March 13th 2017

When I established the forums in 2005 it was to offer a more richer web experience and greater functionality than the platform where we started this social adventure in 2003, Yahoo Groups. The forums were once a busy hive of activity and provided locals and visitors with a wealth of information just like the Geocaching Ireland Discussion Group on Facebook today.

It was a time where we didn't have the many social media platforms we have today, and it was a different time in terms of mobility and technology. There was no instant access to information, no Google Maps and a very limited base map on your GPSr. Mobile connectivity for me was a 9600bps Infrared connection from a Nokia to a laptop and in later times to a PDA using WAP.

As we moved into the social media era so did our forums users. Geocaching Ireland moved there too, and we have a thriving community on the Geocaching Ireland Discussion Group on Facebook. As a result, forum activity isn't what it used to be and I have taken the decision to disable new registrations to the forums and to make the forums read only so any information there can still be accessed.

The discussion hasn't ended, it has just moved. Join us on the Facebook Geocaching Ireland Discussion Group .

Donnacha

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by Doug.G
Wed Dec 09, 2015 7:51 pm
Forum: Specific Geocaching Topics
Topic: Milestone Congratulation Thread
Replies: 1979
Views: 134152

Re: Milestone Congratulation Thread

Thanks guys. I also used the milestone as incentive to join Facebook and the Geocaching Ireland Facebook Group.
Never thought I'd see the day... ;-)
by Doug.G
Thu Oct 29, 2015 9:08 pm
Forum: Specific Geocaching Topics
Topic: Milestone Congratulation Thread
Replies: 1979
Views: 134152

Re: Milestone Congratulation Thread

Yep - congrats to 17½ Himself... Disco forever!

http://coord.info/GC48NF0
by Doug.G
Sun Sep 20, 2015 11:28 pm
Forum: Specific Geocaching Topics
Topic: Milestone Congratulation Thread
Replies: 1979
Views: 134152

Re: Milestone Congratulation Thread

You da man Swerve!
by Doug.G
Tue Sep 15, 2015 7:17 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Geocache GC63B22 - a Chilli Autumnal Rugby World Cup event
Replies: 4
Views: 1932

Geocache GC63B22 - a Chilli Autumnal Rugby World Cup event

Should be a brilliant RWC! Loads of teams could win it... notwithstanding the most recent team to topple the All Blacks a few weeks ago :-)

Current IRB World Rankings
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by Doug.G
Mon Sep 14, 2015 1:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Word Game 1: Simple Word Association
Replies: 8954
Views: 322537

Re: Word Game 1: Simple Word Association

egomaniacal
by Doug.G
Sun Sep 06, 2015 11:40 am
Forum: Specific Geocaching Topics
Topic: Ask The Reviewer
Replies: 340
Views: 46304

Ask The Reviewer

I was searching for geocaches that had the SCUBA attribute as it is something I am genuinely interested in doing. Bizarrely I stumbled across a series of Ireland EVENT caches that also had the Scuba attribute ticked... as well as snowshoes, snowmobiles, and WHEELCHAIRS! Refer images below. These are...
by Doug.G
Thu Aug 20, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello and looking for suggestions.
Replies: 3
Views: 2098

Re: Hello and looking for suggestions.

Just spotted this awesome gadget-multi... if you happen to be in Minnesota that is.

http://youtu.be/6qf2joT6EM8
by Doug.G
Thu Aug 20, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: Specific Geocaching Topics
Topic: Milestone Congratulation Thread
Replies: 1979
Views: 134152

Re: Milestone Congratulation Thread

Tmsr completes DT Loop-3. A massive feat.
by Doug.G
Tue Aug 11, 2015 8:31 pm
Forum: Specific Geocaching Topics
Topic: Milestone Congratulation Thread
Replies: 1979
Views: 134152

Re: Milestone Congratulation Thread

Massive congrats to Sarahmur for completing her 365-day streak today! The only question now is... when will it officially end? That's the hard part. And you have to end on a *cool* number ;-)
by Doug.G
Mon Aug 03, 2015 6:51 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Word Game 2: New Word Starts With Final Letter Of Last Word
Replies: 7219
Views: 270470

Re: Word Game 2: New Word Starts With Final Letter Of Last W

Ombrophobia (Fear of rain or of being rained on). Never in Ireland!
by Doug.G
Mon Aug 03, 2015 6:44 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Word Game 1: Simple Word Association
Replies: 8954
Views: 322537

Re: Word Game 1: Simple Word Association

Wine
by Doug.G
Sun Jul 05, 2015 2:20 pm
Forum: Specific Geocaching Topics
Topic: Geocaching Road Trip soundtrack
Replies: 3
Views: 1985

Re: Geocaching Road Trip soundtrack

I notice the correct pronunciation of the word "cache" in Walk Like a Geocacher ;-)
by Doug.G
Sun Jul 05, 2015 1:59 pm
Forum: Specific Geocaching Topics
Topic: Milestone Congratulation Thread
Replies: 1979
Views: 134152

Re: Milestone Congratulation Thread

Nice one Shaun! What has been your favourite Find?