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Common Things In One Country But Rare In Others

Someone on AskReddit fired up a thread about various things that are common in one country, but generally unheard of in the rest of the world. The thread ends up doing a great job at highlighting how dang different the world can be outside of our respective cultural bubbles. Sometimes for better, sometimes for far worse. 

People describe common things in one country, but rare in other countries | Damagingking7 23h 4 Awards Colombia, hot chocolate is served with slices salted cheese Reply 4.9k
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Non Canadians First Thoughts When Thinking Of Canada

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going about the first things that Non Canadians think of when considering Canada. Things like poutine, ice hockey, and the legal drinking age of 19 seem to be some of people's ideas of Canada. Oh, also, kindness, sweet wholesome kindness. 

Non Canadians describe their first thoughts when thinking of Canada | dQw4w9WgXcQ•6d 2 Awards First picture beautiful flag simplicity and elegance which makes perfect flag. Then picture map huge county covered unique and interesting nature. Then picture mounties. Dressed their sophisticated red uniforms, gracefully riding their horses. Then picture downtown Vancouver where saw hobo taking piss his hat.
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Most American Things That'd Sound Crazy To Non-Americans

This fun AskReddit thread has folks sharing the most American things that'd sound completely absurd to non-Americans. It's funny how the outside perspective helps create awareness over the normalized weirdness of a particular place. Things like giant soda cups, free refills, or how Americans are afraid to call for ambulances due to the costs, are some of the things that pop up in this thread. 

Get some more fun culture content over in this Tumblr thread where cultures clashed over what lemonade is.

People describe the most American things that'd sound crazy to non-Americans | TheTedk 6h Still weirded out about refills and sizes drinks specific soda low bar get drivers license. Traveling between major cities distances are insane especially just feeling completely alone middle nowhere
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Tumblr Thread Goes Full American Gothic

This Tumblr thread employs an American Gothic style of writing to highlight stereotypes --- imagined and potentially accurate --- for different places in American. The resulting descriptions are vivid and unsettling and might just chill you to the bone. It's almost like the whole place is cursed. 

Tumblr thread is written in American Gothic style to highlight different areas of America | jhaernyl @gallusrostromegalus gallusrostromegalus intense and permanent haunting land upon which countess horrors have been visited, and is too large and wild us really comprehend is probably most intense and universal American feeling. thebibliosphere here minnesota fucking now
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People Share What's Normal In Their Countries And Weird In Others

It's a humbling and startling moment when you get out in the world, far outside your comfort zone, and in a foreign land with its own set of cultural norms. You never know what might be totally normally in your country, and considered absolutely bizarre in a different country. 

A collection of people sharing what's normal in their countries, and weird to other countries.
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10+ Things Americans Genuinely Do Better Than The Rest Of The World

Redditors are sharing the things that Americans are genuinely better at than the rest of the world. This is just the kind of thread that's bound to stir up some passionate debate. Are they really accurate answers, or just Americans getting all kinds of cocky about what they're good at. 

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Americans Reveal 20+ Things They Didn't Know Were American Until They Were Abroad

When these Americans traveled abroad they quickly learned that behavior they saw as completely normal, was anything but that for other countries. It's crazy what we can learn from the world when we leave our homes for places unknown. Sometimes foreign countries can remind an American just how "American" they're acting. Whether that's a good thing or bad thing, varies. If you want to check out another interesting post on a clashing of cultures, check this tumblr post about grading scales from different nations here!

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10+ First World Problems That Are A Privileged Suffering

This mess of first world problems might be all kinds of painfully relatable! This list might help to remind you just how ridiculous some of the stuff we get worked up over, really is. It is simply NOT worth getting angry about those earphones getting tangled up, or knocking over your water glass that was conveniently located next to your bed, or how the automatic soap dispenser isn't performing its job correctly. But even then, we probably still will. 

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20 Interesting And Useless Facts To Fill Your Bored Brain

Take this bunch of interesting and useless facts to keep your bored brain vaguely entertained on a Monday! You might just learn something, but there's no guarantees that it's actually true...

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Funny Tumblr Post About Australia Evolves Into Rosetta Stone For One Language

Culture yourself like never before with this makeshift Rosetta Stone for Australia. Hell we might as well start calling this, How To Speak Australian 101. 

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23 Mind-Blowing Facts That Sound Fake But Are Actually True

These facts are just crazy enough to make you double take and question whether they could actually be grounded in truth. But the world is brimming with madness, and shit we just don't understand, and can't explain away. Consider the following list a solid collection that speaks to that. 

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10+ Telling Ways That People Know A Tourist Is American

Turns out that tourist rocking the oversized tee, shorts, and a loud demeanor is just an American tourist. That, or this AskReddit thread dedicated to the ways people can tell a tourist is American, is far off the mark. 

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15 Strange Mysteries That Still Remain Unexplained

Are these unexplained mysteries only unexplained because we haven't tried hard enough to understand them, or is something bigger afoot? You be the judge! Maybe most of these will end up getting debunked in the comments section...

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10 Victorious Times Justice Was Served In This Wild World

This whole subreddit is basically the world telling humans to quit their bullsh*t on a brutal level. The resulting moments are satisfying on a biological response kind of level. It just feels kind of good to see arguably bad people, getting what they had coming to them. 

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