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Old 26.05.2011, 16:28
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Old 26.05.2011, 16:28
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On the other hand, it is now the German directness that is economically saving Europe's ass, while the British sing "Lie to me"...

Just like in a marriage some you lose, some you win. But at least I like to know how and why I lost (or won) ^.^

OK, before this turns into a Kraut bashing by everyone on the forum, I would just like to remind everyone...


Me first !!!!
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Old 26.05.2011, 16:31
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Me first !!!!
You're great. Standing in front of everyone else to take the first hit upon yourself. Bravo.

Okay, who wants to go first ? CJ ?
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Old 26.05.2011, 16:32
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On the other hand, it is now the German hard-earned cash that is saving Europe's ass, ...
fixed that for you

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Just like in a marriage some you lose, some you win. But at least I like to know how and why I lost (or won) ^.^
I know why I lose. It's because my better half makes up the rules as we go along
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Old 26.05.2011, 16:35
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... since it very clearly states men are idiots...
well, you are shagging us, so what does that say about you???
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Old 26.05.2011, 16:36
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fixed that for you



I know why I lose. It's because my better half makes up the rules as we go along
Ah, then I applaud your better half! It's the best way to keep a happy marriage hihi ^^
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Old 26.05.2011, 16:38
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well, you are shagging us, so what does that say about you???
If you actually go back, I actually didn't say men are idiots. I say that when they try to offend us with the cliché that "you can't understand women", they are actually calling *themselves* idiots for not understanding something that is usually quite easy

I actually find most men extremley intelligent, great conversationalist, great gamers and great dildos who do not need to get batteries charged.
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Old 26.05.2011, 16:41
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I actually find most men extremly inteligent, great conversationalist, great gamers and great dildos who do not need to get batteries charged.
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PS: Your directness leads me to believe you might be german...in some other life.
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Old 26.05.2011, 16:45
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great dildos who do not need to get batteries charged.
How did you reached that conclusion?
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Old 26.05.2011, 16:45
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There are Britons in Berlin who get taken aback by the directness of Germans. And there are Germans who get really annoyed when Britons (and Americans), in an effort to appear friendly, say things they don't really mean. Some Germans call this "lying".
Common kids, you all made some experiences abroad. Just as there are no "the Swiss" are Germans not one single culture. Just as Geneva differs from Zurich, do local attitudes in Germany differ as well. Berlin is famous for the "Berliner Schnauze" - the "Berlin gob" of its citizens. The local culture is to be direct and open in a fairly extreme way. I can very well imagine how this must be quite a culture shock for a Brit... concluding that "Germans call this lying" is rubbish, you can keep your incompetent, useless pseudo-journalists who call us rude!
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Old 26.05.2011, 16:49
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...women..... usually quite easy
OK, I'm with you now
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Old 26.05.2011, 16:50
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Common kids, you all made some experiences abroad. Just as there are no "the Swiss" are Germans not one single culture. Just as Geneva differs from Zurich, do local attitudes in Germany differ as well. Berlin is famous for the "Berliner Schnauze" - the "Berlin gob" of its citizens. The local culture is to be direct and open in a fairly extreme way. I can very well imagine how this must be quite a culture shock for a Brit... concluding that "Germans call this lying" is rubbish, you can keep your incompetent, useless pseudo-journalists who call us rude!
That's not fair. You can't come in here and wreck this thread with balanced and objective facts.
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Old 26.05.2011, 16:54
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That's not fair. You can't come in here and wreck this thread with balanced and objective facts.
For the record (and those who read the article till the end): During my last beach vacations have I seen far more Arsenal- than Bayern- towels reserving chairs at the pool long before breakfast... I sometimes thought some Brits put them there after their last beer in the night already.

(I could not care less and never understood why people want to sit at a pool if you spend thousands to fly to some stunning beach... but that's just me.)

P.S: Boy would I be unhappy if this crap journalism was paid with MY tax money...
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Old 26.05.2011, 16:58
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you can keep your incompetent, useless pseudo-journalists who call us rude!
That's very direct of you.
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Old 26.05.2011, 17:00
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Old 26.05.2011, 17:02
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I can very well imagine how this must be quite a culture shock for a Brit... concluding that "Germans call this lying" is rubbish, you can keep your incompetent, useless pseudo-journalists who call us rude!
Oh Heavens, Treverus... You are taking this a little bit to seriously, no? We just having a good fun... I think anyone with more than two brain cells knows you can never generalize It would be like picking up an Asterix and really believing all Brits have bad teeth and really love warm beer…
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Oh Heavens, Treverus... You are taking this a little bit to seriously, no? We just having a good fun... I think anyone with more than two brain cells knows you can never generalize It would be like picking up an Asterix and really believing all Brits have bad teeth and really love warm beer…
Why are all Germans so fond of generalising ?
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Old 26.05.2011, 17:05
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..you can never generalize…

But, but...isn't that a generalisation?
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Old 26.05.2011, 17:06
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Some women actually preffer honesty to a feigned interest. Better to hear "your hair looks like a cow munched on it" than going into the street without combing the hair because husband said "you look... original".
Yes, but the wording still counts:
Mrs: Dear, how does my hair look?
Mr: You natural silky hair looks even better straightened
Mrs: Thanks dear.

Actual meaning:
Mrs: Hey, Used-to-look-at-me man, do you still care for me?
Mr: Looks is important, it's an emergency, get it fixed.
Mrs: it's ok, looking-at-me-again man.

Honnesty without being rude. Society's best kept secret.
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Old 26.05.2011, 17:06
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But, but...isn't that a generalisation?
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