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Msg: 970182
dingus dufus Subject: Hellooooooooo!
Author: dingus dufusProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Jan 11, 2019 6:31 AM
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Msg: 970185
Rocklun Subject: Re: Hellooooooooo!
Author: RocklunProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Jan 11, 2019 7:09 AM
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Reply to: Msg 970182 by dingus dufus
I agree! I'd like to liven things up by saying that the very first letterbox planted in the U.S. was the Prayer Rock box, but I'm sure that won't generate any discussions.
Msg: 970187
Trailhead Tessie Subject: Re: Hellooooooooo!
Author: Trailhead TessieProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Jan 11, 2019 7:40 AM
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Reply to: Msg 970185 by Rocklun
Too quiet in New England...since September I've planted 11 boxes in three states and not one has been found yet.
Msg: 970188
The Merry Pranksters Subject: Re: Hellooooooooo!
Author: The Merry PrankstersProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Jan 11, 2019 7:52 AM
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Reply to: Msg 970182 by dingus dufus
It's quiet .... too quiet!

Ooooo, this was one of my favorite finds, second only to Rubba Bugga! It would've been my top favorite, but the excruciating noise there was almost painful!!! Either way, both carvings are worth searching out... IF you can decode the clues AND muster up the courage!!! ;o)

Pete
Msg: 970189
cooledcoyote Subject: Re: Hellooooooooo!
Author: cooledcoyoteProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Jan 11, 2019 7:53 AM
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Reply to: Msg 970187 by Trailhead Tessie
Yeah, even plan B of going for some if yours were ixnayed today.
Msg: 970193
Subject: Re: Hellooooooooo!
Author: RubaducProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Jan 11, 2019 11:37 AM
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Reply to: Msg 970187 by Trailhead Tessie
That’s because I’m not boxing anymore:-)
Msg: 970194
Maxwell Patch Subject: Re: Hellooooooooo!
Author: Maxwell PatchProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Jan 11, 2019 12:01 PM
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Reply to: Msg 970185 by Rocklun
I'd like to liven things up by saying that the very first letterbox planted in the U.S. was the Prayer Rock box

I humbly disagree
Msg: 970196
The Merry Pranksters Subject: Re: Hellooooooooo!
Author: The Merry PrankstersProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Jan 11, 2019 12:21 PM
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Reply to: Msg 970185 by Rocklun
I agree! I'd like to liven things up by saying that the very first letterbox planted in the U.S. was the Prayer Rock box, but I'm sure that won't generate any discussions.

Snopes: WRONG!

Correct Answer:

The United States Post Office Department began installing public letterboxes in the 1850s outside post offices and on street corners in large Eastern cities. U.S. letterboxes were initially designed to be hung or supported, and were mounted on support pillars, lamp-posts, telegraph poles, or even the sides of buildings. By the 1880s, these letterboxes were made of heavy cast iron to deter theft or vandalism. As letterbox volume grew, they were replaced with other free-standing models. After the late as the 1960s, most letterboxes were replaced with a rigid plastic variety that could be more easily placed in any desired location, such as "Prayer Rock". The rest is history.
Msg: 970212
Trailhead Tessie Subject: Re: Hellooooooooo!
Author: Trailhead TessieProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Jan 11, 2019 3:35 PM
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Reply to: Msg 970193 by Rubaduc
That’s because I’m not boxing anymore:-)

So true. And now that I think about it, Wanda and Pete have probably found most of them, just not logged them.
Msg: 970222
MissMoon Subject: Re: Hellooooooooo!
Author: MissMoonProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Jan 11, 2019 6:53 PM
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Reply to: Msg 970193 by Rubaduc
That’s because I’m not boxing anymore:-)

But people are still enjoying your plants! :)
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