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Altered maps IZ: gib clay!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Takhisis, Aug 14, 2019.

  1. Traitorfish

    Traitorfish The Tighnahulish Kid

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    I don't think that "the general public are bad at geography" requires any elaborate, multi-verse based explanation.
     
  2. AdamCrock

    AdamCrock Polish Pudding

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    Which one is the correct one ? ;)
     
  3. Traitorfish

    Traitorfish The Tighnahulish Kid

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    Not the one that treats people misremembering things as evidence.
     
  4. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    Doesn't seem correct:

     
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  5. AdamCrock

    AdamCrock Polish Pudding

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    Of course it's incorrect, there's no Poland ! :D
     
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  6. Takhisis

    Takhisis daria dance party

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    That is not a map of Eastern Europe.
     
  7. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    r16 not deity

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    bah , ı haven't flown in a saucer since like 1990s , it's a girlish thing and we boys are like more angular .

    edit: Oh , conspiracy , conspiracy , he is tricking me to use non-Turkish names on the map !
     
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  9. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    Technically not a map, but of map (and no one posted here for months anyway)

     
  10. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    Zwarte Piet map.



    @Hrothbern , wth is "Roetveeg Piet"? :lol:
     
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  11. Hrothbern

    Hrothbern Deity

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    What you see on that map is the urban-rural divide in the Netherlands regarding social-liberal versus conservative.

    Those black Pete dots are small traditional villages with some or some more residential areas added (a house with a garden instead of compact flats residential in Rotterdam etc) for commuters having jobs in the "Roetveeg Piet" cities like Rotterdam.
     
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  13. JohannaK

    JohannaK Careless Whisperer

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    Better how? Better why? What does this mean?
     
  14. The_J

    The_J Say No 2 Net Validations Retired Moderator Supporter

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    I'll take the guess that the "Roetveeg Piet" is where the official stance is that the Piet is black due to the ash from the chimneys, and they make him only a tad bit black, instead of fully black.
     
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    Hrothbern Deity

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    yes

    Which still does not adress that most "roetveeg" pieten have frizzy hair wigs

    My hopefull guess is that we end up over time with Petes in all rainbow colors of their skin and wigs... and the wigs in different kinds.

    Will go slowly

    When I was a kid, all kids loved the Black Petes because they were merry, were dancing, made jokes and threw around the candy.
    Sinterklaas, St Nicholas, was the authoritarian strict bully.. and many small kids started crying when they had to sit on his lap at school before receiving their gift.
    That old part of the tradition is now history
     
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    The_J Say No 2 Net Validations Retired Moderator Supporter

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    TBH, I just hope they'll stop making a fuzz about it. Chill people, it's all not important.
     
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    Better in the soil than in the atmosphere.

    It shows more intense farming where land is plowed and soil is exposed.

    Ireland is red really only not because we are better farmers but because the soil is so poor (peat / bog, especially here on the west coast) that the soil isn't generally plowed and is left as grassland for grazing. Minimising carbon release. If we changed our land use policies we could make it even better - carbon neutral beef even possibly.
     
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    AdamCrock Polish Pudding

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    JohannaK Careless Whisperer

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    There's some weirdness in this map, at least relating to Spain. It seems to account for some of the projected reactors whose construction was stopped in 1984 and also for some reactors which were long ago dismantled, but it also ignores at least one active reactor.
     
  20. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    There is one here too, although only for scientific purposes (not power production), operating for a university.
     

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