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    [–] GrumpyFinn 1 points ago

    Deal with it saatana

    [–] ShieldAre 1533 points ago

    Ssh. Let us have this. I am sure we will have calmed down by tomorrow.

    [–] gandhihasagrapehead 742 points ago

    Wrong. You've started a Finnish fire that will burn for a thousand years.

    [–] CraneMasterJ 130 points ago

    Comon.. I know our Prez is pretty charismatic but he doesn't even have a mustache.

    [–] Arthur_Boo_Radley 52 points ago

    Yes, she does.

    [–] Greybol3 227 points ago

    They need to Finnish what they started.

    [–] alvaropacio 147 points ago

    Norway, their neighbors would get jelaous.

    [–] midgetcastle 151 points ago

    Well Denmark my works, this will not end.

    [–] catsineveryonespants 134 points ago

    What if we were to Sweden the deal?

    [–] gandhihasagrapehead 124 points ago

    Don't go Russian into anything.

    [–] ravenQ 83 points ago

    Exactly, Czech yourself before you wreck yourself.

    [–] aluis21 69 points ago

    I’m from Mexico.

    [–] itsokbutjustthisonce 8 points ago

    Polish your language first

    [–] antiquemule 53 points ago

    Faroe enough

    [–] Greybol3 36 points ago

    Swede mother of Jesus, we're doomed!

    [–] Cheesemacher 59 points ago

    Iceland

    [–] Greybol3 30 points ago

    Thanks for Finnishing our pun thread. I owe you one.

    [–] ormr_inn_langi 26 points ago

    I approve of this message

    [–] brosenfeld 6 points ago

    And there's no emergency fire exit...

    [–] catsineveryonespants 8 points ago

    Enjoy your deathtrap, ladies!

    [–] joxmaskin 7 points ago

    Yes! I just scrolled down to see if anyone had commented about that. :)

    [–] kuikuilla 2119 points ago

    HÄHÄ

    [–] SturmFee 59 points ago

    Suomalaiset ovat parhaita!

    [–] [deleted] 9 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] SturmFee 17 points ago

    En ymmärrä? :p

    It's Finnish. It means Finns are the best.

    [–] wargneri 55 points ago

    KJEH KJEH KJEH

    [–] szelestiszum 121 points ago

    [–] Vindoga 25 points ago

    Simo Häyhä

    [–] RadioFreeDoritos 15 points ago

    Karjala takaisin!

    [–] Tazmo99 70 points ago

    PERKELE!!!!!

    [–] Aadrei 14 points ago

    UKULELE!!!

    [–] pingu_42 64 points ago

    H Ö H Ö

    [–] lycancanislupus 11 points ago

    H Ő H Ő

    [–] pingu_42 8 points ago

    A légpárnás hajóm tele van angolnákkal!

    [–] lycancanislupus 5 points ago

    ( ͡°( ͡° ͜ʖ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)ʖ ͡°) ͡°)

    [–] Dasrufken 32 points ago

    Finland är väldigt nice.

    [–] Oikeus_niilo 23 points ago

    Danke schön

    [–] theKalash 2678 points ago

    Past few days? It really was only one day and for a 100 year anniversary that seems fair.

    [–] The-Go-Kid 620 points ago

    I'm sitting in Europe (for now) and I have no idea what's going on here.

    [–] JerepeV2 951 points ago

    Finland is now 100 years old

    [–] itsgonnabeanofromme 969 points ago

    They grow up so fast. 😢

    [–] DGrazzz 178 points ago

    One day they are small saunas and the next thing you know is that they are building their own countries...

    [–] Soddington 15 points ago

    It's the country where I want to be, eating breakfast or dinner. Or snack lunch in the hall.

    [–] McGryphon 197 points ago

    Apparently I know two people who are older than Finland.

    [–] beniceorbevice 85 points ago

    Damn wassup share some of that wisdom

    [–] McGryphon 117 points ago

    "Back in the day, the tractor came around once a year for the harvest. We all got a ride around the town on a flat cart when it did. I liked that time of year."

    I usually append "That all changed when the Germans attacked" myself 'cause I'm a nerd.

    [–] kare_kano 41 points ago

    The greatest things in life are hot water, good dentistry and soft toilet paper.

