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(Some News from orway)   Want to immigrate to Norway, ranked as the best place in the world to live? Get in line, the queue is three years long   (newsinenglish.no) divider line 323
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2010-02-11 10:16:18 AM  
Pah. When it looks like this 9 months per year

www.globosapiens.net

you can have it.

I'll be in Costa Rica

www.vivacostarica.com
 
2010-02-11 10:16:46 AM  
G. Tarrant: godofusa.com: Enjoy VATs.

You know, it's stunning to me that there are people who could be living in a paradise with beautiful people, good food, a generally happy society, higher life expectancy, healthier environment, fun things to do, and yet say "What, a few cents tax? Well fark THAT."

I'm not saying Norway is that paradise, but seriously, STFU. If the VAT is the only negative that gets brought up about someplace, then things are pretty damn good.

On the other hand, there's people here that say "What, roads and police? Of course I want those things. What, we need to pay for them? They cost money? fark THAT!" So maybe it doesn't surprise me.


State governments fund their fix this and that with sales and property taxes. That should be enough, but no. They have to pay for education and pensions for public sector workers. Look at CA and NJ. They are each BROKE. I can't wait to move out of NJ and go to a state with no income tax, like TX.

Norway is a nice country, but you'll end up paying more than 50% in income taxes. Then you have taxes on food (WHAT THE FARK!?!?!) and VATs on electronics, clothes, etc.

In Europe, many households have 2-3 generations living in one house because it's too farking expensive. In America, it's 1-2.

I live in NJ, not DC. Why is over 40% of my income stolen?
 
2010-02-11 10:16:52 AM  
CtrlAltDelete: That'd be cool and all, but I don't speak Norwish.

You must speak 'merican then? They may be able to understand you seeing as most of them speak "english"
 
2010-02-11 10:17:07 AM  
MNguy: BTW, the women are horrible lays.

Well duh, you need more than one flower to make a good one moran
 
2010-02-11 10:17:43 AM  
ColonelCathcart: You must speak 'merican then? They may be able to understand you seeing as most of them speak "english"

That takes all the fun out of it.
 
2010-02-11 10:18:31 AM  
Scandinavia is awesome if you're a white woman. Free education, health care, and housing for your kids. Plus (at least in the case of Denmark) $4000/year/kid TAX FREE (a big deal where the tax burden often hits 70% of your income). A tolerant society allows you to sleep and be impregnated by the men you want to father your kids without having to really worry about whether they will stick around to raise them. I remember talking to a Danish pre-school teacher who had 1 out 20 of her students living with both biological parents (and saying this was pretty typical). Denmark even passed the "Love Bridge Laws" (later repealed) to punish Danish men seeking foreign wives by making it financially impossible for them to live in Denmark.

If you're not white and female, you're mileage may vary. Don't get me wrong - they're not Alabama racist. You won't have a cross burned on your lawn or a loved one hung from a lamp post. But you can probably expect to have to comfort your small kids as they have vicious racist taunts said to them at school with the teachers refusing to do anything about it and hearing your neighbors say shocking things that wouldn't be tolerated in most other parts of the developed western world.

As for the women being hot - yeah they're definitely hotter than most of America - but that's like winning a race against a special olympics kid. They are starting to get fat, too. Eastern European women are definitely more attractive.

I'm not trying to say Scandinavia is the root of all evil. It's just not the paradise for everyone that it is made out to be.

/half-danish
//danish women made it very clear a long time ago that I was not tall enough to do any of the impregnating (good luck getting laid if you're under 6'1" and are not already an expert in courting and seduction)
///chose a life in America instead
 
2010-02-11 10:18:47 AM  
ColonelCathcart: CtrlAltDelete: That'd be cool and all, but I don't speak Norwish.

You must speak 'merican then? They may be able to understand you seeing as most of them speak "english"


Good, because I don't want to get into another Bokmol vs. Nynorsk turf war.
 
2010-02-11 10:19:07 AM  
godofusa.com: rabble rabble rabble

No one cares. Let the nice people talk about Norway.

/fark Jersey.
 
