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Worst. Map. Ever.

Sometimes humor arises from unexpected places.

Last month I traveled to Alice, Texas to do a Phase I ESA on a recently constructed shop. The shop was so recently constructed, in fact, that it didn't appear on any of the aerial photographs I had. Also, its address didn't map correctly when entered into a GPS. I was able to find the place based on driving directions from the client, but once I was there, there were no obvious landmarks to help me figure out where "there" was. So I asked the client to mark the site location on an aerial, or alternatively, to provide me with a map showing the property.

Here's what I got:

worst aerial ever

When I replied that this aerial was not very helpful, I got:

worst map ever

But, despite the lack of useful information, my ESA still needed to include a map (it's required, by law). As I was contemplating this situation, Corey IM'd me. Corey is one of our CAD/GIS drafters here in the office - he's a huge Cowboys fan & we trash-talk NFL-style all year round. Here's the IM conversation we had about making that map:

Best. IM convo. Ever!

Oops. Broke the Cowboys fan.


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Jun. 7th, 2013 10:29 pm (UTC)
Have you seen the personalized game controller for Cowboys fans? Pretty much every button is 'Romo interception', 'become second best team in Texas' etc.
Jun. 8th, 2013 01:19 pm (UTC)
No!!! Where can I find this?

(I'm sure there's an equally awful Eagles controller out there. Unless the assumption is that the Eagles are never in control of the game...)
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