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by penguin
20 May 08 7:30 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Do people really like long cache descriptions/logs
Replies: 22
Views: 2877

I don't think that it's an issue of legth, but an issue of quality. Cache descriptions: A good story about the location (if appropriate) doesn't go astray - it adds to the experience. Logs: As others have stated, an entry such as "TNLN TFTC", "Found it", or "Very good" to be personally a little irit...
by penguin
29 April 08 7:51 pm
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: Geocaching Australia site not loading
Replies: 3
Views: 1011

You rock, C@W.

Clearing out the cache worked. I had tried the second sugestion, but with no joy.

Thanks heaps.
by penguin
28 April 08 10:24 pm
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: Geocaching Australia site not loading
Replies: 3
Views: 1011

Geocaching Australia site not loading

It is entirely possible that my computer has gone totally retarded and it may just be me, but the GA homepage hasn't loaded for me for the last two days - instead I get the following graphic:

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What's the go with this?
by penguin
16 March 08 3:22 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: 1000 Blank White Cards
Replies: 8
Views: 1398

Looks like fun - I think that my wife is going to make up some cards. :D
by penguin
04 March 08 2:37 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Problems with new garmin eTrex vista HCx
Replies: 9
Views: 1950

I haven't had any of these problems either.
by penguin
22 February 08 9:13 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Geocaching in the Sunday Telegraph
Replies: 12
Views: 1074

Back on track please... <p> <a href="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3034/2281576144_ee922a6e2e_b.jpg" title="20080217_DailyTelegraph_geocaching by Spindoc Bob, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3034/2281576144_ee922a6e2e_m.jpg" width="240" height="188" alt="20080217_DailyTelegraph...
by penguin
21 November 07 6:27 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: eTrex Vista HCX - Australian Basemap
Replies: 16
Views: 3475

For those interested I just got a reply from GME today "the Etrex Vista HCX will be available here in Australia by early December" Mothertruckers... Back in September, when I contacted GME, they had no plans whatsoever to bring the Vista HCx to Australia. Good thing that Shonkey maps are not too sh...
by penguin
23 October 07 8:34 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: shonkymaps online
Replies: 167
Views: 59447

I'm not getting any love with utorrent, either.

Mmmm... a torrent of shonky love... :D
by penguin
16 October 07 12:35 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: More concerns of caching etiquette.
Replies: 64
Views: 6010

Geof wrote:And go easy on the SMS language :idea: eg U b4 thru etc
Agreed. Such writing should be punishable by firing squad :P
by penguin
15 October 07 11:38 am
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: Always allow HTML - off by default?
Replies: 3
Views: 878

That would be a splendiferous idea! :idea:
by penguin
15 October 07 11:20 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: When to log a DNF?
Replies: 21
Views: 1867

Hey guys, I didn't vote in the poll, as I feel that the presence of muggles or the sufficiency/insufficiency of time are irrelevant when logging a DNF. I think the determining factor is whether you have actually started searching at GZ for the cache. If you actually looked for the cache at GZ and yo...
by penguin
27 September 07 10:01 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Newbie thread: Which Garmin handheld GPS to buy?
Replies: 241
Views: 79226

Is someone gonna answer this so I get some good advice? Can't guarantee that this is good advice, but I am really happy with my Garmin Vista HCx. http://g-ec2.images-amazon.com/images/I/41sNX1Asm-L._AA280_.jpg I upgraded from an old Garmin GPS2, and the difference is amazing. Personally, I like the...
by penguin
19 September 07 10:42 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: New - want to geocache with my kids - what else do I need?
Replies: 34
Views: 3918

Probably the most important thing that you'll need is an understanding wife... :P
by penguin
19 September 07 10:38 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: New Cacher
Replies: 13
Views: 1251

Cached wrote:There's all different ones, there is only really a few things NOT to buy

* Anything from SuperCheap Autos
:lol: :lol: :lol:

Unless you're one of those yobs/knobs with the "Supercheap Racing" sticker on the back of your clapped out old Commodore...
by penguin
17 September 07 4:54 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Garmin Etrex Vista HCX
Replies: 20
Views: 4309

Agreed.