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Old 02-28-2012, 10:33 AM
hogarth hogarth is offline
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Originally Posted by China Guy View Post
Which is not to say that there are no Thai that look Tibetan and vice versa. However in a reasonable amount of cases an observer can make an educated guess and have a higher hit ratio than at random.
Sometimes...but context can make a big difference.

For instance, suppose you were in Nanjing (say) and you guessed that every Thai-looking person you saw was actually from Thailand. What sort of success rate do you think you would have, in that situation?