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pfalstad
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 27, 2009 7:37 pm    Post subject: maps not visible on geocaching.com Reply with quote

Whenever I look at a cache page, it doesn't show either of the embedded maps; instead it shows this image:



Is anyone else seeing this? This started earlier today when I loaded >100 cache pages to make a big bookmark list. Maybe it's throttling me?
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speedysk1
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 27, 2009 8:33 pm    Post subject: Re: maps not visible on geocaching.com Reply with quote

pfalstad wrote:
Whenever I look at a cache page, it doesn't show either of the embedded maps; instead it shows this image:



Is anyone else seeing this? This started earlier today when I loaded >100 cache pages to make a big bookmark list. Maybe it's throttling me?


Nope. It shows the maps as expected for me.
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jrest
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 27, 2009 9:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Was just working for me too...
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pfalstad
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 27, 2009 9:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's funny. Well, it works now.
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minnesotabrad
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 27, 2009 9:36 pm    Post subject: Re: maps not visible on geocaching.com Reply with quote

pfalstad wrote:
Whenever I look at a cache page, it doesn't show either of the embedded maps; instead it shows this image:



Is anyone else seeing this? This started earlier today when I loaded >100 cache pages to make a big bookmark list. Maybe it's throttling me?


What browser are you using? It is working fine for me using firefox.
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Pear Head
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 28, 2009 6:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

My guess is that Google was perhaps throttling gc.com. A peek at their API may provide the true answer.
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Hunter-Killer
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 28, 2009 8:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Seen that a few times, have no idea why, but it always happens at the worst times, like prior to trips. My guess is, it goes away as soon as I shut off the computer in frustration Wink
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