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Greenback: Many thanks to everyone who made this event a success. Thank you, everyone who placed caches, thanks to those who donated items for the door prize drawing, thanks to those who hosted events and thank you to everyone who attended.

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Breakfast in the Blustery Burbs

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Hidden : Saturday, January 12, 2019
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: other (other)

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Come one, come all and start the new year meeting old friends and making new ones. You might want to team up or go solo. A hot meal, and good company on a snowy cold winters morn, what more could one ask for? Whether you're new to geocaching or an old pro come on out and grab some grub and share your caching stories with fellow cachers. Then, if you are so inclined, head on out and find a cache or even make a day of it.

Breakfast in the Blustery Burbs (BBB) began in 2005 in Bolingbrook IL at a time when events were quite rare and I though it would be nice to get together with friends and it's continued ever since. Periodically the location has been changed to keep things fresh, with events mainly in Bolingbrook but also in Gurnee, Northbrook, and Tinley Park. It's time again to mix things up, time for a change. So this year we bring you BBB in Elgin. There are some fabulous forest preserves and tons of caches nearby, and a good time is guaranteed to be had by all.


You can make it an event filled day:
Attend any or all of the events today, just be sure to have fun!

Blustery Photo Contest:
Do you like to geocache in the winter? Do you enjoy photographing your adventures? This year consider entering the Blustery Photo contest and you may be the photographer elite in the community, well at least garnish bragging rights and a prize. The photo contest starts December 1, 2018 and the deadline to enter is midnight on December 31, 2018. Learn how to enter the contest here.

Door Prize Drawing:
8:45am we'll have the door prize drawing. Donations to the door prizes are welcome and much appriciated. This year I've got a few donations from Madamemoutard and Bat & Princess Margie, as well as some items I'll be bringing. See Mike Swaney at check-in if you have anything to donate.

When:
Saturday, January 12, 2019
from 07:30am to 09:00am

Where:
Golden Corral Restaurant
601 S Randall Road
Elgin, IL 60123
Phone (847) 531-7277 (Heather)

Gratuity:
We ask that each adult attending drop $1 in a tip jar which will be located at the sign-in table. The tip $ is given to the servers who work our area at the end of the event.

tRaCkAbLeS:
Trackables which will fit in a regular sized container are welcome and will be assured to move on from the event. Large trackables are the responsibility of the person who brings them, you must find someone who agrees to be responsible for moving them on.

Will there be snow?:
Maybe the right question is; will there be a polar vortex? Through the history of this event we've had a foot of snow within 24 hours prior to the event twice, temperatures below zero once, an absolutely lovely day once, and the rest were a mixed bag of cold windy days. That's the point of the event, the worse the weather the warmer the food and fellowship will be.

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Event Caches:
Every year we encourage the placement of caches for the event. If you would like to hide caches in conjunction with this event your efforts are truly appreciated. Please take into account the following guidelines for placing event caches....

  • Ask the reviewer to publish the cache Friday 01/11/2019 at 8pm so folks can download the waypoints prior to the event. (simply add a reviewer note to your cache page before submitting it.)
  • Email Mike Swaney as greenback@gogeocaching.com with the name, and GC number of the new cache and it will be added along with your name to the list of event caches.

 

Main Event Cache List:
Sleepy Hollow #1 by Headless Horseman
Sleepy Hollow #2 by Headless Horseman
Badminton Anyone? by Headless Horseman
Yes Geese by Greenback
City Park Puzzle by Greenback
Sugar Creek By Greenback
No Willows but a Nice View by Greenback
Memories of GeoWoodstock - The Steeplechase #02 by Greenback
Memories of GeoWoodstock - The Steeplechase #01 by Greenback
Hamina-hamina-hamina-hamina by Greenback
600th Placed by Greenback
Art Deco by Greenback
Learn to pace yourself by Greenback
Close Observation Required by Greenback
E.S.H. Let's Take a Hike #1 by Greenback
E.S.H. Let's Take a Hike #1 by Greenback
Titanic by Edward John Smith
GC824D2 by pawprintlogic1
GC824DB by pawprintlogic1
GC824DF by pawprintlogic1
GC824DX by pawprintlogic1
GC824E3 by pawprintlogic1
GC824E7 by pawprintlogic1
GC824EC by pawprintlogic1
GC824EJ by pawprintlogic1
gc824JP by pawprintlogic1
GC825W1 by streamwood_cachers
GC825WF by streamwood_cachers
GC825WM by streamwood_cachers
GC825WP by streamwood_cachers
GC825WV by streamwood_cachers
GC825X1 by streamwood_cachers
GC825X4 by streamwood_cachers
Smiley Series 01 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 02 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 03 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 04 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 05 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 06 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 07 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 08 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 09 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 10 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 11 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 12 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 13 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 14 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 15 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 16 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 17 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 18 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 19 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 20 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 21 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 22 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 23 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
Smiley Series 24 by bbyshdws & pjy1911
High and low cache by Cluehunter
Island Mirage by Cluehunter
A Flashback to the old days hides by Cluehunter
piney reception by Cluehunter
piney deception by Cluehunter

 

Flash Mob Event Cache List:
AAW's BBB Hide #1
AAW's BBB Hide #2
AAW's BBB Hide #3
AAW's BBB Hide #4
AAW's BBB Hide #5
AAW's BBB Hide #6
AAW's BBB Hide #7
AAW's BBB Hide #8
AAW's BBB Hide #9
AAW's BBB Hide #10
AAW's BBB Hide #11
AAW's BBB Hide #12
Cache Dash 2 by CanisMinor
Cache Dash 3 by CanisMinor
Cache Dash 3 by CanisMinor
Cache Dash 4 by CanisMinor
Cache Dash 5 - 10 Percent Chance by CanisMinor
Cache Dash 6 by CanisMinor
Cache Dash 7 - Blood In The Water by CanisMinor
Cache Dash 8 - Blood In The Water by CanisMinor
Cache Dash 9 - Blood In The Water by CanisMinor
Cache Dash 10 by CanisMinor
Cache Dash 11 by CanisMinor
Cache Dash 12 by CanisMinor
A Buggy LPC by Cluehunter
Have an ice day by Cluehunter

 

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