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PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 11:14 am Reply with quote Back to top

IBTL?
 
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2012 11:08 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Woodland3000 wrote:
I understand the property point-of-view on this but I don't understand how a stop sign cache is more dangerous than say, climbing a tree, cliffs, deep swamps, woods with bears or serial killers, etc.


I have climbed my share of trees, traversed down my share of cliffs, trudged through some pretty deep swamps and have been caching in areas with bears. I don't think I have done any woods with serial killers, though. In all of those instances, I was well aware of the danger involved and took precautions to be safe. You have one person to watch out for and that is yourself.

Stop signs, on the other hand, on busy highways with vehicles flying by at speeds of 55-70 mph - I cannot control if some driver is texting or not paying attention and goes off the road right where I am grabbing a film cannister out of a plug. So in my humble oppinion, this type of hide is more dangerous. I do think you are accepting a greater risk with these stop sign hides than climbing a tree.

Of course, the greatest risk I have found is trying to walk on boardwalks in nature centers in the winter! I almost seriously hurt myself falling off one of those! I think that was a Muggle B hide!
 
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:27 am Reply with quote Back to top

Lacknothing couldn't be more correct...on being boardwalk challenged. I lost her once and saved her a second time. She's been diagnosed with LAGPSIS. (www.LAGPSIS) Looking at GPS instead of Surroundings.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:28 am Reply with quote Back to top

Every boardwalk should have railings to keep unsuspecting people form falling off boardwalks. A petition has been started.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 5:10 am Reply with quote Back to top

All I know is that the weather has been really nice, cool enough to still wear pants and not get my legs cut up, not many leaves are on the trees yet and few if any bugs.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 6:28 am Reply with quote Back to top

I would say they are equal not more. Accidents are accidents whether they are on a roadside or on a cliff or tree.

Whi;e I'm not saying stop sign caching is my favorite, I would rather watch out for traffic then fall off a cliff or out of a real tall tree.

That same "texting kid" could hit you head on while you are driving to your next cache location (whether that's a state park or a stop sign).

Either way, risk is risk. If you want to be safest, stay home and watch TV or play games on your phone.
 
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 7:55 am Reply with quote Back to top

so your saying armchair caching is the safest way to go....got it!!

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:01 am Reply with quote Back to top

Logging virtuals and D5T5 caches in Indiana. The tough ones, I "forgot" my pencil.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:14 am Reply with quote Back to top

Finallysomeonesaidit!!!

Stop ridding your couch and go caching instead of labeling the others out in the community!!!
Maybe you are afraid of getting hurt as you might get hit by a drunk driver,tree branch,rock, or even drown in the swamp,
but as you sit back behind your electronic blanket party you might want to think who you are verbally abusing because someday the blanket might be over you.... Image


PS: I did run for the ftf's out on april 1, 2012 and I saw 3 cars total and non ran any of the stop signs i was at.....FYI

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:40 am Reply with quote Back to top

Thanks for the friggin' huge photo! Bigjim would be proud.

Everyone is entitled to their opinion, no matter how wrong they are!

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:41 am Reply with quote Back to top

That's a general rule, not directed towards anyone

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:42 am Reply with quote Back to top

RB, welcome to the forums

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:03 am Reply with quote Back to top

Walkingadventure wrote:
Lacknothing couldn't be more correct...on being boardwalk challenged. I lost her once and saved her a second time. She's been diagnosed with LAGPSIS. (www.LAGPSIS) Looking at GPS instead of Surroundings.


Seems the echoing 'OOOOOOOF!!!' we heard back by Arrowhead Park, many months ago, came from a certain Slippingadventure, not Lacknothing. You funny, Sensei! Smile Smile
 
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:07 am Reply with quote Back to top

rattledbox wrote:
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Frickin' Nice Camo, though!
 
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:09 am Reply with quote Back to top

huffinpuffin2 wrote:
Walkingadventure wrote:
Lacknothing couldn't be more correct...on being boardwalk challenged. I lost her once and saved her a second time. She's been diagnosed with LAGPSIS. (www.LAGPSIS) Looking at GPS instead of Surroundings.


Seems the echoing 'OOOOOOOF!!!' we heard back by Arrowhead Park, many months ago, came from a certain Slippingadventure, not Lacknothing. You funny, Sensei! Smile Smile


I have no idea what you be talking about No Roll Eyes

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