Can You Identify a City Solely by the Location of Its Starbucks?

We've found this week's ultimate time-waster! Slate has developed a map quiz that asks participants to guess which city is being depicted based solely on the geography of its Starbucks locations.
July 26, 2013, 1pm PDT | Jonathan Nettler | @nettsj
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"If you get the sense, like I do, that Starbucks is everywhere, it’s because there are 13,279 of them in the U.S. alone, and they’re so crammed into highly trafficked areas that sometimes, as Lewis Black famously bemoaned, there’s a Starbucks directly across the street from a Starbucks," writes Chris Kirk. "You can recognize a city by its streets or population patterns. Can you recognize it by its Starbucks locations?"

"Let’s find out."

Apparently I'm a grande (9 out of 20 correct). How'd you do?

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Published on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 in Slate
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