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5daughters

June 19, 2014

Munzee Player of the Week: Douglas Lynch (5daughters)

The key to Munzee is networking, making connections throughout our global community of players.  But it’s not just networking with friends around the world, Munzee strengthens the bonds within your own family!  Marana, AZ isn’t exactly a Munzee hotspot, however, this does not stop Douglas Lynch (5daughters) and family from “growing the map” and growing the game wherever they can!  The incredible growth and deployments of the Lynch family are why Munzee spreads so quickly. They’re an inspiration to players living in their own “Marana” – grow the map, and make your mark in the Munzee world!  Scroll down and get to know 5daughters, this week’s Player of the Week:

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Where in the world do you live?
I live Northwest of Tucson in Marana, AZ.

How long have you played Munzee?
My account shows 603 days old, but I didn’t do any until the middle of last December when I opened the app and saw the christmas specials on it.  After that it was go, go, go.

How did you find Munzee?
A friend of mine told me and my wife about this crazy game almost two years ago at a gathering.  We looked into it and downloaded the app, but there wasn’t much around then and we promptly forgot about it. Now we’re hooked though.

What do you enjoy most about Munzee?
What I enjoy most is the competition in the clan wars. The clan I am on is currently shooting for a top three finish this month. We’re keeping our fingers crossed and hoping for the best, but some of the clans are really tough and it’s a fight.

I also enjoy the badges and specials and I love to see new ones added.

Another aspect I really enjoy is getting outside with my wife and three of my daughters and having fun with them. Without their support the game wouldn’t be nearly as fun and exciting.

What is on your wish list?
To get more Munzee players to come capture our area. We have created a virtual garden at the University of Arizona and are in the process of putting out 1000 mystery munzees along with a bunch of weapons to entice people to the area. Currently my family is about the only active players for almost 100 miles around.

151Tell us about yourself!
My family is the most important thing to me. I am one of the luckiest guys out there to have a great wife who is supportive of the crazy things I get us into.  We have five daughters, three of which are very active munzers, one of them was able to make it to level 100 on her 100th day. Not bad for a 12 year old lol.

If you have seen some of the stuff I post on the FB groups, you will know that I like to make people laugh. For me, laughter is what makes life fun. Although in person I am a pretty reserved individual until I get to know you, then I am more like my online persona. I am a locomotive engineer which allows me to have a pretty good amount of time between trips to Munzee.

Other hobbies include;
We love the outdoors, we kayak, hike and camp when we can.  We also love to travel, going different places is very high on our list of priorities.

Douglas was kind enough to share his social with us, so cap away!

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If you know a player that should be nominated for Munzee Player of the Week, shoot us a message at iLoveYou@Munzee.com and let us know just why this person is outstanding in the global Munzee community!

-Please note, this is a super active campaign.  We may not be able to get back to everyone, but you’re helping to grow the list of amazing people in the Munzee community!

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June 12, 2014

Munzee Player of the Week: Don Abreu (DerbyGuy)

Munzee is so much more than a 21st century scavenger hunt. It’s a chance to explore the beauty of the outdoors, a test to your senses and ability to notice tiny details and most of all it’s a rich community of players that help build something no one ever thought possible. This week’s Player of the Week, is Don (DerbyGuy) who like many Munzee players had to help build a local following. Don finds time for Munzee in between work, but he can’t wait for retirement so he and his dog Zoey can take their Munzee adventure even further. Read below to get to know Don a bit better:

Where in the world do you live?

I live in Redcliff Alberta Canada

How long have you played Munzee?

As of today I’ve been active 605 days. I’ll definitely be renewing December 3 of this year, Most likely sooner.

first How did you find Munzee?

Like most of us I was browsing around for caching apps. I downloaded the app, checked it out, but when I looked at the map I had to zoom out, and then zoomed out again. I had to laugh, the closest Munzee was over 100 miles away! So I thought to myself, this could be a new thing to try. I went to Munzee site and had a look and I was hooked. I bought a pack of the first magnetics. Emailed a few friends and let them know to keep an eye out for a new game in town! And wow we have around 7000+ local now!

