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Re: Geocache style interactive puzzle letterboxes
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Reply to: #966021 by Oberon_Kenobi
Oct 5, 2018 8:46pm
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These remind me of some of the boxes created by the great X Marks the Spot
Be sure and check out his blog for some amazing examples.
Re: Geocache style interactive puzzle letterboxes
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Reply to: #966437 by Girlguides
Oct 5, 2018 9:09pm
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Thanks to a local boxer who was able to get two of these sent to Utah, and I was able to go to the events to be able to find them. One was The Fifth of the Five Orders, and the other one I can't locate in my finds. I hope that I logged that one.

They are each definitely worth finding, and a challenge to get into.
Re: Reusing a stamp without inflating your carve/donation count?
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Reply to: #966182 by Bon Echo
Oct 8, 2018 10:01am
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If you plant your stamp, you are getting credit for PLANTING it, not necessarily carving it. And you would have to go out and find a spot and write the clues, so you deserve that credit. IMHO. Just like you would get planting credit for planting someone else's stamp.

I just planted a stamp I used for a class because I don't need it anymore. I listed it as a different box because I polled people around me and they said they would want to FIND it again to experience the trail; they just might not stamp it in their book again.
Re: Reusing a stamp without inflating your carve/donation count?
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Reply to: #966182 by Bon Echo
Oct 8, 2018 1:47pm
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Sometimes it seems like that's the point of reusing them.
GLG
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Oct 11, 2018 7:12am
I think the acronym GLG might be added to glossary and any other regional acronyms.
Re: Toolbox - Menu Bar - Title (Character limit to 20)
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Reply to: #966743 by Arf!
Oct 13, 2018 1:39pm
Is there a way to increase the number of characters in the Title box to greater than 20?

I've gone ahead and increased it to 250.

-- Ryan
Exchanges
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Oct 31, 2018 2:57pm
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Any way to see how many exchanges you have? The way it's lised now is a little bulky and hard to find someone in there. I wish you could look them up like you do with the find people page and there be a button to click to add them.... just a thought Ü
Re: Exchanges
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Reply to: #967643 by Warble and Crewel
Oct 31, 2018 3:41pm
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Look at your profile for this: PFX Count

Across (the row) from this X= exchanges total number
Re: Exchanges
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Reply to: #967643 by Warble and Crewel
Oct 31, 2018 6:31pm
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Any way to see how many exchanges you have?

You can also go to your logbook then click the little down arrow in the box under Action on the top left. Select Exchanges and you'll get a numbered list of all your exchanges that you can sort alphabetically, by newest, or by oldest. I hope I'm in your list. :)
Re: Exchanges
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Reply to: #967643 by Warble and Crewel
Oct 31, 2018 11:04pm
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Besides all of the other good advice people suggested, I'd like to also answer this part of your question:

I wish you could look them up like you do with the find people page and there be a button to click to add them....

If you do look someone up with the 'find people' page and look at their profile, you'll find the "Add as Exchange" button near the top of the page, just under their name. You can also tell at a glance if you've done an exchange with someone already because if you have, it'll show an icon of a cup of coffee next to their name. (If you already exchanged with someone, you won't see a button to "add" an exchange--you already did the exchange!)

Happy trails!

-- Ryan
Ryan.... I have a question
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Jan 11, 2019 1:29pm
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Hey GT!

Is there any way to have a "hide" feature on the "newest letterbox plants" section on "my page?" I would like to hide ones I've already found.

Thoughts?

Thanks!
Bungalow Boxer
Re: Ryan.... I have a question
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Reply to: #970197 by Bungalow Boxer
Jan 11, 2019 2:34pm
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Tired of seeing my boxes already? No worries, only one more week of them!

But... I DO agree with you.
Re: Ryan.... I have a question
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Reply to: #970197 by Bungalow Boxer
Jan 11, 2019 2:40pm
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I think I asked about this once before. Someone said, go out and plant new boxes so the old ones go down on the list and you don't see them. Good luck.
Re: Ryan.... I have a question
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Reply to: #970203 by Janila
Jan 11, 2019 3:26pm
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Not at all Janila! You’re flooding my page! Trying to keep it all straight!

