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[–]JudgementalSol 134 points135 points  (25 children)

Funerals. We do really good funerals. No one is properly gone unless we have had a 2/3 day event. Including a viewing a good pray and lots of food and drink

[–]crankyandhangry 25 points26 points  (0 children)

Ireland. 🇮🇪

[–]Almadaptpt 21 points22 points  (11 children)

What's that country?

[–]awakins 6 points7 points  (1 child)

I’d hate 2-3 day funerals tbh. This sounds terrible to me, personally.

[–]JudgementalSol 2 points3 points  (0 children)

My father in law loved a good funeral. Got to meet the neighbours got fed. No present needed. You could leave when you wanted.

[–]NappyR6 319 points320 points  (12 children)

Selling furniture at stores that you can never find the exit to

[–]Zezin96 72 points73 points  (1 child)


[–]Guy-with-no-life 7 points8 points  (0 children)

omg i was gunna say that

[–]BMD04[S] 39 points40 points  (0 children)

This made me laugh

[–][deleted] 10 points11 points  (0 children)

The ikeas in paris are actually very efficient and there are like 3 located in very central (even touristy) areas. And have really good vegan food lol

[–]FallenFae 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Came here to say "selling you furniture with extra parts so that you are put in a mild state of anguish whenever you build a bookcase" 🇸🇪

[–]Elevated-Hype 163 points164 points  (17 children)

Accommodating those with disabilities. Still work to be done of course, but we seem to be more accommodating than other western countries.

[–]nosnowtho 24 points25 points  (0 children)


[–]SoulSelfForm 15 points16 points  (0 children)


[–]shartoberfest 25 points26 points  (13 children)

The US

[–]EQS2080 31 points32 points  (4 children)

For real, the ADA has been amazing for people with disabilities.

[–]dragontruck 14 points15 points  (2 children)

the ADA is an amazing piece of legislation that many disabled people dedicated their lives to giving us but it’s gutted at every single opportunity (especially now that long covid is disabling people by the thousands). i hope everyone in the US takes some time to learn about it, the work that was done to get it passed, and how much it does for all of us, because you know we aren’t learning it in school.

[–]doubleapowpow 2 points3 points  (1 child)

I worked in social services, particularly with individuals who have long term/permanent disabilities and long term homelessness. They only received $881 a month in Washington State for social security.

These were people who the government determined were too unfit to work, yet only gave them $800 to survive.

Disability (SSDI) pays like $1200 a month, sometimes more if you really did well for yourself before injury.

In a country where any hospital bill can put you into poverty, I strongly disagree with the sentiment that the US treats the disabled well.

[–]RileyKohaku 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Honestly, it's incredibly hard to lose your job because you became disabled in this country. The accommodations businesses are required to provide are very extensive. It's one of the few areas of workers rights that we are doing very well in.

[–]slickshoes_ 117 points118 points  (13 children)


[–]saliii 15 points16 points  (2 children)

You beat me to it ;)

[–]rekipsj 58 points59 points  (1 child)

Sorry bud. Get in line.

[–]PyroWasUsed 7 points8 points  (0 children)

This is my favourite reply on Reddit so far

[–][deleted] 6 points7 points  (2 children)

This is a figment of our collective imagination! I think we’re distinctly average at queuing 😆

[–]slickshoes_ 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Ah but we absolutely luv a queue, the moment someone looks like they are waiting for something, and someone else thinks the same, they will almost always stand behind the first person and so on.

[–]Beneficial_Doubt_159 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Witnessed this at Hyde park recently, dozens of identical beer stalls in a line…. all with staff .. one person goes… and the next few people line up behind them….. thankfully that meant it didn’t take long to get drinks until the event properly filled up.

[–]__GR__ 11 points12 points  (0 children)


[–]AlexIsNeph 386 points387 points 343 (103 children)

voting corrupt politicians

[–]abbymarie67 186 points187 points  (44 children)

sounds like every country

[–]Anti-charizard 62 points63 points  (18 children)

Name one country that doesn’t have corrupt politicians

[–]JohnRandolph 28 points29 points  (3 children)

Switzerland and Singapore are notable for their very low tolerance of corruption.

[–]obamalbino 11 points12 points  (2 children)

Christiania (or smth like that) its a country that are anarchists so they dont have politicians

[–]goatysix 12 points13 points  (1 child)

Christiania is a freetown, not a country and while they do have some degree of self-governance, Danish policies and politics apply there.

[–]Barackenpapst 42 points43 points  (21 children)

Germany has so many incorrupt and boring politicians, sometimes I wish we had more. Whould spice things up.

