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Good ones so far, the bonus feats should be universally available (I mean can be done all over the world since many of the racers and teams are from outside of the U.S.).

 

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-In front of the House of Parlement.

-In front of the Residence of the King, Queen or President.

-Together with a measure point (survey).

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The bonus feats are just that. They can be done anytime but they still conform to the rules of the other feats. You can't have two consecutive feats by the same cacher in the same 24 hour period, and no more than 3 logged feats by the same cacher over the lifetime of the game.

oups, didn't read that posting until now and I admit I didn't do it that way because I thought it will be always like the first bonus feature (I could claim both - the bonus and the first cache although I am the same cacher)

 

If a bonus can't be done by the cacher who takes the coin to the next cache it would mean that I could log only a few bonus features as "real" bonus as my coin is moving normally (i.e. no events, no grabbings) - I would just "loose" the normal feature.

 

How do the others see that point? Do you instruct people to grab the coin if more guys are caching together?

 

@new bonus feature: Can anyone of the German speakers translate Faire to me: Messe? Kirtag? Or one of the english speakers explain what it is :P

A fair is an exhibition of traders of a certain industry for me but that doesn't fit to circus and carnival :(

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The bonus feats are just that. They can be done anytime but they still conform to the rules of the other feats. You can't have two consecutive feats by the same cacher in the same 24 hour period, and no more than 3 logged feats by the same cacher over the lifetime of the game.

oups, didn't read that posting until now and I admit I didn't do it that way because I thought it will be always like the first bonus feature (I could claim both - the bonus and the first cache although I am the same cacher)

 

If a bonus can't be done by the cacher who takes the coin to the next cache it would mean that I could log only a few bonus features as "real" bonus as my coin is moving normally (i.e. no events, no grabbings) - I would just "loose" the normal feature.

 

How do the others see that point? Do you instruct people to grab the coin if more guys are caching together?

 

@new bonus feature: Can anyone of the German speakers translate Faire to me: Messe? Kirtag? Or one of the english speakers explain what it is :laughing:

A fair is an exhibition of traders of a certain industry for me but that doesn't fit to circus and carnival :anitongue:

 

a country faire is different than a job fair or exhibition of traders --- that's a trade show! :laughing: Go ahead and log your bonus feats! :laughing:

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Am I missing where the (April)/May bonus is listed? Does it have something to do with a Faire?

 

Thanx!

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Am I missing where the (April)/May bonus is listed? Does it have something to do with a Faire?

 

Thanx!

 

Feat 86: Bonus Feat

Balloon Racer coin visits a circus, faire or carnival

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The bonus feats are just that. They can be done anytime but they still conform to the rules of the other feats. You can't have two consecutive feats by the same cacher in the same 24 hour period, and no more than 3 logged feats by the same cacher over the lifetime of the game.

oups, didn't read that posting until now and I admit I didn't do it that way because I thought it will be always like the first bonus feature (I could claim both - the bonus and the first cache although I am the same cacher)

 

If a bonus can't be done by the cacher who takes the coin to the next cache it would mean that I could log only a few bonus features as "real" bonus as my coin is moving normally (i.e. no events, no grabbings) - I would just "loose" the normal feature.

 

How do the others see that point?

 

UGH! I didn't see this either. When did the rules for the bonus feat change from the first one when the bonus and a regular feat could be claimed in one move (cache)? I've been trying to play the game as I thought it was inteded by the adminitrator. My understanding was 1 cache = 1 feat (with the excpetion of the bonus feats). Thus 80 feats = 80 caches, which is where the name of the game comes from. If the coin must be and logged into a cache for the bonus feats too, then it becomes more than 80 caches necessary to complete the game, no?

 

If this is truly the rule, then I'll go back and delete all of my bonus feat claims, because they were ALL claimed along with another feat. But if the bonus is treated just like any oter feat, why call it a bonus at all? And more importatnly, why use the TB ID to log the feat. Why not use the cache ID? I think this whole business of using the TB ID to log bonus feats just supports the misunderstanding(?) that the bonus was allowed to be accomplished along with another feat, then logged along with that feat when placed into the next cache.

 

Please clarify. It seems like we're still playing by different rules. There is no way to tell any true standings whatsoever.

 

Thanks.

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The bonus feats are just that. They can be done anytime but they still conform to the rules of the other feats. You can't have two consecutive feats by the same cacher in the same 24 hour period, and no more than 3 logged feats by the same cacher over the lifetime of the game.

oups, didn't read that posting until now and I admit I didn't do it that way because I thought it will be always like the first bonus feature (I could claim both - the bonus and the first cache although I am the same cacher)

 

If a bonus can't be done by the cacher who takes the coin to the next cache it would mean that I could log only a few bonus features as "real" bonus as my coin is moving normally (i.e. no events, no grabbings) - I would just "loose" the normal feature.

