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2 hours ago, Elektrazz said:

I have seen a rather experienced cacher log that they were at a cache.  I was at this cache after.  I did not see the log entry.  I thought perhaps they forgot.  this happened several times.  I wont confront them but it seems a bit strange to me as to why they would go and then not log???

They weren't at the cache, they just logged online to get the added smiley.  I've seen it happen several times, usually by those with higher (10,000+) find counts.  Makes me wonder about their real find count.

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After 3 DNFs over 8 months:

 

 

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Found it Found it
06/19/2018

I couldn't find anything either & Since this is so far out & has multiple DNFs I decided to replace this. If this is not OK please contact me.

 

 

 

 

Followed by--from the CO who no longer lives in this hemisphere:

 

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06/20/2018

Thank you, {throwdowner}  for replacing the container. :-)

 

 

 

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Jun/30/2018 Needs Archived  ZipTier# 7
This geocacher reported that this geocache should be archived. A community volunteer reviewer has been notified.

Jun/30/2018 Found it! Zip Tier# 8
Cachin w frends
 
Jun/30/2018 Found it! Zip Tier# 7
Up from Tampa visiting Family. Grabbing some caches with username

Jun/30/2018 Needs Archived  ZipTier# 6
 This geocacher reported that this geocache should be archived. A community volunteer reviewer has been notified.

Jun/30/2018 Found it! Zip Tier# 6
Zip tie there cache is not

Jun/17/2018 Found it! Zip Tier# 5
Pack ###
 
Jun/17/2018 Found it! Zip Tier# 4
Foundw  Pack ###  Was missing

Jun/17/2018 Found it Zip Tier# 3
Missing.. ziptie present. Cache not

 Feb/11/2018 Needs Maintenance  Tier# 2
 Needs some owner attention.
 
Feb/11/2018 Found it Tier# 2
Also found the zip tie, but the cache container is still missing.
 
Feb/03/2018 Didn't find it Geocacher
zip tie on tree nothing else
 
 Nov/17/2017 Found it!  Zip Tier# 1
 Found a lot of nice caches today   Thks for the hide.

 Nov/11/2017 Didn't find it Geocacher
 Found zip tie; Cache missing.

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I have a geocaching account since 2012 but have not logged any find because of the scarcity of caches in the Philippines.

When I went to visit here in Finland, I was delighted to see the map almost full of them.

I went on to go to the first cache nearest to my hotel and I was at ground zero already but I can't find anything (except a sleeping bird).

Hint says "magnetic", to which I assumed it was the ticket vendo machine where "magnetic striped" credit cards are used. I checked the vendo still can't find it.

Roamed around at both levels (the other side of the fence was higher ground) but still can't find it. After a good 1 hour of looking I logged it as DNF with a message that I will come back for it. I looked at my map for another cache and found my first ever. The find in itself is satisfying, of course the places where the caches are hidden are usually a good experience in itself but still it is the actual finding of the cache that I enjoy the most. After I got more and more caches even challenging ones, I come back to this cache and finally found it. Guess where? It's where the bird was sleeping. :) The bird was covering my view to the cache container.

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On 6/20/2018 at 12:26 PM, K13 said:

They weren't at the cache, they just logged online to get the added smiley.  I've seen it happen several times, usually by those with higher (10,000+) find counts.  Makes me wonder about their real find count.

One high 'find' Australian cacher immediately sprang to mind when I read that. I don't think they have ever written anything about a cache; just another generic log. I have also failed to see their name on the log.

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Found it Found it
07/05/2018

Found contents (sunglasses, lighter) no container

 

 

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Didn't find it Didn't find it
07/05/2018

Found the contents (glasses and lighter) but no container

 

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Found it Found it

I think the box has now gone missing. But I did find this in the spot! TFTC

 

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Now I have a contribution on this type of log as I have seen one when checking caches near me (logging as found but admitting in the log details as did not actually finding the cache but just got to GZ):

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11/Jun/2016

I did not have this cache on my travel plan, as it seemed to be far off and doesn't have good records.
But today I was visiting Pagsanjan Falls together with innovared, and so we were just around the corner and decided to take a small detour to visit this cache.
At first, we suspected another sideroad from the main road and walked a steep way down to the river, bringing us further away from GZ but to a beautiful spot.
Then we got the right turn and arrived at a deserted resort area. 
Quickly after getting out of the car, someone turned up and clearly stated that no photos are allowed.
We didn't want to get into any discussion and left the spot.

