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six-pac: This one is sunk!

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Mystery Cache

Hey! You Sank My Battleship!

A cache by six-pac Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 6/29/2008
Difficulty:
3 out of 5
Terrain:
3 out of 5

Size: Size: not chosen (not chosen)

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Geocache Description:

This cache is not at the posted coordinates! The coordinates are for suggested parking only. Hunting is permitted in this area, so please be aware of the seasons and applicable laws. Wear hunter orange during deer season.

This is the Mrs. of the six-pac. One night after solving Ratjam's DOTS puzzle cache - GC1BP4C, I was inspired to place a cache (my only other cache being Good Camouflage - GC180BN). Mr. Pac was very supportive, as he always is when I come up with an idea, and instantly began to improve upon my original idea.

"But I like my idea the way it is."
"I know, but this is BETTER!"
"No, its not, its more confusing and no one will get it"
"What do you mean, no one will get it? EVERYONE knows ______"
"*I* don't, and I don't really think anyone else will."

So we decided to actually CREATE how the log would look, me doing it my way, and he doing it his way. After viewing each others ideas, we were convinced!!! The other HAD to be wrong.
So now, the battle is on. Since there is no way to prove which way IS the best way without posting both, we started to talk about launching two caches, to see whose would be found more often, but I realized that there would be no closure to that. He would always be saying "In another week MINE will have more."
So I suggested a duel… on the SAME cache. What you have before you are BOTH our ideas. Both pictures will give you the same set of coordinates… the question is which did you solve to find the cache? When you find the cache, log which picture you used to get your coordinates from (blue or red). For each person that finds it using MY picture, I get a hit on his Battleship, and for each entry that used his picture, he gets a hit on mine. We will see who sinks the others Battleship first.
Because of the "delicacy" of this situation, we cannot offer any hints or helps (Mr. Pac, I'm watching your cell phone logs!) until one person's ship is sunk. The ONLY hint is that both of these are codes.

Please do not use PAF or similar methods to obtain the actual coordinates. If you have solved this puzzle, please do not give out the answer. I'm not going mention any names, but Mr. Six-Pac says that he has observed some "cheaters" in the wild. Please play fair!

UPDATE: It would appear that the Mrs. is more in tune with the Geocaching society than the Mr. as we see his battleship has truly been sunk! So much for computer savvy puzzle codes.


Since there has been such an outcry from the masses for a hint, I will provide a bit of history:
The Blue code's first known description was recorded a very long time ago by the esteemed Mr. Pingala and is currently in use worldwide.
The Red code originated more recently in 1844, but is not used very much these days.


Battleship


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