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11 minutes ago, Lil_Red_Chevy said:

Lil_Red_Chevy from SE Ohio here. 

 

Be welcome!

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Hello all! I've done a bit of geocaching before, but I lost access to my previous account as it's been a few years since I was active. Currently located in SE Tennessee.

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6 hours ago, LizardLost said:

Hello all! I've done a bit of geocaching before, but I lost access to my previous account as it's been a few years since I was active. Currently located in SE Tennessee.

 

Hey, we're living in Chattanooga right now - hopefully we'll see you at an event sometime.

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3 hours ago, Ambrosia said:

 

Hey, we're living in Chattanooga right now - hopefully we'll see you at an event sometime.


Hey, same city! :D I hope I get to see you too! 

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Hi there!

 

I started geocaching 2 days ago with my 2 kids and we are really enjoying this. We live in Whitby, ON, Canada!

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11 hours ago, paul_family said:

We live in Whitby, ON, Canada!

 

Be welcome, mounties!

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ATSM here, New to the Geocashing community here. My girls went to a summer camp this year in St. Mary's County and got to try it, then got me hooked. We've only been able to find a few as the heat here in Maryland has been nasty. But hopefully we'll get back out there soon and have so fun. Headed to CO in a few days and plan to look around, hopefully find some.

 

Am planning on a trip to Iceland in the next few years and was thinking how cool would it be to do a traveler from here in Maryland and see if it can make it Iceland before I do. The question... How? How do we do this? Do we need to register a geocache number some where, some how?

 

Is there anyone in the St. Mary's, Calvert, Charles County, Maryland area that can meet me somewhere and show me the ropes?

 

 

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5 minutes ago, ATSM said:

Am planning on a trip to Iceland in the next few years and was thinking how cool would it be to do a traveler from here in Maryland and see if it can make it Iceland before I do. The question... How? How do we do this? Do we need to register a geocache number some where, some how?

 

Be welcome!

You just need to buy a Travel Bug, attach it to anything you like (smaller the better to travel between caches).

Then you Activate it here where you can set a given mission... by example "This TB wants to reach Iceland before we do."

Drop your TB inside any cache or at an Event.

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Hey group! I am not new to GeoCaching but I am new to how it works now! I scored a deal on a old Garmin Vista (top of the line back in its day) I mostly use it for adventuring on jeep trails..

 

I thought i would revisit GeoCaching with my child. I was very surprised and sort of disappointed to find out all this fun hobby has gone the way of "Pay for full version" :(

 

"back in my day..."   lol 

 

Anyhow, cant wait to find some Caches...  hope I can stumble on a free trial to test the waters... 

 

 

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4 minutes ago, Mrjeep said:

I was very surprised and sort of disappointed to find out all this fun hobby has gone the way of "Pay for full version" :(

 

Be welcome again.

 

Any geocacher can use the "full version" using the homepage instead of simply the free app. Cheer up!

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Hi all,

I had meant to try out geocaching for quite some time already but somehow the time was never right - until now! I tried it out with my family before and in our holidays and the wonderful people hiding caches brought us to some extraordinarily beautiful places. The sentence "we would never have come here, had it not been for the cache" was uttered more than once.

Can't wait for all the new adventures, in particular in and around Vienna/Austria, where we are based.

So... hi everyone! :-)

 

 

 

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On ‎8‎/‎10‎/‎2019 at 10:04 AM, Mrjeep said:

Hey group! I am not new to GeoCaching but I am new to how it works now! I scored a deal on a old Garmin Vista (top of the line back in its day) I mostly use it for adventuring on jeep trails..

I thought i would revisit GeoCaching with my child. I was very surprised and sort of disappointed to find out all this fun hobby has gone the way of "Pay for full version" :(

"back in my day..."   lol 

Anyhow, cant wait to find some Caches...  hope I can stumble on a free trial to test the waters... 

 

IIRC, if you were ever a pm, you won't get a free trial.  

 - Doesn't hurt to ask though,  just hit "contact us" on the bottom of most forum and cache pages

I grabbed a blue etrex legend around the same time, IIRC you got a better deal.   :D   They still sit in vehicles in case someone needs a loaner.

