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Street View thread

Post by Ian Volante » Mon Apr 06, 2009 9:47 pm

Because it came up in another thread, I've decided to start this one.

Here's a pic of my regular pub, and if you happen to be passing on a Tuesday night, feel free to drop in and take part. We do have an octochamp member of possibly the longest-serving team at the quiz, but I keep forgetting to ask him his full name!

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?ie=UTF8&l ... 0000000001
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Re: Street View thread

Post by Jon O'Neill » Mon Apr 06, 2009 9:49 pm

I was gonna do this, but I couldn't be arsed. Anyway, my mum is on StreetView:

http://tinyurl.com/df3le7

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Post by Phil Reynolds » Mon Apr 06, 2009 10:14 pm

Jon O'Neill wrote:I was gonna do this, but I couldn't be arsed. Anyway, my mum is on StreetView:

http://tinyurl.com/df3le7
Ian's link works for me, but when I try yours, the pane where the actual street view is supposed to appear is just blank. :cry:

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Post by Paul Howe » Mon Apr 06, 2009 10:17 pm

There's no way I'm putting my current address on here, but this is where I lived in Edinburgh. I tried looking up to our third floor flat but there appears to be some sort of parallel universe up there. Anyway, AFAIK some hot lesbians live there now.

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Post by Julie T » Tue Apr 07, 2009 9:11 am

My area just has the odd photo. I reckon that this one, of Hatfield town centre is the closest to my home:

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/953227

Understandably there are plans to redevelop the town centre, although whether it'll happen till the economy recovers is debatable.
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Re: Street View thread

Post by Clare Sudbery » Tue Apr 07, 2009 9:39 am

Weird. Last time I looked, StreetView was available for most of the surrounding streets but not for mine. Now it's not available for any of my area at all. How odd.

Update: Double hmm. Nothing available for Manchester at all, not even city centre. Some kind of glitsch, I'm guessing.

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Post by Peter Mabey » Tue Apr 07, 2009 9:48 am

There isn't a street view hereabouts yet, but here's a birdseye view ;)
http://maps.google.co.uk/maps/mpl?modul ... oramio.all

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Post by Joseph Bolas » Tue Apr 07, 2009 2:58 pm

They haven't done Liverpool yet so can't street view where I live.

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Post by Jason Larsen » Tue Apr 07, 2009 2:59 pm

The name of my street is quite common!

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Post by Kirk Bevins » Tue Apr 07, 2009 3:46 pm

Jason Larsen wrote:The name of my street is quite common!
Is it High Street?

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Post by Kai Laddiman » Tue Apr 07, 2009 3:55 pm

Joseph Bolas wrote:They haven't done Liverpool yet so can't street view where I live.
Where do you live then, Joseph?
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Post by Adam Dexter » Tue Apr 07, 2009 4:12 pm

Joseph Bolas wrote:They haven't done Liverpool yet so can't street view where I live.
Erm I was looking at the wonders of Anfield, Toxteth and London Road in the town centre this very morning so dunno why you think it hasn't been done yet :S
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Post by Joseph Bolas » Tue Apr 07, 2009 4:24 pm

Kai Laddiman wrote:
Joseph Bolas wrote:They haven't done Liverpool yet so can't street view where I live.
Where do you live then, Joseph?
I live in Cedar Street, Bootle (L20 3HF).
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Joseph Bolas wrote:They haven't done Liverpool yet so can't street view where I live.
Erm I was looking at the wonders of Anfield, Toxteth and London Road in the town centre this very morning so dunno why you think it hasn't been done yet :S
Well I didn't know that. I should've been specific and said that they hadn't done Bootle, Liverpool yet :P

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Post by Jason Larsen » Tue Apr 07, 2009 10:18 pm

No, Kirk. It's a number.

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Post by Clare Sudbery » Tue Apr 07, 2009 10:23 pm

Jason Larsen wrote:No, Kirk. It's a number.
Fifth Avenue.

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Post by Phil Reynolds » Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:27 pm

Jason Larsen wrote:No, Kirk. It's a number.
42nd Street!

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Post by Jason Larsen » Wed Apr 08, 2009 2:30 am

No.

Phil, you're close!

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Post by Derek Hazell » Wed Apr 08, 2009 7:53 am

Jason Larsen wrote:No.

Phil, you're close!
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Re: Street View thread

Post by Jason Larsen » Wed Apr 08, 2009 5:53 pm

No

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Post by Kevin Thurlow » Sun Apr 12, 2009 9:49 pm

Street View is giving great entertainment...
One woman is filing for divorce, having looked at her best friend's house and noticing her (the first woman's) husband's car outside.
A driver of one of Google's vans got upset when people started taking photographs of him, which he called an invasion of privacy(!)
Another driver got threatened by residents when he turned up.
One guy was clearly identifiable as he walked out of a sex shop. (In theory individuals are supposed not to be identifiable - but one of my work colleagues is clearly visible outside our building - haven't found him near a sex shop yet though.)

