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Author Topic: Geoguessr  (Read 126 times)

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Geoguessr
« on: June 11, 2019, 07:32:49 PM »

Has anyone on the form spent time on Geoguessr? https://geoguessr.com/
I play it a lot, usually on the world version, trying to get decent scores (15k or more) on 20 seconds per round. Recently, I completed the 10 country challenge, which I got from GeoguessrWizard's youtube channel. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW5OrUZ4SeUYkUg1XqcjFYA
It wasn't that difficult - I got 3 USA locations, 2 Brazil (which you learn has red soil), 2 Russia (which has lots of trees and semi trucks), 1 Australia (where they drive on the left and have lots of desert), 1 Germany (whose language is very distinctive), and one Japan (which was tougher).
It really doesn't take a whole lot of time to get good at it. If you're into tedious stuff, you can also move around and try to pinpoint the exact spot to get a perfect score.
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Re: Geoguessr
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2019, 07:40:42 PM »

I have spent a bit of time. xkcd introduced me to it.
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Clinched, plus NH 111A (central)

Traveled, plus:
US ⒉⒔50
MA ⒐22.40.99.10⒎10⒐1⒒1⒚127.141.159
NH 27,111A(eastern),128; NY 366; GA 42,140; FL A1A; CT 32

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Re: Geoguessr
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2019, 08:51:40 PM »

I've only played the US map, and have liked it for the most part. Though I find it really frustrating when you get a spot with a poor quality image resolution and can't read any signs. 
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When it comes to volume, the Ohio River is not a tributary. The Upper Mississippi is.

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Re: Geoguessr
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2019, 09:36:52 PM »

I've come across it before.  Might have actually been from another thread here, actually.

Just guessed that one image was from Senegal just by reasoning through which countries in Africa actually have street view.
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Re: Geoguessr
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2019, 10:33:06 PM »

I used to until they introduced the 5 second-gap between each location and the Ad Blocker-blocker.
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