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Old 02-19-2011, 09:31 AM   #2476
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Originally Posted by V84x4 View Post
I just think dropping it somewhere would be cool after holding it for 9 days.
Let's get cracking!

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Old 02-19-2011, 01:29 PM   #2477
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Nice lookin' scoot!

Hey, high tide isn't going to turn our egg into a castaway, will it?
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Old 02-19-2011, 02:25 PM   #2478
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Thanks, I haven't dumped it yet. It'll make a sweet dual sport. I made that tail bag myself too. Gonna start selling a lot of them. I need to make some larger side bags next.

If you go to get the tag, there is another nice boardwalk that goes under the train bridge. It has nice DEP educational signs too. I highly suggest the scenic walk if you make it down there. The large ice chunks ice lappiing against the rocks were impressive.

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Old 02-20-2011, 04:14 PM   #2479
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Tag got!

I snagged the Nutmeg State tag earlier in the day and retrieved an Israeli coin as part of the tag, I will be adding it to the stash of items accompanying the egg:

Now where should I move this to...

Address was DEP Marine District Headquarters, 333 Ferry Rd, Old Lyme, CT.

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Old 02-20-2011, 05:38 PM   #2480
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That was quick.
One vote for North West.
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Old 02-20-2011, 06:22 PM   #2481
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Great tagging, guys! I guess the Groundhog was right, winter is just about over, spring-time tagging has begun !
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Old 02-20-2011, 07:01 PM   #2482
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Originally Posted by V84x4 View Post
That was quick.
One vote for North West.
Nye, South! South I say!!!

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I will come in to him and will sup with him, and he with me." Jesus, Revelation 3:20

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Old 02-20-2011, 07:08 PM   #2483
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East. Take it east.

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Old 02-20-2011, 07:23 PM   #2484
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How about Southeast?
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Old 02-21-2011, 12:25 AM   #2485
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How about back to Rhode Island?
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Old 02-21-2011, 03:37 AM   #2486
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I'm glad someone got it quick. The bag was close to the high tide level and I was hoping no good storms came along. Bravo.
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Old 02-21-2011, 02:15 PM   #2487
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It snowed last night so the egg and I decided to stay inside rather than risk life and limb (not that he has any limbs).

The egg was musing about what it would be like to try on someone else's skin so I obliged:
First it was banana style:

Then we went for clementine style:

Then we realized it was taking on too much of a Buffalo Bill/Silence of the Lambs vibe so we stopped.

Then the egg went to play with the dog for a bit:

I didn't have a destination in mind when I grabbed the egg, I just wanted to save him from the high tide and add my mark so I figure he can hang out here for a few days while dig out my Dremel.

I have some big trips coming up in the next few weeks but they weren't supposed to be bike trips. I may have to punt him back out into the cold before I leave unless I can come up with something epic quick.

While I'm hanging onto him I have some thoughts about "improvements", more on that in a bit.
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Old 02-21-2011, 02:35 PM   #2488
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Further thoughts on the logistics of the egg:

The writing on the back of the case that was meant to prevent overzealous DHS agents from calling in the EOD team has worn off. REI sells a small black waterproof Pelican case with a clear lid displaying the words "Official Geocache" that looks much less intimidating than a camo sack and should theoretically preclude any EOD incidents should it be found by the officials. I would also think most civilians have at least heard of geocaching and would be less likely to abscond with it if they stumble across it. I would still leave the laminated note inside as backup. I may take a ride out there to see if the egg fits and swap it for the camo sack if nobody objects:
Geocache Case

I was also thinking about dropping a Chirp in with the egg. It's a tiny waterproof homing beacon with 1 year battery life that can be picked up by a compatible GPS from about 30 feet away. This could help to prevent situations like the one in Maryland where somebody couldn't find the egg and left thinking they'd been bruced but it depends on having a compatible GPS receiver. I would also worry about non-ADVers in the vicinity detecting the Chirp with their GPS because as far as I know there's no way to restrict the broadcast to only a select few. The more I think about it the more I think this is a bad idea.

And thirdly I noticed that there's a USB memory stick in the entourage now. I spent my snow/presidents day going back through the thread and compiling a list of everywhere the tag has been (I noticed Blinkerfluid stopped updating the map a long time ago). I plan on dropping this list on the memory stick so it can be updated as the tag travels. I will post the list I've created in a separate post so you can see if I made any errors before I drop the tag again and PM me with corrections.
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Old 02-21-2011, 02:42 PM   #2489
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Originally Posted by Paco Lopez View Post

Then we realized it was taking on too much of a Buffalo Bill/Silence of the Lambs vibe so we stopped.

