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192Re: What's going to happen if they decide to pick up their toys and go home?

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  • Wolf Dreamer
    Dec 31, 2002
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      why not create a texas web site?

      Daniel McGauley writes:

      > I've had my last 4 caches rejected, so I just quit the sport. I haven't
      > hid or searched for a cache for months because of Jeremy's minions.
      > They are ruining the sport, and I am proof that their strong-handed
      > approach to a very simple fun sport is going to lose participants.
      >
      > -Dan, Kim, and Ryan
      >
      >> -----Original Message-----
      >> From: David Gahagan [mailto:david@...]
      >> Sent: Tuesday, December 31, 2002 9:29 AM
      >> To: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
      >> Subject: Re: [CentralTexasGeocachers] What's going to happen
      >> if they decide to pick up their toys and go home?
      >>
      >>
      >> Mark, et al.... I too am growing tired of Jeremy and his
      >> little minions telling me how to play my game. Jeremy did a
      >> good job and was fair in cache placements, these little
      >> pinheads he has helping him don't have a clue what they are
      >> doing. If I want to post a cache on the roof of my house
      >> (granted it meets the non-commercial rules, etc...) then I
      >> should be able to do it. Who cares if there is another cache
      >> 25ft, 50ft, 200ft or even 2000ft away. Maybe there is
      >> something interesting about the roof of my house. Granted I
      >> haven't had any caches denied, but I have posted that many
      >> either. It pisses me off, because great friends and fellow
      >> geocachers are trying to add to the game, putting their time
      >> and hard work in finding, marking and placing a cache, only
      >> to be denied by some hollier that though prick that doesn't
      >> have the first clue what the cache location is like.
      >>
      >> This is as much our game as is it theirs. Without our
      >> support in placing, logging, and otherwise utilizing the
      >> geocaching.com site, they have nothing. Likewise, without
      >> their site, we have nothing. Maybe someone needs to tell
      >> Jeremy that. It's time for Jeremy to get his act together or
      >> get out, as I said, I'm tired of the little childish games
      >> and stupid hoops cache placers are having to jump throught to
      >> play the game. If Jeremy wants out, then get out, otherwise
      >> follow the rules like the placers are required to do and shutup.
      >>
      >> David G.
      >> aka FireCacher
      >>
      >>
      >> ----- Original Message -----
      >> From: <mgessner@...>
      >> To: <CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com>
      >> Sent: Tuesday, December 31, 2002 8:11 AM
      >> Subject: [CentralTexasGeocachers] What's going to happen if
      >> they decide to pick up their toys and go home?
      >>
      >>
      >> > I've been thinking about geocaching.com lately. I've had a
      >> perfectly
      >> > legitimate virtual cache (GCB841, "The Cheerful Dead") on
      >> hold for a
      >> > week while trying to convince the 'approver' that it is legitimate.
      >> >
      >> > Brings me to the subject point: what happens when the owners of
      >> > geocaching.com decide to pick up their toys and go home?
      >> Seems like
      >> > the whole game is played on their board with their pieces, by their
      >> > rules, at their whim.
      >> >
      >> > I guess I'm wondering if there is some way to make this game 'open
      >> > source.' Instead of a central geocaching.com site, have a more
      >> > peer-to-peer arrangement with the cache pages spread out over many
      >> > unrelated servers with perhaps a search engine or yahoo-like portal
      >> > helping to tie them together.
      >> >
      >> > I would be a sad camper indeed if they ever shut down
      >> geocaching.com
      >> > (on purpose or by accident). Anyone backing up their cache
      >> pages to a
      >> > local machine?
      >> >
      >> > Could we recover if the powers that be got bored of
      >> geocaching.com and
      >> > shut 'er down?
      >> >
      >> > -mark
      >> > aka lowracer
      >> >
      >> >
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