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Question #45272 posted on 05/26/2008 3:01 a.m.
Q:

Dear 100 Hour Board,

Which country's flag has the most distinct colors on it?

- Optimistic.

A: Dear Full Stop,

It's a close call between Mexico and Ecuador, depending on how you define distinct colors. By my eye, I can detect 16 distinct colors in each:

Mexico
  1. Green
  2. White
  3. Red
  4. Dark Olive Green
  5. Light Olive Green
  6. Blue
  7. Light Blue
  8. Gold
  9. Pink
  10. Dark Blue-green
  11. Light Blue-green
  12. Black
  13. Dark Brown
  14. Light Brown
  15. Dark Tan
  16. Light Tan
Ecuador
  1. Yellow
  2. Blue
  3. Red
  4. White
  5. Off White
  6. Black
  7. Dark Gray
  8. Light Gray
  9. Flesh Color
  10. Sky Blue
  11. Holly Green
  12. Grass Green
  13. Mountain Green
  14. Water Green
  15. Light Brown
  16. Dark Brown
I'll let you decide.

-=Optimus Prime=-