 

How do the others see that point?

 

UGH! I didn't see this either. When did the rules for the bonus feat change from the first one when the bonus and a regular feat could be claimed in one move (cache)? I've been trying to play the game as I thought it was inteded by the adminitrator. My understanding was 1 cache = 1 feat (with the excpetion of the bonus feats). Thus 80 feats = 80 caches, which is where the name of the game comes from. If the coin must be and logged into a cache for the bonus feats too, then it becomes more than 80 caches necessary to complete the game, no?

 

If this is truly the rule, then I'll go back and delete all of my bonus feat claims, because they were ALL claimed along with another feat. But if the bonus is treated just like any oter feat, why call it a bonus at all? And more importatnly, why use the TB ID to log the feat. Why not use the cache ID? I think this whole business of using the TB ID to log bonus feats just supports the misunderstanding(?) that the bonus was allowed to be accomplished along with another feat, then logged along with that feat when placed into the next cache.

 

Please clarify. It seems like we're still playing by different rules. There is no way to tell any true standings whatsoever.

 

Thanks.

I only have the initial bonus feat so far (my picture), but this is also the way I understand it. A bonus is a bonus, thus the TB ID instead of the cache ID.

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Please clarify. It seems like we're still playing by different rules. There is no way to tell any true standings whatsoever.

Thanks.

I only have the initial bonus feat so far (my picture), but this is also the way I understand it. A bonus is a bonus, thus the TB ID instead of the cache ID.

Yes indeed, the rules for the Bonus Feats have long been confusing to many. B) Tough enough for we race coin owners who have pored through all the game rules and who regularly wade through the ATWI80C thread(s) here in the forums to try to piece together the rule intent for Bonus Feats. But even tougher to try to explain it to those kindly cachers who are trying to help my Xanadu along clear across the globe.

 

I love the idea of having a fresh new bonus feat unveiled each month, but I do think the rules for such should be spelled out in the "Game Rules" at cachinggames.com once and for all.

 

Also, I DO so wish that the Bonus Feats would be regularly posted on the official TB1AE1D "The 80 Caches Bonus Coin" page. There are fully 50 folks (incl. me) watching that page, and I have it linked to my Xanadu racer coin page so those who are trying their best to help Xanadu are ever aware of what feats (incl. each monthly bonus feat) are currently available. Yet...

 

Alas I missed out on logging the April/May feat for (apparently the pic w/ a policeman, etc.) 'cuz it was never posted on the official Bonus Coin page. :D Likewise this new May/June Bonus Feat - please post on the TB1AE1D page.

 

That said, kudos to dear avroair for cobbling together a most creative and fun coin race. My Xanadu is now 11th (among 128) in points (and numero UNO in average pts./feat: 7.1), and I continue to be amazed at how earnest - both geochums and geostrangers across the globe - are in striving to earn the most points possible in their max. 3 moves. Indeed, no doubt this silly race has fostered new friendships and many smiles as cachers near and far tote a sparkly geoballoon 'round the World - all thanks to avroair!

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D'oh!

 

I missed the registration, so I had to put all those logs into the list at once. Man that took me an hour now :-/

Additionally that coin is locked in a cache for 3 weeks now. Grml can't somebody search for it? :D

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Alas I missed out on logging the April/May feat for (apparently the pic w/ a policeman, etc.) 'cuz it was never posted on the official Bonus Coin page. :D Likewise this new May/June Bonus Feat - please post on the TB1AE1D page.

 

 

You didn't miss out. I was told by avroair that bonus feats can be logged any time after they are each announced and only expire when the race ends.

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If this is truly the rule, then I'll go back and delete all of my bonus feat claims, because they were ALL claimed along with another feat. But if the bonus is treated just like any oter feat, why call it a bonus at all? And more importatnly, why use the TB ID to log the feat. Why not use the cache ID?

 

You are fine, don't delete them.

 

The bonus feats only fall under the 3 feats per cacher rule, this is to stop people toteing your coin all over and claiming 5 bonus feats and 3 regular feats without actually giving it up. The bonus feats are simply that, a bonus... this game is kinda a work in progress so disregard what I mentioned early and just continue to moniter the thread as I randomly switch rules hourly. B):DB)

 

PS- If I try something like this again,yes, I will thoroughly write out the rules with every conceivable wrinkle and afterforementioned rule stated, AND people would start their balloons randomly with another person in the race so as to stop the "group backyard cache runs."

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That said, kudos to dear avroair for cobbling together a most creative and fun coin race. My Xanadu is now 11th (among 128) in points (and numero UNO in average pts./feat: 7.1), and I continue to be amazed at how earnest - both geochums and geostrangers across the globe - are in striving to earn the most points possible in their max. 3 moves. Indeed, no doubt this silly race has fostered new friendships and many smiles as cachers near and far tote a sparkly geoballoon 'round the World - all thanks to avroair!

