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Old 09-30-2015, 03:32 PM
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Do you know city layouts well? Fun little quiz, identify the city from a satellite photo. I got a 9/13 myself.

Can you identify these world cities from their street plans alone? | Cities | The Guardian
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Old 09-30-2015, 03:48 PM
 
Location: Maryland outside DC
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Got 12/13. Actually lucky guesses on a couple , more than skill.
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Old 09-30-2015, 04:42 PM
 
Location: Seattle
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11/13 for me.
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Old 10-01-2015, 08:45 AM
 
Location: Thunder Bay, ON
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12/13, only one I guessed for was #11 and I got it wrong.
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Old 10-01-2015, 10:42 PM
 
Location: Florida
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6/13 Some I never heard of. A number I have been to.
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Old 10-04-2015, 09:29 PM
 
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I got 5 right I've only been to a few of those and hadn't heard of several of them. I'm in the 9th percentile. Sad. So sad...
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Old 10-04-2015, 09:56 PM
 
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Cool! I got 12/13 I guessed on #11 also and got it wrong. If one of the choices was Canberra I would have chose that since it was laid out with octagonal street grid. A couple others were more educated guesses based upon development pattern or a geographic feature.

A tidbit from my heavy travel days (USA and some Canada) I once woke up on cross country flight and looked down at city lights of metropolitan area from 31,000 feet and knew the airplane was over Kansas City. I always enjoyed looking at maps as a kid and google earth is my favorite app.
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Old 10-05-2015, 05:10 AM
 
Location: The Berk in Denver, CO USA
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Old 10-08-2015, 02:40 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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11/13 - beat out 95% of quiz-takers. Sucks I missed 2, though...lol.
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Old 10-12-2015, 09:31 PM
 
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Lousy 9 of 13 here. Great idea.
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