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Friday, June 26, 2015

Ways To Enjoy A Staycation - GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast: Ep. 118

Streamed live on Jun 25, 2015



In this episode of the GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast: Geocaching Insights hosts Andy HeadHardHat Smith and Wife Amy the HeadHardHatress discuss several different ways of enjoying a "staycation" or in other words a vacation at home. Interesting insights and yes even geocachiing is involved.

This plus updates on the Win Thor's Hammer Geocoin Patreon Contest and a whole lot more..

Meet up at http://geosnippits.com/gsreboot-podcast/ or go to geosnippits.com and click the GSREBOOT PODCAST option in the menu to see the LIVE viewing area to watch as we record the show and also join in our world wide chat room with geocachers from around the planet.

Pre-Show starts about 8:00PM ET with the actual podcast starting at 8:30PM ET. Come join in the fun!



Youtube Link To This Episode: https://youtu.be/tz3YWR52TGk

All of our show notes for episode 118 can be found here:
http://geosnippitsreboot.com/ways-to-enjoy-a-staycation-geosnippits-reboot-podcast-ep-118


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Thursday, June 25, 2015

GCPC EPISODE 407 - Have Your Geocaching Priorities Changed?

In this episode of the Geocaching Podcast:



We discuss how geocaching started and eventually adapted over time. Not only how we geocache but what we look for and why.

Be sure to check it out!


YouTube URL --> https://youtu.be/gpkdtpHlNSo

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http://geocachingpodcast.com/gcpc-episode-407-have-your-geocaching-priorities-changed/


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Monday, June 22, 2015

Geocaching Fun With Favorite Souvenir Is Now Available

Wife Amy and I had a rather sweltering time going for our Fun with Favorites Souvenir this last weekend. In North Carolina the temps have been pushing 100 for a couple of weeks with the heat index around 110.  Nothing like air you can chew but it did not deter getting our first of the Geocaching Road Trip series.


This particular task involved finding a geocache with 10 or more favorite points. The one of which we chose had close to twenty and it was so good both Amy and I added ours as well.


You can see in the photograph how humid and hot it was while we were geocaching. Needless to say it cut down our geocaching for the day by quite a bit.



We are trying to not give too much away with this amazingly great quality hide. So when you do come out our way you can find and appreciate it yourself. Just ask us and we will email you the gccode.
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Friday, June 19, 2015

Throwing A Geocaching Party - GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast: Ep. 117

Streamed live on Jun 18, 2015



In tonight's episode of the GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast: Geocaching Insights hosts Andy HeadHardHat Smith and Wife Amy the HeadHardHatress discuss many unique suggestions for throwing Geocaching Parties for kids of all ages.


YouTube Link --> https://youtu.be/66jVTvIGf_M

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

GCPC EPISODE 406 - Tips For Responsible Geocaching

Streamed live on Jun 17, 2015

GCPC EPISODE 406 - Tips For Responsible Geocaching



In tonight's episode of the Geocaching Podcast:

The hosts discuss the dos and don'ts of Responsible Geocaching. Like do be safe finding a geocache. Do Not stick your hand in that deep dark pit before poking it with a stick....

Be sure to check it out!

We meet on Wednesday nights at 9:30PM ET at http://www.geocachingpodcast.com/live so you can see us record the show live and join in the chat room. See you there!



YouTube Link For This Episode:
https://youtu.be/GncAB0l-VKI

Show notes and audio version of the podcast here:
http://geocachingpodcast.com/gcpc-episode-406-tips-for-responsible-geocaching/


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Monday, June 15, 2015

Headhardhat's vLog - WWFM XII (2015) Great Thwacker Attack

Our flash mob this year utilized a 18 inch 2x4 foam known as The Thwacker. Each attendee was given at least one to be for the event and to keep.



In a nutshell the entire group was spit in two and placed in two lines facing each other. We practiced battle cries to intimidate each other and then the main Thwack Attack began. It was a glorious pillow fight like epic battle with everyone laughing and giving some very therapeutic THWACKS.



YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/eWtTVmd68Cc



WWFM XII - The Great Thwacker Attack



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Friday, June 12, 2015

Understanding Geocaching Mobile Apps - GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast: Ep. 116


Streamed live on Jun 11, 2015



In this episode of the GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast: Geocaching Insights hosts Andy HeadHardHat Smith and Wife Amy the HeadHardHatress discuss the most wanted features and differences with geocaching mobile apps. Why are they so much more popular now than GPSr handheld units and what can you expect from them? Also we discussed the upcoming WWFM 12 geocaching event that we are hosting on June 13th, 2015 known as the Thwacker Attack. Which of course started one in the GeoSnippits studio. Tons of fun.

