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How many countries do you know?

Discussion in 'Can I Play with Madness?' started by LooseCannon, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. Natalie

    Natalie Insect of Terror Staff Member

    I actually did manage 195 countries after several tries...that's what comes from hanging around International Studies majors. And yes Perun is quite right, Sporcle is a gigantic waste of time, which is why I believe it's been all the rage the past months in college. :)
  2. Rotam

    Rotam Night and day I scan horizon, sea and sky

    Why is it a waste if time ? it's a great way to practice our written English.  :smartarse:
  3. LooseCannon

    LooseCannon Self-propelled artillery Staff Member

    Ah, the way they said that meant it was a good thing, Rotam.
  4. Rotam

    Rotam Night and day I scan horizon, sea and sky

    Really ? so i got it wrong. My apologies.
  5. Forostar

    Forostar Ancient Mariner

    At the age of 40, I finally have a clue where all the 50 US states are located. Never learned it before (only knew about 15 to 20 or so), but since a while we have a good app on the iPad, and last week, after about an hour, I got the 100% score. Fun to do as well. Might try the game in this topic soon.
  6. Srogyy

    Srogyy Ancient Mariner

    Congrats. My biggest success with states so far is that I read the list and none of the names sounded unfamiliar. :p I wanted to check it because 50 sounded like much more than I could name off the top of my head. No clue about the specific location of majority of them.
  7. LooseCannon

    LooseCannon Self-propelled artillery Staff Member

    I can free-draw the USA AND Europe. Not Africa though.
  8. The Flash

    The Flash Dennis Wilcock did 9/11

    I know where all the states are located but pinpointing the East coast is an impossible task for me. A lot of smaller states very close to each other.
  9. Forostar

    Forostar Ancient Mariner

    I cannot name all the states off the top of my head. Not without a map, at least. But give me a US map without words (with borders though!), name a state (small ones included), and I can point at its location.
    Here: http://www.sporcle.com/games/Matt/find_the_states
    Score: 100% (50/50). Timer: 4:45. So it took 2 minutes and 15 seconds.

    I can do Europe as well, but not the other continents. I'd need some (re-)practice first.
    And I got them in 2.16.
    (In this game you write the state, and then the state appears on the map)
    Last edited: Mar 1, 2016
  10. Brigantium

    Brigantium Work Geordie for hire Staff Member

    I did fantastically well at Antarctica. All correct in about 1 second.
    Forostar likes this.

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