Talk:Meet-up achievement

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Do you have to be successful in reaching the coordinates in order to claim this ribbon, or simply meet someone new and attempt the geo hash with them? --CJ 08:08, 6 October 2008 (UTC)

I would think that arranging to meet them at another location in order to get to the geohash was no, but meeting them while you were both attempting to reach the coordinates was yes. It's celebrating the, "OMG! You're a geohasher too!" moment. -Robyn 13:17, 6 October 2008 (UTC)

Hmm...I've been waiting 6 months for another geohasher to appear in my grat. Today, he does, out of the blue, and we arrange to meet on the way and travel the rest together, in order to conserve fuel (we never actually got to the point, but I met new folks and certainly had a "OMG moment"). Does this mean I can't actually claim this, because I met him on the way, not at the hash? If so, that sucks, and I might just go cry -- UnwiseOwl 09:40, 14 March 2009 (UTC)

I would have said that you had to meet them as a consequence of trying to reach the geohash rather than as a consequence of having both posted to a wiki, but with the double emotional blackmail of conserving fuel and bursting into tears, I am unable to say that. -Robyn 13:31, 14 March 2009 (UTC)
Works every time. Frankly, I added the fuel thing just to appeal to your hippy sensibilites. No, seriously, though, we both visited an official alternate location at 4pm. If that's enough to claim the Saturday meetup, but it's not enough to claim the regular meetup, then there is something wrong with one of them. -- UnwiseOwl 14:08, 14 March 2009 (UTC)
I think that you should definitely be able to claim it. My understanding was that it was there for when you met someone that you had not met before, purely as a result of your geohashing expedition. Someone who was also attempting to get to the geohash location. The fact that you met them earlier along your journey to the point, rather than at the actual point itself, shouldn't really matter in my books. It's still a fellow geohasher who you would never have met if it were not for geohashing...--CJ 22:30, 14 March 2009 (UTC)

If you were on time for the 4pm Saturday meet up... Don't worry, I'll be back soon (and I promise not to tell you when!) :-P --Kate 11:09, 14 March 2009 (UTC)

We were on time. At least that went as planned. -- UnwiseOwl 13:25, 14 March 2009 (UTC)