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AR-HICK
08-31-2008, 03:21 PM
CONGRADULATIONS, RKLMBL for winning the August ’08 Arkansas Rosenberg Cacher Challenge, I would like to offer my concession for this month.
It took his use of High Speech and Low Morals to pull this one out of the bag at the end on the month. Starting next month with a 5 point lead, I am not accusing him of cheating maybe just overplaying his hand a little. Good Job! Very impressive artfully done by a Master.

rklmbl
09-01-2008, 05:02 AM
FYI, the caches in question were found at 3:38 am and 5:13 am and we did not cheat. :lol:

BSA534
09-01-2008, 04:15 PM
OK, I'll bite... WHAT are you talking about? :?: :?: :?:

Woodwalker9
09-01-2008, 10:03 PM
A HUGE congratulations to rklmbl for winning the August ’08 Arkansas Rosenberg Cacher Challenge. It could not have happened to a nicer couple. However, I really believe that had I been eligible, I would have stood a good chance of being in the running. Oh well, maybe the next challenge.

cachemates
09-02-2008, 05:56 AM
I guess BSA 534 and myself are the only ones in the dark on this! What is the Ark. Rosenberg Cacher Challenge :?:

ShadowCachers
09-02-2008, 06:16 AM
I'm clueless about this one as well. So don't feel bad.. :?:

searcykid
09-02-2008, 07:08 AM
Nope: You guys are not the only ones in the dark.
I am at least number 4 that is clueless.

09-02-2008, 08:23 AM
Add me to the clueless page. Of course, that isn't too out of the ordinary.

gespurr
09-02-2008, 08:37 AM
ditto here.

idratherbehiking
09-02-2008, 08:39 AM
Me Too!! Are you guys just pulling our legs or what?

QuartzCachers
09-02-2008, 03:52 PM
O.K. I just didn't have the gumption to admit that I, once again, am competely, 100% clueless as to what you guys are talking about. I'm guessing there is an inside joke here, but since it was posted for all to see, and wonder about, I'll add my name to the list who are cautiously curious. :? :? :?

GeoJeepers
09-02-2008, 05:25 PM
We're wondering too! I kept trying to do a search on it but wasn't having any luck...there's really no telling but I guess we'll join in....I'm glad to know we're all in this together!

scoutfrog
09-02-2008, 06:17 PM
Add me to the list of "DUH!?" , What?! :?: :?:

flannelman
09-02-2008, 06:33 PM
This makes me feel like I'm back in chemistry! Lost and in the dark!!

AR-HICK
09-02-2008, 10:47 PM
It took some doing, but here is a little more information:

Arkansas Rosenberg Cacher Challenge- a simple game in which the rules change every month according to how it is played. Rules for the month will not be posted until after the Judges meet.
Last month’s Challenge was to find as many caches as possible between 12 midnight and 6 am.
Overall cache difficulty and terrain will only have an effect if the cacher uses
Wordy and Extreme Storytelling while logging the cache, this may or may not award extra points. The skill of the cacher and overall standing in the community could have some affect on scoring. The possibilities are endless, unorthodox cache retrieval, swimming lakes and oceans, skydiving to remote locations and the riding of grizzly bears to and from the cache may help your score. FTF and longest unfound caches also may or may not increase your score total found caches has little bearing unless extra points are awarded. See above.

Exceptions are the rule.

Your score will be dictated by the Arkansas Rosenberg Cacher Challenge Judges and points are awarded only by them.
They can be easily swayed with bribes, meals, laptops and gas cards. This is a cut-throat challenge and you must be willing to whatever it takes to win. The judges will keep there identity a secret and if they are identified all points given by them will be voided.
Placement of new caches may also have an affect our score, depending on difficulty, ingenuity of the hide and cache page description and possibly no effect at all.
Additional points if you host an event and serve deviled eggs
Posting on the ArkGeo will also increase your total score. This will depend upon how skillfully you exercise your storytelling, thought in posting, genuine ideas or lack of knowledge and how skillfully it is applied.

Your score will be dictated by the Arkansas Rosenberg Cacher Challenge Judges and points are awarded only by them.
Arkansas Rosenberg Cacher Challenge Judges will meet at the end of every month to judge all cachers on style, grace and ingenuity of all aspects of Geocaching. This meeting will be held in a smoke filled back room, back of a black limousine, on a park bench, secret chat room or via conference call, the day of this meeting will always end in “y”.

The decision of the judges can be appealed. This will be considered if one or all of these requirements are met.
1. Finding the proper judge.
2. Swaying Judge with a 4-wheeler, new car, boat or an airplane (with flying lessons or a full time pilot.)
3. Cash, Jewelry and/or Winning Lottery ticket.

Now you know, and I hope everyone is up to the challenge.
Ready, Set, GO!

searcykid
09-03-2008, 06:07 AM
OK.

Got it.

Rules that only a Hillbilly would understand.

BSA534
09-03-2008, 07:33 AM
Now I kinda wish I hadn't asked! :?

ShadowCachers
09-03-2008, 07:39 AM
WOW...Thats an adventure...Could be a very expensive one as well.

B62GTAWK
09-03-2008, 02:16 PM
Posting on the ArkGeo will also increase your total score. This will depend upon how skillfully you exercise your storytelling, thought in posting, genuine ideas or lack of knowledge and how skillfully it is applied.

Sounds like AR-HICK is way ahead on this months scoring.

