“A Glitch In The Matrix?”, Netizens Can’t Comprehend The Travel Time, 37 Min For 37 Km Shown On Google Maps

A user on X by the name of Paarug Sethi who recently posted a screenshot of his Google Maps on November 18 has gone viral on the internet.

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by Anupriya Mishra

If you are someone living in a metropolitan city like Bangalore, chances are that you are no stranger to the traffic of the city. And, it seems that a user on X by the name of Paarug Sethi who recently posted a screenshot of his Google Maps on November 18 has gone viral on the internet. The reason is that in the screenshot shared by him, 1 km was getting covered in just one minute.

A Viral Post On X With Google Maps Screenshot Leaves People Shocked

With 79.4 K views, a post by Paarug Sethi on X has gone insanely viral. And the reason behind this is quite hilarious as well. It seems that people on the micro-blogging platform cannot comprehend the fact that the travel time is so less, going by the screenshot shared by the user. Yes, he was seen quoting that his Bangalore mind cannot comprehend the fact either and that it’s taking him just 37 minutes to cover 37 km on a route. It’s worth mentioning that the road seems to be next to the National Expressway 3, which is also the Delhi-Meerut Expressway and is known for its wide 14 lanes.

People Have Chimed In With Some Of The Most Hilarious Comments


Pic credits: Canva

However, what makes this post so relatable and hilarious is the fact that netizens from across the country have chimed in with some of the most quirky responses. And many of them belonged to other metropolitan cities and couldn’t believe that such a distance could be covered in minutes, while there were others who thought that this could be a glitch.

A Glimpse Of The Witty Reactions On The Post!

Yes, several people have commented on the screenshot which was posted at 2:10 PM on November 18, 2023. Here’s a look at some of the most hilarious responses that will make you laugh out loud.

1. Some people confused this to be an airport runway instead

2. There were others who were quick to point out that this was probably a scam

3. People from other metropolitan cities like Delhi couldn’t believe this ETA either

4. Some questioned if the user had ever driven on a nice road

5. Some had pointed out that the phone of the user might be broken or even on flight mode

6. Some mentioned that in a true Bangalore fashion, it might just take them days to cover this distance

7. Others called this to be a glitch in the matrix

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With such hilarious reactions by people chiming in, do let us know that there are many who are not used to such a smooth travel time and they couldn’t help themselves but respond with comments. What do you think? How long does it take for you to travel such a distance in your city? Do let us know about this in the comments section below.

Cover Image Courtesy: Canva & X/paarugsethi

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