Game: Where-is-it? (international)

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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Fri 30 Sep, 2022 11:08 pm

Hmm, does this help to identify the mountain?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Sat 01 Oct, 2022 8:17 pm

Despite the quirky presentation, I'm surprised this hasn't been guessed. Anyway, this UK mountain has a flat summit cairn.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby micmar22 » Sat 01 Oct, 2022 8:18 pm

ribuck wrote:Hmm, does this help to identify the mountain?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Sun 02 Oct, 2022 5:21 am

micmar22 wrote:Ben Nevis

Correct, micmar22, your turn next.

For those who are puzzled, I have to admit that I was experimenting with AI-generated images. The first one was an image generated in response to the request "Kangaroos around a campfire in front of Ben Nevis". The second one was in response to the request "The summit of Ben Nevis as a stained glass window", and the third was "Bushwalkers at the summit cairn of Ben Nevis".

I wanted to see how convincing the AI images were, and I'm actually quite impressed. If anyone wants to try AI image generation for free you can do so by registering at
https://labs.openai.com/

PS: The real summit cairn, with bushwalkers on top (me on the left), looks like this in winter.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby micmar22 » Sun 02 Oct, 2022 7:17 am

So what summit am I on? It’s in Europe. Image
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby micmar22 » Sun 02 Oct, 2022 7:34 am

ribuck wrote:For those who are puzzled, I have to admit that I was experimenting with AI-generated images. The first one was an image generated in response to the request "Kangaroos around a campfire in front of Ben Nevis". The second one was in response to the request "The summit of Ben Nevis as a stained glass window", and the third was "Bushwalkers at the summit cairn of Ben Nevis".


I was wondering why some of the kangaroos were lacking heads.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby creeping_moses » Sun 02 Oct, 2022 9:21 pm

ribuck wrote:
micmar22 wrote:Ben Nevis

For those who are puzzled, I have to admit that I was experimenting with AI-generated images. The first one was an image generated in response to the request "Kangaroos around a campfire in front of Ben Nevis". The second one was in response to the request "The summit of Ben Nevis as a stained glass window", and the third was "Bushwalkers at the summit cairn of Ben Nevis".


I was very confused!

I initially thought this was on Inchconnachan, where wallabies run free in Loch Lomond!
https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/wal ... dy%20Arran.

But it didn't at all fit with how Ben Lomond or other mountains appear from there...so I had thought about further north but couldn't find any other wallaby/kangaroo populations up that way...The stain glass just confused me more!
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Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby micmar22 » Sun 02 Oct, 2022 9:32 pm

Yeah I spent some time looking for kangaroo and wallaby populations in the UK as well creeping moses. But it was the profile of Ben Nevis in the stained glass that clenched it.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Sun 02 Oct, 2022 9:38 pm

Mt Rosa?
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Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby micmar22 » Mon 03 Oct, 2022 8:13 am

Monte Rosa is not the right mountain. My mountain is however almost right on the border of the country that Mt Rosa is in.
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Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby micmar22 » Mon 03 Oct, 2022 2:45 pm

Image
This mountain is also very close to the one I was sitting on.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Mon 03 Oct, 2022 3:16 pm

Zwillinge?
Edit - Punta Castore looking at Punta Polluce?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby micmar22 » Mon 03 Oct, 2022 5:49 pm

I think I will have to give that to you eggs. I was sitting on Pollux. The second photo was of Breithorn which we climbed on the same day. Your turn eggs.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Mon 03 Oct, 2022 7:07 pm

Curious - re your 2nd shot - my analysis of my photos was thinking that the snow was on the northern slopes,
but I suspect you may have been on/near the Klein Matterhorn and the snow was on the southern slopes?

Anyway - next one is staying in Europe
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby micmar22 » Mon 03 Oct, 2022 7:41 pm

I think from memory the photo of Breithorn was looking back at it as we were retuning toward the chairlift.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby micmar22 » Mon 03 Oct, 2022 7:44 pm

eggs wrote:Curious - re your 2nd shot - my analysis of my photos was thinking that the snow was on the northern slopes,
but I suspect you may have been on/near the Klein Matterhorn and the snow was on the southern slopes?

Anyone - next one is staying in Europe
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That skyline looks familiar eggs.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Tue 04 Oct, 2022 11:42 am

Trying to keep it a little simpler...
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Wed 05 Oct, 2022 8:23 pm

by using the same backdrop as micmar22 used...
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Fri 07 Oct, 2022 7:39 am

The town in the valley is quite well known.
We were at the top of a cable car run about to do a walk past a number of lakes.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby micmar22 » Fri 07 Oct, 2022 3:19 pm

I can probably work it out but I'll leave it for someone else cause I'm heading out bush in couple of days and maybe off grid.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Fri 07 Oct, 2022 10:08 pm

Almost a week - so we will say this is from the top of Rothorn overlooking Zermatt
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Last » Fri 21 Oct, 2022 9:23 am

try this. Europe
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby vagrom » Tue 25 Oct, 2022 7:42 pm

Somewhere near Lillehammer?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Last » Tue 25 Oct, 2022 10:25 pm

Go west
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby vagrom » Tue 25 Oct, 2022 11:08 pm

Somewhere kn the Bergen line or Flam turn-out. Unfamiliar country.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Last » Wed 26 Oct, 2022 9:37 am

You have managed to get the answer. This is Myrdal station where the Flåm line branches from the Bergensbanen.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby vagrom » Wed 26 Oct, 2022 4:28 pm

Sorry I can't Post at this moment. Please someone do it instead.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Sun 30 Oct, 2022 9:39 am

To keep moving, what is this urban but isolated national park in the USA:
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Alcatraz historic penitentiary, Golden Gate NP via San Francisco, California USA
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby vagrom » Sun 30 Oct, 2022 4:15 pm

A bird-lover's Paradise.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Sun 30 Oct, 2022 4:23 pm

vagrom wrote:A bird-lover's Paradise.

Assuming you're referring to a well documented previous "guest" of this establishment, yes.
This is Alcatraz, these days part of the Golden Gate National Parks around San Francisco.
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