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Re: What happened to Boxradar?
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #968982 by SpitFire
Dec 3, 2018 5:47am
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I use clue tracker. You should try that!
Re: What happened to Boxradar?
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969003 by 4EyesMcGee
Dec 3, 2018 9:59am
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I use clue tracker. You should try that!

That depends on the device . . . I believe Boxradar was created for androids, while ClueTracker is an iPhone app.
Re: What happened to Boxradar?
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #968981 by SpitFire
Dec 3, 2018 10:57am
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When you say it disappeared, do you mean that it disappeared off the Google Play store, or off your device? I checked my phone after you posted this and see that Boxradar is still on my phone, and appears to still work (at least as much as it has worked lately).
Re: What happened to Boxradar?
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969003 by 4EyesMcGee
Dec 3, 2018 11:11am
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I have an Android, Clue Tracker is not available for Androids !!! :(
Re: What happened to Boxradar?
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #968981 by SpitFire
Dec 3, 2018 11:16am
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I have a Samsung and Box Radar worked somewhat, OK enough that I kept it but when I brought a new phone it did not transfer along with my other apps to the new phone. :(

Went to my Play Store to download it again and it wasn't there anymore.

The Here button on AQ is a little helpful but nothing like Box Radar was.

I really really miss not having it. :(
Re: What happened to Boxradar?
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969012 by Bon Echo
Dec 3, 2018 11:24am
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Mine was at least coming on still in November but now it immediately stops. Very sad as I only have a droid so can't switch to clue tracker:(
Android Users Looking for Box Radar Replacement
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Dec 3, 2018 2:15pm
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Attention Android Users!

Please contact me about possibly testing a Box Radar replacement.

If you have used Box Radar a significant amount and are interested in testing a new Android-based Letterboxing app and will be able to do a significant amount of testing, please contact me. The authors are looking for about 5 people to do the testing.

I can tell you that it is an AWESOME app!!

Lynn
Re: Android Users Looking for Box Radar Replacement
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969027 by Phoenix Rizing
Dec 3, 2018 3:02pm
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I'd LOVE to use a new Box Radar app! My daughter's baby is due this week so I am sticking close to home, so I can't volunteer to test it-but I sure would like an update on it, and info on how to get it if it checks out!
Re: Android Users Looking for Box Radar Replacement
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969027 by Phoenix Rizing
Dec 3, 2018 3:43pm
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what do you consider to be "a significant amount of testing"? what does that look like? Actually using it while on the hunt, or just checking for nearby boxes and comparing that to what shows up on an AQ search?
I'd like to help, but probably won't be out looking for too many boxes in the next couple months.
Re: Android Users Looking for Box Radar Replacement
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969027 by Phoenix Rizing
Dec 3, 2018 6:36pm
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I'm in. I would be happy to test. I used Box Radar all the time. ONe of my favorite features was that it showed boxes from both websites on one combined map/list view.
Have You Ever ...
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Dec 3, 2018 6:59pm
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Have you ever folded your signatures, set them aside for tomorrow then couldn't find them?

Fortunately, I just started looking around for something else and found them. I'll be putting together my logbook tonight.
Re: Have You Ever ...
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969045 by Oberon_Kenobi
Dec 3, 2018 10:54pm
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I stitched together the signatures, glued the cardboard inside the cover paper, and glued the signatures inside of the cover. It is now drying under a book with a board on top and then weighed down. It should be ready in the morning for planting.

This is a replant. I'm waiting until the early afternoon so that it will be warm when I go traipsing through the snow to plant this letterbox. When I get back I'll have to remember to post how deep the snow was. The box will go about 400 feet from the parking lot along a trail. The forecast shows that it will be below freezing, but there is no snow in the forecast.
Re: Have You Ever ...
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969045 by Oberon_Kenobi
Dec 4, 2018 3:09am
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folded your signatures

