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#1 User is offline   Woppy'n'Jules 

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 01:42 AM

We had the genius idea of using a travelbug to choose our honeymoon destination, which happens on 22/5/10.
After sitting in a travelbug hotel (nr Canterbury, Kent) for some 5 months. The very thoughtful owner of the cache took our bug to New York, wow how exciting never been, really happy to be going potentially. Anyway after an absolutley awful day yesterday right at the end Im told an English couple have bought our bug back to Prats Bottom, Kent. Now Woppy my partner thinks this is hilarious, I might agree in a decade or so. Im sure Prats Bottom is a lovely place to some people and I have nothing personal against the place, but it's in our own county and to be frank I feel like I won the lottery, only to find it's a tenner.

Please could someone visit this cache (High Elms) and take the bug to anywhere but Kent, even Slough is looking impressive now

Thanks

Jules <_<

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 01:52 AM

*MrsB stifles her giggles*

Oh dear

That's a pity

How sad

:)

:D

I think this topic might get more responses over in the UK Forums... Maybe one of the Forum Mods will move it in that direction once the US wakes up. <_<

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 02:05 AM

I just woke up, Mrs. B. <_<

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 02:31 AM

Your TB had it right the first time around! Come to New York anyway!

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 03:22 AM

Just think of the money you will save <_< :) :D :D

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 04:38 AM

Ohhh just go to NYC anyway.....

I love the place, plenty of caches to do too!

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 05:04 AM

I was just trying to see exactly where the TB has been placed and I see that the "High Elms" cache has not yet been published.

Hmmm.

Let's hope it gets through the review process and your TB gets the chance to be picked up and moved somewhere more suitable soon.

MrsB <_<

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 05:54 AM

Hehe, made me laugh, but could be worse, could have been Littlehampton, West Sussex

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 07:49 AM

*laughs* lol, the irony

you started the game with your rules eh, you should finish it as intended its about who you go with, not where you go :D

But as it's next door, so i'll see what I can do <_< :)

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 07:57 AM

Personally I think no body should find the cache to allow the honeymooning couple to the grab the FTF <_<

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 08:57 AM

View PostRyuchan, on Apr 14 2010, 07:49 AM, said:



But as it's next door, so i'll see what I can do <_< :)



Don't do it! It's a "curse of the FTF" cache :D

I am, however, giggling in a very childish manner over your TB's current location. If only you were getting married after the start of August, I could have taken it to Antigua for you.

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 09:40 AM

View PostRyuchan, on Apr 14 2010, 04:49 PM, said:

*laughs* lol, the irony

you started the game with your rules eh, you should finish it as intended its about who you go with, not where you go :D

But as it's next door, so i'll see what I can do <_< :)


heh, watch this space :D :laughing: :laughing:

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 10:13 AM

View PostRyuchan, on Apr 14 2010, 07:49 AM, said:

*laughs* lol, the irony

you started the game with your rules eh, you should finish it as intended its about who you go with, not where you go :D

But as it's next door, so i'll see what I can do <_< :)



Yep Im told im not to divert from the rules, but anything you can do will be an improvement and greatly appreciated by me :D

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  Posted 14 April 2010 - 03:06 PM

:D

Woppy here this time...

Well... I must say a 6,988.2 mile round trip for it to end up 34 miles from where we live, with a month to go, tickled me pink.

<_<

I had been wondering if it'd make its way 34.1 miles East and end up at the cache we've got hidden in the wall of the church where we're getting hitched. Oooh, that'd be just too good a tale!! ... but how VERY efficient ... I could nip out and grab it whilst waiting for her to arrive and "job done" as they say!! Wedding and Honeymoon all completed the same afternoon :D

Well I see Ryuchan was as good as their word and that Steinbos has grabbed our bug so all is not lost for Jules! Though, I'm gutted, as I had been flicking through the Nauticalia catalogue and been eyeing up the Night Vision Goggles that I could have treated myself to if I could have kept the Honeymoon to a quick day-trip :)

Tee hee!

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 03:09 PM

View Postburtsbodgers, on Apr 14 2010, 03:22 AM, said:

Just think of the money you will save :) :D :D :laughing:


My kinda thinking!! Woppy <_<

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 03:54 PM

We used to drive past Pratt's Bottom on our way from London to the coast. I always begged to stop and have tea in Pratt's Bottom.

Just think what you could tell you kids...

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Posted 15 April 2010 - 07:46 AM

I'm kind of hoping it ends up in Titsey Hill which isnt that far from Pratts Bottom.

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Posted 15 April 2010 - 08:37 AM

I would have thought slight North of here would be an ideal honeymoon location.

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Posted 15 April 2010 - 10:19 AM

View PostHouseOfDragons, on Apr 15 2010, 07:46 AM, said:

I'm kind of hoping it ends up in Titsey Hill which isnt that far from Pratts Bottom.

I know a pub in Titsey Hill, lovely fire place and once Woppy's stomping ground.

Anyway Im happy that the bug is out of there- Pratts Bottom has tearful memories of getting lost just off the M25. I thank you and anytime i can help in our area then I will

I salute you :P

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Posted 16 April 2010 - 11:16 AM

View PostWoppy'n'Jules, on Apr 15 2010, 07:19 PM, said:

View PostHouseOfDragons, on Apr 15 2010, 07:46 AM, said:

I'm kind of hoping it ends up in Titsey Hill which isnt that far from Pratts Bottom.

