Google Street View treasure hunt!

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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by Sam » 13 Aug 2013, 20:17

http://goo.gl/maps/SK5sh there you go :D

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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by GuyBarry » 14 Aug 2013, 12:04

This appears to be one, but I can't get the photo sharply enough into focus to distinguish the regnal number. Does it count?

EDIT: Short URL is http://goo.gl/maps/2rbPj.
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by Sam » 14 Aug 2013, 12:17

Yep, you're spot on http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1455951

Good work :D
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by GuyBarry » 14 Aug 2013, 13:26

OK then, find a section of road in the UK where traffic is required to drive on the right (in both directions).
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by The Orange One » 14 Aug 2013, 14:41

http://goo.gl/maps/VjH7e

Savoy Court, outside the Savoy Hotel.

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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by The Raven » 14 Aug 2013, 16:05

Easy!
http://goo.gl/maps/EHq8C

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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by The Orange One » 14 Aug 2013, 16:33

http://goo.gl/maps/85FTm

Also easy!

Find me something cordoned off in police tape.
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by GuyBarry » 19 Aug 2013, 18:04

The Orange One wrote: Find me something cordoned off in police tape.
The regulation five days are up - can we have the answer to this please?
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by DrainBrain » 23 Aug 2013, 15:23

I believe anyone can start a new one...

Find me a car sideways on a road.
(Specifically, it should be turned roughly 90 degrees to the usual direction of travel and not be just emerging from a side road.)
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by GuyBarry » 23 Aug 2013, 15:27

DrainBrain wrote:I believe anyone can start a new one...
I believe so as well, but the rules specifically say that the person setting the puzzle must have found an example themselves. Could the Orange One please come forward?
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by The Orange One » 23 Aug 2013, 16:11

I had a clear example, but when they updated Google Street View, they got rid of it. There's also this one - but I don't know if it's police tape or some other tape.

http://goo.gl/maps/IJ6GN
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by GuyBarry » 23 Aug 2013, 16:20

I don't even know how to get Street View up on that location.
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by The Orange One » 23 Aug 2013, 16:30

Sorry, link now working.
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by DrainBrain » 28 Aug 2013, 21:36

DrainBrain wrote:I believe anyone can start a new one...

Find me a car sideways on a road.
(Specifically, it should be turned roughly 90 degrees to the usual direction of travel and not be just emerging from a side road.)
5 days have gone, so... http://goo.gl/maps/Pj51p

How about an easier one to maybe garner interest. A London Taxi that isn't black.
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