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EPE

I tried to use EPE today to update the Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores POI file that I maintain.

Immediately upon loading the file I get a "script" error.

It happens as EPE is trying to display the Google Map in the lower left pane or when doing geocoding on a new POI. I am wondering if Google has changed something that Turbo was relying on in the API

Is anyone else having this problem?

Spped On Green Cameras in Calgary

http://calgaryherald.com/news/traffic/speed-on-green-cameras...

In this article from the Calgary Herald (February 17), the reporter indicates that number of Speed on Green tickets issued continues to increase. This, despite the fact that the camera locations are clearly marked and are listed on the Calgary Police web page.

Snow event

Good time to stay inside and update the Garmin.

Contributors Of The Week 2015-02-09

This week we are recognizing, mgarledge!

Mary has been a member of POI Factory for nearly 6 years!

You can find this self-described, “gray haired wife and grandmother,” contributing to our community in a variety of ways on our forums.

She’s always helpful to newcomers and encouraging of all members.

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"The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit." -- Somerset Maugham

Chit Chat Thread For The Week Of February 16, 2015

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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"The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit." -- Somerset Maugham

Why Garmin?

It's been a few years since I have used my old Nuvi 350.I have been using my Nexus 4. However my wife just purchased a new car and I would like to get her a new GPS.

I am only interested in a large screen with traffic.

Is Garmin still the best choice for these basic needs?

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"Ceterum autem censeo, Carthaginem esse delendam" “When governments fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny.”

Contributors Of The Week 2015-02-02

This week we are recognizing, Bdhsfz6!

Bdhsfz6 has been a member of POI Factory for over 6 years. He maintains a great list of POI files for Biking Trails.

This week we are recognizing his contributions to our forum discussions, like GPS for Truckers and Trying to Find Device ID. We appreciate his thoughtful helpful comments and topic discussions.

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"The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit." -- Somerset Maugham

Chit Chat Thread For The Week Of February 09, 2015

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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"The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit." -- Somerset Maugham

Distracted Driving Device Allows GPS functionality While Driving

http://gpsworld.com/distracted-driving-device-allows-gps-fun...

How many here would consider adding this device to their vehicle?

I suspect it won’t be long before the government requires auto makers to install such a product on all new vehicles.

GPS FOR TRUCKERS

Anyone have any idea what is a good GPS for truckers? I read a thread on this but the last comment made was in 2012. Id hope they have much better GPS units out now for Truck Drivers

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More Consequences of Ethanol

I have always believed that the ethanol mandate is a bad thing. Ethanol costs more to produce than gasoline, and consumes more energy than it yields when all inputs are considered. Not to mention the cost of cleaning a fuel system when it has been sitting in your gas tank for more than a couple of weeks during humid weather.

** SALE ** Garmin nüvi 52LM with Lifetime Maps

WOOT is selling the Garmin nüvi 52LM 5" GPS with Lifetime Maps for only $80...

http://electronics.woot.com/offers/garmin-5-gps-with-lifetim...

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============================================================ If it ain't right, don't do it....If it ain't true, don't say it....If it ain't yours, don't take it.

Errrors

Here's an interesting news report. It should be read by those who worry overly much when their GPS makes a mistake—and for those who worry overly much about those who overly much worry about GPS mistakes.

http://www.npr.org/2015/02/03/383454933/why-we-judge-algorit...

Geocaching

Here is a way to visit both mundane and awesome sites using your GPS. Visit http://www.geocaching.com/ and join in the treasure hunt.

Contributors Of The Week 2015-01-26

This week we are recognizing, toasty44!

toasty44 has been a member of POI Factory for over five years, but is just returning after a brief hiatus.

We’re recognizing him this week for his work on the Tennessee Waterfalls file, particularly the efforts at which he made to get permission from the photographer to use their picture for the file.

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"The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit." -- Somerset Maugham

Intro

Hello all, just recently purchased a new GPS & found this site, looks like a lot of great stuff. Just stopped by to say hello. Cheers, John

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Garmin Nuvi 2597lmt

Chit Chat Thread For The Week Of February 02, 2015

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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"The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit." -- Somerset Maugham

Superbowl

I've seen better.

SNOW and moreSNOW

evil First time out in 4 days, who ever said,"let it snow let it snow" should be shot. Snow packed icy roads, are the order of the day here in NE. Had a Nor'Easter come thro on thurs/fri followed by 18 hours of snow on sat, almost 4feet so far and another 6inches forcast for mon 2nd Feb. Spring when if ever?????????.

Keeping The Windmill Alive - Your Last Trip? – February 2015

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

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