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Record-setting answers this week

Wow! We had almost 30 replies about the Aug. 23 mystery item. We hope we can top that number this week. If you know what this week’s item is and whether you or someone you ...

Sorry for stumping you with last week’s mystery item

We had a feeling that readers would be stumped with last week’s mystery item and we were right. No one responded with the right answer. While this week’s mystery item ...

We might stump you with this week’s mystery item

Four readers, including one in far-away North Carolina, knew where last week’s mystery item was worn and by whom. If you know what this week’s item is, please send ans ...

Where was this clothing worn?

Readers are on a roll again. Several readers knew what both variations of last week’s mystery item were called and their purpose. If you know what this week’s item is, ...

Who knew that everyone would know?

  We hit a key with last week’s mystery item. Readers immediately knew the answer to what the item was and its history.   Hopefully, this week will be the same. ...

The men are right

Two to two. It’s now a tie. Last week, two women knew what the mystery item was from the previous week. This week, two men knew the identity of last week’s mystery ite ...

The women are right

Lincoln women knew the purpose of last week’s mystery item. Hopefully, some men will respond with what this week’s mystery item is by next Tuesday. Answers will appear ...

Notice the drawings on the mystery item

This week, we take a break from kitchen items. Notice the designs on the glass. If you know what this week’s mystery item is and what it was used for or if you ever used ...

What is this three-legged item?

We were sorry to stump readers this week. It doesn’t happen often, but when we do stump you, we don’t like it. Since Studebaker has a local connection, we were surprise ...

Exercise good throughout the ages and at any age

Studebaker is a household name and there is a local connection to it. Do you know where Studebaker originated and why? If you don’t know, you’re in for a surprise. Pl ...

Yikes, we stumped readers

It’s really lonely here this week at Out of the Museum. That’s because nobody responded with what last week’s mystery item was used for at the kitchen or dining ...

Continuing with the kitchen theme this week

Although reader response was lighter than expected for last week’s mystery item, we’re keeping with the food theme in hopes of stirring more responses from readers. Ac ...

Plenty of curly-hair fans in Lincoln

Readers came through this week big time in identifying last week’s mystery items, as the answers below show. We hope readers will know the purpose of this week’s myste ...

Hopefully readers won’t be stumped next week

This week was the first time in several weeks that no one had the answer to what the mystery man was holding. Hopefully, readers know what this week’s mystery item pictured ...

Don’t forget Lincoln has an airport

This week’s mystery item has two questions. Who is the beloved man in the photo and what is he holding? Here’s a not-very-helpful hint: longtime Lincoln residents will ...