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World Leader Trading Cards

All of the world's (approx.) 190 leaders in full colour!
 
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I read once that 25% of American grade school students couldn't identify the current U.S. president! Here's a chance for kids to learn their world leaders. The front of the card would be a colour photo the leader, with the country and his or her official title. The back could contain a small map of the world, with the country lead in solid colour or outlined. Stats should include dates of election/appointment etc, size of country, type of government, up for re-election date, and other pertinent information. Smaller countries would be printed in smaller quantities, hence increasing their collectability, with limits on the really huge ones... "China AGAIN?!?"...
Cedar Park, Jan 12 2003

Endure the Enduring Freedom! http://www.westbroo...m/20topenfreed.html
[bungston, Oct 05 2004, last modified Oct 06 2004]

(?) InfiniteJest http://yorick.infin...org:81/1/cards.html
Like The Onion, only bitter. [thumbwax, Oct 05 2004, last modified Oct 06 2004]

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       Semi-baked with the Enduring Freedom set from Topps cards. I think this set only contained good guys and bad guys, though.
bungston, Jan 12 2003
  

       Yuck! That enduring freedom thing is creepy, nationalistic and opportunistic. I like [Cedar Park]'s idea, though. It's good, and edumacational, too.
snarfyguy, Jan 12 2003
  

       Yeah, nowhere near as good as the Desert Storm cards.
snarfyguy, Jan 12 2003
  

       [UnaBubba] Self-serving? How so? (I don't live in the U.S.)   

       <woooohooo! I just got Moldavia!>
Cedar Park, Jan 12 2003
  

       I can see crazy dictators becoming hot collector's items. "Look daddy, it's a Stalin rookie card!"
RayfordSteele, Jan 12 2003
  
      
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