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Rain Man
03-18-2012, 09:13 PM
One nation per post, and please name a country that hasn't already been named previously. I'm testing a theory. Thanks in advance, and in thanks I present to you a picture of Jamaal Charles making a Bronco eat dirt.

(I'll share my theory when I get 100 or so nations. I can't share it now or it would ruin the experiment.)

http://footballsickness.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/Jamaal-Charles1.jpg

Pablo
03-18-2012, 09:13 PM
India.

SNR
03-18-2012, 09:13 PM
Germany

BoneKrusher
03-18-2012, 09:14 PM
China

Count Alex's Losses
03-18-2012, 09:14 PM
Botswana

R8RFAN
03-18-2012, 09:15 PM
Czech Republic

Setsuna
03-18-2012, 09:15 PM
Gator Nation. Done and done.

DeezNutz
03-18-2012, 09:15 PM
Pakistan.

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:15 PM
Uzbekistan.

R8RFAN
03-18-2012, 09:15 PM
El Salvador

-King-
03-18-2012, 09:15 PM
Vatican City

R8RFAN
03-18-2012, 09:15 PM
Norway

R8RFAN
03-18-2012, 09:16 PM
Nicaragua

AndChiefs
03-18-2012, 09:16 PM
Zambia

R8RFAN
03-18-2012, 09:16 PM
New Zealand

plbrdude
03-18-2012, 09:16 PM
Slovackia

Rain Man
03-18-2012, 09:16 PM
Doing good, doing good. Keep 'em coming.

R8RFAN
03-18-2012, 09:17 PM
Netherlands

Talisman
03-18-2012, 09:17 PM
Wales

BoneKrusher
03-18-2012, 09:17 PM
Canada

mnchiefsguy
03-18-2012, 09:17 PM
Canada.

BigMeatballDave
03-18-2012, 09:17 PM
Qatar

Pablo
03-18-2012, 09:17 PM
Zambia.

R8RFAN
03-18-2012, 09:17 PM
Marshall Islands

tredadda
03-18-2012, 09:17 PM
Swaziland

milkman
03-18-2012, 09:17 PM
Brazil

R8RFAN
03-18-2012, 09:17 PM
Malaysia

Pablo
03-18-2012, 09:17 PM
Chile.

RippedmyFlesh
03-18-2012, 09:17 PM
Italy

R8RFAN
03-18-2012, 09:17 PM
Monaco

Pablo
03-18-2012, 09:17 PM
Mongolia.

R8RFAN
03-18-2012, 09:18 PM
Paraguay

milkman
03-18-2012, 09:18 PM
United States

tredadda
03-18-2012, 09:18 PM
Lichtenstein

BoneKrusher
03-18-2012, 09:18 PM
Japan

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:18 PM
Kazakhstan.

R8RFAN
03-18-2012, 09:18 PM
Peru

johnny961
03-18-2012, 09:18 PM
Japan

DeezNutz
03-18-2012, 09:18 PM
Spain.

R8RFAN
03-18-2012, 09:18 PM
Portugal

|Zach|
03-18-2012, 09:18 PM
Sierra Leone.

BigMeatballDave
03-18-2012, 09:18 PM
Lichtenstein

-King-
03-18-2012, 09:18 PM
Kenya

KC Tattoo
03-18-2012, 09:18 PM
Brazil

CoMoChief
03-18-2012, 09:19 PM
Texas

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:19 PM
Myanmar.

The Pedestrian
03-18-2012, 09:19 PM
United States.

Is your theory that people don't read previous posts? :hmmm:

R8RFAN
03-18-2012, 09:19 PM
Serbia

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:19 PM
U.S. of A.

DeezNutz
03-18-2012, 09:19 PM
North America.

mnchiefsguy
03-18-2012, 09:19 PM
Well, Bonekrusher...I guess great minds think alike!

