GCPC EPISODE 403 – Lookout Lisa and JD From Cache-Advance.com

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Streamed live on May 20, 2015

In tonight’s episode of the Geocaching Podcast:
We have the pleasure of having Lookout Lisa and JD from Cache-Advance.com right here in the GeoSnippits Studios! Come and find out all the different things that they have been up to on the road to GeoWoodstock XIII.

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Show Notes Episode 403

SPECIAL GUEST Lookout Lisa and JD from Cache-advance.com in the GeoSnippits Studios

How things are going this trip – a lot of states/geocaches?
History / Origins of Cache Advance
Where they are now?
Future Plans / Upcoming Products

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GCPC EPISODE 402 – May 2015 Cacher Coffee

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Streamed live on May 13, 2015

In tonight’s episode of the Geocaching Podcast
Guest Host : Dave Self aka DudleyGrunt stops on by for this month’s Cacher Coffee. Checkout the interesting subjects we have for you tonight.

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Show Notes Episode 402

SPECIAL GUEST HOST: DudleyGrunt, otherwise known as Dave Self

From Brian Cooley – GW XIII:
Travel bugs – Please bring them with a print out of their info sheet (Goal/description), destination, and a baggy when trading

Download your must do caches ahead of time (the cell towers have not seen this many nerds, I mean enthusiasts, ever)

Registration Details – Print and bring your ORDER DETAILS page as your ID. Go to the line based on the name you log into the GW website as.
After you get through the line, you will be handed an envelope that contains important things. If you pick up your registration the day before the event, it’s important to know that envelope contains your meal tickets!!! If you leave those meal tickets in the hotel room, you may get hungry.
http://geowoodstock.com/gws13/pickup/

Corfmania: Tip for getting to GeoWoodstock: Come in from the North ONLY from I-70 and down Sharpsburg Pike. Coming from the South or East or West will be a nightmare becasue of other Memorial Day weekend heppenings in surrounding towns.

HHH: Latest WVTim Article – http://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/tri_state/west_virginia/hedgesville-man-helps-make-berkeley-co-global-hotspot-for-geocaching/article_8cf9c892-f119-11e4-8019-2b928f1c676c.html

Forbidden Data
Wyoming just criminalized citizen science.
http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2015/05/wyoming_law_against_data_collection_protecting_ranchers_by_ignoring_the.html?wpsrc=kwfacebook&kwp_0=16204&kwp_4=106963&kwp_1=143563

CS:

SB: My 2 cents. How geocaching.com puts a moratorium on challenge caches then basically makes one big summer long challenge cache with their “road trip” caches. WTF? Discuss…

TAZ: When does ‘Geocaching’ on a vacation become too much of a burden on the non-geocachers in a family? What’s the right amount of give and take?

GUEST HOST (DG): Not exactly geocaching, but GPS tech related…

I spotted an article this morning about a woman in California who was fired after complaining about and then deleting an app (Xora) on her company provided iPhone. She was expected to keep it on 24/7 to field customer support calls, but didn’t like being tracked in her off hours.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3078229/Worker-fired-disabling-GPS-app-tracked-24-hours-day.html
What do other think of this?

This week, one of our local cachers – Nighthawk700 – had trouble with an FTF when it turned out the CO (with 4 finds) hadn’t placed the cache yet and hadn’t used either a GPS or smartphone to get the coords. How do you deal with this sort of thing and how do you interact with new owners?

From Chatroom – Excagirl: Question for the room…I have never gone camping but I was thinking of trying it at Geobash. But I have 2 dogs and I don’t know how they would behave at the campsite. How do I practice with the dogs to see what they would do?

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GCPC EPISODE 401 – Updates On OpenCaching NA with DudleyGrunt

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Streamed live on May 6, 2015

In tonight’s episode of the Geocaching Podcast:
Special Guest Host Dave Self aka DudleyGrunt tells us what is going on with OpenCaching North America and other geocaching endevours.

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Show Notes Episode 401

SPECIAL GUEST HOST: DudleyGrunt, otherwise known as Dave Self

A Notice From Geocaching.com HQ

Over the next few months, we’ll all be going on a geocaching journey to celebrate 15 years of geocaching. You’ll have the opportunity to complete five geocaching quests, each of which will earn you a special souvenir for your geocaching profile. Complete all five and you’ll earn a sixth, extra special souvenir.

After each quest begins, you’ll be able to complete it and earn your souvenir until September 2, 2015. So pack your bag, load up on snacks and set your road trip playlist, because here are your quests and their start dates:

June 19 – Sept 2: Find a geocache with 10 or more Favorite Points
July 3 – Sept 2: Attend an Event, Mega-Event or Giga-Event
July 17 – Sept 2: Find a T5 or D5 geocache
July 31 – Sept 2: Find an EarthCache or attend a CITO
August 14 – Sept 2: Find a Mystery Cache

From DudleyGrunt

For show notes:
OCNA – www.opencaching.us
Blog – http://blog.opencaching.us/%3Fp%3D1970

TerraCaching – www.terracaching.com
2015 Walk to Defeat ALS Cyber Cache – http://www.terracaching.com/Cache/
Walk to Defeat ALS – Ben’s Buddies – http://www.tinyurl.com/bensbuddies2015
St Baldrick’s 2015 Cyber Cache – http://www.terracaching.com/Cache/CC95SY
Team OConnells Fundraising Page – https://www.stbaldricks.org/teams/TeamOConnellz2015
Geocachers Unlimed FB – https://www.facebook.com/groups/gc.unlimited/
Geocachers Unlimted G+ – https://plus.google.com/b/105486200034964642815/105486200034964642815/about

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GCPC EPISODE 400 – The Challenge Geocache Discussion

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GCPC EPISODE 400 – The Challenge Geocache Discussion

Streamed live on Apr 29, 2015

In tonight’s episode of the Geocaching Podcast:
We have two special guest hosts for tonight’s discussion.
Don Weakly aka MontanaCPRGuy and Gerry Sander aka GManSan will be joining in our discussion about Geocaching.com’s action of halting the Challenge Geocaches for a year and what this may or may not mean to the geocaching community.

