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Obnoxious Portland Challenge

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Hidden : 9/5/2013
Difficulty:
4.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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OBNOXIOUS PORTLAND CHALLENGE

Many thanks to Alamogul for permission to do a riff on his Obnoxious Challenge: GC4461G.

This is a Challenge Cache and the cache is hidden at the posted coordinates.

All you need for this challenge is to find 7 caches.

There is an obnoxious little catch though.

You must spell the word Obnoxious as OBNXIUS with 7 different caches, and 7 different letters. No repeat of the letters.

The 7 different letters must be from the FIRST LETTER of the FIRST word of the cache title. This is similar to an Alphabet Challenge.
No obnoxious symbols before the letter allowed.
OOblivious, Yes.
&Oblivious, No.

The 7 caches must be 7 different cache types/icons.

The 7 caches must have been placed in 7 different years.

The 7 caches must have been placed by 7 different cache owners.

The 7 caches must be found in 7 different counties.
Multi-caches and Unknowns must end in the same county as they are shown on the map. Caches ouside the US - whatever passes for a county in that country.

The 7 caches must be found on 7 different days of the week.

For example, if you went caching on a Saturday and found GCMNV1 NoPo Blues Webcam placed in 2005 by rawieland in Multnomah County, well, yay on you. Now you are 1/7th done with the challenge.

That took care of the webcam icon, but boom, that smiley also just obnoxiously eliminated any of your other cache finds in Multnomah County, any other cache placed in 2005, any other cache placed by rawieland, any other cache you ever found on a Saturday, and the letter N.

This gets obnoxious pretty fast.

You can either make a bookmark, or list your finds in your find log.

All past finds count.

If you don't make a bookmark, please list your caches in the following order: Letter, Cache Name, GC#, Year Placed, Cache type/icon, County, Cache Owner, Day of the Week found, Date found.

I am not asking you to do anything I haven't done myself.

My qualifying cache list:
O: Outlaw Jim's Last Stand: GC2MP: 2003: Virtual: Kern Co. CA: HamsterMom & Hamsters of War: Thurs: 2/25/10
B: Blue Rocks in Red Rock cache: GC16EA6: 2007: Multi: Clark Co. NV: redrockhiker: Mon: 10/17/11
N: NoPo Blues: GCMNV1: 2005: Webcam: Multnomah Co. OR: rawieland: Tues: 6/14/11
X: X Marks the Spot: GC3MNY7: 2012: Traditional: Clackamas Co. OR: kjango: Sat: 5/25/13
I: Impressions of a Tree: GC1ERT0: 2008: Earthcache: Cowlitz Co. WA: Stump and OhJoy: Sun: 8/22/10
U: Unscramble Me: GCJH13: 2004: Mystery: Linn Co. OR: FatherTime: Fri: 1/25/13
S: Somerset Letterbox: GC27XW0: Letterbox: 2010: Washington Co. OR: Payton and Adam: Wed: 3/27/13

D Rating is for the difficulty of finding your Obnoxious caches. T is the actual terrain, nice easy walk.

Cache is located at Virginia Lake on Sauvie Island. You do not need a pass to park at the parking area.

If you do not qualify for the challenge, still feel free to stop by, sign the log and post a note. You can log the cache as found when you complete your list of Obnoxious caches.

FTF gets the glory and an unactivated tb, or whatever swag.

The rest of you, trade swag nicely please.

**Congratulations to Warnock3d for FTF*

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Ernpu va naq nfx gur Boabkvbhf Snvel

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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