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How American...

How American.... Not Mine. Saw it and I'm American. I Think It's Hilarious.. Jeremy (: it doesn' t feel at all, Jean car... the first thing it (OOPS t the getti

Not Mine. Saw it and I'm American. I Think It's Hilarious.

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#2 - mudkipfucker ONLINE (05/04/2014) [-]
#8 to #2 - robuntu (05/04/2014) [-]
That's my point.

At the same time other countries are making fun of the United States 'Haha! They eat fast food' they ignore the fact that one of the most iconic American fast food restaurants is, in fact, a *global* success. The rest of the world can't get enough!

All that land, all those people, all that money - and they are lining up to spend their money just like American's do on stuff created by Americans.

If people want to mock Americans, they should at least do it for something they don't do. I can't go two blocks in any European city without hitting 10 different American shops. McDonalds, Burger King, Subway, Pizza Hut, Domino's, Papa John's, Starbucks, KFC, etc....etc....but these same people who visit these places and make them a success all over the world think they are different than the Americans who eat at the same places in the US?

If you want to make fun of Americans, at least pick something uniquely American. Like Nascar or something.
#27 to #8 - anon (05/04/2014) [-]
Or we could just not do that, because we are mocking them.
#17 to #8 - Anonluver (05/04/2014) [-]
blocks in european cities, lelwot.
User avatar #16 to #8 - scorcho ONLINE (05/04/2014) [-]
Nascar is pretty stupid, yeah.
#32 to #2 - grandmabetty (05/04/2014) [-]
KÄRCHER FIGHT
#49 - include (05/05/2014) [-]
Comment Picture
User avatar #33 - mrwillje ONLINE (05/04/2014) [-]
" ****** " - Jeremy Clarkson 2014
#42 to #33 - Einsty ONLINE (05/04/2014) [-]
"" ****** " - Jeremy Clarkson 2014 " -mrwilije 2014
#69 to #42 - bobafettsav (05/05/2014) [-]
""" ****** " - Jeremy Clarkson 2014 " -mrwilije 2014" - Einsty 2014
#106 to #69 - huntergriff ONLINE (05/05/2014) [-]
""" ****** " - Jeremy Clarkson 2014 " -mrwilije 2014" - Einsty 2014"- Bobafettsav 2014
User avatar #14 - wrinklynewt (05/04/2014) [-]
yeah because iraqi restaurants are just everywhere
User avatar #75 to #14 - ugottanked (05/05/2014) [-]
hesrightyouknow.jpg
#118 - phudgepacker (05/05/2014) [-]
Haha, americans are generally known for eating a lot of fast food and so he made a joke about that
#125 to #118 - neoliftboardrider (05/05/2014) [-]
I gotta have MOAR!
#78 - LocoJoe (05/05/2014) [-]
Not enough gun stores.
#82 - followtheworms (05/05/2014) [-]
Says the guy with a double chin
User avatar #131 to #87 - lumpymandude (05/05/2014) [-]
I love this
#134 to #87 - anon (05/05/2014) [-]
Btw, this is an edit of a much more scathing version of this that's the other way around.
#154 to #87 - anon (07/05/2014) [-]
**** yeah.....
#124 - anon (05/05/2014) [-]
but if your American, why would you need to go to London? you gonna drive across the ****** atlantic?
#132 to #124 - anon (05/05/2014) [-]
but why would you need EVERY SINGLE FAST FOOD JOINT IN THE UNITED KINGDOM either?
User avatar #19 - laxxy (05/04/2014) [-]
and when he mumbles something that sounds like '' ******** he almost gets fired.
well that's the world for you
User avatar #48 to #19 - viscerys (05/05/2014) [-]
Worst part is - he mumbled that thing that sounded like " ****** " a couple of years ago. Somebody dug it up and decided to incriminate him.
User avatar #53 to #48 - WheresMyAccount (05/05/2014) [-]
pretty sure that's what the dude is saying
User avatar #139 to #53 - viscerys (05/05/2014) [-]
No, he got in trouble for it recently, though it happened years ago.
User avatar #141 to #139 - WheresMyAccount (05/05/2014) [-]
that's what i'm saying
#62 - anon (05/05/2014) [-]
Gee, it's almost like cars weren't meant to be driven over oceans.
#135 to #62 - anon (05/05/2014) [-]
Unless you REALLY need a burger.
#3 - robuntu (05/04/2014) [-]
There are more McDonald's outside of America than in.

