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    hi guys just like to let you know i got my first cache today
    I went for 2 caches but the first had a very grumpy farmer in the field i had to skirt around so i left that one for another day. Lol
    The second one took me a while to find but i had Mrs tumchie and and my 14 year old son wee spud looking as well i found it tucked away in a crackin wee hidey hole :socool:. they were local caches not far from home.
    a nice walk with some stunning views.
    To find or not to find? That is the question

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    and so begins another addict. Just one more cache then I can stop.... :lol:

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    their is always room for one more !!! lol
    To find or not to find? That is the question

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    The close to home DNF's are a little more bearable, as you at least have a chance to go back another time to find them...

    It's the b*ggers hundreds of miles away that bug me, with little or no chance of a return visit! :lol:
    I have a Geocaching problem...
    Work gets in the way!

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    Well done the obsession has to start somewhere :cheers:

    DNF's are supposed to be good for the soul ...........








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    Well done, TT

    You'll find your 'cacher's eye' will improve as you find more and more and as you approach the spot you'll be thinking, "Now where would I hide a cache here?"

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    Welcome to the game!

    And I hope you're not allergic to ivy - I am...! h34r:

    And if you don't know why I've said that, you'll soon find out...!

    Happy caching!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tartan Tumchie View Post
    their is always room for one more !!! lol
    If you nose runs and your feet smell you are built upside down

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    Welcome aboard, watch out for the ticks ...hmmm.... are there ticks in the UK? If so watch out for those nasty little ******s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bear and Ragged View Post
    The close to home DNF's are a little more bearable, as you at least have a chance to go back another time to find them...

    It's the b*ggers hundreds of miles away that bug me, with little or no chance of a return visit! :lol:

    Hear hear.... it really niggles to get them so far away - like an itch you can't scratch
    Happy Caching

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    Tartan Tumchie, if you want to meet some cachers locally then most will be at the Langspoon event in Glenrothes on 3/4/5th April. They're a friendly bunch so go and say hi (I'll be there Friday night:socool. The new cache count is over 300 now, so its a cachers bonanza!!!


    Quote Originally Posted by DruidsDream View Post
    Welcome aboard, watch out for the ticks ...hmmm.... are there ticks in the UK? If so watch out for those nasty little ******s.
    There are lots of ticks in the UK, and their population is growing.
    Its got so bad in some parts of Scotland that I've started leaving tick removers in caches as you're almost guaranteed to have some on you by the time you reach the cache.:

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    Quote Originally Posted by JackieC View Post
    Tartan Tumchie, if you want to meet some cachers locally then most will be at the Langspoon event in Glenrothes on 3/4/5th April. They're a friendly bunch so go and say hi (I'll be there Friday night:socool. The new cache count is over 300 now, so its a cachers bonanza!!!




    There are lots of ticks in the UK, and their population is growing.
    Its got so bad in some parts of Scotland that I've started leaving tick removers in caches as you're almost guaranteed to have some on you by the time you reach the cache.:
    Hmm, is the problem worse in the north of this island than in the south, I wonder? I'm not very active now due to ill health, but in all the caching I've done and all the long walks I used to go on I never once got a tick.

    And years ago, before I discovered caching, I had a dog for ten years. I took her for many long walks in the sort of areas where one might expect ticks, and to the best of my knowledge she only ever got one, on her forehead, and that dropped off of its own accord!

    What are others' experiences?
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    I've never seen one in many years of tramping the moors all over the UK and IOM.
    When Mark and Lynn came to the IOM they asked whether there was a tick problem here, and I said "no". Of course, the first day caching here and their kids were picking them up all the time. I don't think ticks like me. Midges don't bite me (much) either. I feel really left out.

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    I got a tick while caching up in the Highlands a while back, after wading through chest high ferns to get to a cache. I hate ticks, so I do a full check for the little ******s when I get in from walks in the Highlands. It's not just the fact that they're sucking your blood, but the possibility of illness (such as Lyme Disease) that worries me.

    Sorry for hijacking your thread TT! I'm glad that you liked your first cache, and I hope that there are many more to come for you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by arock&ahardplace View Post
    Sorry for hijacking your thread TT! I'm glad that you liked your first cache, and I hope that there are many more to come for you.
    Thats ok
    i'll try and get to the Langspoon event :socool:

    i'm sure there will be plenty of caches to come there is one on my way to work, so i've planned to work sat morning to nab it as i will have no one in the van. LOL then i'll be out in the afternoon on the hunt.

    Do farmers dip sheep any more cause that used to keep the tick population down???
    To find or not to find? That is the question

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