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    Very cool website

    Really cool website!




    This is kind of amazing! Talk about big brother!

    Much faster than Google Earth.

    Is there nowhere to hide ??

    After opening the link below, type in the address you want slowly,
    letter by letter, space by space, and watch each time where it takes you.

    It found our home in the whole world after 8 strokes of the keys. Try it, you will be absolutely blown away.


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    found my street fast but the picture is at least 6 years old.

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    The picture is at least a year old; it could be six years old. We don't even have the light fixtures they show for a long time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gsjay View Post
    found my street fast but the picture is at least 6 years old.

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    mine was years old as well...also it was a Tuesday as the herbie curbie was by the road.


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    Quote Originally Posted by FRANKNITTI View Post
    mine was years old as well...also it was a Tuesday as the herbie curbie was by the road.


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    It's amazing.......I was raised in area where everybody knew your business, your parent's business and could tell you the sins of your grandparents. As such, a picture of my house on-line doesn't bother me. However, the possibility of a traffic camera speeding ticket does crimp my style.
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    It could not find my house!

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    My house (with me shown in the garage at the time) was taken either late August or early September, 2012. The next door neighbour began a renovation project with a disposal bin pictured in his driveway that started in either late summer or very early fall; leaves on the trees had yet to change. Took most of my address before it appeared. I then went to Google Maps and the same photo appeared. How do I know it's the same one? I'm in that picture as well, in exactly the same position in the garage. Found my address more quickly with Google Maps than with Showmystreet.com Darryl.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DARRYL CAINEY View Post
    Really cool website!




    This is kind of amazing! Talk about big brother!

    Much faster than Google Earth.
    When I tried it, it was slow to load and it ended up using the same image as Google.

    Edit: I tried Google Maps and it was also slow tonight. Did not try Google Earth to see how it compared for speed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DARRYL CAINEY View Post
    Really cool website!




    This is kind of amazing! Talk about big brother!

    Much faster than Google Earth.

    Is there nowhere to hide ??

    After opening the link below, type in the address you want slowly,
    letter by letter, space by space, and watch each time where it takes you.

    It found our home in the whole world after 8 strokes of the keys. Try it, you will be absolutely blown away.


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    You were so right - very cool web site!

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    Cool indeed but off a bit. Now I know why the "Dish Man" and a few others can't find my place! My Garmin Zumo is just as far off. Seems that show my street(in my case a 3 digit county road in Daniel Boone NF) takes you to several miles down the road from my private entrance rd. I also learned that there is an exact same road address in VA as mine in KY as it loaded first before I put in the city/state portion. The original view is close to the same as one I saw about 3 yrs ago from SW airlines window taking me to Lou,KY & passing up my house by a long shot. I'll venture a guess at the pic for our place being 3-4 yrs ago & in winter/early spring as pines green & hardwoods brown & pond turquoise color.

    I guess the drones can find me pretty easy as looking at my junk mail there's little doubt that almost everybody has my address! In KY the state sells the vehicle registration list and that gets you lots of extra junk.
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    I couldn't down load a picture of my house? any sugestions? -thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by brewmeister View Post
    I couldn't down load a picture of my house? any sugestions? -thanks!
    I don't think you can.

    I have tried also.
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    Don't trust this for having the right address. Back in 1993 when we starting to buy our house we had the address that shows our house. After a couple months our address was changed for 911 reasons. They are use information that Google maps has been providing for a few years now. Google maps has had street views for over 5 years that I known of and some of the time the address have been wrong. Yahoo maps for my address has been right for the last few years but they do not have the street view. I has not been that many years that Garmin map software has finaly got my address changed. This street view is nice when you are wanting to find the place you are going to before you go and that way you have an idea of want things may look like.
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    For me the big picture was the house across the street!
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