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Petals of a Rose

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Hidden : 04/13/2007
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

***The cache is not at the posted coordinates!***
There is no need to visit the coordinates to solve the puzzle. Cache is a camoed 500mL Lock 'n Lock container.

I was introduced to this dice puzzle sometime back and have used it to create this puzzle cache by the same name. It is my experience that people either see this immediately or struggle with it for some time. There is an encrypted hint at the bottom of the cache description if you fall into the latter category, but be warned that the encrypted hint makes the puzzle much easier, so don't use it if you want the challenge.

The things you need to know:
1. Each roll has an associated value
2. The lowest value is 0. There is no dice roll below that has a higher value than 18.
3. The value for roll B is 10.
4. Each value from the corresponding roll letter fit a digit in the coordinates by using the following equation:
N5A (B/2)C.(D/2)EF' W11(G/2) (H/2)(I/2).J(K/2)(L/2)
5. The corresponding lettered dice rolls are as follows:

Roll A


Roll B


Roll C


Roll D


Roll E


Roll F


Roll G


Roll H


Roll I


Roll J


Roll K


Roll L

Encrypted hint:
gur anzr bs gur pnpur vf vzcbegnag. nyy gur inyhrf ner rira, ohg gur rira qvpr ner abg vzcbegnag.

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[puzzle hint]: Jbhyq n pnpur ol nal bgure anzr or nf punyyratvat?

[location hint]: Ng onfr bs oenzoyl gerr.

Decryption Key

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

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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