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please I'm dying to know
@ all you people not from the USA
Comment your stereotypes about us I'm so curious 

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Darkus-Woody Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2018
Stereotypes about the US? Okay, let's see what stereotypes we Germans have about the US, haha! ;)
Or, well, rather things that some Germans have experienced and dunno whether they want it to happen.

1: If you reveal that you are German to an American, they will always ask something about WW2 or "he-who-must-not-be-named" (yeah, we really hate saying that guy's name sometimes XD). So, that is one thing that we believe happens when you get to meet US people.

2: Americans love burgers and guns. Or rather fastfood and guns in general. XD

3: I do not believe in that stereotype, but... there is one that does say that US people are not that.. smart, you know. ^^;

4: All Americans are patriotic. That is also a well-known one here. ;)

Aaaannnnndd, those are all I could currently think of lol
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talons-and-tails Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2018  Student General Artist
lol wow those make sense mostly tbh. tho i gotta say if an american talking to a german immediately goes "oh WWII??" they're just jerks bc that's just stupid??? Americans do love our fast food and firearms. i live in a northern area where ppl don't have em but especially when i go down south that becomes relevant. dumb american stereotype probably comes from arrogant american tourists who refuse to accept that Not Every Country Works Like America, Not Every Person Speaks English, and that Other Countries Are Not, In Fact, Inferior To America! americans can absolutely be humongous idiots
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Darkus-Woody Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2018
Well, I think that most stereotypes come from the actions of ignorant people. ^^;
Though, I do wonder, what German stereotypes do you have in America, haha? I got kinda curious now! XD
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StardustMoonlight1 Featured By Owner Edited Jan 30, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
for me if you revel you're german i just ask if they can speak german 
but i'm a minority 
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Darkus-Woody Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2018
Well, it sure is something quite a few believe to happen or so here. I dunno why, but it is a thing that is pretty much how we imagine it to be if we were to reveal that, haha.
But, well, I sure would prove my awesome skills in how far I have managed to learn the Boverian dialect, hahaha. That is like a whole different language even though it is still German XD
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CanineDragons Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2018  Student General Artist
The gun thing is a stereotype in America as well: all people from Texas are crazy in love with the second amendment (the law in our constitution that says that it is legal to own guns). Sure that there are people like that but I don't think most are. 
When you say not that smart, in what way are we not smart? Acedemicly, Socially, all of it?
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Darkus-Woody Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2018
Well, like I said, I do not agree with the stereotype that says Americans are "not smart", because of course there are very smart people in the US. But I guess most people mean that academically or so. I dunno. Like I said, I personally do not agree with it, so, I don't know why exactly other people do believe that.
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CanineDragons Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2018  Student General Artist
*shrugs* I'm not to offended.
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Drizzlefur Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i think America is seen as not academically smart because people here tend to mix up your and you're, there, their, and they're, and than and then. 
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