Saturday, March 08, 2008

I Thought I'd Do Better



  1. Ha ha, I could only get 22. If only I knew not to include "the" (Ukraine, Netherlands, US...etc) and why couldn't I enter England?? I tried to enter Antarctica and Bangladesh but spelled them wrong (I tried switching many a's and e's in Bangladesh before giving up on that one!) And I was in the middle of typing Costa Rica when time ran out.

  2. Considering that, according to Wikipedia, there are only 193 states with general international recognition as countries, 49 is pretty good. Particularly if you consider that those 193 include the likes of Azerbaijan; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Burkina Faso; Djibouti; Kyrgyzstan; Liechtenstein; Qatar; São Tomé and Príncipe; and Uzbekistan.

    But really, I don't think I'll try, since I'd rather not shatter the notion that my knowledge of world geography isn't limited to 10 or fewer countries :P


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