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'''Simon Templeton''' is an unscrupulous archaeologist (treasure hunter) located in between the landslide and stairs up to the [[Agility Pyramid]]. The Pyramid is in the [[Kharidian Desert|Kharidian desert]], south of [[Nardah]], and north of [[Sophanem]].
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'''Simon Templeton''' is an unscrupulous archaeologist and treasure hunter located in between the landslide and stairs up to the [[Agility Pyramid]]. The Pyramid is in the [[Kharidian Desert|Kharidian desert]], south of [[Nardah]], and north-east of [[Sophanem]].
   
 
The quickest way to reach Simon Templeton is to use the Jaleustrophos teleport of the [[Pharaoh's sceptre]] (Jaleustrophos is the ancient name of the Agility Pyramid).
 
The quickest way to reach Simon Templeton is to use the Jaleustrophos teleport of the [[Pharaoh's sceptre]] (Jaleustrophos is the ancient name of the Agility Pyramid).
   
Always interested in valuable items, Simon will buy the gold pyramid retrieved by players who have completed the agility course in the [[Agility Pyramid]] for 1000 coins, as well as any items obtained during the [[Pyramid Plunder]] minigame in Sophanem.
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Always interested in valuable items, Simon will buy the gold pyramid retrieved by players who have completed the agility course in the [[Agility Pyramid]] for 1000 coins, as well as any items obtained during the [[Pyramid Plunder]] minigame in Sophanem. He '''does not''' buy noted items.
   
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These are the amounts he pays for each Pyramid Plunder item:
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{|class="wikitable"
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!Type
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!Ivory
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!Pottery
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!Stone
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!Gold
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|-
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| style="text-align: center;"|Comb
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| style="text-align: center;"|[[Ivory comb|50]]
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| style="text-align: center;"|x
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| style="text-align: center;"|x
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| style="text-align: center;"|x
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|-
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| style="text-align: center;"|Seal
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| style="text-align: center;"|x
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| style="text-align: center;"|x
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| style="text-align: center;"|[[Stone seal|150]]
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| style="text-align: center;"|[[Gold seal|750]]
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|-
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| style="text-align: center;"|Scarab
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| style="text-align: center;"|x
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| style="text-align: center;"|[[Pottery scarab|75]]
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| style="text-align: center;"|[[Stone scarab|175]]
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| style="text-align: center;"|[[Gold scarab|1000]]
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|-
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| style="text-align: center;"|Statuette
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| style="text-align: center;"|x
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| style="text-align: center;"|[[Pottery statuette|100]]
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| style="text-align: center;"|[[Stone statuette|200]]
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| style="text-align: center;"|[[Gold statuette|1250]]
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|}
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Simon Templar was also a fictional character in books written by Leslie Charteris. He was known as "The Saint" due to his heroic exploits. One of his aliases was "Sebastian Tombs".
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*His surname is likely a play on the word "Temple," due to him being found near a pyramid.
*Another possibility is that his surname is a play on the word "Temple," due to him being found near a pyramid.
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*Mark Ogilvie stated that his appearance on ''[[Wikipedia:Bargain Hunt|Bargain Hunt]]'' in 2004 may have inspired the character of Simon Templeton.{{CiteGeneral|url=http://forum.runescape.com/forums.ws?13,14,698,59554056,goto,4|title=Answers from RS Content|date=10 September 2009|accessdate=26 December 2011|author=Mark Ogilvie|publisher=''RuneScape'' Forums|archiveurl=http://www.webcitation.org/64E8Sc8u9|archivedate=26 December 2011}}
*It's also possible it's a play on the word "Simpleton".
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*The line about "cutting me own throat" may be a reference to CMOT Dibbler, from the ''Discworld'' series
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==References==
*In the popular show during the 90's, the A team, Templeton was adventurous and very charming when it came to stealing items or trading for an unfair price.
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*Simon Templeton shares a similar name with Simon Templar, a knight from the game ''Might and Magic VIII: Day of the Destroyer'', who is first encountered inside a pyramid-shaped temple.
 
*When selling noted artefacts to Simon the game asks if one wishes to sell the certed item; certificates were the precursor to today's bank notes for item.
 
*His name is strikingly similar to that of Symond Templeton, a character from George R.R. Martin's "A Song Of Ice And Fire" series
 
*In 2004, Mark Ogilvie appeared in the tenth episode in season 12 of ''[[Wikipedia:Bargain Hunt|Bargain Hunt]]'', a television programme in which two teams are challenged to buy antiques and sell them at an auction for money.
 
*It appears his hat is floating.
 
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Simon Templeton is an unscrupulous archaeologist and treasure hunter located in between the landslide and stairs up to the Agility Pyramid. The Pyramid is in the Kharidian desert, south of Nardah, and north-east of Sophanem.

The quickest way to reach Simon Templeton is to use the Jaleustrophos teleport of the Pharaoh's sceptre (Jaleustrophos is the ancient name of the Agility Pyramid).

Always interested in valuable items, Simon will buy the gold pyramid retrieved by players who have completed the agility course in the Agility Pyramid for 1000 coins, as well as any items obtained during the Pyramid Plunder minigame in Sophanem. He does not buy noted items.

These are the amounts he pays for each Pyramid Plunder item:

Type Ivory Pottery Stone Gold
Comb 50 x x x
Seal x x 150 750
Scarab x 75 175 1000
Statuette x 100 200 1250

Trivia

  • His surname is likely a play on the word "Temple," due to him being found near a pyramid.
  • Mark Ogilvie stated that his appearance on Bargain Hunt in 2004 may have inspired the character of Simon Templeton.[1]

References

  1. Mark Ogilvie. Answers from RS Content. RuneScape Forums. 10 September 2009. (Archived from the original on 26 December 2011.)*
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