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Has anyone use one of these yet?, clearly I didnt understand the instructions when I ordered it. I thought you car became the travel bug and people who saw " found" it would log it in. Does it get passed to some other car?

It came with traditional dog tags. Help, I need guidance and a TB guru. ;)

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Is it the sticker or the magnetic one?

 

Yes, you basically make your car the TB, although I do like this idea of passing the magnetic sheet on to another vehicle.

 

People can Discover the tracking number on your car, or you could even add a tag to your key chain and take it to the cache with you.

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The way it works, you order one, and treat it the same way you would a regular travel bug, and the instructions for activating, and logging can be found here, and here.

You also get the travel bug tags, because they come with the tracking numbers and if your TB should ever go missing (the car dies an unfortunate death in this instance) you would have the copy tag to re-release.

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Has anyone use one of these yet?, clearly I didnt understand the instructions when I ordered it. I thought you car became the travel bug and people who saw " found" it would log it in. Does it get passed to some other car?

It came with traditional dog tags. Help, I need guidance and a TB guru. :huh:

It is the plastic film type

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It stays with the car. People can log it at events and such, but don't let anyone post a photo of the tracking number. Otherwise, you get virtual logs by people who never saw the TB. That can get your TB locked, and even On Star can't get you out of that one! :huh:

Just ask the poster to delete or edit the photo, or delete it yourself with a note to them, if this happens. TBs should only be logged by people who physically saw them in person.

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Has anyone use one of these yet?, clearly I didnt understand the instructions when I ordered it. I thought you car became the travel bug and people who saw " found" it would log it in. Does it get passed to some other car?

It came with traditional dog tags. Help, I need guidance and a TB guru. :unsure:

 

I have one of these on my 2 vehicles. They send you a set of 2 and the actual TB and copy. If you would like look at my profile (jnewb71) on geocaching.com and it will be under my travel bugs I have posted pics of them on my vehicles. They match but we never know what vehicle we will be in so that is why I put one on each. They are a huge topic of discussion at event caches. They are a blast.

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Thanks for all the info - I picked up the window sticker TB from ebay and will be affixing it asap. I have already registered it and look forward to seeing who spots it !!

3PARROTS

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We used tape and glued the tag do the back window, right next to the GC.com sticker. ;)

 

About a month ago, we left the car/tb on the parking lot of the mall. On our way home, we noticed someone left a note on the windshield. It was a note from a geocacher that really discovered the vehicle on the parking lot. ;)

 

LR Discocache

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The other day I saw a TB window sticker on a car. First question is since it has what looked like a legitimate TB number under it; do you log it as discovered? Second question is if this is a traceable, where can I get one for the Fit?! Even if they are not traceable I think it would be very cool to have it.

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well i got one that is magnetic. it is legit and i have started i am not to worried about milage just want to see how many other geocachers our out there driving around when i am.

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well i got one that is magnetic. it is legit and i have started i am not to worried about milage just want to see how many other geocachers our out there driving around when i am.

 

I've had one for quite some time. It's held up to bad weather like rain storms and sub zero temps just fine. I do take it off in the car wash though.

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I got a vinyl one from <commerical link removed by moderator> plus my gc name. I made the TB sleuthy by putting it inside my back window which is slightly tinted. You have to get the right angle to see the number. If it was on the outside, it would be easily visible. Just use caution if you plan to put them on a window that has to be scraped in the winter.

 

Joyce

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This whole idea is very cool.

 

So let me understand, when you see one you log it as discovered? If that is the case, you don’t get mileage. OK, I get it now. ;)

 

This is going to be great. OK, I am going to order one for Z-Man of B-Man’s car, one for the wife’s, and one for the GEO-Fit.

 

This hobby just keeps getting better and better. :)

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I have a TB Sticker on my car. I am using it to log miles for events. I log it into and out of events I attend. Other than that people just discover it. So far only at events, but I am looking forward to it being discovered when I am out and about.

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I'm looking to put a TB sticker on my new vehicle. Please PM me with where I can get a TB sticker!

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I'm looking to put a TB sticker on my new vehicle. Please PM me with where I can get a TB sticker!

 

PM sent.

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Could you please pm or e-mail me the web page again for the TB sticker I lost it somehow.

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I really like the idea of making my car a TB. It would be interesting to see if any geocachers are able to discover it, both around home, and when we are traveling. Can you send me the info on where to find it? Thanks.

