FTFC52 - Depth Perception
OK, where do I begin...
I went out yesterday to put out the replacement final and decided to check on my note I left last weekend, asking for the folks who muggled the cache to call me. It was still there...and unmuggled. Strange.
At the former GZ, I checked around again, hoping to see signs of the cache. Looking in the middle of the creek, I see a large square object under the water. Could it be?
This may be TMI, but I end up stripping to my whitey-tighties, waded in, and snagged the cache. With trembing hands, I opened up the lid....Yes! It's completely intact and the trophy is still there! A huge wave of relief washes over me and I begin to sob uncontrollably. OK, that didn't happen, but I was pretty happy that everything was OK.
So, one of 2 things occurred; (1) my cache mechanism failed (likely) and it was not muggled at all, or (2) muggles did cut the cord, opened it up and decided just to dump it because they felt bad (this seems less likely).
Bottom line: The final has been moved to a new location not far from the original, but much less likely to muggled. I have the trophy, so the FTF'er will need to contact me to arrange a drop.
For those who have made it to the first waypoint, your hunt is not impacted. You still need to find WP2 whose coordinates are hidden in the 2nd puzzle...somehow.
It's good to go!
Sorry for putting you all through this.