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Alternative to the checker ?!?

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For a challenge cache is a challenge - checker nessesary. 
I want to create a cache that asks the cacher to log a special route through Germany, by logging counties between the very north county in Germany to the very south ones. 
Can I alternatively to the challenge checker use the map of the districts in project-gc, for proof that the task is done?
(Sorry for my english)
asked Nov 16, 2018 in Feature requests by Team Grautvornix (720 points)

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As far as I know, you are not allowed to use alternate verification methods. Or, rather, you are allowed to allow them but there must still be a checker that a user can use that will give the correct result.

As long as you express your route as logging caches in each of the specified counties, I think this should be a publishable challenge. I *think* you could require a specific order of the logs (from north to south, or whatever). Do note, however, that you *can't* require the logs to be in any specific time frame (in the same day, for instance).
answered Nov 16, 2018 by pinkunicorn (Moderator) (147,250 points)
selected Nov 16, 2018 by Team Grautvornix