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    The world still thinks Americans are "coolest"

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    They may be witnessing their global superpower influence decline in the face of challenges from other emerging players on the world stage, but Americans have been voted the world's "coolest nationality" in an international poll. Social networking site Badoo.com (Meet New People on Badoo, Make Friends, Chat, Flirt) asked 30,000 people across 15 countries to name the coolest nationality and also found that the Spanish were considered the coolest Europeans, Brazilians the coolest Latin Americans and Belgians the globe's least cool nationality.
    "We hear a lot in the media about anti-Americanism," says Lloyd Price, Badoo's Director of Marketing. "But we sometimes forget how many people across the world consider Americans seriously cool."
    Of course, not all Americans are cool far from it. Some like Snoop Dogg, Lady Gaga, Samuel L. Jackson, Johnny Depp and Quentin Tarantino are way cooler than others.
    Americans, however, are the dudes who invented cool and who still embody it in many fields from music to movies and TV to technology.
    "America," says Price, "boasts the world's coolest leader, Obama; the coolest rappers, Jay-Z and Snoop Dogg; and the coolest man in technology, Steve Jobs of Apple, the man who even made geeks cool."
    Brazilians are ranked the second coolest nationality in the Badoo poll and the coolest Latin Americans, ahead of Mexicans and Argentinians. The Spanish, in third place, are the coolest Europeans.
    The French are voted cooler than the British, and Canadians cooler than the Belgians. This may come as a relief for Canadians, who are sometimes viewed as chronically uncool.
    Or, as Michael Ignatieff, the Canadian politician, once put it: "Paris, Texas stands as a metaphor for broken dreams; Paris, Saskatchewan just sounds ridiculous."
    THE 10 COOLEST NATIONALITIES FIVE LEAST COOLEST
    1. Americans 1. Belgians
    2. Brazilians 2. Poles
    3. Spanish 3. Turks
    4. Italians 4. Canadians
    5. French 5. Germans
    6. British
    7. Dutch
    8. Mexicans
    9. Argentinians
    10. Russians

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    That poll is obviously flawed- there's no way the Limeys should be in the top-ten- if anything, they should be ranked just below the Belgians.

    It's probably due to a few leftover 'cool points' from the Austin Powers period (a role played, incidentally, by one of those uncool Canooks).
    There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FailSafe View Post
    That poll is obviously flawed- there's no way the Limeys should be in the top-ten- if anything, they should be ranked just below the Belgians.

    It's probably due to a few leftover 'cool points' from the Austin Powers period (a role played, incidentally, by one of those uncool Canooks).
    I agree to Americans and UK being at the top for their international - well this is going to hard for left-wingers- hard stance on terrorism. I support USA and the UK btw

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    Quote Originally Posted by FailSafe View Post
    That poll is obviously flawed- there's no way the Limeys should be in the top-ten- if anything, they should be ranked just below the Belgians.

    It's probably due to a few leftover 'cool points' from the Austin Powers period (a role played, incidentally, by one of those uncool Canooks).
    Obviously you hate the UK. It does not matter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nostromo
    Obviously you hate the UK. It does not matter.
    The UK is awesome- I only have a problem with its inhabitants.

    Lighten up, Francis- it was a joke (complete with appropriate smileys).

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    Who the fuck voted for the frogs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Moonraker View Post
    Who the fuck voted for the frogs?
    Fucking europeans

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    Quote Originally Posted by chitown
    "But we sometimes forget how many people across the world consider Americans seriously cool."
    That's the truth, I for one had forgotten years ago (after having met far too many)!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Moonraker View Post
    Who the fuck voted for the frogs?
    Who didn't vote for them. Cool. As. Fuck.


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    ^i feel that pic could be bigger.

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    define cool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Bold Rodney View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by chitown
    "But we sometimes forget how many people across the world consider Americans seriously cool."
    That's the truth, I for one had forgotten years ago (after having met far too many)!
    I know. Sometimes I think about fucking bloody americans. But then I like them and believe in them. It is like family thing, with democracy and freedom and so on. (Not backpacker shite they are shite from everywhere fucking steal a bit of crack will you narc bastards)

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    Quote Originally Posted by nostromo
    Sometimes I think about fucking bloody americans.
    I never think about them.

    Quote Originally Posted by nostromo
    But then I like them and believe in them
    Surely not the ones who are completely full of shit (99% +)

    Quote Originally Posted by nostromo
    It is like family thing, with democracy and freedom and so on.
    I have to agree like the freedom to bear arms...that tends to reduce the numbers of Niggers, Mexicans and Hispanics a bit! As the saying goes...every little helps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Bold Rodney
    Surely not the ones who are completely full of shit (99% +)
    Let's be fair, though- that comprises pretty much everyone on the planet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Bold Rodney View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by nostromo
    Sometimes I think about fucking bloody americans.
    I never think about them.

    Quote Originally Posted by nostromo
    But then I like them and believe in them
    Surely not the ones who are completely full of shit (99% +)

    They are not all full of shit, just some (perhaps many)


    Quote Originally Posted by nostromo
    It is like family thing, with democracy and freedom and so on.
    I have to agree like the freedom to bear arms...that tends to reduce the numbers of Niggers, Mexicans and Hispanics a bit! As the saying goes...every little helps.
    Whatever for the security of the people, dont think yours is better than german but we will see. I speak about freedom to protect yourself

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    Quote Originally Posted by nostromo
    Whatever for the security of the people, dont think yours is better than german but we will see. I speak about freedom to protect yourself
    Not sure exactly what you're driving at but if you think Americas foreign policy affords you protection, you might want to rethink that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Koojo
    define cool
    "free from tensions or violence, we used to fight, but we're cool now"

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Bold Rodney View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by nostromo
    Whatever for the security of the people, dont think yours is better than german but we will see. I speak about freedom to protect yourself
    Not sure exactly what you're driving at but if you think Americas foreign policy affords you protection, you might want to rethink that.
    Seriously, I do not go for US foreign policy, as such, "only for the people" bloody politician, said sure before, or sometimes I go - world is not black or white or grey anymore, democrat/republican has lost the meaning
    . I know many US americans and they are divided.

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    i am about one of the 4 friends of the US in europe

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    Quote Originally Posted by nostromo View Post
    i am about one of the 4 friends of the US in europe
    and the funny thing is, i am not in fucking europe... US your friends are in Asia

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    Bit harsh on the Belgians. I though Van Damme was cool as fuk when he beat the crap out of the long haired guy in the empty swimming pool in AWOL.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Koojo View Post
    define cool.
    fred couples

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    Cool as in Temperature!

    Quote Originally Posted by Koojo View Post
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    Anything less than 50 degrees Fahrenheit or 10 degrees Celsius.
    Lol .......... Amina

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    All Rubbish from uneducated trash, Eskimos is of-cause the coolest people on earth
    Last edited by larvidchr; 06-09-2011 at 11:58 PM.

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