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Re: Fake locations

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LArdennais wrote:
LArdennais wrote:????????????????????????????????????

http://fr.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=132275229
eddydevries wrote:It's a hit between notgroschen and GBS (this was to get the names into this post).

But I wonder, why do you think it's suspicious?
(according to the comments, this note from notgroschen was found by "Schmidt" on his/her holidays at Fuerteventura and was spent home at the Sparkasse)
LArdennais wrote:What about GBS entry ? Where has HE really found this note ? In :flag-es: Fuerteventura or in his :flag-de: city ?
GBS writes in his comment "Urlaub Schmidt-eingezahlt Gera Sparkasse".
"eingezahlt" means: "deposited".
So the note Schmidt (I guess, that's the "S" in "GBS") got in Fuerteventura during his holidays ("Urlaub") was deposited at the Sparkasse in Gera. If you want to have a hit with GBS, you need to go to the Sparkasse in Gera (if someone didn't get it already).
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Re: Fake locations

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LOL :mrgreen:

I hope, eddy, that your analyze will be true ;)
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tram-love:

2013-11-16 17:27:03 5 EURUxxxx8394xxx Uxxxxx Antalya ( Flag for Türkei Türkei, 07000)
2013-11-16 17:27:03 5 EURUxxxx8394xxx Uxxxxx Antalya ( Flag for Türkei Türkei, 07000)
2013-11-16 17:27:03 5 EURUxxxx8394xxx Uxxxxx Antalya ( Flag for Türkei Türkei, 07000)
2013-11-16 17:27:03 5 EURUxxxx8394xxx Uxxxxx Antalya ( Flag for Türkei Türkei, 07000)
2013-11-16 17:27:03 5 EURUxxxx8394xxx Uxxxxx Antalya ( Flag for Türkei Türkei, 07000)
2013-11-16 17:25:32 5 EURUxxxx8394xxx Uxxxxx München Airport ( Flag for Deutschland Deutschland, 85356)
2013-11-16 17:25:32 5 EURUxxxx8394xxx Uxxxxx München Airport ( Flag for Deutschland Deutschland, 85356)
2013-11-16 17:25:09 5 EURUxxxx8394xxx Uxxxxx München ( Flag for Deutschland Deutschland, 81669)
2013-11-16 17:25:09 5 EURUxxxx8394xxx Uxxxxx München ( Flag for Deutschland Deutschland, 81669)
2013-11-16 17:25:09 5 EURUxxxx8394xxx Uxxxxx München ( Flag for Deutschland Deutschland, 81669)
2013-11-16 17:25:09 5 EURUxxxx8394xxx Uxxxxx München ( Flag for Deutschland Deutschland, 81669)
2013-11-16 17:25:09 5 EURUxxxx8394xxx Uxxxxx München ( Flag for Deutschland Deutschland, 81669)
2013-11-16 17:25:09 5 EURUxxxx8394xxx Uxxxxx München ( Flag for Deutschland Deutschland, 81669)
2013-11-16 17:25:09 5 EURUxxxx8394xxx Uxxxxx München ( Flag for Deutschland Deutschland, 81669)
2013-11-16 17:25:09 5 EURUxxxx8394xxx Uxxxxx München ( Flag for Deutschland Deutschland, 81669)
2013-11-16 17:24:18 5 EURUxxxx8394xxx Uxxxxx München ( Flag for Deutschland Deutschland, 81667)
2013-11-16 17:24:18 5 EURUxxxx8394xxx Uxxxxx München ( Flag for Deutschland Deutschland, 81667)
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lmviterbo wrote:
avij wrote:You can merge the cities if you want to. It does no harm, although the cities with incorrect encoding will eventually be fixed once the root cause of the problem has been identified and fixed, so you may end up doing some extra work.
Thanks for all the information. I didn't know Nivram's Android app and will try it.

I merged the locations. I had searched for "%\u0%" locations and there's none apart from Cervães so even if the error isn't corrected soon it shouldn't be too much work to merge the future miscoded locations, if any.
there are 44 such locations at the moment (search for %\\u%), three new ones in the last month.

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a fake locations in :flag-be: : https://fr.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=135737691" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Are you sure, opalon ? See here : http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Putkapel

Like "Salzinnes" into Namur, "Putkapel" is into Wilsele (AND will be included into).
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Another app with bugs?

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I noticed that in the last days many inaccuracies in the combination town/country happened and I suspect that this is due to another app having a bug.
Here there are some examples of recent tracked bills (ordered by entering number) ; maybe they are just mistakes, but the fact that the same town is placed in consecutive countries makes me thinking about a bug.

Regensburg (Venezuela) https://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137598779" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Vantaa (Albania) http://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137542350" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Berlin (Gabon) https://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137525267" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Berlin (Barbados) http://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137516738" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Berlin (Bangladesh) http://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137516737" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Besançon (Brunei) http://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137541328" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Besançon (Brazil) http://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137541327" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Besançon (Botswana) http://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137541326" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Besançon (Bosnia-Herzegovina) http://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137541325" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Besançon (Bolivia) http://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137541324" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Mol (Burkina Faso) http://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137510147" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Mol (Bulgaria) http://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137510146" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Mol (Brunei) http://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137510145" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Leipzig (Algeria) http://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137479298" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Sankt Pölten (Bulgaria) http://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137461670" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: How i get list of notes ID of a user using API

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Ajmal wrote:Hi All,

can any body guide me here, i am using EBT API to write an application for iPhone to track my Euro bills
Hello Ajmal, did you release any app? I am asking this because I recently found some encoding mistakes probably due to a bug in an app. Consecutive notes from the same town in different countries, and the countries are in alphabetical order.
Like this
Besançon (Brunei) http://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137541328" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Besançon (Brazil) http://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137541327" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Besançon (Botswana) http://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137541326" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Besançon (Bosnia-Herzegovina) http://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137541325" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Besançon (Bolivia) http://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137541324" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: How i get list of notes ID of a user using API

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Claudio: That's an old bug in some another app. Apparently there's still someone using the old version. I emailed the guy and told him to update the app (and fix his entries). I'm kind of blocking the old application already, but as it presents itself as "Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1)" it's kind of tricky to get the blocking done without blocking tons of non-app users..

[edit/avij: moved this post to this topic]

[edit2/avij: I emailed the other guys as well]

[edit3/avij: merged to the old topic, as the app is the same]
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Stendal, Namibia
Stendal, Myanmar

Looks like user manuelsdl has a certain app in use...
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And this one ?

http://fr.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=137948286

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Fake location is a very ancient art.
Here's an example of nine years ago: http://it.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=11468944" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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The latest version of the EuroBillTracker app (with the OCR support) by Massilia Dev reintroduced the damn country-corrupting bug............ [censored]

That app is now blocked until it gets fixed.
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ehm I think it's wrong :roll:

http://it.eurobilltracker.com/profile/?city=201498" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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