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Can You Name All The Countries Of The World In 15?  
User currently offlineAirport From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (5 years 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3819 times:

15 minutes.

All the countries of the world.

Go.

http://www.sporcle.com/games/world.php

Post your score.  Wink

The highest I've got so far is 145/195.

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User currently offlineSeb146 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 11794 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (5 years 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3799 times:

Anyone ever watch Animaniacs? I could sing that whole song and that took about 5 minutes, so this should be a snap for me.....

Sadly, no. It says I scored 126. However, I typed in about 15 or so but it did not accept them. Bosnia and Herzigovina, Belerus, Guine-Bissau, Guatamala, Ecuador and Equitorial Guinea to name a few.

Stupid game......



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User currently offlineYellowstone From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3071 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (5 years 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 3788 times:

I got 175. The game becomes a lot harder when the map starts filling up and you can't see the outlines of the countries! Off to try again.


Hydrogen is an odorless, colorless gas which, given enough time, turns into people.
User currently offlineATCtower From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 547 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (5 years 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 3778 times:

192/195 recognized......

There are a number of countries/territories not recognized by the WTO.

I only missed Angola, Fiji, and Macedonia.



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User currently offlineYellowstone From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3071 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (5 years 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 3773 times:

Now up to 187...

padding padding padding



Hydrogen is an odorless, colorless gas which, given enough time, turns into people.
User currently offlineMarSciGuy From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 549 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (5 years 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 3757 times:

I got 125/195 first attempt...

Quoting Yellowstone (Reply 2):
I got 175. The game becomes a lot harder when the map starts filling up and you can't see the outlines of the countries! Off to try again.

 checkmark   checkmark   checkmark  That is the main reason I got tripped up I think  Smile



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User currently offlineSan747 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 4965 posts, RR: 12
Reply 6, posted (5 years 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 3726 times:

135/195 first attempt. Not bad...


Scotty doesn't know...
User currently offlineKAUST From United States of America, joined Jun 2009, 110 posts, RR: 25
Reply 7, posted (5 years 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 3723 times:

Just out of curiosity, does it count Texas? Big grin


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User currently offlineBwest From Belgium, joined Jul 2006, 1379 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (5 years 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3697 times:



Quoting Seb146 (Reply 1):
Bosnia and Herzigovina, Belerus, Guine-Bissau, Guatamala, Ecuador and Equitorial Guinea to name a few

It probably didn't accept those because of the spelling errors...



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User currently offlineAeroflot777 From Russia, joined Mar 2004, 3015 posts, RR: 26
Reply 9, posted (5 years 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3694 times:



Quoting Seb146 (Reply 1):
Sadly, no. It says I scored 126. However, I typed in about 15 or so but it did not accept them. Bosnia and Herzigovina, Belerus, Guine-Bissau, Guatamala, Ecuador and Equitorial Guinea to name a few.

It's because you wrote them wrong.

Aeroflot777


User currently offlineAlexEU From Nauru, joined Oct 2007, 1824 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (5 years 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3685 times:

I can do all. Plus all dependencies, capital cities and most autonomous provinces, federal states etc.  Big grin

User currently offlineJalap From Belgium, joined Oct 2007, 355 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (5 years 3 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3662 times:

134 on first try, some missed because of spelling (Kyrgyzstan had several attempts, and how on earth could I forget Iraq is with a Q in English) or incorrect formulation, like the Congos.

User currently offlineGrahamHill From France, joined Mar 2007, 2869 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (5 years 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3627 times:

115 out of 195 on the first try.

It's not easy for an non-English speaker to know all the countries with the English spelling. I'll try better next time  Smile



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User currently offlineEA CO AS From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 13741 posts, RR: 61
Reply 13, posted (5 years 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3618 times:
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Quoting Seb146 (Reply 1):
Anyone ever watch Animaniacs? I could sing that whole song and that took about 5 minutes

 checkmark 

Loved that! Also loved their U.S. capitals song.



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User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24964 posts, RR: 56
Reply 14, posted (5 years 3 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 3598 times:

160 out of 195...smaller African and Asian countries are what screwed me over


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User currently offlineVhqpa From Australia, joined Jul 2005, 1493 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (5 years 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 3578 times:

126 here

Although I screwed up spelling on some so it didn't accept them


Really obvious ones I missed were

Denmark
Turkey
Colombia
Sri Lanka
Kuwait
Bahrain
Vanuatu
Uganda
Rwanda
Chad


One that really pissed me off was "Rep of the Congo" tried "Congo" "Congo Brazzaville" "Congo (Brazzaville)" "Brazzaville"



 santahat  Vhq.



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User currently offlineMD11junkie From Argentina, joined May 2005, 3149 posts, RR: 57
Reply 16, posted (5 years 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3554 times:

You got 151 out of 195 Countries of the World.

On my first try...



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User currently offlineGrahamHill From France, joined Mar 2007, 2869 posts, RR: 2
Reply 17, posted (5 years 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3525 times:

145 out of 195. I'm improving  Smile


"A learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant one" - Moliere
User currently offlineCamiloa380 From Sweden, joined Feb 2008, 486 posts, RR: 25
Reply 18, posted (5 years 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3518 times:

189/195 on my first try  bouncy 

CamiloA380  airplane 



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User currently offlineJakeOrion From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 1255 posts, RR: 3
Reply 19, posted (5 years 3 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 3485 times:



Quoting Seb146 (Reply 1):
Anyone ever watch Animaniacs? I could sing that whole song and that took about 5 minutes, so this should be a snap for me.....

NO CHEATING!!!

http://www.break.com/usercontent/200...nimaniacs-country-song-385990.html

He did it in 1:44 Big grin

Sadly, I cannot participate in this game since NMCI blocks "games." Phooey.



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User currently offlineDanVS From Brazil, joined Jul 2009, 254 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (5 years 3 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 3396 times:

First attempt, 136/195.
Missed really easy ones such as Belgium, Netherlands, Austria, Colombia,...
I kept trying to remember the countries (islands) of the Pacific and missed those really easy ones.


User currently offlineN104UA From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 921 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (5 years 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 3198 times:



Quoting Seb146 (Reply 1):
Anyone ever watch Animaniacs? I could sing that whole song and that took about 5 minutes, so this should be a snap for me.....

how else can you learn countries name, but only if they did not count spelling on this game it would be simple



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