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Attack Of The Chicken – 31 Days of Caching

Day five was a wonderful, sunny day here in Dunedin so I elected to take a drive at lunchtime to pick up¬ †GC3REE6¬†¬£10 Worth of Water Trough by Daywalk. There is a fantastic history of this road in the cache listing and it is well worth a read. The view on the way to the …

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The Fourth Be With You – 31 Days of Caching

Day four of the 31 Days of Caching and I almost dropped the ball by spending a lazy day at home. In the evening decided to head out and pick up the final to¬ †GC4E3KF Royal Oak by Daywalk. This is a truly excellent multi…but then you come to expect that with Daywalk caches. I’d …

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31 Days of Caching – Day Three: Numbers Are My Friend

Being the weekend (and therefore having slightly more free¬†time), I had¬†planned to take the boys on a decent walk to find a cache some distance from home. However, the weather decided to be a bit rubbish so a quick driveby some distance from home was¬†chosen instead. Jedi Master Zach and Jedi Theo, who have just …

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31 Days Of Caching – Day Two

Like yesterday’s effort, I set up a quick find by completing the stages of GC3EPXC Local Identity by Woody104 a number of weeks ago, which meant I could collect the final¬†as a convenient driveby while delivering someone to the area. Today was a little special as I had Jedi Master Zach with me. JMZ recently …

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On The 1st Day of Caching Signal Found For Me …

That’s right folks, it’s not Christmas; rather it’s August 1st and the beginning of 31 Days of Geocaching. Every day you¬†log a cache throughout this month,¬†you will earn a souvenir to go along with the happy glow of making a find! To guide you through the month, the team at Geocaching.com have provided this funky …

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Geohacker Angers Geocaching Community, Cumbyrocks Particularly Pissed Off

Well, it took¬†something special to awakening the geo-ranting beast slumbering inside me – and, well, read on … Last week, an American player by the name of ‘Geohacker’ posted this clip to YouTube explaing how they had hacked Geocaching.com to get full access to all of the Premium Member features. https://vimeo.com/70066762 Now, don’t confuse this …

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Congratulations Moneydork, Geocacher Of The Month

It’s Not About The Numbers is proud to report that New Zealand’s own (you can’t claim him yet Australia!) Wayne Champion (aka Moneydork, Camocrab et al) has been awarded Geocacher of the Month by Groundspeak.

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Geocaching: Challenges No More, Cumbyrocks To Blame

Any GC.com geocacher who has checked their email today will be aware that Geocaching.com have decided to retire the Challenge part of the site. In case you haven’t read it their email reads… In our effort to inspire outdoor play through Geocaching, we are often faced with decisions about what to focus on next, and …

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Sewer Cache Lands Owner In The Crapper

Placing a cache deep inside a stormwater drain has landed an Illinois player in hot water – more than two years later. Officials in the Cook County village of Northbrook, 47km from Chicago, complained to Geocaching.com¬†last week about the dangerous hide, located¬†800 metres into a sewer system. Cache owner¬†thegoonies21¬†has subsequently had the small lock’n’lock box …

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Backlash As Groundspeak Closes Loophole

  [important]Guest Post by theCommittedCarnivore[/important] A few days ago, Groundspeak altered the way that users with a Basic membership could access its Geocaching Live service – now people who were previously given access to three full caches every 20 minutes or so are limited to a maximum of three full listings¬†per day. The company’s advertised …

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