The BLF worldwide geocache! Let's get the box round the world! BOX EN ROUTE

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Not really a gps tracker, just a plain camera, every stop, the recipient takes 1 picture, and so on, until the final recipient uploads the pictures

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Maybe just an usb key, to put the pictures on, these days, cameras on smart phones are pretty common Smile

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I like the picture in each location idea!

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I’m in!

Why can’t we just post pictures here as it makes it journey.

Maybe I will do a 360 photo sphere.

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9 more places! I’ll send the box when we fill all 20 places!

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James3 wrote:
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Also maybe for each member who has it, take a photo of the Geocache with their collection of lights or favorite light and post it here during its journey. I’m assuming this will have its own logging page on Geocaching.com with its own cache number? ( GCxxxxxx)

I wasn’t going to, seeing how it’s a twisted version of geocaching, but you are very welcome to create a logging page for it if you wish!

because its not a static (in one place) geocache, it would have to be registered there as a trackable, but still can work. (with attaching a Geocaching Tracakable tag to it. That way it will have its own online “map” showing its travels, distance, etc. ( also th eGeocaching web page will have its own photo gallery for photos of its travels too.

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Sounds like fun, I’m in.

I like the idea of a USB thumb drive in the box to collect photos on.

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The USB is a good idea, but I don’t have a spare, maybe someone can add one in on the way
The box is ready To go, just waiting for the list to be filled!

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Still 8 places guys!

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Hmmmm, I noticed this is not picking up any pace. I guess the international shipping fee is too much in some areas.

Like here, shipping local is just 1$, shipping from philippines to usa goes up to at least50$

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Wow, that shipping to the US is outrageous.

We did this once with a forum for bass fishermen. We started with a box of like 20 lures. Each person took 5 out and put 5 new ones in there. They had to be popular lures for their area. It was kinda cool to see the variety of baits in the end. It went through A LOT of people all across the US and Canada.

Three tomatoes are walking down the street- a poppa tomato, a momma tomato, and a little baby tomato. Baby tomato starts lagging behind. Poppa tomato gets angry, goes over to the baby tomato, and smooches him… and says, Catch up.

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$50 shipping?! That’s crazy, the box is not that big, so shipping shouldn’t really be an issuse for most, I hope we can get something sorted to get the box en route, it should be fun, your not really loosing any money to shipping because your receiving the box from the person before you who paid that shipping, make sense?

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I say let’s get this rolling soon if no one else joins and you can add anyone else later. This is a great idea!

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I’m happy to post whenever, I was just waiting for the full 20 incase it gets to the last person and they have no one to post to

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I'd like to be in on this. Sounds like it could be a fun little adventure 

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Done!

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Bump Big Smile

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another bump, will most likely post the box to the first person at the beginning of next week, even if we don’t have all 20 places!

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James3 wrote:
another bump, will most likely post the box to the first person at the beginning of next week, even if we don’t have all 20 places!

There will likely be more subscribers once the photos and stories come in for it. Smile

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I hope so! And if all goes well a round 2 Silly

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I'd love to join in guys but the funds are not available at this point in time. My purse strings have been tied shut for awhile. All the best for the world trip and looking forward to reading about the parcels exploits.

 

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I checked International shipping rates for USPS from my ZIP code to the UK, came out to about $15. Not too bad. But if you want tracking, it bumps you up to Priority Mail, $39.95.

In case anyone from the US is wondering.

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ircalc.usps.com/Mobile/MailServices.aspx?country=10355&m=6&p=1&o=0&dpb=0&mdt=2015/03/13%2008:00&dvi=30

 

50-80$ shipping from us to philippines? Uk is further but why is it cheap? 

USPS must be trolling me right?

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ircalc.usps.com/Mobile/MailServices.aspx?country=10355&m=6&p=1&o=0&dpb=0&mdt=2015/03/13%2008:00&dvi=30

 

50-80$ shipping from us to philippines? Uk is further but why is it cheap? 

USPS must be trolling me right?

Use the drop down option to select something other than Priority Mail. First Class, which is basically normal mail, is only about $15-16USD. But you do not get Tracking Information for that cheap of shipping option.

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The box will be posted (most likely) on Thursday to DBSAR! If anyone wants to be added (or removed) from the list let me know!

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Awaiting its arrival Smile

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The box will be making its maiden voyage tomorrow from the UK to Canada!
feel free to draw on the box, write your name (would be good to have everyones on by the end) add stickers etc! do anything, as long as you keep the same box!
I’ve also added a split ring if anyone wants to add a keyring that will travel with the box
hope it goes well and ill look forward to seeing the box and its journey again soon!

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James3 wrote:
The box will be making its maiden voyage tomorrow from the UK to Canada!
feel free to draw on the box, write your name (would be good to have everyones on by the end) add stickers etc! do anything, as long as you keep the same box!
I’ve also added a split ring if anyone wants to add a keyring that will travel with the box
hope it goes well and ill look forward to seeing the box and its journey again soon!

! photo image.jpg1_zpseacqsb8n.jpg!

I will definitely add a Canadian Flag decal once it arrives here. Smile

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Think it would be cool to add a bumper sticker, something local like a national park, sports arena, or something of the sorts to the box

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