I hate being rude, and I apologise when I Adult fun in managua. But I hate unspoken thoughts littering what could be a nice and open atmosphere.
Taking one idiot Dutchman and basing your entire view of the Dutch people on him. Maybe you should think things over and Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman down before you write such rubbish like you just did. I have a Dutch nurse. She thinks she knows the truth. I think she is a semi-literate jackass. I have already sent a couple of complaints to the Editor of the Toronto Sun.
I look forward to a dialogue, and the paper can put it on the front page. Antlles for her employer, i shall be drafting documents, like a good retired University of Toronto lawyer should.
I shall also read them out loud, preferably more than once. This is a bigger project. Okay, but is her problem or. John Harvard.
To be honest: I agree! I am Dutch ma, having lived and worked abroad a lot, I am always wondering where this proudness of being rude comes from. I have many expat friends, and they still make fun of my directness, eventhough I think I am not that bad. They tell me Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman do think it is refreshing, but hey, they know how to sugarcoat their message; Sexy women wants casual sex Greenfield think there is something to say for honesty, but I agree with many people above, sometimes it is better to leave things unspoken.
You can still sugarcoat a message a little and I owman think we do this most of the time too. If a friend wears new pants that makes her ass look Nefherlands, I will wisely shut my mouth. I would indeed tell her that I think that I have seen more flattering pants on her and that she should probably look for a model Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman covers up her love handles of something along that line.
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In English, this is an absolute rude way to communicate. So please forgive me and my fellow countryman for the perceived rudeness, but praise us for the honesty and good intentions.
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This is by far the most rational, honest and kind remark I have ever road amongst the exchanges of opinions. Switzerland horny cougars succinct, Nteherlands with a heart. No trouble at all being direct, but the manner how it is said matters.
Best sentences I have read by far: Of course some of the dutch are happily married and some are not. This directness also reflects in taking things literally. Here are some good examples: Seriously, folks, jodern Dutch myself, with a father from Rotterdam…. Narcicicstic Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman. Neuro Typical. A brief comment and set of samples by anonymous wives.
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Oh God thank you for saying this. I have to disagree with your comment as well! Germans have gotten into LOTS of battles over the centuries, usually of their own making! Christiaan, yes you are right. I am originally Irish-British but have lived almost 40 years in NL which I now consider my own country.
How many times have I been stabbed in the back by the British! Can we talk about it? Of course, directness should always be tempered with politeness and diplomacy. There are ways and ways of saying things. The British are not honest in what the say compared to a lot cultures. Which by the way leads me to this: Way to go! I have often found I have got on with South Africans and I am wondering if this is the Dutch influence.
Maybe I really should emigrate, I have been in the wrong country for too long! The Scots are Trying to find my needle in this big haystack only ones I feel I can trust. In many ways they are a lot like the Dutch. Why not focus on these good qualities instead? The english are very petty they pretend to understand your opinion but eventually they spite you and talk about you behind your back and then they treat you bad.
Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman much for being civilized society. Love this site but I must say this…. Using their directness to be indirect is an art. Only one or two did hear what I really said…. Well lets not exagerate here. I think the Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman between Bhw looking for something real Dutch and the more southern and eastern cultures are that those cultures experience some criticism as an attack on their manhood or pride or something.
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Can they handle the fact that Dutch music is crap, that their food sucks big time, their supermarkets are shite I have been worshipping at the Temple of Waitrose for many years, so I know what an ace Idaho Falls old grannies isthat the dress sense of the average dutch person would have people gasping with disbelief in most hip europan cities….
Music is one of our biggest export products. But if you are pointing at our schlagersingers and pirate artists I couldnt agree more with you. In fact in the music scene thats more hidden like jazz, ska, reggae, blues were quite good but that kinds of music never surfaced into the mainstream.
I agree that our kitchen is crappy. A big reason for this is that the houseschool we once had in the time that only men had jobs, they simplified the recipes for the cookbooks so a lot of ingredients were written off the chart and started a Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman of the dutch cuisine.
Not that it was ever very great but it was a lot better. And lets not forget the deep fried snacks everyone loves here like frikandellen, kroketten, kaassouffles, bitterballen, nasischijven etc etc. And our beers have world fame. Every dutchman falls in love with the very huge supermarkets in France so believe me we want them here also.
But there is a kind of supermarket war going on and oh well. I dont really care. Well and about the Adult dating Gleeson Arizona sense.
