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Guess the Map III: The Map Lover's Paradise

Discussion in 'Picture Threads Archive' started by aukrest, Mar 1, 2011.

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  1. dwaxe

    dwaxe is not a fanatic

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    Hint: all the numbers in the data are less than 10.
     
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    madviking north american scum

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    The amount of times madviking has said "EFF YOU <country>!!" to each country.
     
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    Arakhor Dremora Courtier Super Moderator

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    Another question is why Europe shoved in the far left side? World maps conventionally place Britain in the centre, in line with the Greenwich Meridian.
     
  6. LAnkou

    LAnkou Breizh A Tao

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    doesn't seem to be link to population or size...

    the short list of country seems to reduce the list to "exotic" topic...
    Norway, France and hungary leader in Europe? no Belgium?
    Let's put out sports (lack of Russia), movies/song/technology/agriculture (USA number one)...
    religion is out too...

    Is grey value 0 or no data?
     
  7. Lillefix

    Lillefix I'm serious. You can.

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    He said: The grey doesn't mean anything.
     
  8. emzie

    emzie wicked witch of the North

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    No, world maps that you're accustomed to seeing do that.
     
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    emzie wicked witch of the North

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    Malaysia, Saudi Arabia andddd Norway. Odd. Sounds like oil but there's a lot of oil countries missing.

    Sovereign wealth fund?
     
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    Not that, but it does have to do with money.

    Also, I think I should be more clear about the gray. The map was taken from an analysis of 29 countries. The makers of the map simply didn't look at the gray ones.
     
  12. emzie

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    Education funding?
     
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    Close enough. Education funding as percentage of GDP.
     
  14. emzie

    emzie wicked witch of the North

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    Wow that was a total shot in the dark. Half done with a map, will finish it tomorrow and upload.
     
  15. emzie

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    Okay, this will take a bit of explanation.

    All the countries coloured have at least one of something. Grey countries have none.

    The map tracks the number of whatever each country has, broken into tertiles (learned a new word!). Each tertile is gradated in colour to represent place within.

    In other words, map's scale is as followed

    Bottom third: [Light Turquoise - Dark Turquoise]
    Middle third: [Pink - Maroon]
    Top third: [Peach - Brown]

    USA is #1



    Is related to money.
     
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    Liberia and Morocco don't have any billionaires.

    I would probably guess millionaires though.
     
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    emzie wicked witch of the North

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    Not to do with people no.
     
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    bestrfcplayer Steppin' up!

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    Something about animals?
     
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