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Why has the Netherlands such a reputation? All we're known for is a plant.
No, what you're known for is drugs, hookers, and not caring about anything. It's a whole country of teenagers. Produce something that doesn't cater to someone's base appetites, and maybe others will stop looking at you as a punchline.
You know, you are really helping stereotyping Americans as jerks the way you are acting (coming from an American). People like you make our country look bad. To generalize the Dutch the way you just have is really un-Christian. I can tell you obviously aren't from the Southern US because you are acting way too rude, and you are presenting yourself as having a superiority complex.
Somehow you referring to the US as "our country" doesn't sound right.  :p Do you feel yourself as an American now?
 

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Alpo said:
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Why has the Netherlands such a reputation? All we're known for is a plant.
No, what you're known for is drugs, hookers, and not caring about anything. It's a whole country of teenagers. Produce something that doesn't cater to someone's base appetites, and maybe others will stop looking at you as a punchline.
You know, you are really helping stereotyping Americans as jerks the way you are acting (coming from an American). People like you make our country look bad. To generalize the Dutch the way you just have is really un-Christian. I can tell you obviously aren't from the Southern US because you are acting way too rude, and you are presenting yourself as having a superiority complex.
Somehow you referring to the US as "our country" doesn't sound right.  :p Do you feel yourself as an American now?
We're all living in Amerika.
 

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Cyrillic said:
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Why has the Netherlands such a reputation? All we're known for is a plant.
No, what you're known for is drugs, hookers, and not caring about anything. It's a whole country of teenagers. Produce something that doesn't cater to someone's base appetites, and maybe others will stop looking at you as a punchline.
You know, you are really helping stereotyping Americans as jerks the way you are acting (coming from an American). People like you make our country look bad. To generalize the Dutch the way you just have is really un-Christian. I can tell you obviously aren't from the Southern US because you are acting way too rude, and you are presenting yourself as having a superiority complex.
Somehow you referring to the US as "our country" doesn't sound right.  :p Do you feel yourself as an American now?
We're all living in Amerika.
You weren't here during celticfan's last incarnation? He used to be a Norwegian but IIRC he acquired American citizenship at some point.
 

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Alpo said:
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Why has the Netherlands such a reputation? All we're known for is a plant.
No, what you're known for is drugs, hookers, and not caring about anything. It's a whole country of teenagers. Produce something that doesn't cater to someone's base appetites, and maybe others will stop looking at you as a punchline.
You know, you are really helping stereotyping Americans as jerks the way you are acting (coming from an American). People like you make our country look bad. To generalize the Dutch the way you just have is really un-Christian. I can tell you obviously aren't from the Southern US because you are acting way too rude, and you are presenting yourself as having a superiority complex.
Somehow you referring to the US as "our country" doesn't sound right.  :p Do you feel yourself as an American now?
We're all living in Amerika.
You weren't here during celticfan's last incarnation? He used to be a Norwegian.
I know. He used to be Orthodox and a bronie as well.
 

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Cyrillic said:
Alpo said:
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Alpo said:
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biro said:
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Why has the Netherlands such a reputation? All we're known for is a plant.
No, what you're known for is drugs, hookers, and not caring about anything. It's a whole country of teenagers. Produce something that doesn't cater to someone's base appetites, and maybe others will stop looking at you as a punchline.
You know, you are really helping stereotyping Americans as jerks the way you are acting (coming from an American). People like you make our country look bad. To generalize the Dutch the way you just have is really un-Christian. I can tell you obviously aren't from the Southern US because you are acting way too rude, and you are presenting yourself as having a superiority complex.
Somehow you referring to the US as "our country" doesn't sound right.  :p Do you feel yourself as an American now?
We're all living in Amerika.
You weren't here during celticfan's last incarnation? He used to be a Norwegian.
I know. He used to be Orthodox and a bronie as well.
I don't think that has really changed. He just needs to come out of the closet. :police:
 

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There are many questions you can ask to find out if someone is a true American. Here is a sample:

- In what Rocky film did James Brown appear?
- What song begins with the words "Born down in a dead man's town"?
- What is the only state in the Southeastern United States that is not a southern state?
 

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Cyrillic said:
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- What is the only state in the Southeastern United States that is not a southern state?
West Virginia? Don't know the other two.
That is a good guess, but that is not the answer.
 

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- What song begins with the words "Born down in a dead man's town"?
Bruce Springsteen?
You identified the artist, but I asked for the song. Also, you didn't put it in the form of a question.  :p  But yes, you got it...

(I think we need to pick some tougher questions)
 

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Asteriktos said:
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- What song begins with the words "Born down in a dead man's town"?
Bruce Springsteen?
You identified the artist, but I asked for the song. Also, you didn't put it in the form of a question.  :p  But yes, you got it...

(I think we need to pick some tougher questions)
Born in the USA?
 

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Born in the USA?
Yes. Bonus points identifying you as an American if you don't know what the actual song is about, and you just sing along to the chorus.
 

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I've never really listened to the Bruce Springsteen but I have a friend who is a fan of his. Somewhat random really since my friend is living his 20's. And I used to think that young people can't listen that kind of music.
 