Meet up at http://geosnippits.com/gsreboot-podcast/ or go to geosnippits.com and click the GSREBOOT PODCAST option in the menu to see the LIVE viewing area to watch as we record the show and also join in our world wide chat room with geocachers from around the planet.

Pre-Show starts about 8:00PM ET with the actual podcast starting at 8:30PM ET. Come join in the fun!

#geosnippits #geocaching #Podcast #headhardhat


Youtube Link To This Episode:
https://youtu.be/LmDTuc027pw

Link To Our Show Notes, audio podcast and videocast for this episode:
http://geosnippitsreboot.com/understanding-geocaching-mobile-apps-geosnippits-reboot-podcast-ep-116


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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Win Thor's Hammer Geocoin - Patreon Contest

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THOR'S HAMMER GEOCOIN PATREON CONTEST


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BECOME A PATRON OF OUR SHOW TO WIN! DETAILS BELOW. Starting Thursday June 11th, 2015 with the drawing held on July 9th, 2015 during the GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast. 8:30PM ET. You can view it by going to http://geosnippits.com/gsreboot-podcast/ as we record the show LIVE!

 

This seven ounce geocoin should be more correctly named as "geo-scupture" with the amount of heft that it bestows.  It is a geocoin enthusiasts dream to have one of these in their collection and now you can actually win one. Here's how.
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Become a Patron of our show which makes you a contributing member of the GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast Universe.  This states that you care enough about our show to help keep it running with financial support. In return you automatically become eligible to patron contests like this one but also gain a host of rewards that you may received when joining up. The Patreon Rewards are as follows. You choose the number of weeks you want to contribute.
  • $1.00 usd a week for a minimum of 52 weeks (or a $52 one time donation) you receive a GSRP Pathtag and the below rewards.
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  • Automatic entry into any Patreon contests.
Simply choose your reward and start reaping the rewards of being a Patreon member. As a Patron of the show you are automatically added one entry into the drawing.  You can gain additional entries by doing any of the following: This is a fund raiser after all. For every dollar you donate to paypal below. You will receive an extra entry into the drawing. Note you must be a Patreon / Patron to be eligible to win. If you are not a patron please go to https:www.patreon.com/headhardhat to sign up. For every extra dollar donated gets you an extra entry in the Win Thor's Hammer Geocoin Contest Use your Paypal or Credit Card by clicking our link below.

 
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Friday, June 5, 2015

Helpful Geocaching Websites - GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast: Ep. 115

Streamed live on Jun 4, 2015



In tonight's episode of the GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast: Geocaching Insights hosts Andy HeadHardHat Smith and Wife Amy the HeadHardHatress discuss helpful geocaching websites. Not listing sites mind you but other websites you might find useful in your geocaching endeavors.


YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/bxIYsq409CQ

For all of this episode link and show notes you can get it here:
http://geosnippitsreboot.com/geosnippits-reboot-pre-show-patron-podcast-for-episode-115

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

GeoWoodstock XIII - Registration and Silver Package Unbagging

Published on May 30, 2015



Come with Andy HeadHardHat Smith and Wife Amy to see what registration is like at a Mega Geocaching Event. This was the smoothest and quickest I have seen at a GeoWoodstock Event. Also see the Silver Package unbagging and all the goodies there in.


YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/fTz0gUB7bq4

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Sunday, May 31, 2015

GEOWOODSTOCK HEADHARDHAT INTERVIEW! with THE GEOCACHING VLOGGER

GEOWOODSTOCK HEADHARDHAT INTERVIEW! with THE GEOCACHING VLOGGER

It was an extremely nice day for pre-registration of the largest USA geocaching event known as GeoWoodstock XIII. This year being held in Boonsboro, Maryland. Over 4000 people are expected to attend the May 23rd, 2015 extravaganza. Though at this moment it was a time for getting things setup and kicking back. A perfect time for an interview.



When geocaching worlds collide! Joshua the Geocaching Vlogger and The Hardhats get together anything can happen.



Check out this amazing fun interview.


