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Mefi users' extreme locations?

Geographic extremes of all kinds of Mefi users. [more inside]
posted by InsertNiftyNameHere on Jul 9, 2013 - 93 comments

How to find Mefites by city

How to find Mefites in a specific location? I want to find all Mefites in Panama City, Panama. Is it possible to do this; if so, how? Someone suggested editing my profile and changing my location to the city I want to locate others in and then looking at nearby mefites but that didn't work.
posted by lometogo on Jul 1, 2008 - 16 comments

Where in the world are all these people?!

We've began updating the metafilter KML file again. If you're using Google Earth, point it at metafilter.com/metafilter.kml to get the latest data (it's about 3Mb so it'll take a while). It'll be automatically updated once a week from here on out.
posted by mathowie on Aug 28, 2007 - 36 comments

We all live in a Chicago rowhouse

Apparently over 100 MeFites live in a rowhouse in the McKinley Park neighbourhood of Chicago. Here's a few of them; you can find many, many more by looking at the "Users nearest this user" display. Perhaps we should hold our next meetup there?
posted by Johnny Assay on Sep 15, 2006 - 55 comments

Can You Search Profiles?

Is there a way to search profiles? I want to see if there are any members in a certain city (not near where I live, so the ones listed in my profile don't help).
posted by Framer on Jun 28, 2006 - 11 comments

Users Near Me

Small ponies, roaming free...

On my user page, it says there are 5 users near me, since it only 5 users live within 50 miles of my fair city. Sixty miles away, though, there's an absolute assload in Seattle. Would it be possible to increase the 50 mile limit if there number of users near someone is less than some magic number, so the poor guy living in Valdez, AK has users living within 1,000 miles, but those of us just outside of a more major metropolitan area don't feel quite so left out? This may be the world's smallest pony, but the 10 mile difference between almost no one near me and having a bunch of people near me has nagged at me a little bit.
posted by Captain_Tenille on Jan 27, 2006 - 21 comments

User Maps

Link to a map on user page? As long as you have the coordinates, creating a link consisting of "http://maps.google.com/?q=lat%20long" would be trivial. Pardon me if this has been suggested already, but I scanned the threads on the lat/long feature and didn't see it.
posted by George_Spiggott on Dec 31, 2005 - 20 comments

MeFi on Google Earth

All MeFi members plotted on Google Earth (screenshot of the Western US). To load it into Google Earth, go to Add, Network Link, then put in http://junk.haughey.com/metafilter.kml in the location field. Wait a minute or so for the file and all points to load and you should be good to go.

That file will be periodically updated, but for now you can zoom around and see who is near you on a grand scale.
posted by mathowie on Dec 28, 2005 - 100 comments

I worked up a custom google maps view showing every user

I worked up a custom google maps view showing every user (screenshot inside). Once I get it working more smoothly, I'll post the URL for folks to play with it.
posted by mathowie on Jun 30, 2005 - 86 comments

MeFi Locations

Where do MeFites live? I've been aware for a while of our denizens living in Chile and So. Korea, but recently have seen postings from Uganda and Japan as well. Is there any listing and/or breakdown of members' self-reported locations similar to the professions list?
posted by matildaben on May 20, 2005 - 46 comments

would you like to know where all MeFi users are from?

Topic drift... would you like to know where all MeFi users are from? Discuss.
posted by SpecialK on May 9, 2001 - 11 comments

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