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    Google Street View: Unusual Street View Shot


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    Is that real? How did it happen as it's inside the van? Bizarre.

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    Hahaha! It's taken on the bike they use in populated/off road areas. Looks like they were loading/unloading it when it grabbed the pic. The GPS mapping device on the front of the bike looks interesting...

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    I didn't know they used the bike version here in the UK - thought it was just cars.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    I didn't know they used the bike version here in the UK - thought it was just cars.
    Yea, easier to manoeuvre in the big cities. I believe they are also doing areas where cars cannot go now, like cycle paths and large hill side walk routes.

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    Spin the camera around and you can see.

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    Even better one.

    Google Maps

    Go into the Krakatoa store (go left once to get in.)

    Take a look out the window and in the changing room
    Last edited by dany2010; 7th March 2013 at 10:03 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dany2010 View Post
    Even better one.

    Google Maps...
    That link already posted here:

    Link: Google Street View Censors Couple's Legs [And Underwear]

    It appears that the censorship [mentioned in that post] is no longer in force. However a mannequin in the same shop one step away from the 'amorous' couple:


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    That's got to be a set up...go back one step and the curtain is hanging normally and there is no-one visible.

    The curtain has been wound round the pole to shorten it for the cheeky shot with the legs.

    They probably did a deal with Google so they could get more online attention...

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    Quote Originally Posted by CESIL View Post
    That's got to be a set up...go back one step and the curtain is hanging normally and there is no-one visible.

    The curtain has been wound round the pole to shorten it for the cheeky shot with the legs.

    They probably did a deal with Google so they could get more online attention...
    I'd agree, there's a few easter eggs around the store that are only there in their respective frames.

    https://maps.google.fr/maps?q=Krakatoa&hl=fr&ll=44.882968,6.625003&spn=0. 003014,0.004823&sll=44.883004,6.625085&layer=c&cid =5250865211998137208&panoid=yrc6OwZOeTlGiKB0N-hoIA&cbp=13,128.4,,0,21.76&gl=FR&hq=Krakatoa&t=m&c bll=44.882942,6.624973&z=18

    https://maps.google.fr/maps?q=Krakat...297,6.625&z=18

    https://maps.google.fr/maps?q=Krakat...,6.625019&z=18
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