Scrooge Cache #2 What's That Secret You're Keepin'
In Illinois, United States
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Midnight. One more night without sleepin'
What now? Coords shown are not one's your seekin'
Go there, and you'll end up weepin'
If you go to the list coordinates you will end up in a dead-end cul-de-sac.
Placed with a permit from WCFP.
You have three puzzles to solve to get to the cache. And 3 to solve for the first to find to find the cash. A $2 bill in this case.
Let's get started.
There's an old 1 2 3 4 5 and they play it 6 5 7 behind the 1 2 5 5 8 _4 9 9 2.
Don’t know what they’re doin’ but they 8 3 9 0 6 a lot behind the
1 2 5 5 8 _4 9 9 2.
Replace the numbered blanks with the correct letters, then the letter will represent the number it replaced.
The cache is located here:
Check your answer here: (visit link)
Unfortunately, when you reach the cache location you will not be able to get to the log sheet. You will be locked out. Don’t worry, here’s the key to open the lock.
R- For a reporter this number designates the end of a news story.
R-Bo Derek film.
When you open the lock, you may have to fiddle a bit to get the thing open. My first plan for this container didn't work out, and instead of starting over I jerry-rigged this thing to make it work. You will have to fiddle with it to get it back together, but I know you are all smart folks. (My carpentry skill are better than this shows, but I wanted to get on with it.)
Once you open the lock you are faced with a Cryptex. To see what you will find, go to You Tube and search "How to make a Cryptex for $15." I recommend you go to this site to see how it works. I made one based on the plans here. Let me assure you that it was not as simple as the guy says and it cost quite a bit more than $15.
Somehow mine ended up with 7 dials rather than 8. Still, that leave you with thousands of possible combinations. After entering the right combination, pull on each end for the Cryptex to open. You may need to give it a firm tug.
Many of you have found my caches before, so you know who I am. Think about it.The only other clue I offer is that you need to think of a Dickens and Disney character.
Bring your own pen, and please put everything back as you found it.
(No hints available.)
Last Updated: on 11/14/2013 6:30:54 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (2:30 AM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum