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Name: Kylie Walker
Date registered: December 19, 2010
URL: http://www.notaboutthenumbers.com/

Latest posts

  1. Finders Keepers: Geo-Novelist Seeks Monetary Cache — July 10, 2014
  2. Discover The World’s First Implanted Travel Bug — May 23, 2014
  3. Officials Ban Premium Member Geocaches — May 21, 2014
  4. Campaign Teaser: Buy A New Geo-Shirt — May 18, 2014
  5. Another Week, Another Geo-Bomb Scare — May 8, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Get In The Ring — 32 comments
  2. Controversial Steal-A-Cache Website Muggled — 29 comments
  3. Cemetery Geocaches Dead And Buried? — 27 comments
  4. Giveaway: A Slideshow Spectacular — 20 comments
  5. Discover The World’s First Implanted Travel Bug — 20 comments

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Finders Keepers: Geo-Novelist Seeks Monetary Cache

American write Devon Pollard tells It’s Not About The Numbers about his geo-novel: A young couple hike through the forest, cellphones in hand. Some time later, they reach their destination: a hard-to-reach cache, dangling precariously over a cliff face. When they manage to retrieve it, instead of treasure, they uncover something far more gruesome: a rotting forearm, the victim’s fingernails still polished pink. And that’s only the beginning …

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Discover The World’s First Implanted Travel Bug

You could say geocaching has truly gotten under my skin.
As of last Sunday, I’m now the proud bearer of the world’s first implanted travel bug. Fellow players can discover and log TB60ZG6 The Mark of The Geocacher by simply tapping an NFC-capable smartphone to the implant site on my right hand.

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Officials Ban Premium Member Geocaches

Premium Member Only geocaches will soon be at a, well, premium in northwestern Ohio’s Hancock County.
Nor should you expect to find any ammo cans or any hides placed above ground level in the area’s parks, now that Hancock Park District officials have instituted geocaching permits.

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Campaign Teaser: Buy A New Geo-Shirt

Don’t expect Craig Bartlett to give you the shirt off his back; the Australian geocacher would much rather sell you a copy.
Bartlett (GC handle: AlliedOz) launched his popular ‘Geocaching Tools of the Trade’ T-shirt in December 2012, selling 300 units online in a less than a month. Now he’s back on crowdfunding website Teespring for a third run.

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Another Week, Another Geo-Bomb Scare

It’s a Wisconsin geocache in the firing line this time – in what is the sport’s fifth American bomb scare in less than a month.
On April 27th, a Menomonee Falls resident alerted police at about 4.25pm after noticing a “bomb-like” device hanging from a tree near the village’s water tower while out walking her dog.

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Geocaching Bombs Again

Another one bites the dust … Bomb squad members detonated an Ohio geocache last week after a report of a suspicious package.
Wednesday’s geo-scare was the fourth such incident in the United States in less than a month.

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Today’s Public Safety Announcement: Geo-Animals

It’s a jungle out there … or a forest … or a rapid-filled river – and it’s damn easy to get in trouble whilst geocaching, no matter how simple that find looks online.
To help keep our readers safe out there, It’s Not About The Numbers will be posting a series of handy-dandy infographics collected from around the world wide web detailing useful skills to have once you leave the safety of your geo-mobile.

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Another 15 Seconds Of Fame For Cumbyrocks

You won’t have seen my It’s Not About The Numbers sibling round these parts lately but he’s still avidly promoting geocaching (and busy working behind the scenes of this website) …

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And The World’s Fifth Weirdest Hobby Is … Geocaching?

It’s a real puzzler …
Website ChirkUp – slang for ‘cheer up’ – is now reporting that our beloved hobby ranks fifth in the world’s top 10 weirdest past-times.

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Geocaching’s New Celebrity X-Man

If, as the X-Men’s Wolverine says, he really is “the best there is” at what he does, we geocachers are in BIG trouble.
Hugh Jackman – the Hollywood star best known for playing the clawed mutant in the hit film franchise – has taken up our hobby.

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