Microsoft Streets & Trips 2005 - TravelPUNK Backpacker College Student Budget Travel Message Boards!



Go Back   TravelPUNK Backpacker College Student Budget Travel Message Boards! > Members Lounge > General Travel Tips, Education, Advice > Technology Inc.

Technology Inc. Go-Go-Gadget Arm! All things from the 21st century that are suppose to make our trips and lives a little easier

Raileurope.com: See Europe by train
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-13-2005, 09:06 PM   #1
***** gear guru
 
kingcrazylegs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 6,328
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Send a message via ICQ to kingcrazylegs Send a message via AIM to kingcrazylegs Send a message via MSN to kingcrazylegs Send a message via Yahoo to kingcrazylegs
Default

Anybody? How is it? I have a older version.
__________________

all that is not given is lost
kingcrazylegs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2005, 09:14 PM   #2
To Smart For Mensa
 
TheJake's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Salt Lake City
Posts: 5,818
Thanks: 3
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Send a message via AIM to TheJake Send a message via MSN to TheJake Send a message via Yahoo to TheJake Send a message via Skype™ to TheJake
Default

no idea. I dont have the cash for such frivalous toys like you kcl
__________________
Adventure needs to be as much about discovering yourself as it is about discovering the world.
TheJake is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2005, 09:41 PM   #3
TPunk Emeritus
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Northern British Columbia Canada
Posts: 928
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Send a message via MSN to TheWills
Default

what is it ?
TheWills is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2005, 09:44 PM   #4
To Smart For Mensa
 
TheJake's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Salt Lake City
Posts: 5,818
Thanks: 3
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Send a message via AIM to TheJake Send a message via MSN to TheJake Send a message via Yahoo to TheJake Send a message via Skype™ to TheJake
Default

mapquest on CD essentially
__________________
Adventure needs to be as much about discovering yourself as it is about discovering the world.
TheJake is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2005, 09:49 PM   #5
***** gear guru
 
kingcrazylegs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 6,328
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Send a message via ICQ to kingcrazylegs Send a message via AIM to kingcrazylegs Send a message via MSN to kingcrazylegs Send a message via Yahoo to kingcrazylegs
Default

Here is the site.

It is an interactive mapping progam of the US and Canada (there is also a European version called AutoRoute). Its pretty cool. You can try it out on the site.
__________________

all that is not given is lost
kingcrazylegs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2005, 01:49 AM   #6
TPunk Emeritus
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Perth, Australia.
Posts: 1,246
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Give me a hard copy anyday. I've tried it before, like printing out maps to where I wanna go and have got so lost I got off the pages I've printed and then have no chance!

ev
__________________
urOZm8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2005, 08:05 AM   #7
***** gear guru
 
kingcrazylegs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 6,328
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Send a message via ICQ to kingcrazylegs Send a message via AIM to kingcrazylegs Send a message via MSN to kingcrazylegs Send a message via Yahoo to kingcrazylegs
Default

Quote:
Originally posted by urOZm8@Feb 14 2005, 03:49 AM
Give me a hard copy anyday.* I've tried it before, like printing out maps to where I wanna go and have got so lost I got off the pages I've printed and then have no chance!

ev
Ev, I don't usually print them out. I bring my laptop on roadtrips. That way I can play around with it. Maybe I'm just a computer geek that way.
__________________

all that is not given is lost
kingcrazylegs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2005, 06:47 AM   #8
TPunk Emeritus
 
Canadian Dude's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Canada
Posts: 2,709
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I use it at work well the "busniess" version called MapPoint, and I like it, user friendly, acurate...I have an older version on my home PC, I am happy with it!
__________________
"The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them." Confucius
Support Travelpunk.com by Booking Your Hostel Here

Canadian Dude is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2005, 06:53 AM   #9
***** Senior *********
 
Rozza's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: WANTED! dead or at a meet-up ..... reward first round on Me
Posts: 3,190
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to Rozza
Default

I use my amazing sense of direction .... like a Bat
__________________
Mountains are the means, the man is the end. The goal is not to reach the tops of mountains, but to improve the man.
- Walter Bonatti, Italian climber.

Past Trip Albums:
Norway '05 Album


"'Kings. What a good idea.'Whoever had created humanity had left in a major design flaw. It was its tenedency to bend at the knees."
- Terry Prachett
Rozza is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2005, 02:41 PM   #10
BONO'S LOVE SLAVE
 
U2fan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Unfortunately, currently not in Sydney
Posts: 1,644
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I have it, prob. the newest version as I just got this laptop in August....it's awesome! I have played around with it a few times but actually haven't really used it for anything
__________________
Flight to Tokyo: 92,000 yen

Metro to Ginza shopping district: 160 yen

Watching middle-aged Japanese woman dance to U2: priceless
U2fan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2005, 08:05 PM   #11
TPunk Emeritus
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Perth, Australia.
Posts: 1,246
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Quote:
Ev, I don't usually print them out. I bring my laptop on roadtrips. That way I can play around with it. Maybe I'm just a computer geek that way.*
GEEK! No hey, if it's the practical way to do it, I'm all for it. A mans gotta do what a mans gotta do!

Quote:
sense of direction .... like a Bat
I'm a bit batty when it comes to directions

ev
__________________
urOZm8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2005, 09:06 PM   #12
***** gear guru
 
kingcrazylegs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 6,328
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Send a message via ICQ to kingcrazylegs Send a message via AIM to kingcrazylegs Send a message via MSN to kingcrazylegs Send a message via Yahoo to kingcrazylegs
Default

Quote:
Originally posted by U2fan@Feb 20 2005, 04:41 PM
I have it, prob. the newest version as I just got this laptop in August....it's awesome! I have played around with it a few times but actually haven't really used it for anything*
I here the 2005 version has some cool new features. I'm hoping to check it out soon!

Quote:
GEEK! No hey, if it's the practical way to do it, I'm all for it. A mans gotta do what a mans gotta do!
Yea I know...
__________________

all that is not given is lost
kingcrazylegs is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply






Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rome Day Trips darsh_2k6 Europe: Western 3 07-14-2006 07:25 AM
The Streets noke_travel Arts, Entertainment, Books 17 05-11-2006 01:23 AM
Lengthy trips vs. short trips? Sabrosa General Discussions 24 03-30-2006 04:51 AM
Should I travel with my violin to play in streets? ~transgirl~ Travel Budget, Money Matters, Financial Talk 25 03-30-2006 03:57 AM
London NYE 2004-2005 + Europe 2005 altitude Companions Wanted 13 12-11-2004 04:07 PM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:59 AM.



 

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.2.0

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121