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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

November 13th, 2019, 5:36 pm

Who is this Helga? She sounds like a game girl.
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

November 13th, 2019, 7:10 pm

I don't know if it's Norway-specific anymore, but helgefylla is apparently a part of the ritual:

"The second thing you can expect from a drunk Norwegian is promiscuity often leading to sex. Wait a second I didn’t say Norwegians are promiscuous, not anywhere any time, but on a Friday or Saturday evening in bars, or in julebordet, or in after-ski parties: if you wait until alcohol level gets high enough, making-out and sex are likely to happen a lot. Between colleagues, friends, people who’ve never met each other and haven’t exchanged a single word. It’s called “Norwegian seduction”. Note that an alcohol-free version of Norwegian seduction is also possible, through internet dating. I don’t really understand how Norwegians, who tend to avoid any kind of awkward social situation, can wake up naked with someone they haven’t shared their name with, but it still happens a lot.

The third thing you can expect from a drunk Norwegian is emotion sharing and sudden intimacy. Also not very likely to happen in everyday life in Norway. Suddenly a colleague who never even says “hello” starts sharing life secrets and emotions about his/her divorce, or gives huge declarations of love or friendship. Do not expect any of this to survive the night: The next day the same Norwegian sobered up will not start saying hi or make any mention of whatever he or she said during what you thought was a great moment of connection and intimacy."

Source: https://afroginthefjord.com/2014/03/30/ ... norwegian/

Based on what I heard from opening-up Norwegians, they are very naive in love. Many stories about a woman who loved them - how much money they spent on her and what entertainments they provided expecting nothing in exchange... and then she left them - when they lost the job or she fell in love with someone else (more love-worth, I presume).
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

November 13th, 2019, 7:35 pm

in vino caritas

And it makes the tax man very happy.
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

November 14th, 2019, 2:09 am

I'm not judging anyone. Just let them keep this filth away from me.
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

November 14th, 2019, 2:13 am

Strictly speaking, I think the characterization of whatever is going on (helgefylla or other Norwegian improprieties) as "filth", I'm afraid you come across as being judgmental. At least I don't feel personally judged in this case...
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

November 14th, 2019, 3:14 pm

That was the punch line! :-)
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

November 15th, 2019, 11:25 am

More punch than line, TBH.
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

November 15th, 2019, 12:14 pm

timing is out-of-kilterImage
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

November 15th, 2019, 3:33 pm

No comprender. I just joked as usual. I think Norwegians are great! (Factually, being felinesexual, I prefer to leave their romantic life to their own kind.)
Excuse me guys, I have a little situation here... =^•.•^= <3
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

November 17th, 2019, 2:22 pm

Some kindred spirits; IREXIT

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_Freedom_Party

You are not alone.
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

November 17th, 2019, 5:46 pm

Sounds like a minor side project for Steve Bannon. Garden variety right wing nuts, with a bit of religion mixed in, just to increase the amount of hatred at work.
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

November 17th, 2019, 11:21 pm

Just say no to hate:

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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

November 18th, 2019, 1:10 am

Sir Christopher?
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

November 18th, 2019, 12:08 pm

The very same!
 
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Re: Are you ready for Brexit?

November 18th, 2019, 5:21 pm

Who coined the phrase "EU migrants"?
Nuff said.
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