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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Drumy

adding friends

Post by Drumy » Wed Jul 15, 2009 10:35 pm

while on my travels i met some sound folk only thing is i wanted to add them as friends
but it looks like that part has been disabled
any ideas why

johnrm

Post by johnrm » Wed Jul 15, 2009 11:15 pm

Welcome back Joe!
Is this is on www.geocaching.com?
From memory, in order to add a friend, the friend has to have 'friend' enabled, otherwise it doesn't work.
I stand to be corrected.

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Post by dino » Thu Jul 16, 2009 4:02 am

correct :)
Some gal would giggle and I'd get red
And some guy'd laugh and I'd bust his head,
I tell ya, life ain't easy for a boy named "Sue."

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Post by kersti.com » Mon Jul 20, 2009 9:06 pm

Looks like it is by default turned off - most people don't want to be friends.

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