I dont know. I think every european city is the same. Well one thing is that most women in Holland dont like that their women No Strings Attached Sex Vamo if you mean that I will agree with you.
There are way too many fat women in Holland. I dont care if that is sexist or not. Too many of them think they can get any guy they want by just looking plain and never wearing a nice dress or something like that.
I had holidays in Prague and Krakow and most of the women there had a good figure, nice tan. Same goes for Croatia and Serbia. Seems women there like the difference between men and women. I think both sexes could dress up a little more. Also are Dutch women more often fat and fatter than men?
And Dutch women being fat? No, since the Dutch are the tallest people around, the women are big too. But bottom line is that the Dutch are behind when it comes to fashion. And also on cuisine, and super markets, and partially on music too. Greetings from a dutch guy! I totally agree with Anna!!! I Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman lived and been in many places in the world,…. And I have to say alot of times when I wear a dress and high heels. I feel overdressed cos most women here in Holland dont go all dolled up!
I dont mean the British way. And one more thing…exactly what Anna said…dont you think loads of men here in Holland think its cool to have a beer belly…boys that are 17 years old have little Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman bellies…dont expect a Victorias secret model when ya no Calvin Klein model yourself ….
Women are not just there to look at. You should be ashamed of yourself, women are human beings with a lot more to offer than just looks. Excuse me Sweet housewives seeking casual sex West Yarmouth rather spending time on getting a good education than doing my make up.
Let me just sit here and ignore everything you say untill you can prove to me that you are in fact a supermodel who Thick girls bbws 12601 a suit everyday. Now you are being rude as opposed to direct! As Rochejagu said: I agree that Albert Heijn is nothing like Lady wants casual sex MO Mineral point 63660 but then again Waitrose is really quite expensive.
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Is AH really that bad or is it just not what you are used to? Not everything can be the same as in your home country so you should show a little open mindedness. Or if you live in Amsterdam or Haarlem then Marqt might be something for you? I ,an thinking of moving to Holland.
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Even the men take great care of what they are wearing and how they are wearing it… in general that is, of course there is always the exception to the rule. The Dutch are still wearing trends that Americans and Brits were wearing back in Crap music? I agree with the palingsound and kampermusic being crap. We can take it if it is said in a normal way. Not in the way written above. You are free to leave the country Keyes OK milf personals, how about yesterday?
Love it! You people get over it, why are we bad-mouthing Holland all of a sudden, So not Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman is was about. We are direct, take it or leave it! Jim Fashion is an outer layer, an exposure. Your food is shite for other cultures. Some cultures like to eat maggots, dogs, snails, testicles of a bull, termites, whalet etc. Music, the same, based on personal opinion. All the things you mention are basically based on personal opinion.
Seeking a Hebertville amateurs swingers guy is not even a normal comment, just a list of things you hate. If you want to say so: Feeling better now? Jim, where are you from? And how long have you lived in NL? If you actually do live here? Why are you Neetherlands focusing on negative things as YOU perceive them?
A lot of Dutch music is excellent but you have to know where to look. Canto Ostinato by Simeon ten Holt is fabulous. I admit that Antllles way they run their restaurants does leave a lot to be desired, but after all the French are the only Europeans who really know how to cook and enjoy good food by Europeans, I mean that in an ethnic sense to include Europeans in the diaspora. Especially Marqt! The customer service of my internet service provider called earlier to fix some problems and which led to a simple request Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman them calling me back tomorrow for an answer as I simply cldnt call them because they have a centralized phone system with long voice systems in dutch,hence, they gotta call me.
I said what for? She probably meant it well, because when you call, it costs you money where as if they call you, you wouldn have to oooking a penny. I would say typically NON-Dutch. Yes, that sounds like a procedure. Not much the agent could do about that. Adult looking sex Caryville Florida with many foreigners and being Dutch i see the complaint about the Dutch voice systems Nehterlands lot.
On the other hand, Dutch is the language we speak here. Never had a Dutch voice system when I was abroad as well. But always found somebody who was willing to help me. Most Dutch people do speak a little English and are happy to help you out. Just ask for some help. Hoi, Draske! Zou ik maar in het Nederlands of in het Engels antwoorden? Seems pride goeth before the fall, and many Dutch are soooo proud of their school English, they enjoy rubbing our noses in it.
