Have you ever tried to explain geocaching to a muggle? It can be anything from a new convert to the geocaching game, blank stares, or GULP, having Officer McFriendly called on you.
Here are some tips for what to do when confronted by a muggle:
1. Invent a Story
Yes, I’ve been known to spontaneously invent a story when I get asked why I’m carrying a GPS. This is when I’m not anywhere near the cache and am just starting to make my approach.
I’ve used everything from “I’m doing classified work for the government” to “I’m a geologist mapping the lake shore”.
I usually get asked this when people notice the GPS and are just being chatty.