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U.S. Cities by Clue Quiz

Based on the clues, name these American cities.
Last updated: October 04, 2014
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Clues
City
Rain, Starbucks, Space Needle
Seattle
Deep-dish Pizza, Skyscrapers, Oprah
Chicago
Alcatraz, Golden Gate, Grateful Dead
San Francisco
Cars, Eminem, Robocop
Detroit
NORAD, Pikes Peak,
U.S. Olympic Committee
Colorado Springs
Liberty Bell, Rocky, Cheesesteak
Philadelphia
Little Havana, Dexter, Hurricane Andrew
Miami
Politeness, Porgy and Bess, Fort Sumter
Charleston
Coke, Ted Turner, Delta Air Lines
Atlanta
Bourbon Street, Étouffée,
Louis Armstrong
New Orleans
Clues
City
Mall of America, Target, Prince
Minneapolis
Elvis, Beale Street, Mississippi River
Memphis
Edgar Allan Poe, Crabcakes, The Wire
Baltimore
Beer, Lake Michigan, Happy Days
Milwaukee
Kodak, Erie Canal,
White Hot Garbage Plate
Rochester
Baylor, David Koresh, Brazos River
Waco
Alamo, River Walk, Spurs
San Antonio
Furniture, Amway, Gerald Ford
Grand Rapids
The Goonies, Cloudy, Columbia River
Astoria
Route 66, Lowell Observatory,
Near Grand Canyon
Flagstaff
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level 16
May 24, 2012
Gerald Ford = Ann Arbor?
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level 75
Oct 6, 2014
Based on what?
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level 72
Oct 8, 2014
Graduate of University of Michigan. But he was from Grand Rapids. That is where he represented in Congress.
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level 69
Nov 10, 2014
and has an airport named after him there
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level 75
Nov 10, 2014
Gerald Ford Airport is in Grand Rapids.
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level 58
Feb 2, 2016
Seriously, fuanacdc- a quick Google search can help you not look like an ignoramus.
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level 70
Jun 7, 2017
I'm guessing escojm doesn't recognize the irony of his comment.
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level 44
Jun 2, 2012
GOONIES!
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level 22
May 11, 2015
Where is astoria anyway?
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level 44
Oct 26, 2015
Its on the Oregon coast, slightly southwest of Portland, OR.
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level 65
Jul 20, 2017
Actually slightly northwest of Portland, at the mouth of the Columbia River.
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level 56
Jun 15, 2013
mall of america is in bloomington
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level 75
Nov 10, 2014
A suburb of Minneapolis.
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level 66
Jun 3, 2014
Being from Rochester, a garbage plate is something that all locals immediately recognize and relate to. They're so damn good.
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level 75
Jul 22, 2014
What is it?
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level 66
Nov 10, 2014
A plate with macaroni salad, home fries, and normally 2 hamburger patties on top (though you can do hot dogs or some other meat). It's essentially a heart attack on a plate but it's heavenly, especially with hot sauce and some mustard.
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level 75
Nov 10, 2014
sounds like garbage.
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level 70
Feb 1, 2017
Sounds like a great way to go. :-)
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level 54
Jul 28, 2014
As a Clevelander, I object to not seeing "guns, mistake, lousy teams."
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level 44
Sep 12, 2014
Cleveland has the most stunning sunsets I've ever seen.
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level 81
Oct 14, 2014
And apparently the heart of rock and roll.
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level 70
Feb 1, 2017
So after being told he only has 6 months to live, the guy freaks out, wondering what to do. The doctor tells him, "Relax! Just look for the fattest, ugliest woman you can find...marry her...and then move to Cleveland. The next 6 months will seem like an eternity."
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level 49
Mar 1, 2018
Cleveland also hasa river that catches on fire sometimes.. ;)
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level 75
Oct 11, 2014
You're kidding about Astoria, right? We're supposed to remember some obscure town from a 1985 movie (great movie, BTW) that has less than 10,000 people??
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level 81
Oct 14, 2014
The QM has a habit of putting one very difficult question into every quiz, just to separate the good from the great.
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level 69
Nov 10, 2014
it is good trivia...any trivia participant should know that
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level 75
Nov 10, 2014
I used to love that movie but couldn't remember where it was set.
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level 75
Nov 10, 2014
It was also the setting for Kindergarten Cop. I would have gotten it from that clue, but just couldn't remember where Goonies was set.
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level 50
Nov 11, 2014
I LOVE that you put Astoria in here! Of course, I'm also a huge Goonies fan AND I'm from Oregon, so....
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level 41
Nov 11, 2014
i got em all and i'm only 32 years old and american!
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level 55
Jul 31, 2015
Amazing!
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level 49
Jun 15, 2017
Surely that's the ideal position to be in. Or is it just a joke it probably is.
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level 74
Nov 13, 2014
100% with 2:27 left. pretty easy clues for anyone that pays attention to U.S. geography
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level 38
Apr 30, 2016
Happy days ;)
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level 49
Mar 1, 2018
Flagstaff is like an hour and a half drive from the Grand Canyon, its not that close...just sayin
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level 46
Nov 6, 2018
By the standards of this region, that's pretty close. Oh...writing from Flagstaff, in case that wasn't clear.