I know a pub in Titsey Hill, lovely fire place and once Woppy's stomping ground.

Anyway Im happy that the bug is out of there- Pratts Bottom has tearful memories of getting lost just off the M25. I thank you and anytime i can help in our area then I will

I salute you :)



How about here...... :)

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Posted 16 April 2010 - 11:21 AM

Seems there's ample case for a Smutty Schoolboy Placename Innuendo Series...

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Posted 16 April 2010 - 12:46 PM

View PostBirdman-of-liskatraz, on Apr 16 2010, 11:21 AM, said:

Seems there's ample case for a Smutty Schoolboy Placename Innuendo Series...


<<ahem>> Schoolperson. :)

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Posted 16 April 2010 - 12:51 PM

View PostBirdman-of-liskatraz, on Apr 15 2010, 08:37 AM, said:

I would have thought slight North of here would be an ideal honeymoon location.


.... In every sense of the word ;-). Tee Hee

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Posted 17 April 2010 - 12:50 AM

I think you should have a travelling honeymoon and vist all the places the bug went to!!
However with the volcanic ash it might just have done you a favour.

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Posted 17 April 2010 - 10:13 AM

View PostBirdman-of-liskatraz, on Apr 16 2010, 11:21 AM, said:

Seems there's ample case for a Smutty Schoolboy Placename Innuendo Series...



Spot how many cachers spend hours poring over maps looking for those Frankie Howerd-esk place names :)

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Posted 17 April 2010 - 11:06 AM

View Postnatterjacktoad, on Apr 17 2010, 07:13 PM, said:

View PostBirdman-of-liskatraz, on Apr 16 2010, 11:21 AM, said:

Seems there's ample case for a Smutty Schoolboy Placename Innuendo Series...



Spot how many cachers spend hours poring over maps looking for those Frankie Howerd-esk place names :D



I am sure that you are near Titty Hill and another hill that makes me laugh very close by begining with C.
:) :D

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 02:44 PM

View PostHouseOfDragons, on Apr 16 2010, 12:46 PM, said:

View PostBirdman-of-liskatraz, on Apr 16 2010, 11:21 AM, said:

Seems there's ample case for a Smutty Schoolboy Placename Innuendo Series...


<<ahem>> Schoolperson. :D


When I was a schoolboy I think it was safe to say boys found that sort of thing far more funny than girls did.

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 03:20 PM

Times have changed!!... the other week, driving back from Pevensey with our 4 daughters, we drove through N50'51.998 E0'12.191 and it's Northern neighbour and the sniggers and comments I'm sure out-did ANYTHING me and my schoolboy chums would have come up with on such a trip!! :D

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Posted 19 April 2010 - 12:15 AM

View PostWoppy'n'Jules, on Apr 18 2010, 03:20 PM, said:

Times have changed!!... the other week, driving back from Pevensey with our 4 daughters, we drove through N50'51.998 E0'12.191 and it's Northern neighbour and the sniggers and comments I'm sure out-did ANYTHING me and my schoolboy chums would have come up with on such a trip!! :D


This never fails to raise a smirk on my face when I drive past it and the Lower version on my way back from my parents in Bexhill [:D]

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 01:47 PM

Watch this space !!!

Me and sarah from the stenbos have been exchanging emails and i have hatched a plan, just waiting for a final responce and you might like the destination :)

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Posted 22 April 2010 - 04:08 AM

Cachers around the world are probably watching this space now as the story was covered on The Podcacher Podcast, check show 265 :rolleyes:

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Posted 17 May 2010 - 04:49 AM

View PostWoppy'n'Jules, on Apr 14 2010, 01:42 AM, said:

We had the genius idea of using a travelbug to choose our honeymoon destination, which happens on 22/5/10.
After sitting in a travelbug hotel (nr Canterbury, Kent) for some 5 months. The very thoughtful owner of the cache took our bug to New York, wow how exciting never been, really happy to be going potentially. Anyway after an absolutley awful day yesterday right at the end Im told an English couple have bought our bug back to Prats Bottom, Kent. Now Woppy my partner thinks this is hilarious, I might agree in a decade or so. Im sure Prats Bottom is a lovely place to some people and I have nothing personal against the place, but it's in our own county and to be frank I feel like I won the lottery, only to find it's a tenner.

Please could someone visit this cache (High Elms) and take the bug to anywhere but Kent, even Slough is looking impressive now

Thanks

Jules :)



I see today the TB has made it to S Australia - if thats to far or with the volcanic cloud interfering with flying - I notice if you pan out the map - many places are the same name as those in UK

Dulwich - Kensington - Winsor - Edinburgh - Piccadilly - Bridgewater - Kilburn - Heathfield - Birkemhead - Camden
Spoilt for choice lol

Wherever you end up - Hope you have a fantastic day - even better honeymoon and a wonderful life


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Posted 17 May 2010 - 01:27 PM

Good thinking Bacas , but then I suppose you could get a good
last-minute offer to Aussieland.
But where has the TB been for the last month? !!!!! :confused.com(

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Posted 10 October 2010 - 01:22 PM

I know this is a hefty bump for this topic but does anyone know whether it has a happy ending?

Where did Wop & Jules end up for their honeymoon? Did they go to Australia?

Anyone know? :)

"Wop & Jules Wedding Bug TB"

MrsB

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