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by shonkylogic
17 July 12 9:29 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: NZ Attendees...global roaming
Replies: 17
Views: 3408

Re: NZ Attendees...global roaming

Just need to be a bit careful about frequencies and phone capability. Vodafone NZ uses 900MHz in the regional areas, which is the same frequency as Optus and Vodafone in Australia Telecom NZ uses 850Mhz, same as Telstra in Australia. If your phone doesn't have the capability for the frequency of the...
by shonkylogic
25 March 12 9:52 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: The top came off my Garmin
Replies: 7
Views: 987

Re: The top came off my Garmin

My old 60CS does that. I just push it back on and continue on my shonky way.
by shonkylogic
02 February 12 10:15 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: NZ MEGA 2012 - an update
Replies: 96
Views: 19536

Re: NZ MEGA 2012 - an update

Some not so shonky logic when booking an airfare from Australia to NZ for the mega-event... It may work out cheaper to book two one-way air tickets rather than a return ticket. The journey back to Australia will be calculated and paid in NZD, at current exchange rates this may be cheaper than the co...
by shonkylogic
26 October 11 10:15 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Kaching App? (OT)
Replies: 3
Views: 621

Kaching App? (OT)

CBA have launched a 'kaching' app ... not for finding plastic boxes but for making contactless payments with your smart phone.

http://www.itnews.com.au/News/277829,co ... s-app.aspx

It's going to be konfusing when we talk about kaching apps...
by shonkylogic
25 August 11 11:10 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: look who is #1 now...
Replies: 10
Views: 1320

Re: look who is #1 now...

They are both in the USA. And I believe there was at least one powertrail traversed by a small group of SA cachers....
by shonkylogic
25 August 11 10:19 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: look who is #1 now...
Replies: 10
Views: 1320

look who is #1 now...

Somebody needs to quietly mention to Liz and Bruce that... ... [-( It's not about the numbers [-(

But they have just taken over Maccas to claim first rank for the number of finds for Australian cachers.

Well done guys... =D> you're not obsessed a little bit are you???
by shonkylogic
24 June 11 7:07 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Firefox
Replies: 7
Views: 1834

Re: Firefox

5 seems to be a bit faster than 4. May just be a perception thing.
by shonkylogic
15 June 11 9:53 pm
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: Development time / cost for your website
Replies: 19
Views: 3648

Re: Development time / cost for your website

Well done guys, we really appreciate the work you put in to the site. :D I was involved in a labour of love project some years ago (shonkymaps). It becomes an obsession. I never expect any payment, but a simple note of thanks or a bottle of red from a stranger (received last weekend at the SA event)...
by shonkylogic
08 June 11 10:20 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: newbie: state of mind or statistical reality?
Replies: 64
Views: 3658

Re: newbie: state of mind or statistical reality?

@Chillibutts having seen some of your impressive hides I don't think you qualify as newbie any more. Sorry.
by shonkylogic
08 June 11 10:09 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Garmin Montana
Replies: 27
Views: 5751

Re: Garmin Montana

It says 'daylight readable' display. I wonder how true that is. I think they said that about the Oregon too, which turned out to be 'marketing speak'. I would be interested to know if there has been any improvement - is the Montana as readable and clear in daylight as ... say the 60Cx?
by shonkylogic
18 April 11 10:41 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: "Computer support" phone scam
Replies: 23
Views: 2072

Re: "Computer support" phone scam

this is almost as funny as going to a dodgy site and receiving a "your computer has a virus" message, followed by a windows control panel lookalike screen... The scam isn't very convincing when I'm using Linux! You would think they would put something in their script to detect the OS before they pop...
by shonkylogic
25 June 10 11:13 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Beat speeding fines with GPS
Replies: 39
Views: 5786

Re: Beat speeding fines with GPS

Must be a Subaru thing, the speedo in my Subuaru Outback also reads 10% more than the actual speed. I just thought it was shonky. I unwittingly tend to compensate for the 10% by driving on the highway with the needle sitting just under 120, which is really about 108kmh. I just need to remember not t...
by shonkylogic
15 April 10 11:13 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Where would you like to see the next Mega Event held?
Replies: 41
Views: 4266

Re: Where would you like to see the next Mega Event held?

I know it's close to the Riverina, but Albury / Wodonga or Shepparton would still be fairly central and accessible for a majority of people
by shonkylogic
26 March 10 10:17 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Top 10 items for Wagga Wagga
Replies: 26
Views: 2235

Re: Top 10 items for Wagga Wagga

+USB cable to connect the GPSr to the PC
by shonkylogic
11 February 10 1:57 pm
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: Finds in SA
Replies: 4
Views: 783

Re: Finds in SA

norkmeister wrote:the closest I have cached to SA has been Gippsland VIC
Sounds like it's time for a visit