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by brailleboxerProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Let me throw this wrench in the program-since we're on the subject of placeholder stamps why not put a cute little place holder card in there instead? You know the ones where they have them hanging on the door at restaurants or businesses saying be ba...
by Uncorny AcornsProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
I can't imagine a circumstance where I'd ever use a placeholder stamp, but I guess there must be one? If you came upon an extra stamp that explained you found the right spot but the box was in use; wouldn't you want that stamp (and maybe an exchange as...
by dingus dufusProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
I pledge allegiance to Hedy Lamarr!
by Wry MeProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
It's something you put in place of the actual box while you're logging in in case a boxer comes up right behind you. Personally, I think this situation could offer better consolation with a cold beer. It's the least you could do. But since that isn't...
by Trouble BugProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
This was in conversation way back when I was into boxing like six or seven years ago(I had to take a short break)...at the time, you would put something, like a little flat wooden animal(something you'd find at Walmart), a box, or a note of some sort.....
by Trouble BugProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
I have to get better at helping other boxes too. I have a 9,7, 6, and 2 year old we drag along with us. I usually have all of their individual siggy stamps and log books in a bag that is attached to the carrier we have the two year old in. And in the...
by Trouble BugProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
a few cammo pouches in case a box I find needs some first aid. Do you mean like "homemade" from duct tape? That is a great idea and they don't take up much room.
by Trouble BugProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
I've been boxing in a really busy area a few times and I've not found a box, but when I've gone to log in the attempt, I've seen that someone has found it the same day I've missed it. I assumed that the person who found the box had it while I was look...
by SuniaProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Are you talking about serious hiking? How long are you usually away from the car? I generally leave food and water in the car. I carry 3 tissues, though, which can double as TP. But I'm usually only out for 20-90 minutes. Sometimes I do carry a sm...
by RocklunProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Did I mention toilet paper. Diabetics always have to tinkle. Who needs toilet paper? (I'm still holding a grudge against her after her security guards kicked us off the stones on her property where there were letterboxes hidden before she moved there.)
by Trouble BugProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Oh My Goodness! I almost spit my drink out of my mouth! This is actually a little inside joke between my husband and I. On a side note...who are you talking about? Are you talking about TS?
by RocklunProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
On a side note...who are you talking about? Are you talking about TS? Yep. She owns a house in RI on a public beach. We didn't realize we were trespassing until we got yelled at.
by MissMoonProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Would it technically count as "found" if you found the box but the stamp that was meant to be there wasn't? Some people will count a container and logbook but no stamp as a find and some will not. There's always been a fair amount of disagreement about...
by MissMoonProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
I have seen these used to VERY good effect at events Never seen it used on the trail or at events. At any event I've been to, either no one is coming right behind you or they are standing politely a few feet away waiting for you to finish stamping in....
by Sir BraemoorProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Some people will count a container and logbook but no stamp as a find and some will not. There's always been a fair amount of disagreement about this even though the so called definition of a letterbox is logbook and stamp. True. But if you care, you...
by CTEagleEyeProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
One thing I added this fall was 2 small zipper bags with baking soda. While on a lunch break during an LB hike my trail mate got a bee sting! Fortunately we were not far from a grocery store and could buy baking soda but now I'm prepared if it happens...
by letterbox goody thiefProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
I got lost in the woods, but I still had snacks....
by photopamProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
If you look in there now, you will see pine needls, twigs, grasses, some dirt and hopefully be able to get to the pen, stamp, ink, logbooks, and compass. I also have hand sanitizer, snack, and a pincle and a water bottle while we hike. Nothing fancy...
by RocklunProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Just adding a few drops of water to the bag would allow u to make a paste to put on the sting. I carry After Bite in my backpack. My buddies and I have used it for stings, bug bites, hives, and stinging-nettle encounters.
by RocklunProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
There's always been a fair amount of disagreement about this Understatement of the year! :^)
by RocklunProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
I've been publicly called out for my lowly P2F7 ranking My, those are some pathetic stats! You obviously need to work harder at letterboxing.
by Wry MeProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
I personally pack like there is a possibility I will spontaneously decide to run away from home. The only thing I carry that most probably don't are biodegradable wet wipes, a small laminated tree guide (cuz I'm not very good at that on my own), and a...
by KimoppiProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
I think my unique items would be biodegradable toilet paper (for the inevitable mid hike potty break) and a 14" heavy duty screw driver.
by RocklunProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
a 14" heavy duty screw driver. Okay, I'll bite: do you carry it as a weapon? Maybe as a tool for prying boxes out of the snow?
by CyclonicProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Odd items , items that come in handy etc. A sex toy.
by RocklunProfileContactLogbookNote
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A sex toy. This is one of those rare posts where I want to click funny, interesting, educational, disagree, huh?, hug, and rude.
by CyclonicProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
My, those are some pathetic stats! You obviously need to work harder at letterboxing. I heard someone wrote a book on it, maybe that would help.
by RocklunProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
I heard someone wrote a book on it, maybe that would help. If I can find a copy, I'll try to send one to this poor newbie, since his first find was only a year and a half ago.
by MissMoonProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
But if you care, you are in the hobby for the wrong reason. Nope. don't care. Just answering the question. Some things in our hobby I *do* care about, maybe too much, but this isn't one of them.
by MissMoonProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Oreos. Anything else is over thinking it.