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What do you think of the French in general?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Allan, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. Allan

    Allan Well-Known Member

    What do you think of the French in general?

    Attention to what you say o_O
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  2. jadmperry

    jadmperry Well-Known Member

    They do a bang up job with those fries.
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  3. AlexT

    AlexT Well-Known Member

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  4. Allan

    Allan Well-Known Member

    I don't care, put their opinion interests me.
  5. Brad L

    Brad L Well-Known Member

    I don't want to burn bridges so I'll just say no comment. ;)
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  6. Hyperion

    Hyperion Active Member

    Um, as an American, here are a few things about the French off the top of my head, and not checked for accuracy.

    1 / Thanks for the Statue.

    2/ de Gaulle really didn't like us.

    3/ Guys still not cool about us making English more popular than French?

    4/ Much smaller than the States and China, but one of the largest militaries. I assume that is why I see fancily-dressed armed guards every time Francois Hollande holds a press conference, but not Angela Merkel: Have to find something for the soldiers to do, like the English did during the 2012 Olympics (they know what I'm talking about). (And yes, I know we are far more wasteful.)

    5/ Thanks French guy for that documentary, Food Beware: The French Organic Revolution. A real eye-opener, that one.

    6/ We still joke about you guys losing to the Germans so fast. For example, I still remember that comic by 8-Bit Theater where the Black Mage goes, "Ah! Organs failing... like the French."

    7/ Heard Sarkozy was not a big fan of Turkey's candidacy to join the EU. I wonder what the current President of France thinks.

    8/ I heard something unflattering happened between you guys and Algeria. Haven't yet read the book I have on it, though.

    Edit: I just realized I don't sound excited about France, but I would jump on the first plane to it if I could afford it.
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  7. ManOnDaMoon

    ManOnDaMoon Well-Known Member

    I may not sound very objective, if any at all, but I'd say I love it. :D

    Anyway, this documentary you are talking about, Hyperion, looks interesting. I'll have a look.
  8. Hyperion

    Hyperion Active Member

    The public libraries should let you borrow it for free, if they have it.
  9. dutchbb

    dutchbb Well-Known Member

    I tend to look at people as individuals not groups / populations. ;)

    Hollande was a mistake though.
  10. craigiri

    craigiri Well-Known Member

    Pasteur was quite the dude.
  11. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    French movies have lots of naked.
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  12. The Reverend

    The Reverend Member

    Beautiful country, and a lot of them are very nice, some can be impatient and I dont like the accent though xD :D
  13. craigiri

    craigiri Well-Known Member

    Lafayette was da bomb.
  14. Pope Viper

    Pope Viper Well-Known Member

    They make great bread.
  15. craigiri

    craigiri Well-Known Member

    I'm not sure how I feel about skimpy mens bathing suits and changing into them on the chaise next to the public pool.
  16. Gabby

    Gabby Well-Known Member

    Perv! LOL

    The South of France is wonderful. Paris, not so much.
  17. rollthebones

    rollthebones Active Member

    French are fine, but screw Quebec.
  18. EQnoble

    EQnoble Well-Known Member

    french women = yummy
    french rolls= yummy
    french stewart = fail

    french actors have a nice gig apparently
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  19. Sador

    Sador Well-Known Member

    I think the French in general are fairly French.
  20. Allan

    Allan Well-Known Member

    :cautious: ?

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