Terrible City Spellings Accepted by JetPunk

Can you guess the correct spelling of these cities based on a terrible spelling which is typically accepted by JetPunk?
Quiz by overtired
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Last updated: May 5, 2021
First submittedMarch 12, 2021
Times taken21,982
Average score65.0%
Rating4.93
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Terrible
Correct
lasangas
Los Angeles
sopolo
São Paulo
millwalkie
Milwaukee
boardux
Bordeaux
losville
Louisville
duesaladorf
Düsseldorf
mini apples
Minneapolis
Terrible
Correct
albakrunkie
Albuquerque
edingbobsleigh
Edinburgh
philedelffea
Philadelphia
marsiele
Marseille
johaneusborg
Johannesburg
danpasser
Denpasar
cassablanka
Casablanca
Terrible
Correct
mellberne
Melbourne
siny
Sydney
meddilen
Medellin
thesollonaca
Thessaloniki
fortolaisa
Fortaleza
tenjen
Tianjin
+88
Level 67
Mar 12, 2021
groit kuis! :D
+67
Level 82
Mar 12, 2021
thang cue :)
+44
Level 64
Apr 13, 2022
for 1 second I thought it was Dutch..
+14
Level 49
Apr 15, 2022
As a Dutchie myself, i thought i suddenly lost the ability to read my own language..
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Level 32
Aug 1, 2022
Me too...
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Level 52
Mar 12, 2021
To save time, Imma start using "Siny".
+10
Level 72
Mar 12, 2021
koal edia
+104
Level 73
Mar 12, 2021
No one:

QM: edingbobsleigh

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Level 82
Mar 8, 2022
This one amazed me.
+74
Level 65
Mar 27, 2021
Another funny one: "Bydgoszcz" is so hard to spell that the type-in accepts "bad quiz"
+8
Level 82
Mar 8, 2022
That's gold. Strong contender for the sequel, I'd say.
+5
Level 66
Mar 14, 2022
That's gold, Jerry! Gold!
+1
Level 56
Apr 13, 2022
I also can never spell Nizhniy Novgorod!
+7
Level 59
Apr 13, 2022
i don't wanna be that guy but i think it may be spelt nizhny novgorod
+1
Level 34
Apr 14, 2022
Not sure if you mistyped it on purpose or not
+6
Level 65
Apr 23, 2022
AcTuAlLy It'S Нижний Новгород
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Level 48
Jul 29, 2022
i had to like this to bring it to 69 likes
+14
Level 73
Apr 8, 2021
I though Bangalore was spelled Bengaluru so what you have seems pretty close.

But I had NO idea about siny until I said it with an Australian accent. So funny.

