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by airstream dreamsProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Stupider Questions About Letterboxing
"But the ones in your room should be considered HIPS or "event boxes"" I thought HIPS and events boxes were different in some cases. What I thought: Event boxes are on a table at an event and you go walk up and get it, no searching or clues involved...
by Colorful CaterpillarsProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Stupider Questions About Letterboxing
HIPS boxes don't have clues. They are a type of event box that is on the table but are "hidden in plain sight". For example, my Prehistoric Policeman? is glued to the bottom of a rock. You might miss it if you don't pick it up and look at it. Another...
by Una Marlee SueProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Stupider Questions About Letterboxing
I just attended an event Sunday and the HIPS were listed as traditional boxes because we had to solve puzzles in order to access (lock boxes) or find the location of the stamps. These boxes took alittle more effort and strategic thinking to get the im...
by airstream dreamsProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Stupider Questions About Letterboxing
I totally agree with you. It should be up to the planter and everyone have fun and be a Happy Camper.
by Green TortugaProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Stupider Questions About Letterboxing
Hips are Hidden in Plain Sight, and have clues , altho clues make be vague, but still written clues. So shouldn't they be a traditional count? You had to make the effort to actually search for them. Notice that "HIPS" is an attribute only for event sta...
by EidolonProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Stupider Questions About Letterboxing
I've even gone so far as to not record finds on incorrectly-listed event boxes because I don't want them screwing up my F-counts. I do that too. I have a spreadsheet with "real totals" (which is sorely out of date, I am working on catching that up) whi...