What do you enjoy most about Munzee?

The points has to be the clincher. It wasn’t long after I started playing that there were limited time specials on the map and that did it for me, and I think everyone here too. It became very competitive for all of us!

What is on your wish list?

I would have to say I’m looking forward to Munzee’s third birthday in July. Maybe something like a special triple layer cake where you cap three times and then it bounces off? Hint hint hint!!

Tell us about yourself!-5

I am 46, but not much to tell. I have worked 27 years at Goodyear manufacturing now. Single guy, with a faithful companion Zoey, a Lab-Sharpei mix. I’m looking forward to retirement in 2017 and my big mission after that is to go to California to meet the most of the fellow players. Maybe score 200,000 points lol? I love spending time with all of you in groups, Munzee madness and rookie Munzee club, which is almost at 100 members now! I enjoy trying to help new players see the fun and answer as many questions to get them all out there to grow the world!

What are some of your other hobbies?

I have done caching and used to be into demolition derbies. Now Munzee has to be my favorite thing to do in my spare time. It gets you out an about to enjoy the air, see the sights and meet a few of the other players. I have been seeing a few new names on my feed. Very impressed!

Don was kind enough to share his social with us, so cap away!

-6If you know a player that should be nominated for Munzee Player of the Week, shoot us a message at iLoveYou@Munzee.com and let us know just why this person is outstanding in the global Munzee community!

-Please note, this is a super active campaign.  We may not be able to get back to everyone, but you’re helping to grow the list of amazing people in the Munzee community!

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June 11, 2014

The time has come for… COPA DO MUNZO!

7Q0izQhCTYL7Relcwba3vbs7eiLVRcm77n5Qea0xGOgIn celebration of Munzee, our players across the world and the greatest sport known to man, we are happy to announce the Copa Do Munzo special map which will go live tomorrow at 3 p.m. (GMT-5). From the first whistle in Brazil on June 12 until Germany hoists the cup (according to Munzee President Rob Vardeman anyway) on July 13, we will have 704 bouncing footballs (soccer balls to those in the States) on the map across the world.  These special captures will attach to physical greenies that have already been deployed internationally and those lucky enough to find them get a Copa Do Munzo special icon and badge. As players cap the specials a reward of 23 points will be randomly split between the player that captured it and the owner of the Munzee. Once captured the ball will bounce to a new location somewhere in the world and similarly if a ball is not captured within six hours of spawning it will relocate.  Why 704 bouncing balls? Why 23 points? Well we’ll leave that to the smartest of our Munzee players to figure out, because those numbers do indeed signify something.

Also, don’t forget to visit www.munzee.com/football to pick who you think will win the Cup this year for a chance to win even more extras. You’ll have until noon (GMT-5) tomorrow to pick your team, so don’t miss out. Good luck to the teams in Brazil, the Munzee players across the world and from the rest of us at MHQ (Rob excluded) GO TEAM USA!

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June 10, 2014

GeoGearHeads Podcast 127 featuring Munzee

In case you missed it, last Thursday the guys over at GeoGearHeads were gracious enough to invite President Rob Vardeman for an update on all things Munzee.

-Rob introduced a slew of updates on some of our newer Munzees including:

  • Motel Munzees, where players can lease capture locations and receive a cut of up to five players’ deploys
  • Mystery Munzees that give anywhere from 5-50 capture points.
  • Rovers that can travel with you or without you, all across the world.
  • The new Blast Capture tool, which allows players to capture up to 100 Munzees in a one mile radius.
  • Colored Munzees, to add to the artistry of virtual gardens that continue to pop up around the world.

-He expanded on the integration of the Fitbit technology and hopes Munzee can give players even more of a purpose when getting out into the world and capturing. In connection to the fitness aspect of Munzee, Rob also hopes to bring back Munzee apparel that players can buy and possibly even including more active wear options.

