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Things Uniquely American
« on: January 11, 2007, 12:45:52 PM »

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The Good:
Surgical enhancements
Complex ice cream flavors
That Farrah Fawcett poster

The Bad:
Speaking English wherever you go (and talking louder when a foreigner doesn't understand you)
Mega-stores (WalMart)
Men's shorts that come down below the knee
the fascination with SUVs and driving them everywhere but offroad
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Re: Things Uniquely American
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2007, 01:16:19 PM »

Edit: Because I'm an idiot and didn't read Clive's initial post close enough.


The Good:
Surgical enhancements
Complex ice cream flavors
That Farrah Fawcett poster

The Bad:
Speaking English wherever you go (and talking louder when a foreigner doesn't understand you)
Mega-stores (WalMart)
Men's shorts that come down below the knee
the fascination with SUVs and driving them everywhere but offroad
The portion size at most restaurants enough to feed 23 supermodels.
The size of most Americans.
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Re: Things Uniquely American
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2007, 02:17:41 PM »

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The Good:
Surgical enhancements
Complex ice cream flavors
That Farrah Fawcett poster
Micro-breweries

The Bad:
Speaking English wherever you go (and talking louder when a foreigner doesn't understand you)
Mega-stores (WalMart)
Men's shorts that come down below the knee
the fascination with SUVs and driving them everywhere but offroad
The portion size at most restaurants enough to feed 23 supermodels.
The size of most Americans.
A neurotic aversion to team sports which were not invented here
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Re: Things Uniquely American
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2007, 02:18:04 PM »

The Good:
Surgical enhancements
Complex ice cream flavors
That Farrah Fawcett poster
The Moon Walk (both kinds)

The Bad:
Speaking English wherever you go (and talking louder when a foreigner doesn't understand you)
Mega-stores (WalMart)
Men's shorts that come down below the knee
the fascination with SUVs and driving them everywhere but offroad
The portion size at most restaurants enough to feed 23 supermodels.
The size of most Americans.
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Re: Things Uniquely American
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2007, 02:25:47 PM »

The Good:
Surgical enhancements
Complex ice cream flavors
That Farrah Fawcett poster
Micro-breweries
The Moon Walk (both kinds)
The 1967 Pontiac GTO
Kentucky Straight Burbon
Denny Crane


The Bad:
Speaking English wherever you go (and talking louder when a foreigner doesn't understand you)
Mega-stores (WalMart)
Men's shorts that come down below the knee
the fascination with SUVs and driving them everywhere but offroad
The portion size at most restaurants enough to feed 23 supermodels.
The size of most Americans.
A neurotic aversion to team sports which were not invented here
Rosanne Arnold
The confusion of Patriotism with Jingoism
Healthcare as a privilege rather than a right
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Re: Things Uniquely American
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2007, 02:26:49 PM »

teenagers dumping the newborns in the middle school bathroom toilets
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Re: Things Uniquely American
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2007, 03:12:42 PM »

The Good:
Surgical enhancements
Complex ice cream flavors
That Farrah Fawcett poster
Micro-breweries
The Moon Walk (both kinds)
The 1967 Pontiac GTO
Kentucky Straight Burbon
Denny Crane
Apple

The Bad:
Speaking English wherever you go (and talking louder when a foreigner doesn't understand you)
Mega-stores (WalMart)
Men's shorts that come down below the knee
the fascination with SUVs and driving them everywhere but offroad
The portion size at most restaurants enough to feed 23 supermodels.
The size of most Americans.
A neurotic aversion to team sports which were not invented here
Rosanne Arnold
The confusion of Patriotism with Jingoism
Healthcare as a privilege rather than a right
Lindsey Lohan
Microsoft
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Re: Things Uniquely American
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2007, 05:49:57 PM »

Some more good:

Plumbing that actually works most of the time
Electricity that actually works most of the time
Huge selection of consumer goods in all price ranges
Freedom of speech
Baked potatoes with sour cream
Levi jeans

Some more bad:

Most American beers
Religious hypocrisy and intolerance
The tyranny of high school peer pressure
Racism (but it's not as bad as it used to be)
Blatant consumerism and overconsumption
Widespread ignorance of other cultures, languages, and world geography
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Re: Things Uniquely American
« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2007, 06:05:39 PM »

Some more good:

Plumbing that actually works most of the time
Electricity that actually works most of the time

Huge selection of consumer goods in all price ranges
Freedom of speech
Baked potatoes with sour cream
Levi jeans

Some more bad:

Most American beers
Religious hypocrisy and intolerance
The tyranny of high school peer pressure
Racism (but it's not as bad as it used to be)
Blatant consumerism and overconsumption
Widespread ignorance of other cultures, languages, and world geography


Yup and yup.
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Re: Things Uniquely American
« Reply #9 on: January 11, 2007, 07:15:01 PM »

The Good:
Surgical enhancements
Complex ice cream flavors
That Farrah Fawcett poster
Micro-breweries
The Moon Walk (both kinds)
The 1967 Pontiac GTO
Kentucky Straight Burbon
Denny Crane
Apple
Jessica Simpson


The Bad:
Speaking English wherever you go (and talking louder when a foreigner doesn't understand you)
Mega-stores (WalMart)
Men's shorts that come down below the knee
the fascination with SUVs and driving them everywhere but offroad
The portion size at most restaurants enough to feed 23 supermodels.
The size of most Americans.
A neurotic aversion to team sports which were not invented here
Rosanne Arnold
The confusion of Patriotism with Jingoism
Healthcare as a privilege rather than a right
Lindsey Lohan
Microsoft
Jessica Simpon and I aren't currently "Friends with benefits"
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