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Old 12-09-2008, 05:20 PM   #10981
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key west?
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Old 12-09-2008, 06:49 PM   #10982
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That's part of The Florida Keys, GRK. This island is not part of the island chain that runs down that part of the coast. It is not even south of Ft. Myers.

This Key is known for refusing to allow chain development, is popular for its dark skies, and is ironically named for something that doesn't even exist, and apparently never did, on the island.
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Old 12-10-2008, 02:55 AM   #10983
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Treasure Island? "Treasure Island got its name after several property owners attempted to boost sales of the properties being developed on the island by first burying and then "discovering" a couple of wooden chests on the beach. After claiming the chests were filled with treasure the news of the discovery quickly spread and people began calling the island Treasure Island."

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Old 12-10-2008, 05:23 AM   #10984
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No, it's not Treasure Island, but you're on the correct coast and getting warmer, or actually colder this time of year...
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Old 12-10-2008, 06:26 AM   #10985
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My username is Phinz.



My blog URL is http://www.apiratelooksat40.net.



Jimmy Buffett has a song named Fins and a song named A Pirate Looks At Forty.



The Incommunicado reference is the *exact* title of another Jimmy Buffett song.


Slip F-18, Bahia Mar Marina is the fictional home of Travis McGee's luxury houseboat The Busted Flush.



Travis McGee was made famous by author John MacDonald.


This island is named after a plant that never existed on that island, used to make pencils at one time.


One of its more obscure claims to fame is that it hasn't allowed major chains to develop on it.


It's north of Treasure Island, on the Gulf Coast.
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Old 12-10-2008, 11:28 AM   #10986
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Cedar Key.

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Old 12-10-2008, 12:04 PM   #10987
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Yes. It is Cedar Key.

Jimmy Buffett's Incommunicado:

Travis McGee's still on Cedar Key
That's what John MacDonald said.

Give us something hard and obscure qmax.
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Old 12-10-2008, 12:08 PM   #10988
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You had to practically give that one away.

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Old 12-11-2008, 09:39 AM   #10989
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It appears to be some form of steam dynamo. If that's what it is, I currently have no idea where it's located.
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Old 12-11-2008, 09:46 AM   #10990
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It looks like a giant air compressor that I once saw down in the depths of a silver mine in Utah...
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