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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
... Notice that "HIPS" is an attribute only for event stamps? If it's a HIPS, it's an event box. The vast majority of them I've seen, if they have clues at all, the clues weren't needed to find the box. And while I have "searched" for them, I wouldn'...
by EidolonProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Stupider Questions About Letterboxing
... I do that too. I have a spreadsheet with "real totals" (which is sorely out of date, I am working on catching that up) which ignore things which didn't involve me needing to figure out a clue of some sort.