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Originally posted by SuperGenius:

 

Number five can not be placed till dark, after it's placed later this evening I will post all the caches at the same time.


 

Noooooooo!

 

Sorry, just excited. Seriously, why not post the others now and leave that one for later? That way, you're more likely to get different FTF people for each cache.

 

Besides which, I am going to Shadow Cliffs to swim tonight and I'd like a chance to go get a new one afterwards!

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All right Pepper!

Looking forward to the new caches, especially the one in Union City since that's where I work. I love lunch hour caches!

 

BTW Congratulations to Chuguy on the FTF on my new cache "Balancing Rock." Looks like I owe him a beer.

- Mark.

 

Will cache for food

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Hi ya'll, ok four of the five have been posted now we just wait and see how long for approval. Speckels is my favorite and it has the FTF Gaters!

 

Headed out to place another one.

 

Good Luck, have fun, and bag some caches!

 

Way to go Chuguy I had a feeling you were on that mountain today.

 

Pepper

 

Horizontals where it's at!

 

[This message was edited by SuperGenius on July 15, 2002 at 09:17 PM.]

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Love that after-dark geocaching!

 

Got there, found it by flashlight, loved it. Great job, Pepper.

 

And here's the good news for the rest of the folks:

 

I didn't take the gaiters!

 

So I expect to see a mad dash for it tomorrow AM. The gaiters are very nice, but I just got a pair so I decided to leave them for the next.

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Originally posted by fizzymagic:

Love that after-dark geocaching!

 

Got there, found it by flashlight, loved it. Great job, Pepper.

 

And here's the good news for the rest of the folks:

 

_I didn't take the gaiters!_

 

So I expect to see a mad dash for it tomorrow AM. The gaiters are very nice, but I just got a pair so I decided to leave them for the next.


 

Pepper here, I have temporarly arcived Speckles! It is in an unsafe area, will place it again on Thursday morning and then post it again. I will stock it again before placing it.

 

Pepper

 

Horizontals where it's at!

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quote:
Originally posted by Mr. Vic:

 

Evil, Evil, Evil, Evil, Evil, Evil.


 

Hey, Mr. Vic! I represent that statement.

 

I mean I resemble that comment.

 

Oh, heck, you know what I mean.

 

While I was pawing around fruitlessly for Some Like It Hot, I also found some interesting material for a cache container.

 

See, Pepper? You're an inspiration to us all! Even when you're not trying to be one.

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Go for it fizzy I have a math back up plan in aciton!

 

Got ya today, but you were not the only one who got burned by Some like it hot! he, he, he

 

Pepper

Oh yes, I forgot to tell I am taking my big brother caching tomorrow, this should be fun.

 

Horizontals where it's at!

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quote:
Originally posted by fizzymagic:

Wow! I found this one very hard! Took me two tries and lots of sweat to find it. icon_confused.gif

 

But I'll get even. Even as I write, I am starting to prepare The Mother Of All Math-Based Caches. This one is gonna make Magic Trig look easy! icon_razz.gif


 

Well, it didn't take me two times but it did take a bit to find. I was within a few feet but I just could NOT see it.

 

I looked right a Speckles 3 or 4 times but due to shadows I did not realize what it was. I picked it up and delivered it to Pepper so she could rehide it on Thursday. Being archived did not prevent me from logging it as a find.

 

We also ended up with a FTF!!! Yeah buddy. Too bad Mr. Vic, maybe next time.

 

We were planning on going to Del Valle to rent a boat to find the other caches but it got late so we headed home. Ended up getting a call from a bunch of Valley Cachers heading to Fossile Find

http://www.geocaching.com/seek/cache_details.asp?ID=27537&decrypt=y

 

So I watched them crack rocks until I couldn't take it any more so I jumped in and found more than they did. There is a nice close up of one of them on the main page now. Like I said.. it's not trilobites or anything just some leaf imprints.

 

So I guess I still need to go back to Del Valle. I might go down Thursday with a fellow cacher(Mike Morris) who has a boat.

 

It paid to just wait for the caches to build up because I ended up with 9 finds today. No DNF's.

 

george

 

Remember: Half the people you meet are below average.

