Ever heard of Norway?
Written by: GreedyMuffin - 22:09 Apr-05-2015

Ever heard of Norway, Or Iceland for that matter?

I made this blog because i am curious of how many of you guys at GD has heard of Norway. When i talk about Norway, my country i talk about it like no one knows where it is, that it even exist. I got some family up at Iceland, i guess people haven`t heard much about that neither^^

Do you feel or know about other countries that might not be talked about. Smaller countries and so on, Please post a comment and we can see how many people that have never heard of it, or know anything about it. 

The Facts i have gotten with me for the last years :P

1.Norway was rated at top 10 best countries to live in.

2. Nobel peace prize thingy is in Norway.

3. Well, we got some oil, main resource really.

5. We got some of the finest Heavy metal bands in Norway! 

4. I don`t know anymore, lol

 

I am not that typical Norwegian if you can say so, 17th of may, oure national day, i dont really celebrate it, and stuff like that. but no i am pretty off-topic, what a blog huh? ^^

 

 

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17:45 May-31-2015

Norway has some of the finest composers (Gjeilo, Kernis, Arnesten just to name a few), really, and nicest people and healthy legislation. Can't wait to visit it. ;)

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06:06 Apr-15-2015

no i never heard of norway i live under a rock in a valley in narnia

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12:30 Mar-06-2017

You do? ! :O

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17:15 Apr-10-2015

I've heard of Norway multiple times. Very nice place to live in and a rich country of course. GDP per capita is damn high! :D


Anyone ever heard of a country called Bangladesh?
We are blessed with oil, gas, coal, useful radioactive elements; you name it, but government too damn corrupted and too much international politics so we can't extract them and improve our emerging country :(

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18:23 Apr-10-2015

Yes i heard of it, you guys have the most dense population in the world (excluding city states like Monaco and Singapore) not?

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18:13 Apr-12-2015

Yes, one of the densest.

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19:26 Apr-10-2015

Prepare for US to bring you democracy!

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18:14 Apr-12-2015

We are sort of a democratic country... :/ btw we were backed by Soviet union in the 70s.

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06:07 Apr-15-2015

bring democracy lol! thats a funny joke

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20:32 Apr-09-2015

Carl Yngvar Christensen basically only thing i actively follow from there.

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15:00 Apr-07-2015

I've heard about Norway and I am quite surprised that there are people who haven't heard of it. Though I don't know much stuff about it as I live some thousands of miles away from the place :)

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11:36 Apr-07-2015

when I was a child I always get a bit of confusion with Norway, Finland, Sweden and Denmark...not anymore luckily. In particular, Norway is also famous for GREAT and powerful winter-sports personality. Instead, my country is famous just for MAFIA lol :)

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14:32 Apr-07-2015

better to have reputation of mafia than alcohol and relatively high suicide numbers (Finland) :P

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22:14 Apr-06-2015

Yeah, I've heard of it, but only because I live in Europe (Netherlands). I know where it's at and thats it. :p

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22:25 Apr-06-2015

Man, you need to know more (J/K) but i warn you, i will become a Viking and raid netherland!

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23:05 Apr-06-2015

You're in so despered need of klompen you want to raid o_O

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17:40 Apr-06-2015

So do you guys have summer or is that just a time with less snow :D
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First thing I think of is Vikings and log houses :)


Iceland we don't have good a experience with anymore :P:
In 2008 Icesave went bankrupt causing billions of losses(mainly to UK and Netherlands)
In 2010 the vulcano Eyjafjallajökull shutdown all air traffic in Northern and western europe

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15:31 Apr-06-2015

yeah i've heard of norway you have sooo much oil in your country and BLACK METAL BAND(Mayhem burzum and Dark Throne)

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14:30 Apr-06-2015

Of course ive heard of Norway, i havent been there yet tho, all that i know is that the taxes are high, the food is expensive like 20 euros for a pizza, Norway isnt part of the EU, Vikings etc.

