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Beam Me Up Scotty! Spock's Cache

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Hidden : 2/2/2007
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Geocache Description:

The cache is NOT at the above coordinates, but is less than 500m from the trailhead. No bushwacking is required.

Mr. Spock was known throughout the galaxy for his logic and intellect. How do you measure up? Use your reasoning powers to solve the cache coordinates, and if you're the FTF, boldly go where no one else has gone before. Make it so, number one! Engage!

Cache container is a small cammoed lock-n-lock. This is the home cache of "Captain Kirk's Lovechild" TB.

Cache coordinates: N44.3A.BCD W063.3E.FGH

A. Who was the first actor to play a member of all 3 of the major alien races in Star Trek?
1. Jeffrey Hunter
2. Mark Lenard
3. Christopher Lloyd
4. Leonard Nimoy

Subtract this number from the number of letters in Captain James T. Kirk's middle name to obtain Coordinate A.

B. The USS Enterprise, a starship class ship, was desig- nated NCC-"abcd". What is the checksum of the 4 numbers comprising "abcd"? Subtract 1 from this number and use as Coordinate B.

C. According to the original Star Trek, "warp factor 1" was equivalent to how many light years? Multiply this number by the number of years the USS Enterprise's "mission" was. Use the cheksum of this answer for Coordinate C.

D. What Star Fleet "General Order" is punishable by death? Subtract from this number the Star Trek movie (I to X) that featured Spock's brother, Sybok, and use as Coordinate D.

E. In Gene Roddenberry's original treatment for Star Trek, what was the name of the starship?
1. Enterprise
2. Yorktown
3. Plymouth
4. Genesis

In the Star Trek pilot episode, "the Cage", who was the commanding officer of the USS Enterprise?
1. Jonathan Archer
2. James T. Kirk
3. Christopher Pike
4. Matt Decker

Use the sum of these 2 numbers for Coordinate E.

F. Spock was stunned by a phaser. When he came to, he saw Bob, John, Frank and George looking like the cat that swallowed the canary. Bob said that John had fired it. Frank claimed that he was innocent. John accused George of firing it. George exclaimed that that was a lie! Since only one of them has told the truth, who fired the phaser that stunned Spock?

1. Frank
2. John
3. Bob
4. George

Use this number for Coordinate F.

G. Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking guest starred on what Star Trek series?
1. Star Trek
2. Star Trek: the Next Generation
3. Star Trek: Deep Space 9
4. Star Trek: Voyager
5. Star Trek: Enterprise

Who was the first real astronaut to appear in any Star Trek episode?
1. Neil Armstrong
2. John Glenn
3. Mae Jamison
4. Christa McAuliffe
5. Marc Garneau

Use the sum of these 2 numbers for Coordinate G.

H. Subtract the checksum of Spock's birthyear from the checksum of the atomic number of the element giving Vulcan blood its characteristic color. Use this number for Coordinate H.

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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