+brendan714 Posted August 12, 2016 Share Posted August 12, 2016 (Disclaimer: I am not a noob - I have 100+ hides and 5000+ finds) The other day the reviewer disabled two geocaches I own. Both are in the deep backcountry of the Canadian Rockies, are found very infrequently and are challenging hides. Cache #1 was found once in July 2008. It was DNFed in September 2009 by a cacher with 12 finds (at the time) complaining of signal bounce. No recent activity until it was disabled by the reviewer this week. Cache #2 was last found in October 2010. It was DNFed by a cacher with 8 finds in October 2010, and again by a cacher with 19 finds in July 2015. Most recent activity was the disabling by the reviewer this week. The reviewer said that since it's been so long without a find on both caches that I must check on their condition, hence the disabling. Let me remind you again that these are in the backcountry and are rarely visited geocaches. I did visit one of the caches, which was in good shape. My question - since when are one or two DNFs cause for alarm bells, especially when the DNFs are from beginners? In my opinion, the extended time period without any activity or DNFs should not matter. If there are any reviewers in the crowd, what's your opinion? I'm all for proper cache maintenance from owners, etc, but this seems a little ridiculous to me. 2 Quote Link to comment
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