Category Archive: Humour

Hey Hey, It’s The Monkey

You first read about Bruce Nelson here when It’s Not About The Numbers profiled his Doctor Who caches. Now the American teacher and cartoonist reveals how his TB counterpart Professor Zoom and arch-nemesis Cecil-Evil Geocaching Monkey came to life … “Everyone has a story about finding their first cache … but as I’m a travel …

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May The Geocaching Force Be With You

Giggle you will if Garmin ever offers its new Star Wars voices to handheld GPSr users. It’s Not About The Numbers can just imagine geocachers bashing through bush or their local mall carpark under the guiding force of Yoda or Darth Vader. “Turn you will. Do or do not find, there is no try.” Or …

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It’s A Great Geocoin, Charlie Brown

Happiness is an exclusive, new geocoin depicting lovable cartoon canine Snoopy, especially for its creator Chris Pritchard. Since the owner of Australian webstore Jockaroo launched his design a month ago, he’s shipped more than 50 of the coins – despite sales being limited to Australia and New Zealand. “Reaction around the world has been fantastic. …

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Happy Feet, Geocacher Penguin?

Bet you didn’t know that Happy Feet, the penguin now world-famous in New Zealand, is a geocacher. Neither did It’s Not About The Numbers, till a little bird pointed out his attendee log for Wellington’s recent GC2W8AW “Winter Solstice Event”. Orsum event, well worth the 7000km swim 🙂 Great to meet the NZ capital crowd, …

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If Your GPS Could Talk…

Rich Owings over at GPS Tracklog points out this slightly profane but very funny If GPS Systems Could Really Talk post by TV comedy writer Ken Levine. Some of the best bits: A lot of folks are on the road this holiday weekend, giving their GPS systems a real workout.  My GPS guide is so …

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Another GPS Fail

Spotted on Failblog.org see more funny videos, and check out our Yo Dawg lols!

(Rotten) Food For Thought

It seems to be political week here but I had a random thought to share. With Bin Laden now out of the picture is this going to leave Geocaching as the number one cause of terrorist scares in the United States? Worse still – will Obama announce a ‘war on geocaching‘? This could be a …

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Geocaching To Feature In New Zealand Government Budget

In a move expected to reassure the New Zealand public that economic revival is imminent the Finance Minister, Bill English, will shortly announce the introduction of a geocaching initiative to stimulate the economy. Geocaching, a hobby that uses GPS to find hidden containers, has grown rapidly in the last 10 years, something Mr English believes …

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Bearing With Geo-Celebrity

American geocacher Titus Haynes tells It’s Not About the Numbers about his famous team-mate, Barry The Geocaching Bear: “Barry was born on March 31st, 2007. My spouse Nerae and I had found exactly eight geocaches before that time. March 31st was her birthday and I purchased her a US$50 gift certificate at a new Build-A-Bear Workshop in …

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Just Fooling

The joke’s on us, geocachers … And not once, not thrice but four times. Spotted on British website The Geocaching Shop for April Fools Day: a Nano Alarm Geocache. As the advert above shows, its new product resembles a silver nano but allegedly features a heat sensor that is activated when a geocacher gets within …

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