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    By alternating cities - by showing films one day in one town another day in another..

    It's me again.

    By alternating cities, these films could be shown in 80 cities. Does "by alternating cities" mean that the films were shown each day in another city?

    Thank you.

    Here is some more context.

    This required careful planning, since each portion had to be availablein another city the next day.

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    Re: By alternating cities - by showing films one day in one town another day in anoth

    They showed it in one city one day and in another city the next day. (Why they would do that I don't know. Do they just have one, and they can only show it in one place at a time?)

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    Re: By alternating cities - by showing films one day in one town another day in anoth

    If the film had to be there the next day, it does suggest that it was shown for one day in each place, but alternating sounds strange to me as the film is not going back and forth between the cities, but going from one to another and then on to the next.

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    Re: By alternating cities - by showing films one day in one town another day in anoth

    Maybe they had 40 copies and showed it in 80 cities by showing it is city A on Monday, Wednesday and Friday; and city B on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

    This would allow it to be "showing" in 80 cities simultaneously.

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