2010-02-11 10:19:31 AM  
BlorfMaster: Yeah, go to Norway and enjoy your Muslum riots.

Hopefully they and the deathmetal people will have a totally kickass war.
 
2010-02-11 10:20:45 AM  
ColonelCathcart: Rapmaster2000: I know of an Eritrean engineer who just defected there. He slipped his handlers in Rome and some relatives got him on a train to another relative's place in Geneva where he laid low for a while and then took another train to Norway where he had asylum.

So I'm getting a kick out of knowing that as an engineer it increases my odds of emigrating if need be.

THIS is what immigration should be to the US...bring us every single farking engineer from Mexico, China, Russia, Brazil, Vietnam, etc...fark em

Australia isn't so bad either. They have a "points" system, and they don't allow HIV (butt pirates) positive people either...


farm3.static.flickr.com

Methinks the dude doth protest too much....
 
2010-02-11 10:20:49 AM  
BlorfMaster: Yeah, go to Norway and enjoy your Muslum riots.

I much prefer our sports riots. They're even more senseless.
 
2010-02-11 10:21:13 AM  
palelizard: BlorfMaster: Yeah, go to Norway and enjoy your Muslum riots.

Hopefully they and the deathmetal people will have a totally kickass war.


I would totally enjoy a muslim riot set to some deathmetal
 
2010-02-11 10:22:13 AM  
A møøse bit my sister once.
 
2010-02-11 10:23:36 AM  
IdBeCrazyIf: I would totally enjoy a muslim riot set to some deathmetal

Somewhere a YouTube video is being born...
 
2010-02-11 10:24:00 AM  
CtrlAltDelete: That'd be cool and all, but I don't speak Norwish.

Totally irrelevant. I was there on business last year, and basically everyone in all of farking Scandinavia speaks impeccable English (I was able to ask a group of elementary-school aged kids to take a picture of me in Stockholm, for example, without a word of Swedish).

If Norway wasn't so damn cold, it'd be awesome. There's just something about it being -16C with wind chill that puts a real damper on it for me.
 
2010-02-11 10:25:19 AM  
BlorfMaster: Yeah, go to Norway and enjoy your Muslum riots.

It's better than being in the company of right-wing trolls on Fark.
 
2010-02-11 10:25:42 AM  
CtrlAltDelete: That'd be cool and all, but I don't speak Norwish.

Norwaynian, stupid.
 
2010-02-11 10:27:15 AM  
just cross over into the country illegally. . .Seems to be a pretty good alternative to get in to the States. .
 
2010-02-11 10:27:26 AM  
If you have 22+ GB of hard drive space extra, and 7 hours to watch, here's a link to a Torrent of an HD continuous video showing the train ride from Bergen to Oslo:

"Bergensbanen - klar for avgang" (new window)
 
2010-02-11 10:27:43 AM  
Muslims have invaded Europe, so move with caution. The UK is the worst off from the infection.
 
2010-02-11 10:28:38 AM  
bentley57: HA! And my great-great-great-grandpa left because it sucked.

Norway was a third-world country back then. Norway sucked, and it sucked bad.

i560.photobucket.com
(what capitalist Norway may have looked like)
 
2010-02-11 10:29:29 AM  
LariSpitler: just cross over into the country illegally. . .Seems to be a pretty good alternative to get in to the States. .

www.made2mentor.com

/hot like Norwadian womens
 
2010-02-11 10:29:40 AM  
godofusa.com: Muslims have invaded Europe, so move with caution. The UK is the worst off from the infection.

Helloooo! Helloooo!! Hey gaiz! Look at me! Waka waka!
 
2010-02-11 10:29:56 AM  
godofusa.com: Muslims have invaded Europe, so move with caution. The UK is the worst off from the infection.

Troll? Or just stupid?
 
2010-02-11 10:30:26 AM  
godofusa.com: Muslims have invaded Europe, so move with caution. The UK is the worst off from the infection.

Jersey trash have invaded much of the Mid Atlantic region. Sadly, Maryland is the worst off from the infection.
 
2010-02-11 10:30:36 AM  
dalovindj: Stop saying queue.

No shiat.

