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Name: Peter Walker
Date registered: December 19, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Top Android Geocaching Apps – Get Your Vote In! — June 27, 2017
  2. Disclaimer: The Irish Is Dead Page Was Not Us — January 26, 2016
  3. What To Do When Weather Is Too Bad To Geocache… — January 16, 2015
  4. Be FTF On This New Geocaching Song — January 16, 2015
  5. Waypoint Averaging on Androids for Geocaching — October 6, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Top Five Android Geocaching Apps — 50 comments
  2. One Year On — 40 comments
  3. Garmin vs — 39 comments
  4. Samsung Galaxy S2 GPS Problem? SOLVED! — 27 comments
  5. An over-saturation nightmare waiting to happen? — 23 comments

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And The Outdoor ID Winners Are …

Recently we gave It’s Not About The Numbers readers the chance to win an Sports ID, Shoe ID, or  Helmet ID by New Zealand retailer Outdoor ID. We’re pleased to announce the winners are: Sports ID: Brad Carlson (GC handle: yellowjeeperman) Shoe ID: Philip Williams (GC handle: card7ff*boy) Helmet ID: Matthew Brener (GC handle: akkatracker) Your prizes will be in the post just …

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Guest Post: A Review Of The Windows Phone Geocaching Apps

[important] GUEST POST Invercargill geocacher and IT Technician Karen Brown (GC Handle: Bladesedge) is the proud new owner of a phone running Windows Phone. She takes us on a tour through the relatively unfamiliar world of geocaching apps on this platform: [/important] After several months of comparing platforms & trialling devices in iOS (iPhone), Android …

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Win Your Own Outdoor ID!

Thanks to Outdoor ID, It’s Not About The Numbers has a number of ID products to give away. All you need to do is fill out the entry form below and you’ll go in the draw to win either a Sports ID, Shoe ID, or a Helmet ID. By entering the competition, you’re also eligible for the …

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Outdoor ID: Helmet & Shoe ID

  On Saturday we introduced Outdoor ID, the New Zealand company supplying personalised identification tags, and profiled its Sports ID product. Before we launch our INATN Outdoor ID competition, we also want to quickly profile two other Outdoor ID products that geocachers might use. The first is the Shoe ID, which will certainly appeal to those runners …

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Outdoor ID: It Speaks For You When You Can’t

Geocachers love being active and in the outdoors, which is probably why so many love geocaching! But being in the outdoors comes with risks, especially when you’re by yourself. I’m a big advocate of taking risks, albeit properly managed ones, and love getting out in the bush or going for a ride by myself. But …

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A Prickly Problem With Attributes

The CacheSense Beta Team, who were hard at work making CacheSense even better, recently noted the mystery appearance of a ‘cactus’ attribute. This little fella (see left) caused some confusion throughout the team as no one could find his prickly presence anywhere throughout the world. The sudden appearance of this attribute was also noted …

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Twilight Zone: Geocacher Finds Bomb, Not Cache

It what seems to be an odd twist on the geocache/bomb relationship, a player near Neustadt Weinstraße in Germany has stumbled upon what appears to be a bomb. After posting the photo in earlier today, the comments have been running hot in the associated reddit thread. Reddit user eodtech1 noted: “Looks to be a GP ‘Old …

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Google Maps Officially Returning To

Some months ago Google changed its charging structure for third-party use of Google Maps, which meant heavy users, such as, had to ditch the service or face significant costs. But now Google Maps are coming back … After’s planned site update of Tuesday, May 22nd, premium members will once again have access to Google Maps through the Beta Maps …

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Top Five Android Geocaching Apps

Whether the Geocaching purists like it or not, smartphones are being used more and more for Geocaching. In fact, it seems to be a common set up in this day and age to have a smartphone for urban caching/cache database with a dedicated GPS unit in your caching bag for those ‘deep in the outdoors’ …

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The Geomate Jr Lives Again

Rich at GPSTracklog has spotted the phoenix like rise of the Geomate Jr from the ashes of Apishere. From the press release he’s since received: Brand 44 of Denver Colorado ( has recently purchased the Geomate Jr. Geocaching GPS product line from Apisphere Inc. of Dallas Texas. “This acquisition rounds out our growing geocaching product line and will …

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