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Old 02-18-2009, 07:30 AM
 
Location: Boston
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Default What City Am I? (game thread)

Here is an idea for a thread. Create a riddle by using clues to a given city.

I'll Start.

- I love sailing my yacht under the bridges in the summer.
- Breakers and Rosecliff are some of the properties here.
- Lots of tennis history.

What city am I?
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Old 02-18-2009, 07:50 AM
 
Location: Fiji
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Providence, RI ??????
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Old 02-18-2009, 09:17 AM
 
Location: Boston
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^Nope.

I'll wait this one out. It's too easy for me, but I'll let some others have a go.

I enjoy hanging on Thames though. Via Via makes a mean slice of pizza as well.
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Old 02-18-2009, 10:26 AM
 
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Newport, RI.....
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Old 02-18-2009, 10:27 AM
 
Location: Orlando, FL
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^^^
That is right! Beat me to it!
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Old 02-18-2009, 10:33 AM
 
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Here's one that will be tough....
-I once had the most millionaires per capita at one time

-there is a military presence to the East that is present and to the West that was involved in the War of 1812

-It is the birthplace of the "five and dime"(loosely) and the safety pin

-It also has the longest running county fair and the oldest surviving semi-pro football team in the country

-I also have the oldest enclosed mall that is still in operation

-Little Tree car air fresheners were invesnted and are still made here

What city am I?

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Old 02-18-2009, 10:42 AM
 
Location: Teaneck, NJ
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Originally Posted by ckhthankgod View Post
Here's one that will be tough....
-I once had the most millionaires per capita at one time

-there is a military presence to the East that is present and to the West that was involved in the War of 1812

-It is the birthplace of the "five and dime" and the safety pin

-It also has the longest running county fair and the oldest surviving semi-pro football team in the country

-I also have the oldest enclosed mall that is still in operation

What city am I?
York, PA ??? That was tough
....

-I am where the newly weds and where the nearly dead come to.

-My average housing cost soared to 900K at one point but soared down near 200K in about a year due to crime and bad economy.

-Obama went here recently to try to rehabilitate the city from its rough economy.

Who am I?
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Old 02-18-2009, 10:57 AM
 
Location: Boston
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i'm thinking somewhere in florida...Orlando or Miami?
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Old 02-18-2009, 10:58 AM
 
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Newarkbomb, i think your post is talking about Fort Myers, FL. As for my post, that's not the correct city. It is a Northeastern city though.
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Old 02-18-2009, 11:05 AM
 
Location: Orlando, FL
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Here's one that will be tough....
-I once had the most millionaires per capita at one time

-there is a military presence to the East that is present and to the West that was involved in the War of 1812

-It is the birthplace of the "five and dime"(loosely) and the safety pin

-It also has the longest running county fair and the oldest surviving semi-pro football team in the country

-I also have the oldest enclosed mall that is still in operation

-Little Tree car air fresheners were invesnted and are still made here

What city am I?
I will guess Paramus New Jersey due to the Bergen Mall.
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