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For all the non-american anons: What are those things you see

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For all the non-american anons:

What are those things you see in cartoons and in comicbooks that make you yearn for America?
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>>77855919
Nothing
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Nothing.
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>>77855919
Yeah, no thanks, I'm good.
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>>77855919
Anything from before the 70s.

And Tim Sale's wide shots of Smallville.
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>>77856151
Tumblr pls go
>>77856439
/pol/ pls go
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As a Canadian, I really can't think of anything Americans have that I want but don't have access too. Most of the time Canada just feels like America but better, although also colder and more sparsely populated.
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>>77857131
What about cereal?
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I seriously can't think of anything. The way you guys portray yourselves in your media is pretty gross. I'm sure you're lovely in person, no sarcasm intended.
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>>77857131

plus 10ºC temperatures
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>>77855919
Money.
I live in a country where three hundred bucks can get you a reasonably comfortable life for a month, and that number will go down a bit next year. Whenever characters mention or handle cash something inside me burns.
>>77857276
oh yeah, that, too.
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>>77857131
>I really can't think of anything Americans have that I want but don't have access too.

America doesn't have Quebec.
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>>77856439
Plus it's fun!
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>>77857175
I think we get most american cereals up here. I can't think of any American cereals that I'd be sad to miss out on.
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>>77857131
I can think of a few things America has that Canada doesn't.

Beaches worth visiting.
Bearable winters.
Thanksgiving at the correct time of year.
Universities and colleges that are the premiere institutions of the western world.
Barbecue.
No constant threat of moose attacks.
Bacon that is distinct from ham.
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>>77857131
/toy/ here. Canadians can get fucked over with toy prices.
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>>77857131
milk in jugs and cartons
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>>77855919
I honestly can't think of anything I've seen that I can't get in my own country.
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The glorification of "the going off to college". Feels bad, man.
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If I ever became a rogue vigilante I might as well do it in America so there'll be enough crime to go around
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>>77857498
>Beaches worth visiting.
Not a problem if you don't care for the beach
>Bearable winters.
We can handle it
>Thanksgiving at the correct time of year.
Now you're triggering me
>Universities and colleges that are the premiere institutions of the western world.
You're not wrong but a gifted Canadian kid can bust their ass and get into a good american college as an international student if they really want to
>Barbecue.
We have barbecue even though the shorter summers prevent us from enjoying it as much
>No constant threat of moose attacks.
I'll admit it's a problem
>Bacon that is distinct from ham.
we got regular bacon as well as the Canadian kind, now that's freedom.
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>>77857758
> Anon, the Canadian Vigilante, patrolling days and nights finding nothing to do.
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>>77857807
>We have barbecue even though the shorter summers prevent us from enjoying it as much
>"barbecue"

I bet you just mean grilling outside on a propane/charcoal grill, and not real low and slow barbecue in a proper pit.

Subhuman.
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literally anything American-related

seriously, you couldn't post one panel that had anything remotely nationalistic here without the police knocking on your door. Americans can fly a double-page spread of fucking Superman deepthroating an American flag while riding a giant eagle and no one would bat an eye.
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>>77858574
Now that's what I'm talking about! I've lived in Missouri the last couple years and the BBQ here is good (for a state that likes to pretend it's Southern), but when I lived in South Carolina my relatives and I would slow cook a whole hog until you could literally just pull the pork off with your bare hands.
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>>77858625
Germany?
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>>77857498
I can think of one thing Canada has that America doesn't. Affordable editions of Moebius' works and all of Corto Maltese.
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>>77857807
You do not have BBQ lol
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>>77856079
Ok, Fox News.
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>>77858637
I'm from Texas and the BBQ is just as good. Problem is I don't eat meat. Seriously, if you eat meat and you don't yearn for American BBQ, then you're a god damn lier.
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>>77858625
I....would probably bat an eye at that.
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>>77858637
>until you could literally just pull the pork off with your bare hands.

My nigga.

