[GeoStL] Re: From the forums.... (MoGeo forums)

  • From: Glenn <gln.htc@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2010 15:30:54 -0500

All the ones on your street are good and there is no distance limitations. I 
have 80 Caches already planned. 


Via iP-4

On Oct 1, 2010, at 15:23, "Richard Sheffold" <GC-RGS@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> So which lamp posts and guardrails are pre-approved?
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> From: Glenn
> Sent: Friday, October 01, 2010 3:18 PM
> To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [GeoStL] Re: From the forums.... (MoGeo forums)
> 
> Nearly always do. 
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> Via iP-4
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> On Oct 1, 2010, at 15:14, "Jim Bensman" <junkmailno@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>> Thank you!  I hope you go further!
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>> And I really like your tag line:  "Seek quality, not quantity".
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>> May I also suggest you ask them to put who gave permission on the cache page?
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>> Jim Bensman
>> "Nature Bats Last"
>> 
>> From: geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>> [mailto:geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Glenn
>> Sent: Friday, October 01, 2010 11:34 AM
>> To: Geocaching Freelist
>> Subject: [GeoStL] From the forums.... (MoGeo forums)
>> 
>>  
>> 
>> Posted Today, 11:30 AM 
>> 
>> My usual mode of operation is to do what we can get away with until we get 
>> caught  :-) 
>> 
>> As a result, we get a lot of stuff listed to go find that all looks pretty 
>> fun and creative and it creates little if any problems. I have been caught 
>> in the past with assuming permission has been granted for this and that and 
>> not really following up on that stuff. 
>> 
>> In the last several months my rate of getting caught has gone up just a 
>> notch to where we are not really sneaking under the radar much anymore. 
>> Outsiders really do see what we are doing. Things that create problems are 
>> mostly permissions and legality issues. Conservation areas without permits, 
>> park systems and private property without adequate permissions ect. As a 
>> result I need to tighten up things just every so slightly to make it look 
>> like we being as complete as we can be. 
>> 
>> If I recognize an area needs permission I am going to ask about it. If you 
>> tell me that you indeed have permission I will ask from who, (or whom, i get 
>> these confused), I may or may not ask for complete contact info.Name, title, 
>> email and phone. In light of things, I probably will so don't act surprised 
>> when i do. I used to ALWAYS contact the parks people to double check 
>> permissions and to thank them for allowing us to hid things in the parks. I 
>> got away the ALWAYS part and would only contact once in a while. I may go 
>> back to the ALWAYS part. Most of the time they like to hear from us and they 
>> like it when we play by their rules. 
>> 
>> Remember that parking lots are indeed private property. It is illegal to 
>> stop on a lot of roadways unless it is an emergency. I am trying to figure 
>> out exactly where we can and cant stop. I know the extremes but the middle 
>> ground is fuzzy. For example, ya cant stop on the interstate to play games 
>> and have a picnic. When i was in England it was common to just pull over on 
>> the motorway and picnic in the median and shoulder areas, not here tho. It 
>> IS    common and OK to stop on forest roads & country county roads. It is 
>> everything in-between that causes the biggest problems. 
>> 
>> The legality of the "right of way" is also a big issue. I have spoken with 
>> lots of law enforcement and conservation law enforcement folks to determine 
>> just what is what. Again, I don't have the written statues but do have the 
>> rules that the guys and gals on the streets use. From the roadway to the 
>> ditch along the road is commonly considered the right of way. So that is 
>> something like 10-15 feet most of the time? maybe? I get lots of caches 
>> submitted 200 feet off the pavement. That seems like it is off the right of 
>> way. I will ask about it. If you do not know who owns what I am going to 
>> assume it is private property. 
>> 
>> Arrrg, I am out of time but I think you get the idea. I am going to be 
>> asking more questions about everything. Oh, if you submit a puzzle, also 
>> submit how the puzzle if solved. If you look at my cache finds you will see 
>> that I almost never log them. I am not a good puzzle solver I am not going 
>> to run out and start logging all the puzzles in the state. Actually, if you 
>> look at my logs you will see that I haven't logged any massive amounts of 
>> caches since about geowoodstock 2. I have logged a few but I just never 
>> really get around to it so not to worry, I will not be claiming any FTF's on 
>> your puzzles.  :-) 
>> 
>> As a reviewer, I am prevented from doing so anyway. Your solutions are safe 
>> with me. 
>> 
>> got to run. 
>> 
>> thats about it. 
>>           
>> 
>> Glenn
>> 
>> "Seek quality, not quantity".
>> 
>> --
>> 
>> Your friendly Missouri Geocache Review team is
>> 
>> Glenn (*gln),   & Mongo 
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>> How to get your cache published quickly: http://tinyurl.com/yhnva3g
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>> Areas needing permission in Mo. http://tinyurl.com/lgyy84
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