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Blame the GPS!

I am always surprised when a driver blames their GPS for doing something stupid... especially when they have to ignore multiple warning signs to accomplish the feat!

http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1064220&playlistId=1.3298...

Gander Mountain having financial problems?

There are multiple reports that say Gander Mountain is preparing to declare bankruptcy. This is from the Twin Cities StarTribune.com.:

http://www.startribune.com/gander-mountain-said-to-be-nearin...

Phil

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Phil in Mentor, Ohio -- Garmin Nuvi 1450

Update Enterprise Rent a Car

Hi would anyone be willing to update the enterprise poi. Its been last updated in 2008. I would really appreciate it and can donate to someone who does it. I drive In Southern California for Enterprise and would really like a CA only poi download for the Rand Mcnally navigation. I have a list of all the Enterprises in Southern California but don't know how to upload pictures here.

200 Amazing things to see in under 10 minutes flat

https://youtu.be/HCsYrevfGLk

I thought I posted this. All thumbs today?

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Nuvi 2595 LMT When you come to a fork in the road- take it. (Leo)

Contributors Of The Week 2017-02-13

This week we’re recognizing, Dobs108!

He was one of the most active members of our community last week and posted a particularly helpful reminder in the NUVI 2595 LM "Memory Full" thread.

Thanks, Dobs108, for your continued quality contributions to our community!

~Angela

Set GPS to avoid this intersection !

Meskel Square, Addis Abeba

https://youtu.be/UEIn8GJIg0E

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Nuvi 2595 LMT When you come to a fork in the road- take it. (Leo)

Chit Chat Thread For The Week Of February 20, 2017

This is the place to talk about things that are not GPS related.

This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.

~Angela

Contributors Of The Week 2017-02-06

This week we’re recognizing, BCfromKY!

Since he was recognized last, in early May, he has added Roman Catholic Church POI files for another 16 states, approximately 5,959 locations.

You can find his state by state files as well as a couple of regional Catholic Church POI files here: Catholic Churches POI Package

Chit Chat Thread For The Week Of February 13, 2017

This is the place to talk about things that are not GPS related.

This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.

~Angela

New (old) Member Introduction

Hi All - I registered with this site nearly 8 years ago but haven't been active. I apparently didn't bookmark the site and I simply forgot it existed....getting old I guess. sad
Browsing through the site I see lots of useful information. As I learn the site better I am looking forward to contributing whenever I can.

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So Many Roads.....

Contributors Of The Week 2017-01-30

The POI Factory Contributor of this week is Almostbob!

Almostbob has been with us for over 5 years.

We’re recognizing him this week for assisting a fellow community member in solving his Converting Csv Files On Mac For Garmin dilemma.

Every day road signs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8YKv2gUNYI

We could use some of these, I'll bet.

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Nuvi 2595 LMT When you come to a fork in the road- take it. (Leo)

Chit Chat Thread For The Week Of February 06, 2017

This is the place to talk about things that are not GPS related.

This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.

~Angela

It's a shallow pool out there

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMBuLTt0PQA

Clean your car before you go.

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Nuvi 2595 LMT When you come to a fork in the road- take it. (Leo)

Fitbit and other trackers

After doing a search for Fitbit I see there are a few here using trackers and was curious to find out how many septuagenarians do the 10K or more steps a day as recommended by the AHA?

Mon-Fri I'm in the 10 to 13 thousand group

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Garmin 38 - Magellan Gold - Garmin Yellow eTrex - Nuvi 260 - Nuvi 2460LMT - Google Nexus 7 - Toyota Entune NAV

Hackers could steal your fingerprints from "selfie".

A computer security expert says that people should be wary of flashing peace signs in selfies – as hackers could steal your fingerprints.

Read more: http://metro.co.uk/2017/01/11/hackers-could-steal-your-finge...
exposing fingers in a selfie could allow hackers to pair fingerprints with your face – a serious security risk

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Nuvi 2595 LMT When you come to a fork in the road- take it. (Leo)

Factory Joke Thread – February 2017

This is the official POI Factory Joke thread.

It will be closed on the last day of the month and a new one will be opened.

Please read the forum rules before posting.

"POI Factory is not a forum for politically charged debate.
Let's avoid topics that already have a long list of Democrat or Republican talking points or that name specific politicians."

~Angela

Keeping The Windmill Alive - Your Last Trip? – February 2017

In danger of losing your windmill?

Maybe you can share the last place your GPS took you and if you encountered any problems, or if you used it to seek out special places to go (like Thai Food, ice cream shoppes, etc.).

Anything to keep your windmill alive.

This thread will be closed on the last day of the month and a new one will be opened.

~Angela

Contributors Of The Week 2017-01-23

This week we’re recognizing, TXRVer!

TXRVer has been a member of POI Factory for over 8 years!
Last week he updated his popular Campgrounds and RV Parks Combined file and he recently adopted Cracker Barrel from the orphaned files list!
Yay!

Chit Chat Thread For The Week Of January 30, 2017

This is the place to talk about things that are not GPS related.

This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.

~Angela

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