Face it - the whole world is just trying to be a little more American. Enjoy our movies, our TV shows, our music, our language and our culture. Say you hate us, ignore the fact that 7 of the 10 largest companies are based in the US. Resistance is futile. Even as you mock them, each day, each year, with every generation - you become more American.
User avatar #20 to #3 - laxxy (05/04/2014) [-]
so your saying that the natives are behind all the big companys, becaus the rest is from outside america
User avatar #50 to #3 - skaffanl (05/05/2014) [-]
7 Of the 10 largest companies are based in the U.S.? I don't know in what way you mean large but the most important part of a company is it's revenue and there are only 2 American companies on that list (in the top 10).

I would say that America is just trying to make the whole world American.

Sauce: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_largest_companies_by_revenue
User avatar #52 to #50 - alltimetens (05/05/2014) [-]
Nah...

Revenue is the amount of money a company makes prior to taxes and wages.

Walmart makes 467 billion dollars annually, but its PROFIT is 'only' around 20 billion.


>I would say hat America is just trying to make the whole world American

So when we try to spread our culture via non militaristic/non imperial means, we're suddenly the antagonists?

How about when Britain, France, the Netherlands, etc. colonized the world by force, thus trying to make the whole world British/French/Dutch.

Don't be hypocrites.
User avatar #140 to #52 - skaffanl (05/05/2014) [-]
I'm not saying America is the antagonist. I'm just stating that I do not agree that we are trying to be American like he said. It's more that America is trying to make the world American. I mean, we have McDonalds for a long time and now Subway is becoming more famous, but before Subway there was no similar shop and before Starbucks there were no similar coffeeshops either so from that I can conclude that we are not trying to be American, we have not copied you in any way (like the Chinese with fake KFC's and McDonalds), Americans just simply come here to show us what they like.
User avatar #146 to #140 - alltimetens (05/05/2014) [-]
Uh.... I disagree.


We're not forcibly spreading our culture in any way. The only reason that McDonald's, Starbucks, etc are thriving is because Europeans keep giving them money. If Europeans were so non-American as you claim, then there would be no money going to these corporations.

And that is just one example of it.
#123 to #3 - thelastelephant (05/05/2014) [-]
I'm American and I mock America.
User avatar #28 to #3 - brrigg (05/04/2014) [-]
PREACH ***** !
User avatar #15 to #3 - thebtardist (05/04/2014) [-]
There are more people outside of America than in, as well as more land so if their wasnt more Mc Donald's outside of America id find that stupid.



Only an American would think that the world likes you, the world does not like Americans, with each year i notice how un-american people are wanting to be.
User avatar #74 to #15 - choclategum (05/05/2014) [-]
Only a non-american would think the world hates america. You are not the world and can not speak for 7 billion+ people.
#18 to #15 - anon (05/04/2014) [-]
you'd find it stupid for a company formed and based in America to have more companies in America?
User avatar #47 to #18 - thebtardist (05/05/2014) [-]
5.6 billion people outside the states, so in my eyes if your running a successful operation it should be easier to apply your business in the larger market than smaller.

A small company near my home is more successful outside of my home country even though its success is more marginal within my country because theirs a larger market in the world compared to my country of 1.5 million people.
#4 to #3 - anon (05/04/2014) [-]
oh look at the edgy and oh so phanny-philandered 12 year old. did you not get the princess apple pie browny toy you wanted? oh no
#5 to #4 - robuntu (05/04/2014) [-]
I'm not 12 though. U mad? Bro....
User avatar #13 to #3 - othdaddy (05/04/2014) [-]
you talk as if you personally contributed to all of those things, you just sound like a spoilt little **** who hasn't been taught the meaning of the word no
User avatar #29 to #13 - brrigg (05/04/2014) [-]
you seem to have a bad case of rustled jimmies.
User avatar #6 to #3 - teocherries (05/04/2014) [-]
There are more people outside America than in
There is more land outside America than in
There is more money outside America than in
User avatar #7 to #3 - antipro (05/04/2014) [-]
'our language'
#9 to #7 - robuntu (05/04/2014) [-]
I'm not implying Americans invented English (but there is a difference between UK and US English). I'm talking more about slang, common phrases, even accents.

