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I'm trying to find archived caches with map compare. It seems to focus finds only in California despite having no locations chosen. An example query:

Profile name: a user account with no finds

Cache location: all blank

Show: none found

Hidden: 2005/01/01 to 2005/07/31

Show Archived on and Custom filter Archived on

Result is 6265 archived but only in California

If I change location to US/Florida, I get 0 results

I think my query is archived caches in those months of 2005 that my user has not found.

Maybe I have misunderstanding with my query but getting results in California and not elsewhere has me puzzled.
in Support and help by rragan (720 points)

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My guess would be that your custom filter does something more than you think it does.

When I make the same query, I get a warning that the search is too large and is capped at 10k finds (with the shown finds being all over the world). Limiting to California, I get 6265 hits. Limiting to Florida, I get 2574 hits.
by pinkunicorn (Moderator) (179k points)