Mystery Cache

SirCumference's Challenge

Hidden : 8/22/2006
In Wisconsin, United States
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1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

THE CACHE IS NOT LOCATED AT THE ABOVE COORDINATES. The above coordinates will bring you to St. Agnes Church in Weston. This is 2 stage multi. The first stage is a camo micro container. The second stage is a camo 2 quart container. Solve the puzzles below to get the coordinates for stage 1.

This cache is exactly what the name says-it was put out by SirCumference, and it is definitely a challenge. Stage 1 is located at the following coordinates N 44° 54.AAA’ W 089° 32. BBC

SirCumference earned $9 working in the dunk tank at the Weston Metropolis Fair. He is exhausted when he gets back. He stopped at Target to buy a pack of post-it notes, which cost him one third of his earnings for the day. When he got back home, SirCumference left a note to Mathman saying that he’d check on a few of the caches they had placed. Seeing how close he was while at the Mountain Bay Head of the Trail cache, he ran over to Pick ‘N’ Save to check out the candy sales. Obviously, whoever they put in charge of making the prices was as mathematically inclined as SirCumference himself. A sign posted said that Seven Gumdrops cost as much as two Snickers bars. Coincidentally, if SirCumference bought seven snickers bars and 13 gumdrops, he would spend ¼ of the amount he did for the post-it-notes at Target. He was extra hungry and bought 14 Snickers bars and 11 gumdrops. How much of the $9 did he have left after buying the post-it-notes, snickers bars, and gumdrops? The Better Half decided to host a CITO event from 5:00-8:00 p.m on October 4, 2006. She spent half of her budget on the Brats, Buns, and Chips for the 50 people attending. She then bought drinks, costing half of what she had left, plus $10 more. Knowing that picking up garbage for the CITO could get messy; she picked up paper towels and hand sanitizer, which cost half of her remaining money, and another $10 on top of that. After hoping she could buy herself an old GPS with the remaining money, she realized she had miscalculated and had no money left. How much money did she start with? AAA = The amount of money in CENTS that SirCumference had left + The number of DOLLARS that The Better Half started with.

Mathman came up with a four-digit number during the advanced math class that he was teaching. He told his class, “The second digit is two times as much as the first digit, and if you square the second digit, you get the third and fourth digits. The sum of all the digits is 13.” After seeing that it didn’t cause much trouble to the bright students who did their homework each and every night, he decided to check on how they did with exponents. He told them to divide the number they got by 2^4 (2 to the fourth power) and then subtract 4^3 (4 to the third power)after doing the division. Whoever got the answer first would receive one of the Snickers bars that Mathman took from SirCumference’s cache of Snickers. The number that candy-loving Chris got is BB. Cutie Pi had her boat moored at low tide in the Atlantic Ocean. Her boat’s ladder has eight rungs above water level with the rungs 8 inches apart at low tide. Later in the day at high tide, she comes back to check on her fishing poles hanging over the dock. After seeing there was nothing on them, she TNL More bait, hoping the fish wouldn’t take it this time without staying on the hook! Looking down at the water level, she saw the tide brought the water level up 5 feet. When she looked at her boat, how many rungs were above the water? The number of rungs Cutie Pi saw is C. The coordinates for stage 2 are inside of Stage 1, no puzzles inside the cache.

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Original Contents of the container include a logbook and pen, geocaching information sheet, Jacque Peak Green Jeep TB (Owned by the Math Crew) for the FTF to move on, Good Turn Daily TB, Mikie's Mini for Mileage TB, 2 bouncy balls, a foam dice, a mini frisbee, and a cheese eraser.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[For stage 1] Beanzrag nobhg rlr yriry

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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