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Snapped In A Foreign Country …

Where in the world is It’s Not About The Numbers poster boy?

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Police Threaten To Charge Bomb-Scare Cache Owners

Oregon geocachers may face police charges and a hefty bill in future if one of their hides is the subject of a bomb scare.

After a geocache was mistaken for a pipe bomb at Talking Water Gardens last Thursday, an Albany Police Department spokeswoman warned players of the likely consequences for hiding suspicious containers.

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Guest Post: Living On The EDGE

Want to geocache on the EDGE?

The Extraordinary & Delightful Geocache Enthusiasts (EDGE) say their group’s name doesn’t describe themselves, per say, but rather the caches they are passionate about.

This band of volunteer geocachers came together to educate and inspire our hobby’s ever-growing population on finding, building, placing, and promoting “extraordinary” geocaches.

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Tutorial: A Whole New Ball Game

Pitching our latest DIY tutorial is American geocacher Terri Caldwell (GC handle: CrazeVixen) … This cunning baseball hide is among the products the Virginian resident sells through her Etsy store, The Recycled Green Rose. YOU WILL NEED: A ball of your choice Micro Logbook Micro Container Glue TOOLS: Drill and bit Razorblade or craft knife Sandpaper Vice-grip …

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A Cute-As-A-Button Mystery: But Is It True?

Next exit, Pasadena … and Cute As a Button? This mysterious addition to a Californian freeway sign baffled motorists all weekend but has now been attributed to the work of a Highland Park geocacher. The new signage at the corner of Avenue 57 and Via Marisol in the historic Los Angeles neighbourhood was spotted on …

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On The Trail Of An (Almost) Original Slingshot

Benjamin Louws is missing a vital piece of geocaching equipment – a slingshot. Obviously, this isn’t your everyday geo-kitbag item – unless, like the Australian geocacher, you’re trying to create a near “museum-quality” replica of the first cache, Dave Ulmer‘s Original Stash (GCGV0P). Louws (GC handle: The Talent) has spent the last six months researching …

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Tutorial: Dowsing Rods – A New Tool For Geocachers

Sick of DNFs or your GPSr leading you in circles? Guest author and British treasure cacher David Villanueva suggests trying a pair of dowsing rods to locate those elusive hides. “Just as in hunting for a treasure cache, I can imagine the disappointment when you can’t find that geocache which really ought to be there. Is …

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Tutorial: I’ve Been Working On The Railroad …

By Vince Migliore (GC handle: FolsomNatural) There are a number of abandoned or unused railroad lines in my town. Local cachers often use these tracks as hiding places. Here, I’ll show you how to create a simple bison tube hide using a railroad spike. Loose spikes can easy to come by; whether you visit a …

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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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Second Chance Geo-Book Giveaway

Better put those thinking caps on if you want to enter It’s Not About The Numbers’ latest giveaway … Thanks to American author Vince Migliore (GC handle: FolsomNatural), we have FIVE more copies of his new title Creative Containers For Geocaching (worth US$9.95 each) with which to reward lucky readers. The 122-page manual features 19 DIY …

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