-Munzee is also proud to announce that players with a Pebble Smartwatch will be able to download the Munzee companion app which notifies you of nearby Munzees and can display socials as well as Fitbit stats. The app is available for Android users now and should be available to iPhone users any day.

-An update on all of the philanthropic work Munzee has done over the past year, including our donation of $25,000 to the Ronald McDonald House of Spokane, WA late this month.

-Finally, Rob gave a look into the Munzee events over the next few months including an Oktoberfest celebration in McKinney, TX, the #MunzeeSummer campaign and the creation of our Copa Do Munzo international football tournament connection as well. By visiting Munzee.com/football players will be able to choose which country they think the will win the World Cup in Brazil and can earn special points as their team advances.Untitled-1-Recovered

Keep checking in on our various social media aspects for updates on everything Munzee and thanks again to the GeoGearHeads for reaching out to us.

 

 

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Christoph (c-bn)

June 4, 2014

Munzee Player of the Week: Christoph (c-bn)

The story is a common one here at Munzee: Someone hears about a “new geolocation game” only to see very few munzees in their location, but before long, due to the hard work and dedication of our players, the game grows to new heights. Like many players before him, Christoph (c-bn) has helped expand Munzee in his area and developed a love for the game. Although his family, work and Munzee leave little time for other hobbies, Christoph is happy to dedicate himself to such a wide, supportive community. The combination of exercise and gadgetry are some of Christoph’s favorite things about the game, but don’t take our word for it. Read below to get to know Christoph a bit better:

Where in the world do you live?   
I live in Bonn, the former capital of Germany, and that’s my username: “c” for Christoph and “bn” is the shortcut on our license plate.

How long have you played Munzee?  
My account age is 1,000 days. I found and captured my first munzee on October 11, 2011. My first deploy was November 13, 2011.

How did you find Munzee?  
I read something about a new geolocation game in an internet forum. It sounded very interesting to me, but unfortunately there were no munzees around me! So I forgot about it for a couple of weeks until I captured my first munzee on a trip to Hamburg. In October 2011 there were just three greenies, but have a look to the Binnenalster today!

It took a while to become really obsessed, but once infected my passion grew rapidly.
The first big thing I remember was the “walk the Rhine,” the first power-trail in the Cologne/Bonn area created by ReMiKu. In spring 2012 we had never met, but there were afternoons he deployed on the South end and I captured on the North end of the trail. This was an interaction I enjoyed very much.

mapIn the very beginning of getting contact to the international community I created one of the first munzee art. We coordinated and deployed virtuals to build the premium member star. Think of a huge green meadow with nothing but the star. Today it is accompanied by many other VMs and MVMs.

What do you enjoy most about Munzee?
Munzee is a great opportunity to go outside and have fun! I like the combination of walking/exercise, gadgetry and points. As an early bird I know Munzee from the very beginning! I love the evolution of the game! I love the unexpected! I love specials! I love badges! I love statistics! I love double-point-weekends! I love a 3,500 pts. blast! I love the #SuperChuck! I love the Top3 – but I have to leave within the next few days :-/ Greetings to zeusi!

And – of course! – I love my Clan COLOGNE! My friends: It’s a joyful honor to be part of this clan!clan

The interaction with many other people, locally to grow the map, or worldwide to trade socials, talk about the game on FB and so on — all that is my pleasure, too! I’m looking forward to the upcoming events in Cologne and Hamburg!

What is on your wish list?
We were very spoiled with dafis Statzee. After the integration in Munzee.com most I miss is the section with all the clusters in the world. How many RMH do we have in Cologne? I don’t know and I can’t count them. I’m sure, Statzee will expand more and more.

Tell us about yourself!
I’m 40 years old, married, have two sons (7 and 5 years old). And I’m addicted to munzee!
I try my very best to infect my family with this enthusiasm. They all have their own accounts, but … ;-) My specialty is to deploy munzees unreachable for some players. It’s not my bad intent, it’s just because of my body size. I’m 2.02 meters (6 ft 7 in) tall and sometimes I look around, searching for the best place to stick a minizee and forget my dear fellow players that have trouble to reach my deploys. Some journal entries remind me — and I vow to improve!