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quote:
Originally posted by fizzymagic:

Wow! I found this one very hard! Took me two tries and lots of sweat to find it. icon_confused.gif

 

But I'll get even. Even as I write, I am starting to prepare The Mother Of All Math-Based Caches. This one is gonna make Magic Trig look easy! icon_razz.gif


 

Well, it didn't take me two times but it did take a bit to find. I was within a few feet but I just could NOT see it.

 

I looked right a Speckles 3 or 4 times but due to shadows I did not realize what it was. I picked it up and delivered it to Pepper so she could rehide it on Thursday. Being archived did not prevent me from logging it as a find.

 

We also ended up with a FTF!!! Yeah buddy. Too bad Mr. Vic, maybe next time.

 

We were planning on going to Del Valle to rent a boat to find the other caches but it got late so we headed home. Ended up getting a call from a bunch of Valley Cachers heading to Fossile Find

http://www.geocaching.com/seek/cache_details.asp?ID=27537&decrypt=y

 

So I watched them crack rocks until I couldn't take it any more so I jumped in and found more than they did. There is a nice close up of one of them on the main page now. Like I said.. it's not trilobites or anything just some leaf imprints.

 

So I guess I still need to go back to Del Valle. I might go down Thursday with a fellow cacher(Mike Morris) who has a boat.

 

It paid to just wait for the caches to build up because I ended up with 9 finds today. No DNF's.

 

george

 

Remember: Half the people you meet are below average.

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quote:
Originally posted by SuperGenius:

George the way point for the cache is GCDC2 look it up all your questons will be answered on the cache page.

So how did the caching go for you at a Del Valle, do tell.

 

Pepper

 

Horizontals where it's at!


 

Ended up not going to Del Valle. We had an early dinner and ended up talking and eating so long that we decided to head home.

 

Try to go tomorrow to pick up the caches.

 

george

 

Remember: Half the people you meet are below average.

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Originally posted by georgeandmary:

 

 

We were planning on going to Del Valle to rent a boat to find the other caches but it got late so we headed home. Ended up getting a call from a bunch of Valley Cachers heading to Fossile Find

http://www.geocaching.com/seek/cache_details.asp?ID=27537&decrypt=y

 

So I watched them crack rocks until I couldn't take it any more so I jumped in and found more than they did. There is a nice close up of one of them on the main page now. Like I said.. it's not trilobites or anything just some leaf imprints.

 


Hey George,

I think the picture, in fact I'm sure that picture is one of the ones that I found.

 

My wife says put a coordinate on it and I'll find it.

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I have a Garmin and now I also have a Magellan Meridian. I can download waypoints via Easygps to the garmin but not the Magellan. I can download maps to the Magellan using MapSend through the com port but not Easygps.

 

Do I need to change any setting to get Easygps to work with the Magellan?

 

george

 

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.....as I recall, when using magellan with the EasyGPS, you have to go to preferences (or options) and tell it a Magelllan. Easy enough and you probably have done that, BUT.....

 

you might also have to turn NMEA to OFF on your Magellan itself. This is what I have to do with my MAG 315.

 

See if that helps.

 

Ron (yep, 80 hidden/295 found)

 

I've never been lost. Fearsome confused sometimes, but never lost.

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quote:
Originally posted by georgeandmary:

 

What happened to the 5th cache at lake Del Valle. The one that was at the southern Tip of the lake. Fizzy and Jim had just found it a couple weeks ago and now it's no longer listed.


 

It is probably still there; Jim and I ran into the owner of the private property upon which it is located, and had a slightly unpleasant interaction. We had to go down the hill, wait until he drove off, and sneak back up to grab the cache. Jim recommended that it be archived, which it was.

 

It's too bad, as it was a unique cache location. But private property is private property, and the cache didn't belong there.

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Originally posted by georgeandmary:

Do I need to change any setting to get Easygps to work with the Magellan?


 

Two things: First get the latest version of easygps, since I think support for some magellan units was a recent addition.

 

Second, I think you need to change the preferences to use the magellan protocol, since maggies speak a different language than garmins.

 

-- Mitch

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quote:
Originally posted by SuperGenius:

 

Hi ya'll well I did manage to get Speckles placed this morning with the help of my friend Claire. I am pleasd with the new spot and it will be much safer there.


