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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-03-2014, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Volta
I was curious, too, so I stole Magnells' data and...

I was curious, too, so I stole Magnells' data and figured it out:

Top 10 by number of days the tag sat:

73.98 days and counting - Tag 613 - Aintree Kennel - 2013-11-21 to Now
40.09 days -...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-02-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5,326
Views: 365,118
Posted By Volta
Thanks for the stats! Bummed to have fallen off...

Thanks for the stats! Bummed to have fallen off that list this year. Hopefully I'll be back on my feet and able to ride again by May, and can get back on the list for 2014.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-20-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5,326
Views: 365,118
Posted By Volta
Thanks. At least the tag was got by another blue...

Thanks. At least the tag was got by another blue WR!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-19-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5,326
Views: 365,118
Posted By Volta
I know exactly where it is, and would like...

I know exactly where it is, and would like nothing more than to ride up there for lunch and the tag.

Sadly, it looks like 2013 will be the first year I don't have any tags in the MA game:
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-16-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5,326
Views: 365,118
Posted By Volta
Heh. I didn't check the thread before heading...

Heh. I didn't check the thread before heading home, so I made the 5 minute detour to grab the Saugus tag. The combination of darkness, streetlights, chain link, and camera phone made it difficult to...
Forum: Regional forums 07-13-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 151,077
Posted By Volta
I'm tempted to get up early and grab him before...

I'm tempted to get up early and grab him before meeting up with the rest of the skum tomorrow morning, but my schedule for the rest of the week is busy enough to preclude making a good drop. Better...
Forum: Regional forums 07-13-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 151,077
Posted By Volta
Well done! Now, move him north! Sent by...

Well done! Now, move him north!

Sent by carrier pigeon using crapatalk HD.
Forum: Regional forums 07-12-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 566,289
Posted By Volta
:clap Well done! Now you can fix up your...

:clap

Well done! Now you can fix up your mark! :deal

Are you going after Nutzy, too? :ricky
Forum: Regional forums 07-10-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 151,077
Posted By Volta
I've edited the post to add the link to the...

I've edited the post to add the link to the full-size version of that picture, in case anyone does want to read it. Locating the site should be really easy, I left the geotags in on all of the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-10-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5,326
Views: 365,118
Posted By Volta
In case any of you FFs aren't following the <a...

In case any of you FFs aren't following the <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21817541#post21817541">NA TOR thread</a>, you might be interested to know Eggy is in the...
Forum: Regional forums 07-08-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 151,077
Posted By Volta
New Tag

Nutzy has found his new home.

I didn't want to make Egg and Nutzy suffer through another day at the office, so we all got up extra early this morning to hit the road. The sky was just starting to...
Forum: Regional forums 07-08-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 566,289
Posted By Volta
Heh. I never made it further South than TN/NC on...

Heh. I never made it further South than TN/NC on this trip. Sorry to disappoint, I guess you'll just have to take a longer ride than you planned to pick him up! :deal
Forum: Regional forums 07-08-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 566,289
Posted By Volta
Egg Drop

Mr. Egg has found his new home.

I didn't want to make Egg and Nutzy suffer through another day at the office, so we all got up extra early this morning to hit the road. The sky was just starting...
Forum: Regional forums 07-06-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 566,289
Posted By Volta
Mission failure, I jinxed myself. I got to...

Mission failure, I jinxed myself.

I got to the first tag spot, but there was a wedding happening so I didn't have any opportunity to make the drop unobserved. The heat proved too much for the...
Forum: Regional forums 07-04-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 566,289
Posted By Volta
Sadly, this didn't work out as planned. We had...

Sadly, this didn't work out as planned. We had four potential spots in mind, but none of them were viable. The road to the first was closed for a parade, the second was a mob scene (I could've got...
Forum: Regional forums 07-03-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 151,077
Posted By Volta
As best as I can tell, until Nutzy finds a new...

As best as I can tell, until Nutzy finds a new home, yes.
Forum: Regional forums 07-03-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 151,077
Posted By Volta
Yes, exactly! If even half of the FFs that...

Yes, exactly!

If even half of the FFs that bitch and wine about how *other people* aren't moving the tag to their liking would step away from the keyboard and go grab the tag, none of these games...
Forum: Regional forums 07-03-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 151,077
Posted By Volta
For those interested in following Nutzy's...

For those interested in following Nutzy's continuing adventures with Egg, we've just updated over in <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21784436&postcount=4257">Egg's thread</a>.
Forum: Regional forums 07-03-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 566,289
Posted By Volta
We've got a 4-state ride planned for tomorrow,...

We've got a 4-state ride planned for tomorrow, I'm sure both of the boys will find good places to hang out for a few days.
Forum: Regional forums 07-03-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 566,289
Posted By Volta
The continued adventures of Egg and Nutzy

Picking up where we <a href="http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21751461&postcount=1160">left off last time</a>...

Saturday was a long BrP day, to get from south-central PA to...
Forum: Regional forums 07-03-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 151,077
Posted By Volta
As best as I can tell the list is current up to...

