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jar42
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 1:01 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Chatauqua560 wrote:
Anyone coming up with one of those personal geocaches?


I'm not sure how far I read before deleting it.

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Vegas Gamblers
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Joined: 2006-06-27
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 1:01 pm Reply with quote Back to top

sandlanders wrote:
Vegas Gamblers wrote:
Guess SL doesn't care if my plane crashes. Yes BBG have save travels....LOL

VG, you are not flying the plane out there and back yourself in one day with a lengthy hike in the snow and cold between the "there" and the "back".

Besides, you're always on autopilot when it comes to going to Vegas. And since I do care if your plane crashes, I will wish you safe travels, VG!
And no temperature updates from there! Evil or Very Mad


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Lacknothing
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 1:33 pm Reply with quote Back to top

CodeJunkie wrote:
Chatauqua560 wrote:
Anyone coming up with one of those personal geocaches?

Yep. They're pretty lame in my opinion though if used right out of the box. The basic design is go someplace, find some value, enter value, get the smiley. A potential replacement for virtuals to validate the info, but I'm not sure if there's a "proximity" requirement which could certainly eliminate armchair logging. It also requires a smartphone (not a GPSr) which is an interesting twist.

I'm actually working up a multi-point version which gets pieces of the final answer at the locations which then get assembled into a single answer (i.e. puzzle / multi hybrid). Thinking of sharing the link with the community and first to complete gets the credit. One of the "gotcha's" is that only 1 person can "find" it. Once the find is made, others can do it but they can't enter the final value to get the credit. Obviously this last requirement is to just keep it very experimental for now but let the masses try it out.


Okay...I know I was out of country for three weeks, but what did I miss?
 
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Walkingadventure
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 1:35 pm Reply with quote Back to top

This posted on Feb 3rd to your GC email address
"During the month of February, Geocaching Premium Members will help explore the frontier of the geocaching experience.

You're among the first adventurers to test a brand new feature that lets you flex your geocaching creativity like never before.

You can create a personalized, one-time geocache. It's free, and time is already running out. What are you waiting for?"

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Lacknothing
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 1:44 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Walkingadventure wrote:
This posted on Feb 3rd to your GC email address
"During the month of February, Geocaching Premium Members will help explore the frontier of the geocaching experience.

You're among the first adventurers to test a brand new feature that lets you flex your geocaching creativity like never before.

You can create a personalized, one-time geocache. It's free, and time is already running out. What are you waiting for?"


That explains it. I was celebrating my birthday still.
 
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sandlanders
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 2:05 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Lacknothing wrote:
That explains it. I was celebrating my birthday still.

Still February, still celebrating. Three more weeks of birthday. Wink

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 2:36 pm Reply with quote Back to top

sandlanders wrote:
Lacknothing wrote:
That explains it. I was celebrating my birthday still.

Still February, still celebrating. Three more weeks of birthday. Wink


Yup...sure wish February wasn't such a short month....0h well...might look at some Granny Squares this weekend.
 
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BigJim60
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 3:37 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Headed north! Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

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zoesbrother
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 4:01 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Starting to run out of snow to make marshmallow blocks. Yard is full of snow but it isn't the right type.

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Mister Greenthumb
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 4:41 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Took a while to get into the Monument's Men.
Too many big names in the cast for me.
Worth seeing though for the historical content and a reminder of the importance of art and people's heritage.
2.5 stars from me.
 
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beccaday
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 5:20 pm Reply with quote Back to top

jar42 wrote:
Chatauqua560 wrote:
Anyone coming up with one of those personal geocaches?


I'm not sure how far I read before deleting it.


A few of us in the area are hiding them for each other. Should be fun!
 
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 5:44 pm Reply with quote Back to top

You mean I can't hide it on myself? I do that all the time with my keys

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 5:46 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Mister Greenthumb wrote:
Took a while to get into the Monument's Men.
Too many big names in the cast for me.
Worth seeing though for the historical content and a reminder of the importance of art and people's heritage.
2.5 stars from me.


I read the book, it was so so - mediocre writing kept the storyline down. I'm afraid of the stars overwhelming the story or conflating it more than needed

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:16 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Sitting in Detroit. it's cold up north.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:29 pm Reply with quote Back to top

If anyone watches NBC's Olympic coverage count how many TV commercial breaks there are.

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