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View Poll Results: Which is better: Antartica or Greenland?
Antartica 8 33.33%
Greenland 16 66.67%
Voters: 24. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-29-2013, 06:17 AM
 
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Where would you rather go if you had the choice?

Antartica











Greenland












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Old 06-29-2013, 06:32 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Greenland, for three reasons.

1. It is a country, that I can add to my list of countries.

2. I can go where I please on my own and explore and look around. In Antarctica, I'd be in lockdown, in the confines of whatever organization hosted me, and at their mercy to go anywhere.

3. Greenland has an indigenous population and a historic culture.
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Old 06-29-2013, 06:49 AM
 
Location: State of Transition
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Greenland, no contest. For reasons #2 and #3 given above.
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Old 06-29-2013, 08:02 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Third choice...to Samoa.
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Old 06-29-2013, 09:32 AM
 
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I choose Greenland. Prettier , less cold, inhabited, closer to the rest of the world.
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Old 06-29-2013, 11:06 AM
 
Location: San Diego, California Republic
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Greenland. Not as extreme with weather so people can actually live there. Antarctica would be like being on another planet.
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Old 06-29-2013, 06:45 PM
 
Location: Guangzhou, China
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My heart says Antarctica, because penguins, but my head says Greenland, because people.

So, as cool as it'd be to hang out with penguins and the bragging rights of having gone to the most remote and arbitrary place one could travel to, I'd still have to take Greenland.
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Old 06-29-2013, 08:19 PM
 
Location: San Diego, California Republic
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My heart says Antarctica, because penguins, but my head says Greenland, because people.

So, as cool as it'd be to hang out with penguins and the bragging rights of having gone to the most remote and arbitrary place one could travel to, I'd still have to take Greenland.
maybe that's why I don't care. I've done that. fed them and everything.
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Old 06-29-2013, 10:00 PM
 
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I would pick Greenland. There are people in Greenland(at least a more permanent population).
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Old 06-29-2013, 10:05 PM
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Location: Ontario, Canada
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There are year-round research stations in Antarctica. I'll bet the skiing there is better, too. Taller mountains.
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