Another bad idea for cache placement

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Another bad idea for cache placement

Postby T-Hunter » Tue 2012-07-31, 12:33:42

If the coordinates are correct this cache that was just published in lima in my opinion ought to be taken down. Read my log to get the idea why.
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Re: Another bad idea for cache placement

Postby Mighty_Mo » Tue 2012-07-31, 12:51:14

I wonder how to -- be VERY WARY of muggles -- on the sidewalk at the front window of a Mejers store
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Re: Another bad idea for cache placement

Postby Handyman-N-Fam » Tue 2012-07-31, 12:56:49

When is it ever a good idea to place a cache in a high muggle area.
IMHO if geocaching hopes to exist well into the future, they need to make a firm rule that prohibits this type of hide.
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Re: Another bad idea for cache placement

Postby Mighty_Mo » Tue 2012-07-31, 13:09:07

[quote="Handyman-N-Fam"]When is it ever a good idea to place a cache in a high muggle area.
IMHO if geocaching hopes to exist well into the future, they need to make a firm rule that prohibits this type of hide.[/quote]

I typically ignore the "stealth required" attribute. I consider using stealth as looking suspicious and that can contribute to the bomb squad being called. I try to look like I belong there doing what I am doing.
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Re: Another bad idea for cache placement

Postby cheechgang » Tue 2012-07-31, 13:09:47

I have to pass on this one because of the part about "don't be creepy".
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Re: Another bad idea for cache placement

Postby Mighty_Mo » Tue 2012-07-31, 13:12:05

[quote="cheechgang"]I have to pass on this one because of the part about "don't be creepy".[/quote]

I Seuss I don't understand what is meant by "don't be creepy". I'm not going to Lime in the near future anyway.
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Re: Another bad idea for cache placement

Postby T-Hunter » Wed 2012-08-01, 23:26:20

Well would you look at that.....my log got deleted. Imagine that.
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Re: Another bad idea for cache placement

Postby McCombRef » Wed 2012-08-01, 23:50:25

When we see it in the news, you can call them and tell the public that it was a bad idea in the first place.
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Re: Another bad idea for cache placement

Postby SuchaNana » Thu 2012-08-02, 18:37:33

creepy is not part of my persona...the walker only goes 0.016 mph, that's a little above creeping...
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Re: Another bad idea for cache placement

Postby KeystoneGC » Thu 2012-08-02, 19:04:08

When the cache owner works for the business, and the business manager gives permission, it's darn hard to find a reason in the listing guidelines that would prohibit publication of this cache.

They don't let us deny cache submissions just 'cuz the reviewer doesn't like them. (Were it otherwise, you would not see me publish any puzzle caches!) We also don't review for subjective factors like "cache quality.' If you hide an ammo box filled with gold coins but it's 200 feet from a blinkie nano on a sign post, the blinkie wins every time. If you say "mine is better," that puts me in the position of having to tell some momma that their baby is ugly.

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Re: Another bad idea for cache placement

Postby cheechgang » Thu 2012-08-02, 19:12:33

This is why they changed their names from Approvers to Reviewers a long time ago. They may not approve of your cache, but they do have to review it to see if you are coloring within the lines.
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Re: Another bad idea for cache placement

Postby cheechgang » Thu 2012-08-02, 19:17:31

At least it's not placed in a colvosack.
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Re: Another bad idea for cache placement

Postby Mighty_Mo » Thu 2012-08-02, 20:39:24

on my last colvosack cache I had to explain to a soccer mom about geocaching and why she was going to have visitors on her sleepy colvosack.
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Re: Another bad idea for cache placement

Postby SuchaNana » Thu 2012-08-02, 22:56:52

hmmmmm -this reminds me of the conversations i had eons ago with the "old cachers" when i was whining about blue squigglies that i couldn't understand...
"they" said that's what the ignore button is for... :wink:
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Re: Another bad idea for cache placement

Postby roadkill103 » Fri 2012-08-03, 02:16:58

Say it ain't so, I can't imagine geocaching without puzzles.
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