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Re: Report GCA Site issues here

Post by caughtatwork » 03 September 15 2:04 pm

Because Google says it is, I presume based on the closest locality.

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Post by canary » 03 September 15 2:21 pm

caughtatwork wrote:Because Google says it is, I presume based on the closest locality.
But the map clearly shows it in Queensland!?!

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Post by caughtatwork » 03 September 15 2:26 pm

Yes, yes it does. GC does not provide the locale. In order to get the locale we ask Google. Google tells us that the locale is Boonoo Boonoo, New South Wales, Australia. If you believe that Google has an issue (which I believe in this case it does), the best way to get this corrected is to have Google update their reference date to provide the locale as if it were in QLD and not NSW.

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Post by nutwood » 07 September 15 7:42 pm

Is the GCA site suffering from an attack of retrospectivity? I've just received a series of watched logs that are definitely historical but are currently dated.

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Post by caughtatwork » 07 September 15 7:46 pm

If a log gets edited it appears to have changed so might come through again. Can you post one or two of the emails and I'll have a squiz.

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Post by nutwood » 07 September 15 9:36 pm

See below. They are all 2y'stassies. There's quite a few more if required but they are all repeats on historical logs. I suppose the y'stassies could be editing historical logs but it seems unlikely. Poor old Simon was found over a year ago?

Monday 7th September 2015 17:05:00
Remove from watchlist:
http://geocaching.com.au/my/hotlist/wat ... rem=102139
BINGO - Simon the Turtle by sog12 (Stowport)
GCA: http://geocaching.com.au/cache/ga5550
Google Map: http://geocaching.com.au/cache/ga5550.gmap

2y'stassies Noted
Log Date: 18-Aug-14
We found Bingo-Simon the Turtle under a pile of bark on the outskirts of
Murray Bridge. He was dirty and cold so we will clean him up before
putting him out to continue his travels.

Monday 7th September 2015 17:00:00
Remove from watchlist:
http://geocaching.com.au/my/hotlist/watchlist?rem=98350
Pearl by The Morris (Lake Bolac)
GCA: http://geocaching.com.au/cache/ga3569
Google Map: http://geocaching.com.au/cache/ga3569.gmap



2y'stassies Noted
Log Date: 19-Dec-14
After a short walk, accurate coordinates and the hint led to a quick find.
All in good condition. Good views from GZ. Pearl now heading to the North
West.

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Post by caughtatwork » 08 September 15 9:42 am

nutwood wrote:See below. They are all 2y'stassies. There's quite a few more if required but they are all repeats on historical logs. I suppose the y'stassies could be editing historical logs but it seems unlikely. Poor old Simon was found over a year ago?

Monday 7th September 2015 17:05:00
Remove from watchlist:
http://geocaching.com.au/my/hotlist/wat ... rem=102139
BINGO - Simon the Turtle by sog12 (Stowport)
GCA: http://geocaching.com.au/cache/ga5550
Google Map: http://geocaching.com.au/cache/ga5550.gmap

2y'stassies Noted
Log Date: 18-Aug-14
We found Bingo-Simon the Turtle under a pile of bark on the outskirts of
Murray Bridge. He was dirty and cold so we will clean him up before
putting him out to continue his travels.

Monday 7th September 2015 17:00:00
Remove from watchlist:
http://geocaching.com.au/my/hotlist/watchlist?rem=98350
Pearl by The Morris (Lake Bolac)
GCA: http://geocaching.com.au/cache/ga3569
Google Map: http://geocaching.com.au/cache/ga3569.gmap



2y'stassies Noted
Log Date: 19-Dec-14
After a short walk, accurate coordinates and the hint led to a quick find.
All in good condition. Good views from GZ. Pearl now heading to the North
West.
GA5550 That log was created 2015-09-07 17:02:25 with a find date of 2014-08-18. Looks like a backdated log to the system.
GA3569 That log was created 2015-09-07 16:57:51 with a find date of 2014-12-19. Looks like a backdated log to the system.

I think these are legitimate back dated logs so the system is sending them through to you as they were recently created.

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Re: Report GCA Site issues here

Post by nutwood » 08 September 15 5:15 pm

Thanks for that.

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Post by pjmpjm » 13 September 15 1:29 am

Having made a couple of GCA finds in Mount Victoria, NSW today, I checked on my status as 'Mayor' of that lovely Blue Mountains locality . . .

To my amazement I found, for the first time, that I'm actually Mayor of both Mt. Victoria, NSW and Mount Victoria, NSW!

Much as I'd love to keep wearing those two hats, I'm wondering if these two place names for the same upper mountains spot should be merged . . .

Not really a big problem, of course . . . :)

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Post by caughtatwork » 14 September 15 9:21 am

The stars have aligned, Google Maps has been consulted and the update faerie has pushed the magic mushroom button.

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Re: Report GCA Site issues here

Post by Happy Chappies » 14 September 15 5:57 pm

Help! I'm not sure if I'm doing something incorrect or praying to the wrong gods, but I can't seem to log into the GCA website since its dandy refresh. I can log into the forums fine, but every time I try to log in it says: Sorry, that username/password isn't on file OR your account has not been activated yet.

Thanks :D

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Post by caughtatwork » 14 September 15 6:49 pm

Try logging out and then log back in. Sounds weird, but it's the same cookie.

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Post by on4bam » 15 September 15 3:27 am

No problem here logging in. FF40.0.3

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Post by Happy Chappies » 15 September 15 11:01 am

caughtatwork wrote:Try logging out and then log back in. Sounds weird, but it's the same cookie.
Tried that, but it's still not letting me do it. Went and changed my password, cleared cookies, tried a different browser, still no luck. Getting the same message from the main site, but can still access the forums just fine (obviously :D )

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Post by Happy Chappies » 15 September 15 11:02 am

Happy Chappies wrote:
caughtatwork wrote:Try logging out and then log back in. Sounds weird, but it's the same cookie.
Tried that, but it's still not letting me do it. Went and changed my password, cleared cookies, tried a different browser, still no luck. Getting the same message from the main site, but can still access the forums just fine (obviously :D )

OK, I tried one more thing. Capitalized my username on the main site. Now it worked.... :oops:

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