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Show Notes Episode 400

SPECIAL GUEST HOST: GManSan, otherwise known as Gerry Sander

In case you haven’t heard, #Geocaching.com instituted a one-year moratorium new Challenge Caches yesterday. No new Challenge Caches are permitted during this freeze but any submitted for review (including those already published) by 19:00 GMT are available. They’re asking for specific feedback about what you like and don’t like about challenge caches only through May 12, 2015. Make sure to head over http://forums.groundspeak.com/GC/index.php?showtopic=331491&st=0 to have your thoughts considered in the review process. They’d like to know;
1. What do you like most about challenge caches?
2. What do you not like about challenge caches?
3. What would you like to see changed about challenge caches?
4. If you could describe your favorite challenge cache type, what would it be?
5. What types of challenge caches do you avoid?

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GCPC EPISODE 399 – Geocaching First Aid Kit Tips

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GCPC EPISODE 399 – Geocaching First Aid Kit Tips

Streamed live on Apr 22, 2015

In tonight’s episode of the Geocaching Podcast:

Special Guest Host Montana CPR Guy aka Don Weakly will be bringing his First Aid insights to give tips on what you may want in your first aid kit and beyond.

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Show Notes Episode 399

SPECIAL GUEST HOST: Montana CPR Guy, otherwise known as Don Weakly

More information Here:
In case you haven’t heard, #Geocaching.com instituted a one-year moratorium new Challenge Caches yesterday. No new Challenge Caches are permitted during this freeze but any submitted for review (including those already published) by 19:00 GMT are available. They’re asking for specific feedback about what you like and don’t like about challenge caches only through May 12, 2015. Make sure to head over http://forums.groundspeak.com/GC/index.php?showtopic=331491&st=0 to have your thoughts considered in the review process. They’d like to know;
1. What do you like most about challenge caches?
2. What do you not like about challenge caches?
3. What would you like to see changed about challenge caches?
4. If you could describe your favorite challenge cache type, what would it be?
5. What types of challenge caches do you avoid?

Books:

Falcon Wilderness – http://www.amazon.com/Wilderness-First-Aid-Climb-Series/dp/1560445793

ACEP First Aid Manual – http://www.amazon.com/ACEP-First-Aid-Manual-Edition/dp/1465419500/ref=redir_mobile_desktop?ie=UTF8&dpID=51iPrRc5YHL&dpPl=1&keywords=first%20aid%20manual&pi=AC_SY200_QL40&qid=1429755215&ref=plSrch&ref_=mp_s_a_1_1&sr=8-1

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GCPC EPISODE 398 – Geocacher Communications

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GCPC EPISODE 398 – Geocacher Communications

Streamed live on Apr 15, 2015

In tonight’s episode of the Geocaching Podcast:
The hosts take on a discussion started by Geocaching.com about the usefulness and possible betterment of Geocacher Communications.

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Show Notes Episode 398

Geocaching.com’s mobile app can be found from here.
https://www.geocaching.com/mobile/default.aspx

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GCPC EPISODE 397 – TAZ427’s Brazil Geocaching Adventure – APE CACHE

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GCPC EPISODE 397 – TAZ427’s Brazil Geocaching Adventure – APE CACHE

Streamed live on Apr 8, 2015

In tonight’s episode of the Geocaching Podcast:
We let Chaz427 take over the microphone to tell us all about his recent adventures in Brazil in the pursuit of the last APE Cache. We can’t wait to find out what happened. That’s tonight!

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Show Notes Episode 397

TAZ427’s .kmz trail file will be available soon. Check here for the active link.

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GCPC EPISODE 396 – April 2015 Cacher Coffee

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GCPC EPISODE 396 – April 2015 Cacher Coffee

Streamed live on Apr 1, 2015

In tonight’s episode of the Geocaching Podcast:
Tonight’s Cacher Coffee which means the discussion is anything goes geocaching style. We are also interested to see of how much of Co-Host Taz427 is tonight from just getting back from Brazil…

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Show Notes Episode 396

Not much of viewing worth notes wise this week.

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GCPC EPISODE 395 – Nemesis Geocaches

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GCPC EPISODE 395 – Nemesis Geocaches

Streamed live on Mar 25, 2015

In tonight’s episode of the Geocaching Podcast: 

Now it’s Taz427’s turn to be “On Assignment”. In fact he actually is and is somewhere in Brazil. He may actually try and get into the show but no one is holding their breath. Be safe Chad!

Anywho, tonight’s episode deals with the geocaches we love to hate – our Nemisis Caches. The gang discusses the geocaches they found the most frustrating and the ones they put out to drive other geocachers crazy. Great discussion all way round.

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Show Notes Episode 395

Not much of viewing worth notes wise this week.

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GCPC EPISODE 394 – Geocaching Travel Tips

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GCPC EPISODE 394 – Geocaching Travel Tips

Streamed live on Mar 18, 2015

In tonight’s episode of the Geocaching Podcast:
Co-Host Scott Berks is “on assignment” and won’t be joining us this evening but we still have a fun panel of geocaching enthusiasts just bursting with insights. Tonight we discuss Geocaching Travel Tips. So many geocachers have started their travels and we want you to be prepared for when you do.

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Show Notes Episode 394

Not much of viewing worth notes wise this week.

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