BB :)
Re: Ryan.... I have a question
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Reply to: #970197 by Bungalow Boxer
Jan 11, 2019 6:24pm
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When you log a find, a green check mark appears next to it on your future searches. I wonder if that same checkmark could stay “attached” to the box name, so wherever the name appears (like newest boxes on your “my page”), the green check mark shows up. It wouldn’t eliminate them from the list, but at least you could readily spot them?
Re: Ryan.... I have a question
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Reply to: #970197 by Bungalow Boxer
Jan 11, 2019 6:55pm
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Is there any way to have a "hide" feature on the "newest letterbox plants" section on "my page?"

If you edit the widget, there should now be an option to hide finds. =)

-- Ryan
Re: Ryan.... I have a question
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Reply to: #970223 by Green Tortuga
Jan 14, 2019 10:48am
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Awesome! Thanks Ryan!

BB
Spoiler Tag
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Jan 14, 2019 7:03pm
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I just posted another message, and I wanted to do a spoiler tag. I forgot how to do it so I checked the Markup Help. It wasn't there, so I made an educated guess.

It worked!

But it would be nice to have that this tag documented on that page.
Re: Spoiler Tag
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Reply to: #970333 by Oberon_Kenobi
Jan 14, 2019 7:15pm
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It is in the "Markups Comparison" page, along with some other lesser-used markings.

https://www.atlasquest.com/help/markups.php
Re: Spoiler Tag
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Reply to: #970334 by wassamatta u
Jan 14, 2019 7:20pm
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Wait, anyone can use wassa text? Whoah! I thought it was just for wassa!
Re: Spoiler Tag
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Reply to: #970334 by wassamatta u
Jan 14, 2019 7:32pm
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I see. Thanks!

And no one is special in the way that wassa is special.
Re: Spoiler Tag
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Reply to: #970333 by Oberon_Kenobi
Jan 14, 2019 7:34pm
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It should be called the "peek a boo" or a "ghost" tag because it's hidden! :)
Re: Spoiler Tag
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Reply to: #970337 by gemini girl
Jan 15, 2019 4:52pm
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Virtual pin-up censor bars. With detailed descriptions underneath.
Re: Spoiler Tag
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Reply to: #970357 by Wry Me
Jan 15, 2019 5:05pm
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Virtual pin-up censor bars

👍
report find (when it is an attempt) vs report status(?)
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Feb 14, 2019 5:47pm
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Hi! Mom had a suggestion (and she does very limited stuff on the website so I am helping out here)...
She finds it rather confusing when she has given a box a good attempt (but can't find it) and then goes to report the attempt (NOT a find) but has to do so under "report finds". She is suggesting "report status" so that this would cover finds and attempts (and hopefully not be as confusing (?)).

Thanks for everything!
-PLP
Re: report find (when it is an attempt) vs report status(?)
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Reply to: #971465 by PeaceLovePiano and Mom
Feb 14, 2019 6:43pm
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She finds it rather confusing when she has given a box a good attempt (but can't find it) and then goes to report the attempt (NOT a find) but has to do so under "report finds". She is suggesting "report status" so that this would cover finds and attempts (and hopefully not be as confusing (?)).

I think you mean "record find" instead of "report finds." So I think you mean your mom would like "record find" changed to "report status."
Re: report find (when it is an attempt) vs report status(?)
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Reply to: #971467 by Wronghat
Feb 14, 2019 7:01pm
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sorry! Yes that is what I mean (thank you!!!)
Re: report find (when it is an attempt) vs report status(?)
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Reply to: #971467 by Wronghat
Feb 14, 2019 10:20pm
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I don't care for "report status" either, considering how much trouble we've had in the past with people misunderstanding. Might I suggest "log visit"?
Re: report find (when it is an attempt) vs report status(?)
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Reply to: #971476 by Kirbert
Feb 14, 2019 10:27pm
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Might I suggest "log visit"?

Why would you visit a log? Do you also record when you visit a palm tree or a palmetto? =)

-- Ryan
Re: report find (when it is an attempt) vs report status(?)
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Reply to: #971465 by PeaceLovePiano and Mom
Feb 15, 2019 2:46am
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Record Find could also mean simply to record what you found. You either found a letterbox, or you attempted but found no letterbox. 🙂