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Are you trying to solve a Mystery Cache that uses these flags?  If so, that's discouraged in this Forum because anyone with Google skills will stumble upon this thread, spoiling the cache owner's puzzle.

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According to section 2-D of the geocaching.com terms of use, "You agree not to: [...] xxiii. Publish on our websites the solutions, hints, spoilers, or any hidden coordinates for any geocache without consent from the geocache owner.” However, here are some general puzzle tips (based in part on a puzzle-solving class event presented by The Rat a while ago):


Identify the theme. Check the cache title, the hint, the HTML source, the graphics (including names/URLs), any links (including URLs), whatever is at the posted coordinates, etc. If you can figure out the theme, then you should look for numbering systems that are associated with that theme (zip codes, athletes’ jersey numbers, episode numbers, product codes, etc.).


Around here, coordinates will have 15 digits, and will look like "N 37° xx.xxx W 122° xx.xxx". So when I'm solving a nearby puzzle, I look for a group of 15 things, and then I look for ways to get the digits 37xxxxx122xxxxx from them. In general, I look for ways to get the number 37 (or the digits 3 and 7) from something near the beginning of the puzzle, and the number 122 (or the digits 1, 2, and 2) from something near the middle of the puzzle. (Of course, you'll need to adjust this for the coordinates near you.)

 

If you ask the cache owner for a hint, then be sure to mention the approaches you have tried so far, and the results those approaches have yielded. It can also be helpful to work together with others who are trying to solve the same puzzle. Geocaching events are a good place to meet other geocachers; ask around to see if anyone else is trying to solve the same puzzle(s) as you.

 

Other useful resources include:


 

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i know nothing about this puzzle or how to solve it. However, i did notice its organized into two blocks, each starting with a country flag.

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Describe what you see in the easiest word possible. And then add the word 'code' to it in google. You might find something.

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4 hours ago, terratin said:

Describe what you see in the easiest word possible. And then add the word 'code' to it in google. You might find something.

 

Careful! TMI.

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2 hours ago, TeamRabbitRun said:

 

Careful! TMI.

I don't think so.  Looking at a puzzle than searching for what you see is a generic puzzle solving hint that can help with a lot of different puzzles.  Depending on the puzzle it's often a very good first step to figuring out how to solve a puzzle.  

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12 hours ago, NYPaddleCacher said:

I don't think so.  Looking at a puzzle than searching for what you see is a generic puzzle solving hint that can help with a lot of different puzzles.  Depending on the puzzle it's often a very good first step to figuring out how to solve a puzzle.  


yep. I mean it’s possible the to sees butterflies or ikea wall decoration, right? 

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