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    JDPNYY's Question of the day - Sunday 8/23/09

    Sunday 8/23/09 - JDPNYY's Question of the day (brought to you by guest host BonusCantos):



    What countries do your ancestors come from?

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    The 2nd greatest country in the world, Ireland.
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    Asia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CptCrunch
    Asia.

    What country is that?
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    Father's side: Both my grandparents born in NY from Italian parents born in Italy.

    Mother's side: Grandmother born in Italy (Sicily), grandfather born in NY from Spanish parents born in Spain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by johnnyyankee
    What country is that?
    It's a band.

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    Re: JDPNYY's Question of the day - Sunday 8/23/09

    Since JDP will be closing this thread out, I'll answer now...mostly Italy, some Slovakia.

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    Canada and Scotland way back on my mother's side, England and the Isle of Man on my father's side.

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    Canada on my father's side (Quebec to be exact) and Germany on my mother's side.

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    Jordan and Greece.
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    Ireland, England, France, Canada, and an unknown Indian nation (we'll just say America).
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    Quote Originally Posted by patrick.o
    Ireland, England, France, Canada, and an unknown Indian nation (we'll just say America).
    Ireland? I never would have guessed.
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    Re: JDPNYY's Question of the day - Sunday 8/23/09

    Quote Originally Posted by BonusCantos
    Sunday 8/23/09 - JDPNYY's Question of the day (brought to you by guest host BonusCantos):



    What countries do your ancestors come from?
    Father's side: Grandfather born in Germany, grandmother born in Czechoslovakia.
    Mother's side: Grandfather born in Italy, grandmother born here to Italian parents.
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    2nd Generation American: Germany & Croatia.
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    Scotland.

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    Africa, just like every other human in the history of this planet.

    More recently Ireland on Ma's side, and various european on Dad's side including netherlands and germany -- if anyone read my answer to yesterdays question you'll know that i'm not entirely sure on some branches
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    Re: JDPNYY's Question of the day - Sunday 8/23/09

    Quote Originally Posted by Bozidar
    Africa, just like every other human in the history of this planet.
    Country fail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheYankee
    Country fail.
    well i dont know what friggin country, they didn't have countries or federated states back then.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bozidar
    well i dont know what friggin country, they didn't have countries or federated states back then.
    I'm just being an ass. Pay me no mind.

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    Re: JDPNYY's Question of the day - Sunday 8/23/09

    Quote Originally Posted by TheYankee
    Country fail.
    Cpt said "Asia".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bozidar
    Africa, just like every other human in the history of this planet.
    Oh yeah well my ancestors were particles carried to Earth on comets and asteroids originally ejected from supernovae from other galaxies. What do you think about that smart guy
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stupid Flanders
    Oh yeah well my ancestors were particles carried to Earth on comets and asteroids originally ejected from supernovae from other galaxies. What do you think about that smart guy
    they werent ancestors. they were primordial precursors. i think you have to share a large majority of genetic makeup with a being to call it "ancestor", buddy
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    Before becoming "Americans," my ancestors were from (in order of highest percentage to lowest):
    Ireland
    Blackfoot Nation of Native Americans
    France
    Wales
    Sweden
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    Scotland.

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