Find the countries of Africa

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Post #1 by Shawnathan Horcoff » Mon Aug 04, 2014 1:02 pm

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Post #2 by Craig » Mon Aug 04, 2014 1:47 pm

I don't think that knowing exactly where Malawi is is actually something you should be proud of.
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Post #3 by Shawnathan Horcoff » Mon Aug 04, 2014 1:56 pm

Craig wrote:I don't think that knowing the exact location of Malawi is actually something of which you should be proud.


Cleaned up that abomination for you, buddy.
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Post #4 by Dr_Chimera » Mon Aug 04, 2014 2:56 pm

Just found a posting for a six-figure job seeking out an expert in identifying African countries.
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Post #5 by Craig » Mon Aug 04, 2014 3:52 pm

dong perimong wrote:Cleaned up that abomination for you, buddy.


Thanks Dong, I know you do it out of love.
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Post #6 by AD » Mon Aug 04, 2014 4:16 pm

My parents lived years in Gabon and Senegal and I missed both. :shame:
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Post #7 by RTWAP » Mon Aug 04, 2014 4:19 pm

33%

About a third of my misses were off by one country. About a third were roughly the right size, shape, and position (coastal, etc.) but 3 countries off. And about a third were WTF.
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Post #8 by FH2002 » Mon Aug 04, 2014 4:53 pm

This would have been a lot easier had the country been removed from the map once it was already identified.
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Post #9 by Shawnathan Horcoff » Mon Aug 04, 2014 4:58 pm

The dunces are all in confederacy against us, kjk. Image
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Post #10 by Craig » Mon Aug 04, 2014 6:26 pm

dempsey_k wrote:The darkness in their hearts is heavy.


Yeah, but we drink, so we get by.
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Post #11 by PredsFan77 » Mon Aug 04, 2014 7:05 pm

True story: in my 9th grade world geography class we had to label every country by continent throughout the year in the class on quizzes. But we were able to drop our lowest score. So I made the decision that it would be easier to remember the Asian countries than the african countries, so I didn't bother to even try and turned in a blank answer key. I made a 100 in the class.








Final score: 18% correct
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Post #12 by Germz » Mon Aug 04, 2014 7:36 pm

RTWAP wrote:33%

About a third of my misses were off by one country. About a third were roughly the right size, shape, and position (coastal, etc.) but 3 countries off. And about a third were WTF.


Same for me except I had 49%.

The slave coast ones and the landlocked south-central ones are the toughest. The former because they are hard to keep straight, the latter because they are wtf no white person knows this.

I did make a couple of embarrassing mistakes, like confusing Kenya with Tanzania and Ethiopia with Somalia.
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Post #13 by clawfirst » Mon Aug 04, 2014 7:45 pm

I missed Georgia, Maryland, and Louisiana.
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Post #14 by mayoradamwest » Mon Aug 04, 2014 8:03 pm

Pretty sure most of those names are made up.
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Post #15 by Craig » Mon Aug 04, 2014 9:08 pm

dempsey_k wrote:Is that a book or did you break the chain?


Probably both. I'm like 98% sure it was both.
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Post #16 by FH2002 » Mon Aug 04, 2014 9:29 pm

And I’d like to see how the average African would do with North America.
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Post #17 by Ernie » Mon Aug 04, 2014 10:21 pm

Got 47%.

West Africa is hard.
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Post #18 by Cao » Mon Aug 04, 2014 11:50 pm

i got 27%

i would've probably gotten 50 if i had played countries of the world recently
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Post #19 by FH2002 » Tue Aug 05, 2014 12:18 am

dempsey_k wrote:Will it make you feel better that people in the region with the worst development and education do almost as well as you?


Not really.

How few of them would actually identify Canada? That’s what’s so bothersome.

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Post #20 by Hossa » Tue Aug 05, 2014 1:11 am

92%, but I've been there hoping it would pay off like this someday. Got a few in southern Africa mixed up.
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Post #21 by AD » Tue Aug 05, 2014 8:48 am

FH2002 wrote:Not really.

How few of them would actually identify Canada? That’s what’s so bothersome.

:pacman:


Are we talking about Americans now?
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Post #22 by Dog » Tue Aug 05, 2014 9:12 am

I can pick out Canada in a map.
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Post #23 by Big Susf » Tue Aug 05, 2014 9:22 am

I said fuck this and put in my Special Edition Toto Live Tour DVD.
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Post #24 by Dog » Tue Aug 05, 2014 10:06 am

Big#D wrote:I'm not going to even both trying. I'm just going to assume something really horrible. I know where Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan, Chad, Niger and Nigeria are in the north, as well as South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, and Madagascar in the south. I'm sure I could figure out a few more (e.g. Cote D'Ivoire), but might miss some if I were under the gun by one or two spots. I can't be bothered to care enough either way. What would that give me ... ~20% or so?


You know where sudan is but not south sudan?

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Post #25 by Twitter bArt » Thu Aug 07, 2014 10:33 am

you think people have problems with Africa?



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It's too bad all the people that could really run the Habs are busy doing talk radio, writing blogs or posting on message boards.

Now, Lajoie is an imbecile, a cretin and a plagiarist, who to use author Dany Laferrière's deliciously withering expression, "lives beyond his intellectual means."

...as serious as a poutine shortage in Chicoutimi during a curling bonspiel...

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Post #26 by PredsFan77 » Fri Aug 08, 2014 8:27 am

what about the hornets
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Post #27 by PPJ » Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:09 am

Just how large can a hornet get?
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Post #28 by IcE ColD » Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:18 am

Psycho Papa Joe wrote:Just how large can a hornet get?


Pretty big actually

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Post #29 by PPJ » Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:19 am

Jesus f'n Christ! :stare:
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Post #30 by MP » Fri Aug 08, 2014 11:15 am

I know, how is it possible to have such small hands...
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Post #31 by clawfirst » Fri Aug 08, 2014 12:22 pm

You know what they say about guys with small hands.



They must be Asian
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Post #32 by PPJ » Fri Aug 08, 2014 12:25 pm

clawfirst wrote:You know what they say about guys with small hands.



They must be Asian


This guy I know has tiny hands. As small as a 10 year old's hands. Freakish.

Something's up with him, because he was diagnosed with MS in his 40's.
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Post #33 by Twitter bArt » Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:11 pm

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OOOH yeah life goes on, long after the thrill of Vinny is gone



It's too bad all the people that could really run the Habs are busy doing talk radio, writing blogs or posting on message boards.



Now, Lajoie is an imbecile, a cretin and a plagiarist, who to use author Dany Laferrière's deliciously withering expression, "lives beyond his intellectual means."



...as serious as a poutine shortage in Chicoutimi during a curling bonspiel...



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Post #34 by PPJ » Fri Aug 15, 2014 8:16 am

Mother Africa belongs to all of us Artie, since we all came from there.





























....and I want my piece.
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Post #35 by Captain Roy Bringus » Fri Aug 15, 2014 9:18 am

I wasn't aware there was a big demand for shoes from Lesotho.
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Post #36 by Ernie » Fri Aug 15, 2014 4:18 pm

we're stealing all Somalia's livestock?
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Post #37 by Hossa » Wed Aug 20, 2014 11:18 pm

Ernie wrote:we're stealing all Somalia's livestock?


I think they mostly steal each others'. The chief export from the country seems to be taxi drivers.

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