Driving Directions from New York to London

Submitted by: VONLINE 10 years ago in Funny
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&hl=en&saddr=new+york&daddr=london&layer=&sll=44.248725,-46.948015&sspn=107.813431,177.1875&ie=UTF8&z=3&om=1

Pay special attention to step #23.
There are 118 comments:
Female 52
There`s nothing interesting about #23. But i giggled at #24.
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Male 13
Why do I have the sudden urge to write a letter to Saturday Night Live, The Late Show, or one of the other late night comedy shows about this?
LMAO!
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Female 55
I had gottin` that same thing about a week or so ago.(just saw this now) I looked up how to get from PA to the UK. When I read it in class I almost got kicked out for laughing so much.XD
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Female 24
Haha I saw this on a bulletin on Mypspace, except it had New york, new york to Paris, France
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Male 949
roflmao!!! that`s so funny, it`s real, too.
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Male 302
But sure enough...
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Male 302
I can`t believe this is real.
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Female 91
Lol. Wait, how do I get to NY first?
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Male 127
Haha I think thats real. I have no idea why they would do that though lol. I put directions to France and it still said to swim rofl.
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Female 363
This is definitely real. I typed in from Ireland to Ontario... it said "swim across the Atlantic Ocean". That went through France, too. I don`t know, maybe they just like French or something. Google weirdos...
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Female 73
Maybe France is a little bit more relaxed on there boarders then England?
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Female 73
I love it! Would there not be a problem when you arrive in France with no car? Might then take you a bit longer if walking or hitch hiking.
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Female 82
heh, alternative to flying.
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Female 198
<3 google
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Male 425
MWAHAHAHAHA, and they called me a fool to invest in James Bond`s car on Ebay.

Shows them right. I can do #23 no problem.

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Female 22
ha thats very smart of them
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Male 40
Kimono Thief I also tried Mexico City! no idea why it doesn`t work...
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Male 44
yeah its real i tried searching it on google maps myself
try it if you dont believe me
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Male 577
ok.... that was weird but funny
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Male 25
It works. I tried it myself.
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Male 52
you can do that with any place on the map it will still tell you to swim across abody of water if thier is no road
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Male 28
step 23: Mom are we there yet?
step 24 : How about now? Hold on I have to make a slight right turn to France... Even though London is the other direction.
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Male 1,485
Swim across the Atlantic Ocean

im not that good a swimmer dude

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Male 810
it is real folks. and it`s funny i say. funny googlepeoples
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Male 10
23? 23????!!! Not 23!!! It`s everywhere! Everywhere I look 23! look at the page numbers, between 1 and 4. Whats there? Oh, nothing but 23!
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Male 1,263
Lmao that made me chuckle
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Male 907
I love the next direction.Swim across the

Atlantic Ocean 3,462 mi
29 days 0 hours

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24. Slight right at E05 0.5 mi
2 mins

Hahaha, like swimming across the Atlantic Ocean was no big deal, just don`t miss that slight right turn!

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Male 1,704
retards
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Male 374
I <3 Google now.
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Female 1,398
HAHAHAAA HAHAA LOL
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Female 670
Swim across the Atlantic Ocean
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Female 57
SURE....
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Male 1,825
im gonna laugh when some tries that
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Female 198
..it`s time to take out those floatie`s that are buried in the garage and do some swimming!

..what about my luggage?

xD

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Female 99
I`ll get right on that! Give me like, eternity and I`ll be in London! As if Google Earth would post that!
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Female 458
i dont think its fake because i re-entered it and it still said that and clicked reverse directions and it STILL said it
anyhow its hilarious :-D
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Female 36
I needed that chuckle.
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Female 127
Hhhhhhah, I got a good laugh out of that.
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Male 2,486
OK GUY
SENIDIN THIKS FROM MID LE OF OCEIN

HOL Y SH ITS COLD

LONDN O AR BUST

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Male 593
LMAO our friends at Google have a sense of humour! xD

I`m only a bit worried about road services on step 23...

Btw I just tested it and any path search from anywhere in the US/Canada to anywhere in Europe has the NY to France part, they have no alternative roads :P

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Female 18
hahaha, this is very amusing. what are you complaining about such a short swim through the atlantic for? its only 3500 miles! lol. i dont understand why you have to go through france, either.
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Female 2,074
"These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, or other events may cause road conditions to differ from the map results."
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Male 260
oh come on ppl! thats not an absurd set of directions! thats only 228,492 laps at your local pool! i could do that in only 106 days!!
wimps......
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Male 946
`In step #23, it could also have said,"If one can`t swim that far, persuade a friendly dolphin to let one hitch a ride on its` dorsal fin (Hint: Bring lots of fish)"`
no, no it shouldn`t
does anyone else sense a lawsuit coming soon?
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Female 963
lol
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Male 602
Whole lotta toll roads. What does google think of me, a coin machine?
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Female 106
LOL THATS FUNNY!!
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Female 106
So, what...? Do we just drag the car behind us?
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Male 102
Anyone up for a swim?
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Male 65
haha 29 days 10 hours
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Female 88
Hahaha
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Male 528
lol can i get a time estimate on that?
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Male 13
any chance it could be google`s april fools joke?
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Female 280
wow it really does say that.....thats funny
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Male 265
What? You people can`t swim across the atlantic ocean?
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Male 1,496
On a shoe string budget much?
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Male 1,364
hahahaha
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Female 220
It works for Europe, but I can`t get directions to Asia.
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Male 141
It is real. I went to Google maps and tried it out for myself. That is really funny. It seems to not work for other places in which you need to swim. Do you need a passport? I wonder if it will work on Google earth.
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Male 206
it works from Tulsa, OK to Paris, France, LMAO
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Female 106
I dont know about you guys but i think ill take a plane...thats a lot of swimming
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Female 1,329
In step #23, it could also have said,"If one can`t swim that far, persuade a friendly dolphin to let one hitch a ride on its` dorsal fin (Hint: Bring lots of fish)"

This was one was amusing, can you imagine the directions to get to Antarctica.

