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Crazy caching idea

Started: 2005-03-31 09:54:59

Submitted: 2005-03-31 10:14:01

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Yesterday, just as I was leaving work, I had a crazy idea for a fascinating new Geocache idea. It's basically a multi-cache, except that the microcache at each node lists the coordinates of one or more adjacent nodes. Instead of following from point to point in a linear manner, the cacher has to follow the points like a maze, expecting to back-track when he reaches dead ends. A single cache may have a dozen nodes, four of which are necessary to follow the cache from its beginning to the final location.

Something like this:

(If any intrepid Geocachers interested in implementing this happen to be reading this, feel free; it's unlikely that I'd actually get around to creating a cache like this. If you're in the greater Longmont area, drop me a line and I'd love to give you a hand.)

Unlike most of you, I get to bed at a reasonable hour.
- Dr. Show, to physics class, 20 August 1999