Here is the link to the YouTube Video:
https://youtu.be/4hhW5ZsXM18


You can find all of Joshua the Geocaching Vlogger videos here:
https://www.youtube.com/user/mngeocaching




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Friday, May 29, 2015

GeoWoodstock XIII Recap - GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast: Ep. 114

GeoWoodstock XIII Recap - GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast: Ep. 114



Streamed live on May 28, 2015

In this episode of the GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast: Geocaching Insights hosts Andy HeadHardHat Smith and Wife Amy the HeadHardHatress discuss what happened at GeoWoodstock XIII. What did they experience? What worked? What didn't work?

All this and so much more.


The YouTube Video - https://youtu.be/304CtG68IKY

The audio version of this episode and show notes are available here:
http://geosnippitsreboot.com/geowoodstock-xiii-recap-geosnippits-reboot-podcast-ep-114


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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast at GeoWoodstock XIII

Recorded Live on May 23rd, 2015 in Boonsboro, MD.

















The GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast recorded LIVE.

Hosts Andy Headhardhat Smith and Wife Amy the Headhardhatress give their account of GeoWoodstock XIII.

This is the largest geocaching event in the United States with many of it's splendor described in word, photo and on video. This will make a wonderful keepsake for those who attended this event and a fine visual for geocachers who couldn't make it.

Enjoy.



Link to the YouTube Version:
https://youtu.be/7bdwIPEEyAk

#geowoodstock #geowoodstock XIII #geowoodstock 2015 #GeoSnippits #HeadHardHat #Podcast #Geocaching
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

GeoWoodstock XIII - A GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast Post Event Teaser

GeoWoodstock XIII - A GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast Post Event Teaser



Well we promised some highlights of just some of the experiences we had with GeoWoodstock XIII. Here is a short teaser showing a small glimpse into this amazing geocaching event. For more information. Check out The Geocaching Podcast and the GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast for more details. Thanks for watching. #GeoSnippits #GeoWoodstock #GeoWoodstock XIII #GWXII #headhardhat



YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/ffsz0c06Irs


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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

What is Red Nose Day - May 21, 2015? HeadHardHat and Wife Amy Chip In - Why Don't You?

On Thursday, May 21st, 2015, Wife Amy and myself will be heading north towards Maryland for this year's largest US geocaching event - GeoWoodstock XIII.



That Thursday is also the first Red Nose Day for the United States. Started in the UK with the Comic Relief UK team. They have strived to help bring awareness for many poverty related issues. The United Stated is now also getting involved. Including a three hour special on NBC.

So long story short, on 5/21/2015 you will be seeing many photos being sent to our blog and social media pages with us wearing red noses. It is a way for us to also help bring awareness to this amazing opportunity to help others. So keep an eye out, we plan on having a blast with this.

You can get more information about Red Nose Day here:
https://www.rednoseday.com/what-is-red-nose-day

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Geocaching Quick Tips: Prepare For The Summer Sun and Pests

It is that time of year again here in North Carolina. The cool spring time temps have given way to summertime heat. With it comes exposure to the sun and insects, geocachers need to protect themselves and minimize some of this season's hazards.



The Sun and Sunblock:

This weekend Wife Amy and I will be going to GeoWoodstock XIII and even though the temps will be a bit cooler - around 80 during the day. We still will be out in the sun a lot for several days. Having a good sun block is a necessity.  From everything that I have read, if you are going to be outside for more than two hours you should have a sunblock with an SPF (Sun Protection Factor) of 30.  You can go into all the articles out there in the Interwebs that say higher than 30 doesn't really do anything more but that decision is totally up to you. The idea is you don't want to become a red lobster when at a geocaching event or just being outside.  It's better to be protected than not. This goes double if you have kids with you.

Insect Repellant:

All of the events will be outside this year at GeoWoodstock and several are outside and at night. A fantastic time for mosquitos to be out on the hunt. Want to take a guess as to who is going to be their main meal for the day? Well you of course if you don't have some protection applied. Not to mention all the other creepy crawlies as well. Ticks and chiggers are the bane of many a geocacher so if you can do something to prevent those pesky buggers from munching on you I suggest doing it.  Having a good bug repellant is best. Keep in mind that for critters like ticks a higher DEET level is necessary. Here's the thing, the higher the DEET level the greater the chance of accidental damage to you or someone who touches you. Especially when it comes to kids. I have read 30% is pretty much the max and that is for a once a day application. Be sure and check the label information before putting DEET products on children.  As for the adults, DEET insect repellent can go up to 100%. You are pretty much wearing high concentrate chemicals at that point. Remember not to put anything near your eyes, mouth, etc. Permanent damage can occur.

