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Old 01-22-2014, 01:51 PM
 
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Australia: Thinks their country is relevant in the world.
Yeh, good example...
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Old 01-22-2014, 02:28 PM
 
Location: Leeds, UK
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No more relevant than the nonsense you posted. Where exactly did you pull that from - your arse?
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Old 01-22-2014, 02:58 PM
 
Location: Rome
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Portugal: sardinhas assadas
Spain: fiestas
France: the SNCF jingle
England: ghastly food
Belgium: frites & moules
Netherlands: polders
Germany: excellent cars
Norway: fjords
Sweden: IKEA
Finland: one million lakes
Russia: great 19th century literature
Poland: Zbigniew Boniek
Romania: mysterious Transylvania
Greece: beautiful islands
Hungary: porn stars
Austria: an der schönen Blauen Donau
Czech Republic: most beautiful women in Europe
Switzerland: Eiger's north wall
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Old 01-22-2014, 03:06 PM
 
Location: Seoul
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Never heard of them.
So you associate a whole country with a teenager and his friends?
Not only that man, this too The Pirate Bay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


As a man who despises MPAA and RIAA and thinks that they are corrupt, I greatly admire The Pirate Bay
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Old 01-22-2014, 03:51 PM
 
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Afghanistan - war, Taliban
Angola - expensive for expats
Australia - Koala bears, kangaroos, Tasmanian Devils
Austria - birthplace of Hitler
Bangladesh - poverty
Botswana - "The Jewel of Southern Africa" for safari
Brazil - soccer
Canada - maple leaf
China - rice, tea, the Great Wall and the Forbidden City
Ecuador - the equator and the Galapagos Islands
Egypt - pyramids
England - afternoon tea, driving on the left-side of the road, roundabouts
France - baguettes and croissants
Haiti - poverty, disaster zone
India - poverty, curry
Netherlands - wooden shoes
Saudi Arabia - oil
South Africa - Nelson Mandela
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Old 01-22-2014, 06:30 PM
 
Location: France
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Russia : Dynasty, Cold, lack of tolerance, Dostoïevski, matryoshka dolls, alcooholic

Brazil :
Bossa nova, discrimination, violence, plastic surgery, deforestation

USA :
Conservatism, religious, overweight, discrimination, hunters, gun lovers

Canada :
Maple syrup, landscape, hunters

Sweden:
Nature, sauna, culture, tall, dynamism

Spain:
Tapas, Gypsys, Dali, passionate, fiesta, corrida, conquistadors

Italy:
Vespa, Botticelli, Passionate, Wines, Casanova, Volcanoes

Jamaica:
Jah, dreads Athletics, ganja.

France:
Gastronmy, Culture, tourism, grouchy, individualism.

Germany :
Bauhaus, car industry, sausages, Derrick

England : Pub, Rock music, humour, conservatism, outrageous
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Old 01-24-2014, 06:36 AM
 
Location: Finland
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Sweden: sauna
Not sure if.........
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Old 01-24-2014, 06:44 AM
 
Location: Paris
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Sweden: Volvo, hen-reform, Lisbeth Salander, Rosengård
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Old 01-24-2014, 08:52 AM
 
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
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USA: Silicon Valley, NASA, Broadway, Mormons, military, patriotism, wealth, american football, basketball
Canada: Multicultural, high standard of living, cold, snow
Britain: Monarchy, rock and roll, five o'clock tea, politeness, cricket, colonialism, industrial revolution, great inventors
France: Philosophers, painters, French Revolution, secularism, political engagement, castles of the Loire
Germany: Classical music, efficieny, technology, cars, great thinkers, fairy tales, world wars
Italy: Catholicism, Renaissance, operas, loud people, great cities, pizza, pasta, wines, fashion, bureaucracy, mafia
Spain: Bullfighters, flamenco, liberal catholicism, colonialism, strong regional cultures (catalans, basques, galicians)
Portugal: Brazilian colonisers, codfish, great navigations, poetry
Switzerland: Clocks, chocolate, safety, democracy, high standard of living, Alps, banks, multicultural, fiscal paradise
Austria: Classical music, psychology, snow globes, Red Bull, skiing, great empire in the past
Romania: Latin country in the balcans, haunted castles, former communism, ugly cities for european standards
Sweden: Blondes, liberalism, cold weather, Volvo, Scania, wealth, secularism, transparency
Finland: Santa Claus, sauna, weird language, highly educated people, F1 drivers, Linux
Czech Republic: Atheism, beer, porn actresses, great architecture
Poland: Unspeakable language, catholicism, former victims of both nazism and communism, ascending economy
Russia: Extremely large country, communism, gulags, ballet, vodka, permafrost
Greece: Ancient civilisation, Olympics, current severe crisis, stunning landscapes
Turkey: Secularism, liberal muslims, had many civilisations in the past, long-time settled country
Iran: Great civilisation in the past (but now, sharia), death penalty, religious fanatism, authoritarism
Afghanistan: Taliban, burqa, Osama bin Laden
China: Ancient civilisation, ideograms, fast economic growth, autocratic government, very populous, manufacturers
Japan: Discipline, reliability, high technology, very polite people, animes, healthy food, overcrowded cities
North Korea: Famine, censorship, gulags, cruel dictators, forced isolationism, unhappiness
South Korea: High tech, capitalism, fast human development, competitiveness, modernity
India: Slums, very religious people, lack of interest for money, Bollywood, Mahatma Gandhi
Thailand: Buddhism, prostitution, great temples, funny script
Indonesia: Largest muslim country in the world, Bali, rainfalls, vulcanoes
Mexico: El Chavo del Ocho, soap operas, sombreros, spicy food
Argentina: Tango, Pope Francis, Maradona, meat, former developed country (but now, populism), european immigration
Chile: Recent social development, stunning landscapes, wine
Peru: Cuzco, Macchu Picchu, former amerindian civilisation, llamas, pan flute
Colombia: FARCs, drug dealers, movements towards stability, Shakira
Venezuela: Crazy populism, oil, increasing impoverishment, pseudo-democracy
Cuba: Communism, boring life, habanera, cigarrettes, refugees going to Miami, Guantánamo
Australia: Kangaroos, koalas, stunning beaches, quality of life, rugby, deserts
South Africa: Multiculturalism, former apartheid, Nelson Mandela, diamonds
Sudan: Famine, corruption, diseases, conflicts, violence, extremely hot and dry
Kenya: Great athletes, warm climate, poverty, child labour
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