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What Nordic people think about each other?

Discussion in 'Nordic Countries Discussion' started by Tod, Feb 11, 2002.

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  1. JediLynx

    JediLynx Jedi Knight star 5

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    [blockquote]Um... "sw" what?

    Seriously, I'm dying to post that mad-libs story, it's high-larious![/blockquote]

    Oh, pretty pleaaaase with sugar on top post it here!!! I'm dying to read it too! Or at least put it up on your website... I'll even admit that Luleå is better than Umeå and that Koti Pizza are the best. :p

    Or I could go after my scissors. Cutting through dreadlocks... is like cutting through warm butter. Muahahahahaaa!!! [face_devil]
     
  2. Dreadlocked_Wookiee

    Dreadlocked_Wookiee Jedi Youngling star 1

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    [blockquote]Oh, pretty pleaaaase with sugar on top post it here!!! I'm dying to read it too![/blockquote]
    Now that would be cheating now, wouldn't it!

    [blockquote]I'll even admit that Luleå is better than Umeå[/blockquote]
    Man, I'm easily swayed ...
    Okay, but I'll post it in a new thread, alright?

    [blockquote]Or I could go after my scissors. Cutting through dreadlocks... is like cutting through warm butter.[/blockquote]
    Eeeeeeeeehhhh! *runs away screaming Homer Simpson style*
     
  3. JediLynx

    JediLynx Jedi Knight star 5

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    MY HERO!!! [face_love]

    //hides scissors
     
  4. Wolverine

    Wolverine Jedi Master star 5

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    //hides Xizor
     
  5. Erk

    Erk Jedi Master star 4

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    What, we don?t have snow?! And what do you mean, "not that south"? It is possible to shoot movies up north, you know? And you have to remember that not even Finse looks like Hoth does in the movie ... those mountains we see in the background - matte paintings!

    The pictures featured in the Insider looked more like Hoth then any Swedish place I've seen. : ) Anyway I admit that this wouldn't affect their choice very much since they wanted snow and low mountains and we do have that in Sweden as well, yes. But as I said not that south. I believe the nearest mountain range like that i Sweden would be somewhere in Härjedalen or even higher up. The longer trip from London the more expensive.
     
  6. Obi Anne

    Obi Anne FF manager Celebrations star 8 Manager

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    Have you ever heard about the little region called Dalarna? We have great mountains too.
     
  7. Wolverine

    Wolverine Jedi Master star 5

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    Don't you think it's too much forest in Dalarna to resemble Hoth?
     
  8. Obi Anne

    Obi Anne FF manager Celebrations star 8 Manager

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    Not if you go to the mountainpart.
     
  9. Erk

    Erk Jedi Master star 4

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    Dalarna??!? Daala vet jag en som heter..
     
  10. Dreadlocked_Wookiee

    Dreadlocked_Wookiee Jedi Youngling star 1

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    [blockquote]Me:
    I got a call from a friend of mine today, and he asked me if I wanted to go to Helsinki this Sunday!
    That's so weird ... yesterday, I told you I've never been to Helsinki, and today, I got this call!
    There's just one problem ... I have a deadline this Monday, and if I go, I won't get back to Stockholm until Tuesday ...[/blockquote]
    No Helsinki for me ... too much work ... :(

    Talked to my mother today, by the way ... and lo and behold, I've actually been to Helsinki! I was eight years old at the time, but I don't recall a thing! Must've been quite boring ... or perhaps I was just way too busy listening to my Smurf tapes ("Saft, saft, hallonsaft!") ... apparently, those little blue fellas drove my parents nuts that summer ... :)

    And I've been to Tampere as well ... on the same trip.

    [blockquote]Erk:
    The longer trip from London the more expensive.[/blockquote]
    Well, Norway, Sweden ... it's not much of a difference, is it?
    The Star Wars movies have been shot in Europe, North America, South America, Africa and Australia, so I doubt distance had anything to do with their choice of location.
    And as you probably know, the cast and crew had quite some trouble getting from Oslo to Finse (and they certainly lost a few bucks when Harrison got snowed in).

    BTW, I found this post in rec.arts.sf.starwars from August 1994 ... it's not proof per se, but the guy who wrote it did have access to The Empire Strikes Back Notebook:

    [blockquote]they were scouting locations for Hoth in Sweden, but they choose Norway because the Swedish army wouldn't help with the transportations. The Norwegian army, NATO, did.[/blockquote]
     
  11. Obi Anne

    Obi Anne FF manager Celebrations star 8 Manager

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    Erk That's it you are banned for not knowing enough about the most beautiful province of Sweden.





    :p
     
  12. Karoline

    Karoline Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Go NATO!
    *Dances*
     
  13. Erk

    Erk Jedi Master star 4

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    "they were scouting locations for Hoth in Sweden, but they choose Norway because the Swedish army wouldn't help with the transportations. The Norwegian army, NATO, did."

    I agree they probably were scouting locations for hoth in both sweden and norway and probably places elsewhere to. Though even if the swedish army would also have helped with the transportation I still think Finse would have been their primary choice.
     
  14. Bettina

    Bettina Jedi Youngling

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    Norwegians make fun of sweeds, we like the icelanders, the finns and the danish people!Haha
     
  15. Gothmog

    Gothmog Jedi Youngling

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    Of course.
    Norway is THA country, don't forget that:D:D
     
  16. Karoline

    Karoline Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I believe the word you are looking for is teh.






    :p
    Seriously, we selfish norwegians really know how to brag about that Hoth thing, but mr Lucas could as easily have chosen any other country for Hoth. Why not Iceland? Much closer to the US, and with bigger glaciers.
     
  17. Joey7F

    Joey7F Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Old georgie may still use Iceland for any molten scenes in Ep3.

    Btw, I am probably going to go to Island (Still under debate are Sweden and Denmark) and Norway next year!

    --Joey
     
  18. Tod

    Tod Jedi Master star 4

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    Joey why don't you come to Finland? This is much nicer country than any other. Finns are also friendliest people on Earth.
     
  19. Karoline

    Karoline Jedi Padawan star 4

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    And the drunkest? :p
     
  20. Erk

    Erk Jedi Master star 4

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    What is the outcome of the following deathmatch?

    Fazer vs Marbou
     
  21. Karoline

    Karoline Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Which represents what nationality? :confused:
     
  22. Erk

    Erk Jedi Master star 4

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    marAbou

    anyway isn't it controlled by a Norwegian comany?....
    Fazer = Finnish
     
  23. Karoline

    Karoline Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Oh, MarAbou ;)
    I don't know, maybe it is? Perhaps the all- powerful Freia has bought it :p
     
  24. JediJBC

    JediJBC Jedi Youngling

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    No, go to Denmark, it may be small, but as ol Ben once said: Your eyes can deceive you, don´t trust them. We are a little great country. Nofthing beats the danish beaches on a hot summer day. an d we are the oldest kingdom in the world if you didn´t know it. we have great a culture with lots of cstles and museums
     
  25. Tod

    Tod Jedi Master star 4

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    "Something is rotten in the state of Denmark" - Shakespeare
     
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