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Factory Joke Thread -November 2012

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....

~Angela

Keeping the Windmill Alive - Your last trip? - November 2012

In danger of losing your windmill?

Maybe you can share with us the last place your GPS took you and if you encountered any problems, or if you use 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

Happy Halloween

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1490LMT 1450LMT 295w

Contributors of the Week 2012-10-22

This week we're recognizing VersatileGuy as our contributor of the week. He's been busy making some nifty new POI file utilities like ov2optimizer, ClipFlip, ExcelFlip, and ov2scan. They're posted on his web site at http://versatileguy.dyndns.org/

Thanks for sharing!

Jonathan (aka JM)

Discussed other states but don't remember TX

According to:

"Sec. 547.613. RESTRICTIONS ON WINDOWS. (a) Except as provided by Subsection (b), a person commits an offense that is a misdemeanor:

(1) if the person operates a motor vehicle that has an object or material that is placed on or attached to the windshield or side or rear window and that obstructs or reduces the operator's clear view; or"

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Nuvi 2460LMT

mapteq.com what happened

Mapteq used to have the maps and a place to request corrections that eventually went to Garmin. The site no longer works

Chit Chat Thread For The Week Of October 29, 2012

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.

~Angela

path of Sandy (Hurricane Sandy Discussion)

To all those in the path of Sandy... be safe: think ahead and think smart.

bloomberg and cars

something to ponder if you go to New York City

http://tinyurl.com/9xfwdgw

APPLE POSTS Q4 EARNINGS, MISS DESPITE IPHONE 5 LAUNCH; $8.2 BILLION PROFIT ON $36 BILLION IN REVENUE

APPLE POSTS Q4 EARNINGS, MISS DESPITE IPHONE 5 LAUNCH; $8.2 BILLION PROFIT ON $36 BILLION IN REVENUE

8.2 Billion dollar profit and it's not enough for wall street:

http://bgr.com/2012/10/25/apple-q4-2012-earnings/

Google Maps Grand Canyon Hiking Trails

Google and its street-view cameras already have taken users to narrow cobblestone alleys in Spain using a tricycle, inside the Smithsonian with a push cart and to British Columbia's snow-covered slopes by snowmobile.

I phone ---confused

I guess I am confused. Can someone please tell me what makes the iphone any better than all the new Android phones out there. My son and daughter in law both have the new iphone and I cannot see where it is any better than their sons Android phone.

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Bobby....Garmin 2450LM

Contributors of the Week 2012-10-15

This week our contributor of the week is Ajasaro!

As a veteran member of POI Factory he has a great deal of experience which he shares with the community in the forums. Over the last year he has helped significantly by picking up some of the "orphaned" POI files and bringing them up-to-date.

Thanks for everything you have done and continue to do for our community, Ajasaro!

~Angela

Chit Chat Thread For The Week Of October 22, 2012

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.

~Angela

Google Maps Feature

I noticed this feature today, then saw an ad for BMW about this feature.
Select a location on Google Maps > Send to> Car> Audi, BMW, Citroen, Hyundai, Infiniti, MINI, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Rolls-Royce
Has anyone sent a POI to their car yet?

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1490LMT 1450LMT 295w

Red Light Camera Revenue Down - Officials Delighted

Here is an article regarding red light camera revenue in Marietta, Georgia (A suburb in NW Atlanta). Interesting.

http://mdjonline.com/view/full_story/20481447/article-Red-li...?

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JG - Nuvi 2460

What happened to laptopgpsworld.com?

Since some of the same people post on here, I am wondering if anyone know what happened to laptopgpsworld.com because except for the the main page, the website has been inaccessible for several weeks.

About a week ago I saw a link on the main page about server problems, but that link would not open.

Attempts to log in result in a perpetual spinning wheel.

Contributors of the Week 2012-10-08

This week we are recognizing Garmin_geek!

Garmin_geek has been a member of the site for about 2.5 years and has built quite a few files based on his own hobbies and interests. His most recent addition is Epic Car Campsites based on an article in Backpacker Magazine.

Thank you for your continued contributions to our community!

~Angela

Fabric & Sewing Machine Stores

Hi,

I am a person who sews. I don't quilt. Does anyone have a lead on a poi for fabric stores? I saw the one for quilting stores, but they often don't carry garment or home decorating fabrics. I am specifically looking for New England and the Northeast down to Mid-Atlantic areas.

Thanks.

Joanne

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