What are some of your other hobbies?
This question is a joke, isn’t it? I’m addicted to munzee — no time for another hobby! The rest of my time is family, sleeping, working.

Is there anyone you would like to thank?

I thank the people who nominated me to the POTW.
I thank all the members of the MHQ for this game and all the fun it brings to my life.
I thank my parents, without whom I would not be at the world.

Yours faithfully,

Christoph
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Christoph was kind enough to share his social with us, so cap away loyal Munzers!codeIf you know a player that should be nominated for Munzee Player of the Week, shoot us a message at iLoveYou@Munzee.com and let us know just why this person is outstanding in the global Munzee community!

-Please note, this is a super active campaign.  We may not be able to get back to everyone, but you’re helping to grow the list of amazing people in the Munzee community!

 

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May 28, 2014

June Clan Wars

May has been a fierce battle with a lot of action to this point in the month with 4 days remaining in the month.  Three clans have already earned the #SuperChuck level which has remained a secret, only revealed when your clan earned Level 4.  And now, let’s move forward to June!  In June Munzee clan wars are getting lean, mean, and green!  What does this mean?  In mathematics the term mean refers to the average.  The mean is the sum of all numbers divided by the amount of numbers.  Clan scores and ranking will be based on the Clan average.  Each players score will be added to give a total clan score, then divided by 10.  Levels will be reached based on the mean score of your clan and other achievements.

Group Stage:  Your clan mean score must reach 500.  All 10 clan members must have a 2 day capture streak during the clan battle.  No special requirements for number of captures.  Reward: Munzee code via email for capture.

Round of 16:  Your clan mean score must reach 1500.  All 10 clan members must have a 5 day capture streak during the clan battle.  All 10 clan members must have at least 25 captures (any type of Munzee).  Reward: 1 mace, 1 longsword, 1 diamond, 2 RMH Virtual.

Quarter Finals:  Your clan mean score must reach 5000.  All 10 clan members must have a 10 day capture streak during the clan battle.  All 10 clan members must have at least 100 captures (any type of Munzee).  Reward: 1 mace, 1 longsword, 2 mystery virtual, 2 RMH Virtual.

Semi Finals:  Your clan mean score must reach 10000.  All 10 clan members must have a 21 day capture streak during the clan battle.  All 10 clan members must have at least 300 captures (any type of Munzee).  Reward: 3 mystery virtual, 3 virtual, 5 virtual colors, 2 diamonds.

Championship:  Your clan mean score must reach a very high number.  All 10 clan members must have a 25 day capture streak during the clan battle.  All 10 clan members must have a high number of captures (any type of Munzee). The secret level of points and captures will only be revealed after reaching the Semi Finals.  This will be a difficult task with rewards worthy of your effort.  It is recommended that everyone in your clan play all the way until the whistle to try and make the Championship!

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May 21, 2014

Munzee for good this May!

With inspiration from previous Players of the Week (Derik Reed and Family) we’ve launched a special campaign that we hope inspires the entire Munzee community to open their hearts and join their hands together in fighting for an important cause!

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RMH Virtual Munzee is a special limited time Munzee purchase.  On sale from May 21 until May 31 (MHQ time) only.  RMH Virtuals are temporary gamepieces with all proceeds to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Spokane Washinton.  The donation to RMH of Spokane is to honor the special relationship between the Reed family, RMH, and local Munzee players.  Read more about the Reed family and their special Player of the Week award on our blog.

RMH Virtual munzees will remain on the map from the date of deployment until June 30, 2014 at 18:00 MHQ time (CDT).

The RMH Virtual points will be similar to a diamond Munzee.  Players will earn 10 points for deploying the munzee.  The owner and capper will split 20 points when captured, with a minimum of 5 points for either player.  Example:  Player A captures and receives 7 points, the owner receives 13 points.  Player B captures and receives 8 points, the owner receives 12 points.  The maximum for owner or capper is 15 points.  The minimum is 5 points.

