17191Re: [CentralTexasGeocachers] TB's and Coins at Events???
- Aug 1, 2006If 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>
> > 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
> > > 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 #,
> > 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
> > collections)
> > Helpful?
> > It's a good way for bugs with specific missions to get furthered
> > "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
> > I'll be dropping our geocoin hoard into any events, though we'll
> > 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
> > old Roy for teaching me that when you fall from your horse, you
> > 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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