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by Dingbats
27 May 04 6:14 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Travel bugs
Replies: 10
Views: 1675

Ditto. In this way, you assist TB to get on move[/quote]

It's also an excellent excuse to revisit a cache that you particularly enjoy.
by Dingbats
19 May 04 5:09 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Sunglasses?
Replies: 8
Views: 1657

SNIFTER wrote:I thought it was someone who had found Leeks many pairs that he has lost. :lol:
I've lost a pair whilst caching :!:
by Dingbats
13 May 04 5:30 pm
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: Outstanding caches idea [closed]
Replies: 1
Views: 873

Outstanding caches idea [closed]

I have a vague idea for a gc.au feature which would allow the community to nominate, discuss and possibly vote or rate Australian caches which we agree are oustanding or are a must do for some reason.<p> Over time a list of such caches would develop and it would be a resource for people looking to d...
by Dingbats
11 May 04 1:06 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Perl Programming humour for the geeks..
Replies: 3
Views: 838

I dont know pearl but ... Unfortunately I do, this reminded me why I switched to Python a few years back :P <p> On the topic of computers and programming languages, there is a lot of scope for an ultra geek computer nerd multi-puzzle cache. I'd be suprised if this hasn't been done. Can anyone point...
by Dingbats
07 May 04 6:25 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: top caches
Replies: 7
Views: 1013

I had seriously looked at doing a virtual cache for the Sydney Harbour Bridge, I took my wife for a bridge climb for our wedding anniversy, but i killed the cache idea for a few reasons, Something observed or learnt on the bridge that could really only be observed by doing the climb could be used t...
by Dingbats
06 May 04 10:41 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Urban Cachers beware
Replies: 9
Views: 1239

Just remember when you are filling your car with petrol next time, dont pick your nose. This is an example of an excellent application for a system like this. Events are predictible enough to get right. <p> Automagically observing a crowd and deciding that the dodgey character in the grey track sui...
by Dingbats
05 May 04 6:03 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Urban Cachers beware
Replies: 9
Views: 1239

I know a couple of folk who've worked in a software house developing video recognition software. Their product had a relatively easy task of identifying and discriminating trucks on a roadway and then picking the number plate and recognising it. <p> Let me tell you this stuff is very difficult to ge...
by Dingbats
23 April 04 11:42 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Event caches
Replies: 44
Views: 4260

I'm a new geocacher so I do not have a good feel for the history of caching in Aus. yet. However, here are a few of my random thoughts about an association.<p> Associations are good for organising things. The rogaining association organises rogaines, the fishing club organises fishing comps ... In t...
by Dingbats
22 April 04 11:50 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Geocaching (almost) on Channel 7 tonight
Replies: 12
Views: 1367

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Enough now, stop it :P
by Dingbats
21 April 04 4:06 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Geocaching (almost) on Channel 7 tonight
Replies: 12
Views: 1367

ToolkiT wrote:Did you see all saints before too?
I hope nobody does the same thing with their GPSr as that guy with his mobile ;) :twisted:
The clue sheet said once at GZ go south? :shock:
by Dingbats
07 April 04 11:53 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: back pack baby / child carriers
Replies: 22
Views: 2389

Lets hope this one isn't. Fingers are crossed.
by Dingbats
07 April 04 11:23 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: back pack baby / child carriers
Replies: 22
Views: 2389

Yesterday we bought a $90 one that felt reasonably comfortable both for me and bub. It has shade awning that goes over babies head.

I'll give it a go on the weekend and report if it is worth the dollars.
by Dingbats
02 April 04 10:43 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: back pack baby / child carriers
Replies: 22
Views: 2389

The new Paddy Pallin catalogue arrived today.<p>

It lists two Macpac child carriers one at $449 the other at $299 :!:
by Dingbats
31 March 04 9:09 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: hiking/camping in the snowies
Replies: 15
Views: 2480

There is an excellent book on walks in the snowies. I cannot remember its name but is popular and I've seen it in a few outdoor shops.<p> I walked from Guthega out to Dicky Cooper Bogong and back via the power station in December. A huge amount of the area, even up high, was burnt out last January. ...
by Dingbats
31 March 04 7:56 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: back pack baby / child carriers
Replies: 22
Views: 2389

back pack baby / child carriers

We've been looking for a infant ruck sack style carrier. I've just posted a wanted ad in the Buy and Sell forum.<p> We would like to know what peoples experiences have been with these, both for city and bush walking. Our bub is 10 months old now and is nearly 10.5kg. How old do the little 'uns get b...