ONE PURCHASE IS FOR FOUR (4) RMH VIRTUALS.  THESE ARE TEMPORARY AND NOT PERMANENT GAMEPIECES, REMOVAL JUNE 30. Purchase your RMH Virtuals here: http://store.munzee.com/RMH-Virtual.html

Four badges may be earned through your purchase and support of the RMH virtual munzee.  Badges received for owning 4 RMH munzees, 8 RMH, 20 RMH, and 40 RMH munzees owned.

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REED_Family720As if all of this isn’t enough…How about ONE MORE THING!  FREEBIES:  Buy 2 packs (8 RMH total = $10) get one free regular virtual munzee.   Buy 5 packs (20 RMH total = $25) get one free mystery virtual munzee.   Must be purchased in same order to qualify for freebies.

The Blast Capture will work in order to capture the RMH virtual.  No colors may be applied to the RMH Virtual.

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May 15, 2014

Munzee Players of the Week, Derik Reed and Family!

Globally, Munzee is a network of players bound together by one simple thing, a love of the game, and passion to build our community with other like-minded people.  Munzee provides us with an outlet to get outdoors, do something special with the family, see new sights, and make new friends.  We’re all different, and we each have our own amazing personal story that makes us stronger, and makes this the most amazing group of players (and people) to be a part of.  This week’s Players of the Week are no exception to this. The Reed Family (Derik, Kathryn, David and Julia),  are near and dear to our hearts.  Their love of the game and love of their son David resonate throughout the Munzee community. Today, we want to make them “shine” worldwide with all of you!  Read below and get to know this week’s courageous Players of the Week!

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1.  Who are you?  Let us know your “names” and introduce your Munzee family!

We are derikkathryn, Derik Reed, lilgeodave, and lilgeolia. My kids have their own accounts, at their request when we started playing together.

2.  Where in the world do you live? We live in East Helena, MT, USA

3.  How long have you played Munzee?    (Derik) I began playing in January of 2013, 15 months ago.

4.  How did you find Munzee?  Did someone in your family “take” to Munzee first, or was it a passion shared amongst you all?

I discovered Munzee while overhearing it being discussed at an event of the other Geolocation-Game-That-Must-Not-Be-Named. I think they were actually making fun of it; I downloaded the app, and discovered that there were no more than a dozen in the area I was covering (including my home and Spokane, WA). It took me over a month to get to 100 points, as I had not discovered “armchair munzees” yet.  My son David had been diagnosed with ALL, T-Cell Leukemia in October of 2012, and was living with my wife at the Ronald McDonald House in Spokane; munzee provided me with a needed distraction and activity (mostly deploying) while driving back and forth between here and there.  My kids both have active accounts, and have played in clan battles with me, but mostly like to go on walks, and sometimes are ready to be done way before me!

Derik and Julia

5.  What do you enjoy most about Munzee?

I enjoy the opportunity to get outside and exercise, the chance to meet new people with similar interests, including planning local events, coordinating strategic Munzee attacks so that our local clans can compete with the “Big Boys in Europe” and on the Coasts during clan battles.

6.  How has Munzee impacted your relationship with your family, especially your children?

My family frequently munzees together, but I have way more drive than the kids.  Our connections with others, especially while in Spokane, have been greatly augmented by Munzee and the other “Geolocation-Game-That-Must-Not-Be-Named”; also, my connections in that other game have triggered an interest in Munzee in Spokane, where the map has grown from just a few to over 5000 deploys in the last year.  Also, another Munzer visiting Spokane capped some Munzees we deployed while walking to Riverfront Park from the Ronald McDonald House on Easter of 2013; she was so moved by our deploys that she made contact with my wife (at R.M.H.), and provided a significant amount of financial, emotional, and spiritual support while we were in Spokane! The people I play with have become close, personal friends, and their prayers and encouragement have been essential to our navigation of the last year.  More locally, at a recent event in Helena, another player’s son, who is a survivor of  childhood leukemia, was able to meet with my son.  We are forging lifelong connections through this game!

