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Sometimes it can be good to take things slowly...I've delayed mailing these prizes for so long that...Now there are Six more Colors/Versions to go into the random mix!! Between all the colors and versions(Bicycle/Motorcycle) there are 14 different options so far(Plus the GeoCoinfest LE Version)

 

Oooh... 6 more colors!

 

I don't remember... can these coins be bought, or only won?

 

If someone wins, may they paypal you extra for an extra coin, and share the shipping?

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Sometimes it can be good to take things slowly...I've delayed mailing these prizes for so long that...Now there are Six more Colors/Versions to go into the random mix!! Between all the colors and versions(Bicycle/Motorcycle) there are 14 different options so far(Plus the GeoCoinfest LE Version)

 

Oooh... 6 more colors!

 

I don't remember... can these coins be bought, or only won?

 

If someone wins, may they paypal you extra for an extra coin, and share the shipping?

So far they are only available from me, I will sell/trade them, but this has only been done in person so far. It might be available later through online interaction. There will also be some available through another Cacher on Ebay, after I use them to pay for some help on a project.

 

I need to wrap up all my other shipping obligations before I consider selling coins.

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The 100 Missions for Coins to be released will be getting started soon. I have someone helping me with that, and he will also be selling some of these Coins on the E-place. This will be one chance to get some of the special colors.

 

The Mission Coins will be activated under a new username..."Look Twice"

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I have about 8 more random coins that I will still be awarding to posts here that I liked. The 100 coins to be released with the Missions from this thread are being worked on. For those missions with dates in them, the dates will be adjusted.

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holley crap robert, ive been away from this thread way to long,, thank you for the coin, i got a black nickel and green,, and i like it very much,, i wanted a different color scence i sent out the 6 yellow ones from last year,, the 5 for the mission as cointest prizes and my 1 i was susposto keep but let go. remember me asking about the different colors,, you replyed at that time they were very scarce and the persons would not give them up? so now i have my colored one and i see you have a slew of others too,,, wow this awareness has gone for very long and im in aww at how many stories i get from my coins alone not to mention the ones that pop up neer me that i add to my watch list.

you and rod have done a super job on this mission, and i may just have to pop back in more,,,

 

p.s. how many threads are there for look twice, i have a hard time keeping up on them.

pps tonight while in longmont i saw a look twice tattoo shop,, and thought of you guys here!!......and now here i am. B)

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holley crap robert, ive been away from this thread way to long,, thank you for the coin, i got a black nickel and green,, and i like it very much,, i wanted a different color scence i sent out the 6 yellow ones from last year,, the 5 for the mission as cointest prizes and my 1 i was susposto keep but let go. remember me asking about the different colors,, you replyed at that time they were very scarce and the persons would not give them up? so now i have my colored one and i see you have a slew of others too,,, wow this awareness has gone for very long and im in aww at how many stories i get from my coins alone not to mention the ones that pop up neer me that i add to my watch list.

you and rod have done a super job on this mission, and i may just have to pop back in more,,,

 

p.s. how many threads are there for look twice, i have a hard time keeping up on them.

pps tonight while in longmont i saw a look twice tattoo shop,, and thought of you guys here!!......and now here i am. B)

Hi, good to hear from you! I think there were only two Look Twice Threads. This one for the Coin announcement and discussion, and the first one for the release cointest. There are two threads for Todie's Wild Ride. I think that covers it.

 

I remember you asking about the other colors, and at that time I was talking about three sample coins(trackable, with the Nomad Icon) that I had sent in Christmas Missions. After that I have had several other colors made. The Green one you have is 1 of 100 so far. There are 100 each of the Motorcycle and the Bicycle. I'm glad that you like it. It sure took me long enough to send them out!!

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holley crap robert, ive been away from this thread way to long,, thank you for the coin, i got a black nickel and green,, and i like it very much,, i wanted a different color scence i sent out the 6 yellow ones from last year,, the 5 for the mission as cointest prizes and my 1 i was susposto keep but let go. remember me asking about the different colors,, you replyed at that time they were very scarce and the persons would not give them up? so now i have my colored one and i see you have a slew of others too,,, wow this awareness has gone for very long and im in aww at how many stories i get from my coins alone not to mention the ones that pop up neer me that i add to my watch list.

you and rod have done a super job on this mission, and i may just have to pop back in more,,,

 

p.s. how many threads are there for look twice, i have a hard time keeping up on them.

pps tonight while in longmont i saw a look twice tattoo shop,, and thought of you guys here!!......and now here i am. :)

Hi, good to hear from you! I think there were only two Look Twice Threads. This one for the Coin announcement and discussion, and the first one for the release cointest. There are two threads for Todie's Wild Ride. I think that covers it.

