A small correction UK not GB

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I added a production company  and I got this warning: (' [uk]' has been replaced with ' [gb]' in accordance with IMDb rules.) UK is United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; and GB is of course Great Britain, the island. 
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Alexander NYVKE

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Weird rule.

The U.K. is recognised as a single political entity comprising 4 countries with varying degrees of autonomy.

The various United States have a great degree of autonomy from the Federal government as compared to, say, the provinces of Australia or India... but a production company based in say, New York State would still be labelled [US] and not [NY], lol.

Or maybe I'm wrong.

Whatever. 
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Presumably the IMDb uses [gb] because that's the ISO code for the United Kingdom - https://www.iso.org/obp/ui/#iso:code:3166:GB.

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Aah, thanks sienel.
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Benmo Ben

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Thank, sienel. Probably won't mater to much, with all that brexit, smechxit, pretty soon will have England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Or something shorter,like ex-UK.
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Alexander NYVKE

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The British people have, very smartly, voted in favour of leaving the globalistic nightmare that is the E.U.

Kudos to them.
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United Kingdom is in my eyes too generic, as there are other kingdoms and countries which are united as well. Great Britain is the traditional name in various European languages, and to my mind the UK moniker has always seemed unattractive. The people are called Britons tho' probably most would prefer these days to call themselves English, Scots, etc. But as soon as they travel to other lands, they carry what they would themselves call a "British passport." Who would say a "UK passport?" As for Alexander NYVKE's opinion, well the world does not need any more Yugoslavias... one country has split into seven, and they might not yet be finished with the process!
GB for me... why not have a referendum?