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Local Guides Connect – Big news about reviews: now they’re worth 10 point… – Local Guides Connect

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/05/18

Reminder to check if it already rolled out on my smartphone: [WayBackLocal Guides Connect – Big news about reviews: now they’re worth 10 point… – Local Guides Connect .

It seems to work both on mobile and on maps.google.com/localguides/home

–jeroen

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When you loose your Google Guides level, still can post reviews, but do not have access to the forums any more…

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/05/11

Via a private share: If you ever loose your Google Guides level for no apparent reason, still can post reviews, but cannot post to the Google Guides forums, then just mail Google. They can usually fix the situation.

–jeroen

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Where am I?

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/04/03

Google is smart; you can ask it https://www.google.com/search?q=what%27s+my+location

This is accurate enough for many uses (it’s off for a couple of kilometers):

curl "https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/browserlocation/json?browser=firefox&key=AIzaSyDBgL8fm9bD8RLShATOLI1xKmFcZ4ieMkM&sensor=true"

Some links about the above API:

–jeroen

via: [WayBackI need help; I want to know the geographical location of the place where I am…

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Google Maps: Where’s Wally

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/04/01

2018-04-01 Google Maps: Where’s Wally.

Find one of these in all levels:

  • Wally (or Waldo for USA and Canada peeps)
  • Wenda
  • Woof (usually by tail)
  • Whitebeard
  • Oldlaw

See Waldo again [WayBack]

  1. On your computer, open Google Maps.
  2. Click Menu Menu and then Location sharing.
  3. Point to Waldo.
  4. Click Show on map.

Play Where’s Waldo in Google Maps

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Google Maps gets a new look

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/11/20

[WayBack] Google Maps gets a new look:

Via: [WayBack] New looks! – Roderick Gadellaa – Google+

–jeroen

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