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Old 09-23-2012, 11:53 PM   #1
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Now, it's not my intention to offer a detailed and objetive view of a country in which i have never set foot and who I know little about from trustable and reliable sources. Because of this, I'll just say what I think of the place based on the experience of some of the people I know plus random documentary type films in Nat Geo and all time favourite boring adults' movie theather popular film saga's Lord of the Rings.

With that in mind, what do you get from the inhabitants of place? At first sight, based on first impressions they seem to be pretty laid back people, perhaps a little bit too laid back in some places but it's alright since you know you can down a few cans of beer with them and, sure, they can take it. They can afford it too since I figure most of them have money for the basic things in a man's life, such as beer. However, this laid back life gets a bit murkier to an outsider's analysis when in the middle of a small random town of any of two random "big" islands (what's up with the originality of the names btw?) of the nation you see newspaper headlines such as "two sheeps missing from Sam Jones' ranch - police still looking at the sheep" or "fightfigthers continue their struggle to pick up a lost cat from the big tree St. Elmo's street". I mean, there's gotta be something more to the place than beer, sheep, fucking and cats, right?

On another tangent, I see they have a little beef with their big brother Australia but deep down they're buddies. I doesn't help that their flag is almost exactly the same though. I doesn't help any of them that the Union Jack is still featured but, hey, I guess that's ground for another analysis not pertinent with the interest of this thread which is purely about NZ. But anyhow, why is it that australians love to crack jokes on the poor kiwis? They're one and the same after all. I was once told by a new zealander that the worst of britain had gone to Oz while the English top class had emigrated to New Zealand, which had a milder weather. I never cared enough to check the validity of all this in the all-knowing wikipedia so I took her word for granted, without thinking much about it. Then again, it was in those words where you can feel the animosity a little bit. I wonder if new zealanders have -as it usually happens with all small nations who are looked down by the big ones- an inferiority complex towards aussies. It would be quite understandable and even positive if they do, in my opinion.

But anyway, enough of my ramblings. Feel free to contribute to this discussion in any way you please. Opinions are welcome. cheers
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I was once told by a new zealander that the worst of britain had gone to Oz while the English top class had emigrated to New Zealand
Ah, once again Mugbraxas manages to insert an Anti-Australian rhetoric into his post. Well done. I am surprised that someone who spends 24/7 whining about "racism" and "discrimination" used so little subtlety in disguising his hate of a particular country.
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uh? how is that a hateful comment? i merely exposed someone else's idea. an idea i clearly say im not sure if it's true.

furthermore, even if it were some truth to it, i wouldn't care. if anything, i feel more at ease with common people rather than with a bunch of stiffs
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i think NZ and AO are one if not the most loved countries there is, i doubt if u will find someone who will say bad word about them and I personally have a problem doing an Analysis on a place i have never visit or lived in my life..i cant even say i know their Mentality.

from picture it looks like Paradise and i only know very very good things about the ppl there, a few of my friends and family did a trip to NZ and AO and told me, u will never meet more lovely or sweet ppl like the ppl there, that was said about NZ more then the ozzies, Even though again, only nice things about them also.

i think the countries are the same in their old Background but still, no country is the same...
i doubt if they have Hatred or hostility to each other, its just teasing, like u tease or bug your brother but its clear, u love him a lot.


u love talking about places u never visit based on trustable and reliable sources..who are them? is it ppl who lived there? if not im sorry its not a trustable or reliable sources at all b/c only a person who really live in a place can tell u the truth.

wonderful country may it will live forever and all of us will live like them
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They are bad at Cricket. No Guts No Strength. Very Poor at it to be honest. Its surprising as their Older Cousins the Aussies are pretty good at it.
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NZ and Oz are friendly places and people are also very frank and fair.

White supremacists have been trying of late to make NZ their haven but that's a minor issue.
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I lived there for 7 years, Auckland and at the top of the south island, what you wanna know?
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if i were ruling new zealand, i'd rename the northern island "south island" and the southern island "north island".

just for the lulz, as they say on the internet.
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