Tag Archive: It’s Not About The Numbers

Disclaimer: The Irish Is Dead Page Was Not Us

Two days ago I was alerted to the existence of a web page that falsely claimed one of Geocaching.com’s co-founders, Jeremy Irish, had died. Fortunately this claim is completely false, however It’s Not About The Numbers (INATN) was concerned to discover that the ‘read more’ button on this page linked our very own homepage.  As no …

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Finders Keepers: Geo-Novelist Seeks Monetary Cache

American write Devon Pollard tells It’s Not About The Numbers about his geo-novel: A young couple hike through the forest, cellphones in hand. Some time later, they reach their destination: a hard-to-reach cache, dangling precariously over a cliff face. When they manage to retrieve it, instead of treasure, they uncover something far more gruesome: a rotting forearm, the victim’s fingernails still polished pink. And that’s only the beginning …

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Discover The World’s First Implanted Travel Bug

You could say geocaching has truly gotten under my skin.
As of last Sunday, I’m now the proud bearer of the world’s first implanted travel bug. Fellow players can discover and log TB60ZG6 The Mark of The Geocacher by simply tapping an NFC-capable smartphone to the implant site on my right hand.

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Campaign Teaser: Buy A New Geo-Shirt

Don’t expect Craig Bartlett to give you the shirt off his back; the Australian geocacher would much rather sell you a copy.
Bartlett (GC handle: AlliedOz) launched his popular ‘Geocaching Tools of the Trade’ T-shirt in December 2012, selling 300 units online in a less than a month. Now he’s back on crowdfunding website Teespring for a third run.

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Today’s Public Safety Announcement: Geo-Animals

It’s a jungle out there … or a forest … or a rapid-filled river – and it’s damn easy to get in trouble whilst geocaching, no matter how simple that find looks online.
To help keep our readers safe out there, It’s Not About The Numbers will be posting a series of handy-dandy infographics collected from around the world wide web detailing useful skills to have once you leave the safety of your geo-mobile.

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Another 15 Seconds Of Fame For Cumbyrocks

You won’t have seen my It’s Not About The Numbers sibling round these parts lately but he’s still avidly promoting geocaching (and busy working behind the scenes of this website) …

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And The World’s Fifth Weirdest Hobby Is … Geocaching?

It’s a real puzzler …
Website ChirkUp – slang for ‘cheer up’ – is now reporting that our beloved hobby ranks fifth in the world’s top 10 weirdest past-times.

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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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App Creator Takes The Geocaching Road Less Travelled

A French geocacher is offering a guide to being a popular geo-event host – or rather a geocaching roadbook.

Baptiste T (GC handle: Surfoo) has created GeoRoadbook, a new web app that lets event holders produce a booklet displaying the Geocaching.com hides in the area.

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The Science Of Swag: Dr Mummenstein’s Monsters

We all have a geocaching monster within but one New Zealand player tells It’s Not About The Numbers how she is unleashing hers upon the lower North Island in the form of swag.

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