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Thanks for the quick action


22 February 18 2:02 pm
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Won't deny it, it was scary for a few moments.
Time to tidy up some code methinks!


22 February 18 2:29 pm
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A web site issue or a Daily Email issue?
I noticed this morning's (Vic) email listed a few new geocaches in the northern suburbs of Melbourne. Some were listed as being in South Morang and some in Morang South. Where is the locality name sourced from? A simple fix or a time consuming task?

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BDhy-A ... sp=sharing


26 March 18 1:46 pm
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The locality is based on a single position (centroid) in our (or Google's...I cant remember) database. We take the name for the nearest point, it's not based on boundaries or whatever.

Look at google for Morang South and South Morang, they are both geolocations in a similar area, But both are valid locations. I can't say I'll fix it as both are technically correct, which as we know from Futurama is the best kind of correct.


26 March 18 2:00 pm
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The Google geolocation API is the source, so even if we fix it it will be changed to what Google believe is (as CR points out) technically correct.


26 March 18 3:16 pm
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My profile > details > finds waypoint / finds GCA / finds dZ.
The cache ID needs an extra space. Numbers overlap on newer caches. :D


09 April 18 8:15 am
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Narrow vs. widescreen.
No change needed.


09 April 18 9:21 am
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caughtatwork wrote:
Narrow vs. widescreen.
No change needed.


No worries. Thanks. :)


09 April 18 6:44 pm
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Looks like I have a gadget cache icon missing at top of page????
I have hidden 2 gadget caches...so does that qualify????


10 April 18 10:23 am
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sirius Tas wrote:
Looks like I have a gadget cache icon missing at top of page????
I have hidden 2 gadget caches...so does that qualify????

The badges were only awarded when you hide a gadget cache during the gadget cache announcement promotion.


10 April 18 10:30 am
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Yep....thought there must be an explanation....same as other games etc.
Cheers...many thanks for that....much appreciated.


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