Gratuitous ribbon achievement

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This user earned the Gratuitous ribbon achievement
by pursuing the ({{{latitude}}}, {{{longitude}}}) geohash on [[{{{date}}} {{{latitude}}} {{{longitude}}}|{{{date}}}]].

Copy the template and fill in all the parameters. The category will remain Gratuitous Ribbon Achievement, but other than that it looks like any other ribbon.

Ever had an experience at a geohash that made you say "we deserve a ribbon for this!" but there was no such ribbon? How about failed to reach a geohash but had a glorious day anyway and wanted to celebrate your geohash? Ever been tempted to take a ribbon you hadn't earned? Just like pretty ribbons?

Well this ribbon is for you. Inspired by the mysterious Ate At Myponga Achievement, this ribbon is fully customizable for whatever you need to commemorate. You can have as many different gratuitous ribbons as you like. You may also add those that you have taken or awarded to others to the Gratuitous ribbons list‎.

If many people claim the same gratuitous ribbon, it might become a real achievement some day, see Gratuitous ribbons for proposed achievement.

It's worth browsing the Category: Gratuitous ribbon achievement. Geohashers who build their own ribbon usually have a curious or humorous twist to their expedition that's worth reading.


No proof is required for implementations of this ribbon, but you are expected to explain in some detail what you did to earn it, as part of your expedition report.


A good selection of icons can be found by browsing the Icons Category.


Users created these gratuitous ribbons. See more of them here.

UnwiseOwl, TheJosh and Jessie earned the Ate at Myponga Achievement
by having a meal at famous Myponga on 2009-03-14 after having seen a geohash from afar.
Yerushalmi and his wife earned the Unleavened Geohash achievement
by eating matzo and pastrami sandwiches at the (31, 34) geohash on 2009-04-10.
2009-04-10 31 34 matza.jpg
Manu earned the Hashcat Ribbon
by finding a cat and stopping to pat it near the (51, 12) geohash on 2009-03-08.
Meghan earned the Attendance in Effigy Ribbon
by having other geohashers build snowmeghans representing her presence at the (49, -123) geohash on 2009-03-09.
2009-03-09 49 -123 snowmeghans.jpg
Splitdipless earned the Red Spider Achivement (Gratuitous)
by encountering wildlife at the (43, -78) geohash on 2010-08-08.
Buttercup and friend earned the Flat Tire Achievement
by getting a flat tire after successfully reaching the hash (40, -86) geohash on 2013-02-27.
Q-Owl earned the Ferry Achievement
by using a ferry on the way to the hash or back (49, 8) geohash on 2014-03-29.
Q-Owl earned the Christmas achievement
by reaching the Christmas Day (49, 8) geohash on 2014-12-25.


The ribbon always comes out orange, no matter what colour you specify.

That's because you specified a color, instead. -- relet 00:05, 26 March 2009 (UTC)

See Also

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