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More Geocaching Bomb Scare Nonsense

A thread got started in January on the Geocaching forums,  Caches to Ashes and Ammo Cans to Dust, one that is right up my alley because things get asploded! Sadly, it’s a Geocache that gets blown up in this picture.  … Continue reading

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Follow-Up to a Questionable Hide

About a month or two ago a new hide popped up in the area.  It was in a clearly marked “off limits” area but because other caches had been placed in the vicinity I believe the owner was under the impression a … Continue reading

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Another Good “How I got hooked…” Story

I love a good story about how people got hooked into Geocaching.  They’re usually pretty funny and I know you people can relate.  They also tend to come with those “WTF were you thinking?!?” questions from muggle family members.  This … Continue reading

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Interview With Marko Ramius: The Reviewer (part 2)

The Setup In the first article on Re-Introducing the 3rd Player: The Reviewer I just covered a few basics. This time around I have a bona-fide Reviewer who was kind enough to indulge me a few questions on your behalf. … Continue reading

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A Poll: What do you want to see next?

I’ve asked, but you people are a shy audience, with only the lonely hot tub engineer brave enough to post commentary.  You Geocachers tend to be introverted, I get that. Hence, a poll: What do you want to see more … Continue reading

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Some Good Background for the Newbies

And the oldies, too.  Drat19 has some handy thoughts on cache hiding, some of which are just plain good advice no matter how long you’ve been at it.  Try these two for some good reading: Opinions on Geocache Hiding His … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Abbreviations 101

[Update 1/19/09: added GZ] [Update: for all you folks arriving from Google, this is Geocaching Abbreviations 101] I actually got surprised yesterday.  Somebody asked me what “LPC” meant and I actually started laughing.  Thank goodness I was reading an e-mail, … Continue reading

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