A "No" Cairn

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Re: A "No" Cairn

Post by cougar » Wed May 23, 2018 6:35 pm

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Re: A "No" Cairn

Post by TallGrass » Thu May 24, 2018 7:09 am

pmeadco wrote:
kellycarter wrote:I'm guessing most would favor design #1.
I'm guessing somebody with the technology and knowhow to do what you suggest would very likely be smart enough to simply follow a GPS track.
Want to reconsider? :arrow: 8 drivers who blindly followed their GPS into disaster & GPS Mix-Up Brings Wrong Turn, and Celebrity, to an American in Iceland
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Re: A "No" Cairn

Post by Rollie Free » Thu May 24, 2018 8:14 am

TallGrass wrote:
pmeadco wrote:
kellycarter wrote:I'm guessing most would favor design #1.
I'm guessing somebody with the technology and knowhow to do what you suggest would very likely be smart enough to simply follow a GPS track.
Want to reconsider? :arrow: 8 drivers who blindly followed their GPS into disaster & GPS Mix-Up Brings Wrong Turn, and Celebrity, to an American in Iceland
Someone I know was coming back to the midwest from Niagara Falls and followed their GPS until they were accosted and taken in for questioning by Canadian officials-they had been led to leave the country. While it was the best route back a 'machine' didn't take everything else into consideration.
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Re: A "No" Cairn

Post by pmeadco » Thu May 24, 2018 9:14 am

Rollie Free wrote:
TallGrass wrote:
pmeadco wrote:I'm guessing somebody with the technology and knowhow to do what you suggest would very likely be smart enough to simply follow a GPS track.
Want to reconsider? :arrow: 8 drivers who blindly followed their GPS into disaster & GPS Mix-Up Brings Wrong Turn, and Celebrity, to an American in Iceland
Someone I know was coming back to the midwest from Niagara Falls and followed their GPS until they were accosted and taken in for questioning by Canadian officials-they had been led to leave the country. While it was the best route back a 'machine' didn't take everything else into consideration.
Sigh, do I really have to point out the obvious reason that your replies don't make any sense in this context? We aren't asking the GPS to find the route, we are using the GPS to keep us on a route that was obtained from a reliable source, like this web site. Come on, TG, I know you have always been anti-GPS, but this is kind of ridiculous.
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Re: A "No" Cairn

Post by TallGrass » Thu May 24, 2018 9:38 am

pmeadco wrote:Sigh, do I really have to point out the obvious reason that your replies don't make any sense in this context? We aren't asking the GPS to find the route, we are using the GPS to keep us on a route that was obtained from a reliable source, like this web site. Come on, TG, I know you have always been anti-GPS, but this is kind of ridiculous.
Sigh, do I really have to point out the obvious humor and relevance? Come on, pmeadco, you saying I'm anti-GPS when I own one is kind of ridiculous. :P

I *am* a proponent of minimizing reliance on battery-powered devices as well as developing one's map & compass skills. \:D/

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