Took a look at the timeline of your last finds, and can't figure out what you feel has changed.   Please explain.  Thanks.:)

There's been basic/pm memberships well-before you took a break from the hobby.  

There was a ten-buck-once "paid" app for iphone and android.  I had windows phone then, and paid pm just to get what's considered "advanced" today.

When the site realized no one's getting paid on an app that was once-n-done, the other two came over to the pm payment plan too.

 - And at the same time, the windows phone app died off...   aannnd I went back to a handheld GPSr. 

Basic members can still play free, just that you have to work a bit more for it, now that "send to gps" was canned due to issues with plug ins and  browsers.

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Hello my name is Addam I'm new to Geocaching. My friend from Foley taught me about it last month and I've been caching since. I currently have 26 caches under my belt and was wondering what are the 15 types of caches out there. From Foley Alabama lower or southern Alabama/ the Alabama gulf coast

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6 hours ago, Addam09221992 said:

I currently have 26 caches under my belt and was wondering what are the 15 types of caches out there. 

 

Be very welcome!

 

1- Traditional

2- Multi

3- Mystery

4- Letterbox-Hybrid

5- Wherigo

6- Earthcache

7- Virtual

8- Lab cache

9- Webcam

10- Event

11- CITO

12- Mega Event

13- Giga Event

14- Groundspeak HQ

15- APE

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Hi there, my name is Nikki, and I have been Geochaching for a little over a year.  Still learning.  I go out with my dad who also loves grocaching.  I also have taken my Girl Guide unit out a few times and found some with my unit.  My unit has also made up a cache and I hid it for them.  We put a trackable coin in it, also Girl Guides of Canada, and are watching it travel.  Its in Newfoundland right now.

I am still struggling with the lingo and definitions that everyone uses, but slowly learning.  Im going on holidays here in month and can't wait to go geocachin, its even part of our schedule.  

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1 minute ago, NikkiRosenberger said:

Hi there, my name is Nikki...

 

Be welcome mountie... and a nice left handshake.

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Hi I am new here.

 

My name is Jo I currently have 2 geocatche finds.

 

I come from the UK.

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Good afternoon everyone,

 

I’m brand new to geocaching. It looked like an interesting way to get outside and do some healthy exploration. The community seems very inviting from what I’ve seen so I’m pretty excited to get involved. If anyone’s geocaching around the Cincinnati area, let me know!

 

Regards,

 

Bubber

 

 

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Just now, bubberducky said:

I’m brand new to geocaching.

 

Be welcome!

Feel yourself at home.

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Hi everyone I'm brand new to GeoCaching. I thought I would give it a whorl. It sounds like a lot of fun :-). My daughter and I did a scavenger hunt in Boston Square in the rain and had a blast. I think I will bring her into this with me and maybe my husband. My daughter and I with our two dogs, Scooter & Fritzi went out for the day of caching and had 3 finds. It was so much fun! We look forward to our next adventure.

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Hi, I started geocaching in 2015, but due to personal circumstances I had to pauze this beautiful hobby too soon. Since last week, I'm back on the road :-)
Caches found: only 23 ... but I'm on my way up !  I was Premium till 2 days ago, solving puzzles from beautiful geo-arts, but the Premium is expired and now I have to wait a few days to get my new code I ordered yesterday in a shop. 
Not funny for an inpatient, reborn addict...

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Hello folks it’s P from OG exit 89 and I have a question about having a review completed, how long does it take?

thankful I have found a way to get out and be active. So let me know what you all think or know. 

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On 8/29/2019 at 11:06 AM, mamapippa said:

Hi, I started geocaching in 2015, but due to personal circumstances I had to pauze this beautiful hobby too soon. Since last week, I'm back on the road :-)
Caches found: only 23 ... but I'm on my way up !  I was Premium till 2 days ago, solving puzzles from beautiful geo-arts, but the Premium is expired and now I have to wait a few days to get my new code I ordered yesterday in a shop. 
Not funny for an inpatient, reborn addict...

 

Glad to hear you are back in the fight! Stay clean and sober it’s a better you, praying for you ! 

 

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45 minutes ago, Pierre205 said:

Hello folks it’s P from OG exit 89 and I have a question about having a review completed, how long does it take?

thankful I have found a way to get out and be active. So let me know what you all think or know. 

 

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