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Skywatcher
28-04-2009, 03:38 PM
For all of us interested in this how about we each decide to set up a geocache near where we live and make them all part of a Disneysecrets 'chain' of caches

Details to be ironed out later - but what do you think :unsure:

keith
28-04-2009, 03:58 PM
Thats a seriously cool idea :yes:

mumof2
28-04-2009, 04:06 PM
oooh nice idea!

mumof2
28-04-2009, 04:08 PM
so would that just be confined to geocaching people on here, and you'd have to travel to each others areas to find them? sounds fun!

Dawn
28-04-2009, 04:10 PM
Definitely.

The Disney Secrets Chain. With caches all over the country. What a challenge.

NO MICROS!!!!!!! :mental:

mumof2
28-04-2009, 04:13 PM
Definitely.

The Disney Secrets Chain. With caches all over the country. What a challenge.

NO MICROS!!!!!!! :mental:


what's a micro? :unsure:

josh.p.
28-04-2009, 04:13 PM
:geekon:

Dawn
28-04-2009, 04:16 PM
what's a micro? :unsure:

A very small caches that's not big enough for swapsies. Usually a 35mm film canister holding a log sheet and tiny pencil. West Sussex is swamped with them and they annoy me. I like a trinket at the end of my trek. :lol:

Dawn
28-04-2009, 04:16 PM
Ohohohohohohohohoh

I could release a Disney Secrets travel bug and see if it can get round all the caches. :mental:

Skywatcher
28-04-2009, 04:17 PM
:nono: no Micros!

We would need to each be given a number in the chain to hide but I thought it would be a cool thing to do.

OK will have a think and make it more formal

mumof2
28-04-2009, 04:17 PM
A very small caches that's not big enough for swapsies. Usually a 35mm film canister holding a log sheet and tiny pencil. West Sussex is swamped with them and they annoy me. I like a trinket at the end of my trek. :lol:


ohhh, yeah trinkets - the least you should expect after all that hard work! :thumbsup:

Skywatcher
28-04-2009, 04:17 PM
Or we could comission a disney secrets coin :D

Skywatcher
28-04-2009, 04:18 PM
:geekon:

from the king of :geekon: :dozey:

Watchinherskip
28-04-2009, 04:24 PM
Definitely.

The Disney Secrets Chain. With caches all over the country. What a challenge.

NO MICROS!!!!!!! :mental:

Dare we say world?:yes:

Dawn
28-04-2009, 04:25 PM
World would be awesome.

Of course our caches would contain some Disney trinkets.

Skywatcher
28-04-2009, 04:25 PM
I was TBH hoping for world :D

Claire
28-04-2009, 04:36 PM
I'm in! We have some amazing places just crying out for a cache!

mumof2
28-04-2009, 04:41 PM
worldwide? cool! :yes:

Britchick
28-04-2009, 05:21 PM
can we do something by saturday i'm off up north to yorkshire eee bah gum!

Beccaberry
28-04-2009, 05:24 PM
YES, YES, YES...a thousand times YES!!!

This is AWESOME!

Dawn
28-04-2009, 05:38 PM
And I'll put one near the outlaws in Devon too. :D

Beccaberry
28-04-2009, 05:48 PM
Brilliant idea, mate ;)

This could be very fun...we could add our web address to each cache, too...so people can visit us!

Britchick
28-04-2009, 06:09 PM
could we make a list of where everyone is going to go so we can start getting excited?

do you think we could hide one in WDW? that would be so cool.

Britchick
28-04-2009, 06:09 PM
Brilliant idea, mate ;)

This could be very fun...we could add our web address to each cache, too...so people can visit us!

YES!!!!!!

we're going to take over the world! pure genius Chris!!!!

josh.p.
28-04-2009, 10:16 PM
from the king of :geekon: :dozey:
:slap:

Skywatcher
28-04-2009, 10:37 PM
:lol: So glad people are getting on board with this :D

Tink
29-04-2009, 12:27 AM
Ooooh, I'd be willing to help with hiding one in WDW. You'd all have to talk me through it though as I haven't a clue. :yes:

Figment used to really like caching... I wonder if she and Marcus and Jordan still do?

keith
29-04-2009, 12:32 AM
It'd be very very cool to be able to leave a little message in it for the next Secrets member that came along to find it wouldnt it :wiggle:

Tink
29-04-2009, 12:34 AM
:yes: I'm trying to think of a place that wouldn't be "on camera" and would have a good chance of surviving WDW CMs. I can think of many places, but just don't know about those cameras. They are nearly everywhere!

Beccaberry
29-04-2009, 12:44 AM
Even at the resorts, Tink?

Tink
29-04-2009, 01:36 AM
I don't know about that for certain. I know they are all over the place at the parks. I would think that perhaps walking along the grassy bank of SSR there would have to be some area where you tuck up a cache...

OOOOOH! Or on the pathway from DTD to OKW!!! :yes:

Oh. Wait. I'm not supposed to be telling where it would be, am I? :unsure: :spring:

Dawn
29-04-2009, 06:49 AM
Snakes Tink!!!!! :eek:

Skywatcher
29-04-2009, 07:15 AM
I really don't think a cache will survive/be allowed on property there is a micro close to DTD though.