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7.  What is on your wish list?

Most of my wishes have come to pass in the last year–i-nigma on the iPhone, locally planned events, better functionality for conversion and other functions within the app; but the greatest desire I have right now would be for some (or all!) of MHQ to come to one or more events in Montana and Spokane this summer!  It would be an acknowledgement that we in the hinterlands are having an impact on the game!

8.  Tell us more about your son’s treatment, and how the last 18 months have been for your family:

David was diagnosed with cancer on October 8, 2012, two days before his seventh birthday. He was in critical condition, and within hours of his diagnosis, he was life-flighted to Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital in Spokane, Washington. During the first eight months (the most intense phases) of his three and a quarter years of treatment, he and his mother were required to live in Spokane. The Ronald McDonald House of Spokane became their home away from home. Without the Ronald McDonald House and all of the support it offered our family, those eight months away from home, friends, and family would have been even more difficult. The House provided us a safe place to live, play, and interact with other families with children with significant health issues.

We moved home Memorial Day weekend of 2012, but we visit the Ronald McDonald House every time we’re in Spokane to drop off donated pop tabs and to visit; we will always be grateful to the staff and supporters of the House.

Kathryn, David and Derik

David’s treatment consists of five phases, four of which were completed while we lived in Spokane. The first four phases involved IV chemotherapy, intrathecal chemotherapy, oral chemotherapy and steroids, as well as full cranial radiation. The last phase of treatment requires daily oral chemotherapy, a trip to Spokane every four weeks for IV chemotherapy, and a trip to Spokane every twelve weeks for a lumbar puncture and spinal chemotherapy; this cycle is repeated until the end of treatment. David will complete his final chemotherapy and ring the bell as a childhood cancer survivor on January 18, 2016.

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Team Munzee is proud to have the Reed Family as this week’s Players of the Week.  The passion and strength they bring to their everyday lives and the game is an inspiration to us, and hopefully, an inspiration to you!  We’d like it if the Munzee community could rally together and capture this very special Social we’ve deployed for lilgeodave:

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A note from our President:  The Reed family and their story have inspired Team Munzee.  Coming very soon we will celebrate and honor their Munzee connection with the Ronald McDonald House of Spokane.  Prepare for special charity gamepieces, icons, and badges.  More information coming very soon!

Thanks so much for taking a moment to read this important Player of the Week Interview, and capturing this Social.  Keep your eyes on the blog, and on our Social Outlets for the big announcement from Team Munzee.  You can help make a difference in this world! “Expect the Unexpected” this 2014!
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May 2, 2014

Announcement: Munzee donates USD $5,000 to Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism!

The amazing efforts of our active Munzee community lead to over 8,055 hearts captured in the month of April! Player captures raised a total of USD $4,027.50 in donations towards an Autism charity. Team Munzee has decided one organization deserves the incredible efforts of our players.

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Autism is a neurological disorder that impacts the normal development of the brain (oftentimes in areas of social interaction and communication skills). Autism occurs in as many as one in 150 births, and awareness towards this struggle is something passionately felt by Team Munzee.

The Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism was established in 1998 by NFL quarterback Doug Flutie and his wife, Laurie, in honor of their son Doug, Jr. who was diagnosed with autism at age three.

Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation is dedicated to increasing the awareness of autism and improving the lives of families facing the unique challenges of facing autism everyday. Our commitment is to support these families by helping them find the resources they need and by funding advocacy programs as well as educational, therapeutic and recreational opportunities. To learn more about Flutie Foundation, check out the following link: http://www.flutiefoundation.org/

Like Team Munzee, Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation is a small group of passionate people working hard every day to turn their vision into a reality. Yesterday, TJ (VP of Sales/Marketing) reached out to the devoted five-person team and offered our total donation of USD $5,000.00 to their organization! We’re glad we could make a difference by donating to a dedicated organization that will utilize over 90% of our donation towards Autism Awareness (and helping families of children with autism ). Their primary objective is to provide families with a place to turn when they are in need of support and autism resources.

