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Alpha Numeric Challenge

Section 1
The basic A-Z, 0-9 by cache name.

Section 2
A-Z, 0-9 by owner name.

Section 3
A-Z, 0-9 by cache name using only "unknown" types.

Section 4
A-Z, 0-9 by cache name using only caches placed over 1000 feet in elevation.

Section 5
Anything else.


Section 1: By cache name

List 1 qualifes me for:-

Wizardario's Challenge #3 Alphanumeric Cache Name
Note: Caches with a name starting with a non-alphanumeric character don't count.

Alphabet Soup- Yorkshire
Note: Only A-Z required but caches must be found since 1st September 2009.

Alpha Spaghetti Challenge Cache

  Log entry Cache name
 A  27/10/2009 View Avoiding redundancy
 B  25/10/2011 View Beamflote Beast
 C  10/12/2010 View Can you trace the chain of thought?
 D  15/11/2011 View Dark Matters
 E  24/11/2011 View Eine Kleine Nachtfrolik
 F  27/07/2011 View Flatcoat Walker Hide # 500
 G  15/08/2011 View Grenade Spur
 H  26/06/2012 View Horsham Stone
 I  12/07/2011 View If you go down to the woods today...(Herts)
 J  28/10/2011 View jazzyjessups 1000 Challenge cache
 K  06/09/2011 View Kielder Skyspace (Northumberland)
 L  12/02/2011 View Lookout Point
 M  07/06/2011 View Members of Parliament
 N  13/06/2012 View Nungwi Turtles
 O  06/06/2012 View Olduvai Gorge - Cradle of Mankind
 P  30/09/2010 View Procrastination
 Q  23/01/2012 View QR Challenge
 R  23/01/2012 View R e f l e c t i o n s
 S  08/09/2011 View Scotland's First
 T  31/07/2010 View Tunnel Vision
 U  29/05/2012 View Union of South Africa
 V  12/07/2011 View View from Coombe Hill
 W  29/05/2012 View Walking The Plank... #1
 X  29/05/2012 View X Marks the Spot #10
 Y  21/10/2011 View Ye Ole Survey Monuments
 Z  21/02/2012 View Zulu?
 0  14/02/2012 View 01 Horror Hike
 1  20/03/2010 View 1754
 2  17/07/2012 View 2012 Olympic Decathlon Challenge Cache
 3  29/05/2012 View 3...2...1...FIRE! #15
 4  23/07/2011 View 48 65 78
 5  21/02/2012 View 5 - West Lavington Loop 5
 6  21/02/2012 View 6 - Round Levin Down
 7  07/02/2010 View 74 years of pain ...
 8  23/02/2012 View 8-) The Lesser Date Challenge
 9  21/02/2012 View 9 - Coates Cache 9

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List 2 qualifes me for:-

0 to Z Alphanumeric Challenge 2012
Note: "The" and "A" and non-alphanumeric character at the begining are ignored. Caches must be found on or after 1st January 2012.

All of these caches have also been found by my good mate WhiteFriar, all but one (J), in my company.

