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  1. What's better? Coke or Pepsi? Same kind of question.
  2. Here's a bit of a rant, but I'm looking for opinions... A Cache was published in the morning of June 30'th, and was quickly found. I Headed out with my daughter to find it, as we attempted a FTF. We got there, opened the cache and saw the FTF log entry, and we were second. No problem, it happens, and the person that got the FTF is well known in the area, and has quite a few finds (Almost 3,000 finds.) This person decided not to log the find, and proceeded to travel to Geowoodstock, and logged it this morning, JULY 4'th. which is 5 days after Publishing. So my question is this... I realize FTF is just a bragging right, and doesn't really count for anything. Should a Cacher claim a FTF, when they didn't bother to log it for 5 days? Or, did the technically find it first, but lost the claim, due to not logging in a timely manor? I Believe that a FTF should be logged ASAP, so other potential cachers know it's been found. After that, I don't really care when people log it. Opinions, are welcome.
  3. I hope the whole thing turns out well for you. Please do let us know as anything develops. I just checked on it, and the listing has been removed. I guess it was bogus after all. Doesn't really matter to me since I don't like the 450 anyway, I was going to flip it for more money if I got one. I was just going to ask why an ANTI Oregon guy, would buy one, but that about sums it up.
  4. If you want one that's easy to use, that rules out the Magellan's
  5. How about fixing it so iPad users, can see caches on the BETA maps?
  6. I Just bought an Oregon 450 a couple weeks ago, and WHAT Sunlight issue? Used it for 2 long days, Monday and Tuesday, outside in the sun all day and had 0 issues. Had a friend in the area buy a 62s and regrets it. Says it locks up all the time, and was a mistake. That was a deal breaker for me. It's a coke/pepsi thing. Use them both, see what works for you. I Had a 60csx before and loved it. That's why I was leaning to the 62, when I heard that I got the Oregon, and never looked back.
  7. People that use stickers or stamps to log finds, and end up taking up 20 spaces, for 1 geocaching name.
  8. I had a homeless guy build a home 6 feet from my cache. It was an Ammo can, and he had no idea. After reading the reports, from people finding the cache, I went there, to retrieve it. About 2 minutes after I removed the cache, the homeless guy showed up, but we bailed before he saw us.
  9. Did the cache fine, with the 4 of us. When logging, there's an option for logging, if you did it with a friend. You enter their login name, and the Unlock code, and it completes the cartridge. Thanks for the help.
  10. Thanks for the help. Going to try the cache tonight, and will post back with the results.
  11. I've never done a Wherigo before, and plan to do one tonight with 3 other people. I'm confused about the UNLOCK. Does that mean we can do it once, and all log it, or do we have to do it one time for each of us??? Any help is deeply appreciated. Thanks.
  12. I'm interested to know as well. I do night caching sometimes on my own, and it would be nice to be able to have extra security. Is there an option for someone at home to find out where you are, in case you are rendered unconscious? That location feature would help sway my decision. Thanks.
  13. Can we have an option to turn OFF the Premium only member cache listings? I cache with 3 members who are not premium members, it would be nice to be able to turn it off, for planning purposes. Thanks.
  14. http://garmin.blogs.com/my_weblog/2011/06/hike-down-geotagged-memory-lane-with-gpsmap-62s-built-in-camera.html Looks like the 62 will be available with a 5mp Camera, in 3rd Quarter of this year.
  15. Thanks a lot for the replies. I'm still looking, and appreciate the info you have all provided.
  16. Looking seriously at the 2, the Oregon is obviously more money.. I'm using a 60csx, and love it. But it's time to look at upgrading. I really like the 62st, but I'm looking for top of the line for Geocaching, and Bike Riding. I'll be adding TOPO as well as NT Street Maps. Opinions, on which is better and why? The comparisons are hard to do on the screen, I'd like to hear from people who have used both. Thanks for the opinions.
  17. Nice, thanks for the armchair reviewer comments. Hold my horses? I asked a simple question, don't jump down my throat for it. And as for the Less than speedy response, I don't owe you an explanation, You don't know what's been transpiring in MY life, or the fact that my wife was hospitalized and I nearly LOST her, the last thing on my mind was running out to replace a cache, that was lost, while she lay there. As for the hurry, it's part of a Series of caches, and I'd like to let the geocachers in the area be able to complete the series, now that I'm able, I'd like to get it up and running, nothing more. Sure it's holiday season, but seeing as though the reviewer is publishing local caches daily, that leads me to believe, that somehow I fell through the cracks, sorry for having a concern. Thank you, to those who offered assistance. I think you've all answered my question. I won't ask again.
  18. Hmm, The reviewed that disabled it said "You may request that this listing be unarchived by email as provided below." I did that. I guess I'll create another one, with the same name, info, coords, etc.. and see about getting that one listed. Thanks for the replies.
  19. I replaced a cache, that was archived, and asked for it to be re-opened on Nov. 29'th, I've Emailled 2 Reviewers, and posted a note in the cache, asking for it to be re-enabled, and I'm still waiting. I thought it would be a fairly quick thing, is there someone else I should talk to? Any help is appreciated.
  20. Sent an EMail asking for explanation, will wait to hear back before signing up.
  21. Actually, if someone wants to PM me, I've got some questions to ask. And Yes, they are all CIVIL and Reasonable questions.
  22. I'll admit, I clicked on this thread, because I saw who the OP was. Looks like a classic case of KARMA to me. The OP has attacked me previously as well, as he didn't like my opinion. He took to personal attacks, rather than a civil debate, so I must say, I'm NOT surprised that KARMA has swung back on him. That's all, just had to mention that.
  23. I have a 2820 with bluetooth and it loads the phone book from the phone and will let you make hands free calls, but that's about all it will do, I don't think Garmin had any GPS functions in mind when they designed the system. Thanks a lot for the reply. I think I'm SOL on this one.
  24. Better yet, throw the clowns in jail with the little Taco Bell dogs on their lap, that are all over the road, that's way more of a problem, than a GPS on the windshield.
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