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Lazarus and the Gimp
23-07-2005, 23:24:50
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/country_europe_G2_drag-drop.html

I got 91% with an average error of 12 miles.

alsieboo
23-07-2005, 23:51:22
My geography is pants, and I don't need some online test to tell me that

protein
23-07-2005, 23:55:15
I'm too scared to take the test. It will make me look stoopid.

protein
24-07-2005, 00:01:55
64% 170 miles. :lol:

paiktis22
24-07-2005, 00:04:42
i thought i was doing fine and then came luxembourg lichnenstain and san marino

Koshko
24-07-2005, 00:15:25
37/45

Not bad for an American ... Especially considering that about 4 where pretty close to where they were.

Oerdin
24-07-2005, 00:31:09
44 out of 45.

Ellipsis
24-07-2005, 00:48:31
45/45

Spartak
24-07-2005, 00:54:21
44/45 average error 7 miles.

Immortal Wombat
24-07-2005, 00:54:45
The order that countries come can make a huge difference. The fact that the ordering is random on each repeat makes score comparisons fairly meaningless.

Kitsuki
24-07-2005, 01:07:26
82%, 46 miles - its the small ones that screw you up...! I seemed to get a couple like Luxembourg at the start, and its so easy to get those off slightly without France and Germany etc to guide you...

Debaser
24-07-2005, 01:09:43
Originally posted by protein
64% 170 miles. :lol:

Exactly the same.

Russia's a big old place...

Immortal Wombat
24-07-2005, 01:51:03
Level 9 (http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/country_europe_G8_drag_spin.html) is a bastard.

Mr. Bas
24-07-2005, 03:38:11
43/45. Although I should have gotten 44 since I accidentally dropped Cyprus in the middle of the mediterranean.

Greg W
24-07-2005, 04:02:51
82% 41 miles. They teach us convicts something I suppose. :cute:

I think the only small one I got right was Vatican City. I knew where most of the others were (roughly), but with no point of reference at the time, got them wrong.

TV4Fun
24-07-2005, 06:50:28
Wow, I think I found a subject that I actually know less about than attracting females.

Vincent
24-07-2005, 07:31:08
96% 5 miles

Diss
24-07-2005, 08:53:07
I gave up. :)

My geography is horribly out of date. When I was a kid, I would do nothing but read our atlas all day (I was very bored as a kid- this was back before computer games). Or sometimes I read the encyclepedia. All my geography is based on our atlas which was published around 1970.

All these former soviet countries, and yugoslavian countries kick my ass.

Oerdin
24-07-2005, 09:18:03
Originally posted by Immortal Wombat
The order that countries come can make a huge difference. The fact that the ordering is random on each repeat makes score comparisons fairly meaningless.

I'd have to agree. I got fairly lucky and had several big ones come first so I had restraining features to nail the littles with. Mind you I knew where they all were anyway, however, it does help to be able to nail it exactly. The one I didn't get was San Marino. I was close but not close enough.

fp
24-07-2005, 09:22:18
I've just realised I was totally wrong about where I thought Bulgaria and Malta were.

Lazarus and the Gimp
24-07-2005, 09:58:15
I got Belarus for my first country. That screwed me up.

Spartak
24-07-2005, 12:54:40
Belarus, it screws you up it does.

Drekkus
24-07-2005, 15:06:58
93%, av 22 miles. Moldova was a way off, as was Andorra.

Drekkus
24-07-2005, 15:33:50
Originally posted by Immortal Wombat
Level 9 (http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/country_europe_G8_drag_spin.html) is a bastard. sjesus christ, that one just wasn't funny anymore

Chris
24-07-2005, 15:40:10
40 out of 45.

Misplaced Moldavia, Sovenia and hungary on the blank map, missed on Lux, and never heard of San Marino.

Ave error 25 miles

TauCeti@Japan
24-07-2005, 15:58:22
Originally posted by Immortal Wombat
Level 9 (http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/country_europe_G8_drag_spin.html) is a bastard. 40/45, 349 points, 751 seconds.

The Shaker
24-07-2005, 16:04:40
45/45 3000pts 5 seconds

Dyl Ulenspiegel
24-07-2005, 17:39:21
Level 9 is a challange.