Last get together I had with close friends, it took my buddy almost 8 hours to finally be finished with the food.
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>>77856079
You can get that in Bongland too.
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>>77858574
>>77858744
it's... it's all true.
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>>77856405
Evading the word filters violates global rule #10.
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>>77858937
square
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>>77858574
My nigga
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>>77858937
Hey everybody, check out poindexter over here!
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>>77857131
Legal drawings of sexualized little girls and the chance to own slaves.
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>>77859137
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>>77859137
We have a chance at owning slaves in America? Where do I get one?
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Canadian here, so I guess I'm pretty much American already - but I'll try to deny it.

The big things that make me yearn for America are Hulk Hogan's theme, Metal Wolf Chaos, and the third music option from that Yoshi puzzle game for the NES.

In /co/ things, though, I generally love episodes/shows with roadtrips across parts of the US. Seeing different kinds of scenery makes me want to visit, some of it seems pretty cozy.

For some reason, Captain America never really got to me, and I saw Superman as more of a symbol of virtue in general than as a symbol of America. Probably due to cultural intersection and such. The places they fight in and ideals they protect feel pretty much universal, or at least similar to Canada. I watched Liberty Kids, too, but it felt more like a balanced period piece than something that made me cheer for the USA.

The only time I really every get super-hyped over America in /co/ stuff is sometimes when watching propaganda cartoons. The one that made me cheer the most was the part in Scrap Happy Daffy when all of Daffy's ancestors showed up, ending with an Abraham Lincoln duck says "Nay, Daffy! Americans don't give up!" And generally, when the Battle Hymn of the Republic plays in a cartoon, I start smiling.
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>>77855952
He asked about America not France.
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>>77859399
>some of it seems pretty cozy
It's all pretty crap. Go to the Mall of America or the Iowa State Fair if you want the experience without all the hassle.
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>>77859351
Undocumented workers.

Pay them whatever you want and blackmail them with threats to get them deported.
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Actually, just comic books themselves, they are very fucking expensive and hard to find in my country. Other than that, nothing.
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>>77859402
savage
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When it was a kid, I was mesmerized by pepperoni pizza. They popped up in cartoons all the time, and I used to think they looked gross - but when I actually tried a slice, it blew my mind. Restaurants eventually started to sell pizza in my home country, but it wasn't the same as the ones sold in the States, and I legitimately thought that if I lived in America, I could get great pizza all the time.

Which I do; don't get me wrong, I love pizza as much as ever. It's just that coming to the States with the rest of my family wasn't worth it, at all. It was a delicious mistake.
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blueberries
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>>77857498
>Universities and colleges that are the premiere institutions of the western world
McGill
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>>77855919
things are cheaper there, but not enough to justify the unlivably low minimum wage so nothing, really.
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>>77855919
Seasons beyond a dry season and a wet season that often blur together, but that isn't exclusively American so I will say bacon for breakfast.
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>>77861008
where do you live that you can't cook bacon for breakfast?
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>>77860863
>1=200+ elite universities
Get fucked Canuck
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>>77855919

America is the shithole of the "developed" world. So nothing.
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>>77861033
israel?
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>>77857807
Damage control is stronk here.
>I-I'm fine with no nice weather or beaches, r-really.
>Y-yea Canadian BBQ is as good as the American South
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>>77861008
I can't even imagine not having 4 seasons.

However, we don't always have bacon for breakfast. For me and most people I know, it's an occasional thing. Mostly because it's kind of expensive, and it takes too much time to cook if you have somewhere to be. Usually I'm fine with cereal or some toast.
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>>77855919
Buying alcohol in convenience stores and cigarettes costing $5 a pack while open carrying.

That's about as American as it gets.

Also having nerdy black friends. It's not even possible here.
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>>77861094
>Eating breakfast at all except when hungover
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Ultimates 3 makes me want to shoot up places, so that's closest I feel to wanting to be American
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>>77861094
>can't imagine
you know how leaves turn brown and fall during autumn? just imagine them not doing that. there you go
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>>77861033
The third world. Eating eggs and bread or cereal is just much cheaper than buying bacon, and you end up looking like a wannabe if you eat bacon for breakfast. We only eat bacon inside of hamburgers or as a pizza topping in here.
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>>77857131
>better
You ever compared Amazon Canada to Amazon America? It's a joke.

