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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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Intercaches: The Future Of Geocaching?

Where Tim Thomas is going, he hopes other geocachers will soon follow.

The American (GC handle: ChileHead) is the mastermind behind a new, hi-tech software application that allows players to create an interactive geocache similar to a Wherigo.

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Sneak Peek: Two Million Geocaches In A Minute

Even Superman couldn’t log two million geocaches in 60 seconds … but that hasn’t stopped Geocaching.com attempting the same feat in its new video, Two Million Geocaches in One Minute.

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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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Geo-News: Beans, Bears & Hearty Bravos

Keeping you briefed on the official O.C.B pathtag, Estonia’s first geocoin and New Zealand’s latest Geocaching.com reviewer.

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Congratulations Moneydork, Geocacher Of The Month

It’s Not About The Numbers is proud to report that New Zealand’s own (you can’t claim him yet Australia!) Wayne Champion (aka Moneydork, Camocrab et al) has been awarded Geocacher of the Month by Groundspeak.

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Meet The New Face At Groundspeak

Groundspeak has new uber-expert on its payroll now … Michelle Broderick, formerly of San Francisco-based private-driver service Uber, has just been named as the Seattle company’s head of marketing.  According to a post on GeekWire, “the marketing whiz who was promoted to a new role at Uber four months ago” has left the heavily-funded venture …

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Sewer Cache Lands Owner In The Crapper

Placing a cache deep inside a stormwater drain has landed an Illinois player in hot water – more than two years later. Officials in the Cook County village of Northbrook, 47km from Chicago, complained to Geocaching.com last week about the dangerous hide, located 800 metres into a sewer system. Cache owner thegoonies21 has subsequently had the small lock’n’lock box …

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Groundspeak Joins Criminal Underworld

Groundspeak is moving into the racketeering business – but it’s all to help best-selling American author John Grisham flog his new legal thriller. From today, the Seattle firm will begin marketing The Racketeer – which deals with the murder of an United States federal judge – in conjunction with publisher Doubleday, although Grisham’s 25th novel won’t …

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Project APE Search: Mission Impossible?

The Australian player who claimed the FTF on his hometown Project APE cache rates the chances of finding that container 11 years on. When Glenn Capuano fired up his GPSr on July 14, 2001, little did he know he was about to star in Australia’s geo-history. Forty minutes later, he had the FTF on GC1958 …

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