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Xanthe Terra: Due to no response from the CO after the numerous requests to maintain or replace. the cache, I am archiving it to create place for the geocaching community and to stop it showing on the listings.



A cache by Team 484 and KrumKrew Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 06/01/2013
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Size: Size:   large (large)

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Geocache Description:

It has been confirmed by Groundspeak as the very last FTF Curse Cache EVER on our little planet, no FTF Cursed cache will ever be permitted again due to contravention of the rules. Team484 and KrumKrew dedicate this Grand Finale to the brave souls that crept into deep holes to make this series possible.

By this notice, you assume any risk, and take full responsibility and waive any claims of personal injury, death or damage to personal property associated with your attempt to complete this Geocache (GC4DAQQ) including any activities incorporated into this cache. You understand and confirm that you attempt to complete this cache freely, voluntarily, under no duress. By attempting to find this Geocache you waiver any and all liability to any party involved in creating, reviewing, hosting, supplying or affiliated to this Geocache. You understand and agree that you and your team engages this cache entirely at your own risk. Should you not agree to these terms, do not attempt to complete this Geocache!

The final destination of this cache is the home of a brand new shiny "GPS DEVICE" amongst other lekker goodies with additional prizes for the STF and TTF! - GO GET EM!

All caches in this series: In Honour of the FTF Curse

Curse of the FTF # 1 - Gauteng - (Sterrewag) hidden by Wormgeocash
Curse of the FTF # 2 - Gauteng - (First Aid) hidden by Elsies (archived now)
Curse of the FTF # 3 - Gauteng - (Guardhouse) hidden by Leon St
Curse of the FTF # 4 - Gauteng - (Banana Park) hidden by W@lly
Curse of the FTF #5 - Gauteng ("Oubaas") hidden by B and C Inc
Curse of the FTF #6 - Gauteng (Hot Chocolate) hidden by MadSons
Curse of the FTF # 7 - Gauteng - (Bird Shelter) hidden by ECMJ (archived now)
Curse of the FTF # 8 - Gauteng - (Snakes Crossing) hidden by Tartan_Terror
Curse of the FTF # 9 - Gauteng - (Bullfrogs) hidden by Cabey
Curse of the FTF # 10 - Gauteng - Indigenous Magic hidden by GEO936
Curse of the FTF # 11 - Gauteng - (11-11-11) hidden by Wazat
Curse of the FTF # 12 - Gauteng - (Lobola) hidden by Botha_family & TeamDJ*
Curse of the FTF # 13 - Gauteng - (Dominos) hidden by claust
Curse of the FTF # 14 - Gauteng - (Numbers) hidden by ThomasfamilyZA and BrendsZA
Curse of the FTF #15 - Gauteng (Picture Perfect) hidden by WJSwanepoel & The Killroys
Curse of the FTF #16 - Gauteng - (Sweet Sixteen) hidden by pannie&medusae

STAGE 1 – BREAKING THE NORTH AMERICAN CURSE. (Stages/Waypoints of a Multicache) Hint: Hopefully you are not claustrophobic, or aqua phobic for that matter. This stage is going to be a nightmare for some, but very simple for others. This stage promises the weak hearted many future nightmares. Unfortunately very large people may not be able to do this stage, confined dark spaces, rats and crawly little bugs places are the home of this cache. Please sign the entry logbook supplied at this stage/waypoint. Tools 1. Head lamp and torch 2. Chirp enabled device 3. Rope 4. Overall clothing 5. Guts

STAGE 2 – BREAKING THE ASIAN CURSES. (Stages of a Multicache) Hint: I reach high into the sky, not as proudly as my brother in China, but large enough to draw attention from afar, when you finally arrive and find the cache, follow the pages. Share and share alike! Tools 1. Writing Pad 2. Chirp enabled device 3. Pencil 4. Internet Device (Laptop, Tablet or Cellular Telephone)

STAGE 3 – BREAKING THE EUROPEAN CURSES. (Stages of a Multicache) Hint: Find the words, find the coordinates, don’t lose your bearing. Quick roadside pickup and drive away, to a nice little quiet place away from distractions! Use a ruler to assist you in this cache. Tools 1.Writing Pad 2. Pencil 3. Ruler 4. Available Time

STAGE 4 – BREAKING THE AUSTRALIAN CURSES. (Stages of a Multicache) Hint: I shelter many people from the rain and sun as I watch the traffic zoom by. My little secret is tucked safely inside. You should have the eyes of an eagle, this cache is oh so simply hidden. Tools 1. Magnifying Glass

STAGE 5 – BREAKING THE SOUTH AMERICAN CURSES. (Stages of a Multicache) Hint: Holding back the flood, in your “attempt” to drown the cache. Read the last stages cache Tools 1. Five (5) Litres of Water 2. Patience

STAGE 6 – BREAKING THE AFRICAN CURSES. (Final Location) Hint: Conclusion Good Luck Chuck U will need it! If you are a true FTF specialist, this should not be a problem! This is the equaliser, so be careful who arrives after you, they might just overtake you in your attempt to complete this cache. Share and share alike! You do not require any tools for this stage everything is supplied, please sign the logbook and attach phodies as you go along. We would like to see the response of the FTF when he gets the first prize!!! Fun prizes/swag and certificates for STF’s and TTF’s are also made available, we have tried to ensure all three teams FTF, STF and TTF have something for their valiant efforts in completing this cache.

In Conclusion and Dedication This is the final stage of all Curse of the FTF's worldwide EVER! We hereby firstly dedicate this cache to the creators of the Curse of the FTF - Gauteng Series. Last but not least, to the reviewers (Curb and Rotsip) for the direction and assistance without which non of this would not have been possible. Team 484 and KrumKrew thanks Groundspeak for the great opportunity given to us!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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