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    I have a son that really loves trains in all ways, and especially underground ones. Whenever we go up north to see my parents the subway is one of the highlights. At home he likes to play that he goes by train/subway between all the rooms (his little sister also likes to join in). So I decided to make a subway map of my house, so the playing would be a bit more fun for them ( and a bit more understandable for the little sister). Every room is a station and there are different lines. Some of them are outside in the garden but they only work in nice weather though, a bit like the real trains here in Sweden :-).
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    Hehe nice one, Clercon
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    Awesome. I love the idea. and so does my little one (although neither of us understands the language.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by ravells View Post
    Wow how many rooms do you have in your house???
    Well a few....I'm living in a house that was built in 1903 so there are a lot of small rooms and hallways that can't be used for anything really (except being great subway stops). And the yellow and black lines are outdoor in the garden. You can say that my house is quite the opposite of modern architecture with open design, you know kitchen, living room and dining room etc as one big room. In my house there is a small room for every need instead and the 30 cm interior brick walls makes that impossible to change :-)
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    Nice one Clercon! Please translate the yellow line. I just understand cellar stairs and stone stairs (hope I am right) and the other ones?

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    OK katto here we go :-) From left to right:
    Climbing tree - Car parking - Stone stairs -Gravel path - Strawberry field - Child swing - cellar stairs.

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    Thanks Clercon. The nordic languages have many similarites to german and it was fun to guess what is what. Now I know what "Klätterträdet" and "Jordgubbslandet" means. I had no ideas and thought they are rooms in the house

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    Nice idea... I should do this too, just for kicks!

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    So I went ahead and did this too, this was fun! It should be a mini challenge. ;-)

    Anyway since my apartement isn't very big I used features rather than rooms as my stations. I didn't have many good ideas for station names though.

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