GeoJeepers
09-03-2008, 05:41 PM
Forget about the challenge...I wanna be a JUDGE! :D :D All the bribery options look too good to pass up! :lol: :lol:

QuartzCachers
09-04-2008, 05:31 AM
Man, it's a slow time in the geocaching world. :roll: :D

jclaudii
09-05-2008, 08:52 AM
This sounds ridiculous and fun at the same time! I think I may have to be a part of this. We need our very own thread with names and point values per participant or a document that is saved in the downloads section so we can watch our score grow. We can have a monthly winner as well as a yearly top champion based on points.

We should post up our geocache finds/hides/dnfs/adventures and ideas in said thread so we can get points for our efforts/actions and feedback from other participants. To make it more interesting, I think we could use this opportunity as a fund raising contest. If someone wants to participate they just donate anything above a dollar to arkgeo. This will keep the cost low so we can spend our money on gas and food and help our organization maintain this website and help with special events like CITO and Meet and Greets.

I'm not quite sure what the prize will need to be if you win for a month, but it needs to be something cool and cheap.

Hopefully if this takes off I'll get a few points for making this awesome suggestion!

flannelman
09-08-2008, 10:39 PM
This sounds ridiculous and fun at the same time! I think I may have to be a part of this. We need our very own thread with names and point values per participant or a document that is saved in the downloads section so we can watch our score grow. We can have a monthly winner as well as a yearly top champion based on points.

We should post up our geocache finds/hides/dnfs/adventures and ideas in said thread so we can get points for our efforts/actions and feedback from other participants. To make it more interesting, I think we could use this opportunity as a fund raising contest. If someone wants to participate they just donate anything above a dollar to arkgeo. This will keep the cost low so we can spend our money on gas and food and help our organization maintain this website and help with special events like CITO and Meet and Greets.

I'm not quite sure what the prize will need to be if you win for a month, but it needs to be something cool and cheap.

Hopefully if this takes off I'll get a few points for making this awesome suggestion!


Sounds like something fun. Mayb just add a forum here for this and have people vote on their fav story or whatever. Could be a fun thing to do while not caching.

flannelman
09-08-2008, 10:40 PM
It took some doing, but here is a little more information:

Arkansas Rosenberg Cacher Challenge- a simple game in which the rules change every month according to how it is played. Rules for the month will not be posted until after the Judges meet.
Last month’s Challenge was to find as many caches as possible between 12 midnight and 6 am.
Overall cache difficulty and terrain will only have an effect if the cacher uses
Wordy and Extreme Storytelling while logging the cache, this may or may not award extra points. The skill of the cacher and overall standing in the community could have some affect on scoring. The possibilities are endless, unorthodox cache retrieval, swimming lakes and oceans, skydiving to remote locations and the riding of grizzly bears to and from the cache may help your score. FTF and longest unfound caches also may or may not increase your score total found caches has little bearing unless extra points are awarded. See above.

Exceptions are the rule.

Your score will be dictated by the Arkansas Rosenberg Cacher Challenge Judges and points are awarded only by them.
They can be easily swayed with bribes, meals, laptops and gas cards. This is a cut-throat challenge and you must be willing to whatever it takes to win. The judges will keep there identity a secret and if they are identified all points given by them will be voided.
Placement of new caches may also have an affect our score, depending on difficulty, ingenuity of the hide and cache page description and possibly no effect at all.
Additional points if you host an event and serve deviled eggs
Posting on the ArkGeo will also increase your total score. This will depend upon how skillfully you exercise your storytelling, thought in posting, genuine ideas or lack of knowledge and how skillfully it is applied.

Your score will be dictated by the Arkansas Rosenberg Cacher Challenge Judges and points are awarded only by them.
Arkansas Rosenberg Cacher Challenge Judges will meet at the end of every month to judge all cachers on style, grace and ingenuity of all aspects of Geocaching. This meeting will be held in a smoke filled back room, back of a black limousine, on a park bench, secret chat room or via conference call, the day of this meeting will always end in “y”.

The decision of the judges can be appealed. This will be considered if one or all of these requirements are met.
1. Finding the proper judge.
2. Swaying Judge with a 4-wheeler, new car, boat or an airplane (with flying lessons or a full time pilot.)
3. Cash, Jewelry and/or Winning Lottery ticket.

Now you know, and I hope everyone is up to the challenge.
Ready, Set, GO!

Sounds like a load of carp to me! :D :D :D

cfd29
09-27-2008, 08:40 PM
Anyone at the event in Searcy today knows that AR Hick was the winner and recieved the trophy today, as to what was done to get this most honorable award, no one knows,
It was a most historic event today, one that will go down in history,
We will be watching the 10pm news to see any footage of the event as RKL awarded the trophy...
Those that were not there really missed a memorable event

:D

quiltingranny
09-29-2008, 10:00 AM
AR-HICK wrote
Additional points if you host an event and serve deviled eggs

I did not see this requirement for getting points in the Challenge until after we hosted our event. If I take Deviled Eggs to the next event I attend will that count as points for me? (I'm assuming that AR-HICK is one of the judges.)

I might also bribe him with some other culinary delicacy (Look that up in the dictionary AR-HICK) That does not mean 4 wheelers or helicopters in case you were expecting them.
Cooking I can do, buying expensive "bribes" I can't do. What would Searcy Kid think? He'd probably think I didn't love him anymore if I buy "stuff" like
choppers and the like for somebody else. Safe bet is "cooked bribes" that's how I bribe him and it's language most men ,including him ,understand.

B62GTAWK
09-29-2008, 06:16 PM
I heard Hick loves Potato Salad. :evil:

B62GTAWK
09-29-2008, 07:34 PM
:oops: I was feeling bad because Hick really doesn't like potato salad but he does like Angel food cake.
Sorry :twisted:

quiltingranny
09-30-2008, 08:01 AM
Well I'm not too experienced in making Angel Food Cake but I had just made up a receipe for Rosenberg Potato Salad.