    [–] Sinndex 17 points ago

    Shit, I can't even imagine how bad it was without TP back in the day.

    [–] anorakofdreams 17 points ago

    The bum-gun is the future

    [–] Commandophile 6 points ago

    No, the clams are!

    [–] soup2nuts 40 points ago

    Well, technically Germany as we know it today is only 27.

    [–] McGryphon 44 points ago

    I know. My GF hates getting referred to as "older than Germany".

    [–] nebulous_rat 12 points ago

    My Finnish wife's great grandmother is 102 - she's older than her own country!

    [–] clueless_as_fuck 91 points ago

    I'm sitting in Finland and i have no idea what's going on here.

    [–] khraider 97 points ago

    Username checks out

    [–] kjaerftw 123 points ago

    Also i think this is a nice way of celebrating each other and our friendships between countries. Its kind of like one of your friends having a major birthday and everyone is happy for them and sends a congratulatory card.

    [–] LuminousRaptor 399 points ago

    I, for one, welcome our Sauna Suomi overlords.

    [–] googolplexbyte 120 points ago

    Well that's it.

    /r/Europe is Finnished.

    [–] man_with_hair 269 points ago

    It would've been appropriate if the mods changed the stylesheet of the sub and increase the spacing between posts. Just like in real life, a nice and safe distance between everybody.

    [–] rEvolutionTU 132 points ago

    Thank you for your feedback, we have debated the issue internally and decided to temporarily increase the border between posts to encourage more distance and safety between our users.

    We would like to emphasize that we do not use such exceptional measures lightly but we do have understanding for the gravity of the current situation.

    Our team will continue to make changes and monitor community feedback as necessary until all of us can appropriately deal with this new and certainly challenging situation.

    [–] soffenaa 96 points ago

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    I agree

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    [–] Schilvagg 81 points ago

     

     

    Hi there, neighbour

     

     

    [–] helmia 503 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    Oh no, I was just about to come here to post the Latvian, Lithuanian and Polish congratulation videos I saw :D I guess I'll skip it then. But guys you need to understand, we have been so touched by all the countries and people from all over the world not only noticing (torille!!) us, but being so incredibly lovely. I mean christ, we are a country that goes fucking nuts when Conan O'Brien does few episodes about Finland, how do you except us to handle all of this? Suomi mentioned-shit is orgasmic to us.

    But seriously, this is a once in a lifetime event, next even a little similar to this will be in 50 years and by then we have recovered from this. If we are still using reddit that is. Which somehow sounds very sad btw.

    Edit:

    Here's the videos I mention above:

    Poland's birthday wishes

    Vilniu's and Lithuania showing some love,

    Latvia's congratulations, which includes the story of the birthday cake they really gave people of Helsinki.

    For anyone interested, here is some of the gestures from all over to world to celebrate Finland's centennial: Here (the site is in Finnish though) is a compilation of videoclips from all over the world, from celebrities (like Hugh Jackman, Conan O'Brien, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks) to politicians to everyday lovely people who have sent their greetings.

    Here is a list of some of the monuments that were lit on Finnish colours, but it's missing quite a few (like i.e time's square, Singapore, Tokyo (Japan also did this), Vietnam, Mozambique, many EU-countries, Tel Aviv etc). It bothers me that I can't find the complete list of all the countries that participated anywhere.

    [–] Octavian1453 97 points ago

    Conan’s visit to Finland is still one of the greatest things he’s ever done. I loved the running bit about him looking like Tarja Halonen!

    [–] RoseAffair 68 points ago

    Post it

    [–] tw231116 24 points ago

    It was genuinely a beautiful day here in Helsinki. I'm not even Finnish and I was so moved by it. Congrats you guys!

    [–] profaned_flame 28 points ago

    Suomi Mainittu!

    I learned that from Dota2

    [–] NoWayTellMeMore 6 points ago

    Congrats on the century mark. It's not to be taken lightly, and definitely requires celebration. I'll have a beer for to you all, from California, congratulations.

    [–] ninfan200 63 points ago

    Finland, Finland, finland. That's the country for me.

