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Hidden : 3/23/2013
3.5 out of 5
4 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Phobias..... What are they? Do cachers have phobias? You might find out when you get this one!

After a nearby cache was archived, I wanted to come out here and see what other possible hides might exist. And I found one!
If you find this cache, you'll notice that I had called it "Claustrophobia", but after placing it and walking away, I began to think that a whole lot more phobias might come into play with this cache.

Phobias..... thre is practically a phobia for everything these days but do you know these ones?

Achluophobia – fear of darkness.
Acrophobia – fear of heights.
Agoraphobia – fear of places or events where escape is impossible or when help is unavailable.
Amychophobia – fear of being scratched.
Arachnophobia – fear of spiders.
Atychiphobia – fear of failure.
Autophobia – fear of being alone or isolated or of one's self.
Claustrophobia – fear of having no escape and being closed in.
Decidophobia – fear of making decisions.
Gelotophobia – fear of being laughed at.
Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia – fear of the number 666. (This exists????)
Myrmecophobia - Fear of Ants (for Mrs All Strung Out!).
Mysophobia – fear of germs, contamination or dirt.
Necrophobia – fear of death and/or the dead.
Nomophobia – fear of being out of mobile phone contact.
Nyctophobia, Achluophobia, Lygophobia, Scotophobia – fear of darkness.
Ophidiophobia – fear/dislike of snakes.
Phobophobia – fear of having a phobia or of fear. (Love it!)
Thanatophobia – fear of dying.
Traumatophobia – a synonym for injury phobia: fear of having an injury.
Trypophobia – fear of holes.

I listed those particular fears as you may face one, none or many of these as you make your way to the cache. Well, not sure there is any issue with the number 666 on this one, but you may think of me as the devil when you are finding it!

So... pretty easy walk all the way except for the last 10m. You will have some decisions to make, and maybe it will be those fears that are making you ask youself if it is worth it.
This is where I have given the cache the ratings it has got. If anyone disagrees, let me know and I will review.

GZ is dangerous. Don't be stupid about it. You will be on a cliff edge at GZ and with drops all around, you will need to have your wits about you. That said, it can be done safely, again, if you are careful. This one is definitely not for the geokids. They can come to vantage point, but keep them back from the edge.

There are enough clues within the phobias listed for you to know what you should be looking for when you get to GZ. I will also add that the more portly person is unlikely to be able to retrieve this one.

Cache has plenty of room for swaps, TB's and coins, but I am thinking that this one may not get found that regularly, so don't leave them here if they need to be moved quickly.

Just to reiterate, PLEASE be careful in getting to GZ and retrieving the cache.

Congrats to Bisygisy who managed to keep his phobias in tact (barely!) and make the FTF!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Gurer ner 2 jnlf gb TM naq 2 fcbgf gb ragre gb ergevrir gur pnpur, fb rvgure jnl jvyy trg lbh gurer. Or pnershy.

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(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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