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and here is one you missed (also on my radar) MAP SKILLS 101, Freshman Year GCRHJ0

Everytime I get ready to visit it rains...and that presents a major dilemma.

There is a short (possibly wet) way, and a much longer, dry way.

I know but the "dry" way NOW has a locked gate and a NO TRESPASSING SIGN...although with my ninja skills honed on many a ParkerPlus cache, I am sure that I could navigate such obstacles.  ;D ;D

Probably wait for the water to subside and go the WET route.

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I'd like to get that one as well, though i have no Kayak at my disposal.  I suppose I could always rent one.

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and here is one you missed (also on my radar) MAP SKILLS 101, Freshman Year GCRHJ0...

I didn't really miss it.  I just listed caches that had gone unfound since Jan 1, 2006 and MAP SKILLS had been found on 1/8/06.  Had I continued to list caches past the 7 I listed, it would have been 13th or so. O0

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Lil Johnny's Chart GCKQX6 - last found on 9/15/05 by ME!

You can remove that one from your list....it was found today !!

WTT-B2

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Lil Johnny's Chart GCKQX6 - last found on 9/15/05 by ME!

You can remove that one from your list....it was found today !!

WTT-B2

I don't care if it was 16 years between finds, it's still stalking! :o:D

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Lil Johnny's Chart GCKQX6 - last found on 9/15/05 by ME!

You can remove that one from your list....it was found today !!

WTT-B2

I don't care if it was 16 years between finds, it's still stalking! :o:D

You know I was laughing to myself as I signed the log thinking "Is this anyway to stalk someone?"

LOL

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Update on long unfound caches.  Through the end of January, there were 18 unarchived, enabled caches within a 50 mile radius of downtown Houston that have not been found in over 12 months.  They are:

Whistle While You Cache GCKV2V - last found on 2/17/05 by BMcNallen with 2 DNF's since then.

Thorolfur's Treasure GCM9VJ - last found on 4/23/05 by EBandM.

Power to the People GCM1VT - last found on 10/8/05 by Tx_Secsy & Jeff.

CrossWorlds GCHZVX - last found on 12/4/05 by GrangerFam

MTP1K: Bonus GCRM1P - last found on 12/22/05 by MedTexPlacer.

Elementary, My Dear Watson! GCPHCY - last found on 12/26/05 by GrangerFam.

CHIN GI GCRN9E - last found on 1/2/06 by MedTexPlacer.

Trog's Travels GCGY0H - last found on 1/4/06 by JummyEv.

Circumcenter GCGCX1 - last found on 1/7/06 by Warthog12.

SOS RELAY GCMQR5 - last found on 1/7/06 by Muddy Buddies with 2 DNF's since then.

De Astutia GCN1AN - last found on 1/7/06 by Muddy Buddies.

Map Skills 101, Freshman Year GCRHJ0 - last found on 1/8/06 by skammer.

FTFC #14 - A Tribute Cache GCR3PW - last found on 1/10/06 by Love2Fly.

ANCITW #5 GCND8M - last found on 1/14/06 by PPRubens.

Damage Control GCR827 - last found on 1/18/06 by MAES.

Lake Conroe PWC Tour #2 GCPNCQ - last found on 1/18/06 by silverado rocket.

Sugar Land Safari GCGA9N - last found on 1/21/06 by Warthog12.

Movie Mania GCT33E - last found on 1/28/06 by Muddy Buddies with 3 DNF's since then (two in the last week).

Now off the list:

WTT-B2 recently found Lil Johnny's Chart GCKQX6 which had gone unfound for 16 months!

Cache on!

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Thanks Larry for your list of longest unfound caches currently in place.  I was working on such a list when yours was posted.

I ran a survey of unfound caches starting in April 2006 (some 9 months ago) and going back from there and found some 48 caches that hasn't been found.

Some notes were noted: 

There were 21 puzzles, 16 multi leg caches and 10 traditional caches that has not be found in 9 months and longer.  One letterbox cache also has not been found in 9 months.

The ones placed by PIMAN314 may be the hardest to find.  He has 5 puzzle caches that are some the longest unfound caches plus a multi-stage cache and a traditional type.

