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Just Wondering if a Checker Could Be Created For: GC4RMW5 Queensland's "Oldest and Finest" Challenge? - Thanks!

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GC4RMW5 - Queensland's "Oldest and Finest" Challenge

 

There is a public bookmark of 100 caches on the challenge page and 50 are needed to qualify.

 

http://www.geocaching.com/bookmarks/view.aspx?guid=217925c4-e681-492b-8c28-1759a42d4658

 

Is there any chance a checker could be created?

 

Many thanks!!

 

Angela

asked Oct 19, 2014 in (OBSOLETE) Checker requests by Team DNA (Ange&Dave) (220 points)

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I found an existing script that took the parameters:

  • Bookmark list guid
  • Number of finds required
  • Count hidden
  • Name of bookmark list

From this I created the checker http://project-gc.com/Challenges/GC4RMW5/862 . Please verify it as well as you can, I ran it on one of the names who has logged the challenge, and it looked good at first sight.

PS! Adding tags like I did here is something that anyone can do. But it requires some understanding to the system, and I do not say that it is easy for everyone. But technically, anyone can do it.

answered Oct 19, 2014 by magma1447 (Admin) (219,030 points)
selected Oct 19, 2014 by Team DNA (Ange&Dave)
You ROCK!  

Thank you for doing this AND so quickly too!!!!
Checkers can read bookmark lists? I'd missed that.
You're not the only one - its news to me as well!
Implemented July 2013, http://forum.project-gc.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=5
It has actually been in API the documentation since then as well.
Be aware of that there is caching implemented. So if you add new geocaches to a bookmark list, it might take an hour until you see them in the sandbox.
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