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crumlin: Cachen er nu nedlagt og boksen fjernet.
Vi kunne næsten ikke finde den. Området har ændret sig utrolig meget, siden cachen blev lagt i maj 2005!
Men den indeholdt stadig den oprindelige logbog!


CCC#1 - Caesar

A cache by crumlin Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 5/22/2005
1.5 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Crumlin Cipher Cache #1

Koordinaterne i denne serie af cacher er ikke koordinaterne på selve cacheboksen, men på en bekvem parkeringsplads i nærheden. For at finde cachen skal man dechifrere en kodet meddelelse hvor den resulterende tekst er på engelsk. Det kan blive nødvendigt at søge visse informationer på internettet. Da disse informationer næsten udelukkende findes på engelsk, så er man nødt til at kunne læse og forstå engelsk. Resten af cachebeskrivelsen er derfor på engelsk.

This is a Mystery/Puzzle cache. The coordinates of this cache are not the coordinates of the cachebox, but they will lead you to a convenient parking area.

The cachebox is a 2 liter container hidden in “Trørød Skov”. It contains a logbook, a pencil, a FFC and some trading items.

The first documented use of a monoalphabetic substitution cipher for military purposes was a letter from Julius Caesar to Cicero. This kind of cipher is therefore often called the Caesar Shift Cipher. The key to the cipher is the number of positions to shift the letters. The cipher is relatively easy to “crack”, especially if you know which language the message is written in.

In history, various attempts have been made to disguise the letters in the ciphertext as odd-looking glyphs, but nevertheless, it is still a monoalphabetic substitution cipher and easy to crack. This mistake cost Mary Queen of Scots her head.

The ciphertext below is enciphered using this method and the Puzzle is to decipher it with the key in order to get the plaintext leading to the cache. The Mystery is how to find the key.

The logbook contains keys to other caches in the CCC-series. I have decided to make it easier for you: If you can decipher this cache, you can now decipher the text here to obtain the keys without going to the cachesite first.

Gur pnpur vf uvqqra haqre n fghzc ng Abegu svsgl svir qrterrf svsgl cbvag fvk uhaqerq naq svsgl frira Rnfg gjryir qrterrf guvegl gjb cbvag avar uhaqerq naq svsgl

Thanks to Simon Singh for inspiring this series of caches.

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