Sometimes You Just Can’t Trust Directions

kinnon —  January 10, 2008 — 5 Comments

I just requested directions to a particular store from the parent company’s website. The site correctly told me it was 8.5 miles from my present location. When I clicked on driving directions, I received the map below.

And part of that drive has us going down the Niagara River and then crossing Lake Ontario. (They must think all Canadians have fast amphibious vehicles – or that Lake Ontario is frozen and there’s an Ice Road across it.) Hysterical!

Map2Scarborough
Total Est. Distance: 93.29 miles Total Est. Time: 1 hour, 43 minutes

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A television editor, writer & director since 1978. A Christian since 1982. More than a little frustrated with the Church in the West since late in the last millennium.

5 responses to Sometimes You Just Can’t Trust Directions

  1. Why? Which way would you go? Just be careful… I heard the ice a few kilometers north of Newark is a bit thin.

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  2. Hey Bill, if you were REALLY Christ like, you could walk on the water across the lake
    LOL 😉

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  3. Hmm, 8.5 miles in 103 minutes. You did mention to them that you were driving rather than walking, right?

    Methinks there is a sermon illustration hidden just below the surface of this one, eh?

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  4. “1 hour, 43 minutes” – ha, that is hysterical – you’d never made that drive in that time! 🙂

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  5. Mike,
    There really is a teaching illustration in this picture, isn’t there.
    Lori,
    Heh, heh, heh
    David,
    Thanks for the ice report
    Heidi,
    Right you are!

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