Tag Archive: Bryan Roth

International Geocaching Day: Brew Kids On The Block

For a second year, Washington’s Glen Silvers (GC handle: valleyAGs47) volunteered to be our lackey at this year’s Groundspeak Block Party.

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Update: Geohacker Halts Premium Member Attack

Geohacker – the American player who disguised himself as a gloved hand with googly eyes to unveil his method of hacking Geocaching.com’s premium member features – has vowed to stop his disruptive campaign. For now, anyway …

Today he emailed It’s Not About The Numbers to say he had reached a “settlement” with Groundspeak and “had agreed not to pursue” his Hack Code project.

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Roll On Lucky Cache Number Two Million …

One million, nine hundred and 99 thousand, seven hundred and 54 … That’s Geocaching.com current hide tally; just 11246 needed to record its two millionth placement.

The question on everyone’s lips, though, is when will this mammoth achievement occur.

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Geocaching: Challenges No More, Cumbyrocks To Blame

Any GC.com geocacher who has checked their email today will be aware that Geocaching.com have decided to retire the Challenge part of the site. In case you haven’t read it their email reads… In our effort to inspire outdoor play through Geocaching, we are often faced with decisions about what to focus on next, and …

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On The Cards: An A-to-Z Of Geocaching

If geocache trading card creator Shane Holmes doesn’t know his ABCs yet, he will do by the time he’s finished with his latest card designs. Since holding a Facebook contest to pick a new trading card theme, the American (GC handle: GeoLobo) has begun work on a series detailing the geocaching alphabet – common terms from …

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Second NZ Mega Already On The Cards

One Mega down, and New Zealand geocachers are already planning their second such event. This week, a temporary website and Facebook page for NZ Mega 2013 went live, seeking expressions of interest in attending next year’s gathering. A Twitter feed has also been established. According to a blurb on both sites: “Organisation and planning for …

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Another Chip Off The Old Block (Party)

Phew! It’s Not About The Numbers has finally caught up with Groundspeak’s Bryan Roth for his thoughts on this year’s Block Party. Between the company’s annual shindig (GC38J9N) and WSGA Going APE … At The Tunnel Of Light Mega event (GC3C7HK), Roth (GC handle: Bryan) says the weekend of August 18-19 was super-busy – “super …

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NZ Mega Update: Just The Ticket

The clock’s ticking, people … Have you paid for your tickets to New Zealand’s first Mega event (GC35TTR) yet? It’s less than nine weeks till the three-day gathering being held at Dunedin’s Waiora Scout Camp over Labour Weekend, and already more than 500 players – from as far away as Kuwait and the United States …

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New Swag On The Cards At INATN

Please Mr Postman, look and see if there’s a letter in your bag for me … oh, and Cumbyrocks too. We’re currently both waiting for geocaching trading cards to arrive in the mail. In Peter’s case, it’s my birthday present to him; a set of 250 trading cards from FTF Geocacher. The popular American magazine …

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Your Launch Pad To The Lilypad

Ever wanted a personal tour of Groundspeak HQ by co-founder Bryan Roth? Now’s your chance, at least virtually. Popular tech website GeekWire has just released the second installment in its new Launch Pad video series, profiling “the Seattle company in the middle of the geocaching boom”. Roth (GC handle: Bryan) begins his tour of Groundspeak’s …

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