Walk Score

Submitted by: spongamabob 10 years ago in
http://www.walkscore.com/

Type in your address to see what things are in walking distance.
There are 73 comments:
Male 271
0 :-\
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Female 1
Pah results were at least 5 miles out.
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Female 2,220
Walking distance?

WALKING distance??????

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

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Female 27
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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Female 65
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.
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Female 226
This is actually cool.
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Female 416
yeah, inaccurate. I walk all over my town for fun so I know exactly where every thing is anyway.
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Male 404
I got 48, and I walk everywhere soooo yeah the description of my score was inaccurate
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Female 1,412
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
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Male 306
Aww, it only works on the US regions...
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Male 33
I got a score of 5, and it it completely accurate for me.
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Male 295
I got 27/100
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Male 4
Apparently a cinema that is 68 miles away is considered walking distance.
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Male 210
it said a place thats 20 miles from here was .13 miles....
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Female 441
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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Male 296
can you rate something zero? No? Cuz I want to rate this one zero...but I can`t.
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Male 117

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Male 117
97, Bitches.
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Male 314
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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Male 1,371
also lol hippie site and lol people worried about finding out where you live
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Male 1,371
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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Male 1,371
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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Male 9
Okay, so how many of you have Starbucks as the closest coffee shop to your house?
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Female 89
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...
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Male 425
9

What a surprise. :-?

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Male 315
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.
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Female 4
11, but they forgot to add a park and stables, which are both quite close.
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Male 1,386
29 :( this is why i hate indiana
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Female 94
83/100. nice...
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Female 493
My score was 0. Stupid small town.
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Female 1,412
Isnt this dangerous¿

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

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Female 114
Oo, very useful. Worked for me in PA, USA. Will be helpful when I move. Thanks!
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Male 536
hmmm, the white house is in a better location than my house :(
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Male 301
Walk Score: 0 out of 100
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Female 215
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.
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Female 269
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?
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Female 66
...I live so out in the middle of nowhere it said it couldn`t even FIND my address. O_o
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Male 695
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.
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Female 2,552
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!
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Male 64
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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Male 210
31 out of 100. lol, crappy :(
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Female 330
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...

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Female 375
Apparently a caravan park is a park, and a quaker owned teetotal hotel is a bar.
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Male 264
Inaccurate. It lists Starbucks as a movie theatre.
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Female 1,652
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.

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Female 84
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.
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Male 73
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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Female 75
yeeeeeeah kinda creepy lol...im not gonna give them my address..
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Female 538
9//100 lolz :P I live on the outskirts of a small town, so there ent alot round ere
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Female 179
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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Male 1,837
uh they got the places right...

...about 2 miles away.

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Male 148
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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Female 94
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.
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Male 1,383
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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Female 82
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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Male 13
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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Male 148
Hey that actually works. Even if you write some other address than your own! How do they make this happen!?
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Male 377
cool I got a 72 but I still think it missed some stuff
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Male 4,246
"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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Male 151
oookkk...apparently there is a `HypnoBirthing Babies` 2.08 miles away.
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Male 151
Lolz, I read W*ank Score.
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Male 699
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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Female 173
Nothing google earth couldn`t do for me.
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Female 134
It only gives a park near my house...I don`t think it knows Australia very well.
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Male 55
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Female 156
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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Male 339
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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Male 22
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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Male 233
wow, terribly inaccurate
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Male 84
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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Female 428
Now watch, they log these things and find out WHERE YOU LIVE.
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Male 570
that would be nifty if i ever walked anywhere...
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Female 2,084
Link: Walk Score [Rate Link] - Type in your address to see what things are in walking distance.
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