dtwclipper
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Country By Silhouette?

Mon Jan 01, 2007 4:02 am

Took me a few but it wasn't that hard.



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larger image here from todays NY Times:

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/...06/12/31/opinion/31schott-maps.jpg
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AirCop
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RE: Country By Silhouette?

Mon Jan 01, 2007 4:24 am

Both that is different not having them on a map, once I got my bearings it wasn't to hard either.
 
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RE: Country By Silhouette?

Mon Jan 01, 2007 5:18 am

France
China
?
Iran
?
?
?
Laos
?
?


Probably wrong, I may have gotten Laos confused with Vietnam.

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dtwclipper
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RE: Country By Silhouette?

Mon Jan 01, 2007 5:24 am

Quoting ANITIX87 (Reply 2):
France
China
?
Iran
?
?
?
Laos
?
?

Three Correct.
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Thorben
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RE: Country By Silhouette?

Mon Jan 01, 2007 5:37 am

France
Venezuela
Bolivia
Iraq
Iran
Ireland
Lebanon
Vietnam
Sudan
North Korea

Without looking on a map.
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ilikeyyc
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RE: Country By Silhouette?

Mon Jan 01, 2007 6:12 am

without looking on a map:

France
China
?
Iraq
Iran
Ireland
?
Japan
Sudan
?

EDIT:

Quoting Thorben:

France
Venezuela
Bolivia
Iraq
Iran
Ireland
Lebanon
Vietnam
Sudan
North Korea

man do I feel stupid now. Good job!

[Edited 2006-12-31 22:19:12]
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Thorben
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RE: Country By Silhouette?

Mon Jan 01, 2007 6:19 am

Why are you all confusing Venezuela and China? Does China have such a thing at its south?
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halls120
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RE: Country By Silhouette?

Mon Jan 01, 2007 6:28 am

Quoting Thorben (Reply 6):
Why are you all confusing Venezuela and China? Does China have such a thing at its south?

Thorben is correct. here is venezuela.



[Edited 2006-12-31 22:36:32]
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Mir
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RE: Country By Silhouette?

Mon Jan 01, 2007 7:22 am

I got:

-France
-
-
-Iraq
-Iran
-Ireland
-
-Vietnam
-

Never would have gotten the others.  embarrassed 

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qr332
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RE: Country By Silhouette?

Mon Jan 01, 2007 10:46 am

France
?
?
Iraq
Iran
Ireland
Lebanon
Vietnam
Sudan
?
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dtwclipper
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RE: Country By Silhouette?

Mon Jan 01, 2007 12:54 pm

The correct answer will be posted in the NY Times on Tuesday, but I am convinced that Thorben is correct.

I at first thought Venezuela was China, but then corrected myself at closer look.
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RE: Country By Silhouette?

Mon Jan 01, 2007 7:52 pm

Quoting Dtwclipper (Reply 10):
I at first thought Venezuela was China, but then corrected myself at closer look.

Venezuela was hard, but the hardest was Bolivia. I thought it was Colombia, but that just didn't seem right.
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halls120
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RE: Country By Silhouette?

Tue Jan 02, 2007 1:34 am

Quoting Thorben (Reply 11):
Quoting Dtwclipper (Reply 10):I at first thought Venezuela was China, but then corrected myself at closer look.
Venezuela was hard, but the hardest was Bolivia. I thought it was Colombia, but that just didn't seem right.

Once you guessed Venezuela correctly, what you initially thought was Colombia couldn't have been.

Hardest one for me was North Korea.
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