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Which cache types do not count in determining the top number of cache types in one day in the Statistics Menu - Top num cache types in one day.

If there are cache types excluded then I recommend adding a note at the top of the page stating which types it excludes.

Also wondering if the software recognizes Community Celebration Events & Project Ape Cache types.  

It is strange to me how it can be calculated for the Diverse Cacher badge but not here. The data is in the system already so why cannot it match?
in Support and help by WanderingExplorer (6.8k points)
edited by WanderingExplorer
Ok great insight. This is another case were I went to the wikipage first and found it inadequate.  It was not clear to me that the statistics menu were including all cachers and some may not even use project GC.  That information should have been on the top list page or at least on the wiki page for the top list page. Again who has ability to update the wiki.  Does someone have to approve what goes on there?
@WanderingExplorer Anybody can edit the wiki. Your first posts are moderated but as long as you're not a spammer you'll get added to the "instant approved" group.

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On Project-GC, ALCs are included on your Profile Stats page if you are a paying member of Project-GC and have elected to show them. All other pages (like the one you refer to) exclude ALCs.

The Profile Stats page is your own so you can decide whether you want the labs included or not while the top lists need to have data that is comparable for all cachers.
by pinkunicorn (Moderator) (182k points)
And yes, obscure caches types like Community Celebration Events, Project Ape Cache, Block Party and GPS Maze are included as separate cache types.
Just wondering why the Statistics Menu - Top # cache types in one day is not able to use the data already calculated for the Diverse Cacher Badge.
The diverse badge information is only available for people who are actually using Project-GC. The top list shows all cachers.
Ok, also one more thing on this topic. I notice due to performance reason, only those with at least 5 types in one day are shown on the top list. I do find that often this list crashes due to the growing number of cachers who have found multiple types in one day. I propose raising the limit. I guess it may depend on what the data shows but as a suggestion maybe those with 11 or more since the Diverse cacher badge stops at 11.  Or at the least make it filterable before running.