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US States by Borders in 30 Seconds

When you guess a state, all the states it borders will also be completed.
You also have to guess the two states that don't border any others
Quiz by scambigol
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Last updated: September 12, 2018
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First submittedApril 21, 2016
Times taken1,958,119
Average score66.0%
Rating4.51
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State
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
State
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
State
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
State
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
State
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
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Level 15
Dec 22, 2020
Alaska

Hawaii

Texas

Florida

California

Washington

Michigan

Colorado

Tennesee

New York

Maine

Georgia

Rhode Island

Virginia

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Level 58
Dec 27, 2020
16 states - Missouri, South Dakota, Utah, Ohio, North Carolina, Alaska, Hawaii, Rhode Island, Maryland, Washington, New York, Alabama, Iowa, California, Maine and Texas, with 8 seconds left.
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Level 35
Dec 31, 2020
Alaska, Hawaii, Nevada, Washington, Georgia, Illinois, Virginia, Delaware, New York, Maine, Ohio, Missisipi, South Dakota, Rhode Island, Colorado, Texas.

0:04 left.

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Level 61
Jan 5, 2021
I will never get the border badge :(
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Level 64
Jan 15, 2021
Nonsense my good man, keep on trying, it isn't as hard as you think!
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Level 61
Feb 13, 2021
Finally!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Level 61
Feb 13, 2021
GOT THE BADGE!
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Level 64
Jan 15, 2021
Border badge: Achieved!
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Level 45
Feb 3, 2021
Got it with a literal tiny fraction of a second left, Maryland is helpful
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Level 15
Feb 7, 2021
Did it in 5 seconds with alaska, colorado, georgia, hawaii, kentucky, louisiana, new hampshire, oregon, pennsylvania, south dakota, rhode island, and wisconsin. Also, doing it in 11 states is not possible, I have proven it
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Level 57
Feb 9, 2021
i did it with massachusetts pennsylvania idaho iowa texas tennessee california pennsylvania maine georgia montana colorado alaska and hawaii
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Level 57
Feb 9, 2021
ONE SECOND LEFT OMG
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Level 21
Feb 9, 2021
Omg i did it with one second left!
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Level 21
Mar 8, 2021
after dedicating a good half hour, i got it, with 3 seconds to spare. My life is comeplete!
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Level 47
Oct 9, 2023
Your life will actually be complete if you spelled complete right.
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Level 18
Mar 11, 2021
I almost finished typing North Carolina (MY BIRTH STATE)
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Level 43
Mar 18, 2021
I finally got it with 1 second left!!!!
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Level 31
Apr 29, 2021
I always do Nebraska, Hawaii, Alaska, Oregon, north Dakota,Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, Rhode island, Virginia, Oklahoma, Georgia, Mississippi, maine, and new York LOL
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Level 69
Apr 30, 2021
13 states only: Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Arizona, Minnesota, Missouri, Louisiana, Georgia, Ohio, Maryland, New York, Massachusetts, Maine.
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Level 46
May 4, 2021
It took multiple tries but I finally finished it with 2 seconds left. In the last 5 seconds I ha to spell Massachusetts correctly. My strat? (Not in any particular order). Hawaii, Alaska, Utah, South Dakota, Missouri, Texas, Oregon, Alabama, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Maine.
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Level 68
May 4, 2021
If I were to guess, I got 50/50 with a few milliseconds to spare... that was intense.
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Level 22
Jun 29, 2021
I had 2 seconds left
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Level 57
May 11, 2021
17 seconds
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Level 57
May 12, 2021
16 seconds
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Level 34
May 17, 2021
Got 3 seconds not very quick
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Level 67
Jun 12, 2021
42
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Level 67
Jun 12, 2021
48 this time
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Level 67
Jun 12, 2021
There 3 seconds remaining
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Level 24
Jul 14, 2021
I did with 3 Seconds remaining

Idaho, Arizona South Dakota, Wisconsin, Kansas, Arkansas, Kentucky, Maryland, New jersey, Maine, Massachusetts, Georgia & Ofc Alaska & Hawaii!