>things I wish I had as a Canadian that America has
- bands that actually want to tour here
- a non-shit film industry
- a non-shit TV industry
- higher quality cocaine
- cheap(er) internet

Granted, there are so many things here that I couldn't deal with not having in America...
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>>77861155
I meant that metaphorically and you know it ass.
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>>77861176
>cheap(er) internet
There are a few cities with google fiber. The rest of the county is getting rammed for shitty internet.
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>>77855919
Food? Reasonably prices on American made goods?
Honestly not a whole lot. I feel America would actually be a terrible place to live comparedto NZ.
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>>77861280
Is NZ comfy? How is it compared to Australia?
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>>77861297
Fewer giant spiders and dropbears.
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>>77861176
High quality coke here is still not very great and expensive
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>>77861297
>>77861309
They have these though. Nuclear barrage of NZ when?
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>>77861163
i don't think that's the case, man. i live the 3rd mundo as well and bacon is pretty affordable, i can get a burger with bacon and cheese for less than 1usd. it's just that it's not customary.
assuming our countries have similar background
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>>77861329
I fucking hate warm countries
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>>77861357
i don't think south america has big demonic insects or arachnids. guess it's more of an africa/oceania shit
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>>77861329
Those things are so rare they only discovered them a few years ago, and they'll sit in your hand eating a carrot straight out of the wild. If they were tasty, we'd be breeding them for hotdog meat.
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>>77861415
We do, but they're usually far away in our literal tropical forrests, not in people's backyards
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>>77861328
>>77861222
>not very good
Still better than here in Canada is what I'm getting at. We can't all live in Korea or Columbia.
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I'm from Canada. Most of our tv is American, and was especially when I grew up. Until I was like, 5, I did not understand that America and Canada were different things. And then I thought that Canada was in America, possibly because of the continent name.

Sometimes I see something so retard patriotic that I feel it; the patriotism. It is amazing.
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>>77861459
>eating a carrot
a normal sized carrot?
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Fuck the europoors and third-worlders, this is now an American thread for anons from the US of A.
All following posts must contain at least pic related levels of patriotism.
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>>77855919
Halloween man. Also American highschool
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>>77861521
dong expanded/10
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>>77861539
>American Highschool

DON'T BELIEVE THE LIES CARTOONS AND COMICS TELL YOU ABOUT HIGHSCHOOL IN AMERICA. IT IS NOT THAT FUN. IN FACT WE HAVE ONE OF THE WORST PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEMS IN THE WESTERN WORLD. ALMOST EVERYONE I KNOW INCLUDING MYSELF HATED HIGHSCHOOL AND COULD NOT HAVE BEEN HAPPIER TO BE DONE WITH IT.
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>>77861309
What about the Balrog?
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>>77861570
I can't wait till I get old
and my memories start to unfold
about
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>>77861465
>Columbia
Every fucking time.
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>>77861297
Depends, NZ is colder, wetter and besides one city remote.
Aussies on the other hand are almost always loud, obnoxious and closet racists while NZers are all multi-cultural, socialists and hippies.
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>>77861505
Canadians sometimes feeling patriotism for the US is not uncommon from what I've seen. The two countries are so closely related geographically and culturally. Combine that with the fact that America's national identity is SO intense while Canada's is so lukewarm and you've got a case of nationalistic dysphoria on your hands. I think Canada might just be the first ever trans country. They're transamerican.
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>>77861570
Man high school was great. Sitting in that cheap-ass smart kid room during off periods doing fuck all every day.
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>>77857131
FREEDOM
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>>77861681
I AM A REAL AMERICAN!
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>>77861329
I actually think its kind of cute.
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>>77861666
damn that's accurate
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>>77861730
NO FUCK THAT THING TO DEATH
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>>77861519
Naturally.
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>>77861666
Satan trips confirm: Canada is now first trans'MURICAN. Everyone please use the proper pronouns.
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>>77861783
Gladly
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>>77857807
>Canadian
>Bacon
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>>77855919
Ameriburger here. Don't know if this counts because I live here but dang, sometimes I really get an urge for Americana.
Like I want to go "fuck all" and go on an adventure without any of the bullshittery of the last decade or so and just have weird fun shit happen to me.
I get this feel really bad when I read stuff like The Rocketeer, pic related and Disney Duck comics. Or watch, say, The Iron Giant or Gravity Falls.
Probably doesn't help that I've been on quite a few road trips across the country. I wouldn't mind more.
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>>77861787
God this is so uncanny
It's chewing on it like it's a fucking rabbit
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>>77861521
Rodan is the true American hero
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>>77861915
Yeah. Don't piss them off, though.
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>>77862100
shit, at least these don't fly. it could be worse
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>>77862221
Are you familiar with how high a normal grasshopper can jump, and how fast?
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>>77861915
I think it's cute, we should protect such a beautiful thing.
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>>77859495
Undocumented workers exist outside the US.
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>>77862263
Sure, but in other countries they are coddled by the authorities, while in the US La Migra is nothing to fuck with. Like the IRS
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>>77862100
Fucking hell
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>>77862241
shit
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>>77862242
Dude looks like an older Cap
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>>77861912
That post-war period when America was fully mapped out so you could travel between all the major urban centers, but without the level of infrastructure, commercialization and technology that makes them totally inescapable, seemed like the only time the phrase "to get away from it all" really mattered. Because you really could just disappear into the wilderness for a while, find a nice quaint community off the beaten track or a commune of bizarre art hipsters, then eventually return to your previous life. A good mix of possible adventure and relative safety.
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>>77862349
He's a better time traveler at least.
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>>77862417
THIS.
It's the same feeling that I got when I read On The Road by Jack Kerouac.
Come to think of it, a lot of the Muppet movies have that feeling too. Especially the first one. I'm honestly really sad hitch-hiking died off sometimes.
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>>77857131
Sports that aren't hockey or curling.
Less Canadian geese.
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>>77857498
>Beaches worth visiting.

