On this episode of the geocaching podcast we answer jersey erics voicemail about can you adopt a cache with out the owners help. We also talk about an app called 7scenes for location based games. We also talk about a new location based game that is close to what we think virtual geocaches should be and it is called Quest’ N Go
We also hear from a listener that we heard from on last show to clarify what he meant about location based games. Lafitethepirate writes in to remind us about on an FTF hunt we need to be logging the geocache as quickly as possible. We also hear from tor_selden on their way they do push notifications for newly published caches. ipodmusicman writes in to tell us he things he has found one of the largest geocaches.
On this episode we talk about how to set your self up to be first to find on that newly published geocache. We talk about setting up notifications when a new geocache is published. We also talk about how to set up push notifications to your phone to notify you when a cache is published, and how to get the coordinates in your GPSr quickly so you save those seconds that cost you the First To Find.
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On this episode we talk about what we think the possibilities are. What the future will hold for games like geocaching. We also hear from listeners telling what they think will happen in the future with location based games. We also mention about the new GPS adventure maze in Colorado.
On this episode countryboy007 and reminds us several tips and tricks that we have said in past episodes but have not talked about in a while. So we thought it was a good reminder to go over the points he made in his email.
On this episode we mention that Garmin announced some new GPSRs for Geocachers during this week’s CES. We hear feedback from John about Evernote Smart Notebook by Moleskine. DudleyGrunt calls in his feedback in response to 33Tango’s question on episode 284 about placing a cache on another cache listing service that is too close to a geocaching.com geocache. We also talk about the powerbag options to power your devices while out on a hike
On this episode of the geocaching podcast we talk about event stacking, also being that it is the new year we talk about geocaching new years resolutions. We also talk about the new Earthcache guidelines. And we answer a geocaching ethics question from one of our listeners.
On this weeks episode we talk about if a geocache container is a nano but attached to something larger should it be marked as normal/large or marked as a nano. We also chat about the new and “improved” grey icons on geocaching.com. We also talk about how a player of ingress player gets arrested and what that means for geocachers. Last but not least we talk about the retirement of geocache challenges
On this episode we talk with the3fruits about their extreme geocaches. These three geocachers hide extreme geocaches on bridges and many more extreme places all with out the use of equipment. Listen as peter tells us all about the way that they do extreme geocaches.
On this episode Vicki asks us about geocaching with kids. We also talk about geocaching as a social network. And we also talk about recycling your trackables! All this and more on this weeks episode of the geocaching podcast.
On this episode we talk with debaere about his “take me to your leader” travelbug race. We talk about how he came up with the idea and some of the troubles he had. We also talk about other basic travelbug concepts.
On this episode of the geocaching podcast we talk about the iPad mini and geocaching, We also answered a question about is it ok to log your own geocaches as a find. Mark asks us about geocaches as it relates to health. We also had a question on how to get the best coordinates and we also talked about how to make your geocache placements a little more interesting. We talked about group ownership of geocaches and how we would suggest doing that. And last but not least we talked about how ziplock bags are not the best for waterproofing your cache log.
Since this episode was recorded on Halloween we decided to talk about spooky, scary, and frighting caches. Join us on this episode as we talk about some stories where listeners met something living at the geocache that scared them, and also some other geocaches that have some spooky stories about their location.
On this episode we talk about how to best take the time when you are at a family gathering during holidays to go geocaching. We talk about some items you don’t want to forget while you are geocaching with the family. On the geocaching question of the day we hear about how many of you have geocached in a costume. Also don’t forget to call in your spooky, scary, or tricky geocaching story for next weeks podcast. You can call 206-350-3GPS and let us know your story.
On this episode we talk with the Harford County Geocaching Posse about their Geocaching Proving Ground series of caches. We talk about what kind of caches are in the series, why they designed the series, and some challenges that they have had while placing these caches.
On this episode we talk about the update to GSAK that will allow you to run a macro in the log a cache field to create some really cool information. We also talk about the update to Cachesence which allows munzees and geocaches. We also talk about a bug in geosphere with iOS 6
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On this episode we talk with DudleyGrunt an admin at opencaching.us about the opencaching community and some of the great reasons to use opencaching.us. Including some of the geocache types that are not available on other listing sites.
Links: Audio Chat Log
On this episode we talk with Rich from GPSTracklog.com about what handheld GPSR options are out there and what the best GPSR units are out there for each different type of geocacher.
Links: Audio Chat Log