FoxTrot by Bill Amend for January 20, 2013

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    Templo S.U.D.  over 11 years ago

    Reminds me of Otisburg on Lex’s Luthor-themed map in the first Reeve/Hackman “Superman” film.

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    Destiny23  over 11 years ago

    Maybe they never noticed, but those pictures are taken in the summer…

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    Bittermelon of Truth  over 11 years ago

    Jason would be better off waiting for the Google Street View van to show up!

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    Wren Fahel  over 11 years ago

    A recent episode of “Victorious” covered this recently. One character ended up looking like she was picking her nose (“I was SCRATCHING!!!”) and when she tried to remedy the situation (long story; it’s a kids’ show so reality is not in play) she ended up in a worse picture!

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    kup67  over 11 years ago

    @Destiny23, not all those pics are taken in summer. it depends on whom Google buys the pics from, they get them from multiple sources. sometimes the best suburban pics are taken in the winter, otherwise streets are obscured by foliage on the trees.

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    poping149  over 11 years ago

    Haha! That’s the kind of thing I would do!

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    garfield246  over 11 years ago

    If Jason had any brains, he’d know that there is no snow in the streets on the photos.

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    stinky_harriet  over 11 years ago

    I Googled my job address once and I could clearly see two of my co-workers walking around the corner heading to work.

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    iminmaine  over 11 years ago

    In my area they are taken in the fall.

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    Chris Kenworthy  over 11 years ago

    I remember looking at the Google satellite view of my neighborhood, and you could clearly see a city bus turning at the main intersection.

    The weird thing is, city buses almost never turn at that intersection. There are three bus routes, but they all go straight through, north-south or east-west. There must have been a detour that day.

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    Biltil Premium Member over 11 years ago

    @Chris KenworthyGoogle also buys maps from an alternate universe :)

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    Sylvannis  over 11 years ago

    Knowing Jason and Marcus, they most likely do.

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    Ermine Notyours  over 11 years ago

    For the image used a few years ago, they took my home satellite picture the week when a friend parked his car in my home parking space and we drove so San Francisco in my car. I still have yet to see my own car in a satellite image.

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    Rickapolis  over 11 years ago

    Even the calendar is named for Jason. J uly, A august, S eptember, O ctober, N ovember

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    Ernest Lemmingway  over 11 years ago

    Actually, Peter’s right. The numerous factors that make or break a satellite photo (orbital position, weather, atmosphere, I could go on) are why so many Google satellite photos are several years old. It’s only when absolutely everything goes right that they can use photos taken. The odds aren’t quite a billion to one but certainly several million to one.

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    tom.amitai  over 11 years ago

    How did Jason get to that spot without leaving tracks?

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    Waddling Eagle  over 11 years ago

    Perhaps Jason Googled satellite tracking and found out when mapping satellites would be over his neighborhood.

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    falcon_370f  over 11 years ago

    They also screen their map pictures against things like this.

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    Doctor11  over 11 years ago

    When Google took a picture of my neighborhood, it was when my dad was a truck driver and his truck was parked in front of our house at the time.

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    water_moon  over 11 years ago

    Ours changed basied on the zoom level, if you were way far out it was Spring (green grass) if you zoomed in most of the way it was winter (snow) and if you went into house veiwing level it was late summer/fall (dry grass but leaves on trees)

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    hobbes_the_homicidal_jungle_cat  over 11 years ago

    i just checked google maps it says im living in north jasonville!

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