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Friday, February 28, 2014

Misdirection? - 2/28/14

Today's Ohio puzzle is not a case of misdirection, but:

Missed DiRectiőłn #3: The Meter

(You might want to start here.)

Tomorrow we'll be in Minnesota.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Long Number - 2/27/14

Today's California puzzle may have you saying:  Woah, dang--that's a:

Long Number

Tomorrow we'll be in Ohio.


Wednesday, February 26, 2014

DITLOID - 2/26/14

At a recent geocaching event I had a CO ask me if I had ever heard of a "ditloid" puzzle.  I didn't understand the acronym, but it turned out I was familiar with this type of riddle. It was fun meeting the CO and learning the history behind ditloids with today's Pennsylvania puzzle:

1 - Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich

Tomorrow we'll be in California.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Travel and Be Happy! - 2/25/14

After a recent geocaching event I sat at the nearby diner's lunch counter with the CO and the honorees of today's fun Pennsylvania puzzle.  I know a lot of people combine their travels with their caching adventures, and I think it's great advice to:

Travel and Be Happy!

Tomorrow we'll stick around in Pennsylvania for another day.

Monday, February 24, 2014

A Dash of Alphabet Soup - 2/24/14

Today's Ohio Puzzle is nice for a cold winter day ... enjoy:

A Dash of Alphabet Soup

Tomorrow we'll be in Pennsylvania.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Narrow Sighted - 2/23/14

I've heard of far-sighted and near-sighted, but for today's Minnesota puzzle I guess it could help to be a bit:

Narrow Sighted

Tomorrow we'll hang around in Minnesota another day.

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Some Caches We Haven't Seen - 2/22/14

Today's California puzzle from way back in 2003 features:

Some caches we haven't seen

Tomorrow we'll be in Minnesota.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Fractured Fairy Tale - 2/21/14

Today's classic Florida puzzle came to me highly recommended by a puzzling friend.  Hope you'll enjoy this:

Fractured Fairy Tale 

Tomorrow we'll be in California.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Tinker, What? - 2/20/14

Today's Texas puzzle has the unusual name of:

Tinker Taco Jingle Jar

Tomorrow we'll be in Florida.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Marathon Tithes - 2/19/14

I happen to have on hand a former expert on the subject of today's Minnesota puzzle, so I thoroughly enjoyed:

Marathon Tithes

Tomorrow we'll be in Texas.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Puzzler's Challenge -2/18/14

Today's Arizona cache caught my eye, as keeping a high percentage of puzzles in my found ratio is important to me.  Luckily there's also a puzzle to be solved along with:

Puzzler Challenge: 10.0+ percent on 1000+ finds

Tomorrow we'll be in Minnesota.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Lincoln's Memorial - 2/17/14

A presidential themed puzzle from Minnesota, in honor of Presidents Day:

Lincoln's Memorial

Tomorrow we'll be in Arizona.

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Say Cheese, Again - 2/16/14

The CO of today's puzzle from Canada's British Columbia province declares:

I Love Stinky Cheeze

Tomorrow we'll be in Minnesota.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Say Cheese - 2/15/14

Today's puzzle from the U.K. is:

Cheese, Gromit?

Tomorrow we'll be in Canada's province of British Columbia.

Friday, February 14, 2014

Happy Valentine's Day, 2014! - 2/14/14

Today's New Zealand puzzle taught me a couple of things, including the fact that I'll probably never be brave enough to take a dip in some of the hot springs there (yikes!).  Hope you enjoy this:

Valentine's Day Cache (Rotorua)

Tomorrow we'll be in the United Kingdom.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Octopus' Garden - 2/13/14

Earlier this week marked the 50th anniversary of the arrival of the Beatles in the U.S.  To mark the occasion, I thought I'd feature this California puzzle, which landed in my in-box recently.  :

Octopus' Garden

Tomorrow we'll celebrate Valentine's Day in New Zealand.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Owl-Stretching Time? - 2/12/14

According to the CO of today's Minnesota puzzle, it's:

