Tag Archive: Australia

Project APE: From The Film Archives

Thanks to Australia’s Kevin Burfitt, It’s Not About The Numbers has unearthed footage of Project APE: Mission Eight for your viewing pleasure … The Victoria games producer (GC handle: Zaph) and partner Erica were the second to find this promotional cache back in July 2001, also snapping these photos of their night-time visit to GC1958. The …

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$500 Reward For Project APE Caches

Carl Jones isn’t monkeying around … So keen is the owner of Australian webstore Geostuff to track down his country’s two Project APE caches that he’s put up an A$500 reward (NZ$631) for each. “These two caches are an important piece of history and of significant interest to the sport of geocaching, so Geostuff.com.au is offering …

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In Honour Of Trackable Week

In case you haven’t been keeping track, Groundspeak’s lackeys are celebrating all things geocoin and TB-related this week … So in honour of Trackable Week 2012, It’s Not About Numbers has a fantastic prize worth A$34.85 to give away. Our lucky winner will take home a NZ Flag micro-geocoin, a Pure Colour travel tag and a …

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Giving Away The Secrets Of Creative Caches

Drum roll please, Cumbyrocks … And the winner of It’s Not About The Numbers‘ recent DIY contest is Eddy De Clercq. For his efforts, the Belgium cacher (GC handle: searchjaunt) has won a copy of Vince Migliore’s new book Creative Containers For Geocaching. Judging this competition was much, much tougher than we expected, with dozens of …

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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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Winners: Ye Olde FTF Certificates

Time to draw two names out of the hat for It’s Not About The Numbers’ recent FTF Certificate giveaway … And the lucky winners are: Zane Elliott of Dunedin, New Zealand, and Australia’s Jake Slaytor. To be in the running for one of these sampler packs from Polish webstore FTFshop, entrants had to tell us of …

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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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Two Thumbs-Up For Oz Mega

Geocachers NZ and My GeoGear store owner Catherine Swain (GC handle: Kevs_Team) reports back on her recent trip with husband Kevin to the Oz Mega in Albury, Wodonga. “If you’re still considering whether to go to GC35TTR NZ Mega this October, I would highly recommend it! We recently attended the Easter Oz Mega (GC2Q4JF) and loved it.  It was …

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My New Geo-Tool: The Ultimate Cache Finder

Read ‘em and weep, boys … My geo-toolkit now includes a swanky Video Cache Finder. Officially, this device is known as a borescope but whenever I say that some smart aleck gets it confused with the endoscope that doctors use to look inside the human body. My non-medical version enables the inspection of an area …

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Going Walkies With 101 Dalmations

One foot had a blister big enough to hide a small cache in and my hands were a mass of thistles but you couldn’t wipe the smile off my face last week. On Wednesday, I flew 500 kilometres to Auckland, New Zealand’s biggest city, for 10 hours just to complete 101 Dalmations (GC2P7BK), our equivalent …

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