So whats your main motivation for geocaching?

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So whats your main motivation for geocaching?

Post by mickpc » 31 August 09 10:26 pm

Mine is to get out and travel, get out of the house and see the sights ect, geocaching is a bonus.

Yours?

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Re: So whats your main motivation for geocaching?

Post by caughtatwork » 31 August 09 10:29 pm

It's all about the numbers :lol:

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Re: So whats your main motivation for geocaching?

Post by Map Monkey » 31 August 09 10:34 pm

I'm married. :-k

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Re: So whats your main motivation for geocaching?

Post by Rainbow Spirit » 31 August 09 10:43 pm

I like the thrill of finding a well hidden cache, a great view is also a bonus.
And despite some cachers disliking the numbers game, I think that is fun too.
Just ask Team Casho!

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Re: So whats your main motivation for geocaching?

Post by mickpc » 31 August 09 10:46 pm

Ok I have to admit, I'm a bit fired up about the whole numbers thing. It's a real pity that there are not more caches in my area.

I must be the first person to plan two hides before even getting a found hehe, already have half of the first assembled.

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Re: So whats your main motivation for geocaching?

Post by macandrita » 31 August 09 10:49 pm

When we first started I jokingly called it "Health by Stealth" and it isn't far from the truth especially as we have plenty of hills around that local cachers love climbing to the top of to place there little pieces of tupperware, or lovely bush walks that they walk to the end of before placing the container. Now the kilos that we have lost has been replaced by the extra contents in the backpack.

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Re: So whats your main motivation for geocaching?

Post by oldfella » 01 September 09 7:46 am

I participate in this activity for the fun of it. It gets me to places I have never been. As I work a fairly lengthy roster I love to be able to do something different and my stress levels reduce for a day or two until I have another roster cycle that sometimes increase these levels again.

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Re: So whats your main motivation for geocaching?

Post by Bewilderbeest » 01 September 09 10:44 am

To irritate my children by dragging them out when/where they dont want to go

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Post by Yurt » 01 September 09 12:37 pm

Bewilderbeest wrote:To irritate my children by dragging them out when/where they dont want to go
Yeah that will do for me too!

I do like finding the hidden gems though - places you'd never know about without geocaching - Sydney is full of them.

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Re: So whats your main motivation for geocaching?

Post by nibbler » 01 September 09 2:36 pm

I mainly cache during the holidays on the usual school holiday family trip. Or if in the work car.
Motivation to stretch the brain with puzzles (failing at this !!) ,breaks up a long car journey,takes you places you didnt even know were there (always interesting!!) . Great excuse to feed my need to buy gadgets :lol:

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Re: So whats your main motivation for geocaching?

Post by PesceVerde » 01 September 09 3:17 pm

No stress man. 8) :^o

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Re: So whats your main motivation for geocaching?

Post by CraigRat » 01 September 09 6:38 pm

Fun.

If I'm not enjoying my day's caching nowadays, I'll stop and go do something else.

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Re: So whats your main motivation for geocaching?

Post by tronador » 01 September 09 7:38 pm

Yurt wrote: I do like finding the hidden gems though - places you'd never know about without geocaching - Sydney is full of them.
Ditto AND finding hidden gems away form home is special too.

I have particularly loved the challenge of the last couple of caching games.
This can really challenge you and get you out of your comfort zone. :D :D

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Re: So whats your main motivation for geocaching?

Post by Kaisho53 » 01 September 09 7:47 pm

A bit of a mixture - something to do as a family group :D with partner & geo-daughter of by myself when no-one else is interested :)
A bit of mental & physical challenge rather than sitting watching the tube of working @ home :-k , also gets everyone away from the PC & out in the fresh air.... =D>

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Re: So whats your main motivation for geocaching?

Post by stringy » 01 September 09 9:41 pm

something diifferent

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