Anyway, as we tried our best to find the box, and given the remoteness of this place, we decided to log this still as a "found".

 

 

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And here's another one from the same cache. Looks like it is quite common to those with high find counts.

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Found it Found it
23/May/2015

We planned the trip to Pagsanjan/Cavinti Falls for quite some time. But only yesterday did I look on the GC map and was positively surprised: There is a cache to be found.
On our way back from the falls, I was able to convice my party to make a little stop. We searched the area but did not find the container. However, I dare to log as find as I have been "here".

Maraming salamat for the nice surprise along the way to/from the falls.

 

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Found it Found it
07/21/2018

Caching in [edited] grabbing what I can. My Log marked with a Circled "[edited]" . Thanks for all the caches an providing fun for us. My public profile will show that I have completed 12 Fizzys
Due to the previous string of DNF's I replaced with a centrifuge tube.

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Archived 22/7/2018 By owner
Because I moved house, the cache is removed

 

Found it 22/7/2018 By cacher (Found=6579 )

Walking with walking club today. Took the opportunity to log a few caches

Found it even though it's Temp. Disabled

 

Temp Disabled 17/7/2018 By owner
Cache is gone

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After 0ne DNF:

 

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Found it Found it  07/21/2018

 

Left a replacement was many have done. TFTC.

 

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Found it Found it 08/02/2018

Big dead ponderosa pine has fallen right at the GZ and from previous logs, no one has found this one for a few years, so being good cachers, (and wanting a smiley), we've replaced this cache with the container in the attached photo, so cache is findable again! Thanks for the initial placement.

 

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Found it Found it
19/07/2018

as the other cachers told, therefor was only the old rest of a thin line. We Made a Photo with our GPS and the original Koordinates. It was a beautiful experience on the xxxxx.Thanks fore showing.

 

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Found it Found it
12/07/2018

One local dealer there told us, that the railing was newly painted. So the box was removed. But I found the place where it was hidden...
My first stay in xxxxx and my first Cache there 😀

 

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Found it Found it
11/07/2018

Well, we found the empty fishing line like the last couple of finders. Visiting from Oregon in USA.

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Found it Found it
21/06/2018

First cache in xxxxxx...amazing view....thanks for placing and bringing me here....TFTC!!!

 

 

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Found it Found it
19/06/2018

Not technically a find as the container was not present! We found the fishing wire and a local Hawker informed us a German lady had dropped the container into the valley 2 days previous. After running the risk with xxxxxxxxxxxxx I believe we deserve to be allowed to claim this one. TFTC

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Found it Found it 09/06/2014

Replaced, as it looked liked it had been muggled. Thanks for having these caches in the state park.

 

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On 6/19/2018 at 10:26 PM, K13 said:

They weren't at the cache, they just logged online to get the added smiley.  I've seen it happen several times, usually by those with higher (10,000+) find counts.  Makes me wonder about their real find count.

Not the case with IMSpider. I saw that he had over 100,000 caches and I couldn't believe it.  Went out to the cache and sure enough found his stamp. So amazed!

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Owner MaintenanceOwner Maintenance. 08/11/2018

Replaced damaged container. From the looks of the container, I'd have to say that it was much longer than 3 days since the last find. The lid and the log were both missing and the host container was partly buried in mud, looking very much like a dead animal. Strange that none of this was mentioned in the last log.

 
 

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Found itFound it. 08/08/2018

Thanks for the quick park and grab. Along I-25

 

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06/08/2018

Lots of DNFs, will check out soon

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Found itFound it

05/08/2018

This cache is missing and have notified the CO
Have marked as found as I wish to complete the smiley heart series without the need to return here. But I did locate the obvious only spot where it should have been. Thanks .

 

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12/08/2018

Will check it out and replace if necessary

 

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Didn't find itDidn't find it

29/07/2018

A family of geocachers who found this one a year ago ran into us gave us help looking, but we still could not find it :(

 
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Didn't find itDidn't find it

17/06/2018

Did our best, but a few muggles in the beach DNF

 
 

Didn't find itDidn't find it

10/06/2018

Didn't find it, or the Joe Blake. Perhaps the JB swallowed the cache in retribution for the previously mentioned attack ...

 

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Found itFound it

18/05/2018

Tftc

 
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Found itFound it

19/04/2018

Found but didn't go near it. There was a Joe Blake having a sleep just next to it so we threw banksia men at it instead and that was good for a laugh.