 

I remember you asking about the other colors, and at that time I was talking about three sample coins(trackable, with the Nomad Icon) that I had sent in Christmas Missions. After that I have had several other colors made. The Green one you have is 1 of 100 so far. There are 100 each of the Motorcycle and the Bicycle. I'm glad that you like it. It sure took me long enough to send them out!!

i took me long enuff to figure out "why " i was lucky enuff to get one!!! glad i stopped by tonight or i would have never knowen. B) i left a note in the mail thread and in a twr thread too for the coin,, thanks again!! :huh:

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:) I too was lucky enough to get one!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank you so much, I was soooo surprised to see it in my mailbox :):):D

The one I received is orange and black and I love it!

Thank you again Robert

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Of the batch of Random Coins that I set aside, I have 9 left right now...I'll be reading through this thread again, and picking some of my favorite posts to go into a drawing pool. If anyone else want's to help by reading through some pages here, and submitting nominations for great posts that should be in the drawing...I'll be looking for about 30-40 posts before I draw the 9 prizes...just quote the post you think should be nominated, and tell us why. Thanks for the help.

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QUOTE(Team CeDo @ Jan 22 2009, 11:53 AM)

 

My mission is to travel around the U.S. Starting with going to Maine and have my picture taken eating a huge lobster dinner with OPALSNS , then comming down to Florida for a day of Geocaching and orange juice sipping with Team CeDo. After that going out to California for some sight seeing and wine tasting with JohnMac56 and finally head to Michigan for some R and R aboard Rockin Roddy's motorcycle.

 

 

I like this one. Can I be attached to this coin ( in the summer, I am not going to R &R on Rockin Roddy's Motor now).

 

If Opals will post her beautiful poem here we are at 96 missions now. 4 to go people. (Anybody did a recount, Im not sure I counted right?)

 

Be Aware Of Bikes Around You!

This code, we should all be bound to.

Look where they are and where they'll be

And if you do then you will see

What you should do to keep a distance

to avoid a tragic collision for instance.

Life is a gift that we can give.

Such a fast paced time in which we live.

Slow down, and give more space.

Make the roads a better place.

So here's to Tod and Tim and Karey

And the wonderful man she was to marry.

And Motogrrl and all who've passed.

Keep this code , make it last last.

It's one we should all be bound to.

BE AWARE OF BIKES AROUND YOU !!!!!!!!

i vote this one ,, love the poem!

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I am very late to this thread. Good luck to the potential winners.

 

That being said, I've had the pleasure of being sent two Look twice coins, given one as an adoption (which is somewhere in Cali right now) and deployed a few Todie's Wild Ride coins for another cacher. Arkansas is getting very aggressive with motorcycle awareness.

 

Now if they could quit doing this "mandatory helmet law...nope, voters repeal it. helmets for only under 18, nope mandatory, nope, repeal back to under 18."

 

It's kind of ridiculous honestly. And those who don't wear the helmet...I keep seeing on the 6 o clock news. and usually not in a good way.

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These prizes are currently arriving in Mailboxes!!

 

My coin has arrived. Only thing I don't get to see it until next week when I go home for Thanksgiving break. Thanks for the coin.

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These prizes are currently arriving in Mailboxes!!

 

My coin has arrived. Only thing I don't get to see it until next week when I go home for Thanksgiving break. Thanks for the coin.

Wow, does that maen you're away at college now?? When we started this you were still in High School!!

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These prizes are currently arriving in Mailboxes!!

 

My coin has arrived. Only thing I don't get to see it until next week when I go home for Thanksgiving break. Thanks for the coin.

Wow, does that maen you're away at college now?? When we started this you were still in High School!!

 

Yep I'm a college student now.

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when i was back in school about 8 years ago i had a pedal bike accident.

 

i use to ride everywhere, everyday, the average day worked out about 25 miles.

 

on one occassion we were off to the shops (me, my sister, and 3 of our friends) the first 3 miles were fine until we hit a little village........

 

out of the bush's come a big black cat right into our wheels, my friend swerved to avoid it and his front wheel locked up with my back wheel........ the results from that caused my bike to do a summer sault into the air.

