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Travel Bug Dog Tag Con of 9 tails/tales

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Friday, 26 September 2014
Colorado, United States
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Current GOAL

This travel bug is participating in the 1st Annual Battle of the Bugs Race in 2014 but ultimately this trackable is designed to visit conventions.  Collect the best stories from those conventions and then add your lanyard.  Feel free to share your stories as long as they are clean and family friendly.  
This is a travel bug race of sorts but there are many different ways to win this "race" - hence the name of this event. This is not a race to a particular location but a battle for travel bug supremacy. All participating travel bugs will be launched from the event. Once launched, the bugs will battle for one full year. We will track their progress as they race toward one or more of the many goals that will earn their owner a prize.

Categories are as follows:

  • The travel bug located furthest from GZ at the end of the race
  • The travel bug with the most miles at the end of the race
  • The travel bug that has been in the most caches (dropping just to record miles will not count.)
  • The travel bug that has been in the most states
  • First travel bug to go outside the country
  • The travel bug with the most pictures
  • The first travel bug to visit Groundspeak HQ
  • The first travel bug to visit Memphis
  • The first travel bug to attend a major sporting event
  • The first travel bug to go MIA (must be MIA missing at least 3 months)

About This Item

That's puny

We have gone to a few convention over the years and have a few tales to tell.  Every convention we get a lanyard to hang around our neck and then carry the lanyard home to hang on a peg.  We think this is sad that the tales of adventure that these lanyards represent have hung limp and lifeless on a peg.  They should travel, they should meet new friends, they should collect together and share.  

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Tracking History (3401.4mi) View Map

Dropped Off 10/25/2015 Dan M99 placed it in Elvis is still the King New York - 6.85 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 09/26/2015 Dan M99 retrieved it from Three Lock Box New York   Visit Log

I picked this up on the 1-year anniversary of it being released. I'll try to find it a good home soon.

Dropped Off 01/18/2015 wendell-the-thief placed it in Three Lock Box New York - 15.09 miles  Visit Log
Visited 12/31/2014 wendell-the-thief took it to 366 Days Later......We're Done in a Flash Mob!!!! New York - 15.91 miles  Visit Log
Discovered It 12/22/2014 billvp913 discovered it   Visit Log

Saw this cool TB in the hands of Wendell. Thanks for sharing it!

Write note 12/22/2014 wendell-the-thief posted a note for it   Visit Log

Dropping it in "Three Lock Box", a cache I created for our upcoming event, Cabin Fever '15. I have added my lanyard to the collection and posted a pic of it! The cache doesn't officially go live for a couple weeks though so I can't officially log it in yet.

  • Rock Star
Retrieve It from a Cache 12/17/2014 wendell-the-thief retrieved it from Christmas Cache 2014 New York   Visit Log

Picked this up from the Christmas Cache 2014. Reading over the TB's page I will try to help get you a few more points along your race.

Dropped Off 12/15/2014 Printess Caroline placed it in Christmas Cache 2014 New York - 2,451.27 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 12/12/2014 Printess Caroline retrieved it from Land Lubber New York   Visit Log

Dug this out of the snow to move to a cache that will get much more traffic.

  • TB leaving Land Lubber
  • Goodbye to Moreau Lake in NY
Dropped Off 10/31/2014 Printess Caroline placed it in Land Lubber New York - 2,452.19 miles  Visit Log
  • Entering Land Lubber
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