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Re: Help with a HH
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #982212 by Trishee
Jan 4, 2020 6:41am
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I launched a number of HHs in the early 2000’s but I rarely got any find reports so I lost heart and don’t do them anymore.

Warrior Woman
sad
Re: Help with a HH
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #982251 by Warrior Woman
Jan 4, 2020 9:53am
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The same thing happened to me, Warrior Woman.
Re: Help with a HH
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #982251 by Warrior Woman
Jan 5, 2020 8:28am
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I hope you find renewed hope Warrior Woman! I found a HH stuck somewhere for 9 years! And I’m currently sitting on another old feller until I find an appropriate size box with more action to help it get back into circulation.
Re: Help with a HH
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #982212 by Trishee
Jan 13, 2020 6:16am
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onl;y planted 1 HH and it has never been found

alas
Re: recording hitchhikers
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #524926 by SpyCat
Jan 16, 2020 5:35pm
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Which HH? I box in NY and have might have found it.
Unidentified HH and planter
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Jan 22, 2020 8:12pm
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I picked up a HH today called "En Pointe HH" by Kris10_17. I can't find hide nor hair of that HH nor the planter on either AQ or LbNA. Is that common?
Re: Unidentified HH and planter
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #982779 by Kirbert
Jan 22, 2020 8:23pm
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You must be new. Lol

But yeah, people post the same thing ALL the time. Sometimes I wonder if people even know they can list HHs.
Re: Unidentified HH and planter
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #982780 by MissMoon
Jan 22, 2020 8:53pm
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Not listing the HH doesn't surprise me. Not listing themselves, though, is weird.
Re: Unidentified HH and planter
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #982781 by Kirbert
Jan 23, 2020 5:16am
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It could have been launched by a child associated with a parent's account... lots of time that happens here. The kid's account is never created - but the parents give their child trailnames… Christopher's was mini mud... but he doesn't have an account and I don't have a subaccount for him... which is good - because he wants nothing to do with letterboxing now unless I threaten him no dinner :)
Re: Unidentified HH and planter
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #982781 by Kirbert
Jan 23, 2020 7:36am
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Not listing the HH doesn't surprise me. Not listing themselves, though, is weird.

This is true.

I did two HHs when I first started boxing and then realized most of them seemed to fall into black holes never to be seen again so I never did another one.
Re: Unidentified HH and planter
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #982779 by Kirbert
Jan 23, 2020 7:47am
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I believe you are looking for this HH https://www.atlasquest.com/showinfo.php?boxId=262016

Kris10_17 is aka MissAdventure
Re: Unidentified HH and planter
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #982789 by reggicat
Jan 24, 2020 4:54am
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wow. glad it found its way from snowy Massachusetts to the sunny climes of Florida.
HH protocol
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Feb 8, 2020 7:22am
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I found a HH last week

i am about to plant a new series

question:
is it okay to put my found HH into a brand new plant

or should i save to next LB trip and put in an existing LB

thx
Dixie Darlin'
aka Kathy
Re: HH protocol
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #983284 by dixie darlin
Feb 8, 2020 7:43am
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Go ahead and put it in your new plant. Nothing wrong with that at all! HH are meant to move.

:)
Re: HH protocol
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #983284 by dixie darlin
Feb 8, 2020 9:12am
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I start new boxes with either a hitchhiker or LTC.
Re: HH protocol
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #983284 by dixie darlin
Feb 8, 2020 1:23pm
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I agree - put it in your new plant! That's what I like to do too. Kind of a reward!
Re: HH protocol
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #983293 by Oberon_Kenobi
Feb 8, 2020 5:43pm
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I start new boxes with either a hitchhiker or LTC.

That is a great idea...I've done the HH in my new boxes, but not the LTC's...thanks for the idea!
Re: HH protocol
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #983301 by Pumpkin Gal
Feb 9, 2020 4:05pm
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Could make a first finders LTC in the box. Like a certificate but an LTC or LTCoin.

Condo
Re: HH protocol
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #983323 by condo
Feb 9, 2020 6:23pm
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Good idea...but what is an LTCoin? Never heard that one.
Re: HH protocol
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #983324 by Pumpkin Gal
Feb 10, 2020 5:38am
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They are an LTC in the round. Usually 2.5 inches. However, I have made some as hostess gifts that I called inchies even though they were 1.25 inches as that was the size of my punch. Same rules as an LTC.
Re: HH protocol
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #983334 by condo
Feb 10, 2020 4:05pm
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Interesting! What are you using for your pouch? Do you do a log book with yours? Cool!
Re: HH protocol
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #983349 by Pumpkin Gal
Feb 10, 2020 5:55pm
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I haven't planted any HH, cooties or fleas.
Re: HH protocol
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #983353 by condo
Feb 16, 2020 6:56pm
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Oh, you should! They are my favorite thing to do! It's fun being sneaky!
Re: Help with a HH
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #982184 by jaguarpaws
Feb 17, 2020 3:11pm
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I read this earlier and I knew it looked familiar. We found "2 of Aces" by Miss Sunshine on Neversink Mountain in November of 2017 and left it in Media, PA in January of 2018. Glad to see it's still out and about.
Re: Help with a HH
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #983583 by beasterb
Feb 18, 2020 12:14pm
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Interesting! Somehow it ended up in New Hampshire. Hopefully I can find another box to plant it in after winter ends.
Re: Unidentified HH and planter
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #982779 by Kirbert
Feb 26, 2020 8:57am
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Sorry about that, I changed my trailname from Kris10_17 to MissAdventure about 2 years ago! No way to update it on any HHs out in the wild :-) Cool that you found this one in FL though, since it originated in MA!
Re: Unidentified HH and planter
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #982781 by Kirbert
Feb 26, 2020 4:26pm
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I’ve got tons of stamps around here from LTCs. The mischievous part of me wants to put a few out with fictitious names as HHs. 😼

Or maybe as anagram names with a prize for figuring it out. Ha ha.
Re: Unidentified HH and planter
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #982779 by Kirbert
Feb 27, 2020 3:14am
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Kris is now MissAdventure
Tracking HH
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Mar 8, 2020 9:26pm
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I wish I could search last recorded locations on hitchhikers. To go after boxes that specifically *might* have an added guest.

Just throwing it out there, if you think your HH is stalled out in Central Oregon, let me know.
Re: Tracking HH
Board: Hitchhikers, Cooties, and Fleas
Reply to: #984176 by Flutterby-N-Caterpillar
Mar 8, 2020 11:20pm
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I rescued a poor little HH that had been sitting in a box outside of Portland for 5 years last week. Will find a nice home far away for it.