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297 days ago

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442 days ago

Besides all of the other horseshit that goes on there, they have a little-known landmine problem, albeit not as bad as some African, Middle Eastern and Asian countries. From what I can gather, a good part of Colombia is fashioned after Deadwood, South Dakota. But, it was a simple mistake. When Zig Ziglar sold 80,000 of those puppies to Juan Valdez to protect his plantation, he was confused when Zig told him that they would blow up if they were stepped on. Juan thought he said they would grow up if they were stepped on. All a big misunderstanding.

(When I looked up the stats on landmines, I was surprised when Egypt came in at #1 with 23,000,000, making Iran, with 16,000,000, Angola, with 15,000,000, Iraq, Afghanistan and China, with 10,000,000 and Cambodia, with a mere 6,000,000, relatively safe places to hike.)

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442 days ago

I would have thought that SCIENCEENGINEER and his Cushite minions would have cleaned this place up by now....

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442 days ago

Given a history of violence in which the tribal inhabitants have kicked the shit out of (among others) Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, the British Empire, Tsarist Russia, and the Soviet Union while taking occasional breaks from their normal happy pursuits of blood feud and fraternal homicide, I can't think why this place isn't topping the charts for sales of vacation time shares.

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442 days ago

Columbia?

Which one, the District of Columbia, or the Canadian Province of British Columbia?

Neither of those has struck me as excessively dangerous.




(The coffee and cocaine exporting country is spelled "Colombia.")

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442 days ago

Dangerous in the same way as a toddler who finds daddy's loaded revolver in the nightstand drawer.

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442 days ago

If the Germans don't get ya' the cheese will.

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442 days ago

World's most dangerous country...hmmm...
As with many of the lists on this site, it is poorly worded and inexact. What, exactly, makes a country "most dangerous"???? Violent crime? Exposure to disease? War? The elements? I mean, if you go by physical characteristics, I can't think of a more dangerous place than Antarctica. As far as violent death (murder), El Salvador has the highest rate (even more than Iraq). In fact, Central and South America (and many places in the Caribbean such as Jamaica) have the highest murder rates per capita in the world. There are places where there are overcrowded populations with little fresh water, and so on.
Here in the U.S. of A. there are a lot of dangers. Think about driving; there were nearly 18,000 alcohol-related deaths in the US last year. It's bad enough that we allow practically any moron to drive a one-ton vehicle with the equivalent of three sticks of dynamite in the tank, but when you compound the problem with alcohol...
Pro tip: next time you do a list, explain exactly what dangers you are speaking of.

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442 days ago

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442 days ago

Well, we don't have to worry about landmines or improvised explosive devices, but you certainly want to be careful when driving past Big Al's in Peoria during an ice storm at closing time.

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