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This message board seems to have an amazingly international membership. I'm not sure if this has been done yet, but I'm curious to know what countries people are from.

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Israel.

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Let's see how many other canucks are on the boards...

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Beauty, eh?
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It's been done, at least as a part of a census questionnaire (I'm a bit lost for words) thingy. But should be interesting enough to see a nice bar chart on the subject. Now, if only enough people would vote.

From what I gather, we have quite a large portion of Finns here, perhaps the largest amount after the English-speaking countries.

Also, this might give some insight on the different nationalities.
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Shaper
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I'm from Blighty/Britain. For better or worse.

As far as I know, there ain't too many of us (Khoth and saunders are too). Whether or not that is good is unknown.

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Raven v. Writing Desk
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There are definitely multiple spidwebbers from some of the countries that aren't listed (like France). Whereas several of the listed "countries" are not going to produce useful data...

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I knew I would forget some, but I couldn't think of any others. Some of the choices were obviously meant as jokes however.

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quote:
Originally written by Smugglers' Alliance, Chief of the:

I knew I would forget some, but I couldn't think of any others. Some of the choices were obviously meant as jokes however.
If you are seriously interested in geographical distribution, you could have added options "other European countries", "other Asian countries", etc. Although putting France in the same option as outher space is pretty funny.

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Yeah, I thought of the geographical thing after the fact.

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The Netherlands / Holland.

Some people think that Holland is a province or the capital of Denmark, for some reason. But there are many weird peolpe is this world.

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I'm from the United States, though I'm currently studying abroad in California. :)

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I am aware that the Netherlands is a seperate country, I just didn't realize that anyone on this board was Dutch. My apologies to you, as well as the Israeli members, for not including your nations

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I'm quite surprised at the absence of Australians slash New Zealanders. They make up a big chunk of the connected population ...

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They aren't awake yet

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I don't mind representing that part of the world.

[ Tuesday, April 04, 2006 14:45: Message edited by: stranger ]

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Kingy and I (plus a few others, eg: White Dove) make up the New Zealand part of the website.

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Canada. British Columbia to be specific. But then that's in my profile info isn't it.

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I appear to be among the lucky few whose country made the list. You forgot Poland, however.

Seriously, dude, Mongolia and Vatican City qualify, but France doesn't? Why not Pitcairn? I heard there were a few guys with internet there.

You really need to spend some time in a basic Geography course. So do I, apparently, because I didn't even know there was a country named "Lesotho".

Edit: Rather than just complain about an incompetently done poll, I'd point out this alternative.

[ Tuesday, April 04, 2006 12:44: Message edited by: thaet waes gode cyning ]

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quote:
Originally written by thaet waes gode cyning:

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Seriously, dude, Mongolia and Vatican City qualify, but France doesn't? Why not Pitcairn? I heard there were a few guys with internet there.

You really need to spend some time in a basic Geography course. So do I, apparently, because I didn't even know there was a country named "Lesotho".
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quote:
Originally written by Smugglers' Alliance, Chief of the:

I knew I would forget some, but I couldn't think of any others. Some of the choices were obviously meant as jokes however.
I doubt this poll was intended to have great scientific value. :)

[ Tuesday, April 04, 2006 12:50: Message edited by: Zeviz ]

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quote:
Originally written by thaet waes gode cyning:

Why not Pitcairn? I heard there were a few guys with internet there.
Avast, mateys! There be mutineers among us!

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What Zeviz said. Furthermore:
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From Arancaytar:
Rather than just complain about an incompetently done poll, I'd point out this alternative.
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Originally written by me (post #4):

Also, this might give some insight on the different nationalities.
Someone hasn't been getting enough sleep, eh Aran? ( :P )
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More like failing to read the rest of the topic.

Also, I didn't expect anyone to remember that thing. :P

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I'm sorry for upsetting your sensibilities, Arancaytar. I feared that my incomplete list would upset someone. But I could hardly include all 200 countries or so. I included every country I was aware of spiderwebbers being from. So far only two people have listed other in the poll, so I didn't do too bad. On another note, please do not impugn my geography skills. The lack of a countries inclusion is not an implication that I am ignorant of the said countries existence. Rather, it means that I was unaware of any SW members in those fine nations. I apologized to our Dutch and Israeli members for not listing their homelands already. Hopefully, I'm misreading your post, but you seem rather mad. This was merely a meant as a semi-informative, yet humorous poll. If the inclusion of Azerbaijan, Lesotho, Mongolia, and Vatican City were not enough to give that away, I thought that the inclusion of California as an independent nation, and the listing of floating platforms, outer space, and France in the other category would have made it abundantly evident.
My apologies.

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Wow. Expressing sarcasm was never my strength, especially on the internets. o_O

[ Tuesday, April 04, 2006 14:05: Message edited by: thaet waes gode cyning ]

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quote:
Originally written by thaet waes gode cyning:

I appear to be among the lucky few whose country made the list. You forgot Poland, however.
We don't have anyone from Poland, do we? I thought I would notice that.

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