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Old 02-15-2006, 12:05 PM
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I've been kicking around the idea of creating a cache and burying it for a future treasure hunter to find long after I'm gone. It's kind of intriguing to think about how our hobby will evolve over the next, say, 100 years. What kind of equipment will be available? Where would be a good place to hide the cache? What should the cache contain?? What do you think you would do?
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Old 02-15-2006, 02:51 PM
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I have thought about that too. The thing is, where to hide it. As much building and new things going up, even in 10-20 years it could be covered up, not to mention 100 years.
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Old 02-15-2006, 03:05 PM
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I think my back yard would be a good spot I think it's a pretty cool idea though. Leave a note in there as well.
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Old 02-15-2006, 07:40 PM
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A plastic container (pill bottle) put the state quarter of the state you live and new nickels in it with a note telling the finder thanks for continuing our hobby. Cladius.

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Old 11-23-2008, 10:38 AM
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A plastic container (pill bottle) put the state quarter of the state you live and new nickels in it with a note telling the finder thanks for continuing our hobby. Cladius.
Do that, but also make a treasure map saying that there is more to be found! Yah just gotta find it.

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Old 11-23-2008, 11:06 AM
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Do that, but also make a treasure map saying that there is more to be found! Yah just gotta find it.
I like the idea of a treasure map!
That would be a lot of fun.

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It sounds like a cool idea. I like the 'state quarter' thing. I know I collect/save some of the current "funny money" (state quarters, new nickels, president dollars, saqagwean (never could spell that name) dollars. As far as places to hide a time capsule that might be found someday, I might suggest a "Post Hole Bank". This term was used in suggesting unusual places to hunt. In the past as many people know, some used to hide their money caches at the base of post holes that were in or along fence rows. Alot of these post hole banks weren't even attached to the fencing. Another suggestion was at the base of big old trees. Remember the scene in the movie Shaw Shank Redemption?. (sp?) "there's an old oak tree that stands out in the middle of the field..along the field there's a stone fence, directly south(direction I forgot) at the base of the stone fence there's a rock that has no earthly reason to be there..Under that stone...." Get the idea?
Ideas around your house?? Garden?? How about under a piece of garden art or bird bath? Inside one of the walls of your house.. Imagine a remodeling project years from now??? And not to mention, pipe safes. Old days they would have been iron, I suppose.. which leads me to one question regarding the earlier suggestions...
Would a metal detector, detect a small cache/time capsule through PVC pipe?

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When I was little, I buried a baggie with a few Kennedy halves, some Wheaties, and a few mercs in my yard. I cannot remember exactly where I buried it. I have not been able to find it yet! ;-)

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Funny this should come up because we buried a "time capsule" when our daughter was a baby, maybe a few years old. I remember puting it together and buring it, but for the life of me I can't remember right now. It was in a sealed container, but I can't remember exactly what type of container, it had pictures of us in it with writing on the back, a copy of the day's newspaper and some other trinkets of the time.

Pretty sad, ey? We can't remember where it is.... but it's somewhere that would be significant to us. It had to have been at least 10 years ago we buried the thing....

Wow... never really thought of it until you mentioned it... If I remember right, we buried it with some old friends who are no longer friends...

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Funny this should come up because we buried a "time capsule" when our daughter was a baby, maybe a few years old. I remember puting it together and buring it, but for the life of me I can't remember right now. It was in a sealed container, but I can't remember exactly what type of container, it had pictures of us in it with writing on the back, a copy of the day's newspaper and some other trinkets of the time.

Pretty sad, ey? We can't remember where it is.... but it's somewhere that would be significant to us. It had to have been at least 10 years ago we buried the thing....

Wow... never really thought of it until you mentioned it... If I remember right, we buried it with some old friends who are no longer friends...

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How about a bottle full of pulltabs? Might even be worth something then.

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How about a bottle full of pulltabs? Might even be worth something then.
hahaha, I would be so pissed.
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probably use a piece of PVC with end caps
Great idea RelicHound!
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How about a bottle full of pulltabs? Might even be worth something then.
hahaha i could see a dude all freaking out thinking about coins or somthing in the future opens it to find all those pull tabs.lol
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How about a bottle full of pulltabs? Might even be worth something then.
Yup that was my first thought, all plastic peanut butter jar full they might not even know what they are in 100 years
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Old 03-22-2006, 03:52 PM
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I have done some geocaching. Made 199 caches in less then 2 years. Now, hiding is very very easy. The difficult part is... finding the cache, again.

And make a cache, so that SOMEONE ELSE is able to find it.

Now, try to do this 199 times.... :P

No detector needed, just a GPS unit...

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Originally Posted by BOB VALDEZ View post
I have done some geocaching. Made 199 caches in less then 2 years. Now, hiding is very very easy. The difficult part is... finding the cache, again.

And make a cache, so that SOMEONE ELSE is able to find it.

Now, try to do this 199 times.... :P

No detector needed, just a GPS unit...

BOB VALDEZ, Belgium (199 caches MADE, 199 caches ACTIVE TODAY)

This sounds like a very interesting off shoot to treasure hunting, I was gonna get into it early in the year with my son but things sort of changed am still very interested. Some of the members from the club I'm in have found geocaches while metal detecting, they signed the log and returned it to it's location. I can imagine doing this cache 199 times, must have a lot of ideas
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Old 03-22-2006, 04:07 PM
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Bob, I'm gonna admit my ignorance. I'm only slightly aware of geocaching, but are you saying nobody has found any of your caches? How is this possible?
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Old 03-22-2006, 05:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Len Bob, I'm gonna admit my ignorance. I'm only slightly aware of geocaching, but are you saying nobody has found any of your caches? How is this possible?
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On the contrary : EVERYBODY (who needs to) finds it. Only, those who are NOT into geocaching may not find them, Len !

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Got it. Just out of curiosity, are they over there or in the states or all the above?

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