Tag Archive: Addiction

Empowered By The Route 66 Geo-Trail

In desperate need of some stress relief, American Jon Racinskas (GC handle: The Razza) is driven to search for 800 geocaches along the legendary Mother Road. He tells It’s Not About The Numbers of his journey.

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Guest Post: Confessions Of A Geocacher

Until recently Steve Mills (GC handle: timbermills) was more at home geocaching in Canada’s snowy climes. Now he’s hoping to boost his numbers in the sunny New Zealand region of Hawkes Bay.

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Help Fund A Geocaching TV Show

There’s no such thing as going too far – especially if you need to finance an extreme geocaching TV show, says Jon Racinskas.

Co-incidentally, that’s also the slogan for his Geocrashers travel series, which is the subject of a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign as Racinskas attempts to raise US$28,500 (NZ$35,540) to cover its production costs.

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Helicaching In Queenstown

As part of the recent NZ Mega 2012, Moneydork found his 15,000th geocache during our road trip south. As he knew he was getting close, he started thinking about a special way to mark the milestone. What you see below is a seven-minute video that I put together outlining our little helicaching adventure. Read on …

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Guest Post: Musings From A Former Muggle

GUEST POST Admitting that you’re addicted to geocaching is the first step, as new Wellington player Geof Robinson (GC handle: xBoomstickx) discovers … “There’s going to be a lot of ‘I’ in this post.  I’m not sure if it’s a blog, rant or a confession. You decide but don’t tell me please. Just before the 2012 …

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Photo Essay: Xtremely Addicted

GUEST BLOG Geocaching may be the most extreme sport ever invented – if done right. My name’s Handy Andy Pandy and I’m here to show you how to xtreme cache! Don’t try any of this at home (unless you’re awesome) … Xtreme caching takes a lot of preparation and equipment, especially if you plan to photograph …

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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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Six Years Old And 1000 Finds

Six-year-old Sophie Quay-Clark  (GC handle: Sophie World) will soon have more finds than kjwx and Cumbyrocks put together. Here, her mother Hannah Quay writes of her eldest child’s geocaching journey. “I’m not walking five miles for seven caches,” declared my six-year-old. “But you’ve walked five miles before – in fact, you’ve walked further,” I replied. “There were …

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‘Moa Trackables, Please Sir’

Here’s one guy who definitely has the travel bug … First, Geocachers NZ vendor Kevin Swain launched the country’s first custom trackable tag – depicting a weta – with fellow geo-addict Zork V. And now he’s offering two more Kiwi designs through the Auckland-based webstore he runs with wife Catherine. Priced at NZ$10 each, his …

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A Very Canny Canadian Cache

In a very belated tribute for Canada Day, It’s Not About The Numbers profiles a new cache making a big impact in British Columbia. You’ll never see a DNF on GC2Y8Q8 Made in Canada, Eh! For starters, this cache is nearly a metre high by 1.2-metres long by almost half a metre wide, and can …

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