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Mystery Cache

The 15% Challenge

A cache by Corp Of Discovery Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 2/9/2011
In Illinois, United States
3 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

This challenge was inspired in part by my frequent caching companions, moodygrrl & badlands .

Hope you like it, enjoy.

The cache is at the posted coordinates but you must follow the requirements below in order to log it! Please read the entire cache page.

The Requirements:

In order to qualify to log this challenge cache you must have at least 500 finds and at least 15% of your finds must be on cache types other than 'traditional'.

Additional rules:

1: All finds must be listed on this website. Caches listed on other websites are not allowed.

2: Generally accepted rules, guidelines and conditions for logging a cache find apply. You must physically visit, locate, sign the log (if applicable) and log your find online for all the caches you claim for this challenge. You also need to meet all other requirements listed on the cache page, if there are any.

3: You can't claim finds on caches you own unless you found them prior to adopting them.

4: This cache can count towards the requirements.

5: Cache types you can use for this challenge: Any.

6: If your find count is larger than the number of unique caches you have found the excess will be considered as 'traditionals' and your percentages adjusted accordingly. This will be done by taking the difference between total & unique finds, subtracting that number from the combined finds for all types other than 'traditional', adding it to the 'traditional' total then figuring out the percentages.


To verify your finds you can do one of two things:

1- make sure the 'Statistics' tab is available for public viewing on your profile page.
2- use a GSAK stats macro and either post the results on your profile page or email the resulting output file to me.

Verification can be done up to 7 days before or 7 days after logging your find. For pre logging verification you can either post a note on the cache page requesting it or send me an email doing so. Post logging verification that is not done within the 7 day period may lead to log deletion.


To log the find online you must, of course, go to the coordinates and sign the log. No pre-logging allowed- only signatures entered in the logbook upon or after completion of the challenge will count as an official find.

Please follow the above regulations to keep things fun, and fair, for everyone. Failure to follow them will result in your log being deleted.

The Cache:

You are looking for one of my sig item preforms covered in cammo tape. The terrain rating is for the actual cache placement while the difficulty rating reflects what I think the challenge warrants. I think they should be pretty accurate- after you have found it, let me know what you think. After logging in please replace the container as found, or better if called for.


The FTF can take my other, tiny sig item, included inside the container.

Top Percentage Players:

60.72%- I can never remember- Congrats on hitting 2K here!
56.35%- schmittfamily
49.86%- CodeJunkie
47.90%- gvsu4msu
41.60%- MrBasilisk
40.40%- IrishCubsFan
40.24%- froggerz
38.77%- Destinator
38.17%- MrPirateCat
34.38%- Darth Leviosa
31.17%- cneumann98
30.85%- Jo2Cats
30.84%- kiko101
30.37%- Madeye&Moody
30.31%- behmSquad
30.09%- TeamAlexAbby
26.66%- IowaBeaver
26.43%- MolsonBlue2001
26.30%- sandlanders
24.64%- 88g8rgrl
24.61%- Hack1of2
24.46%- MorningView86
24.28%- sunshnface
24.22%- PandaChic
23.51%- 4xkrat
22.63%- drank
22.41%- mau724
22.39%- mhens
21.99%- moodygrrl
21.53%- Senninha27
21.48%- MOQ's
21.35%- qrang
20.90%- DinaWorks
20.81%- PezGremlin
20.60%- AngelusCowl
20.22%- lemom16
20.12%- ClydePMasterson
20.01%- wisjanine
20.00%- Geo-Credibles- Congrats on 2TF!
19.95%- RicknJoy
19.61%- catschess8
18.91%- superior o
18.87%- sgerbs
18.69%- johnayuen
18.63%- Czech
18.35%- ledad16
18.24%- 6 Land Pirates
17.92%- dnfu
17.66%- KFinders
17.64%- sunnyside7up- Congrats on FTF!
17.57%- LooseWire57
17.56%- MaxB on the River
17.48%- MamaDuck71
17.46%- Marcandkate
17.33%- ralphmjw
17.32%- tankgirrl
17.27%- jeanne123
17.08%- spierson82
17.03%- racer2814
17.03%- The Bos'n
16.95%- tblazek756
16.75%- MagMile
16.75%- pandababy427
16.57%- makersmark615
16.64%- Moldslug
16.40%- tasman69- Congrats on hitting #500 here!
16.39%- badlands
16.23%- astarandson
16.22%- luvtwingle
16.17%- firephoenixR210
16.16%- CoyoteTrust
16.12%- spider16
16.10%- 2 CBR
15.99%- Hogan843- Congrats on Co-3TF!
15.97%- zomarkaan
15.89%- rikjaxon
15.86%- LyleVB
15.85%- Geofogies
15.85%- OregonThree
15.83%- scubasteev
15.81%- mgbmusic
15.80%- BigB92
15.75%- maleki
15.56%- GeoVern- Congrats on Co-3TF!
15.50%- Brewce
15.44%- Tink74
15.38%- BDSmiley
15.37%- CanisMinor
15.34%- AKiteFlier
15.33%- Walt Grogan
15.31%- djpd1023
15.30%- Wheels00
15.22%- .MikeyB
15.20%- Topher_LV
15.18%- Siamese Retriever
15.17%- lalabeer
15.17%- razor1965
15.13%- sgauss
15.12%- psychovw
15.12%- TeacherMike
15.09%- Eagle-ize
15.09%- EnPleinAire
15.09%- JohnCNA
15.09%- Razor's Wife
15.08%- The4Buckleys
15.04%- Team Darkseid
15.03%- halemeister
15.01%- Blues Crew
15.01%- srdohm


In case anyone is wondering: I don't qualify for this one yet, but will be working on it and hope to get there by the end of the year. As of the time this challenge was placed I was at 13.33%. Update: per my log of 12/7/11 I've now qualified for this one with 15.01% non-traditional finds!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


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139 Logged Visits

Found it 109     Didn't find it 1     Write note 25     Temporarily Disable Listing 1     Enable Listing 1     Publish Listing 1     Owner Maintenance 1     

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Last Updated: on 7/7/2017 7:28:04 PM Pacific Daylight Time (2:28 AM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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