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View Poll Results: America VS Australia VS Canada
America 61 39.35%
Australia 36 23.23%
Canada 58 37.42%
Voters: 155. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 02-16-2013, 04:29 PM
 
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Why does any Canadian city have to be superior to New York anyway? Or Ouagadougou for that matter?
You just wanted to say Ouagadougou, admit it.
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Old 02-16-2013, 04:49 PM
 
Location: North West Northern Ireland.
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The ural mountain range is a ancient mountain range in Russia. Europe is more a cultural region. The Himalayas for example is new which divids India and Asia but the urals is not comparable.
Asia is a seperate continent Lol!!
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Old 02-16-2013, 04:54 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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No it is not, and you are wrong. North America and South America are continents. America is not.
Geography classes in the states teach it that way but many people outside the United States refer to North, Central and South America as "the Americas" or "America"

http://www.freeworldmaps.net/contine...continents.gif
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Old 02-16-2013, 04:54 PM
 
Location: London, UK
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Yes Europe and Asia are sometimes considered different continents but Eurasia is a continent end off.
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Old 02-16-2013, 04:55 PM
 
Location: North West Northern Ireland.
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Not really.
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Old 02-16-2013, 04:58 PM
 
Location: The Netherlands
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Not really.
Do you ever bother to look anything up before you spout your ignorance here?

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The division between Europe and Asia as two different continents is a historical and cultural construct, with no clear physical separation between them; thus, in some parts of the world, Eurasia is considered the largest of five or six continents.
Eurasia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 02-16-2013, 04:58 PM
 
Location: London, UK
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^^^^^Finally thank you!

Ownec what does 'not really' mean?
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Old 02-16-2013, 05:01 PM
 
Location: Brisbane
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No it isn't! Its thousands of miles away from most countries!!

It takes hours to get there and multiple stops on the way. No thanks!
What does that have to do with the criteria set by the OP?

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Old 02-16-2013, 05:07 PM
 
Location: Aventura FL
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Why isn't New Zealand mentioned?
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Old 02-16-2013, 06:37 PM
 
Location: Mid Atlantic USA
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I am a Hungarian living in a suburb of New York in the USA, and it is one of the most boring places I have ever lived. There is absolutely no variation in anything whatsoever, and the entire place is either a frozen wasteland in the winter, or a burning wasteland in the summer. New York City is much worse. The amount of filth in there is indescribable. I have gone to other parts of the US, and it felt like I was not even on Earth anymore. I live here because even with the terrible enviroment and monotony, the people are nice, there are some nice things here, and I can make a good living (200k p year).
Were you in the South perhaps? I could understand your statement if you were down there. They believe the earth is around 6,000 years old down there.
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