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Caching => General Caching => Topic started by: walktall on January 20, 2021, 12:35:31 pm

Title: New Locationless Cache makes a neat initiative for the environment
Post by: walktall on January 20, 2021, 12:35:31 pm
Some happy news ;D  For those who may have not seen the news from Geocaching HQ yesterday:

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Improve the outdoors, celebrate 20 years of geocaching, and log a rare cache type in 2021! Today, weíre thrilled to announce GC8NEAT (https://coord.info/GC8NEAT) Letís improve the outdoors - Locationless Cache. This HQ-owned cache provides a unique opportunity to contribute to environmental improvement and protection efforts in a way thatís most meaningful and safe for you.

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This Locationless Cache is available to log February 6, 2021 through December 31, 2021. Here are the logging requirements:

  • Include one (1) photo of yourself or a personal item with the results of your outdoor improvement effort.
  • Tell us where your improvement effort took place (for example, the city of Berlin).

Full deatials can be found here: A neat initiative for the environment (https://www.geocaching.com/blog/?p=83396/?newsletter=PM)

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Title: Re: New Locationless Cache makes a neat initiative for the environment
Post by: Griff Grof on January 21, 2021, 01:50:52 pm
It's great, unexpected news. Nice to know that there's a chance to find a Locationless cache this year, even if we don't bump into Signal at a Mega (https://coord.info/GC8FR0G).

I wonder whether more Locationless caches created by HQ will follow in the years ahead.
Title: Re: New Locationless Cache makes a neat initiative for the environment
Post by: walktall on February 07, 2021, 01:21:44 pm
Decided I would claim this locationless cache on the first day you could, 6th Feb 21 and make it my 9000th find  ;D 8)

The bus shelter near home has been in need of a clean for ages, in fact it's been bugging me, mentioned it to the Parish Council who should be looking after it but they weren't interested :o So I rolled up my sleeves and with some warm soapy water, got to it  ;D

Had some one directing me to bits I had missed  :D

Here's a link to a pic: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GbDZaXHLvN2FOBJYGaALiV5Zp1NElnpg/view?usp=sharing
Title: Re: New Locationless Cache makes a neat initiative for the environment
Post by: Griff Grof on February 07, 2021, 01:25:58 pm
I think thatís a great, and very unique, idea.

I made the error of adding it to my Watchlist a while ago, so there were hundreds of logs in my inbox yesterday  :o - I spotted yours :)

Not sure what Iím going to do to claim it yet... but this is the one cache that I want to find most this year.
Title: Re: New Locationless Cache makes a neat initiative for the environment
Post by: walktall on February 07, 2021, 01:29:50 pm
I made the error of adding it to my Watchlist a while ago, so there were hundreds of logs in my inbox yesterday  :o - I spotted yours :)

I nearly did that but thought of all the messages you would suddenly get!
Title: Re: New Locationless Cache makes a neat initiative for the environment
Post by: walktall on February 07, 2021, 09:17:21 pm
I see HQ have locked the cache due to incomplete logs or wrongly logged not following the cache guidance  :o

Will be unlocked Monday morning PST time.

Must admit, I noticed some logs without a picture or just a log not following the idea of the cache at all. I wondered what they would do, glad they have taken some action  :)
Title: Re: New Locationless Cache makes a neat initiative for the environment
Post by: Griff Grof on February 08, 2021, 01:24:10 pm
Wow, I didnít expect them to take that sort of action :o

Itís good that they have though, as it sends the right sort of message. Hopefully people log it properly from now on.

Itíll be great to eventually look back through the logs to see all the positive efforts that have been made all over the world.