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7 Souvenirs of August

Mystery Cache

Have a Jolly-Wally Christmas (2011)

A cache by jollywally
Hidden : 12/5/2011
In Iowa, United States
Difficulty:
2.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

The final geocache is NOT located at the posted coordinates, but they do provide a good place to park. The actual hide location coordinates clues are given below. Bring your own writing tool and be sure to follow park rules. Permission provided by Richard Fox, Marion Parks Department.

I've often been accused by close family members of being slooooow to catch the holiday spirit. They've even associated me with the phrase Bah, Humbug!!! Well, in my defense, I simply don't want to peak too early. Starting holiday shopping in early July would have me peaking in July instead of late December. Hence, just to PROVE I am not a Scrooge in 2011, I present this hide to you as a holiday gift in the form of a little fun (the puzzle shouldn't prove too difficult) and an easy smiley (pretty straightforward hide). Have a Happy Holiday, everybody!!!

North West
Cumulative Swans-a-Swimming over the 12 days (i.e. add 'em up for each day given) Cumulative over the 12 days of (French hens) + Cumulative (Maids-a-milking) + Cumulative (Pipers piping) - 1
[space] [space]
(Simulated alligator wallet) - (Shotgun shells) - (A partrige in a pear tree) (Table dancers) - (A statue of a lady with a clock where her stomach ought to be)
(Hangovers) - (Beer... in a tree) (Some parts to a Mustang GT) + (Golden toques)
[decimal point] [decimal point]
(Stale TV specials) - (A pink satin pillow that said "San Diego" with fringe all around it) (A hammered aluminum nutcracker) - (Sending Christmas cards)
(Years probation) - (French toast) (Finding parking spaces) - (Mud tires)
(Turtlenecks) x (A calendar book with the name of my insurance man) (Japanese transistor radio) + (Cans of Spam)

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Abg dhvgr n Cnegevqtr va n Crne Gerr

Decryption Key

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

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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Last Updated: on 8/5/2014 11:47:53 AM Pacific Daylight Time (6:47 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum