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by Bunya
24 September 12 11:51 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Coords in Word file to map?
Replies: 16
Views: 3350

Re: Coords in Word file to map?

Agent Basil wrote:Can't you just copy and paste into Google Maps ?
I tried that and Google Maps hung at the "loading" stage - perhaps I had the wrong input format.

I've got GPS Visualizer working and it's got a good number of options I've yet to fully explore - thanks g_ordo!
by Bunya
24 September 12 10:52 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Coords in Word file to map?
Replies: 16
Views: 3350

Re: Coords in Word file to map?

Thanks for that - I'll give it a go.
by Bunya
24 September 12 9:52 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Coords in Word file to map?
Replies: 16
Views: 3350

Coords in Word file to map?

I have a set of coords in a Word file.
Is there an easy way to plot these onto a map? (For example like the map you get when you click on the geocaching.com map.)
by Bunya
19 September 12 3:09 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: FTF Prizes - Usual Practice
Replies: 18
Views: 3850

Re: FTF Prizes - Usual Practice

....this bit nearly forced me to tears... "The 4 colors represent the blue of the ocean surrounding most countries in the Pacific Ocean, the green and yellow/gold which are the Australian national colors (being the predominant colours found on many species of Wattle, namely, green foliage and golde...
by Bunya
15 September 12 11:57 am
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Google maps - age of layers
Replies: 6
Views: 2873

Re: Google maps - age of layers

Laighside Legends wrote: ...taken by an airplane...
For the benefit of older un-Americanised Aussies, that's the same as an "aeroplane". :wink:
by Bunya
08 September 12 7:30 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: HELP
Replies: 5
Views: 1789

Re: HELP

NE Nebraska (US postal abbreviation) NE Northeast(ern) NE Any NE New England NE New Edition NE Netherlands NE National Education NE Niue NE No Evidence (school grading system) Ne Neon NE Niger (ISO country code, top level domain) NE Neuchâtel (canton postcode, Switzerland) NE Net Energy (animal scie...
by Bunya
09 July 12 1:18 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Stash Notes
Replies: 15
Views: 3141

Re: Stash Notes

So do I in the hope that a muggle who stumbles across one of our caches will read it and not trash the cache! Wonder how many times that has worked :-k I guess if that's all they do, we just don't know about it. However, I'd say once or twice a year, on average, a muggle has found one of my caches,...
by Bunya
07 April 12 9:48 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Hiding Caches with a Smartphone..
Replies: 49
Views: 8645

Re: Hiding Caches with a Smartphone..

This must have been raised as an issue in the US too. In the latest Groundspeak Weekly Newsletter under "Be a Better Hider" they say: 2 - Location Geocaching guides treasure-seekers to a precise set of coordinates. The adventure begins there. Make sure that "there" is the right "there." You should d...
by Bunya
03 February 12 11:28 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Is geocheck OK?
Replies: 2
Views: 816

Re: Is geocheck OK?

. . and now they are back.
Apparently they needed an upgraded server.
by Bunya
01 February 12 6:46 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Is geocheck OK?
Replies: 2
Views: 816

Is geocheck OK?

Is it just me?
I get a red cross on caches which have geocheck on them.
by Bunya
26 November 11 6:51 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Stashnote anonymity
Replies: 28
Views: 3496

Re: Stashnote anonymity

<snip> So how is a muggle supposed to use the gc.com website to find it if there is no cache name, GC code or CO avatar? <snip> However, whatever you do put in the cache, DON'T call the website "gc.com"! Although we use that shorthand all the time, only the full name geocaching.com will get you to ...
by Bunya
27 August 11 11:51 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: How to: Projected Coordinates
Replies: 8
Views: 1277

Re: How to: Projections

There are many online applications available - for example http://www.fizzymagic.net/Geocaching/FizzyCalc/
by Bunya
21 August 11 12:39 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Voting at GC Forum -- Counting Challenges as Finds
Replies: 31
Views: 3699

Re: Voting at GC Forum -- Counting Challenges as Finds

I used three votes each yesterday on the requests to get the date back on logs and the removal of avatars. They quickly put the date back but actioned the second topic only by reducing the size of the avatar. I promptly used three more votes on the new topic requesting removal of the avatar altogeth...
by Bunya
18 April 11 4:29 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: "Computer support" phone scam
Replies: 23
Views: 2991

"Computer support" phone scam

I recently got a call (of the Indian call centre variety) saying that they were calling on behalf of my "computer support company" because my computer was running slow and they wanted to help. I asked them for the name of this "computer support company" and they were evasive. I had read that this wa...
by Bunya
30 March 11 3:58 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: What's HU?
Replies: 11
Views: 3075

Re: What's HU?

Thanks to those who proposed interpretations.
Curiosity got the better of me and I did email the cacher who logged it.
It stands for "Hint Used".