GCPC EPISODE 422 – But You Can’t Do That Geocaching!?!


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Streamed live on Oct 14, 2015

In tonight’s episode of the Geocaching Podcast:
The hosts tonight go over geocaching decisions that go just up to or beyond the geocaching guidelines. An explosive conversation for sure.

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Show Notes Episode 422

A quote from the forum: “Something many people don’t realize is that many of the guidelines are there not primarily to prevent literal damage*, but rather to prevent a negative perception of geocaching. We don’t want land managers getting the idea that some caches are buried or nailed to trees, because that gives them a good reason to ban geocaching from their land entirely.”

LINK – http://forums.groundspeak.com/GC/index.php?showtopic=335241&st=50

Burying a geocache – Mingo example
The debate of the hole was already there equals okay but if you have to make the hole is a no-no.
If you place a new post to put your birdhouse cache on, is that not in a sense breaking the burying guideline? If someone else placed the pole there, can you use it for your geocache?
Just because you have permission to bury a geocache from the property owner is it still okay to do it?

What is defacing Property or nature?
Putting a nail in a tree actually does no damage to the tree. Just because this is so should we still be allowed to do it?
Screwing your geocache into or onto something without permission from the correct landowner is a no-no

Getting Permission from the Right Person:
Another example of “You can’t do that…”:

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