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[edit] About Me

I like Geocaching since 2011 and I discovered geohashing 2013-09-25.

My home graticule is Mannheim, Germany (see today's point on the peeron map). Meetups in this graticule: meetups.

My Homepage: with a special geohashing page:

[edit] Expeditions

[edit] reached

[edit] not reached

  • Arrow4.png 2014-10-16: In the 1% French part of this graticule - but too ill to start an expedition
  • Arrow4.png 2014-06-05: In the wood southeast of Lampertheim - but ill

[edit] Plans and ideas

  • Visit my birthdayhash 1955-11-28 49 8
  • Meet other geohashers
  • Cross the border to: France (specially to the little French triangle in 49,8)
  • Cross the border to: Swizerland, Austria and other countries
  • Get some different achievements

[edit] Achievements

(first occurrence, newest first)


Q-Owl earned the Bicycle geohash achievement
by cycling 4 km to and from the (49, 8) geohash on 2014-07-17.
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Q-Owl earned the Ferry Achievement
by using a ferry on the way to the hash or back (49, 8) geohash on 2014-03-29.
Q-Owl earned the Land geohash achievement
by reaching the (49, 8) geohash on 2013-09-27.

Interaction Achievements

Q-Owl earned the Meet-up achievement
by meeting Tads at the (49, 8) geohash on 2014-09-27.
Q-Owl earned the Drag-along achievement
by dragging Q-Owla to the (49, 7) geohash on 2014-09-08.
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DODO, Danatar, Rincewind&Yakamoz and Q-Owl earned the Avoid Each Other Achievement
by launching four independent expeditions without meeting up at the (49, 8) geohash on 2014-04-20.

Other Achievements

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Q-Owl achieved level 3 of the Minesweeper Geohash achievement
by visiting coordinates in Mannheim, Germany and 3 of the surrounding graticules.
Q-Owl earned the 1st Hashiversary achievement
by visiting a hash point exactly on the 1st anniversary of his inaugural geohashing expedition.
Q-Owl earned the Déjà Vu Geohash Achievement
by reaching the (49, 8) geohash on 2014-07-17, and previously on 2012-12-11.
Q-Owl earned the Hash collision achievement
by discovering the geocache OCF495 0.0 km from the (49, 8) geohash on 2014-05-12.
Q-Owl earned the Circus Geohash Achievement
by juggling a diabolo at the (49, 8) geohash on 2013-11-14.
2013-11-14 juggling-kl.jpg

[edit] HowTo in this Wiki

Information I saearched for and learned:

List of uploaded Files

Edit an existing gallery of the day
Main page gallery: Main_Page In the middle of the page is the gallery for this month.

Delete a photo
Use the word delete in double braces (je 2 geschweiften Klammern {{...}}). You can edit photos; that's where the caption is stored. See for examples.
(learned atUser_talk:Joannac#Delete_Photos_and_Pages)

Delete a page
You can mark pages anywhere; first line of text is possibly easiest.

[edit] PHP

I like programming PHP. If you need a nice little PHP function to link from your own homepage to the geohashes of a certain day in the past, here it is:

  function geohashing_textlink( $my_date = -1 , $klasse = "" ){
      /* a text link to a special day 
         Parameters: $my_date (optional):  2 the day after tomorrow
                                           1 tomorrow
                                           0 today
                                          -1 yesterday and so on
                                          -2 the day before yesterday 
                     $klasse (optional):   CSS Class for the link */

          = mktime(0, 0, 0, date("m"), date("d") + $my_date, date("Y"));   

      //check inputs
      if ( $my_date > 3 ){ $my_date = 0; }
      $klasse = trim( $klasse ); 

      //build link
      $text   =  date("j.n.Y" , $complete_date );  
      $outp  = "<a href=\"";
      $outp .= date("Y-n-j" , $complete_date ) . "\"";
      $outp .= " target=\"_blank\"" ;

      if ( $klasse != "" ){ $outp .= " class=\"" . $klasse . "\""; }

      $outp .= " >" . $text .  "</a>" ;

      return( $outp );

Other Version with Date as input:

  function geohashing_textlink2( $my_year , $my_month , $my_day , $klasse = "" ){
      /* a text link to a special day 
         Parameters: Year, Month and Day
                     $klasse (optional):   CSS Class for the link */
          = mktime(0, 0, 0, $my_month, $my_day, $my_year);   

      //... continue like the function above