And all the time, I hear this radio advert telling us how important it is to inform on terrorists who might be acting suspiciously taking pictures of buildings etc.

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Post by Kirk Bevins » Sun Apr 12, 2009 11:36 pm

Kevin Thurlow wrote:
And all the time, I hear this radio advert telling us how important it is to inform on terrorists who might be acting suspiciously taking pictures of buildings etc.
Ludicrous isn't it - they banned trainspotters for a while taking pictures of trains and also banned them from posting information online about nuclear trains in case terrorists could use that information. What a load of shite.

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Post by Mike Brown » Tue Oct 27, 2009 10:41 pm

Time to resurrect this thread, I think.

Following Jono's mum's appearance on Google some time ago, is it now Damian's turn???

Co-ordinates: 53°47'55.18"N, 1°33'36.75"W

Opinions, please!

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Post by Kai Laddiman » Tue Oct 27, 2009 10:55 pm

Mike Brown wrote:Time to resurrect this thread, I think.

Following Jono's mum's appearance on Google some time ago, is it now Damian's turn???

Co-ordinates: 53°47'55.18"N, 1°33'36.75"W

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Post by Charlie Reams » Tue Oct 27, 2009 10:59 pm

Link

Really don't think that's Damian.

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Post by Mike Brown » Tue Oct 27, 2009 11:02 pm

Kai Laddiman wrote:Is it illegal to post pictures? If not, I will.
Probably, but I doubt anyone will care.
(PS do you mean the guy in the blue top?)
And yes.

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Post by Mike Brown » Tue Oct 27, 2009 11:05 pm

Just to clarify, I'm talking about the guy crossing the top of the road, carrying a rucksack, not the one mowing the grass. :D

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Post by Phil Reynolds » Tue Oct 27, 2009 11:20 pm

No. As seen in this profile view, too many chins.

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Also, he's not smoking.

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Post by Andy Thomson » Wed Oct 28, 2009 6:50 am

If you zoom in on my house in Street View, you can see right through to the back garden! :shock:

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Post by Jon Corby » Wed Oct 28, 2009 8:55 am

Mike Brown wrote:Just to clarify, I'm talking about the guy crossing the top of the road, carrying a rucksack, not the one mowing the grass. :D
Oh! I followed Charlie's link which zoomed straight in on the uphill gardener.

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Post by Derek Hazell » Wed Oct 28, 2009 8:57 am

My siblings' flat is on there.
My house isn't on there.
My mum's house is on there.
My dad's house isn't on there.
My nan's house is on there. But only an angled view due to a tree of rowan.
Living life in a gyratory circus kind of way.

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Post by Michael Wallace » Wed Oct 28, 2009 10:56 am

Derek Hazell wrote:My siblings' flat is on there.
My house isn't on there.
My mum's house is on there.
My dad's house isn't on there.
My nan's house is on there. But only an angled view due to a tree of rowan.
Ok, I know Jeffrey's comments about poetry having to rhyme might have been taken a little too seriously, but this is ridiculous.

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Post by Sue Sanders » Thu Oct 29, 2009 1:56 am

Ian Volante wrote:Because it came up in another thread, I've decided to start this one.

Here's a pic of my regular pub, and if you happen to be passing on a Tuesday night, feel free to drop in and take part. We do have an octochamp member of possibly the longest-serving team at the quiz, but I keep forgetting to ask him his full name!

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?ie=UTF8&l ... 0000000001

Is that quite near the swimming pool?
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Post by Ian Volante » Thu Oct 29, 2009 5:52 pm

Sue Sanders wrote:
Ian Volante wrote:Because it came up in another thread, I've decided to start this one.

Here's a pic of my regular pub, and if you happen to be passing on a Tuesday night, feel free to drop in and take part. We do have an octochamp member of possibly the longest-serving team at the quiz, but I keep forgetting to ask him his full name!

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?ie=UTF8&l ... 0000000001

Is that quite near the swimming pool?
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Post by D Eadie » Fri Oct 30, 2009 11:18 am

Phil Reynolds wrote:No. As seen in this profile view, too many chins.

Image

Also, he's not smoking.

Most definitely not me. This man is clearly mincing down the street. Also, i don't accessorize. Gloves, umbrellas, scarves, manbags, rucksacks, anything of that ilk is totally off limits for me. And you're right, he's not smoking.

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Post by Mike Brown » Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:18 am

D Eadie wrote: Most definitely not me. This man is clearly mincing down the street. Also, i don't accessorize. Gloves, umbrellas, scarves, manbags, rucksacks, anything of that ilk is totally off limits for me. And you're right, he's not smoking.
Fair enough - I must admit there are angles from which he looks far more like you than the one Phil picked out (although the blurred faces make it tricky in any event!). And I accept you may not accessorize, but I'm sure I've seen you with a rucksack in the past - but maybe that was just a phase. :)

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