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Old 07-02-2007, 09:30 AM   #11
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In April I went on holiday to Ireland with my mother. I was taking her to visit various relatives, two days before we left I decided the trip would be a nightmare enough without even a paper map that I decided to buy a TomTom One system.

It came with suction cup, maps of UK and Ireland, car charger, out of car charger and various other bits and pieces. I managed to get some money off it too and paid 120 for it. Anyway once we got to Ireland, it was invaluable. It made the trip SO much easier and made my driving in another country (even if we drive on same side of road) and in a new hire car (I'm used to an old wreck of a car) a pleasure.

I am going to go back to Ireland in September and take it with me again - I love my GPS! I can get maps for the rest of the world too so I can travel anywhere I want and always find my way around =D
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Old 07-02-2007, 11:36 AM   #12
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We got a GPS about 4 years ago and then got into a adventure game called "Geocaching". After going down some very back road of Arkansas in my Mini-Van. We bought a Ford Expedition with navigation system built in. We called her "Sybil" AS she crazy sometimes. My DH and "Sybil" will get into it, as she wants him to go one way and he the other. "Please make a legal u-turn"

Geocaching is a lot of fun. Here is our Profile. When I go I take my knitting with me as we ride along. I only get out of the car if they CAN"t find it.
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Old 07-02-2007, 02:31 PM   #13
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I'm already hooked on this thing. It's making my job a whole lot easier and more efficient.

You know a piece of technology is really catching on when someone comes up with a game for it :rofling:
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Old 07-02-2007, 11:38 PM   #14
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I am known for getting lost in a paper bag - I have had a GPS for about 4 years now and can't imagine not having one ... I can get the right/left thing straight but don't even approach me with east/west Absolutely NO sense of direction in a moving vehicle!

You're going to love it more and more as you use it
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Old 07-02-2007, 11:55 PM   #15
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Old 07-03-2007, 07:20 AM   #16
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I have an excellent sense of direction but quite often get really bad directions from people where I am going. I often wonder how they find their way to work every day.

I have been busy setting up different data files for the thing. One for general/personal stuff, one for customer locations, and one for truck stop locations. That will make searching for the various things much easier.
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I can tell you are already in love with it more then you were when you bought it.

My next car will have one, I can't live without it. My DD playes soccer. We are alway going to different town to play. it great to look up places to eat or shopping. sometimes I can find a LYS if you do a search for "yarn" .. "knit" or "wool" but it will only work it they have those words in the name of the store. =(
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