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Bigdaddy and Vanelle, just PM'd you both.

 

Any chance of sending me the info please? :):lol:

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Bigdaddy and Vanelle, just PM'd you both.

 

Any chance of sending me the info please? :):lol:

 

Email sent.

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I'll jump on this list to if someone could PM me with this? Way too cool and I think I'd love to get in on it, too.

 

Anyone have a link to one that I could peek at on here -- to see how people set up the tracking pages?

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I'll jump on this list to if someone could PM me with this? Way too cool and I think I'd love to get in on it, too.

 

Anyone have a link to one that I could peek at on here -- to see how people set up the tracking pages?

 

PM sent

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I think someone owes me a 10% discount on my next order. :(

 

Funny thing is, it's a question that google can answer for anyone immediately.

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I think someone owes me a 10% discount on my next order.

 

I got mine yesterday (while I was caching 65 miles from home) Will have it on tonight! Thanks for taking the time to help us all.

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Email sent.

 

I think I'm going to start charging gc.com as well. :(

 

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Anyone have a link to where we can see one of these actually on the site? I'd love to see how people post to these and log them etc.

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I have one on my Liberty but no one has discovered me yet. I can't wait to put my Jeep in a event for mileage. <_<

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Anyone have a link to where we can see one of these actually on the site? I'd love to see how people post to these and log them etc.

 

Only a couple posts so far.

 

Vechicle Bug

 

 

(Numbers airbrushed out...)

 

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In another thread they were discussing the logos from Groundspeak and their permitted use, so I have a related question: Since each number displayed on these TBs is purchased from Groundspeak or their distributers, is it permitted to sell these stickers/magnets? I ask because I have seen many of these from many sources and I bet not all asked permission. Some are selling these while others just make their own for their own use (like the giant ones I seen) so some may be ok while others not.

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I only link to gc.com authorized sellers.

 

No doubt. The question was more in general because I have seen more and more of these pop up (stickers and stuff not resellers) so was wondering if Groundspeak had developed a position on this. I have also made one for myself which I have in back of my SUV window. The metal tags I keep in the house so there is no multiple use of the number. I figured this would be ok, but after some of the copyright threads I began to wonder.

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BlueDeuce, would you please send me the link as well? Thank you!

 

Email sent.

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I only link to gc.com authorized sellers.

 

No doubt. The question was more in general because I have seen more and more of these pop up (stickers and stuff not resellers) so was wondering if Groundspeak had developed a position on this. I have also made one for myself which I have in back of my SUV window. The metal tags I keep in the house so there is no multiple use of the number. I figured this would be ok, but after some of the copyright threads I began to wonder.

 

Ah. The numbers themselves would be okay. Any gc.com logo including the TB image would require permission.

 

Geocaching Logo Usage and Trademark Information

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Wow... I just started yesterday with my boyfriend... but I came across this just now, I'd love to have a TB on my car and his as well! WHere do I get one? Please and thank you!

 

E-mail: van.enzan@gmail.com

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Wow... I just started yesterday with my boyfriend... but I came across this just now, I'd love to have a TB on my car and his as well! WHere do I get one? Please and thank you!

 

E-mail: van.enzan@gmail.com

 

Email sent.

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I only link to gc.com authorized sellers.

 

No doubt. The question was more in general because I have seen more and more of these pop up (stickers and stuff not resellers) so was wondering if Groundspeak had developed a position on this. I have also made one for myself which I have in back of my SUV window. The metal tags I keep in the house so there is no multiple use of the number. I figured this would be ok, but after some of the copyright threads I began to wonder.

 

Ah. The numbers themselves would be okay. Any gc.com logo including the TB image would require permission.

 

Geocaching Logo Usage and Trademark Information

 

BlueDeuce is correct. The Travel Bug logo and the word "Travel Bug" are registered trademarks of Groundspeak and may not be used for commercial purposes without permission from Groundspeak. Generally, for these products, we have a commercial logo license agreement that we send to companies or individuals who wish produce and sell these types of products. One there is an Agreement in place, they are official authorized to produce and sell merchandise bearing the logos and will promote their products as being officially licensed. If you are unsure if a product is officially licensed, ask the vendor or send an email to contact@Groundspeak.com and we'd be happy to help. If the vendor says "yes" and you're not sure, email us and we can confirm.

 

For those who would like to use a purchased Travel Bug tracking number (no logos) and include text like "Trackable at Geocaching.com", it would be ok without a commercial license.

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