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by Gemma
Fri Nov 04, 2011 10:26 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: How Many Letterboxes Have You Visited?
Replies: 35
Views: 19088

18.5K for us
by Gemma
Fri Nov 04, 2011 8:10 am
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: What counts/doesn't count??
Replies: 28
Views: 14393

Oh Nik are you a box snob :lol: I appreciate though that the large amounts of kids boxes can end up leading to a lot of plastic rubbish if they are placed and then forgotten about. I can also see that as an adult you wouldn't be interested in collecting stamps bought in Hobbycraft - it is such a gr...
by Gemma
Wed Oct 05, 2011 10:14 am
Forum: Missing or Damaged Letterboxes
Topic: "A Stroll on Hameldown" / Curry 84
Replies: 7
Views: 6109

Cat No 35511 – 35522 A STROLL ON HAMELDON This walk was deleted on the monthly letterbox update dated 04/06/2011 Also Cat No 40809 CURRIED 84 was deleted on update sheet 05/03/2011 Hello Shirley & Colin, Can we say welcome to this Forum, with all its current faults. Len & Jenny Yes welcome. Not sur...
by Gemma
Mon Oct 03, 2011 12:55 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: NEW MEMBERS
Replies: 23
Views: 20999

Very Good call, but from my experience of Forum admin, it will not have much effect on the amount of spam we get. Hope I have got that wrong though. Good Luck.
by Gemma
Sat Oct 01, 2011 7:55 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: A message to all posters of spam adverts on this forum
Replies: 6
Views: 4024

AS an admin for a forum, I can emphasize with Nik, it is very difficult to stop spam,even with CAPCHA in place. It is also, in my view not easy to stop folk from registering & then check that they are logging on. It can be done but is a fag. Then what does one do if they are not logging on regularly...
by Gemma
Thu Sep 01, 2011 10:30 am
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Missing Letterbox's
Replies: 54
Views: 26418

Re: Missing Letterbox`s

From Dragonsword: ''Personally, I would have ALL letterboxes registered, so we know who is responsible for them; and if you don't want them to go missing, make the effort to place them deeper into the moor. After all, there is little challenge for us in picking up a box from the side of the road; a...
by Gemma
Wed Aug 31, 2011 9:25 am
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Missing Letterbox's
Replies: 54
Views: 26418

This isn't allowed in geocaching.
????

nice try!!!
by Gemma
Fri Aug 12, 2011 6:54 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Returning to 'Boxing - need some help!
Replies: 11
Views: 5592

You DO NOT need 100 Boxes to purchase the Clue List, Just contact Sylvia Moore. Job Done!!

Catalogue of Clues - £8.00 which includes postage and packing

Cheques made payable to Sylvia Moore and sent to :-
25 Sanderspool Cross, South Brent, South Devon, TQ10 9LR

Sorted
by Gemma
Tue Aug 09, 2011 3:47 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: The proliferation of 'commercially available stamps'
Replies: 7
Views: 4613

Suggest Hand cut stamps are sadly on the decline as the erasers are no longer up to the job. In the old days(well a few years ago) one could get good erasers from a well know high street store now they are plasticized and crumble.. It is still nice to collect a well crafted stamp, but how many times...
by Gemma
Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:06 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Kilroy
Replies: 15
Views: 13822

Box Hunter wrote:Oh yes, I recognise the name and remember coming across some of his boxes, especially quite a lot of the stakes.
Yep did lots of Richards Stake Series & other series also. Did bump into him once out on the Moor... Was a while back.
by Gemma
Sat Jun 04, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Missing Letterbox's
Replies: 54
Views: 26418

Re: missing & damaged boxes

Hello all, <snip> 4. Final point; we placed a note in our box should it be found by geocachers. This welcomes them and invites them to stamp and write, but it does remind them that it is a letter box and not a geo site; so not to take anything however well intentioned :So far so good :) Enjoy the s...
by Gemma
Tue May 31, 2011 10:04 am
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Missing Letterbox's
Replies: 54
Views: 26418

I do both boxing & caching. There also seems to be a second caching type activity called opencaching which is especially prevalent on Dartmoor. I think it is set up by people not liking the fact geocaching has a members-only section and they have started their own. That said, I have found 1500 cach...
by Gemma
Sun May 29, 2011 6:50 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Missing Letterbox's
Replies: 54
Views: 26418

There are 4 caches in the Staple Tor area, the nearest two are 0.2 mile apart. While letterboxing I have found 2 caches in different areas of Dartmoor that were placed but not on the website, on making enquires about these caches one was placed in a cairn and refused by the reviewer and the other w...
by Gemma
Sat May 28, 2011 8:35 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Missing Letterbox's
Replies: 54
Views: 26418

A few geocaches do go missing but they don’t seem to get the problems of letterboxing, that’s probably because they can use smaller containers as they don’t have a stamp, also no geocache is allowed within 526ft of another, so people are not going to trip over them like letterboxes in certain areas...
by Gemma
Thu May 26, 2011 2:45 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Missing Letterbox's
Replies: 54
Views: 26418

I sadly have to agree with about the GPS, but, I also think the curse of the commercially available stamps, the actions of a few "established" letterboxers and some of the local farmers are are all having detrimental effect on a once popular hobby. Then on top of that there is the dartmoor letterbo...