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17191Re: [CentralTexasGeocachers] TB's and Coins at Events???

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  • Bob Chernow
    Aug 1, 2006
      If you are talking about the Badger event, yes, and I am planning on
      making an appearance. See you there.

      Russ Jernigan wrote:
      >
      > Geocoins must be activated to be tracked and that does include
      > "Discovering". It also includes your personal inventory.
      > Russ the waterweasel
      >
      > BTW, do you know about the event this coming Sunday at Duke's in
      > Georgetown? Barb (The Tygress) and I will be at that one. <G>
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Bob Chernow
      > Sent: Jul 31, 2006 10:51 PM
      > To: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [CentralTexasGeocachers] TB's and Coins at Events???
      >
      > For a coin to be discovered dies it have to first have been activated?
      >
      > Barb Jernigan wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > On Mon, 31 Jul 2006 22:19:14 -0500 Bob Chernow
      > > <bobchernow@... <mailto:bobchernow%40earthlink.net>
      > <mailto:bobchernow%40earthlink.net>>
      > > writes:
      > > > Since I have never been to an event before I need some
      > explanation. I
      > > >
      > > > just saw Semik drop some TB's into the 10K 10way. How is this
      > done?
      > > > What
      > > > does this mean? Who gets the coins/TBs. How do you find them?
      > > > Discover
      > > > them? I am very confused but I have a few coins and TB's I might
      > > > drop if
      > > > I know what that meant.
      > > >
      > > > bobchernow
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > > Bob, what typically happens is we bring our stashes of TBs.
      > > People can Discover them (note the tag #s -- without the tag #,
      > you're
      > > lost), and log them without actually taking posession.
      > > Other people swap out the actual TBs. e.g. You take Gnarly
      > Grunge Dude,
      > > drop him into the event, but take home Really Cute Puppy Mutt
      > (which you
      > > would then log as Retrieved, just as you would from a cache).
      > >
      > > Some of us bring our geocoin hoards to let people look at, but
      > they never
      > > leave the owners' possession (though duplicates may be swapped
      > between
      > > collections)
      > >
      > > Helpful?
      > >
      > > It's a good way for bugs with specific missions to get furthered
      > along:
      > > "Anyone going to Hawaii?" cool!
      > > (Or for you to just get rid of that nagging baggage, being that
      > TBs don't
      > > fit in most micro caches)
      > >
      > > [Oh, and to be "Discovered" a coin/travel bug doesn't
      > necessarily need to
      > > be dropped -- though that helps link the association/mileage to the
      > > event. Believe me, unless I can figure out a subroutine, I don't
      > think
      > > I'll be dropping our geocoin hoard into any events, though we'll
      > bring
      > > them to be admired/discovered.... not to the 10Way, sadly...
      > THREE other
      > > things going on.]
      > >
      > > It's really much simpler than it sounds.
      > >
      > > @,.-:*'``'*:-.,@
      > > The West was changing, and so was I. No, looking back, I have to
      > thank
      > > old Roy for teaching me that when you fall from your horse, you
      > climb
      > > back in the saddle and plow ahead. From Butch [Cassidy], I
      > figured out
      > > that what I wanted to be was my own man -- just a good guy with
      > a few bad
      > > habits. --Jimmy Buffett; "A Salty Piece of Land"
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
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