Fun quiz

+6
Level 82
Apr 11, 2021
Sure, some are closer than others. Ibidan is the closest. Bengiloru is a bad spelling of both Bangalore and Bengaluru. The type-in allows for both of course so I have purposefully chosen something in between :)
+1
Level 59
Apr 13, 2022
bengaluru is bengalore
+3
Level 60
Apr 11, 2021
Accept Bengaluru for Bangalore because that's the original spelling. Westerns had trouble pronouncing Bengaluru so they called it Bangalore.
+7
Level 82
Apr 11, 2021
The point of the quiz is to give the exact spelling of the answer revealed by JetPunk when these are entered, as per the instructions. Bengaluru is not revealed when someone types bengiloru, so it isn't the answer. On a general quiz I would of course allow Bengaluru.
+9
Level 65
Apr 11, 2021
It should accept Bengaluru, many people say Bengaluru, not Bangalore, so I wondered why Bengaluru wasn't working when I kept trying that. Only after the quiz ended I saw that Bangalore was an answer.
+13
Level 65
Apr 12, 2021
lol also Bengaluru IS the actual name
+10
Level 76
Apr 11, 2021
"edingbobsleigh" haha
+8
Level 37
Apr 11, 2021
Sopolo? Wow. But and Sri Jellyfish Tempura?
+2
Level 44
Dec 16, 2021
It's in the capital cities one
+15
Level 66
Apr 11, 2021
I'm surprised 'sopolo' isn't a type-in for 'Sapporo'! I was trying to make Abidjan go for 'ibadan' - doesn't seem worse than some existing options and the actual answer isn't far off the misspelling.
+1
Level 63
Apr 11, 2021
I thought the same thing.
+1
Level 55
Apr 13, 2022
Yes, I also thougth about Sapporo
+5
Level 54
Apr 11, 2021
Accept Bengaluru?
+1
Level 82
Apr 11, 2021
See above comments and quiz instructions.
+3
Level 62
May 5, 2021
It should be accepted because it isn't a wrong spelling, it's an alternate name.
+4
Level 82
May 5, 2021
OK, you win. I have removed it from the quiz.
+5
Level 76
Mar 14, 2022
Bangalore was officially renamed to Bengaluru on 1 November 2014.
+7
Level 69
Apr 11, 2021
Trying to figure that first one out, though! Thinking to myself, "Is there a town called Lasagne?"
+6
Level 92
Apr 11, 2021
I thought it was the Swiss city Lausanne. Los Angeles didn't even occur to me.
+2
Level 82
Apr 11, 2021
I always use it now, just because it's easier to type, and I think "lasagna" every time :)
+10
Level 55
Apr 15, 2021
Kaz overtired has great quizzes Stan is accepted for Kazakhstan lol
+4
Level 66
Apr 18, 2021
It's also called Thessalonica, so that spelling isn't SO terrible.
+11
Level 63
May 7, 2021
mini apples...
+1
Level 54
Sep 25, 2021
Lots of food is accepted I guess.
+15
Level 65
May 21, 2021
For Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, and Tajikistan, you can first write 'Kaz', "Kyrg' and 'Taj' respectively and write anything you want and then finish it in 'Stan'. eg. 'Taj said hello to Stan'

For Federated States of Micronesia, you can just include 'Micronesia' in your response and it will work. eg. 'During the holidays, I visited Micronesia'

+6
Level 54
Sep 25, 2021
Similarly for Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte you just need Sri J and pura, so Sri Jellyfish Tempura was born.
+7
Level 82
Mar 8, 2022
I just type "FSM" and "Kotte".
+1
Level 65
Sep 4, 2022
Hah, you missed SJK
+2
Level 73
Apr 13, 2022
So if you copy and paste this entire comment into the countries of the world quiz, you'd get Micronesia as a correct answer. Wild
+1
Level 65
Apr 23, 2022
Actually you'd get Kazakhstan because it's first :)
+1
Level 73
May 20, 2022
See for yourself
+4
Level 60
Jul 2, 2021
albakrunkie lol
+3
Level 76
Mar 8, 2022
The Edinburgh one is amazing
+2
Level 82
Mar 8, 2022
I just had to check if that worked...

It freaking worked!!!!!

+2
Level 70
Mar 8, 2022
Although the Düsseldorf one is still spelled wrong, the "ue" makes sense, as that is an acceptable alternative spelling of "ü," and probably more accurate than "Dusseldorf," which would be pronounced differently without the umlaut.
+2
Level 80
Mar 8, 2022
I guess not Philly, but Duesseldorf should definitely be accepted, it's just an alternate spelling.
+1
Level 58
Mar 31, 2022
Yup, I always thought that adding an e after a vowel that should have an umlaut was the standard way to do it if your keyboard doesn't have umlauts, though a German friend said he just ignores the umlaut and doesn't bother with the e either
+2
Level 84
Mar 8, 2022
I did an equivalent quiz for countries a while back.
+1
Level 82
Mar 8, 2022
Ah, this gave me a laugh. Especially Edinburgh. Good work.
+1
Level 76
Mar 8, 2022
Isn't Lasagnas supposed to be the alternate spelling for Las Vegas? lol
+3
Level 65
Mar 8, 2022
Edingbobsleigh almost made me choke on my water!
+2
Level 75
Mar 9, 2022
Accept type-ins?
+4
Level 64
Mar 9, 2022
I LIVE in São Paulo hahaha

When I realize this could be the answer I was like "it's not possible..." HAHAHAHA

