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not once you're out of junior school
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I could do that in year 8 lol. It stopped being impressive from year 10.
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I could do that in year 8 lol. It stopped being impressive from year 10.
ok fair enough but it seems almost nobody can name even half of the countries in the world
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TSR is a very bad place to gloat. Any achievement you have, someone else will not fail to throw in your face. This is something that most people are not able to do but asking people on here if something that isn't about them is impressive is a largely futile act.
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no.
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TSR is a very bad place to gloat. Any achievement you have, someone else will not fail to throw in your face. This is something that most people are not able to do but asking people on here if something that isn't about them is impressive is a largely futile act.
So true, even getting all 9s in GCSEs on here wouldn’t be much of an achievement. 😂
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(Original post by Possibly this)
TSR is a very bad place to gloat. Any achievement you have, someone else will not fail to throw in your face. This is something that most people are not able to do but asking people on here if something that isn't about them is impressive is a largely futile act.
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Yes, OP. It is impressive
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TSR is a very bad place to gloat. Any achievement you have, someone else will not fail to throw in your face. This is something that most people are not able to do but asking people on here if something that isn't about them is impressive is a largely futile act.
i think you have a point lol. Then again, theres definitely someone out there who finds it impressive
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Yes, OP. It is impressive
thanks for the confidence boost
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thanks for the confidence boost
You're welcome I (and most ppl) couldn't name half 😂
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It’s just not really very interesting, so not that impressive.

If you can perform genuine telekinetic feats then that is impressive.
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It's impressive to some extent, it's certainly not something that I can do personally.
It's less impressive in that there's far more useful skills out there to have.
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It's impressive to some extent, it's certainly not something that I can do personally.
It's less impressive in that there's far more useful skills out there to have.
yeah you're right. its kind of a useless skill but i love countries and cultures so i personally had a blast memorising each country
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yeah... but for like all of two minutes
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yeah... but for like all of two minutes
thats kinda what i meant
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I mean, memorising a list is one thing... It's not a bad skill but it's not inherently useful.

What do you know about each country? Do you know the flag for each? Can you identify them from their outline?

How can you apply this knowledge? That's when it becomes impressive or useful.
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People are being pretty negative about this. Whether it’s “impressive” is up to the individual but it can be very useful having a good general knowledge, whether this be geography, history, literature etc. Also when you learn all the country names you also pick up other stuff about the counties. For example, when I learnt “Tuvalu” I found out that they get a lot of their income from selling their “.tv” web domain!

I am very glad that I spent a bit of time in secondary school learning all the counties because it has helped me in discussions, arguments, debates and pub quizzes
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I mean, memorising a list is one thing... It's not a bad skill but it's not inherently useful.

What do you know about each country? Do you know the flag for each? Can you identify them from their outline?

How can you apply this knowledge? That's when it becomes impressive or useful.
i know the flags for around 80% of them lol
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People are being pretty negative about this. Whether it’s “impressive” is up to the individual but it can be very useful having a good general knowledge, whether this be geography, history, literature etc. Also when you learn all the country names you also pick up other stuff about the counties. For example, when I learnt “Tuvalu” I found out that they get a lot of their income from selling their “.tv” web domain!

I am very glad that I spent a bit of time in secondary school learning all the counties because it has helped me in discussions, arguments, debates and pub quizzes
right? its just something fun to do and youre gaining knowledge at the same time
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