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Vesica (Vesica)
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I recently found out I’m much luckier than I knew - part of the highest ranked national group, with ties to three out of the top four, and I’m not even dead yet! Go me!!

So…why am I lucky??
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is your luck an accident of birth? a genetic thing?

is it something which has happened to you in your lifetime?
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Six degrees of separation relevant?
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Shez
is your luck an accident of birth? No
a genetic thing? No

is it something which has happened to you in your lifetime? YOPE

Gregoryuconn
Six degrees of separation relevant? Nope. Neither is Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, though gee, that's a fun game!
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Video games relevant?
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Video games relevant? No
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Is it something that will take a lifetime to achieve? Like longevity?

IQ relevant?
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Is it something that will take a lifetime to achieve? No
Like longevity? No

IQ relevant? No
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HINT: While not an 'accident of birth', I didn't actively do anything to be included in those groups. Also, the end of the statement is more than a figure of speech.
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Is your luck due to
economic status?
religion?
where you live?
your profession?
profession of someone you know?


What exactly are you getting from this to make you consider it lucky - is it money? fame? association with someone/something famous?

Are any of the others that you have ties with, dead?
Do you have to be dead in order to be in such a 'group'?
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OMG! Vesica, are you dead?
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Indianforce
Is your luck due to
economic status? No
religion? No
where you live? This is on the right track, but NO for the specific question you've asked.

your profession? No
profession of someone you know? Nope, professions not relevant.


What exactly are you getting from this to make you consider it lucky - is it money? No
fame? no
association with someone/something famous? No
Perhaps less "getting" and more....

Are any of the others that you have ties with, dead? FA
Do you have to be dead in order to be in such a 'group'? No, but death is relevant.

Shez
OMG! Vesica, are you dead? HA! While I am posting a zombie puzzle someday, it will likely not feature ME as the main person-of-interst.

BUT, it is important I'm NOT dead...so NO!
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o noez! vesica kitteh nawt allowed tu be dead! *revivez with cheezburgur*

is the "group" specific to a certain continent? country? if so, might I invoke the appropriate LTPF list?
Vesica (Vesica)
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is the "group" specific to a certain continent? Smaller...
country? Smaller

if so, might I invoke the appropriate LTPF list? No for right now, but if you get the right "category", I will give the specific.

Oh and North America, USA
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specific to a certain state? county? city?
if so, is it in:
Alabama? Alaska? Arizona? Arkansas? California? Colorado? Connecticut? Delaware? Florida? Georgia? Hawaii? Idaho? Illinois? Indiana? Iowa? Kansas? Kentucky? Louisiana? Maine? Maryland? Massachusetts? Michigan? Minnesota? Mississippi? Missouri? Montana? Nebraska? Nevada? New Hampshire? New Jersey? New Mexico? New York? North Carolina? North Dakota? Ohio? Oklahoma? Oregon? Pennsylvania? Rhode Island? South Carolina? South Dakota? Tennessee? Texas? Utah? Vermont? Virginia? Washington? West Virginia? Wisconsin? Wyoming?
Vesica (Vesica)
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specific to a certain state? This.
county? city?
if so, is it in: Poor thing..I meant if you got "State" and I would just give you WHICH state...

It's Florida.

Of course, now you need to determine what Florida has to do with anything.
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Let's see what Wikipedia knows about Florida...
Florida:
Nickname: The Sunshine State
Motto: In God We Trust
Demonym: Floridian
Capital: Tallahassee
Largest city: Jacksonville
Largest metro area: South Florida metropolitan area

Area Ranked 22nd in the U.S.
- Total 65,755[3] sq mi
(170,304[3] km2)
- Width 361 miles (582 km)
- Length 447 miles (721 km)
- % water 17.9
- Latitude 24° 27′ N to 31° 00' N
- Longitude 80° 02′ W to 87° 38′ W

Population Ranked 4th in the U.S.
- Total 18,801,310 (2010 Census)[3]
- Density 350.6/sq mi (135.4/km2)
Ranked 10th in the U.S.
- Median income $47,778 (33rd)

Elevation
- Highest point Britton Hill[4]
345 ft (105 m)
- Mean 98 ft (30 m)
- Lowest point Atlantic Ocean[4]
0 ft (0 m)

Before statehood Florida Territory
Admission to Union March 3, 1845 (27th)

Governor Rick Scott (R)
Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll (R)

Legislature Florida Legislature
- Upper house Senate
- Lower house House of Representatives

U.S. Senators Bill Nelson (D)
Marco Rubio (R)
U.S. House delegation 19 Republicans, 6 Democrats (list)

Time zones
- Peninsula and "Big Bend" region Eastern: UTC-5/-4
- Panhandle Central: UTC-6/-5

Abbreviations FL Fla. US-FL

Any of the preceding relevant? Or the following (I love state symbols!)

