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    Guess Where The Road Is #1

    Finally ... a new contest for the Cyburbian community!

    A poster displays an image of a road. Hints as to the road's location should be identifiable in the landscape, vehicles, surrounding built environment, traffic patterns, road design or engineering specific to a region, or signage. That means play fair ... don't post something like this



    Instead, post something like this.



    For this first contest, I give you ...

    2nd runner-up - the Cyburbian that guesses the state or province where the pictured road is located.

    1st runner-up - the Cyburbian that guesses the nearest metropolitan area or region.

    Winner - the Cyburbian that guesses the name or number, and approximate location, of the actual road itself.

    Let's begin with something easy.
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    Kansas, its pretty darn flat
    "They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." Ben Franklin

    Remember this motto to live by: "Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, martini in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming 'WOO- HOO what a ride!'"

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    North Indiana, I-65 or I-69
    Ohio, I-70 or I-71
    Oddball
    Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves?
    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
    From Kelly's Heroes (1970)


    Are you sure you're not hurt ?
    No. Just some parts wake up faster than others.
    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
    From Electric Horseman (1979)

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    Not Kansas, not Indiana, definitely not Ohio.
    Growth for growth's sake is the ideology of the cancer cell. -- Edward Abbey

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    I-5, between Stockton and Sacramento.

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    Quote Originally posted by RichmondJake
    I-5, between Stockton and Sacramento.
    Not in California.
    Growth for growth's sake is the ideology of the cancer cell. -- Edward Abbey

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    It's gotta be along I-80 in Nebraska.

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    Is it Texas or North Dakota ?

    Not Canadian
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    Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves?
    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
    From Kelly's Heroes (1970)


    Are you sure you're not hurt ?
    No. Just some parts wake up faster than others.
    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
    From Electric Horseman (1979)

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    Quote Originally posted by Wanigas?
    It's gotta be along I-80 in Nebraska.
    Not in Nebraska, I'm afraid.
    Growth for growth's sake is the ideology of the cancer cell. -- Edward Abbey

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    It's definitely not I-80 in Nebraska. It has too many lanes especially in a rural area. My guess is I-94 in Michigan between Benton Harbor and Battle Creek.
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    Colorado, east of Denver?

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    Quote Originally posted by Bear Up North
    Colorado, east of Denver?

    Bear
    It does look like the (lack of) scenery along I-70 in Eastern Colorado.

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    I-90, west of Spokane.

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    I-94 South of Milwaukee
    Dude, I'm cheesing so hard right now.

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    Quote Originally posted by the north omaha star
    It's definitely not I-80 in Nebraska. It has too many lanes especially in a rural area. My guess is I-94 in Michigan between Benton Harbor and Battle Creek.
    I'm certain it's not there, I-94 is 2 lanes each side between Battle Creek and Benton Harbor.

    What about I-75 northbound, between Flint and Saginaw, MI?

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    I-10 Outside of Huston?
    “Ahh! Beer. So many choices. And it makes so little difference."
    - Bender

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    I-75 South of Macon, Georgia
    "I'm a white male, age 18 to 49. Everyone listens to me, no matter how dumb my suggestions are."

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    Florida Turnpike? Near Hollywood?(FL not CA)
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    Quote Originally posted by Gedunker
    Florida Turnpike? Near Hollywood?(FL not CA)
    Yeah, it does kinda look like a toll road that I was on once in FL.
    “Ahh! Beer. So many choices. And it makes so little difference."
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    Quote Originally posted by Dragon
    I-10 Outside of Huston?
    Ding ding ding! You got it ... it's I-10, the Katy Freeway, west of Houston.

    Your prize ... a copy of the Houston zoning code!



    While it could be one of those other flat places mentioned, some clues include the lack of treelines, an absolutely flat yet green landscape, and a straight, straight, straight road, a TXDOT trademark.
    Growth for growth's sake is the ideology of the cancer cell. -- Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally posted by Dan
    Your prize ... a copy of the Houston zoning code!


    [Wiping monitor clean]Subtle sense of humor, oh exalted leader.[/Wiping monitor clean]

    So, Dan, did you make up this whole game just so you could use that joke?

    Congrats, Dragon
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    "Once he timed your fastball, your infielders were in jeopardy."
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    So is this like a GTC where the winner gets to post the next one?

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    I-10 Outside of Huston?
    Good job Dragon. Now if you can just learn to spell...Huston!?! :-P
    A word to the wise ain't necessary. It's the stupid ones that need the advice.
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    Quote Originally posted by Dan
    Ding ding ding! You got it ... it's I-10, the Katy Freeway, west of Houston.

    Your prize ... a copy of the Houston zoning code!
    YES!! Finally I won something, although I can’t spell Houston properly. May spell check be ever vigilant.

    I’d like to thank my brother for living north of Houston and making me come visit him often.

    Quote Originally posted by jestes
    Good job Dragon. Now if you can just learn to spell...Huston!?! :-P
    Be quiet, I was in a hurry to get my answer out there. Besides, you hired me out of pity, what do you expect?!? :-P
    “Ahh! Beer. So many choices. And it makes so little difference."
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