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(Engadget)   Google Maps adds walking directions for 44 African countries. ::Presses voice search button:: "Niger, please"   ( ) divider line 26
    More: Interesting, Google Maps, Niger, voice search, relative direction  
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792 clicks; posted to Geek » on 12 Jul 2012 at 12:48 PM (3 years ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2012-07-12 09:54:04 AM  
since the country in question is pronounced either "ny-djer" or "nee-zhair," that joke only works in print.

/it's still goddamned funny, though.
2012-07-12 10:42:34 AM  
Does it have real time updates to avoid traffic and/or ethnic cleansing death squads?
2012-07-12 12:54:37 PM  
I asked for walking directions across Nairobi, but wanted to avoid the black parts of town. Google took me on a 3,000 mile hike.
2012-07-12 12:55:23 PM

2012-07-12 01:22:34 PM  
Headline of the Year candidate.
2012-07-12 01:32:16 PM  
Bravo, Subby. Thanks for the laugh.
2012-07-12 01:34:45 PM

Negh'Var, Please!!!!
2012-07-12 01:34:53 PM  

I_Hate_Iowa: Headline of the Year candidate.

2012-07-12 01:39:41 PM  
Can't do it. Too pooped after kayaking across the Pacific ocean.
2012-07-12 01:55:52 PM  
I came here for the photoshop of an African tribesman with a google streetview camera on his shoulders, carrying an AK47 and a hyena on a leash.
2012-07-12 01:57:04 PM  
Nobody yet? May as well be me.
2012-07-12 02:06:42 PM  
"Nyger, Please" would be a great name for a baseball blog...
2012-07-12 02:24:17 PM  
2012-07-12 03:35:45 PM  

I_Hate_Iowa: Headline of the Year candidate.

2012-07-12 04:03:07 PM  
Bravo, Subby.
2012-07-12 04:58:49 PM  
2012-07-12 07:09:32 PM  
Somebody should post a b&w still from an old Tarzan movie - rumble in the jungle

2012-07-12 07:28:44 PM  

Honest Bender: I_Hate_Iowa: Headline of the Year candidate.

2012-07-12 08:01:01 PM  

Supes: Awesome. Now I know it'll only take me 3,209 hours to walk from Casablanca to Cape Town.

Longer if you keep walking into people's gin joints.
2012-07-12 08:54:58 PM  
I hate the fark out of this but damn its cool. I realize I'm feeding the Google gooligon.
2012-07-12 10:04:47 PM  
I wonder if it includes "You are eaten by a grue."
2012-07-12 11:39:58 PM
Hot like the African sun
2012-07-12 11:48:47 PM
2012-07-13 12:29:05 AM  
Came for this, had to do it myself
2012-07-13 01:30:39 AM  


/still my favorite walking directions on Google Maps

ahahaha, +1
2012-07-13 08:38:12 AM  
Well played subby, well played.
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