So remember to find a good balance between safe protection from the elements and not harming yourself in the process.

Hope this helps remind you of getting these items before heading out and that you stay safe using them.

See you out on the trails,


Andy HeadHardHat Smith
www.geosnippits.com



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WWFM XII - The Great Thwacker Attack Flash Mob


An Official WWFM 12 Geocaching Event. 
June 13th, 2015
Join Andy HeadHardHat Smith and Wife Amy the HeadHardHatress by meeting up at Lake Benson Park and be part of an epic foam finger spectacle designed for the whole family. 


Welcome To The Thwacker Attack: 

Thwackers are two foot long 2x4 foam fingers that will be the item of choice for our first time foam finger flash mob. 
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Be part of our first foam finger flash mob - The Thwacker Attack
Come Get Thwack-a-fied for fun!
Thwackers Provided FREE from HeadHardHat and Wife Amy
Come dressed as a super hero or fantasy warrior to qualify for a fitting prize (while supplies last)
More Details Here:  http://coord.info/GC5VB5W


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Friday, May 15, 2015

Geocaching Quick Tips: The Difference Between Geocaching Travelers, Trackables and Swag

With the ever growing number of items in the geocaching world that can have tracking numbers on them. It would be a good time to go over the differences between Geocaching Travelers, Trackables and Swag. Then let you know as a geocacher what you should do with them if found.

Geocaching Travelers:
These are usually Travel Bugs and Geocoins. Travelers go from geocache to geocache on what ever goal that is specifically given to them. THEY ARE NOT SWAG and are the personal property of their owners.


These toys have a special ID tag and go from geocache to geocache.
They are called Travel Bugs or Travelers
You can tell if they are travelers by the unique id code either stamped on them (geocoins) or a special tag is attached to the item (travel bugs).  These id numbers are unique to each traveler and can be tracked on geocaching.com. Many have specific goals and/or destinations they wish to achieve. All of the geocaches they enter or exit from is marked specifically for that traveler and can have the entire history shown on a map of the world. If a traveler is found you may take it from the geocache (or event), log that you have it and then place it in another geocache with the intent of helping it with it's goal. A geocacher should only hold onto a traveller for a couple of weeks before releasing it back into the wild.

Geocaching Trackables:
These items are very similar to Geocaching Travellers as they also have a unique id code associated with them. They are also trackable on geocaching.com. The main difference between a trackable and a traveler is that the items associated to the id code do not go from geocache to geocache. 

The License Plate on our wall is a Trackable Item
The aforementioned trackable items can be just about anything but usually do include t-shirts, automobile stick on's, license plates, geocaching memorabilia, etc.  Basically anything you can put a trackable id number on can become a trackable. Trackable items are property of their owners and should only be "Discovered" when logged at geocaching.com.


Geocaching Swag:
Tradable swag are items placed in geocaches by other geocachers. Most range from kids toys, trinkets, dollar items, etc. There is one exception that has an id code and is still considered tradable swag, those are known as Path Tags. These quarter sized items have a small hole in them and on the back a unique id code. These are tracked at www.pathtags.com. Even though they sort of look like mini geocoins they are not and if you find one, you can keep it. Trade for equal or better like any other swag but they are collectable.

These are Path Tags and even though they have an ID number they are considered SWAG
So there you have it.

  • Travelers "travel" from one geocache to the next and are personal property of their owners. They have a unique id code attached.
  • Trackables are items that have a unique id code and do not travel from one geocache to the next.
  • Swag usually does not have unique id codes except for path tags and are swappable items you can trade when found in a geocache for equal or better value.

Please respect the items you find in geocaches and ensure that they safely go from geocache to the next if they are travelers. Trade swag for equal or better value with what you find. Enjoy all these geocaching game pieces and the adventures they take.

For more geocaching information please check out our Podcasts shown down below or explore our websites and blog. 

-Headhardhat

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May 2015 Mish Mash Episode - GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast: Ep. 113

Streamed live on May 14, 2015



In tonight's episode of the GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast: Geocaching Insights hosts Andy HeadHardHat Smith and Wife Amy the HeadHardHatress discuss a smorgasbord of geocaching topics, go over our Geocaching Poll of the Week and last minute information for GeoWoodStock XIII.



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