41/45, score 665, 455 seconds

protein
24-07-2005, 18:04:10
levels?

I only did it once.

Lazarus and the Gimp
24-07-2005, 19:03:24
Originally posted by Chris
40 out of 45.

Misplaced Moldavia, Sovenia and hungary on the blank map, missed on Lux, and never heard of San Marino.

Ave error 25 miles

Good for an American. I think I'd struggle with one for the States.

Spartak
24-07-2005, 19:06:07
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games.htm#Geography

Lazarus and the Gimp
24-07-2005, 19:15:09
OK- now I know. 86% with an average error of 42 miles. 439 seconds.

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games.htm

It's level 3.

jsorense
24-07-2005, 19:17:28
Trial # 1
39/45
87% correct
24 mi average error
293 sec time

Drekkus
24-07-2005, 22:33:10
US score for me, 93%, av. of 26 miles in 467 sec.
Wyoming and Idaho were way off with me.

Venom
24-07-2005, 22:45:08
European score 40/45 Avg Error 21 miles. Fucking robbed me on Austria.

Venom
24-07-2005, 22:50:16
USA score 49/50 Avg Error 40 miles. Fucking robbed me on Nebraska.

Scabrous Birdseed
24-07-2005, 23:04:32
96%
Average error 5 miles

Immortal Wombat
24-07-2005, 23:34:23
US Score: 48/50, 9 miles. Although to be fair, I should mention that I went through the US one about five times last night just in case someone mentioned it.

RedFred
24-07-2005, 23:48:32
European score: 37/45, 82%, 31 miles error; 822 seconds

:(

Can't believe it never gave me Andorra. I had it between the right two countries.

jsorense
25-07-2005, 00:35:06
US score:
49/50
98% correct
2 mile average error
215 sec time
I was robbed !:tizzy:

Sir Penguin
25-07-2005, 00:51:18
You guys have a lot of tiny crappy countries over there. I got 91% though.

SP

jsorense
25-07-2005, 01:04:51
Fir Crist's sake! Now I have t admit that i am more ignorant than a firikin' penguin.
Time to commit suiside by Venom. :eek: :( :cry:

notyoueither
25-07-2005, 01:05:18
Originally posted by Lazarus and the Gimp
How's your geography?

Worse than it should be. About 90% in Europe and the States.

TauCeti@Japan
25-07-2005, 01:09:49
US 3:

50/50, 226 sec

protein
25-07-2005, 01:17:32
It seems I'm better at asia than europe.

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Asian_Geography.htm#Countries

Venom
25-07-2005, 01:26:41
Yes, I'm not very good at the Asian area. 23/32 avg error 261

So I missed often. By a lot.

protein
25-07-2005, 01:52:46
There is the odd ridiculous country.

Where is Knurgajikisthan?

That is incorrect.

Where is the Isle of Stripoline?

That is incorrect.

TauCeti@Japan
25-07-2005, 03:39:17
How about Africa? Especially at level 6 or above, where the countries disappear afterwards... :nervous:

47/53 at level 3, average error 25 miles

Koyaanisqatsi
25-07-2005, 09:37:38
Originally posted by Lazarus and the Gimp
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/country_europe_G2_drag-drop.html
87% avg. 23 mi. error. Fucking microcountries.

Koyaanisqatsi
25-07-2005, 09:43:51
50/50 on the US one.

Koyaanisqatsi
25-07-2005, 09:50:37
Asia: 29/32 avg. 63 mi. Got screwed over by all the -stans...

Drekkus
25-07-2005, 10:04:23
I must say the level 3 ones are often more about puzzling than geography, what piece fits where. Level 5 and up is where I really lose it.

Where's the africa one, btw?

Koyaanisqatsi
25-07-2005, 10:04:55
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/country_Africa_G2_drag-drop.html

Koyaanisqatsi
25-07-2005, 10:11:03
That one I really screwed up...40/53, avg. 168mi.

MoSe
25-07-2005, 10:40:54
Europe: 0 errors 0 miles 247 seconds

Drekkus
25-07-2005, 10:47:20
Only if you can have the same score on Level 6, you actually have a good geography knowledge.

