Field and the Ingles Field Connector. Tucked up under a log right behind the sign on the right of the trail as you head towards 5 points. I ran into jthompso on the way out so he may or may not have moved him.

    Be sure to grab him early tomorrow I cant imagine he will stay there long! Fun to finally meet up with the little rascal!

    Great Game!!!
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    so the picture game remains at Bent Creek Gap?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sjanes View Post
    so the picture game remains at Bent Creek Gap?
    Maida may have to make the call here.... pb29, you should post these photos to the PPG thread too....
    You can please some people sometimes but you can't please all the people all the time.
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