Map of Old Blue locations [http://www.frappr.com/oldblues]

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Map of Old Blue locations [http://www.frappr.com/oldblues]

Post by jtaylor » Thu Apr 13, 2006 9:55 am

Something I threw-into-the-pot a long time ago for the CHA to consider was the publishing of a map of Old Blues, showing roughly where they are around the world.

This will help people identify where local clusters of Old Blues are, and also show how far around the world we're spread!

Initially I was planning this to be done with Map Point or something similar, just based on post-code.

BUT - having had a little play with earth.google.com, it would appear that we could easily build-up a map of Old Blues on there, as a community layer of some sort?
Anyone played enough with Google Earth to know if this looks doable??

If nothing else, a forum member-map could be interesting!
[EDIT:- Here's the post with the Frappr link in it, to save you reading the whole lot to find it! - viewtopic.php?p=23508#23508 ]

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Post by Great Plum » Thu Apr 13, 2006 10:36 am

That sounds like a good idea but I'm not clever enough with Google Earth to find out if it's possible!
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Post by J.R. » Thu Apr 13, 2006 3:20 pm

Mary appears to be 'Googling' a lot of the time. How about her ?

Are you sure you got the thread title correct Julian ?

Maybe:-

Map of ROUGH Old Blue locations??
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Post by jtaylor » Thu Apr 13, 2006 3:52 pm

Nice - a much better title than the one I wrote.

I guess there'd have to be two google-layers - a "rough old blues" and an "fit old blues"?
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Post by sejintenej » Thu Apr 13, 2006 4:10 pm

J.R. wrote:Mary appears to be 'Googling' a lot of the time. How about her ?

Are you sure you got the thread title correct Julian ?

Maybe:-

Map of ROUGH Old Blue locations??
OK, so you're on it. Who else wants to admit to being eligible?
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Post by FrogBoxed » Thu Apr 13, 2006 5:19 pm

jtaylor wrote:I guess there'd have to be two google-layers - a "rough old blues" and an "fit old blues"?
That would turn this thread into one of those nasty "rate my ..." things. Like rate my kitten/puppy/bunny (all work safe).

Yuck.
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Post by Hannoir » Fri Apr 14, 2006 2:37 am

frappr.com also does it.
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Post by englishangel » Fri Apr 14, 2006 9:09 am

I think Google earth is a bit complicated for this, Frappr looks good though. Not sure about the 'guys' and 'gals' thing tho'. :?
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Post by jhopgood » Fri Apr 14, 2006 11:45 am

englishangel wrote:I think Google earth is a bit complicated for this, Frappr looks good though. Not sure about the 'guys' and 'gals' thing tho'. :?
I have started a map on Frappr.
Anyone interested in getting on it.
No idea how it will work but??

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Post by englishangel » Fri Apr 14, 2006 12:33 pm

jhopgood wrote:
englishangel wrote:I think Google earth is a bit complicated for this, Frappr looks good though. Not sure about the 'guys' and 'gals' thing tho'. :?
I have started a map on Frappr.
Anyone interested in getting on it.
No idea how it will work but??
You can put me on. What do you need?
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Post by jhopgood » Fri Apr 14, 2006 12:41 pm

englishangel wrote:
jhopgood wrote:
englishangel wrote:I think Google earth is a bit complicated for this, Frappr looks good though. Not sure about the 'guys' and 'gals' thing tho'. :?
I have started a map on Frappr.
Anyone interested in getting on it.
No idea how it will work but??
You can put me on. What do you need?
Apparently I give Frappr your e-mail address and they invite you to go on the map which is called, wait for it



Old Blues

I am assuming I can give participants access.

If you are on MySpace, Yahoo Mail, Gmail, Hotmail, or AOL, I can get it from there as well.

Probably better if you pm your e-mail.

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Post by jhopgood » Sat Apr 15, 2006 9:41 am

In my normal bumbling way I seem to have got it half right again
I set up a mao called Old Blues, which is probably supposed to be my personal map.
I then discovered that you can form groups, so I put one up called CHForum (http://www.frappr.com/chforum) which now has 2 members, DbtS and YT.
How David got on their I don't know.
I am told by the Frappr powers that be that when I invite and people accept, they go on my personal map and can see it as well.

In order to invite friends to join your map and Frappr simply log in to your account and click on "Add Friends to Map" near the top of the page. You will be prompted for their email addresses and that will send them invitations. If they accept, they appear on your map and can view it as well.


I have a feeling that the correct way is for people to form their own map with their friends, and then subscribe to the group map.
Anyway, for those that are interested we have 2 maps, so take your pick.

The maps themselves are Google Maps so if you zoom on my location, it is the village house in Spain, not the flat in Valencia.
I think that if you have your own map, you can also refine the location to make it more accurate.

Happy mapping.

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Post by DavebytheSea » Sat Apr 15, 2006 11:03 am

jhopgood wrote:In my normal bumbling way I seem to have got it half right again
I set up a mao called Old Blues, which is probably supposed to be my personal map.
I then discovered that you can form groups, so I put one up called CHForum (http://www.frappr.com/chforum) which now has 2 members, DbtS and YT.
How David got on their I don't know.
I am told by the Frappr powers that be that when I invite and people accept, they go on my personal map and can see it as well..
I bumbled around a bit too and am not entirely sure how I got there, so I emailed John to say I didn't really understand how it all worked. Matt seems to have done something too - lots of photos which he subsequently removed! Or have I got that wrong as well.
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Post by Great Plum » Tue Apr 18, 2006 1:40 pm

So what do I have to do? I'm confused!
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Post by jhopgood » Tue Apr 18, 2006 1:49 pm

Great Plum wrote:So what do I have to do? I'm confused!
PM me your e/mail address and will take it from there.

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