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Old 24.02.2011, 16:40
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Re: Three-kiss greeting between opposite-sex friends, or same sex friends, or strange

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But did they make you feel horny?
9 of them where 70+ of age so no..i can't say they did
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Old 24.02.2011, 16:42
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9 of them where 70+ of age so no..i can't say they did
Sure?

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Old 24.02.2011, 16:44
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9 of them where 70+ of age so no..i can't say they did
That wasnt the oysters mate
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Old 24.02.2011, 16:47
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That wasnt the oysters mate
Iejw * slap * thats my grandmother and her friends you talk about here

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Old 24.02.2011, 17:24
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Here is the map of the number of greeting-kisses in France.

Am I the only one here who wonders were they use five kisses? Or did I miss something?
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Old 24.02.2011, 17:26
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So what's the white empty bit near the top, is that Paris? What happens there, you just get slapped?
Obviously, my daughter of 2 year old is better in puzzle-game than you are The administrative divisions of Paris area are small compared to other, so they are usually taken out of the map and shown (bigger) on the (left) side.

Regarding the 5 kisses, one can notice that the original map (here: http://combiendebises.free.fr/ ) is more subtle, and it allows to indicate 5 kisses. Though, it's never "dominant" among the voters.

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Old 24.02.2011, 17:35
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Re: Three-kiss greeting between opposite-sex friends, or same sex friends, or strange

Why oh why are we so concerned with this formality...

5 formal kisses. I would rather have one genuine one.
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Old 24.02.2011, 17:37
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Obviously, my daughter of 2 year old is better in puzzle-game than you are The administrative divisions of Paris area are small compared to other, so they are usually taken out of the map and shown (bigger) on the (left) side.

Regarding the 5 kisses, one can notice that the original map (here: http://combiendebises.free.fr/ ) is more subtle, and it allows to indicate 5 kisses. Though, it's never "dominant" among the voters.

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Aha, I wondered what the little island was. I was thinking Martinique, Guadeloupe perhaps, but it's the wrong shape.
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Old 24.02.2011, 17:52
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Re: Three-kiss greeting between opposite-sex friends, or same sex friends, or strange

I came to Switzerland in October and then went back to Scotland for the festive period a week early.

So I went into the office of my co-workers and said I'm going back early and I hope they have a good Christmas and a Happy New year (I used to be quite pleasent before Switzerland sucked every part of emotion I had out of me).

Then one of the Italians got up and came over and mumbled something in barely decipherable English then started the 3 kiss on the cheek thing. Those of you who know me know I don't come from the sort of background where touching cheeks with strangers of the opposite sex is really the done thing.

Since I was a bit of a 'virgin' at this I stopped after two kisses which led to a huge amount of confusion, I may even stretch to saying it was carnage.

She laughed and asked how many kisses do they do in Scotland. I repled 'None, we just shake hands' with a deadpan expression.

Needless to say nobody at work has tried to make out with me again just because I'm leaving for the festive break.
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Old 24.02.2011, 19:15
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Am I the only one here who wonders were they use five kisses? Or did I miss something?
It's probably in prisons....too small to show on the map.
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And don't get me wrong, respect for where you guys have taken the whole kissing thing. It's just, as an Aussie, my philosophy is more, don't try to kiss me and I won't try to kick you between the big toes. (Edit; Not 'you' you.) That's part of my culture.
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I am a French male, and I do this kiss-greeting to my father, to my closest French friends (male and female), when we meet again after a long time of separation. Nothing wrong with that in my view That's part of my culture.

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And don't get me wrong, respect for where you guys have taken the whole kissing thing. It's just, as an Aussie, my philosophy is more, don't try to kiss me and I won't try to kick you between the big toes. (Edit; Not 'you' you.) That's part of my culture.
Always thought we should have sent something a bit more civilised than just ball breakers to Australia
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ok, strange enuf title I suppose...

but here in Geneva "hello" between friends of the opposite sex ( and some other deviates !! ) is three kisses

France I understand its x4

Paris x 5 ?

so how about in eye'tal'ian speaking switzerland?

and those ohh so cold Germans ?


Switzerland 3
France 2
Germany 2
Italy 2
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And don't get me wrong, respect for where you guys have taken the whole kissing thing. It's just, as an Aussie, my philosophy is more, don't try to kiss me and I won't try to kick you between the big toes. (Edit; Not 'you' you.) That's part of my culture.
I'm Australian and dont like the whole kissing thing either. Married to and lived in America for a while and still can't get used to being hugged either. Big circle of private space for us Aussies.
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3 kisses plus, at times I like to add a gentle pat on the bum-bum (depending on the shape and size of said bum-bum)
... which would require you to walk around the subject to inspect said bum-bum.
kinda difficult when someone approaches you face first, no?
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The knee-jerk reaction is hard to break.
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The knee-jerk reaction is hard to break.
Doesn't happen so much here, guess we must have sent them all over to you after all
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Old 25.02.2011, 11:48
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... which would require you to walk around the subject to inspect said bum-bum.
kinda difficult when someone approaches you face first, no?
Oh! He is really skilled....
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Honestly, this Euro kiss-kiss greeting system is friggin annoying. What happened to a good ol handshake. (I think I'm slowly turning into the Eastwood from Gran Torino ).
I completely agree. I'm such an awkward turtle when someone comes up to greet me.
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Old 16.09.2011, 23:04
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Why oh why are we so concerned with this formality...

5 formal kisses. I would rather have one genuine one.
Totally agree!
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