I was just trying to find out where to get a couple of its key ingredients, Bear Grease and Helicopter oil.

rklmbl
10-26-2008, 06:06 AM
Congratulations to Searcy Kid for winning the prestigious Rosenberg Challenge Trophy. Someone once said, "Behind every great man is a great woman." So, even though HICK did not mention that you had any help in winning this award, we suspect that granny may have helped. Anyhow, Searcy is a great place for this trophy to reside until next month when the judges make another decision. Again, congrats.

paris1time
10-26-2008, 07:07 AM
OK.

Got it.

Rules that only a Hillbilly would understand.

I guess now that the Rosenberg Trophy is in the hands of searcykid he must have put on his "hillbilly" game face.

Congrats to searcykid on this great accomplishment. As I have said before this awesome trophy brings tears to my eyes when I look at it. Just to be present at an event where it can be seen is a great honor.

It was great to see how excited searcykid was at be presented with this most prestigious and awesome award. He has not been that excited since I saw him spend all that money on a tie dyed t-shirt at the event in Paris last year.

We all now have to wait in anticipation to see who we have the honor next.

searcykid
10-26-2008, 07:23 AM
I really appreciate the honor of having been presented with this tremendous award. Maybe.
Since I don't still understand what goes into choosing the winner I might or might not be honored depending on which criteria was used in determining who was chosen, who else was considered, and what points I received in which category.
Yes, and I do thank Quiltingranny for all her support and campaigning for my nomination and yes if presented with the trophy I will accept. OH, I already have. Quiltingranny has been my support for 50 years now and she stands behind me all the time, but especially if I am facing a dangerous situation,,,way behind.
This is a very special award in the Arkansas geocaching world and to realize that I am only the third person to have actually possessed it and only the second to have been honored to have been publicly presented with it makes it even more special.
AR-HICK is that enough words?

B62GTAWK
10-26-2008, 12:39 PM
I just wonder now it you will be graced with an EARL OF WHITE COUNTY CACHE.
Congrats on this accomplishment I couldn't think of anyone more worthy than the humble searcykid.

AR-HICK
10-27-2008, 10:57 PM
I had the honor and pleasure of passing the Rosenberg Cache Challenge Trophy to Searcykid for his fine work in the field of Geocaching in Arkansas. You may ask why he received it.

The judges told me too.

Here is what I was told:

No bribes were received because Searcykid can barely afford to pay attention.
Searcykid has participated in many events and with help from Quiltingranny was able to find a few of them. His caching skills are far from legendary but he has cleared more thickets in White county than any other cacher. If you want some land cleared of everything except a cache put it out and he will take care of the rest. His ability to spend thousands of cache bucks on a simple tie-dyed T-shirt that you can by at a hippy shop or from the back of a van for Two dollars. Yes he may not be tall, but he comes up short in many areas when it pertains to caching.

His recipe for deviled eggs with the following ingredients Eggs from buzzards, hillbilly mustard (Whatever that is), Possum squeezins, Rosenberg dill pickles, bear grease and helicopter oil.

The Judges were expecting some at the 2nd C.C. Event, but the County sheriff stopped him and called the EPA and they were confiscated and hauled to the nearest biohazard treatment plant to protect the citizens of Conway County.
At least that was Searcykid's story.

It was a great honor for me to present him with such a fine distinction of being the 3rd cacher to receive it and I was also glad that he was speechless upon receiving it, if he had started thanking all those who had helped him it would have become the longest event in History.


The Rosenberg Cache Challenge Judges were also impressed with his ability to make even the beauty challenged look good (see picture below).



http://img.geocaching.com/cache/log/b919b230-55cc-4fe7-b0db-7e6ff4c10ad8.jpg
Enjoy it TED, you almost deserve it.

searcykid
10-28-2008, 02:20 PM
AR-HICKS glowing post and report of my standing in the geocaching community brings tears to my eyes. It is so painful finding out the truth. Please don't hate me because I am beautiful.

Someone said I would now be the EARL OF WHITE COUNTY but as AR-HICK has pointed out i am better known as the Bulldozer Of White County. I don't leave geo trails but the other white county cachers say it is more like a "clearCut" after I have hunted a cache. I try to leave no stone unturned while geocaching and as some have found out recently, turning over every stone is the only way to find some of the clever hides here around Searcy.

This trophy is so valuable that it has to be protected 24 hours a day from jealous cachers who would like to take possession of it in any manner possible.

After AR-HICK was honored with this trophy he posted on the Travel Bug Website

Quote:

"I have placed this valuable trophy in a very safe place to be sure that no harm will or theft from jealous cachers will occur.
It is in a safe protected by 24 hour guards with machine guns, razor wire, landmines, fire ants, rabid ticks, nuclear powered skunks and 47 layers of protection of other unnamed devices natural and manmade."

Unquote:

I was able to penetrate AR-HICK'S fortified dungeon and break through the razor wire, avoid the machine gun bullets, open the safe and get away with this marvelous prize. But I was so stealthy that I was able to do this in front of a whole room full of cachers and not one understood what was happening.
Now all I have to do is protect it from all the other jealous cachers who would like to get their hands on it until some one can earn enough brownie points to let me let down my defenses long enough for them to steal away with it.
It was a surprise even to me that I could be so sneaky that I could come away with this beautiful trophy and get to display it in a safe place in my home until such time as I can find some one so despicable that they would deserve to have it presented to them.

I display it now only when it is protected by armed guards. So if I can bag a Gorilla and have it stuffed and displayed I should be able to guard this prize.

