Against the rules......or NOT?

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Against the rules......or NOT?

Postby T-Hunter » Mon 2012-02-13, 17:50:34

I saw this video about a pretty cool cache but I thought this type was not within the rules. Comments???

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... xLh5RZ5rY#!
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Re: Against the rules......or NOT?

Postby SuchaNana » Mon 2012-02-13, 18:14:37

that one's going on my evil & maniacal list...
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Re: Against the rules......or NOT?

Postby Handyman-N-Fam » Mon 2012-02-13, 19:07:19

If they had to use a tool to dig the whole, to my understanding, it is against the rules. :evil:
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Re: Against the rules......or NOT?

Postby cheechgang » Mon 2012-02-13, 19:54:26

Nope
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Re: Against the rules......or NOT?

Postby Mighty_Mo » Mon 2012-02-13, 20:00:32

I thought you weren't allowed to dig a hole.

There I go thinking again
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Re: Against the rules......or NOT?

Postby styx » Mon 2012-02-13, 21:14:58

Mighty_Mo wrote:I thought you weren't allowed to dig a hole.


I have definitely found caches hidden in a hole (dug by the CO).... One even had lots of favorites. Myself included.
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Re: Against the rules......or NOT?

Postby cheechgang » Mon 2012-02-13, 23:06:42

They are not allowed, that doesn't mean they don't exist. Two different things.
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Re: Against the rules......or NOT?

Postby KeystoneGC » Tue 2012-02-14, 10:47:48

cheechgang wrote:They are not allowed, that doesn't mean they don't exist. Two different things.

I have noticed that, when people submit caches for review, very few of them write a private reviewer note saying "by the way, I used a backhoe to excavate a ten foot trench for this cache and that is why the difficulty level is four stars." Some cache owners seem to be shy and private about such things.

I wonder why that is.

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Re: Against the rules......or NOT?

Postby scuba » Tue 2012-02-14, 19:50:07

I saw this video also and thought it was a good one. I would say not against the rules, because you do not have go dig to find the cache.

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Re: Against the rules......or NOT?

Postby cheechgang » Tue 2012-02-14, 23:02:07

scuba wrote:I saw this video also and thought it was a good one. I would say not against the rules, because you do not have go dig to find the cache.



You are joking, right?
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Re: Against the rules......or NOT?

Postby McCombRef » Tue 2012-02-21, 00:15:25

I believe you can put a cahe down into a hole as long as you don't have to use a shovel or any other means of digging to retrieve it.
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Re: Against the rules......or NOT?

Postby cheechgang » Tue 2012-02-21, 07:55:39

The guideline

This is the quote from above. Read it closely

3.Geocaches are never buried. If a shovel, trowel or other pointy object is used to dig or break ground, whether in order to hide or to find the cache, then it is not permitted.
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Re: Against the rules......or NOT?

Postby Mighty_Mo » Tue 2012-02-21, 09:28:25

It's always nice to eliminate the opinions and deal with the FACTS.

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Re: Against the rules......or NOT?

Postby styx » Tue 2012-02-21, 11:50:39

I think Scuba is asking.... What if you didn't dig the hole. There are natural ones that someone just places ground cover over for the hide.
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Re: Against the rules......or NOT?

Postby GrizzFlyer » Tue 2012-02-21, 13:37:57

I like the concept, just have to get past the hole problem. Find some other way to place the "holding tube" thingie that was underground in the video. Water would be a problem in most areas too.

Now that I think about it, I have a container that would be perfect for such a hide's outer container. Wouldn't have to bury it, in fact, just the opposite. Used it in GCK87Z, The Puzzle Tube.

Hmmmmm......
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