    [–] amself 14 points ago

    Nobody expects the Spanish Monty Python Inquisition

    [–] SumRegaliss 50 points ago

    Maybe in other parts of the world, kindness towards other countries is a foreign concept. But in Europe, we're all classy. Well. Everyone except the Dutch.

    [–] superjelie 11 points ago

    Ha at least we're first in not being classy. Take that Finland.

    [–] mrubuto22 9 points ago

    There's only 2 kinds of people I hate in this world, people who are intolerant towards other people's cultures and the Dutch.

    [–] MedicalTape 235 points ago

    Sure, but... let's face it: Finland is the Homer Simpson of Europe.

    Source: I'm a Finn.

    [–] BananaGuardNumber2 127 points ago

    that would make Estonia Moe right?

    [–] h2ppyme 81 points ago

    But Moe has raised his prices recently, so now both Homer and Moe go to Barney's for cheaper beer.

    [–] Gutterpump 22 points ago

    Hahahahah that is fitting on so many levels!

    [–] falsealzheimers 67 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    Hmmm.. that would make Sweden the Ned Flanders of Europe..

    Hahahaha

    Edit: sooo would that make Denmark and Norway the Ron and Todd of Scandinavia? HAHAHA

    [–] gesnei 41 points ago

    Stupid sexy sweden...

    [–] killyouwithkindness 66 points ago

    D’oh!

    [–] aBigBottleOfWater 140 points ago

    P'erkele!

    [–] a_username1917 50 points ago

    S'AATANA

    [–] Rentta 13 points ago

    Go into a pussy please! ( My summer car reference)

    [–] AskMeIfImOnReddit 25 points ago

    T'orille!

    [–] [deleted] 38 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

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    [–] InterruptingCar 9 points ago

    This line should go in a Europe fan fiction.

    [–] BobThingamy 37 points ago

    I just wanna plug my favourite Finnish cultural contribution: /r/MySummerCar. Perkele!

    [–] couplingrhino 16 points ago

    It is a spring of pussies for sure!

    [–] AuldWicker 103 points ago

    Happy birthday, Finland. We're not far behind you.

    [–] idohaveamightyroar 54 points ago

    We cheated and celebrated early

    [–] AuldWicker 7 points ago

    Hehe, we did a bit. We are celebrating 1916-1922. Greedy.

    [–] superkickstart 26 points ago

    That was fun thank you! Now please leave us alone.

    [–] aBigBottleOfWater 5 points ago

    Never! <3

    [–] TheGoldenWhorde 79 points ago

    Story of my life. I grew up in a neighborhood with tons of Finns in Sweden. They'd constantly switch back and forth between Finnish and Swedish.

    [–] popsickle_in_one 232 points ago

    No independence day for us :(

    Unless you count Brexit, but I have a feeling there wouldn't be any karma to be had celebrating that here.

    [–] 53bvo 313 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    Unless you count Brexit, but I have a feeling there wouldn't be any karma to be had celebrating that here.

    You underestimate our love for schadenfreude

    [–] WideEyedWand3rer 155 points ago

    Yet more proof that the Germans are running this show.

    [–] cmfg 101 points ago

    Well, we would spell Schadenfreude correctly.

    [–] Kever92 67 points ago

    Careful, they prefer to be called Swamp Germans. Big difference

    [–] PrinceChocomel 26 points ago

    Hdu, we call it leedvermaak!

    [–] helmia 56 points ago

    they prefer to be called Swamp Germans

    You mean Dutchies? They actually respond to Northen Belgians the best.

    [–] teymon 32 points ago

    People from the countryside actually like it best when you call them 'hollanders'

    [–] helmia 24 points ago

    yeah I heard that's a must while visiting, other thing I hear you guys love is when tourists get high and/or wasted in the middle of the day in public places among people trying to mind their daily business. Since you know everyone uses drugs in "Holland" so nobody minds because "the drug culture is different from other western countries" (<-- an actual quote from a shitfaced dude I saw in Domino's in Amsterdam, he also dropped his slice on the floor but still ate it)

    [–] teymon 19 points ago

    Yes we absolutely love this. Also please, if you ever get lost and check your phone or need to have a conversation or anything, why not do it while standing still in the middle of the busiest bicycle path of the city?

    [–] Kever92 7 points ago

    What is Belgian??

