From:
"Mike Teague" <yngwie@triax.com>
Sent: 6/12/2000 4:38:36 PM
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Re: [gpsstash] A Must Read


Dave, you're not giving up on Geocaching altogether, are you?



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


-----Original Message-----
From: David J. Ulmer
To: gpsstash@egroups.com
Date: Monday, June 12, 2000 9:16 AM
Subject: Re: [gpsstash] A Must Read


>I'm heading out on a new adventure vacation tomorrow into the remote
>badlands of Eastern Oregon. I have 1750 waypoints stored in my GPS to cover
>the trip. Mines, Ghost Towns, Hot Springs, Geothermal sites, Historical
>Sites, and Monuments. Got the RV loaded, and a covered trailer with three
>dirtbikes (with GPS mounts). Me and my buddy Don will be setting out to
>create a new GPS game that doesn't use stashes and is simpler than
>GeoCaching.
>
>Right now, I'm calling it Wonderts! Wonderts are Wonderful Waypoints that
>take some GPS skill to find. Wonderts are the Wonders of the World stored
>as waypoint coordinates. It will be interesting to see how many Wonderts we
>can find.
>
>The Wonderts game is simpler than Geocaching because you don't have to
leave
>something, take something or write anything in a book. All you have to do
is
>experience the Wondert !
>
>Dave...
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Alan Hennessy"
>To:
>Sent: Monday, June 12, 2000 12:10 AM
>Subject: Re: [gpsstash] A Must Read
>
>
>> Well spoken !!! My sentiments exactly !!!
>>
>> Alan
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: nz_etrex
>> To: gpsstash@egroups.com
>> Sent: Monday, June 12, 2000 5:03 PM
>> Subject: [gpsstash] A Must Read
>>
>>
>>
>> Take a moment to reflect on what got you interested in gps stash
>> hunting.
>>
>> Was it the simplicity?
>> Was it the adventure?
>> Was it that there were no great lists of rules?
>>
>> Thats what got me interested, and I know that was what got most of
>> you interested too.
>>
>> Search for the location, take something, place something, then set
>> your own stashes (or caches)
>>
>> Keep it simple and it will grow beyond expectations.
>>
>> Place lots of rules and it will wither up and die.
>>
>> Thats my honest observation.
>>
>> nz_etrex
>>
>> *********************************************************************
>>
>> --- In gpsstash@egroups.com, "Alan Hennessy" wrote:
>> > For Pete's sake..... let's all get off this track of name changes
>> and
>> > stop spending all our creative energy on things OTHER THAN the
>> reason
>> > we are here. Having fun with GPS Stash Hunting and creating
>> > GeoCaches !!!
>> >
>> > The constant argument of whether or not we should vandalise trees,
>> > posts, etc with coordinates (the answewr is an OBVIOUS NO !!), the
>> > never-ending discussion on whether we should make it 'virtual' with
>> > things called 'cyberstashes', 'databait stashes', 'databaiters'
>> > and 'GeoCoded CyberStash' is really giving me the screaming
>> irruts !!
>> >
>> > Let's all work together in expanding the original game through
>> Mike's
>> > site at http://www.triax.com/yngwie/gps.html and mine at
>> > http://www.braveheart.com.au , as well as Matt's excellent
>> utilities
>> > site at http://www.42nd-dimension.com/gps/caches.asp.
>> >
>> > If anyone else wants to discuss all these extraneous topics which
>> > are, in effect, different games, then, with the greatest respect, I
>> > suggest they form another e-group and let everyone else get on with
>> > developing what will become a world-wide phenomenon.
>> >
>> > Alan
>>
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