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Word Scramble - European Cities

Beat the clock to unscramble the names of 20 random cities in Europe (within the top 200).
The answers change every time!
Answer must correspond to the yellow box
Only one-word cities featured in this quiz are applicable
Quiz by Stewart
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First submittedNovember 29, 2018
Last updatedNovember 30, 2018
Times taken8,971
Rating3.63
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level 70
Nov 30, 2018
Great!
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level 65
Nov 30, 2018
I got "criuam" and my immediate thought was 'Murica.
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level 55
Nov 30, 2018
My immediate thought to that one was "Murica" and "Carium", combining slang and some made-up chemical element!
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level 77
Nov 30, 2018
I got "Roasavt" and immediately thought of Saratov... but it was Ostrava. Both should be accepted for the same hint.
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level 55
Nov 30, 2018
Nice find! Both are actually in the quiz, it's just by chance that they're anagrams! Both will be accepted as typeins now. Thanks for the find :)
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level 70
Dec 2, 2018
That's actually super need cool.
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level 70
Feb 25, 2019
Both appeared in my take.
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level 81
Nov 30, 2018
mmaol will never be Malmö because an o is not an ö.
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level 55
Nov 30, 2018
We've had this issue on the French (Anagrammes aléatoires) and German (Wortgemisch) word scrambles. After contacting the Quizmaster, this can't be changed easily since the way the scrambling works using the javascript requires normal letters and not special characters.

Sorry for the inconvenience.
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level 81
Nov 30, 2018
Ö is a perfectly normal letter of course. Depends on your viewpoint.
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level 55
Nov 30, 2018
Of course, I mean the way Javascripts regular expressions work only regards A-z as normal.

Obviously in, say, Mandarin, very few (if any) of A-z are considered normal, since they use different symbols entirely.
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level 85
Nov 30, 2018
aiis lasi
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level 65
Dec 1, 2018
wow so many italian cities!
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level 65
Dec 2, 2018
Bielefeld doesn't exist, this quiz should be corrected...
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level 70
Dec 2, 2018
Merkel's merkin exists. I've seen the pics.
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level 74
Dec 4, 2018
Given the relative obscurity of some of these names, the yellow box is just in the way. Does not seem necessary. It not likely someone is just going to start randomly guessing Bydgoszcz, Dnipro or Izhevsk on their own (unless a cat is walking across the keyboard.) Heck, those look scrambled without being scrambled. (No disrespect to the residents and founders of those fine cities.) If the words were the capital cities of Europe, or the largest cities in Europe, the yellow box would make sense. Not on this one.
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level 57
Aug 11, 2019
Agreed I really dont see the need for the yellow box. Of all the cities in europe, it would be quite improbably if you randomly typed the right one (and if you start randomly typing you probably would start with the better know ones, paris, london, and well, they are easy enough to get on your own.)
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level 85
Dec 4, 2018
Great Quiz Stewart, can do this for hours, like a game. Thanks.
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level 55
Dec 4, 2018
Thank you for the kind words Johhan :)
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level 77
Dec 7, 2018
I find the word scrambles to be among the hardest. My brain just doesn't enjoy them.
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level 75
Dec 9, 2018
It seems Bydgoczsz has very lenient type ins.
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level 68
Feb 25, 2019
This is the hardest quiz I've taken here in months, good work.
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level 59
Feb 25, 2019
Lemgo and Narva should be accepted.
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level 55
Feb 25, 2019
- Lemgo = a small town of 40,000 people
- vs.
- Gomel = the second largest city of Belarus with 560,000 people
Gonna say no to Lemgo there.

- Narva = a small city with 57k people
- vs.
- Varna = the third largest city of Bulgaria with 340,000 people
Again going to say no. The description clearly states that this quiz pools from the 200 largest cities in Europe (and I think I added in the remaining capitals also), so these two would definitely not comply.
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level 35
Feb 25, 2019
lmao I missed my own damn city
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level 59
Feb 25, 2019
Woo, Bristol! Bournemouth isn't a city though.
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level 55
Feb 25, 2019
I know some of these aren't *technically* cities (almost all culprits are from UK), but it'd be silly to call this quiz Word Scramble - European Cities and some UK Towns!

So I'm aware that city isn't 100% accurate, but blame the way we designate cities here in the UK arbitrarily, rather than logically like most other countries!
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level 53
Feb 25, 2019
I got lucky with London, Berlin, Moscow, and Copenhagen. And short words like Ufa, whatever that is.
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level 60
Feb 25, 2019
Turns out that the land of numbers, Mathington, is not a real place, although Nottingham is.
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level 55
Feb 26, 2019
If that was real I would definitely like to live there :)
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level 38
Feb 26, 2019
Isn't Chelyabinsk in Asia?
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level 75
Feb 26, 2019
Wow. Got four, but had only heard of half a dozen more when I saw the answers.
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level 73
Jul 22, 2019
The tricky part is wondering if I'd even know the city once it's unscrambled. In which case it's unscramblable. Ha.
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level 57
Aug 11, 2019
What is the top 200 referring to?? the 200 biggest? most well known? most guessed on a certain jetpunk quiz?

Or top 200 favourite holiday destinations?

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level 55
Aug 11, 2019
The caveat clearly states "Only one-word cities featured in this quiz are applicable", clicking the link gives you the answer; 200 Biggest.
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level 79
Aug 22, 2019
I enjoyed the quiz, I found it very hard quite a few cities I havn't heard of, and I'm generally quite good at this sort of thing