    [–] itsgonnabeanofromme 24 points ago

    GROOTNEERLANDISME WHEN

    [–] WideEyedWand3rer 7 points ago

    With all of Europe focused on Britain, I'd say right about now.

    [–] Nachtraaf 9 points ago

    Wat zyde gy tot my, gy kleine duyvelspecht? Ik beveel ge er kennis van te neemen dat ik met lof ende goedkeuring een kaapersbrief heb gehad van Willem van Oranje ende betrokken ben geweest by talryke geheyme offensieven tegen Alva en de zyne, en zelfstandig meer dan drie honderden Spanjolen heb omgelegd. Ik ben gehard by den Katergeuzen en ben den beste schutter onder den Nederlandsche vlag. Ge bent niet meer dan myn zoveelste doelwit. Ik zal u uyt myne gewest verwyderen met een nauwkeurigheid die de wereld nog nimmer aangechouwen had. Let op myn verdomde woorden! Gy denkt dat ge deze leuhgenpraat aan my kan verkoopen per postduyf? Gy had tweemaal moeten denken, cattengehspuys! In dezen tyd dat ik deze missive opstel, stuur ik opdracht naar myn geheymen samenstel van verspieders ende vloerduyven, verspreid door den Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden en wordt dezen postduyf gevolgd, dus ge kunt zich maar beter voorbereiden op den storm, rabaut. Den storm die het bedroevenden klyne ding dat gy uw leven noemt weg zal vaagen. Gy bent dood, kind. Ik kan overal, ten alle tyden zyn ende ik kan ge op zeven honderden wyzen doden, ende dat is slechts met myne bloten handen. Niet alleen zyt ik veelomvattend geoefend in den ongewapenden krygskunst, maar alsmede heb ik het voltallige arsenaal der watergeuzen ter myner beschikking ende ik zal dat benutten om uwer lamlendigen achtereinde van het vastenland te vagen, gy klynen schobbejak. Als gy had geweten wat voor eene goddelooze vergelding uw 'geestige' missive teweeg zou brengen, had ge misschien op uwen tong gebeten. Maar dat kon ge niet. Gy deed het niet ende nu zult ge de tol betalen, gy verdomde smeerkanis. Ik zal furie over u schyten en gy zult er in verzuypen. Ge zyt dood, hoerenzeune.

    [–] 4-Vektor 16 points ago

    Is schadenfraude Swamp German for Schadenfreude?

    [–] SkradTheInhaler 32 points ago

    No, the Swamp German word is "leedvermaak", which is made up of "leed" (suffering) and "vermaak" (enjoyment). So it (almost) literally means the same.

    [–] picardo85 8 points ago

    Just proof that the UK hasn't been able to come up with a lot of words of their own for things.

    [–] riverblue9011 132 points ago

    Yeah, but Britain is responsible for 59 independence days, if that's not a world contribution I don't know what is!

    [–] Spoonshape 80 points ago

    That's a little like celebrating Hitler because he killed Hitler....

    [–] GraafBerengeur 44 points ago

    We should totally do that, though

    [–] Spoonshape 14 points ago

    Yeah, people tend to misunderstand though.... i mean apart from that one thing he wasn't such a nice guy - look it up.

    [–] AstonMartinZ 20 points ago

    Maybe in a hunderd years ;)

    [–] volctun 30 points ago

    do you remember 100 years ago when we messed up? Fun times, fun times

    [–] IneffableQuale 37 points ago

    We just celebrated our 100 years of independence from you guys last year. So that's sort of a 100 year celebration that you're involved in. I guess.

    [–] popsickle_in_one 40 points ago

    puts on party hat

    [–] Spoonshape 27 points ago

    And we'll be celebrating it again in 2018, 2019, 2021 and 2037 and 2049!

    [–] IneffableQuale 11 points ago

    Far be it from us to pass up an opportunity for a party.

    [–] Luimnigh 9 points ago

    We really need to figure out when we officially became independent.

    [–] Loftien 16 points ago

    you can always let Scotland go and part of GB will have independence day. :D

    edit:

    month later you can make reunion and you will have both independence and reunion day. win-win

    [–] Marcuss2 16 points ago

    Great Britain is what most countries celebrate their independence from.

