Category Archive: opencaching.com

YouTube: Use It To Help You Buy Your Next GPSr

My long-suffering geocaching widow wife was recently gracious enough to suggest I could get anew GPSr for Christmas. I immediately got all excited and started looking over all the specs and prices of the better GPSr models about. Before going further I should point out that I have been pretty impressed with my Blackberry Bold …

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Open for Business

Hours after Garmin’s new listing service went live last week, Auckland geocachers Kiwifamily published the city’s – and the country’s* – first opencache. Though Super Center (Code: OX2K407) has yet to be found at S 37° 00.452 E174° 53.220, its owners say setting up their first opencache was simple. “No dramas at all.” The drive-by …

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Okay, who narked to opencaching?

I blogged yesterday about the potential for over-saturation of caches to occur in opencaching as no reviewer meant I was able to publish two caches with the same coordinates. Now either someone has dobbed me into opencaching.com or Garmin are avid readers of It’s Not About The Numbers as both have been pushed back to …

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In light of the reviewerless Opencaching.com – An ode to the gc.com reviewers…

sseegars made the following comment on my post about the potential over-saturation problem with opencaching.com.  I thought it was so well done that I wanted to ensure everyone reading the blog got to see it: (for the full comment follow the link above) Garmin NEEDS that human component in there if they are serious. Reminds …

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OpenCaching.com: An over-saturation nightmare waiting to happen?

Like many I have been having fun playing with OpenCaching.com today and seeing what it can do. There is lots to like about this site but I also have a nagging feeling that it maybe more problematic than good. I noticed a comment on the new opencaching.com forums that expressed concern over geocaching.com caches being …

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Game On: Garmin's OpenCaching.com Beta is launched

Rich over at GPStracklog.com was one of the first to notice that Opencaching.com Beta has gone live this morning. When I read the post I immediately had the Imperial March theme from Star Wars pop into my head. Watch the Imperial March on youtube Garmin have blogged on the launch and the following is a …

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Groundspeak: No Comment

Well, we finally heard back from Groundspeak on the Opencaching.com controversy … Their reply: “No comment.” According to marketing manager Jen Sonstelie, it’s company policy not to comment on “pending products in the marketplace”. So I guess we’ll have to wait until Garmin has properly launched its new (German-language) facility for any official word from our service …

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