@jon, thank you for making this riddle. Thanks everyone for leaving all the helpful hints.
Finished Thank you turningtides and all who posted hints.
Laugh at yourself. You will forever be amused.
Gongtats! I finished it. :-) I am a beginner at riddle games, so, I did learn some new techniques that I was not familiar with. It was difficult at times! Thanks Jon :-)
Thanks to the others who posted hints, because, I wouldn't have gotten through it by myself.
congratulations windwave and give the other riddles a try in the competition they are all great
Thanks Geri :-) I have been working on 2 others. I work on them when I can.