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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1350 on: January 10, 2013, 10:51:17 AM »


Raising American vs. European look debate you do not look American to me.

Ha.  What would you have guessed?  I'm curious.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1351 on: January 10, 2013, 10:55:47 AM »
KBN1 - very nice picture,, what you were yelling/doing while it was been taking?

If you hadn't posted your jurisdiction, I wouldn't know from which continent you are, regarding to what Michal has written.

Maybe in another picture of you smiling would indicate you're an American.

I don't know what I was doing.  It was at a friend's Christmas party.  I was probably just yelling something to someone across the room.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1352 on: January 10, 2013, 12:13:01 PM »

Is that your doomsday bunker?  :police:
you could say that: doomsday will fin me at work most likely.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1353 on: January 10, 2013, 12:28:54 PM »
americans are fatter and have their teeth straightened and smile a lot and are very polite?

(i spent nearly a week in america, so must be some kind of an expert after that!)
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If you ever visit Charleston, South Carolina, your judgment regarding the latter two traits will indeed be confirmed. A bit of bragging for the Holy City as we call her):

- Most mannerly city for 11 straight years

- In 2011, Travel and Leisure Magazine named Charleston “America’s Sexiest City”, as well as “America’s Most Friendly.” Subsequently, Southern Living Magazine named Charleston “the most polite and hospitable city in America.”

- Conde Nast Traveler survey named her as the top tourist destination in the US (for many years) and the top tourist destination in the world (2012).

Charleston cuisine has been on the vanguard of the New Southern Cuisine, which has attracted attention in world culinary circles.

I am not at all suggesting that Charleston is superior to any other city; rather I am suggesting that you will not be disappointed should you decide to visit.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1354 on: January 10, 2013, 01:20:37 PM »


Raising American vs. European look debate you do not look American to me.

Ha.  What would you have guessed?  I'm curious.

Scandinavian.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1355 on: January 10, 2013, 02:14:01 PM »


Raising American vs. European look debate you do not look American to me.

Ha.  What would you have guessed?  I'm curious.

Scandinavian.

Finnish to be exact.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1356 on: January 10, 2013, 02:25:29 PM »
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1357 on: January 10, 2013, 03:50:53 PM »


Raising American vs. European look debate you do not look American to me.

Ha.  What would you have guessed?  I'm curious.

Scandinavian.

Finnish to be exact.

Without ever even visiting UK I'd say more like British or something.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1358 on: January 10, 2013, 03:55:52 PM »
He can pass for an American, com' on.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1359 on: January 10, 2013, 04:00:46 PM »
This thread ruins my world. All Americans should be Romney-look-a-likes.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1360 on: January 10, 2013, 04:09:48 PM »
What's ironic is that many Americans--especially in California where I live--are precisely trying to look like Europeans because we envision them as being more intelligent and enlightened or something.
...Or it's just possible he's a mouthy young man on an internet forum.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1361 on: January 10, 2013, 04:12:19 PM »
How one does "try to look like European"? ???

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1362 on: January 10, 2013, 04:13:36 PM »
I too noticed that the younger people on the street in SF look way more "European" (dress-wise) than those in Chicago.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1363 on: January 10, 2013, 04:19:38 PM »
How one does "try to look like European"? ???

Basically the hipster movement. They look like they're Pink Floyd or something.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1364 on: January 10, 2013, 04:37:34 PM »
How one does "try to look like European"? ???

They wear suit coats instead of winter coats and have outrageous shoes.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1365 on: January 10, 2013, 04:37:51 PM »
He can pass for an American, com' on.

Not enough guns in that photo.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1366 on: January 10, 2013, 04:39:03 PM »
Do Europeans really wear tophats, spectacles and suits everyday, sipping brandy and making satirical jokes about politics?
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1367 on: January 10, 2013, 04:40:50 PM »
Do Europeans really wear tophats, spectacles and suits everyday, sipping brandy and making satirical jokes about politics?

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1368 on: January 10, 2013, 04:42:43 PM »
Do Europeans really wear tophats, spectacles and suits everyday, sipping brandy and making satirical jokes about politics?

If I had enough money...

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1369 on: January 10, 2013, 05:03:37 PM »
I don't like brandy.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1370 on: January 10, 2013, 05:10:03 PM »


Raising American vs. European look debate you do not look American to me.

Ha.  What would you have guessed?  I'm curious.

Scandinavian.

Finnish to be exact.

Without ever even visiting UK I'd say more like British or something.

I am Swedish except for a Norwegian great-grandfather and an English great-grandmother.  I was drinking Linie Aquavit and eating gravlax that evening. 

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1371 on: January 10, 2013, 05:27:42 PM »

I am Swedish except for a Norwegian great-grandfather and an English great-grandmother.  I was drinking Linie Aquavit and eating gravlax that evening. 

So it explains your not so obvious American citizenship and why I liked the picture. Yeah, it confirms that Scandinavians are my type of man (I mean appearance of course)
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1372 on: January 10, 2013, 06:47:57 PM »

I am Swedish except for a Norwegian great-grandfather and an English great-grandmother.  I was drinking Linie Aquavit and eating gravlax that evening. 

So it explains your not so obvious American citizenship and why I liked the picture. Yeah, it confirms that Scandinavians are my type of man (I mean appearance of course)
Vamrat was having a little crush on you. I hope he's Scandinavian.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1373 on: January 10, 2013, 07:09:34 PM »
What's ironic is that many Americans--especially in California where I live--are precisely trying to look like Europeans because we envision them as being more intelligent and enlightened or something.


Really ?

