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Date:         Fri, 9 Oct 2009 19:00:10 -0500
Reply-To:     "" <steve@EUROCAMPERS.COM>
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From:         "" <steve@EUROCAMPERS.COM>
Subject:      Re: Maps vs GPS
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I spent about 30 minutes once trying to find a Ryder fuel location. We had a book with all the locations listed each with a little map. I finally ended up calling them from a pay phone. (no cell phone back then) Their map was drawn upside down. South was on the top. I went the wrong direction from the highway exit.

Steve SKL Enterprises Inc.

888-797-5994 - orders 636-337-7700 - customer service

On Oct 9, 2009, at 6:24 PM, Dave Mcneely wrote:

> A wonderful person I know, one I admire much, and who supervises 156 > persons and handles a budget of several millions of dollars in > professional life, always turns a map so that the direction of > travel is > at the top. When I asked why not just keep N at the top, this person > told me that keeping the direction of travel at the top wasn't > confusing. So -- going S, put S at the top of the map. Kinda > mixes up > the E is right, N is up and so on business I learned in first grade > from > the maps on the wall, but oh well. > > David McNeely >

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