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Male 1,024
those kooky kids over at google.
what a crazy place that must be to work.
it must be all zany ties and exploding peanut brittle canisters.
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Male 374
well maybe if it was 0.3452 miles
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Male 374
i can swim 3452 miles within a matter of seconds
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Female 690
Has anyone in history ever actually tried to swim across the Atlantic?
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Female 2,695
hahahahahahahah
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Female 17
Okay, so it`s one thing swimming over there, but how do you get your car to europe also?
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Female 818
XD Oh, Google, you`re such a bunch of smartasses.
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Female 407
The fact that it looks all professional cuz its by google just made it funnier to me.
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Male 2,004
lol, swim across the atlantic ocean
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Male 67
yep, totally real.
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Male 2,506
LMAO
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Male 20
Alright guys, I`m getting to London.

But you can`t afford flying

Google said I could swim.

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Female 1,062
Well, why not?
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Female 59
that was funny
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Female 649
lol
bet some idiot is going to try and swim across the atlantic ocean now... just cuz google said so..
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Female 1,596
Time to put on my bathing suit!
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Male 131
gotta love google`s sense of humor...
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Male 52
... well alright but ill need my floaties.
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Male 1,003
maybe they should give swimming directions, what if i get lost?
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Male 1,725
lol thats priceless, great directions - and the time of the trip is only 29 days, 10 hours

i tried something like it with tokyo, but it didnt work...lol

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Male 295
it is definately real. I tried putting in washington to london and it worked just the same
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Female 4,447
lol I wasn`t sure if this was for real or not, so I tried it myself (googling, not actually swimming) and sure enough that`s the directions they give. I`ll be darned.
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Male 32
*sigh* thats google for ya....
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Female 7
Yeah no matter what you put in if it knows the location and its over ocean it says you have to swim it. Prob google having fun they are a fun company
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Male 96
same thing works for New York to Paris, so it seems like they did that step on a bunch of directions
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Female 1,065
aha! I can totally do that.. if it weren`t for the sharks, distance, my lack of perseverance, and frigid weather.
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Male 579
Google has a sense of humor :P
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Male 122
step 24 should have been "if the giant jellies didn`t eat you alive..."
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Male 896
Im posting from japan. It sure was a long swim. I am just glad my laptop survived.
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Male 174
Great that cancels me out im too fat to swim across the Atlantic!
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Male 1,149
ROFL that`s awesome!
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Male 577
That would never work. The Gulf Stream would totally sweep me south. I`d end up in Mexico and just get some tacos instead of going to London.
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Male 1,420
"mcnaial1, yes, but there`s this newfangled invention called a PLANE"
JAXLEY, yes, but then it wouldnt be SMIMMING at all. the point he was making is that you cant "swim", so it should have said something else.
but oh well, it doesnt really matter.
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Male 988
mcnaial1, yes, but there`s this newfangled invention called a PLANE
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Female 208
I wonder why it will not show directions from Hawaii to the mainland (the 48 states). I wonder if it only shows directions from New York to London.
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Male 460
Its funny but who the hell wrote that? It could be at least sail across ocean
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Female 455
I don`t understand the whole `going through France` thing either. Does that mean if I want to go to New York I need to go to France first?
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Female 1,228
I suppose if you ever needed direction. . to anywhere.
Why did it have to go through france? Cud have just gone to Plymouth and up the M4, or is it the M5?
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Female 316
Very amusing... whether it`s real or a fake.
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Female 319
Google... you`re genius. You`re- pure genius. :-|
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Male 126
Haha, awesome. Too bad you can`t get directions to reasonable places like Mexico City.
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Female 364
lmao
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Female 458
Oh, it`s only 3,462 miles, I can make it..!
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Male 1
is there a valid reason why the route must go through france? that seems like a waste (not just of time either. sorry couldn`t resist)
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Male 838
That curve at the ending still amazes me though!
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Female 606
That was very helpful, google. thank you.
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Male 77
Step 24 should have started with "If you survived the swim..."
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Male 991
Ok. That was weird, this real? Funny though.
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Female 486
That made me giggle. =D
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Male 294
This is funny, but its now at all new
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Male 610
lol
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Male 90
When you reach a large area of water, whatcha gotta do is start swimming, after couple of weeks you reach land, that`s england
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Female 6
"Swim across the Atlantic Ocean"

LMFAO OK!

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Male 2,486
Can YOU swim across the Atlantic Tjames?
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Male 294
Why is this on I-am-bored?
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Male 578
Link: Driving Directions from New York to London [Rate Link] - Pay special attention to step #23.
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