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Level 41
Jul 29, 2021
To anyone struggling to finish, I have one word for you: Missouri
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Level 67
Aug 1, 2021
Yup borders 8 states, same with Tennessee
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Level 67
Aug 1, 2021
20 seconds, I typed so fast my computer was lagging
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Level 50
Aug 3, 2021
Alaska

Hawaii

Rhode Island

Idaho

Arizona

Missouri

Arkansas

Minnesota

Georgia

Indiana

New York

Maine

Maryland

with enough practise i got it down to 18 seconds left

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Level 17
Aug 23, 2021
Maine, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Georgia, Indiana, Texas, Minnesota, Colorado, Nevada, Idaho, Alaska, Hawaii - with 7 seconds remaining
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Level 30
Aug 25, 2021
Did it in 3 seconds on my 4th try
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Level 17
Aug 25, 2021
did it in 3 seconds or with 3 seconds left cuz i did it with 3 seconds left
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Level 31
Aug 26, 2021
Love this quiz !!! Lots of attempts, 4 seconds left
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Level 66
Oct 7, 2021
I am slow at typing but got it on my 9th attempt.... Finally!
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Level 29
Oct 28, 2021
I was almost there, Massachusetts was my last one and I typed Massachusett and didn't have time to type the rest
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Level 29
Oct 28, 2021
Finaly got the border badge with one second left
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Level 32
Nov 4, 2021
48 done
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Level 32
Nov 4, 2021
nOice
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Level 40
Nov 19, 2021
Alaska, Hawaii, Alabama, North Carolina, Maryland, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Texas, Utah, North Dakota, Oregon
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Level 66
Dec 3, 2021
Colorado, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Oregon, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Massachusetts, Texas, Florida, Maine, Indiana, South Carolina, Hawaii, Alaska

Screwed up spelling South Carolina but finished with 0:01 lol

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Level 25
Dec 19, 2021
Finished with 2 seconds left WHEW
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Level 37
Jan 27, 2022
1 second left, I used Maine, New York, Rhode Island, Maryland, Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, California, Nebraska, Mississippi, Texas, Alaska, and Hawaii, 14 of them
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Level 45
Mar 9, 2022
I used Alaska, Hawaii, Nevada, Texas, Idaho, Nebraska, Minnesota, Indiana, Alabama, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Maine. 13 of 'em.
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Level 35
Jan 31, 2022
lets go!
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Level 45
Mar 9, 2022
YEEEEESSS!! My torture is finally over. My heart dropped when I had to do Pennsylvania since most of the time I type Lennsylvania but I still did it with 1 or 2 secs left!
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Level 35
Mar 18, 2022
to complete it do it in this order: iowa, missouri, utah, montana, oregon, alaska, hawaii, georgia texas, mississippi, michigan, maryland, new york, rhodeisland, maine, and the others i might have missed
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Level 32
Apr 7, 2022
1 second left. OMG that was REAL quick
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Level 30
Apr 11, 2022
Same one second left

Not for lack of trying!

That was complex

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Level 43
May 4, 2022
With 1 second! Man was that tough (especially im finnish) :(
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Level 22
May 5, 2022
12 seconds left!
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Level 35
May 25, 2022
Very hard!
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Level 35
May 28, 2022
I got it with 3 seconds left nice quiz.
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Level 45
Jun 19, 2022
finished with 9 seconds left
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Level 36
Jun 24, 2022
got all with 1s left !
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Level 51
Jun 29, 2022
6 sec by phone what can i do sometimes
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Level 21
Jul 28, 2022
1 sec. left
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Level 26
Aug 10, 2022
i always lose by either forgetting Delaware or getting all 48 states forgetting Alaska and Hawaii…
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Level 26
Aug 10, 2022
i did:

North Carolina, Alabama, Texas, California, Washington, South Dakota, Michigan, Maine, Rhode Island, New York, Missouri, Kentucky, Delaware

sorry if I missed any

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Level 41
Oct 5, 2022
literraly got it with 0:00 on the clock lol. The last i in Hawaii almost got me
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Level 27
Nov 1, 2022
Got it with 4 seconds left.
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Level 43
Dec 1, 2022
Definitely not the quickest way, but I did: Idaho, Nebraska, Texas, Minnesota, Illinois, Ohio, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, Georgia, Mississippi, California, Hawaii and Alaska with 4 seconds left
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Level 66
Dec 22, 2022
Again, the single complaint I have. 30 seconds is ridiculous. It is physically impossible for me to type that fast. When it's to get a badge it's even worse. Although I do have an idea,,,
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Level 41
Jan 13, 2023
ive gotten really good at this one over time. best time is 21 seconds but i think i can get under 20
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Level 41
Jan 17, 2023
colorado, nevada,idaho,minnesota,iowa,georgia,tennesee, ohio, new york,maine,maryland,rhode island,alaska,hawaii
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Level 52
Jan 28, 2023
Oregon,Utah,South Dakota,Kansas,Louisiana,Georgia,Maryland,Maine,New York,Rhode Island,Alaska Hawaii.

