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GATWS (Geocaching Acronyms & Terms Word Search)

A cache by Mister Doctor Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 04/22/2018
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:




This cache was nominated in the 2018 Victorian Cache of the Year Awards (Best Puzzle Cache).

It’s funny how your vocabulary grows as you get into geocaching, and even the sign for the local fete seems to almost say FTF!

The listed coordinates are bogus, but if you can find all the terms in this word search, the remaining letters will give you the final parts to the coordinates you need.




AWDTG (a white day turned green)
BBTC (bring back the cache)
BISON
BOT (base of tree)
BYOP (bring your own pen/pencil)
CITO (cache in trash out)
COTD (cache of the day)
DNF (did not find)
EARTH
ECLIPSE
EVENT
FTF (first to find)
GADGET
GEOART
GEOSENSE
GPSR (global positioning system receiver)
HIPS (hidden in plain sight)
LETTERBOX
LPC (lamp post cache)
LTF (log to follow)
MITCHAM
MTT (multi trunked tree)
MUGGLE
MULTI
PAF (phone a friend)
PATHTAG
PUZZLE
RAILWAY
SERIES
STF (second to find)
SWAG (stuff we all get)
TFTC (thanks for the cache)
TNLNSL (took nothing left nothing signed log)
TOTT (tools of the trade)
TRADITIONAL
UPR (unusual pile of rocks)
UPS (unusual pile of sticks)
VIRTUAL
WHERIGO



Cache information
You are looking for a slimline container with a logbook. BYO pen.

***CONGRATULATIONS to n0w0rries on the FTF***

Thanks also to n0w0rries for this link explaining the GAFF system:
https://wiki.geocaching.com.au/wiki/GAFF

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[GIBNDP] tnc va oevpxf arne qenva cvcr

Decryption Key

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

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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