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14:49 Apr-06-2015

Yeah prices are high,but salaries are crazy high :D
Here in Serbia food and basic everyday items are pretty much cheapest in whole europe,but we have another problem,avg. salary is so low that even that amount of money needed for life is too much for us :/

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08:09 Apr-08-2015

Yep thats very true :(.

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13:55 Apr-06-2015

You've got oil?
Get ready for some democracy,there's not enough freedom in your country ;)

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15:02 Apr-06-2015

I think there are some chemical weapons in Norway democracy need to investigate :-D

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17:16 Apr-06-2015

LMAO!!! :-D

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22:55 Apr-06-2015

Yeah,and those Norwegien dictators are the worst! hahahah

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12:11 Apr-06-2015

What is an Iceland? But otherwise yeah, I've heard of Norway. Mainly stuff about Tora and Lars Berger, Ole Einar Bjørndalen, Emil Hegle Svendsen, Tarjei Bø, Johannes Thingnes Bø and other personas from sports that I follow :P
Oh and a lot of jokes told to me by swedes. Those guys don't seem to like you a whole lot.
And don't pretend that Norway is a small country. It takes up a third of the Scandinavian peninsula. When I tell people I'm from Bulgaria they ask me in which country that is :D

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11:32 Apr-06-2015

Ofcourse I've heard of Norway,i just don't know much about it.I just know its a great place to live,at least thats what they say on TV.Iceland i also know about,but i really dont know much about it.

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11:38 Apr-06-2015

Norway is a great place to live, high income (If you got a education) but also very high tax for innport, or just ordinary stuff like food, clothes etc.

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08:09 Apr-07-2015

Well,I do hope i will get a chance to visit them both! :)

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11:11 Apr-06-2015

most important Norwegian cultural export produce is black metal. :P thanks for that :D

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11:37 Apr-06-2015

Will def. add that, forgot completely about oure metal band! :)

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10:15 Apr-06-2015

Vikings, obviously :P
And your salmon is top tier, just like the Scottish salmon.

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11:37 Apr-06-2015

Laks og vikinger vettu!


Yeah! :D

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10:02 Apr-06-2015

I thought Norway export resource is metal music and rakfisk :-D

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11:37 Apr-06-2015

Without the OIl Norway would be a poor country^^

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20:45 Apr-06-2015

You would have to resort to plunder and pillage continental Europe if you didn't have oil.
It's in your blood :p

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20:47 Apr-06-2015

Vikings... Here we go again.. :-D

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21:02 Apr-06-2015

Less talking, more raiding!

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22:08 Apr-06-2015

You should rename to Vikingskipet instead of Tank, will should you


Hope google translate didnt fail me here :P


Just dont attack my country, our Northern shoreline is on the Unesco list for world heritage these days :D

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22:19 Apr-06-2015

Haha, Vikingskipet is correct, At easter times (it ended today or yesterday) norway biggest lan is there, if youre cuious just google -The Gathering vikingskipet-, og det bør kommer opp på nett. :)

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22:20 Apr-06-2015

#It should pop up online, Mied up :P

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05:09 Apr-06-2015

Mayhem (my favorite black metal band) is from Norway :D

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11:39 Apr-06-2015

Awesome, i dont listen to heavy metal and such, but add it in the blog :D

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04:35 Apr-06-2015

I went to Sweden with my family last July, and we were planning to go to Oslo just for a day from Stockholm but it got cancelled -.-
From what i've heard Norway is more expensive than Sweden :/

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11:40 Apr-06-2015

Norway is pretty expensive yes :/


Oslo is more like a kebab place if you know what i mean^^
IN Bergen its only raining,
And Kristiansand is da life! :D

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04:10 Apr-06-2015

I &#603 Norway

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11:40 Apr-06-2015

I love Norway too! &#603

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03:07 Apr-06-2015

I've done some research. From what I can tell, Norwegians are really good at cutting the cheese... c-cause they invented the cheese cutter. Thank you guys for making my dad's tater tot casserole a possibility. ^_^

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11:40 Apr-06-2015

Haha! Well, that's the least i could do for a friend :-D

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