  Log entry Cache name
 A  14/08/2012 View Allusive : An Assiduous Cacher Challenge
 B  29/02/2012 View Bingo Cache - CHALLENGE!!!
 C  09/08/2012 View CC50 - The Ecclesiastical Cacher (Challenge)
 D  14/08/2012 View Divergent: An Assiduous Cacher Challenge
 E  14/08/2012 View Ecclesiastical: An Assiduous Cacher Challenge
 F  27/09/2012 View Farnham Ramble Extended #7 – Moor Park Letterbox
 G  02/03/2013 View Geocaching Name Challenge
 H  19/06/2012 View High Difficulty % Challenge
 I  30/04/2013 View Icon 100's (x 5) Challenge - Silver Version
 J  18/04/2012 View JJ "500" Challenge cache
 K  27/03/2012 View Know Your Local Cacher Challenge
 L  16/05/2013 View "Life begins at Forty" Challenge
 M  30/04/2013 View Maggie's 5000 Challange
 N  11/09/2012 View Nice view!
 O  18/09/2012 View OASIS
 P  14/08/2012 View Prodigious: An Assiduous Cacher Challenge
 Q  23/01/2012 View QR Challenge
 R  08/05/2012 View Roundabout Horsham
 S  16/10/2012 View St Mary The Virgin, Peldon. Church Micro 523
 T  14/08/2012 View Terrestrial: An Assiduous Cacher Challenge
 U  09/01/2013 View Unknown ABC Challenge
 V  14/08/2012 View Vertiginous: An Assiduous Cacher Challenge
 W  22/05/2012 View Wizardario's Challenge #3 Alphanumeric Cache Name
 X  29/05/2012 View X Marks the Spot #10
 Y  29/05/2012 View Yo Ho Yo Ho... A Pirates Life For Me! #20
 Z  21/02/2012 View Zulu?
 0  14/02/2012 View 01 Horror Hike
 1  21/02/2012 View 1 - Round Levin Down
 2  21/02/2012 View 2 - Round Levin Down
 3  21/02/2012 View 3 - Round Levin Down
 4  21/02/2012 View 4 - Round Levin Down
 5  21/02/2012 View 5 - Round Levin Down
 6  21/02/2012 View 6 - Round Levin Down
 7  21/02/2012 View 7 - Round Levin Down
 8  28/08/2012 View 8 icon challenge ( 2012 )
 9  21/02/2012 View 9 - Round Levin Down

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List 3 Other characters (24 so far), purely for my own interest:-

  Log entry Cache name
 (  10/01/2009 View (You're) After Eight for Christmas 2008
 '  17/05/2011 View 'ad enough?
 -  10/10/2011 View -- --- .-. ... . + -.-. --- -.. .
 [  02/01/2012 View [mystery] Nebula
 *  14/02/2012 View *Bonus* Walliswood Wander
 !  29/05/2012 View !!!...Kaboom...!!! #6
 "  20/02/2013 View "Any Dream Will Do"
 +  26/02/2013 View +-*/
 #  07/05/2013 View #01 The Pooh Trail
 ☣  01/10/2013 View ☣ ☠TOXIC WASTE ☠ ☣
 &  19/11/2013 View &
 ¿  07/01/2014 View ¿QUACK?
 Ó  05/07/2014 View Óin - Eccleshall Ring
 .  11/11/2014 View ... Pants on Fire
 Á  23/04/2015 View Árvores
 É  07/06/2015 View Éire Óg Carlow
 ¡  16/07/2015 View ¡No pasarán!
 ?  22/10/2015 View ?? BONSAI ??
 =  06/04/2016 View =Andy_R
 <  08/06/2016 View <>
 ✪  30/08/2016 View ✪ Mega Ascent ✪
 >  17/09/2016 View >>>>> South Surrey Treasure Quest >>>>>
 :  24/01/2017 View :) Bigger than the Average Box :)
 /  22/07/2017 View /

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Section 2: By owner name

List 1 just for my own interest, though I've a feeling I have seen a relevant challenge at some point but now I can't locate it.

