UK 50K+ Cities Closest Larger City Challenge

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You begin with 10 minutes.  A 50K+ UK city will appear..name the closest UK city with a *larger population* than it among the 10 closest (or 1-9 closest for #2-#10 largest cities), trying to get the closest and accumulating points.  SEE POINTS NOTES BELOW.

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SCORING: Points are awarded as follows: getting a top 10 closest larger city: +5, getting the closest remaining +25 as well as a ‘distance bonus’ which is proportional to the distance corresponding to your answer, completing a city: +100, skipping a city: -25.

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  1. 1
    You have it as “next” to skip capital rather than city btw.
  2. -1
    I’ve found several bugs on this quiz… both Manchester and Leeds have only 6 cities. Newcastle, Nottingham, Coventry, Exeter, Hull and Aberdeen doesn’t seem to accept any nearby cities. I think the data for this one might’ve messed up somewhere.
    1. -1
      i’m showing Leeds with 7 cities, and Manchester with 6…also those cities seem correct – are you seeing that it is requiring the cities you are guessing to be the 10 closest that are *larger*?
      1. 0
        Ah! Larger! Well, I guess that explains everything. Sorry for the confusion.

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