Kit Fister: I am a stubborn gun owner. No thanks.
Jim_Callahan: Um... what kind of moron doesn't know that "American" cheese is just processed cheddar, ....
RightToWork: Miniature-sized consumer products, restaurants that charge for seating, bread, and water, lack of drinking fountains, pay bathrooms, tiny expensive living spaces, beggars and pickpockets, crazy taxes, graffiti everywhere, rude people - you have a blast with Europe, Subby, I'll somehow manage here in the U.S. with my multiple cars, comfortable house, friendly servers, and huge portions.
illannoyin: Really? Cheese? Ok you asked for it.Behold, the cheese aisle at Woodman's...Three refrigerator cases. First, the small one on the left.Then, two more on the right. The cheese section ends at the second refrigerator case where the people are standing. The second case on the left is butter./Yes, they have Lurpak and Kerry Gold butter in addition to every conceivable variety of cheese//What now biatches?
OgreMagi: The point about cheese used to be true, but now even our local supermarkets are carrying a wide selection of cheeses and will soon catch up with Europe and there are plenty of smaller shops that indulge in my cheese needs.Soccer/football? Who farking cares? Both versions are boring. Maybe I should point out how your soccer hooligans are a much bigger problem than our football thugs.Public transporation? I bet it's great only in the denser cities, just like here in the USA. I'll concede that the public transportation in Budapest beat the hell out of San Francisco.Chocolate? I can get quality chocolate here, too. Not all Americans think Hershey's makes chocolate.
Gdalescrboz: Also, what's youth unemployment at in Europe? 50% in some places? Ya, I'll be right there guys
littlemissmeowlissa: 1. TV license. Everyone has to have one, they come knock on your door with this little device that shows you have a tv/computer capable of watching tv online and you get fined if you dont have one. Its 10 £ a month.
ZeroPly: Felgraf: 2) I am one year from finishing a Physics PhD. A Physics PhD would be highly valuable. "Being a year away from having a physics PhD" is not.Uhh... unless you just invented an antigravity device, a physics PhD is about as useful as an A+ certification these days. Whatever you do, don't become an adjunct professor. A data entry clerk working through a temp agency gets treated better.
Secret Master of All Flatulence: safetycap:There are an overabundance of pinks in your basket. Didn't your parents teach you that you must separate your whites from your reds?![img.fark.net image 467x377]You will not have a decent place in the post-Apocalyptic world if you can't keep your white undershirts the proper color.I have [s]indigenous ammo bearers[/s] kids, which accounts for some of the colors. Also, I've yet to meet the person IRL who critiised my clothing choices when faced with the muzzle of a real, live loaded GPMG.
Goodpancakes: Because its hard to get a visa that allows you to work there. I am trying though!
fusillade762: 2. CHEESEHey now, I have access to plenty of extremely tasty cheese that comes from about a 40 minute drive away.[shop.tillamook.com image 800x904]
qualtrough: Kit Fister: I am a stubborn gun owner. No thanks.Thanks! That's a benefit of living in Europe they left out, much less of the gun madness that makes Europe a much safer place.
Fromageball: qualtrough: Kit Fister: I am a stubborn gun owner. No thanks.Thanks! That's a benefit of living in Europe they left out, much less of the gun madness that makes Europe a much safer place.Exactly. One of the biggest draws of Europe is getting away from the stubborn gun owners.
jshine: How many of those governments are more than 100 years old?
ethics-gradient: The HuffPost rivals the Daily Fail for simple minded stupidity.
Mister Peejay: FunkOut:Try Finland. It's like the British Columbia of Europe only even more drunk and containing more reindeer/caribou.Finland has the world's highest number of metal bands per capita, by a very large margin.Finland also has the world's highest number of crazy rally drivers.Coincidence? No./to finish first you must first be Finnish
FarkinNortherner: jshine: How many of those governments are more than 100 years old?Lots of them and let's not forget that the American Civil War was only 150 years ago.
FunkOut: I heard they were going to build a fence along the Canadian border consisting of metal pillars placed just far enough apart that only skinny people can get through. The catch is that the skinny Americans who get through will freeze to death due to lack of body fat.
jshine: FarkinNortherner: jshine: How many of those governments are more than 100 years old?Lots of them and let's not forget that the American Civil War was only 150 years ago.England comes to mind as a "definite", and France, maybe -- depending on how you count (it was a German vassal state for a little while). Spain, Italy & Germany's governments are certainly are very young, nor is anything to the East of Germany more than a few decades old. I guess I don't know much about Scandinavia.Except in the Confederate states, the American government is actually relatively old (224 years under the current Constitution).
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FlashHarry: Mister Peejay: FunkOut:Try Finland. It's like the British Columbia of Europe only even more drunk and containing more reindeer/caribou.Finland has the world's highest number of metal bands per capita, by a very large margin.Finland also has the world's highest number of crazy rally drivers.Coincidence? No./to finish first you must first be Finnishiat's all about the sisu./lived in helsinki as a kid
Psycat: Yes, western Europeans speak excellent English. But that's because an overwhelming amount of their media comes from America--and usually it's just sub-titled so they're hearing English all the time and getting an immediate text translation. I'll bet far more Germans watch movies from Hollywood than Americans watch movies from Babelsberg.
vincentfox: Easy. Married an Italian who has US citizenship, myself and children are entitled to EU passports and citizenship. Kids will have many more choices for education than I did.
Dr. Kefarkian: European men: "Americans are so stupid, and here's why ... blah, blah, blah ..." After the machismo, braggadocio and drinking, when they go on and on about how their country is so much better than America, they eventually pass out, drunk on their own superiority.European women: "Please take me with you."
FarkinNortherner: My experience is the exact mirror of that in the States. Since I successfully snapped up an American girl and brought her back to England, I think I win.
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