Where am I? UK Stations new version #3

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Re: Where am I? UK Stations new version #3

Post by GuyBarry » 27 Oct 2015, 07:53

No. (6/20)
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Re: Where am I? UK Stations new version #3

Post by The Orange One » 27 Oct 2015, 10:11

Is it west of Nottingham (rail station)?
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Re: Where am I? UK Stations new version #3

Post by GuyBarry » 27 Oct 2015, 10:25

Yes. (7/20)
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Re: Where am I? UK Stations new version #3

Post by The Orange One » 27 Oct 2015, 12:21

Is it on this map?
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Re: Where am I? UK Stations new version #3

Post by A Challenge » 27 Oct 2015, 13:38

The Orange One wrote:Is it on this map?
Doesn't it have to be?
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Re: Where am I? UK Stations new version #3

Post by GuyBarry » 27 Oct 2015, 13:44

Well I didn't say it was... but there's a station on the map in approximately the right location with some blurry lettering next to it that looks a bit like the station name, so I assume "yes" (8/20). :)

(Is there a version of that map available that's actually legible?)
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Re: Where am I? UK Stations new version #3

Post by A Challenge » 27 Oct 2015, 14:09

GuyBarry wrote:Well I didn't say it was... but there's a station on the map in approximately the right location with some blurry lettering next to it that looks a bit like the station name, so I assume "yes" (8/20). :)

(Is there a version of that map available that's actually legible?)
Try this map, which should be good enough.
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Re: Where am I? UK Stations new version #3

Post by greatkingrat » 27 Oct 2015, 14:17

Is it on the Midland Metro?
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Re: Where am I? UK Stations new version #3

Post by GuyBarry » 27 Oct 2015, 14:19

No. (9/20)

A Challenge: your map is illegible as well, no matter how much I magnify it (in fact it looks identical to The Orange One's map). Surely my eyesight isn't that bad!

I'm on a relatively slow connection - could that have something to do with it?
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Re: Where am I? UK Stations new version #3

Post by greatkingrat » 27 Oct 2015, 14:24

Both versions of the map look fine to me if you zoom in a bit.
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Re: Where am I? UK Stations new version #3

Post by GuyBarry » 27 Oct 2015, 14:26

greatkingrat wrote:Both versions of the map look fine to me if you zoom in a bit.
Not to me. I've gone right up to 150% magnification and they both look just as blurred as they do in small type. Strange.
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Re: Where am I? UK Stations new version #3

Post by A Challenge » 27 Oct 2015, 15:13

GuyBarry wrote:A Challenge: your map is illegible as well, no matter how much I magnify it (in fact it looks identical to The Orange One's map). Surely my eyesight isn't that bad!

I'm on a relatively slow connection - could that have something to do with it?
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greatkingrat wrote:Both versions of the map look fine to me if you zoom in a bit.
Not to me. I've gone right up to 150% magnification and they both look just as blurred as they do in small type. Strange.
It is probably the slow connection as it takes a few seconds to loaf in PDF download. Try downloading it and see if that helps, or I could sent you my PDF file.
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Re: Where am I? UK Stations new version #3

Post by GuyBarry » 27 Oct 2015, 15:23

A Challenge wrote: It is probably the slow connection as it takes a few seconds to loaf in PDF download. Try downloading it and see if that helps, or I could sent you my PDF file.
It takes several minutes for me to download it, and I still can't read it! Perhaps you could send me your version since it clearly doesn't work on my connection.

(It might actually make quite a good game - see if you can name all the stations on the basis of the blurry text :) )
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Re: Where am I? UK Stations new version #3

Post by GuyBarry » 27 Oct 2015, 16:09

We've got a bit sidetracked, so here are all the questions and answers so far.

Is it in England? Yes (1/20)
Is it north of Nottingham? No (2/20)
Does it receive regular services from at least one of South West Trains, Southern and Southeastern? No (3/20)
Was it part of BR at the point of privatisation? No (4/20)
Was it built within the last 25 years? Yes (5/20)
Is it geographically to the south of Langdon Park DLR station? No (6/20)
Is it west of Nottingham (rail station)? Yes (7/20)
Is it on the Project Mapping National Rail Operators map? Yes, as far as I can tell (8/20)
Is it on the Midland Metro? No (9/20)
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Re: Where am I? UK Stations new version #3

Post by The Orange One » 27 Oct 2015, 16:30

Is it served by London Midland?
All London buses: 23 hours 25 minutes (with Adham, David, Josh and Tangy)
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