Dr. Gigglepants
03-18-2012, 09:19 PM
Iraq

SNR
03-18-2012, 09:19 PM
Bulgaria

R8RFAN
03-18-2012, 09:19 PM
Zimbabwe

JoeyChuckles
03-18-2012, 09:19 PM
Peru

Joe Seahawk
03-18-2012, 09:19 PM
Austria

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:19 PM
Leichtenstein (sp)

milkman
03-18-2012, 09:19 PM
South Africa

Joe Seahawk
03-18-2012, 09:20 PM
Leichtenstein (sp)

q

KC Tattoo
03-18-2012, 09:20 PM
Niger

milkman
03-18-2012, 09:20 PM
Jordan

R8RFAN
03-18-2012, 09:20 PM
Switzerland

wheeler08
03-18-2012, 09:20 PM
Iran!

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:20 PM
Argentina

R8RFAN
03-18-2012, 09:20 PM
SWEDEN

milkman
03-18-2012, 09:20 PM
Chile

JoeyChuckles
03-18-2012, 09:20 PM
Australia.

BoneKrusher
03-18-2012, 09:20 PM
Well, Bonekrusher...I guess great minds think alike!

:thumb:

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:21 PM
Leichtenstein (sp)
Repostenstien.

JoeyChuckles
03-18-2012, 09:21 PM
Niger

Racist.

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:21 PM
q

:mad:

BoneKrusher
03-18-2012, 09:21 PM
Raider Nation?

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:21 PM
Racist.
Reported.

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:21 PM
Repostenstien.

It wasn't when I started typing. :p

Rain Man
03-18-2012, 09:21 PM
Keep 'em coming, keep 'em coming. My theory is panning out, I think, but I won't know for sure until I get some more.

R8RFAN
03-18-2012, 09:21 PM
Raider Nation?
REP!

Setsuna
03-18-2012, 09:21 PM
Lithuania bitches!

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:21 PM
Peru

BigMeatballDave
03-18-2012, 09:22 PM
Georgia

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:22 PM
China

milkman
03-18-2012, 09:22 PM
Honduras

BoneKrusher
03-18-2012, 09:22 PM
France

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:22 PM
Vietnam

TrebMaxx
03-18-2012, 09:23 PM
Belgium

JoeyChuckles
03-18-2012, 09:23 PM
South Africa.

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:23 PM
Russia

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:23 PM
Afghanistan.

Setsuna
03-18-2012, 09:23 PM
Manchuria hoes!

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:23 PM
Australia

JoeyChuckles
03-18-2012, 09:23 PM
United Nation

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:24 PM
Kuwait

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:24 PM
Turkey

Setsuna
03-18-2012, 09:24 PM
Bangladesh whores!

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:24 PM
United Arab Emirates.

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:24 PM
Syria

KC Tattoo
03-18-2012, 09:24 PM
Racist.

http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii574/KCTattoo58/mnigert.gif


it's a country

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:24 PM
Madagascar.

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:24 PM
Italy

milkman
03-18-2012, 09:25 PM
Argentina

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:25 PM
http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii574/KCTattoo58/mnigert.gif


it's a country
You'll be taking a 3 day vacation there.

|Zach|
03-18-2012, 09:25 PM
Repostenstien.

LMAO

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:25 PM
Greenland

Setsuna
03-18-2012, 09:25 PM
Carthage?

JoeyChuckles
03-18-2012, 09:25 PM
Thanks all for taking my mind off the KU game.

Jamaica.

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:26 PM
Canaduh

Crush
03-18-2012, 09:26 PM
Republic of China (Taiwan)

milkman
03-18-2012, 09:26 PM
Mexico

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:26 PM
Panama

Mi_chief_fan
03-18-2012, 09:26 PM
Palestine

Crush
03-18-2012, 09:26 PM
North Korea

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:26 PM
Guatamala

Crush
03-18-2012, 09:26 PM
South Korea

TrebMaxx
03-18-2012, 09:26 PM
Monaco

Setsuna
03-18-2012, 09:26 PM
Sudan

Crush
03-18-2012, 09:27 PM
Mongolia

plbrdude
03-18-2012, 09:27 PM
Liberia

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:27 PM
Jamaica

Crush
03-18-2012, 09:27 PM
Ukraine

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:27 PM
Samoa

Crush
03-18-2012, 09:27 PM
Czech Republic

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:27 PM
Phillipines

Crush
03-18-2012, 09:27 PM
Slovakia

Setsuna
03-18-2012, 09:27 PM
Milkman has South American fever.

