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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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