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Now for your quiz:

What is the significance of the following cities?  What do they have in common? 

  • Bonn
  • Brasília
  • Buenos Aires
  • London
  • Madrid
  • Montevideo
  • Paris
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Rome

Here's a hint - in relation to what they have in common, here's the order in which they might appear: 

  • Montevideo
  • Rome
  • Bonn
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Brasília
  • London
  • Buenos Aires
  • Paris
  • Madrid

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Written by Frank on June 6, 2014

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Smart European on June 6, 2014

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Does the answer begin with P?

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The answer I have in mind doesn't begin with P. I suppose there might be some other thing that they all have in common though. :-)

FrankW on June 6, 2014

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The answer I have in mind doesn't begin with P. I suppose there might be some other thing that they all have in common though. :-)

Chrysalis E on June 6, 2014

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I'm assuming they're all capital cities. Just a guess, however! :)

Anonymous on June 6, 2014

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All capitals of empires?

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Possibly, but there have been other cities that were also capitals of empires.

Anonymous on June 6, 2014

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Is this a soccer thing?

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There might be some connection there - I'll probably wait for a couple days to see if more clues are needed.

Frank on June 6, 2014

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If you figure out the answer feel free to say that you figured it out but please wait to post so others can have a chance to try to have fun with this. Thanks!

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