Animate insignia
Bird(s) Northern Mockingbird
Butterfly Zebra Longwing
Fish Florida largemouth bass, Atlantic sailfish
Flower(s) Orange blossom
Mammal(s) Florida panther, Manatee, Bottle-nosed dolphin
Reptile American Alligator
Tree Sabal Palmetto

Inanimate insignia
Beverage Orange juice
Food Key lime pie, Orange
Gemstone Moonstone
Rock agatized Coral
Shell Horse conch
Soil Myakka
Song(s) Old Folks at Home (Way Down Upon The Swanee River)
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is it the state with the highest average age? do people in Florida live longer?

do they die happier?
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The "national groups" -- are they people of the different US states? If so, do you live in Florida? Relevant? Or in one of the states which ties to three others of the top four?

The top four -- are there 4 states who share a common characteristic? Of their population?

If a common characteristic: Travel relevant at all? Is it helpful to determine the other three states?
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Kayleetonkslupin
Let's see what Wikipedia knows about Florida...
Largest city: Jacksonville Of all of this info...this is the only that that is at all revelant...but be careful.

Shez
is it the state with the highest average age? Irrelevant
do people in Florida live longer? Some do but...

do they die happier? Irrelevant

Rbruma
The "national groups" -- are they people of the different US states? Close enough, the states themselves

If so, do you live in Florida? Relevant? I do and it's relevant
Or in one of the states which ties to three others of the top four? FA

The top four -- are there 4 states who share a common characteristic? FA
Of their population? FA

If a common characteristic: Travel relevant at all? YES
Is it helpful to determine the other three states? FA
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Are the "top 4" cities in Florida that are relevant? 4 things in Jacksonville that are relevant? Is it relevant that Jacksonville is the largest city? Do you live in Jacksonville?
What Wikipedia knows about Jacksonville:

Nickname(s): Jax, First Coast, The River City, Duval, J-ville
Motto: Where Florida Begins
Country United States
State Florida
County Duval
Founded 1791
Incorporated 1832
Government
- Type Mayor-Council
- Mayor John Peyton (R)
- Governing body Jacksonville City Council
Area
- Consolidated city–county 885 sq mi (2,292.15 km2)
- Land 767 sq mi (1,986.53 km2)
- Water 116.6 sq mi (302.1 km2)
Elevation 16 ft (5 m)
Population (2010)[2]
- Consolidated city–county 821,784UNIQ69f7cf0f7a2ebc48-ref-00,000,000-QINU (11th)
- Density 1,061.6/sq mi (409.89/km2)
- Urban 913,125
- Metro 1,525,228
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
- Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 32099, 32201-32212, 32214-32241, 32244-32247, 32250, 32254-32260, 32266, 32267, 32277, 32290.
Area code(s) 904
FIPS code 12-35000[3]
GNIS feature ID 0295003[4]
Website http://www.coj.net/

Jacksonville's population is >500,000. Relevant? The next largest cities are all >200,000. Relevant?
City Population Metropolitan Area
Miami 399,457 South Florida
Tampa 335,709 Tampa Bay
St. Petersburg 244,769 Tampa Bay
Orlando 238,300 Greater Orlando
Hialeah 224,669 South Florida

that looks messed up when I preview it...any way to make a table out of that thing?

Travel between Jacksonville and other cities relevant?
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To clear up the FA, is Fla. the "highest ranked national group"? So the "top four" are subdivisions (counties? cities?) of the state of Florida?

Air travel relevant? Other type of travel? (By land? By sea?) Is statistics relevant? (like highest number of passengers per day, etc)? (Number of) accidents relevant?

Is it relevant if we distinguish between national and international travel?
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Kayleetonkslupin
Are the "top 4" cities in Florida that are relevant? YES!

4 things in Jacksonville that are relevant? No
Is it relevant that Jacksonville is the largest city? No (and I don't think it is. Or perhaps city but NOT "Metro Area".)
Do you live in Jacksonville? No

What Wikipedia knows about Jacksonville:
None of this is relevant.

Jacksonville's population is >500,000. Relevant? No

The next largest cities are all >200,000. Relevant? Only that Jax has done some funky stuff with their city limits (the entire county is "the city", which is why Jax looks bigger than Orlando, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and Tampa...which it isn't as far as Metro Area.)

