Tag Archive: Photos

Project APE: From The Film Archives

Thanks to Australia’s Kevin Burfitt, It’s Not About The Numbers has unearthed footage of Project APE: Mission Eight for your viewing pleasure … The Victoria games producer (GC handle: Zaph) and partner Erica were the second to find this promotional cache back in July 2001, also snapping these photos of their night-time visit to GC1958. The …

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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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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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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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Photo Essay: Xtremely Addicted

GUEST BLOG Geocaching may be the most extreme sport ever invented – if done right. My name’s Handy Andy Pandy and I’m here to show you how to xtreme cache! Don’t try any of this at home (unless you’re awesome) … Xtreme caching takes a lot of preparation and equipment, especially if you plan to photograph …

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My New Geo-Tool: The Ultimate Cache Finder

Read ‘em and weep, boys … My geo-toolkit now includes a swanky Video Cache Finder. Officially, this device is known as a borescope but whenever I say that some smart aleck gets it confused with the endoscope that doctors use to look inside the human body. My non-medical version enables the inspection of an area …

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Tutorial: By The Book(mark)

Ontario cacher Lone R teaches It’s Not About The Numbers how to make the first of two signature swag items – in this case, a magnetic bookmark – featuring our blog logo. NB: Photoshop CS5 was used to create this bookmark. If you don’t have Photoshop, you might have success with free software products such …

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Taking Photos Caching

Whilst a lot of us like to take photos while caching, with Garmin’s latest update to a number of their recent units, they have now opened new possibilities of taking photos with you where you go caching. Why is this useful? Well, we’ve all come across caches that have a hint such as ‘see photo’ …

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Tutorial: Turning Over A New Leaf

You could call Canadian geocacher Daniel Goymour a rather crafty fellow. Here the owner of Etsy store Geocrafter shows It’s Not About The Numbers how to create one of his Autumn Leaves containers. “Two years ago, I was introduced to geocaching by a couple friends while on a trip to Montreal. We found a bunch of …

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Father Of Geocaching Not The Only One Fired Up

… Or how It’s Not About The Numbers discovers some rather forward material while reviewing a geocaching guide. Man’s discovery of fire pales in comparison to the invention of geocaching, if you believe our sport’s founding father. In the forward to Layne Cameron’s recently reprinted The Geocaching Handbook: The Guide For Family-Friendly High-Tech Treasure Hunting, …

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