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Just a quick question to see if anyone knows if these are still allowed.

We have seen a couple of mystery caches where there are caches located in sister cities in different countries, where you have to get a cacher from the other city to help you find the co-ordinates to a mystery in your city. (If that makes any sense?)

We are not talking about proxy logging a cache in another country. City A has a traditional with half the coordinates to a mystery in City A and half for a Mystery in City B. City B has a traditional with the other half of the coordinates for city A and half for City B. There is then the corresponding Mysteries in both City A and City B. So a finder would help someone from the other sister city to find the Mystery hidden in their city and visa versa.

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Just a quick question to see if anyone knows if these are still allowed.

We have seen a couple of mystery caches where there are caches located in sister cities in different countries, where you have to get a cacher from the other city to help you find the co-ordinates to a mystery in your city. (If that makes any sense?)

We are not talking about proxy logging a cache in another country. City A has a traditional with half the coordinates to a mystery in City A and half for a Mystery in City B. City B has a traditional with the other half of the coordinates for city A and half for City B. There is then the corresponding Mysteries in both City A and City B. So a finder would help someone from the other sister city to find the Mystery hidden in their city and visa versa.

For a true puzzle cache, where the posted coordinates are "bogus," a two mile rule of thumb applies. A multicache with a physical stage at the posted coordinates can have a final cache location hundreds of miles away. The test for listing a mystery/puzzle is not based on the distance of the final from the posted coordinates. Rather, look first at what's located at the posted coordinates. The "final" location might be at the coordinates provided, or within 2 miles of the "bogus" coords...

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Just a quick question to see if anyone knows if these are still allowed.

We have seen a couple of mystery caches where there are caches located in sister cities in different countries, where you have to get a cacher from the other city to help you find the co-ordinates to a mystery in your city. (If that makes any sense?)

We are not talking about proxy logging a cache in another country. City A has a traditional with half the coordinates to a mystery in City A and half for a Mystery in City B. City B has a traditional with the other half of the coordinates for city A and half for City B. There is then the corresponding Mysteries in both City A and City B. So a finder would help someone from the other sister city to find the Mystery hidden in their city and visa versa.

For a true puzzle cache, where the posted coordinates are "bogus," a two mile rule of thumb applies. A multicache with a physical stage at the posted coordinates can have a final cache location hundreds of miles away. The test for listing a mystery/puzzle is not based on the distance of the final from the posted coordinates. Rather, look first at what's located at the posted coordinates. The "final" location might be at the coordinates provided, or within 2 miles of the "bogus" coords...

OK cool we will look at maybe doing this as a Multi then. Thanks for the info!

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Just a quick question to see if anyone knows if these are still allowed.

We have seen a couple of mystery caches where there are caches located in sister cities in different countries, where you have to get a cacher from the other city to help you find the co-ordinates to a mystery in your city. (If that makes any sense?)

We are not talking about proxy logging a cache in another country. City A has a traditional with half the coordinates to a mystery in City A and half for a Mystery in City B. City B has a traditional with the other half of the coordinates for city A and half for City B. There is then the corresponding Mysteries in both City A and City B. So a finder would help someone from the other sister city to find the Mystery hidden in their city and visa versa.

For a true puzzle cache, where the posted coordinates are "bogus," a two mile rule of thumb applies. A multicache with a physical stage at the posted coordinates can have a final cache location hundreds of miles away. The test for listing a mystery/puzzle is not based on the distance of the final from the posted coordinates. Rather, look first at what's located at the posted coordinates. The "final" location might be at the coordinates provided, or within 2 miles of the "bogus" coords...

OK cool we will look at maybe doing this as a Multi then. Thanks for the info!

Depending on how you're thinking of doing it, it can be either. Run it all by your local Reviewer via an email, and they can guide you with the process to make it get approved more easily.

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