+5
Level 83
Mar 9, 2022
Looking at the badly spelled one made me forget how to spell them correctly. I had to figure out what city it was and then look away in order to type the correct name.
+1
Level 76
Mar 9, 2022
exactly...for the life of me i couldn't spell Minneapolis.
+1
Level 68
Mar 9, 2022
I am now in love with the "edingbobsleigh" spelling
+1
Level 76
Mar 9, 2022
Thessalonica should also be accepted. It is the English spelling of the Greek city.
+1
Level 65
Mar 10, 2022
maybe you shouldn't
+2
Level 37
Mar 14, 2022
Fortolaisa... I feel drunk here
+3
Level 67
Apr 11, 2022
I took this quiz thinking how could people be so stupid. Then I got to the last question and couldn’t figure out why Tanjin wasn’t accepted.
+1
Level 58
Apr 13, 2022
That was very fun, thank you
+2
Level 66
Apr 13, 2022
This really made my head hurt...Loved it!
+1
Level 58
Apr 13, 2022
I said A! L! B! U! ... ... ... ... QUERQUEEEEEEEE!!!
+1
Level 58
Apr 13, 2022
I'm from Brazil and I would NEVER guess tha Sopolo is supposed to be São Paulo, I'm laughing so hard.
+1
Level 56
Apr 13, 2022
Edingbobsleigh is even tougher to write than the real one, I don't get these people
+1
Level 66
Apr 13, 2022
I think it just accepts starting with Edin, and ending in gh.. like Kyrgyzstan you it just needs Kyr and Stan, you could wright Kyrghelloisitmeyourelookingforstan, and get it. Edinbobsleigh did make me laugh though!
+2
Level 82
Apr 13, 2022
As I recall you need Edinb at the beginning, then end in gh. Hence me looking for a word that begins with b and ends in gh. Bobsleigh just happened to be my favourite :)
+1
Level 63
Apr 13, 2022
Mini apples! I LOVE IT
+4
Level 82
Apr 13, 2022
Me too, tasty and portable. Great for a pocket snack.
+1
Level 80
Apr 13, 2022
here's a case where actually being able to speak the language was a hindrance to guessing the answer -> even after the answer reveal, the disparity between "tenjen" and the _real_ pronunciation was so great, I never would have been able to guess
+1
Level 55
Apr 13, 2022
Nice idea! I actually found some spelling-mistakes in my own type-ins.
+1
Level 50
Apr 13, 2022
Ain't no way "mini apples" is accepted for Minneapolis. That's too funny
+1
Level 54
Apr 13, 2022
Maybe Duesseldorf? Another alternate spelling
+2
Level 43
Apr 13, 2022
mini apples !!
+2
Level 67
Apr 13, 2022
I've never laughed so hard taking a quiz. Wow!
+1
Level 82
Apr 13, 2022
Glad you enjoyed it :)
+2
Level 39
Apr 13, 2022
And whadaya know, I spelled multiple correct cities wrong on a test to tell you how to spell them.
+1
Level 45
Apr 13, 2022
thet whes phone
+1
Level 82
Apr 13, 2022
glut ewe enjoined id
+1
Level 34
Apr 13, 2022
absoloot osam kuis O-O
+1
Level 78
Apr 14, 2022
ah kant eevan wthi thus kwezze
+3
Level 63
Apr 14, 2022
Mini apples, it's the biggest city in Mini soda.
+1
Level 54
Apr 14, 2022
Spelled Denpasar with as Denpansar... Somehow I missed both of the first two haha. I was convinced 'tenjen' was 'tianviane' until I realized it's 'vientiane'.
+2
Level 58
Apr 15, 2022
"A mini soda would have been nice" - Ronald Reagan
+1
Level 65
Apr 23, 2022
"Couldn't you at least give me a larger soda?" - Walter Mondale
+1
Level 19
Apr 25, 2022
I don't know why but this quiz made me laugh. Those spellings were way fun.
+1
Level 69
Apr 30, 2022
How on earth do you accept Edingbobsleigh???
+1
Level 50
Jun 1, 2022
These spelling are so bad I can’t even tell what city it is
+1
Level 66
Jun 21, 2022
More, please.
+1
Level 65
Jul 16, 2022
made a reaction video to this!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2SGCktFEGc

Still giggling at Lasangas. Great quiz.

+1
Level 68
Jul 19, 2022
I can't laugh TOO hard because a lot of my usual accepted spellings are not correct either, I come to find out
+1
Level 60
Aug 12, 2022
sopolo i thought meant Sapporo