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(7)
Got em all :)
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Apr 5, 2013
(46)
2:42 left :)
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Dec 15, 2013
(34)
2:18 you cheated :P
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Dec 16, 2013
(38)
Actually, no he didn't. I had about 2:45 left, and I had to think for a few seconds to remember Philippines
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Feb 17, 2015
(59)
How do you know?
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Apr 20, 2017
(29)
How did I miss Papua New Guinea? I live there...
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Jan 8, 2014
(58)
Yikes...
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Apr 20, 2017
(45)
Missed Poland, the most obvious one but got everything else. *facepalm*
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Mar 27, 2014
(70)
I always forget Poland and Japan on these quizzes - no idea why.
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Apr 20, 2017
(28)
I got them all with 2:32 left....took me three tries. Fist time I only missed Philippines (face palm)..then I forgot Papua New Guinea. (That I remembered the first time).. Grr
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May 12, 2014
(13)
why did i missed Paraguay :(
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May 15, 2014
(49)
there's many people who knows philippines, but or those who speaks in spanish is difficult o associate that with the P.
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May 30, 2014
(10)
Yeah, and I'm a Filipino. Many Filipino words derived from Spanish words.
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Jul 15, 2015
(41)
9/9 Get rekt n00bs! :P
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Jun 4, 2014
(22)
9/9 with 1: 26 left
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Aug 23, 2014
(26)
I was traveling across the world in my mind and STILL I forgot Philippines. Goddammit, brain.
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Nov 27, 2014
(26)
100% on 2nd try with 1:18 left. I forgot about Pakistan the first time, and i was kicking myself hard cos of it
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Nov 30, 2014
(59)
Hope you didn't hurt yourself to much.
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Apr 20, 2017
(60)
I managed to forget Portugal. Being European and having been to Portugal a few times, not impressed with myself on that one. Also tried Palestine, but....
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Dec 13, 2014
(19)
sooooo ez
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Jan 5, 2015
(45)
Listen, there's a difference between facts and opinions. In this case, Palestine being a country is an opinion, not a fact. You do not get to decide if a territory fulfills all the requirements to be a State; I would say that everything points to Palestine not fulfilling these requirements, so I think it is a little stubborn to just affirm that it is a country, without at least giving an explanation stating which criteria is used to make such affirmation.
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Jan 24, 2015
(69)
which is probably why it's already filled in on the quiz and you don't have to guess it. There's no way to do it where everybody's happy but this is probably the best compromise.
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Apr 18, 2015
(66)
But apparently, YOU get to decide what those requirements are and whether or not Palestine fulfills them?
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Apr 20, 2015
(45)
The requirements have been determined by the international community, in the 1933 Montevideo Convention; it is precisely the international community which gets to decide whether or not Palestine fulfills these requirements, and since major world powers like USA, UK, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Canada, and Australia have yet to recognize Palestine as a sovereign country, and the UN has refused to accept them as a member, everything points to Palestine NOT being a country rather than the opposite. I don't get to decide anything, but I also don't get to impose my opinion.
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Dec 4, 2015
(15)
palestine is not a country yet it's bid for recongnition lost in the united nations
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Jan 25, 2015
(71)
Yes, it did (8 'yes' votes, two 'no', and five abstentions). The vote was symbolic anyway as the USA had already indicated it would use its veto to block a positive outcome. The lack of democracy in the UN is its biggest failure, if you ask me. Allowing a handful of countries to block any vote that doesn't go their way is a peculiar way to run an organisation which is supposed to represent the entire world.
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Apr 20, 2015
(70)
Not when that handful of countries will be expected to provide finance and protection for all those decisions.
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Feb 8, 2017
(22)
puerto rico should be on the list instead of palestine
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Feb 7, 2015
(65)
That's not even close to a country.
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Apr 18, 2015
(59)
It's a US territory.
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Apr 20, 2017
(22)
9/9 with 2:04 left. No I did not Cheat, my brother used to be obsessed with countries and flags.
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Feb 7, 2015
(38)
Um... you don't need to say you didn't cheat if it took you nearly a minute to do the quiz
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Feb 17, 2015
(25)
Get him tested for autism. :)
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Jul 3, 2016
(70)
Extremely offensive remark, SilverFlute.
