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Found it HoustonControl found Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Museum

Thursday, November 5, 2009Texas

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When I told the wife we were going to stop in San Antonio (on our trip to New Braunfels) to visit a toilet seat museum, she just kind of rolled her eyes, like she does for most geocaching stuff. After two hours in the museum, I had to drag her out of there! We really enjoyed our visit and Barney is just a delight!. My wife's eyes really lit up when she saw the lid for Torrajon AFB in Madrid, Spain. She lived in Torrajon base housing in Madrid for 3 years as a kid while her father was stationed there. Barney had her sign that particular seat and she was excited to do so. After signing the Geocaching Seat #3, we spotted a seat decorated for the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and mentioned that we had attented those games, so he had us sign that seat too! We watched the video he had of his appearances on The Early Show, The View, and Montel Williams. I donated a HoustonControl geocoin to the collection here and will activate it for others to discover. Thanks for the great virtual -- email on the way!

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signing the seat


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signing the seat

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Wife with Torrejon seat

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Geocache #1 seat

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Geocache #2 seat

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Geocache #3 seat

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US Presidents

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Saddam's Toilet

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Tribute to MJ

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'96 Games

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Barney and his Vietnam seat

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I know these folks!

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Barney holds court

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