My thoughts have not changed on the subject. The coins are very cool and a unique part of caching. I love finding them and moving them on. I try to put photos with them. Photos seem to be more rare than the coins. Even when asked for on the page.
Collecting coins is OK for some. I have collected a few, but quickly that gets old for me and I send them out. To me a coin is only nice if others can enjoy it. So having a bunch sitting in a drawer keeps them from others. I send them out to see where they go. If they disappear, it is bad but not that much different from sitting in a drawer.
This is coming from someone that has 90% of the trackables still active.
I really like Travel Bugs and like the stories behind them. I still send out a few each year.
Worry not. As my psychic powers get better i will concentrate on the takers and deal with them in a most harsh manner.
I have no enemies, but I'm intensely disliked by my friends.