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Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by rhaj, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. rhaj

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  2. Joz

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    I'm interested, but am waiting for my Godson to get old enough to want to hunt for treasure. [​IMG]
     
  3. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    I've never letterboxed, but we Geocache!
     
  4. BC_Farms

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    I geocache too!
     
  5. rhaj

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    oh ok, from what I understand they are pretty similar.

    Are geocaches permanent, or do they move?
     
  6. BC_Farms

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    They are permanent. Or, the "box" is permanent and you can change what's in them. I just find the smaller ones though where you write your name on the list. Same idea as letterboxing.
     
  7. obxWaMi

    obxWaMi Songster

    We letterbox and Geocache, too.
     

  8. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Songster

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    I've never done either, but I checked the first site - there's letterboxes in the town right beside me! I know exactly the area they are talking about too. What do you do when you find one?
     
  9. obxWaMi

    obxWaMi Songster

    I bet if you checked the geocaching site you would find those nearby as well. You're likely to find more geocaches than letterboxes. Both are great family fun!
     
  10. obxWaMi

    obxWaMi Songster

    Quote:Before you go looking for a letterbox you need to either choose a rubberstamp to use or, even better, design and carve your own. They are easy to make from a rubber eraser. All letterboxes have a rubber stamp and a log book inside them. When you find the letterbox you stamp your stamp into their log book and stamp the one inside the letterbox into your log book. ALWAYS put their rubber stamp back into the box. NEVER take it with you. Then rehide the letterbox exactly where you found it.

    Geocaches are different. The absolutely best way to find out about geocaching is to go the site, www.geocaching.com and watch the introduction video.
     

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