 

The next thing i remeber is seeing a paramedic over the top of me as i was strapped to a board in the back of an ambulance.

 

from my friends and my distraught sister it turns out that as the bike flipped it threw me at about 30mph face first into the tarmac, knocking out 3 of my teeth, breaking my nose, and put a 8 inch crack in my>

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it was later revealed that as i rolled over onto my back the bike finished its flip as the round end of the handel bar slammed into the top of my helmet.

 

The paramedics and police both stated that if i didnt have my helmet on, if the impact with the road hadn't killed me the handle bar whould have.

 

i am now recoved and still ride, but i would never dream of getting on a bike without a helmet pedal or petrol

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when i was back in school about 8 years ago i had a pedal bike accident.

 

i use to ride everywhere, everyday, the average day worked out about 25 miles.

 

on one occassion we were off to the shops (me, my sister, and 3 of our friends) the first 3 miles were fine until we hit a little village........

 

out of the bush's come a big black cat right into our wheels, my friend swerved to avoid it and his front wheel locked up with my back wheel........ the results from that caused my bike to do a summer sault into the air.

 

The next thing i remeber is seeing a paramedic over the top of me as i was strapped to a board in the back of an ambulance.

 

from my friends and my distraught sister it turns out that as the bike flipped it threw me at about 30mph face first into the tarmac, knocking out 3 of my teeth, breaking my nose, and put a 8 inch crack in my>

>

>

>

>

> helmet!!

 

it was later revealed that as i rolled over onto my back the bike finished its flip as the round end of the handel bar slammed into the top of my helmet.

 

The paramedics and police both stated that if i didnt have my helmet on, if the impact with the road hadn't killed me the handle bar whould have.

 

i am now recoved and still ride, but i would never dream of getting on a bike without a helmet pedal or petrol

 

 

Ouch!!

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OK, as seems to always be the case with me, I read through the whole thread and picked out a bunch of posts that I liked, then I took some Nominations for posts that others liked.

 

I ended up with way more then 40 in the drawing, so I had my helper Virginia(a Barista at the Coffee shop) decide how many numbers to draw. She chose 15 winners. Here's the list. I'll be sending out these Random Coins as I get to it. The numbers are "Post Numbers" in this thread. I gave Virginia a prize coin too.

 

62

346

46

125

306

69

48

342

321

176

245

240

187

100

308

 

Congratulations to the newest batch of winners. These will be a Random Selection from all different versions of the Look Twice Geocoins(except the LE Coinfest version). I think this concludes the official prize list for this thread, but we can continue to discuss the coins here.

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WOW!!! 48th post is mine!!! I won a coin??? :P

 

Thank you my friend!!!!B)

 

Sorry for asking... the coin is the new one with your Stamp R??? And it is a keeper or a traveller? :unsure:

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WOW!!! 48th post is mine!!! I won a coin??? :P

 

Thank you my friend!!!!B)

 

Sorry for asking... the coin is the new one with your Stamp R??? And it is a keeper or a traveller? :unsure:

It's another of the Random Look Twice Coins.

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The last of these prizes should be getting mailed on Monday. Thank you all for the lively discussion in this thread. If you spot one of these in the wild, please let us know here. There are still 100 activations coming with the missions posted here, and I'll try to keep the thread up to date as the coins get released!! The goal is to have them all activated by the New Year, and start releasing them into the wild after that!!

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wow sivota won like 4 times,, thats great, she deserves it, i know for awhile there she was sending out hearts desires to a bunch of coiners.

 

looks like geo-error won twice and my guess is one for error and one for errors owner...lol

 

im also glad to see opalsns won hopefully due to the only nomonation on the board,.. :angry: ..mine..heheheee

congrats to scavok too i was susprized to see him post a story here, hes not around as much anymore,, too busy of a life with school. maybe hell come back when he gets his coin..?

 

congrats nikkos, that was a good post to win on,, there were many others too.

 

keep up the great work and be safe out there everyone!!! :unsure:

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Thank you my friend! :angry: there were many great posts here!

 

I was wondering something... it's been a long time since I saw Geo.error posting! I hope she is fine!!!

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Wow!!! I just got an email informing me that my post (#100) is a winner! :unsure:

I'd written that post just over a year ago and forgotten all about it. Thanks so much Robert!!! :lol:

I'll send the coin out on its mission as soon as it arrives. :angry:

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I've got also a surprise email.

:D [thank you write shop Robert]

 

i sure can tell it made my day.

