I have my gps set up for a 1/4 mile alert for Tim Hortons. Last night I went to Toronto for the Sabres/Leafs game and realized that while in Toronto, that alert was a bad thing. The GPS never stopped beeping. It did not take me long to turn off the alerts.
Don't know what a Tim Horton is, but I did the same for Starbucks........Boy I hurried home to take off the alert.
Hi Charlie, Tim Hortons is our home grown coffee and doughnut shop, there are about 3000 (thats one number I heard lately) locations in Canada EH... There are also some locations in the U.S.
Tim Hortons ROCKS!!
Been to many-many of them, and I always find a way into a Tim Hortons when ever I'm passing thru an area that has them-
Here's the URL, check their site out, if ya like-
Actually, they have more than 3100 locations now!
Hi Guys, just a quick one, how do you set up the 1/4 mile alerts. I would hate to miss a Tim's, got to roll up the rim to win a Garmin.....
Run the loader in manual mode and set it for 2640 feet.
Well, that would give you 1/2 mile alerts. : )
Perhaps try 1394 feet for 1/4 mile alerts. : )
I never was good in math...lol.
The quick and easy way is to put redlight in the title (timhortons_redlight.csv). You can also run the poi loader in manual and set your distance.
There has to be an irony about setting a gps alert to help you win a gps
We'll all be pondering this.
In Toronto you can wear out your speakers by setting the Tim Hortons alert for 1/4 mile LOL
I have a Tom Tom but gave it to my wife and got a nuvi 650. The Tom Tom would show tim hortons as I drove by buy my 650 won't? It does show them if I put them in as a favorite but that is it. If not in as a favorite I won't see it on the map. How do you people put POI's so they will show up as you drive upon them and also alert you of up coming POI? I would appreciate this as I am just learning this unit.
Nope, they have 3,257 locations systemwide! And they just signed an agreement with Tops Friendly Markets (based in Buffalo) to supply them with their product.
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Maaan, we neeeed a Tim Horton's in Washington St.!!!
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