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    Posted: Feb. 19 2002,10:01 pm QUOTE

I got an e-mail recently from a mother of three kids under 12 years old who visited one of my caches with the whole family, and found a copy of Playboy opened to the centerfold that someone had placed in the cache.  Fortunately an adult opened the cache first and concealed the magazine, so the kids didn't get a quick lesson in anatomy, but mom was still a bit upset.  

Probably many cachers would appreciate that sort of "prize" in a cache, but we should keep in mind that this is a very family-oriented activity and pick our swap items appropriately.

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    Posted: Feb. 20 2002,1:55 am QUOTE

uhhh....you wouldn't happen to know which center fold it was would you?  :grinnin

I agree with you on this that people need to choose a bit more wisely as to what they add to a cache when making a trade. But who knows...maybe it was just some prankster kid that happened across it who just also happened to have a playboy on him  :p

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Posted: Feb. 20 2002,5:07 pm QUOTE

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I got an e-mail recently from a mother of three kids under 12 years old who visited one of my caches with the whole family, and found a copy of Playboy opened to the centerfold that someone had placed in the cache.  Fortunately an adult opened the cache first and concealed the magazine, so the kids didn't get a quick lesson in anatomy, but mom was still a bit upset.  

Probably many cachers would appreciate that sort of "prize" in a cache, but we should keep in mind that this is a very family-oriented activity and pick our swap items appropriately.

This is going to be a problem.

When you hide a cache, you then have no control over what other people put into it.  Unless you can get to it every day, that is.

In the modern world, would you as the hider be held resposible for what other people put into it?  I can see some legal person, on the hunt for a fee, who might say that you are!

A troll got into another site, a bit obvious from the number of posts made (which was 1) but easily identified as a troll looking for outraged responses, but who's to say that some sad individual(s) will not want to put something that they hope causes offence to the next cache finder?

The problem then will be that landowners might not want to give permission, in case someone puts something that is illegal or imoral into the cache.

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    Posted: Mar. 08 2002,9:53 pm QUOTE

I use to leave empty 300magnum shells as my trademark in my and found caches.Someone got the bad idea of leaving live ammo in caches. I have stopped this but will get a stamp instead. I have had posts saying people left tampon's in other caches. duhhh  :0o
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    Posted: April 23 2002,1:38 pm QUOTE

Quote (300mag @ Mar. 08 2002,11:53 pm)
I have had posts saying people left tampon's in other caches. duhhh  :0o

I read the log someone had left after visiting one Rochester area cache, and described finding an "item of intimate apparel" When I visited the cache a couple days later, I found a pair of women's black panties in a zip-lock bag. :0  What a strange item to leave.

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    Posted: June 16 2002,9:22 pm QUOTE

If I took my kids, wife, or potential navicache members and found an inappropriate item in the cache, that would be a problem.  I couldn't  imagine having to explain the birds and the bees to my 10 year old on an adventure. :(  This is just unacceptable! :nono                          

There hasn't been a cache that we've gone to that the items were inappropriate.  Our family has enjoyed every one.  So let's keep it clean, fun, and have respect for our hobby.  :)

I do, however, feel that if someone hid an adult only cache, it would have to be listed with a warning of some kind.  An extreme cache, if you will!  LOL :p  It would be our decision anyways on whether or not we would go on them.  If we chose not to go, then no harm is done.  To each his own. ???


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    Posted: Aug. 08 2002,8:36 pm QUOTE

This wasn't in the cache, but planted near the starting point of Rippie and my Pirates Treasure cache. It was planted there only days after the cache was placed, and only about 8 feet away from the bottle's hiding spot. I snapped picture of Issaquah Puppy posing with one of the plants.































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    Posted: Aug. 08 2002,8:59 pm QUOTE

...umm I don't get it, what's that  :grinnin

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Posted: Aug. 10 2002,2:20 pm QUOTE

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...umm I don't get it, what's that  :grinnin

It's "mother nature" & while touring the canals of Amsterdam last week, I saw some on a houseboat:


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    Posted: Aug. 13 2002,4:16 am QUOTE

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...umm I don't get it, what's that  :grinnin

It's "mother nature" & while touring the canals of Amsterdam last week, I saw some on a houseboat:

Obviously people who are trying to make their own clothes.
:grinnin

Hemp was used for all sorts of things, until growing was made illegal.  I did hear a story that the owners of cotton plantations were instrumental in outlawing it.

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    Posted: Nov. 14 2003,4:12 pm QUOTE

Quote (mikechim @ Aug. 08 2002,10:59 pm)
...umm I don't get it, what's that  :grinnin

Duuuuuuuude,  .......... I know I should know what it is, buuuuuut, like, I totally forget man......
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    Posted: Jan. 16 2004,6:34 pm QUOTE

Quote (upinyachit @ June 16 2002,11:22 pm)
I do, however, feel that if someone hid an adult only cache, it would have to be listed with a warning of some kind.  An extreme cache, if you will!  LOL :p  It would be our decision anyways on whether or not we would go on them.  If we chose not to go, then no harm is done.  To each his own. ???


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I like that idea! Instead of having your cache filled with refuse from Happy Meals, you would get sex dice and the like. Much more interesting!
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    Posted: Sep. 11 2004,2:08 pm QUOTE

Things that I do not have a problem with that other cachers seem to, especially 'over there':
 
Pen-knives or small folding knives with under inch and a half, signature items like 300 mag's shell casings or other ammo made inert with the removal of primer and powder and maybe with holes drilled through the casing making said item inert and unusable.  

What I don't find appropiate= Pornography, condoms and other overtly sexual items, drug pariphanillia , even though i have seen some very nice pipes that would be a tempting trade item, cigarettes ( though I wouldn't pass them over ha ha ha ) anything like that that would be illegal to expose minors to in any case.  

BTW.. I did once score a rather nice light blue size 36D brassier at the second stage of a local park multi..   :rock:
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    Posted: Jan. 08 2009,12:13 am QUOTE

love this, at seperate caches, a pile of silverware, silver plated, obviously stolen and dumped, and at another search a busted safe, s.o.b.'s riped the door off, would have made a dandy container. stolen mountain bike stashed in the grass, it was dropped off at the local cop shop, on the way home.
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