 

I won two times :o that's make me blush :anicute: [Thanks DJ.J.ROCK for checking]

 

Write shop Robert, you are a very generous man.

 

I wish you all the best in the world. :D

 

I will pay it forward.

 

Oohhh, Gatoulis.......................i am still alive and geocaching. :D

 

But that drooling by the coins, get to much. :anicute::laughing:

 

Groetjes from Error and me to everybody.

 

p.s i am looking forward to find one of the missions coins in a cache nearby.

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wow sivota won like 4 times,, thats great, she deserves it, i know for awhile there she was sending out hearts desires to a bunch of coiners.

 

looks like geo-error won twice and my guess is one for error and one for errors owner...lol

 

im also glad to see opalsns won hopefully due to the only nomonation on the board,.. :D ..mine..heheheee

congrats to scavok too i was susprized to see him post a story here, hes not around as much anymore,, too busy of a life with school. maybe hell come back when he gets his coin..?

 

congrats nikkos, that was a good post to win on,, there were many others too.

 

keep up the great work and be safe out there everyone!!! :laughing:

Well, I thought I was done packing up all these coins, but you guys make me wonder if my prize assignments are off. I have the top two winners at 3 and 3, not 2 and 4...will have to double check now.

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OK, as seems to always be the case with me, I read through the whole thread and picked out a bunch of posts that I liked, then I took some Nominations for posts that others liked.

 

I ended up with way more then 40 in the drawing, so I had my helper Virginia(a Barista at the Coffee shop) decide how many numbers to draw. She chose 15 winners. Here's the list. I'll be sending out these Random Coins as I get to it. The numbers are "Post Numbers" in this thread. I gave Virginia a prize coin too.

 

62 mar-elendili

346 Sivota

46 burgessfour

125 RifleMan81

306 Sivota

69 scavok

48 GATOULIS

342 opalsns

321 Sivota

176 Geo.Error

245 Geo.Error

240 Team CeDo

187 drneal

100 tom4props

308 Geo.Error

 

Congratulations to the newest batch of winners. These will be a Random Selection from all different versions of the Look Twice Geocoins(except the LE Coinfest version). I think this concludes the official prize list for this thread, but we can continue to discuss the coins here.

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Have I taken enough time to get these pictures taken and posted?? I don't have the best light on these, but I think I got the colors to show pretty well...These are the three main colors.

 

RE Yellow in Bicycle and Motorcycle(around 1000 between the two so far, remints as needed)

SE Orange in Bicycle and Motorcycle(100 each so far, remints possible)

SE Green in Bicycle and Motorcycle(100 each so far, remints possible)

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woott, i found 3 envelops in my mailbox.

:D

 

It just felt as Sinterklaas night.

 

It was fun to open them. :)

 

I found 3 cards with very kind words and beautiful nature and 2 orange look twice coins and 1 yellow look twice coin.

 

I am going to send the coins into the world to spread there message but they have to wait for the new year. :)

 

:D A big woootttt and thank you for Write Shop Robert. :D

 

Groetjes Geo.error and a "happy Sinterklaas" for everybody. :D

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Have I taken enough time to get these pictures taken and posted?? I don't have the best light on these, but I think I got the colors to show pretty well...These are the three main colors.

 

RE Yellow in Bicycle and Motorcycle(around 1000 between the two so far, remints as needed)

SE Orange in Bicycle and Motorcycle(100 each so far, remints possible)

SE Green in Bicycle and Motorcycle(100 each so far, remints possible)

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WOW! the green is beautiful! :)

 

Robert my friend... If you change the photo a little.... put the Orange first the yellow second (under the orange) and the green last.... we will have a beautiful traffic light geocoin!!!! :) WOW! I love that!!! :D

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I received packages from Robert too today. :)

Now I have a traffic light too (great pictures Gatoulis)

Thank you very much, Robert.

I Love the coins and the great cards you sent with them.

 

I'll start putting out some coins in the new year.

I will also be here more often again.

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A very nice surprise came in the mail this morning. It is the wonderful Black on Antique Gold Look Twice coin!

 

Thank you so so much, Robert. I guess I will keep it for now and set my other one (yellow standard) free to travel soon.

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I found a conspicuous envelope on my desk early this morning (must have arrived earlier in the week) and when I opened it, I found:

  • a beautiful postcard and note from Mount Whitney and...
  • a White Look Twice Geocoin - Motorcycle Version!

