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CocaColaCacher

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Got my Minelab Geocoin today
« on: February 08, 2013, 16:48:25 »
I forgot for a min that I had registered for this coin.  I guess GC is making some money off of this but if I get a free coin out of the deal I guess it is OK.

http://www.geocaching.com/minelabmetaldetectors/

Package actually had two coins, one big non-trackable and a small trackable one.

Not sure what event I'll be at next but I'll try to remember to bring it for discovery before I set it free.
« Last Edit: February 08, 2013, 17:38:59 by CocaColaCacher »

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Re: Got my Minelab Geocoin today
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2013, 18:07:12 »
I got mine too today.... Let's see how far this one will go before going MIA  ;)
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Re: Got my Minelab Geocoin today
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2013, 22:54:33 »
They seem to be making these available in batches.  I tried before and could not get one as they were all gone. 

I saw a post about them again yesterday and was apparently able to get one - I'll find out in a couple of weeks.

I retrieved junglehair's Minelab coin from her at the CCC Christmas event and carried it around for a bit before depositing in a cache recently.

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Re: Got my Minelab Geocoin today
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2013, 20:19:34 »
I still have not received the Minelab Geocoin.

It's been six weeks since I was supposedly accepted to get one  ???

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Re: Got my Minelab Geocoin today
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2013, 22:26:58 »
Same here.   ???

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Re: Got my Minelab Geocoin today
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2013, 08:16:26 »
At last week's workshop, Woody said he hadn't received his either.

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Re: Got my Minelab Geocoin today
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2013, 10:02:14 »
Me too, I haven't got mine. Didn't really expect to see it, so, whatever...

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Re: Got my Minelab Geocoin today
« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2013, 10:54:14 »
They were offered so I expect they will be sent. I'm betting they are backordered from the mint.

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Re: Got my Minelab Geocoin today
« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2013, 11:15:52 »
I contacted Minelab on Facebook and they said that Groundspeak are the ones that are actually sending them out, not Minelab (makes sense).

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Re: Got my Minelab Geocoin today
« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2013, 09:53:35 »
I just applied for one and was accepted. If it takes so long to turn up it will come as a nice surprise.

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Re: Got my Minelab Geocoin today
« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2013, 10:30:45 »
I applied for a Minelab Geocoin around the middle of February when I saw this thread. Yesterday (May 14) I received this email:

Thanks for your interest in the Minelab’s Ultimate Geocaching Hunt promotion. Unfortunately, your request for a free Minelab Geocoin was received after supplies had run out. 
You can still participate. Use your smartphone or GPS device and find a Minelab Geocoin in a geocache http://www.geocaching.com/minelabmetaldetectors/movements.aspx. Once you’ve found one, take a photo and submit it to the Minelab Facebook Photo Contest https://www.facebook.com/MinelabMetalDetectors/app_451684954848385?ref=ts for your chance to win great prizes.
Happy geocaching!
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Re: Got my Minelab Geocoin today
« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2013, 11:24:27 »
I got that e-mail yesterday as well.

Oh well, at least I got to carry one around for a bit before dropping it off in a cache in late January.
According to the cache page, it's still where I dropped it off.

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Re: Got my Minelab Geocoin today
« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2013, 18:49:38 »
I got the same "Too bad, so sad" e-mail as well. Only took them 3 months. Surprised? Nope...