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
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>>77855919

Nothing
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>>77861329
>>77861787

It's kinda cute
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>>77862100
N-no, keep it. I don't want those here, ever.
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>>77855919
Free healthcare
Oh, wait
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>>77862100
What is that? What's wrong with it's legs?
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>>77862675
Yeah we don't have that. In return, taxes are a portion of what everyone else pays for their 'free healthcare'. Yet we still complain. We are so spoiled.
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>>77862726
I'd rather pay taxes to get free healthcare than die if I end up developing cancer because I'm poor as shit desu senpai
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>>77862417
It makes me sad that every city has the same 200 or so chain stores and restaurants. Why go to the greasy spoon when there's a Chipotle nearby? What kind of general store is there now that Walmart arrived? The vast corporate monoculture makes the idea of escaping the local familiarities and exploring the country obsolete.

I think this is what Cars was about.
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>>77862785
Basically. Before it became a merchandising juggernaut and kinda contributed to the very same malaise it fought against.
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>>77862726
Free healthcare pays for itself, Americans would save alot more money in the long term with it.
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>>77862785
Eh, there are still some spots left. Kinda.
I lived in South Dakota for a while, and that place has the kind of population density that only bigger towns would have all that stuff.

I definitely agree with you about this being Cars' moral. Also I believe Robots had that same kind of thing going.
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>>77861102
>open carrying
I hope you're not talking about that booze you just bought.
That's probably what I'd miss if I were to move to the US: drinking in public places and terraces.
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>>77857131
Enjoy your onion and tuna flavored milk faggot
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Why would I want to be American?
Bragging rights?

I'm already white. That's good enough for me.
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>>77856660
This man is the hero /co/ needs, but not the one it want's right now.
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>>77862468
Yeah he really did a good job of hiding his identity that one time he was sent to the 22nd century as a ship captain. That was probably his longest leap ever.
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>>77863013
>>77862785
The worst part is that the places that actively fight it are some of the most pretentious, bureaucratic places to live ever.

>>77863810
Drinking in public places and on terraces is usually governed by local statute. Also anon was referring to open carrying a firearm.
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>>77862306
Yeah that's not accurate anon, sorry.
Undocumented immigrants get fucked in the ass everywhere.
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>>77862592
Sports that aren't hockey or curling aren't sports worth watching, bro. Hell, we made a non-ice related sports once and we didn't even like it, so we gave it to your african american communities.

