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Danie Viljoen
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TB & GC statistics for 10 February 2010:

 

There are now 948 TBs and GCs in 683 of the 3950 active South African caches. This is just 19 trackables short of the all-time record.

 

There is only one cache with 10 or more trackables:

GC1QECR - Vaal TB Hotel: 18

Well I'm glad I could bring a bunch in from the northern hemisphere.

 

Keep it up guys - perhaps we can make a concerted effort to place those TB's in our bags this weekend?

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TB & GC statistics for 7 May 2010:

 

There are 941 TBs and GCs in 659 of the 4217 active South African caches.

 

There are 2 caches with 10 or more trackables:

GC23Z1R - Witbank Motel: 11 trackables

GC18JR9 - Bloem N1 TB Motel: 10 trackables

 

I have been tracking the total number of TBs and GCs for 14 months now, and the total appears to be increasing by an average of 1 every 7 days.

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TB & GC statistics for 21 May 2010:

 

There are 957 TBs and GCs in 666 of the 4219 active South African caches.

 

There are 2 caches with 10 or more trackables:

GC23VWR - Techno Event 2: 33 trackables (a record for the year I have been tracking this!)

GC23Z1R - Witbank Motel: 11 trackables

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TB & GC statistics for 28 May 2010:

 

There are 934 TBs and GCs in 674 of the 4218 active South African caches.

 

There is only one cache with more than 10 trackables:

GC1RN78 - Ki-Deo - TB's Place To Call Home!

 

I will bring a few more with me in July when I visit. :blink:

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TB & GC statistics for 25 June 2010:

 

There are 959 TBs and GCs in 672 of the 4252 active South African caches.

 

There are 3 caches with 10 or more trackables:

GC23Z1R - Witbank Motel: 14 trackables

GC28QWX - Youth Goals in Moreleta Kloof !: 10 trackables

GC29PK9 - LET'S CELEBRATE .......!: 10 trackables

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TB & GC statistics for 2 July 2010:

 

There are 925 TBs and GCs in 663 of the 4278 active South African caches, quite a drop from last week.

 

There are 2 caches with 10 or more trackables:

GC23Z1R - Witbank Motel: 14 trackables

GC10AF0 - Stargate P2628 TB Cache, South Africa: 13 trackables

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TB & GC statistics for 9 July 2010:

 

There are 936 TBs and GCs in 670 of the 4322 active South African caches. To my surprise the soccer tournament had no noticeable effect on the numbers.

 

There are 2 caches with 10 or more trackables:

GC23Z1R - Witbank Motel: 14 trackables

GC1AYZ0 - Hazy Ridge Valley View: 11 trackables

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TB & GC statistics for 9 July 2010:

. To my surprise the soccer tournament had no noticeable effect on the numbers.

 

 

That is surprising - I expected more cachers to be in the country while watching the soccer.

 

I'm going to post on the stats page regarding this.

 

I will be dropping off a whole lot while here - but will also be collecting to take back with me. Most cachers will drop and collect so perhaps the figures will not always reflect the actual movement in and out.

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I guess it all averages out in the end, but if coincidentally in the days preceding the stats being taken there are more coins and TBs removed from caches and sitting in cachers hands that would influence the figure too, as it would if coincidentally more cachers dropped coins that are sitting in their bags. It seems that as event caches come up people start hoarding them to take to the event. I wonder what the figure would look like if we all dropped all the coins we are sitting on?

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TB & GC statistics for 2 August 2010:

 

We have a new record - there are 979 TBs and GCs in 677 of the 4389 active South African caches.

 

There are 3 caches with 10 or more trackables:

GC27MX6 - The 2009 Great SA TB Race - Chequered Flag: 32 trackables

GC23Z1R - Witbank Motel: 14 trackables

GC2CG7x - Bertram Garden TB Hotel: 12 trackables

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TB & GC statistics for 2 August 2010:

 

We have a new record - there are 979 TBs and GCs in 677 of the 4389 active South African caches.

 

There are 3 caches with 10 or more trackables:

GC27MX6 - The 2009 Great SA TB Race - Chequered Flag: 32 trackables

GC23Z1R - Witbank Motel: 14 trackables

GC2CG7x - Bertram Garden TB Hotel: 12 trackables

 

Eish - that figure is a little bit skewed as there are a number of coins from a collection in the Event for discovery. :) But on the positive side I have dumped a few new ones in SA during my visit. Not too many but did leave more than I took nevertheless. :)

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TB & GC statistics for 12 November 2010:

 

There are 921 TBs and GCs in 646 of the 4687 active South African caches.

 

There are 5 caches with 10 or more trackables:

GC114RH - Cape Town TB Hotel: 16 trackables

GC1GZ0K - Little Netherlands TB Hotel: 13 trackables

GC1RN78 - Ki-Deo - TB's Place To Call Home!: 12 trackables

GC2H995 - Fine Wine 3: A Season to celebrate: 12 trackables

GC1CRH9 - Tonteldoos VII - Paul Kruger: 10 trackables

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TB & GC statistics for 2 January 2011:

 

There are 927 TBs and GCs in 646 of the 4973 active South African caches.

 

There are 3 caches with 10 or more trackables:

GC1GZ0K - Little Netherlands TB Hotel: 18 trackables

GC2JKAX - 10 YEARS OF GEOCACHING IN SOUTH AFRICA: 17 trackables

GC114RH - Cape Town TB Hotel: 13 trackables

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There are 927 TBs and GCs in 646 of the 4973 active South African caches.

I would have expected the number to be higher. Of the 102 new TBs in circulation as a result of the 2011 TB Race, 82 are still in SA. Are they all in cacher's bags because it does not seem to have made any dent in the statistics?

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TB & GC statistics for 1 March 2011:

 

We have broken the 1000 barrier at last! There are 1065 TBs and GCs in 674 of the 5268 active South African caches.

 

There are 6 caches with 10 or more trackables:

GC1RN78 - Ki-Deo - TB's Place To Call Home!: 28 trackables

GC1GZ0K - Little Netherlands TB Hotel: 25 trackables

GCYW1Z - Pop Inn:15 trackables

GC114RH - Cape Town TB Hotel: 14 trackables

GC1QECR - Vaal TB Hotel: 12 trackables

GC2CG7X - Bertram Garden TB Hotel: 10 trackables

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TB & GC statistics for 10 March 2011:

 

There are 1076 TBs and GCs in 689 of the 5277 active South African caches.

 

There are 6 caches with 10 or more trackables:

GC1RN78 - Ki-Deo - TB's Place To Call Home!: 28 trackables

GC1GZ0K - Little Netherlands TB Hotel: 19 trackables

GC114RH - Cape Town TB Hotel: 16 trackables

GCYW1Z - Pop Inn:16 trackables

GC1QECR - Vaal TB Hotel: 12 trackables

GC2P7VV - One Tonner for a true Centurion: 10 trackables

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TB & GC statistics for 24 March 2011:

 

There are 1017 TBs and GCs in 668 of the 5282 active South African caches.

 

There are 4 caches with 10 or more trackables:

GC1RN78 - Ki-Deo - TB's Place To Call Home!: 22 trackables

GC1GZ0K - Little Netherlands TB Hotel: 19 trackables

GC251A0 - Rosenheim 43 TB Hotel: 18 trackables

GC2CG7X - Bertram Garden TB Hotel: 15 trackables

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I am a cacher in Arizona in the USA. I would like to mail some Travel Bugs and Geocoins to a cacher in S. Africa in order to get these travelers onto a different continent. In return, any Travel Bugs and Geocoins mailed to me will be placed in caches in the US. I got two good responses within hours of posting this request. Two will be plenty for this project, thank you.

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TB & GC statistics for 8 April 2011:

 

There are 1004 TBs and GCs in 666 of the 5313 active South African caches.

 

There are 5 caches with 10 or more trackables:

GC1GZ0K - Little Netherlands TB Hotel: 20 trackables

GC1RN78 - Ki-Deo - TB's Place To Call Home!: 16 trackables

GC251A0 - Rosenheim 43 TB Hotel: 16 trackables

GC1B7N5 - Pretoria Hitch Hiker Hotel: 11 trackables

GC2CG7X - Bertram Garden TB Hotel: 10 trackables

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TB & GC statistics for 15 April 2011:

 

There are 1019 TBs and GCs in 673 of the 5329 active South African caches.

 

This implies that about one in eight caches contain at least one trackable, on average. Or one in five, if one assumes that micros can not contain trackables.

 

The long term (2 year) growth is 1 more trackable every 5 days.

 

There are currently 6 caches with 10 or more trackables:

GC1GZ0K - Little Netherlands TB Hotel: 20 trackables

GC251A0 - Rosenheim 43 TB Hotel: 17 trackables

GC1RN78 - Ki-Deo - TB's Place To Call Home!: 13 trackables

GCMYYZ - Table Top Trove: 12 trackables

GC1B7N5 - Pretoria Hitch Hiker Hotel: 11 trackables

GC2CG7X - Bertram Garden TB Hotel: 10 trackables

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TB & GC statistics for 5 May 2011:

 

There are 989 TBs and GCs in 662 of the 5421 active South African caches.

 

There are 6 caches with 10 or more trackables:

GC1GZ0K - Little Netherlands TB Hotel: 19 trackables

GC143XC - The Palm Tree TB Rest Stop: 12 trackables

GC1RN78 - Ki-Deo - TB's Place To Call Home!: 11 trackables

GC24TZG - Home Base: 11 trackables

GC251A0 - Rosenheim 43 TB Hotel: 10 trackables

GC2CG7X - Bertram Garden TB Hotel: 10 trackables

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TB & GC statistics for 13 May 2011:

 

There are 992 TBs and GCs in 658 of the 5411 active South African caches.

 

There are 7 caches with 10 or more trackables:

GC1GZ0K - Little Netherlands TB Hotel: 17 trackables

GC24TZG - Home Base: 13 trackables

GC251A0 - Rosenheim 43 TB Hotel: 12 trackables

GC143XC - The Palm Tree TB Rest Stop: 11 trackables

GC1RN78 - Ki-Deo - TB's Place To Call Home!: 11 trackables

GC1B7N5 - Pretoria Hitch Hiker Hotel: 10 trackables

GC2CG7X - Bertram Garden TB Hotel: 10 trackables

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TB & GC statistics for 20 May 2011:

 

There are 988 TBs and GCs in 663 of the 5437 active South African caches.

 

There are 6 caches with 10 or more trackables:

GC1GZ0K - Little Netherlands TB Hotel: 17 trackables

GC1RN78 - Ki-Deo - TB's Place To Call Home!: 13 trackables

GC24TZG - Home Base: 13 trackables

GC251A0 - Rosenheim 43 TB Hotel: 12 trackables

GC1B7N5 - Pretoria Hitch Hiker Hotel: 10 trackables

GC2CG7X - Bertram Garden TB Hotel: 10 trackables

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