Poll

Do you think the contents of a geocache (i.e. SWAG) is important?

Yes - and I often trade SWAG
Yes - but I never/very rarely trade SWAG
No - I just want to find it and sign the log

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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #300 on: January 28, 2015, 08:42:42 pm »
Just tested it again. Although I am at work, in Pershore, this time.

Download 51.3Mb/s
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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #301 on: January 28, 2015, 09:20:31 pm »
Just checked ours. Pretty typical average for this time of day at home:

Download 6.21Mb/s
Upload 1.86Mb/s

We're on an old BT plan. Unlimited data at up to 20Mb download. I have seen it quite a bit higher than 6, but never reached that 20 mark.

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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #302 on: March 04, 2015, 07:09:27 pm »
Just checked our speed again now that we have satellite internet.

13.60MBp/s download  :)

A LOT better than the 0.5 MBp/s it was before  :o :)
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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #303 on: March 06, 2015, 01:27:34 pm »
Not a clue about mine...

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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #304 on: May 24, 2015, 10:05:09 am »
Time for a new poll  :)

When do you think the UK will host a Giga event?

Results of the last one:

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Less than 1Mb/s - 20%*
1-2 - 0%
2-4 - 20%
4-8 - 40%
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+15Mb/s - 20%
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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #305 on: May 24, 2015, 11:47:30 am »
Time for a new poll  :)

When do you think the UK will host a Giga event?

Do you think the UK will hold a Mega Event?

Yes> Probably be a Piratemania, seems to be doing well every year.  ;D

When? Few more years yet.
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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #306 on: May 24, 2015, 08:15:20 pm »
What has been the biggest Mega the UK has had so far - 2000+ ?

Does any one know?


It would need a draw, so something like Piratemania could do it but I think it will be a few years yet who ever holds it.
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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #307 on: May 25, 2015, 10:17:33 am »
Yes, I think no UK Mega has had much more than around 2,000  ???

I read that next year's Geolympix were going to try to go Giga, but have decided against it since they might need people to pay to enter the venue to help with funding which clearly wouldn't be ideal.
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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #308 on: May 25, 2015, 05:57:05 pm »
Both Giga's I've been to charged to go into the main area. There was a log book to sign outside this area if you didn't want to pay.
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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #309 on: July 07, 2015, 09:21:15 pm »
Time for another poll  ;D

What's the most important thing for you in a Geocaching series?

Results of the last one:

When do you think the UK will host a Giga event? I guess that we'll see who's right soon  ;D

2016 - 0%
2017 - 50%
2018 - 25%
2019 - 0%
2020 - 0%
2021+ - 25%
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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #310 on: July 07, 2015, 09:30:26 pm »
What's the most important thing for you in a Geocaching series?

Landscape, varied terrain, off road, quietness of nature and unexpected experiences :D
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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #311 on: July 07, 2015, 09:32:58 pm »
Will add an option to accommodate all that  ;) ;D

Edit: you can vote for as many as you want and there's a 'something else' option  :)
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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #312 on: November 03, 2015, 05:31:58 pm »
Time for a new poll  ;D

Should reviewers follow set rules and not guidelines, in order to avoid any subjectivity?

Vote and post your opinion below - this is a good poll for discussion!

Results of the last one:


What's the most important thing for you in a Geocaching series?

Landscape, ecology and history along the way - 31%
Varied terrain - 25%
Cache innovation and design - 12%
Well stocked and maintained caches - 12%
Puzzles - 0%
Unexpected experiences 18%
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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #313 on: November 04, 2015, 01:01:23 am »
Should have rules, as reviewers seem to have different ideas on the guidelines, which I've experienced, having had a cache rejected by one reviewer, only to have another reviewer not bat an eye lid over the issue the other reviewer rejected on :o
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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #314 on: November 05, 2015, 06:49:04 pm »
I agree, they're very subjective. I guess one example is the publication of CacheWalker events with a group walk beforehand - lack of consistency here as some reviewers don't allow it, others need convincing and some don't care at all! :o

After all, whilst they're 'guidelines', they are treated as rules. It would make more sense for them all to be clearer to avoid inconsistency.
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