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Thanks Robert!!! This Look Twice Motorcycle in white is so cool... I'd love to hang onto it for a while to show at events and send out some yellow versions in the meantime. I got several last year, kept three and gifted the rest out to friends. :)

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Wow, thank you again Robert!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I didn't realize I was one of the winning posts until your awesome coin came in the mail :)

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I received packages from Robert too today. :)

Now I have a traffic light too (great pictures Gatoulis)

Thank you very much, Robert.

I Love the coins and the great cards you sent with them.

 

I'll start putting out some coins in the new year.

I will also be here more often again.

 

Hello Marit!!! :D How are you my friend?

 

The pictures are not mine but they are from WSR. :)

 

Congratulations to all winners!!! :D

 

Marit... HAppy Sinderklaas day!!!! :D

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Indeed dj.j.rock, I have been away a lot and am psyched to see more of these coins. I use one of the two I purchased way back when as a keychain still. Maybe now I will let that one travel since I'll get a new one :D

 

Thanks for the cointest!!

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I know that some people have expressed an interest in being able to PURCHASE some of the new colors of these Coins, so here is an opportunity. Thanks.

 

The Quote comes from This Thread...

http://forums.Groundspeak.com/GC/index.php?showtopic=237701

 

 

 

I find myself in the position right now that I am unable to place bids on any of these auctions, but I still would like to find a way to be helpful, so I am offering these coins up in a Silent Auction*...

 

Up for bid is a SET of SIX Look Twice Geocoins. (Pictured Here)

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You will get both the Motorcycle and Bicycle versions of the three top colors(RE Yellow, SE Orange, and SE Green). the Bidding will close at Midnight, on December 31st(Pacific Time).

Shipping is free, so please consider that when you bid, and remember that there are SIX coins in the lot.

To place a bid, send it through Email to me at:

 

auction-robert@hotmail.com

 

I will try my best to update each bidder DAILY with the amount of the current high bid.

*Oh, Boy...I hope I'm doing this right!

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OK, remember that there will be some prizes by random draw among ALL POSTS in this thread. That is still coming, as well as some prizes for the Mini Categories that I have added. Here's another Mini Category, and this will hopefully get the post count to jump.

 

I will be eventually releasing 100 of these Coins under my own account. I can't possibly think of 100 Missions, and do not want to repeat them, so...

 

Please post Missions for my Coins. I will need 100 different missions. Post only one Mission per post, and make sure it is not too long to fit in the Mission Section of a Coin Page. I will try my best to paste them into the Coin pages just the way you write them, whenever I get to activate the Coins. Remember that these Coins will still be owned by me, but the Mission can be anything that you think of. These do not have to fit the Guidelines of discussing Bike Safety. That message will be carried in the "About this Item" section, and is also carried by the Coin's name and design. Start Posting those Missions. Please feel free to ask any questions too.

 

 

Umm...Yeah...I never imagined that it would be 5 whole years before I got these 100 coins activated and traveling. It's been a long hard road to get here but I am finally getting this done. I don't really want to go into great detail on all the things that have gotten in the way of this, but I'm happy to be getting these moving. I no longer have 100 of the original yellow versions so these will be a mix of the special versions, mostly Green and Orange. At this point I'm planning to drop them all into an event in Seattle in August. They should spread out quickly from there. Keep a watch here for links to the coins as I edit the Missions

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My mission is to tavel to the Netherland to the TT Circuit in Assen (Motorsport race track located in Assen, Netherlands. Host of MotoGP and World Superbike Championships) and to visit three caches that are closest by. These are: GC82E3 - Dirt; GCKE6A - Twijfelveld and GCPYKQ - Pathfinder. From there I will travel to the first cache I was released in again. I am spreading the message of Bike Awareness from cache to cache.

http://www.geocaching.com/track/details.aspx?id=2578529

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My mission is to spread some smiles around the world and start a epidemic.

 

Smiling is infectious,

You catch it like the flu,

When someone smiled at me today,

I started smiling too.

 

I passed around the corner,

and someone saw my grin,

When he smiled I realised,

I’d passed it on to him.

 

I thought about that smile,

Then I realised its worth,

A single smile just like mine,

Could travel round the earth.

 

So if you feel a smile begin,

Don’t leave it undetected

Let’s start an epidemic quick

And get the world infected!

 

I could try. :anicute: ....................there are now 22 smilecoins traveling around the world. :(;):D:);)

http://www.geocaching.com/track/details.aspx?id=2578514

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