Malaysia

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:27 PM
Kenya

Crush
03-18-2012, 09:28 PM
Belgium

JoeyChuckles
03-18-2012, 09:28 PM
Monaco?

Crush
03-18-2012, 09:28 PM
Congo

whoman69
03-18-2012, 09:28 PM
Sierra Leone

Crush
03-18-2012, 09:28 PM
Austria

JoeyChuckles
03-18-2012, 09:28 PM
Wales.

Crush
03-18-2012, 09:28 PM
Hungary

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:29 PM
Haiti

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:30 PM
Luxembourg.

Crush
03-18-2012, 09:30 PM
Estonia

Crush
03-18-2012, 09:30 PM
Lithuania

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:31 PM
Cuba.

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:31 PM
England

Crush
03-18-2012, 09:31 PM
Nepal

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:31 PM
Ireland

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:31 PM
Albania.

BigMeatballDave
03-18-2012, 09:31 PM
United Arab Emirates

Setsuna
03-18-2012, 09:31 PM
Balkans

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:31 PM
Scotland

KC Tattoo
03-18-2012, 09:31 PM
Petoria

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn229/youngblood181/edited%20photos/th_Family-Guy-family-guy-626939_102-1.jpg (http://media.photobucket.com/image/family guy petoria/youngblood181/edited photos/Family-Guy-family-guy-626939_102-1.jpg?o=0)

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:32 PM
Norway

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:32 PM
Armenia.

Crush
03-18-2012, 09:32 PM
Tajikistan

JoeyChuckles
03-18-2012, 09:32 PM
Phillipines

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:32 PM
Grand Duchy of Fenwick.

Crush
03-18-2012, 09:33 PM
Georgia

Crush
03-18-2012, 09:34 PM
Belarus

Crush
03-18-2012, 09:34 PM
Kazakhstan

AndChiefs
03-18-2012, 09:35 PM
French Guiana

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:35 PM
Lebanon

Setsuna
03-18-2012, 09:35 PM
Dominican Republic fools!

Rain Man
03-18-2012, 09:36 PM
Okay, I'll share my theory now. The main crux was proven, I think, and the tertiary crux was possibly proven, but maybe not.

I read alnorth's thread about the soccer protest in Turkey, and I was thinking, "do people pay much attention to Turkey"? It seems like a country that is more or less off the radar of most Americans.

Turkey is the 17th most populous country in the world. I was wondering if you had Americans start listing countries, where would Turkey show up? Unless I missed an earlier reference, it looks like ks smitty mentioned it in Post 92.

So that's pretty low visibility. However, it's not necessarily proven that Turkey is ultra-low, because I think it was mentioned before the Philippines and Nigeria unless I missed them, and those countries have larger populations.

But the main crux of my theory is proven. I was pondering what country might have lower visibility relative to its size than Turkey, and the country that popped into my mind was Indonesia. No one ever talks about Indonesia, and it is the 4th most populous nation on the planet, ranked behind China, India, and the U.S. As I'm typing this, no one has yet mentioned Indonesia.

I expect that small countries like Moldova and the Central African Republic will be low visibility, but Indonesia is huge. And no one, including myself, ever pays attention to it. Interesting.

-King-
03-18-2012, 09:36 PM
Tanzania.

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:36 PM
United Kingdom.

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:37 PM
Huh, I thought Indonesia was listed.

-King-
03-18-2012, 09:38 PM
Indonesia :)

JoeyChuckles
03-18-2012, 09:38 PM
It's over? I need another distraction from KU.

Easy 6
03-18-2012, 09:39 PM
Mauritania

BigMeatballDave
03-18-2012, 09:39 PM
I was trying to think of the most obscure countries.

alnorth
03-18-2012, 09:39 PM
Burkina Faso, booyah!

(Saw thread, saw 11 pages, thought "oh crap, what is the most obscure country I know, which no one ever remembers? Hmmm.... oh yeah!")

Otter
03-18-2012, 09:40 PM
Belly Button

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:40 PM
I was trying to think of the most obscure countries.
Same here, less chance of reposting that way.

