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7 Souvenirs of August

Traditional Geocache

The Purple Heart

A cache by boulter
Hidden : 10/17/2004
In California, United States
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

A cache dedicated to all of us who have been injured in the line of "duty". Find this cache and claim your own virtual Purple Heart.

I was out looking for Skyline Snowman when a vicious stick jumped up and attacked me, giving me a gash in my knee. Nevermind the fact that I shouldn't have been wearing shorts - it hurt! When I logged it, the owner, WeBeDnD, took pity on me and fashioned me a Purple Heart for my injury. A few weeks later he was attacked by a swarm of bees at one of my caches and earned his own Purple Heart.

This cache is for all of us who've been injured in the noble cause of finding a cache. The hide is nothing special (it's a black tube-like container); but in your log, please tell a story of a geocaching-related injury deserving of The Purple Heart. The more entertaining the story, the better. And you get bonus points if the injury was a result of your own stupidity or stubbornness.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Unatvat arne gur ebbgf bs na rfcrpvnyyl gjvfgrq fubeg ohfu

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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275 Logged Visits

Found it 256     Didn't find it 12     Write note 4     Temporarily Disable Listing 1     Enable Listing 1     Needs Maintenance 1     

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Current Time:
Last Updated: on 7/21/2014 12:47:45 PM Pacific Daylight Time (7:47 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum