[GeoStL] Re: strange email

  • From: "Jim Greene" <jimsgreene@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 5 May 2008 20:34:24 -0500

Go for it, sounds like a fun cache, though there sure won't be a lot of
finds. Give them a clue for one of the buildings in Valles Mines.


On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 7:16 PM, thejones crew <shitsngrins@xxxxxxxxxxx>

>  I got an email today that I am sorta wondering about. Anybody know who
> this is and why they contacted me? I am attaching the whole email I
> received.
> Hi,
> We are hoping to put out a multi-cache here in the UK called "The Global
> Village" and want to ask a favour of you. Like most village based
> multi-caches this one requires the cacher to wander around the village
> collecting six numbers off buildings, park benches, milestones or counting
> the numbers of windows, chimneys etc on prominent buildings. Unlike the
> conventional village multi-cache we want each of the six locations to come
> from places far afield. Obviously the cacher cannot physically visit the
> locations spread across the world but will need to use contacts to get
> someone to visit on their behalf. We are hoping it will work on the basis
> that anyone can contact someone anywhere in the world in about six hops, ie
> one of your neighbours knows someone working abroad who in turn knows
> someone in the destination country, who in turn has a relative in the
> destination town etc. In this particular case the cachers will have to use
> Geocaching.com to make the hops.
> So, the favour we have to ask of you is this. Can you find us an
> interesting object in a village near you with a significant number attached,
> write a clue (and the answer!) exploiting the number (eg the number of round
> windows in the village hall is A), give the location WGS84 coordinates, and
> the location address? We will not be citing your username on the cache page
> so you will not be directly linked to the clues. If you are kind enough to
> contribute and are interested in what happens we will send you the cache
> number once it is out so that you can place a watch on it.
> Kind regards
> Paul & Hilary (aka bill&ben)
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