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Ken Kuhl [PersonRank 7]

Friday, September 1, 2006
15 years ago4,688 views

not to mention traversing a railroad switch yard... a dangerous proposition!

/pd [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

actuall the last statement sez end by walking.. I think that there is a walkway across the river.. I wanted to test this out but too lazy.. just take the satillete image and zoom in with the cordinates :)-

Aquaman [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

Can't walk on water?

Ken Kuhl [PersonRank 7]

15 years ago #

nope, no bridge or walkway visible in satelite image.

here's the link:
http://www.google.com/transit?f=q&hl=en&time=&date=&ttype=&q=930+nw+25th+pl+97210+to+4747+n+channel+ave+97217+8+am&ie=UTF8&z=15&ll=45.552014,-122.709968&spn=0.013493,0.030127&t=h&om=1

looks like walking on water is required for these directions.

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Jesus! (walking on water)

/pd [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

oh yeah and Jesus also turned water into wine..goodie goodie .. :)-

ok is this a classic algo probelm, or just and issue with the transit tripper planner ? I mean, with directions on maps dont generate this sysmpmtom correct ?

I get this look for directions

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&hl=en&saddr=930+nw+25th+pl+97210&daddr=4747+n+channel+ave+97217+&ie=UTF8&z=13&om=1

caroline [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

congrats on having your book mentioned in the official google blog!
i read part of the online version, it's pretty funny :D

Mrrix32 [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Well between my town and the next Google sends me allong a muddy track. I did contact Google a long time ago but got no reply

Picture
http://picasaweb.google.com/mrrix32/OtherPictures/photo#4970228618101587986
GMaps
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&hl=en&saddr=BN9+9SP+(Mrrix32%27s+House)&daddr=BN10+(Brighton)&ie=UTF8&z=14&ll=50.792156,0.035791&spn=0.015843,0.032444&om=0

Frog29 [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

I think they changed the area since this post.. i can't get it to walk me across water anymore.....

webgraphicssource [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

I live in this area for the image, their is not a bridge

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