  Log entry Cache name Owner name
Alphabetics
 A  05/03/2013 View Church Micro 2364...Ashford-St. Matthew's Amberel
 B  28/09/2013 View A Fine Pair #11 ~ Wiston Village BHA LOYAL
 C  26/03/2007 View THE BEAST 666 Cache U Nutter
 D  08/10/2009 View Bluebell Hill Earthcache (Kent) Deepdiggingmole
 E  27/08/2008 View Church Micro 179 - Cheam Village Eclimber
 F  27/07/2011 View Flatcoat Walker Hide # 500 Flatcoat Walker
 G  17/08/2013 View Geocaching Headquarters Geocaching HQ
 H  12/01/2008 View Church Micro 83...Rudgwick Humber Rock and Gravel Horsham
 I  27/03/2012 View 30 in a Day Challenge (with a triple twist) ivymill
 J  11/06/2013 View Church Micro Challenge Cache...When I go to Church jazzyjessups
 K  28/08/2012 View 1 - Walking With Giants 1 - Triceratops KnightFamily1980
 L  18/02/2013 View A Fine Pair #48 ~ Horsham Road, Cranleigh lamoutarde
 M  19/09/2009 View LQ:BERKSHIRE - Waltham St.Lawrence Mario McTavish
 N  19/01/2008 View Alphabetti Spaghetti Nanny Ogg
 O  10/04/2012 View Ye Ole Survey Monuments outforthehunt
 P  01/07/2007 View What immortal hand or eye? aka MUGxx parmstro
 Q  24/05/2011 View Church Micro 1120 - Bradley - All Saints qrang
 R  14/08/2012 View Church Micro 2733…Bexley-St John the Evangelist RubyShoos
 S  08/11/2007 View Church Micro 1...Earlswood sadexploration
 T  06/12/2009 View A mega-puzzle of many parts tjapukai
 U  27/04/2011 View Sacrovertebral Angle UberJason
 V  01/02/2012 View Church Micro 2396 - Mountfield Velosaurus
 W  01/04/2009 View Operation Century Woking Wonders
 X  09/09/2011 View Church Micro 1452...Rusland XXclarke
 Y  03/11/2012 View Church Micro 1060 - St Michael's - Braintree- New Yorkie63
 Z  26/03/2012 View Under the Horsham Stone zelgi
Numerics
 0  26/11/2013 View Anyone for Tennis ? 0likv
 1  10/12/2013 View No Tipping 12leggedcrew
 2  22/07/2012 View University Challenge 7 (Sizzle Sizzle) 2202
 3  25/03/2008 View Nipper's Lunch box 3m-sting
 4  28/11/2012 View Ups and Downs - It's the climb 4Stealth
 5  08/10/2013 View Hilsea Lines Conservation Area -A 5tormwatch Cache 5tormwatch
 6  31/07/2015 View CORNER HIDE 666thebeast
 7  01/03/2011 View Really SideTracked - Bramley and Wonersh 70C
 8  03/12/2013 View A WATERING HOLE IN (WHISTLEY GREEN) 83cad
 9  10/12/2013 View SideTracked - Hockley 99eagle
Other characters
 !  04/06/2013 View Church Micro...2824 Crampmoor !RedStag
 *  20/06/2013 View Gorgeous *mouse*
 =  26/07/2012 View Berkeley Square (1 - Cranleigh) ===sgb
 Ü  25/09/2012 View Ripley Ramble Überbadger
 ♥  18/05/2013 View Penelope Pitstop ♥JJB♥
 _  13/06/2013 View Sidetracked - Claygate (Epsilon Cache) _Kimta

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Section 3: By cache name: Unknown types

List 1 qualifes me for:-

Unknown ABC Challenge
Note: Only A-Z required.