 
 

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Found itFound it

11/08/2018

Cerrado x el festival
Llegué hasta él, pero no.pude fiar

 
 

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09/08/2018

Looks like a date has been provided for when it opens again.

I'll disable just now until August 23rd.

 

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Didn't find itDidn't find it

09/08/2018

Both entrances are closed until Aug. 23rd.

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Didn't find itDidn't find it

08/08/2018

...doors were closed!

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04/08/2018

Really wanted to get this one, but sadly no access with the grounds closed off for festival.

 

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this is bizarre to me - when we started we never saw this but these days we do - someone didn't find the cache but claims a find because "if it was there they would have found it" - maybe you wouldn't have found it because it's harder than just being at the right spot, maybe it was there and you missed it - no cache no smiley  

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CacherX, Sept 1, Write Note:

Pretty sure I am at the right spot might be gone. Broken pieces of green plastic on the ground.

 

CacherX, Sept 1, DNF:

Found broken pieces of plastic near GZ.

 

CacherX, Sept 2, Found It:

Enjoyed beautiful walk out before getting the kids ready for back to school

 

CO, Sept 3, Archive:

It seems the container has been discovered and broken. Sadly, Doggy1 is blind and lame now and no longer enjoys a visit to the dog park, and Doggy2 is afraid of new people and runs away so I no longer go there. Thanks to all who visited.

 

Possibly the CO let CacherX log the find, but still...

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Found itFound it 08/30/2018

Thanks for the nice puzzle cache. Was in the area and stopped to check this one out. I wasn't able to track down a container in the likely spot and expanded a bit to see if maybe it had been misplaced. No luck. I had a spare container and log and left it at the most likely spot. For the next person to visit I might suggest bringing some wasp spray or wait until winter. the area is pretty full of nests.

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Didn't find itDidn't find it 07/23/2017

Solved the puzzle, but didn't find the cache.

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Write noteWrite note 01/07/2017

Found the wasp nest but no cache..... maybe on a less snowy day?

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06 Sep 18 on4bam [Caches Found] 8593
Write note

 

Even stranger obvious fake founds are not deleted ;)

 

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02 Sep 18 Owner [Caches Found] 5249
Archive
 

Too bad, replaced the cache 2 times already but it keeps disappearing

Strange someone "found it" yesterday while I already noticed the cache was gone the day before

 

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01 Sep 18 Premium Member [Caches Found] 19433
Found it

 

Took the opportunity to to find some caches in this area. Met a few other teams.

Thanks to all CO's for this day with many finds

 

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01 Sep 18 on4bam [Caches Found] 8593
Didn't find it
 

Green checker but no luck.

 

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19 Jul 18 Owner Maintenance [Caches Found] 5249

Enable Listing
 

New logbook placed

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how ca  you even mark a "Found it" on a caché that hasn´t been published...time travelling?

 

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I know, that's not the right one, but I know, that I founded two other caches in Cadiz. One next to Torre Tavira and one next to a plaza behind a traffic sign. Unfortunately, right now I can't see these caches on the map.

 

there are several more fake locks on that one AFTER the owner disabled it because a geocacher posted he took the cache with him. i feel sorry for the CO.

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42 minutes ago, 3_KäseHoch said:

how ca  you even mark a "Found it" on a caché that hasn´t been published...time travelling?

 
 

 

We see this occasionally. Caches found during an event (GPX available at the event but only published AFTER the event ends) or cachers doing a "test run" for the CO before the cache is published. Seems none of these explanations are the case here.

 

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8 hours ago, 3_KäseHoch said:

how ca  you even mark a "Found it" on a caché that hasn´t been published...time travelling?

 

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I know, that's not the right one, but I know, that I founded two other caches in Cadiz. One next to Torre Tavira and one next to a plaza behind a traffic sign. Unfortunately, right now I can't see these caches on the map.

 

there are several more fake locks on that one AFTER the owner disabled it because a geocacher posted he took the cache with him. i feel sorry for the CO.

It might not be a fake log, but just fat fingers getting in the way of a correct date. I have done that before when logging late and have seen other I know do it as well.

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Tail end of a log from a cacher with almost 12,000 finds.

 

The original cache was there all along. Part of a unique international cache series.

