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Featured The Phoenix Park is not the largest urban park in Europe after all

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  1. egg_

    egg_ Moderator Staff Member Supporter

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    ... or anything like it. Losiny Ostrov National Park in Moscow is over 15 times the size

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    (this is the kind of thing you learn when you work for The Wikimedia Foundation List of urban parks by size - Wikipedia)
     
  2. johnnystress

    johnnystress Well-Known Member Supporter

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    ah for fucks sake
     
  3. pavlos

    pavlos Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Sadface
     
  4. moose

    moose Born to raise hell. Staff Member Supporter

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    Is Moscow in Europe now?
     
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  5. Lili Marlene

    Lili Marlene Sleeperbloke Contributor Supporter

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    Don't they always say "West Europe" though? Also, when did Moscow become part of Europe??
     
  6. moose

    moose Born to raise hell. Staff Member Supporter

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    Also check whether they're enclosed parks. Lot of that list isn't.

    Phoenix Park - Wikipedia for references for the claim.
     
  7. hermie

    hermie Well-Known Member

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    Moscow and St Petersburg are in Europe. Asian Russia is bigger but without most of the major cities.
     
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  8. Shaney?

    Shaney? Well-Known Member Supporter

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  9. hermie

    hermie Well-Known Member

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    Most national parks or reserves won't be
     
  10. Lili Marlene

    Lili Marlene Sleeperbloke Contributor Supporter

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    This must be very confusing for Russians
     
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  11. moose

    moose Born to raise hell. Staff Member Supporter

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    That's my point.
     
  12. johnnystress

    johnnystress Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I just don't know what to believe anymore
     
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  13. Lili Marlene

    Lili Marlene Sleeperbloke Contributor Supporter

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    We didn't get this kind of disappointment in Encarta 95
     
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  14. nooly

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    this urban park classification game is tearing us apart
     
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  15. scutter

    scutter BANNED for bein a prick Supporter

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    might as fuckin well build houses on it then
     
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  16. pete

    pete chronic procrastinator Staff Member

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    Well the precedent is there already.
     
  17. pete

    pete chronic procrastinator Staff Member

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    This is the thing. Except it’s not actually enclosed since the gates were misplaced.
     
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  18. moose

    moose Born to raise hell. Staff Member Supporter

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    Classic Ireland. They're probably "resting" on someone's estate/farm.
     
  19. moose

    moose Born to raise hell. Staff Member Supporter

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    Plenty of houses already in it aren't there? Like a wee estate and all?
     
  20. pete

    pete chronic procrastinator Staff Member

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    THE PRECEDENT
     
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