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Traditional Cache

1327 - Cars

A cache by Gary Numan
Hidden : 7/11/2013
In Wisconsin, United States
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
3 out of 5

Size: Size: other (other)

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Geocache Description:

This cache is one in a series of 12 placed in the Glacial Blue Rec. Area for the 2013 Cache Bash.
The series is called "80's ONE HIT WONDERS"


If you park at the northern parking area on Hwy D, you will want to start with cache #1321 and proceed in order to 1332

If you park in the southern parking lot do the caches in this order: 1330,1331,1332,1321-1329

Cars" is a 1979 song by UK artist Gary Numan, and was released as a single from the album The Pleasure Principle. It reached the top of the charts in several countries, and today is considered a New Wave staple. In the UK charts, it reached number 1 in 1979, and in 1980 it rose to number 9 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. It debuted on the American Top 40 on 29 March 1980, and spent a total of 17 weeks in the American top 40


According to Numan, the song's lyrics were inspired by an incident of road rage:



I was in traffic in London once and had a problem with some people in front. They tried to beat me up and get me out of the car. I locked the doors and eventually drove up on the pavement and got away from them. It's kind of to do with that. It explains how you can feel safe inside a car in the modern world... When you're in it, your whole mentality is different... It's like your own little personal empire with four wheels on it

VH 1 ranks "Cars" as the #11 biggest one hit wonder of the 80's

Permission granted from Craig Hoeppner to hide geocaches in West Bend City parks, Director of WB Parks, Rec & Forestry Dept

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