Talk:2009 and 2010 Thanksgiving event

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Untitled[edit source]

Proof, once again? Who continues to create this page, when Jagex has not posted any news on the front page? Also, if it is true, images?  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Krintask (talk).

Right, as the creator of this page, I'll confirm this (sorta). Just go to the Lumbridge Castle basement and you'll see the Holiday event icon. Why Jagex has not announced this on the front page is beyond me, but you can go ahead and see for yourself. C.ChiamTalk 11:23, November 23, 2009 (UTC)
It is on the knowledge base now. Unicorn horn dust.png Evil Yanks talk 11:25, November 23, 2009 (UTC)
This is rather bizarre. They release the event without any announcement on the main page, and now they're going to release the "other part" later in the week...?  Tien  01:17, November 24, 2009 (UTC)

More content to the event?[edit source]

Mod Nexus stated in response to many outraged comments of players on the forums that "There will be more info on Thanksgiving later this week and a fairly substantial update next week". More info suggests that there is more to the Thanksgiving just that the information has yet to be found. Does this suggest that there is more content than simply just killing the turkeys in the field? -Mr KindHeart 11:47, November 23, 2009 (UTC)

I hope so. I wanted to pick up my Raw Turkey but the Cook's Brother wouldn't let me, stating "We'll worry about that later", which naturally means "Leave it, you're not coming back for it." Black cavalier.png Zenihdrol Tribal top (blue).png 12:03, November 23, 2009 (UTC)
Okay, so it's been confirmed multiple times by Mod Nexus and Mod Emilee on the forums that there *is* more content it just hasn't been released yet - so I wouldn't despair just yet. Mr KindHeart 12:40, November 23, 2009 (UTC)


Lol whats it going to be this time? Zombie turkeys looking for revenge? I was rather disaponted from this event, the only thing I got was a emote??!! (Wow I get to turn into a turkey big deal). And the overall quest really dosen't have any special about it, like Kindheart said "Just killing turkeys in a field"The Halloween quest is way better and actully kept me entertained. I'd really like to see what part 2 has in stored.

Dragon helm.pngSupergrunt8Dragon 2h sword old.png 23:42, November 23, 2009 (UTC)

Mod Emilee said on the original forum topic that there will be more content later in the week (Thursday or Friday)-- Dmck2b Dragon claw.png 18:20, November 25, 2009 (UTC)

thanksgiving 2009[edit source]

wonder what part 2 will be

A quest. Follow the link on the article. Black cavalier.png Zenihdrol Tribal top (blue).png 13:25, November 23, 2009 (UTC)

Hey guys, look at this thread. Not sure if he's telling the truth, but I'm reaaaally curious. C.ChiamTalk 15:04, November 23, 2009 (UTC)

I think he just wants some attention. I have read the entire thread, and he never really convinced me that he was even serious. Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 18:51, November 23, 2009 (UTC)
Ditto, it's been confirmed it's a pack of lies. Mod Emilee locked the thread:

"Porky pies!

You'll get a pimple on your tongue if you carry on fibbing. :P

  • Locks the thread as it contains false information*"

Black cavalier.png Zenihdrol Tribal top (blue).png 13:12, November 24, 2009 (UTC)

Semi-protection[edit source]

Can we get some semi-protection on this article? It keeps getting vandalised by unregisterd users. Black cavalier.png Zenihdrol Tribal top (blue).png 19:51, November 23, 2009 (UTC)

Since it is a new event, it tends to get alot of attention. However, we should allow anyone to edit since there is a bunch of new information out there. ‎20px‎AtlandyBeer.png
Fair enough. Black cavalier.png Zenihdrol Tribal top (blue).png 20:12, November 23, 2009 (UTC)

Thanksgiving Event Part 2[edit source]

I think the items for the second part of the thanksgiving event are: 3 ropes, 2 buckets, and 5 UNTANNED cowhides. With those in your inventory speak to Lactopher, he can be found near Lumridge Castle, the the east. Thanks, Ancient Blades 14:16, November 26, 2009 (UTC)

Actually I think its 3 shrimps. Not very sure about the other 2 though. --Nup(T) 14:17, November 26, 2009 (UTC)
Heh, actually you're both mistaken here... C.ChiamTalk 14:29, November 26, 2009 (UTC)

It is five bananas...

actually I have just done the 2nd part and I can confirm it is 2 buckets of milk, 7 bait, 227gp and 4 hammers, I can sort see the clue items hints but they're not exactly clear and as for the numbers, no idea, it's stupid, Prime

Releasing solutions[edit source]

PS: Please don't post spoilers or solutions on the forums - make sure everyone has the fun of solving these puzzles. If you're stuck, check out our help session information here: Clue Fest Support Group.

Jagex Mods have requested that players let others have the fun of figuring out the clues themselves rather than spoil it for them by giving them the solutions. Now I know that we are not Jagex, but I'm not entirely opposed to the idea of not releasing the solutions on the article. I've already solved the clue for today myself, and think the event would be more enjoyable if the players figured it out themselves, what do you guys think? C.ChiamTalk 14:21, November 26, 2009 (UTC)

What was the reward? --Nup(T) 14:23, November 26, 2009 (UTC)
No reward yet, just the whereabouts of the next person you need to talk to. C.ChiamTalk 14:28, November 26, 2009 (UTC)
Awww. Hopefully when I come back tomorrow the walkthrough will been posted ^^ --Nup(T) 14:29, November 26, 2009 (UTC)
Eh? Did you read what I posted up there? C.ChiamTalk 14:30, November 26, 2009 (UTC)
Reward is magnifying glass, someone reverted the edit and deleted page for no reason, wtf.
the event is not even halfway over how do you know the reward. sounds like someone made it up.Runite ore.png Toa vine Mining cape.png 15:25, November 26, 2009 (UTC)
The Magnifying glass is the item. You can see by checking your Costume Room. http://img687.imageshack.us/img687/9653/magnifyingglass.png --BreakIt 17:33, November 26, 2009 (UTC)
You can also use quickchat to find the item.--BreakIt 18:07, November 26, 2009 (UTC)

Help![edit source]

I have all items but that Lachopter don't talk me! I need help

check and make sure you have them allRunite ore.png Toa vine Mining cape.png 15:51, November 26, 2009 (UTC)

Thank you.

Joly Boar Inn[edit source]

Where is it ? I've never heard off it. or seen it. A 2002 16:32, November 26, 2009 (UTC)

The Jolly Boar Inn can be found north of Varrock, near the Wilderness Ditch. White partyhat old.png C Teng talk 16:40, November 26, 2009 (UTC)

Varrock Sewers[edit source]

I walk the Varrock Sewers but i not found different.

The event is nowhere near the Varrock Sewers... Black cavalier.png Zenihdrol Tribal top (blue).png 17:15, November 26, 2009 (UTC)

Layout Modifcation[edit source]

I took a bit of time to remake the layout and add the community events that Jagex has going on. This might have interfered with other edits prior to me adding it, because it took about 30 minutes to compile everything. Bowler225 17:00, November 26, 2009 (UTC)

Who removed the layout? Bowler225 17:05, November 26, 2009 (UTC) EDIT: Nevermind, found out who.

Cryptic Clue Fest[edit source]

Every day, from this Thursday until next Sunday, two new clues will be released

ok..why 2? guz..Lachtopher allready thold NPC clue.

i am just wondering.

Second clue items[edit source]

1) 2 buckets of milk 2) 7 fishing bait 3) 227 coins 4) 4 hammers

Trivia Contradiction[edit source]

  1. The highest hit is 199 and cannot exceed this, no matter how much strength boosting items are used. All players, regardless of their combat level or worn equipment, have the potential to hit 199.
  2. Void Knight armor allows the player to hit over 200 damage with the boost it gives.

which one is true? Axearmour1 01:56, November 27, 2009 (UTC)

I believe that 199 is indeed the max...--Br3tt0wnz 00:13, November 28, 2009 (UTC)

Ya i think 199 is max too

Another thing[edit source]

There must not be any other things in your inventory or he won't respond the way he should... --Scykei 04:25, November 27, 2009 (UTC)

No, I had all the things plus 2800+ coins in my inventory and he still responded correctly. --Nup(T) 04:35, November 27, 2009 (UTC)
Oh, you just have to have the exact amount of the required items. I had 3 buckets by accident. --Scykei 04:52, November 27, 2009 (UTC)

Does anyone understand which items are needed for the second day (for those who dont know, go to the thread, look at the new note, and highlight the post, and it will tell you a riddle) I have the 227 coins, the 7 feathers, the 4 hammers, but im not sure which Cake ingrediant would be in a bucket (already tried water) HELP!!!

You need 7 fishing baits, not feathers. Also you need 2 buckets of milk.

Monster examine picture[edit source]

Can someone retake the monster examine pic before the event leaves? I'd do it myself but I don't have access to the Lunar Spellbook. ~ Fire Surge icon.png Sentry Telos Talk  06:24, November 27, 2009 (UTC)

November 27th Items Required[edit source]

To reveal what items are required on November 27th, use your mouse and highlight all of today's clue on the RuneScape Forum Thread... between the lines you will find clues for the number and type of items. Inferno adze.png Uncledano Sign | POH | Hiscores Construction 15:00, November 27, 2009 (UTC) What is the item for the cake thing?

Can somone upload a picture of the clues in forums with the text highlighted on this wiki page? [ like the manuscript for first clue]Zazzyo 15:09, November 27, 2009 (UTC)


The text is following:

For this clue, you will need to have a great deal of insight, for there are many things in this world that are not always as they appear. Can you rise to the challenge?

When baking a cake, there’s a bucket of one ingredient you’ll need. Carry two of these.

It is a world full of mystery and magic, after all. You may need to cast your lines to the farthest reaches of Gielinor in order to obtain all you need.

You’d never catch Herring with empty line, so carry seven of this item to catch your contact.

Lumbridge, Draynor, Falador, Varrock, Edgeville, Al-Kharid; who knows where your adventures will take you? What treasures you will discover!

Ever heard of Roman numerals? You’ll need to carry CCXXVII gold coins!

I’m afraid I’ve told you all I can – you must now strike while the iron is hot! With wisdom comes the ability to read between the lines, so don’t let us down!

The final item is a tool used in creating your dwellings and protecting your body from attack. Hit the nail on the head with four of these.

Good luck!

Items needed: 2x bucket of milk 7x fishing bait 227 gp and 4 hammers

Lpfreaky90 2 22:55, November 27, 2009 (UTC)

required items[edit source]

Its all well and good not to spoil things or make them too easy, but for people like me, whos first language is not English, cryptics are very hard.

Like yesterdays, Id never heard of ice on a cake.

Maybe people can post the solutions on the talk page? That way one would have to make some extra effort to get the answer, and it makes it less likely for people who dont want to know, to accidentally read it.

Thanks for the highlight tip, btw, because Id have never found that out on my own, cause the clue didnt mean anything to me.


--Iavirissa 15:14, November 27, 2009 (UTC)

Removing "Construction" banner[edit source]

While I think there is a time and a place for the construction banner, I think it is time to remove it on this page.

Mostly, I see this banner on a page as a way for an editor to say to others "stay out of my way.... I'm in the middle of a huge update of this content and wait until I'm done before you start to fix things here". If you are busying doing some major revisions and are saving content in stages, this is a good thing to put up. As an act to simply to exclaim that the article is incomplete and that others can and should help to contribute to the article: mark it as a stub.

If somebody is genuinely in the middle of posting a huge update of content here, go ahead, keep it until you are pretty much done for the day. Still, make sure you take the banner off if you are done and would be willing to let others come in and proof-read, add more content, and generally get others to help. This isn't to say others can't make minor edits, but as a matter of courtesy we can do better than simply saying something is under continuous "construction" all of the time. More to the point, don't abuse this important tool as I believe has been done on this page. --Robert Horning 23:45, November 27, 2009 (UTC)

I was the person who added it. It was added on the first day, but I was busy so I couldn't remove it once the article was practically completed anyway. I used it when I added community event to this page but after discussion, it was moved it to its current page (where I also was busy so I couldn't remove it either). Bowler225 12:32, November 28, 2009 (UTC)

November 28th Clues[edit source]

Why does the November 27th Cryptic Clue Fest say TBA and gives no answers but when you go to edit the page it has the answers there??? I mean I already figured them out, and I edited it for a typo, and there it pops up! You save the page, and it appears, but later it is gone again! It's weird...--Br3tt0wnz 00:08, November 28, 2009 (UTC)

Cryptic clue != thanksgiving event[edit source]

Why is the cryptic clue thing on the thanksgiving event page. It's got nothing to do with thanksgiving other to do with 1. it was released alongside with the newspost with the thanksgiving event 2. it was released on thanksgiving. If you read the newspost it says Thanksgiving turkeys AND Community event. That means that there are TWO seperate things going on...

