Are you on Google Streetview?

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Re: Are you on Google Streetview?

Postby DaveGos » 3 Jun 2020, 1:28pm

They should let you know when they are coming so you can mow the lawn and wash the car etc , show your property at its best

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Re: Are you on Google Streetview?

Postby rjb » 3 Jun 2020, 5:43pm

I'm still there, working on the tandem in the garage, well not really as i moved house shortly after. :lol: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.14801 ... 6656?hl=en
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Re: Are you on Google Streetview?

Postby Mick F » 4 Jun 2020, 8:40am

Tried it. :(
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@50.60467 ... 384!8i8192
The whole section has been re-done. Nicer weather?

I remember the Google car going past, and I noticed that it went past at normal car speed. I always imagined that they would go along the roads slowly.
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Re: Are you on Google Streetview?

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 4 Jun 2020, 11:56am

Hi,
I remember on one of the Google stuff, it shows me sunbathing in the garden :lol:
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Re: Are you on Google Streetview?

Postby ambodach » 4 Jun 2020, 12:50pm

I was on a visit to Shetland and when I got home discovered my van clearly in view in beside my brother's cottage in Shetland.

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Re: Are you on Google Streetview?

Postby fastpedaller » 4 Jun 2020, 2:38pm

Mick F wrote:I've been obliterated! :shock:
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@50.60638 ... 384!8i8192
$matches[2]

Note the date.
June 2018 in both shots.
They must have gone up later coz they didn't like my Cornish top on view in England.Google Streetview.jpg


But is your shadow still there?

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Re: Are you on Google Streetview?

Postby mercalia » 4 Jun 2020, 2:41pm

they should use drones so you can fly across country. who wants to follow roads?

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Re: Are you on Google Streetview?

Postby Mick F » 4 Jun 2020, 3:36pm

fastpedaller wrote:
Mick F wrote:I've been obliterated! :shock:
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@50.60638 ... 384!8i8192
$matches[2]

Note the date.
June 2018 in both shots.
They must have gone up later coz they didn't like my Cornish top on view in England.Google Streetview.jpg


But is your shadow still there?
I didn't have one to start with.
Cloudy and overcast day when they were there June 2018 and captured me.
Looking at my rides records, it was either June 8th or 29th as on both those dates I rode up onto Blackdown out of Mary Tavy on the A386.

The streeview with me in it, as well as the streetview without me, are both labeled as June 2018.
The streetview without me is a bright sunny day.

Therefore, I reckon the shot of me was June 8th, and they went back sometime later in June. Even if it had been as late as the 29th, they could easily have missed me.
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Re: Are you on Google Streetview?

Postby Manc33 » 4 Jun 2020, 6:59pm

Mick F that bike of yours is epic :mrgreen:
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Re: Are you on Google Streetview?

Postby thatsnotmyname » 4 Jun 2020, 7:10pm

mercalia wrote:they should use drones so you can fly across country. who wants to follow roads?


You get the 'Streetview' bit, right?

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Re: Are you on Google Streetview?

Postby Mick F » 5 Jun 2020, 9:38am

Manc33 wrote:Mick F that bike of yours is epic :mrgreen:
Yes! :D

Off out on it for a spin shortly.
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Re: Are you on Google Streetview?

Postby Paulatic » 6 Jun 2020, 7:59am

I’m still there, March 2009, looking as bewildered as ever :)
https://www.google.com/maps/@55.2987104 ... 6?hl=en-GB
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Re: Are you on Google Streetview?

Postby RickH » 8 Jun 2020, 2:20pm

I'm still there from September 2009 - pushing my bike while walking a friend's son to school. You have to be in the right spot on the road, only 2 locations include us as most of the September 2009 coverage is on a different day.

StreetView September 2009.jpg
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https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@53.59333 ... 312!8i6656

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Re: Are you on Google Streetview?

Postby thirdcrank » 8 Jun 2020, 5:01pm

thirdcrank wrote:Perhaps it was a hirsute mutt?


:oops:

A joke's not funny if it has to be explained, even more so if you have to explain it to yourself when you read it again later. :oops:

I'm on streetview telling the tale to a neighbour in our street in 2008

I recently discovered the streetview van snapped me earlier in the same day when I was walking home from the newsagent

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@53.75755 ... 312!8i6656