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Are any of you guys geocachers?

Hi! Have you guys heard of geocaching? I joined today, and it seems really cool! Plus, (correct me if I'm wrong) I heard that other BCers put books in geocaches sometimes, so think it's a nice way to release books as well!
What do you think about it? Have you had any catches via geocaches? If you are on and want to send me a message, my username is Readermax, just like on BC.

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Hi! Have you guys heard of geocaching? I joined today, and it seems really cool! Plus, (correct me if I'm wrong) I heard that other BCers put books in geocaches sometimes, so think it's a nice way to release books as well!
What do you think about it? Have you had any catches via geocaches? If you are on and want to send me a message, my username is Readermax, just like on BC.
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Yes, quite a few bcers are geocachers, and have posted numerous things about it over the years.

Here are some of the more recent posts that touch on geocaching:
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9007768
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8989752
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8960440
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/543198
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/541536

If you make a search yourself, you'll find posts on the subject going back many years. I specifically remember one that discussed your mention of putting bc books in caches. My answer was (and is) that I don't like to do that because the two activities are, for me, in opposition to each other. I WANT bc books to be easily found by anyone, but I want geocaches to stay very hidden from all muggles.
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I am. I've had some nice catches from books I left in caches - though most caches are too small for even the tiniest books, it seems. Here are some recent ones that I posted in Site Watch:

https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/541259

https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/538331

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though most caches are too small for even the tiniest books, it seems

I've come to the conclusion many geocaches don't bother reading on the geocaching site, example caches that make each of the sizes. Mintie tins are NOT small sized caches; they are micro. And regular sized caches are the size of ammunition boxes, not lunch boxes. (Or not a usual person's size lunch box :) )

Yes, I am also a cacher. I have on a few times left BC books in caches, and eventually (be patient) many have been logged. I have also found several in caches.

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I sometimes do it, most caches around here are too small for a book, however leaving BC books near geocaches, often results in them being logged by geocaching people in my experience.
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as it was a hobby we both enjoyed doing together.... But we've pretty much stopped doing that about 2.9 years ago and have moved on with other activities.

Most of the geocaches we found were too small to place books inside of... There were a couple of large geocaches I left books inside of, but they were never claimed by other geocachers.
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and if the cache is big enough I will put books into them.
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I try...

but am still really a beginner. I have only released one little book in a GC, and it has 3 hops in Germany! http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13552597/

I have lots of tiny happy meal books hoarded but I haven't found a small label in German that I'm totally happy with...

Have you joined the Bookcrossing Geocachers Facebook Group? Sometimes cache catches are posted there. :)
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Me too!

I love geocaching and do keep some 'small' books for placing in the larger caches, although don't get many journals from it. But I'll always take some books to hang on stiles, fences or to tie in trees along the caching route and they often do get journals - one walk, two hobbies satisfied :)

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