The two word names still work if you leave out the spaces.

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Level 33
Apr 10, 2023
Nope. Tried two-letter ones and it did not work.
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Level 50
Mar 1, 2023
Maine, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Kentucky, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Colorado, Montana, Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii

That gets answer

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Level 58
Mar 22, 2023
o seconds left lol
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Level 44
Apr 1, 2023
Cool
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Level 33
Apr 10, 2023
Quite literally impossible. No matter what you run out of time — everyone’s lying about finishing, because I would have done so by now if they had. I’ve studied geography for 12 years and know exactly what states would work, but no matter what time runs out.
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Level 44
Apr 11, 2023
literally two seconds left idaho is my savior, one time got all but wisconsin was so mad!!!
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Level 58
Apr 24, 2023
May I make a Telugu translation?
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Level 35
Apr 27, 2023
I keep getting this with literally 1 second to spare

Nebraska, Nevada, Texas and Michigan are my saviors

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Level 65
May 9, 2023
13 seconds left holy
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Level 25
May 18, 2023
cool quiz, could use more time though
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Level 44
Jun 4, 2023
Had like .0000001 seconds left how
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Level 31
Jun 4, 2023
Bro I tried like a hundred times to get 50/50. Kept running out of time after 49/50
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Level 46
Jun 15, 2023
I got it done with like .5 seconds to spare with: Idaho, California, Texas, Kansas, South Carolina, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Massachusetts, Maine, Montana, Illinois, Hawaii, Alaska
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Level 24
Jun 22, 2023
Challenging!
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Level 28
Jul 20, 2023
I feel like such an idiot after doing states around the edges and Hawaii and Alaska. I clearly didn’t read the title until after, lmao
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Level 26
Aug 4, 2023
Alaska,hawaii,idaho,arizona,minnesota,kansas, arkansas,indiana,georgia,maryland,new york,massachusetts,maine,rhode island

14 states with 2 seconds left

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Level 26
Sep 7, 2023
I literally got it with zero seconds left. Iowa gets you a great amount of states as well as Colorado.

The order I used was Iowa, Colorado, Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii, Alabama, Ohio, Rhode Island, North Carolina, and Maine

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Level 26
Sep 20, 2023
Jus looked back and I missed a couple
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Level 48
Sep 9, 2023
alaska - hawaii - idaho - arizona - north dakota - iowa - ohio oklahoma - louisiana - florida - north carolina - pennsylvania - massachusetts
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Level 47
Oct 9, 2023
Alaska + Hawaii + California + Idaho + Utah + Texas + Minnesota + Missouri + Tennessee + Georgia + Maryland + New York + Rhode Island + Maine = 50/50
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Level 19
Oct 30, 2023
les go I got all with 1 second remaining
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Level 31
Nov 1, 2023
27 seconds
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Level 8
Nov 14, 2023
i dont write that fast
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Level 25
Nov 28, 2023
i finished with 0 seconds to spare(i did get all of them)
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Level 17
Nov 28, 2023
Ggs rough quiz to take.
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Level 21
Dec 18, 2023
Finished at :30 seconds no time to spare :)
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Level 24
Jan 8, 2024
This is makes a fun little graph theory problem. I couldn't get it lower than 12 states though.
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Level 30
Jan 14, 2024
I'm Korean

46/50...

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Level 13
Feb 2, 2024
Alaksa, Hawaii, Idaho, arizona, minnesota, arkansas, missouri gerogia, ohio, maryland, new york, maine, rhode island. 13 states 17 seconds left
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Level 23
Feb 22, 2024
"Arizona, Idaho, Minnesota, Missouri, Tennessee, texas, Georgia, Alaska, Pennsylvania, İndiana, Vermont, Maine, Connecticut, Hawaii".
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Level 36
Feb 25, 2024
Go to hell South Carolina