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Hwt
December 6th, 2009, 02:44 AM
Just a demographics poll for the Ubuntu users in this forum.

lisati
December 6th, 2009, 02:46 AM
Not on a continent here: New Zealand (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Zealand).

u.b.u.n.t.u
December 6th, 2009, 02:48 AM
Just a demographics poll for the Ubuntu users in this forum.

Perhaps add a poll then?

Australia.

dragos240
December 6th, 2009, 02:50 AM
North America!

joey-elijah
December 6th, 2009, 03:33 AM
Europe!

Georgia boy
December 6th, 2009, 03:36 AM
North America.

cptrohn
December 6th, 2009, 03:38 AM
North America

Zoot7
December 6th, 2009, 03:43 AM
Europe, or to be precise, Ireland.

mjitkop
December 6th, 2009, 03:43 AM
I voted Europe because I was born in France and lived there all my life until I moved 10 years ago (I'm 35 now). I have been living in the USA for 10 years now.

I started using Ubuntu with Feisty Fawn (Ubuntu 7.04) so technically I am an Ubuntu user from North America.

I was not sure I had the right meaning of "from" so I hesitated between Europe and North America. ;)

Hwt
December 6th, 2009, 04:27 AM
I voted Europe because I was born in France and lived there all my life until I moved 10 years ago (I'm 35 now). I have been living in the USA for 10 years now.

I started using Ubuntu with Feisty Fawn (Ubuntu 7.04) so technically I am an Ubuntu user from North America.

I was not sure I had the right meaning of "from" so I hesitated between Europe and North America. ;)

Close enough. :P

Why didn't you move to Quebec in Canada? They speak French there.

witeshark17
December 6th, 2009, 04:33 AM
North America here, Florida USA

Hwt
December 7th, 2009, 03:51 AM
bump

audiomick
December 7th, 2009, 03:57 AM
put my vote in Europe, as I have been living in Germany for the last 14 years, but the 32 before that were in Australia where I was born.

JDShu
December 7th, 2009, 04:15 AM
Not on a continent here: New Zealand (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Zealand).

Doesn't New Zealand usually count as part of Oceania?

I said North America, although I've so far spent 11 years in North America and 11 years in Asia. I decided North America wins out, because I'm living there right now.

aldld
December 7th, 2009, 04:17 AM
Anyone from Antarctica?

ArgentStar
December 7th, 2009, 04:17 AM
I'm from sunny Wales here. Beautiful place to live. :)

Paqman
December 7th, 2009, 04:27 AM
Doesn't New Zealand usually count as part of Oceania?

Oceania isn't a continent though. NZ is usually said to be part of Australasia, anyway. Which is also not really a continent.

I'm from there myself, but I voted Europe because that's where I live.

Eisenwinter
December 7th, 2009, 07:34 PM
Asia, Middle-East area.

RiceMonster
December 7th, 2009, 07:36 PM
North America - Canada

afeasfaerw23231233
December 7th, 2009, 07:37 PM
Asia!

SuperSonic4
December 7th, 2009, 07:38 PM
I'm from sunny Wales here. Beautiful place to live. :)

Sun? In Wales?!


Home of Heavy Metal \m/

kelvin spratt
December 7th, 2009, 07:40 PM
England is not a continent its part of a very small island.

t0p
December 7th, 2009, 07:40 PM
Europa!

Bigtime_Scrub
December 7th, 2009, 07:56 PM
North America.

I like how Canada is in North America. That means you can call them Americans.

Do it and see the tomatoes fly!

JDShu
December 7th, 2009, 07:58 PM
Europa!

You live on one of Jupiter's moons? o.O

lisati
December 7th, 2009, 08:00 PM
Doesn't New Zealand usually count as part of Oceania?


It depends on who you talk to, but Oceania isn't really a continent. The nearest continent is Australia.

JDShu
December 7th, 2009, 08:22 PM
It depends on who you talk to, but Oceania isn't really a continent. The nearest continent is Australia.

Yeah, true. I was reading the poll options. Then again, the concept of a continent is rather arbitrary in the first place haha.

NoaHall
December 7th, 2009, 08:25 PM
I'm from sunny Wales here. Beautiful place to live. :)

Not really. I'm hating Wales right now. I can't wait to escape to Sweden.

potestas
December 7th, 2009, 08:33 PM
I live in "Dixie"...oh wait, that's part of North America.

guillelo11
December 7th, 2009, 11:36 PM
Europe \\:D/

speedwell68
December 7th, 2009, 11:45 PM
England is not a continent its part of a very small island.

England is in Europe, unless we have finally become the 51st state.

NoaHall
December 7th, 2009, 11:45 PM
Britain is in Europe, unless we have finally become the 51st state.

Fixed.

fromthehill
December 7th, 2009, 11:48 PM
home of weed and hookers: the netherlands
never seen any of them though :D

the8thstar
December 7th, 2009, 11:55 PM
EUROPE!

http://www.ac-grenoble.fr/ecoles/vienne1/IMG/rubon50.png

Go EU!

Isengrin
December 8th, 2009, 12:04 AM
Mjico, North America

Not the best place to live, but that's how it is.

Blvaur
December 8th, 2009, 12:12 AM
the answers in this poll do not go hand in hand with the results from the previous polls about this, so I deem this one skewed.

btw why central america? since when did it break free from north america?

*added*
I forgot... why include turkey in europe instead of in asia as it actually (geographically) is.

and Pacific Island???
aren't they split between asia, australia, north america and south america?

Just have it simple.
People know what continent they belong to. If they don't and cannot find out, then perhaps you can have additional "Other" option
Asia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asia), Africa (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Africa), North America (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_America), South America (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_America), Europe (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Europe), Australia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australia_%28continent%29) and other (Mystery Island) (http://images.neopets.com/maps/island/mysteryisland_2005_02.gif)

The Real Dave
December 8th, 2009, 12:17 AM
Europe, or to be precise, Ireland.

+1 :D But more importantly, I'm from Cork boi ;)

gungrog
December 8th, 2009, 12:23 AM
I was in Wales, but now I'm in New Zealand. ;)

SuperSonic4
December 8th, 2009, 12:29 AM
Fixed.

The original version was equally correct and more accurate

NoaHall
December 8th, 2009, 12:31 AM
The original version was equally correct and more accurate

In what sense? Britain != England. Britain = England & Northen Ireland & Scotland(for now) & Wales.

Hwt
December 8th, 2009, 01:35 AM
btw why central america?

Why not? Part of what we call Central America is actually divided between both South and North America. Just including all of Central America as North America would be even more inaccurate.



*added*
I forgot... why include turkey in europe instead of in asia as it actually (geographically) is.


Turkey is in both Europe and Asia. If you look at the map below, you'll notice that it has a chunk of the Balkan Peninsula within its control.


http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/dd/Turkey_%28orthographic_projection%29.svg/600px-Turkey_%28orthographic_projection%29.svg.png

Also, take a nice look at what the UN calls Europe:

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/fc/Map_of_Europe_%28political%29.png/800px-Map_of_Europe_%28political%29.png

As far as I can tell, the UN calls Turkey and Russia European countries.



and Pacific Island???
aren't they split between asia, australia, north america and south america?


Which is why I just stated "Pacific Island" to reduce confusion.

wojox
December 8th, 2009, 01:38 AM
NA/US/Fl.