Just so you know, here are those all important pots:
Pot 1 ("Deepest Balkans and Pay-de-merde"): Albania, Croatia, Macedonia FYR, Montenegro, Serbia, Switzerland.
Pot 2 ("Balto-Nordo-Hibernia"): Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania.
Pot 3 ("The Eastern European Marches"): Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine.
Pot 4 ("Odds and sods"): Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Netherlands
Pot 5 ("Central Europe and Serene Republics"): Austria, Hungary, Moldova, Romania, San Marino, Slovenia.
I'm pretty sure several of the websites dedicated to 'Europe's favourite TV show' will be giving you all sorts of brainily critical analysis very soon. But maybe what we should do is take it as it is, and just wonder how some countries will afford a two week hotel bill.
Catch you later.