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Review: Tupperware Twittering Rather Tantrum Inducing

Not everybody who blogs can write … Unfortunately, it seems nobody told Krista Godfrey, author of new book Tupperware, Tantrums and Twitter.

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Second NZ Mega Already On The Cards

One Mega down, and New Zealand geocachers are already planning their second such event. This week, a temporary website and Facebook page for NZ Mega 2013 went live, seeking expressions of interest in attending next year’s gathering. A Twitter feed has also been established. According to a blurb on both sites: “Organisation and planning for …

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Second Chance Geo-Book Giveaway

Better put those thinking caps on if you want to enter It’s Not About The Numbers’ latest giveaway … Thanks to American author Vince Migliore (GC handle: FolsomNatural), we have FIVE more copies of his new title Creative Containers For Geocaching (worth US$9.95 each) with which to reward lucky readers. The 122-page manual features 19 DIY …

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Great Geo-Stuff: Walking Poles

Today It’s Not About The Numbers unearths our irregular ode to something geocaching related that we may take for granted but which helps make our sport awesome. Yes, it’s just a pole with a handle on top but I’ve lost track of the times my walking stick has saved my bacon – and my arse. As regular It’s …

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Giving Away The Secrets Of Creative Caches

Drum roll please, Cumbyrocks … And the winner of It’s Not About The Numbers‘ recent DIY contest is Eddy De Clercq. For his efforts, the Belgium cacher (GC handle: searchjaunt) has won a copy of Vince Migliore’s new book Creative Containers For Geocaching. Judging this competition was much, much tougher than we expected, with dozens of …

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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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Invasion Of The Geo-Aliens

Today a UFO landed in my front yard … Inside the long, shiny transporter was a tiny, green being from across the galaxy. Thankfully, he speaks Geo, otherwise I’d never be able to ask him about his recent travels. That visitor was Helium the Alien TB4QEMY), better known as It’s Not About The Numbers’ representative onboard …

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Review: A Geocacher’s New iFriend

PRODUCT REVIEW iFriend: Rechargeable iPhone Speaker Amplifier Case US$45.38 at DS Styles By Sarah Jardine (GC handle: jardisliketardis) When kjwx asked if I’d like to review the iFriend portable speaker case for iPhone, I jumped at the chance. Having never owned an old-school GPSr, I use my iPhone as my primary geocaching tool.  Billed as “one …

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The Rebirth Of Navicaching

Back in April, It’s Not About The Numbers reported that The Mad Cacher bloggers had bought the historic Navicache website; now we ask the new owners first-hand about their plans … Like the fabled phoenix rising from the ashes, one of our sport’s original listing services, Navicache, is back. Until recently, it was a little used reminder …

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Geocache In Space: The Countdown Begins

Houston, we have go for launch of the second Geocache In Space module … Although in case of American geonaut Scott Cole, his blast-off won’t be at Florida’s Cape Canaveral but rather Gilliam-McConnel Airfield in his home state of North Carolina. Three days ago, the Southern Pines resident (GC handle: e6c or Echo Six Charlie) advised his …

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