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:42 PM
Okay, I'll share my theory now. The main crux was proven, I think, and the tertiary crux was possibly proven, but maybe not.

I read alnorth's thread about the soccer protest in Turkey, and I was thinking, "do people pay much attention to Turkey"? It seems like a country that is more or less off the radar of most Americans.

Turkey is the 17th most populous country in the world. I was wondering if you had Americans start listing countries, where would Turkey show up? Unless I missed an earlier reference, it looks like ks smitty mentioned it in Post 92.

So that's pretty low visibility. However, it's not necessarily proven that Turkey is ultra-low, because I think it was mentioned before the Philippines and Nigeria unless I missed them, and those countries have larger populations.

But the main crux of my theory is proven. I was pondering what country might have lower visibility relative to its size than Turkey, and the country that popped into my mind was Indonesia. No one ever talks about Indonesia, and it is the 4th most populous nation on the planet, ranked behind China, India, and the U.S. As I'm typing this, no one has yet mentioned Indonesia.

I expect that small countries like Moldova and the Central African Republic will be low visibility, but Indonesia is huge. And no one, including myself, ever pays attention to it. Interesting.

So do I win a prize?

milkman
03-18-2012, 09:43 PM
I was trying to think of the most obscure countries.

Same here, less chance of reposting that way.

I stuck with the more obvious, knowing that over half of you dumbasses would be doing this.

Rain Man
03-18-2012, 09:44 PM
Huh, I thought Indonesia was listed.

Nope. Just did a search to confirm.

So what makes a country high visibility? It seems to me like the main reasons are:

1) projecting power on the world stage (e.g., Russia, the USA, UK).
2) tourism (France, Italy, Maldives)
3) having problems (Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria)
4) maybe being part of the Anglo-American club (e.g., Australia, Canada) or being "western"/white (e.g., Hungary, Sweden)
5) maybe being industrialized (e.g., Japan, Taiwan)

Indonesia doesn't really work in any of those areas other than maybe Bali as a tourist destination. It makes me wonder whey they don't try to project power in their region.

Turkey is a bit of the same, though I tend to think of Turkey as being reasonably active on the international front.

JoeyChuckles
03-18-2012, 09:44 PM
So do I win a prize?

Nope, but you are a jive Turkey.

ghak99
03-18-2012, 09:44 PM
Oman

Talisman
03-18-2012, 09:45 PM
Not sure a theory of which countries come to mind first works on a BB where some people are trying to pick the most obscure country they can think of (or find on a list of countries they got from Google).

It is odd that I just came from the thread about strange soccer fans in Turkey and didn't think of Turkey at all. I'll give you that.

Baconeater
03-18-2012, 09:45 PM
I stuck with the more obvious, knowing that over half of you dumbasses would be doing this.
You still didn't win.

Rain Man
03-18-2012, 09:45 PM
So do I win a prize?

Trip to Turkey? But not the nice part. Too expensive.

Bowser
03-18-2012, 09:47 PM
MADA-FREAKING-GASCAR

KS Smitty
03-18-2012, 09:47 PM
Trip to Turkey? But not the nice part. Too expensive.

It's because I outed you and DaFace being in Machu Pichu isn't it.

milkman
03-18-2012, 09:48 PM
I do think it's a flawed experiment, since people are going to try to think outside the box, so to speak.

I mean, think about it.

The U.S isn't mentioned until post 34.

Rain Man
03-18-2012, 09:50 PM
Not sure a theory of which countries come to mind first works on a BB where some people are trying to pick the most obscure country they can think of (or find on a list of countries they got from Google).

It is odd that I just came from the thread about strange soccer fans in Turkey and didn't think of Turkey at all. I'll give you that.

Admittedly, implementation wasn't perfect, but at the same time it seems like with a large number of people some would've started with big countries. And China and India were named right off the bat.

I think we as a BB should make an effort to learn more about Indonesia. We would all be better as a result.

Talisman
03-18-2012, 09:50 PM
You think about different things than I do.

I was thinking about whether to watch some more Breaking Bad on Netflix or fire up the 360 for a game of something.

But the country visibilitilization thingie is cool too.

Rain Man
03-18-2012, 09:58 PM
I do think it's a flawed experiment, since people are going to try to think outside the box, so to speak.

