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In light of the 15th anniversary of David Simon's HBO series "The Wire," The Ringer wants to know one thing — "Where's Wallace?"

The Los Angeles-based sports, culture and tech online publication has posted a " Wire"-version of "Where's Waldo?," asking fans to assist character D'Angelo Barksdale in finding Wallace, one of the Baltimore-based series' first season standouts, played by actor Michael B. Jordan.

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But first, using a green viewfinder, players must pinpoint 46 other characters, beginning with Stringer Bell, leading to others like Avon Barksdale, Wee-Bey, Jimmy McNulty, and fan favorite Omar Little — the last character to find before Wallace.

The typical response to the question we've all heard — "Is Baltimore just like 'The Wire'?" — is a defensive lecture on the merits of our fine city and the damage "The Wire" has done to our reputation. But has it really? I would argue that the television series is actually more helpful than harmful, something I learned teaching a class based on it.

And as Omar's saying goes, when "you come at the king, you best not miss."

Give the game your best shot here.

And, of course, The Baltimore Sun has had no shortage of "Wire" coverage over the years. So in honor of the 15th anniversary, you can find some of our favorites below:

BEST OF BALTIMORE INSIDER

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