MoSe
25-07-2005, 11:04:02
I just found out there are more levels... :)
you know, I have to do it in the background whijle working

besides, I retook the test to see whether I had missed a button to advance levels, and indeed I got Belarus 1st too, and I misplaced it just enough to make it red, same for Czechia as 2nd... :cute: it's crucial to get the coastal countries first :D

I had only time to take #4 in the meanwhile, and I can't believe HOW that could be rated harder than #3 :eek:

Drekkus
25-07-2005, 11:14:21
That's why it's more of a puzzle then a knowledge test, if the countries done stay on the map. In level 6 they dissapear again afte placing, and then it's a lot more difficult to place them correctly, but even then getting the big or coastal countries first helps.

Provost Harrison
25-07-2005, 11:16:36
89%...gave my Belarus to start...I thought it was damn close. Bastard...

novacane
25-07-2005, 11:55:44
I got 100% on South America. 41/45 on Europe.

Africa = :confused:
US States = :confused:

Provost Harrison
25-07-2005, 12:17:03
85% for African capitals...

MDA
25-07-2005, 12:17:09
76%, 122 miles :( Eastern Europe was a mess, and the little San Marino's were horrible, too. There was only the USSR when I first learned E. Europe.

Provost Harrison
25-07-2005, 12:23:31
Haha 100% for South America (level 3). I think I got 50% for US state capitals...

Provost Harrison
25-07-2005, 12:29:27
90% for location of US states...it's really difficult to place those which are just squares when there is nothing surrounding them :lol:

Koyaanisqatsi
25-07-2005, 12:30:40
Ugh (http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Oceania_G4_name_input.html)

Provost Harrison
25-07-2005, 12:40:59
50% on that one...

Drekkus
25-07-2005, 12:42:36
sheesh, I got austriala, papua new guinee and new zealand right on that one.

Chris
25-07-2005, 12:57:15
I got 7 of that one, New caledonia, NZ, Solomons, Micronesia, wake, Aus and Papua.

Oerdin
25-07-2005, 13:14:23
47/53 in Africa. The bastards stated off with several small inland countries which were very hard to place exactly without the big countries already being there.

Provost Harrison
25-07-2005, 13:15:12
Yeah, I've had that where it asks you to place something like Liechtenstein first :bash:

Oerdin
25-07-2005, 13:18:29
South America 20/20 error of 0 miles.

Oerdin
25-07-2005, 13:21:19
Originally posted by Provost Harrison
Yeah, I've had that where it asks you to place something like Liechtenstein first :bash:

Yeah, I think they started my off with Burundi, Burkina Faso, and Lesotho. I knew about where they were but getting an exact match with no large countries as refrences is pretty difficult.

MOBIUS
25-07-2005, 15:18:26
44/45 98% 2 miles 296 seconds

Having to plonk Slovakia on a practically blank map was what did me - it was very close but obviously not close enough...;)

MOBIUS
25-07-2005, 15:24:28
Africa

52/53 98% 7 miles 240 seconds

Bloody Chad this time - got it bordering the wrong part of the lake...:(

MDA
25-07-2005, 15:42:20
hanging Chad

MoSe
25-07-2005, 15:45:56
that's supposed to drop into Florida then

Immortal Wombat
25-07-2005, 16:19:50
Originally posted by MOBIUS
Bloody Chad this time - got it bordering the wrong part of the lake...:(
Me too.

KrazyHorse
25-07-2005, 16:28:35
~85-90% in euroland
98% in the US (both on level 3)

US one they gave me oklahoma first. I was off by about 50 miles on the north/south placement

:rolleyes:

The canada one I got perfect on the hardest level...

KrazyHorse
25-07-2005, 16:39:02
africa 39/53 :lol:

Oerdin
26-07-2005, 04:11:52
Der Resistance

MoSe
26-07-2005, 09:09:09
???
is that like Der Rington?

Drekkus
26-07-2005, 10:56:55
:lol: That one still has me laughing.

Provost Harrison
26-07-2005, 10:58:17
Well, let's be honest, it doesn't take much to make you laugh :p