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« on: 19/03/2009 00:30:11 »
How cool is tha, my grey fiesta sitting outside my house.  ;D

I think the UK street view shots are better quality than the US ones





 

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« Reply #1 on: 19/03/2009 02:40:03 »
TAXI !!
 

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« Reply #2 on: 19/03/2009 02:41:07 »
Michael, can ewe check to see if that Taxi has his HIRE light on please !! ?
 

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« Reply #3 on: 19/03/2009 10:01:36 »
It's clever how those white arrows point the other way in the 2nd photo
 

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« Reply #4 on: 19/03/2009 11:28:31 »
Michael, ewe need to trim your bush !..get it done !!
 

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« Reply #5 on: 19/03/2009 19:24:59 »
Perhaps he should check with wifey first, Neil.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 19/03/2009 22:42:49 »
Wifey not to keen on bushes, she likes to pull most of them out by the roots ;D



P.S I hate that bush it grows to quick and i have no choice but to trim all the time as it blocks my gate
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« Reply #7 on: 20/03/2009 08:09:19 »
Gosh, you think that bush is bad?
 

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« Reply #8 on: 20/03/2009 08:19:35 »
This is a big bad bush.

 

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« Reply #9 on: 20/03/2009 11:28:27 »
lol..lol...that is the peskiest bush I have ever seen and I thought mine was bad! lol....

I a amazed with that google earth at road level...

amazing...I love it!
 

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« Reply #10 on: 20/03/2009 18:48:30 »


Why isn't the image of my place as clear?

(My old Pick-up, a Toyota T-100)
 

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« Reply #11 on: 20/03/2009 21:36:04 »


Why isn't the image of my place as clear?

(My old Pick-up, a Toyota T-100)


As Michael said..the Uk ones are far clearer that is because we are far superior in every way. ;D

I also reckon it looks like your one is taken through a window whereas the Uk is one is not !...again...we are klevur enuff to wind the window down  !!  ;) ;)
 

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« Reply #12 on: 20/03/2009 21:55:11 »
Michael, can ewe check to see if that Taxi has his HIRE light on please !! ?
Yeah right ,you just want a close up of the girl walking down the street.
 

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« Reply #13 on: 20/03/2009 21:56:38 »
Mine is nice and clear. I was suprised to find our lowly village out in the sticks covered by google street view though, while the place we stay on the London/essex border is not!

Here's my front door!


and here's the view from my front door.
 

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« Reply #14 on: 21/03/2009 22:40:57 »
That is so cool!
 

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« Reply #15 on: 22/03/2009 16:43:28 »
Yes that's cool but I don't know to get this new GoogleStreetView
to work but I have no problems in using their GoogleMaps.

Would someone mind explaining this to me please?

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« Reply #16 on: 22/03/2009 16:51:34 »
Use google maps in teh same way as normal. When you get to your map, look for an orange 'man' on the zoom bar (within the map) and drag it onto the part of the map you want to look at. The streets will go blue to show you where street-view is available.

If you're not sure if your area is covered, try it somewhere like central London first, which is covered, so you can see what it looks like.
 

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« Reply #17 on: 22/03/2009 17:09:01 »
Here it is in pictures!





And then you should see the street. Click on the arrows or drag on the image to move around. I'm not so good at this yet!
 

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« Reply #18 on: 22/03/2009 19:28:22 »
*cough cough*






 

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« Reply #19 on: 22/03/2009 22:24:01 »
Neil that's a posh mansion, nice for the kids too I'd guess or in your case the lambs (sheepy) joke
 

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« Reply #20 on: 22/03/2009 23:16:31 »
I won't tell, Neil.
 

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« Reply #21 on: 23/03/2009 10:35:04 »
Have you noticed how inaccurate the 'address' information can be.

Looking at where I live, the address was quoted as 'Crayford', it is not. Moving away to Abbey Wood (London SE2), the address was quoted as 'Eltham' (London SE9). Then moving back to where I live, the address was quoted as 'Bexley'

The pictures are good and clear, but the location information leaves a great deal to be desired.

OK, so the box quotes 'address is approximate', but London SE2 & SE9 are some distance apart & do not border each other. And how can an address be shown as both Crayford & Bexley, when it is neither?
 

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« Reply #22 on: 23/03/2009 10:48:03 »
I just went to 'customise & preview embedded map' and it now gives the location as Barking??? I live in Kent, not Essex...... Google has sent my house skimming across the Thames!!!
 

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« Reply #23 on: 23/03/2009 12:09:48 »
I just went to 'customise & preview embedded map' and it now gives the location as Barking??? I live in Kent, not Essex...... Google has sent my house skimming across the Thames!!!

This makes me wonder if google cover the dwellings beneath the sea ?

If I were ewe Don1 I would complain to Google...in fact..being the most litigious country in the world why don't we sue Google....I'd settle out of court for a few million !..whajafink ?..chances good ?
 

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« Reply #24 on: 23/03/2009 14:09:37 »
I just went to 'customise & preview embedded map' and it now gives the location as Barking??? I live in Kent, not Essex...... Google has sent my house skimming across the Thames!!!

Don that's bad work with Google and the first time that I tried to find my address on that part of the Google site, I was shown up that I live miles away from Ally Pally (Alexandra Palace) which is a tourist site. Also don't try to find 10 Downing street with Google Street Maps
it won't show up.

Neil good one
 

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