Yeah, I think they should be in two separate pages... --Scykei 03:06, November 28, 2009 (UTC)

I agree A merge should not have been necessary. The content or page needs to be redirected somehow and fitted within it's proper section. --Fruit.Smoothie 07:44, November 28, 2009 (UTC)

Give this a chance to settle out first. I don't know how long this is going to last, if this is going to be a new sort of Distractions and Diversions miniquest or if it will become a full part of the Thanksgiving event itself. Most likely, this was released due to the numerous complaints on the user forums about the Thanksgiving event being so lame, so something quick had to be created to fill in a gap and get something new introduced into the game as a stop-gap measure. From a programming standpoint, this is trivial and doesn't really require much new coding, yet it gets a whole bunch of attention by the player community. About 30 minutes of programming to put the whole thing together for all four days, and then put the clues themselves into the forums so no additional programming or new NPCs had to be created to get this to work. Give it a few days, and then decide if this needs to be split up or kept as one article. --Robert Horning 08:10, November 28, 2009 (UTC)
Quote from the front page news box thing: "It runs over Thanksgiving weekend, but isn’t specifically themed as such". Jagex are calling it a coincidence that it runs around the time of Thanksgiving, so it probably shouldn't be included with Thanksgiving. Unicorn horn dust.png Evil Yanks talk 11:03, November 28, 2009 (UTC)

Agree - It's not the same thing as the event. It should be the "Cryptic clue" stuff (can't remember the full name). It's an epic event though =D Ancient talisman.png Oil4 Talk 14:47, November 28, 2009 (UTC)

Comment - Since the move has already taken place, and there appears to be consensus of sorts to move this content, we might as well simply do it by RS:BB as a principle. I'll go ahead and do the cleanup to make this "official". --Robert Horning 16:47, November 28, 2009 (UTC)

Jolly Boar Inn - Something i need clarified from the chat with the bartender[edit source]

After i gave him my items, he gave me the usual "cryptic talk to this guy" speech.

But in the end he said: Oh and raise your lowest skill, it's embarrassing.


Is this preprogrammed? Or will i need some sort of skill requirement for the next clue (kinda goes against logic for a fun event)

I got that too. --Nup(T) 12:34, November 28, 2009 (UTC)

It's preprogrammed. Everyone gets it. And also, my loswest skill is a Range of 28.

Pre-programed. Jagex said that you will get this even if all of your skills are 99. :P --br3tt0wnz 21:40, November 28, 2009 (UTC)

28th November items[edit source]

Third clue is 3 jugs of water. Black cavalier.png Zenihdrol Tribal top (blue).png 14:10, November 28, 2009 (UTC)

I think the first clue is 16 Red Spider's Egg. --Prayer-icon.pngTyiloTalkQuest.png 14:49, November 28, 2009 (UTC) Heres my working

Collar = half of hem Sleeves = 4 x collar trim = 10 and is equal to hem Therefore hem is 10. That makes Collar 5, sleeves is 4 x 5 so sleeves is 20, and the sides is 5 times less than the sleeves, which is 4.

He had 55 thread. 55 - 20 - 10 - 10 - 5 - 4 = 6 red spiders eggs


The farmer one is a trick question. They get equal profits since they have equal amount of land. There was no time limit so it doesn't matter how long it takes them to complete the job. (200gp)

The last one is easy, just figure out what letter is in the first and which isn't in the second. You get either JUG WATER or JUG WBTMR (you decide :P) so just get 3 of that. 3 Jugs of water.

Worked for me, next one leads to Faruq. Mining cape (t).png JaydenB Rune pickaxe.png 15:01, November 28, 2009 (UTC)

Help![edit source]

I have all the items but the batender dont tlk to me. He doesnt say anything, i have all the items and nothing but the items! Somebody please help!--96.250.204.162 17:20, November 28, 2009 (UTC)

You can't have more than ther equired amount of items, INCLUDING GP.

the november 28 clues[edit source]

ok, i understood the third puzzle:Jug of water 2. im guessing 200? 1. 5? tell me if i made a mistake

I mean 6*

November 28th Clue[edit source]

Yeah, I confirmed the third clue.

Red Spiders' Eggs: 6 (10+5+20+10+4=49 | 55-49=6) Gold Coins: 200 (land split evenly, therefore produce is split in half) Jugs of Water: 3 (J-U-G W-A-T-E-R)

It was actually easy to solve at 4AM in the morning :p. Faruq is next guy.

Tyrant4710 09:15, November 29, 2009 (UTC)