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Old 04-26-2017, 12:54 PM
B87
 
Location: Norwich, UK
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I understand the connections of the other cities but could you explain this one?
Oil capital of the US and the oil capital of Europe.
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Old 04-26-2017, 01:02 PM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Oil capital of the US and the oil capital of Europe.
I knew Aberdeen was high on the list but never knew they were number 1, always thought it would be a place in Norway.
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Old 04-26-2017, 01:05 PM
 
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I'm pretty sure Aberdeen's oil industry has declined in recent years. I wouldn't be surprised if Norway is now outproducing Scotland.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/...-on-food-banks
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Old 04-26-2017, 01:12 PM
 
Location: Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood/Miami
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New York City - Tokyo
Los Angeles - Sydney
Chicago - Buenos Aires
Dallas - Dubai
Houston - Sao Paulo
Washington D.C. - Paris
Philadelphia - Rotterdam
Miami - Rio de Janeiro
Atlanta - Berlin
Boston - London
San Francisco - Madrid
Phoenix - Riyadh?
Detroit - Warsaw
Seattle - Shanghai
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Old 04-26-2017, 01:40 PM
 
Location: Gatineau, Québec
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I knew Aberdeen was high on the list but never knew they were number 1, always thought it would be a place in Norway.
Me too. Maybe Stavanger?
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Old 04-26-2017, 01:42 PM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Dallas - Dubai
Houston - Sao Paulo
Atlanta - Berlin
San Francisco - Madrid
Could you explain why you thought of those?
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Old 04-26-2017, 01:51 PM
 
Location: Top of the South (Motueka), NZ
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Philadelphia - Glasgow
Does Philadelphia also remind you of Wellington?
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Old 04-26-2017, 01:59 PM
 
Location: Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood/Miami
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Could you explain why you thought of those?


Dallas because I think of it as being a rich city built off oil wealth.


Houston because it is sprawling city not thought of as being particularly attractive but a major city for international business and an aviation hub.


The other two were kind of random, can't really explain it other than Atlanta is a large landlocked and fairly modern city. San Francisco - Madrid, totally random, probably Lisbon or Venice would make more sense now that I think about it.
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Old 04-26-2017, 06:27 PM
 
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New York City - Hong Kong or Tokyo
Los Angeles -Mexico city or Santiago
Chicago - Toronto
Dallas -
Houston - Calgary
Washington D.C. - Paris
Philadelphia -Amsterdam
Miami -Panama city
Atlanta -
Boston -London
San Francisco -Athen
Phoenix -Marrakech
Detroit -
Seattle -Vancouver
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Old 04-26-2017, 06:32 PM
 
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New York City - Hong Kong
Los Angeles - Perth
Chicago - London
Dallas - Turin
Houston - Vienna
Washington D.C. - Moscow
Philadelphia - Warsaw
Miami - Singapore
Atlanta - Naples
Boston - Manchester
San Francisco - Sydney
Phoenix - Cairo
Detroit - Baghdad
Seattle - Vancouver
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