Monday, July 25, 2005
For aspiring imperialists only
Test your knowledge of the location of European countries here
. Victory lap moment: I scored 44 out of 45 countries, having blown San Marino notwithstanding the small assist the game gives you for the microstates. Atlanticist triumphalism moment: How many Europeans can score 98% locating American states
? Finally, I hereby challenge everybody with a bumper sticker that reads "49% of Americans agree with 99% of the rest of the world" to a geography contest, head-to-head, right now.
47 out of 50 states and 42 out of 45 countries. And 5 out of those 6 errors were dropping in nearly the right place but not close enough. The only one I got completely wrong was Kansas which I placed in S Dakota due to the fact that the entire midwest was a blank....