User:The T-Man

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Hello there!

About Me[edit]

My trusted bicycle

A geohasher from Munich, roaming the 48, 11 and 47, 11 graticules, mostly. Working as an MD, enjoying judo, cycling, trains, guitars, and other enjoyable things.

Equipment[edit]

I'm currently using:

  • A Garmin eTrex Hiking GPS (which I think is a great GPS, especially since it's kinda waterproof)
  • A cell phone
  • A Rixe XC 10.0 cross bike. Got it in fall of 2011 and will hopefully use it for lots of expeditions to come.

Hashcards[edit]

I'll gladly forward my adress to anyone seeking the hashcard achievement. Since I'm also aiming to get the achievement, I'd also be glad for any adresses / requests submitted to me.

Long-Term[edit]

  • Reaching my Origin Hashpoint in a village N of Ingolstadt. Not very easy to reach, though, because it seems to be right on a tennis court. Maybe I'll try to connect it with an expedition to a hashpoint in the vicinity.

Achievements[edit]

  • Water geohash: There are some noteable lakes in the Innsbruck graticule. Since I don't really possess a water vehicle, reaching a hashpoint in one of those would be a bit tricky, but surely not impossible. Also, 2018-08-17 48 11 was close, but no cigar.
  • Minesweeper Geohash: It's always hard to get yourself to go that extra distance, but I'll keep on looking for good opportunities.

Past Expeditions[edit]

most recent expedition first

2018[edit]

Wow, that was a long break!

  • Expedition 28 Arrow2.png 2018-08-17 48 11 Very cheesy, picturesque hashpoint, in Munich's famed Englischer Garten, right at the central lake's shore. Went there after work.

2014[edit]

  • Expedition 27 Arrow4.png 2014-08-10 48 11 Failed attempt because of crops blocking the way.

2013[edit]

2012[edit]

  • Expedition 22 Arrow4.png 2012-06-18 48 11 Scherzkeks and I drove to Ammersee (a lake near München) for the afternoon and had a look at that day's hashpoint, which was very much in the middle of a barley field.
  • Expedition 21 Arrow2.png 2012-04-29 48 11 A nice walk on a Sunday. Drove to Altomünster NW of München and walked through the forest together with Scherzkeks, DerFlob and Locationmaster.
  • Expedition 20 Arrow2.png 2012-04-26 48 11 Rather easy: This one was some hundred meters away from the rescue helicopter landing site at Klinikum Großhadern, amidst some trees. Met DerFlob and Zertrin (on his second expedition) there and spent a nice time.
  • Expedition 19 Arrow2.png 2012-04-06 48 2 Reached this hashpoint in Champigny-sur-Margne during our vacation in Paris together with Scherzkeks.
  • Expedition 18 Arrow2.png 2012-03-28 48 11 Got to Karlsfeld just N of München by train and met DerFlob there. Again, as every time when there is a hashpoint in reach, the weather was astounding.
  • Expedition 17 Arrow2.png 2012-03-21 48 11 Cycled to Forstenrieder Park S of München and met DerFlob there. Robert was there, too, but later and without our knowledge.
  • Expedition 16 Arrow2.png 2012-03-17 47 11 Took public transport together with Scherzkeks, DerFlob, Locationmaster (on his first geohash) and two parents as drag-alongs to the Ammersee lake during the beginning of spring. Hashpoint was located in a nice broad-leaved forest.
  • Expedition 15 Arrow2.png 2012-03-14 48 11 Pi(e)-day geohash with DerFlob and Johanna in Bergkirchen NW of München. Great sunset!
  • Expedition 14 Arrow2.png 2012-03-01 47 11 Connected this one with a visit to my mum. Hashpoint was near Gmund at Tegernsee. Such beautiful weather!

2011[edit]

  • Expedition 13 Arrow2.png 2011-02-06 48 11 Went to a hashpoint in a forest SW of München with DerFlob. Awesome weather!
  • Expedition 12 Arrow2.png 1990-11-24 47 11 Made it to my displaced origin hashpoint near Geretsried in southern Bavaria on 2011/02/01 while I was around. Also a bit creepy and freezing.

2010[edit]

  • Expedition 11 Arrow2.png 2010-09-06 48 11 On the grave of Mr and Mrs Adam, in a woodland cemetery near Solln S of München.
  • Expedition 10 Arrow2.png 2010-07-01 48 11 Tried to collect as many achievements as possible with DerFlob. Point was a bit more than 1 km from my place and even closer to DerFlob's.
  • Expedition 9 Arrow2.png 2010-06-23 48 11 Hashpoint was located just 250m away from a suburban train station S of München. Also went there with DerFlob.
  • Expedition 8 Arrow2.png 2010-06-10 48 11 Hashpoint was located on a field N of Poing near München. Also went there with DerFlob.
  • Expedition 7 Arrow2.png 2010-05-24 48 11 Went to a suburb of Erding with DerFlob and enjoyed the awesome weather.
  • Expedition 6 Arrow2.png 2010-05-21 48 11 Celebrated Geohashing Day in a forest south of Grünwald near München by enjoying silence and nature.
  • Expedition 5 Arrow2.png 2010-04-10 48 11 Reached a hashpoint 2 km away from my home by gaining access to an old lady's garden through the means of diplomacy.
  • Expedition 4 Arrow2.png 2010-03-27 48 11 Went to the village of Geisenbrunn outside the west of München with DerFlob by bike. Had to encounter heavy headwinds and was happy to ride back home by train.
  • Expedition 3 Arrow2.png 2010-03-21 48 11 A short, but yet pleasant trip to Furth (just south of München) where we met DerFlob and later Zb and his drag-along Mar.
  • Expedition 2 Arrow4.png 2010-03-17 48 11 Went there with DerFlob. Failed because the haspoint was in a restricted parking area for workers of the nearby HypoVereinsbank corporate headquarters. Spent a nice time with fellow geohasher Robert though.
  • Expedition 1 Arrow2.png 2010-03-13 47 11 A nice trip to southern Bavaria using public transport. Built an awesome snowman with DerFlob. Also first geohash I've been on.

