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Old 11-28-2014, 09:16 PM
 
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Surprised that this guy and his friends weren't on the list....people still ask about him 70 years later
(even in the states).

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Old 11-29-2014, 02:12 PM
 
Location: Metro Atlanta & Savannah, GA - Corpus Christi, TX
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Hey, don't leave out Stonehenge, Henry VIII, and BRAVEHEART - whatever that dude's name was...

"FREEEEEEEE DOMMMMMMMMM!"
Looks like someone already mentioned that guy earlier in the thread.. William Wallace

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would think Birmingham but may be wrong
I was thinking Liverpool, but like you, I think I may be wrong.

Edit: You were right.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of..._by_population
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Old 11-29-2014, 02:37 PM
 
Location: London, UK
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would think Birmingham but may be wrong
Yeah its Birmingham.
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Old 12-01-2014, 07:04 AM
 
Location: Fishers, IN
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Buzzfeed did it again this year. Apparently they are planning to make it a Thanksgiving tradition to ask people in their London office to fill out a map of the US states. I don't think they did near as good this year.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/robinedds/ha...rry#.ow941QQyr
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Old 12-01-2014, 10:27 AM
 
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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Some of those were hilarious.

It is interesting how many people think New York is in the South (or at least the Chesapeake area).

The one who did movies/TV shows is not only culturally literate but pretty geogrphically sharp as well.

And finally I like how the one with the worst map totally deflected by calling out how Americans can't name British counties. Which, since they are undergoing revision, becoming obsolete, and such isn't really fair. I do know all the pre-conquest Anglo Saxon kingdoms, though. even little Hwicce.

Honestly, I only know a handful of English counties, but general regions, rivers, and cities I could do fairly well at, I bet.
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Old 12-01-2014, 08:26 PM
 
Location: Ohio, USA
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The Britons seem to get Iowa and Idaho mixed up even more than Americans do.

Last edited by CurlyFries; 12-01-2014 at 09:09 PM..
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Old 12-03-2014, 01:45 PM
 
Location: Carrboro, NC
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That's alright, we would generate the same bad stereotypes of their nation too.
The stuff on the map really isn't that disingenuous. It all seems like friendly ribbing.
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Old 12-16-2014, 06:15 PM
 
Location: Bmore, The cursed land of -> Hotlanta -> Charlotte
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The stuff on the map really isn't that disingenuous. It all seems like friendly ribbing.
This.

And yeah, we secretly get apocalypse training here incase a Zom-
Wasnt supposed to say that. You heard nothing.

Its cool our stereotype, globally isnt similar with the rest of the south.
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Old 12-16-2014, 06:19 PM
 
Location: alabama.
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forrst gump ..rednecks .. sweet home alabama .. yep .. that`s us .. i love it ...
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Old 12-16-2014, 11:57 PM
 
Location: Savannah GA
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British people know Georgia is home to "Forrest Gump, zombies, golf, REM and Outkast." That's not bad!
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