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Old 26.05.2011, 21:39
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Erm... OK, we won those then. Dude, Germany was The Evil Empire and we saved the world. To imply Great Britain has an inferiority complex and that Germans are somehow innate winners is preposterous.
Really? Why preposterous? Take a look at the facts.
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Old 26.05.2011, 21:40
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Not "blunt" but in general rather "direct" ....
This can also be construed as minimal or even the complete absence of small talk, I suppose. Both have the same roots.




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Old 26.05.2011, 21:48
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ROFL, we won mate.
The Falkland War you mean

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It's ironic because the German banks are up to their necks in Peripheral Debt. Germany has two choices - bail out the PIGS - or let them fail on their debt in which case Germany has to bail out it's own banks. Bail out the debtors or bail out the lenders. Either way it amounts to the same thing. Germans saving their own ass.



you might put it more directly : the Germans have TO PAY THE BILL



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Old 26.05.2011, 22:46
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Germans saving their own ass.
really? surprise, surprise... Mr. Quijote


anyhow I would never argue about german stereotypes. Actually i like that propaganda that many spread: hardworking, correct. It brings personal advantages for the professional life..

..and for the private life (boring, unpolite etc)...one can take care for oneself and sort things out

that's actually great. and the Brits are the best ads agencies.

With being ironic as a German the problem in intern. context can be: Someone who doesen't know you well, won't get always the irony because it's not expected. And the most boring thing on earth is to explain a joke...
so being ironic ends up sometimes in appearing unpolite.

But the title is a bit mean: 'Up to the Germans the British are liars' is really tricky! Found out I (as a 'German') can only disprove you by agreeing with you.
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Old 26.05.2011, 22:55
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The Falkland war you mean?
And every other since 1066 buddy.
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Old 26.05.2011, 23:36
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And every other since 1066 buddy.
Mainly against savages armed with awfully sharp slices of mangos.
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Old 26.05.2011, 23:54
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Mainly against savages armed with awfully sharp slices of mangos.
Bavarian Mangos ? Don't underestimate them... I did once, but I think I got away with it...
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Old 27.05.2011, 00:06
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Bavarian Mangos ? Don't underestimate them... I did once, but I think I got away with it...
I know huh... There was the 100 Years Mango, the First World Mango, tons of mangos.
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Old 27.05.2011, 09:02
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I know huh... There was the 100 Years Mango, the First World Mango, tons of mangos.
I always appreciate if somebody actually served his country and proudly so, don't get discouraged by those little shits that simply try to latch on to somebody elses glory
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Old 27.05.2011, 09:22
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Mainly against savages armed with awfully sharp slices of mangos.
Sharp slices of mangos? What kind of a weapon is that?
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Old 27.05.2011, 09:33
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Mainly against savages armed with awfully sharp slices of mangos.
Not bitter then?
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Old 27.05.2011, 09:51
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Old 27.05.2011, 10:54
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Not bitter then?
For the record: Nazi Germany was not really fun. Not only for Jews and other minorities... my grandparents were very happy when the war was over. (They would have been more happy if the allied did not fire-bomb the residential parts of my hometown at the end of the war for no other apparent reason than revenge, but that's another story...)


P.S: Bitter about the Wembley goal? Absolutely. You got just one star and even that was snitched...
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Old 27.05.2011, 11:23
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For the record: Nazi Germany was not really fun. Not only for Jews and other minorities... my grandparents were very happy when the war was over. (They would have been more happy if the allied did not fire-bomb the residential parts of my hometown at the end of the war for no other apparent reason than revenge, but that's another story...)


P.S: Bitter about the Wembley goal? Absolutely. You got just one star and even that was snitched...

I'll take that as a "yes" then...
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Old 27.05.2011, 11:26
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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".
haha..where does this tribe of women live? I have never met them.m

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Old 27.05.2011, 11:38
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I'll take that as a "yes" then...
Look what I found on youtube...

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Old 27.05.2011, 13:18
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For the record: Nazi Germany was not really fun. ...
Without it, Basil Fawlty wouldn't have been half as funny.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEl2j...eature=related
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And every other since 1066 buddy.
ahem! Ireland, 1921.
Oh, I accept your apology Ms Queen
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Old 27.05.2011, 13:45
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Look what I found on youtube...


Disallowed Lampard goal still hurts.... Damn you
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Old 27.05.2011, 14:24
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Disallowed Lampard goal still hurts.... Damn you
It wasn't 'our' fault that the referee didn't give the goal.
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