(I wanted to post a picture here but I don't know how)

rklmbl
12-14-2008, 03:26 PM
It seems like the trophy has taken up residence in Searcy. Just another achievement to add to WW9's long list of accomplishments. Congrats, Woodwalker on receiving the Rosenberg Challenge Trophy. If you need any assistance in keeping it safe, please contact AR-HICK, not us. :lol:

searcykid
12-14-2008, 03:40 PM
Congratulations Woodwalker on your selection as the latest recipient of the coveted Rosenberg Challenge trophy. I don't know if it is an honor or what but it is a unique occurrence to be awarded this magnificent travel bug.

But no matter how you try it is impossible to keep it safe from the multitude of cachers trying to wrestle it from you. It is too valuable to hold on to for long and I'm sure that one day the tears will come when you have to realize that someone else has met the fancy of the Rosenberg Challenge Judges and they will storm your domicile and retrieve the trophy and award it to someone else.

My tears are still flowing.

AR-HICK
12-14-2008, 11:17 PM
This is the story that the Rosenberg Challenge Judges are telling of the events in Searcy.


The Rosenburg Cache Challenge Judges

"Searcykid had taken the trophy hostage and would not release it back into the wild. He was claiming that it was his forever and would not let go of it.” It was almost if he had become insane while in the presence of such greatness and was it was taking away from his everyday life. Has anyone seen him since he received it?
The judges tried to negotiate with him to no avail the best that they could do was a short email telling that it was his forever. The judges resorted to the worst tactics and hired some White County Moonshiners to take it from him. They carefully worked with Woodwalker on the timing and placement of new caches in the area to lure him out away from the trophy so they could retrieve it. This worked and no one was injured in the recovery of the prize, but the loss of life may have been high if Woodwalker had not assisted them in there task. Reports for Searcykid holding a shotgun and surrounded by a arsenal of firepower while “guarding the trophy” and they had photo of this:


http://img.geocaching.com/track/log/display/82751458-4064-4e4a-b812-3c7f8041bdfd.jpg


In recognition for his help with sparing the loss of life the judges decided to award Woodwalker9 the trophy for a reward of a service to them and the entire geocaching community. His many other accomplishments have also added credibility with the judges and to his standing in the geocaching community. They would not tell of what if any bribes or favors that they received for him to receive such a great honor. I hope it was on the merit of his personality and not what financial gains he could provide or jugs of a certain clear liquid served in mason jars.

I would also like to commend Woodwalker for his help so that no one was harmed. Please keep the location TOP SECRET for everyones sake.

Woodwalker9
12-15-2008, 10:59 AM
After thinking that Saturday could not get any better, I was proven wrong when it was announced that I was the latest recipient of the coveted Rosenberg Challenge Trophy. This was a total surprise as I believed that I did not meet the requirements in order to have this honor bestowed upon me. Only after a clarification by the judges was I assured that I did indeed meet all that was necessary in order to receive such an honor.
Thank you judges and a special thanks to Searcykid for taking such good care of the trophy. I may call upon him to help with security for the protection of this valuable prize. I have already contacted an Armored Car company that has agreed to escort this masterpiece to the Paris event in January and the judges are hard at work even as we speak trying to decide who the next http://i220.photobucket.com/albums/dd75/woodwalker9/victim3.jpg lucky recipient will be. See you in Paris.

paris1time
12-15-2008, 11:19 AM
8O The Rosenberg Trophy is coming to Paris?!?

Now there really is pressure. It appears now along with soliciting prizes, getting contests ready, and all the other goings of for an event I now need to arrange some security.

I do have some connections, and might be able to get a few of my law enforcement friends to help out. I also have access to some metal detectors to check the attendees for any weapons.

I haven't seen a "Will Attend" from searcykid on the event listing yet, but it appears that the security detail will have to monitor his movements between now and then.

I think it will all be worth it. To once again see the most AWESOME trophy in person will probably cause me to cry like a baby one more time.

Ok, now I have to call my friends to start the security planning.

HikerRon
12-15-2008, 11:43 AM
Woodwalker... just be sure the trophy actually makes it to Paris. I dont want to find it hanging in a tree in Searcy as a cache container:)

searcykid
12-15-2008, 12:05 PM
Now that I do not have to guard the trophy 24/7 I think I have regained my sanity, at least to the point of what I originally had and I will try to make it to Paris for the event in January.

I am almost afraid to post a will attend because the last two events I posted a "positively will attend" notice to had to go on without me.

But I will now say, "If the Good Lord is willing, I will attend the Paris Event."

I really want to at least see the trophy again.

And "NO" I will not be armed.

And "YES" I am still willing to pay top dollar for an authentic "Event" item,
regardless of how cheap I could buy it elsewhere.

AR-HICK
01-11-2009, 08:32 PM
I have already contacted an Armored Car company that has agreed to escort this masterpiece to the Paris event in January and the judges are hard at work even as we speak trying to decide who the next http://i220.photobucket.com/albums/dd75/woodwalker9/victim3.jpg lucky recipient will be. See you in Paris.
WW9
I guess the Armored car ran out of Gas :?:
Maybe he forgot to pay the transport Fee?
Maybe he has become entranced by it's Beauty and is unwilling to give it up. I have noticed that he has not been finding very many caches lately?
A letter has been sent to the Rosenberg Cache Challenge Judges telling of the situation in White County. Stealth will be required or maybe a Siren will have to start singing to a certain cacher in Searcy?
:? Maybe that will break the spell?
To my friend WW9, it is a honor to receive it please try to break away from it's spell it is lovely, but you have caches to find :oops:
Next you will start missing events :lol:

searcykid
01-12-2009, 08:22 AM
I can understand WW9's obsession with this trophy and his unwillingness to give it up. I had the same problem and someone actually had to come to my door and take it from me before I finally gave it up.

