Tag Archive: Cache

Tutorial: Empowering Your Caches

By Vince Migliore (GC handle: FolsomNatural) Utility boxes, control panels and wiring enclosures are visible everywhere in today’s urban environment. They are inexpensive and widely available at most hardware stores. They also make good hiding places for caches; a passer-by would never guess this is actually a geocaching container. However, neither the plastic nor metal …

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Latest Geo-Bomb Scare Avoidable, Says Official

Yesterday’s geo-bomb scare in Texas could have been avoided if the player involved had just explained their actions, an official says. According to TV channel NBC 5, the Dallas Fire Rescue department responded to a report of a suspicious device in the city’s far north on Sunday morning, but the mystery object turned out to …

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The Long, Anti-Geocaching Arm Of The Law

Don’t worry, good citizens of Bremerton; your police department is on the cache … Forget burglary and sexual assaults. Quashing the suspicious behaviour of geocachers from the city in Washington’s Kitsap County is now a high priority for law enforcement, if a local media report is to be believed. On Easter Sunday, a Bremerton police …

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Tutorial: Peace, Love & Flower Power

South African geocacher Karsten Vollmer – the brains behind the custom hides at webstore Geocache SA – shows It’s Not About The Numbers how to make his camouflaged Flower Power cache. YOU WILL NEED: 1 x Bison tube or pill container 1 x Metal plate 1 x Silicone sealer 1 x Plastic flower or clump of …

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Tutorial: Turning Over A New Leaf

You could call Canadian geocacher Daniel Goymour a rather crafty fellow. Here the owner of Etsy store Geocrafter shows It’s Not About The Numbers how to create one of his Autumn Leaves containers. “Two years ago, I was introduced to geocaching by a couple friends while on a trip to Montreal. We found a bunch of …

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For Sale: Multi-Millionaire Geocacher’s Home

News that Texan multi-millionaire Richard Garriott is selling his US$4.1 million Britannia Manor – the site of his popular GC2B034 Necropolis of Britannia Manor III puzzle cache – has sent a shiver up many a geocacher’s spine. However, It’s Not About The Numbers can alleviate those fears. Apparently, the wealthy game developer, space explorer and …

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What The Munzee?@!

Do you Munzee? If you’re suddenly frowning at your computer screen, then the answer is obviously “No”. However, this free mobile application by American quartet Aaron Benzick, Chris Pick, Scott Foster and Josh Terkelsen has been the talk of the geo-community of late. And more than 1600 curious smartphone users have already tried out the …

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A New Geo-Sign

How do you sign the word ‘geocache’? It’s a pretty common question on Groundspeak’s forums and now It’s Not About The Numbers has an answer – at least for Kiwi cachers. Yesterday, local organisation Deaf Aotearoa sent this video showing its newly-created ‘geocache’ sign in response to our query. . According to spokeswoman Kathryn Heard: …

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Harry and Dobby’s Geo-Legacy

You’re a geocaching wizard now, Harry … Obviously under the spell of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, tourism body Visit Wales has created a new geocache at one of the shooting locations for the final JK Rowling film – the first in what appears will be a series of similar hides. GC2ZWAC Dobby’s …

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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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