not getting points for going over cupcake or other goodies

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Re: not getting points for going over cupcake or other goodies

Postby Atlas85 » Thu Nov 04, 2010 8:38 am

It probably was empty anyway. All treasure chests I have found were empty.
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Re: not getting points for going over cupcake or other goodies

Postby BrummyGit » Tue Oct 19, 2010 8:35 pm

I've seen the same in the UK using Waze on my iPhone. On one junction I spent quite a while driving all of the possible routes through the junction trying to work out if Waze was waiting for someone to take a specific route. I didn't manage to collect it and in the end gave up.

I'm sorry that I don't have a solution for you, I just wanted to let you know that you are not the only one to have observed this behaviour.
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not getting points for going over cupcake or other goodies

Postby eranzaidel » Tue Oct 19, 2010 7:14 pm

Hi,
I'm really enjoying using Waze to find the quickest way around Los Angeles, particularly from Woodland Hills to Los Feliz/Silver Lake area. I'm noticing several bugs/problems that if fixed would make the waze experience more reliable, and therefore fun. One problem is that when I go over a cupcake on my way somewhere, sometimes it doesn't register and I get no points and do not hear the jingle that I usually hear when I get points for going over a goodie--On those occasions when I don't get credit for the goodie, indeed I still see the goodie after I've passed it on the road. A few times, when the goodie I should have eaten up remained on the road after I went over it, I turned around and went over it again, and about 50% of the time I'm able to eat the goodie this second time around and get credit. Does anyone have any insight into this problem?

Thanks :)
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Re: not getting points for going over cupcake or other goodies

Postby ferouque » Wed Nov 03, 2010 3:13 pm

tell me about it i drove over a treasure chest about five times and i never got it well peeeeeeed i was i want to know what was in it
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Re: not getting points for going over cupcake or other goodies

Postby fvwazing » Wed Oct 27, 2010 6:19 pm

Well, that is one way TomTom can still make money from Wazers ;^)
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Re: not getting points for going over cupcake or other goodies

Postby gerben » Thu Nov 04, 2010 4:32 pm

So far I've heard of three chests in The Netherlands, while there were dozens in Belgium and Germany. Never saw one ,yself in The Netherlands.
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Re: not getting points for going over cupcake or other goodies

Postby GizmoGuy411 » Wed Oct 20, 2010 5:33 am

I had this problem today too with about one out of every five cupcakes. In some cases i was able to get the cupcake by changing directions. In one case it was in an intersection and I went over it from all four directions and was not able to get it. In a couple of other cases, every time i approached a cupcake from one direction, I was moved the a parallel neighboring street. and as far as I know, I always had a good data signal.
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Re: not getting points for going over cupcake or other goodies

Postby harling » Wed Nov 17, 2010 7:55 am

sketch wrote:If it does not ding at all, restart your client and go back over it. If it's in a residential area you can even stop on it and wait as your client starts again.

If it dings but bugs and you lose the connection for a moment, try going back over it, but it may be a bug. I have had one fail three times in a row and another work on the second try. Your mileage may vary.

I have found that road- and goodie-munching sometimes have problems when 3G coverage is poor, but also if your phone is in the process of negotiating a Wifi connection. I often have a wardriving app running, so if I see a worthwhile "goodie" ahead, I will briefly disable Wifi, and that almost always works.

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Re: not getting points for going over cupcake or other goodies

Postby hodgetts » Tue Oct 19, 2010 11:33 pm

Certainly in my case the answer was yes. I was totally puzzled as to the cause. My guess at the time was that the road didn't line up with the actual positions. Having checked since, they were pretty accurate.
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Re: not getting points for going over cupcake or other goodies

Postby jaimevisser » Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:00 am

Had this twice last saturday in Oss, Netherlands. Missed 2 cupcakes. Connectivity was superb, gps signal very good. Using latest android version in market.
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