If you Google 'Irish slang' or 'British slang' or 'Canadian slang' or 'Australian slang' - Americans have no idea what it's all about. But if you Google American slang - you'll either find obscure crap nobody knows, or you'll just find pop-culture references. Since the entire English speaking world is raised on American TV/Movies - they already know it.

The Valley girl - 'Like, OH MY GOD......whatever' stuff. Everyone knows what that is - because everyone has seen it on movies and TV. People in the UK stand around and talk about Breaking Bad. They all understand the American accent. Half of the US can't understand an authentic Irishman's normal speaking tone. Nor do they realize there are multiple Irish accents.

Look at this list of new words add to the English Dictionary:mentalfloss.com/article/54310/12-new-words-added-oxford-english-dictionary-2013 and tell me there isn't a huge American influence. Half of them even say 'North American' and bunch of straight from US companies - like 'defriend'. That's social media and that's all US companies dominating the English market.


User avatar #34 to #9 - whatley (05/04/2014) [-]
"Since the entire English speaking world is raised on American TV/Movies" Really? No, not at all. I don't know how you can claim this considering you're American and presumably was raised in America, but in England at least not much of the TV is American. Most people in the UK are raised on UK TV and movies. In fact, two of the top 3 highest grossing series' ever are British, Harry Potter and James Bond.

Also very few people from anywhere can understand an Irishman's normal voice, and this isn't a joke. It's genuinely impossible to comprehend.

User avatar #51 to #34 - alltimetens (05/05/2014) [-]
Yeah but those series are just two.


Which is more influential to pop culture; two very famous series, or dozens of various movies, TV shows, etc.?
User avatar #56 to #51 - whatley (05/05/2014) [-]
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_most_watched_television_broadcasts#United_Kingdom

Out of the most watched TV shows, almost all are British.

Out of the top five watched movies, only one has anything to do with America.

Out of the top 10 watched special events, two have anything to do with America.

America has far less influence in foreign pop culture than they think, even more so in countries other than the UK, considering they mostly speak other languages.
User avatar #57 to #56 - alltimetens (05/05/2014) [-]
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_most_watched_television_broadcasts#United_States

These are just TV series. Even then, we still have more concentrated views within fewer programmes.

But when you compile TV series, Video Games, Movies, Music, and the like, you'll find that we have more influence than any other country. I don't even see how this is negotiable.
User avatar #58 to #57 - whatley (05/05/2014) [-]
You do have more influence than any other country, but your influence in other countries is still tiny compared to the actual country itself, which makes statements like "Since the entire English speaking world is raised on American TV/Movies" utterly ridiculous.
User avatar #61 to #58 - alltimetens (05/05/2014) [-]
I have a lot of family members that were raised in different countries:

Uncle in Russia that is getting his masters in engineering

Cousins in Dubai and the U.K

Brother-in-Law and my sister in the Netherlands

Almost all of them have kept track of the latest American trends/movies,etc.

I agree that the previous notion is an exaggeration. But I'm not arguing that every country was raised on American culture. I'm arguing for the notion that the U.S has the most widespread influence.
User avatar #64 to #61 - whatley (05/05/2014) [-]
The U.S most likely does have the most widespread influence, because it's a big country, in population, landmass, and in economic significance. I don't think many people would dispute that other than diehard patriots, but the influence that the US has on the UK and other countries is definitely far far less than the influence that the UK and other countries have on themselves.

I think really America is a lot less significant than it's populace seems to think though. It's literally 2% of the world in size terms, 4% in population terms and 19% in GDP terms. Overall the most significant, but still insignificant.
User avatar #65 to #64 - alltimetens (05/05/2014) [-]
In terms of video games, Brits are pretty much raised off of American games.

But I think our ignorance to this topic is justified. Just as Brits believed they had some godly influence upon the world when they were the dominant superpower.
User avatar #66 to #65 - whatley (05/05/2014) [-]
I would say that's an exaggeration too, out of the top 10 sold games in the UK in 2013 only 3 were really I would say were "American" (Not talking about developers here, talking about what was in the game and whether it really counts as "American culture")

Well no Empire or country has ever really had the right to say they had more influence on the world than everything else put together, but the closest would likely be the Achaemenid Empire, who at their height had 44.5% of the population. If they had gotten to 50% then maybe they could say they were the center of the entire world.