Owl-Stretching Time

Tomorrow we'll be in California.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Another License to Cache - 2/11/14

I was recently talking about license plate puzzles with a friend, and remembered a few I had enjoyed that I hadn't shared here yet.  Today's entry is from Texas.  Solve it and you'll earn your:

License to Cache

Tomorrow we'll be back in Minnesota.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Circling the Drain - 2/10/14

Some days it seems like my brain gets into high gear.  Homer dances, green lights appear, and "success" comes easily.  I wish I had more days like that.  Other times it seems like I struggle to solve anything, and even two star puzzles seem beyond my capability.  I found today's Minnesota puzzle during a recent slump when I felt like my brain was:

Circling the Drain

Tomorrow we'll be in Texas.

Sunday, February 9, 2014

What Peeves You? - 2/9/14

Part of today's puzzle states, "Puzzles have a way of dividing an audience."  Isn't that the truth?  There are plenty of people who won't do puzzles at all, but even within the puzzling crowd there can be a wide variety of opinions about the merits of a particular puzzle.  What peeves me is when people write logs complaining about not liking a puzzle, or calling it a "guess what I'm thinking" puzzle.  People work very hard constructing their puzzles and if a constructive criticism is warranted, it could be sent to the CO privately rather than posted for the world to see.   As my mother always said, "If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all."   That's my two cents.  I'm hoping today's puzzle won't leave you saying:

I'm So Peeved!

Tomorrow we'll be in Minnesota.

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Just One More - 2/8/14

Today's downstate New York puzzle is in honor of all those cachers who can't help going for:

Just One More

Tomorrow we'll have another from this CO, across the border in Pennsylvania.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Olympic Medals - 2/7/14

The Winter Olympics open today, and I couldn't resist marking the occasion by featuring today's puzzle from Canada's province of British Columbia which features:

Olympic Medals

(Note:  as some of the logs indicated, one number was a little problematic ... you'll be able to tell which one.)

Tomorrow we'll be in New York.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

The Prince's Palace - 2/6/14

Today's puzzle takes us on our first virtual visit to the country of Monaco, where it is recommended that you visit the:

Palais du Prince

Tomorrow we'll commemorate the opening of the Winter Olympics with a puzzle in British Columbia, Canada.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Dogs and More Dogs - 2/5/14

Long-time readers may remember that the "K" in teamajk is in honor of our geodog, and I have featured a number of puzzles involving our canine friends.  Today's nicely done California puzzle focuses on:

Dalmatians and Dachshunds

Tomorrow we'll pay our first virtual visit to Monaco.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

License & Registration, Please! - 2/4/14

Today's puzzle is from Arizona.  It seems that many cachers have tales of being stopped by law-enforcement while caching.  I haven't been stopped while caching, but recently had my own encounter on my way to a geo-event.   After missing the entrance to to the park for a night event on the far outskirts of town I performed a carefully-executed U-turn to get back where I needed to be.  Flashing red lights in my rear view mirror quickly ensued.  I was fortunate to escape with only a warning and an admonishment to use better judgement in the future.  Shew!  I hope it's a long time before I once again hear the words:

License & Registration, Please!

Tomorrow we'll be in California

Monday, February 3, 2014

Keeping It Going - 2/3/14

Today's Minnesota puzzle seemed a good fit for the blog, as it's helping me:

Keeping It Going

Tomorrow we'll be in Arizona.

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Super Bowl Sunday - 2/2/14

Today is the Super Bowl, and if you go to the right area east of Sacramento, California, you can solve a puzzle for every one of the Super Bowls so far.  It all begins with:

Super Bowl I (Packers vs. Chiefs)

Tomorrow we'll be in Minnesota.

P.S.  Happy Groundhog Day! I hope he signals an early spring.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Battleship Solitaire - 2/1/14

Today's Oregon puzzle presents a type of puzzle I first solved in the magazine mentioned:

Games in our Magazine -> Battleships

Tomorrow we'll be in California.