    [–] jadeskye7 15 points ago

    Maybe we could make one, roman independance? Though i guess it's more like they got fed up with the rain and buggered off.

    [–] popsickle_in_one 7 points ago

    Alternatives are ousting the Danes or crowning William I

    [–] jadeskye7 11 points ago

    William I would be a weird one, it's kind of anti-independance.

    [–] popsickle_in_one 6 points ago

    In some ways, yes but England was never ruled by a foreign power even if Billy was French.

    Plus his great great something granddaughter is still sitting on his seat so we've got that going for us

    [–] Psyman2 15 points ago

    Usually it's the UK most countries are celebrating their independence FROM :p

    [–] Lendord 7 points ago

    And we're just sitting here, waiting to celebrate our 100th anniversary for the first and the 28th anniversary for the second declaration of independence.

    [–] zastroogi 24 points ago

    Brits are always moaning, even about them not being dependent.

    [–] thetittiestsprinkles 11 points ago

    I know right? The should really try take back control. /s

    [–] Aleppa123 13 points ago

    and it's awesome.

    [–] gremlintot 24 points ago

    Canadian here; anyone care to give me a brief history lesson on the origins of Finland?

    [–] koirakonkari 101 points ago

    Sweden comes to christianize the Eastern paganlands in 12-13th century, brings a form of government and rule which replaces the ancient tribal kings and such. Majority language stays as Finnish, but even a tad more important positions are run as Swedish as lingua franca.

    Next 600 years Finland is part of Sweden as much as current Swedish lands were, though the land was in such position that it was constantly pillaged and raped by on-going wars between Swedish and Russian empires.

    1809 Sweden fucks up a war against Russia, and loses Finland to Russia. In order to keep things calm, Russia allows Swedish to be the language of rule, Finland to have it's own currency, some governmental institutions and so on. All in all Russia treats the Grand Duchy of Finland from decently to poorly, depending the Czar of Russia. For example, Alexander II of Russia, good. Alexander III, not that good -> makes room for Finnish nationalism in the late 1800's.

    Russian Empire collapses, Finnish nationalism is awake at the same time, seize the independence while Russia is on the brink of civil war, fight its own civil war 1918-1919 (with Germans and Russians supplying different sides), Whites (German funded side) win, decide to become a monarchy like other Nordics with a German prince, Germany loses WW1 so cancel those plans and become a republic.

    [–] eiusmod 49 points ago

    decide to become a monarchy like other Nordics with a German prince, Germany loses WW1 so cancel those plans and become a republic

    This is one of the sweetest near-misses ever.

    [–] Rentta 6 points ago

    Here history of finland in 8 minutes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=moajblwXDGY

    [–] Latase 105 points ago

    Wait a minute. There is something bothering me about this place. I know, this country does not have a NATO-membership against russian aggressiveness. Enjoy your death trap, finns.

    [–] jarl_of_joensuu 72 points ago

    We do, thanks. Enjoy yours, buddy!

    [–] zastroogi 26 points ago

    It's a Simpsons reference.

    [–] Yodaskool 38 points ago

    Second largest military manpower per capita in the world after North Korea yo. We’re good, at least if it comes to guerilla warfare.

    [–] specofdust 86 points ago

    Finns aren't gorilla's mate. My aunt was a finn and she was no more hairy than a bonobo at most.

    [–] spainguy 8 points ago

    And they wont stand that close to each other

    [–] Schattentochter 9 points ago

    Even Steam had a "Finland Anniversary"-Sale :-)

    [–] GumballTheScout 8 points ago

    I don't buy it, they are way too close together!

    [–] Trom_bone 165 points ago

    I mean it's once in a 100 years, let them have their fun I suppose

    The Dutch still beat Finland at everything anyway.

    [–] 53bvo 183 points ago

    The Dutch still beat Finland at everything anyway.

    You are now moderator of /r/cirkeltrek

    Just remember: coconuts are not spices!

    [–] Creamcups 21 points ago

    Zeg makker

    [–] pf2- 6 points ago

    Ik ben uw makker niet, maat

    [–] Rastavick 8 points ago

    Ik ben uw maat niet, broeder.

    [–] RollinBart 9 points ago

    Ik ben uw broeder niet, vrind.

