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International Geocaching Day Wet Event - OU051D
Come celebrate International Geocaching Day and the 2nd anniversary of Opencaching.us out on the water from 6 to 8 PM!
Owner: MickEMT
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N 42° 50.524' W 78° 51.661' N 42° 50' 31.44'' W 78° 51' 39.66'' N 42.84207°  W 78.86102° 
Altitude: m. ASL.
 Region: United States > New York
Cache type: Event
Size: No container
Status: Archived
Event date: 2012-08-18
Date created: 2012-08-04
Date published: 2012-08-05
Last modification: 2012-08-05
3 Attended
2 Will attend
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watchers 0 watchers
32 visitors
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Rated as: n/a
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Special Equipment Required 

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Description EN

You WILL get wet attending this event!

Bring your kayak, canoe, paddleboat, innertube or even just your bathing suit down to Gallagher Beach. The concept is pretty simple, this is a "sponge war" out on the water. Bring your boat, innertube or what have you (NO motorized boats/power skis etc allowed), bring your water guns, big car wash sponge or even your collapsing bailing bucket.

To log the event, you will need to find the cacher with the ping pong balls, ask him or her for one, sign it and make your way to the logging container and drop it in.

ONE ball per person, ONE name per ball.

Now the fun part, while you are attempting to log this, you are "fair game", you will be soaked with water guns and wet sponges, of course you are encouraged to "return fire" as well. Anyone on the water is an acceptable target.

NO balls other than the log ones, ABSOLUTELY NO WATER BALOONS!

For those cachers without a boat, float, innertube etc, the cacher or cachers with the ping pong balls will make passes closer to shore, you will at least have to wade out. The logging container will be reasonably close to shore.

This event was inspired by GC3P7GH "Are You Sponge Worthy" which was an AMAZING event! Purplehawks and I had so much fun there that we just HAD to have one here in Buffalo!

As noted by Chilihead for that event.

"Just a note for any would be photographers out there ... Your presence on the water is an implicit agreement between you and the organizer of this event that any harm coming to you or your personal items is strictly at your own risk. You agree that you will not hold the event organizer nor the participants in the event for any damages caused to personal items such as electronics and cameras caused by water damage, flying paddles, unintended or intended kayak roll overs, acts of God, or other unspecified mishaps. Should you decide to bring personal items onto a water craft during this event, you do so at your own risk and will likely attract additional water fire, sponges and unintended tip overs by passers by."

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