I'm not sure this is a conventional reason to feel civic pride, but I'm going to put it out there: Phoenix completed Taylor Swift's Willy Wonka scavenger hunt in two hours flat, with two of eight sets of tickets going out in less than 30 minutes. That's faster, in my limited research, than most of the other cities have managed; Austin took longer to find them, and they had just four sets to find.
And all those music festivals, not that I'm angry.
So congratulations to Phoenicians everywhere who are, like me, just really aching for something to feel smug about today.
But the game isn't over yet. Can you solve the puzzle? I mean, it's all academic now, but if you weren't especially interested in seeing Taylor Swift next week in the first place, you can still tell your friends you managed to outwit Diet Coke's Twitter account. Here's the first clue:
Hoping to win tix to a RED Tour concert? The hidden location of the #DCSilverTicket is a Phoenix Point of Pride.— Diet Coke (@DietCoke) May 24, 2013