Talk:Déjà vu geohash achievement

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I would like to add the requirement that you must have been there before the geohash was announced, not only on the previous day. (And to give Danatar a honorary mention for pointing out this flaw in the definition.) If you all and especially Danatar agree. -- Relet 23:17, 15 October 2008 (UTC)

No question. That was the intention. -Robyn 23:43, 15 October 2008 (UTC)
Hey, they're trying to steal my achievement, what about the section "Cheating is encouraged for this achievement"? ;-) But I can understand you and in general I agree. I'll just have to think about a loophole to keep the newly created ribbon, perhaps "this ribbon was earned before the rules changed" or something similar. Danatar 07:09, 16 October 2008 (UTC)
Look at the edit history. My summary comment as I edited it was exactly that: "Danatar still gets to keep his ribbon for exploiting the loophole" or something like that. I no way want to take away your ribbon. You stole it fair and square! -Robyn 13:17, 16 October 2008 (UTC)

How close does the hash have to be to the place I went before? Tomorrow's 50 11 geohash will be as close as 30 to 40 m to an old tracklog. Does that count?--Reinhard 14:09, 25 June 2009 (UTC)

The rules say "on the same site". This wouldn't necessarily mean exactly on the same spot by the meter. Is your old visit on the same street, in the same corner of the park, on the same meadow? Then I would probably count it for myself. Other people counted it for passing the nearest road, which IMHO stretches the rules too far. I think you need to decide yourself whether you can justify to call that the same place. Maybe take the ribbon, and try to replace it with a better one as soon as possible. That's what I did with my first deja vu, which was definitely close enough, but not provable. --Ekorren 18:30, 25 June 2009 (UTC)
Today's hash for Manchester, United Kingdom is (as far as I can tell) the spot where my dad parked the car to drop me off yesterday. However, as he was dropping me off to walk to the station to get a train home, it doesn't look like I can get back to the hash today. Can I still claim the achievement? The best proof I've got is a couple of photos taken during the walk up the hill, which I'm pretty sure have lat/long/time in the EXIF data (but don't actually show me) -- Angel 07:20, 1 March 2012 (EST)
To claim the achievement, you actually have to visit the geohash (again), otherwise it wouldn't be a déjà vu. Don't worry if you can't. It's actually a pretty common thing to happen, when you have lived in an area for a while and go geohashing there. -- relet 07:26, 1 March 2012 (EST)
Still trying ... would getting a Puppet Master Geohash for today be good enough to qualify for Deja Vu as well? -- Angel 07:37, 1 March 2012 (EST)
Sure thing - but only for the puppet if it decides to start an own account, not for the master :P --Ekorren 07:41, 1 March 2012 (EST)
The distance is not so critical. You need a good story with that "hey I've been here before" feeling. Today, I'm visiting 2015-02-25 52 1 which is 85 metres from 2015-01-22 52 1 and 50 metres from the previous path to the hashpoint. I plan to visit both the new and the previous point which is less than two minutes away on foot. Will I spot another Ent (Onodrim) and get a Mythical Beast (Gratuitous) Achievement? --Sourcerer (talk) 13:55, 24 February 2015 (EST)

What's with all the spam?[edit]

is it possible for someone to lock this page whilst it keeps getting these spamattacks? -- sermoa 21:01, 23 October 2009 (UTC)

someone's going to have to tell me how to undo multiple spam edits. i tried and i couldn't do it. looks like someone's sorted it out for now - thanks! -- sermoa 10:39, 24 October 2009 (UTC)
Unless you do it all the time and just use the diff link from the edit notification mail, you can go to the page history, select "compare selected versions" on the last non-spammy and the actual version, and then use the undo link. It will then undo the full diff you just selected. Make sure there wasn't a legitimate edit inbetween. --Ekorren 10:49, 24 October 2009 (UTC)
Ah, thank you. i'll try that next time! -- sermoa 10:55, 24 October 2009 (UTC)

Honourable Mention[edit]

Shouldn't there be a Honourable Mention if the hashpoint lies on a location where you have been but can't prove that you've been on? --Vswe 10:49, 14 January 2011 (EST)