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by Wry MeProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... Yeah. That was kinda my point. Any one of those things has in the past caused kerfluffles. I don't agree/disagree w/ how they do things over there & obviously some info is now outdated. I rather liked the idea of getting 100 finds, too. Not unlike...
by Wry MeProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
Thanks for this much better info! On my dumpster list. (Bucket is full.)
by Public HandProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... Not trying to be difficult or contrary but my understanding is the man who started it in England is now in his 90s and in a pensioner's home.....and I haven't met anyone over there old enough to remember how it was (or wasn't).....the boxers we've...
by Oberon_KenobiProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... The point I was making, though I did it with sarcasm. It is fun doing it my way. And you can do it your way. And those who want to return to the original ways can play it their way. Let's all just have fun.
by Public HandProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
{{though I did it with sarcasm}] Damn, must have broken my sarcasm detector at last weekend's letterboxing bash in Sydney.......
by Oberon_KenobiProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
I wrote: ... Public Hand wrote: ... Well, I could hear it in my head. It is too bad that we don't have punctuation to mark sarcasm. I'll have to remember to forget it in the futureāø®
by dingus dufusProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... He might be more like 190 years old. I think letterboxing began in 1854.
by KirbertProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... ... Haven't been, but I heard that the preponderance there are custom-made. I heard they view hand-carved stamps with derision -- which makes me wonder if they've seen any stamps by any of the incredibly skilled carvers we have stateside. If all...
by Public HandProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
I was referring to Godfrey, also known as Good, who's the man who negotiated with the park service in Dartmoor to allow for letterboxing.
by MissMoonProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... Those Brits *are* tough folk. :)
by Public HandProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
God* curse you autocorrect!
by dingus dufusProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
Sorry, missed your reference in the previous posts.
by Public HandProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
No harm, no foul......Lord help me if I ever get THAT sensitive!!!
by Wry MeProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... We already knew it was really God. Which of course explains the longevity as well.
by Green TortugaProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... If you look at the distributions of boxes on the tors.... those closest to roads (at least those close to parking areas) tend to get the majority of boxes. Go to a tor miles from the nearest road and you likely won't find many boxes. So... they are...
by Public HandProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... That was not our experience.....we felt that the boxes closest to the nearby Tors were missing more than not.....I found the most at the out-of-the-way Tors. I'd thought the reason was because more people went after the close-in Tors. ... This co...
by Green TortugaProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... That could very well be true.... We almost never followed any clues. We just scavenged around looking in likely locations so if a box was missing, we didn't know it. We weren't following clues! But in sheer quantities, the tors near parking areas...
by RIclimberProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... ... Actually, I know for a fact that she will not log into logbooks if she knows she is not welcome there. I've seen her do it and she told me exactly why.
by Wry MeProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... Pretty sure that's against the rules and therefore not a "real find," since no one can verify your find by seeing your stamp when they visit the log book. Therefore, neither of them actually exist, at least some of the time. "A foolish consistency...
by Early RisersProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... Then what happens with the various boxes in Illinois that have no logbooks? There have been stamps planted here for a few years now with no logbooks. Should they be removed from atlasquest since they can't be a "real find"? :)
by AlishaMishaProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
My thoughts too. I mean, I plant sometimes without logbooks. A magnet LB here, a vacation plant there, etc. To my knowledge the logbook requirement is geocaching-only as the cache swag is not the cache, but the logbook is. And with LB, the bare minimu...
by Wry MeProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... Nothing. I was being sarcastic. (Though, technically, you're supposed to have one.) I think I'm deeper in the thread than you are, too.
by Early RisersProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... No, I wasn't being serious. Just doin' some wishful thinking. :) That if they disappeared from atlasquest, folks might stop planting them. One of the things that the 4 of us really likes is looking thru the logbooks. If the clues say there's...
by Wry MeProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
Then you'll appreciate my favorite logbook ever. No spoilers, promise.
by Early RisersProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... That is indeed the best logbook ever. Love it! Reminds me of some of the thru-hiking journals we've read in our AT younger days. My cousins & I have planted a lot of boxes using LbNA thru the years, & have always been happy when we've retired th...
by Wry MeProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
That is so awesome! ...and I think I need to steal that idea. Especially since I'm a teacher. AND two of my students are now letterboxing. I also think hiking the AT sounds awesome. AT least while I'm still on the couch.
by KirbertProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
No logbook because the box is a magnet-backed stamp on the underside of a mailbox is OK. No logbook just because you didn't feel like spending the 79 cents for a logbook is not.
by Early RisersProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... OKaaaay. :) And what do we do with the lazy cheap boxer who makes a "magnet" box just BECAUSE they won't have to 1. buy a logbook; 2. bother being sure they have a waterproof container to protect said logbook; 3. bother finding a location suitabl...
by Oberon_KenobiProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... Some people would like to skip boxes with no log book. Should an attribute be added that indicates "no logbook"? Right now it would have to be part of the description of the box in the clue. If it is an attribute then people could include or exc...
by RocklunProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Dead Horses, Lemurs, and Kittens!
... Here in MA, we have a couple of months where searching for traditional boxes can be extremely difficult, due to snow cover. To give folks something to find, I've planted some winter-friendly boxes that are film canisters hanging on trees. I chose n...