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« Reply #1625 on: August 03, 2008, 07:42:17 pm »

Perhaps how many neighbouring states are partially within that enclosing rectangle?
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« Reply #1626 on: August 04, 2008, 04:53:50 pm »

I'm tired of responding to guesses, so...

It's the number of extreme points of the state (out of north, south, east, west) that are lines rather than points, from gray=0 to darkest green=4.  The Oregon-California and Virginia-North Carolina borders are almost straight east-west, but slightly screwy; they ended up counting for Oregon (because of the straighter Nevada bit) and Virginia  (because it is straight in the east, but bends slightly north in the west) but not California or North Carolina.  In the case of Oregon-California, the surveyor was apparently a fairly heavy drinker.
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« Reply #1627 on: August 04, 2008, 04:59:58 pm »

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« Reply #1628 on: August 04, 2008, 05:01:58 pm »

Blue states = government sanctioned racism
Red states = non-government sanctioned overt racism
Grey states = even worse, closet racist states
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« Reply #1629 on: August 04, 2008, 10:16:28 pm »

Blue states = government sanctioned racism
Red states = non-government sanctioned overt racism
Grey states = even worse, closet racist states

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« Reply #1630 on: August 09, 2008, 10:28:05 pm »

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« Reply #1631 on: August 09, 2008, 10:34:45 pm »

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« Reply #1632 on: August 21, 2008, 10:20:08 pm »

Are they sports related?
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« Reply #1633 on: August 21, 2008, 10:43:30 pm »


Mine is.
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« Reply #1634 on: August 22, 2008, 12:43:48 am »


Something to do with Basketball?
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« Reply #1635 on: August 22, 2008, 11:43:04 am »

Number of teams in the SEC?
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« Reply #1636 on: August 22, 2008, 12:07:51 pm »

I'm tired of responding to guesses, so...

It's the number of extreme points of the state (out of north, south, east, west) that are lines rather than points, from gray=0 to darkest green=4.  The Oregon-California and Virginia-North Carolina borders are almost straight east-west, but slightly screwy; they ended up counting for Oregon (because of the straighter Nevada bit) and Virginia  (because it is straight in the east, but bends slightly north in the west) but not California or North Carolina.  In the case of Oregon-California, the surveyor was apparently a fairly heavy drinker.

Isn't the Montana-Wyoming border a bit messed up in Yellowstone?  (although, if it's messed up in Montana's favor, that may not make a difference for your purposes).
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« Reply #1637 on: August 22, 2008, 12:10:09 pm »


Yeah, with the colors dividing East and West.
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« Reply #1638 on: August 28, 2008, 03:07:51 pm »

My first one are MLB teams my second one is NFL teams.
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« Reply #1639 on: August 28, 2008, 03:10:48 pm »

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« Reply #1640 on: August 28, 2008, 03:11:40 pm »


The ACC, with colors showing number of schools.
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« Reply #1641 on: August 28, 2008, 03:25:21 pm »



Light Blue = three or less.
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« Reply #1642 on: August 28, 2008, 11:33:53 pm »


Is it sports related?
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« Reply #1643 on: September 03, 2008, 03:43:04 pm »

yes. It's the old Southern Conference. Sorry Smid, you'd probably don't know what that is. Sad
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« Reply #1644 on: September 03, 2008, 04:12:42 pm »

yes. It's the old Southern Conference. Sorry Smid, you'd probably don't know what that is. Sad

The old SEC?
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« Reply #1645 on: September 03, 2008, 04:47:53 pm »

yes. It's the old Southern Conference. Sorry Smid, you'd probably don't know what that is. Sad

The old SEC?

No, it wasn't the SEC it was the Southern Conference.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_Conference
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« Reply #1646 on: September 03, 2008, 07:25:36 pm »

I'm tired of responding to guesses, so...

It's the number of extreme points of the state (out of north, south, east, west) that are lines rather than points, from gray=0 to darkest green=4.  The Oregon-California and Virginia-North Carolina borders are almost straight east-west, but slightly screwy; they ended up counting for Oregon (because of the straighter Nevada bit) and Virginia  (because it is straight in the east, but bends slightly north in the west) but not California or North Carolina.  In the case of Oregon-California, the surveyor was apparently a fairly heavy drinker.

Isn't the Montana-Wyoming border a bit messed up in Yellowstone?  (although, if it's messed up in Montana's favor, that may not make a difference for your purposes).

Hm, you're right.  So Colorado is the only actually rectangular state.  But it is in Montana's favor.
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« Reply #1647 on: September 06, 2008, 08:54:10 am »

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« Reply #1648 on: September 06, 2008, 11:01:26 am »


Welcome Humder.

Is it political?
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« Reply #1649 on: September 06, 2008, 01:56:16 pm »

 Thanks for the welcome. It is what would have to happen in the election for that result to happen?
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