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    Quote Originally Posted by Montjoy View Post
    Last I checked, New Zealand isn't a continent, so it's not missing from a list of continents.
    So which continent would NZ be a part of, if any? I seriously have never thought about it until I read your comment. What is Iceland part of? Now you've got my curiosity going!
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    Quote Originally Posted by wendybtn View Post
    So which continent would NZ be a part of, if any? I seriously have never thought about it until I read your comment. What is Iceland part of? Now you've got my curiosity going!
    New Zealand and Iceland are islands.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluesneakers View Post
    New Zealand and Iceland are islands.
    I had to look it up...


    Islands located near a continent are generally considered, in a geographical sense, part of that continent. Greenland, for example, is politically part of Europe but belongs geographically to North America, as do the islands of the Caribbean and the western North Atlantic Ocean. There are some islands and island groups, however, that are not considered part of any continent, geographically speaking. New Zealand, Hawaii, and French Polynesia are among them.

    http://www.nationalgeographic.com/si...eography-faqs/


    ETA Iceland is, bizarrely, both in Europe and North America.

    http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Iceland

    Unlike neighboring Greenland, Iceland is considered to be a part of Europe, not of North America, though geologically, the island belongs to both continents.




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    *waves to everyone from 'up over'*
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    Quote Originally Posted by rosesforann View Post
    Okay, fess up, WHO picked Antarctica???? LOL!
    Could have been a distant cousin of mine who is now retired but for many years was captain of one of the UK's polar exploration vessels and spent a lot of time in Antarctic waters.

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    Irving Texas!
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    Global?

    So....WS is a North American community with a few foreign participants. Or so the poll results show.

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    Germany

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    Taupo, New Zealand


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    Maybe instead of Australia on the list, rename it Australasia (which would include New Zealand, New Guinea/Papua New Guinea), and also include Oceania, which would include Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MaryG12 View Post
    Maybe instead of Australia on the list, rename it Australasia (which would include New Zealand, New Guinea/Papua New Guinea), and also include Oceania, which would include Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia.
    Strange. I saw the post by MaryG12, under most recent thread replies. However, the post itself is timestamped with 5-13-2017, 06:18 PM

    System error perhaps? Or I am seeing things. Yeah, go with that

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim_M View Post
    Strange. I saw the post by MaryG12, under most recent thread replies. However, the post itself is timestamped with 5-13-2017, 06:18 PM

    System error perhaps? Or I am seeing things. Yeah, go with that

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    Last Post By MaryG12 (39 replies)
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    I think it happens when someone votes in the poll. It will pop up as if there's a new post.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluesneakers View Post
    I think it happens when someone votes in the poll. It will pop up as if there's a new post.
    Thank you bluesneakers! I did verify the original post (5-13-2017) and your explanation covers the pop up. Phew.
    We are here to help. I will do my best to not cause any hindrance, in any manner.
    I will at times, "think out loud." I have done this since I can remember.
    I will share my opinions. Thoughts. Insights. And I encourage everyone else to do the same.
    Let's find them, and bring them home!

    We Are All One Human Race!

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