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Old 09-05-04, 18:34
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Default Where do you live?

I recently sent a few bits of 19 set stuff to a chap in Australia. As a thank you he sent me a lovely calender with Aussie birds. (the feathered kind). In the center of the calender is a map of Australia and as I looked it over I was wondering where all you Aussie types lived. Then that got me thinking about everyone else. I know where Hanno and Dirk live in Holland but none of the other Dutch guys. This applies to England, etc. etc. Is there some way we can do this on the forum? I guess maps from the countries of the contributors would take up too much space. Just curious and with nothing to do while I wait for Janet to make lunch.
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Old 09-05-04, 19:08
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Default Mapquest Links?

Perhaps we could all simply post our towns/countries of residence, with Mapquest links to same. An example:

I live in London, Ontario, Canada, in the northwest corner of the city. The Mapquest link is here:

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...submit=Get+Map

You can zoom out or zoom in for a farther or closer look at the area.
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Old 09-05-04, 20:23
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Lightbulb Great Idea Geoff

Geoff, I guess thats why you are the moderator,owner etc. This is a real easy way to do it. I hope suitable numbers respond just so we can get an idea as to everyones whereabouts. This is the location of the Castleton Staging Yard.
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http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...submit=Get+Map
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Old 09-05-04, 21:17
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Hi Geoff sorry I have been away so long but you know how it is.....you go out for a loaf of Bread and Ten years later you return home............... and you still forgot to pick the bread up !!!

Here is where I live, the South East corner of Kent in a Small town called Tunbridge Wells

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...submit=Get+Map

Nice to be back
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Old 09-05-04, 22:02
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Great idea Barry!

For all the other guys, here is a map showing the place where I live: Hillegom, The Netherlands.

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Old 09-05-04, 23:23
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The Mapquest details on Australia and I notice on the http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...&addtohistory= some of the place names are the obscure ones, but Warrandyte is quite close to Eltham where I live.
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Old 09-05-04, 23:25
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Brilliant idea

Here's me:
http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...submit=Get+Map

And here's Ballard:
http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...submit=Get+Map
Well, he's actually under the second C of Crescent as all the houses in Nightingale Cres are the same post code.

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Old 09-05-04, 23:33
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Quote:
Originally posted by Keith Webb
The Mapquest details on Australia and I notice on the Melbourne map some of the place names are the obscure ones, but Warrandyte is quite close to Eltham where I live.
Keith,
Something wrong here, according to Mapquest you are in the middle of nowhere in Kansas, USA

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Old 09-05-04, 23:43
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Keith,
Something wrong here, according to Mapquest you are in the middle of nowhere in Kansas, USA

Richard
Certainly is; this close enough?:
http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...submit=Get+Map

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Old 09-05-04, 23:46
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Default Ergh...

Sir Richard did what I did, except did it better. The shape of things to come in the next few weeks? One would hope not...
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Old 09-05-04, 23:54
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Southwater, West Sussex UK
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Old 09-05-04, 23:57
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Originally posted by FV623
Certainly is; this close enough?:
http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...submit=Get+Map

R.
I notice they're not too careful with spelling place names either; "Croyden" should be spelled with an o not e.
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Old 10-05-04, 00:15
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Is THIS the place you meant?

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...submit=Get+Map
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Old 10-05-04, 01:08
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Here's a Mapquest link to where I live. My farmyard is under the P in Plato. As you can see there's nothing here except acres and acres of acres.

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...submit=Get+Map
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Old 10-05-04, 01:21
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Quote:
Originally posted by Keith Webb
I notice they're not too careful with spelling place names either; "Croyden" should be spelled with an o not e.
They're not too cute with a decent map scale size for Oz either, medium and like it.

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Old 10-05-04, 02:20
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Originally posted by Geoff Winnington-Ball
Is THIS the place you meant?

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...submit=Get+Map
Jif
When I click on the link it just takes me to the place I last looked at...:
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Old 10-05-04, 09:15
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http://uk2.multimap.com/map/browse.c...dr_client=none

I'm here....
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Old 10-05-04, 14:16
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Mapquest is not giving me a good result, so try http://www.lpi.nsw.gov.au/airviewdb/...sion_id=553074 which will show a map, and click on the pink haze of Lithgow city then the "Display Photo" button for a lovely aerial view of home. My house is the one with the brown roof 163rd from the bottom left in an anti-clockwise direction.
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Old 10-05-04, 17:24
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Default Home of the stars

Nepean - a bedroom community to Ottawa.
Ottawa - a government town where everyone sleeps while at the office.
Question - why do we need a bedroom community then?

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...submit=Get+Map
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Old 10-05-04, 18:21
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Default Ottawa.....

I live a little east of Clive...

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...4EVFY8hg%3d%3d
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Old 11-05-04, 01:44
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You don't need a map reference for Adelaide. Just look for the centre of the world on any atlas.

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Old 11-05-04, 10:53
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You don't need a map reference for Adelaide. Just look for the centre of the world on any atlas.
...and then turn it over to find the _ _ _ _ _ _ _!

Sorry, Bob, Adelaide's a lovely town, just that your reply was begging for a rejoinder!
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Old 11-05-04, 16:57
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With a magnifying glass you may be able to find Kulin. Or try this map
http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...submit=Get+Map

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Old 12-05-04, 05:13
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Default Winnipeg, Manitoba (Mb)

Winnipeg is easy to find on maps as it's the Province's Capitol City

I'm a new kid in town since end of March... from BC. I was born/raised a little up the NE TIP of the big lake on the East side/right side ... it's rural fishing-farming community ... mostly grain farming.

Interesting tid bit ... while driving out to"back home lake area" we passed a field with a herd of BUFFALO!!!!INCREDIBLE that these creatures aren't instinct after all the fur trading days slaughters!

I'll be back to reinsert the proper link in a bit... I think what might be happning is that when we "zoom in or out from the main image and save the link AFTER zooming" that those "zoomed" links bring different areas up???

OK ... here is a link for Winnipeg, Mb.
http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...submit=Get+Map
I live roughly above and to the left of the "W" in Winnipeg. To see where Winnipeg is in Mb... search for Province "Mb" only and you can zoom zoom zoom and you'll see Winnipeg located below the lowest tip of the big lake on the right.

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Old 12-05-04, 08:00
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Holy smokes... thats quite a link I just copy/pasted EEEK

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...bPHKgGaw%3d%3d
Top middle of Kansas? I don't think so. . . . . . . . .


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Old 12-05-04, 08:08
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Top middle of Kansas? I don't think so. . . . . . . . .


R.
Ok now R.? This one works for me for Winnipeg. I deleted the firstlink in my post and insertd this new one.

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...submit=Get+Map

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Old 12-05-04, 11:29
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Old 14-05-04, 18:54
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http://www.multimap.com/map/browse.c...,Hertfordshire
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Old 07-06-04, 23:08
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Post And this is me

And, No, I don't live in a field

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...&addtohistory=

I'm east of SUNRAY'S Bunker.........
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Old 09-06-04, 00:13
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Default the best place on earth...

is in the end of the road in the center of the map....
And then just zoom out to see the rest of the universe turning around my place.....

Perhaps this one works...http://www.multimap.com/map/browse.c....x=7&left.y=12

Also take a look at this pages http://www.kvinnherad.kommune.no/Guide/indexeng.htm

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