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Discussion: 7 years! Time flies.

in: Cristina; Cristina > 2018-05-23

May 23, 2018 7:56 AM # 
Suzanne:
7 years! Time flies.
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May 23, 2018 3:36 PM # 
maprunner:
Cardinal rule in orienteering households: Never, ever, ever throw out a map
May 23, 2018 6:40 PM # 
jjcote:
Most of my race maps fit into a two-drawer filing cabinet with hanging folders, but it's getting pretty tight. Might need to throw out stuff from the adjacent cabinet of financial records to make room.
May 23, 2018 9:48 PM # 
Bash:
There was a story in an adventure racing forum yesterday about a racer who had sorted through maps from 95 events and was throwing some of them out. It was written in a heartwarming style, talking about his memories from all those years. But all I could think was WTF?!?!? He's throwing out MAPS?!?!?
May 24, 2018 12:12 AM # 
blairtrewin:
I found out just in time a few years ago that the Bureau of Meteorology's hydrology section was throwing out its topographic map collection. As a result I've acquired 1:250000 sheets covering probably half of Australia.
May 24, 2018 7:06 AM # 
Cristina:
Blair, how big of a mosaic have you constructed out of those?!

Most of my maps are sitting in large cardboard storage boxes or in magazine holders. Have to decide on a good way to pack them for the shipping.

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