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Asteriktos said:
There are many questions you can ask to find out if someone is a true American. Here is a sample:

- In what Rocky film did James Brown appear?
- What song begins with the words "Born down in a dead man's town"?
- What is the only state in the Southeastern United States that is not a southern state?
I don't know any of these and I don't even know what the last question means.  I'm a failure as an American.  :(
 

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Pardon for being an ignorant European but why it isn't a southern state?
 

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I guess it's something about the culture, though some people would talk about the demographics and such (a lot of northerners move there, especially to retire). I'm not sure how exactly the culture differs as I'm fairly unfamiliar with Florida (lived there 8 months) and completely unfamiliar with the rest of the south. That's just something people say sometimes.
 

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Alpo said:
Pardon for being an ignorant European but why it isn't a southern state?
Because it's full of retired New Yorkers?

Actually, it is a southern state.  It's in the geographic south.  It was also in The South (Confederate States of America).  * must've cleaned his glasses with one of his dirty shirts again  ::).
 

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J Michael said:
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Pardon for being an ignorant European but why it isn't a southern state?
Because it's full of retired New Yorkers?

Actually, it is a southern state.  It's in the geographic south.  It was also in The South (Confederate States of America).  * must've cleaned his glasses with one of his dirty shirts again  ::).
When I lived there I heard Floridians joke all the time that it wasn't a Southern state... so... maybe my ears need cleaned out  :p
 

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They should probably be their own country.  That way all the stupidity that takes place down there wouldn't be a reflection on the rest of the country.
 

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J Michael said:
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Pardon for being an ignorant European but why it isn't a southern state?
Because it's full of retired New Yorkers?
I actually laughed out loud for this. Sounds somewhat like Spain and retired Finns.
 

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Asteriktos said:
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Pardon for being an ignorant European but why it isn't a southern state?
Because it's full of retired New Yorkers?

Actually, it is a southern state.  It's in the geographic south.  It was also in The South (Confederate States of America).  * must've cleaned his glasses with one of his dirty shirts again  ::).
When I lived there I heard Floridians joke all the time that it wasn't a Southern state... so... maybe my ears need cleaned out  :p
Maybe. :p  Just cuz they joked about it doesn't make it so.  But it is a southern state and it was in the CSA.  Floridians--what do they know, anyway?? (Sorry, Biro  8).)
 

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J Michael said:
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Pardon for being an ignorant European but why it isn't a southern state?
Because it's full of retired New Yorkers?

Actually, it is a southern state.  It's in the geographic south.  It was also in The South (Confederate States of America).  * must've cleaned his glasses with one of his dirty shirts again  ::).
When I lived there I heard Floridians joke all the time that it wasn't a Southern state... so... maybe my ears need cleaned out  :p
Maybe. :p  Just cuz they joked about it doesn't make it so.  But it is a southern state and it was in the CSA.  Floridians--what do they know, anyway?? (Sorry, Biro  8).)
Settle down Beavis  :-*  I never said it was a fact, I just mentioned it as a question you can ask to see if someone is an American. Generally those type of questions are cultural things, not factual ones. Though I guess even some Americans haven't heard it. Hopefully that wouldn't have got TheTrisagion shot!
 

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Asteriktos said:
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Pardon for being an ignorant European but why it isn't a southern state?
Because it's full of retired New Yorkers?

Actually, it is a southern state.  It's in the geographic south.  It was also in The South (Confederate States of America).  * must've cleaned his glasses with one of his dirty shirts again  ::).
When I lived there I heard Floridians joke all the time that it wasn't a Southern state... so... maybe my ears need cleaned out  :p
Maybe. :p  Just cuz they joked about it doesn't make it so.  But it is a southern state and it was in the CSA.  Floridians--what do they know, anyway?? (Sorry, Biro  8).)
Settle down Beavis  :-*  I never said it was a fact, I just mentioned it as a question you can ask to see if someone is an American. Generally those type of questions are cultural things, not factual ones. Though I guess even some Americans haven't heard it. Hopefully that wouldn't have got TheTrisagion shot!
Okay, Butthead :D--I's settled  ;D.  Hot dogs, anyone?
 

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500 posts

I've been on this forum for too long  :-\
Aww, cheer up! You only make 0.624 posts per day, so this forum hasn't got it's claws buried deep in you yet. There is hope!
 

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There's no hope anymore. Just after 500 posts his heart already belongs to ROCOR.
 

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Dangit, 3 posts today. Now I'll need to abstain for ~4 days (after today) to maintain my current ROP.
 

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That hot chocolate left a bad taste in my mouth. Brushed my teeth... and it's still there. Blah.
 

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Alpo said:
Somehow you referring to the US as "our country" doesn't sound right.  :p Do you feel yourself as an American now?
Not truly, but it is the passport I used to get here. And I did go through that military training. :eek:
 

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Florida isn't in the South because of the Spanish part, and that it isn't one of the 13 original colonies.
 

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Mor Ephrem said:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ft1VZgsavg
Thought this was going to be a Waynes World clip. I guess my pop culturisms are out of date  8)
 
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