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Why are sat-nav walking directions always so hopeless?

Charles 9 Silver badge

"I prefer the old way of doing it, by mentally plotting and remembering your route, gives them brain cells a good workout."

Until you have to go someplace totally unfamiliar, meaning you're going in blind and with no outside help because they haven't been there, either.

Say what you will about smartphones, but when it comes to on-the-spot research, they can be a lifesaver.

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