DREAMCACHERS has 2 puzzles and 3 multi-stage out there over 9 months without a find.

GEOWYZ has 4 caches still out there without a find in 9 months

TROGLODYTE,  BOSUN,  and  the late  CHANCE ENCOUNTER  has three caches with no finds in 9 months or longer

Most of the caches were in the 3/2.5 range with the average being a 2.5 difficulty and a 2.3 terrain.  There were some 1/1.5 or 1.5/1 and some 1.5/1.5 caches.  There were a 4/3 cache,  a 5/2 cache,  a 4/4,  a 2/5,  and a 4/3 cache waiting to be found.

Go after them

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The ones placed by PIMAN314 may be the hardest to find. 

Agreed.  I blame Piman for our poor "found caches/time geocaching" ratio since all of his caches require about 10 times the work of a traditional cache. O0

Just kidding.  Piman's caches are great! 

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Well, I can remove another cache from the list.  I found Thorolfur's Treasure today, 21-1/2 months since it was last found!  I'm sure WTT-B2 will probably now go find it in a day or so. :D

If you have a day to spare, I highly recommend doing this cache!

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Well, I can remove another cache from the list.  I found Thorolfur's Treasure today, 21-1/2 months since it was last found!  I'm sure WTT-B2 will probably now go find it in a day or so. :D

If you have a day to spare, I highly recommend doing this cache!

Yes as a matter of fact...tomorrow. ROTFLMAO

WTT

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Well, it wasn't on the list, but I managed to finally grab Piman's Naughts and Crosses today.  It was last found by MAES in March of last year, so it had been ~ 11 months.

This one was also in my 10 mile circle of death radius, so it was nice to get it done.

Saw a family of feral pigs, which was interesting and a couple of stray pit bulls, which was just scary.  It was tough sledding for the last .20mi to the cache.  Impossible to avoid the mud, so I just went for it.  Good fun!!

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Well, it wasn't on the list, but I managed to finally grab Piman's Naughts and Crosses today.  It was last found by MAES in March of last year, so it had been ~ 11 months.

This one was also in my 10 mile circle of death radius, so it was nice to get it done.

I was gunning for that one too.  Nice grab, GrangerFam.

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Well, it wasn't on the list, but I managed to finally grab Piman's Naughts and Crosses today.  It was last found by MAES in March of last year, so it had been ~ 11 months.

This one was also in my 10 mile circle of death radius, so it was nice to get it done.

Saw a family of feral pigs, which was interesting and a couple of stray pit bulls, which was just scary.  It was tough sledding for the last .20mi to the cache.  Impossible to avoid the mud, so I just went for it.  Good fun!!

Was it a brown pit bull and a white pit bull?  I was in the same park today trying for a couple of terracaches and saw the same dogs!  I reported them to a park worker and later saw some men trying to round them up, but they said the dogs just ran off.  As I was leaving the park, I saw them again, trotting along the fence next to the gun range.

That Naughts and Crosses is a good one -- I like the container.

I found a Terracache today that hadn't been found since Nov 2005.

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Update on long unfound caches.  Through the end of January, there were 18 unarchived, enabled caches within a 50 mile radius of downtown Houston that have not been found in over 12 months.  They are:

Whistle While You Cache GCKV2V - last found on 2/17/05 by BMcNallen with 2 DNF's since then.

Thorolfur's Treasure GCM9VJ - last found on 4/23/05 by EBandM.

Power to the People GCM1VT - last found on 10/8/05 by Tx_Secsy & Jeff.

CrossWorlds GCHZVX - last found on 12/4/05 by GrangerFam

MTP1K: Bonus GCRM1P - last found on 12/22/05 by MedTexPlacer.

Elementary, My Dear Watson! GCPHCY - last found on 12/26/05 by GrangerFam.

CHIN GI GCRN9E - last found on 1/2/06 by MedTexPlacer.

Trog's Travels GCGY0H - last found on 1/4/06 by JummyEv.

Circumcenter GCGCX1 - last found on 1/7/06 by Warthog12.

SOS RELAY GCMQR5 - last found on 1/7/06 by Muddy Buddies with 2 DNF's since then.

