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GeoGuesser Challenge

Discussion in 'Games' started by MaDIIReD, Sep 15, 2014.

  1. MaDIIReD

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    So I did this before but I saw it on le interwebs and I gave it another go. I had a lot of fun and I challenge any of you to beat my score >: D

    You can use any means necessary to find out where you are, reading text on signs and googleing is aOK. Even with those tools though, I think it'll be hard to get a better score ;)

    If you want to make any remarks about locations and how you found them, or didn't find them do so using a spoiler.

    You'll all lose though, scrubs.

    EDIT apperently brits can't see it becasue it's the international BBC site :p
     
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    Scrub
     
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  3. MaDIIReD

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    Well, I like to use everything I have available to find out where it is exactly. It's more fun for me than making a guess, personal preference I suppose ;)
     
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    At least tell us what your score was o_O

    My best single guess in the past was 1 metre (yes metre it is spelt like that (and yes spelt is spelt like that)) away since I recognised the very pub I was placed outside :D but unfortunately since my rules are stricter than yours (reading signs is fine by my standard rules but no googling) I didn't do too well on some other guesses (on a side note, why do parts of Australia and parts of the US look so bloody similar :mad:).
     
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    well that's bullshit BBC! robbing gits stealing our TV license money! and not letting us view all of the stuff you do
     
  6. DarthRagnar

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    Well, by just looking at the photo and making an educated guess, I got a score of 6,372. Mad's score was 32,325.

    Edit: I didn't realize you could zoom on the mini-map to get more accurate guesses until after I played some random ones a few times. That didn't help my score any...
     
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    Brazen_Helm Yellow flower puncher
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    So you got this one a long time ago @MaDIIReD ? Because the maximum possible now is 25,000 since they changed the system.
     
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    No, earlier today. My best bet is that the BBC uses an older version or a version of their own. (though this seems implausible)
    I got just under 6500 points for each round while being slightly of target, so I guess 6500 is the max. With 5 rounds that makes a total of 32500 points.
     
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    Here is one I did on the normal GeoGuessr website.
    I got a much lower score though because I got the one where it's just some 'landmark' and you can't move completely wrong.

    You bastard!
     
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