Tag Archive: Groundspeak

$500 Reward For Project APE Caches

Carl Jones isn’t monkeying around … So keen is the owner of Australian webstore Geostuff to track down his country’s two Project APE caches that he’s put up an A$500 reward (NZ$631) for each. “These two caches are an important piece of history and of significant interest to the sport of geocaching, so Geostuff.com.au is offering …

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Scratching That (TravelFleas) Itch

Do you or your geo-hound have fleas? The four American founders of TravelFleas, a new signature tag, certainly hope so. In fact, Mike, Karen, John and Deborah would eventually like their tiny metal tags to infest caches and player kit-bags across the globe. The friends’ bid for world domination began a few months back when …

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In Honour Of Trackable Week

In case you haven’t been keeping track, Groundspeak’s lackeys are celebrating all things geocoin and TB-related this week … So in honour of Trackable Week 2012, It’s Not About Numbers has a fantastic prize worth A$34.85 to give away. Our lucky winner will take home a NZ Flag micro-geocoin, a Pure Colour travel tag and a …

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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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Happy Birthday, Dear Groundspeak …

Happy birthday to Groundspeak’s Jeremy Irish, Bryan Roth and Elias Alvord … Not to mention all the lackeys and volunteer reviewers. Twelve years ago – on September 2nd, 2000 – Irish set up Geocaching.com on a home computer in the spare bedroom of his Seattle-area apartment. “At that time, fewer than 100 geocaches had been hidden …

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Top 5 iPhone Apps For Geocaching

Geocaching – once the sole domain of the handheld GPS unit – has been taken over in recent years by the rise of the smartphone. This transition from dedicated GPS units to multi-purpose devices owes a lot to the popularity of Apple’s iPhone. Once in the hands of many a geocacher, this user-friendly and stylish tool created a demand to be able …

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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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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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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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Geocaching In Peru

Watch Edward (aka me) geocaching in Minnesota …
This week, we are channel-swapping with Edward from databaseexpert. In this video, he is pretending to be me geocaching in Peru, and on his channel is a clip of me imitating him caching in Minnesota. Enjoy!

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