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Geocaching as a maturing hobby – The Urban Cache

Current Events, Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Games and gaming, Outdoors, Security

This post on geocaching has generated some nice comments, so I thought I’d open up a related entry for further discussion. Up until quite recently, at least around Ottawa, there was a lot of “space”… NCC land, Crown land, city parks, etc. belonging to land owners who were sympathetic to geocaching. This allowed Ottawa geocachers […]

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How to keep geocaching from being banned

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Outdoors, Security

Once again, a case of a geocache being exploded by the bomb squad is in the news.  It’s probably fair to say that most people who hide geocaches understand that there is a risk that any given geocache hide will meet its end that way, however, it seems clear that some hides are much more […]

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Why the internet is the way it is

Current Events, Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Technology

Some people have heard this before, but since I now have a public forum, I figured I can share it with the world… At one time or another most people wonder why the internet is the way it is. There was a time when it was considered to be THE way of the future, where […]

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Dressing like a skank, redux

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen

This post is a bit of a follow-on from the earlier post regarding a Macleans article. It was prompted by this comment: I think this article is ridiculous. Girls should love their bodies, and if that means showing some skin(every now and then), they shouldn;t have to wonder what kind of pervert is going to […]

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