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Feb 8, 2017
(46)
Also an extremely pointless one.
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Mar 2, 2017
(32)
Palestine? I thought it was Israel's part
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Apr 18, 2015
(46)
Palestine doesn't exist. Get rid of it asap.
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Apr 18, 2015
(65)
It kind of does though.
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Apr 18, 2015
(61)
Kind of ....... doesn't hack it on Jetpunk (or shouldn't do)
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Apr 18, 2015
(22)
Very true. Palestine is NOT a soveriegn state
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Apr 20, 2015
(66)
Tell that to the vast majority of countries in the world who do, in fact, believe it exists and have indeed recognised it as such. Maybe they're just unaware of your opinion, and will change their stance once they know that you settled the issue once and for all?
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Apr 20, 2015
(69)
"vast majority" is a really bad overstatement.

Countries that do not recognize Palestine include 1st and 3rd world countries from every continent. Those within the USA's sphere of influence and those outside it. And together represent more than a quarter of the 196 countries on JetPunk's CotW quiz. Most nations that have any sort of concept of civic responsibility toward the world do not recognize that the PNA is the government of Palestine (which is what people really mean when they say "recognize Palestine") because they understand that this is not a reflection of reality and giving credence to a myth is dangerous and irresponsible. These countries include the USA, the UK, Germany, Australia, Japan, Denmark, The Netherlands, Canada, Singapore, New Zealand, South Korea, France, Austria, Belgium and others.
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Apr 20, 2015
(69)
Countries that DO recognize the PNA's authority over "Palestine" fall mostly into one of three categories. Many are Muslim countries that hate Jews and believe the false narrative that foreign Jews stole native Muslim lands. Many are African countries that feel they have suffered from colonialism in the past and have now bought into the false narrative that Israel is the product of European colonialism. And a few are countries that simply have a problem with the USA and are trying to give the proverbial finger to America but don't give a rat's patoot about the people of Palestine. This list includes such civilized and forward-thinking places as Iran, North Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Uganda, Syria, Afghanistan, Congo (both of them!), Kuwait, Egypt, Cuba, China, Niger, and so on.

Funny, I seem to recall you commenting previously about how the United States should be ashamed of being on the same list as some of these countries when it came to still using the death penalty.
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Apr 20, 2015
(69)
To quote you, how do you like the company you're in?
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Apr 20, 2015
(71)
That's a little disingenuous, Kal. Of the countries that don't yet recognise Palestine, many have stated that they recognise there should be a Palestine but they do not yet recognise that it exists, mainly for the reason you gave, ie they don't recognise that the PNA is in full control of both parts of the 'country'. For example, both houses of the Irish parliament unanimously voted for recognition, but Ireland does not yet formally recognise the country of Palestine, Japan accepts Palestinian nationality, but does not yet recognise the State of Palestine, and so on. Also, New Zealand can't be placed in the 'does not recognise' basket, since they don't formally recognise anyone, they simply imply recognition through their relations.
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Apr 21, 2015
(69)
How am I being disingenuous? I agree with what you just said. The United States would also like to see a workable two-state solution that would lead to two stable, peaceful, preferably democratic states existing side-by-side in harmony and cooperation. They would like nothing more. They've been endeavoring toward that goal for decades. But wishing for something to be true doesn't mean it is true.
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Apr 21, 2015
(61)
Most of those countries wouldn't know 'Democracy' if it stood up in their soup.
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Jan 18, 2017
(69)
If democracy is something that one finds standing in soup... I might not know what it is, either.
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Apr 20, 2017
(17)
how come more people get palau(which i have never heard of) than the philipines?
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Apr 20, 2015
(69)
Probably as others have pointed out, the "F" sound at the beginning of The Philippines, when spoken in English.
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Apr 21, 2015
(9)
Forgot the obvious Pakistan!
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Apr 22, 2015
(75)
They are ALL obvious.
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Jan 16, 2016
(13)
I finished the quiz with 2 minutes and 1 second left.
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Jun 4, 2015
(11)
100% with 0:33 left, got stuck on philippines
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Sep 5, 2015
(36)
Can we just save the pc politics! Palestine is not now nor will it be.
