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Toot Toot

A cache by sammydee Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 05/30/2005
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

A sign-only micro near an old Civil Defense siren. (And a really good BBQ joint.)

I was in the neighborhood (at said really good BBQ joint - no relation to me) when I noticed a relic of the 1950s. Around here these Civil Defense sirens haven't seen much use in recent years - though, now that I think about it, that's probably a GOOD thing...

Back in Kansas where I grew up announcing imminent nuclear annihilation wasn't the main purpose of these (though they were "used" for that too). Mostly these were used to announce that a tornado was near and we should head for the basement. These sirens were tested one day a month during the tornado season, and went off a couple of times a year "for real".

I wonder when this one last sounded, if it ever did?

The cache is a sign only micro. No room for trade items. bring your own pen, and an appetite.

Handicaching rating: H11123

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

ntargvpznl

Decryption Key

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

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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