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Scavenger Hunts

The first round of Munzee Clan Wars of 2014 has started. There are just over 300 clans this month and I am in the DudeClan this time with other Texas Munzeers.  I was able to get out at lunch and deploy 3 more Munzees around Downtown Bryan and one of them is a Mystery. If you scan it, you can get anywhere from 5-50 points.

Clans consist of up to 10 players who band together to play. Individual points are added together to try to earn special clan "weapons" which are special Munzees that can only be earned as part of the clan wars.  For more info on Clans, click here.  New clans start and end near the beginning/end of a month. Players can join, leave and change clans only during that time frame.

Because of the GeoGearHeads Podcast, I learned about another location-based game called Sighter. There are now a few of them in Downtown Bryan as well. It is a Photography Based Urban Treasure Hunt. Use the app for Android and Apple. Open it and it will show you the nearest sights. Arrows will show you the direction and distance of the sight.  As you get closer, you will play the cold - warm - hot game until you can get there and snap a picture of the item.  Since there are none in my area from other players, I will have to wait to describe that part of it.  When you create a sight, make sure your GPS is on and locked on location. Take a picture, type in a hint and you can type a secret about the location as well and submit. It's that simple.

I have a couple of letterboxes that had the stamps taken from them at some point. Now I had to disable the boxes so I can re-carve the stamps. Tiny details are getting tough for me lately. Time for an eye exam.

A note to geocachers:
Rubber stamps are NOT swag - especially from a letterbox hybrid! DO NOT REMOVE them!

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