User avatar #68 to #66 - alltimetens (05/05/2014) [-]
I disagree.

www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/nov/18/top-20-video-games

Just doing 30 second research shows that arguably every single one of those games was American developed.

And don't act like those 10 year old British boys that squeal over the mic on COD matches weren't raised on American franchises such as COD, Assassin's Creed, and the like.
User avatar #70 to #68 - whatley (05/05/2014) [-]
"Not talking about developers here, talking about what was in the game and whether it really counts as "American culture""

Yes, the majority of those games are American made but I don't think many really have anything to do with American culture. Also Assassin's Creed isn't an "American franchise"...Ubisoft is French.

COD Ghosts - Infinity Ward - America
Lego Marvel Superheroes - TT Games - Britain
Fifa 14 - EA Canada - Canada
Battlefield 4 - DICE - Swedish
GTA V - Rockstar North - Scotland
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (I'd count Notch as making this as really it's just a port) - Sweden
Skylander Swap Force - Vicarious Visions - America
Batman Arkham Origins - Warner Bros. Games Montréal - Canada
Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy - Level-5 - Japan

User avatar #71 to #70 - alltimetens (05/05/2014) [-]
AC is owned by a French company but the developers are American. I also remember all the characters speaking in an American accent.

Following your logic:

Lego Marvel Superheroes = All characters are based off of American comic book heroes which therefore means that American culture is spread.

Battlefield 4 = Stories about American military squad

GTA V = Set in a city that mimics the American cities of Las Vegas/Los Angeles, thus American culture is spread.

Minecraft = Eh... this is debatable. But simply giving credit to the creator is unfair to the American developers who made the game more enjoyable over the years.

Batman Arkham Origins = Based off of an American hero, Batman. American culture is spread.

Not to mention that PC and XBox are American consoles.
User avatar #76 to #71 - whatley (05/05/2014) [-]
Almost all of the games have been made by Ubisoft Montreal, so Canada. And tell me this sounds like an American accent: www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4D8su84xRM

I think a Lego Superhero game is really pushing it when it comes to culture. Lego is Danish and it's a superhero game. I'd give you Batman Arkham Origins for American culture but not this.

Battlefield 4 is an American squad in foreign countries usually. Very little to do with American culture but I'll concede to it.

GTA is definitely American culture.

Minecraft has no links to any country but it's creator was Swedish and the company that went on to work on it is Swedish...so definitely not American.

I'll agree on Batman.

That means that's 3 out of 10, hardly agreeing with what you're saying. Few are American made and few are related to American culture.

I really wouldn't call the PC a console, or American, out of the top 5 PC brands, two are American. The rest Asian. And Japan has far far far more influence on the console market than America if that's what you're implying, considering they have both Nintendo and Sony, which have both had more impact on the gaming market than Xbox have.
#100 to #76 - kungfulouie (05/05/2014) [-]
I'd call PC pretty American, as anything Microsoft related is American, and you can bet your bottom dollar that Microsoft and America have a  really close relationship.   
   
That being said, I do think a LOT of awesome games come from America.  We really do play a lot of video games, and it's a very booming culture here.  The only other really big competitor (and I use that word with a lot of respect) is Japan.  Man do they make a lot of great games  FF7 4 lyfe .  Other places do have their share, certainly, but if you need someone to make a mind-blowing game, ask America.  We'd love to.
I'd call PC pretty American, as anything Microsoft related is American, and you can bet your bottom dollar that Microsoft and America have a really close relationship.

That being said, I do think a LOT of awesome games come from America. We really do play a lot of video games, and it's a very booming culture here. The only other really big competitor (and I use that word with a lot of respect) is Japan. Man do they make a lot of great games FF7 4 lyfe . Other places do have their share, certainly, but if you need someone to make a mind-blowing game, ask America. We'd love to.
User avatar #77 to #76 - alltimetens (05/05/2014) [-]
Well, if you're right about that then Canada is still technically America #2 considering the fact that it is highly influenced by American culture. So there's that.


Lego Superheroes is based off of American comic books that have become icons in film and entertainment industries. They're anything but a gem of American culture. Excluding this would be a mockery of this entire debate.