It rubs the lotion on its skin or else it gets the hose again.

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I will come in to him and will sup with him, and he with me." Jesus, Revelation 3:20

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Old 02-21-2011, 02:45 PM   #2490
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Here is the list of every tag so far in order with the date it was set and who set it. If you see something that needs correction please shoot me a PM and I'll take care of it. I plan on putting this list on the USB memory stick that's floating around with the egg now.

It would be really neat to have GPS coordinates in this list as they would be more accurate than the street addresses I came up with but this list took me long enough to put together as it is. Now if everyone who placed a tag could PM me the GPS coordinates of the tags they placed I would be happy to update the list. please send in the lat/lon format that can be pasted into Google Maps like this: "37.771008, -122.41175"

Apologies but for some reason I can't figure out how to post this without a ludicrous amount of whitespace between my text and the list. I'm hoping it's just my browser and it will look normal to you guys but I doubt it.

So with that, scroll down for the list:

# Date Set By Location Street City State/Province Notes
1 2/1/09 Blinkerfluid Wright Brothers Memorial Virginia Dare Trl US 158 Kill Devil Hills NC First tag in NC
2 2/7/09 B.E. Coyote Sugar Plum Bakery 1353 Laskin Rd Virginia Beach VA First tag in VA
3 2/7/09 TheWorstKind Blackwater USA Training Center 850 Puddin Ridge Rd Moyock NC
4 2/8/09 screamin injin Edgar Cayce's Association for Research and Enlightenment 215 67th Street Virginia Beach VA
5 2/8/09 TheWorstKind GEICO 1345 Perimeter Pkwy Virginia Beach VA
6 2/9/09 screamin injin Sentara Princess Ann Hospital 1925 Medical Road Virginia Beach VA
7 2/12/09 vatrader01 Flight 93 Memorial 1060 Lambertsville Road Stoystown PA First tag in PA and first tag north of the Mason-Dixon Line
8 2/21/09 800SSDuc War Corespondents Memorial 900 Arnoldstown Rd Jefferson MD First tag in MD
9 2/25/09 Wingfinxer Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center 14390 Air and Space Museum Way Chantilly VA
10 2/28/09 800SSDuc Luray Singing Tower/Belle Brown Northcott Memorial 970 US Hwy 211 W Luray VA
11 3/4/09 XC Rider Rapidan Mill Rapidan Rd & Old Rapidan Rd Orange VA
12 3/7/09 HburgNinja Seneca Rocks Roy Gap Seneca Rocks WV First tag in WV and Blockhead introduced
13 3/11/09 Wingfixer Shenandoah National Park North Entrance Skyline Drive Front Royal VA
14 3/18/09 HburgNinja Waterfall Rt 39 Goshen VA
15 3/23/09 Skyclad Indian Steps Museum 205 Indian Steps Rd Airville PA
16 3/29/09 Wreckchecker Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge Eastern Neck Rd Rock Hall MD Blockhead locked inside a gate
17 4/3/09 800SSDuc Blue Ridge Parkway Route 25 Entrance Hendersonville Rd Ashville NC Chicken introduced
18 4/13/09 UpST8 Cheaha State Park Alabama 281 Lineville AL First tag in AL
19 4/13/09 cahoona7 Alabama FM 100 Radio Tower 518 Mountain View Road Ashland AL
20 4/16/09 Bob Jr Sunny Eve Baptist Church 780 Buckelew Bridge Rd Anniston AL
21 4/18/09 catang5oh Irondale Cafe 1906 1st Avenue North Irondale AL
22 4/22/09 Merkur Man Lookout Mountain Flight Park 7201 Scenic Hwy 189 Rising Fawn GA First tag in GA
23 4/23/09 phideaux Tellico Motorcycle Outfitters 106-A Scott Street Tellico Plains TN First tag in TN
24 4/24/09 jonesy54 Ocoee Whitewater Center 4400 Hwy. 64 Copperhill TN
25 4/26/09 Shandy Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site 81 Carl Sandburg Lane Flat Rock NC
26 4/27/09 Johnny Crash Looking Glass Falls Hwy 276 Brevard NC
