GoogleEarthing #69

Instructions:

This is going to be a different puzzle than in the past. As usual, use Google Earth to find the image below somewhere on the face of the Earth. But the correct answer to this puzzle is a number - the listing number of an eBay listing featuring the coach of the team that lost the game played in the building in the photo on Sunday, November 13, 2005.

When you think you have found the right item, tell us using the comment feature. And send an email to info@googleearthing.com so we can contact you to send you your prize.

The prize for this GoogleEarthing puzzle is a real prize, and we will snail mail it to you wherever you are in the world.


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Puzzle Solved by: Adriaan (5)
Elapsed Time: about a day and a half
Location: Olympic Stadium, Montreal, Canada
Correct Answer: 8704162392, which was a cassette tape featuring Saskatchewan Roughriders Head Coach Danny Barrett

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11 Responses to “GoogleEarthing #69”

  1. This one didn’t even require to use GoogleEarth :-)

    I think the number you’re looking for is 8721573184. Though one could argue that 8713077041 also counts.

    Adriaan

  2. I came up with 8713869734
    Simon

  3. I get:

    8722428540

    Alan

  4. For completeness sake, this is a photo of “the Big Owe” in Montreal. Nice to see that the roof was intact for this photo. ;)

    Alan

    PS Still waiting for a man to give birth to a child!

  5. 45-33-29 N
    73-33-07 W
    to be exact.

  6. Its the olympic stadium in montreal, canada

  7. So far, every eBay item mentioned is incorrect.

  8. Ah, then it must be 8704162392
    (I hope)

    Adriaan

  9. That’s correct. Your prize is the item in question.

    I will leave it on eBay for a few more days for GoogleEarthing puzzlers to see, and then I will remove it and send it to you.

    If someone should buy it at the super-inflated price, I’ll send you half the proceeds by Paypal.

  10. Wow, thanks.

    I don’t get to see much (American) Football here in The Netherlands. Only brief glimpses of the Amsterdam Admirals, CNN sport and once a year the Superbowl (in the middle of the night).
    Of course it’s not ‘real football’, but the games and fragments I’ve seen intrigued me somehow.

    And ‘winning and losing’, I’m all too familiar with both of them.

    Adriaan

  11. ack I came up with 8722428540, a football program with Danny Barrett

    A little late I suppose, but it was a fun doing the “investigation”

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