Geodog – Nano and Urban Cache

Hewwwow! Finnackles here to tell you about a geocache Momma found WITHOUT ME! But, since it is a good example of a few places to look, I told her she could share it with you all. This is number GC1XFVT – Coenties and Stone.  It brought her down in the cobblestone streets of Manhattan.  This is an urban cache!  Take a look at the link there to read the description.

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The last line reads that there are strict penalties for not cleaning up after one’s dog and the hint reads “Pizza Pizza.” So, Momma found the dog walking sign and it was in front of a pizza place.  If you enlarge the picture above, you see the orange sign on the right side of the street, right behind the No Standing Anytime sign.

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The picture above is looking underneath the sign, where it joins the pole. And in her hand is the cache, it is a nanocache, so it was really really small. Small enough so that the only thing in it was a rolled up piece of paper for finders to sign.  The end of the cache is magnetic, so it stuck to the pole and the sign.

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There you have it folks! GAME ON! Geodog Finnackles here, hope you have fun playing! I am going to show you two more caching examples before you can post your geocache experience on Friday, 8/16 and link to our linky then too.  I hear Murphy & Stanley and Easy and the Fraidy Cats have already made their first finds!!  Awesome!

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44 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Molly The Wally
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 05:44:37

    We love reading about your finds. Such fun adventures. Have a terrific Tuesday.
    Best wishes Molly

  2. easyweimaraner
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 05:47:35

    Wow congratulations to your mom. That’s really a small cache – imagine my mom would search for this one – I’ll bet she would stray through Manhattan for years!

  3. mollieandalfie
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 05:54:19

    BOL Easy, your Mom would have bags full to the brim 🙂 You guys really are having fun 🙂 xx00xx

    Mollie and Alfie

  4. jack joseph's mom
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 05:55:56

    Nano caches are tough to find! I always am looking for something bigger! Great job Momma! Thanks Finn for letting her share even though you weren’t there!

  5. Daisy
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 05:56:10

    Can’t believe she left you at home!!

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

  6. Nikitaland
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 06:01:42

    That is so cool that you found something that small. And, for the person who actually placed that item there and had the idea to use something that small…kudos to you! I might never have found something that small! WOW!

    Question: Can YOU personally start a new geo cache? I mean, can you go out, hide something, and put in directions to it in your area for others to find?

  7. urban hounds
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 06:02:18

    Very cool in the fall I think we will try that, but mom has a deadly sense of direction so we r unlikely to find anything

    urban hounds

  8. wallaceandsamuel
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 06:21:53

    that is so cool! we aren’t sure who is having more fun…you or your momma!

  9. Rebecca
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 07:10:15

    We had our first find on Sunday!! Can’t wait to share about it and hopefully add a few more to our belt before the 16th. There are so many close to us its hard to chose … LOL!! Thanks so much for introducing this great activity!
    ~Rebecca & Teach

  10. Lily Belle & Muffin
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 07:38:50

    Great Geo find Mom! That sure was teeny tiny.

    We found one in when we were in FL and the clue said something about it’s “knot” easy to find. It was hidden inside the knot of the wood. Pretty tricky. It took us a while to figure that one out but score 1 for the Doxie’s, we got it!

    Hugs,
    Lily Belle & Muffin

  11. Reilly Cowspotdog
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 07:42:56

    Mom soooooo wants to do this but then she freaked out when she saw how much the smart phones cost. We just don’t think she is smart enough to use one 🙂 🙂

  12. Goose
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 07:55:39

    Dog oh dog this sounds and looks like so much fun. I saw Easy and Murphy and Stanley had a great time doing this.
    Blessings,
    Goose

  13. Stella Rose
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 09:38:07

    Wow we can’t believe you found that little magnet in that big city! Great job!!!
    Stella rose

  14. Frankie and Ernie
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 09:53:25

    CONGRATULATIONS to your MOM fur sniffin out that tiny little thingy.

  15. Kyla
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 10:47:03

    What’s next? Nanocaches?

  16. Idaho PugRanch
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 11:10:38

    Mom was on the site last night and was amazed at how many there were very close to us! She was telling Dad that this would help them learn how to use there GPS!
    hugs
    Bailey, Hazel & Greta

  17. Madi and Mom
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 11:37:13

    MOL Finn
    your mom took off on her own w/o you and lo and behold she managed to find something…well done mom
    Hugs Madi your BFFF

  18. Blueberry's human
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 11:40:34

    This is really cool! But honestly, all I can think about right now is pizza…pizza…is it too early for pizza?

  19. Kuruk
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 11:52:50

    Cooooowooooowooooooool! Ku

  20. Murphy Campbell
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 12:57:04

    Yes we did! And last night our pawrents did not have their glasses so it was a bust but me and Stanley found something BIG and ALIVE!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

  21. Miss Harper Lee
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 14:23:21

    Wow, Finn and Charley, your mom is becoming a geocaching queen!

  22. Jan K
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 16:49:33

    Wow, good job, Mom! Some of those must be really difficult to find. So sometimes you don’t find them? I might get frustrated if that happened very often!

    • finnhoward
      Aug 06, 2013 @ 17:06:25

      Sometimes I can’t find them. I am still a beginner so I try to stick to a low difficulty level. But, today I found one that I couldn’t find the other day, so sometimes it takes a new perspective on the location!

  23. Genevieve Petrillo
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 17:12:15

    I’ve made my first find, too! I’m waiting for the 16th to tell about it, but I’ll say this – it was FUN!

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

  24. Mitch and Molly
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 18:53:10

    You went inside the pizza place for a slice of pizza too, right?

    Love ya lots♥
    Mitch and Molly

  25. 2browndawgs
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 20:45:28

    Cool find!

  26. Two French Bulldogs
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 22:13:26

    Holy crap, that is pretty cool
    Benny & Lily

  27. Dory and her Mama
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 23:57:29

    Wow!! That is awful little!! Congrats to your Mama for finding it!!
    Smileys!
    Dory, Jakey, Arty and Bilbo

  28. kirbysdawgblog
    Aug 07, 2013 @ 02:30:50

    That is so very very cool finn 🙂

  29. Lassie and Benji
    Aug 07, 2013 @ 07:47:17

    Oh my dog! So that’s what a nano is. Mommy looked on the geocache map and there is supposed to be a nano to find at one of the sites. (We had no clue what a nano is!) Thanks for explaining!

  30. Dolly the Doxie
    Aug 07, 2013 @ 09:21:12

    Oh oh we thinks this is going to be a lot harder than we thought! Love Dolly

  31. Missy@dawsondogs
    Aug 07, 2013 @ 10:51:24

    I didn’t know that Manhattan had cobble stones. What a great find.

  32. Eliza Wynn
    Aug 07, 2013 @ 14:21:11

    Very cool! Sounds like you’re having a lot of fun with geocaching.

  33. Smilewithyourtail
    Aug 07, 2013 @ 19:12:55

    Looks like so much fun!

  34. Stewey
    Aug 07, 2013 @ 19:31:47

    Very cool! Looks like fun!!!
    Stewey

  35. Gizmo
    Aug 08, 2013 @ 18:46:10

    Woof! Your first nano! I’m so proud of you…You’re starting to find the hard ones now…do you know that cachers have started making and selling “winders” for winding the nano log back up? Those tiny things can be tucked away or hidden almost anywhere and can surely make you crazy…I only have one hidden these days…it’s called “neodymium” (earth magnet) so the name is the hint

    • Gizmo
      Aug 09, 2013 @ 08:41:47

      PS…These types of caches are also called “magnetos” so if you see that word in the description you know what you’re looking for

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