[Offtopic] Unreal places and virtual worlds

Bill Oldham billo at kew.hotkey.net.au
Fri Nov 6 17:29:07 EST 2009

Could we call it the new school of the air?


Regards, Bill Oldham <:0)

from Magical Bill's Balloonacy in Melbourne, Australia




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Subject: [Offtopic] Unreal places and virtual worlds


Here is an interesting place that does not exist. There is now a web page
about it on Wikipedia and countless references popping about all over the

Locals from Lancashire in Britain are shocked by the search-engine giant's
ability to create a phantom town right in their neighbourhood. "Argleton"
does not exist, and has never existed ... but it's a different story on
Google Maps.


Now all we need to do is build a school on this site and we will have an
virtual learning space. :-)

Roland Gesthuizen - ICT Coordinator - Westall Secondary College

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change
the world; indeed it is the only thing that ever has." --Margaret Mead

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