Iceland is larger than Ireland

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  1. Mike Eskimo

    Mike Eskimo Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    Here’s another Ireland fun fact :

    The gigantic modern Guinness brewery in Dublin makes all draught Guinness in the world (they brew some bottled beer in Canada).

    Until just a few years ago the majority of it stayed in Ireland ! *hic*

    Now , Ireland has fallen to third place in Guinness consumption - behind Great Britain #1 *hic hic hic* and Nigeria #2 *hic hic*.

    Tiny , state-sized countries/huge drunks.
     
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  2. Teleterr

    Teleterr Friend of Leo's

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    How to make faux Guinness. In a blender combine Irish Stew and Budweiser. It will still be lighter in body , but close.
     
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    Before climate change...
     
  4. Sean Mac

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    They had more boats than the Irish Navy.

    http://lugnad.ie/guinnessfleets/

    :)
     
  5. Mike Eskimo

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    When we were in Ireland in 2001, many things surprised us, a few of which were :

    - it was sunny - for 7 days in a row !

    - you can drink a lot more Guinness per night than you think you can

    - exotic/new/cool takes many forms. Guinness had just gotten license to brew Budweiser (plain, crappy old Bud - I checked) and everybody , especially the young , were guzzling it down . Blecchh ...:confused:

    - if you tell the right guy at the pub outside Cork that you just visited Rory Gallagher’s grave he’ll hug you, spend the rest of the evening buying you drinks, and tell you he thought you were Irish at first because “you were wearing black jackets and not teal or red Lands End jackets like all the facking fat Americans !” :lol:

    - Every third car we saw on the roads were Guinness inspection vans that spot-checked pubs on pour/temperature/cleanliness

    - how much we wanted to live there...
     
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  6. David Barnett

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    I hope he checked that they were actually female before he paid.
     
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  7. telleutelleme

    telleutelleme Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    I'm guessing the Icelandic potato famine was much smaller.
     
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    memorex Friend of Leo's

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    If you had to choose between moving to Ireland or Iceland, which would you choose? I rest my case.
     
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    What if his tastes aren’t yours though? Maybe that’s what he was looking for.
     
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    Then he'd still want to check...
     
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    Reading all posts before posting reminds me of why I ought to read all posts before posting about something like the Finnish girl I dated and the Icelandic girl that wouldn't go out with me.
    I asked her out several times, but she just didn't like me that way.
     
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    Where did they put them?
     
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    You didn't ask her where she was from?
    That's always a good ice breaker.
     
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    Ireland has fewer active volcanoes.
     
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    prison i guess
     
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    What about all the troubles in Northern Iceland?
     
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    Maybe he’s not picky.
     
  18. Mike Eskimo

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    That was all Bjork-related.

    Not a big deal.
     
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    If you or someone you know was eaten by a Teddy Bear it would be a big deal !
     
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