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## "Splash" Big Box in Manitoba (Also a TB Hotel)

A cache by slippery_1
Hidden : 5/21/2007
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### Geocache Description:

On a difficulty level this one will be around a 2 or 2.5 due to it's off the ground. You are required to complete the puzzle before getting into this one, do not try to force open, doing so may spoil it for others in the future.,

This is a very large container..aprroximately 3' X 2.5' X 8"

 This cache was created to add to the number of QUALITY caches hidden in Manitoba. It is an official cache in the MBGA Cache Splash event. Category 9: Large cache (At least 5L).

So this cache will be found at this location, but there is now a problem with this. To actually get to the cache you will be required to open the box without damaging anything that may enclose it. Hence the name, Big Box in Manitoba. Now some folks finding this may actually say this box is almost as big as Manitoba, but it really isn’t, just about the size of perhaps Northern Manitoba. Now the Puzzle, how can I find and actual way for you the cacher to actually find a way to open this find piece of work without having muggles actually have open access to this as well… This is very visible so being discreet may help but acting like you actually belong there may help as well. Hummmmm…simple yet not opened easy.

R= Right L= Left

Yes have you figured this out yet? No, well continue: To open the box you need to know the combination to yes a lock So let’s figure out the combination;

#1. R= ( 0+.999)+(77- 54)- .999
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#2. L= On June 20th, 1863 this US state was admitted as the _____th, state of the USA. The name of the state is not as significant as the actual number it was when admitted into the USA. Therefore L=_____ ________________________________________

These are very simple math questions which are required to open the box up so sharpen up your pencils and have fun…good luck. I have enlisted the help of my math wizards in the south to verify the answers, and believe you me if I can think these up then you can figure them out. Thanks to ertyu, grnbrg and the lizardo. Turdle was too slow so I excluded him due to his devious methods of complicating many of his puzzle caches making this slippery guy impossible to find list/s. ?

Included inside this container will be a seperate container for just TB's and Travel coins. Please if you do not intend to leave a bug/coin do not take one, this is Northern Manitoba's First TB hotel I believe.

Nyjnlf erzrzore, Evtug, Yrsg, Evtug

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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