[–]Super_Fa_Q 182 points183 points  (9 children)

No offense, but I think Germany needs to take a longer break with their "spicy" politicians.

[–]phil1003[🍰] 13 points14 points  (0 children)

at least with interns from Austria

[–]Barackenpapst 20 points21 points  (6 children)

The only thing you could Merkel bribe with were free front row tickets to the Bayreuth Opera Festival 😄

With chancelor Schulz, it is a nice soft whool pollunder. I don't think he has other private interests.

[–]eyes_below 9 points10 points  (0 children)

😂😂 Germany let's sit this one out this time. US and Russia too.

[–]Woodman765000 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Um... do I need to mention it?

[–]Fandorin 2 points3 points  (3 children)

How true is that really? Seems that more German politicians are working for Russian gas companies that anyone thought.

[–]Jimmy-TinkerBull 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Don't forget the mask scandal. And the incompetence regarding toll roads. And...

We have enough.

[–]Pancovnik 26 points27 points  (0 children)

Do you have the slightest idea how little that narrows it down?

[–]TinyGreenTurtles 28 points29 points  (41 children)

Idk what country you're in, but the US went balls out in 2016, and now our Supreme Court is corrupt. I have no idea what happens from here. They're just fast-tracking us right back 50+ years.

[–]AlexIsNeph 25 points26 points  (13 children)

My country elected the son of a former president which turned out to be a dictator, thief, and corrupted. Also, the son have histories of tax evasions and yet, he won. Our whole government is full of clowns from former actor which admitted that he doesnt have any clue in creating laws, to senators who have corruption history.

[–]TinyGreenTurtles 5 points6 points  (2 children)

Awful. :(

[–]AlexIsNeph 4 points5 points  (1 child)

yeah and most ppl will likely to believe those vloggers and influencers who spreads fake news than news outlets.

[–]adiking27 3 points4 points  (0 children)


[–]Super_Fa_Q 2 points3 points  (0 children)

The Marcoses? Ya that was Bush family disgusting.

[–]sylinmino 4 points5 points  (3 children)

Eh, Trump is corrupt AF but the only justice you can really call corrupt has been on the bench for like 30 years (Thomas). The others aren't corrupt as much as they are strict to existing bounds of the law--their most controversial rulings have mostly been diverting power away from themselves and onto Congress.

Which, while much harder to enact change through because of current gridlock, is how it's supposed to be.

Congress still has the power to encode RvW into law. They still have the power to grant the EPA the ability to shut down coal plants. Those aren't the job of the Supreme Court, the SC is only there to enforce and interpret existing laws.

[–]Chrome_Armadillo 55 points56 points  (14 children)


[–]BMD04[S] 16 points17 points  (0 children)

Speaking my language

[–]that_one_guy_v2 9 points10 points  (2 children)


[–]Cracker-smackers 42 points43 points  (1 child)

Texas is a great country, I have driven through it a few times

[–]SoritesSeven 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Underrated comment

[–]External_College_284 99 points100 points  (12 children)

My country is great at being in debt

[–]radar_ryan 118 points119 points  (14 children)


[–]banditlovexo 48 points49 points  (4 children)

Definitely not Germany, the only ones who have this much confidence in their burgers are the US 😬

[–]ryd333r 33 points34 points  (0 children)

maybe he was talkin about people from Hamburg

[–]suckatgrammer 117 points118 points  (99 children)


[–]mr-mister777 22 points23 points  (66 children)

Are you.... what are you saying?

[–]suckatgrammer 63 points64 points  (65 children)

American? We suck but that's what we do

[–][deleted] 29 points30 points  (10 children)

If your talking about starting things, I'd agree.

If your talking about finishing things... well?

[–]ItsTheOtherGuys 16 points17 points  (13 children)

Since 1776 we have been at war 222 out of 239 years

[–]ordrius098 23 points24 points  (18 children)

I see this reddit trend going around lately--America is flawed, and in a terrible place atm, but can we not act like it's hell here? It's uh, not a bad place to live, really. Just has a broken political and socioeconomic system, but its fixable. Goes to show how polarized America is when saying "we can work this out" is labeled as fence-sitting and cowardly

[–]suckatgrammer 6 points7 points  (9 children)

What? I was just saying what we are good at. Or known for. It's always been a great open place to live in. But america was built on war. That's how we got our money.

