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Geography Game!

  1. Jul 25, 2013 #1

    lisab

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    To all PFers who have played "Where's That Landmark?" over the years: it's all just an elaborate exercise to prepare for this game:

    http://geoguessr.com/

    Lots of fun :biggrin:. I think I got to 12,000 once, I'm *certain* folks here can beat that.
     
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  3. Jul 25, 2013 #2

    fluidistic

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    8797. I mistakenly thought Texas was Chile.
     
  4. Jul 25, 2013 #3

    lisab

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    The countries I have the hardest time with are Brazil and Norway.

    Once I got nothing but desert after desert. I didn't score well but I learned that whew, there are lots of deserts on this wonderful planet.
     
  5. Jul 25, 2013 #4

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    Is looking at the road signs cheating?
     
  6. Jul 26, 2013 #5

    lisab

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    Well, since it's not a competition, anything goes. The rules I impose on myself: anything I can see is a clue, so sure looking at signs is OK. But no googling!
     
  7. Aug 24, 2013 #6
    I just got one 148 km from the actual place. Somewhere in Kansas. Best I've gotten so far was just under 10k. I'm gonna keep playing that because that's fun and sort of educational. Thanks.
     
  8. Aug 24, 2013 #7

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    I feel good if I break 10K. Most of the time I don't, though.

    One thing I've learned: right away, zoom out. Then spin around. You can get some good clues that way!
     
  9. Aug 25, 2013 #8

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    Funny, first time I tried all my answers were exactly NE from the real answers, just in different distances (ranging from 190 to 10k km). I got above 12k, but it was a sheer luck.
     
  10. Aug 25, 2013 #9

    Borg

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    9156. Didn't get a lot of points for a Spanish landmark that I thought was in Mexico. :rolleyes:
     
  11. Aug 25, 2013 #10

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  12. Aug 26, 2013 #11

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    Sigh, I got 32384 points, but it stopped responding and I can't get link to share the result grumpy_borek.png

    geoguessr_32384_256.png
     
  13. Sep 6, 2013 #12
    Wheeeee

     
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