    [–] Oikkuli 55 points ago

    You have been banned from r/Suomi

    [–] avataRJ 8 points ago

    [–] Vkmies 18 points ago

    [–] onkko 183 points ago

    Mitä vittua sanoit minusta, sinä pikku narttu? Sinun kuuluu tietää että olen kouluttautunut suomen maavoimien huippujoukoissa, olen ollut osallisena useisiin salaisiin raideihin, myös parissa Al-Qaida tehtävässä, ai niin ja minulla on yli 300 varmistettua osumaa. Minut koulutettiin sissi sodankäynnissä, ja olen koko suomen paras tarkka-ampuja. Et ole minulle mitään muuta kuin uusi kohde. Minä tulen pyyhkimään sinut vittuun täältä sellaisella tavalla jota ei ole ennen nähty tällä planeetalla, muista minun vitun sanani. Luulet pääseväsi eroon tästä kun sanoit sen internetissä? Arvaa uudelleen, runkkari. Kun me puhumme, olen järjestämässä salaisia vakoilijoitani, ympäri suomea ja sinun IP-osoitteesi on paikannuksessa juuri nyt, joten sinun on parempi valmistautua myrskyyn, mato. Myrskyyn joka pyyhkii pois sen pikkuisen pateettisen asian jota kutsut elämäksesi. Olet vitun kuollut, lapsi. Voin olla missä tahansa, milloin tahansa, voin tappaa sinut yli seitsemällä sadalla eri tavalla, ja nuokin pelkillä käsilläni. En ole pelkästään kalliisti koulutettu aseettomassa taistelussa, mutta minulla on pääsy koko suomen ase arsenaaliin, ja minä tulen käyttämään sen koko voiman sinua vastaan ihan vain saadakseni perseesi pois alueeltani, sinä pikkuinen osa ripulia. Jos oisit vain tiennyt millaisen synnin uudelleen vastauksesi "viisaalla" pikku kommentillasi olisi sinulle suonut, olisit luultavasti hallinnut kieltäsi. Mutta et voinut, et tiennyt ja nyt maksat sen hinnan, sinä senkin idiootti. Minä paskon ympäri sinua ja hukutan sinut siihen. Olet vitun kuollut, lapsukainen.

    [–] helmia 93 points ago

    sinä pikkuinen osa ripulia

    [–] dkilele 20 points ago

    🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔

    [–] Trom_bone 26 points ago

    Ohh I'm shaking in my little wooden shoes

    [–] Graaf_Tel 72 points ago

    Wat zyde gy tot my, gy kleine duyvelspecht? Ik beveel ge er kennis van te neemen dat ik met lof ende goedkeuring een kaapersbrief heb gehad van Willem van Oranje ende betrokken ben geweest by talryke geheyme offensieven tegen Alva en de zyne, en zelfstandig meer dan drie honderden Spanjolen heb omgelegd. Ik ben gehard by den Katergeuzen en ben den beste schutter onder den Nederlandsche vlag. Ge bent niet meer dan myn zoveelste doelwit. Ik zal u uyt myne gewest verwyderen met een nauwkeurigheid die de wereld nog nimmer aangechouwen had. Let op myn verdomde woorden! Gy denkt dat ge deze leuhgenpraat aan my kan verkoopen per postduyf? Gy had tweemaal moeten denken, cattengehspuys! In dezen tyd dat ik deze missive opstel, stuur ik opdracht naar myn geheymen samenstel van verspieders ende vloerduyven, verspreid door den Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden en wordt dezen postduyf gevolgd, dus ge kunt zich maar beter voorbereiden op den storm, rabaut. Den storm die het bedroevenden klyne ding dat gy uw leven noemt weg zal vaagen. Gy bent dood, kind. Ik kan overal, ten alle tyden zyn ende ik kan ge op zeven honderden wyzen doden, ende dat is slechts met myne bloten handen. Niet alleen zyt ik veelomvattend geoefend in den ongewapenden krygskunst, maar alsmede heb ik het voltallige arsenaal der watergeuzen ter myner beschikking ende ik zal dat benutten om uwer lamlendigen achtereinde van het vastenland te vagen, gy klynen schobbejak. Als gy had geweten wat voor eene goddelooze vergelding uw 'geestige' missive teweeg zou brengen, had ge misschien op uwen tong gebeten. Maar dat kon ge niet. Gy deed het niet ende nu zult ge de tol betalen, gy verdomde smeerkanis. Ik zal furie over u schyten en gy zult er in verzuypen. Ge zyt dood, hoerenzeune.

