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Show 485.0: Geocaching Books

On our geocaching podcast today, we share about 2 great new geocaching books!

We also have the Michelin Adventure Quest trackable contest, a listener rant about cell phone app geocachers, feedback on the topic of unexpected finds, another Geocaching.com milestone, TONS of giveaways and much more.

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Celebrating 1,000,000 Active Geocaches in the USA

1 million US geocachesBreaking News from Geocaching HQ:

We are on the cusp of reaching 1,000,000 active geocaches in the U.S.!! We’re expecting to hit the 1 million mark sometime on Monday (if current tracking remains consistent). When we do, we’ll release which lucky geocache in the U.S. is the 1,000,000th active geocache. [NOTE: We're not counting disables, to ensure there are 1,000,000 findable geocaches in the field when we make the announcement.]

We’ll also use this opportunity to name The 8 Most Amazing Geocaches for Beginners (in the US) and welcome new geocachers to the game. Each of the eight geocaches named already has an event listed. Here’s an example in Wisconsin.

Geocachers and those new to geocaching will be able to attend the event, celebrate the award and potentially receive swag from Geocaching HQ (no souvenirs will be issued). After the event, geocachers will be able to pair up with new geocachers and find the special geocache and maybe take in some additional geocaching.

Here’s the list of the selected 8 Amazing Geocachers for Beginners in the

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Show 484.0: Caching Surprises

On our geocaching podcast today, we share some great stories of accidental and unexpected geocaching finds!

We also have a unique “tool” for backcountry geocaching trips that’s EASY to carry, a question about caching in a foreign language, an announcement about the WWFM XII, a NEW contest to win a Garmin GPSr and much more.

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Show 482.1: PMM – Lost Satellites

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On this geocaching midweek micro we chat about a cool idea for Nonprofit organizations to compete for prize money – and it involves geocaching! We also mention a news report about 2 Galileo satellites who lost their way.

Nonprofits to compete for $35,000 in geocache adventure
The Greater Race: A GeoCASH Adventure

Two Galileo satellites lose their way

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Show 482.0: Accidental Find

On our geocaching podcast today, we share the story of an unexpected and accidental find that turned out to be kind of amazing.

We also have a report from the NorthStar Geoseekers in Northern Minnesota, some feedback on ways to get to a cache, the BBC type cache in Montreal, “advanced camo techniques” in the news and much more.

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Show 481.0: Sole Caching

On our geocaching podcast today, we share about a CITO weekend coming up in Great Britain.

We also have a story of geocaching and genealogy, a question about asking permission, the story of 3 continents in one day, earth sandwich geocaches, shoes that tell you where to turn and much more.

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Show 480.1: PMM – Proactive Police & Poison Ivy

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On this geocaching midweek micro we chat about some proactive police officers, and a potential way to desensitize yourself from poison ivy reactions.

Police: Birdshot in suspicious device in Beavercreek

Vote for the August Geocacher of the Month

Drug regimen builds immunity to poison ivy

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Show 480.0: Murphy’s Laws in Geocaching

On our geocaching podcast today, we share some stories based on Murphy’s geocaching laws.

We also have a story of caching by freighter, a bonus news item about police joining the geocaching craze, tips for tracking cache to cache distance, items added to the PodCacher Treasure Cache and much more.

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Show 477.0: TravelCaching Norway

On our geocaching podcast today, we’ll take you with us as we begin our TravelCaching adventure in Norway, from Oslo to Hamar.

We also have a rant and a suggestion related to trackables, News from the Northwest, the results of our 2014 Race to Norway contest, a newsworthy milestone and much more.

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Show 476.0: Jasmer Challenge

On our geocaching podcast today, we’re going to discuss the Jasmer Challenge.

We also have the story of a find attempt thwarted by a hawk, a journey to find those first early caches, how to use Project-GC with the Jasmer challenge, the Geocaching Trackable Challenge and much more.

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