User:Turbomagnus

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Geohasher based in the 34, -84 graticule with regular trips to 35, -84; 34, -85; and 35, -85.

My faithful sidekick and partner (though he claims he's the master and I'm the minion) is my hashcot Chibithulu. The latest addition to my Geohashing equipment is a Garmin GPS72, a discontinued model, but it does what I need it to do as long as I don't cause operator error...

[edit] Expeditions

By Graticule; Map: [1]

34 -84

2010-10-04 In some woods off of Davenport Rd. not far from the Dalton Airport, which due to user error is not where I ended up on my retro expedition...

2010-10-10 In a cemetery near Cleveland Highway and Beaverdale Road, another Retro Expedition


34 -85

2011-01-30 Sunday Across from a monument at Chickamauga Battlefield.


35 -84

2011-02-12 Saturday In some woods near a driveway off of Ladd Springs Rd. Coordinates not reached.

2011-02-18 Friday In some woods off Old Federal Rd, near Old Fort, Tennessee. Coordinates not reached.

[edit] Achievements

Basic Locations

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turbomagnus earned the Land geohash achievement
by reaching the (34, -85) geohash on 2011-01-30.


Interaction Achievements

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turbomagnus earned the Drag-along achievement
by dragging his seven-year-old cousin to the (34, -85) geohash on 2011-01-30.


Single Geohash Challenges

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turbomagnus

without using a GPS, earned the No Batteries Geohash Achievement

by reaching the (34, -85) geohash on 2011-01-30.


Consolation Prizes

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turbomagnus earned the Blinded by Science Consolation Prize
by failing to reach the (34, -84) geohash on 2010-10-04 through technological ineptitude.
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turbomagnus earned the No trespassing consolation prize
by almost reaching the (35, -84) geohash on 2011-02-12.
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turbomagnus earned the "Mother Nature's Bitch" Consolation Prize
by failing to reach the (35, -84) geohash on 2011-02-18.


"There Should Be A Ribbon For This"

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Is it true that turbomagnus earned the Holy Hash achievement?
In principle, yes.
But it was a Retro Expedition (2010-10-10 34 -84).
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turbomagnus earned the H. L. Mencken Memorial Creative Spelling Award
by finding a new way to spell XKCD at (34, -85) geohash on 2011-01-30.

H.L. Mencken Memorial Creative Spelling Award awarded by Jevanyan.