 

Can we re-log it if we find it in the new location? Or does knowing what it looks like spoil it too much?

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Over here in our neck of the woods, we always log caches if they are moved to a new location and we find them. If the cache is given entirely new coordinates, it seems that it is basically a new cache. Ron's "Nothing But Balls" was moved to a new location and open for the hunt again. There have been a few other moved and redone.

 

Heck, we have some folks over here who log their OWN caches as finds..hahahahahahahaha icon_eek.gif

 

Just thought I would toss my opinion in here..leaving now! icon_biggrin.gif

 

Jaimee

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Over here in our neck of the woods, we always log caches if they are moved to a new location and we find them. If the cache is given entirely new coordinates, it seems that it is basically a new cache. Ron's "Nothing But Balls" was moved to a new location and open for the hunt again. There have been a few other moved and redone.

 

Heck, we have some folks over here who log their OWN caches as finds..hahahahahahahaha icon_eek.gif

 

Just thought I would toss my opinion in here..leaving now! icon_biggrin.gif

 

Jaimee

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quote:
Originally posted by fizzymagic:

quote:
Originally posted by georgeandmary:

 

What happened to the 5th cache at lake Del Valle. The one that was at the southern Tip of the lake. Fizzy and Jim had just found it a couple weeks ago and now it's no longer listed.


 

It is probably still there; Jim and I ran into the owner of the private property upon which it is located, and had a slightly unpleasant interaction. We had to go down the hill, wait until he drove off, and sneak back up to grab the cache. Jim recommended that it be archived, which it was.

 

It's too bad, as it was a unique cache location. But private property is private property, and the cache didn't belong there.


 

HOw in the world did this cache get here. It was so far on private property I was worried about getting shot. If it wasn't for the private property part, it'd be a nice hide. The big 'g' carved into the rock kind of gave it away.

 

Mike and I picked up the cache to get it off the private property and I'll hide it somewhere else.

 

george

 

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quote:
Originally posted by LuvOzzy:

Ron's "Nothing But Balls" was moved to a new location and open for the hunt again. There have been a few other moved and redone.


No one was able to find Balls after it was moved, but Ron did OK the refind.

 

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Heck, we have some folks over here who log their OWN caches as finds..hahahahahahahaha icon_eek.gif

 

Jaimee


I resemble that remark. It was under very special circumstances. Plus it was a locationless.

 

george

 

Remember: Half the people you meet are below average.

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quote:
Originally posted by LuvOzzy:

Ron's "Nothing But Balls" was moved to a new location and open for the hunt again. There have been a few other moved and redone.


No one was able to find Balls after it was moved, but Ron did OK the refind.

 

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Heck, we have some folks over here who log their OWN caches as finds..hahahahahahahaha icon_eek.gif

 

Jaimee


I resemble that remark. It was under very special circumstances. Plus it was a locationless.

 

george

 

Remember: Half the people you meet are below average.

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quote:
Originally posted by SuperGenius:

Hi ya'll well I did manage to get Speckles placed this morning with the help of my friend Claire. I am pleasd with the new spot and it will be much safer there.

 

Pepper

 

Horizontals where it's at!


 

Is it a whole new cache page or are you going to try to get it unarchived?

 

If the situation ever arises, where you have to pull a cache and move it to a new spot. You can just disable it instead of archiving it.

 

george

 

 

george

 

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I sent an email into to Admin requesting the cache be unarchived, they worked there magic and within 30 minutes is was back in busness. Mr. J. Iryshe posted a note on the cache page. I do not know how to disable a cache. I do know how to archive a cache becaue there is a button for me to click on. Easy.

 

Pepper

 

Horizontals where it's at!

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quote:
Originally posted by SuperGenius:

I sent an email into to Admin requesting the cache be unarchived, they worked there magic and within 30 minutes is was back in busness. Mr. J. Iryshe posted a note on the cache page. I do not know how to disable a cache. I do know how to archive a cache becaue there is a button for me to click on. Easy.

 

Pepper

 

Horizontals where it's at!


 

The disable feature is a check box not a button. But it's on the left side of the page.

 

george

 

Remember: Half the people you meet are below average.

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Originally posted by fizzymagic:

Can we re-log it if we find it in the new location? Or does knowing what it looks like spoil it too much?


