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Old 01-21-2014, 10:09 AM
 
Location: On the "Left Coast", somewhere in "the Land of Fruits & Nuts"
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UK - pubs, 'hooligans', crappy weather, overcooked veggies, incestuous "Royals"
Ireland - lotsa drinking, "drama", and the "troubles"
Scotland - progressive Highland Scots (Robert Burns, James Watt, Lord Kelvin, et al), backwards Borderlands (Reivers, thugs & Hadrian's Wall)
France - kinda self-absorbed, over-rated, and still hasn't gotten over its loss of international 'stature'
India - crowded as hell, the true cradle of civilization, and an interesting mix of western sensibilities and eastern "detachment"
SE Asia in general - outstanding food, mellow Buddhist culture, and like India, will eventually become an economic powerhouse to be reckoned with
Mexico, and most of Central & S. America - a rich combination of pre-columbian and european culture, with lots of very nice folks, but still held back by religion & 'banana republic' politics
The Middle East - the seat of much of western math and science, but still struggling with a 9th century religion and mores.
Australia - what happens when rednecks get together and form a country.
New Zealand - what Seattle and the PNW would be like if it were an island.
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Old 01-21-2014, 10:26 AM
 
Location: Leeds, UK
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US - fat, stupid and uncultured people obsessed with cars and suburban housing
Canada - quiet, shy people who love bacon, syrup and chop trees with axes
France - rude, sophisticated snobs who smell bad due to excess cheese & garlic consumption
Spain - lazy people who sleep at 2pm and work on the black market
Italy - corrupt lazy people who eat pizza and work for the mob
Germany - aggressive, ugly people who drink too much beer - all a result of working a lot and getting paid little to do so
Sweden - sissy feminists who never drink, take drugs or have any fun at all
Finland - feminists, but they drink a lot, take drugs and eventually kill themselves
Denmark - the new Britain - drunk teenagers raging havoc on unsuspecting eastern Europeans - also obsessed with cycling
Norway - what the Beverley Hillbilies would be like if they discovered oil
Ireland - religious drunks with ginger hair, freckles and pale skin
Netherlands - pot-smoking crazy people who insult people with cancer and syphilis
Belgium - boring people who are divided over everything
Austria - a smaller version of Germany
Australia - people who speak in funny accents, surf a lot, fry shrimp and eat kangaroo testicles
Japan - reserved racist xenophobic men who are obsessed with teenage girls in school uniforms
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Old 01-21-2014, 10:29 AM
 
Location: Czech Republic
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UK- English premier league, QE2, Prince William and Princess Kate, Pubs, Harry Potter...
Ukraine: not much difference with Russia unless one is familiar with both, same religion, both Slavics
France: not shaven men, long lunch and dinner hours, slow service
Iceland: Cold
Switzerland: 4 languages, multi ethnics
Japan: japanese porn
China: spitting, littering, picking noses, loud, noisy, rude, materialistic,greedy, problematic products and food, corruption, communist party, one child policy, complaining the government is useless
South Korea: plastic surgery, SAxSxNG, north korea poses great threat
Thailand: prostitution, spicy food
Vietnam: vietnam war, communist party, poor
India: curry
UAE: oil
Nigeria: Nigerian scams
Philippines: Crimes, poor, english musicians
Singapore: caning, hot, boring
Iraq: Saddam Hussan
Australia: Kangaroo
Japan, China and Australia
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Old 01-21-2014, 10:40 AM
 
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Spain - lazy people who sleep at 2pm and work on the black market
At 2pm ???
At that time any Spanish has started eating yet. Siesta time is around 3:30 pm.
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Old 01-21-2014, 10:41 AM
 
Location: Leeds, UK
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My bad!
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Old 01-21-2014, 11:42 AM
 
Location: London, UK
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UK: Addicted to tea, thinks they're not European, Green Countryside and divided on class.

USA: Overweight, Fat slobs, addicted to fast food chains and a diverse landscape. Cowboys, deserts, forests and "Buddy"
California: San Francisco, LA, Nice climate, Fresh, New culture

Canada: Currwnt weight, Healthy, addicted to American culture, big landmass, snow, Toronto and The North

Australia: Desert outback, Asians, sexism, Male dominated, racism, thinks their country is multicultural, Britain on the sun, Sydney and a year long summer.

Saudi Arabia: Deserts and backwards thinking MEN

India: Curries, Takeaways, Hot weather...

Russia: Cold weather, Siberia, Big landmass and taiga forests.

Sweden: Forward thinking, cold, Scandinavian and tall blondes.

