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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby sketch » Mon Apr 14, 2014 4:01 pm

irowiki wrote:
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hitchhiker


:lol:

I once reported a pair of hitchhickers as "Hazard > On Shoulder > Animals" ;)
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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby sketch » Sat May 31, 2014 4:28 am

Allow me to translate.

"curious I'm busting my butt pedal to the metal when I can ,how fast (mph)do you time ETA?"

"curious" = I'm just curious,

"I'm busting my butt pedal to the metal when I can" = I am driving as fast as I can when traffic permits

"how fast (mph)do you time ETA?" = What speed do you use to measure the ETA over a known distance?

Either he's beating the ETA there and wondering what the reference speed is to account for the disparity, or the ETA is actually accurate for him and he's wondering if Waze expects him to be speeding.
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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby sketch » Thu Jun 05, 2014 7:48 am

Haha, my old TomTom was very pessimistic about arrival times. I once beat it by some five hours or so on a long trip. Although, the Garmin I had before that was almost eerily accurate.
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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby sketch » Sat Jun 28, 2014 3:13 am

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I DON'T KNOW WHAT WE'RE YELLING ABOUT!!!!!
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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby sketch » Sun Jun 29, 2014 12:38 am

Hmmmm, although isn't it true that the Shell and Chevron logos are typically in title case, whereas "TEXACO" is generally in all caps? :D
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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby sketch » Mon Jun 30, 2014 1:35 am

Oh, turns out it was me all along... Those long road trips really mess with the brain, I guess.

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I also don't recall making this report in the same spot.

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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby sketch » Wed Jul 09, 2014 2:35 am

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At first I was like, "So what's the problem here, exactly?"

But then I looked to the west

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Not that that answers my question, but wow!
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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby sketch » Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:46 pm

Personally, I usually don't "not there" police reports on the off chance that one might be patrolling the area or maybe relocated a half a mile down. Users don't get a notification saying "Someone reported your report as 'not there'", so I don't really understand how it'd have any deterrent effect.

I do the same for "Vehicle stopped on shoulder" reports which are for clearly abandoned vehicles – I don't report them personally, I don't thumbs-up them, but I don't report them as "not there", because I figure someone else would just report it again, making a fresh report that lasts longer than it would even with a thumbs up. Because technically, there isa vehicle stopped on the shoulder...

Undearius wrote:Here's an interesting one that Webs101 picked up

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Error: "My lawn mower stopped working"
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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby sketch » Tue Jul 15, 2014 12:29 am

Taco909 wrote:The police "not there" does not work the same as the other hazard notifications?

Am I wrong? I don't recall ever getting a message saying someone reported my report as "not there". Plenty saying they've been thanked, though. Maybe my reports are just that good 8-)
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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby sketch » Tue Jul 15, 2014 6:41 pm

Taco909 wrote:Another interesting thing, she runs her colors in editor style, I run in default because traffic speeds are easier to see against the blue. Area Places were rendering on her map, but not on mine. It could have been the zoom level, I left mine at the default for our speed and she was zooming and panning all over the map looking for incidents ahead.

It'd be odd if they didn't show up at all, but Area Place names usually don't show up when navigating in 3D mode unless you start panning the map.
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