Tag Archive: Jeremy Irish

Sneak Preview: Geocaching Challenges Video

It’s Not About The Numbers has managed to grab a sneak preview of the new Geocaching Challenges video from Geocaching.com. The video itself is probably one of the best Geocaching.com has produced and certainly left me salivating over the new Geocaching Challenges, which we know will include a ‘take a photo’ type but would also …

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The New Virtual Caches: A Vision Of The Future?

There has been a lot of talk about the reintroduction of virtuals in a new format since Jeremy Irish (from this point to known as J-Dog, Big J or simply J-Rish) made his now infamous comments on the geocaching.com forums: In the UserVoice updates I never said that virtuals were coming back in their previous …

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Wherigo … My Blackberry Follows

Wherigos: Until recently I didn’t have an opinion on them. With none in my area all I had to go on was various bits on the web that suggested it was a dying breed of cache, particularly following the Garmin/Groundspeak falling out. However, it does appear as if there is a fair amount of support …

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TB Giveaway: May Irish Eyes Smile On You

TRAVEL BUG GIVEAWAY Let’s play tag … Thanks to Groundspeak’s Bryan Roth, It’s Not About The Numbers has three new travel bugs featuring the company’s co-founders to give away. Their latest TB series depicts Roth, Jeremy Irish and Elias Alvord as swashbuckling adventurers of old – or at least the mid-1980s in the case of Indiana …

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Will You Be Geocacher Of The Month?

Somebody give Groundspeak an award … The geocaching listing service provider has just unveiled a new Geocacher of The Month scheme to honour the game’s most exceptional players – for which it already has nominations from the United States, Canada, Britain, Germany, Latvia “… and a host of others”. On its Latitude 47 blog, 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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Groundspeak: A Hot Seattle Startup You Need To Watch

  Groundspeak has been included in the The 14 Hot Seattle Startups You Need To Watch at Business Insider. this Seattle company is the owner of Geocaching.com, the official hub for the game. And in case you’re prone to dismiss it as some weirdo trend, the site notes that there are more than 5 million active …

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Project APE: That’s A Wrap

Don’t expect any more monkey business from Groundspeak. An announcement on Facebook today by chief executive Jeremy Irish said the company had cancelled plans to create a series of geocaches for the new Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes movie – less than a week after he first posted of its intentions. “Instead, with …

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Geo-News: Luck Of The Irish

Welcome aboard Captain Irish … the dapper, new alter-ego of Groundspeak ‘pilot’ Jeremy Irish – and one of three geo-teasers now on Facebook. Firstly, the high-flying chief executive unveiled this design for his latest TB, which he will launch early next month in Ulm, Germany (presumably at GC2MEGA FORTsetzung: – Die DOSENFISCHER). In response to comments by …

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Virtually a reality

I noted from a post at Freekachers that geocaching.com have announced they plan to bring back virtuals. The announcement is found in the feedback section of the geocaching.com site in the request titled ‘Bring Back Virtuals’. It reads: Bring ’em back. Virtuals and Waymarks simply aren’t the same, I don’t care how much you try …

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