Category Archive: Competitions

Once In A Blue … Cache: Supporting Autism

You might get a hefty case of the blues this month – but it’s all for a good cause. As part of its annual support for autism awareness, South Western Ohio Geocachers (SWOGO) wants players worldwide to place “a new cache or two” during April “and call them Blue Caches”. “April is Autism Month and blue …

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Book Giveaway: Geocaching For Personally Valuable Treasure

Ever wished you could geocache all the time? Now you can, according to an e-book by American psychologist Francine Juhasz. She tells It’s Not About The Numbers how … “So you’re crazy about mysteries, loving the thrill of the hunt. And you enjoy exercising your wits on difficult quests, discovering what is well-hidden from view. …

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How Good Is Your Maths? A Maximum Number Of Geocaches Challenge

Groundspeak’s Latitude 47 weekly mailer recently commented that “more than 400,000 new active geocaches were listed on Geocaching.com” in 2011. This now brings the total number of active geocaches to around 1,614,930 (at the time of writing). That’s a lot. Last year’s massive increase in numbers is an intriguing development. It would be interesting to know if …

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How Many Caches Can You Find?

Tired of singing Christmas carols and basting that gigantic turkey but just can’t find an excuse to go caching? It’s Not About The Numbers has the answer … See how many geocaches and yellow perils (Garmin Etrex units) you can find in the photograph below. If your family requires you to be sociable over the festive …

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Geo-News: Cool, Sexy & European

ONE VERY COOL MUNZEE Munzee mania keeps marching across the map, with Antarctica now boasting its first gamepiece. London-based Australian player Zalgariath placed Diggles (Final Frontier) last Tuesday with help from friend Steele Diggles who works at the South Pole Research Base. “Ever since Munzee conquered the six inhabited continents, there has been a running joke …

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Cast Your Vote: Sexy Sibling 2011

 

Are You Too Sexy For Your Cache?

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the sexiest geocacher of them all? That’s what American cacher Angela Boykin (GC handle: Doctor A) wants to know as she seeks one man and one woman on whom she can bestow the title of Sexy Cacher 2011. So convinced that our outdoor efforts have left us with six-pack abs …

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Are You A Mensa Geocacher?

You don’t have to be a genius to geocache but some extra brainpower may help if you want to try a new British series placed by Mensa. To celebrate its 65th anniversary on October 1st, the self-described “high IQ society” is promoting itself through GC.com with the placement of 12 caches across Britain – the …

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How Many Caches Can You Find?

While feeling a little bored this afternoon, I cooked up something to keep the kids entertained on our next caching trip. I thought I’d also share my puzzle here to see how many people can help GC.com mascot Signal find the ammo cans hidden within. Click on the picture to open a larger version in a new tab …

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Giveaway: You Down With Opie?

He’s back … and quite literally. Since OpenCaching launched its first piece of official merchandise – a collectible Opie pathtag – four score and however many months ago, the oh-so-cute mascot has been keeping a rather low profile. However, It’s Not About The Numbers has learnt that during this time the OX frontman was actually …

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