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Post by >THE Ben Reilly< on Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:03 pm

... for an American.

Nobody try naming all 50, just start throwing state names out there and me and edds will see if it's on our list yet.

Go, go, go!

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Post by Guest on Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:08 pm

*THE Ben Reilly* wrote:... for an American.

Nobody try naming all 50, just start throwing state names out there and me and edds will see if it's on our list yet.

Go, go, go!


I should get a view, being as i am reading the book Lincoln

Virginia
Maine
Kentucky
Florida
Texas
California
Ohio
South Carolina
North Carolina
Illinois
New York??? Unsure 
California
Alaska
New mexico


And now i am stuck

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Post by >THE Ben Reilly< on Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:11 pm

Didge wrote:
*THE Ben Reilly* wrote:... for an American.

Nobody try naming all 50, just start throwing state names out there and me and edds will see if it's on our list yet.

Go, go, go!


I should get a view, being as i am reading the book Lincoln

Virginia
Maine
Kentucky
Florida
Texas
California
Ohio
South Carolina
North Carolina
Illinois
New York??? Unsure 
California
Alaska
New mexico


And now i am stuck

Got all of those. And New York's the name of a city and a state.

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Post by eddie on Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:12 pm

Hurry up..or he’s gonna google cheat and then he’ll moan all bloody night.

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Post by Guest on Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:15 pm

*THE Ben Reilly* wrote:
Didge wrote:


I should get a view, being as i am reading the book Lincoln

Virginia
Maine
Kentucky
Florida
Texas
California
Ohio
South Carolina
North Carolina
Illinois
New York??? Unsure 
California
Alaska
New mexico


And now i am stuck

Got all of those. And New York's the name of a city and a state.


I know a few more i am sure of it and will feel silly when they are all posted. 

Anywa, I am going to get back to my book Lincoln, might remember some more then...  Laughing

I notice I did california twice doh

Hope others surprise you on this. 

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Post by >THE Ben Reilly< on Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:18 pm

Okay, we got them. Thanks!

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Post by eddie on Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:19 pm

Okaaaay....so it isn’t a wasted thread and hasn’t been a waste of (my) everyone’s time...what’s your favourite state and why?
Which state would you like to visit?

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Post by >THE Ben Reilly< on Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:13 pm

eddie wrote:Okaaaay....so it isn’t a wasted thread and hasn’t been a waste of (my) everyone’s time...what’s your favourite state and why?
Which state would you like to visit?

Other than Texas for me, obviously. I really enjoyed my two trips to New York state. Once I went to NYC, and that was really cool; another time I stayed in a really small town upstate, and it was beautiful.

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Post by eddie on Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:34 pm

Didge wrote:
*THE Ben Reilly* wrote:
Didge wrote:


I should get a view, being as i am reading the book Lincoln

Virginia
Maine
Kentucky
Florida
Texas
California
Ohio
South Carolina
North Carolina
Illinois
New York??? Unsure 
California
Alaska
New mexico


And now i am stuck

Got all of those. And New York's the name of a city and a state.


I know a few more i am sure of it and will feel silly when they are all posted. 

Anywa, I am going to get back to my book Lincoln, might remember some more then...  Laughing

I notice I did california twice doh

Hope others surprise you on this. 

Night


Ah Lincoln. The capital of Nebraska. One of the ones we didn’t have. Suspect

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Post by Syl on Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:00 am

eddie wrote:Okaaaay....so it isn’t a wasted thread and hasn’t been a waste of (my) everyone’s time...what’s your favourite state and why?
Which state would you like to visit?

Hawaii....it always looks so beautiful in those old Elvis films.

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Post by nicko on Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:27 am

I can't think of any more, but when I see my Wife Alaska !
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Post by Original Quill on Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:06 am

It's easy.

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Post by WhoseYourWolfie on Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:17 am

eddie wrote:
Okaaaay....so it isn’t a wasted thread and hasn’t been a waste of (my) everyone’s time...what’s your favourite state and why?
Which state would you like to visit?

Cool

I can actually plan a round-trip from here, to visit a few states that I would like to check out...

Stop off in Hawaii enroute (it's either there or NZ, depending on the flight);
Land in Seattle ==  Washington State --  check out their mountains, forests;
Travel down through Oregon --  ditto mountains and forests, plus a river;
Stop in California --  camp out in Quill's backyard, travel out and check out agricultural things like their beekeeping, vineyards, farms --  and beaches;
Have a look at Texas, to see what all the fuss is about --  throw stones at Ben's window if he's home;
Fly across to Maryland and Delaware --  because I have friends living in those two states;
Maybe visit neighbouring places like New York, *Carolina(s) and Virginia --  if I had the time..


I've been (loosely) developing these ideas for a trip to the US since I made some friends from Ocean City, MD way, way back in the 1980s..      

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Post by >THE Ben Reilly< on Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:55 am

We got stuck at 47, had to look up the 3 we'd forgotten: Iowa, Indiana and Nebraska. Caucus, college hoops and corn.

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Post by Original Quill on Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:27 pm

*THE Ben Reilly* wrote:We got stuck at 47, had to look up the 3 we'd forgotten: Iowa, Indiana and Nebraska. Caucus, college hoops and corn.

The trick is to visit all of the states. I had been in all but one, and that was Kansas. Then one day I had to take a deposition in Wichita.

Still, I flew into Oklahoma City, stayed there in a hotel and drove into and outta Kansas the same day. So it wasn't much of a visit.

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Post by eddie on Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:31 pm

I’d like to visit Maine. A lot of Stephen King’s books were based there.

To be totally honest, I’d travel anywhere new, it’s a big dream of mine.

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Post by Original Quill on Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:41 am

eddie wrote:I’d like to visit Maine. A lot of Stephen King’s books were based there.

To be totally honest, I’d travel anywhere new, it’s a big dream of mine.

Maine is a very kool state. I frequently visited Bar Harbor Island when I was teaching at Rutgers University. The best lobsters in the world...well, except for the African Black Lobster, that you only get in Lisbon, the best seafood city in the world. Rolling Eyes

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Post by Guest on Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:26 am

Okay, can anyone name all the counties in the UK??

Without looking this up on google

I would think this would be a lot harder for our American and Australian friends.

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