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by calumphing_four
27 September 17 9:43 pm
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: Online Record Attempt Here - 27 Sep 2017
Replies: 296
Views: 22298

Re: Online Record Attempt Here - 27 Sep 2017

Team Pathfinder wrote:Yippeeeee........ record smashed.

Please come back and use the forums more often - I miss the “old” days when we all met up. Facebook has it place but I miss chatting all over Oz.
and teapots? :D
by calumphing_four
19 June 13 3:55 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Does being a competent GSAK user make me GIS user?
Replies: 3
Views: 1048

Does being a competent GSAK user make me GIS user?

Looking at a few job ads lately, I'm now wondering whether I can consider adding GIS experience to my resume, having used GSAK, and other tools over the last 7 years of caching? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geographic ... ion_system
Thoughts please.

Cheers 8)
by calumphing_four
29 April 13 12:00 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: How many do I need to find to use a generic log
Replies: 13
Views: 2079

How many do I need to find to use a generic log

I was wondering how many caches I need to find in a day before I could just use a generic log :?:
Is 4 sufficient :?:
Cheers 8)
by calumphing_four
28 January 13 12:29 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: "Invisible ink" and UV torches
Replies: 8
Views: 1622

Re: "Invisible ink" and UV torches

...... However, when testing out the idea, I’ve found that the coords are faintly visible in daylight, presumably due to the UV component in sunlight. In fact I found them quite easy to read when in shade, but with bright sunlight nearby. This was true using different varieties of white card or pap...
by calumphing_four
07 December 12 5:49 pm
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: Bingo - The moving cache race for 2012/2013
Replies: 714
Views: 76461

Re: Bingo - The moving cache race for 2012/2013

Just wondering - is it possible to get a Bingo card without creating a moveable cache :?:
Cheers 8)
by calumphing_four
05 December 12 4:51 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Goodbye Geocaching Challenges
Replies: 13
Views: 2533

Re: Goodbye Geocaching Challenges

Maybe they'll embrace (their own version of) Munzees next! :mrgreen: Oh I hope not. Better they fix what they have. Ditto that =D> They could finally get their Beta version of Wherigo to a production version and they could provide "geocaching maps" and better downloads for Waymarks for starters. Su...
by calumphing_four
21 April 12 1:26 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Some BIG caching days ahead?
Replies: 17
Views: 2760

Re: Some BIG caching days ahead?

Mind you it just wouldn't feel the same based on power trails... :-k I was involved in the group from NZ that set a record of 195 finds in Adelaide on 12th December 2007 - waaay before power trails exisited. You're right - its not the same, however the finer end of it (the difference between a 450 ...
by calumphing_four
07 March 12 10:40 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: DNF ratio
Replies: 13
Views: 1246

Re: DNF ratio

There is a graph hiding under one of the tabs which graphs Cachers by DNF ratio as well as per total DNFs.
I'm sure some-one else or C@W will add the correct page as I can't seem to locate it. :oops:
Cheers 8)
by calumphing_four
22 February 12 10:16 pm
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: Trig Point Query
Replies: 3
Views: 1280

Trig Point Query

Hi, Couldn't find the answer by a search and wiki, so am wondering/assuming: The trig points are sourced from Geoscience and imported in as waypoints, thus can I assume the coordinates are accurate from the geoscience database? Then given that they are correct, if I look one up, say Point Ormond Tri...
by calumphing_four
17 February 12 10:54 pm
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: Mapping Options
Replies: 1
Views: 880

Mapping Options

Is it possible for the Map filter options to be expanded from "Hide My Finds" and "Hide My Caches" to also include "Hide Traditionals", "Hide Multis", "Hide B&W" etc. etc. ?? Now that Groundspeak uses MapQuest their mapping is quite painful (not withstanding the fact they are missing GCA caches :) )...
by calumphing_four
11 February 12 12:18 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Top Caches in the world
Replies: 23
Views: 2327

Re: Top Caches in the world

Tuena wrote:From that link - "An Australian cache was concealed in a burned-out car that was pushed off a cliff;"

And I thought Geocachers were supposed to follow a beneficial environmental creed. :wink:
Sounds like this cache, although as it is a GCA is probably isn't
A Valiant Effort
Cheers 8)
by calumphing_four
04 February 12 7:04 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: 2012 Goals
Replies: 30
Views: 3770

Re: 2012 Goals

Find 200 in a 24hour period. Been meaning to do this for ages but keep piking after only 16 hours. check out the woodlands 100 series near Melbourne airport. that ought to get you started. That would have taken me about 12 hours on foot (11 for the 81 available at the time) but where to get the oth...
by calumphing_four
04 February 12 12:09 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Cachers who refuses to sign the log book
Replies: 70
Views: 9472

Re: Cachers who refuses to sign the log book

My 2c: His log isn't a "TFTC" which I've noted in logs on other caches of yours, and at least provides some detail of his find, so why delete his log and not the "TFTC" logs too, as they didn't write about their experience? - although it is pretty rude of them to reply the way they did when you poli...
by calumphing_four
03 February 12 1:24 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Cachers who refuses to sign the log book
Replies: 70
Views: 9472

Re: Why Bother to Geocache?

pjmpjm wrote:Why would you refuse to sign a cache log? On philosophical or religious grounds? :?
Because it's the Spawn of Satan, and it's really really hard to write your name and date into a 5x5mm box (although I usually end up usings about 4 boxes to sign those darn logs). :)
Cheers 8)
by calumphing_four
31 January 12 5:24 pm
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: Can GCA take a feed of Waymarks
Replies: 4
Views: 1813

Re: Can GCA take a feed of Waymarks

Waymarks are also a little bit like locationless caches. i.e. The location that you get is where someone else has been, so it's kind of pointless in looking them up just to see where someone else has been. As we wouldn't show a description for the waymark (i.e. not our IP), it would essentially a l...