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You and your family are taking a vacation planned by your parents, famous violinists! But they also love cryptography and give you a chance to figure out where you are going beforehand! They sent you this text:

9z35s9h1605v

Can you figure it out in time for the vacation?

Hint 1:

You may be eating a lot of this on your vacation: hashbrowns

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  • $\begingroup$ I'll probably post an answer soon... $\endgroup$ – Voldemort's Wrath Aug 26 '20 at 19:50
  • $\begingroup$ @58672 I just started trying, be patient $\endgroup$ – Iuri Guilherme Aug 26 '20 at 20:16
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You are going to

Broken Bow, Nebraska.

You can ascertain this by

interpreting the the text as a geohash which points to Broken Bow, Nebraska. As a clue of whittling down the final location if necessary, your parents are famous violinists and a bow (as in Broken Bow) is used to play violin. Finally, the hint shows a picture of hashbrowns (as in geohash).

Whether or not that's the best place for a family vacation, I do not know... but you can decide for yourself! :):)

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    $\begingroup$ It looks like that site accepts literally any string of letters and numbers. What was supposed to point us to that in the puzzle? $\endgroup$ – Deusovi Aug 27 '20 at 4:17
  • $\begingroup$ @Deusovi -- Some combinations of numbers and letters are not valid geohashes... But yes, virtually any combination can get you to a certain lat/long. $\endgroup$ – Voldemort's Wrath Aug 27 '20 at 15:34

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