Achievements[edit]

The achievement ribbons here are sorted somewhat like on the achievement page.

I generally tend to mention only the "firsts" of my achievements. If I repeat something I deem worth mentioning, I may post it multiple times.

Basic Locations[edit]

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The_T-Man earned the Land geohash achievement
by reaching the (47, 11) geohash on 2010-03-13.
2010-03-13 47 11 11.jpg

Lucky Locations[edit]

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The_T-Man certifies that Dr. Hans Adam and Mrs Theresia Adam earned the Coffin Potato Achievement
by occupying a coffin at the (48, 11) geohash from 1977-11-25 / 1991-09-12 to 2010-09-06.
2010-09-06 48 11 Flob 02.jpg
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The_T-Man earned the Holy hash achievement
by reaching the sacred (48, 11) location, which is a woodland cemetery south of München, on 2010-09-06.
2010-09-06 48 11 Flob 04.jpg
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The_T-Man earned the Tale of Two Hashes achievement
by meeting the challenge by Juja, Manu and Reinhard to geohash in München going to the (48, 11) geohash on 2010-04-10.
2010-04-10 48 11 Flob 04.jpg

Getting There[edit]

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The_T-Man earned the Public transport geohash achievement
by reaching the (47, 11) geohash on 2010-03-13 via S3 to Holzkirchen.
2010-03-13 47 11 13.jpg
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The T-Man earned the Bicycle geohash achievement
by cycling 25 km to the (48, 11) geohash on 2010-03-27.
2010-03-27 48 11 Flob 03.jpg
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The_T-Man earned the Walk geohash Achievement
by reaching the (47, 11) geohash on 1990-11-24 on foot, travelling a distance of 15.6km.
1990-11-24 47 11TMan3.JPG

Geohash Fun & Games[edit]

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The_T-Man earned the Picnic achievement
by eating pie & coffee at the (48, 11) geohash on 2012-03-14.
2012-03-14-TMan-10.jpg
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The_T-Man earned the Pie Geohash Achievement
by baking (or rather, being involved in baking) mixed berry pie for other people to degustate at the (48, 11) geohash on Pi-Day 2012.
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The_T-Man earned the Snowman Geohash Achievement
by building a snowman at the (47, 11) geohash on 2010-03-13.
2010-03-13 47 11 07.jpg

There's also a great snowman I helped building at 2013-01-21 48 11.

Interaction Achievements[edit]

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The_T-Man earned the Meet-up achievement
by meeting Robert at the (48, 11) geohash on 2010-03-17.
2010-03-17 48 11 04.jpg
Gift.PNG
The T-Man earned the Ambassador achievement
by obtaining permission to access the (48, 11) geohash on 2010-04-10.
2010-04-10 48 11 Flob 04.jpg
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The_T-Man earned the Drag-along achievement
by dragging Locationmaster's mum and Scherzkeks' dad to the (47, 11) geohash on 2012-03-17.
2012-03-17-TMan-14.jpg
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The_T-Man earned the Hashcat achievement
by finding a cat and stopping to pat it near the (48, 11) geohash on 2012-04-29.
2012-04-29-TMan-01.jpg

Single Geohash Challenges[edit]

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The_T-Man earned the Frozen Geohash Achievement
by reaching the (47, 11) geohash on 1990-11-24 while the temperature was -5.6°C.
1990-11-24 47 11TMan5.JPG

Multiple Geohash Challenges[edit]

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The_T-Man achieved level 1 of the Minesweeper Geohash achievement
by visiting coordinates in München, Germany and 1 of the surrounding graticules.

Daily Coordinates[edit]

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The_T-Man earned the Earliest geohasher achievement
by arriving first at the (48, 11) geohash on 2011-02-06.
2011-02-06 48 11 TMan10.jpg

Annual Events[edit]

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The_T-Man earned the 2010 Geohashing Day achievement
by celebrating in the (48, 11) graticule on May 21st 2010.
2010-05-21 48 11 Flob 03.jpg

Commemorative Dates (Retro Expedition)[edit]

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The_T-Man earned the Displaced origin geohash achievement
by reaching the (47, 11) geohash for 1990-11-24 on 2011-02-01 after being born on 1990-11-24 in the (48, 11) graticule.
1990-11-24 47 11TMan5.JPG


Consolation Prizes and Honourable Mentions[edit]

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The_T-Man earned the No trespassing consolation prize
by almost reaching the (48, 11) geohash on 2010-03-17.
2010-03-17 48 11 03.jpg
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The_T-Man earned the cubicle geohash almost honorable mention
by working not that far from the (48, 11) geohash on 2018-08-17.