As best as I can tell the list is current up to (but not including) the last tag in Ohio. By my reckoning Nutzy has been placed in the following 19 states, so there are 31 to go (counting DC, but...
Forum: Regional forums 07-03-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 151,077
Posted By Volta
Geeze, with all of this griping about other...

Geeze, with all of this griping about other people not moving the tag, I'm tempted to take a few days ride out to the marker outside of Lebanon, Kansas and set Nutzy & Egg up there for a while.
Forum: Regional forums 07-03-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 566,289
Posted By Volta
He is in MA now, but probably won't be staying...

He is in MA now, but probably won't be staying long. We're hitting the road again in the morning!
Forum: Regional forums 06-29-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 151,077
Posted By Volta
I just checked through the whole thread, unless I...

I just checked through the whole thread, unless I missed something the list in post 1 is current, all of the drops since Nutzy came back east were in repeat states. My plan had been to ride out to...
Forum: Regional forums 06-28-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 566,289
Posted By Volta
Egg and I have been busy! Yesterday we got...

Egg and I have been busy! Yesterday we got gigged for 79 in a 55 while passing a slow moving car that aggressively accelerated as soon as we started to pass. Anyone know a good traffic lawyer in...
Forum: Regional forums 06-28-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 151,077
Posted By Volta
Grab

Since the tag was still unclaimed, I made the half-day detour to go back to Buckeye Furnace to rescue Nutzy.

http://www.smartestmonkeys.com/gallery/d/1978-2/IMG_20130627_170651.jpg

But when I...
Forum: Regional forums 06-27-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 151,077
Posted By Volta
No kidding! I actually stopped there on Friday...

No kidding! I actually stopped there on Friday just to look around, without realizing Nutzy was there. I finally checked the thread on Tuesday and have been kicking myself since!

...


Yeah,...
Forum: Regional forums 06-26-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 566,289
Posted By Volta
As I was plotting my route out of Asheville, I...

As I was plotting my route out of Asheville, I decided to check where Egg was, in case he was nearby. Of course, it turns out I'd rode by him on Monday. Going back to get him would only add a day...
Forum: Regional forums 06-26-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 566,289
Posted By Volta
Mr. Egg is on the move again. Photos coming soon,...

Mr. Egg is on the move again. Photos coming soon, when we've got better signal to upload them.

Sent by carrier pigeon using crapatalk HD.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-03-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 57,965
Posted By Volta
It seems reasonable to me to assume a submitted...

It seems reasonable to me to assume a submitted claim is valid if the list maker doesn't respond within, say, 24 hours of the claim and nobody has objected to the claim. If the claim is obviously...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5,326
Views: 365,118
Posted By Volta
Calm, <em>polite</em> confidence can go a long...

Calm, <em>polite</em> confidence can go a long way.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-28-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5,326
Views: 365,118
Posted By Volta
6th place? I guess I need to start tagging again!

6th place? I guess I need to start tagging again!
Forum: Regional forums 12-20-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 566,289
Posted By Volta
Hmmm... looks like KingJarhead decided that right...

Hmmm... looks like KingJarhead decided that right on top of mine (and at least one other) was the best place to put his name. Classy move, dude.
Forum: Regional forums 12-13-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5,618
Views: 566,289
Posted By Volta
Hmmm... 13 hours of secondary roads from here to...

Hmmm... 13 hours of secondary roads from here to the tag, then 15 hours to the top of Mount Washington, then 5 hours back home. I think I'll take tomorrow off and make a long weekend of it! :evil
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-02-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 250,357
Posted By Volta
Reading MA REI wanted the full $250. I called the...

Reading MA REI wanted the full $250. I called the Framingham store, they explained there are two models, an Android-only model on clearance, and the new model that also works with iOS at full price....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-30-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5,326
Views: 365,118
Posted By Volta
That photo is straight out of the phone, modulo...

That photo is straight out of the phone, modulo whatever resizing photobucket did to make it fit their size requirements. When I got the G'nex, the stock camera app was... not so good, so I switched...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-27-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5,326
Views: 365,118
Posted By Volta
I don't have a Razr, but I do use the auto-upload...

I don't have a Razr, but I do use the auto-upload feature of the photobucket app on my G'nex. If you deleted the pictures from the roll inside the photobucket app, they may still exist in the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-26-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5,326
Views: 365,118
Posted By Volta
Excellent! Thanks for all the work you've put...

Excellent! Thanks for all the work you've put into the index & maps! :clap

Thanks, it is good to be back! :freaky

I just couldn't bear the thought of future generations of taggers being...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-26-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5,326
Views: 365,118
Posted By Volta
new tag

Sorry for the delay, excrement occurred in a big way and I was not able to ride this morning. That left me with insufficient daylight for the tag I had planned, so you get a fallback tag instead:
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-25-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5,326
Views: 365,118
Posted By Volta
42.128132,-71.639167 ...

42.128132,-71.639167

http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w94/xvolta/Tag-o-rama/2012-11-25_16-56-18_HDR.jpg

A clearer shot of the sign:
...
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