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Illini Puzzle - 8) Bell Tower: Flags of Time Mystery Cache

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adilts1257: Ran its course

Hidden : 07/03/2011
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Geocache Description:

The cache is not at the posted coordinates, but within the range where you can hear the bells.The posted coordinates point to McFarland Memorial Bell Tower, which is a new bell tower that was completed in 2008-2009 year. You need to solve a puzzle in order to find the cache coordinates.

This bell tower was still being built when I first came to the U of I to study. Previously, there was only one bell tower in Altgeld Hall, which is for the Department of Mathematics.

During the construction of the tower, someone put an eye on the unfinished tower because unfinished tower really looked like the Tower of Sauron in the Lord of the Rings.

The tower was once designed as a clock tower, but eventually the clock was removed from the design. Although the bell tower still chimes at every 15 minutes, I still think that having a clock will look better, Therefore, I propose the following plan:

What if the bell tower looks like this?

Back to the puzzle. The cache location can be found by solving the puzzle below:


02:00, 18:00, 20:00, 11:40, 06:10, 22:40, 07:50, 06:15, 19:45, 09:35, 17:40, 05:50, 22:40, 06:00, 18:10


Check your solution

The cache should be easy to find, but watch out for muggles. There should be plenty of parking available. Originally there is a pencil and a TB inside. I hope you will have a good time on this puzzle.

Congratulations to kevinz23 for the FTF!

Additional Hints (No hints available.)