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Danes Are The Happiest People In The World! :-)  
User currently offlineClogman From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 2949 times:

According to polls made by a british company, Denmark has gotten first place when it comes to be the happiest people in the world. What an achievement Big grin

http://www.le.ac.uk/pc/aw57/world/sample.html

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User currently offlineCornish From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 8187 posts, RR: 54
Reply 1, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 2948 times:

Quoting Clogman (Thread starter):
What an achievement

Yes especially when they've also been labelled the most suicide-prone depressed nation in the past as well  Wink



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User currently offlineSK A340 From Sweden, joined Mar 2000, 845 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2942 times:

With all the Carlsberg, Tuborg and the stuff they sell in Christiania, are you sure this is true happiness and not synthetic?

/Micke

[Edited 2006-07-28 11:51:27]

[Edited 2006-07-28 11:52:11]

User currently offlineClogman From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2919 times:

Quoting Cornish (Reply 1):
s especially when they've also been labelled the most suicide-prone depressed nation in the past as well

Whaaat? When was that?


User currently offlineCornish From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 8187 posts, RR: 54
Reply 4, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2914 times:

Quoting Clogman (Reply 3):
Whaaat? When was that?

Seen surveys in the past on it. Do some google searches on Denmark and Suicide and there are numerous links to items stating that Denmark's suicide rates are among the highest in the world.

Sorry !



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User currently offlineBNE From Australia, joined Mar 2000, 3189 posts, RR: 12
Reply 5, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days ago) and read 2897 times:

Must be the beer;

Welcome back Thomas;



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User currently offlineClogman From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days ago) and read 2888 times:

I just found it. And that was back in 97. hehe
But its scary to see that we actually were one of the countries with the highest suicide rates.

http://www.mcdl.org/Stats/gnpsuicide.htm


User currently offlineCornish From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 8187 posts, RR: 54
Reply 7, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days ago) and read 2886 times:

Quoting Clogman (Reply 6):
just found it. And that was back in 97. hehe
But its scary to see that we actually were one of the countries with the highest suicide rates.

So it means that people in your country are either deliriously happy or incredibly depressed - nothing in between !!



Just when I thought I could see light at the end of the tunnel, it was some B*****d with a torch bringing me more work
User currently offlineClogman From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days ago) and read 2876 times:

Quoting Cornish (Reply 7):
So it means that people in your country are either deliriously happy or incredibly depressed - nothing in between !!

I have no idea man. I'm quiet surprised I must say. But on the other hand. It was back in 97. The danes were probably still ashame of the scandalous performance from the Danish National team in Euro 96 in England Big grin


User currently offlineNoUFO From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 7966 posts, RR: 12
Reply 9, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days ago) and read 2876 times:

I remember seeing the results of the same poll a couple of years ago, and Bangladesh ranked first. So we have proof that Denmark and Bangladesh are similar crackpot nations.  Wink


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User currently offlineMuddydwagon From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 657 posts, RR: 4
Reply 10, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days ago) and read 2861 times:

Quoting Clogman (Thread starter):
According to polls made by a british company, Denmark has gotten first place when it comes to be the happiest people in the world.

I think that the poll was done while you were in the USA. The Danes were deliriously happy that you had left the country.


Now if you done the poll again it would be back to the highest suicide rates that you are back in Denmark  Wink


Cheers Peter


User currently offlineLO231 From Belgium, joined Sep 2004, 2392 posts, RR: 22
Reply 11, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days ago) and read 2859 times:

Quoting Clogman (Thread starter):
Danes Are The Happiest People In The World!

Whaaat? I always thought Qatari's were the happiest!!  Wink

Sorry, couldn't resist...

Regards,
LO231



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User currently offlineCornish From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 8187 posts, RR: 54
Reply 12, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 2853 times:

Quoting LO231 (Reply 11):
Whaaat? I always thought Qatari's were the happiest!!

 rotfl  No they are the PROUDEST  Wink



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User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11955 posts, RR: 46
Reply 13, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2823 times:

Quoting Clogman (Thread starter):
Danes Are The Happiest People In The World!  Smile

Only because Aqua haven't been around lately...

Thom@s



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User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12281 posts, RR: 35
Reply 14, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2821 times:
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Quoting Thom@s (Reply 13):
Only because Aqua haven't been around lately...

I once again seize this opportunity to brag that I have Aqua-Lene's russekort. Big grin Blåruss 1992



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User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11955 posts, RR: 46
Reply 15, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2817 times:

Quoting KaiGywer (Reply 14):
I once again seize this opportunity to brag that I have Aqua-Lene's russekort. Blåruss 1992

Should be worth a quid or two on ebay...  Wink

Thom@s



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User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12281 posts, RR: 35
Reply 16, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2813 times:
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Quoting Thom@s (Reply 15):
Should be worth a quid or two on ebay...

I was offered 500NOK for it on QXL back in the day Big grin



“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, an
User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11955 posts, RR: 46
Reply 17, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2804 times:

Quoting KaiGywer (Reply 16):

Is she naked on the card or something? Why didn't you sell?  Smile

Thom@s



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently offlineSolnabo From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 858 posts, RR: 2
Reply 18, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2797 times:

Iceland: 4th place
Finland: 6 place
Sweden: 7th place
Norway: 19 place

Quite good for the Nordic countrys

btw, what is russekort??

Micke/SWE  Smile



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User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12281 posts, RR: 35
Reply 19, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2790 times:
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Quoting Thom@s (Reply 17):
Is she naked on the card or something? Why didn't you sell?

Nope, not naked. I'll see if I can find it when I go home in August. I'll scan it

Quoting Solnabo (Reply 18):
btw, what is russekort??

When you graduate "gymnas" in Norway, you become a "russ", which is a fw months of partying. "Russekort" is a little business size card where you can put funny stuff and pictures and stuff.



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User currently offlineRolfen From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 1809 posts, RR: 2
Reply 20, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2764 times:

Quoting Cornish (Reply 7):
So it means that people in your country are either deliriously happy or incredibly depressed - nothing in between !!

Maybe they're just so happy that they kill themselves.



rolf
User currently offlineAerotik From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 58 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 2705 times:

How about the kingdom of Bhutan and their very Buddhist (and not so very well spell-checked) concept of Gross National Happiness? They are small enough to be able to survey all of their citizens intensively or grant them an interview with a high lama at least. And very limited access to VISAs and the high cost of entry keep the depressed in Nepal and Sikkim.  Wink (The Dutch also made a great film of the Bhutanese soccer team playing the Montserrat team - now THAT'S something to smile about!)

Check it out:

http://www.bhutanstudies.org.bt/publ.../GNH_Ch7_PhuntshoPrakkeChettri.pdf



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User currently offlinePulkovokiwi From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 22, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 2701 times:

No Kiwis are!--------------------------

User currently offlineMdsh00 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4130 posts, RR: 8
Reply 23, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2696 times:

I could see the US at 23.

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User currently offlineSKYSERVICE_330 From Canada, joined Sep 2000, 1423 posts, RR: 5
Reply 24, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2693 times:

Canada is sitting at number 10...not too bad I'd say. Congrats on number 1!  Smile

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