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Date: 08/22/07 02:04 AM

73 Responses to Walk Score

  1. Profile photo of spongamabob
    spongamabob Female 18-29
    2087 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 1:25 am
    Link: Walk Score - Type in your address to see what things are in walking distance.
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    defendors87 Male 18-29
    570 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 2:09 am
    that would be nifty if i ever walked anywhere...
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    SiriusLives Female 18-29
    428 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 2:09 am
    Now watch, they log these things and find out WHERE YOU LIVE.
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    loser7984 Male 18-29
    84 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 2:10 am
    doesnt work good, my house is missing alot of what is close by such as a school which is like right in front of my house
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    Fox4Brawl Male 13-17
    233 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 2:30 am
    wow, terribly inaccurate
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    superstevio Male 18-29
    22 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 3:01 am
    Somehow it missed the McDonald`s two streets down, but included a Home Depot that would take at least an hour to walk to.
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    flying_ltj Male 18-29
    340 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 3:34 am
    Not only is it missing a lot of places, but it has a lot of what it brings up categorized incorrectly.

    I mean, for my area, its listing the city auditorium as a movie theater, a liquor store as a bar, gas stations as grocery stores, etc...

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    trinah1 Female 18-29
    156 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 3:36 am
    Well, I got a score of zero as it missed the library, the shops and various other things that are within walking distance.
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    jackass681 Male 13-17
    55 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 3:43 am
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    TeganRed Female 18-29
    134 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 4:11 am
    It only gives a park near my house...I don`t think it knows Australia very well.
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    GeMiNi0587 Female 18-29
    173 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 4:21 am
    Nothing google earth couldn`t do for me.
  12. Profile photo of AtomicMuffin
    AtomicMuffin Male 13-17
    699 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 4:28 am
    I`m not giving my information to a machine. Besides, I know I have a park 200 feet away, and 1 mile away I have Hollywood Video, McDonalds, a grocery store, a movie theatre, and more.
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    Capt-Palmsy Male 13-17
    151 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 4:41 am
    Lolz, I read W*ank Score.
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    Capt-Palmsy Male 13-17
    151 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 4:45 am
    oookkk...apparently there is a `HypnoBirthing Babies` 2.08 miles away.
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    R_U_Kidding Male 18-29
    4246 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 5:40 am
    "50 - 70 = Some Walkable Locations: Some stores and amenities are within walking distance, but many everyday trips still require a bike, public transportation, or car."

    My address scored a 60. :-(

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    shadow50001 Male 18-29
    377 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 6:10 am
    cool I got a 72 but I still think it missed some stuff
  17. Profile photo of Factoid
    Factoid Male 18-29
    148 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 6:10 am
    Hey that actually works. Even if you write some other address than your own! How do they make this happen!?
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    standemon Male 18-29
    13 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 7:15 am
    Score: 0. It is right on that. However, on the listings it puts the Walmart 4.65 miles away.... Um, more like 10 it is. Nearest Walmart is the next town over.
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    Smudge09 Female 18-29
    82 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 7:34 am
    For my area it puts the nearest cinema as 5 miles away, when really it is more like 10 miles away. Again, missed the school, parks etc in walking distance but managed to tell me I could walk to a Tots Gym in the next town.

    Yeah really useful stuff here...

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    Trizz Male 18-29
    1383 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 7:43 am
    okay i got 33, not very good, but it said that Natwest, a well known bank in England, was a bar!!! It also said that my local furniture store was a cinema 8 miles away!

    odd huh?

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    Sporks Female 13-17
    94 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 7:48 am
    I got 28 but it do miss the two schools (one like 8 blocks away and the other about a mile.) plus they missed the bike shop... at the end of my street.
  22. Profile photo of Factoid
    Factoid Male 18-29
    148 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 9:00 am
    btw I`m gonna move to the most heavily built part of my town, `cause "It is good for my health and environment". Yeah.
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    KeVsTeR2475 Male 13-17
    1843 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 9:05 am
    uh they got the places right...

    ...about 2 miles away.

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    Morbeh Female 18-29
    179 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 9:47 am
    I.. Dont even recognize half the places they`ve listed and I`ve lived here all my life. And apparently 6 miles away is in walking distance, and lots of the places they listed that I do recognize are way off on distance. 10 miles does not equate with 3 miles people.
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    satenya101 Female 18-29
    539 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 10:13 am
    9//100 lolz :P I live on the outskirts of a small town, so there ent alot round ere
  26. Profile photo of Naru-bEtch
    Naru-bEtch Female 13-17
    75 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 10:24 am
    yeeeeeeah kinda creepy not gonna give them my address..
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    DrugMunky Male 18-29
    73 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 10:51 am
    A novel idea, but the fact that all these places are within walking distance means I already know where and what they are. It missed out pretty much the entire high street too.
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    emzie322 Female 13-17
    84 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 11:43 am
    I got a 6. You people are so funny. You won`t give your address to this site but you`ll give it to google or map quest.
  29. Profile photo of Mweebles
    Mweebles Female 18-29
    1653 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 11:51 am
    This is complete trash! I put my old address of when I lived on the air force base nearby and it`s like they`ve used the layout of the base in 1960 or something. The location of the high school is TOTALLY WRONG and there are places they list that are on base but I know they don`t exist because I`ve driven everywhere on that base.

