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General Caching / Re: November
« on: December 01, 2016, 07:47:28 pm »
November.

4 caches found
1 Virtual (Stanton Drew Stone Circle)
2 SideTracked

3rd cache found in Wales this year (after a bit of a lull for caches in Wales!)


So far this year...
11 Church Micro
14 SideTracked
7 Virts - inc 2 YOSM

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Caching Resources & Tips / Re: TB Scan Geocaching App
« on: September 06, 2016, 11:35:18 pm »
I've dowloaded it.
Don't find too many TBs, but if I do find one I usually photograph it...
Just wonder if it IS worthwhile upgrading? Price is a 'little' steep.

My main thought is it will be used by the 'Icon' hunters and 'Numbers' crowd, as it makes things so much quicker and easier for them to get the coin/TB numbers and then log.

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Caching Resources & Tips / Re: TB Scan Geocaching App
« on: September 05, 2016, 11:04:45 pm »
So what are the "In app purchases"?

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Puzzle Caches / Re: Puzzle help - GC5VVYJ
« on: July 30, 2016, 03:14:32 pm »
I suspect the hint is "Using the usual source of information..." Will give you some numbers.  ;)

Haven't checked though!

Checked... No numbers, but does give some answears.

Did you know, the Dave Allen sketch (the race to the graveyard between two funeral parties) was filmed there!  :D

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CacheWalker Help & Info / Re: New feature - post ratings
« on: April 04, 2016, 04:32:36 pm »
How do we 'Dislike' it?  :(

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General Caching / Re: Miserden Monster series
« on: March 27, 2016, 12:28:36 pm »
Thanks for this info WT - looks a nice smallish series and not too far from us! We will give it a go when the weather improves a bit!

By the way how do you find out about a 'series' - so far we have only found them when looking at the map and seeing a nice loop of caches, and by chance they can turn out to be a series! Thanks for any help Jenny  :)

Would be nice if CacheWalkers could write a little on the Cache Walks page...  ;D
Then fellow CacheWalkers, and others using the site, could find the information.

http://cachewalker.createaforum.com/index.php?action=ezportal;sa=page;p=6

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CacheWalker TB races / Re: CacheWalker Race To Rio - 2016 TB race
« on: March 10, 2016, 11:02:50 pm »
I am so confused! Our TB has moved to Es Effo Bug Hotel in California, but our mileage is only 88 Miles! Have we [ or the people moving the TB on] done something wrong? Thanks for any help/advice. Jenny.

On your TBs page, under the Trackable Options there is Actions which by default shows Mark Item Missing - there is another option in that list of: Recalculate Distance. Try it, it may update the mileage quicker than the systems regular updates.  :)

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General Caching / Re: Full log etiquette?
« on: March 01, 2016, 10:12:42 pm »
Scan or photograph the old log, and include the photo with your log, or add a Note log.

I've removed a very wet and full log, photographed it then thrown it in the nearest bin. Then include the photo/photos in the log.

If the previous logs mention wet/full, I add a Needs Maintenance.
If previous logs also include a Needs Maintenance, add a Needs Archived...

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General Caching / Re: Today
« on: March 01, 2016, 08:52:29 pm »
Went to Wales today.
And it's St Davids Day.

Get a chance to look for a cache? Did I f...!

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General Caching / Re: Today
« on: February 08, 2016, 08:48:36 pm »
I was up north over the weekend, visiting my Mum but managed a bit of caching in: Mansfield, Wakefield, York, Hull and near Immingham :)

Immingham?  :o

 *shudders*

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General Caching / Re: Markdown- new Geocaching logs
« on: February 04, 2016, 06:15:24 pm »
From the GS forums:

Quote
PlasmaWave, on 03 February 2016 - 07:38 AM, said:
On the advice of Groundspeak's own stats website "MyGeocachingProfile" and the major stats site "Project-GC" I chose to mark my first-to-find caches with **FTF**, which now is showing as 'bolded' FTF (i.e. FTF).

I will be furious if these two stats sites are no longer able to pick-up my FTFs - I have around 2730 FTFs and FTF hunting forms one of my main pleasures when caching.

So, although **FTF** is still showing when you edit logs, it is displayed on geocaching.com cache pages as FTF - is this another case of HQ implementing major changes without seeing through all the consequences for the paying membership!!!

I am not amused!!!!


http://forums.groundspeak.com/GC/index.php?showtopic=337047&view=findpost&p=5562583

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General Caching / Re: Cache claiming etiquette
« on: February 04, 2016, 06:12:00 pm »
A newly published cache, and already the/one of the signs that provide answers is missing?  :o

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General Caching / Re: Cache claiming etiquette
« on: February 01, 2016, 10:26:42 pm »
Go for it!

But DON'T admit you've answered without visiting to do the cache.  ;D
(You can admit to knowing/having visited the area previously, but why try to 'pull the wool'?)

I'm surprised they didn't ask for a photo, even though they are optional these days.  ::)

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General Caching / Re: Today
« on: January 24, 2016, 05:10:46 pm »
Friday (posting now, as the forum was down!)

Found fourth cache of the year, first in Scotland for the year, and a new County knocked of the list of unfound Counties!
Been to Wales already, but no time for caching...  :(

Also managed to get a decent Furthest North/South to start the year.  ;D

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General Caching / Re: Groundspeak been tweaking again :(
« on: January 17, 2016, 01:24:22 pm »
Considering GS seem to be pushing the app/phone side of things, using HTML for emails sure upsets the users using phones for reading emails!
Not too helpful for those reading emails on computers either...  ::)

How to reformat incoming geocaching mail
Full thread>
http://forums.groundspeak.com/GC/index.php?app=core&module=search&do=new_posts&search_app=forums

First post, with details>
http://forums.groundspeak.com/GC/index.php?showtopic=336887&view=findpost&p=5559312

AND... They plan to remove HTML from logs. Why remove from one part of the site, then ADD it to another?

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