But eventually we all have to face the fact that this great and unique piece of art has to be shared with others and I'm sure that after he has possessed it for just a little longer he will be willing to let someone else have the pleasure of taking it home with them.

Geocaching should not be about broken hearts but it is hard to let go of something you love. We will all feel sad for him when he has to give it up, but only a few of us can actually feel empathy.

We are with you WW9.

We will be there for you when you relinquish this trophy.

Be strong.

rklmbl
02-16-2009, 05:57 AM
Since Saturday, Mr. CacheMates has been reviewing blueprints, ordering exotic lumber, working on light design, consulting with AR HICK, and ordering cement for the security system. It appears that as long as WW9 held the trophy hostage, he could have given Mr. CacheMates some lead time to prepare to receive such a prestidgeous trophy. Mr. CacheMates, good luck on all the hard work ahead of you and congrats on receiving the Rosenberg Trophy. rklmbl

AR-HICK
02-17-2009, 08:21 PM
I would like to congratulate Cachemates on being awarded the Highest honor in all the Land the “Rosenberg Cacher Challenge Trophy”. Good job!

Ar-Hick

Here is what I heard from the Judges.

With great honor we are glad to see the Trophy finally out of White county. We are not at liberty to tell how we finally retrieved it from White county without divulging sources and top secret information that does not need to be shared with the general public.

Cachemates is an institution in Arkansas Geocaching, not to be confused with institutionalized and Mr. Cachemates may be in serious need of that. After the judges looked at his past performance in Arkansas with special consideration for originality, inventiveness, natural beauty, humorous caches and his ability to type with just two fingers while only looking at the keyboard on his computer. The Judges decided that for lack of a better cacher to bestow this honor upon they have decided to give him the Rosenberg Cache Challenge Trophy. It was the only way that we knew of to possible silence Mr. Cachemates and we might add that it failed miserably during the Coffee and Nuts Event in El Dorado. He with great pride showed off his newest creations for all cachers to see, so much for stealth and secrecy, Mr. Cachemates may be a lot of things, but quiet is not one of them.

The deciding factor was the other half of the team and we have only two words to say what it was the won them the Trophy- Coconut Pie.

The judges are not above bribery and she stepped up and delivered a little piece of heaven to the judges.
Money is good, but pie is better.

We sincerely hope that you enjoy the prestige and honor of our humble gift upon you. Just be careful when you have visitors (especially those from White County).

The Rosenberg Judges

cachemates
02-22-2009, 08:59 PM
I would have typed this earlier but I cut one of my (Two) typing fingers with a really sharp knife that I bribed one of the Rosenberg Judges out of.

When this Rosenberg Challenge was first started I will have to say I was as confused as Searcy Kid was, and may still be just a bit confused, but we The CacheMates feel Lucky (I Think) that we were chosen to hold this prestigious
Trophy until the next Event. I know there are many great geocachers out there that are more deserving than we are, But I will give a little hint to the next recipient of this much sought after award.
The Rosenberg Challenge Judges vote can be swayed in your favor if you tempt them with Coconut Pie, Chicken-n-Dressing with all the trimmings fit for a KING. Topped off with new caches to find.
We have gone to great lengths to make this trophy as safe as possible while in Pike county but you have to remember those Pesky Garland County Cachers are not far away and they certainly are not above trying to get this trophy just for bragging rights.
I will contact mountainborn for more backup.
We thank the Rosenberg Judges for the honor of being this month's Rosenberg Challenge Trophy recipient
Who Will The Next Recipient Be?
Get your bribes started early.

paris1time
04-20-2009, 07:39 PM
My fellow cachers,

I am so truly proud to be the latest to be so honored to possess the Rosenberg Challenge Trophy.

The last thing I expected on the morning of Saturday, April 18th, 2009 was that before the day was over I would be able to wrap my arms around such an AWESOME trophy.

When cachemates made the announcement at the Clarksville or Cacheville 2009 event I was first stunned. I almost could not move and it felt as I could not breath. The happiness then poured out of me as I walked, no RAN up to receive such an amazing award.

I was then asked to say a few words, but by then the tears of happiness prevented me from being able to produce any words. I was at a loss of words.

This precious trophy is now proudly displayed in my home so I can brag to all those that enter.

All those in attendance at GeowoodStock 7 will be in awe as they see me arrive with this beautiful trophy held tightly in my arms to show them all that I have it, and THEY don't :P

When I return I am sure they will all still be standing in awe as they watch the Rosenberg Trophy drive off in the sunset headed back to the place it belongs, Arkansas.

I do dread the day when I must relinquish it at the next event.

My current plans are to present it to the next winner at the ArkGeo 2009 Annual Meeting at Lake Ouachita on June 6th, 2009, UNLESS the judges decide my precious should remain with me :twisted:

Anyone wishing to have a slight chance of getting it can send me an e-mail with their bids. I can just pick up the cash, not cache, when I present it at the event.

Don't you wish you were me? I have the Rosenberg Challenge Trophy and you don't!!! :P :P :P

paris1time
Rosenberg Challenge Trophy Winner

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"Cachemates" presents the Rosenberg Challenge Trophy to paris1time

mbell72901
04-21-2009, 11:12 AM
He totes a pistol, now how is someone going to get it back!!

Congrats on your non-deserved award.

paris1time
04-21-2009, 11:51 AM
Congrats on your non-deserved award.


8O

AR-HICK
04-21-2009, 12:10 PM
Paris, That is JEALOUSY and you should not be shocked!
You have no idea what fate has befell upon you by receiving this award. You might think about removing it from display in your home and to a really SAFE place. Cachers go crazy for this honor and really want to have it in there possession. A certain North Central Arkansas County Cachers are the worst and I hope this fate does not befall you. Be careful and watch your friends closely, when you see a glimmer in their eyes that is ENVY and trouble is approaching fast.

Good luck and Congratulations on your Honor and be SAFE and Watchful. Like you didn't have enough to worry about before this.

edieo
04-23-2009, 03:12 AM
Congratulations on you award.... :D

gingerose
04-23-2009, 05:56 AM
Paris, you do alot for geocaching and I think it is great that you received the award. Even if you are a wolf. :D

Congratulations and enjoy it while you have it!!!!!!!!!

flannelman
04-27-2009, 12:22 PM
Congrats on the award!

paris1time
06-04-2009, 08:19 PM
The Rosenberg Challenge Trophy has returned from GeoWoodstock 7 and has been prepared to attend the ArkGeo 2009 Annual Meeting.

The judges have made up their mind on the next recipient and it has been placed on the trophy. It has been placed in a locked container for safe transport.

The winner will be announced at the event when the time is right...

...(Insert drum roll or suspense music here)...

rklmbl
06-09-2009, 05:18 AM
We were proud to see the Rosenberg Trophy make its way back to Johnson County in the capable hands of bluesybreeze. Those foxes sure know how to sweet talk the judges, or so we have heard. Although, coming from wolves, it may be just sour grapes on their part. We know of a couple of wolves who were hoping to be awarded the trophy this time, but, alas, twas not to be.

We did see the esteemed trophy in the hands of Paris1Time at Geowoodstock VII. It was a hot sticky day but when we touched the trophy, the air seemed to began to cool and all was well again.

searcykid
06-09-2009, 07:12 AM
On our way to Lake Ouachita Saturday, Quiltingranny and I were discussing about who might be the new winner of the Rosenberg Challenge Trophy and we both decided that the one most deserving to receive the Trophy would be BLUESYBREEZE. And of course we were not the only ones thinking that way.

If the Trophy goes to someone that has been active, supported geocaching in many ways, been a good ambassadore for geocaching, and all around good example of a Geocacher , then BLUESYBREEZE certainly met all the requirements. When she stepped in and hosted the Clarksville Event I thought then she needed some special award for her willingness to go the extra mile for geocaching.


CONGRATULATIONS BLUESYBREEZE. Enjoy it while you can.

jclaudii
06-09-2009, 08:34 AM
Congrats BLUESYBREEZE! You are deserving of this award! I know others on here said it was all you do for geocaching that won the judges favor, but I think it was those delicious sweet cookie things you make that almost make the teeth in your head fall out when you bite into them! Don't forget to secure your trophy or it could grow legs and walk away :)

edieo
06-09-2009, 01:14 PM
CONGRATULATIONS BLUESYBREEZE way to go girl friend..yeah foxes !!!!! :lol:

bluesybreeze
06-09-2009, 02:33 PM
Gee, Thanks Everyone! I almost couldn't get everything into my car with my precious Rosenberg Trophy...and my Swelled Head!! Edieo almost had to ride on the hood. 8O

This would be a great opportunity to say many, many things.... However the only thing that really matters is - THE FOXES RULE!!!!

The Rosenberg is now under safe guards in Johnson County and I must add that I have placed ample WOLF TRAPS around it to keep it well protected untill it is bribed...uh..untill the judges reach their decision on whom to pass it too next. 8)

paris1time
11-04-2009, 09:54 PM
(Insert sound of chirping crickets here)

drmo913
12-25-2009, 07:16 AM
*chirp *chirp *Rib-BIT! *chirp *chirp *CAW-CAW!!!

bluesybreeze
12-26-2009, 11:52 PM
It has been brought to my attention that there is some concern about the status of the Rosenberg Trophy. Well, the Judges are reassuring me that they will most definitely reach their decision about the new recipient of the trophy in time for the Paris Event in January. However, there were certain uncontrollable events that prohibited the judges from awarding the trophy.

1. http://img705.imageshack.us/img705/7419/biohazardsymbol300x284.th.png (http://img705.imageshack.us/i/biohazardsymbol300x284.png/)Quarantine – The trophy was placed under quarantine to prevent infection of the afore mentioned judges and to help contain the epidemic of the Alpha Numeric Virus. The quarantine was extended because the current recipient keep running a fever and reciting her numbers and letters at random.

2. The trophy was temporarily unavailable for viewing by the judges because of the need to have the trophy re-waxed………… OK. It was misplaced. However, a family member did know of its whereabouts and was quoted as saying. “The Rosenquist Burger? Oh, shiny statue with…Who are you? Where do you live? Did you just see that chicken walk by?

3. The Judges were so astounded by the quality of geocacher out there that they just couldn’t make a decision (and the bribes just aren’t like they used to be in this economy).

So, after all of the passage of time and the sounds of happy wildlife, the next Rosenberg Trophy recipient has been selected. The judge’s decision will be announced at the Paris Event in January.

AR-HICK
01-09-2010, 10:28 PM
OMG! I got to see it again!

I don't know how the judges did it, but persuading a certain cacher to release it back into the wild, OK to "The Evil Gingerose".

Be very careful of the beauty of this finest of all awards. Keep it secure because all want to posses it. You will find the inspiration that to keep up your Evilness.
Don't let the crickets start up again.

paris1time
01-10-2010, 09:28 AM
Wow, the most awesome award in geocaching finally reappears! I was getting worried that Bluesybreeze was not going to let go of "my precious".

Congrats to gingerose on having it awarded to her.