Team Munzee wants to give a big “THANKS” to our player community, YOU are what makes Munzee great. You inspire us to make a difference every day, and today we were able to do just that!

PS: Be sure to give them a little “Like” on Facebook too! https://www.facebook.com/flutiefoundation

 

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May 1, 2014

Munzee Player of the Week: JS Seegars (Sseegars)

This week’s player of the week is a quiet sort of player.  The player that spends his time enjoying the best of Munzee: getting outdoors, spending time with the family, and riding magical invisible pink unicorns.  A friendly face on Social Media, and always eager to meet with any player headed towards his neck of the woods, this week’s Player of the Week is JS Seegars (Sseegars)!

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Who are you? sseegars

Where in the world do you live? Kershaw, USA

How long have you played Munzee? 1,002 days

How did you find Munzee? Munzee came up in conversation with a fellow ‘cacher who was beta testing the app for iPhone. I was very hesitant to get into Munzee at first. I was a hardcore cacher and I just didn’t think Munzee would catch on. But I like firsts. I like being first in things and so I placed the first Munzee in South Carolina! I deployed it three years ago and my wife was FTC one year ago. Only two captures on it now, LOL! (Editor’s Note: Everyone head to South Carolina: http://www.munzee.com/map/dnnswddyp/13!)

What do you enjoy most about Munzee? I’m not a die-hard player, but my wife is, and I’m so supportive of her and Munzee! She liked caching but wasn’t as into it as I was. This has given us both something to do together! We discuss Munzee several times a day. Add to that the social interaction online with the various pages and groups and I am happy to be a part of the Munzee family. I am a stay at home Dad and being online is sometimes my only adult interaction during the day.

Another aspect that I really enjoy and I want to be clear about upfront is Rob’s involvement in the game. He’s always around. He’s not just the president, he’s also a player. I am not badmouthing caching but I really never saw that “in other games” and I’ve actually met the folks in charge for those games/hobbies! Rob is more involved and approachable and that means something to me!

I enjoy Munzee because I can place most anywhere. I don’t have a reviewer looking over my shoulder. That’s something that finally drove me away from caching. I often go out for a wander on weekends (Saturdays are my day off) with my camera and find some interesting thing or place that I can bring another player to. It’s not the points for me. It’s the discovery of new things, or old things. I do love old houses.

What is on your wish list?  Franklin, TN in the foreseeable future! I would love to go back to Europe especially now with Munzee.

I want to see historical icons. I have part of that with quiz munzees and have started placing those with that in mind. I would love to see a set of Munzees that give an increasing point range as you go along a historical trail of Munzees to a payoff of points at the end. I think that would be useful in getting both the curious and the ones out for points onto a trail like that. I always like to learn new things about an area when I’m out wandering. That’s how I used to cache.

Tell us about yourself!

My handle is something that my parents came up with, lol. First initial and last name.  I am awful about picking a handle and changing it. So here I just went with a handle I’ve had for years.

I am forty-five, married, with two kids. Mags is maseegars, our children play with us, and we all use the same handles for our Munzee player names. I had to keep it simple and going the same way I did with their handles seemed to be the best way.

I usually Munzee with the wife. I have been known to Munzee with WallynSC when I can get his decrepit old body out of the house!

I love photography and history, science fiction and fantasy, and I watch WAY too much TV. I am also a heavy reader. I have a huge interest in mythology and books on the occult, ghost stories and just the general weird stuff that’s out there. There is a lot of strangeness in the world. I want to see it all.

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One of the thing I really enjoy in the Facebook groups is Unicornification Nation, It’s nice to be a part of that. I enjoy the back and forth when it really gets rolling.

I wanted to mention this, the whole Unicorn thing. I’m part Scottish. It’s heritage not hate. LOL, Check out that beautiful national animal (and my Social):

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I wouldn’t want to go too far on this, but it’s important.  Was that way too far? ;)

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