Whatever Happened to Randolph Scott?
In Iowa, United States
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Just like the title of the Statler Brothers' hit of the 1970s, this cache calls to a simpler time when you could tell the good guys from the bad guys by the color of their hat. The puzzle involves answering several questions concerning TV westerns of the 50s and 60s. Many will know some or all of the answers, others will find them easily on the internet. Letters should be converted to numbers using the standard geocache A=1, B=2, C=3, etc.
Use the below Geochecker to check your answer. The final is a well camoed micro in an area that has high muggle traffic. Please hunt with stealth, at your own risk and replace cache as found. Permission for placement of the final granted by the authority for this location. The area is closed 10 PM to 6 AM. Please observe all rules and hours to ensure we retain the privilege of placing caches.
The cache is at: N (C+E+G) (F-E-K) (C-J-G) . (J - H) (J–H-B) (J-H)
W (C+E+F+F+J) (J-D) (A-B-D) . (G) (H-D) (C-D)
Question #1 - The star of the 50’s TV western “Range Rider”. First letter of the last name of the actor that played the Range Rider”. ____ Convert to number ____ = A
Question #2 - Long running western “Bonanza” features a fictional family. What is the first letter of the fictional families last name? ____ Convert to number ____ = B
Question #3 - 50s-60s TV western “Have Gun, Will Travel”. What was first letter of the residence city of the main character? ____ Convert to number ____ = C
Question #4 – TV western, “The Rebel”. First letter of the first name of the singer of the theme song. ____ Convert to number ____= D
Question #5 - “Maverick” was a popular TV western that rotated the starring role between supposedly related male leads with the last name of “Maverick”. The roles were played by James Garner, Jack Kelly, Robert Colbert and one other. First letter of the real first name of the other now well known star. ____ Convert to number ____= E
Question #6 – The western comedy of the 60s F Troop starred a veteran character actor as Sgt. O’Rourke. The first letter of the actors last name. Convert to number ____= F
Question #7 - TV western “Rawhide” was famous for being the career springboard for what star? First letter of the actors real last name . ____ Convert to number ____= G Question
#8 - First on radio and later on TV, the program “Sky King” portrayed the adventures of an airplane flying rancher along with his niece and nephew. The TV version aired through 1959. What was the first letter of the first name of the actor that played the lead role of Schuyler (or Skyler) "Sky" King in the TV version of the program? ____ Convert to number ____= H. Question
#9 - What was the first letter of the name of the Jeep in the Roy Roger’s movies? ____ Convert to number ____= J
Question #10 - TV western, “Wyatt Earp”. The lead character carried a weapon referred to as a “_________ Special”. First letter of this weapons first name ____ Converted to numbers ____= K
Check your answer at:
Lbh zvtug arrq GBGG ohg vgf ninvynoyr ba fvgr.
Last Updated: on 9/16/2014 1:41:48 PM Pacific Daylight Time (8:41 PM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum