Category Archive: Humour

Cache Tutorial: Taking The Bait

Be ‘vewwy vewwy quiet’ and you might catch all the details in It’s Not About The Numbers‘ latest cache tutorial by Joseph Acamo. This creation is now the basis of the second hide (GC2QYZ0) in the Nebraskan geocacher’s Garden Series. HE WRITES: Today was a first for me. I spotted a likely geocache container while out grocery shopping and …

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Sibling Rivalry

They say the “family that plays together, stays together” so it was with great delight that geo-siblings Cumbyrocks and kjwx embarked on their first caching trip recently. Here, the duo relate their experiences trying to sneak in a few finds on a fleeting visit to the New Zealand city of Palmerston North for their grandmother’s …

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Shhh, I’ve been caching naked …

Please don’t tell my mother – or brother for that matter – but I’ve been caching naked … In my defence, it only happened on a few instances and it was a long time ago. Plus I’ve never cached in the nude. Confused? As any savvy seeker will tell you the term ‘naked caching’ denotes …

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10 things I would give up for Geocaching

A conversation ensued recently about how addicted I was to geocaching. As I fervently defended myself by arguing that I wasn’t addicted, merely passionate, about the hobby I decided outlining what I wouldn’t give up for geocaching might help me win the argument. However, I soon discovered that my protestations simply gave my associates (note …

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Now hear this …

[audio:http://www.notaboutthenumbers.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Dont_Tell_My_Wife_Im_Out_Geocaching.mp3] You’ve read how and why it came about … now you can hear Rob Pearce’s song for yourself. It’s Not About The Numbers is proud to present Don’t Tell My Wife (I’m Out Geocaching) for your listening pleasure. And don’t forget to buy your own copy of the American cacher’s song at iTunes.

‘Don’t Tell My Spouse I’m Geocaching …’

It’s a common phrase, but American cacher Rob Pearce has taken it to another level, recording – and selling – an original song on the subject. He tells It’s Not About The Numbers how his long-suffering family cope with his geo-addiction and musical leanings. “My wife was the one who introduced me to geocaching – …

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When cache maintenance goes bad…

What should have been a routine check on a recently published cache became an embarrassing moment this evening. A few DNF’s on GC2M4E4 ‘Whilst Expecting Toby’s Arrival’ lead me out to this obscure beach to check the cache was still there. The cache is located next to one of two walls which make up the ruins of …

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A Christmas Caching Carol

The Online Cacher has produced an excellent Christmas Caching Carol called The Cache After Christmas. There are a few snippets below but make sure you check out the entire carol. ‘Twas the dawn after Christmas, with coffee to rouse, A new cacher downloading, and clicking a mouse. The hardware was found, and the driver software, …

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The Meaning of CHUR

Geocaching has some interesting acronyms and it’s fortunate that the GeoLex (Geocaching Lexicon) exists to help decipher them all. It’s an interesting read if you’ve ever wondered what CAAR, MEFF, NIAH, or YAPIDKA means. Some fine fellows (SteezyMartDeezy & slipps) I have cached with a few times decided they wanted to add to the lexicon …

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Bulgarian Geocaching Ad

I noted this Bulgarian ad for geocaching on Head Hard Hats blog today – absolutely classic. and while you’re at it you should check out Head Hard Hats Treasure Cache TV MiniPilot.

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