This is the sort of model taken by Geocaching Australia. Seems to be working effectively building a good community of cachers.
--- In email@example.com, Scout wrote:
> Would such a system be superior to gc.com? Maybe yes. Maybe no. It all > depends on how much programming talent the community has and is > willing to devote without a profit motive. With the right support, it > could have been engineered in such a way that the costs and load are > distributed, eliminating the need for premium memberships and banner > ads to keep Groundspeak suitably incentivized to keep the game afloat. > We'll never know for sure.
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