City Population Metropolitan Area
Miami 399,457 South Florida
Tampa 335,709 Tampa Bay
St. Petersburg 244,769 Tampa Bay
Orlando 238,300 Greater Orlando
Hialeah 224,669 South Florida

I will help you non-Sunshine State folks...
Population is NOT relevant. However:

Orlando is relevant.
Tampa/St. Pete is relevant.
Miami/Ft. Lauderdale is relevant.

Thought I would help you all since you won't know offhand which "cities" get combined into "Metro Areas".


that looks messed up when I preview it...any way to make a table out of that thing? Dunno

Travel between Jacksonville and other cities relevant? No

Rbruma

To clear up the FA, is Fla. the "highest ranked national group"? Yes!
So the "top four" are subdivisions (counties? cities?) of the state of Florida? Cities (in FLA, see above for the cities.)

Air travel relevant? No
Other type of travel? Yes (By land? Yes By sea? No)

Is statistics relevant? YES!
(like highest number of passengers per day, etc)? No
(Number of) accidents relevant? Yes...

Is it relevant if we distinguish between national and international travel? International and National are not relevant here.
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so...not running to Wikipedia for once as I don't think it'll help me much...is the number of car accidents in Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa/St. Pete, and Miami/Ft. Lauderdale (annually? monthly? on any given day?), relative to each other, relevant?

Do you live in the one with the least amount of accidents? so you're lucky because you're safest?

was it that the place you live used to have far more accidents? maybe it was even the most accident-prone at some prior time? but now it's gotten a lot safer?
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or...Kaylee is ridiculous...perhaps you're lucky because you live in the one with the MOST vehicle accidents, and you haven't been injured (or killed, obviously...unless you're a ghost *suspicious look*) yet? (please don't get killed, you're too nice to end up dead like that =)*givz vesica kitteh cheezburgur* )
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Kayleetonkslupin
so...not running to Wikipedia for once as I don't think it'll help me much...At this stage, it probably won't help much.

is the number of car accidents in Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa/St. Pete, and Miami/Ft. Lauderdale (annually? monthly? on any given day?), relative to each other, relevant?
Very VERY close, but it's not car accidents per se.
Yes to the rest. It's the number of X over a 9 year period.


Do you live in the one with the least amount of accidents? Nope
so you're lucky because you're safest? No

was it that the place you live used to have far more accidents? No, but OTRT
maybe it was even the most accident-prone at some prior time? but now it's gotten a lot safer? No, not relevant.

or...Kaylee is ridiculous...NEVER!

perhaps you're lucky because you live in the one with the MOST vehicle accidents, and you haven't been injured (or killed, obviously...unless you're a ghost *suspicious look*) yet? This is absolutely OTRT, except for the bit about "vehicle accidents".

(please don't get killed, you're too nice to end up dead like that =)I'd greatly prefer NOT to die.
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Kaylee kitteh greatly prefurz vesica kitteh nawt tu die tu...

iz three citiez with...greatest numbur of injuriez and deathz related tu traveling ovur land? (if iz nawt, iz confuseded kaylee kitteh, acoz uf ansurz at jun 13 2:20 pm LTPF time foar rbruma kitteh)

haz connekshunz tu them? iz travulz tu them lotz? and iz still okayz? nawt hurt? *cuddlez vesica kitteh*

...kaylee kitteh needz cheezburgur...=D *wundurz if a red robin in florida would have an orange slice awn itz burgur* (california's red robin burgur plaiz has a banzai burgur with pineappul on it...florida and california haz best orangez...but no orange burgur heer...maybe there...*thinkz abowt it*)
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I'll do my best on these, but I'm actually not great at reading LOLCat!

iz three citiez with...greatest numbur of injuriez and deathz related tu traveling ovur land? Yes and cars are involved. They just aren't car accidents per se. Perhaps think of other deaths involving cars.

haz connekshunz tu them? Me to the cities, yes. Three of them, in fact.

iz travulz tu them lotz? Yes and...
and iz still okayz? nawt hurt? iz verra okayz

Nope, our Red Robin has the same menu as yours. Also oranges would not be so great on burgers. :D
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*iz just pleazed dat vesica kitteh haz red robin* orange would bee silly awn burgur...but wuz nawt sure what florida would haz, as likez orangez quite a lot ovur there...=)

other deaths involving cars...hit and run? cars striking pedestrians?

vehicular manslaughter? (if I ever repeat myself using different words which just happen to mean the same thing, then excuse my ignorance, as I'm not trying to say the same thing over and over, lol)

cars being driven off the road?

suicide by car? o.o (that wouldn't be an 'accident'...)

