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Denver... or Miami?

Try to guess whether each statement applies to the city of Denver or Miami.
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Last updated: May 29, 2023
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First submittedMay 29, 2023
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1. Is further south
Denver
Miami
2. Has a higher elevation
Denver
Miami
3. Is the capital city of its state
Denver
Miami
4. Has a higher population in its metro area
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Miami
Miami (6.1 mil), Denver (3.0 mil)
5. Will Smith wrote a song about the city
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Miami
6. Is closer to Washington D.C.
Denver
Miami
7. A majority of the people in the city proper speak Spanish at home
Denver
Miami
8. Has a higher per-capita income
Denver
Miami
9. Has more skyscrapers
Denver
Miami
10. Has never exceeded 100 °F in its recorded history
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Miami
11. The "unsinkable" Molly Brown was a famous early resident
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Molly Brown was called "unsinkable" because she survived the sinking of the Titanic in 1912
12. Has a suburb named Aurora with over 300,000 residents
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Miami
13. Hosts a Formula One race
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Miami
14. Has more billionaires in its metro area
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Miami
15. Is named after a person
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In order to curry favor, Denver named itself after Kansas territorial governor James W. Denver
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Level 66
May 30, 2023
How tf has miami never surpassed 100F???
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Level 86
May 30, 2023
I always get this question twisted. It seems like such a no-brainer that it's not until afterwards that I realize that I've learned this before. And before. And before. I've learned this plenty of times, but ironically it seems like I'll never know it.
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Level 44
Jun 7, 2023
To this point, how has Denver exceeded 100°f?
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Level 77
Jul 9, 2023
Oceans act as a natural temperature buffer, explaining Miami’s lower than expected maximum temperature. Not sure how Denver got so hot… but… hot air rises!
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Level 63
May 30, 2023
For several questions, it would be nice to add "both" and "neither", e.g. for question 3: "Is the capital city of its state".
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Level 68
Jul 9, 2023
What do I know about Denver and Miami?? Oh well, give it a go. Apparently a lot!