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Reply to: #969803 by paper trail
Dec 31, 2018 10:22am
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Very interesting, and frankly the kind of external motivation I need to complete my own NY resolution - lol! Am I understanding correctly that this is open to NC letterboxers or out-of-state letterboxers planing in NC? (In other words, someone such as myself - a CO letterboxer planting in CO - wouldn't fit with this challenge?) If my understanding is correct, is it Ok to knock off this idea?
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Reply to: #969806 by Angel and Demon
Dec 31, 2018 11:43am
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~ Other details: boxers and boxes everywhere are welcome!
Anyone can participate - even boxers in other states
You can plant anywhere - even other states (letterboxing while traveling is a grand adventure)!
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Reply to: #969809 by Road Junkies
Dec 31, 2018 12:03pm
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Thanks... I interpreted that differently.
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Reply to: #969803 by paper trail
Dec 31, 2018 12:05pm
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Please, we don't need more flingers.
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Reply to: #969812 by Kirbert
Dec 31, 2018 12:23pm
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Please, we don't need more flingers.

True, of course, but the call for quality is emphasized so I don't think this event is promoting the indiscriminate spewing of garbage (ISOG)
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Reply to: #969812 by Kirbert
Dec 31, 2018 12:32pm
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Guess you missed this part of the post?

~ Quality is important ~
While this is a planting challenge, it's important to still think through your permanent plant - don't just toss boxes out and hope for the best. Plant boxes in locations you would be able to check on, are safe from muggle meddling, and will hopefully be around for quite a while. Drive by, long hike, easy clue, challenging puzzle - and all shapes and sizes of letterboxes in between - those details are up to you. You could do a series or individual boxes. Since the goal is to increase our permanent plants in the state, these boxes should be permanent, not temporary or just for events.
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Reply to: #969800 by PiggyJaunt
Dec 31, 2018 2:08pm
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Let's see... I'm planting over 400 for Final Flight... How about thatπŸ˜‚πŸ˜œπŸ˜‚
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Reply to: #969803 by paper trail
Dec 31, 2018 3:00pm
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do they have to be permanent traditional plants? I always do a holiday series in Missouri which is only planted through winter.
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Reply to: #969800 by PiggyJaunt
Dec 31, 2018 3:06pm
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I just planted my third one today.

Honestly without the challenge, I don't think I'd push myself to get one out there. I got this one ready with a two day notice.
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Reply to: #969823 by aMAZEing adventure frog
Dec 31, 2018 4:36pm
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Since the goal is to increase our permanent plants in the state, these boxes should be permanent, not temporary or just for events.
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Reply to: #969797 by Angel and Demon
Dec 31, 2018 4:40pm
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I've decided to aim for at least 1 plant each month during 2019. I need some sort of deadline or something to get me moving, too many stamps sitting in a pile (next to the containers so I don't really have an excuse).

I though of inviting others to join me, and was about to post asking for advice for how I could do that (tracker, etc)? - sort of like a letterbox-hiding-support-group. I wasn't aware of the Power Plant Challenge; so glad it was reposted in this thread. Thanks!
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Reply to: #969830 by Bon Echo
Dec 31, 2018 7:20pm
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I though of inviting others to join me, and was about to post asking for advice for how I could do that (tracker, etc)? - sort of like a letterbox-hiding-support-group.

Planting day in West Austin