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stoneswivel: Recent events, including the last 2 DNFs, are making me think this cache might not deserve to make it to 15 years. But as I adopted it several years back to keep it alive, I'll allow a short time for others to do the same.

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The Mystery of the Dug-Out Mine

A cache by stoneswivel, adopted from TXGA Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 3/19/2004
Difficulty:
2.5 out of 5
Terrain:
3 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Adopted by stoneswivel 6-22-08.

Once again, Plaidbeard's Crew has discovered an abandoned - or at least hidden - mine. This mine tried to cleverly disguise itself as a dugout house, but it didn't fool the Crew. They soon found the secret panel at the back of the hut masquerading as a fireplace, and gentle tugging and calculations soon revealed its true properties. The mud trap door swung open and all the treasures of the gold mine shone forth.

- pause -

Well......not quite. The gate at the front of the hut barred them from entry - they had not yet, this early in their career, learned to pick locks - but they found, after scrambling up the hill behind the "dugout", a container full of things which would have been in a mine: A troll, gold coins, a pearl necklace (a pearl mine???), a Dude practicing on his skateboard (those reckless guys), post-it notes (all excavators take notes, of course), and a super ball. (Okay, there's no excuse for that one.) This shiny black container was skillfully re-hidden until it could be claimed and tested at a later date by the intrepid Crew.

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