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What Is Typical For Your Country?  
User currently offlineNoUFO From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 7975 posts, RR: 12
Posted (11 years 12 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1561 times:

In an open society many of the old clichees just don’t work anymore. But what do you still consider typical for the country you are from?

I think it is typically German to
- consider everything possible "typically German".
- something completely different. I can't recall what it was. Perhaps I should stop drinking wine and go to bed instead.

Your turn ...

NoUFO - not exactly "typically German"

I support the right to arm bears
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User currently offlineAerorobnz From Rwanda, joined Feb 2001, 7463 posts, RR: 16
Reply 1, posted (11 years 12 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1536 times:

It is a typically NZ thing to complain about the referee/umpire if we lose a sporting event & then sack the coach & captain of the team. It is also typical of us to create problems that aren't there because we wouldn't have much to complain about otherwise. Also it is typical for a young kiwi to do a big OE for around a year before settling down and we all have a skeptical mistrust of any & all politicians.

User currently offlineLparky From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 167 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (11 years 12 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1507 times:

I hear the germans love David Hasselhoff...

User currently offlineLPL From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 1055 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (11 years 12 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1501 times:

Tabloids informing the public of a current England manager's private life.

User currently offlineTriStar500 From Germany, joined Nov 1999, 4699 posts, RR: 41
Reply 4, posted (11 years 12 months 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1482 times:

Not being superficially friendly. Makes everyday life a little more rough than e.g. in the US (what's the point of asking how someone is doing if you give a rat's ass about the reply?), but if a German is friendly to you and talks to you about his private thoughts and life or asks how you are, you know it is not just a custom or a habit, but he actually cares about you personally.

Homer: Facts are meaningless. You could use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true!
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