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by HuckleBuckle
(Finds: 77  Score: 273.5)    (Hidden: 67  Score: 223.5)

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Coordinates (WGS-84 datum)
N 42° 53.092'   W 078° 44.110'
Cheektowaga,   New York   14227
United States    Near By Caches

Hidden On: 11 Feb 2006
Waypoint (Landmark): N01F0C
Open Cache:  Personal use only
Cache type:  Unknown
Cache size:   Normal

Difficulty: gps (easy)
Terrain: gps (easy)

Misc: Parking is available


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The above coordinates are false. The cache is somewhere in Stiglmeier Park, and is my favorite container: an ammo-box. To find the cache you'll have to decipher these Mahjong tiles.

Did you ever hear of the game "Mahjong"? I didn't until last week! When I saw it I knew I had to place a cache that integrated the game.

Mahjong originated in China, but is quite popular throughout all of Asia. The western game that resembles it the most is gin rummy.

Basically to win the game you must make several suits, each of which has 13-16 tiles.

The last number in your north row will be "0", as well as the first number in your west row.

Clue decoding tables - Top letter or symbol decodes to bottom letter or symbol:



Clues:    decode

  • Clue 1 
    V ubcr lbh7er jryy 2fhvgrq2 sbe guvf bar>

NoteAdd a Log Entry

CACHE LOGS - May contain hints(spoilers)!    decode

I found it! 13 Jun 2006 by  Szuchie  (Finds: 146  Score: 577)    (Hidden: 5  Score: 26)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

No matter how hard I try I can never spell Mahjong right...haha. As HB puts it, we were "tearing up" Losson this evening. It was nice to be able to cache with a good geo-bud and get a very nice tour of this part of the park (which I hadn't visited since another HB cache killed my GPS over the winter!!! ). So since he never paid the bill for the damage, I decided he should accompany me on a few Losson caches today.

Happily he obliged...not because he felt he needed to atone for my dearly departed Magellan, but because he could run cache maintenance and laugh at me as I tried to find some of his caches. What a punk! Haha.

This was a great night to be in Losson, and after finding the cache we were on our way out when we ran into a couple that asked us, "did you see any deer?" This threw me off (because at first I thought it was some kind of geo-slang I didn't get), but it turns out they really were looking for deer...haha.

Thanks HB for the fun puzzle cache, and for the guided tour of the backwoods (and deer populated) areas of Losson!


I found it! 12 May 2006 by  mickemt  (Finds: 172  Score: 590.5)    (Hidden: 71  Score: 266)
    Open Log:  Unrestricted

I did the puzzle some time ago and finally got around to finding the actual cache. Great work HB!

I found it! 23 Apr 2006 by  Rayman77  (Finds: 104  Score: 393.5)    (Hidden: 10  Score: 32.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Enjoyed the hike over to this one from the numbers. I remember seeing a pair of cardinals and some blue jays along the way. Nice hide, TFTC.

I found it! 19 Mar 2006 by  WhiteUrkel  (Finds: 172  Score: 635)    (Hidden: 40  Score: 156)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

This thing's so easy, that it's hard :-). As I said on the other website, great professional job on the container, HB. Walked right up to this thing, coords settled to under 10 feet. TNLNSL, Thanks for another puzzle cache.

Note 17 Feb 2006 by  Cayuga Crew  (Finds: 79  Score: 296.5)    (Hidden: 2  Score: 8)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Found this one today out cahing with Woody and his pals. Thanks

I found it! 14 Feb 2006 by  Sunrayers  (Finds: 25  Score: 74)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Nice day in the park. Theturkeys were guarding the cache

I found it! 14 Feb 2006 by  Sunrayers  (Finds: 25  Score: 74)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Quick find on a beautiful winter day

I found it! 13 Feb 2006 by  outdoorkpn  (Finds: 19  Score: 64.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Nice hide. Found this one in the blinding snow. Thanks for the fun. Outdoorkpn


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