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Re: Not all caches loading into GSAK

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  • electric_water_boy
    EWB is Electric Water Boy - Me. I don t use GSAK yet. I can t even spell GSAK. Maybe Santa will get me a recycled laptop for Christmas.. ... to ... load ...
    Message 1 of 16 , Nov 15, 2008
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      EWB is Electric Water Boy - Me. I don't use GSAK yet. I can't even
      spell GSAK. Maybe Santa will get me a recycled laptop for Christmas..


      --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, "Mike"
      <geocaching@...> wrote:
      >
      > --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, "Cheryl"
      > <cheryl_ann_1967@> wrote:
      > >
      > > I created a pocket query of 'my finds' for EWB, who has just
      > > over 1000. When I loaded them into GSAK the dates do not load.
      >
      > Two possible problems here:
      >
      > 1. I assume that 'EWB' is a different cacher - i.e. not you?
      >
      > If that's the case then I suspect that your copy of GSAK is set up
      to
      > match logs from you and that the 'Method for matching' set up in
      > Tools/General is for your account on GC.com. If you then try and
      load
      > the found caches from another cacher then GSAK will not recognize
      the
      > logs as finds and therefore will not update the Found By Me date.
      >
      > If you wanted to correctly import their finds then you would have to
      > change the 'Method for matching' to match their account details
      instead.
      >
      > GSAK is really designed for use with one cacher and their account.
      >
      > 2. If you actually created a pocket query for EWB rather than using
      > their special 'My Finds' pocket query then you may well not get
      their
      > logs in the PQ. Normal PQs only supply the most recent five logs for
      > any cache therefore unless EWB's logs happened to be in those most
      > recent five you wouldn't get them. Only the special 'My Finds' PQ is
      > guaranteed to contain all the premium account holders logs.
      >
      > A consequence of this is that there is no way to get a PQ with all
      the
      > finds and logs for a non-premium GC member.
      >
      > Mike
      >
      > PS - If anyone ever has problems with GSAK I highly recommend
      posting
      > questions on the GSAK forums. You'll get a very quick response! :-)
      >
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