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#4 - felixjarl (07/15/2013) [-]
To be honest, even the native Americans had problems with us vikings.
#75 to #4 - Womens Study Major (07/15/2013) [-]
I'm pretty sure the natives wrecked the vikings when they came over, I'd add a link for sauce but im too lazy to not get the url deleted
User avatar #41 to #4 - niggernazi (07/15/2013) [-]
too bad the vikings got their asses kicked back to scandinavia
User avatar #97 to #41 - marioslmg ONLINE (07/15/2013) [-]
The vikings didn't have guns. They did not spread deceases. They did not have horses. and they did not murder all of the buffaloes. So they where on equal ground.
#37 to #4 - Womens Study Major (07/15/2013) [-]
they were from iceland not norway those pericular vikings.
#23 to #4 - Womens Study Major (07/15/2013) [-]
Even vikings had problems with vikings
#8 to #4 - DoktorHax ONLINE (07/15/2013) [-]
fixed with some mad paint skills
#113 to #8 - bjarkijon (07/15/2013) [-]
Those vikings that went to America came originally from Iceland, which originates mostly to Norway and Denmark, but still...

You're then only 40-50% right in this case.

P.S It seems the Icelandic people didn't inhabit America due to the fact it was inhabited by the native Americans...good guy Iceland.
User avatar #122 to #113 - animedudej ONLINE (07/15/2013) [-]
i'm part Norwegian and Icelandic (my mothers side is Canadian/icelandic i can explain in more detail if you're interested)
User avatar #119 to #113 - rieskimo (07/15/2013) [-]
Lol, good guy Iceland? My ass! The reason why there is an Iceland is because the natives were to ferocious and the Vikings were outnumbered and were in a foreign land. No the reason that it is believed that Colonists were able to get foot-hold on North America and the Vikings weren't was because there was a massive breakout in illness before the Colonists arrived.

This meant the colonists had whole villages that were empty and able to support them.
#127 to #119 - bjarkijon (07/15/2013) [-]
The vikings found Iceland before they found America...

Therefore, the reason there is an Iceland is because they already had towna and villages there long before they sailed west. When they reached the shores of America they were intrigued by beauty and decided to call it Vínland. After some days of camping and exploring, they stumbled upon these natives. The natives, being more primitive than the Icelandic people, became quite aggressive. The Icelandic people had no intentions of war against some indians, so they sailed out back to Iceland; however, they did plan to go back there and try to reason with them but they decided not to invade their lands.

Why do I know this? Because I AM from Iceland and I've been studying Icelandic history for 12 years.
User avatar #6 to #4 - fuzzyballs (07/15/2013) [-]
"us"?
User avatar #5 to #4 - finni (07/15/2013) [-]
That picture looks awesome!
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