De Astutia GCN1AN - last found on 1/7/06 by Muddy Buddies.

Map Skills 101, Freshman Year GCRHJ0 - last found on 1/8/06 by skammer.

FTFC #14 - A Tribute Cache GCR3PW - last found on 1/10/06 by Love2Fly.

ANCITW #5 GCND8M - last found on 1/14/06 by PPRubens.

Damage Control GCR827 - last found on 1/18/06 by MAES.

Lake Conroe PWC Tour #2 GCPNCQ - last found on 1/18/06 by silverado rocket.

Sugar Land Safari GCGA9N - last found on 1/21/06 by Warthog12.

Movie Mania GCT33E - last found on 1/28/06 by Muddy Buddies with 3 DNF's since then (two in the last week).

Now off the list:

WTT-B2 recently found Lil Johnny's Chart GCKQX6 which had gone unfound for 16 months!

Cache on!

SOS RELAY GCMQR5  I searched for it today with my calculated projection and didn't find anything that remotely looked like a hide and/or a place to hide one in. Back to the projection screen  ;D

Movie Mania GCT33E was found on 2/17/07 by EBandM

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MTP1K-Bonus has been archived and revived as a standalone cache since it some of the series was no longer available.  It can be taken off of the list. 

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Update on long unfound caches.  Through the end of January, there were 18 unarchived, enabled caches within a 50 mile radius of downtown Houston that have not been found in over 12 months.  They are:

Whistle While You Cache GCKV2V - last found on 2/17/05 by BMcNallen with 2 DNF's since then.

Thorolfur's Treasure GCM9VJ - last found on 4/23/05 by EBandM.

Power to the People GCM1VT - last found on 10/8/05 by Tx_Secsy & Jeff.

CrossWorlds GCHZVX - last found on 12/4/05 by GrangerFam

MTP1K: Bonus GCRM1P - last found on 12/22/05 by MedTexPlacer.

Elementary, My Dear Watson! GCPHCY - last found on 12/26/05 by GrangerFam.

CHIN GI GCRN9E - last found on 1/2/06 by MedTexPlacer.

Trog's Travels GCGY0H - last found on 1/4/06 by JummyEv.

Circumcenter GCGCX1 - last found on 1/7/06 by Warthog12.

SOS RELAY GCMQR5 - last found on 1/7/06 by Muddy Buddies with 2 DNF's since then.

De Astutia GCN1AN - last found on 1/7/06 by Muddy Buddies.

Map Skills 101, Freshman Year GCRHJ0 - last found on 1/8/06 by skammer.

FTFC #14 - A Tribute Cache GCR3PW - last found on 1/10/06 by Love2Fly.

ANCITW #5 GCND8M - last found on 1/14/06 by PPRubens.

Damage Control GCR827 - last found on 1/18/06 by MAES.

Lake Conroe PWC Tour #2 GCPNCQ - last found on 1/18/06 by silverado rocket.

Sugar Land Safari GCGA9N - last found on 1/21/06 by Warthog12.

Movie Mania GCT33E - last found on 1/28/06 by Muddy Buddies with 3 DNF's since then (two in the last week).

Now off the list:

WTT-B2 recently found Lil Johnny's Chart GCKQX6 which had gone unfound for 16 months!

Cache on!

SOS RELAY GCMQR5

Can be taken off the list -- it was found today

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March Update:

Through the end of February, there were 24 unarchived, enabled caches within a 50 mile radius of downtown Houston that have not been found in over 12 months.  They are:

Whistle While You Cache GCKV2V - last found on 2/17/05 by BMcNallen with 2 DNF's since then.

Power to the People GCM1VT - last found on 10/8/05 by Tx_Secsy & Jeff, with 2 DNF's since then.

CrossWorlds GCHZVX - last found on 12/4/05 by GrangerFam

Elementary, My Dear Watson! GCPHCY - last found on 12/26/05 by GrangerFam.

CHIN GI GCRN9E - last found on 1/2/06 by MedTexPlacer, with one recent DNF.

Trog's Travels GCGY0H - last found on 1/4/06 by JummyEv.

