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Is it possible to write a checker for http://coord.info/GC59EHV (or similar challenges)?
in Miscellaneous by Aranita (200 points)
Yes it is possible but a new script is probably needed. One question on consecutive GC codes how are missing letters handled?
ILOSU dont exist in codes does gc1111j the code after gc1111h or not? See:
http://forums.groundspeak.com/GC/index.php?showtopic=292618
I'm not the owner, I just did this challenge and wondered why I have not found a checker for that. So I only can say what I think: The owner wants three consexutive GC codes and if this is because of some limitations not possible, it doesn't fit the rules of this challenge.

I think the script should only check if there are three finds with a consecutive GC-code anywhere in the world.

(Sorry for my bad English, school is long time ago :-) )
The problem is wat the cvo considers consecutive codes my exasmple are consecutive GC gcode even if I is missing because of the way the base31 encoding works and it is not obviously that it is OK. And it is hard to determined  on the Goole translated text

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I've made the checker: http://project-gc.com/Challenges/GC59EHV/15989

I'm testing the consecutive gccode skipping the unused letters. When you create 2 caches and one of them has code gc1111h, the second one will be gc1111j, so the codes are consecutive in this mode and this is exactly the mode that the checker tests.

Owner probably have not read the rules of GC code, so the listing is a little confused, however I'm contacting the owner to clarify the question.
by jpavlik (Expert) (18.4k points)
Thanks a lot. I tested your checker and it worked well.
wow!
ballbreaker67 have found 10 consecutive gccodes:
1:    GC4Z1VQ    Paddel Boulevard #01    on 2015-06-20    in Germany
2:    GC4Z1VR    Paddel Boulevard #02    on 2015-06-20    in Germany
3:    GC4Z1VT    Paddel Boulevard #03    on 2015-06-20    in Germany
4:    GC4Z1VV    Paddel Boulevard #04    on 2015-06-20    in Germany
5:    GC4Z1VW    Paddel Boulevard #05    on 2015-06-20    in Germany
6:    GC4Z1VX    Paddel Boulevard #06    on 2015-06-20    in Germany
7:    GC4Z1VY    Paddel Boulevard #07    on 2015-06-20    in Germany
8:    GC4Z1VZ    Paddel Boulevard #08    on 2015-06-20    in Germany
9:    GC4Z1W0    Paddel Boulevard #09    on 2015-06-20    in Germany
10:    GC4Z1W1    Paddel Boulevard #10    on 2015-06-20    in Germany

the skipping of the unused chars works well
Darn, someone else beat me to writing a script.

I read the cache description as saying that they also had to be consecutive finds, but I don't speak German so I may have got that wrong. I wrote my script to allow that to be configurable.
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