Maybe I got up too early and my brain isn’t warmed up yet as I haven’t had any coffee, but I don’t know what you’re talking about 😂 Please elaborate as I’ve never done this before.
Re: Android Users Looking for Box Radar Replacement
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969044 by The Vs
Dec 4, 2018 3:51am
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I'm sooo interested in helping. I'm from Ma. - east coast - if you are looking for different areas of the country.
Re: Android Users Looking for Box Radar Replacement
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969027 by Phoenix Rizing
Dec 4, 2018 5:11am
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I am so excited to hear this! Please keep us posted on the progress. It would be awesome to have an app that works on my non-Apple phone!!
Re: Have You Ever ...
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969052 by 4EyesMcGee
Dec 4, 2018 5:50am
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Signatures, as in the folded groups of pages in a homemade logbook.
Re: Android Users Looking for Box Radar Replacement
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969027 by Phoenix Rizing
Dec 4, 2018 6:53am
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I am very interested! Can you be more specific about testing requirements?

Thanks for the willingness of whoever is putting the app together. Loved Box Radar & look forward to having something back that is similar!
Re: What happened to Boxradar?
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969012 by Bon Echo
Dec 4, 2018 7:04am
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Yes, worked last week, but the website is also gone. Yours will also quite working.
Re: Android Users Looking for Box Radar Replacement
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969027 by Phoenix Rizing
Dec 4, 2018 7:06am
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I would be very happy to try and help as much as I can.
Re: Have You Ever ...
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969052 by 4EyesMcGee
Dec 4, 2018 7:45am
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Here is an example of making your own book.
Re: Have You Ever ...
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969063 by Oberon_Kenobi
Dec 4, 2018 10:13am
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I just call them logbooks 😂 never used the term signatures. Lookie that. You can teach an old dog new tricks.
Re: Have You Ever ...
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969071 by 4EyesMcGee
Dec 4, 2018 11:04am
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I just call them logbooks 😂 never used the term signatures.

From Merriam Webster definition 3b:

one unit of a book comprising a group of printed sheets that are folded and stitched together

A book, including a log book, is made up of multiple signatures. However, our usage of log book is wider. I've seen some log books made up of interesting folds and cuts of paper.
Re: Android Users Looking for Box Radar Replacement
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969027 by Phoenix Rizing
Dec 4, 2018 11:07am
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I too would love to be put on the list of testers for this new app. Please choose me!!!!!!
Re: Have You Ever ...
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969072 by Oberon_Kenobi
Dec 4, 2018 11:19am
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I never knew that definition! Interesting.

4eyes
Remembering to put The Word of the Day calendar on her Christmas list
Re: Have You Ever ...
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969050 by Oberon_Kenobi
Dec 4, 2018 9:07pm
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The roads were clear, and the parking lot had been packed down by previous vehicles. The trail was easy to follow at first, but I lost it about half way to the location. I even went the wrong way, but when there was no clear way I went back to where I was sure and tried again. I eventually found the place along the trail and planted the letterbox.

Then I went back uphill, through the knee-deep snow. 🐸 It is too bad that it wasn't a frog stamp that I was planting. 🐸

After this tangent I made, I thought of carving a stamp for every animal emoji, but there are too many. There are only 2 dog glyphs but 11 cat glyphs. (See page 2.) This means that the cats rule the Internet.
Re: National Wildlife Refuge system policy
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969170 by Three FLAmigo's
Dec 7, 2018 7:26pm
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You might want to add what you've learned to the help wiki.
Re: National Wildlife Refuge system policy
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Reply to: #969170 by Three FLAmigo's
Dec 7, 2018 8:12pm
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I agree with most of that -- except setting Ryan up as arbiter. Leans too far toward Groundspeak for my tastes.
Boxes along a route
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Dec 11, 2018 1:44pm
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Forgot how to search along a route. Example highway 1
Re: Boxes along a route
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969277 by brailleboxer
Dec 11, 2018 1:47pm
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Advanced search, location = "Along US Route 1", change Dist (mi) to something like 1 or 2 miles.
Re: Boxes along a route
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #969278 by PI Joe
Dec 11, 2018 1:50pm
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I didn't know you could do that for a location. Thought you had to use trip planner. Learned something new.