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Best Country in Scandinavia

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Mango Elephant, Apr 25, 2011.

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Which country is the best?

  1. Sweden

    33.0%
  2. Denmark

    33.0%
  3. Norway

    34.0%
  1. Cheetah

    Cheetah Deity

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    We tried that once, but then the Swedish nobility got jealous or something and started to argue and fight with the Danish nobility. And then Norway got the black plague... :(
     
  2. Cheezy the Wiz

    Cheezy the Wiz Socialist In A Hurry

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    Who wants to live in a city called Christiana anyway?

    Voted Norway BTW, though I think all three are awesome.
     
  3. Lillefix

    Lillefix I'm serious. You can.

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    No you didn't :mad:

    I voted Denmark :mischief:.
     
  4. Cheezy the Wiz

    Cheezy the Wiz Socialist In A Hurry

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    Well I thought I clicked on Norway. :(
     
  5. Sveon

    Sveon Warlord

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    You are no marketing marvel Cheetah, you had a firm grip on this you know? Well, I'll give you points for trying, especially since being commonly referred to as "balls of goat" for at least 753 years must be tiring.

    I voted Denmark because I like the blue m&ms the best.

    It could be, if the the world consisted of no more than two very small tribes with very predictable behavioural patterns and they traded under very controlled forms? Maybe.
     
  6. Cheetah

    Cheetah Deity

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    You and Lillefix are obviously Danish infiltrators, who cares what you say! :p
     
  7. Cheetah

    Cheetah Deity

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    Well, say and say...

    Who cares what kind of guttural sounds you make! :D
     
  8. Loppan Torkel

    Loppan Torkel Deity

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    I sense a Danish heritage of not being completely understandable here. Skåning?
     
  9. Sveon

    Sveon Warlord

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    Uppland, Svearikets vagga!
     
  10. NickyJ

    NickyJ Retired Narrator

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    Denmark, producer of Hans Christian Anderson.
     
  11. Atticus

    Atticus Deity Retired Moderator

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    Plenty of Danes...
     
  12. Bill3000

    Bill3000 OOOH NOOOOOOO! Supporter

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    Not with their current methods, which just consists of applied real analysis with no empirical measurements or nontrivial predictions
     
  13. CELTICEMPIRE

    CELTICEMPIRE Zulu Conqueror

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    Denmark, I made a Danish nation in IOT VI once, and I am part Danish.
     
  14. Mango Elephant

    Mango Elephant Deity

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    Well, I suppose my Grandma came from Norway, but that side of the family is bat crazy (depression, mental illness, bad personalities, ect.) so I try not to think about them too much.
     
  15. SuperJay

    SuperJay Bending Space and Time

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  16. Veles

    Veles ♈ ♉ ♊ ♋ ♌ ♍ ♎ ♏ ♐ ♑ ♒ ♓

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    Hmm... That's a tough one.

    Norway is cool for many reasons. Harald Hardråde, despite his epic fail at Hastings, was overall an awesome dude. A great deal of the heroic deeds he performed was when he was at the service of Yaroslav the Wise of Kiev. Later he married his daughter Elizabeth (Ellisif). He was very involved in Rus' affairs. Olav Tryggvason was basically raised in Kiev at the court of Vladimir Sviatoslavich. Olaf the Holy and Magnus the Good lived in Rus' for some time too. So for this connections Noreg gets a big +. Noregers handle thier national natural gas revenue in a very efficient way. They are basiclly good neighbours, never complain and never say sheet about our Glorious Sacred Motherland, protected by God. We even gave dem a huge chunk of Barents sea lately, for which of course they should be eternally grateful to us :mischief:.

    As for Sweden - it's perfect in every possible way. What's there to add? We kicked thier ass big time on many occasions, which is a pleasing thought in a way :king:. Now everything about Sweden is perfect. Methinks it would be fair to assume dey ar the best of Scandinavia.

    Denmarkers though had 5 kings named Voldemar after Vladimir the Saint of Kiev. For that they get a +. On the other hand they took part in 1147 Crusade against the Slavs of Wagria and Pommerania. Although they evetually lost :spear:, it gets them a minus. Later they pillaged and burned the island of Ruyan (modern Rugen) and burned the Slavic holy site of Arkona. This gets them a huge-ass minus :trouble:. Later there were very active diplomtatic relations between them and Muscovy and later - Romanovs. So they were kinda close to Russia anyway.

    I likes Denmark though despite everything. They got awesome horses.

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    You also forgot Iceland. They get + for sagas were Gardarike and Rus' in general is mentioned quite often.

    And Finland's good too.

    :viking::cheers::beer:
     
  17. SS-18 ICBM

    SS-18 ICBM Oscillator

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    A Swedish company created the Battlefield series too. Denmark gets a consolation prize for Hitman. And Norway has um....uh...:confused:
     
  18. Veles

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    Omfg, forgotted about Paradox for Sweden.

    These guys should really abandon their attempts at 3d and improve the games interface. Other than that, they've earned a place in Valhalla already.
     
  19. SS-18 ICBM

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    Why are there a lot of video game companies in Sweden? Tax incentives? Local talent? Something else?
     
  20. Veles

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    Hardly. They have 25% VAT and thier corporate tax is nearing 30%. That's a lot compared to others. (Not the US though).
     

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