Category Archive: Jeremy Irish

Disclaimer: The Irish Is Dead Page Was Not Us

Two days ago I was alerted to the existence of a web page that falsely claimed one of Geocaching.com’s co-founders, Jeremy Irish, had died. Fortunately this claim is completely false, however It’s Not About The Numbers (INATN) was concerned to discover that the ‘read more’ button on this page linked our very own homepage.  As no …

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Happy Birthday, Dear Groundspeak …

Happy birthday to Groundspeak’s Jeremy Irish, Bryan Roth and Elias Alvord … Not to mention all the lackeys and volunteer reviewers. Twelve years ago – on September 2nd, 2000 – Irish set up Geocaching.com on a home computer in the spare bedroom of his Seattle-area apartment. “At that time, fewer than 100 geocaches had been hidden …

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Jeremy Irish’s Mega Tattoo Decision

UPDATE: NZ MEGA 2012 A trip Down Under for New Zealand’s first Mega may leave an indelible impression on Groundspeak’s Jeremy Irish. The company founder (GC handle: Jeremy) told It’s Not About The Numbers that he is considering getting a Maori tattoo when he visits the South Island city of Dunedin in October. Maori tattoos …

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Second Groundspeak Boss Mega-Excited

UPDATE: NZ MEGA 2012 Groundspeak’s Jeremy Irish isn’t the only lackey headed to New Zealand’s first Mega event. Company co-founder Bryan Roth – shown here in typical Kiwi farming attire – has posted his own ‘Will Attend’ log for GC35TTR and told It’s Not About The Numbers that he was excited about travelling Down Under …

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The Jeremy Irish TEDx Talk

kjwx spotted this at Only Googlebot Reads This Blog and I saw it at GPSTracklog – the Jeremy Irish TEDx talk (check it out below). I’ve not met the head of Groundspeak, nor really seen any video of him talking, so I was fascinated to watch this, as well as wanting to hear what he …

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A Big Party Weekend At Groundspeak

It seems our friends at Groundspeak have a few things to celebrate this weekend. Facebook tells us that Jon Stanley (aka Moun10Bike, the man who invented geocoins) celebrated his birthday on November 19th. We’re also informed that Geocaching.com co-founder Jeremy Irish celebrates his birthday just a few days later on the 21st. But if that wasn’t …

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TB Giveaway: The Life Of Bryan

TRAVEL BUG GIVEAWAY Ready for another game of tag? You may recall It’s Not About The Numbers recently received three new travel bugs featuring the Groundspeak co-founders to give away. This TB series depicts Bryan Roth, Jeremy Irish and Elias Alvord as swashbuckling adventurers of old, each holding a piece of map pointing to Groundspeak HQ …

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Speaking Of Ground-Breaking Stuff …

Groundspeak’s moving on up in the world – or at least a little sideways. And if the photograph above of the company’s new lobby is anything to judge by, its latest digs are pretty flash. According to its Latitude 47 blog, about 60 lackeys spent last Tuesday packing up their desks and loading boxes to shift Groundspeak …

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Groundspeak Block Party: Live From The Lily Pad

Washington’s Glen Silvers (GC handle: valleyAGs47) also volunteered to be our lackey at the Groundspeak Block Party. He reports: “This event was truly not about the numbers; this was a celebration of the geocaching community. The new Lily pad is in a unique part of Seattle called Fremont, sitting below the I-5 and Fremont St …

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Jeremy From The Block

Yes, that is Groundspeak boss Jeremy Irish … . And, yes, he’s obviously got a sense of humour, though he’s welcome to be the poster blogger for It’s Not About The Numbers anytime (Ditto Bryan Roth and Elias Alvord). Both videos clips were captured by American geocacher Theresa Wines (GC handle: Three Bottles) at the …

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