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How to irritate people

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Hidden : 03/27/2011
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Geocache Description:

Alberta Battlecache

The cache is not at the posted coordinates

If you solved the puzzle before Dec 27, 2014, add 0.002 to N and 0.020 to W to get to the cache.

In 1968 the members of Monty Python released an instructional video on "How to irritate people". In a series of sketches the video demonstrates the fine art of irritating somebody. One classic for me is the sketch on mechanical failures. In this sketch John Cleese and and Graham Chapman play two bored airline pilots that decide to have a little fun with the passengers. Michael Palin is the steward who reports from the cabin.

CAPTAIN:        I spy with my little eye something beginning with 'S'.
CAPTAIN:        Mm-hmmm.
FIRST OFFICER:  I spy with my little eye something beginning with 'C'.
CAPTAIN:        Cloud.
FIRST OFFICER:  Yeah. Oh God, I'm bored.
CAPTAIN:        I'm fed up with that game. Let's play another game. I know what.

(The Captain picks up a microphone.)

CAPTAIN:        (over intercom) 'Hello, this is your Captain speaking. 
                There is absolutely no cause for alarm.' 
                That will get them thinking.

If you have not seen the sketch, I suggest that you check out the video on youtube!

The puzzle

Now it is up to you to start thinking. Just activate only the seven buttons that contain words from the sketch, press verify and presto, the coordinates of the cache location will be revealed! Luckily there are no mechanics involved so nothing can go wrong! You can verify your solution only five times so use it wisely!

The hide

You are looking for a camouflaged bright green bison tube. Note the terrain rating. With rain or snow the "path" to the cache can be very slippery as I've noticed several times when I placed the cache. Please rehide exactly as you found it to give the next cacher the same experience.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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bx, n fznyy bar gura. Jurer jbhyq _lbh_ uvqr n pnpur nobhg gjb nveyvar cvybgf?

Decryption Key


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