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0 to Z Alphanumeric Challenge 2012 Mystery Cache

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Calluna Tib: Ernie's wife has now decided that she would prefer that the caches placed by him are archived. The containers will be removed during the Christmas holiday.
She would like to thank people for the many good wishes she has received.


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Hidden : 01/04/2012
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Geocache Description:

This is a challenge cache. The cache is at the listed coordinates, but you must meet the specific requirements below before logging this cache. To be fair to everyone, logs that do not meet these requirements may be deleted.

In order to qualify for this cache, you must find 36 distinct caches whose cache names begin with each letter of the alphabet, A to Z, and each numeral 0 to 9.

Not quite a spoiler for the cache, but you might visit a nearby attraction... Tiny Planet Somerton

To achieve this challenge you need to find just 36 different caches, but each one needs the title to start with a different letter of the alphabet or a number 0 to 9.  The following rules apply….

(1)  Caches must be physical containers. No earthcaches, virtuals, or events will be accepted.

(2)  The word “The” is ignored.  Eg “The great escape” can count as an “G” but not a “T”.

(3)  The word “A” is ignored.  Eg. “A little bridge” can count as a “L” but not “A”

(4)  Symbols are ignored.  Eg “#4 The Series” counts as a “4”.  It's the first valid alphanumeric character that counts.

(5)  In the numbers 01, 02, 03, 04 etc are ALL counted as zero, NOT 1, 2, 3, 4.

(6)  You cannot count your own caches in the ‘finds’.

(7)  Only caches found on or after 1st January 2012 will count.

(8)  Caches must be logged on or before your claim log date.

If you want a grid to print out to keep track……


To claim a find, you can either put all the caches on a public bookmark, or list them in your log or email me.  You then need to physically find and log the cache.

FTF honours got to Justine Time

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

TJE obhaqel znexre. Guvf pna or n qvssvphyg svaq, ohg lbh ner ybbxvat sbe n 'yhapu obk' fvmr pyvc yvq pbagnvare, naq gurer'f ab arrq gb yrnir gur genpx.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)