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Bad promotional code

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As I am writing a blog about geocaching (in Norwegian at the moment) I want to use the promotional code to route new geocachers to use project-GC. But when I try to use the code I get a "Bad promotional code" warning in the middle of the page.

Is it because I am the one using it? Or is it because there is a bug with my code? Perhaps someone on the forum will try it to see if they get the same response?

Here is the code I got:

Hænningsen from the north of Europe
asked Jan 24, 2016 in Support and help by Hænningsen (920 points)

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When I click on your link, I don't see any error. It is (probably) because you are trying to you "use" your own referral code, which does not make sense. Other users will not see such error.

When I try to use my own, I see the error too. You can re-check with mine:

It should work the same way for other users with your code.

answered Jan 24, 2016 by Jakuje (Moderator) (103,190 points)
selected Jan 24, 2016 by Hænningsen
Thank you. Then I will start using the code
Exactly. It's not possible to use your own code. (The error message should be better there, preferrably...)