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Where are you from?

urope (not UK)
14 (29.8%)
K
6 (12.8%)
nited States
22 (46.8%)
est of North America
2 (4.3%)
outh America
1 (2.1%)
entral America
0 (0%)
sia
0 (0%)
ustralia
2 (4.3%)
frica
0 (0%)

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Offline Nicolas

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« on: October 12, 2009, 09:52:59 PM »
Self-Explanatory

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« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2009, 12:00:54 AM »
Nicolas - why does australia have "continent" written next to it?

it is both a country, and a continent.
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« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2009, 01:27:22 AM »
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Nicolas - why does australia have "continent" written next to it?

it is both a country, and a continent.


because i was referring to the continent... in spanish the country and the continent have different names.

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« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2009, 02:10:00 AM »
Quote from: Nicolas;36138
because i was referring to the continent... in spanish the country and the continent have different names.


even though in this case, the country and the continent are the same thing?

I'm just being curious.
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« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2009, 02:17:13 AM »
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even though in this case, the country and the continent are the same thing?

I'm just being curious.


australia+new zealand+islands=australian continent or oceania.

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« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2009, 03:53:21 AM »
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australia+new zealand+islands=australian continent or oceania.


oceania is different to the continent.

the continent is australia only.

Oceanaia consists of:
  Australia
  New Zealand

Dependencies/Territories of Australia:
  Christmas Island
  Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  Coral Sea Islands
  Norfolk Island

Melanesia
  Fiji
  Indonesia (Oceanian part only)
  New Caledonia (France)
  Papua New Guinea
  Solomon Islands
  Vanuatu

Micronesia
  Federated States of Micronesia
  Guam (USA)
  Kiribati
  Marshall Islands
  Nauru
  Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
  Palau
 Wake Island (USA)

Polynesia
  American Samoa (USA)
  Cook Islands (NZ)
  Easter Island (Chile)
  French Polynesia (France)
  Hawaii (USA)
  Niue (NZ)
  Pitcairn Islands (UK)
  Samoa
  Tokelau (NZ)
  Tonga
  Tuvalu
  Wallis and Futuna (France)
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« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2009, 04:11:07 AM »
Fixed the poll.
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« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2009, 04:30:27 AM »
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oceania is different to the continent.

the continent is australia only.

Oceanaia consists of:


i thought so, but before posting the poll i looked for a translation to oceania and it came up as australia. guess google translator sucks.

and btw, thanks javi.

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« Reply #8 on: October 13, 2009, 06:10:36 PM »
Rest of North America you mean Canada ? :D
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« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2009, 06:28:13 PM »
can we split the UK into England and Rest of UK :thankyou:
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« Reply #10 on: October 13, 2009, 07:16:35 PM »
You people are so difficult!  :p
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« Reply #11 on: October 13, 2009, 07:50:05 PM »
Where would New Zealanders vote now, I don't think they would like to lumped together with the aussies, I suggest Australasia, Rob will put me right if I'm wrong:p

Also whats happened to Africa?:D
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« Reply #12 on: October 13, 2009, 09:25:05 PM »
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Where would New Zealanders vote now, I don't think they would like to lumped together with the aussies, I suggest Australasia, Rob will put me right if I'm wrong:p

Also whats happened to Africa?:D


im sure it was there when i posted it :confused:

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« Reply #13 on: October 13, 2009, 09:47:41 PM »
This poll is funny :D
Don't let them get to you Nicolas maybe Javi will be able to find Africa for you ;)

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« Reply #14 on: October 13, 2009, 10:42:35 PM »
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Rest of North America you mean Canada ? :D


And Mexico, plus islands like Cuba, Bermuda and the Virgin Islands.

 

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