[GeoStL] Re: Should I keep up the Moving Cache?

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I say KEEP IT!  This one is great!

>From: Glenn <GLNash@xxxxxxxxxx>
>Reply-To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [GeoStL] Re: Should I keep up the Moving Cache?
>Date: Wed, 02 May 2007 11:05:42 -0500
>
>-
>Keep it.
>
>It is one of the successful moving caches still around.  Since it is an
>old  grandfathered cache, it can play by different rules. Once it is
>gone, that will be all she wrote for moving caches around here.
>
>glenn
>
>
>Jim Bensman wrote:
> > -
> > The final for my Moving Cache in Forest Park got muggled.  I am seeking
> > input on if I should shut it down or replace it.
> >
> > GC1D0F
> >
> > It is a popular cache with 175 finds and 18 people watching it.
> >
> > I placed it in 2001.  For those who have not found it, it is a two part.
> > You find the first part which has directions to the second part.  After 
>you
> > find the second part you move it and then update the direction in the 
>first
> > part.  You are allowed to find it again after 10 others find and move 
>it.
> >
> > I thought it was an interesting concept.  I hoped it would give people 
>an
> > opportunity to practice doing a cache without having to own it.  Since 
>you
> > move the second part after finding it, you can put it in a public area 
>with
> > lots of mugglers.
> >
> > They will not allow a cache like this anymore.  It is grandfathered.  
>That
> > is one reason I tend to think I should keep it.  However, the reason why
> > they don't allow this kind of cache anymore is you could move the final
> > close to another cache or a waypoint.  I think they want to be able to
> > approve all cache locations.  In 2001, that really was not an issue as 
>there
> > were hardly any caches.  Now Forest Park is full of caches and 
>waypoints.
> > So it is a major issue for the cache today.  The last time I moved it, a
> > short time latter I found a waypoint about 100 feet from it.
> >
> > If they would allow these kinds of caches, I would shut it down and set 
>it
> > up in a park with far fewer caches.  But I cannot do that.
> >
> > Someone recently logged another one of my "historic" caches and indicted
> > they really enjoyed finding a cache that had been around so long.
> >
> > So I am torn on what to do with the cache.
> >
> >
> >
> > Jim Bensman
> > "Nature Bats Last"
> >
>
>
>
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