Monthly Archives: March 2009

Re-Introducing the Third Player: The Reviewer (part 1)

Deep in the bowels of Groundspeak headquarters, somewhere in the vicinity of N47 37.000 and W122 21.000 lies an ancient and terrible cult with enormous power and influence.  Some call them the Tripartite Commission.  Some know them as the “new … Continue reading

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Be Careful Out There

I recently admonished a disbelieving fellow cacher about the need to be careful where one places a hide, lest hider and seeker alike attract the attention of busybodies, worrywarts and overreactive public servants.  You know, the armed ones.  Heck, it’s … Continue reading

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Geocaching Around the Blogosphere

This one has more pictures per cache find than I have ever taken in my entire history with the game.  They appear to be in the process of getting hooked.  http://dancinglight.wordpress.com/2009/03/06/geocaching-in-gainesville/ And this right here is the story of just … Continue reading

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Site Re-Organization

I moved the Resources and Tools page up in the stack so it’s easier to find those Stash Note and Log template files.  Just click on the Resources and Tools tab at the top now to be taken right there.  … Continue reading

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Why You Should Wait Before Placing Your First Hide

I read in one of the forums and how-to guides on Geocaching way back when that you should wait until you have at least 20 finds before placing your first hide.  This was to give the new player time to … Continue reading

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To log check or not to log check

I do, log check that is.  This is the practice of checking the signatures on paper with the online logs, deleting those that don’t have a signature to match.  It’s not popular and most people would rather be like the … Continue reading

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How can this be fun if you’ve seen it all before?

A colleague asked me this not too long ago.  I went into a long dissertation on the game, why I play and blah blah blah…  Then I saw this log from GC13KPZ (sorry, too lazy to link to the thing … Continue reading

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How’d You Do That: Printed Routes Episode

A primer on setting up a Geocaching route using Garmin’s Mapsource software. Continue reading

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