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Self Defence Against Fresh Fruit Multi-cache

Hidden : 11/02/2014
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Geocache Description:

Yes, it's another

And Now for Something Completely Different geocache

Collect all 11 to be in the running for the big one.

Don’t forget to collect THE CODE to complete THE FINAL in the series!


The Cache


The cache is a multi with a physical container to find at all stages. Unfortunately, the camo for the final waypoint has disappeared - likely from having been incorrectly replaced in its hiding place. (You can check out the original camo in the images section below.) However, the cache container is still there - with log book, swaps, etc. It should not be easily seen - and should be difficult to access. If this is not the case when you find it, please try to replace it in that manner.

The closest parking is on the infamous Maybrook Avenue in Cromer. Or if you’re like some tyreless cachers, you may prefer to commence your adventure at the Sydney Academy of Sport, or the Meatworks – or perhaps somewhere even farther afield!

There are cliffs along the walk and at the GZ, so smaller children should be supervised carefully! Part of the journey could involve a bit of a scramble. And those of a larger girth may need a little help. All part of the challenge and the difficulty rating…

The Sketch

Self Defence Against Fresh Fruit was a sketch in Owl Stretching Time, Episode 4 of Monty Python’s Flying Circus, first aired on 26 October 1969. The sketch included the first appearance of the 16-Ton Weight, which also appears in several subsequent episodes. The first half or so of the sketch was remade for the Pythons' first feature film, And Now for Something Completely Different.

Below is an extract from the script, to set the scene. Or you can enjoy the sketch in its entirety on youtube.

Sergeant (John Cleese, shouting throughout): Right sir! Good evening, class … Now, self-defence. Tonight I shall be carrying on from where we got to last week when I was showing you how to defend yourselves against anyone who attacks you with armed with a piece of fresh fruit.

(Grumbles from all)

Palin: Oh, you promised you wouldn't do fruit this week.

Sergeant: What do you mean?

Jones: We've done fruit the last nine weeks.

Sergeant: What's wrong with fruit? You think you know it all, eh?

Palin: Can't we do something else for a change?

Idle (Welsh): Like someone who attacks you with a pointed stick?

Sergeant: Pointed stick? Oh, oh, oh. We want to learn how to defend ourselves against pointed sticks, do we? Getting all high and mighty, eh? Fresh fruit not good enough for you eh? Well I'll tell you something my lad. When you're walking home tonight and some homicidal maniac comes after you with a bunch of loganberries, don't come crying to me! Now, the passion fruit. When your assailant lunges at you with a passion fruit...

Thanks to chudles for instigating this multicacher series!

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