    Then I used my current address and it`s trying to say that there`s a starbucks in the middle of my neigborhood. Uh...gated community, no businesses allowed? But...if there is a starbucks...kindly direct me towards it.

  30. Profile photo of soupkid
    soupkid Male 30-39
    264 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 11:57 am
    Inaccurate. It lists Starbucks as a movie theatre.
  31. Profile photo of icklevamp
    icklevamp Female 18-29
    375 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 12:34 pm
    Apparently a caravan park is a park, and a quaker owned teetotal hotel is a bar.
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    sniugnep Female 13-17
    330 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 12:53 pm
    It didn`t even recognize my adress.
    and I don`t live in some small village on the outskirts of christmas island or something either, I live in london!
    But oh well...
    and besides, it depends how far away something is before it not in `walking distance` something 5 miles can still be in walking distance (most people can walk 5 miles, or at least, most people I know can.) but most people aren`t going to walk 5 miles when they can drive/cycle/take a bus etc.

    I guess it depends on phisycal fitness too, if you get out of breath walking down the stairs, 5 miles isn`t walking distance... But whatever.
    I guess it`s a good idea...

  33. Profile photo of DudeGuy
    DudeGuy Male 13-17
    211 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 1:47 pm
    31 out of 100. lol, crappy :(
  34. Profile photo of Upaut
    Upaut Male 18-29
    64 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 1:59 pm
    I think I broke it, as it`s no longer adding anything, yet not giving me a score either. A lot of inaccuracies in general, although the funniest is probably finding Castle`s Superstores under bookstores.

    I noticed they used Seattle and Bellevue (both in Washington) as examples. Funny, there`s no "About Us" or background info on the creators of this widget...

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    nicole_xo Female 13-17
    2552 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 2:12 pm
    I got 82, but I live right by a mall, so..
    And they really need to update GoogleMap. I mean, I got rid of my pool about four or so years ago.
    Also, walking distance is not across town!
  36. Profile photo of Maksie99
    Maksie99 Male 18-29
    695 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 2:32 pm
    It said the nearest grocery store was 2 and a half miles away while there`s one a few hundred metres from my house. Very inaccurate.
  37. Profile photo of Invad3r_Tak
    Invad3r_Tak Female 13-17
    66 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 3:00 pm
    ...I live so out in the middle of nowhere it said it couldn`t even FIND my address. O_o
  38. Profile photo of ARC123
    ARC123 Female 13-17
    269 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 3:10 pm
    Yeah, so i live in the middle of rural ohio and it says I can walk to about 5 million places...maybe there`s another road with the same name?
  39. Profile photo of IHeartJesus
    IHeartJesus Female 18-29
    215 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 3:11 pm
    Yeah It was totally wrong for my house too. I have a mall like two minutes walking from my house, but it told me it was a Payless Shoe Source. And it missed the six schools I can walk to. And it told me the movie theatre and grocery store downtown rather than the ones beside my house. So I only scored a 10.
  40. Profile photo of MVH1015
    MVH1015 Male 13-17
    301 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 3:16 pm
    Walk Score: 0 out of 100
  41. Profile photo of realblender
    realblender Male 18-29
    536 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 3:19 pm
    hmmm, the white house is in a better location than my house :(
  42. Profile photo of nardo218
    nardo218 Female 18-29
    114 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 3:37 pm
    Oo, very useful. Worked for me in PA, USA. Will be helpful when I move. Thanks!
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    GummyWurmz Female 13-17
    1412 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 3:41 pm
    Isnt this dangerous¿

    Meh, I typed in my neighbours adress anyways, plus it didnt work.

  44. Profile photo of sarahxoxo
    sarahxoxo Female 18-29
    493 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 3:53 pm
    My score was 0. Stupid small town.
  45. Profile photo of featherstorm
    featherstorm Female 18-29
    94 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 4:15 pm
    83/100. nice...
  46. Profile photo of shinu
    shinu Male 18-29
    1388 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 5:31 pm
    29 :( this is why i hate indiana
  47. Profile photo of fortune_cell
    fortune_cell Female 13-17
    4 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 5:39 pm
    11, but they forgot to add a park and stables, which are both quite close.
  48. Profile photo of Aramil
    Aramil Male 18-29
    316 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 6:03 pm
    Some of the stuff it listed at walkable are NOT walkable. The grocery store it listed is like, a three hour walk one way, and it counted that.
  49. Profile photo of Stentorian
    Stentorian Male 13-17
    426 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 6:16 pm

    What a surprise. :-?