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Sep 22, 2015
(23)
100% with 2:14 left. Im a slow typer and my right hand is broken
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Nov 3, 2015
(33)
Everything working alright and i answered all the questions but screen is locked help
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Dec 18, 2015
(6)
I missed Philippines
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Dec 23, 2015
(27)
I didn't get pakistan but got all the others
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Jan 6, 2016
(27)
face palm
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Jan 6, 2016
(28)
2:45 to spare! One of the easiest
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Jan 8, 2016
(32)
missed png :(
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Jan 10, 2016
(12)
Puerto Rico? No? Why?
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Apr 11, 2016
(48)
It's not a country it's a US Territory. For Instance Guam doesn't feature in the 'G' version of this quiz.
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Nov 21, 2016
(44)
I missed Pakistan, Peru, Portugal and Palau... I seriously cannot brain today XD
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May 21, 2016
(21)
The flag that is shown is my home country: PANAMA
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Jun 18, 2016
(56)
2.45 minutes left!
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Jul 6, 2016
(20)
yay 100%
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Sep 9, 2016
(40)
I forgot some very-famous countries :(
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Oct 11, 2016
(24)
why they cant got my country (philippines)
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Oct 27, 2016
(24)
ARRGH! ONLY 69% only got my country( philippines) really??
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Nov 3, 2016
(59)
Probably because of the confusing 'F' sound when pronouncing the country's name.
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Apr 20, 2017
(27)
Ponda? Really no Ponda? Or Poondopoodia? Add those two.
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Nov 19, 2016
(24)
I'm terrible at Jetpunk quizzes even though I got 9/9 on this.
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Nov 20, 2016
(24)
2:29 left.
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Nov 21, 2016
(61)
When I was in school there were more. Persia. Pangea.
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Nov 21, 2016
(59)
I'll let Persia slide, but Pangea. Seriously? That's like saying Africa is a country.
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Jan 3, 2017
(45)
I think he's saying he was is school a LOOOOOOONG time ago.
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Jan 18, 2017
(17)
aggghh paraguay
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Nov 29, 2016
(37)
probably already been stated Palestine is not a country. It is a region.
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Dec 8, 2016
(23)
got 100% but only through reading the comments lol
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Jan 5, 2017
(61)
Not only a cheat, but proud of it!
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Feb 11, 2017
(59)
Sounds like someone was lazy that day.
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Apr 20, 2017
(59)
I'm so used to just typing "New Guinea" that I frequently forget the country's proper name is "Papua New Guinea." D'oh!
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Feb 15, 2017
(47)
I missed Poland! No way!
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Feb 18, 2017
(31)
Palestine is not a country.
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Apr 8, 2017
(34)
It's not. But some people start up stupid arguments over it. And the only reason it's on this quiz is Quizmaster (the creator of this quiz) is trying to avoid getting swamped with idiotic comments.
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Apr 20, 2017
(59)
Best comment I've seen regarding the issue.
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Apr 20, 2017
(62)
Spot on.
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Apr 21, 2017
(32)
Almost missed Pakistan, I live here. Quizmaster, will you please put the picture of Pakistan's flag instead of Panama? It would be a pleasure.
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Apr 20, 2017
(61)
You live in Pakistan and need a flag of Pakistan to remind you?
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Apr 20, 2017
(38)
I don't live in Peru, but I DEMAND that you put the Peruvian flag at the top. I will be deeply OFFENDED if you don't do this, because it's all about ME ME ME, isn't it!!!
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Apr 20, 2017
(59)
No, just remind yourself that Pakistan exists.
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Apr 20, 2017
(38)
No Pangaea...? ;-)
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Apr 20, 2017
(21)
This one is tricky because if you go by official name then China is "People's Republic of China"
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Apr 20, 2017
(65)
Other countries have official names too.
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Apr 20, 2017
(59)
But it isn't. If it were, it would've been specified.
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Apr 20, 2017
(30)
Nice and easy and quick
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Apr 20, 2017
(12)
Got them all but one in about 20 seconds, then sat there pondering the final one til I realised....Portugal! Face palm. I had 1.20 remaining.
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Apr 20, 2017
(61)
took me almost 2 minutes to get the last one, Phillipines. Made it with 0:15 left on the clock tho :)
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Apr 20, 2017
(12)
palestine is not a country!
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Apr 21, 2017
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