Category Archive: Challenge

Geocaching Challenges Now Seven Days Old … And Still Here

Geocaching challenges have now been with us for seven days. Like a newborn baby, they are still heavily dependant on their mama. The first seven days have been a turbulent time with a brief fairytale beginning, a strong backlash from a vocal few and then voices of reason hitting back.  😉 The feedback forum ran …

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Challenges: Don’t Hate The Game, Hate The Player

The new Geocaching Challenges were released yesterday to very mixed reviews … okay, I’m being PC … nearly everyone hated them. Complaints ranged from detesting a number of frivolous frog-kissing locationless challenges to disliking there being no necessity to use a GPS. If you’re looking to further your hatred of this new game, you should check …

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Summary Of Today’s Irish On Challenges Blog Post

For those who haven’t seen it Jeremy Irish (from this point known as J-Rish) has posted at Latitude 47 today about the new Geocaching Challenges. It is a good read but being a lengthy post I thought I would pull out the best bits and summarise them here: The Groundspeak team “sat in a room …

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Photo Challenges Or Signal’s Dating Video?

Groundspeak’s Photo Challenge snippit was released today and I think I’ve watched it about half a dozen times. The more I watched, the more it was impressed on me that Signal didn’t have any friends completing this challenge and that the photos being taken were a little like dating shots. This all begs the question whether …

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Geocaching.com Answers Our Questions!

Like a speeding bullet, Geocaching.com has provided us answers to some questions we put to them just an hour ago regarding the new Geocaching Challenges! Who produces/oversees/manages the video clips? We’d like to give that person some kudos. Answer: The videos are a collaboration of a team of Lackeys Reid, Jen Sonstelie (We have 3 Jen …

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Another Geocaching Challenges Sneak Peak And Release

Geocaching.com has given us another sneak peak into the new Geocaching Challenges. This time it’s a short video explaining its ‘Action’ type of challenge. The clip is at the bottom of this post. BUT the bigger news is that the anticipated release of Geocaching Challenges is later this week. Very exciting. Also worth noting is: Free smartphone apps for …

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Sneak Preview: Geocaching Challenges Video

It’s Not About The Numbers has managed to grab a sneak preview of the new Geocaching Challenges video from Geocaching.com. The video itself is probably one of the best Geocaching.com has produced and certainly left me salivating over the new Geocaching Challenges, which we know will include a ‘take a photo’ type but would also …

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The New Virtuals … er … Challenge Caches: Cumbyrocks Wasn’t Right

Okay, I’m big enough to admit that I may have been a little ahead of things when I suggested that the new virtual caches would be a cross between Wherigo and Munzee with apps that required you to be in the spot to log a find. Of course, I’m not yet willing to admit I …

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Be A Muscle Mann

  Geocacher Todd Elliott is challenging you to bulk up – not your muscles but your daily finds rate. To celebrate his second geo-anniversary, the New Zealander (GC handle: TMANN421) recently placed GC2WZAD The Great Bulk Finding Challenge, a premium member-only mystery hide in his hometown of Waikanae. In reality, it’s an easy find at the …

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