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UER Forum > Rookie Forum > How often do you guys do writeups on explorations? (Viewed 189 times)
brokenbits 


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How often do you guys do writeups on explorations?
< on 1/11/2020 4:56 AM >
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Having recently joined uer, I decided to make a my first post as a detailed write up of a recent visit to an abandoned incinerator:

http://www.uer.ca/...urrpage=1&pp#post4

Generally I tried to follow this tutorial best I could:

https://www.uer.ca...d=1&threadid=96066

I really enjoyed documenting the trip in this format, as well as researching and sharing the history of the building. It is definitely something I would like to continue to do on future trips to more interesting places.
So now that I am looking to make more posts to contribute to the forum, I am wondering how often you guys document your trips on here, and what kinds of places do you generally make full write-ups on vs keep to yourself?
In addition, what information should I generally omit from a post about a location in order to preserve the site?




Dee Ashley 


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Write something and wait expectantly.

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Re: How often do you guys do writeups on explorations?
< Reply # 1 on 1/11/2020 5:09 AM >
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Awesome first post (I’m also in DFW, btw! 🙂). I wish more new members took the time to contribute quality material and actually read the posts like the write-up one you mentioned. If you keep doing that, you should get your FM in no time.




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ryanpics 


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Re: How often do you guys do writeups on explorations?
< Reply # 2 on 1/11/2020 5:32 AM >
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Your first post was great, looking forward to seeing more like that. That location is pretty well known and it doesn't seem like there's much left to be destroyed so I would say that doing a full write up is good for that. But other places should have much less information given to try to protect the location, as well as yourself. I'd say do a write up/post for any explore that you feel was worth sharing. I generally do one for when I have a decent set of photos from one location, or a bunch of photos from smaller sites that I put into one. I'll never post anything about an active location that I do just to be safe.

To sum things up, just try to balance out information and secrecy to keep it interesting and safe. Good luck on future explores




randomesquephoto 


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Re: How often do you guys do writeups on explorations?
< Reply # 3 on 1/11/2020 5:53 AM >
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Great first post.

Omission details are really, location name, location, entry details.

You're doing great.

Let's see more!




Abby Normal 


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Re: How often do you guys do writeups on explorations?
< Reply # 4 on 1/12/2020 4:51 PM >
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Brokenbits,

I enjoy doing write ups of my various explorations. When I'm reading the forum, my favorite threads are those where the OP tells a story about the explore with pictures taking us from one point of interest to the next. Sure, I enjoy a "photo dump" if the person is a good photographer, but generally I like knowing about the whole adventure.

Abby Normal




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Re: How often do you guys do writeups on explorations?
< Reply # 5 on 1/21/2020 12:58 AM >
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I always do a writeup, more for my own benefit. Photos can be made so much better with context or story, and I'd hate to forget either behind any of them.




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Re: How often do you guys do writeups on explorations?
< Reply # 6 on 1/21/2020 5:24 PM >
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honestly, not often , less than we would like to do.




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