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    You gonna eat that? Doohickie's Avatar
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    I'm on and I didn't even ask how to do it. So there.

    (In fact I even gave myself a custom avatar and put a pic of my oldest bike in my listing.)
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    Quote Originally Posted by 20grit View Post
    Even if i put the dot on my exact location, most people would still have problems finding me.
    I believe you're right. I went to school just up the road [go Hokies], and had never heard of Rural Retreat.

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    It only took me about 5 tries to figure it out.

    Great idea, khatfull.
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    Curmudgeon in Training 20grit's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ex Pres View Post
    I believe you're right. I went to school just up the road [go Hokies], and had never heard of Rural Retreat.
    ah, very nice. I just finished architecture school at Tech in '09, brother just finished there this May. Always glad to find another Hokie.

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    Mine is up. I did initially put it at my address, but then changed it to my old workplace (Wal-Mart). Feel free to go there and vandalize/steal/burn it all to the mother-effin' ground.
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    ...I'm in...muddled my way through it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by DRietz View Post
    Tugrul wins an e-cookie.


    Just don't leave me hanging by changing it

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    I changed my location.

    -Randy

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    First Canadian, Score! Sorry my avatar is taking up most of the province, I was having some re-size issues.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bianchigirll View Post
    google will not create an account for me as I do not wish to add my birthdate
    Fake it. I rarely give correct personal info on things like this
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    Well, I'm on there but truly in the middle of nowhere. Can the marker be moved a little closer to where I really am?
    1984 Gitane Sprint; 1984 Gitane Tour de France;1982 Trek 610; 1980's Univega Supra Sport; 1975 Teledyne Titan;1984 Peugeot PSV10N; 1968 Peugeot PL8; ;1982 Nishiki Marina 12; 1977 Peugeot PX-10; 1987 Trek 800 Antelope (touring/commuting set up); 1981 Trek 510; 1993 or 1994 Scott Comp Racing mtb; 1996 Klein Pulse II mtb; 1980's Peugeot Limestone hybrid;

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    Buh'wah?! Amani576's Avatar
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    Just go back to it, hit the edit button and move it. Save it again before you leave.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scozim View Post
    Well, I'm on there but truly in the middle of nowhere. Can the marker be moved a little closer to where I really am?
    If you zoom in you can fine tune your location.

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    Oh Snap, not again... atmdad's Avatar
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    I would consider the facillitator list but the CL market here in San Diego is rather outrageous, good deals are few and far between and get swooped up quick.

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    Sorry, I spent the last several mintues trying and I'm having no luck even putting up an effing marker. And I'm a computer-literate 21-year-old.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scozim View Post
    Well, I'm on there but truly in the middle of nowhere. Can the marker be moved a little closer to where I really am?
    How did you get there? Where does that highway run to?

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    I gotta tell you...

    For fun I let Google give me a route from my house in MN to jtgotsjets in HI. The route dumped me out in Washington...then note step 15, LOL!!!!:


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    Hahaha!!!! Those guys at google are HIGHlarious!
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    Oh Snap, not again... atmdad's Avatar
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    I saw a similar thing a few years back playing with the routing, I was told to kayak across the Atlantic.

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    It used to say swim across the Atlantic.
    Please email me rather than sending me a private message. My address is noglider@pobox.com

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    aka Tom Reingold noglider's Avatar
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    Help.

    The web page Adding and Editing Placemarks

    says

    To add a placemark to your map:

    Create or open a map.
    Click . Your cursor changes into a placemark icon with an "X" crosshairs. The crosshairs indicate where the placemark will fall.
    But I don't see except for other people's placemarks. Am I blind? How do I click it?
    Please email me rather than sending me a private message. My address is noglider@pobox.com

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    First you have to click on the Edit button in the left column. Then I usually just right click on the map and click on add placemark.

    Then click the Done button when you're done.
    1980ish Free Spirit Sunbird fixed * 1996 Mongoose IBOC Zero-G * 1997 KHS Comp * 1990-ish Scapin * Olde Western Auto Cruiser.

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    aka Tom Reingold noglider's Avatar
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    OK, so I'm not crazy. The directions tell me to click an icon that does not appear on the screen. WTF are they thinking? I didn't think to right-click. Thank you. I added my mark. I'm in Maplewood, NJ.

    Tom
    Please email me rather than sending me a private message. My address is noglider@pobox.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by khatfull View Post

    By far, this is the funniest thing I have seen on this site.
    Seeking a 165mm Sugino Super Mighty track crankset.

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    Glad I could bring joy to your day Matt

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