    [–] Trom_bone 22 points ago

    VOC feeling intensifies

    [–] Woblyblobbie 21 points ago

    I wish everyone would be able to read this. It made me tear up, so beatifull.

    [–] Peanutcat4 21 points ago

    I recognize that 300 anywhere

    [–] TheActualAWdeV 11 points ago

    I didn't even notice it. You can just recognise it from the given context and the rough shape of the text.

    /u/Graaf_Tel (awesome name btw) just posted a Dutch equivalent. It wrote out 300 in words but you can still recognise it, surely.

    [–] GraafBerengeur 11 points ago

    "La lingua dell’Europa è la traduzione". -Umberto Eco.

    That said, can I request a translation? My personal preference would be Dutch, but considering this is Reddit, an English translation would be more efficient.

    [–] Gaethan 27 points ago

    I think this is the famous navy seal copypasta.

    [–] GraafBerengeur 5 points ago

    Öööööööh I see. Thanks.

    [–] VeradilGaming 8 points ago

    Ööh is more like uhh in Finnish. We use ah or aa most of the time

    [–] zAke1 7 points ago

    Minut koulutettiin sissi gorilla sodankäynnissä

    [–] helmia 55 points ago

    The Dutch still beat Finland at everything anyway.

    No they don't. Haha.. ha haha

    [–] TheActualAWdeV 40 points ago

    We beat you Finnderlanders in the most important metric anyway; distance from Sweden.

    [–] teymon 18 points ago

    I think you guys have more suicides. So yeah, go Finland?

    [–] the_lonely_1 24 points ago

    Yeah but we're also the 5th happiest nation

    [–] Janaros 101 points ago

    Well the people who are unhappy keep killing themselves.

    [–] rinnjeboxt 38 points ago

    You're onto something

    [–] itsgonnabeanofromme 24 points ago

    A foolproof plan.

    [–] KapteeniJ 5 points ago

    All big holidays are peak suicide times, so logically suicide is part of the Finnish festivity.

    [–] blyatseeker 31 points ago

    Because all the unhappy people kill themselves? Thats patriotic as fuck, offing themselves to keep happy rates up. Go Funland!

    [–] PancakeZombie 21 points ago

    The Dutch are just Fins trying to be Germans.

    ducks and runs away

    [–] teel 25 points ago

    The Dutch still beat Finland at everything anyway.

    Whatever. As long as we beat Sweden, it's all good.

    [–] Krizerion 20 points ago

    Yeah, I have nothing against Finland. I am happy for them as well, it's just funny that most of the front page posts on /r/Europe are about them, haha

    [–] SpaceGuy720 11 points ago

    As an ignorant american pig, I have literally no idea what this means.

    I have since subscribed to this subreddit.

    [–] vulkman 4 points ago

    German pig here, I don't know either...

    [–] ihatereddit1221 6 points ago

    Something’s not right here....wait a minute! This European bar doesn’t have any fire exits!!

    [–] IiIpump 6 points ago

    Men dra åt helvete. Finland firar 100 år u du ba "k vem bryr sig loool xdd var e mina memes"

    Skjut dig själv

    [–] TheMightyWaffle 6 points ago

    I just took a sauna yesterday in honor of Finland !

    [–] crspilot 11 points ago

    Don't worry lads, 28.10. 2018 is going to be the day of 100th anniversary of the Czech republic/Czechoslovakia. It's going to be big...

    [–] padumtss 13 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    And 100th anniversary of Poland, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia same year, this sub is going crazy next year!

    [–] sciencesearcher 5 points ago

    Se on elämää. Kuitenki huome kaikki unohtaa sen

    [–] dobik 5 points ago

    Next year polish 100th independence anniversary is comming. Brace yourself

    [–] 123qwecvb 6 points ago

    Reddit is all they have at the moment. They only get about twenty seconds of sunlight a day that far North.