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Old 01-24-2013, 09:08 PM
 
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I just thought about this for a second and I have an idea but I am more interested in what YOU think an American looks like. Please do post a picture if you have the idea 'look' stapled in your mind.
(I am really looking forward to the replies on this one).
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:09 PM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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I don't really think of Americans as having a specific look. The stereotypical American tourist, though, is overweight, wears bermuda shorts and a Hawaiian shirt, camera around the neck, loud, perhaps kind of jovial and superficially friendly but perceived as lacking manners and being superior. I realise this is really a bad stereotype.
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:11 PM
 
Location: Australia
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Fat, with good teeth.

A few decades ago they all seemed to be tanned and wear white shoes.
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:16 PM
 
Location: Brisbane
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Fat, with good teeth.

A few decades ago they all seemed to be tanned and wear white shoes.
Thats the giveaway for me, it seems to me that americans love going to the Dentist.

Last edited by danielsa1775; 01-24-2013 at 09:28 PM..
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Old 01-25-2013, 12:50 AM
 
Location: North West Northern Ireland.
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The same as a british person. I cant tell a differenece to be honest.
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Old 01-25-2013, 01:24 AM
 
Location: Westminster, London
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From what I've seen, Americans tend to be heavier overall in comparison to southern English, to wear baggier and more casual clothing, and to have "louder" body language -- in other words, more physically expressive with gestures and posture. They also seem to occupy a larger area of personal space independently of their size.

It's true that the dental phobia is endemic in the UK. It's part of the culture here, and just to helpfully remind the brits of what they dread...

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Old 01-25-2013, 02:07 AM
 
Location: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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Oo!! A Canadian! No, an Englishman! No......an Indian?! An Egyptian?! Iranian?! Pakistani?! South African? Cuban?! German?! Chinese? Polish?! Spanish?! Mexican?! Australian?!!!!


What about this?




HA HA HA!!! I'm just kidding. My only answer is typically, you guys look like typical Canadians. What's that mean? I don't know. We're a diverse continent. Living directly on the border all of my life, has shown me we are exactly the same in every way that counts.


What's the point of this again? Stirin' the pot, are ya?
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Old 01-25-2013, 02:59 AM
 
Location: Baldock, hertfordshire, England
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That and all american women seem to look and sound like Ricki Lake.
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Old 01-25-2013, 03:05 AM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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Old 01-25-2013, 03:14 AM
 
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The same as a british person. I cant tell a differenece to be honest.
I CAN!!!!!!!

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Oo!! A Canadian! No, an Englishman! No......an Indian?! An Egyptian?! Iranian?! Pakistani?! South African? Cuban?! German?! Chinese? Polish?! Spanish?! Mexican?! Australian?!!!!


What about this?




HA HA HA!!! I'm just kidding. My only answer is typically, you guys look like typical Canadians. What's that mean? I don't know. We're a diverse continent. Living directly on the border all of my life, has shown me we are exactly the same in every way that counts.


What's the point of this again? Stirin' the pot, are ya?
Im lost. I honestly have no idea on what your saying(Sounds like your trying to hijack my thread). I do but I don't. I only say this because I have never meet a Canadian myself. Their must be difference--im sure their are. Their was one guy who sat in on a photo shoot I had maybe two years ago and he just sat in the back and he seemed relatively normal in the sense that he could speak but iuuno I didn't speak to him myself.


I was expecting so much more because im sitting here in CA and I honestly do not see as many fat people as people make it out to be. Or maybe people are just over extravagating it. Fat older women and some pudge here and there but you guys are just blowing it out of proportion as if were your from their are NO fat people.
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