From:
"Mike Teague" <yngwie@triax.com>
Sent: 5/26/2000 4:24:11 PM
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Re: [gpsstash] Second Thoughts


i thought the idea behind gps stash was exactly that GPS was integral to the
whole game.

otherwise you essentially have letterboxing with the addition of prizes...

I suggest we keep it as-is..



Mike Teague - http://www.triax.com/yngwie
GPS Stash Hunt Homepage - http://www.triax.com/yngwie/gps.html


-----Original Message-----
From: David J. Ulmer
To: gpsstash@egroups.com
Date: Friday, May 26, 2000 7:08 AM
Subject: Re: [gpsstash] Second Thoughts


>Actually, I just thought of another problem... the GPS word also has
>problems..turns off the non-techie types. In fact many stashes could be
>found without a GPS by using coordinates and a good map.
>
>To this end, I thought of the idea of Planeteering ! In this game you
search
>the planet for significant sites pointed out by others. Lets call the sites
>GEMS for Geo Eco Monument Sites. Here folks could mark the locations of
both
>good and bad ecological sites and share their thoughts in a guest book.
>
>Hmmmm...
>
>Dave...
>
>
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Mike Teague"
>To:
>Sent: Friday, May 26, 2000 5:34 AM
>Subject: Re: [gpsstash] Second Thoughts
>
>
>> awww.. things haven't slowed down.. I just got 2 new ones in my email
this
>> morning.
>>
>>
>>
>> Mike Teague - http://www.triax.com/yngwie
>> GPS Stash Hunt Homepage - http://www.triax.com/yngwie/gps.html
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: David J. Ulmer
>> To: gpsstash@egroups.com
>> Date: Friday, May 26, 2000 6:06 AM
>> Subject: [gpsstash] Second Thoughts
>>
>>
>> >Greetings,
>> >
>> >I've been having some second thoughts about the GPS Stash Hunt project
>> >especially since things have slowed down a bit.
>> >
>> >I'm thinking we got the right game but the wrong name!
>> >
>> >Reluctantly, I put on my spandex, buy some bottled water, and load up my
>> >walkman with Barbara Streisand and take a new look at stash hunting....
>> >
>> >It appears that the word Stash has some negative connotations, maybe
>> >illegal, maybe subversive, maybe just too related to the hippies and
>drugs.
>> >Doesn't seem to fit in todays spandex, natural, eco tourist world we now
>> >live in.
>> >
>> >Hunt also has problems, it takes us back to our hunter gather roots and
>> >certainly doesn't relate to our environmentalist, pro-sumer consumer
>> reality
>> >of today.
>> >
>> >If the idea is going to sell in todays market, it may need a name that
>> >garners fuzzy feelings of respect and admiration of our fragile
>> environment.
>> >Something the do-gooder of today would be proud of. Something the school
>> >teacher and Boy Scout leader could have pride in teaching their
children.
>> >Something that makes your wife "feel good" about you after a long day of
>> >searching.
>> >
>> >So should we change the name? To what? Should we change the game?
>> >
>> >Second Thoughts?
>> >
>> >Dave...
>> >
>> >
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