>>77861666
Sometimes Canada's actually better at being American.

>>77857498
>Barbecue
by law, our beef has to be raised hormone-free. It's instantly better quality.
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>>77864381
>bbq
>beef

>>77858574
>>77858637
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>>77855919
Not a thing
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>>77859783
>delicious mistake
kek
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>>77864456
noun: barbeque
a meal or gathering at which meat, fish, or other food is cooked out of doors on a rack over an open fire or on a portable grill.
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>>77858574
I have been to Mexican, American, and Canadian Barbecues and I have to say that in my experience the Canadians don't do it as good.
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>>77855919
u 'avin a giraffe m8?
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>>77855919
Ultra patriotism
Nothing pisses me off more than trying to sneak in discretely messages or morals about how america is a neat little place
But if a gun totting muscle bald eagle kicks down a door to punch terrorists in the balls while star spangled banner plays in the background, I can get behind that
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>>77855919

nothing makes me want to up and go to the USA more than the disparity between the release dates for most anything. Anybody want to take a guess when Song ofthe Sea released in the UK? Any takers?
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Plenty of places to get deep pan pizza
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>>77857131
I'm tired of the damn french on everything, ruins the cover art, even if its a carton of milk (Yes america we've discovered this little trick), a pack of smokes, or a dvd I am so fucking tired of the multiple languages cluttering everything up.
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>>77865365

okay, sure it's not on everything over here, but try looking at street signs in Wales. be thankful French at least doesn't look like somebody vomited a scrabble board.
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>>77865365
As a Swiss, I have to call you a big sissy.
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>>77857131
your beer fucking sucks
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Honestly? Nothing
But that's more because im part of the 1% in my country and if i want something american, like say books, i just import.
Barring that, food is better, beer is not disgusting water and they sell it everywhere, there's no cult for the military and my education was top notch.
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>>77865404
>>77865419
At least you guys are looking at real languages, instead of actual french we have the bullshit Quebec speaks, its barely above Cajun, and unlike Cajuns they haven't created a single food worth eating, poutine literally has the word poo in it and an appearance to match.
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>>77861666
Idk, about other people's experience, but most Canadians I know hate the USA. I mean America has a strong national identity, but it's treated as a joke most of the time.
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>>77865490
>But that's more because im part of the 1% in my country
The one guy in Romania with a car?
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Mexican here.

Action shit (shows, movies and videogames; mainly capeshit). We don't do anything serious in such "fields", and if we did, it would be cringe shit.
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>>77855919
Denny's
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>>77855919
>yearn for America

oh anon...
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>>77855919
Nothing really.

Cartoons tend not to touch on gun ownership, although that comes at the cost of having to live among americans.
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>>77855919
Capitalism
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I have better education, food, healthcare and less nonsense where I am right now. The only reason I'd go to America is to visit friends.

Frankly, I was so surprised by the question because why anyone in Northwestern Europe would want to go to the US is.. almost absurd. although the PHD programs are nice.
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>>77865572
idk, as a native French speaker I find Québec acccent charming. Sure they sound retarded, but it's cute. It's a lot less basterdized than Cajun, which is incomprehensible to French speakers.

Also
>Rumansch
>Wallisertiitsch
>Schwiizerdütsch in general
>Lombard
>real languages
top kek
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>>77865661
You don't really have to be in the US to enjoy those.
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4th of July seems comfy, even more in small towns
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>>77855919
Pie, they always appear so delicious.
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The positive attitude to enterprise, lax bankruptcy laws and celebrating personal achievement are pretty much the only things. Otherwise the whole country just feels too dangerous, especially to tourists.
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>>77855919
I can't be the only person who finds American patriotism as coming off as really insecure right?

I mean Americans are so aggressively over the top with their whole "America is so great" thing, this whole thread seems like an American wants reassurance in his belief in American superiority.

