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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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Offline Griff Grof

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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #315 on: April 10, 2016, 09:32:54 am »
Time for a new poll and the first of 2016 - where does the time go?  ::)

What's your longest time period between first attempting a cache and finally signing the logbook?

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Results of the last one: Should reviewers follow set rules and not guidelines, in order to avoid any subjectivity?


Yes! Some guidelines are subjective and so there is inconsistency amongst reviewers - 75%
No! The guidelines are fine and they work as they are - 25%
I'm not bothered either way - 0%

- WT/TJ feel free to update the poll as/when you wish, and if any of you have any ideas just let us know!
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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #316 on: September 20, 2016, 05:22:21 pm »
Time for a new poll!

Many cache types are grandfathered on Geocaching.com. If you could, which one(s) would you bring back?

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Results of the last one: What's your longest time period between first attempting a cache and finally signing the logbook?


Less than a day - all DNFs remain unfound! - 0%
1-4 weeks - 28.6%
1-6 months - 0%
6-12 months - 14.3%
1-2 years - 14.3%
2-5 years - 0%
Over 5 years - 14.3%
I can't remember - I don't keep track of these things - 28.6%
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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #317 on: August 21, 2017, 04:48:42 pm »
Time for a new poll - 11 months since the last!

Which Geocaching challenge(s) are you trying to complete?

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Results of the last one: Many caches are grandfathered on Geocaching.com. If you could, which ones would you bring back?


Virtual caches - 60%
Webcam caches - 40%
Locationless cache - 0%
APE caches - 0%
All of them! - 0%
None of them! 0%
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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #318 on: August 22, 2017, 10:20:46 am »
I could have ticked fill in my calendar but it's a little more complicated than that, as they need to be a FTF ::) I'm at 270 out of 366, already got 29th Feb ;D and my next date to get is 5th Sept.
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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #319 on: September 17, 2017, 10:09:23 pm »
Also chipping away at 360 Degrees of Great Britain - Challenge Cache https://coord.info/GC52N3H

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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #320 on: September 18, 2017, 09:16:30 pm »
Also chipping away at 360 Degrees of Great Britain - Challenge Cache https://coord.info/GC52N3H

Didn't know that one. I've completed 254 of 360 degrees. Unsurprisingly, most of my uncompleted lines are east of the cache.
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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #321 on: June 12, 2018, 12:51:59 pm »
Time for a new poll - looks like the Weekly Poll is now the Annual Poll  :o  :D

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

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Results of the last one: Which Geocaching challenge(s) are you trying to complete?

Filling in my calendar - 0%
Keeping up a streak - 18%
Filling in D/T grid - 9%
Jasmer Challenge - 9%
Other (let us know by replying) - 27%
I'm not currently trying to complete any challenges - 36%
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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #322 on: June 12, 2018, 08:17:45 pm »
I think good swag is important, where cache containers can fit some. I am not usually that interested in looking through contents myself, but for parents who are bringing young children along for the hunt, it can make it more exciting for the young ones when the box is found.

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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #323 on: June 12, 2018, 08:29:49 pm »
I think generally the importance of swag has diminished, the current trend seems to be for micro geocaches which don't accommodate any swag.
That said, I tend to avoid micro's now just because I can't be arsed to hunt around for them. So, for me, swag is important but only because it means a bigger cache that I can find.

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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #324 on: June 15, 2018, 09:54:48 am »
I think good quality and clean swag is good when caching with the Grandchildren. But the cache and contents need to be well maintained. The joy on my Grandaughters face when she found a lovely hand painted pebble was lovely to watch.
To us 'oldies' it is of little interest, especially as some of the caches have inappropriate, damp, rusty items.  We often spend time cleaning out and removing dirty cache swag which has obviously been there for some considerable time. So all in all mixed feelings  :-\.
 

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Re: Weekly poll
« Reply #325 on: June 24, 2018, 10:49:53 am »
I'm not interested in SWAG but I think it's good for the family/young children side of caching :)
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