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+57 votes
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in Miscellaneous by pinkunicorn (Moderator) (160k points)
edited by pinkunicorn (Moderator)
DT Matrix, Badge Gen
Profile stats and challenge checkers!
all Features are brilliant :D
Would definitely have to be the bad logs....even though it's a rarely used tool....and it was broken for old logs (treating note logs as find logs, even messing up my find count in the profile stats) this tool makes sure you have an accurate find count on geocaching.com itself.
The Statistic and the challange checker ;)
The Stats and the TB discovering tool ;)
would have to be
1.Challenge Checkers
2. Statistics
3. Badge Gen ( I love using this to give me ideas on what my priorities might be)
Easy of use of Profile Statistics and also the challenge checkers. This saves so much time.

121 Answers

+7 votes
Simply that it gives me a lot of unknown/hidden statistics... Almost every time I look at my stats I discover something new to aim for. It's a great motivation enhancer!
by gurulf (290 points)
+5 votes
Map DT Matrix, map hidden date and map hidden month!
by crko&Co (350 points)
+5 votes

Virtual GPS - for planning trips and quickly getting geocaches stashed into a GPX.
You did it how it should have been done in the first place by groundspeak. Fantastic work!

Since you asked for my most favorite thing I cannot name all the other things I like a lot... the "Discover TBs" tool, Challenge Checkers, "Solved Mysteries" Finder and so on... laugh

And since you also did not ask for what I would wish for... I also cannot write: a cache logging tool ... Not to get me wrong: You would not have to write my logs cool ... but editing (while displaying the geocache data) and automated logging of fieldnotes would be cool.

by bfiu (880 points)
edited by bfiu
+5 votes
Impossible to name only one thing among all the good ones.

Challenge Checkers

Statistics

Find caches with missing D/T, date found, date hidden, month hidden

aaaannd - all the rest...
by Team Willnor (450 points)
+4 votes

Karten der Landkreise und die Möglichkeit innerhalb der Landkreise dann mögliche Caches zu suchen

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Google translator:

Then look for maps of the counties and the opportunity within the counties possible caches

 

by Thomas0809 (1.3k points)
edited by Thomas0809
aha? Warum ein DownVote?
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OK? Why downvote?
human translation: “maps of counties, and the possibility to search for possible caches to find within these counties”
+4 votes
I started out by using profilestats and now using more and more features. Comparing maps is a nice feature if your about to go out geocaching with a friend.
by FamBerggren (390 points)
+4 votes
I use almost every feature by daily basis, but the most handy tool must med "not found caches"
by Zontjuven (2.0k points)
+4 votes

I really like the project 360 degrees. Always I imagine where the user has traveled everywhere.

by Skarka a Pegas (230 points)
+4 votes
The "Hides" statistics, then the BadgeGen page.

Denis
by c_est_den (470 points)
+4 votes
Challenge checkers on the map.

When going into a new area you can immediately see what Challenge caches there are and which ones you meet the requirements
by ChrisDen (4.1k points)
+4 votes
I can't name one thing, because there are several functions I like a lot. Of course the extensive statistics, but also the D/T-search-tool and the challenge checkers. And I like also the different possibilities to look for good caches in regions other than the home zone.
by tadaima (12.5k points)
+4 votes
What I like the most (and that made me become a premium on PGC):
- Mail to inform favorite points
- Mail to inform new pictures (especially information geotagged photos)
- Mail to inform edited logs
- Mail to inform custom events
 
What I use most often:
- Solved mysteries
- Find bad logs
- Maintenance Needs
- Profile Stats
- Top favorites (%)
- Live map
- Challenge checkers (and map)
- Virtual GPS
- TB discovery tool
 
What I want most:
- Friend tracker - Their latest Finds List at Project-GC. (WIP)
- Friend notifiers tracker (optional) - You can get a daily or weekly email with a list of your friends Finds. (WIP)
by Jipem (1.7k points)
edited by Jipem
+3 votes
My most favorite thing is the speed.

For example the profile stats. I still use the macro for stats and badges provided by GSAK. Main reason is the fact that I own caches that have two owners. In GSAK you can change the owner ID.  As soon as this option is avalible in P-GC I will use them.

Other thing is the speed. When I use a macro in GSAK I can get my self a cup of coffee and still have to wait. Using P-GC it is ready in an eye-wink
by Galan_Anelith (480 points)
+3 votes

My "most favorite thing" is the "Custom Filter". It's a really helpful feature to find exactly what you want :)

by geoGRAV (6.8k points)
+3 votes

The Challenge-checkers!

by C64 (360 points)
+3 votes
I found it very easy to gather info that was needed for a series on cache find/hide stats. Made the series a lot easier for me :D
by Na'wal (210 points)
+3 votes
My favorite are the checkers. Now I don't have to go through my stats by hand.
by MatthewCat (2.7k points)
+3 votes

I do love PGC! First the solved mystery map, then all the statistics where I can follow my progresses.

And now! I have found the virtual gps. And...... I've found that I get all the attributes and favourite points to my GPS by the gpx-file through the virtual gps. No more PQs smiley. The virtual is wonderful. I hope that it will soon come a tool to update directly from GCs caches too.

by Newtommon (2.9k points)
+3 votes
The most favourite thing for me is, that the programmers spend endless times and energy, so we have a extremely good tool for our hobby.

We canot say often enough "thank you guys" for all their work!
by wottles (1.8k points)
+3 votes
I am new to the site but I am enjoying the Discover Trackables program. It has helped out a lot for others Discovering my collection. :)
by McKenzie~Binns (210 points)
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