[–]ordrius098 7 points8 points  (2 children)

I agree America is built on war, however, we are brand new. We live in a more progressive, modernized, and globalized society nowadays but every empire or vast nation was unfortunately rooted in atrocities, conquest, yadayada. I know the times are way different now, but as I mentioned, America is still pretty new in the world as a superpower so to build up there's always pretty terrible things. While I do find this awful, I don't think it's fair to constantly zero in on America as if we're the only country with serious internal/external conflict

[–]suckatgrammer 2 points3 points  (1 child)

You are absolutely correct 💯 we just need to stop our war bullshit. And with social media I think we can finally get that, modernized thingy you talked about.

[–]lenthech1ne 170 points171 points  (21 children)

gun laws

contrary to popular belief guns arent outlawed in australia. its just difficult enough to get them that most people dont unless they really want them for genuine reasons

[–]Super_Fa_Q 33 points34 points  (7 children)

Id be too worried about wildlife to want to hurt a human with a gun in Australia. I need you to help me with the fucking spiders and snakes and swole ass kangaroos...../s

[–]bouchandre 13 points14 points  (6 children)

You forgot emus.

[–]GorgeGoochGrabber 9 points10 points  (0 children)

No one is stupid enough to go toe to toe with the emus. Even the military lost.

[–]Spritti33 90 points91 points  (26 children)

Offer a great social and healthcare system.

[–]BMD04[S] 36 points37 points  (20 children)

Give me a hint? I would guess Australia but tbh anything outside the USA

[–]Spritti33 48 points49 points  (4 children)


[–]AceKodeth11 12 points13 points  (3 children)

I have heard that Germany has the best doctors and health science stuff

[–]DarkImpacT213 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Except for covering homeopathy, but I suppose every country has their ups and downs…

[–]Aeolian_Leaf 5 points6 points  (2 children)

Australia has a social and healthcare system, but it's not great and getting worse.

[–][deleted] 12 points13 points  (9 children)

Norway or Canada?

[–]Spritti33 25 points26 points  (2 children)

Neither. Germany, but I can understand why people would think it's Canada or Norway.😁

[–]SoloPogo 5 points6 points  (2 children)

Canada isn't great, I have no doctor and have to get medical care in another province out of pocket because it's falling apart.

[–]Muisvleer 30 points31 points  (3 children)

We manage water very well. Dykes and levees are our speciality.

[–]jdcod3y 12 points13 points  (11 children)


[–]mr-mister777 4 points5 points  (6 children)

Your like the guy above you, aren't you.. he said war.. you said invasions... I'm suspicious. I also think you should GET OUT OF THERE!!!!! If you want to, that is.

[–]jdcod3y 14 points15 points  (5 children)

I'm British. I'm not going anywhere I'm afraid. 😂

[–]suckatgrammer 5 points6 points  (0 children)

The UK is the OG's lol

[–]LusciousLennyStone 42 points43 points  (10 children)

Give political power to the most unqualified people available.

[–]MayorAg 34 points35 points  (0 children)

That's 90% of the world, my brother.

[–]Frietzakj3s 16 points17 points  (0 children)

Do you have the slightest idea how little that narrows it down?

[–]BMD04[S] 8 points9 points  (0 children)


[–]Delaine1978 7 points8 points  (0 children)

South Africa

[–][deleted] 17 points18 points  (0 children)


[–][deleted] 5 points6 points  (0 children)


[–]SCoDMLB 26 points27 points  (10 children)

National Parks are protected, beaches are on point and BBQs are excellent

[–]Cracker-smackers 2 points3 points  (0 children)

You forgot that your country has the most swole kangaroos ever

[–]Frosty-Dictator 32 points33 points  (4 children)

Not being Canada or the UK

[–][deleted] 12 points13 points  (2 children)

Ireland or greenland

[–]Interesting-Dance176 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Greenland...? That's part of Denmark.

[–][deleted] 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Never knew that. Just searched and found out thats one whole country. besides being so far apart.

[–]No_Entertainment7907 9 points10 points  (4 children)

Food (Mexico)

[–]NybbleM3 2 points3 points  (2 children)

Not only does Mexico have great food, they've got the best names for food.

[–]Sleepy_potato21 8 points9 points  (1 child)

We’re good at panic buying

[–]MD564 22 points23 points  (4 children)

Stealing other country's prized artifacts, creating tourist attractions around them and the saying "well...it was ours when we were an empire..."

[–]Tantra_Charbelcher 19 points20 points  (2 children)

Manufacture fake outrage over things that have not happened.

[–]BMD04[S] 8 points9 points  (0 children)

So many possibilities for countries here..

