## Nancy Drew: Ransom of the Seven Ships

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**Nancy Drew: Ransom of the Seven Ships**

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Okay, so I just got the game, and I was REALLY wondering if anyone here knew how to get all of the Easter eggs. Because all of the ND games have them...how many are there? And how do I get them? Thanks to anyone who replies!

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I think I have found the circle of rocks that you are supposed to dive for the ship reck, but I cant figure out how to dive?

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Every time I try and complete the hour glass puzzle, it automatically kills me. Is there a special trick to it?

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First, take the key resting against the Humilidad hourglass. Does that look familiar?

El Toro drew a picture of it on page 7 of his journal. He says, "What a blessing it would be for the sands of time to run out for all at the exact same time." That tells you your goal here --

-- to get all the hourglasses to run out at exactly the same time. That's going to be difficult, since they all have different amounts of sand in them and run at different speeds.

El Toro has given you another clue on page 7. Did you notice that some of the letters on this page are darker than others?

If you pull them out, they are H, G, C, P, T, C, and D. This tells you the order you need to turn the hourglasses --

-- Humilidad, Generosidad, Castidad, Paciencia, Templanza, Caridad, and Diligencia. Okay, well, that's some help.

But if you flip the hourglasses in that order, you'll find that's not quite enough, since some of them still run out faster than others. Clearly a little finesse is required here.

One way to figure this out is to flip the hourglasses one at a time with a stopwatch in hand to see exactly how long each one takes to run out. If you don't have a stopwatch, don't panic I've done it for you.

Hourglass Times

Humilidad - 27 seconds

Generosidad - 25 seconds

Castidad - 20 seconds

Paciencia - 15 seconds

Templanza - 11 seconds

Caridad - 6 seconds

Diligencia - 2 seconds

Now to put it all together. The easiest way I've found to get all the hourglasses turned at exactly the right time is to count them off. You can do this either by counting the seconds backwards from 27 and flip each hourglass as its turn comes (that is, Humilidad at 27, Generosidad at 25, and so on) --

-- or if, like me, counting backwards sometimes messes with your head, you can count forwards, like this:

Hourglass Counting

1 second - Humilidad

3 seconds - Generosidad

8 seconds - Castidad

13 seconds - Paciencia

17 seconds - Templanza

22 seconds - Caridad

26 seconds - Diligencia

As I said, this will take a couple of tries before it works out well enough to open the door here, partly because you'll be guessing at the length of a second. Try saying "one Mississippi, two Mississippi" or some other counting trick if that slows you down too much, try "one thousand, two thousand" or similar.

When you get it exactly right, the hourglass wall moves, and there's the treasure!

*Source UHS Hints

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Junior:

Solution 1 - Press 5, 15, 25, 10, 5, 22, 21 and 7.

Solution 2 - Press 21, 22, 25, 15, 10 and 7.

Senior:

Solution 1 - Press 20, 14, 8, 9, 4 and 5.

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I don't know how to find a "ball" (Urchin) to give to the monkeys. Where can I find one?

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Merely this and nothing more.

-Edgar Allan Poe

I think it is the way you decipher El Toro's book you dig up. But I already have it deciphered.

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I have completed treasure puzzle got treasure from box in my

requisites but cannot get back up from the depths help please?

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I can't walk into the cave! I have double-triple checked, it is the right cave. Why can't I walk into it?

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Ok i got to the ships under water but how do i beat the puzzle?

ty it would be appreciated...

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How Do you Decode the book you get in the Chest after you follow the Kidnappers instructions?

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60 divided by 1 = 60

60 divided by 2 = 30

60 divided by 3 = 20

60 divided by 4 = 15

Note that the four bottom ones (at least on Junior Detective) all end in a 5. So, Fill them all up once, and proceed from there!

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How do I get the Sea Urchin? I can't don't know where the brain coral is and it won't let me dive.

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I cant find the ship at the circle of rocks were is the ship wreck help?

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