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SpiderX22
04-27-2007, 08:59 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile25240/3500-Weird-Location-Names.htm>3500 Weird Location Names</a></b><br><br>This may be the funniest file on Google Earth: it contains the strangest, weirdest, and most misleading city, town, and village names in the world! With 3,500 placemarks in over 150 nations, this file is guaranteed to bring laughs and a smile on your face. With place names such as: &quot;Strangeways, England&quot;, &quot;Stepaside, Wales&quot;, &quot;Batman, Turkey&quot;, &quot;Taxi, China&quot;, &quot;Nuke, Kazakhstan&quot;, &quot;Warm Baths, South Africa&quot;, &quot;China, Chile&quot;, &quot;Worlds End, Australia&quot;, &quot;China Hat, British Columbia&quot;, and many more, including the more well-known villages, for example, of &quot;****ing, Austria&quot; and &quot;Climax, Pennsylvania,&quot; this file has every strange placename imaginable!<br><br><img src=http://www.gearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/199344weird.jpg>

SpiderX22
04-28-2007, 08:46 PM
I'm gonna start another subfolder for people's favorite placenames, so would anybody like to comment and tell me what their favorite placename is?

Rob Phillips
12-03-2007, 01:05 PM
I tried to open the 3500 weird location names file. I get an error message that the file open failed and the comment that File has missing or bad root elements. Am I doing something wrong or is there a problem with the file?:slant:
Regards
RobP

Captain Hornblower
12-03-2007, 03:37 PM
It's not a problem caused by you. Once some files got "lost" and that causes this error message. Hopefully Spiderx22 still has the file on his local PC and can upload it :)

SpiderX22
12-03-2007, 09:17 PM
Here I'll reupload it. I only have a version in between though, so it'll look a tad bit messy.

SpiderX22
12-03-2007, 10:10 PM
Reuploaded. I think the problem was the spaces in the file name.
Added a few places while I was at it.

Am currently working on adding information to each place, but with over 3500 marks, it'll take awhile.