Du vet att du är från Sverige när du...

Hahaha, jag hittade den här listan i en grupp på Facebook och var bara tvungen att dela med mig av den.

You know you are from Sweden when...
1. Your family had to re-arrange a number of Christmas traditions when Arne Weise retired.
2. You don't rely on weather forecasts unless presented by John Pohlman.
3. You thought Astrid Lindgren was immortal and was shocked and cried your heart out when she actually did die.
4. You go seriously sentimental when entering an IKEA store, outside the borders of Sweden.
5. You secretly love the Eurovision Song Contest to pieces.
6. You know at least 10 Abba songs by heart.
7. You are prone to stand in line without complaining.
8. You know the names of a multitude of IKEA items.
9. You grew up in a house looking exactly like as if it would have been in the IKEA-catalogue.
10. You don't really care about winning as long as the Swedish beat the Norwegains and the Finish, no matter what the game/contest is.
11. You know that Sweden never actually will win the World Cup in Football, but keep partying anyway.
12. When you don't really consider silence a problem in social situations.
13. You have serious difficulties crossing the street when there is a red light. Even when there are no cars.
14. You get guilty conciense from throwing things in the dustbin that could have been recycled.
15. You take your shoes off when entering a house, and don't get why non-Swedes find that funny.
16. You know what the term "dansband" refers to, but know that it is a losing battle explaining to non-Swedes what it is.
17. You use metric system and really don't get why there are people out there who don't.
18. You consider "schlager" being a proper music genre.
19. You consider a fast and audioable intake of breath as a synonym to the word "yes".
20. You find the ads for Coca Cola during Christmas completely useless since noone would consider drinking any other soft drink than "julmust" during Christmas anyway.
21. You know that it is not true, but you like to believe that there is a massive difference between the taste of "julmust" and "påskmust".
22. You know that the most common cars in Sweden are not Volvo's or Saab's, but Ahlgrens Bilar.
23. You can debate for hours the difference between the taste of the pink, the green and the white car in a pack of Ahlgrens bilar.
24. You actually have a favourite colour of Ahlgrens bilar, and is pretty militant in your opinion on this point.
25. You are not likely admit to having watched a full episode of Allsång på Skansen, but feel that the fact that they broadcast it every summer is soothing, and a notion that things remain in their normal state.
26. You like things in general to be "lagom".
27. It annoys the hell out of you that there is no good translation for the word "lagom" in any language (except in Turkish, apparently)
28. You consider Sweden being on the verge of annoyingly "lagom". Like a tetra pack of mellanmjolk, sort of.
29. You have at one point, or more, during your childhood, attempted to fabricate something that you learnt how to make from watching "Hajk".
30. You think that Sweden winning a gold in any type of World Championships require celebrating by getting really drunk and splash around in a large and famous fountain.
31. Generally, you prefer writing in pencil.
32. You have a summer house in the countryside. It has no running water or flushing toilet, but you can't understand why no one wants to visit.
33. Making fun of Norway is a national institution. And vise versa.
34. You love Kalles Caviar. Everyone else outside scandanavia hates it.
35. You find it normal to have to go to a special store that is owned by the government, that's only open during daytime to buy a bottle of wine, or other alcoholic beverages.
36. You constantly try to avoid meeting your neoghbours in the stairwell.
37. You split the check by the exact penny after eating at a restaurant.
38. You don't mind waking up way too early during the first 24 days of December in order to watch 15 minutes of TV's annual Advent Calendar.
39. You just don't "orka"...
40. You think you understand Danish.
41. The Danish think you understand Danish.
42. Ultimatley, when spoken, you don't really understand Danish.
43. You die a little inside if you don't get your weekly ransion of "Mamma Scans Kottbullar".
44. You think that everyone is allowed to walk in any field or forrest. And when people abroad tell you it's private land, you don't understand and say "But, what about Allemansratten?"
45. You expect people to be drinking atleast a bottle each of vodka, and think that's normal.
46. Your ideal breakfast consists of a slice of bread with egg och kalles kaviar, och a big cup of oboy...
47. After having realized that someone is standing on your foot in the subway, you think that the best idea is to not say anything at all or maybe cough or nod a little in order to attract the attention of the person standing on your foot.
48. You find non-scandinavians so loud and noisy but find it perfectly normal to get completely wasted, "bröla", sing along to "när vi gräver guld i usa..." and piss in public, when you're abroad and partying with non-scandinavians.
49. You secretly consider Sweden the best place on earth and that Swedes are the most intelligent and beautiful people in the world.
50. You know who Bamse is, and love him with all of your heart.
