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Locations by Letter - B

Name these real and fictional locations that start with the letter B.
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Last updated: March 04, 2016
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Description
Location
London residence of the Queen
Buckingham Palace
Where Jesus was born
Bethlehem
Sherlock's street
Baker Street
NYC borough where hipsters live
Brooklyn
Ancient Mesopotamian city
of hanging gardens
Babylon
Most expensive property in the
U.S. version of Monopoly
Boardwalk
Place where ships and planes
mysteriously disappear
Bermuda Triangle
Capital of Brazil
Brasilia
City formerly called Peking
Beijing
SpongeBob's home town
Bikini Bottom
Where the Flintstones live
Bedrock
Description
Location
Canada's first national park
Banff
Bilbo Baggin's hobbit hole
Bag End
German region home to Oktoberfest
Bavaria
City called "The Paris of the Pampas"
Buenos Aires
Mexican peninsula south of California
Baja California
Las Vegas casino with a
spectacular fountain
Bellagio
Where there's a lake of stew
and of whiskey too
Big Rock
Candy Mountain
Country of Hercule Poirot
Belgium
New York theater street
Broadway
Capital of Catalonia
Barcelona
English spa town known to the
Romans as Aquae Sulis
Bath
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level 82
Mar 27, 2014
Sad to see my 2 favorite answers on this quiz at the bottom of the rankings.
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level 30
Apr 24, 2019
who is bilbo baggins? LOL never ws into scifi. The hobbit creeped me out when i was little. A book about little dwarves who live in mole holes yuk!
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level 57
Apr 24, 2019
FYI, it's fantasy, not scifi. Not the same thing.
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level 75
Mar 28, 2014
Love "Big Rock Candy Mountain"!
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level 53
Apr 13, 2014
I would love to see quiz results sorted by age of takers...I bet "Big Rock Candy Mountain" is meaningless to anyone under, say, 35....
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level 71
Apr 28, 2014
perhaps even a higher age range...maybe 50...seeing the song was written in the 1920s...i am 40 and had never heard of it
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level 75
Sep 30, 2015
It had a BIG resurgence due to the Coen Brothers film "O Brother Where Art Thou" in 2000.
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level 49
Jul 12, 2017
It was a folk song which was popular with hobos riding the rails during the Depression back in the '30's. The hobos would ride the rails looking for work and hand-outs and occasionally bunked down in Hoovervilles. That's why they included it in the movie in the opening scene.
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level 71
Apr 28, 2014
I am 32 and I'd never heard of it before, so I'd say your statement is right.
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level 55
Apr 28, 2014
I'm 32, and I love the song. Never heard about the whiskey lake, though.
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level 43
Apr 28, 2014
I'm 22 and I've heard the song. When ever we drove past the actual mountain called big rock candy mountain my parents would start singing it to us.
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level 49
Apr 28, 2014
I'm 23 and I'd be ashamed of anyone who didn't know about the Big Rock Candy Mountain. After all, it's pretty much the oldest version of 'Stranger Danger'.
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level 30
Apr 24, 2019
I only heard about it from a movie it is SO WEIRD.
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level 57
Apr 28, 2014
I'm 22 and I've never met anyone yet who didn't know the song when someone sang or referenced it.
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level 58
Apr 28, 2014
Never heard of it. I'm 51.
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level 72
Apr 28, 2014
I'm in my 20s and have heard the song, though my real love of Big Rock Candy Mountain was from a kids' movie...http://weesing.com/DVDs/Wee-Sing-The-Big-Rock-Candy-Mountains. I still have the VHS
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level 35
Jan 5, 2015
I'm 12, and what's a VHS?
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level 47
Oct 11, 2016
OMG I thought I was the only one! I had that VHS as a kid too, and even back then I thought it was too sappy and weird (although I enjoyed a little of it). Also I know that they changed almost all the lyrics from the original song to make it more kid-friendly. For some reason they even changed "soda-water fountains," cuz I guess even THAT was too risque for Wee Sing. Anyway, I can remember hearing the Burl Ives recording of the song on my grandmother's record player as a child, and that's the first place I heard it. Like others have said, I hardly meet anyone who doesn't know at least part of the song and very few of them remember or even have seen O Brother Where Art Thou.
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level 58
Apr 29, 2014
I'm 33 and I've seen O Brother Where Art Thou
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level 60
Sep 27, 2016
Never heard of it, and I'm older than 35.
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level 75
Jan 29, 2017
I'm in my 60s and I heard it often as a kid. I remember it was usually Burl Ives singing it, maybe even on the Captain Kangaroo show. Back then cigarettes and alcohol were advertised on TV so we probably wouldn't have thought it odd to hear them referenced in a song on a children's show. It was just a song about the hobo life, and we saw a lot of hobos in the '50 and '60s. My mom fed all of them who came to our door.
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level 35
Mar 12, 2017
I demur. I am younger than 20 and I got that one, and not just from looking at your comment. I used to love that song...
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level 38
Apr 6, 2018
My father had "Big Rock Candy Mountain" on a 78RPM record. If you don't know what that is, or never had one, and you have to rely on "O Brother etc" to hear the song, that makes you an infant. We played the record (brittle, made out of bakelite) on a victrola back in the 1950s "Oh, the buzzin' of the bees and the cigarette trees and the soda water fountain, And the lemonade springs where the bluebird sings on the ..." God, I'm old
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level 38
Apr 6, 2018
60 plus to have heard the 78 record is my guess
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level 70
Apr 28, 2014
Big Rock Candy Mountain is not what you think it is about. Look up the final verse; it certainly isn't a children's song.
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level 48
Apr 29, 2014
Damn, couldn't spell "Bikini Bottom", in Spanish is textually "Bikini Atoll" so I forgot that.
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level 30
Apr 24, 2019
I have a question. I'm fluent in Spanish and I don't understand why they call Woody Woodpecker el pajaro loco instead of el carpintero listo cuando no esta loco esta listo y siempre gana. :)
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level 64
Apr 29, 2014
Anyone remember Banff from the old TV show "F Troop"? Zee Burglar of Banf-f-f
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level 43
Oct 24, 2014
please accept bejing
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level 55
Feb 16, 2015
Bag's End should be accepted.
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level ∞
Mar 4, 2016
Okay
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level 76
Mar 9, 2016
Small typo, I think. Bilbo's name is Baggins. So it should be Baggins's or Baggins' depending on what style manual you are reading. But Baggin's is incorrect.
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level 50
Apr 8, 2016
Shoot, I thought it was just Rock Candy Mountain
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level 67
Apr 8, 2016
I guessed SpongeBob's home town was 'Soggy Bottom' then I remembered 'O Brother Where art Thou' ...... great movie.
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level 48
Sep 27, 2016
Please accept Betlehem, couldn't figure out the English spelling.
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level 30
Apr 24, 2019
lol! sounds like betlehem where beetle juice might live. Is that Germanic or slavic? Haven't heard that one. Maybe Magyar?
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level 50
May 11, 2017
Should accept 'buck house' for Elizabeth Windsors residence
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level 52
Oct 11, 2018
same thought came to me.. even tried it first... just in case...
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level 30
Apr 24, 2019
LOL! I did not see the first question; It's late! Also I guessed boardwalk but I remember as a child playing monopoly and everyone wanted or maybe I wanted Park Place because it sounded posh. As a result I thought it might be worth more in hindsight.