Can't wait to see who receives it next, maybe this time it won't be so many years between presentations, no matter what the excuse.

OldRiverRunner
01-10-2010, 11:14 AM
I guess I missed the presentation. 8O When did it happen? Also, now that the "foxes" have it, will they ever relinquish it to a "wolf"????? :? And will we care????? :twisted:

paris1time
01-10-2010, 03:41 PM
bluesybreeze had some excuse she had to leave, so the presentation was done at 11am while many were still out finding the temp caches. I think she really just wanted to run after giving it to another fox and having defaced the trophy. It now bears an image of a fox :?

bluesybreeze
01-10-2010, 07:10 PM
Guys, all the howling will NOT change the fact that the Judges in their supreme wisdom have come to the obvious conclusion that THE FOXES RULE! and that GINGEROSE ROCKS and that the Rosenberg Trophy will never, ever be the same! 8) :D

paris1time
01-10-2010, 09:33 PM
...the Rosenberg Trophy will never, ever be the same! 8) :D

You got that right :P

jclaudii
01-11-2010, 11:56 AM
Well, I missed it too so congrats to GingerRose! I saw some special balistic containers at a military surplus not long ago, you may need to put the trophy in. Hopefully I'll see this one day.

Woodwalker9
01-11-2010, 12:04 PM
Congratulations to Gingerose for being the latest recipient of this ????prestigious???? award. I have a feeling that the foxes have it for awhile now.

gingerose
01-28-2010, 04:30 PM
I was so surprised that the judges have chosen me for such a high achievement. I really could not believe my ears as my fellow fox, bluesybreeze, called my name. All the bribes must have worked. I realize that this is such an honor and that the trophy must be guarded at all times. The Rosenburg Trophy is currently on display and being heavily guarded by a certain shark.

Ashallond
01-28-2010, 11:45 PM
All the brides must have worked.

I'm so not touching this one.

rklmbl
05-27-2010, 03:27 PM
Edieo,

We know that gingerose and 00Shark were happy for you but we hated for them to shed so many tears when they were compelled to release the Rosenberg Trophy to you. We also know that you have shed a lot of blood, sweat, and tears--not to mention bribes--to win the trophy so we wanted to send a big Congratulations to you for receiving this trophy at the 10,000 Club event.

edieo
05-27-2010, 09:09 PM
I'm very honored to have recieved such a AWESOME Trophy . I had to spend a lot of hard earned money to get things to swing my way ..But success has went to my head and my head has swollen to the point were I can hardly fit through the doors .So I'm very SAD to say I must part with the Fantasic TrophyI will be rewarding it to the next person at the next event for the sake of my sanity and my family I have been extremely hard to live with since I have became famous ..So I am open to bribes ,,Ok folks put your offers on the table !!!!!!!!!!!!1

edieo
05-27-2010, 09:10 PM
I'm very honored to have recieved such a AWESOME Trophy . I had to spend a lot of hard earned money to get things to swing my way ..But success has went to my head and my head has swollen to the point were I can hardly fit through the doors .So I'm very SAD to say I must part with the Fantasic TrophyI will be rewarding it to the next person at the next event for the sake of my sanity and my family I have been extremely :evil: hard to live with since I have became famous ..So I am open to bribes ,,Ok folks put your offers on the table !!!!!!!!!!!! :D

paris1time
05-28-2010, 08:45 AM
Congrats to Edieo on being awarded the RCT. It is such an awesome award and I still get a tear in my eye when I think about the trophy and how much I miss it. It was great to have it while I did.

It appears that the wolves may have to pool their money together to get the trophy back into their possession.

astrodav
05-28-2010, 03:44 PM
I've seen this thing a couple times& read this thread a couple more, & still am pretty clueless about this. There's talk of bribing judges .... but who are they? There's talk of monthly meetings .... but no mention of where or when.

Those meetings would be a perfect place for a potential bribee to decide to present his bribe to the briber (bribeteer??). What judge WOULDN'T want to be presented with a new bass-boat at their monthly meeting, which included a $10,000 annuity with it? Hard to do if we don't know who is responsible for doing this voting.

Or was all of that just talk & the trophy is actually just passed from person-to-person occasionally. In that case, I'll take the boat back to Bass Pro for a refund, & keep my cash. :twisted:

edieo
05-28-2010, 07:20 PM
So far the best offer is a 4 wheeler and a trip to The Grand Canyon!!! :twisted:

arkfiremedic
05-28-2010, 07:50 PM
So far the best offer is a 4 wheeler and a trip to The Grand Canyon!!! :twisted:Well, I'm out... Can't top that!

Ashallond
05-28-2010, 09:45 PM
um......I offer a stick of gum and one shiny nickel?

astrodav
05-28-2010, 10:11 PM
So far the best offer is a 4 wheeler and a trip to The Grand Canyon!!! :twisted:

Whoever did that probably can't deliver very soon I bet. I can deliver something in just a few hours. I'll stuff all of the 35mm cans I can fit into that ammo-can out in front of your house .... and throw in a nice map of every un-cached sign-post in the county. To sweeten the deal, I'll tape a couple of Baby Coke Bottles to the outside of the can. (It'll be full of 35mm's remember, so they won't fit inside.)

And too, that tape will be brand new camo tape .... actual "Duck" tape too, none of that off-brand cheap stuff. If you're careful, & if it doesn't rain, you can pull it off & re-use it.

I think I have a mostly used can of Krylon camo-brown spray paint too in the shop. I'll throw it on the ground in under all that stuff. Could be enough left in it to paint 1 or 2 of the containers. If not, you can still recycle it & make some money.