/would prefer somewhere much warmer, like the USVI's
 
2010-02-11 10:31:17 AM  
Thisbymaster: Moving to a place that has even colder weather then New England? FARK that, If I move any place it is going to be nice and warm.

Gonna be 63 in Phoenix today. We got the warm, but nice, not so much.

/unless you like LA rejects and 120 in the summer then welcome to paradise!
 
2010-02-11 10:31:26 AM  
jake3988
Isn't it friggin cold there?

No thanks.



I agree. I have enough of a problem without the shrinkage.

Insert pic of George Costanza here.
 
2010-02-11 10:31:27 AM  
4.bp.blogspot.com

learn to read
 
2010-02-11 10:32:05 AM  
Back in the old days the Swedes had Norwegian maids, now Norwegians have Swedish maids. What changed? Guess who has oil.
 
2010-02-11 10:32:22 AM  
godofusa.com: Muslims have invaded Europe, so move with caution. The UK is the worst off from the infection.

Right-wing trolls invaded Fark years ago. They're much worse than muslims and we normal people have been doing fine even with your presence.
 
2010-02-11 10:33:17 AM  
redj: I'd love to live in Norway - beautiful women, scenery, no crime etc. To get round the booze issue

This is how the natives get around the booze issue:

upload.wikimedia.org
 
2010-02-11 10:33:30 AM  
godofusa.com: Muslims have invaded Europe, so move with caution. The UK is the worst off from the infection.

I'm amazed most conservatives haven't just sealed themselves into their houses yet.
 
2010-02-11 10:33:33 AM  
tuffsnake: godofusa.com: Muslims have invaded Europe, so move with caution. The UK is the worst off from the infection.

Jersey trash have invaded much of the Mid Atlantic region. Sadly, Maryland is the worst off from the infection.


Norwegians have invaded Minnesota. Lake Woebegone is worst off from the infection.
 
2010-02-11 10:35:34 AM  
tedbundee: CtrlAltDelete: That'd be cool and all, but I don't speak Norwish.

Norwaynian, stupid.


It's Norwanglian. Jeez.

Pass the lutefisk.
 
2010-02-11 10:36:04 AM  
MNguy: tuffsnake: godofusa.com: Muslims have invaded Europe, so move with caution. The UK is the worst off from the infection.

Jersey trash have invaded much of the Mid Atlantic region. Sadly, Maryland is the worst off from the infection.

Norwegians have invaded Minnesota. Lake Woebegone is worst off from the infection.


Is the Tollefson boy OK?
 
2010-02-11 10:36:44 AM  
Maybe they're all just pining for the fjords.
 
2010-02-11 10:37:13 AM  
godofusa.com: G. Tarrant: godofusa.com: Enjoy VATs.

You know, it's stunning to me that there are people who could be living in a paradise with beautiful people, good food, a generally happy society, higher life expectancy, healthier environment, fun things to do, and yet say "What, a few cents tax? Well fark THAT."

I'm not saying Norway is that paradise, but seriously, STFU. If the VAT is the only negative that gets brought up about someplace, then things are pretty damn good.

On the other hand, there's people here that say "What, roads and police? Of course I want those things. What, we need to pay for them? They cost money? fark THAT!" So maybe it doesn't surprise me.

State governments fund their fix this and that with sales and property taxes. That should be enough, but no. They have to pay for education and pensions for public sector workers. Look at CA and NJ. They are each BROKE. I can't wait to move out of NJ and go to a state with no income tax, like TX.


You do realize that tax you pay is so you don't have to live in a place like Texas.
 
2010-02-11 10:37:59 AM  
Psumek: godofusa.com: G. Tarrant: godofusa.com: Enjoy VATs.

You know, it's stunning to me that there are people who could be living in a paradise with beautiful people, good food, a generally happy society, higher life expectancy, healthier environment, fun things to do, and yet say "What, a few cents tax? Well fark THAT."

I'm not saying Norway is that paradise, but seriously, STFU. If the VAT is the only negative that gets brought up about someplace, then things are pretty damn good.

On the other hand, there's people here that say "What, roads and police? Of course I want those things. What, we need to pay for them? They cost money? fark THAT!" So maybe it doesn't surprise me.

