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And now for something completely different: Weird Bluffton Scavenger Hunt.

Bluffton may be small, but we’re generous, collaborative, and hard-working. We’re also weird, and proud of it. And, we have Ron Headings to thank for creating a distraction that you might find worthwhile.

(We've even provided a hint at the bottom of this story)

Read on:

Rules:
• Find each of the 17 items, using the clues below.
• All items are in Bluffton and can be seen from within these boundaries:
   •Riley St on the NE
   •Riley Creek on the SE
   •Kibler St on the SW, and 
   •Spring St/Campus Dr on the NW

• You can see all the items from the sidewalk. Please do not go on private property.
• You are encouraged to walk, maintaining current social distancing standards.
• Record the address/location when you find an item.
• ENTRY DEADLINE 5 P.M., FRIDAY, APRIL 3

To confirm your answers send them to ronheadings@gmail.com.

The first five teams with the highest scores will be named in the Bluffton Icon.
When submitting your entry list the name and email of the person or team entering the contest.

OPEN THE ATTACHMENT TO THIS STORY FOR A PRINTER-FRIEND REFERENCE LIST OF WHAT IS PRINTED BELOW
 - You may use it to when sending your entry to Ron Headings

1 - Preventing forest fires from the second story                                                                       

2 - Fuel from the Gulf – contains lead                                                                                         

3 - Twenty-six “angry birds” (stained)                                                                                         

4 - An ad from Bixel Ford                                                                                                             

5 - This dude appears to enjoy bathing in the front yard                                                           

6 - A shopping cart with no wheels                                                                                             

7 - A very “hairy” Scottish gnome on the porch                                                                          

8 - Two fiery hot rods on the roof                                                                                               

9 - The chimes lead to a baby carriage with lights all around                                                     

10 - Broken Dutch windmill                                                                                                           

11 - A USPS truck as a mailbox                                                                                                      

12 - This emergency pair’s spots are a bit out of proportion                                                        

13 - Old Dr Pepper – a man among buoys                                                                                    

14 - Roy’s Corner Sunoco pump                                                                                                    

15 - An ancient Greek proverb of wisdom and books                                                                   

16 - A wooden grasshopper in traffic                                                                                            

17 - A skeleton in a tutu                                                                                                                

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