Tag Archive: Caches

Guest Post: Many Hands Make Geocaching Light Work

By Vince Migliore (GC handle: FolsomNatural) If you typically geocache alone, consider buddying up to enhance your experience. When two or more people go out together on a geocaching venture, the fun gets multiplied and the chores get divided. I often cache with one or two friends. One person drives, another acts as navigator, and …

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Group Hunts Relegated To Event Horizon

Bad news, people. Organised group hunts are off the events calendar at Geocaching.com – for now, anyway. In February, It’s Not About The Numbers broke the news that Groundspeak planned to introduce this new event category worldwide – thanks to a two-month trial brokered by volunteer reviewers in Canada’s Ontario province. However, community relations manager Sandy Barker …

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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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Giveaway: Ye Olde FTF Certificates

Will you be FTW – first to win – It’s Not About The Numbers’ latest prize draw? Thanks to new Polish vendor FTFshop, we have two sampler packs of these stylish First To Find Certificates to offer two lucky readers. Each set contains two 70 x 100mm certificates for you to place in your new hides. The …

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Snooping Around The Origins Of A Geo-Shape

It wasn’t a dark and stormy night when American geocacher Kim Runion unveiled her geo-tribute to Snoopy but the lovable Peanuts character and his creator Charles M Schultz would still likely approve. The New Hampshire resident (GC handle: meandmydogs) actually launched her 160-cache series one Saturday afternoon in late April with event GC3F8CB. But it …

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Tutorial: A New Geocaching Medium

Bigger is better for Vince Migliore (GC handle: FolsomNatural), whose latest video tutorial shows examples of mid-sized geocaches to make.
The American DIY buff says: “I like the mid-sized version because it allows you to trade travel bugs and provides more room for larger ‘swag’ items.”

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It’s Electrifying: DIY Cache Tutorial

DIY cache-maker Vince Migliore explains how to use an emergency radio with a hand-crank generator to electrify a hide – well, three volts worth anyway – in a remote location.

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Multi-Millionaire Plans Cache Of Titanic Proportions

The owner of the International Space Station cache tells It’s Not About His Numbers about his next hide … Wealthy American geocacher Richard Garriott de Cayeux is ready to go back to the Titanic – this time to plant his latest hide. The Texas multi-millionaire (GC handle: Lord British) expects to place his next geocache …

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