I don't think you can beat that deal. Don't make me resort to threats. Since I know where that ammo-can is, that means I know where your house is. And sometimes I get a wee bit ..... "off". At least that's what my shrink told me last visit. :twisted:

flannelman
05-29-2010, 06:40 AM
For shame! The things people will do to get an award. :D

OldRiverRunner
05-29-2010, 08:21 AM
So far the best offer is a 4 wheeler and a trip to The Grand Canyon!!! :twisted:
I don't own a 4 wheeler (and never will!) and I will be IN the Grand Canyon 2 weeks from today ... and I ain't giving anyone that trip! No way, no how!

searcykid
05-30-2010, 09:04 AM
In Sept. 2008 I was clueless as to what the Rosenburg Challenge Trophy was but in Oct. 2008 I was awarded the trophy as the third receipient.
But no amount of love and care for the trophy was enough for the judges not to take it from me and award it to Woodwalker. The receipient does not share in the bribes and wealth that comes with the awarding of the troply, Only the judges benefit. The trophy itself is enough compensation for the receipient, according to the judges, whoever they may be. But if you see certain cachers moving to retirement communities that seem to be out of reach of the average cacher we might get a clue as to who they might be.
Woodwalker must have emptied his treasurey to have enough loot to bribe the judges to get them to risk life and limb to wrest the trophy from me. It was well guarded but they sent the militia and I was outgunned and had to surrender it.
So if the Fox's think they will benefit from the Bribes they must have formed a Well Regulated Militia to defend themselves from the power of the JUDGES.
So Edieo if you can do an "under the table" deal with some unsuspeting cacher for a 4 wheeler and a trip to the Grand Canyon you better grab it and run because you might not be able to decide who gets it next.

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rklmbl
06-07-2010, 08:04 AM
We have always thought that edieo was a very classy lady. However, we thought it was in bad taste when she pinched her grandkids so that they would appear to be upset when she was presenting the trophy to idratherbehiking. :roll: :lol: We know that both she and Richard have worked hard for this trophy. We just hope that idratherbehiking has enough funds that he can have a special tshirt made for the Rosenberg trophy like he did for the state parks.

arkfiremedic
06-07-2010, 10:20 AM
Congratulations to IRBH for being awarded the trophy. Maybe he can accidentally 'lose' that tail thingy attached to it... :roll:

cfd29
06-07-2010, 09:23 PM
rklmbl hit on it, did anyone else notice that IRBH had a bunch of T-shirts made up and put in the gift shop at Petit Jean, I think I saw some at Lake Dardanelle also. hmmm... 8)

rklmbl
09-27-2010, 03:20 PM
Congratulations to team CFD29 who have been chosen unanamously as the latest recipient of the Rosenberg Trophy. The trophy was presented to them at the Searcy Event this past Saturday. This is Arkansas Geocaching's most prestigious award and they have worked hard for it. We look forward to seeing this trophy and Clark and Deb on the front page of the local Johnson County newspaper.

Nukeworker
09-27-2010, 07:52 PM
Congrats Clark and Deb. We are sorry we missed the presentation, but know you are well deserving of the award. Enjoy the honor, NW & RBG

cfd29
09-28-2010, 07:35 PM
We were very humbled and honored to receive this award, we have set up a 24 guard on it, may have to discontinue the black helicopters though, can't sleep to well with them hovering over the house at night, other than that, all other safety precautions are being made. Thanks to all for the honor...

cfd29
09-28-2010, 08:04 PM
Also the tail "thingy" is gone!!!!! May have to put a fire axe on it......

idratherbehiking
09-28-2010, 09:06 PM
Also the tail "thingy" is gone!!!!! May have to put a fire axe on it......

What "tail thingy"? I didn't see any thingy!!! I wonder what could have happened to it!!!

Jffok
10-01-2010, 05:14 PM
Congratulations to the team of CFD29 on being awarded the Rosenburg Challenge Throphy. I have saw this trophy awarded to Bluesybreeze, Edieo , IRBH and now to you. It has got to be a pretty high award.
I have been reading some of the past logs about it so know you have reason to be proud of the award. Good luck to you.

arkfiremedic
10-01-2010, 06:39 PM
Heck Yea! I vote for the fire axe!

P.S. glad that tail 'thingy' is gone.

Congratulations to the great caching couple CFD29 on the award.

edieo
10-01-2010, 07:11 PM
Congratulations to CFD29 You guys do know you need to watch your back and keep looking over your shoulder !!!

drmo913
05-27-2011, 10:37 AM
(Insert sound of chirping crickets here)

paris1time has all ready said it best

rklmbl
08-19-2011, 07:18 AM
With much regret, we have been forced to designate the Rosenberg Trophy as missing. To those who have had it on their watchlist, we thank you for your interest. To those who handled the trophy with care, we thank you.

This trophy had much meaning to rkl because it was done as he was recovering from a stroke.

paris1time
08-19-2011, 07:41 AM
What in the world happened to it?

jclaudii
08-19-2011, 09:22 AM
I bet someone took/stole it to find a way to blackmail their way into someone getting it!

If it is indeed truly lost, I hope it pops up eventually, this was kinda of a fun thing that I saw pop up at events all over.

arkfiremedic
08-19-2011, 06:52 PM
With much regret, we have been forced to designate the Rosenberg Trophy as missing. To those who have had it on their watchlist, we thank you for your interest. To those who handled the trophy with care, we thank you.

This trophy had much meaning to rkl because it was done as he was recovering from a stroke. So very sad... I always enjoyed watching and wondering who would receive it next. I'm very sad to learn of its demise.

Ashallond
08-19-2011, 07:26 PM
wow. I'm surprised. Really, does anyone know what happened? It was always funny watching that thing go around.