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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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Vargunaz

23 F
19 days ago #9333554        

Spaniards feel exactly like that with the spanish flag xD



25 days ago #9330889        

Denmark's reaction in the last panel killed me ha ha!

But yeah, we have the same feeling in France with our flag. It's sad you're categorized as a nationalist when you say you like your flag.



26 days ago #9330318        

Germany can't process his feelings in the last panel.



Mecharic

21 M
1 month ago #9328060        

I love your version of Germany haha


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Wizava

16 F
2 months ago #9322192        

xD <33



2 months ago #9315136        

And I think it's good so!



2 months ago #9307994        

sad thing is this is very accurate...



6ArTrA6

15 F
3 months ago #9302574        

I can't believe he never noticed. Doesn't he have to wash it? Wouldn't he notice it them?



3 months ago #9300930        

It is really sad how true this is.... but it is getting better, thanks to the Worldcup



3 months ago #9299634        

But Germany..... what about Eurovision??



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