Minecraft is the only thing that I can't 100% verify. But I do know that American developers did work on it.
User avatar #72 to #71 - alltimetens (05/05/2014) [-]
By PC I mean Dell/Alienware/etc. with Intel processors.


Considering the fact that this setup seems to be the standard for gaming PCs, then the proposition that this PC is American isn't too far-fetched.
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#145 to #34 - robuntu (05/05/2014) [-]
1.) I live in the EU
2.) Harry Potter was produced by Warner Brothers Studios, a US company.
3.) The recent James Bonds movies were done by Eon - a British company.

Here are the top 100 grossing movies worldwide of 2013:
boxofficemojo.com/yearly/chart/?yr=2013

If you think the United States isn't dominating the world in movie productions - you are wrong.
User avatar #12 to #7 - theugandanhero (05/04/2014) [-]
We did make it our language did we not?
#39 to #12 - anon (05/04/2014) [-]
you did not.
User avatar #81 to #39 - theugandanhero (05/05/2014) [-]
Umm okay.
Explain to me why I speak English then.
User avatar #99 to #81 - klaes (05/05/2014) [-]
Well, the fact that England exists and that a large amount of the 'original' settlers in the United States came from the United Kingdom is a pretty good explanation.

The United States hasn't 'made' its own language. It has, like many other countries, taken a previously existing one and molded it with its own slang and vernacular. That doesn't mean they've made their own language.

That isn't to say that being the 'original' country that speaks a language is anything to be very proud of, though.
User avatar #116 to #99 - theugandanhero (05/05/2014) [-]
I wasn't saying we "made" our own language, I was simply stating that we took something and used it for our own.
User avatar #117 to #116 - klaes (05/05/2014) [-]
'our' implies possession.
User avatar #119 to #117 - theugandanhero (05/05/2014) [-]
Americans DO possess the English language, and so do other nationalities as well.
What's so hard about that for people to understand?
User avatar #122 to #119 - klaes (05/05/2014) [-]
We have different views on how language works, then. I don't think it has any connection whatsoever to nationality, and as such cannot be 'possessed' by any one group of people. There are a small group of muslims living in the United Kingdom that are legally British(2nd or 3rd generation) but do not speak a word of English. Do they possess the language, as Brits?

I think it's not that it's hard to understand, I just think others might view language as a creature of its own right that grows and evolves but can't be held on to by states or nations.
User avatar #126 to #122 - theugandanhero (05/05/2014) [-]
I'm not trying to disprove what you say, because it holds great merit. But still, English to me is something that is possessed through fluent use and the knowledge to make it so. Meaning that there are certain people ( ******* , not black people, there is a difference) that like to butcher the English language. Said people do not use the language well enough to make it their own since they stray too far from the rules and syntax. Anyone else, however, that can use it properly and fluently in my eyes "possess" the language simply because if they were to meet other people from different nationalities, and those people possessed some of the English language, would be able to converse with each other because of the fact that both parties have possessed the English speaking fluency and grammar to do so.
That's the way I see it.
User avatar #127 to #126 - klaes (05/05/2014) [-]
Then we agree to disagree. I can see your point although I don't hold the same views.

Kudos for having a civilized discussion about this.
User avatar #128 to #127 - theugandanhero (05/05/2014) [-]
And thank you for providing me with some insight towards English.
#155 to #7 - anon (11/07/2014) [-]
Technically a dialect (he's referring to American English as opposed to British English)
User avatar #97 to #7 - charagrin (05/05/2014) [-]
You don't travel, do you? I have been to China, Britain, Scotland, Japan, South Korea, and I even got to see the NK DMZ from a viewing kiosk. In every town, of every country, the people who could speak English did so with a munched up American mid-west accent combined with their own countries accent, because the people who taught them were American.

I am not saying English isn't Britain's, but what it is now has it's own local dialects, just like Spanish being different in Mexico and Spain.

