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Contributors of the Week 2011-08-29

Each week, I see a lot of good things from many people. This is true every week, so I will do my best to spread the recognition around, week-to-week, as we go through this process.


This week I'm recognizing Evert and Mgarledge.

Evert has been especially active over last week, with many helpful replies and suggestions in the discussion areas.

Chit Chat Thread for the week of September 5th, 2011

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

Have fun...

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


Happy Labor Day!

Hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable Labor day!


Shooter N32 39 W97 25 VIA 1535TM, Lexus built-in, TomTom Go

just got a new GM vehicle with navi

And it reminds me of the Hertz neverlosts that I would use in the 90s! LOL The good thing is it only cost $2800 extra.

Keeping the Windmill Alive - Your last trip? - September 2011

The original discussion topic started by CherylMASS back in 2007 has been very popular; with over 3500 replies it's grown to be the longest thread at POI Factory.

In order to make things easier to navigate (and help avoid future technical surprises), I'm going to start a new topic each month like we do for the joke thread.

Here is CherylMASS' original post, continued here...

IFA 2011 consumer electronics show

Workers and industry professionals walk through the Samsung hall at the IFA 2011 consumer electronics show the day before the official opening in Berlin. The trade show will be open to the public from Sept. 2-7.
Sean Gallup / Getty Images


Using Android Based GPS.The above post and my sig reflects my own opinions, expressed for the purpose of informing or inspiring, not commanding. Naturally, you are free to reject or embrace whatever you read.

POI Factory Joke Thread - September 2011

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.

Have fun....


September Birthdays 2011

This thread is to wish everyone with birthdays in September, " Happy Birthday and Many More" smile

johnm405 660 & MSS&T

Effective September 1, 2011 (TX speed limits)

"Destination Eternity" Garmin 765T, & Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

Microsoft Turns Windows Explorer into Utter Chaos

Not that this has anything to do with GPSs and not real sure why it made news today but I liked the headline.


Nuvi 2460LMT

Who still is without power after Irene?

I made it through the storm unscathed. 7 PM Sunday, POW! Something blows up in the neighborhood, and I'm thrust into the stone age. I was fortunate enough to get my hands on a generator, but cold showers are so pase... I'm in Huntington LI, border of Greenlawn and am still out.

Striving to make the NYC Metro area project the best.

"Miss POI"

My time here as your fearless leader is at an end. I have taken a job with another company as a help desk agent. I am very excited about this new career and am looking forward to continuing my work in the field of customer service and technical support.

HomePatrol Scanner

Sort of GPS related. Picked up a Uniden HomePatrol scanner. Really quite a neat radio. Instead of looking up frequencies for your area, and programming in the trunked systems that police and fire use, you just enter in your zip code and the scanner selects the appropriate services from the US database it stores on internal SD memory. You can update the database weekly on their website.

Young and Geek

In response to “I must be getting old”

I’m 31 years old

I work two jobs, during the day I flip burgers at Mickey D and at night I deliver pizza for Pizza Hut

I live at home with my parents

I’ve been divorced twice and have four kids living with my ex, thank God for WIC so I don’t have to worry if the kids have anything to eat.

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


Is that site working for you? For some reason, "Transfer to GPS" and "Download GPX" buttons don't appear.

I've tried both IE8 & FF6.


Michael (Nuvi 2639LMT)

Contributors of the Week 2011-08-22

Although the Subway restaurant chain would probably argue against this, this week we are recognizing flaco for his helpful and friendly participation in the forums.

Thank you flaco!!

Chit Chat Thread for the week of August 29th, 2011

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

Have fun...

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


Intro - New member

Hello! I just found this site with all of the great POI's! I have a Garmin 60csx and have done a bit of geocaching with it as well as using it for navigating Sacramento when I'm there for meetings.

Now I'm going on a road trip of Utah, Wyoming,

Wal_Mart GPX

I just down loaded the Wal Mart GPX file and an error came up saying there is a Data format error on line 2,I don't know if the CSV file has the same problem.

Tampa Bay Buccanneers to use iPads as playbooks

Quoted. "In related tech news, the Detroit Lions just discovered fire."


If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else. - Yogi Berra