Tag Archive: opencaching.com

Be A Muscle Mann

  Geocacher Todd Elliott is challenging you to bulk up – not your muscles but your daily finds rate. To celebrate his second geo-anniversary, the New Zealander (GC handle: TMANN421) recently placed GC2WZAD The Great Bulk Finding Challenge, a premium member-only mystery hide in his hometown of Waikanae. In reality, it’s an easy find at the …

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XOX OX

Read ‘em and weep, Cumbyrocks … Today I got a box of Opencaching goodies in the mail – much like the parcel American blogger OX Cacher received all those months ago, inspiring my geo-sibling’s plaintiff e-plea to Garmin. Once opened, my own cache turned out to hold Opencaching caps, lanyards, pins, stickers and … some of the …

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Feeling Chirpy? Read The Fine Print

A chirp a day keeps Groundspeak away? Perhaps that’s the hope of Garmin’s Opencaching.com team, with today’s announcement that it will be giving away one chirp wireless beacon every day for the next few months. To enter its ‘Chirp-a-Day’ sweepstakes, American cachers – that’s right no foreigners allowed – must publish an approved cache at OC.com before …

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Google gives interesting Insight into listing services

Google Insight provides some interesting data on peoples interest in geocaching listing services. For those unfamiliar with the tool Google Insight: analyzes a portion of worldwide Google web searches from all Google domains to compute how many searches have been done for the terms you’ve entered, relative to the total number of searches done on …

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Still waiting for my Opencaching.com gift pack

I eagerly anticipate the arrival of my OpenCaching.com gift pack any day now, just as geocacher OXCacher has received his. His love gift from the Garmin-run site was so powerful that it lead to quick change of web address from www.undergroundspeak.com to OXCacher.com (the OX being the Opencaching.com code for caches and means ‘Open’). So …

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Welcome to: Opencaching.UK

With the introduction of opencaching.com last year there was a lot of talk about geocache listing services. One of the things we noticed was that there wasn’t much of a focus on what the other listing services were and what they offered. In an attempt to rectify this we have invited the other listing services to write a …

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Magellan speaks …

Politically correct, that’s the best way to describe GPSr company Magellan‘s stance on its rival’s Opencaching.com service. When Garmin first launched the website a month ago, Magellan Outdoor’s Justin Doucette told Cache Mania it did not have any plans to utilise APIs (Application Programming Interface or, for the non-geeks, rules that a software program can …

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Welcome to: Geocaching Australia

With the introduction of opencaching.com last year there was a lot of talk about geocache listing services. One of the things we noticed was that there wasn’t much of a focus on what the other listing services were and what they offered. In an attempt to rectify this we have invited the other listing services to write a …

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Welcome to: Opencaching.us

With the introduction of opencaching.com last year there was a lot of talk about geocache listing services. One of the things we noticed was that there wasn’t much of a focus on what the other listing services were and what they offered. In an attempt to rectify this we have invited the other listing services to write a …

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Welcome to: Opencaching.se

With the introduction of opencaching.com last year there was a lot of talk about geocache listing services. One of the things we noticed was that there wasn’t much of a focus on what the other listing services were and what they offered. In an attempt to rectify this we have invited the other listing services to write a …

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