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Ulf Dittmer
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Lately I've spent a lot of time over at Sporcle. It's a fun way to test and enhance your knowledge - do you know the countries of South America? The Capitals of Europe? All the NFL teams? How about Pokemon characters or Tom Hanks movies? Can you name all the sports at this year's Olympics or the instruments of an orchestra? It's really addictive.


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Joe Harry
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I tried it and looks interesting.


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I hate you Ulf... REALLY hate you. You have stolen a lot of hours from me...

Please put them on a x-mass card and send them back to me.
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It is kinda fun!


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Interesting! Thanks.

I tried Countries of the World and got 104 of the 195 countries before the time was up.


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Neat


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Originally posted by Ove Lindstr�m:
I hate you Ulf... REALLY hate you. You have stolen a lot of hours from me...




Seems to make one really addictive. I'm definitely not going there .


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Ayub ali khan
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I will score huge negative points donno much about NFL or pokemon.

anything about cricket will be a huge hit


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