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Mystery Cache


A cache by FvS1968 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 7/10/2017
2 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

The cache is not at the given coordinates. Below is the source code for a program that gives the coordinates to the cache. Plain ANSI C, no funny stuff here. Compile and execute or alternatively just read and calculate manually. 

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Please put the cache back as it was and make sure it sticks.

//  SourceCode.c
//  GC SourceCode
//  Created by FvS1968 on 09-07-2017.

#include <stdio.h>
#include <math.h>
#include <limits.h>
int foobar=0;
const int m=105;
const int n=785;

int calc(int a) {
    int fvs=0;
    int svs=0;

    // Do something
    switch (foobar) {
        case 6: case 0: case 2: case 5: case 3: case 4: case 9: case 8: case 7:
            while (fvs < SCHAR_MAX-m) {
            return fvs;
    while (svs <= SCHAR_MIN+n+72) {
    return svs;

int think(int b) {
    int avs=1000;
    // Do something else
    switch (foobar) {
        case 2: case 5: case 3: case 1: case 6:
            return SCHAR_MAX-(m-13);
    return avs-n-35;

int main(int argc, const char * argv[]) {
    // Here we go...
    int x=0;
    int xx=0;
    const int foo=852;
    const int bar=842;
    int y=0;
    int yy=0;

    yy=think(foo);  // Better think before calculating coordinates
    x=calc(bar);    // Time to calculate the coordinates
    y=think(foo);   // What if I did not think correct the first time? Better think again!
    xx=calc(bar);   // And then re-calculate the coordinates, hopefully correct this time.
    printf("N60 %d.%d\nE25 %d.%d\n\n", x, xx, y, yy);
    return 0;

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