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Guess the Map 12: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Hate Mercator

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by west india man, Sep 26, 2020.

  1. The_J

    The_J Say No 2 Net Validations Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Uh... um... something environmental protection maybe?
     
  2. cardgame

    cardgame Obsessively Opposed to the Typical

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    coal?
     
  3. emzie

    emzie wicked witch of the North

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    Okay, so I tried to find the source of the data (I recoloured a map from wikipedia) and its not cited. So I looked up the actual laws in some of the countries and I can't vouch for this map anymore. It marks Norway as illegal but that won't be true until 2025. Meanwhile, Denmark was on track to be illegal by 2024 yet was put in a different category.

    It was laws regarding fur farming. The map caught my eye after reading up Denmark's plan to cull 17 million minks because of covid.

    Sorry y'all.

    I nominate @Birdjaguar for the next map as his it was his question that caused me to find the errors.
     
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  4. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    Never DIY maps if you aren't 100% sure ^_^
     
  5. Birdjaguar

    Birdjaguar Hanafubuki Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Thanks. I'm not ready to provide a map, so I pass and would like to see someone who has not done one in a while take on the challenge. Which of my questions did that?
     
  6. Samson

    Samson Deity

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    So I did the penultimate one, is anyone going to complain if I do one?
     
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  7. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    Please do :)
     
  8. Birdjaguar

    Birdjaguar Hanafubuki Retired Moderator Supporter

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    you're up!
     
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  9. Samson

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  10. Samson

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    3 hours and no response. OK, first clue:

    This is a really easy one. About 1000 times easier than last time. (note: 64% of statistics are made up one the spot)
     
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  11. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    Is this directly about money?
     
  12. Samson

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    No (very much indirectly)
     
  13. The_J

    The_J Say No 2 Net Validations Retired Moderator Supporter

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    What's special about the Czech republic?

    Does it have something to do with languages?
     
  14. Samson

    Samson Deity

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    Nothing to do with language. What is special about the Czech republic is its history, combined with my capacity for effort. Yugoslavia has a similar issue.
     
  15. Samson

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    The fact that China is the same as mongolia is completely random, and Russia/Kazakhstan.
     
  16. Samson

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    Second clue:
    Since I posted this thought of a change I could make to make the map a more useful representation of the world. This is the same as before, but with the denominator as an integral with respect to time rather than a single time point.

     

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  17. Samson

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    Completely unrelated to this map, but why is Laos so hard to get data for? That is the grey country in the middle of south east asia? I cannot find it on any of my datasets, and looking at others it is often missing.
     
  18. The_J

    The_J Say No 2 Net Validations Retired Moderator Supporter

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    ...er... the new map is not helping, I'm afraid :/.
    Is higher better?
     
  19. Samson

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    No, except for those involved.
     
  20. The_J

    The_J Say No 2 Net Validations Retired Moderator Supporter

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    I guess it's not about corruption :D?
     

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