SW10/META: Where is Power City?

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Sun Apr 8 08:31:52 PDT 2012

On 4/8/2012 5:32 AM, Martin Phipps wrote:
> On Apr 7, 8:12 pm, Scott Eiler<sei... at eilertech.com>  wrote:
>> On 4/7/2012 6:11 PM, Martin Phipps wrote:
>>> On Apr 8, 5:57 am, Scott Eiler<sei... at eilertech.com>    wrote:
>>>> Fans of the Powernaut may have noticed the current adventure takes place
>>>> in Power City.  I figured that would be a safe fictional name for a
>>>> city, kind of like Metropolis.  But it turns out that (like Metropolis)
>>>> there actually is a Power City.  When I tried to tell Facebook that the
>>>> Powernaut was from there, it told me where the real city was.  I've been
>>>> to Power City without realizing it!
>>> Well, there is a Power City in Korba, Chhattisgarh, India.  I found it
>>> on Google Maps.  It isn't really a city though: it's just a
>>> residential area.
>> I think the Power City I found is like that too.  It's in the U.S., though.
> Hmm.
> There's a Power City on Facebook.  It's in Ireland.
> https://www.facebook.com/pages/power-city/289798447741546
> It's listed as a "business" though.
> There are plenty of three businesses in Washington State known as
> "Power City Electric" and there's a Power City Yoga and Dance in
> Malaysia.
> Wait... you live in Washington, don't you?  Bothell, huh?  That's near
> Seattle.  Hmm...
> The three Power City Electrics are in Spokane, Pasco and Clarkson.
> They are all pretty far from where you live.
> Oh, here: Power City, Hermiston, Oregon 97838  Doesn't look like a
> residential area.  I googled and there's a Power City Motor Sports and
> a Power City Auto Sales so it's mainly industrial.
> Anyway, that's probably what you had in mind seeing as how you said
> "Power City" and not "Power City Electric" and you specified the
> U.S. :)

Yeah, the Power City I found is in Oregon.  I've zipped past it on the 

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