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    The Great ISU Ticket Hunt 2009, Part 1

    In the past I hid some basketball tickets on campus and let people find them as a mini treasure hunt. You can see them here:

    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...cket-hunt.html

    and

    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...t-part-ii.html

    So, this time I hid 3 pairs of tickets, one for each of the next 3 home games.

    First, I hid two tickets for the game next week against Bradley.

    Clues:

    1) Find a monk who wrote about "the eight thoughts."
    2) See what he thinks about psalmody.
    3) Look for the date of the game.

    If you see Rex Grossman you are close...



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    Re: The Great ISU Ticket Hunt 2009, Part 1

    Quote Originally Posted by LindenCy View Post
    In the past I hid some basketball tickets on campus and let people find them as a mini treasure hunt. You can see them here:

    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...cket-hunt.html

    and

    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...t-part-ii.html

    So, this time I hid 3 pairs of tickets, one for each of the next 3 home games.

    First, I hid two tickets for the game next week against Bradley.

    Clues:

    1) Find a monk who wrote about "the eight thoughts."
    2) See what he thinks about psalmody.
    3) Look for the date of the game.

    If you see Rex Grossman you are close...

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    Re: The Great ISU Ticket Hunt 2009, Part 1

    Quote Originally Posted by LindenCy View Post
    In the past I hid some basketball tickets on campus and let people find them as a mini treasure hunt. You can see them here:

    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...cket-hunt.html

    and

    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...t-part-ii.html

    So, this time I hid 3 pairs of tickets, one for each of the next 3 home games.

    First, I hid two tickets for the game next week against Bradley.

    Clues:

    1) Find a monk who wrote about "the eight thoughts."
    2) See what he thinks about psalmody.
    3) Look for the date of the game.

    If you see Rex Grossman you are close...
    1) Abba Evagrius
    2) Evagrius on Psalmody and Prayer:
    A connection between the seemingly disparate aspects of Evagrius' mystical theology and his writings on psalmody and prayer has been sought from three perspectives. Evagrius' training, life, and related spiritual writings, in the context of the 'discipline of psalmody' as practised by his contemporary monastics; Evagrius texts on the interrelationship between psalmody and prayer, and his underlining of the usefulness of psalmic contemplation in the healing of passions, are typical Sketes ascetical traditions. Biblical scholia when closely studied, may facilitate what Evagrius has called `undistracted psalmody', that is, contemplation by means of the words used in psalms of the person of ****** and of ******'s salvific work within his acts in creation, and redemption, a pioneering tradition, first taught by his grand master Origen.
    3) 20

    somebody else can do the leg work.


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    Re: The Great ISU Ticket Hunt 2009, Part 1

    Neat idea!



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    Re: The Great ISU Ticket Hunt 2009, Part 1

    Quote Originally Posted by everyyard View Post
    1) Abba Evagrius
    2) Evagrius on Psalmody and Prayer:
    A connection between the seemingly disparate aspects of Evagrius' mystical theology and his writings on psalmody and prayer has been sought from three perspectives. Evagrius' training, life, and related spiritual writings, in the context of the 'discipline of psalmody' as practised by his contemporary monastics; Evagrius texts on the interrelationship between psalmody and prayer, and his underlining of the usefulness of psalmic contemplation in the healing of passions, are typical Sketes ascetical traditions. Biblical scholia when closely studied, may facilitate what Evagrius has called `undistracted psalmody', that is, contemplation by means of the words used in psalms of the person of ****** and of ******'s salvific work within his acts in creation, and redemption, a pioneering tradition, first taught by his grand master Origen.
    3) 20

    somebody else can do the leg work.
    You know it kind of takes the fun out of it if you just google and post it.



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    Re: The Great ISU Ticket Hunt 2009, Part 1

    Quote Originally Posted by LindenCy View Post
    You know it kind of takes the fun out of it if you just google and post it.
    well, that isn't exactly true. I didn't google the date of the game, I just looked at the schedule.


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    Re: The Great ISU Ticket Hunt 2009, Part 1

    Quote Originally Posted by everyyard View Post
    well, that isn't exactly true. I didn't google the date of the game, I just looked at the schedule.
    Ok, that gave me a smile.

    Just spreading the Evagrius love.



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    Re: The Great ISU Ticket Hunt 2009, Part 1

    First off I would like to thank LindenCy for this fun game. It gave my roommate and I some fun for about an hour trying to figure it out. I would also like to thank everyyard for his help on getting me started. I now have two free tickets to the Bradley because of your kindness!



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    Re: The Great ISU Ticket Hunt 2009, Part 1

    Quote Originally Posted by cycub51 View Post
    First off I would like to thank LindenCy for this fun game. It gave my roommate and I some fun for about an hour trying to figure it out. I would also like to thank everyyard for his help on getting me started. I now have two free tickets to the Bradley because of your kindness!
    Great! I hope you enjoy the game. Round 2 to come in the next day or 2...



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    Re: The Great ISU Ticket Hunt 2009, Part 1

    So where were they?



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    Re: The Great ISU Ticket Hunt 2009, Part 1

    In a book in the library about psalms and abba evagrius



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    Re: The Great ISU Ticket Hunt 2009, Part 1

    What a fantastic idea! Lindency, well done! Big-time rep.



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    Re: The Great ISU Ticket Hunt 2009, Part 1

    Thanks. I had done it in the past, and have 2 more sets to give away...a clue upcoming tonight or tomorrow :).



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    Re: The Great ISU Ticket Hunt 2009, Part 1

    Where do 20 and Rex Grossman come in?



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    Re: The Great ISU Ticket Hunt 2009, Part 1

    Quote Originally Posted by dvmted View Post
    Where do 20 and Rex Grossman come in?


    They were located on page 20 and there was a Rex Grossman card on the shelf it was located at.



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