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Results: How many countries you have visited?

Up to 10

20.00% • 15 votes

10 to 20

26.67% • 20 votes

21 to 40

32.00% • 24 votes

41 to 100

16.00% • 12 votes

More than 100

5.33% • 4 votes

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75 votes in total.

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    • movilogo
    • By movilogo 12th Feb 18, 2:26 PM
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    How many countries you have visited?
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    • 12th Feb 18, 2:26 PM
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    How many countries you have visited? 12th Feb 18 at 2:26 PM
    Just a poll to see how well travelled MSE people are

    Just indicate how many countries you have visited.

    Follow UN list of countries without being pedantic.

    Russia and Vatican City are both considered as one country each.
    Happiness is buying an item and then not checking its price after a month to discover it was reduced further.
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    • zagfles
    • By zagfles 13th Feb 18, 2:10 PM
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    Damn, just short of the 41-100 category, even counting countries which no longer exist

    More travel geekery - how many languages do you know how to say "thank you" in (without looking it up)? Anyone beat 20
    • zagfles
    • By zagfles 13th Feb 18, 2:11 PM
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    I bet the people who complain about immigration have only been to Benidorm....
    Originally posted by NineDeuce
    And have thought about retiring there
    • PeacefulWaters
    • By PeacefulWaters 13th Feb 18, 2:39 PM
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    Well they aren't on the list from the UN or the US State department - or the wikipedia list of sovereign states - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_sovereign_states
    Originally posted by ringo_24601
    I'm going to back away. It might be me who's wrong!
    • Robisere
    • By Robisere 13th Feb 18, 5:35 PM
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    I got bored at 26, but I was a Merchant Seaman and also had 12 years Army Service. I have also holidayed in many European countries and once (unforgettably) in Canada, which I rate as the friendliest country with the friendliest people. That's not always a combination: friendly people do not always live in a friendly country.

    Forgot to add that I discovered one simple fact: ordinary working folk are more or less the same all over the world, certainly all the ones I met. Most want the same things: peace, enough of a wage to provide for a family and a quiet life with no disasters. It's the politicians (elected or not) who screw up the world.
    Last edited by Robisere; 13-02-2018 at 6:51 PM.
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    • martinthebandit
    • By martinthebandit 13th Feb 18, 5:39 PM
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    I bet the people who complain about immigration have only been to Benidorm....
    Originally posted by NineDeuce

    ...and I bet you would loose your bet.
    Politics -
    from the words Poli, meaning many
    and tics meaning blood sucking parasites


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    • Ballard
    • By Ballard 13th Feb 18, 6:46 PM
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    I've only travelled for pleasure and am fast approaching 50 (in years and countries), not including countries where I haven't left the airport. I doubt that I'll get to 100 before I croak it but you never know.
    I got a letter from the government the other day. I opened it and read it. It said they were suckers.
    • Tarry
    • By Tarry 16th Feb 18, 6:22 PM
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    France, Belguim, Ireland (Northern and Republic), Germany, Scotland, Wales (if Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales count) and Jersey.
    The Very Right Honourable Lady Tarry of the Alphabetty thread

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