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Challenging Challenge Challenge Mystery Cache

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Hidden : 01/19/2009
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Geocache Description:

Geocaching is challenging. Some people make it more challenging by creating challenge caches. Challenge caches require you to find caches that fulfill a specific requirement before you may log a find. You may have to find a cache in every county in the state, a cache on every day of the week, or just a list of caches the owner thinks are worth finding. Some challenges are more challenging than others. Some are just plain silly. Either way, you need to go find them. Why? Because you want to find this cache. This is the Challenging Challenge Challenge.

The Challenge:
In order to log a find on this cache, you need to complete more than half of the challenge caches listed below. They are the challenge caches hidden in Illinois. To make it just a little more challenging the Challenging Challenge Challenge cache is located near the northeast corner of the state. Hey, if you worked this hard already a little more travel time shouldn't be a problem.

You are looking for an ammo can in the woods. It is filled with trinkets and a logbook. What more could you ask for? It's not hard to find and the walk won't kill you. The difficulty and terrain ratings are based only on what you need to do to meet the requirement to log your find.

The Rules:

You must find more than half of the caches listed on this page. If there are nine caches listed on the page you must find at least five of them. If there are ten you must find at least six. And so it goes. Your finds must be legitimate and approved by the owners of those caches. Complete those challenges and compile a public bookmark of those finds on this page. If you are not a premium member you may email a list of your required finds for verification through my profile. Any logs not conforming to the rules will be deleted.

If you have a found log on one of the listed caches then put it in your bookmark. If you own one of the listed challenge caches it is your decision as a cache owner if you can log a find on your own cache. If that is how you want to play the game and it makes you happy that is up to you. Feel free to include it on your bookmark and see how far it gets you.

At the time this cache was placed there were nine Challenge caches in Illinois. As more are placed the list will get longer which will increase the number of challenge caches you need to complete to fulfill the requirements for the Challenging Challenge Challenge. I suggest you get moving.

Meaningless bonus points will be awarded for finding caches in Illinois that contain "challenge" in the title but are not actual challenge caches.

Effective 10/1/10 you are no longer permitted to log the cache until you qualify. You may log the cache only after finding the currently required number of Illinois Challenge caches. Notes indicating that they will be changed to finds at a later date will be deleted.

If you don't like my rules, go start your own challenge. But keep in mind, it will get added to this list and you'll just make it harder for everyone else.

The Caches:
Alphabet Soup Challenge for Illinois

Illinois All County Challenge

The Illinois DeLorme Challenge

The GONIL Nine County Classic Challenge

Komplete Geocaching, Illinois Style!

GONIL 2008 Cache of the Month Challenge

One Busy Day: The Illinois Icon Challenge

Zipping Up Chicago: The 606 Challenge

DeKalb Zipper Challenge

Alphanumeric Challenge - Cache Owner Name

The Lonely Cache Challenge

Take Time to Give Back: The CITO Challenge

Challenge of the Century(s)

National Road - Illinois Challenge

IL Challenge Of The Century - DNF

The "Busse Woods Cache Master" Challenge

The Illinois Road Trip Challenge!

Cache-a-Day 100 Day Streak Illinois Challenge

Cache-a-Day Every Day Illinois Challenge

Chicagoland Battleship Geocaching Challenge: FINAL

Sil-nt L-tt-r Chall-ng- Challenge Cache

Century of FTFs Challenge - We Still Suck

Illinois Virtual Challenge

Sometimes it IS All About The Numbers: A Challenge

What Category of EarthCache Was That? Challenge


2k Challenge:Scottberks,Wheels & KU race to 2K

10 Years! - The Count To Ten Challenge

10 Years! - The Challenge

GEOCACHE City Challenge

1K, 2K, 3K,...A Milestone Challenge

The "Cooperation Challenge"

GONIL 2009 Cache of the Month Challenge

The Spice of Life Challenge

The Legend of BAT - The Challenge

Holiday Challenge v.IL

Bronze Earthcache Challenge

Drive the Drive - The Anti-Anti-Micro Challenge

5-icons 'in-a-day' Caching Challenge! I-57 N

FLC Challenge

The 15% Challenge

The day it all began ( for you ) Challenge Cache

Baker's Dozen Challenge

Bridge Challenge

Jeep TB Challenge

7 Month Challenge Cache (May - Dec 2000)

The Devil in the Details: A Devil of a Challenge

The Mayor of Niles: A Challenge Cache

The Eagle Has... Logged It!

Autobug Challenge

CGP First 30 Shows "Cache of the Show" Challenge!

Illinois Trackable Challenge

the PnG Champions Challenge

Marion County Challenge: We're Surrounded!

The Challenge of Speaking Non-Traditionally

The Milestone Challenge

Cache a Little R&R: Crystal Lake Puzzle Challenge

The Puzzle-A-Day Challenge

Multi-Multi Challenge

Seven is Heaven: A Small Sized "Challenge"

Seven is Heaven: A Micro Sized "Challenge"

Seven is Heaven: Puzzle/Mystery Challenge

Embrace Illinois: The Challenge

The Obtuse Challenge

GEOCACHE City Challenge (Hardcore Edition)

The Insane Cacher Challenge: One Busier Day!

Incentive for Kacheup (Challenge)

A Javapgmr Challenge - Punctuation

I-55 Interstate Highway Challenge

Earthcache Challenge!

The Eventful Day Challenge


Don't Call It A Comeback... Mega Streak Challenge!

SBC Challenge

The Vertically Challenge

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious City Challenge

Illinois State Challenge: We're Surrounded!

The Dirty Dozen: A Challenge Cache

Enjoy the Challenging Challenge Challenge.

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