Ditto on the kudos and thank you's, avroair!

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Are many balloon racers going to GeoWoodstock 5? I am taking one down there and I know my released racer will also be there. Time to get a mega event feat! ;)

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You are fine, don't delete them.

The bonus feats only fall under the 3 feats per cacher rule

:(:anicute::anicute::unsure:

 

And I am glad to hear that I can do the bonus any time - thought every bonus is just valid for a month and one of the coins missed the windmill.

 

PS- If I try something like this again,yes, I will thoroughly write out the rules with every conceivable wrinkle and afterforementioned rule stated, AND people would start their balloons randomly with another person in the race so as to stop the "group backyard cache runs."

well, I saw many races yet - and honestly: your way is the best :anibad:

and the idea of this various categories is great!!

so - if I ever start a race - I'll copy YOUR game :ph34r:

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If this is truly the rule, then I'll go back and delete all of my bonus feat claims, because they were ALL claimed along with another feat. But if the bonus is treated just like any oter feat, why call it a bonus at all? And more importatnly, why use the TB ID to log the feat. Why not use the cache ID?

 

You are fine, don't delete them.

 

The bonus feats only fall under the 3 feats per cacher rule, this is to stop people toteing your coin all over and claiming 5 bonus feats and 3 regular feats without actually giving it up. The bonus feats are simply that, a bonus... this game is kinda a work in progress so disregard what I mentioned early and just continue to moniter the thread as I randomly switch rules hourly. :D:D:blink:

 

PS- If I try something like this again,yes, I will thoroughly write out the rules with every conceivable wrinkle and afterforementioned rule stated, AND people would start their balloons randomly with another person in the race so as to stop the "group backyard cache runs."

 

Gulp... I deleted them April 5 2007 :D

However, the good news is that when I add them again, I will be back at the 4th place on the ladder!!! :P

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Bonus Feat for June:

The Balloon Racers want to visit a beach.

 

June Bonus Coin Winners

Congrats to:

Billdacat for moving rock rat's coin

ietie for moving Cachevio's coin

MrResolution for moving Vman

 

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It says it is sold out. Has the green ever been sold before?

 

LOL! I guess I should change that. I guess the sample IS sold out. ;)

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Race question for ya avroair: For the "placed with another racer coin" - that can be any geocoin/TB race, yes?

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Race question for ya avroair: For the "placed with another racer coin" - that can be any geocoin/TB race, yes?

 

No, it's gotta be a balloon racer. :rolleyes:

 

Feat 88: July Bonus

Have coin's photo taken on an amusement park ride (roller coaster etc.)

An amusement park does NOT include a carnival or traveling attraction.

 

Worth: 5 Points

 

Monthly coin giveaway, congrats to:

golfdeltamike for moving cachorganic's balloon racer coin

pamakiki for moving hipper's balloon racer coin

fftoolman for moving The Dream Cachers balloon racer coin

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I may have missed out on the race (by a long shot) but I did get a balloon! :rolleyes:

Ordered a Yellow AS from GeoSwag and it just sailed in yesturday! :rolleyes:

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Feat 89: August Bonus

Have your coin pictured at a benchmark, trig point or survey marker - 5 Points

 

Congrats to this month's three winners:

CarolynCache n' GeoJack for moving Jenbut's balloon racer

Waldradler for moving AtlantaGal's balloon racer

CYBERnard et Idaho for moving Mamacette's balloon racer

 

Mark

Avroair

 

:grin::grin:

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Three random winners:

driftdog for moving sillygirl & jrr's coin

buttonmania for moving nikcap's coin

fly_high100 for moving wvhunter's coin

 

Bonus 90 feat:

Have your coin photographed at a University. (not community college or college, must be a University).

 

The race is winding down to the home stretch here is the Current Leaderboard

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One of the racers was one of the first coins I found in a cache, and the first one I really admired! I helped by adding 8 points with a photo of the coin at a waterfall. I am still watching it travelling.

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B)My Balloon coin is kept too long by a cacher. So the race for us has become a slow race and lost a lot of time and feats. I hope it will move soon again.

I also wonder about the BIG pointers. They got a lot of friends and special friends on vacation B)

But the race is still going on, however I think not everyone has used the Feats in the same way B)!

And not everyone is (active) participating in this game anymore or they fill the form at 31th of December B) .

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Alright, unfortunately, my racer has been confirmed missing. In preparation of confirmation I re-read all the previous logs, including some of my own, clear back when the first post about a confirmed missing coin came up. I know I can, and will, replace my racer with the identical one I have here but how do I do that?

