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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim in NYC View Post
    Part of how I got such a high score is that I didn't start going all over the map until towards the end. I took it one continent at a time, in as close to an "order" as I could. Believe me, you save a lot of time that way.
    I think the map messed me up. I don't know any of the African countries by sight, but I kept looking at them trying to jog my memory. I should have just started naming countries that I knew.
    "And if there is nothing that can so hide the face of our fellow-man as morality can, religion can hide from us as nothing else can the face of God." -- Martin Buber

    "You do not like religion; we started from that assumption. But in conducting an honest battle against it, which is not completely without effort, you do not want to have fought against a shadow like the one with which we have struggled." -- Friedrich Schleiermacher

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    I type fast enough, but my spelling sucked so bad...

    I got 74...
    "I would not join any club that would have someone like me for a member." - Groucho Marx

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hyped View Post
    I type fast enough, but my spelling sucked so bad...

    I got 74...
    Mostly blank for the eastern bloc countries and Africa...as well as the little islands in the south Pacific & the Caribbean.....
    "I would not join any club that would have someone like me for a member." - Groucho Marx

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    Having some fun with other quizzes

    Got all of these with about 2 minutes to spare

    http://www.jetpunk.com/quizzes/famous-battles-quiz.php

    Got all of these immediately except for one.

    http://www.jetpunk.com/quizzes/invasions

    Blew threw this one in no time flat...

    http://www.jetpunk.com/quizzes/famous-generals-quiz.php

    Missed two of these that I should never have missed...

    http://www.jetpunk.com/quizzes/peopl...died-in-battle

    31 out of 43

    http://www.jetpunk.com/quizzes/presi...state-quiz.php

    That was a toughie
    The trouble with the world today is the intelligent people are full of doubt and the dumb people are full of confidence - Charles Bukowski

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    Quote Originally Posted by flyerhawk View Post
    That was a pain. I missed Hoover, Coolidge, Pierce, Taylor, and Polk, and would have done a lot worse had I not remembered "Guess Virginia, Ohio, New York, and Illinois. If it's none of them, then move on." Those four states account for 20 of 43 Presidents, so it's a very, very safe guess.

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