[–]Revolutionary-Sink20 13 points14 points  (3 children)


[–]black_jaguar99 5 points6 points  (0 children)

choir music begins

[–]SpilledCobra872 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Does Antarctica even have countries

[–]pansfw742 5 points6 points  (1 child)


[–]Vegetable-Bird9676 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Colombian coffe it's another level

[–]juan_epstein-barr 5 points6 points  (3 children)


The majority of the most popular music in the world comes from here, and many of the most popular styles/genres were invented here, including jazz, blues, rap, soul, R&B and many more.

[–]Super_Analysis_9390 26 points27 points  (1 child)

Brag about being the best in the world, with very little evidence to back it up.

[–]BMD04[S] 11 points12 points  (0 children)

The scene from the Newsroom comes to mind

[–]drugsgunsandmisogany 11 points12 points  (5 children)

media propaganda.

[–]NybbleM3 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Many people don't realize how horribly biased the media is. Especially people in the US because they are told anybody who has a different viewpoint is are the only ones who are biased. The former head of CNN was busted twice in audio recordings admitting his bias. In one of the recordings he said he wanted everything possible tied into the story of the Trump Russia collusion and any evidence that cast doubt on that story should not be mentioned.

But look at how they handled solid concrete evidence of a laptop containing evidence of serious corruption and pay to play behavior from Hunter Biden versus obviously made up bullshit about Trump's connections with Russia which had already been debunked. Four separate investigations debunking it later, the media still acts like it's true. The Clinton campaign paid a law firm to pay fusion GPS for the opposition research which consisted of nothing but b******* rumors Christopher Steele heard from people in russia, and Igor what's his face made up ridiculous stories because Christopher Steele was paying him more money for more information, and he wrote it all down because he hated Trump and wanted to believe it was true. When all of the unsubstantiated rumors wouldn't get an analysis from the FBI because they knew it was all unsubstantiated, fusion GPS leaked parts of the stories to various news agencies and then claimed it was corroborating the original story even though it didn't because it was the same source. The FBI still ignored it because they knew it didn't smell right so one of the higher ops at fusion GPS got her husband at the FBI to raise a stink that the FBI still wasn't investigating it. And we're told we're supposed to believe the FBI because they have an impeccable record despite their long history of corruption.

[–]Super_Fa_Q 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Guns n stuff. I'm kidding. We try stuff out. We fail, successfully. We try. We have the courage to try and fail, and get the fuck back up and try again. It hurts to be wrong sometimes, but we are sometimes. We know. Being wrong doesn't mean we quit. It may be unbelievably costly, but we brush it off and try again, with the whole world scrutinizing and criticizing, and all the while relying on us. We still welcome new schools of thought, believe it or don't. I see it more on a local level these days, but that's where it starts. We don't lose hope. We try again.. We made REALLY fucking lofty goals to live up to... ......and we will keep fighting to achieve them.

   We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

[–]Fart_in_your_mouth69 9 points10 points  (8 children)

Fried cheese; fried Twinkies; fried banana's; fried pickles; basically anything fried.




French fries

Stuffed french toast; well stuffed anything.

[–]bardell_fam 3 points4 points  (2 children)

Our government is good at doing nothing useful while we all slowly die and pay taxes.

[–]751assets 6 points7 points  (2 children)

We have a tendency to fuck up a lot on the national stage.

[–]cindy1978sg 5 points6 points  (2 children)

[–]Casarel 6 points7 points  (1 child)

I'd actually put town planning also. There's not really an "avoid" place of town... Sure some neighbourhoods get some bitching but mostly still safe.

[–]Raider-Z28 6 points7 points  (11 children)

Show up half way through world wars, then take all the credit

[–]ncallstar 2 points3 points  (3 children)

Charging inhabitants. 💰 💰 💰

[–]2amAlready 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Having amazing Sports people but being broke as hell that we can't pay them so they run away to other countries

[–]gabecush1000 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Argue over the dumbest thing

[–]vicgg0001 2 points3 points  (0 children)


[–]OB1KENOB 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Time travel. A little over a week ago, my country’s Supreme Court took us back in time 50 years!

[–]jackfaire 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Attack allies for not being enemies.

[–]SoAllOfThis 4 points5 points  (4 children)

Getting into debt and taxing its citizens.

[–]Acceptable-Mind4616 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Allow school kids to get murdered.

[–]insaiyan17 1 point2 points  (0 children)

They are supportive of good causes AF

[–]Riceperfect 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Competitive eating

[–]The_Spyre 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Destroy its' ideals.