 

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22/08/2018 Since the geocache seems to got lost, I didn't search too long (although I looked on the possible locations, but I didn't have a spoiler picture icon_smile_blackeye.gif). So I placed a new micro in the tree.

Thanks for this fun hunt!

 

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Found itFound it 09/07/2018

Needs maintenance- nice spot

 
 

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Found itFound it 09/03/2018

GC72FP9. We found it, but it is sorely in need of maintenance. One raggedy log, nothing else. TFTH. Sl. 

 
 

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Found itFound it 08/22/2018

Great find but Container was missing only log in hole! Had no container with. I'm visiting from Oregon to see family. And out caching

   
 

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Found itFound it 08/20/2018

I found the item in the hint just fine and inserted a new piece of paper for a temp log sheet. Hope that’s ok! 

 
 

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Didn't find itDidn't find it 08/16/2018

After a very hot, sweaty search I found the hole but no cache. CO might want to check on this one.

 
 

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Didn't find itDidn't find it 08/06/2018

It was easy to find but no cache??? 

  
 

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Didn't find itDidn't find it 07/28/2018

Found spot but no cache. 

  
 

 

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6 hours ago, NanCycle said:

Found itFound it 09/07/2018

Needs maintenance- nice spot

 
 

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Found itFound it 09/03/2018

GC72FP9. We found it, but it is sorely in need of maintenance. One raggedy log, nothing else. TFTH. Sl. 

 
 

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Found itFound it 08/22/2018

Great find but Container was missing only log in hole! Had no container with. I'm visiting from Oregon to see family. And out caching

   
 

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Found itFound it 08/20/2018

I found the item in the hint just fine and inserted a new piece of paper for a temp log sheet. Hope that’s ok! 

 
 

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Didn't find itDidn't find it 08/16/2018

After a very hot, sweaty search I found the hole but no cache. CO might want to check on this one.

 
 

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Didn't find itDidn't find it 08/06/2018

It was easy to find but no cache??? 

  
 

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Didn't find itDidn't find it 07/28/2018

Found spot but no cache. 

  
 

 

Hmmm. A throwdown log???

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Archived 12/9/2018 By reviewer
Since there is no reaction from the CO this cache is now archived.
 

Found it 12/8/2018 By hhhhh (Found=1987 Hidden=20, as of 18/9/2018)

Cache seems to be gone, we only found a broken fixture so we found where it was hidden. We log this as found
TFTC!!

 

Reviewer note 12/8/2018 By Reviewer

 

Needs Archived 12/8/2018 By ggggg
This geocacher reported that this geocache should be archived. A community volunteer reviewer has been notified.

 

Found it 12/8/2018 By ggggg
Cache is gone. Holder is broken and cache has disappeared :/

 

Needs Maintenance 28/7/2018 By fffff (Found=702 Hidden=11, as of 18/9/2018)
Cache seems to be gone

 

DNF 28/7/2018 By fffff (Found=702 Hidden=11, as of 18/9/2018)
Is it still here?

 

DNF 21/7/2018 By ggggg (Found=0 Hidden=0, as of 18/9/2018)
Nothing to find here

 

DNF 7/7/2018 By fffff (Found=702 Hidden=11, as of 18/9/2018)
Gone

 

DNF 7/7/2018 By fffff (Found=702 Hidden=11, as of 18/9/2018)
Looks like the cache fell beneath the bench

 

DNF 1/4/2018 By eeeee(Found=9 Hidden=0, as of 18/9/2018)
Not found

 

DNF  31/3/2018 By dddd (Found=8 Hidden=0, as of 18/9/2018)
Not found...

 

DNF 10/2/2018 By cccccc (Found=0 Hidden=0, as of 18/9/2018)
Did not find it

 

DNF 13/11/2017 By aaaaa (Found=8725 Hidden=71, as of 18/9/2018)
I have had confirmation from a previous finder that the cache (as it was) is where I thought and is no longer there...
Has the cache been replaced in a different position (as I see the previous log is a find)?

 

Found it  29/10/2017 By bbbbb (Found=11 Hidden=0, as of 18/9/2018)
found.

 

DNF 27/10/2017 By aaaaa (Found=8725 Hidden=71, as of 18/9/2018)
Must admit.... was hoping this would be a nice, easy find....
We checked the obvious place where we would put a cache, and it appeared that there was the broken device for holding the cache there. There was no other reason for such a device to be where it was, so we think the cache may have gone?
The bread smelt nice anyway!!!

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