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Speaking of vandalism...

Posted by EMKLI on 8 October 2019 in English (English)

As Nordurland is quite vast and many parts of the country are unvisited by me for long times, I quite regularly find guerrilla mappings from new OFG members. Most of them are useless, some of them are really funny (but not useful in any way), but some very few stand out. This city for example. I've decided to keep it (even if I will rename it to a more Icelandic sounding name) as it is a quite complete, decent sketch of a city.

Did you ever stumbled upon guerrilla mappings that you found worthy enough to assimilate?

Comment from austinhuang on 8 October 2019 at 20:55

Nordurland sort of looks unowned to newcomers since the entire country was included in 1 relation at some point, causing the country name to not display over all parts? At least that was why I accidentally mapped in Nordurland while new...

There was an "ISIS training camp" in the east coast of Myrcia. See here

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Comment from Ūdilugbulgidħū on 8 October 2019 at 21:19

Aw - I only got a mosque added (unusual denomination).

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Comment from yoyo21 on 9 October 2019 at 00:48

Look at [this] if you want(https://opengeofiction.net/changeset/781429#map=7/-49.042/58.531) (beware, don't say you weren't warned). Some newbie added this piece of pure vandalism into somebody else's territory a month ago and they didn't even notice.

I'm stunned this guy only got a temporary block and not a permanent one.

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Comment from Luciano on 10 October 2019 at 16:17

Actually the core grids of several cities in the Ardisphere were placed by vandals and/or already were there when I took over the territory. I integrated them into my mapping such that it's not anymore possible to tell where the other user's work stops and mine begins. The Most notable example is the city of Cabo in the Ardisphere, the easternmost part of which was created prior my acquiring the territory in February, 2014, and the central part of which was added by some vandal. Frankly, it's pretty crappy mapping - someday perhaps I'll try to fix it. Or delete it.

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