  Log entry Cache name
 A  10/04/2012 View A Concealed Terror Turning
 B  26/03/2012 View Be positive about January 4th
 C  27/03/2012 View Church Micro 2573: Dartford Christ Church
 D  17/07/2012 View Diamond Jubilee 4
 E  14/01/2012 View England vs. The Rest of the World 2: Sums ...
 F  30/01/2012 View Famous Surrey Residents #4
 G  15/10/2012 View GC Code
 H  21/08/2012 View Hampshire Meet 36 - A Christmas Puzzle!
 I  28/12/2008 View I'll String You Along A Bit
 J  30/04/2012 View Junipers and Boxhill 16
 K  01/09/2007 View Kiss My (Irish) Behind!
 L  22/05/2012 View Lyrics and Monologues
 M  14/08/2012 View Magic
 N  21/08/2012 View Nasturtium Line
 O  01/04/2009 View Operation Century
 P  29/01/2012 View Purple Pie Pete
 Q  23/02/2012 View Quiet Please!
 R  23/01/2012 View R e f l e c t i o n s
 S  20/04/2012 View Surrey Cemeteries 1: No digging required
 T  22/12/2011 View The Slammer
 U  23/02/2012 View Unbaked
 V  14/08/2012 View Vertiginous: An Assiduous Cacher Challenge
 W  20/01/2012 View WW2 Hurstpierpoint Patrol's Underground Hideout
 X  18/08/2008 View X Marks the Spot XII: Pioneer and Designator
 Y  10/04/2011 View Yogi's Pic-A-Nic Basket
 Z  21/02/2012 View Zulu?

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List 2 qualifes me for:-

Alphabet Puzzle Challenge
Note: Only A-Z required. However, only true puzzles allowed. Also, only finds after you register count. That was Wednesday 14th December 2011 for me.

  Log entry Cache name
 A  10/04/2012 View A Concealed Terror Turning
 B  26/03/2012 View Be positive about January 4th
 C  27/03/2012 View Church Micro 2573: Dartford Christ Church
 D  17/07/2012 View Diamond Jubilee 4
 E  14/01/2012 View England vs. The Rest of the World 2: Sums ...
 F  30/01/2012 View Famous Surrey Residents #4
 G  15/10/2012 View GC Code
 H  21/08/2012 View Hampshire Meet 36 - A Christmas Puzzle!
 I  18/03/2013 View it's QR time!
 J  30/04/2012 View Junipers and Boxhill 16
 K  13/03/2013 View Kakuro #2
 L  22/05/2012 View Lyrics and Monologues
 M  14/08/2012 View Magic
 N  21/08/2012 View Nasturtium Line
 O  26/02/2013 View Only Connect
 P  29/01/2012 View Purple Pie Pete
 Q  23/02/2012 View Quiet Please!
 R  23/01/2012 View R e f l e c t i o n s
 S  20/04/2012 View Surrey Cemeteries 1: No digging required
 T  22/12/2011 View The Slammer
 U  23/02/2012 View Unbaked
 V  04/12/2012 View V
 W  20/01/2012 View WW2 Hurstpierpoint Patrol's Underground Hideout
 X  28/03/2013 View X Marks the Spot XI: Bouncing balls?
 Y  04/12/2012 View Yes, ...
 Z  21/02/2012 View Zulu?

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List 3 The numerics, purely for my own interest:-

  Log entry Cache name
 0  18/06/2013 View 0 to Z Alphanumeric Challenge 2012
 1  20/03/2010 View 1754
 2  08/03/2010 View 2LO
 3  14/03/2008 View 3 (fictitious) weddings and a funeral for Xmas 07
 4  23/07/2011 View 48 65 78
 5  27/03/2013 View 5 A Day Challenge
 6  15/04/2014 View 60 Years of Motor Sport
 7  07/02/2010 View 74 years of pain ...
 8  28/08/2012 View 8 icon challenge ( 2012 )
 9  19/02/2014 View 99 Shades of Gray

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Section 4: By cache name: Caches placed at over 1000 feet (304.8m)

Hell and High Water (Challenge Cache)
Note: Only A-Z required. Numerics included for my own interest.