Why can't Americans just be quietly proud?
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Some of the city skylines, I guess. I'd rather just holiday in the USA, though. Fuck living there.
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>>77861297
It mostly depends on which ends of the islands you're on. The South is filled with farms and has an ruined embarrassing excuse for a main city called Christchurch. It's mostly a place for farmers and bogans

The North is a mix of farm areas and cities. Auckland is where just about everything in NZ happens and tends to be the focus. Most of the ethnic minorities are there.

tl;dr South island is good if you want to be/ are a farmer, North is city people

>>77861787
>>77862100
You'll most likely never see a Giant Weta unless you cave exploring in remote areas. It's really on

>>77861656
Weather is pretty much this, it's always really fucking windy half the time too

Internet's actually ok here for the most part, streaming stuff from other countries is always slow as fuck tho
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Only Americans get the best Hot Dog ever
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>>77857131
Yeah the CAD is doing great nerd
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>>77866831
Ausfag here. Visited New York last year for about a month.
Best cheesecake, Mexican food, and hot dogs that I've had in my life.
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>>77861280
>I feel America would actually be a terrible place to live comparedto NZ.
You must be joke, cut the cost of everything you buy in half and then any shipping by like 90%
America has the cheapest everything and it's amazing compared to NZ suffering
>300 dollars for a figure
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America is a cool place to visit, but it seems like a terrifying hellscape to live in. It's much easier as a entrepreneur to set up a business in a country that already covers healthcare.
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>>77866664

Because it's not funny that way

A sense of humor is something of a first world commodity, something we are sadly losing.
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>>77867038
But there are plenty of people who play it straight.

Maybe this is a case of if a community gets its laughs by pretending to be idiots it will attract actual idiots who think they are in good company
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>>77866635
>>77866953
>Otherwise the whole country just feels too dangerous, especially to tourists.
This always makes me laugh, have you ever been to any actual dangerous country?
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>>77866664
Anything worth doing is worth overdoing. That's what it means to be American.
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>>77857131
America has less fuckboi prime ministers than Canada
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>>77866664
Ths reminds me of the the news article where a German person was complaining about how feeling patriotic is bad.
Lots of countries complain about America constantly and if anything they come off more insecure as if doing anything they can to be relevant.
Its why
>American culture
>third world country
Is always thrown out as a joke
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>>77867132
Patriotism is fine, loving your country and culture is a good thing.

I just think that it seems really insecure to keep shouting about it, confidence is quiet and all that.
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>>77867157

Nobody cares what it seems, when you're having fun being loud and stupid, and you truly believe in inconditional freedom, everyone else can just go to hell.
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Spring break.
Not that it makes me yearn for America per se, just slutty college girls.
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I AM NOT AMERICAN AND I WANT TO KNOW
WHAT
THE FUCK
IS PROM NIGHT ABOUT?!
AND WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT?!
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>>77855919
Freedom/Justice motivated heroes, Southern food, Mexican-American food, Astronauts, Native Americans, trucks, guns, various technologies, half-black chicks
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>>77857131
How about non rationed health care?
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>>77866889
For most thinks, NYC has the best food in the world period.
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>>77867157
Most people just want to share how great it is. Its why we spend so much time trying to spread democracy, America wants to take over the world but not the normal way, they just want to slowly build a Starbucks around you while you sleep.
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>>77867258
I'm....I'm not sure. It just is? Why is Christmas so important? It's a cultural rite of passage.
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>>77867301
Terrible milkshakes. Everywhere I went, anyway.
And there'd always be some local like "Nah, bro, you just haven't gone to the right place! I'll take you to THIS place." and we'd go, and it'd be just as shit as every other NY milkshake.
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Dirty South hip-hop
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>>77867320

There are McDonalds in Berlin, Moscow and Hanoi. Some day, there will be burgers in Tehran too.

And everyone will own Netflix accounts, shotguns and dragon dildos, and kids will have ice cream for breakfast. Gawd bless.
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>>77858625
Does such a picture exist?

I need to know for science reasons
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>>77867361
>Implying this would be a bad thing.
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>>77867301
Big traveler here, NYC, San Diego and the suburbs of DC (Virginia mostly, though more things are spread around) have the best foods with the most diversity
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>>77855919
As a Russian I focking yearn for American comic book shops. There is only one legit good comic book shop in Russia and it's only in Saint-Petersburg where I unfortunately don't live.
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>>77866536
So true. Especially because the smaller a town you live in, the easier it is to shoot off fireworks within city limits.

