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Poll - how many countries have you visited?

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Old Sep 8, 02, 8:44 am
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Andorra
Argentina
Austria
Australia
Bahamas
Bangladesh
Belgium
Bolivia
Brazil
Brunei (10)
Bulgaria
Cambodia
Canada
Chile
China
Colombia
Croatia
Cuba
Czech Republic
Denmark (20)
Dominican Republic
Egypt
France
Germany
Greece
India
Indonesia
Italy
Jamaica
Japan (30)
Kenya
Korea North
Korea South
Lichtenstein
Luxembourg
Malaysia
Maldives
Mexico
Monaco
Mongolia (40)
Morocco
Nepal
Netherlands
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Phillipines
Poland
Portugal (50)
Romania
Russia
San Marino
Singapore
Slovakia
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sweden
Switzerland (60)
Taiwan
Thailand
Turkey
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
USA
Uruguay
Vatican
Venezuela
Vietnam (70)
Yugoslavia (71)

Forgot about:

Hungary
Burma
Cayman Islands
Costa Rica

So my total is currently 75...

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Old Sep 8, 02, 8:52 am
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I am a minor leaguer here. I have only visited 36 countries from the list.

PS...too lazy to list them.
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Old Sep 8, 02, 8:54 am
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I'm here to bring the mean down and the standard deviation up.

Just 10: US CA MX UK DE BE JP HK SG MY

Hey, I'm working on it, OK?

48 states, though, if anyone feels like getting into that.
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Old Sep 8, 02, 10:15 am
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I don't get out much either:
United States
Canada
Bahamas
United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales)
Jersey
France
Monoco
Italy
Switzerland
Austria
Germany (West, before the reunification)
Denmark
Netherlands
Belgium
New Zealand
Australia
Vatican City (almost left this one out)

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Old Sep 8, 02, 10:36 am
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It's easier to say which countries I haven't been to yet...

The former Soviet countries (I've only been to mother Russia)
The middle countries of Africa. (I've only been to the north and south, although I plan to rectify that in a couple of months)
The little Pacific island countries.
Pakistan & India (although I have been to Sri Lanka!)

I'm pretty sure I've done the rest.


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Old Sep 8, 02, 10:23 pm
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United States
Canada
Mexico
Costa Rica
France
Germany
England
Wales
Ireland
Scotland
Austria
Switzerland
Italy
Australia
Indonesia
Singapore
Malaysia
Maldives
Thailand
Vietnam
China
Japan
Burma
S. Korea
N. Korea
Nepal
India
Sri Lanka
Vatican City
Taiwan

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Old Sep 8, 02, 10:26 pm
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Let's all remember that Hong Kong is now part of China, but Taiwan is not. Go figure.
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Old Sep 8, 02, 10:51 pm
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Austria
Belgium
Canada
China
Czech Republic
East Germany (before reunification)
France
Greece
Hong Kong (British)
Hungary
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Macau (Portugese)
Malaysia
Mexico
Monaco
Netherlands
Northern Ireland
Poland
Scotland
Spain
Switzerland
United Kingdom
United States
West Germany ( before reunification)
Vatican City

(29) Countries including 2 that reunifide and 2 that have been taken over by China.
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Old Sep 8, 02, 11:50 pm
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Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Azerbaijan
Belgium
Bolivia
Botswana
Brazil
Cambodia
Canada
Chile
China
Costa Rica
Ecuador
Egypt
France
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Indonesia
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Kenya
Korea, South
Luxembourg
Malawi
Malaysia
Mexico
Monaco
Mongolia
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
New Zealand
Oman
Peru
Russia
Seychelles
Singapore
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Switzerland
Taiwan
Tanzania
Thailand
Tonga
Trinidad & Tobago
UAE
United Kingdom
USA
Uruguay
Vatican City
Zambia
Zimbabwe

;; Territories/colonies
French Polynesia
Virgin Islands (BVI + US)
Hong Kong
Macao
Easter Island
Galapagos Island
Netherlands Antillies (St. Maarten)
Puerto Rico
Guadeloupe (St. Martin)

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Old Sep 9, 02, 4:12 am
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Norway
Denmark
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Netherlands
Romania
Spain
Belgium
Austria
Malta

Malaysia
Singapore
Australia

Canada
USA
Brazil

South Africa


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Old Sep 9, 02, 4:41 am
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I only have about 15 countries, but wonder if anyone here belongs the 'Century Club'? This is an organization that requires, as an admission requirement, that its members have visited at least 100 countries.

They list 340 different coutries for their purposes.

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Old Sep 9, 02, 4:55 am
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Bill Morrow. Yes I am WELL aware of the "Century Club".

I applied to join it once I passed 100 countries visited and could not believe many of the absurd "countries" they allowed - as per the list that you post, and thus decided against doing it.

A old client of mine in Melbourne (the late) Arthur Jonas applied to join it some time back and said he'd visited over 200 "real" countries. He got a cynical snooty letter back 'doubting that very sincerely' as THEIR most hallowed and travelled member, (some Texam tychoon) did not even have that tally. Arthur simply mailed them all his customs entry stamped expired passports by Registered Post and they backed right off.

As per my original post above, the "Century Club" lists a large number of totally absurd and fictional "countries" such as Tasmania, Sabah, Johnson Island, Chilean South Pole, Easter Island, Galapagos Islands, TWO "Turkeys", Hawaii, Alaska, Kalimatan, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland etc. As it happens I have visited all of those places too, but would never count them in any tally.

I have so far visited around 130 "real" countries, and all continents, and regard that as being about half way there, based on 250 being around the "correct" number.

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Old Sep 9, 02, 5:16 am
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by airbus320:

I am a minor leaguer here...

...PS...too lazy to list them.
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Me too!

While many colleagues and friends truly think that I've already been everywhere, I'd looked up the list now posted in the other thread alluded to by Glen in an effort to ascertain if, in fact, barring any "in transit" stops, I'd truly even been to half of the worlds' countries!

As it turns out, having done most all the "easy" ones, I'm still a bit shy of half!

Moreover, I've yet to visit Antarctica, and astoundingly, Alaska!

While these trips will not add to my genuine country total, I "vow" to "fix" this ASAP!

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Old Sep 9, 02, 6:21 am
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Visiting ACTUAL countries

Australia
Austria
Canada
Greece
Hong Kong
Israel
Singapore
USA

If you want me to include airports only
Denmark
Germany
Holland/Netherlands
New Zealand
Sweden
Thailand

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Old Sep 9, 02, 10:24 am
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Considering I've only visited 7 countries, I think that makes me (so far) officially the lowest number here:

Australia
Canada
Germany
Mexico
New Zealand
UK
USA

France gets added in a few weeks and Bahamas early next year.

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