Any street anywhere in the world?
Sweet. I'll take the M4 motorway.
Toymaker Hasbro is preparing to launch a world-encompassing live version of Monopoly using Google Maps as its game board. Having clearly missed the memo that both Apple and The Beatles are making a ruckus in the news Wednesday, Hasbro's Monopoly City Streets plans to dust off the dice tomorrow and will run until the end of …
I wonder who'll be the first to snap up this street http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&q=Bell+End,+Rowley+Regis,+West+Midlands+B65,+United+Kingdom&sll=52.43047,-1.459582&sspn=0.007601,0.022681&ie=UTF8&cd=2&geocode=FWzQIAMdCeHg_w&split=0&z=16&iwloc=A
mines the one with CDC scribbled on the breast pocket....
Oh, btw fp, biatchez^W
Just went to have a look at the website and got the following (and more):
Apache 2 Test Page
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This page is used to test the proper operation of the Apache HTTP server after it has been installed. If you can read this page it means that the Apache HTTP server installed at this site is working properly.
The fact that you are seeing this page indicates that the website you just visited is either experiencing problems or is undergoing routine maintenance.
************ etc. etc.....
Can anyone launch a website nowadays without it going belly up on the first second?
...of loads of PR coverage and spin and a site that fails as soon as three people and a hamster (technologically literate, these small furry rodents, don't you know) log onto it. And yet....in London, Baker Street, Regent St, Oxford St, Marylebone Rd, Etc (you get the picture) have all already been sold. Without the site working. WTF?
Meh. Doesn't work = can't be bothered.
"Sorry, your country is not supported yet."
Erm, I live in Australia. You know, the former British colony that is part of the Commonwealth and allied to the UK and US? The one that was the third nation to launch a rocket into space after the USSR and US? Yes, that Australia.
But we're not allowed to play monopoly, though I bet our streets are available for US and UK residents to buy.
Epic fucking fail.
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