Ok I shall have a think and start another thread when I get a chance with some instructions.

daveann
29-04-2009, 10:07 AM
they are all virtual caches on disney and so good ones too........ i think it would be to much of a risk there.

i will try to join in too :) might give me the kick up the bum i need to get back into it :)

Skywatcher
29-04-2009, 10:32 AM
:thumbsup:

mumof2
29-04-2009, 10:48 AM
if you were to go furtively rooting around in the bushes at WDW you'd surely be at risk of posing a threat to security and could therefore end up being arrested or shown out of the premises with a great big kick up the backside and.........*gasp*.......BANNED forever?! :unsure:

Tink
29-04-2009, 10:53 AM
OK. I was just offering. :) As I said, I know nothing about geo caching, so am not aware of the finer points. I'll leave it to those of you who understand and enjoy it. :yes:

Skywatcher
29-04-2009, 11:10 AM
When I finally get round to doing the master post with undoubtedly the help of the caching guru Dawn we shuold start from the very beginnning

Figment
29-04-2009, 11:46 AM
Figment used to really like caching... I wonder if she and Marcus and Jordan still do?

We don't do much any more. :( Where we live now just doesn't have a lot of caches (unlike when we lived in VA and there were hundreds). We did do a couple over Spring Break when we were in the Hocking Hills. Plus, it's so hard for me to get around now, I sit in the car and let Marcus and Jordan do the searching.

We'd love to try to hide a cache, though.:yes:

Don't forget, if you hide a cache it should be someplace you can check on it occassionally to make sure it's still in place and restock goodies, if necessary.

daveann
29-04-2009, 05:59 PM
OK. I was just offering. :) As I said, I know nothing about geo caching, so am not aware of the finer points. I'll leave it to those of you who understand and enjoy it. :yes:

tink i hope i didnt offend you i didnt mean it as maybe you read it really hope i didnt upset you it wasnt ment that way :unsure:

Dawn
04-05-2009, 05:09 PM
Found my hiding spot today - thought it would be cool to place it in the "secret" field in Lancing where we walk the doggle sometimes. :D

Deb
05-05-2009, 06:34 AM
Ooooh, I know next to nothing about caching but would certainly be up for hiding one when this is up and running. I'm in the very North of Yorkshire...shame I was away when you popped up Brit, you could have come in for a coffee. Or a vodka. Or something :D

kazzaqld
05-05-2009, 06:52 AM
OK so I hide one around here and one of you comes and gets it?

Somehow I think I am not understanding this very well?

Do I get airfare thrown in to get the one in Yorkshire? :point:

Deb
05-05-2009, 06:56 AM
Well, you could have free accomodation Kazza :lol:

kazzaqld
05-05-2009, 09:45 AM
Well, you could have free accomodation Kazza :lol:

Oooh tucking this away for next year - I have plans to visit Yorkshire next year you know! :yes:

Deb
05-05-2009, 10:10 AM
Oooh tucking this away for next year - I have plans to visit Yorkshire next year you know! :yes:

Well, there you go!!! All sorted!!!! :D

Britchick
05-05-2009, 05:16 PM
Ooooh, I know next to nothing about caching but would certainly be up for hiding one when this is up and running. I'm in the very North of Yorkshire...shame I was away when you popped up Brit, you could have come in for a coffee. Or a vodka. Or something :D

i'm back up at half term Debs!!

Deb
05-05-2009, 07:10 PM
Yay!!! Where are you Brit? I'm near Richmond :yes:

Britchick
05-05-2009, 08:02 PM
Yay!!! Where are you Brit? I'm near Richmond :yes:

long way away- just outside Tadcaster

Ursula
05-05-2009, 08:51 PM
Could I put a cache in my house? :unsure: That way I get to meet loads of Secrets peeps?

Skywatcher
06-05-2009, 06:46 AM
As well as lots of http://www.bbc.co.uk/northamptonshire/asop/wellingborough/images/hikers_the_fast_show_body_150x180.jpg

Ursula
06-05-2009, 07:27 AM
As well as lots of http://www.bbc.co.uk/northamptonshire/asop/wellingborough/images/hikers_the_fast_show_body_150x180.jpg

stumped?

Skywatcher
06-05-2009, 07:37 AM
:unsure:

Dawn
06-05-2009, 02:23 PM
If you have one in your house you'll get lots of people wearing outdoor gear and talking geek knocking at your door waving their GPS at you. :evil:

Ursula
06-05-2009, 02:30 PM
I don't mind.... I will give them a duster while I hide the cach unner the dusty beds.... lol... kill two birds with one stone I say!

Deb
06-05-2009, 03:07 PM
As well as lots of http://www.bbc.co.uk/northamptonshire/asop/wellingborough/images/hikers_the_fast_show_body_150x180.jpg

SW, I do think you'd look better in khaki. Like the hat though. Very fetching :tongue:

By the way, I downloaded a caching app onto our iTouch last night to see if it's something I'd be into. I love the idea of hiding and maintaining one, but don't know if I'd necessarily be into hunting them out. I'll have a little read up about it all.

Skywatcher
06-05-2009, 03:50 PM
It is an awesome way of getting out and about and learning about your area - we really must do more this year.

the mystery ones can be epic quets as well - there is one in eastbourne that takes people on average 6 months to solve :D

Dawn
06-05-2009, 04:08 PM
There's a puzzle cache near me that I haven't got a clue about. I even met some other cachers one day and they were looking for it too and none of were any help to each other. :lol:

Figment
06-05-2009, 06:16 PM
...but don't know if I'd necessarily be into hunting them out. I'll have a little read up about it all.

One really nice thing about the geocaching website, is that they mark caches by difficulty...both terrain and solving. There are some so easy they're just off a paved pathway...so if you're not up to trudging through the woods, you can still have fun.:yes:

Dawn
06-05-2009, 06:21 PM
Yeah you start with a few "just off the path" ones and then you get sucked in and the next thing you know you are on your hands and knees in the mud underneath a bridge looking for a piggin' micro. :lol: