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Re: WOM Clues
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Reply to: #619567 by Maiden
Jul 7, 2011 9:44pm
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As I sit here in the full throws of pneumonia, I come upon this and went from complete misery to utter glee.

We're here to help! Get well soon, Dear Maiden!!
Re: WOM Clues
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619569 by wassamatta u
Jul 7, 2011 10:00pm
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Yes, Maiden please get better - pneumonia be gone!!!

Wassa, I have not solved it - but will certainly put energy into doing so now! As for your challenge - I hope you solve that one as it seems a doozy that needs some attention!!!

Jeff
Re: poison ivy wipes.
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #617830 by Kirbert
Jul 8, 2011 6:51am
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How would you ever know how effective they are? I tromp over poison ivy all the time and rarely come up with a rash, primarily because I stomp on the plants rather than push through them

Well I do the same thing. The urushiol oil residue can remain on your boots or clothing for a while. The wipes aren't used until after you've had a "run-in" with said suspicious plant. I used to "hop" over the plants. My daughter watched me do this and begain doing the same thing on a scout hiking trip ~ hopping over ALL the green plants in the middle of the trail. LOL, so silly. Now she just looks for leaves of 3.

I know Stinkerbell carries Poison Ivy soap and bathes in it at the end of the day. She's had some success with this, but it never helps when you actually sit on urushiol ;)
Re: WOM Clues
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619489 by Baqash
Jul 8, 2011 7:20am
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"It's behind the sign that says 'DANGER cliff' "

Shiloh
Re: WOM Clues
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619489 by Baqash
Jul 8, 2011 7:26am
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I've gotten something similar -- someone asking for how to decrypt an encrypted clue. They asked me and everyone who had logged it. They didn't have any finds for any of my other boxes (which you would need in order to decrypt the clue).

[._.]
mailboxing
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Jul 8, 2011 7:34am
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I had to laugh when I got a nice message from my non-letterboxer friend who said, "Hope the summer is allowing you a little fun, mailboxing, perhaps..." :-)
Re: WOM Clues
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619489 by Baqash
Jul 8, 2011 7:38am
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Hit the Delete

deniserows
descisively
Re: WOM Clues
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619553 by bluebirdlover
Jul 8, 2011 8:06am
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And we should be doing something productive!

I did! I found 2 boxes, searched for another 5, and planted 3 yesterday! In 109° weather, no less!!!
Re: mailboxing
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619610 by roo
Jul 8, 2011 8:08am
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You would be surprised the people that call it that when we have explained .....and gotten that glazed look from them after!
Re: mailboxing
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619617 by Granny Butterfly
Jul 8, 2011 8:16am
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One I most often get is, what is ltterboxing
Re: WOM Clues
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619604 by Aiphid
Jul 8, 2011 8:18am
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I found a box like that once.. had to find a bunch of others first. Wasn't a dileberate side stepngg cuz I didn't figure that part until after I found the box by determined perserverance and snoop boxing
Re: mailboxing
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619623 by Baqash
Jul 8, 2011 8:21am
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I've had a couple call it "picture boxing"..hummm must be the fact that there is a stamped image in explaination
Re: mailboxing
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619610 by roo
Jul 8, 2011 8:26am
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mailboxing

I like that - for those of us who play in the postal world! I wish I had some mailboxing happening right now, as a matter of fact!

bluebirdlover
cheers to your mailboxing!
Re: mailboxing
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619610 by roo
Jul 8, 2011 9:27am
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Haha! I had a friend call it shadowboxing.
Re: mailboxing
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619610 by roo
Jul 8, 2011 9:31am
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mailboxing

Adventure Crafter used to, and probably still does occasionally, refer to it as "Adventure Crafting" (hence her trail name).

[._.]
Re: mailboxing
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619610 by roo
Jul 8, 2011 9:54am
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Well, in a sense, that's what it is. What we call a mailbox is called a letterbox in England, which is how this hobby got it's name. People used to leave pre-addressed post cards before rubber stamps.

Kelsung
Re: WOM Clues
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619616 by Dizzy
Jul 8, 2011 12:29pm
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I did! I found 2 boxes, searched for another 5, and planted 3 yesterday! In 109° weather, no less!!!

