Google Gets Sued

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  1. B_VinylBoy

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    This is not a joke... but jokes are welcome here.
    A woman is now suing Google Maps for getting hit by a car. Apparently, she got directions to a location and it told her to walk down a highway that had no sidewalks and she got hit. I know it's not good to make fun of someone who is in an accident, however, is it OK to giggle just a little bit here? :redface:

    Here's the link to this "amazing" story. I'm sure Darwin is just pissed that this one escaped.
     
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    if google told you to jump off a bridge...
     
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    Oh my I see lack of common sense. :smile:

    The roads were "not reasonably safe for pedestrians," is said in the lawsuit.

    The court papers didn't explain why Rosenberg walked along state Route 224 instead of choosing streets with sidewalks.

    Lawsuit lottery FAIL. :smile:
     
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    What about the person that hit her? Why isnt she sueing them.

    If this idiot wins this lawsuit, then the world better come to an end 2012.
     
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    There is a nice little easter egg within Google Maps where if you tell it that you're looking for walking directions from some places in America to Europe, it will direct you to the Atlantic Ocean and then it'll tell you to swim. Even funnier, it gives you the mileage and the amount of time it would take you which should be about 29 days if you did it non-stop.

    Still waiting for someone to try that one.
     
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    I'll wager shark attack on Day 2
     
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    I read that earlier and laughed...that's right up there with the idiots in Britain wrapping their lampposts in cushioned material to protect the morons who text-walk from injuring themselves when they walk into one.
     
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