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Re: Can I quote you on that?
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Reply to: #972741 by Basset Mom
Mar 15, 2019 5:23pm
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Did I do it? haha

Now you’re one of the kool kids! Ha ha
Re: Can I quote you on that?
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Reply to: #972743 by DarkZen and Evil Cow Pie
Mar 16, 2019 1:07am
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Did I do it? haha

Wait until you figure out how to post a message upside-down!
Re: Can I quote you on that?
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Reply to: #972750 by Kirbert
Mar 16, 2019 6:04am
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¡spuɐɥ ou 'ʞoo˥
Re: Can I quote you on that?
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Reply to: #972751 by Connfederate
Mar 16, 2019 6:15am
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Pretty cool, but can you do this?
Re: Can I quote you on that?
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Reply to: #972752 by Dawnkey
Mar 16, 2019 7:08am
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How about making it tiny!
Re: Can I quote you on that?
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Reply to: #972753 by DarkZen and Evil Cow Pie
Mar 16, 2019 7:31am
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Or maybe miniaturize the Wassa!
Re: Gah!
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Reply to: #972696 by Angel and Demon
Mar 16, 2019 8:44am
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This has happened to me. There is some gang activity in my hometown and a body turned up in a park I have a box planted in, not in the same area though...so don’t be pointing no fingers.
Re: stamps and felt pouches
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Reply to: #972564 by JampersandJ
Mar 16, 2019 11:17am
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I don't wrap or pouch in felt, but I often use a stamp-sized piece as a blotter page in between the stamp & logbook to absorb excess ink and keep the logbook & baggie clean. I think the pouches are cute, though.
Re: Can I quote you on that?
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Reply to: #972740 by Mu
Mar 16, 2019 12:42pm
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You must have missed the :::::gasp::::: big "update". All we have to do now is put two double curly brackets at each end.

To quote a part of this message, use the double curly brackets

I think that was part of the "update". It's hard to keep up.

Oh. And two asterisks make it bold now. see. lol
Re: Can I quote you on that?
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Reply to: #972761 by MissMoon
Mar 16, 2019 2:26pm
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I still use HTML syntax instead of Markup. Gotta keep it old school ;)
Shortest lived letterbox ever!
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Mar 16, 2019 8:11pm
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I was planting boxes for my event this morning. Several people had arrived early and I was just a few minutes ahead of the crowd. I got the final box of a series planted, a bonus, and turned around to reach event central. I passed one person on the trail and then a pair of boxers just a few hundred feet away.

Not even 15 minutes later they come up to me, telling me how there was a matchbox car in the final box but no stamp!!

That one person must have been a cacher, seen the footprints and followed them off the trail, traded for the stamp, and cleared out in the 5-10 minutes between me placing it and the first finders!!

Then the only other bonus box in the 60+ stamps hidden went missing.
So that's 2 out of the 60+ stamps went missing all day, both in the first hour, and both bonus boxes.
Re: Shortest lived letterbox ever!
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Reply to: #972770 by RIclimber
Mar 16, 2019 9:08pm
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That cacher is on his computer right now trying to figure out why he can't find a listing for that geocache.
Re: Shortest lived letterbox ever!
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Reply to: #972772 by Kirbert
Mar 16, 2019 11:07pm
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That cacher is on his computer right now trying to figure out why he can't find a listing for that geocache.

Somewhere, there's a pit with his name on it.
Re: Shortest lived letterbox ever!
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Reply to: #972770 by RIclimber
Mar 17, 2019 3:20am
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The geocacher looked like a regular ol' hiker, not like the stamp thief that he turned out to be!
Re: Can I quote you on that?
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Reply to: #972752 by Dawnkey
Mar 17, 2019 6:02am
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way cool. can't copy and paste it but did you know if i hover over the "pretty cool, but can you do this?" it tilts. that is pretty darn awesome!

smile
Re: Shortest lived letterbox ever!
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Reply to: #972778 by Rocklun
Mar 17, 2019 6:15am
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The geocacher looked like a regular ol' hiker, not like the stamp thief that he turned out to be

Might have looked like me but it wasn't me!
Re: Shortest lived letterbox ever!
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Reply to: #972782 by Regular ol' hiker
Mar 17, 2019 6:25am
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That is hilarious. 🤣
Re: Shortest lived letterbox ever!
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Reply to: #972782 by Regular ol' hiker
Mar 17, 2019 8:01am
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Might have looked like me but it wasn't me!

He was a bit younger. Do you have a son?
Re: Shortest lived letterbox ever!
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Reply to: #972785 by RIclimber
Mar 17, 2019 8:53am
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It just seems suspicious to me that with all the stamps hanging yest. it was ONLY the bonus boxes that were hacked. Perhaps someone doesn't like BBs??
St Patrick music on SM radio
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Mar 17, 2019 9:38am
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Checkout SM radio channel 30. It has irish music all day.
Re: Shortest lived letterbox ever!
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Reply to: #972770 by RIclimber
Mar 17, 2019 11:08am
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Did the cacher sign into the logbook? Perhaps you can contact them and explain the situation. A little education is a good thing in these times.
Re: Shortest lived letterbox ever!
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Reply to: #972797 by PI Joe
Mar 17, 2019 2:02pm
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Did the cacher sign into the logbook?

Unfortunately, there wasn't a logbook, so we couldn't catch him that way!
Re: Shortest lived letterbox ever!
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Reply to: #972801 by Rocklun
Mar 17, 2019 2:17pm
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How's about having RIClimber enter the bonus box as a geocache on the geocaching site and see if regular old hiker records a find on the internet.?
Re: Shortest lived letterbox ever!
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Reply to: #972802 by Wronghat
Mar 17, 2019 2:22pm
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Because it's only 350 feet from another geocache. They need to be 528 feet apart.

And no, none of the nearby caches have been logged. Last finder was January 6th.
Re: Shortest lived letterbox ever!
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Reply to: #972803 by RIclimber
Mar 17, 2019 2:30pm
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Hmmm. Maybe he just hasn't had time to sign in yet. Is the nearby geocache one of your own---If it is you could unlist it for a while so that you could then list the bonus box as bait.
Re: Shortest lived letterbox ever!
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Reply to: #972803 by RIclimber
Mar 17, 2019 3:24pm
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I wonder if it was the dude that passed me on the MidState trail. I got there just after Salad Rocket, around 9 am, to do the Irrational series. I was completely alone on the trail until I started up the MidState. I noticed a single male hiker, young man, coming up behind me so I pocketed my clues and just walked along and stopped at the flooded section of the trail where we veered left to go to Event central to allow him to pass me. I noted the slim profile of his orange backpack that nestled between his shoulder blades. Then I ran into RIClimber. Did not see the dude at Event central when I got there (only CoffeeSpoons was there). Hmmm.

Warrior Woman
puzzled
Re: St Patrick music on SM radio
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Reply to: #972789 by IrishRef
Mar 17, 2019 4:08pm
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Been enjoying it off and on all weekend! Love it!
Re: St Patrick music on SM radio
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Reply to: #972789 by IrishRef
Mar 17, 2019 6:02pm
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Thanks for the head’s up!
Re: Shortest lived letterbox ever!
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Reply to: #972806 by Warrior Woman
Mar 17, 2019 6:50pm
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That could have been him. He was a young guy with an orange backpack.
My Subject Not Showing Up
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Mar 18, 2019 10:11pm
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I just started a new subject, "Guardrail box". There have been a few replies, but none have showed up in the "Favorite Boards" widget where other new posts to the forums show up. Is this normal, or a bug?