I mean, think about it.

The U.S isn't mentioned until post 34.

Yeah, it's feasible that obscure countries were getting more play, but at the same time most of the biggies were indeed hit too. In my list of reasons to think of a country top of mind, we could add a sixth one in this exercise, which is "obscurity". But Indonesia apparently doesn't rise to the top for that measure, either. It's like the country is invisible.

1) projecting power on the world stage (e.g., Russia, the USA, UK).
2) tourism (France, Italy, Maldives)
3) having problems (Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria)
4) maybe being part of the Anglo-American club (e.g., Australia, Canada) or being "western"/white (e.g., Hungary, Sweden)
5) maybe being industrialized (e.g., Japan, Taiwan)

Rain Man
03-18-2012, 09:58 PM
You think about different things than I do.

I was thinking about whether to watch some more Breaking Bad on Netflix or fire up the 360 for a game of something.

But the country visibilitilization thingie is cool too.

Have you considered reading about the history and geography of Indonesia?

Aries Walker
03-18-2012, 09:58 PM
I think the point better made is that people either don't follow instructions, or they don't read the thread before they post.

Talisman
03-18-2012, 10:03 PM
Have you considered reading about the history and geography of Indonesia?

No, but I did find this list of video games supposedly set (at least in part) in Indonesia:

Delta Force: Land Warrior
Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising
Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Essentials
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Easy 6
03-18-2012, 10:05 PM
I kinda like Turkey, name the last big Turkish terrorist... they seem like a modern thinking, practical people.

AustinChief
03-18-2012, 10:15 PM
Admittedly, implementation wasn't perfect, but at the same time it seems like with a large number of people some would've started with big countries. And China and India were named right off the bat.

I think we as a BB should make an effort to learn more about Indonesia. We would all be better as a result.

Weird thing is.. Burundi is the first nation that popped into my head... zero clue why.

But yeah, for as big as Indonesia is, it's pretty much an afterthought.

Dartgod
03-18-2012, 10:43 PM
I haven't read through all the responses, so I'll just throw these out there. Turkey and Indonesia.

Great Expectations
03-18-2012, 10:48 PM
Syria, Egypt

listopencil
03-18-2012, 11:06 PM
Off the top of my head, Sri Lanka.

Mr. Kotter
03-18-2012, 11:10 PM
Nagorno-Karabakh Republic...FTW??? :hmmm:

Silock
03-18-2012, 11:15 PM
Mauritius

Thig Lyfe
03-18-2012, 11:18 PM
Peyton Manning

WildTurkey
03-18-2012, 11:31 PM
Poland


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Mr Luzcious
03-19-2012, 12:31 AM
Scandinavia not getting much play.

CoMoChief
03-19-2012, 12:36 AM
The Moon

Tribal Warfare
03-19-2012, 12:54 AM
Zimbabwe

buddha
03-19-2012, 12:59 AM
How fascinating

cdcox
03-19-2012, 01:38 AM
It's that 4th slot. According to the sign on the opening credits of "Welcome Back Kotter", Brooklyn is the 4th most populated city in the US. No one talks about Brooklyn.

Hog Farmer
03-19-2012, 03:26 AM
Just so happens I made a Turkey sammich last night.

Cornstock
03-19-2012, 05:40 AM
Saudi Arabia

Cornstock
03-19-2012, 05:40 AM
Bahrain

Cornstock
03-19-2012, 05:41 AM
Yemen

Cornstock
03-19-2012, 05:41 AM
Azerbaijan

Cornstock
03-19-2012, 05:41 AM
Kyrgyzstan

Cornstock
03-19-2012, 05:42 AM
Tajikistan

Cornstock
03-19-2012, 05:42 AM
West Bank

Cornstock
03-19-2012, 05:42 AM
Palestine

Cornstock
03-19-2012, 05:43 AM
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Cornstock
03-19-2012, 05:44 AM
Angola

Cornstock
03-19-2012, 05:48 AM
The region of Kashmir would recognize itself as its own nation, but is not recognized as autonomous by India, Pakistan, or the US.

And for your enjoyment (You'll have to settle for the link because the embed won't work):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfR_HWMzgyc