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Dogmafood
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Message 1 of 14 (699716)
05-23-2013 9:30 PM


I thought that this was challenging. You have to guess the location of the picture.
Can you beat my score?

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CoolBeans
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Message 2 of 14 (699717)
05-23-2013 9:38 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Dogmafood
05-23-2013 9:30 PM


I lost for about 4000 points. I will get you one of these days.

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Jon
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Message 3 of 14 (699721)
05-24-2013 1:36 AM
Reply to: Message 1 by Dogmafood
05-23-2013 9:30 PM


8096.
I wasn't adding yours up. Thought they'd tell me at the end...

Love your enemies!

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caffeine
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Message 4 of 14 (699722)
05-24-2013 4:49 AM
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05-24-2013 1:36 AM


I wasn't adding yours up. Thought they'd tell me at the end...
For me it did say at the end:
quote:
You lost the challenge with 11275 points against 11648.
So close! If I'd realised earlier that you could rotate the picture to look for signposts I'd have had you,
This game makes you realise how alike places with similar architectural styles look. I was convinced I recognised one of the places, only to discover it was about 2,000 miles away form where I though in a country I've never been to.

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CosmicChimp
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Message 5 of 14 (699723)
05-24-2013 6:15 AM



  
Dogmafood
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Message 6 of 14 (699728)
05-24-2013 8:15 AM


In the interest of full disclosure this set of 5 pictures was my best score out of 4 different sets. Try a few sets and post up your best results.
I found that I could get the latitude pretty close but the longitude was usually off. My closest guess was about 200km. There was one picture of Louisiana that I thought was in Kazakhstan.

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NosyNed
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Message 7 of 14 (699732)
05-24-2013 11:11 AM
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05-24-2013 8:15 AM


best so far 7400
But I can't figure out how to share a link pointing to the particular set.

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Dogmafood
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Message 8 of 14 (699733)
05-24-2013 11:37 AM
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05-24-2013 11:11 AM


Re: best so far 7400
There should be a share link on the final map that shows all of your guesses if you are doing the challenge from the OP. There is one to share and one to challenge other people to guess at the same pictures if you do a new set.

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NosyNed
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Message 9 of 14 (699737)
05-24-2013 1:19 PM
Reply to: Message 8 by Dogmafood
05-24-2013 11:37 AM


some are fun
I got about 6,000 on one guess because I was less than 100 meters out. There are googlable clues sometimes

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ringo
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Message 10 of 14 (699742)
05-24-2013 2:30 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Dogmafood
05-23-2013 9:30 PM


You beat me. I started out well, on the right coast and then on the right continent - but I went downhill from there. On the bright side, all of my guesses were on the right planet.

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Meddle
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Message 11 of 14 (699750)
05-24-2013 5:02 PM
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05-23-2013 9:30 PM


11690! No idea how I managed that. Although was quite pleased with recognising one of the signs was in Korean and not Chinese/Japanese.
Edited by Malcolm, : No reason given.

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NosyNed
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Message 12 of 14 (699755)
05-24-2013 6:16 PM
Reply to: Message 11 by Meddle
05-24-2013 5:02 PM


14006
Make guess
Last round points: 2906 Total points: 14006 Round: 5/5
but I don't know how to find the link for someone to challenge that

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AZPaul3
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Message 13 of 14 (699759)
05-24-2013 8:54 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Dogmafood
05-23-2013 9:30 PM


Can you beat my score?
Done - 26248

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Meddle
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Message 14 of 14 (699884)
05-27-2013 7:57 PM
Reply to: Message 12 by NosyNed
05-24-2013 6:16 PM


Re: 14006
Sorry I missed this, but to do it you'll see at the end on your final score it says:
"share your score with the url:" or "let others challenge your score with the url:"
You just copy and paste the url next to one of these, which is a wee bit on the massive size, for example my score. However I've noticed they time out after a while so don't know how useful it is.
[edit] Seems that didn't work after all, or the system is temporarily unavailable.
Edited by Malcolm, : No reason given.

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