27 5/2/09 Ridge Runner Highest Elevation on Blue Ridge Parkway Blue Ridge Parkway Cullowhee NC
28 5/3/09 Shandy Crescent Mountain Vineyards 10 Road of Vines Travelers Rest SC First tag in SC
29 5/4/09 cbolling Major Rudolf Anderson Jr Memorial F-86 Sabre Jet Ridgeland Dr Greenville SC
30 5/9/09 some kid Mammoth Cave National Park 1 Mammoth Cave Parkway Mammoth Cave KY First tag in KY
31 5/18/09 haystack High Point New Jersey 1480 Route 23 Sussex NJ First time in NJ and highest point in NJ
32 5/19/09 rags_splat Times Square Broadway New York NY First time in NY
33 5/21/09 urbanXcountry Astroland 1000 Surf Avenue New York NY Chicken lost
34 5/22/09 T.F.M. Hudson Valley Fois Gras 80 Brooks Road Ferndale NY Egg introduced
35 5/24/09 amadvikingjr New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial 1 Memorial Lane Holmdel NJ
36 5/25/09 docgonzo Fort Nonsense US 202 Morristown NJ DucGonzo introduced
37 5/27/09 cyclejohn Calvary Baptist Church 1616 West 2nd Street Chester PA Blockhead united with egg and Ducgonzo
38 5/30/09 RedPower Freemansburg Hillclimb Riverside Dr Freemansburg PA DucGonzo removed
39 6/4/09 pigmo Chinese American Veterans Memorial S Archer Av Chicago IL First tag in IL and Blockhead removed
40 6/14/09 HOT DAMN! Brown County State Park Abe Martin Lodge 1801 S.R. 46 E Nashville IN First tag in IN
41 6/17/09 oPAULo Hanging Rock Cragmon St Madison IN
42 6/27/09 ST_Ranger Cornish-Windson Bridge Cornish Toll Bridge Rd Cornish NH First tag in NH
43 6/30/09 whizzerwheel West Quoddy Head Lighthouse Quoddy Head Rd Lubec ME First tag in ME and easternmost point in US
44 7/6/09 WhistlingFool Mt Washington Summit Mt Washington Auto Road Sargent's Purchase NH Highest point in NH
45 7/13/09 EvilClown Mont-Saint-Joseph Chemin de la Chapelle Mont Megantic National Park QC First tag in QC and first tag outside the US and first tag in Canada
46 7/26/09 Squidmark Entrance Station Rt 385 Mt Carleton Provincial Park NB First tag in NB
47 8/26/09 ULELUZE Algonquin Provincial Park Entrance Brent Rd Brent ON First time in ON
48 8/28/09 DOGSROOT Ireland Park 5 Eireann Quay Toronto ON ON provincial capital
49 8/29/09 ULELUZE Canadian History Wall Mural Yonge St Aurora ON
50 9/1/09 DOGSROOT R.C. Harris Filtration Plant Queen St E Toronto ON
51 9/6/09 Z1Krob Creemore Jail Mill St Creemore ON
52 9/20/09 Pete O Static Trough Creek State Park PA 994 Entriken PA
53 9/27/09 madmaximum Goddard Space Flight Center 8800 Greenbelt Rd Greenbelt MD
54 10/16/09 Beef Surrender Field Water St Yorktown VA
55 10/20/09 TheWorstKind Nimmo Methodist Church 2200 Princess Anne Road Virginia Beach VA
56 10/24/09 screaming injin St. Luke's Church 14477 Benn's Church Blvd Smithfield VA
57 10/26/09 UpST8 Hollywood Cemetery 412 S Cherry St Richmond VA VA state capital
58 11/6/09 hackhawk Fenwick Island State Park Route 1 Fenwick DE First tag in DE
59 11/9/09 02TAC Mason-Dixon Tangent Line Mile 0 Delmar Rd Delmar MD
60 11/13/09 Wreckchecker Bob's BMW 10720 Guilford Rd Jessup MD
61 11/18/09 cyclejohn Friends Meeting House 12 Whittier Place Swarthmore PA
62 11/27/09 RedPower Leonard Hill State Forest Fire Tower Leonard Mountain Road Gilboa NY
63 12/4/09 Boatman Lake Tiorati Tiorati Brook Rd Southfields NY
64 12/15/09 Digiamo Solomons Castle 4585 Solomon Road Ona FL First tag in FL
65 12/17/09 Jagdpanzer Hilochee Wildlife Management Area Riddick Grove Rd Clermont FL
66 12/22/09 ULELUZE Tiger Shark Cove Park 13800 Greenbriar Boulevard Wellington FL
67 12/30/09 SilverSTreak91 Stagecoach Cafe 52860 Alabama 59 Stockton AL
68 1/1/10 motomac Hodad's 5010 Newport Avenue San Diego CA First tag in CA and first tag west of the Mississippi
