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Traveler IQ Challenge

The basic idea of the game is to locate a city as quickly as possible. A few lessons I’ve learned in about 10 minutes of playing: My China geography is seriously lacking, I have no idea where Uruguay is (now I do) and African geography is not my specialty. Be careful, it can be quite addictive.

December 10, 2007