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A geohasher from Perth, Western Australia, or more accurately Fremantle, Australia and now in Bergen, Norway and sometimes elsewhere for work and holidays! A long time xkcd fan, and somewhat lazy hasher. I love to travel and my aim is to get hashes and caches all over the world!


1) 2010-05-25 53 -113 in Edmonton, Alberta. My first ever hash, and a land achievement for me. After introducing B_cereus to the wonderful world of xkcd and the concept of geohashing, he's become quite obsessed and so with my brand new (and very first) GPS we set off to lose my hashinity. I come back successful and deflowered!

2) 2010-09-24 53 -113 Another field hash in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. This time crops are no obstacle.

3) 2010-10-10 -31 115 My first hash in Oz, in the no longer innocent Perth, Australia graticule. Braving wind, rain and wild animal attacks, I drag hashn00b Pyroteknik to his first hash in what is to be a double de-virgining and winning day all round.

4) 2010-10-28 53 -113 with J in Edmonton, Alberta. An arranged actual meetup at the hash location in order to take a friend some cake.

5) 2010-10-31 53 -113 A Hashoween in Edmonton, Alberta. So close, I couldn't NOT get it. Somehow I still managed to get lost...

6) 2011-07-27 -31 115 A hash in Perth's most famous park.

7) 2015-01-07 60 5 A return to hashing with my first hash in Europe, in the graticule of Bergen. Not far from home (yup, I've moved!).

8) 2015-10-30 55 12 (Fail!) Attempted hash in the graticule of Copenhagen. Only (how often have we thought that!?) 5 kms/10 mins away but thwarted by fences! I walk away with a consolation No trespassing ribbon... :(

9) 2015-10-31 55 12 Another Halloween Hash! This time in another continent, and on public transport. A great consolation after the disappointment of the day before and the Rugby World Cup result.

10) 2015-11-19 60 5 Accidental geohashers?

11) 2015-10-25 60 5 I refuse to be MNB today!


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Links and Stuff that I Love About Hashing[edit]



Phi-loci-raptor earned the Land geohash achievement
by reaching the (53, -113) geohash on 2010-05-25.
2010-05-25 53 -113 Phi-loci-raptor.JPG
Phi-loci-raptor earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (-31, 115) graticule, here, on 2010-10-10.
Phi-loci-raptor earned the Drag-along achievement
by dragging Pyroteknik to the (-31, 115) geohash on 2010-10-10.
2010-10-10 -31 115 success.JPG
Phi-loci-raptor earned the Velociraptor Geohash Achievement
by reaching the (-31, 115) geohash for 2010-10-10 with highly visible raptor claw marks.
2010-10-10 -31 115 joey3.JPG
Phi-loci-raptor with Jeremy and b_cereus earned the Pie Geohash Achievement
by baking chocolate cake for other people to degustate at the (53, -113) geohash on 2010-10-28.
2010-10-28 53 -113 Phicake.JPG
Phi-loci-raptor earned the No trespassing consolation prize
by almost (300 m) reaching the (55, 12) geohash on 2015-10-30.
Phi-loci-raptor earned the Public transport geohash achievement
by reaching the (55, 12) geohash on 2015-10-31 using public transit.
Phi-loci-raptor earned the MNIMB Geohash Achievement
by reaching the (60, 5) geohash on 2015-11-25.

Gratuitous Ribbons[edit]

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Phi-loci-raptor earned the Halloween geohash
by celebrating halloween by hashing to (53, -113) geohash on 2010-10-31.
2010-10-31 53 -113 me.JPG
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Phi-loci-raptor earned the Halloween geohash
by celebrating halloween by hashing to (55, 12) geohash on 2015-10-31.

Achievements in Progress[edit]

Phi-loci-raptor earned the Globetrotter achievement
by visiting hashpoints on 3 continents.
Phi-loci-raptor earned the Two to the N achievement
by attempting to reach 23 hashpoints on 2015-10-30 55 12 and is promoted to Level 3 (Expeditions).
Lol-asg.png 32 / f / -32,115
Lol-asg.png 32 / f / 60,5