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PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 8:47 am Reply with quote Back to top

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To me, this whole concept would work better for travel bugs than for caches.

I'm not following your thoughts here TBC. Can you expand?

One of our travel bugs gets discovered in a lot of different places. With a program like this, the TB could be scanned, and the current coordinates uploaded.
Since the vast majority of logs on TBs are "Found this at XYZ", the logs are mostly pointless. (just the way it is...) I am more interested in who and where.
Now, this whole idea takes them out of the realm of geocaching. An item could be anywhere, and will probably move around. They won't necessarily be tied to a geocache or a cacher. Their current location will always be unknown, so finding one would be purely random chance.
Of course, if this takes off then Bunny Fu Fu will need to get a new tattoo...

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:02 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Ok... how do you DNF a Munzee? Mad

Placed with only a smart phone and found with a smart phone. That could add up to a lot of error. No D/T rating... No size indication... App keeps crashing... I think GOOD HINTS should manditory since the app only seems to get you to the general area.

I'm really trying to be open minded about this, but it's going to take a lot of selling to hook me.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:13 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Is my munzee gone already?

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:27 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Perhaps our anti-virus software is being overly cautious, but it keeps wanting to block anything to do with the Munzee site as exhibiting suspicious behavior. Oh well, we did switch to this program after the one we had allowed a virus in that was real hard to remove, so it appears to be quite vigilant.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:31 pm Reply with quote Back to top

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Is my munzee gone already?

Probably not. Just too big of a search area without a clue.
 
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:36 pm Reply with quote Back to top

David Cantrell wrote:
Wausau area has there first Munzee. That sounds funny. It's called Gaska Park 1 (something like that.)


Looks like there's more than one. I know what you've been doing today, David.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:37 pm Reply with quote Back to top

It's still there. It is in the dugout by the fence, 1st base side.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:37 pm Reply with quote Back to top

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David Cantrell wrote:
Wausau area has there first Munzee. That sounds funny. It's called Gaska Park 1 (something like that.)


Looks like there's more than one. I know what you've been doing today, David.


Yeah, just put more along the trails in Gaska Park.
 
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 3:18 pm Reply with quote Back to top

I'm thinking of the possibilities for "power trails". Rolling Eyes
 
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 3:20 pm Reply with quote Back to top

or how bout a multi using munzees as waypoints.....

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 3:24 pm Reply with quote Back to top

someone needs to find my munzee. That sounds really bad! LMAO!

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 3:47 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Hey codejunkie, I don't think this is a perfect alternative my terrace hides but logging them might be quicker.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 3:57 pm Reply with quote Back to top

David Cantrell wrote:
or how bout a multi using munzees as waypoints.....


I was thinking along the lines of a "multi-munzee" at lunch today too. The only issue is that it looks like you have to be at the coordinates to "capture" it. So if instead of the "munzee" at the "deployed" coordinates you placed a waypoint with coords to the next waypoint or to the final "munzee" I don't think you'd be able to capture at the final.

Looks like munzee is a "regular cache" type of game with variations on challenge being how to a. find and b. "capture" the bar code scan.

How about a Geocache that requires you to locate a munzee to find the coordinates to the cache. Wink
 
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 3:58 pm Reply with quote Back to top

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Hey codejunkie, I don't think this is a perfect alternative my terrace hides but logging them might be quicker.


If the munzee is just the laminated barcode, it wouldn't look like a "suspicious container".
 
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 4:24 pm Reply with quote Back to top

But you would still have suspicious characters lurking around your yard.
No matter... No easy way to complain about an illegal hide, so all is good. Smile

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