State governments fund their fix this and that with sales and property taxes. That should be enough, but no. They have to pay for education and pensions for public sector workers. Look at CA and NJ. They are each BROKE. I can't wait to move out of NJ and go to a state with no income tax, like TX.

You do realize that tax you pay is so you don't have to live in a place like Texas.


Yea, Plano totally sucks and isn't safe or anything.
 
2010-02-11 10:38:10 AM  
Nightsweat: Troll? Or just stupid?

Those two things are not mutually exclusive.
 
2010-02-11 10:40:02 AM  
Norway? More like Snoreway..amirite?
 
2010-02-11 10:40:10 AM  
lukelightning: ColonelCathcart: CtrlAltDelete: That'd be cool and all, but I don't speak Norwish.

You must speak 'merican then? They may be able to understand you seeing as most of them speak "english"

Good, because I don't want to get into another Bokmol vs. Nynorsk turf war.


No need to worry. They only speak nynorsk in the boondocks and the bible belt (yes, Norway has a bible belt).
 
2010-02-11 10:40:15 AM  
godofusa.com: Ah yes, I'm a troll for telling the truth about Europe.

Almost a million hits on "muslim riots europe". Plenty of pictures.


And 26 million hits for "I want to be a pokemon". Plenty of pictures too.
 
2010-02-11 10:40:27 AM  
img18.imageshack.us

i36.photobucket.com

There's a lot more responses, but I found those 3 in a row to be amusing.

/second pic hotlinked
 
2010-02-11 10:41:10 AM  
I live in "Europe", right next door to a mosque actually, and I've never seen a muslim riot, god dammit! I've seen a white christian redneck football hooligan riot though (Feyenoord Rotterdam) so that was cool!
 
2010-02-11 10:42:26 AM  
godofusa.com: Psumek: godofusa.com: G. Tarrant: godofusa.com: Enjoy VATs.

You know, it's stunning to me that there are people who could be living in a paradise with beautiful people, good food, a generally happy society, higher life expectancy, healthier environment, fun things to do, and yet say "What, a few cents tax? Well fark THAT."

I'm not saying Norway is that paradise, but seriously, STFU. If the VAT is the only negative that gets brought up about someplace, then things are pretty damn good.

On the other hand, there's people here that say "What, roads and police? Of course I want those things. What, we need to pay for them? They cost money? fark THAT!" So maybe it doesn't surprise me.

State governments fund their fix this and that with sales and property taxes. That should be enough, but no. They have to pay for education and pensions for public sector workers. Look at CA and NJ. They are each BROKE. I can't wait to move out of NJ and go to a state with no income tax, like TX.

You do realize that tax you pay is so you don't have to live in a place like Texas.

Yea, Plano totally sucks and isn't safe or anything.


I dunno you tell me
 
2010-02-11 10:44:01 AM  
Oh, I had a job interview in Trondheim a few years ago. Depressing and isolated as hell....pretty enough country though, is Norway. If not for the oil they wouldn't be rich, I guess.
 
2010-02-11 10:44:36 AM  
LaughingGremlin: I live in "Europe", right next door to a mosque actually, and I've never seen a muslim riot, god dammit! I've seen a white christian redneck football hooligan riot though (Feyenoord Rotterdam) so that was cool!

Lies. White people are too civilized to riot.

westislandgazette.com

/hot like patrol car fires
 
2010-02-11 10:45:51 AM  
LaughingGremlin: Oh, I had a job interview in Trondheim a few years ago. Depressing and isolated as hell....pretty enough country though, is Norway. If not for the oil they wouldn't be rich, I guess.

So basically Saudi Arabia in the snow?

/well w/o the Sharia laws and a socialist democracy
 
2010-02-11 10:45:53 AM  
OlafTheBent: Well duh... most, like 80% of the women over there are very attractive... and obesity is rare.

Too bad it's $80.00 for a litre of vodka


You forgot to mention it's about $10usd for a pint of beer at a bar. Fark that, I'll stick to Eastern European women and $1 beers, thanks.
 
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