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East meets West

Trivia brain teasers have some element of trivia in them, but they are not just pure trivia questions.

 

Puzzle ID:#14140
Fun:*** (2.7)
Difficulty:*** (2.44)
Category:Trivia
Submitted By:supercal*

 

 

 



As far east as east...
As far west as west...
If north is the future
What name fits me best?





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Comments

sammAus*
Aug 06, 2003

Thought it might be the equator...until I read your hint. It's where I'm from.
electronjohn*us*
Aug 08, 2003

I liked it. It made me think of a minute, but I got it in the end. Hope to get to visit Alaska someday.
luvupurpleA**
Aug 15, 2003

Wow. Great teasers. Loved it!
IanMagus
Dec 12, 2003

The explanation for this answer is incorrect. The International Date Line does not pass through any country. However, Alaska does cross the 180 degree longitude which does cause it to be both the furthest east and west. However the date does not change when you cross the 180. Check a map or globe and you will see what I mean. Good Teaser though!
usernameAhk*
Aug 22, 2004

how would anyone know??
kcelf27***
Apr 28, 2005

East and west don't change depending on where you are at. What is East for one may be west for another. Just because it crosses over some line doesn't mean you aren't going west anymore. I'm not usually critical, but I think this one should have stayed at home.
smarty_blondy*ro*
Oct 01, 2005

Heehee, cute teaser.
KalliannAus*
Jan 05, 2006

Good One!
OldChinaHand**
Jul 27, 2006

What is most eastern or western depends on one's point of view about what east and west really mean. But your Alaskan points would be correct. Good teaser.



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