Category Archive: Geowebsites

RIP Steve Love: Donations Sought For Vlogger’s Children

At a loss as to how to honour recently deceased Geocache Spoilers host Steve Love? His parents hope you – and each of the former 34,000-plus subscribers to the video-logger’s popular YouTube channel – will give £1 to a trust fund they’ve created for his two young children, Tia and Quinn. The 30-year-old Brit (better …

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Award Nominations For Dead Geocachers

In the wake of losing Geocache Spoilers vlogger Steve Love and Texas caching legend Alan Stricklin, an American geocacher is calling for the creation of a Geocacher Of The Year award to honour to duo. Late last week, Ryan Rokey (GC handle: Rynee) nominated Love (GC handle: Sven.) and Stricklin (GC handle: TXoilgas) for a …

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Geocache Spoilers VLogger Dies In House Fire

Geocachers across the globe are today mourning the loss of popular Geocache Spoilers video-logger Steve Love. Several hours ago, fellow British vlogger GeoSurprise reported on his own YouTube channel that 30-year-old Love – better known as by his GC handle Sven. – had died in a fire at his Telscombe Cliffs home (shown above) in East …

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Another Site To Treasure: GeoDetecting.com

Bill Kawa has plenty of mettle. When he couldn’t use his beloved metal detector while geocaching, the American created his own version of the game. Six months ago, he launched Geo Detecting to let others enjoy “both great hobbies as one entity”. The Mebane, North Carolina resident describes Geo Detecting as being about “70 per …

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A Very Pathtag Christmas

You’re likely starting to think about taking down those Christmas cards and decorations, however, I’m just about to hang mine. On Saturday, I received the last of my three Christmas cards and pathtags for participating in the first-ever Christmas/New Year swap run by Australian website the Pathtag Portal. This international trade was initiated in October …

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We Want You To …

A wise geocacher once said that opinions are like a certain part of your anatomy, everybody has one. And It’s Not About The Numbers wants to hear all about yours … We aren’t afraid to get down and dirty when it comes to hard-hitting geo-subjects – as our publication of Nick Brown’s commentary on OpenCaching.com’s first year of …

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INATN Profiled In NetGuide Magazine

Extra! Extra! Read all about it … It’s Not About The Numbers has been profiled in the January 2012 edition of glossy technology magazine NetGuide. kjwx and I are quite honoured to have been included in their monthly series on New Zealand bloggers. As NetGuide points out, the arrangement we have here at INATN is great, …

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Combating The Caching Curmudgeon

It seems every geo-community has its own caching curmudgeon (also known as a troll, stick in the mud or pain in the backside) and New Zealand is no exception. We’ve had our own curmudgeon causing some fun of late, much to the frustration of many local players. To my delight, though, Bruce Nelson over at …

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Tutorial: Turning Over A New Leaf

You could call Canadian geocacher Daniel Goymour a rather crafty fellow. Here the owner of Etsy store Geocrafter shows It’s Not About The Numbers how to create one of his Autumn Leaves containers. “Two years ago, I was introduced to geocaching by a couple friends while on a trip to Montreal. We found a bunch of …

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Geocache Spoilers Banned No More

He’s been called geocaching’s own David taking on the Goliath that is Groundspeak … And now that his battle is over, Britain’s Steve Love can return to his favourite  game while still posting the video logs that got him in trouble. Late last month, the creator of popular YouTube channel Geocache Spoilers was banned from Geocaching.com …

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