Forrest Fenn Treasure Hunter Sean Martinez. IAAY #10. 2018 08 31

Join Toby Younis of A Gypsy’s Kiss as he interviews Forrest Fenn treasure hunter, Sean Martinez. Number 10 in our series of It’s All About You interviews. If you’d like to participate in the interview series, you can start by filling out the form at http://questionnaire.agypsyskiss.tv

Contact Sean at:

His YouTube Channel.

His email address: figuringoutforrest@gmail.com



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Purple Heart Recipient TTOTC Book Giveaway


@fenn_treasure_trove on Instagram is hosting a giveaway in celebration of Purple Heart Month (August). If you are a Recipient of the Purple Heart, AND you do not own a copy of Forrest Fenn’s first memoir, “The Thrill of the Chase,” you qualify! Click on the image above to go directly to their Instagram post and follow the directions to enter into the drawing for a copy of Fenn’s book.

Important! Entries close at midnight, Friday, August 31, 2018. The winner will be selected by a random drawing on September 1, 2018.

Good luck!

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Forrest Fenn Book Club, TTOTC, Ch 21 “Father on the Banco” and (OMG!) Words from Forrest!

Join Shelley Carney and Toby Younis of A Gypsy’s Kiss as they discuss Ch 21 – “Father on the Banco” in Forrest Fenn’s first memoir, “The Thrill of the Chase.” And, we get words from Forrest! Well, OK. One of our viewers got words from Forrest and shared them with us.

Link to photos of Fenn’s office: https://agypsyskiss.com/2018/04/02/photo-album-visit-with-fenn-2017/

Link to the email exchange between Cindy and Forrest: https://agypsyskiss.com/2018/08/30/forrest-has-words-for-agk-well-kinda/



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Forrest has words for AGK! Well…kinda.


As we mentioned on today’s Forrest Fenn Book Club live stream, Fenn Treasure Hunter Cindy Guess, one of our subscribers and regular viewers, took it upon herself to write Fenn and ask him a question regarding Chapter 21 in his first memoir, “The Thrill of the Chase,” entitled “Father on the Banco.” Forrest responded!

Here is the email conversation between the two, copied and pasted in it’s entirety, and without editing.

Hi Forrest,

Do you have any words I can share with the search community this afternoon on AGK TTOTC book club?  They are on the chapter titled “Father on the Banco”.

Your Friend,

Cindy Guess
 A Hoosier Sister

My father was strict in his personal habits and wanted the events in his immediate future to be predictable. I am just the opposite so that probably made me a culture shock to him. I never had the patients to do what he did so well and he could not have existed even one day in the daily atmosphere that I always chose accidentally. f

Thank you, Cindy. Thank you, Forrest


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AGK Panel – Jamie Jourdan Campaign Update

Join panelists Kristie, Mike Cowling and Cynthia Meachum along with special guest Jamie Jourdan, produced by Shelley Carney and moderated by Toby Younis as they discuss the Jamie Jourdan raffle/drawing.



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One of our subscribers sent us wine!

Jon Tack, an agypsyskiss.tv subscriber from Iowa, very generously sent us these two bottles of wine from the Ackerman Winery in Marengo, Iowa. “Iowa Dandelion Blossom” is on the left and “Mead,” made from 100% Iowan honey, is on the right. The labels are eminently collectible.

Thank you, Jon! We’ll enjoy them both on upcoming book club live streams, and give our opinions on them to our viewers.


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On Fenn’s Response to the Question From “Forrest Burke” Regarding Punctuation in the Poem

I read, with some interest, Fenn’s response to the question posed by the character who signed his name “Forrest Burke,” on Jenny Kile’s Mysterious Writings blog on August 28, 2018, represented her in text:

Mr. Fenn,

There has been a lot of talk about the punctuation in your poem and how it might help someone who is searching for your treasure. That’s a bunch of hooee, isn’t it!?

Forrest Burke

Dear Mr. Burke,

Sometimes punctuation can be confusing and that’s why I’m very careful when I use it. To illustrate: I just received an email from a man who has stage 4 liver cancer. He said he knows where the treasure is and tomorrow he is going to Colorado to get it. “Will you please wish me good luck,”?, he said. I replied, “No, you seem so positive and I don’t want to give you an advantage over other searchers, so I won’t say, good luck to you. f

And, to be safe, here in image:

I was not nearly as surprise by either the question or Fenn’s response as I was by the number of composition and punctuation errors I find in what Fenn wrote.

Here how I would have written it:

Dear Mr. Burke,

Punctuation can sometimes be confusing. That’s why I’m very careful when I use it. For example, I just received an email from a man who claims he has stage 4 liver cancer. He wrote that he knows where I hid the treasure, and he’s leaving tomorrow to recover it. “Will you please wish me good luck?” he wrote. I replied, “No, you seem so positive, and I don’t want to give you an advantage over other searchers, so I won’t write, ‘Good luck to you.'” f

In contradiction to Fenn writing that he’s very careful when he uses punctuation, in his paragraph above he, effectively, throws punctuation out the proverbial window.

Which, to me, is more curious than his response.

Intentional or not? That is the fist question. “Why?” is the second.


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Photo Album: Recon #32 – Rio de los Piños


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How much does Forrest Fenn’s treasure weigh?

Short answer: about 42 pounds, including the chest and the contents described in his first memoir, “The Thrill of the Chase.”

The bigger question is: what does it feel like to lift 42 pounds?

Here’s an easy way to find out.

The image above is that of a standard five gallon bucket. I have several in my garage, some from Lowes, and some from Home Depot. You probably have one or more of them around your place, too.

A gallon of water weighs approximately 8.34 pounds. “Approximately,” because its weight can be affected by the physics of things like temperature and altitude. But, this is close enough for government work.

Take your bucket outside and fill it to within an inch of its life…er…I mean “of its brim.”

5 gallons x 8.34 pounds per gallon = 41.7 pounds.

Pick it up.

That’s about what it’s like to pick up the chest Forrest Fenn hid somewhere in the mountains North of Santa Fe.

Is it any wonder he had to make two trips?

Now, just for the fun of it, empty half the water out of the bucket, pretend you’re an 80 year old man, and walk as far as you can.

Apparently, he’s a tough old geezer.


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