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  1. I have recently published one of these Picture Caches.


    I too was concerned that finders would have to download some software to solve the puzzle. After a bit of thought I came up with a way doing it without the need to download any software. It has been found a number of times so I guess it works OK.


    That took me about 30 seconds to crack! :)


    Too easy! :unsure:


    It's over 50 miles from home so we shan't be doing it anytime soon.




  2. Thanks for all the comments


    I think I changed my opinion with every post and agreed with each of you in turn :anibad:


    Perhaps I ought to just concentrate on setting traditional/multi caches in nice locations.


    But hang on, I have this really good idea for a puzzle cache....... :laughing:






  3. What's the general opinion on this?


    If a puzzle cache is set with, for argument's sake, Difficulty: 4.5 and Terrain 1.5 the challenge is obviously in solving the puzzle; NOT finding the cache.


    Am I alone in being irritated with teams 'tagging along' etc :blink:


    To me it's as bad as signing the log on someone else's behalf

  4. Fact number 1: My wife's Nokia phone connects to the Internet

    Fact number 2: The phone is Bluetooth enabled

    Fact number 3: Our P550 is Bluetoothable


    Question: can I configure the P550 to access the Internet using Buetooth via the Nokia phone (without setting the phone up as a number dialing modem) ?



  5. Like many others, have a Mio P550 running TomTom 6,Memory Map 5 and Beeline.


    TomTom is great for getting to a parking location as co-ords can be entered directly.

    MM is good for seeing where you are but I am still having teething troubles with showing waypoints.


    We still normally use the good ol' etrex for the final leg as it is rubust, waterproof, clear and batteries last for ages.

    Not only that, son and/or daughter can run on ahead with the etrex whereas I wouldn't want to risk the mio getting dropped or argued over etc...


    Being able to set cache locations as tomtom point of interest is really handy and enables us to spot caches which we would otherwise have driven straight past.

  6. I mentioned this in the cache log for GC139AM.



    We were on top of Cleeve Hill just after visiting this cache and a Lancaster bomber flew past.

    Yes! One of only two left in the world that can still fly; and it flew past us!

    We were level with it!

    We could have reached out and touched the wing tips (nearly :anibad: )

    but the card on our new camera was completely full of spurious shots of tupperware containers so we were unable to take any photos



    Never again will we get a chance to see and hear such an awesome spectical from such a great view-point




    A couple of 2Gb memory cards are now on order! :P

  7. The plan was to use TomTom to get to parking location and then use MM to get to the cache.


    We tried this the other night but Memory Map doesn't appear to give real time updates of the distance to cache location. This could just be the way I've got it set up.


    In the end we resorted to the Etrex for the last 100m or so.


    I read a thread yesterday where someone says he only uses MM and Beeline. I installed beeline and I'm well impressed! It seems to do every thing that the etrex does and more.


    So, It would be nice to be able to flick between MM and Beeline.



    I've downloaded the gpsmeter portsplitter and will give it a go when I get home....



    Thanks to everyone for all the help



  8. Er.. that's as clear as mud. :)


    Perhaps I should have mentioned that I'm using TomTom 6 on a Mio P550.


    How do I do it ? Do I copy straight to the pda or do I need to use the TomTom HOME application?






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