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Can you find your house using Windows Live Map?

Postby MissLT » Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:42 pm

I've found mine.

Here it is!

The one near the freeway is mine. Two houses next to mine are my cousins' houses. The big ones in white and green are the Vietnamese neighbors. :D

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Postby Dixie » Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:58 pm

WOW!!!!

I can't find my house, just a map of my town... Let me get familiar with this...

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Postby Dixie » Wed Jun 06, 2007 10:01 pm

It's just like Google Earth. My town is not well defined yet.

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Postby MissLT » Wed Jun 06, 2007 10:17 pm

Dixie wrote:It's just like Google Earth. My town is not well defined yet.

I was checking wikipedia to see if it listed the countries that have Windows Live Map and only some countries have detailed maps right now. What a pity! :(

List of countries and cities that have detailed satellite images:

* United States
* Canada (with the exception of the rural northeastern provinces)
* Western Europe: United Kingdom, Germany, Italy
* Australia
* New Zealand
* Japan
* India
It'd be great if we all can share how our houses look like.

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Postby Oriani » Wed Jun 06, 2007 11:26 pm

This is my building.. the one that looks like a "T" on the left Image

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Postby Hardi » Thu Jun 07, 2007 5:19 am

Total garbage. And after Lennye found it.. It's smell some what weird. Anyway mapas.google.com is surely better since google using more linux in their servers. :lol: And google's map's new feature "street view" is also cool too.

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Postby MissLT » Thu Jun 07, 2007 1:49 pm

Oriani wrote:This is my building.. the one that looks like a "T" on the left Image

Which end are you on in that T building?

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Postby MissLT » Thu Jun 07, 2007 1:52 pm

Hardi wrote:Total garbage. And after Lennye found it.. It's smell some what weird. Anyway mapas.google.com is surely better since google using more linux in their servers. :lol: And google's map's new feature "street view" is also cool too.

Whatever! I tried maps google and google earth. Don't let the "google" brand delude you. They both suck since the pictures are not clear to me. If it's not clear for me, I wonder how it would look for others. And your Linux sucks, too. *ppbbtttss*

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Postby vince90 » Thu Jun 07, 2007 6:22 pm

Wow it is a great site. Here it is. The yellow one is mine.

http://maps.live.com/default.aspx?v=2&c ... &encType=1

Actually it is not a live picture. It may be 5 years ago in the early winter. The house and the back yard look much better now. It has been improved since then.

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Postby Hardi » Thu Jun 07, 2007 7:16 pm

LennyeTran wrote:
Hardi wrote:Total garbage. And after Lennye found it.. It's smell some what weird. Anyway mapas.google.com is surely better since google using more linux in their servers. :lol: And google's map's new feature "street view" is also cool too.

Whatever! I tried maps google and google earth. Don't let the "google" brand delude you. They both suck since the pictures are not clear to me. If it's not clear for me, I wonder how it would look for others. And your Linux sucks, too. *ppbbtttss*
That's not their fault, that they are unclear. Those are all fingerprints on those maps, that makes it unclear to read.. all sticky with chocolate.. how can someone be so careless, holding map with dirty fingers... Now I hate Dixie more than ever.

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Postby Dixie » Thu Jun 07, 2007 8:09 pm

Hardi wrote:That's not their fault, that they are unclear. Those are all fingerprints on those maps, that makes it unclear to read.. all sticky with chocolate.. how can someone be so careless, holding map with dirty fingers... Now I hate Dixie more than ever.


:shock: I don't know what you're talking about, but you already hated me anyway, so I don't care.

BTW if someday you want to tell me the reason of your hatred, go ahead, I'll be pleased.

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Postby MissLT » Thu Jun 07, 2007 9:14 pm

vince90 wrote:Actually it is not a live picture. It may be 5 years ago in the early winter. The house and the back yard look much better now. It has been improved since then.

It cannot be. :shock: The picture is supposed to be "live." They recorded your IP and took it with the satellite they hang somewhere up there in space.

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Postby Cypress » Thu Jun 07, 2007 10:03 pm

Wow, that’s pretty cool.
Here is my apartment complex and my building is on the upper left from the round swimming pool.
http://maps.live.com/default.aspx?v=2&c ... &encType=1

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Postby vince90 » Fri Jun 08, 2007 2:06 pm

LennyeTran wrote:
vince90 wrote:Actually it is not a live picture. It may be 5 years ago in the early winter. The house and the back yard look much better now. It has been improved since then.

It cannot be. :shock: The picture is supposed to be "live." They recorded your IP and took it with the satellite they hang somewhere up there in space.


It is true Lenny. Most the trees in my back yard were gone. Infact, the trees and grass in my area are green now.

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Postby MissLT » Thu Jun 14, 2007 8:10 pm

When was the last time you used the site? It seems like they recorded your IP and the address you're looking for, then the image won't change no matter how many times you try to check it up again. It happens to me. I guess it's only "live" at the first moment you check it.

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Postby vince90 » Fri Jun 15, 2007 5:12 pm

LennyeTran wrote:When was the last time you used the site? It seems like they recorded your IP and the address you're looking for, then the image won't change no matter how many times you try to check it up again. It happens to me. I guess it's only "live" at the first moment you check it.


The first time I use this site was the day you posted this topic. The last day I use this site is today and the picture is the same. It happens the same when I use google earth.

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Postby Hardi » Fri Jun 15, 2007 7:29 pm

Actually saying truth, I have newer seen that page, since we are enemies, me my self(big strong and smart Hard-i) and tiny little Micro-soft. That thing, redirect me to http://intl.local.live.com/ when I try to open any of those link u guys post here. So it's total garbage, it's not just that it made by M$, but it's made so poorly that they don't courage to show it to me. They afraid, that I would laugh to them.

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Postby MissLT » Sun Jun 17, 2007 5:27 pm

vince90 wrote:
LennyeTran wrote:When was the last time you used the site? It seems like they recorded your IP and the address you're looking for, then the image won't change no matter how many times you try to check it up again. It happens to me. I guess it's only "live" at the first moment you check it.


The first time I use this site was the day you posted this topic. The last day I use this site is today and the picture is the same. It happens the same when I use google earth.

:shock: This is really bizarre. I wonder if this means the satellite in your area is not working, then. That's why you can only receive old images that are already there in the system.

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Postby MissLT » Sun Jun 17, 2007 5:28 pm

Hardi wrote:Actually saying truth, I have newer seen that page, since we are enemies, me my self(big strong and smart Hard-i) and tiny little Micro-soft. That thing, redirect me to http://intl.local.live.com/ when I try to open any of those link u guys post here. So it's total garbage, it's not just that it made by M$, but it's made so poorly that they don't courage to show it to me. They afraid, that I would laugh to them.

Did you check your area? :?

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Postby Dixie » Fri Jul 06, 2007 12:22 pm

Well Google Earth has been updated and now my house is perfectly visible, but not on Google Maps...

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Postby Hardi » Fri Jul 06, 2007 1:22 pm

I don't get what this google earth thinking. My house is still too unclear. Yet if I move about 5 Km north out of town in map, then there are all forests and fields nicely clear. Though there are some clouds disturbing view.. shouldn't they first add clean pictures about towns? I live in a town that is second size in Estonia.. the biggest is capital with population 430000 people, that one they are made clear, but seems that 105000 people isn't enough to them. Instead they chose some forest and farms.. yeah probably those forest have big population of mosquitoes.. but the image is still unclear to see them.

I think they should try harder to impress me.


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