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It's a geocacher's nightmare, when you do a nice urbex cache, and then, when leaving, find the entrance blocked by angry homeless, that seem to live there and are not happy from unexpected visitor (which isn't surprising).

How to deal such situations, to avoid the confrontation, which could end poorly, or loosing your wallet, which also isn't a dream situation? Are there any tricks to lighten the atmosphere, for example offering cigarettes?

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closed as off-topic by Rory Alsop, manoftheson, Benedikt Bauer, Unsung, WedaPashi Apr 15 at 12:32

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From context I thought you are speaking about a wild animal, after that I googled 'clochard'. Is this really happening regularly to you? Can't think of a useful 'answer' to this, try to be as normal as possible without being dis-respective nor submissive. –  EverythingRightPlace Apr 14 at 20:00
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This question appears to be off-topic because it is not about the great outdoors. It is a question about social interaction. –  Rory Alsop Apr 14 at 23:54
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The questions should be on topic because it's about issues with geocaching, which is on topic. –  Lukasz Apr 15 at 7:27
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@Łukasz웃Lツ Your last comment fits perfectly on the boat programming meme. The basic idea behind this meme is that relating something to the topic of a stackexchange site does not automatically make the question on topic. –  Benedikt Bauer Apr 15 at 9:16
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Allow me to recommend defining or replacing the word clochards - many North Americans make up portmanteau words that end in "ards" or "tards" to make them more insulting, like securitard for example. At first read that's what I thought you were doing. Using a word like "vagrant" or "street person" might make your question more understandable. –  Kate Gregory Apr 17 at 15:11

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