>>77866690
>>77866635
>>77866953
Really, it depends on where you go.

America is a really fucking huge country. There are a lot of comfy spots with nice people if you know where to go.

At the very least, try for more rural or semi-rural areas instead of fuckheug cities.
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>>77867320
>>77867361
>>77867411
If the world were a game of Sid Meier's Civilization, America is either on the precipice of a Cultural Victory or already has it.
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>>77867459
There's one in Moscow
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>>77867823
That doesn't help me either.
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>>77855919
The one thing about America that makes me jealous is all the big cons and shit you've got. We've got them as well, but they're tiny and incredibly lame compared to the stuff I see from America.
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>>77867459
>17 million square kilometers, one comic book shop

I guess I don't feel so bad about having to hop 2 buses to get to my nearest.
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>>77867258
Prom Night? Well its a descendant of the Debutante balls of the 'old money' society adapted for commoners. Basically signals the blooming of age and beginning to participate in the adult society of established social strata, selecting mates, ext.
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Michael Bays Transformers.
I know it is pretty bad but somehow I'm getting these kind of freedom boners when that music starts and the US military starts shooting everything.
Makes me feel bad being a Europoor whose country has no real military.
>>
>>77855919
Muslims not raping my daughters
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>>77858817
Dude how can you be a vegetarian in Texas? We have Whataburger
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>>77868586
does it have something to do with Wonderwoman?
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>>77868598
If Wonderwoman is slang for the best fast food burgers on the planet then yes, yes it does
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>>77861415
ever heard of army ants?
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>>77857274
Yeah, I don't know why our media portrays us that way. It's not even self deprecation really. We're just flat out insulting ourselves, and it's hurt our reputation abroad.
>>
>>77869049

Because American media is only imagined with an American audience in mind, so you ventilate shit that should be kept strictly to satire.

You guys literally can't imagine people not being like you sometimes.
>>
Being able to travel cross-country without a realistic possibility of being kidnapped.
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>>77859351
At the black market
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>>77855919
Snow and cheap fast food
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>>77857131
Can someone give me the skinny on Canadian healthcare? What's it like? Pros? Cons?
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>>77861415
The goliath birdeater tarantula of South America is arguably the biggest spider in the world.
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>>77870779
Yoy can get snow in better countries, anon
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>>77865627
Quebecois aren't really people so they don't count.
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>>77855919
I can literally not name another country I would rather live in than where I'm living now. Most other countries have huge cons that makes me want to avoid them like the plague, and the few cons my country do have is usually not as dire as the same cons in other countries. Though I guess that Halloween is pretty cool.
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>>77870903
Pros:
>emergency care will not rape you
>ambulances that aren't tax funded aren't that expensive (a ride in the US will cost in excess of 1,000 USD)
>outpatient care is better
>can actually pay for many common procedures out of pocket if the subsidized plans are taking too long
>less incentive for doctors to get a visit from a pharmaceutical rep to 'consider' a drug that works .001% better for several times the price and forget to mention generics
>actual access to generics

Cons:
>longish wait times if you have a chronic condition that hurts and is debilitating but not immediately life threatening
>sometimes fucky bureaucracy shenanigans
>elevated tax rate
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>>77870903
>cheap
>if you need to see a specialist you'll die waiting for an appointment
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The Northeast, Midwest, and Southwest are god-tier places to live. Anyone who thinks the US is some war-torn urban jungle simply don't know what they're talking about. It only ever gets bad when you step into places like Detroit, Baltimore, most parts of the South, and Southern California.

I'd sure as shit want to live here than anywhere in the EU, that's for sure.
>>
>>77872902
>I'd sure as shit want to live here than anywhere in the EU, that's for sure.
no shit
>Sweden just lost 14,000 illegal immigrants that were set to be deported
>>
>>77866536
>>77867464
>small towns
Only if you're white.
>>
I crave for how even when they live in one of the worst first-world countries they still manage to be proud of their country.
>>
>>77874349
Why would that matter?
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As an American, I can say something nice about every country on the planet. Yes, every single one.