And we (at least where I live), on the other side of the Atlantic, are precisely trying to look like Americans.  ;)

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« Reply #1374 on: January 10, 2013, 08:27:52 PM »

I am Swedish except for a Norwegian great-grandfather and an English great-grandmother.  I was drinking Linie Aquavit and eating gravlax that evening. 

So it explains your not so obvious American citizenship and why I liked the picture. Yeah, it confirms that Scandinavians are my type of man (I mean appearance of course)

Well, here is to hoping that some nice young Scandinavian men have made their way to Poland.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1375 on: January 10, 2013, 10:36:59 PM »
Here I am! 



I'm in no rush to grow a beard, as most of you are peer-pressuring JamesR to. :)

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1376 on: January 10, 2013, 10:54:21 PM »
Have you lost weight, trevor? You look good/happy there :)
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1377 on: January 10, 2013, 11:00:06 PM »
My wife and I at a wedding this past summer:


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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1378 on: January 10, 2013, 11:01:14 PM »
Have you lost weight, trevor? You look good/happy there :)
I lost a little over 40 lbs. this summer, thanks for noticing. :)  I'm so much happier.  My parents are finally getting along, I'm losing weight, on my way to university, and now it looks like I'm going back to Church.  I couldn't be happier with the way my life is going.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1379 on: January 11, 2013, 12:43:12 AM »
You have a nice ponytail, Nephi.

I've wanted a ponytail for quite a while but I don't have the discipline to grow out my hair.
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« Reply #1380 on: January 11, 2013, 12:47:58 AM »
You have a nice ponytail, Nephi.

I've wanted a ponytail for quite a while but I don't have the discipline to grow out my hair.

Thanks - even though you can't really tell from the picture, I've since cut off about half a foot of it so now the ponytail is shoulder-length.

And based on your picture you'd have quite a way to go if you did. :D
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1381 on: January 11, 2013, 02:50:56 PM »
Are we having some Scandinavian-look-a-like competition here? I wouldn't be anyhow suprised if Nephi lived next door to me.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1382 on: January 11, 2013, 02:56:46 PM »
Have you lost weight, trevor? You look good/happy there :)
I lost a little over 40 lbs. this summer, thanks for noticing. :)  I'm so much happier.  My parents are finally getting along, I'm losing weight, on my way to university, and now it looks like I'm going back to Church.  I couldn't be happier with the way my life is going.

I'm very glad to hear all of this, esp. the weight loss. 

Now keep it off during that first year of college!
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1383 on: January 11, 2013, 03:02:41 PM »
Have you lost weight, trevor? You look good/happy there :)
I lost a little over 40 lbs. this summer, thanks for noticing. :)  I'm so much happier.  My parents are finally getting along, I'm losing weight, on my way to university, and now it looks like I'm going back to Church.  I couldn't be happier with the way my life is going.

I'm very glad to hear all of this, esp. the weight loss. 

Now keep it off during that first year of college!
Thank you!  I have no problem keeping the weight off (though I'll push to lose more when it warms up,) so the "freshman 15" shouldn't be that much of a problem.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1384 on: January 11, 2013, 03:13:08 PM »
It looks like I'm going back to Church.  I couldn't be happier with the way my life is going.

Hmm... Did St. Tikhon appear in a dream and punch you?  :laugh:

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1385 on: January 11, 2013, 03:19:06 PM »
My wife and I at a wedding this past summer:



Nephi, you look like a norwegian.  :)
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1386 on: January 11, 2013, 03:28:34 PM »
I'm such an ethnic mutt that I never would've thought I look Norwegian or Scandinavian. :D

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1387 on: January 11, 2013, 03:29:21 PM »
Nephi, I think you like metal  :)
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1388 on: January 11, 2013, 03:34:15 PM »
Nephi, I think you like metal  :)
To be honest I really used to during my teen years, but I never listen to it anymore.

And relevantly enough it was mostly an eclectic mix of different European metal bands.

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« Reply #1389 on: January 11, 2013, 03:47:50 PM »
I know three people who look exactly like you and they all listen to metal, like fantasty books and play warhammer. It was a guess.
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« Reply #1390 on: January 11, 2013, 03:55:51 PM »
I know three people who look exactly like you and they all listen to metal, like fantasty books and play warhammer. It was a guess.
Did used to read a lot of fantasy books as well (Conan, Tolkien, Dragonlance, Forgotten Realms, etc.), but Warhammer 40k or Warhammer Fantasy?

I have a 40k Tyranid army in the works. :D


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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1391 on: January 11, 2013, 05:11:30 PM »
Nevermind. Probably just about everybody would have taken that too seriously.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #1392 on: January 11, 2013, 05:11:45 PM »
It looks like I'm going back to Church.  I couldn't be happier with the way my life is going.

Hmm... Did St. Tikhon appear in a dream and punch you?  :laugh:
Something like that.  ;)

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« Reply #1393 on: January 11, 2013, 05:26:06 PM »
A "little" crush?  I think that he is having an Icon painted of her.  And yes, he looks Nordic.



ps - he will get me back for this.



I am Swedish except for a Norwegian great-grandfather and an English great-grandmother.  I was drinking Linie Aquavit and eating gravlax that evening.  

So it explains your not so obvious American citizenship and why I liked the picture. Yeah, it confirms that Scandinavians are my type of man (I mean appearance of course)
Vamrat was having a little crush on you. I hope he's Scandinavian.
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I would be happy to agree with you, but then both of us would be wrong.

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« Reply #1394 on: January 11, 2013, 05:27:06 PM »
I know three people who look exactly like you and they all listen to metal, like fantasty books and play warhammer. It was a guess.
Did used to read a lot of fantasy books as well (Conan, Tolkien, Dragonlance, Forgotten Realms, etc.), but Warhammer 40k or Warhammer Fantasy?

I have a 40k Tyranid army in the works. :D

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