Skip to content

This cache has been archived.

Nomex: Hi
As there's been no cache to find for months, I'm temporarily archiving this to keep it from continually showing up in search lists.

Don't hesitate to email me via the link on my Profile if you have any questions. [red]Please be sure to include the cache name and GC Code, or better yet, the URL of the cache page.[/red]

Thanks for your cooperation!
Northern California Volunteer Cache Reviewer


April Fools' Day Hoaxes!!!

A cache by Gorillazfan11 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 04/01/2012
2.5 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

Join now to view geocache location details. It's free!


How Geocaching Works

Please note Use of services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer.

Geocache Description:

This cache is a large pill container. There is another container in it that has the log to sign. Please don't force it when opening it. BYOP. Please re-hide it very, very good, covering it if you need to, so that no beach-going muggles will be tempted to take it. Use super stealth! There is parking less than 100 feet from the cache.

The final is at N 36 57.ABC W 121 59.DEF
Solve the puzzle to get the coords. The answers can be found at this site (visit link)

A= On April 1, 19(A)7, A British news paper published a seven page article about San Serriffe, a small country that was said to have semi-colon shaped islands.
B=The BBC news show 'Panorama' said that because of a mild winter and other factors, the Swiss were having a bountiful bumper spaghetti crop. This aired on April 1, 195(B).
C=In the April 199(C) issue of New Mexicans for Science and Reason newsletter, an article was published about the Alabama state legislature changing the mathematical value of pi to 3.0.
North Checksum=22

D=The April 19(D)5 Sports Illustrated Magazine issue had an article about a rookie pitcher named Sidd Finch. He supposedly throw a 168 mph fastball with amazingly good accuracy. Only one clue was left. "He's a pitcher, part yogi and part recluse. Impressively liberated from our opulent life-style, Sidd's deciding about yoga —and his future in baseball." The first letters of all of these words combined spells "H-a-p-p-y A-p-r-i-l F-o-o-l-s D-a-y — A-h F-i-b".
E=Burger King had an ad in an April 1st US Today issue that said they had created a 'Left-handed Whopper'. All of the ingredients were rotated 1(E)0 degrees to benefit the left-handed customers.
F=The Taco Bell Corporation had a full page ad in six big newspapers. The add said that the company had bought Liberty Bell and renamed it Taco Liberty Bell. The ad appeared on April 1, 199(F).
West Checksum=22

Congratulations to DragonsWest on his FTF!!!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Ubyr va oenapu/fghzc

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

Reviewer notes

Use this space to describe your geocache location, container, and how it's hidden to your reviewer. If you've made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your geocache. This note will not be visible to the public when your geocache is published.