WordPress 3.4.2 Maintenance and Security Release

WordPress 3.4.2, now available for download, is a maintenance and security release for all previous versions. After nearly 15 million downloads since 3.4 was released not three months ago, we’ve identified and fixed a number of nagging bugs, including: Fix some issues with older browsers in the administration area. Fix an issue where a...

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Outside’s Best Town 2012

One of the joys of geocaching in Richmond is is history and natural beauty.  Now we are getting a nod from the rest of the nation being voted Outside’s Best Town 2012.  Click here to read Outside Magazines article and  a really cool mosaic. Congrats RVA!   http://www.outsideonline.com/richmond-virginia-best-town-2012

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10th Annual GCHR Picnic this Saturday!

Spend the last weekend if summer and possibly get a smilet for a mega event!  They say they are only a few shy of 500, so ifyou see this, make the short drive to our sister club in Hampton and have a great Saturday! Info can be found here: http://www.geocachinghamptonroads.com/gchr10/index.php and Cache page to...

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Just a reminder the Hot-Towmater is still in play

Have you joined the fun yet?  KittyKatherine set a trackable July 4th weekend that started the game between the north and the south. As of today, he has moved 273 miles back and forth across the river.  Current points ar North =5 South = 4, however he has been stuck on the north for...

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Geocache closes I64 Memorial for 7 Hours

Package On I-64 Proves To Be Harmless State Police say the VDOT Workers’ Memorial on Interstate-64 was closed down for several hours Sunday while investigators checked out a suspicious package. State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says bomb technicians determined the package was not harmful and was part of a Global Positioning System hunt. Geller...

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International Geocaching Day – August 18

Geocachers unite on August 18 to celebrate International Geocaching Day. It’s a day devoted enjoying what you love – geocaching. There’s even a digital prize. Geocachers who log an “Attended” at an Event Cache or a “Found it” for another cache type on International Geocaching Day earn a souvenir for their Geocaching.com profile page....

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Ahh August! Caching in the James River!

I hope everyone is having a great summer so far!  It is August! The river is low, the water is warm and the sights are beautiful! Caching in the James River is fun and quite an adventure! Who has plans this month to go get to elusive level 5 caches?  Some oldies but goodies are...

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Special Sale from Delorme PN40

Delorme has a few PN40’s at $145. These are great GPS units for geocachers. You can show 1000 caches as live. It will hold multiple pocket queries.  I currently have every active cache in Virginia in the GPS. Very accurate. Topo maps of entire USA and Canada installed. Automatic syncing of found caches with...

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Blackflies to Blues mentioned on Podcacher.com

The trip by NPGlenn, Altbiers and Icefrog was covered on Podcaster.com show 378, about 18 minutes in. Thanks to ArmandRayne for submitting the journey. Podcacher.com is a very well produced podcast by a married couple in San Diego, CA.  

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VDOT answers a few questions about the ban

Below is an email response I received from VDOT on VDOT Ban on Geocaching   Dawn Eischen has asked me to thank you for and reply to your email regarding Geocaching at Virginia’s Safety Rest Areas. Below you will find responses to your questions: 1.    We understand why caches placed on guardrails and busy roads were...

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VDOT bans rest stop caches

This email was sent out to the CVGA Yahoo group this morning, thought I would share it here. Why they are doing this?  We will post answers s we find them. We’ve been advised recently that the VDOT prohibition against geocaching extends to all rest areas in Virginia.  A list of them can be...

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CVGA Hot Tow-Mater game

Current GOAL You have found the CVGA Hot Tow-Mater! This trackable is part of the summer game by the CVGA. Click here to see where he currently is About This Item Current GOAL This bug has two goals. First, to promote some friendly competition between the geocachers of CVGA. Second, to give people an...

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Time Zone Setting

While most of you probably won’t be logging a cache between Midnight and 3AM, there is a setting you still need to adjust in your geocaching personal profile. While traveling for 24 hours caching we noticed a problem of caches being logged on the wrong date. Devices used- iPhone with official geocaching app, Droid with official...

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Did you know you can send a text and get cache information?

Using TextMarks This is an SMS-based system. Send all texts to 41411 with the prefix of GEOC for geocache postings and to log geocaches. Ignore the text “Rply Y to subscribe to this TextMark.” since it is related to the Textmarks.com web site and unrelated to Groundspeak functionality. This is a “free” service for...

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