Pretty impressive track record there Dizzy! I am properly impressed! Good for you! You rank up there i my book!

Does it rub off?
bluebirdlover
Re: WOM Clues
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619675 by bluebirdlover
Jul 8, 2011 12:50pm
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Pretty impressive track record there Dizzy! I am properly impressed! Good for you! You rank up there i my book!

I was with Goofy Girl at the time, so she has the same stats for yesterday. :) Except one of the boxes I found was hers, so I guess she doesn't have the same finds. We had fun! It was a long day, though, because she had a 3-1/2 hour drive and I had a 2 hour drive to get to our destination. I slept like a rock last night, though.

Does it rub off?

Depends... if I'm in full-out "boxing mode" and you happen to be in my vicinity when it happens, I'll grab you and drag you with me. I usually leave as early as possible and box until I'm about ready to collapse (which is longer if the weather isn't so hot).
Re: WOM Clues
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Reply to: #619604 by Aiphid
Jul 8, 2011 12:59pm
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Okay, okay... I'll go find one of your dang boxes. You didn't have to rat me out on the boards : )

Just cause I'm cryptex stupid... can't a gal catch a break : )
Re: WOM Clues
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619682 by mudflinginfools
Jul 8, 2011 1:05pm
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Just cause I'm cryptex stupid

Don't let her fool ya! hee hee
Re: WOM Clues
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619683 by angel treads
Jul 8, 2011 1:07pm
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Aren't you supposed to be busy with family???

Slingin' mud is my job : )
Re: WOM Clues
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Reply to: #619682 by mudflinginfools
Jul 8, 2011 1:07pm
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Okay, okay... I'll go find one of your dang boxes. You didn't have to rat me out on the boards : )

LOL! It was a newly-hatched egg that wanted the info :) I'm pretty sure that you started a while before we did!

I don't mind if seasoned boxers ask for info as I'm more than happy to give hints ;)

That particular box uses a keyword based cipher and the keyword is "in the wild".

[._.]
Re: WOM Clues
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619683 by angel treads
Jul 8, 2011 1:09pm
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mudflinginfools: Just cause I'm cryptex stupid

Don't let her fool ya! hee hee

Yeah, I'm pretty sure she's just trying to make us think that she's not good at them, so she can sneak one on us ;)

[._.]
Re: WOM Clues
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619687 by Aiphid
Jul 8, 2011 1:17pm
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Who me? slip a cypher in on you - Teacup with SMACK me!

I'd never do that : )

http://www.atlasquest.com/boxes/clue/?gBoxId=171782 or
http://www.atlasquest.com/boxes/clue/?gBoxId=172913
Re: WOM Clues
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Reply to: #619685 by mudflinginfools
Jul 8, 2011 1:20pm
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Stressfully awaiting family. grrr Gotta sling a little once in awhile. You rub off!
Re: WOM Clues
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619691 by mudflinginfools
Jul 8, 2011 3:54pm
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Wow! What's the restriction on that second one? I've got P 173 and F 1020 and I can't see it! Is it premium members only?

Kelsung
Re: mailboxing
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Reply to: #619630 by bluebirdlover
Jul 8, 2011 4:15pm
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Around my neck of the woods, mailboxing is a federal offense. He-who-shall-remain-nameless was handcuffed and put in the sheriff's vehicle at 16. He was driving; 14-yo baseball stand-out brother was the one with the bat. Their decision to return to the scene of the crime and admire their handiwork was their downfall. Where are they today? High school principal and local police officer and recently retired SWAT member. Who would have known years ago???
Re: WOM Clues
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619721 by Kelsung
Jul 8, 2011 4:25pm
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It isn't a premium member clue cuz I can't see it either. Must be either a whitelist or a high PF.
Re: WOM Clues
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619721 by Kelsung
Jul 8, 2011 4:56pm
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What's the restriction on that second one? I've got P 173 and F 1020 and I can't see it! Is it premium members only?

Nope, not premium member either. Nor a Pin Up.
And since I'm P155 F1590-- I just figured I was blacklisted.
What a relief that it's not just me! LOL!
Re: WOM Clues
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #619678 by Dizzy
Jul 8, 2011 5:24pm
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Dizzy, you're my kind of boxer LOL!! I wish you lived closer- we could get into all kinds of trouble!!
- tigs