March 13th 2017

When I established the forums in 2005 it was to offer a more richer web experience and greater functionality than the platform where we started this social adventure in 2003, Yahoo Groups. The forums were once a busy hive of activity and provided locals and visitors with a wealth of information just like the Geocaching Ireland Discussion Group on Facebook today.

It was a time where we didn't have the many social media platforms we have today, and it was a different time in terms of mobility and technology. There was no instant access to information, no Google Maps and a very limited base map on your GPSr. Mobile connectivity for me was a 9600bps Infrared connection from a Nokia to a laptop and in later times to a PDA using WAP.

As we moved into the social media era so did our forums users. Geocaching Ireland moved there too, and we have a thriving community on the Geocaching Ireland Discussion Group on Facebook. As a result, forum activity isn't what it used to be and I have taken the decision to disable new registrations to the forums and to make the forums read only so any information there can still be accessed.

The discussion hasn't ended, it has just moved. Join us on the Facebook Geocaching Ireland Discussion Group .

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Flag counter quiz

Post by abbeyackbar » Sat Sep 01, 2012 12:15 am

I'm always fascinated at the countries that pop up on the flag counter map on our profile or Earthcaches. Some of which I had honestly never heard of! but I am learning with flag counters help :) flag counter have added a flag quiz to their website. I got 16 out of 30. Have a go, it's harder than you'd think.
http://flagcounter.com/quiz/
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Re: Flag counter quiz

Post by MunsterFan » Sat Sep 01, 2012 9:49 am

20 / 30 but a lot were guesses!
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Re: Flag counter quiz

Post by Fjon » Sat Sep 01, 2012 12:21 pm

25/30 with quite a few guesses - pretty tricky!
I like seeing new countries pop up as well under my flag counter. I paid a bit extra and got the "pro" version which also shows me what state/ province the visitors are from.

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Re: Flag counter quiz

Post by mr.-oda » Sat Sep 01, 2012 8:06 pm

20 correct. My favourite one was Guam's as it actually said Guam in the centre of the flag
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Re: Flag counter quiz

Post by Hezekiah » Sat Sep 01, 2012 11:44 pm

21 out of 30 - trickier than I expected!
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Re: Flag counter quiz

Post by Spark_ie » Sun Sep 02, 2012 11:12 am

24/30.... Yes, some tough ones there alright!!!

Nice quiz though :-)
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Re: Flag counter quiz

Post by MunsterFan » Sun Sep 02, 2012 11:22 am

27 / 30 but I cheated... The names of the flags have the abbreviations of the country they represent in their file name.... :oops: [-X [-X :roll:
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Re: Flag counter quiz

Post by tramyard » Sun Sep 02, 2012 10:27 pm

30/30 ;)

@You identified 30 out of 30 flags correctly, for a score of 100%@
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Re: Flag counter quiz

Post by TXLiz » Mon Sep 03, 2012 12:17 am

:roll:
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Re: Flag counter quiz

Post by pookeen » Mon Sep 03, 2012 3:34 pm

You identified 25 out of 30 flags correctly, for a score of 83%

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Re: Flag counter quiz

Post by Daithi2004 » Mon Sep 17, 2012 12:09 pm

I got 16/30
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