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  1. #1
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    Default Diversion: States Puzzle

    Here's an online puzzle to see if you know where all the states go.

    I had an average error of 127 miles the first time, not knowing what to expect from the program, and really messing up on Arkansaw and Idaho. On the second try I did much better, 24 miles average error.

    Place The State
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    Default It's fun,try it!!!

    I kind of surprised myself,on the first try I got within 21 miles error.
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    Sheesh!

    I had an average error of 4 miles, then I dropped Ohio, and couldn't find it. 39 perfect out of 41!

    I didn't get to finish! LOL!

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    Smile Cute Game

    I did in the 20's the first time and tried again and got down to an 8 . I guess I can live with that.

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    Default Cool link!

    I got 92%, 21 435 seconds. How do you find OK without any other states around it! Sheesh.

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    I guess the states come up in random order. Mine came up pretty good - a lot of coastal states which were easy to place.

    Are we bored, or what? LOL!

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    Default States Game

    Got in low 20's first time. About 5th time got it to 98% 2mi 369 sec. Drove big rigs for 3 years all over country, prob helped a little. Quiit while I,m ahead.

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    Well, that was fun! It's been a long time since I thought about the relative position of our states! 88% and 25 miles for me - first time - I think I can improve on that! Dave's son said "Ha, Ha, isn't that a children's game?" Ooops - maybe he will try it!

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    I got 96% with an 11 mile avg. error and 48 perfect. I copmletely blew Wyoming by over 500 miles...and KY by almost 60 (and i've lived there).

    My second time I got 49 out of 50 perfect with the error avg. down to 1 mile. (292 seconds)
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    Talking Fun game

    Mine was 32 miles, 80%, 622 sec. Hmmm...I must be getting OLD or something Hey, I KNEW Albion wouldn't show up, but Where's WALDO?

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