How come most Europeans or Canadians can't do the same? What's wrong with you, friends? What's your damage?
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>>77867258
It's rather like a Japanese cultural festival centered around a school "dance", with a lot more implied underage drinking and sex. There was a period of time when large areas of the country were cut off from outside culture. They developed their own queer local forms during that time. Prom is one that survived TV. It is not important at all if you plan to leave the small town you were born in and never come back.
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>>77877037
You have 10 seconds to say something nice about Tuvalu
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>>77868586
>how can you be a vegetarian in Texas?
By eating cactus.
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>>77877067
Their music and dance is enthralling. You'd be hard pressed to find dancing like that anywhere else.
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>>77872238
That sounds so amazing. How hard is it to get citizenship if you're don't have any special skills?
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>>77872902
>The Northeast, Midwest, and Southwest are god-tier places to live.
If you're white. Otherwise, don't leave the cities and don't get a low paying job.
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>>77855919
Your cartoons make America look pretty bad because they show exagerated visions of your socia problems.

Bullies at school, boys vs girls, rich/poor contrast, evil reappearing all the time, science being dangerous, etc
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>>77876834
Try it and see.
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>>77877162
>I've been watching too much Deliverance, Selma and the Green Mile
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>>77877115
>>77877037
Do not use avatars with your posts.
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>>77877206
Answer the question, anon.
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>>77877163
>cartoons
>they show exagerated visions of your socia problems.
They show underestimated, whitewashed versions of our problems, and a few imaginary or outdated "problems". Also, racism is still very much a thing.
>>
>>77855919
Chilean here, not very /co/ related but Arnie and Stallone kicking ass did that for me
>>
>>77873078
>"How do you lose 14,000 people?"
>look up the the report
>They didn't actually have them in custody or tracked.
>They just asked them to leave
>They decided to just go into hiding instead
Fucking Kek
>>
>>77877201
I live here. I have co-workers who've been attacked or had their cars fucked up with slurs for being black and gay respectively, this decade. The town where my mother lives hosts KKK meetings in the rec center in the same state. I've had to be "the one responsible" for my cousin's wife before because she's black. Don't condescend to me, you ignorant little prick.
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>>77877340
>They decided to just go into hiding instead
Presumably they're finding gainful employment and participating in the economy rather than receiving aid, then. It might be worth making some silly stuff illegal, so they can participate in "smuggling contraband" to support themselves, at least for a while. Cut down on the real crime, you know.
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>>77877419
Stop posting, you solipsist piece of garbage.

You are not the only one posting in this thread that has lived in a rural southern town.

I'm sorry that it sounds like your life has been hard.

But I am Mexican myself, and I've lived in many different rural towns across Texas, Arizona, Louisiana and the Mississippi Delta, which have been welcoming, easy enough to succeed in, and it's been rare that I've ever faced prejudice besides some retard kid whose parents end up straightening them out.

Meanwhile, you've probably had a hard life in your one little microcosm.

Now stop posting.
>>
>>77877419
>>77877642
BTFO
>>
>>77877037
truth
>>
>>77861887
I never understood where people got the impression that we only have Canadian bacon and no regular bacon in Canada. We just call Canadian bacon "back bacon", and normal bacon is just called bacon. Do you people also think that England only has English muffins, but no muffins? It's just a name for a different cut of meat.
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>>77867320
America, you're confusing democracy and capitalism again.
>>
>>77877037
>>77877225
Most people can say a lot of good things about the US (notably your entertainment industry), it's just you flatter yourself so much already (a lot of you like to claim you're the best at something you've usually barely experienced in foreign countries) that it doesn't seem necessary.
Same as with France, pretty much.

That's not exactly the same thing as yearning for America, however.
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>>77872902
>generalizing the US is bad
>generalizing the EU is fine
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>>77879922
>states preference to live in his country
>this is somehow generalizing
English isn't even my second language and I was able to understand better than you. Go be offended at nothing somewhere else.
>>
Blonde girls everywhere
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>>77880399
I don't think you're as good at English as you think. And I'm not offended, just pointing out hypocrisy.
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>>77883427
There was no hypocrisy in that post.
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