69 1/16/10 John_Diego La Posta Diner 32337 Old Highway 80 Pine Valley CA
70 1/20/10 motomac Galleta Meadows 200 Palm Canyon Dr Borrego Springs CA
71 2/2/10 1129VLD Firestone Vineyard 5000 Zaca Station Road Los Olivos CA 1 year anniversary
72 3/2/10 motomac Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum 13515 Yarmouth Dr Pickerington OH First time in OH
73 3/6/10 buildit Giant Picnic Basket 1500 East Main St Newark OH
74 3/8/10 mynamewasmud Terra Cotta Vineyards 2285 Rix Mills Rd New Concord OH
75 3/9/10 Just GO! Lookout Point Bellevue St Marietta OH
76 3/20/10 Ratmax Hawk's Nest New York State Route 97 Deerpark NY
77 3/21/10 amadvikingjr Charles M Hankins Park Camden Ave and Bay Blvd Lavallette NJ
78 4/5/10 WPurn Croton Reservoir Aqueduct Road Ossining NY
79 4/15/10 Digiamo Moonshine Store N 600th St Moonshine IL
80 4/29/10 George 99 Mankind Enlightenment Love Main Street Placencia SC First tag in Belize and first tag in Central America
81 5/21/10 SunnyTN Lane Motor Museum 702 Murfreesboro Pike Nashville TN
82 5/23/10 George 99 Center of the Contiguous 48 States Monument Kansas Route 191 Lebanon KS First tag in KS
83 6/29/10 motomac Cottage Grove Lake Dam Reservoir Rd Cottage Grove OR First tag in OR and passed through Dawson City in Yukon Territory
84 7/20/10 Patrick46 Battle Rock Park Hwy 101 Port Orford OR
85 8/8/10 wibby Pacific Crest Trail Crater Lake Highway Crater Lake National Park OR
86 8/12/10 scout18 Pine Mountain Observatory Pine Mountain Rd Bend OR
87 8/18/10 Apple Jam Ottertail Lake Green Point Rd Mt Hood National Forest OR
88 9/14/10 Digiamo Magnetic Spring Magnetic Dr Eureka Springs AR First tag in AR
89 9/18/10 klrdude650 Tenkiller Dam Overlook Oklahome Route 100 Park Hill OK First time in OK
90 9/23/10 reddirtjoe Great Salt Plains State Park Oklahome Route 38 Jet OK
91 10/11/10 RFlagg42 Point Lookout POW Camp 11175 Point Lookout Rd Scotland MD
92 10/12/10 blaster11 Mallows Bay Park Wilson Landing Rd Nanjemoy MD
93 10/15/10 EOD3MC James Monroe Birthplace 4460 James Monroe Highway Colonial Beach VA Egg case introduced
94 10/16/10 Dorito St Francis Chapel Furbush Rd Newburg MD
95 10/17/10 GSA_PILOT St Ignatius Catholic Church 8855 Chapel Point Road Port Tobacco Village MD
96 10/17/10 joints4sale Drum Point Lighthouse 14200 Solomons Island Road South Johnstown MD
97 10/19/10 scott P White Sands Beach Club 1200 White Sands Drive Lusby MD
98 10/21/10 "Walter" Kodori Restaurant 2792 Crain Hwy Waldorf MD
99 10/22/10 badguy Glendening Preserve 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian MD
100 10/25/10 JaxObsessed Hoffman Paper Mills Gunpowder Road Hoffmanville MD
101 10/19/10 Wingfixer Harris Glenn Milstead Grave 701 York Road Towson MD
102 11/2/10 Wreckchecker 12th Street Tunnel D St SW Washington DC First tag in DC and US national capital
103 11/7/10 WayneJ Maryland WWII Memorial State Route 250 Annapolis MD MD state capital
104 11/11/10 Boatman Townshend Dam 2755 State Forest Rd Townshend VT First tag in VT
105 11/13/10 EvilClown USS Albacore 600 Market Street Portsmouth NH
106 11/14/10 PWRCRZR Delorme Headquarters 2 Delorme Drive Yarmouth ME
107 11/16/10 Volta Meriam's Corner/Minuteman National Park Lexington Rd Concord MA First tag in MA
108 11/20/10 AndyCap Quarry Trail in Wasserman Park 116 Naticook Road Merrimack NH
109 11/23/10 Squidmark French King Bridge Route 2 Gill MA
110 11/27/10 Volta Fruitland Scenic Vista Prospect Hill Rd Harvard MA
111 11/28/10 DocGS Nathan Hale Homestead 2299 South St Coventry CT First tag in CT
112 12/1/10 HeyDoc Arcadia Management Area Rt 165 Exeter RI First tag in RI
113 2/19/11 akarob D.E.P. Marine Headquarters 333 Ferry Rd Old Lyme CT 2 year anniversary
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