 

Not everybody plays by the same rules; so figure out what makes sense for yourself and resist comparing against others strictly on the basis of Find counts.

 

Actually, in this particular case, it might not be something you can answer until you find it the second time. If it's far enough away and knowing what it looks like isn't a significant factor, I probably wouldn't have a problem logging it a second time.

 

I'm off in my own little world. That's okay, people know me here.

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quote:
Originally posted by SuperGenius:

I agree with you Kablooey, but I think in the instance of Speckles knowing what it looks like would be a factor. Although it is rather clever if i must say so my self.

 

Pepper

 

Horizontals where it's at!


 

Since it's out in the open, knowing what it looks like helps... I looked at it 3 - 4 times without knowing. But I thought it was something else besides what it's disguised to be.

That's all I'm going to say.

 

george

 

Remember: Half the people you meet are below average.

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Hi ya'll Pepper here, yesterday while out caching with Little Lila(8), we hit 100. She was so excited and wants to do more today. I have now taught how to enter Way Points what a huge help that is to me. While I drive she sits with the print outs and does her new job she loves it. So far I have found she only loses motivation when it's more than a mile walk or for what ever reason we can't find the cache. What a little trooper!

 

Pepper

 

Horizontals where it's at!

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quote:
Originally posted by SuperGenius:

Hi ya'll Pepper here, yesterday while out caching with Little Lila(8), we hit 100. She was so excited and wants to do more today. I have now taught how to enter Way Points what a huge help that is to me. While I drive she sits with the print outs and does her new job she loves it. So far I have found she only loses motivation when it's more than a mile walk or for what ever reason we can't find the cache. What a little trooper!

 

 

Pepper,

 

Way to go! We were so excited when we hit 100. Glad to see that you have a caching partner now. Why don't you download your way points using easy gps. It is quick and easy to do.

 

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Horizontals where it's at!


 

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quote:
Originally posted by SuperGenius:

Hi ya'll Pepper here, yesterday while out caching with Little Lila(8), we hit 100. She was so excited and wants to do more today. I have now taught how to enter Way Points what a huge help that is to me. While I drive she sits with the print outs and does her new job she loves it. So far I have found she only loses motivation when it's more than a mile walk or for what ever reason we can't find the cache. What a little trooper!

 

 

Pepper,

 

Way to go! We were so excited when we hit 100. Glad to see that you have a caching partner now. Why don't you download your way points using easy gps. It is quick and easy to do.

 

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...did my NMEA tip for your Magellan solve your problem with EasyGPS?

 

**************

 

Pepper....congrats on your 100th find ! I'm at 307 now and I think the next monumental event will be the #500.

 

There are so many caches now compared to when I started that knocking down 10 at a time is no problem. I used to drive for an hour to find 1 cache ! That's why I started placing 5 caches in a park like Round Valley, hoping others would start placing some too for me to find.

 

Ron

 

I've never been lost. Fearsome confused sometimes, but never lost.

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quote:
Originally posted by Ron Streeter:

...did my NMEA tip for your Magellan solve your problem with EasyGPS?

 

 

__I've never been lost. Fearsome confused sometimes, but never lost.__


 

I just needed to choose the right gps from the preferences... I thought it would have been somewhere else in the options. After I found the section it was pretty easy.

 

george

 

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Yipee! Today draws and end to the Sunol Wilderness caches for me, that is until someone else places one. Did Geo Ca$h today, and wow that was a 4 mile round trip hike. Did alot of cross country, but the end reward was awsome views, money, and a breath of fresh air. So what's up out there Bay Area folks?

 

Team SuperGenius

Pepper

 

Horizontals where it's at!

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whats going on over there in the Central Valley. Check out there thread the debt is worth reading about and the goings on between Ron and George!

What do you think?, or do you care just wondering.

 

Pepper

oh yes getting several more caches ready to place

 

Horizontals where it's at!

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....who would have thought that counting Tupperware could have been so interesting?

 

On another note, Nothing But....Knives still awaits you and in the weeks to come I think you'll find some other interesting caches and concepts here in the central valley.

 

Ron

 

I've never been lost. Fearsome confused sometimes, but never lost.

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