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« Reply #1400 on: April 10, 2008, 07:12:45 pm »

I've been determined to post this one for three days, only to be beaten to it by Ben by about forty seconds.  Well here it goes anyway:




From Oklahoma's lack of coloring...throw out all votes for Kerry and Bush and this is what you get?  (Nader in Green, Badnarik in Yellow)
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« Reply #1401 on: April 10, 2008, 07:13:38 pm »


Combined tenure of the US Senators from the state? (Go Harry Byrd)

Right, what's with the Byrd comment?

West Virginia's 72 year tenure in the Senate is rather impressive.

Though, as usual, I mess up Byrd's first name.
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« Reply #1402 on: April 10, 2008, 09:36:24 pm »
« Edited: April 10, 2008, 10:03:53 pm by Smid »



On the assumption that the other two were answered correctly...

Political. Colours and Shadings matter.

Who's going to be the first to suggest it's Obama vs McCain?



Likewise, political. Colours and Shadings matter.
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« Reply #1403 on: April 11, 2008, 01:29:09 am »



Clue: Has to do with Governors. That's the only clue I will give you now.
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« Reply #1404 on: April 11, 2008, 01:32:29 am »



On the assumption that the other two were answered correctly...

Political. Colours and Shadings matter.

Who's going to be the first to suggest it's Obama vs McCain?



Likewise, political. Colours and Shadings matter.

Control of the lower and upper houses of each state's Legislature?  Nebraska's is unicameral.
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« Reply #1405 on: April 11, 2008, 06:58:48 am »



On the assumption that the other two were answered correctly...

Political. Colours and Shadings matter.

Who's going to be the first to suggest it's Obama vs McCain?



Likewise, political. Colours and Shadings matter.

Control of the lower and upper houses of each state's Legislature?  Nebraska's is unicameral.

and non-partisan.
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« Reply #1406 on: April 11, 2008, 08:56:22 am »

I've been determined to post this one for three days, only to be beaten to it by Ben by about forty seconds.  Well here it goes anyway:




From Oklahoma's lack of coloring...throw out all votes for Kerry and Bush and this is what you get?  (Nader in Green, Badnarik in Yellow)

Correct!  Cobb is orange, btw.
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« Reply #1407 on: April 11, 2008, 09:35:20 am »

Peroutka didn't get third in any state, but Cobb did? Ha!
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« Reply #1408 on: April 11, 2008, 02:07:06 pm »



Clue: Has to do with Governors. That's the only clue I will give you now.

Are the colors political?
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« Reply #1409 on: April 11, 2008, 09:32:30 pm »

I've been determined to post this one for three days, only to be beaten to it by Ben by about forty seconds.  Well here it goes anyway:




From Oklahoma's lack of coloring...throw out all votes for Kerry and Bush and this is what you get?  (Nader in Green, Badnarik in Yellow)

Correct!  Cobb is orange, btw.

I don't get it- Badnarik got 0.4% in OR, and Cobb got 0.29%- why is it coloured orange then?
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« Reply #1410 on: April 12, 2008, 06:42:48 am »

Correct re: mine. I also used shading to show what proportion of the upper and lower house is controlled by the governing party...
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« Reply #1411 on: April 12, 2008, 06:46:00 am »

I've been determined to post this one for three days, only to be beaten to it by Ben by about forty seconds.  Well here it goes anyway:




From Oklahoma's lack of coloring...throw out all votes for Kerry and Bush and this is what you get?  (Nader in Green, Badnarik in Yellow)

Correct!  Cobb is orange, btw.

I don't get it- Badnarik got 0.4% in OR, and Cobb got 0.29%- why is it coloured orange then?

Oh I forgot - orange isn't just Cobb, it was for write-ins too.
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« Reply #1412 on: April 15, 2008, 10:29:46 pm »

Any hints on the Governors map?
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« Reply #1413 on: April 15, 2008, 11:15:16 pm »



Clue: Has to do with Governors. That's the only clue I will give you now.

Are the colors political?

Yes they are Joe.

Want any other clues?
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« Reply #1414 on: April 16, 2008, 06:26:33 pm »

I've been thinking and thinking about it, but Utah keeps throwing me. I figured even if you used some sort of average over the past x-years or something, it's still unlikely because it's been Republican since 1985... Perhaps another hint would be handy...
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« Reply #1415 on: April 17, 2008, 01:50:09 pm »



Hint: Tomorrow, it'll look like this:

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« Reply #1416 on: April 17, 2008, 03:25:48 pm »

Politics-related?
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« Reply #1417 on: April 17, 2008, 03:35:39 pm »


Somewhat.
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« Reply #1418 on: April 17, 2008, 04:43:26 pm »

I've been thinking and thinking about it, but Utah keeps throwing me. I figured even if you used some sort of average over the past x-years or something, it's still unlikely because it's been Republican since 1985... Perhaps another hint would be handy...

Okay another hint. Early 1980's. Does that help?
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« Reply #1419 on: April 18, 2008, 01:06:47 am »

I've been thinking and thinking about it, but Utah keeps throwing me. I figured even if you used some sort of average over the past x-years or something, it's still unlikely because it's been Republican since 1985... Perhaps another hint would be handy...

Okay another hint. Early 1980's. Does that help?

The Clue that I have given you might not have helped much, however I think this one such help much better. Bill Clinton and Mario Coumo.
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« Reply #1420 on: April 18, 2008, 11:55:55 pm »

Governors prior to the 1984 election?
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« Reply #1421 on: April 18, 2008, 11:56:45 pm »


Does it have to do with Primaries? Perhaps states still to hold Republican Congressional Primaries?
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« Reply #1422 on: April 19, 2008, 01:04:36 am »


Does it have to do with Primaries? Perhaps states still to hold Republican Congressional Primaries?

Nope. But I'll give another hint: states of birth.
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« Reply #1423 on: April 19, 2008, 02:38:45 am »

Governors prior to the 1984 election?

We have a WINNER. Congrats Smid Smiley.

Though to be precise, it's the Gubernatorial composition after the 1982 Gubernatorial Elections.
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« Reply #1424 on: April 22, 2008, 04:03:19 pm »



This is based on demographics, not politics.
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