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Some time ago I talked with a German girl about the use of flags in Germany. She told me that the only time it is seen as okay to be waving the German flag is at sport events and official buildings. The rest of the time the fear of feeling national pride is too big. It is in fact so bad that some Germans even feel uncomfortable when they see other countries waving it at hotels and the like.

In Scandinavia we use our flags completely different, but it’s not like in North America where you see flags everywhere as a sign of national pride.
Every time we have a celebration of any kind we raise the flags, because here our flags doesn’t so much symbolise national pride as much as it has become a symbol of happiness, joy and having a good time. And something I haven’t seen in other countries is that we use it when celebrating birthdays. So if you walk by a house here and see 20 small flags in the front yard, it’s not because the people living there are nationalists. It just means someone is celebrating their birthday.

We even put the flags on Christmas trees like so http://www.museum-sonderjylland.dk/BILLEDERNE/web-dansk-juletrae.jpg http://naturvern.imaker.no/data/b/0/98/41/7_2701_0.jpg http://www.airynothing.com/photos/2005_Christmas_Montreal/2005_Christmas_Montreal-Thumbnails/108.jpg :XD:


12th August 2010

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Lizzl

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3 months ago #9417671        
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In Germany you see the U.S. and the British flag more often (on clothes and stuff) than the German flag.



7 months ago #9385644        
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When I visited Texas, the Texas flag was everywhere as an antidote to the American Flag. Unless it was Federal Building (like post office) Texas Flag always was seen alongside USA flag. Texans are very proud that they were a republic before they were an American state, and for this reason gives them the right to fly their state flag at same height as national flag. Many Texans consider they are Texans first and Americans second. Many of them disown George Bush Sr. as a "faux texan" as his family were from New England (North eastern USA) and he simply bought himself a "toy ranch" and called himself a Texan rancher.

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17 days ago #9447532        
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if I look at the political situation here right now, I think the biggest problem the germans have with their flagg, is, that it has the wrong colours or it's not an scandinavian cross (and yes, you see many germanzied scandinavian-crosses or even the reichsflagge at the demonstrations of pegida or afd (both are idiots which did not learn from the past and don't even know, that the wirmer-flag is against this BS)



abdamit

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2 months ago #9433354        
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the sad thing is, that even Merkel denied this flag in disgust, once... video fotage on YouTube... really glorious times to be a german



2 months ago #9431624        
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İn Turkey, we have our flag EVERYWHERE. Even at the walls of our buildings. We have a big national pride B) (btw sorry dor grammar)



4 months ago #9413744        
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In the Netherlands we use flags for things that have to do with royalty like royal birthdays of King or Queen. We hang it half when there is an important death (usually also royal) and on remembering days of the WW's.
We also use it when someone got their school diploma, you'll have to hang your school bag on it as well.



Giraffe

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5 months ago #9409020        
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Poor terrified Germany...



NerdyDane

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6 months ago #9400728        
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@FTKnight but then we can relax about being naboes with them



FTKnight

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6 months ago #9399240        
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to fear what might happen is a sad way to live.



6 months ago #9392156        
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@KRyptic good use of the song.



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