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by rhinogeo
01 February 10 1:08 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Smartgpx on a Nokia
Replies: 8
Views: 2140

Re: Smartgpx on a Nokia

I've been using SmartGPX on a Nokia e51 for the last couple of months since I finally gave up on the sluggishness freezing and crashing of my Windoze Pro Dumbphone There's a bit of a learning curve due to a few gaps in the documentation but overall I'm very impressed by SmartGPX - it's as good as Ca...
by rhinogeo
26 January 10 8:50 am
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: Support for Internet Explorer 6 to cease at GCA
Replies: 13
Views: 3709

Re: Support for Internet Explorer 6 to cease at GCA

Thanks CraigRat :)

SInce IE and Safari are default browsers it's impressive that ~25-30% choose to use FF
by rhinogeo
26 January 10 8:23 am
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: Support for Internet Explorer 6 to cease at GCA
Replies: 13
Views: 3709

Re: Support for Internet Explorer 6 to cease at GCA

A recent study of the browsing habits of Geocaching Australia indicate that use of IE6 is falling steadily in terms of page hits. August 2009: 9.3% September 2009: 7.9% October 2009: 7.4% November: 6.6% December 2009: 6.0% January 2010: 5.8% Just for interest's sake ... what are the most recent fig...
by rhinogeo
26 January 10 8:17 am
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Which car GPSs display caches on the maps?
Replies: 6
Views: 1879

Re: Which car GPSs display caches on the maps?

There's a website on geocaching with the Garmin Nuvi models here http://geocaching.totaltechworld.com/ :)
by rhinogeo
07 January 10 8:40 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: It's official !!! Geocaching is a manly activity
Replies: 9
Views: 1707

It's official !!! Geocaching is a manly activity

It's official !!! Geocaching is a manly activity 8)

The Art of Manliness lists geocaching amongst its 45 manly hobbies :)
by rhinogeo
29 November 09 2:34 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Statistics for Finds in a Day
Replies: 24
Views: 3690

Re: Statistics for Finds in a Day

Curiously I've never found 19 in a day and have only found >20 on 4 occasions 8-[
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by rhinogeo
23 November 09 8:19 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Bogus Logs (dog108 is logging caches without finding them)
Replies: 124
Views: 18208

Re: Bogus Logs (dog108 is logging caches without finding them)

theUMP wrote:First two dog108 caches listed for review.

First two dog108 caches archived without much of a look at them.


Let him delete the rest of the bogus logs and then we'll think about even bothering to examine them.
Where were they? purely for academic purposes :wink:
by rhinogeo
22 November 09 8:27 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Geocaching mentioned on the ABC
Replies: 6
Views: 1522

Geocaching mentioned on the ABC

Geocaching just got a mention on Australia all over 8) Wendy from QLD called in to comment on the Q150 project and mentioned geocachers as a group of GPS users and the activity as gaining popularity with a couple of Brisbane councils Macca not surprisingly was too stupid to ask a follow-up question ...
by rhinogeo
20 November 09 9:22 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Bogus Logs (dog108 is logging caches without finding them)
Replies: 124
Views: 18208

Re: Bogus Logs (dog108 is logging caches without finding them)

forthferalz wrote:wow! Absolutely appalling what was the GS response? What if you had invited some newb or a local reporter along?
Groundspeak seem to fail to act for lack of evidence ... it shouldn't be too hard for them to check IP addresses and confirm that this bloke is a total stooge :roll:
by rhinogeo
20 November 09 3:56 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Bogus Logs (dog108 is logging caches without finding them)
Replies: 124
Views: 18208

Re: Bogus Logs (dog108 is logging caches without finding them)

we have a guy in NZ whose doing a bit of armchair logging mixed with a few real logs, he caches under 8 or more names, posts caches , his "friends" get FTF's, he sets up false events, people turn up, nothing there, he makes excuses, wrong time, wrong meeting place or wrong day even! He preys on dis...
by rhinogeo
18 November 09 10:02 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Bogus Logs (dog108 is logging caches without finding them)
Replies: 124
Views: 18208

Re: Bogus Logs (dog108 is logging caches without finding them)

gibbo003 wrote:... it looks like he is up to his old tricks of hiding caches under a different name and then finding them first. Some people never learn.
I suppose that's marginally better than threatening to sue people who criticise him or his organising events then not turning up :roll:
by rhinogeo
17 November 09 9:07 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Bogus Logs (dog108 is logging caches without finding them)
Replies: 124
Views: 18208

Re: Bogus Logs (dog108 is logging caches without finding them)

gibbo003 wrote:I was feeling left out so went back and deleted the clown from NZ that was doing much the same last year in Darwin. I feel much better now. :-" :-" :-" :-"
You needed another reason to delete that stooge's logs :?: :shock:
by rhinogeo
15 November 09 6:36 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Bee Warned
Replies: 6
Views: 1540

Re: Bee Warned

I have a cache in the Victorian Alps that is guarded by some quarrelsome bull ants but it certainly doesn't require protective gear to retrieve :shock:
by rhinogeo
15 November 09 6:18 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Bogus Logs (dog108 is logging caches without finding them)
Replies: 124
Views: 18208

Re: dog108

dog108 is a bogus bottom-feeder based on the threads here http://forum.geocaching.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=13512 , here http://forum.geocaching.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=13509 , and here http://forum.geocaching.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=13507 For stooges like dog108 to flourish all that is need...