DumbFound

Getting Started


1. Register your email and phone number at the register link above. You will receive an email with the phone number to which you will send your direction requests.


2. To make a request, send a text message in the format of:

[origin] to [destination] by [travel mode]


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Travel mode can be anything among transit/walking/bicycling/driving and their synonyms. Looking at the example above, we used "bus". Travel mode is completely optional and if you leave it out, it'll default to driving.


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You MUST include the word "to" for the message to be properly processed. Otherwise, you will receive an error message.


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Currently, the limit is 20 requests a month, including ones resulting in error messages. If your locations cannot be found, you won't receive any result text at all.


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