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Hazed and Confused

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Hidden : 3/7/2009
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Geocache Description:

The container is not at the posted coordinates.

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It was 2:00 A.M. when the pledges, who had been dragged from their sleep, stood in a line inside the fraternity house. It was the end of "Hell Week" and here they stood, clad only in their underwear, waiting for the next "assignment" they had to endure. Sure, folks outside the Greek system would call this hazing, but these were rituals that had been handed down from class to class, generation to generation, to ensure that those who wanted to join the brotherhood were dedicated and resolute.

"O.K. PLEDGES!!" screamed the Pledge Master, the spittle flying as he pronounced the "P" in "pledges." You've endured a week of tests which have been designed to prove that you have what it takes to be a Brother in Our Great Fraternity. But tonight is the true test, the final test, to demonstrate that you understand our Fraternity's core tenets. A container has been hidden in a remote corner of Silicon Valley, and you must locate it and make your mark so that all who watch will know that you have absorbed the essence of our teachings. This piece of paper gives you all the information you need in order to find the container. So use your knowledge of our fraternal letters to find the container and leave your mark, and show that you are ready to be initiated into the ranks of our Brotherhood!

Fortunately all of the pledges were able to locate the container and make their mark, and were subsequently initiated into the ranks of the fraternity. I have removed their logs, and replaced them with a fresh log available for you. Do you have what it takes to join this brotherhood (which fortunately allows female members as well)?

The paper read:

Pi Delta Sigma
Secret Location Decoder
68,074,499       36,312,179
24,276,313   N   15,280,063
221,503,427       179,424,671
137,478,503   W   36,312,197

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[cache] "N pbagnvare unf orra uvqqra va n erzbgr pbeare bs Fvyvpba Inyyrl"

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