...buh, kaylee kitteh can't think. Needz cheezburgur. >.<

kay, trying a different train of thought...kaylee kitteh does not have a map of Florida...(perhaps the interwebs would be helpful =D)

are the positions of the three cities relative to each other important?

does vesica kitteh live in any of them? or just travels to all three of them?

is it relevant why you travel to them?
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*iz just pleazed dat vesica kitteh haz red robin* orange would bee silly awn burgur...but wuz nawt sure what florida would haz, as likez orangez quite a lot ovur there...=) Lots of oranges, but also strawberries, sweet corn, tomatoes, sweet onions and I think we're in the Top 4 states for cattle production. Most of Florida (the bits between the cities you know) is farmland.

other deaths involving cars...hit and run? No
cars striking pedestrians? YES!!

vehicular manslaughter? Thus No
cars being driven off the road? And No
suicide by car? Nope

kay, trying a different train of thought...kaylee kitteh does not have a map of Florida...(perhaps the interwebs would be helpful =D)

are the positions of the three cities relative to each other important? Nope

does vesica kitteh live in any of them? YES!!
or just travels to all three of them? And yes

is it relevant why you travel to them? Yes, but I think you will get this another way.

99% of the way done. Care to put it all together?
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California has lots of farmland too, in between all the cities. Of course, the cities are quite big...Kaylee kitteh lives in the largest city by population in N. California, 3rd largest in California as a whole, 10th in the nation (by Wikipedia's last count). It /used/ to be famous for its plum trees, I hear, before Kaylee kitteh was born. Now it's been referred to as 'the capital of Silicon Valley' instead =)

ever heard Dionne Warwick sing about it?

Cars striking pedestrians...so...does vesica kitteh live in:

Orlando?
Tampa/St. Pete?
Miami/Ft. Lauderdale?

does Vesica kitteh live in the one with the most cars striking pedestrians?

hm...Orlando & Tampa/St. Pete are more toward the middle of Florida, while Miami/Ft. Lauderdale is more south. Relevant?
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California has lots of farmland too, in between all the cities. Of course, the cities are quite big...Kaylee kitteh lives in the largest city by population in N. California, 3rd largest in California as a whole, 10th in the nation (by Wikipedia's last count). It /used/ to be famous for its plum trees, I hear, before Kaylee kitteh was born. Now it's been referred to as 'the capital of Silicon Valley' instead =)

ever heard Dionne Warwick sing about it? I not only know the way - I've been there, to the Winchester Mystery House!

Cars striking pedestrians...so...does vesica kitteh live in:

Orlando? Yope
Tampa/St. Pete? Yes
Miami/Ft. Lauderdale? Yope

does Vesica kitteh live in the one with the most cars striking pedestrians? No, irrelevant

hm...Orlando & Tampa/St. Pete are more toward the middle of Florida, while Miami/Ft. Lauderdale is more south. Relevant? Nope

Good enough, vesica kitteh declares! You-Know-What coming right up!
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****** SPOILER ******

A recent report by Transportation for America and AARP revealed that Florida is the most dangerous state for pedestrians with 11% of the roughly 47, 700 pedestrians killed by cars between 2000 and 2009. (It comes out to over 5,000 deaths in Florida of the nearly 48,000 nationwide.)

Florida also boasts the four worst cities for pedestrian safety. Imagine my surprise when I read the list (1. Orlando, 2. Tampa/St. Pete, 3. Jacksonville and 4. Miami/Ft. Lauderdale) and realized I’ve lived in three of the four for the last 20+ years.

While I realize the numbers are so high (for Orlando and Tampa particularly) because of the really high number of tourists (who seem to think that they are magically immune from cars based on how they walk right out in front of oncoming traffic), I still feel really lucky to be here – safe and sound – while growing up in three of the four most dangerous cities in the nation for pedestrians!


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Yay! (And Kaylee kitteh has been to the Winchester Mystery House a few times...would be great if next time, Vesica kitteh was there! but probably would be more likely to run into Vesica kitteh at Walt Disney World...not in this puzzle's sense of 'run into', though! O.O Stay safe, Vesica kitteh!)
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I would be HIGHLY unlikely to be at Disneyland (Isn't yours "land"??) seeing as I grew up in Greater Orlando and have been to all the parks more times than I can count (often on field trips for school). But the Mystery House? Nope, don't have one of those lurking around Orlando.
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This is why I said Disney World...yes, mine is "land", but I'd like to go back to Florida =) *has not been back to Florida since before Animal Kingdom was put in* *is a sad Kaylee kitteh on that account*

Disneyland, however, is in Southern California (Anaheim) and not easy for Kaylee kitteh to get to, much as she would like to go back.

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