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In the advanced search area, I started playing with the archived caches.  I wanted to compare areas with old caches to what is out there now.  However, I had a hard time finding caches after 2003...  What is going on here?  Does the system have to download the rest yet or is it a bug?

Thank you,  7 Iron
in Support and help by 7 Iron (120 points)
I agree with 7Iron, using Advanced Search with Archive Only option. No caches archived after 2003 are returned. Using map compare and showing archived caches (and even better with a custom filter so that only archived caches are shown), I can easily find archived caches for any year. Looks like a bug in Custom Search, adding a hidden date range?

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Like stated, you can do it with custom filters in map compare. There is a video about how to do it here:

I have no idea why it doesn't work with advanced search. But why would I? :)
by StadsAlv (10.0k points)
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You can do it with a custom filter. They are a paying member function located in the menu with your name
by Target. (Expert) (104k points)