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Google Maps silliness

If y'all go to this map on Google (local to me)

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=11030&ie=UTF8&ll=40.796853,-73.711567&spn=0.001206,0.001929&t=h&z=19

You will see that one area is blurred and crude while the surrounding areas are crystal clear.

Now, click on "Street View" and look at the same site that way. The sign on the corner of Vista Hill and East Shore explains what you're looking at.

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=11030&ie=UTF8&t=h&ll=40.796786,-73.712664&spn=0.001206,0.002883&z=19&layer=c&cbll=40.796314,-73.712894&panoid=TtP4LXo0NJBLxhajnn_pLw&cbp=1,45.30831375295497,,0,-0.03425708366164969

It kinda defeats the purpose of the blur, eh? Go a little farther north on East Shore Road and there's a second depot, also blurred on the map.

Street view got my house last winter, including my Passat parked out front.

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=4+Cambridge+Ln,+11030&sll=40.796824,-73.712761&sspn=0.001206,0.001864&layer=c&ie=UTF8&t=h&cbll=40.798061,-73.7042&panoid=C-IEpc9cmTjtDcLmYjE1AQ&cbp=1,130.9613895237449,,0,4.399192338588088&ll=40.801823,-73.703392&spn=0.009648,0.014913&z=16

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But it doesn't say "Smrgol's Passat" on the picture. They just keep getting more and more detailed in what they're doing with that site. Interesting but a little frightening as well.

I'm not sure if I can point you to where I'm at due to OPSEC (I'll have to run that by the fox) but you can actually see the CLU I live in. It also give you some idea of how big "CLU ville" (the housing area) is.
Nice neighborhood..I never knew what it looked till now....I can see why its so expensive....
There is a nice frame cape just down the street on the corner.
Another reason for the price is that it's a six minute walk to town, the LIRR and / or the High School. Pan around the map a bit. If you go south from that oil depot you can see one of the largest trestles on the LIRR. The commute into NYC by train is only about 45 minutes too.
They got my house and my old car, they seem to have done my part of Nassau sometime during the winter. Speaking of streetview funnies, have you seen where their face identification program blurred out the faces of the horses in Central Park?