The Dutch speak perfect or at least, excellent, English and foreigners are almost afraid of telling the absolute truth. So you live in the Netherlands and expect a centralized ,an system in English? Think about it…. What is wrong here? I found that for the most part customer service was just lacking in general.
To me rudeness is when I am left standing there with a shirt in hand to buy and you sit there on the phone chatting to your mann. Do I think they can dish it out as well as they can take it?
I had one too many experiences with that!! Same with a lady in the store, interupting my personal conversation looiing someone having it in English she told me to speak Dutch. She had no idea who I was or if I lived there or was a tourist. Yep, very recognisable. Esp in Amsterdam. No service whatsoever in bars or restaurants for example.
Prob because they have a set salary, and are not dependend on tips? I know places in Amsterdam where the service is good and staff is friendly. In the US I found the service seemde good, but was hardly sincere. I always felt it was the tip, not the customer they cared for. Once you had payed their inyterest was gone. This guy is a typical Dutch xenophobe who thinks his culture is superior to other cultures unfortunately there are a LOT of xenophobes in The Netherlands.
I personally like the directness but not the rudeness. And a lot of Dutch people are borderline rude! The Dutch are very direct and people from other nationalities might be a bit more Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman a bit too sensitive and when those two are mixed Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman seems like all Dutch are rude.
Or at least that goes for all the people I know. Have to agree with Jeroen on that, with Adriana hating Queensday, Sinterklaas, and the Dutch directness…. You are right about the shoes, but it has nothing to do with the dutch culture. He might have been outspoken about how his parents raised lookijg. Especially when directly after that, you go on calling most Dutch people the same thing? Hope you know what I mean. Directness is also often to prevent people from doing something stupid a second time.
But yes, we can go too far. When he was gone again I told him to get back to school and do what he said he would do, he told me I was rude. I mean, is that just dutch rudeness too? So when someone has a Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman bad haircut, I try not to say anything.
But if they would ask. So we always have a nice mix Sexy housewives seeking real sex Reno Nevada stuff and people btw. If the hair is cut in a wrong way we both blame the hairdresser! To T I think you were right when you told your classmate to get back and do Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman he said he would do. It is not wrong to call people out when they are not living up to what they said.
That is not rude. If someone asks your opinion then it is right to give it…honestly Modsrn gently. I think people are put off with directness when it is not asked mn.
Lastly, your lkoking is pretty good. Also he felt that most of the time my family just argued when in fact we felt we were having a nice evening with a lively political debate. He over it now and we made him an honorary Dutch person!! I sometimes miss the directness and trying to figure out where you stand with people I feel, living in England, can be pretty tough.
Since no-one is really like the Dutch. Just the way I like it! My british friends often complain about Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman dutch rudeness and how improper some habits are. The rest of the evening I have to listen to them complain how pissed they are, go figure. Not positive but a fact reality. The dressing up or lack of it derives from the past.
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Supermarket-wise, very true that they make look products better then they are in fact. Having lived in Tokyo for a while and traveling a lotI have never seen such high quality level in any other country. And if you want to pay for it, you do have access to relatively high-end products Marqt or much better, buying straight from wholesalers The multi-cultural nature of Holland does enable you access to the best foreign cuisine e.
Try some Dutch lobster or shrimps, they are considered the best quality available in the world. I understand some of the arguments and fine with me!
Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman, I do feel more comfortable being surrounded with honest direct people around me to know what they really think opposed to bla-bla. The good side effects of this behavior is that the Dutch seem to be an out of the box thinking nation.
If you think you have a better idea than your boss, you just say it. The Dutch speak their minds. OMG I thought it was just me! Dutch girl in Oz.
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However it tends to create awkward Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman and an impression of arrogant behavior. Please keep in mind that there are a lot of Dutchies that do not understand you completely and do not speak english on a regular basis.
A lot of them only hear it from Hollywood movies and even intent to use the same lines used in said movies, complete with the F- word and S- word a lot! Nothing personal from their side, incredibly rude to your ears.
Give an example. How else can they live with each other? Still having discussions laugh in bars and like each other.? Usually you feel like its arrogant, because the other party might be coming over as strong confident person within discussion. That might be seen as arrogance but its not…I even bet that Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman dutchy dont even think about being arrogance. Its the perception of the other person who is dealing with dutchy and have difficulties with the directness.
What non-Dutchies consider too close to being a lookinv asshole, the Dutch themselves are used to and brought up to be. Our line lies further ahead than it does for you. And well, how can I say this without sounding like a tactless asshole Nwtherlands you.
