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Re: Mystery
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Reply to: #939916 by Always On Call
Jan 2, 2017 1:12pm
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It is still a mystery to me as to how you find a mystery box.

Are having trouble with solving the clues, finding the clues, or finding the box itself?

Going to your home state letterbox page I see only two mystery boxes listed on AQ and a couple of additional mystery boxes listed on letterboxing.org as well as a never found Mapsurfer treasurebox from 1999BRQ #5: Black Rock Desert ( That one would be a feather in anyone's cap but a tough box to cut one's teeth on) So unfortunately there doesn't seem to be many mystery boxes in your area right now. If you start planting a few mystery boxes of your own perhaps others will enjoy them add follow suit.
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Reply to: #939921 by dingus dufus
Jan 2, 2017 1:40pm
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Are there Mapsurfer boxes in Florida?
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Reply to: #939924 by FloridaFour
Jan 2, 2017 2:04pm
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Possibly....

LB
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Reply to: #939926 by LightninBug
Jan 3, 2017 2:48am
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I had an accidental MapSurfer find.
Even when I knew exactly where it was, I still couldn't figure it out by the clues.
GG, (not particularly good at figuring out Mystery boxes)
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Reply to: #939921 by dingus dufus
Jan 3, 2017 12:26pm
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The one I am looking at shows no clues. Box number 262320
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Reply to: #939990 by Always On Call
Jan 3, 2017 12:34pm
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That one has the following note on it, "Was supposed to be planted, became a temporary event stamp." So it's not actually findable as I read it??
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Reply to: #939992 by Public Hand
Jan 3, 2017 2:04pm
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So it's not actually findable as I read it??

I read it the same way -- not really a traditional letterbox. Unable to be found unless you were at the event.
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Reply to: #940006 by RideTheMoose
Jan 3, 2017 5:12pm
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If this isn't really out there to be found, its status should change to "unavailable" until replanted, or "retired" if the planter decides not to put it out as a traditional box. As I understand the clue, it isn't "active" at the present.

And if it did attend an event, the planter can add the event, so attendees can easily record the find.