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Thread: Commando challenge

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    The Kinkys Guest

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    Hello all, as we have been kicked off the Groundspeak forum due to some charity thing and I cannot see a thread here about the commando challenge I thought I would start one, as we have teams from Devon, Somerset/Bristol and Cornwall thought we could discuss here...

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    nobbynobbs Guest

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    I can refer you all to a good psychiatrist , well I say good, he failed with me but I'm sure he must have some success :lol:

    Hope that it all goes well down there. and that any event that gets organised coincidently at the same time in the same locality gets well attended. :P

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    Your more than welcome to discuss it here

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    The Kinkys Guest

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    Thanks Mongoose39uk, we were struggling to communicate with the others, all we have to do now is let them all know

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    I see that the threads in the GC.com forum were closed by someone from Seattle with the statement -
    I am closing this thread as it solicits for a charitable activity. Please do not start any new threads about this same topic. They shall be closed for the same reason.
    I did not consider it a solicitation, more a "heads-up", what's happening locally post. It didn't say "Here's this charity, we want you to contribute to the charity"

    Oh dear!
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    Birdman-of-liskatraz Guest

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    Discuss it here - or I can add a Devon and Somerset section the the existing Commando Challenge sections at CC Discussion .. I'm happy either way...

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    keehotee Guest

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    A bump up the forum by way of a reply.....

    This is what ticked me off the most with GC - the hypocrisy that would allow forum posts containing numerous solicitations and amateur adverts for different GPS's and software, but not allow mention of a grand day out (that happens to be a charity event) coincident with an event - in an area surrounded with caches......

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    Originally posted by Lord Darcy@Apr 27 2008, 11:44 AM
    I see that the threads in the GC.com forum were closed by someone from Seattle with the statement -
    I am closing this thread as it solicits for a charitable activity. Please do not start any new threads about this same topic. They shall be closed for the same reason.
    I did not consider it a solicitation, more a "heads-up", what's happening locally post. It didn't say "Here's this charity, we want you to contribute to the charity"

    Oh dear!
    Interesting as the forum guidelines actually only prohibit Commercial solicitations but that's water under the bridge now h34r:

    Whatever, very best of luck with this challenge.

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    Originally posted by Lactodorum+May 1 2008, 04:14 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (Lactodorum @ May 1 2008, 04:14 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> <!--QuoteBegin-Lord Darcy@Apr 27 2008, 11:44 AM
    I see that the threads in the GC.com forum were closed by someone from Seattle with the statement -
    I am closing this thread as it solicits for a charitable activity. Please do not start any new threads about this same topic. They shall be closed for the same reason.
    I did not consider it a solicitation, more a "heads-up", what&#39;s happening locally post. It didn&#39;t say "Here&#39;s this charity, we want you to contribute to the charity"

    Oh dear&#33;
    Interesting as the forum guidelines actually only prohibit Commercial solicitations but that&#39;s water under the bridge now h34r:

    Whatever, very best of luck with this challenge. [/b][/quote]
    Yup, he&#39;s right.

    I just re-checked to make sure.

    Social agendae, such as charities, are not allowable on cache pages - but there is nowt to say they can&#39;t be mentioned on forums.

    Mind you as He ^ said, "water under the bridge."




    But perhaps it does highlight one of the other issues mentioned by a certain short, fat ex-reviewer with beard and specs, that one about rule/guideline changes being enforced without the caching public being told about them - though I have no doubt TPTB would deny this happens

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    Originally posted by dodgydaved@May 1 2008, 05:57 PM
    Mind you as He ^ said, "water under the bridge."
    Don&#39;t you mean &#39;water in a tunnel&#39; :P




    I hope that Eckington and Lactodorum have submitted their application form ..... now that they have all this spare time at the weekends (although the minimum team size is 3, so Deceangi will have to join them)
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    Originally posted by Maple Leaf@May 1 2008, 08:28 PM
    I hope that Eckington and Lactodorum have submitted their application form ..... now that they have all this spare time at the weekends (although the minimum team size is 3, so Deceangi will have to join them)
    Are you mad? With my back? :huh: And even if I wanted to, I doubt I&#39;d fit in the tunnel :lol:

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    The question is if I&#39;ve got to carry Peter and Dave around :lol: whose going to volunteer to carry me around :P and better still how far is and how long does it to take to get to the nearest hospital :lol:
    My post is my personal opinion and as such you do not have my permission to quote me outside of these forums!

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    Birdman-of-liskatraz Guest

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    I think you&#39;re forgetting the two or three new reviewers .. Theres a nice team of 5 or 6...

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    Originally posted by Birdman&#045;of&#045;liskatraz@May 2 2008, 08:13 AM
    I think you&#39;re forgetting the two or three new reviewers .. Theres a nice team of 5 or 6...
    Absolutely&#33;

    A Reviewer (and ex-Reviewer) team it is then. I&#39;ll expect to see y&#39;all there&#33;&#33;&#33;

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    davy boy Guest

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    Would luv to be a fly on the wall of Miss jen&#39;s office if there was,hehe&#33;&#33;&#33;&#33; :P

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