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Anonymous Geocachers also caused an additional increase by 1 FP

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Today I recieved a Favorite point notification (see below)
It was  aFP from a Anonymous grocacher !! How is that possible ??

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Hi oz9els, we have detected changes in favorite points for 1 of your geocaches. 0 FP was removed and 0 FP was added (±0 FP). Plus another 1 FP were added by anonymous Geocachers.

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Traditional Cache GC3VH3G - SideTracked - Copenhagen Central station (KBH)

Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 1.5 Size: Micro

+1 FP
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Anonymous Geocachers also caused an additional increase by 1 FP

asked Feb 18 in Miscellaneous by oz9els (1,740 points)

1 Answer

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Best answer
On geocaching.com there is a setting with which geocachers can prohibit third-party applications from accessing their information. This makes all API-using partner apps useless for that cacher and also prohibits other cacher from looking at their information via such apps. This means that Project-GC can't access their information, so they appear as "Anonymous Geocacher" (since we can still see that someone awarded an FP).
answered Feb 18 by pinkunicorn (Moderator) (125,430 points)
selected Feb 18 by oz9els
OK, that make sense - THANKS
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