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davidjulius

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Contributor I

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Aurelia, IA
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6572

I have been having the same problem. my pin was on the map and then it was gone I have tried to reset my location but no luck


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Defender 90 Keith

Rank VI
Member

Influencer II

3,451
Plymstock, Plymouth, UK
First Name
Keith
Last Name
Pierce
Member #

3467

I don't know what happened but my map pin left the US AND returned (almost) back to where it should be. since then it has drifted off again. now it's only 20-30 miles away from where I live. it's not the end of the world,I guess I can live with it.

I did make myself look a bit stupid recently when I started a conversation with another member. his pin appeared quite close so I enquired about meeting up. it turns out he actually lives 200 or so miles away. his pin indicated otherwise.

I guess there are issues with the new map and other people are having problems too
 

Steve

lost again...
Founder 500
Member

Experimenter I

3,719
Lorain County, OH, USA
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Steve
Last Name
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Member #

202

my map pin left the US AND returned (almost) back to where it should be. since then it has drifted off again. now it's only 20-30 miles away from where I live.
I'm glad to see that you're at least back in the same country now, Keith! By design, @Michael has the pin set to float within something like 25 miles of your actual location. This is for security, so that it doesn't point to your house. I think 5 miles might be a better range. A 25 mile radius for me includes about 40 cities and communities. But usually, my pin is in Lake Erie. ::screwy::
 
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Defender 90 Keith

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Influencer II

3,451
Plymstock, Plymouth, UK
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Keith
Last Name
Pierce
Member #

3467

I'm glad to see that you're at least back in the same country now, Keith! By design, @Michael has the pin set to float within something like 25 miles of your actual location. This is for security, so that it doesn't point to your house. I think 5 miles might be a better range. A 25 mile radius for me includes about 40 cities and communities. But usually, my pin is in Lake Erie. ::screwy::
Many thanks indeed for your assistance. I believe there are others having similar issues. I understand the security aspect of your statement. thanks again, I'll continue to fly the flag where I can for OB (I mean it literally as I bought one of the large OB flags). I hope I have also spread the word to friends i made during my Royal Navy service up and down the country and in other countries to join this team of like minded people.

Thanks again OB
 
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J Tosh Reed

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Contributor III

1,383
Nanaimo, BC, Canada
Member #

8090

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Hi @Michael , @Steve
When I tried this, it didn't even have a edit map location option for me.
My position on the map shows as about 5 thousand Km away, so on the east coast, and I'm on the west coast. I tried adjusting my location, and my radius from 5 to 1, cleared my cache, and tried different computers, operating systems. Still no luck. Any thoughts?
 
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Swaffybuilt

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Member

Contributor II

241
Monroe Ohio
Member #

8384

@Michael , @Steve ...evening gentlemen....I have had zero luck finding myself on the map. I can access the link from all three platforms: mobile, laptop, and tablet and have checked both my location ( Monroe ohio) and adjusted my privacy settings to reflect accordingly. Still nothing...please assist.
 
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Michael

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Staff member
Founder 500
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Supporter

Pathfinder II

4,447
Dublin, CA
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Michael
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Murguia
Member #

0000

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@Michael , @Steve ...evening gentlemen....I have had zero luck finding myself on the map. I can access the link from all three platforms: mobile, laptop, and tablet and have checked both my location ( Monroe ohio) and adjusted my privacy settings to reflect accordingly. Still nothing...please assist.
'll check this out for you now..just a minute.
 

Michael

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Dublin, CA
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Murguia
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@Michael , @Steve ...evening gentlemen....I have had zero luck finding myself on the map. I can access the link from all three platforms: mobile, laptop, and tablet and have checked both my location ( Monroe ohio) and adjusted my privacy settings to reflect accordingly. Still nothing...please assist.
Fixed - it was a privacy setting. Your location will fluctuate within 2kms and thats normal. I'm going to try to improve the privacy setting issue so folks don't run in to this issue.

Thanks!

M
 
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Bueller

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Member

Advocate I

1,517
Vernon, BC
Member #

2856

Hi Michael,
Can you please upgrade my account s requested above. Member #2856. Currently I get the same message "Lets see if we can figure this out"
Thank You