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Re: Maps!
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Reply to: #924926 by Green Tortuga
Apr 22, 2016 3:00pm
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Are the maps ever going to reflect unlisted finds? My old unlisted finds in Texas are not reflected. Can you have the maps reflect unlisted finds?

I might make use of the opt out feature and just keep the map I already have. I really love having those old Texas finds on there.
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Reply to: #924997 by shutterbug2012
Apr 22, 2016 3:29pm
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The WDSTF boxes are easy to update- maybe 5 series? I found them in Indiana and it didn't take too much effort to change each series.
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Reply to: #925001 by speedsquare
Apr 22, 2016 4:01pm
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Thanks--that was easy. Just my CRS took over what was left of my brain.
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Reply to: #924999 by MissMoon
Apr 22, 2016 4:32pm
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AQ doesn't know the location of unlisted boxes, so it can't map those. As one person suggested, however, if you're willing to 'give up' a find from another state, you can add 'redirect' it to Texas with a custom location. As long as the state 'giving up' the find has other finds in it, you won't really see much of a change in it.
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Reply to: #925004 by Green Tortuga
Apr 22, 2016 5:10pm
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I haven't tested it, but I didn't change the location of my mystery-location finds either. I don't want to give away that information.

Edited: actually, since my logbook is private, I don't think it matters; I'll probably add the locations.
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Reply to: #924926 by Green Tortuga
Apr 22, 2016 5:24pm
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Now I'll have to go through my logbook and remove the finds for boxes that moved

You can also just add a custom location to those boxes. AQ will use the state of your custom locations if there is one. One of the reasons I wanted to limit the maps to premium members only--custom locations are also a premium member perk, so premium members can fix problems like that. =)

AND I just learned something new. I had one listed in VT though I've never been to VT. Realized it traveled down to an event I was at. How cool I can fix it!! LOVE the maps! And I hadn't used the custom location option yet, so thanks for the reminder that it exists! :D

EDIT to add--- one thing that might be fun: I've donated stamps to be planted in other states. (and planted in NC for someone not in NC)... It'd be cool to see a map of where my donations are too. BUT I'm super stoked about the current maps so that's just a thought :D
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Reply to: #925007 by speedsquare
Apr 22, 2016 7:28pm
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I didn't change the location of my mystery-location finds either. I don't want to give away that information.

Only you can see custom locations. Nobody else can. There is absolutely no way for anyone to see what you've used as a custom location except by hacking your account. (That even applies to admins, I might add!)

So by all means, change those mystery-location finds guilt-free. =)

-- Ryan
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Reply to: #925008 by Munkeybee
Apr 22, 2016 7:29pm
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It'd be cool to see a map of where my donations are too.

Like this? =)

Another "feature" I haven't talked about. Yet.... ;o)

-- Ryan
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Reply to: #925016 by Green Tortuga
Apr 22, 2016 7:55pm
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Oh ya, I want one of those too!!!
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Reply to: #925016 by Green Tortuga
Apr 22, 2016 8:59pm
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It'd be cool to see a map of where my donations are too.

Like this? =)

Another "feature" I haven't talked about. Yet.... ;o)

-- Ryan

YES! You're a mind reader!!!! :D
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Reply to: #925017 by BrockBrood
Apr 22, 2016 10:18pm
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Oh ya, I want one of those too!!!

On Ryan's link, substitute your own member number for Pugs and Bee's.
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Reply to: #925022 by Boxer Lover47
Apr 23, 2016 5:17am
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On Ryan's link, substitute your own member number for Pugs and Bee's.

Alright, who wants to plant me some stamps?? I need to fill this one up.
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Reply to: #925030 by LROSEM
Apr 23, 2016 6:01am
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LROSEM, I have a few stamps that I need to plant, but after that, I would be interested in planting some of your stamps in MA, CT, or RI, if you need any of those states. :^)
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Reply to: #925015 by Green Tortuga
Apr 23, 2016 6:04pm
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Glad you pointed that out. I had forgotten!
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Reply to: #925031 by Rocklun
Apr 23, 2016 6:14pm
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Rocklun, I need CT and RI! Let me know when you are ready for them and have ideas.
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Reply to: #925030 by LROSEM
Apr 24, 2016 12:36pm
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I'll plant in Arkansas or Louisiana for anyone who wants to donate.