51. You take a sip of Strongbow, frown, and state that there's nooo way that the yellow sludge they call cider really is cider..
52. You refuse to belive that snuff or "snus" is harmful.76. Since snuff "isn't harmful", you can't understand why no one except the swedes use it...
53. You think that all things Astrid Lindgren ever wrote, sums up all the good things about being Swedish.
54. Seeing a young woman with lit candles stuck to her head no longer disturbs you.
55. You wake up with BIG hang-overs on the days after April 30th (Valborg) and December 13th (Lucia).
56. you have, with some measure of success, spoken rövarspråket.
57. You are stuck in front of your TV watching curling during every Olmpic Games.
58. You actually understand the rules of curling.
59. You have been accused of being from Switzerland. Repeatedly.
60. You refer to some internationally famous Swedes by their nicknames, even when speaking to bewildered non-Swedes who have no clue what you are talking about.(I.e: "Svennis" (Sven-Goran Ericsson) and "Henke" (Henrik Larsson).
61. You cried when Henke Larsson cut his hair.
62. You just love singing "snapsvisor" while drinking any kind of alcohol.
63. You would rather stand up on the bus for an hour than bother the person who's handbag is currently occupying the last available seat.
64. You would never use public transportation without a valid ticket, even though it's ridiculously overpriced.
65. You cannot see why the first floor you walk in to should be called anything but the first floor, and the next one up the second, and so on, and you get confused by this in every multi-storey building you enter.
66. You generally consider the pre-party better than the night out in a club that follows.
67. You look forward all year for August when you get to gather your friends, put on stupid paper hats, drink Vodka, sing and eat crayfish.
68. You don't mind women using the men's bathroom in clubs if the queue to the "Ladies" is long.
69. You go abroad on vacation and first things first try to localize a Swedish bar and restaurant.
70. You LOVE Carola and knows almost all her songs by heart even though she's a bit of a freak these days.
71. You get chills down your spine thinking about the "Flour-tant".
72. It's totally ok to stop working for a while when Anja is skiing in an important competition and instead join your colleagues in front of the TV which somebody brought.
73. You actually miss Knäckebröd abroad but never eat it in Sweden because it's so "torrt"!
74. You find it adorable when people from other countries get excited about a few milimetres of snow that only stays on the ground for a few hours.
75. You insist on that Swedish chocolate is the best chocolate in the world, despite of what the Belgians and the Swiss might say.
76. It's raining and you hear yourself say your grandmothers wise words, "There is no bad weather, just bad clothes"
77. You insist on convincing people the vikings were the first to discover america.
78. You can't refrain from bragging about winning both the olympics and the world championships 2006 in hockey back to back whenever you have the opportunity to...talking to a Canadian...
79. You have genuinely believed that a person from the UK talking about "hockey" meant "ice-hockey".
80. You consider blond hair about as normal as dark hair.
81. You constantly have to point out that not EVERYONE in sweden is blond, in fact you add that most people are not.
82. You only consider hair on the verge of being "white", blond. Everything else is just very bright brown hair.
83. You have tried, and failed, to convince non-swedes that jam with your food is really good.
84. You don't understand why non-swedes find salt lakrits inedible.
85. Even though jumping into haybales is really gross you still do it and love it because "Bullerby Barnen" did it.
86. You know that there is no way the nesquick powder can ever replace real O'boy.
87. You find it OBVIOUS that a mile is 10 kilometres.
88. A nights sleep only counts if it consists of 8 consecutive hours, 10 hours would be considered too much.
89. You consider it tradition to get wasted and dance around a giant penis symbol stuck in the ground every summer.
90. When it is considered a sin to record Kalle Anka (Donald Duck) on the video at Christmas.
91. People ask you if you have polarbears on the streets and you try to spread the myth further by stating it's true.
92. You have a craving for at least 1 litre of Arla milk a day.
93. You end every phone call with "puss".
94. You find it unbearable and disturbing that "puss" and "kyss" is only one word in English.
95. You find teenage mums shocking and very strange; because you don't know anyone who had a child before 25...and you thought that was young
96. You don't mind walking instead of taking the car
97. you see a woman with a baby carriage trying to get on the bus you're in so you pretend to be sleeping so you don't have to help her with it.
98. You actually know how to pronounce smörgåsbord.
99. You know they are the same, but you just don't trust ibuprofen and paracetamol the way you trust Ipren and Alvedon
100. You´ve ended several conversations with "japp....så är det det...mmm" followed by an uncomfortable staring at the ground whilst shuffling some snow around with your foot… (there´s always snow...it´s sweden for christ sake!)

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