Accepted wayspot never made it to Ingress, despite there being no portals within 20 meters

Wayspot title "Purple Coneflower," location 39.282288 , -76.600439 was accepted on 5/18. It is now 5/21 and it still has not shown up, even though things accepted after it have. The location coordinates that I submitted perfectly match the coordinates for it in the Wayfarer app so the location was not changed upon review. The closest existing portal is "Bug Hotel Informational Sign" (location 39.282287, -76.600048), which is over 33 meters away. There is a closer wayspot in Lightship but it does not appear in Ingress, only Pokemon, so it shouldn't affect my submission appearing in Ingress. What is going on here?

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  • burgersubburgersub ✭✭

    Copy and pasted from the Wayferer forum, where an ambassador told me to post it here since it's Ingress specific. That's why the above says 5/21 when it was posted on 5/25.

  • mortuusmortuus ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited May 25

    try give image thumbs up in pogo

    also when u submit portals its to database and each game has its own rules how new portals are accepted

  • DSkatauriDSkatauri ✭✭✭✭

    Should be reported to wayfarer forum. I have 5-6 approved to nowhere(database,okaay)

    Now i not gonna submit(at least two were rejected and approved with the same photo by one poke..hmm,Agent). Not gonna scan. Atleast until removal messages will be heard and also MY nominations will be counted as something i done not one stole and approved via bots.

  • burgersubburgersub ✭✭

    I can't do that as it does not appear in Pogo, it is Lightship only. And yes, I know each game has its own rules. My understanding is that Ingress's rule is that a new portal has to be further than 20 m from an existing portal, which this one is.

  • burgersubburgersub ✭✭

    If you read the first comment on this thread, I did post this in the Wayfarer forum before posting it here. They told me to post it here.

  • TntnnbltnTntnnbltn ✭✭✭

    I have reviewed the Wayspot details and concur that this should be escalated for investigation.

    "Purple Coneflower" has coordinates of 39.282288, -76.600439 (confirmed via Wayfarer).

    The nearest live portal is "Bug Hotel Information Sign" at 39.282287, -76.600048. That is 33.66 metres from "Purple Coneflower". Based on Ingress proximity rules, "Purple Coneflower" should go live.

    This issue appears to be "Foxglove Hairy Beardtongue", which is not in Ingress. It is located at 39.282297, -76.600242, which places it 16.99 metres from "Purple Coneflower".

    The Ingress ingestion rules appear to be checking if there are any Wayspots within 20 metres of the newly accepted Wayspot in order to determine Ingress eligibility. That is an incorrect implementation. Instead, it should check if there are any Portals within 20 metres of the newly accepted Wayspot. Wayspots which are not live in Ingress should not block others from going live.

  • mortuusmortuus ✭✭✭✭✭
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