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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #650 on: September 16, 2018, 04:41:52 PM »

^ I know I'm old  :rolleyes:, but my entire music collection is physical.  All my photos are either physical or stored on my computer directly; Mr Onlinesnoop doesn't need to see my personal pictures.  And what funky stuff are millennials up to where they can have access to the Internet 'virtually all the time'?

Dude, you're 25, and we're both millennials. Stop pretending like your some crotchety old man. My point from earlier remains: the cloud has not made it harder to use physical storage as you prefer. Don't hate what doesn't have any effect on you.

Having internet all the time is important for cloud storage. You can thank the cloud for the carrier race to blanket the US in LTE. I just drove from LA to SEA (1100 miles), and I lost connection once (for about 30 miles total in northern California and Southern Oregon.
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #651 on: September 17, 2018, 05:01:46 PM »

My entire musical collection is physical as well, but I would think the Cloud does some good things. If I recall correctly, the Cloud helps keep information (i.e. photos and videos) safe and secure in a backup, in case something happens to the original copies on the original source (the phone). I listen to CDs and YouTube for music, but not any Cloud or iTunes stuff on my phone. However, I could probably largely benefit from securing my many road photos and videos on the Cloud so I have extra copies in an extra place. I have a lot of road videos and photos that are still not anywhere else other than my phone, and that is very risky for making sure I don't lose them. Most of them aren't even uploaded to my computer yet, due to problems I have had getting that to work for the past year. I am largely old fashioned, too, when it comes to music and movies (I watch DVDs, I don't have Netflix or online movies really), but I think the Cloud might have a lot of benefits. You don't have to use it, but it can be useful for the people who do use it. I don't really consider CDs and DVDs to be outdated or obsolete at all, but it is just the Cloud and online stuff is newer and much more popular now - but I don't see why CDs and DVDs should no longer be able to function anymore in today's society. I hope CDs and DVDs never die off, at least not completely, but I am fine with the Cloud. Hopefully all of those things can continue to co-exist just fine.
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #652 on: October 03, 2018, 09:12:36 PM »

This one should fit most folks here:

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This one reminds me of a movie I saw once:

Jackson Parish road 319 at LA 4. Reminds me of a movie I saw once.... by Jess Kilgore, on Flickr
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #653 on: October 14, 2018, 05:22:26 PM »

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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #654 on: October 14, 2018, 05:24:09 PM »

I remember running into that neighborhood looking for Trailer Park Boys filming locations. I had seen it before, but totally forgot it was in NS.
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #655 on: October 15, 2018, 08:45:34 AM »

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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #656 on: October 15, 2018, 08:51:43 AM »

Since when does US-7 go through Canada?

Nova Scotia has US route lookalikes, even though they aren't actually US routes.
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #657 on: October 15, 2018, 10:51:35 AM »

Since when does US-7 go through Canada?

Nova Scotia has US route lookalikes, even though they aren't actually US routes.

It's Route 7-up.

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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #658 on: October 15, 2018, 01:56:33 PM »

It's Route 7-up.

That would be in Michigan, for obvious reasons.
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #659 on: October 15, 2018, 03:24:20 PM »

It's Route 7-up.

That would be in Michigan, for obvious reasons.

For now, that's 7-dn.

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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #660 on: October 15, 2018, 04:12:53 PM »

For now, that's 7-dn.

You lost me.  That went over my head.  At least you didn't say it was "for obvious reasons"....
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #661 on: October 15, 2018, 04:26:06 PM »

7-dn = 7-down, maybe?  :hmmm:
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« Reply #662 on: October 15, 2018, 04:28:07 PM »

7-dn = 7-down, maybe?  :hmmm:

That's what I thought, in addition to "dn" looking like "up" upside-down, but it still doesn't make sense.
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #663 on: October 16, 2018, 04:51:23 PM »

I have a friend that lives near the corner of Possum Trot and Chicken Bristle.

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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #664 on: October 21, 2018, 10:35:42 PM »



From a housing subdivision in Las Vegas.
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« Reply #665 on: October 21, 2018, 10:43:32 PM »

^^^

Kind of prefer Butterfly Sky Street.

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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #666 on: October 25, 2018, 10:44:16 AM »



From a housing subdivision in Las Vegas.

It's actually in North Las Vegas. Blue street blades (and non-lit street name signs at traffic signals) is the surefire way to tell when you're in North Las Vegas instead of Las Vegas/unincorporated Clark County.

On Google Maps, I see these streets are in a neighborhood of (oddly square, flat roof duplex houses) that employs other food/beverage-related street names, such as Barista St, Toasted Almond Ave, Macadamia Nut Ave, etc.
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #667 on: October 30, 2018, 07:53:55 AM »

Expanding on a previous post of mine...

Phoenixville, PA: Gay Street has an intersection with Purple Pride Parkway.

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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #668 on: October 30, 2018, 12:56:31 PM »

Expanding on a previous post of mine...

Phoenixville, PA: Gay Street has an intersection with Purple Pride Parkway.

A Waze link doesn't do us any good.

Isn't "Purple" a reference to the school? Purple is only one color of the pride flag; on its own it doesn't mean anything.
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #669 on: October 30, 2018, 02:14:30 PM »

Expanding on a previous post of mine...

Phoenixville, PA: Gay Street has an intersection with Purple Pride Parkway.

A Waze link doesn't do us any good.

Isn't "Purple" a reference to the school? Purple is only one color of the pride flag; on its own it doesn't mean anything.

Here ya go..

https://www.google.com/maps/@40.1189575,-75.5209703,19z

I think that  Purple Pride is indeed connected with the school, given the location of the street.
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« Reply #670 on: October 30, 2018, 03:34:11 PM »

Here ya go..

https://www.google.com/maps/@40.1189575,-75.5209703,19z

I think that  Purple Pride is indeed connected with the school, given the location of the street.

Kind of like how Northwestern University proudly boasts about their school color of purple, which led the CTA line accessing the school to be labeled the Purple Line.
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #671 on: October 30, 2018, 03:38:51 PM »

Northwestern University ... led the CTA line accessing the school to be labeled the Purple Line.

Is that just conjecture, or is there anything to actually support the statement?
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« Reply #672 on: October 30, 2018, 09:54:25 PM »

Northwestern University ... led the CTA line accessing the school to be labeled the Purple Line.

Is that just conjecture, or is there anything to actually support the statement?

If there is any supporting evidence, it's likely locked away somewhere in a public library archive these days. But it would make sense.
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #673 on: December 11, 2018, 07:24:16 PM »



From a housing subdivision in Las Vegas.

They misspelled Frappuccino.
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« Reply #674 on: December 11, 2018, 07:36:30 PM »

They misspelled Frappuccino.

Pure conjecture on my part, but that may have been on purpose, considering that "Frappuccino" is trademarked.
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