User avatar #80 to #7 - idontknowwhattouse (05/05/2014) [-]
we sure as hell dont talk like those fags it britain
User avatar #130 to #80 - klaes (05/05/2014) [-]
"those fags it britain"

You don't talk like most Americans I know, either. They know how to speak English and aren't overzealous in their national pride.
User avatar #153 to #130 - idontknowwhattouse (05/06/2014) [-]
well i meant "in" and it was also a joke soo....
#37 to #7 - anon (05/04/2014) [-]
5 time more native English speakers in the US than the UK. you can take credit for the language if you want to, but it doesn't mean much. Greece can take credit for democracy but that doesn't mean they're doing it right in 2014.
User avatar #43 to #37 - jackknapp (05/04/2014) [-]
You didn't make the language. It isn't yours.
User avatar #91 to #43 - retardedboss ONLINE (05/05/2014) [-]
You didn't make your phone or your house or your car, are they still yours? of course they are. I speak English as my native language. It is my language.
User avatar #105 - leonhardt (05/05/2014) [-]
Because England doesn't have fast food, right?
#94 - anon (05/05/2014) [-]
How british. Turning one's nose up at something they couldn't build on a bet.
#133 to #94 - anon (05/05/2014) [-]
They make better cars than America. All of Europe does. Also Japan. Maybe even China.
#21 - anon (05/04/2014) [-]
i hate this ******* fag, i dont care about the American jokes he's just a annoying fag who thinks brits are the best.
#31 to #21 - grandmabetty (05/04/2014) [-]
that's because we are mate, everyone knows that
#35 to #31 - onyxleigion ONLINE (05/04/2014) [-]
We did beat you. Twice. And bailed your asses out. Twice. Don't forget that.
#44 to #35 - anon (05/04/2014) [-]
Sorry, I forgot about how you were personally involved. Cheers bro.
#46 to #44 - onyxleigion ONLINE (05/04/2014) [-]
Because you never say "we" referencing your country? So you can but American's can't? And we're the assholes?
#38 to #35 - grandmabetty (05/04/2014) [-]
i bet you'd love your tight little american anus to be penetrated by 6 enormous, veiny british cocks, that have been lubricated with scalding hot tea and sprinkled with biscuit crumbs
i bet you'd love your tight little american anus to be penetrated by 6 enormous, veiny british cocks, that have been lubricated with scalding hot tea and sprinkled with biscuit crumbs
User avatar #60 to #38 - leonhardt (05/05/2014) [-]
What exactly defines a british cock over any other cock?
User avatar #143 to #60 - grandmabetty (05/05/2014) [-]
they have been lubricated with scalding hot tea and sprinkled with biscuit crumbs
User avatar #67 to #60 - teoberry (05/05/2014) [-]
if it's 2 inches hard
User avatar #144 to #67 - grandmabetty (05/05/2014) [-]
i said "enormous" not "2 inches"
#40 to #38 - onyxleigion ONLINE (05/04/2014) [-]
I would prefer them to be French actually.
#41 to #40 - sovereignty (05/04/2014) [-]
*surrender joke*
*surrender joke*
User avatar #63 to #35 - gibroner ONLINE (05/05/2014) [-]
assuming you're referring to the Revolution and the war of 1812. In the revolution we had a lot of help from France, and as far as the war of 1812 you can't really say we beat them we just didn't lose.
#83 to #63 - onyxleigion ONLINE (05/05/2014) [-]
From what I was taught, we didn't really get that much help from France besides them selling us weapons and saying we can pay later, but that happens all the time. And in the War of 1812, they came with the intent of taking American land, and we stopped them. They also surrendered to us.
User avatar #84 to #83 - gibroner ONLINE (05/05/2014) [-]
The French actually fought alongside us in the Revolution. Also considering that our objectives in the War of 1812 was to stop the British from impressing American sailors into service on British ships, a practice which they had already abandoned by the time we declared war on them, and to annex Canada, which we failed at miserably. Also the British did not surrender. Originally the British had given us incredibly harsh peace terms which included the annexing of parts of New England, and the creation of an Indian buffer state in the west to prevent us from further expanding, but once we started doing better in the war they relaxed their terms significantly.
User avatar #59 to #31 - leonhardt (05/05/2014) [-]
How's that "Becoming the new middle east" thing coming along?
User avatar #142 to #59 - grandmabetty (05/05/2014) [-]
one word

