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Posted: Feb. 04 2002,2:24 pm QUOTE

Something occured to me today, about whether you should log that you didn't take a TB from a cache, or even that you looked for it and it wasn't there?

Perhaps I should explain a bit...

I went on a cache hunt in Brighton, finding three caches and giving a lift to one Travel Bug (Big Easy Bear).  However, at another cache there should have been a TB, but I'd not realised that at the time.

Looking back at the logs, I was the next logged (on the internet) visitor to the cache after it was left, but I don't remember seeing the TB and I'd probably have left it as I'd picked up one in the area already anyway.

Now, no one has suggested that I took the TB and did not log it, and a polite question was asked about whether I remember seeing it.  Which I don't, but then I was heading off out of the area and had spent a bit of time finding the cache, so I did a quick trade and moved on.

So, maybe I should have been a bit more aware of the potential TB in the cache and been more awake to logging that it wasn't there?  Do people think that a log along the lines of "The XYZ travel bug was there, but I left it alone" would be best?  What about if the bug had been there, but the stated aim was not something I could help with?  Should I take the bug if I feel like it, or leave it be?

Then, you have to say that some cachers have young children with them, and I know a couple of things I've left have appealed to people (in fact, one trinket I left in a cache has now become a TB that someone else decided to make, which I felt quite proud of, in fact) so it could be that a TB with a 'goal' is hijacked, in good faith, by someone else.

But then, I guess, any TB 'goal' is only a wish list, isn't it?

I chickened out with my first TB, Beach Bum, as all Beach Bums he's just happy to hitch a ride. :-)

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    Posted: Mar. 20 2002,8:13 am QUOTE

:) All stuffed toys in cache boxes are not necessarily travelers/Hitch Hikers.  A Hitch Hicker should be in a separate plastic bag with documents telling about his/her travels and how to log the Hitch Hikers find etc..  If you remove a Hitch Hiker you are obligated to log in the adventure and the new placement.  If you do not take the Hitch Hiker it adds to the fun if you just log in that you found him/her and give a fanciful reason for not helping in the traveling adventure;  for instance you could not get to the correct destination or even you were given a dirty look so you didn't want to help unruly Hiker, or what ever.  The fun of a Hiker is to see how far it travels and the creative stories the finder tells.  I enjoy reading the stories.  Gamma Kitt :wave
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Posted: July 19 2004,10:02 am QUOTE

hello nc-cachers,

I plan to do a nc-hitchhiker, I alreday did some tb´s.
but  :withstupid  about doing an hh on nc.

could someone pass me a link, finding out hwo to do it!?

do they just exist here in the forum? :O

greetings from germany

alex
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    Posted: July 19 2004,3:28 pm QUOTE

Currently Hitch Hikers are logged here in this forum.

We do have plans (and have started work) on the needed site updates to track them within cache pages.


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    Posted: July 20 2004,1:20 pm QUOTE

http://www.geocaching.com/seek/cache_details.aspx?guid=074f6a80-a4c0-48e8-ace9-92dedbfd4658

why doing something new, couldn´t we do it like in a.m. link?:blush:
your caches have the funktion "moving/traveling"?:0
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    Posted: July 20 2004,3:14 pm QUOTE

A Moving/Travling cache is different in that the entire cache moves, not just a single item moving from one cache to another.
The changes will be mostly behind the scenes and allow easier tracking of the hitch-hiker as it moves about.


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