  50. Profile photo of Saignement
    Saignement Female 18-29
    89 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 6:25 pm
    A) I know where I live and whats around me, so its useless.
    B) Apparently the local school is Nabisco Inc...we`re all training to be cookie makers apparently...
  51. Profile photo of tak171
    tak171 Male 13-17
    9 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 7:04 pm
    Okay, so how many of you have Starbucks as the closest coffee shop to your house?
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    someone? Male 13-17
    1371 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 7:16 pm
    5 out of 100

    yay rural crap xd

    coffee shop - dunkin donuts (8.33 miles)

    also the closest "grocery store" is just like a general store

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    someone? Male 13-17
    1371 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 7:18 pm
    and the local movie theater was in a different fcuking state XD even though theres one close to that 8.33 mile dunkin donuts
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    someone? Male 13-17
    1371 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 7:23 pm
    also lol hippie site and lol people worried about finding out where you live
  55. Profile photo of Figgy
    Figgy Male 18-29
    314 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 8:04 pm
    Said that a Bus station was a drug store.. it might be if they sold drugs, but I doubt they meant that :p
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    srpatata Male 18-29
    117 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 9:12 pm
    97, Bitches.
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    srpatata Male 18-29
    117 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 9:27 pm

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    Axium Male 18-29
    296 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 9:33 pm
    can you rate something zero? No? Cuz I want to rate this one zero...but I can`t.
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    BabiiGirl93 Female 13-17
    441 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 9:45 pm
    actually found it kinda useful and funny. im new 2 my town and it pointed out stuff i didnt know. but still the stuff wuz pretty far ^_^
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    sup_dawg444 Male 18-29
    210 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 10:29 pm
    it said a place thats 20 miles from here was .13 miles....
  61. Profile photo of Troz
    Troz Male 18-29
    4 posts
    August 22, 2007 at 10:56 pm
    Apparently a cinema that is 68 miles away is considered walking distance.
  62. Profile photo of ADRUNKHOBO
    ADRUNKHOBO Male 18-29
    295 posts
    August 23, 2007 at 12:58 am
    I got 27/100
  63. Profile photo of Egomie
    Egomie Male 18-29
    33 posts
    August 23, 2007 at 12:59 am
    I got a score of 5, and it it completely accurate for me.
  64. Profile photo of danielkwan88
    danielkwan88 Male 18-29
    307 posts
    August 23, 2007 at 1:18 am
    Aww, it only works on the US regions...
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    iluvpink13 Female 18-29
    1414 posts
    August 23, 2007 at 2:03 am
    wow. this really shows me how lazy my society is. most of these places are less than a Km away (dont make fun of me americans please metric system is cool) and they are all places noone would ever walk to just drive. lol well i guess its cold half of the year, and then its just habit to drive i dunno
  66. Profile photo of gabcab
    gabcab Male 13-17
    404 posts
    August 23, 2007 at 11:27 pm
    I got 48, and I walk everywhere soooo yeah the description of my score was inaccurate
  67. Profile photo of thats_nifty
    thats_nifty Female 13-17
    416 posts
    August 24, 2007 at 1:28 am
    yeah, inaccurate. I walk all over my town for fun so I know exactly where every thing is anyway.
  68. Profile photo of jess_izzle
    jess_izzle Female 18-29
    226 posts
    August 24, 2007 at 1:35 am
    This is actually cool.
  69. Profile photo of pikkutiikeri
    pikkutiikeri Female 18-29
    65 posts
    August 24, 2007 at 8:32 am
    Wow, I thought this was an american thing, but it actually recognized my address! (in Finland) It didn`t know really any of the shops and bars and reastaurants or anything near by... And the marine museum was listed as a library... but still cool.
  70. Profile photo of blackebony
    blackebony Female 13-17
    27 posts
    August 27, 2007 at 8:48 pm
    Wow, at my old house it claimed that this wierd little theater was a movie theater (its funny because I was in a play there. I don`t know why thats funny.) but it lists all these thing that are in no way walkable, and a few resturants that I`m sure don`t exist.

    When I put in my new address it was pretty accurate though...bigger city, I guess.

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    Willowpuff Female 18-29
    2221 posts
    September 30, 2007 at 11:28 am
    Walking distance?

    WALKING distance??????

    I`m not gonna walk 10km to a cinema!?
    WALKING distance!?

  72. Profile photo of KirstyW
    KirstyW Female 30-39
    1 post
    November 17, 2007 at 3:10 pm
    Pah results were at least 5 miles out.
  73. Profile photo of Unbalancing
    Unbalancing Male 13-17
    271 posts
    November 25, 2007 at 8:55 pm
    0 :-\

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