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  1. Clue baskets to hold groups of clues that can be printed together

    Members should be able to put a clue in a "basket" and later view the list in the basket and print the entire contents of the basket as one long document so that you save paper

    37 votes
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      1 comment  ·  Clue Search  ·  Admin →
    • Provide easier way to record finds/attempts

      Currently, you have to find the clue page and click the status button to record a find. Then you have to find the next clue page and so on. It would be nice to record multiple finds/attempts from one page.

      22 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Clue Finds  ·  Admin →
      • Modify Clue Text Search to allow multiple words with "or" or "and" between them

        Currently the Clue Text Search uses all words together as a phrase (e.g. "pirate bird" would return only clues with these words together). I suggest adding option to find clues with "or" (e.g. "pirate" or "bird" would return clues with either of these words in the text) and "and" (e.g. "pirate" and "bird" would return clues with both of these words somewhere in the text not necessarily next to each other).

        Silver Eagle

        22 votes
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          2 comments  ·  Clue Search  ·  Admin →
        • Fix the letterbox search so it recognizes any city, state and returns all boxes near there.

          Currently, the top search option where you can type in a city, state or zip code, doesn't always recognize the place you enter and says "Sorry, but I don't understand that location. Error Type:". Also, if it does return clues, it may leave some out that should be included.

          21 votes
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            5 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Admin →
          • Distrance on Clue

            Let clue owner add a total distance covered in the clue so that members looking at search results can see the hiking distance related to a clue.

            19 votes
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            • Be able to type a letterboxer's name in the search box as an option

              Now you have to use a huge selection list, which can be difficult.

              16 votes
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                3 comments  ·  Clue Search  ·  Admin →
              • Allow search filtering to filter out boxes that haven't been found recently

                It'd be great if search results could be filtered so that boxes that you can filter out (a) boxes were the last record is "attempted but not found," or (b) boxes where the last find is older than a specified date range.

                13 votes
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                  There is a Member Preference for setting for hold old the last find needs to be before it is ignored. You can override it in the Search for Letterboxes page. It does not currently apply to other listings such as clue baskets.

                • Have pin point locations in search results

                  Have the ability to show more exact locations in a city so as to filter through clues easier. That way you don't have to open each one to see where it is

                  12 votes
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                  • Don't count Attempts that are on the same date

                    A recent update automatically archives a clue when it has three attempts since the last Find. This could a problem if three letterboxers are hiking together, don't find a box that is actually there and all record their attempt, causing the box to be archived.

                    12 votes
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                    • Add an icon beside the box name on the search pages

                      Put some type of icon beside the box name on the search pages to indicate that you have added a note. I add notes to indicate that I have worked on the clue and it would be so much easier to look at the search page to see which clues still need my attention.

                      11 votes
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                      • TLC Volunteers (Fixing Abandoned Boxes)

                        I suggest you add a way for people to mark boxes that are in need of TLC. This way people can log in and sign up to fix them. Especial the abandoned once.

                        11 votes
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                        • Show finder comments on clue page

                          Baqash

                          the finder comments currently can only be seen on the status page. it would be good for comments, like those suggested above, to be seen after the clue on the clue page.

                          11 votes
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                          • Box dependencies

                            Box dependencies (great for bonus boxes and tiered LB hunts). Only show one clue if find posted for another. [SpringChick]

                            11 votes
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                            • Show finds and attempts on boxes where the owner is no longer active on LBNA

                              I know that some people choose to have the finds, attempts, and comments on their boxes hidden. However, when an owner is no longer actively participating in letterboxing and cannot be counted on to update clues as needed, I feel that this is an important step in assuring that old letterbox clues stay up to date when landmarks change. By allowing finds and comments to become visible, other LBers can leave notes advising of changes that they noticed when looking for the box. I just went to Colorado and looked for some old letterboxes. I am very concerned that old…

                              10 votes
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                                3 comments  ·  Clue Finds  ·  Admin →
                              • Make it easier for a clue owner to mark their box missing or retired

                                Currently, most clue owners do not use the Change Status page to mark their clues missing or retired. I think that many just don't know that it exists.

                                9 votes
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                                • 9 votes
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                                  • Archive boxes with a series of attempts, unarchive boxes with recent finds

                                    Many boxes have been planted by now inactive boxers that have a series of attempts stemming back several years. A process should be developed to archive such boxes after a number of such attempts to declutter search results. Similarly, some boxes have been archived and are, in fact, available. Such boxes should be activated once again. Perhaps a group of volunteers could carry out this work in their region. (I would certainly volunteer to carry out such work!)

                                    9 votes
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                                    • Allow finders to leave a brief comment on all boxes except mysteries, if the planter has been inactive for a set period of time

                                      If the planter is long-gone and therefore no longer maintains the clues, a comment field would allow finders to provide clue updates for future finders (for example, if landmarks have changed, or if the box needs maintenance). Not all boxes allow comments.

                                      9 votes
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                                      • Transfer a clue to another member

                                        Clue owner can transfer ownership of a clue to another member. The planter name should not change.

                                        9 votes
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                                        • 8 votes
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