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Traveling caches all archived today
« on: May 22, 2017, 18:24:57 »
I just noticed that all traveling caches have been archived today.
I have found the following explanation from Groundspeak:
https://www.geocaching.com/help/index.php?pg=kb.chapter&id=127&pgid=890

Farewell to this piece of history. We were happy to find a few of them before it was too late.
Cache owners of traveling caches that were still active up until today have the option to convert their cache into a trackable.

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Re: Traveling caches all archived today
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2017, 21:10:40 »
It was only a matter of time.

The best ones were designed to be found, and then placed in a new location, with a note from the finder......
The coordinates would then be updated by the cacheowner and a new hunt would ensue. But that's not how I found two of them, they were brought to events by the finder and handed to another cacher - like a trackable....

The worst ones were designed to be found and then placed in another cache location, with a note from the finder..... like a trackable.....

They became trackables because they were trackables of course.

With the ability of cacheowners to edit the cache coordinates limited now, even if they were treated as traveling caches were meant to be moved along, the reviewers would be editing the posted every time they were placed in a new locale.... that's not what the reviewer is meant to be doing.

There time was done, they became something they were not to be.

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