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#21 OFFLINE   Marlin Guy

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 08:53 AM

In the cited case, and cases similar, GPS devices give a very false sense of confidence and security to people who otherwise would hardly venture beyond their own backyard.
These people would have driven to the moon if the Garmin had told them how to get there.  :nono2: 
 


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#22 OFFLINE   Mark Holtz

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 10:42 AM

These people would have driven to the moon if the Garmin had told them how to get there.  :nono2:


Would that be Moon, VA, Moon, PA, or Half Moon Bay, CA?


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Posted 21 September 2013 - 07:17 PM

Here's another example of this happening a couple of weeks ago. Semi-truck driver following GPS found himself stuck at the top of a canyon. Some interesting photos that accompany the news story.

http://www.ksl.com/?...48&sid=26792772




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