 

Feat 45 is 'Coin is verified missing' - obviously that can't be logged when dropped into a cache. Do I have the cacher who confirmed it post a log or can I log that feat when I drop the replacement into another cache?

 

I figure some moron :( 'helped' my coin earn one of the feats I never wanted to earn but it has, so how do I record it?

 

PaHawkeye

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Alright, unfortunately, my racer has been confirmed missing. In preparation of confirmation I re-read all the previous logs, including some of my own, clear back when the first post about a confirmed missing coin came up. I know I can, and will, replace my racer with the identical one I have here but how do I do that?

 

Feat 45 is 'Coin is verified missing' - obviously that can't be logged when dropped into a cache. Do I have the cacher who confirmed it post a log or can I log that feat when I drop the replacement into another cache?

 

I figure some moron :( 'helped' my coin earn one of the feats I never wanted to earn but it has, so how do I record it?

 

PaHawkeye

 

When you place the replacement into a cache of your choice you log the feat then. One cache, one feat. Sorry for your lost racer.

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Alright, unfortunately, my racer has been confirmed missing. In preparation of confirmation I re-read all the previous logs, including some of my own, clear back when the first post about a confirmed missing coin came up. I know I can, and will, replace my racer with the identical one I have here but how do I do that?

 

Feat 45 is 'Coin is verified missing' - obviously that can't be logged when dropped into a cache. Do I have the cacher who confirmed it post a log or can I log that feat when I drop the replacement into another cache?

 

I figure some moron :( 'helped' my coin earn one of the feats I never wanted to earn but it has, so how do I record it?

 

PaHawkeye

 

When you place the replacement into a cache of your choice you log the feat then. One cache, one feat. Sorry for your lost racer.

 

Thanks......

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Also, is the October bonus feat "Attending a sporting event" ?? I think I saw that on someone's coin page but I can't remember where?

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Also, is the October bonus feat "Attending a sporting event" ?? I think I saw that on someone's coin page but I can't remember where?

 

Feat 91: Bonus

Have your cion photographed at a major sporting event

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My racer has been stuck in a cache for a month now :)

Now that you mention it...we have not seen ours moving in quite a bit too. So, I did a little log reading of the cache that it was last dropped into, and learned that it is missing. :)

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The racing site appears to be down for me. I get a "forbidden" message when I try to access it.

 

Yeah, Peter mentioned he was upgrading the site but ran into some gremlins.

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The racing site appears to be down for me. I get a "forbidden" message when I try to access it.

 

Yeah, Peter mentioned he was upgrading the site but ran into some gremlins.

Site should be back up.

Apologies for the downtime.

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Movers and November winners:

Spud502 for moving Lady Marie Kiska's Tool of Aerial Domination

ZAPFELWEIN for moving Mrs Avroair's Balloon Racer

Wavector for moving Frantzen's Balloon Racer coin

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:):)<_< Unfortunally no answer or action at all. So now a desperate cry for help!!!

Who will liberate my Balloon coin in the Texas Territorium and give it some great feats before Newyear?

Who can/will help me to move my Ballooncoin further and get some feats after 2,5 months :anibad:. This is no fun anymore. I did sent two emails to the last cacher seen the Balloon alive. But no reasonable answer came! So who knows this cacher and/or help my Balloon? Third email just sent 3 minutes ago!!!

Thanks from the Netherlands.

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The count down begins to the end of the race... 48 hours, 45 minutes to go...

 

Here is the: Leaderboard

 

Game stats:

There are 154 members in this game.

There are 1555 feats logged in this game.

Edited by avroair

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Arrg I think I am stuck out in the desert .....Desert Key GCD85A to be exact ....I think I am toast unless someone is out there tomorrow!

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Indeed with but hours til game's end, I just officially tossed in Xanadu's geotowel

 

Rather ironic that - after starting out with such a magnificent bang - little Xanadu would end up M.I.A. in a cache dubbed "...Stone Cold Dead!" Still, barring any last-minute sprinters, he'll end up in 4th place (of near 90 racer coins) with 287 pts. earned in 41 feats - with a consistent average of 7+ pts. per feat, the highest of ANY coin in the game!

 

BIG THANKS to All the kindly cachers (as far away as the Netherlands) who so swiftly and diligently toted little Xanadu from cache to cache to earn most all of the most challenging (highest pts.) feats. And special thanks to avroair for devising such a fun game.

 

Hmmm... who knows, maybe Xanadu's twin will turn up in Bali...

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People are moving mine but giving me nothing to log. How sucky.

 

The game has ended, my Ballooncoin hostaged for 4 months now and still a 11th place overall. The idea and most players are great :) , some players really suck indeed :). Maybe a resurrection will take place in 2008 B)

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