Circumcenter GCGCX1 - last found on 1/7/06 by Warthog12.

De Astutia GCN1AN - last found on 1/7/06 by Muddy Buddies.

Map Skills 101, Freshman Year GCRHJ0 - last found on 1/8/06 by skammer.

FTFC #14 - A Tribute Cache GCR3PW - last found on 1/10/06 by Love2Fly.

ANCITW #5 GCND8M - last found on 1/14/06 by PPRubens.

Damage Control GCR827 - last found on 1/18/06 by MAES.

Lake Conroe PWC Tour #2 GCPNCQ - last found on 1/18/06 by silverado rocket.

Sugar Land Safari GCGA9N - last found on 1/21/06 by Warthog12.

Transit of Venus GCJMXW - last found on 2/4/06 by GrangerFam.

The Elder Futhark GCRMR9 - last found on 2/4/06 by MedTexPlacer.

Near The Forgotten GCN5X3 - last found on 2/4/06 by MedTexPlacer with 2 DNF's since then.

Far Side GCM9JV - last found on 2/5/06 by GrangerFam.

Four Wheel Power GC5D16 - last found on 2/5/06 by tplasek.

S-16 GCPE5T last found on 2/11/06 by GrangerFam, with 3 DNF's since.

Rustic Country Home GCP90Y - last found on 2/12/06 by bilster.

FTFC #16 - mtp 2nd Anniversary GCRKVQ - last found on 2/14/06 by basenola, with 4 DNF's since then.

The Big Lebowski GCT95M last found (and FTF!) on 2/18/06 by MedTexPlacer.

San Luis Surf and Cache GCGJHF - last found on 2/19/06 by AmaznGrace, with 4 DNF's since then.  Reading the logs, this one is in all likelihood a goner.

Now off the list:

Thorolfur's Treasure GCM9VJ was found be me on Feb 8th, and by my stalker WTT-B2 on Feb 9th.  It had gone unfound for almost 22 months!

SOS RELAY GCMQR5 was found by WTT-B2 Feb 22nd, after a 13 month lull.

Movie Mania GCT33E was found on Feb 17th by EBandM after eluding local cachers for 13 months.  (OK, it also eluded the cache owner who had to place a new container)

Since the last update, the following caches on the list have been archived:

MTP1K: Bonus GCRM1P - last found on 12/22/05 by MedTexPlacer.

A couple of observations:  My list is getting longer, which I'm sure is a result of more and more caches being added to the database.  I'm now looking at caches placed since the beginning of time, through the end of February 2006, which is 87 more caches than I looked at last month.

A number of the long-unfound caches seem to be Piman caches, and the last finder was either GrangerFam or MedTexPlacer. :)

Cache on!

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I like to remove the Piman caches once I find them...is that wrong? :angel:

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I thought the caches were piman314 trophy caches so I have been keeping them for a month. :angel:

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I like to remove the Piman caches once I find them...is that wrong? :angel:

I thought the caches were piman314 trophy caches so I have been keeping them for a month. :angel:

No wonder I am having trouble logging these caches.... :D :D :D

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We tried to go after the Big Lebowski, but we realized after we got home with a DNF that we had the wrong coordinates.  It's one of those caches that always seems to be just out of the main cluster of caches, so it took us a long time to get to it.  I wonder how long it will take us to get back to try again. 

I see most of the caches on the list are puzzle caches.  Most puzzle caches get found by a few people that do puzzle caches and then don't get found again because a majority of the cachers really don't do puzzle caches.  Piman314's caches are great, but because he's so far west, he has those not getting to the area and those not doing puzzles against him.  We on the other hand usually make his caches a priority to do, although I think we still have one outstanding cache of his to go after.  We've just been super busy and haven't gotten to do a lot of caching. 

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We on the other hand usually make his caches a priority to do, although I think we still have one outstanding cache of his to go after.  We've just been super busy and haven't gotten to do a lot of caching. 

Do you mean the cache in Mexico? :D

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Do you mean the cache in Mexico? :D

PiMan confirmed that I have the correct coordinates for ODS:Iguana Rock but he refuses to spring for my hotel and airfare....what's up with that? :D

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