Tag Archive: Addiction

‘My Doctor Who Odyssey’

Personally, the TV show Doctor Who creeps me out – I blame the Daleks and Tom Baker’s scarf – but for American teacher and cartoonist Bruce Nelson (GC handle: Cecil-EGCM), it’s an addiction as strong as geocaching. He tells It’s Not About The Numbers about combining three of his loves for his 14-cache Doctor Who …

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Vive La Cache

It’s Not About The Numbers caches up with Dunedin’s Gerard Hyland (GC handle: GSVNoFixedAbode) after a 26-day holiday to Britain and France to learn about his favourite foreign finds. “There are those of us who go on caching holidays, and those of us who go on holiday and get to cache – I’m in the …

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Six Months On And Still Resolute

Read ’em and weep, Cumbyrocks … I may (always) be trailing you when it comes total finds but I’m obviously better at setting geo-resolutions. As some It’s Not About The Numbers readers may recall, my own geo-year runs from January 1st to December 31st so I get to see my darling brother’s half-yearly report before …

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Be A Muscle Mann

  Geocacher Todd Elliott is challenging you to bulk up – not your muscles but your daily finds rate. To celebrate his second geo-anniversary, the New Zealander (GC handle: TMANN421) recently placed GC2WZAD The Great Bulk Finding Challenge, a premium member-only mystery hide in his hometown of Waikanae. In reality, it’s an easy find at the …

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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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‘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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10 signs you’re a FTF addict…

You have a special cache publish message alert to notify you. [audio:http://www.notaboutthenumbers.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/20th_century_fox.mp3|titles=20th_century_fox] You only keep the Geocaching iPhone app on your phone so you can save 1.2 minutes by not having to download the GPX You get really grumpy when those pesky reviewers publish a cache at a time that doesn’t suit you. You go …

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Geocaching is an Addiction

Hi, my name is Cumbyrocks and its been six days since my last geocache. Today I gave into temptation and binged on seven caches. … For many people who take part in the ‘hobby’ of geocaching it is an addiction. I’m one of them. Geocaching is my time out, my break away from the world, …

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