User:Stevage

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Ratings given are epicness: higher epic ratings given for effort, drama, difficulty, interesting location, interesting events en route.

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[edit] Successful hashes

Date/location Summary Epicness Transport Time of day
2008-06-21 -37 145 Bunyip State Park, in the mud and rain, with Felix. 8/10 Bike Dark
2009-05-28 -37 144 Cheetham Wetlands, on a peaceful weeknight, with Felix. 6.5/10 Car and foot Dark
2009-07-24 -36 146 In a paddock near Wangarratta, with a few people (including Felix and tAlex). Daylight! 5/10 Car and foot Late afternoon
2009-08-05 -37 145 In someone's front garden, Plenty, arriving solo by bike, meeting with Felix, tAlex and others. 3/10 Bike Night
2009-12-16 -37 145 In someone's front garden, Claytonish, solo. 2/10 Car Night
2010-06-07 -37 145 In a house under construction in Oakleigh, on the way home from work, solo. 3/10 Bike Night
2010-07-11 -37 144 In the bush vaguely near Castlemaine, at dusk, solo. 8/10 Bike Dusk
2010-07-20 -37 144 In Altona Coastal Park with tAlex. 5/10 Car/foot. Night
2010-07-21 -38 145 On an oval in Skye, in the foggy dark, with Ellen. 5/10 Car and foot Night
2010-07-23 -37 145 On a rural property near Broadford, with Mitch and a couple of hiking buddies. 5/10 Car and foot Night
2010-08-09 -37 144 In a spooky cemetery, Footscray. With Mitch and partners. 6/10 Car Night
2010-11-05 28 77 Virgin graticule, New Delhi during Diwali! With Felix. 9/10 Public transport and foot Night
2011-10-15 -37 145 Lame car hash on a busy road, solo. 1/10 Car Night
2011-10-16 -37 145 Awesome mountain biking solo through Kinglake National Park. Music video and everything! 8/10 Bike Afternoon
2011-10-22 -37 147 Virgin graticule on a road cycling trip home from Bairnsdale, with Felix and tAlex. 6/10 Bike Midday
2011-10-29 -37 148 Virgin graticule en route to mountain biking adventure in Snowy River NP, with Felix and tAlex. 5/10 Car and foot Morning
2011-10-30 -37 148 Same graticule next day, wet, muddy bush bashing, with Felix and tAlex. 6/10 Car and foot Night
2011-10-31 -38 146 In a flat paddock near Yarram, with Felix and tAlex. 3/10 Car and foot Morning
2011-10-31 -38 145 In a flat paddock near Inverloch, with port, Felix and tAlex. 4/10 Car and foot Afternoon
2011-11-09 -37 144 In Wesley College, 400m from a conference I was attending, creates a surprising battle of wits with myself. 5.5/10 Foot Afternoon
2011-12-08 -37 145 In Shepherd's Bush, on a path, on a warm summer's night. 3/10 Car and foot Dusk
2011-12-21 -38 144 On a golf course in Geelong, cycled to the hash itself. 4/10 Bike Morning
2012-03-16 -37 145 Between two lanes of Monash Freeway, skiving off work solo. 5/10 Car and foot Afternoon
2012-03-18 -37 145 In Shepherd's Bush again, by bike with risky creek crossing and Felix. 5/10 Bike and foot Afternoon
2012-06-10 -37 145 On a stunningly scenic hill in a paddock near Merton, during a cycle tour, with Felix, tAlex and Andrew. 7/10 Bike and foot Midday
2012-06-17 -37 145 On a fence, near tAlex's house, with Felix. 3/10 Bike Evening
2012-11-02 -36 145 In a paddock near Benalla, with horrifyingly scary cows, with Felix. 5/10 Bike Night
2012-11-04 -36 145 In a paddock near Strathbogie, with Felix. 3/10 Car Night
2012-12-12 -37 145 In someone's front garden, near my house in Camberwell, with Ellen, Alex, Emma, Naomi. 4/10 Foot Night
2013-01-07 -37 145 In a cemetery in Springvale, scaring another expedition to death. Naomi, Felix, Cam, Lachlan, Tim B. 6/10 Car/foot Almost midnight
2013-01-12 -37 145 Deep in the bush near the Eildon-Jamieson road, during an epic solo cycle tour. 7.5/10 Bike/foot Midday
2013-05-24 -37 145 In a paddock in Ivanhoe, with a bunch of well dressed partygoers. 4 Bike Evening

[edit] Near misses

  1. 2009-05-25 -37 144 - South Melbourne, passed within 25m, but didn't bother to leave public transport for the occasion. 0/10
  2. 2009-07-17 -36 146 - in a paddock nearish Bright, saw the hashpoint, but didn't get out of the car. 0/10
  3. 2010-08-08 -37 144 - Wading into Port Philip Bay, out of time. 5/10
  4. 2012-06-01 -36 146 - Livestock fail near Glenrowan. 0/10

[edit] Unsuccessful hashes

  1. 2009-05-30 -37 145 - a house next to a park in suburbia, by car, solo. Private property. 2/10
  2. 2009-06-08 -37 144 - blinded by science (Felix!), in a paddock near Macedon, with Matt, by bicycle in the dark. 5/10
  3. 2009-09-19 -37 145 - failed due to unexpected water. Solo bike quest through forbidden water catchment in Yarra Ranges, eventually descending steep gully and turning back due to existential crisis, inadequate lighting and waterfall within a couple of hundred metres of the point. 9/10
  4. 2012-06-01 -36 146 - in a paddock near Winton, northern Victoria. It turns out I have a morbid fear of cows.

[edit] Results

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Stevage achieved level 6 of the Minesweeper Geohash achievement
by visiting coordinates in Melbourne East and 6 of the surrounding graticules.

[edit] Graticule map (thanks Michael5000!)

This area represents the whole of Victoria. The two blue graticules are totally water. Dark lightgrey are New South Wales or ACT. Only proper expeditions are counted below; half-hearted attempts or expected failures aren't counted.

N\E 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149
-34
-35
-36 Shepparton
2/2
Albury Wodonga
1/2
-37 Melbourne West
6/7
Melbourne East
16/18
Mansfield
Bairnsdale
1/1 Virgin graticule!
Orbost
2/2 Virgin graticule!
-38 Geelong
1/1
Pakenham
2/2
Traralgon
1/1
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