  Log entry Cache name Elevation
 A  11/08/2013 View All Hail the Hypnotoad 1211m
 B  15/07/2014 View Buddy Boy's Beach 386m
 C  11/08/2013 View Country Road - Wildcat Mountain Dr. to Tall Timber 692m
 D  17/07/2014 View Dawn Recon 3 783m
 E  10/10/2008 View El Toro ( Menorca ) 334m
 F  17/07/2014 View Fort you would like the view 315m
 G  11/08/2013 View GC12 5/12/2000 872m
 H  12/08/2013 View Hembre Ridge 897m
 I  10/08/2013 View I've fallen, and I can't get up.... 1445m
 J 
 K  06/09/2011 View Kielder Skyspace (Northumberland) 343m
 L  27/11/2010 View LQ:W YORKS - Willmer Green 406m
 M  11/08/2013 View Month of Multis 1249m
 N  04/06/2012 View NgoroNgoro - a big African caldera 2202m
 O  06/06/2012 View Olduvai Gorge - Cradle of Mankind 1422m
 P  08/08/2015 View Peak a Boo 5 701m
 Q 
 R  07/09/2011 View Reivers Revenge (Scottish Borders, Just!) 615m
 S  08/09/2011 View Scotland's First 719m
 T  05/06/2012 View TANAPA Ngorongoro NP 1749m
 U  29/05/2007 View Un point sublime 830m
 V  11/09/2016 View Vesuvius - Il Gran Cono/The Big Cone 1148m
 W  07/09/2011 View Where's Georges Kidney Stone (Northumberland) 508m
 X  15/07/2014 View X Marks the Spot 924m
 Y  15/07/2014 View Y Garn 917m
 Z  22/02/2016 View ZZ Top (Central Otago) 595m
 0 
 1  11/08/2013 View 1217's Front Door 949m
 2  04/08/2016 View 2 Caerau Uchaf-Entrance gate 342m
 3  04/08/2016 View 3 Caerau Uchaf- Base of post (2) 352m
 4 
 5  10/08/2013 View 56 Miles and 4 Days 1346m
 6 
 7 
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Section 5: Anything else

Essex Place Name Challenge
A-Z for Essex place names. J, Q, U, V, X, Y and Z need only be included.

  Place Log entry Cache name
 A  Aveley 21/09/2010 View Church Micro 1274…Aveley
 B  Bulphan 04/04/2010 View Church Micro 350... Bulphan
 C  Chafford 27/08/2014 View Church Micro 5641...Chafford
 D  Dunton 25/10/2011 View Church Micro 2067...Dunton
 E  Eastwood 10/12/2013 View Church Micro 3680…Eastwood - Baptist
 F  Fyfield 12/10/2010 View Church Micro 433: Fyfield
 G  Grays 16/11/2010 View Church Micro 1463...Grays
 H  Herongate 17/05/2011 View Church Micro 1395... Herongate
 I  Ingrave 29/06/2010 View Church Micro 514... Ingrave
 J  Juxta 09/10/2012 View Church Micro 2833...Greensted-Juxta-Ongar
 K  Kelvedon 11/10/2011 View Church Micro 1628...Kelvedon (John Moss Church)
 L  Littlebury 27/08/2014 View Church Micro 5122...Littlebury - Holy Trinity
 M  Mucking 21/09/2010 View Church Micro 427...Mucking
 N  Nazeing 09/10/2012 View Church Micro 2835...Nazeing
 O  Orsett 04/04/2010 View Church Mirco 352...Orsett
 P  Prittlewell 01/08/2015 View Church Micro 5679...Prittlewell
 Q  Quendon 03/05/2011 View Church Micro 955 : Quendon
 R  Roxwell 03/05/2011 View Church Micro 1046...Roxwell
 S  Stisted 04/10/2011 View Church Micro 728...Stisted
 T  Thorrington 09/09/2014 View Church Micro 1430...Thorrington
 U  Hutton 29/06/2010 View Church Micro 450 ... Hutton
 V  Vange 17/05/2011 View Church Micro 1690...Vange
 W  Widford 04/10/2011 View Church Micro 364...Widford
 X  Wix 12/07/2012 View Church Micro 1375 - Wix
 Y  Billericay 29/06/2010 View Church Micro 972 - Billericay
 Z  Walton on the Naze 16/10/2012 View Church Micro #3024 Walton on the Naze All Saints

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