Statistics

 

THESE ARE CURRENT AS AT 6 JULY, 2024.

 

Complete list of all 'bugs' - 'Bug' List

 

Most recent 'bug' finds - Latest Finds

 

Complete list of anyone who has discovered a 'bug' - 'Bugger' List

 

Most 'bug' finds - LeaderBoard

 

The first 'bug' 0001 was buried in July, 2023 in Moliagul, home of the largest gold nugget ever found, the "Welcome Stranger".

 

The first 'bug' ever found was 0048 on 10 January 2024 by GreyNomadProspector. This 'bug' was found less than a month after first burial.

 

There are a total of 106 'bugs' which have been buried, plus 10 special edition 'bugs'. The latest 'bug' was buried in Jul 2024.

 

Of the 116 bugs buried, 115 have not been found yet.

 

As of February 2023 there were almost 73,000 active miner's rights in Victoria.

Source: https://www.vic.gov.au/avoid-prospect-penalty-when-fossicking-summer

 

The concept of 'gold-bugging' was conceived in early-mid 2023. The domain name GLDBG.com was registered on 24 May, 2023 and the website developed shortly thereafter.

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