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Photos: Twelve things Denver and Seattle have in common other than legal pot

If you asked the average person to name something Denver and Seattle have in common, other than their football teams facing off in this year's Super Bowl, he'd likely answer, "Legal pot." But for whatever reason, neither VISIT DENVER nor Visit Seattle are currently using this fact to pitch their respective cities. Instead, the two tourism agencies got together to come up with a dozen other things Denver and Seattle have in common -- and the similarities are uncanny at times. Count down the top twelve below, featuring photo-illustrated text from VISIT DENVER and Visit Seattle.Number 12:

Photos: Twelve things Denver and Seattle have in common other than legal pot

Denver is home to first Chipotle and first Quiznos, both of which started here.

Photos: Twelve things Denver and Seattle have in common other than legal pot

Seattle is home to the first Starbucks, Nordstrom, Boeing and Amazon.com, which started here. Number 11:

Photos: Twelve things Denver and Seattle have in common other than legal pot

The cartoon South Park takes place near Denver and frequently features Denver landmarks.

Photos: Twelve things Denver and Seattle have in common other than legal pot

The comic strip Doonesbury takes place in Seattle and frequently features Seattle landmarks. Continue to keep counting down twelve things Denver and Seattle have in common other than legal pot.



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