Google Maps: One Does Not Simply Walk Into Mordor

Jan 16, 2014 • 7:59 am | comments (11) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Maps

This is an old one, but I've never seen it. Michael Gray on Twitter noted that when you do walking directions in the (not new) Google Maps from The Shrine to Mordor, you get a funny response from Google.


Yes, Google says, "Use caution - One does not simply walk into Mordor. Clearly a fan of The Hobbit.

This does not seem to work on the new Google Maps.

Forum discussion on Twitter.

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Alexander Hemedinger

01/16/2014 02:13 pm

Fix the typo. "Use cation" :)

Barry Schwartz

01/16/2014 02:13 pm


Alexander Hemedinger

01/16/2014 02:16 pm

Anytime buddy.


01/16/2014 06:42 pm

It's the Shire, not "shrine" and the quote is from Lord of the Rings, not the Hobbit.


01/16/2014 07:41 pm

Sorry but there was no need to walk anywhere, call the eagles, fly over the volcano and drop it in, 20 minute job max................back to Hobbiton for some pints and weed....


01/16/2014 10:28 pm

Lord Of The Rings not The Hobbit. The Hobbit is a journey to The Lonely Mountain, Lord Of The Rings is a journey to Mordor


01/18/2014 05:59 pm

i would like to go to my brothers schhol which is ekya itpl

Guy Who Obviously Knows More

04/13/2014 10:15 am

Actually the lonely mountain is in the area of Mordor. Check your map for the lands my friend cause you sir don't know what the fuck you are talking about.

Guy Who Knows Even More

05/07/2014 09:22 pm

Oh my god you are so wrong ! The Lonely Mountain in the North of Mirkwood and Mordor is way further south...

Taylor Carroll

06/24/2014 09:27 pm

Dratted new Google maps!! They took out the fun of the original search page by eliminating "I'm Feeling Lucky" and now they've done it with Maps!!

Taylor Carroll

06/24/2014 09:28 pm

win for your irony :)

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