China: Takeaways

France: World known cuisine, Paris, food snobs, Fashion snobs, Homosexuality
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US - fat, stupid and uncultured people obsessed with cars and suburban housing
Canada - quiet, shy people who love bacon, syrup and chop trees with axes
France - rude, sophisticated snobs who smell bad due to excess cheese & garlic consumption
Spain - lazy people who sleep at 2pm and work on the black market
Italy - corrupt lazy people who eat pizza and work for the mob
Germany - aggressive, ugly people who drink too much beer - all a result of working a lot and getting paid little to do so
Sweden - sissy feminists who never drink, take drugs or have any fun at all
Finland - feminists, but they drink a lot, take drugs and eventually kill themselves
Denmark - the new Britain - drunk teenagers raging havoc on unsuspecting eastern Europeans - also obsessed with cycling
Norway - what the Beverley Hillbilies would be like if they discovered oil
Ireland - religious drunks with ginger hair, freckles and pale skin
Netherlands - pot-smoking crazy people who insult people with cancer and syphilis
Belgium - boring people who are divided over everything
Austria - a smaller version of Germany
Australia - people who speak in funny accents, surf a lot, fry shrimp and eat kangaroo testicles
Japan - reserved racist xenophobic men who are obsessed with teenage girls in school uniforms
Hilarious
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Old 01-21-2014, 11:48 AM
 
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Denmark: Friendly and easy-going beer drinkers
Sweden: The Germans of Scandinavia
Netherlands: Über liberals
UK: Posh snobs or thrashy hooligans with very bad teeth
Australia: Easy-going and nice hillbillies
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Old 01-21-2014, 12:11 PM
 
Location: Seoul
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Scotland: Sheep, kilts, bagpipes, gingers
Bavaria: Tudor houses, lederhosen, mountains, castles, BMWs
Australia: Alligators, Crocodile Dundee, giant spiders, dingos
Turkey: Delicious food, homophobia, moustaches, fez
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Old 01-21-2014, 01:20 PM
 
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Australia - Kangaroos, intense sun, poisonous snakes and spiders, Steve Irwin, friendly people, a lot of barren land in the middle of the country
UK- Cool and damp, cottages, bland food, the Queen, the Beatles and the British Invasion, chavs, cathedrals, British accents, bad teeth
France - Cheese, Eiffel Tower, The Louvre, cafes, rich cuisine
Norway - Vikings, salmon, cold, progressive, fjords
Sweden - Vikings, cold, progressive, IKEA, blonde
Russia - Corrupt, caviar, Siberia, cold, vast, bleak
USA - Overweight, people, cars, fast food, Walmart, Hollywood, rap music, Christian Fundamentalists, mean-spirited, military, in everyone's business, highways, Wall Street
Canada - Peaceful, desolate, frozen, almost like the US in the best ways, Quebec, vast
Mexico - Beans, Jalapenos, drug murders, sunny, corrupt, resorts
Brazil -Hot, hot women, beaches, barbeque, jungles
Venezuela - Oil, drugs, corruption, beautiful women, beauty pageants, Chavez
India - Food, extreme poverty, hot, outsourcing, Bollywood, crimes against women, Hinduism, yoga
Italy - Wine, food, rolling hills, olives, cafes, corruption, fine tailoring, Catholicism, fashion, cathedrals
New Zealand - Remote, sheep, lush
Israel - Military, war, desert, Jerusalem, bombings, the Holy Land, Judaism, feisty, the Bible
Japan - Quirky, anime, sushi, tsunami, crowded, trendy, insular society, polite
China - Dirty, cuisines, animal cruelty, 1-child rule, Chairman Mao, crowded, up and coming world power, manufacturing, dynasties, things made cheaply, government corruption
South Korea - North Korea is right there, plastic surgery, unappealing food
Egypt - Pyramids, the Nile, political unrest, sand, ancient history, cats
Kenya - Wildlife, safaris, hot
Saudi Arabia - Desert, sheiks, lack of women's rights, Fundamentalist Islam, kingdoms, oil, wealthy
Ireland - Catholicism, priests, green, potato famine, drinking, pale skin
Germany - Precision, not warm-feeling, beer, wursts, BMW, no-nonsense, WWII
Somalia - War, famine, pirates, FGM, crimes against women, the last place on Earth you'd want to be
Spain - Paella, bullfighting, former world power, Spanish language, don't hear about as much anymore
Turkey - Crossroads, food, formerly powerful, a somewhat secular Muslim society
Greece - Sunny and warm, olives, cuisine, wine, beaches, vacation spot, economic and political unrest, shipping tycoons
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Old 01-21-2014, 01:34 PM
 
Location: Hong Kong / Vienna
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Bavaria: Tudor houses, lederhosen, mountains, castles, BMWs
That's an odd one
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