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Tips For Solving MapRoulette Tasks In A Small Area

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MapRoulette is designed to let you map wherever the tasks are. This means that, depending on the Challenge, you can be mapping in Indonesia one minute, and in South Africa the next. We think this is part of what makes MapRoulette fun! But sometimes, you may want to just stay in a specific area. MapRoulette […]

Using Overpass to create Challenges

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This post also appears on the MapRoulette Learn web site. You will find many more resources there to get the most out of MapRoulette, including how-tos, screencasts and reference documentation. Overpass is a powerful query language for OSM. You can ask it things like “Show me all water fountains in Rome” or “Show me banks […]

What If I Can’t Fix A MapRoulette Task?

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Most MapRoulette tasks are designed to be easy to fix, but a lot depends on the person who designed the Challenge you are working on, and the data that is available to fix the task. For example, there may not be good enough quality aerial imagery available at the task location, making it impossible to […]