Mystery Cache

Ken & Barbie

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Hidden : 5/18/2012
In Iowa, United States
2.5 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

The cache is not at the listed coordinates.

This should be a relatively easy puzzle to solve. However, if you are unfamiliar with this puzzle and wish to do some research on the internet, the name of this kind of puzzle is somewhere within this write-up.

Jack & Jill may have gone up the hill ... But have you heard about Ken & Barbie?

(We are sure that this has never happened to you)

One day Ken & Barbie went out geocaching. Ken was busy looking at his GPSr closing in on the coordinates, going this way and then that way. Meanwhile, Barbie used her geo-sense and looked for the most logical place for a cache to hide. Suddenly, Barbie saw something that looked suspicious. She walked up to take a closer look and there it was!

“Look over here, Ken!” exclaimed Barbie.

But Ken continued to walk back and forth totally ignoring Barbie.

“Ken … KEN!” yelled Barbie, “Will you please come over here?”

So, reluctantly Ken went over to Barbie, saw the cache and said, “See, Barbie! Isn’t this fun? All you have to do is follow the GPSr!

Afer signing the log and replacing the cache, they walked away, Barbie quietly shaking her head.

Now, you can find the cache that Ken & Barbie found. All you have to do is solve the puzzle below, calculate the coordinates and follow your GPSr.

Fill in with numbers 1 through 6.

Do not repeat a number in any row or column.


N 41 (B3+C2)(A1+D5).(E3-F5)(C5+E1)(F1+E4)

W 091 (B4+D3)(A6+C6).(E5-A2)(C1-F2)(F3-E2-D1)

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Congratulations to JDLC1936 for FTF on 5-20-2012!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Fznyy Ybpx & Ybpx jr erprvirq sebz PP Jrypu ng gur Qrprzore Oveguqnl naq Ubyvqnl Onfu.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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