chringuyen86

What is a benchmark?

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I am currently at work and was on the geocaching website and came across benchmark. I wanted to know what they are and all the fun stuff about them.

 

Thanks!!!

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Its this thing that causes a rational geocacher to go buy a metal detector, use it one time, and then put it on a hook in their garage.  LOL  (Not that there's anything wrong with that).

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I've used it like four times now -- and found 3 benchmarks.

 

And it's on a hook in the hall closet...

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What?  I wasn't talking about you!  :angel:

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I've used it like four times now -- and found 3 benchmarks.

And it's on a hook in the hall closet...

Found 10 beer pull tabs with mine and it now doubles as a coat rack. :(

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LOL  Join the crowd of metal detector enthusiasts around the world! 

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I've used it like four times now -- and found 3 benchmarks.

 

And it's on a hook in the hall closet...

So was the 4th time a DNF?  

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I've used it like four times now -- and found 3 benchmarks.

 

And it's on a hook in the hall closet...

So was the 4th time a DNF?  

 

Yes

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There are different kinds of benchmarks (water towers, church steeples, broadcast towers, etc) but the traditional benchmark looks like these round disks.

 

Here's my page for serious benchmarking http://www.factsfacts.com/benchmarking

 

Another page explaining what benchmarks are

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Or... you can put them in the same category as Munzees and ignore them (running for cover!).  :uglystupid2:

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So to summarize:

Bert hates puzzles

Bert hates Munzees

Bert hates benchmarks

Bert hates new cachers.

 

Anything (or anyone) I missed?  :angel:

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Children?  White socks?  Mariachi bands?

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Democrats?!?  :stirpot:

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True, true.  I am so fricken transparent that I have become someone to pity, like Mustard Devil and Texas Writer.  :angel:

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