mexico
User avatar #22 to #21 - xtrmbragnrytz (05/04/2014) [-]
I'll tease the troll with a bit of food.
Isn't that exactly what every 'Murican does?
#36 to #22 - onyxleigion ONLINE (05/04/2014) [-]
Most of us just don't really care. When you have a country with states the size of other countries, you tend to be more interested in exploring the whole of your own country first.
#23 to #22 - amuzen (05/04/2014) [-]
that's what a lot of the world likes to think america does but really a lot of american's are pretty multicultural.
User avatar #24 to #23 - xtrmbragnrytz (05/04/2014) [-]
I'm not saying they're not multicultural, but they're about as full of themselves as the anon says the guy on the show is
#25 to #24 - amuzen (05/04/2014) [-]
Not really. Like maybe the true patriots among them/us, people involved in hard politics and war veterans + a small minority of trailer trash folk in the south (I can't really speak for the south since I'm not from the south but like yeah I have seen a couple land whales here and there who come from there) but really I'd say it's more like 3-5% of Americans are like this.

As someone who's spent most of his life between england, Washington/Alaska and Canada I can say with all certainty that the English are the most full of themselves followed shortly after by Canadians and then Americans are just like, a bunch of random ass guys with very little centralized cultural foundation. what a lot of people fail to understand is that the US has WAY more people spread across a lot more distance than plays like England and Canada.

I've spent 10 years of my life living in the US, 8 in Canada and 2 in England and almost always when I see people talking about American's they seem to be talking specifically about various Texan sterotypes and it's just like, that's super stupid since there's next to no one like that in most Alaskan/washington communites and I imagine the rest of America doesn't really have that many people like that either.
User avatar #30 to #26 - brrigg (05/04/2014) [-]
oh my word, that pic made me laugh.
#102 to #25 - forszhen (05/05/2014) [-]
Can confirm that poor/trailer trash southerners are pretty patriotic.
#11 - satanicmuffinz (05/04/2014) [-]
'Muricka!
'Muricka!
User avatar #86 - marinepenguin ONLINE (05/05/2014) [-]
The fact that people claim that he said ****** pisses me off.

He was singing a children's nursery rhyme (Eenie Meenie miney moh, catch a TIGER by his toe) and when he mumbled "Tiger" people assumed he said ****** and they're trying to get him fired. People are even trying to put a lawsuit on him. It's absolute **** .
#108 to #86 - Orc (05/05/2014) [-]
**Orc rolled image** I learned it as "catch a ****** by his toe" before the tiger version.
User avatar #88 to #86 - soule (05/05/2014) [-]
Considering the Rhyme's origin circulates around 1820, it's very likely that the original word was " ****** ". "Catch a ****** by the toe" was also the most popular version in 1888.
User avatar #89 to #88 - marinepenguin ONLINE (05/05/2014) [-]
But the fact is that that version isn't what is used today for obvious reasons. And I highly doubt that's what he meant to say. It even sounds like Tiger in the video.
User avatar #90 to #89 - soule (05/05/2014) [-]
I'm not saying that's what he said, I'm just saying it's plausible. I don't think he said it either, but I can see why people would think he'd said it.
User avatar #92 to #90 - marinepenguin ONLINE (05/05/2014) [-]
Fair enough
#1 - williamweatherford (05/04/2014) [-]
'MURICA!

don't question it
User avatar #45 - noodlelover (05/04/2014) [-]
the fact that you have to say it's hilarious if you're american because you realize the rest of the world knows you have no sense of humor is kind of embarrassing
User avatar #93 to #45 - eonsmashface (05/05/2014) [-]
you mind using some punctuation? I don't understand how guardianranger understood you, but damn, I can't understand.
#111 to #93 - Orc (05/05/2014) [-]
He didn't make many grammar mistakes. He's saying we have no sense of humor, and the rest of the world knows it.
User avatar #129 to #111 - eonsmashface (05/05/2014) [-]
pretty sure that the sentence he used was a run-on.
#148 to #129 - Orc (05/05/2014) [-]
It's not.
User avatar #136 to #93 - guardianranger (05/05/2014) [-]
I have a stupid translator. I'd lend you mine, but his sentence broke it.
User avatar #107 to #45 - IGotThis (05/05/2014) [-]
Grammar and punctuation, you **** .
#54 to #45 - guardianranger (05/05/2014) [-]
pssh. America'd kick your ass.
#137 - frankpolard (05/05/2014) [-]
I like him
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