From:
"Mike Teague" <yngwie@triax.com>
Sent: 5/30/2000 7:35:02 PM
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Re: [gpsstash] Cache vs. Stash


Actually, now that I think of it, maybe just shorten it to global
positioning hunt.




Mike Teague - http://www.triax.com/yngwie
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-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Teague
To: gpsstash@egroups.com
Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2000 6:36 PM
Subject: Re: [gpsstash] Cache vs. Stash


>Dave, remember your original name for the thing was "Global Positioning
>Stash Hunt (GPSH)"
>
>
>what's wrong with that?
>
>Mike Teague - http://www.triax.com/yngwie
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>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: David J. Ulmer
>To: gpsstash@egroups.com
>Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2000 9:37 AM
>Subject: Re: [gpsstash] Cache vs. Stash
>
>
>>Matt, your right ! Cache is better than Stash ! Stash does have that
>illegal
>>tinge to it that has bothered me all along..
>>
>>OK, I'm game to go geocaching and change my stashes to geochaches. All I
>>need to do now is remember how to spell it and type it :)
>>
>>Dave...
>>
>>
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "Matt Stum"
>>To:
>>Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2000 8:04 AM
>>Subject: [gpsstash] Cache vs. Stash
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Regardless of the final name, can we please replace
>>> the word "stash" with "cache"? "GPS Cache Hunt"
>>> and "Geocache" still sound find. I believe it still works
>>> with all of the variations that David came up with
>>> (Geocaching, geocacher, etc).
>>>
>>> Here's my reasoning:
>>>
>>> 1) Several people have already stated their dislike for
>>> the term "stash" on the basis that it sounds illegal.
>>> To my ears, "stash" sounds a little immature, but that's
>>> a personal feeling.
>>>
>>> 2) "Back in the old days", especially in the Yukon and
>>> northern climes, explorers would leave caches of food
>>> and supplies at known locations so that they'd
>>> have them on their return trip. Some caches were
>>> "community property" and known by all who took a
>>> particular trail. If they needed something, they took it,
>>> and if they had extras of something, they left it. Sound
>>> familiar?
>>>
>>> 3) The word "cache" both brings forth feelings of nostalgia for the
>>> days of exploring, as well as a "techie" feeling for those
>>> that associate it with computer memory.
>>>
>>>
>>> Personally, when I get a chance to check on my cache's
>>> again (they're 6 hrs from where I live) I'll remove all references
>>> to any particular game. I'll probably add a custom rubber
>>> stamp and register the cache with the letterboxing folks as
>>> well. Might as well double the fun. My "clue" for the letterboxing
>>> folks will simply be the lat/lon coordinates. I believe their game
>>> is flexible enough to allow that.
>>>
>>> Matt
>>>
>>>
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