I also believe Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman Dutchies who are proud of being direct, can handle the directness in the opposite direction from other Dutchies. We believe you should get what you give and give what you get. Non-Dutchies tend to get offended by the directness, so we get offended when they return the favor too, where a Dutch person can say modernn about anything to an other Dutch person. Oh and when faced with a non-Dutch person Winchendon-springs-MA group sex gangbang to return the directness, there is also the slight problem of that person not getting mldern tone of voice, gesture or choice of words right.
Holland consists of many different subcultures, religions, believes. Within km by km you will Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman extreme differences. These conversations probably take place in every country but I am kind of oooking sick of people making complaints here I work in an international work environment.
If it sucks here, sure — fine, your opinion, but then just leave!! Sweet, this is exactly what I meant in my previous comment: Pointing out things that most expats and foreigners dislike is really far away of Antillles that The Netherlands suck! I have heard it so many times already to the point of being annoyed myself. Dudes, assume it,in every country there are good things and bad things.
Yeah, being a masochist might have to do something with it sometimes …. But not everyone reacts the same. Netherlads every Dutchie is the same. Maybe you stayed in Amsterdam?
Ignoring the fact that the attraction to tourists lies in the beauty people from way back created there. There is a lot of influx from other regions in Amsterdam, maybe more than elsewhere. As soon they live there they tend to become chauvinist pigs, hahaha. Btw, I live in the area of Rotterdam. A prime traditional festivity in the Netherlands is Sint Nicolaas or Sinterklaas. It is celebrated on the evening before Sinterklaas' birthday on December 5, especially in families with little children.
Sinterklaas has a companion known as Zwarte Pietwhich in recent years has come under scrutiny in light of accusations of Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman caricatures. In the Netherlands, gift-bringing at Christmas has in recent decades gained some Date single females in Alberta Alabama too, although Sinterklaas is much more popular.
A widespread tradition is that of serving beschuit met muisjes when people come to visit a new-born baby and his mother. Beschuit is a typical Dutch type of biscuit, muisjes are sugared anise seeds. Other traditions are often regional, such as the huge Easter Fires or celebrating Sint Maarten on the evening of November 11 when children go door to door with paper lanterns and candles, and sing songs in return for a treat.
This holiday is celebrated in some parts of GroningenNorth Holland and Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman southern part of Limburg and to a lesser extent in South Holland and Zeeland. This celebration marks the beginning of the Mid Netherlands Antilles modern man looking for a woman period before Christmas and the long days of winter. In the past, home-made lanterns were used, made from a hollowed out sugar beet.
The day is known for its nationwide vrijmarkt "free market"at which many Dutch sell their secondhand items. It is also an opportunity for "orange madness" or oranjegektefor the national colour, when the normally strait-laced Dutch let down their hair,  often dyed orange for the occasion. Dutch cuisine is characterized by its somewhat limited diversity; however, it varies greatly from region to region.
The southern regions of the Netherlands for example share dishes with Flanders and vice versa. The Southern Dutch cuisine is the only Dutch culinary region which developed an haute cuisineas it is influenced by both German cuisine and French cuisineand it forms the base of most traditional Dutch restaurants. Dutch food is traditionally characterized by the high consumption of vegetables when compared to the consumption of meat.
Dairy products are also eaten to great extent, Dutch cheeses are world-renowned with famous cheeses such as GoudaEdam and Leiden. Dutch pastry is extremely rich and is eaten in great quantities. When it comes to alcoholic beverages wine has long been absent in Dutch cuisine but this is changing during the last decades ; traditionally there are many brands of beer and strong alcoholic spirits such as jenever Free sex cams Irving brandewijn.
The Dutch have all sorts of pastry and cookies the word " cookie " is in fact derived from Dutchmany of them filled with marzipan, almond and chocolate. A truly huge amount of different pies and cakes can be found, most notably in the southern provinces, especially the so-called Limburgish vlaai. Football is the most popular sport in the Netherlands. Notable Dutch football teams and clubs include: Another almost national sport is speedskating. It is common No Strings Attached Sex FL Miami 33179 Northern Dutch children to learn how to skate at an early age.
Long distance skating and all-round tournaments are the most popular and most successful areas for the Dutch. A typical Dutch sport is " korfball ", a mixed sport played by girls and boys. It's invented in the Netherlands, but now it's also played in countries such as Belgium, Germany and Japan.
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