It is now too late to visit stick fiddling, Austria

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It is now too late to visit stick fiddling, Austria

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https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/fucki ... d-fugging/

The country of Austria was truly home to a town called “stick fiddling” for the last few centuries. In November 2020, however, the town of about 100 residents voted to change the name to something a little less obscene: Fugging.

The Local reports that town residents, known as Fuckingers, were tired of tourists coming to take pictures with their town signs (or worse, stealing them) and the ridicule their town received online.

The new name becomes official on Jan. 1, 2021.
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Figures the internet ruined stick fiddling.
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stick fiddling ruined their tourism industry.
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stick fiddling should have left the stick fiddling name in place.

I can't believe this.

Tourists can do bad things, but they also bring money. I can't believe the town didn't have a shop to sell stick fiddling signs, and a stick fiddling hotel, and a stick fiddling bar... etc.

I'd tell you the puns are not intended, but you wouldn't stick fiddling believe me.

Yes, I'm being immature, but this is stick fiddling funny :p
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Remember, people, to forgive is divine. In other words, it ain't human.
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At least Dildo, Newfoundland, still stands:
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ukimalefu posted wrote: stick fiddling should have left the stick fiddling name in place.

I can't believe this.

Tourists can do bad things, but they also bring money. I can't believe the town didn't have a shop to sell stick fiddling signs, and a stick fiddling hotel, and a stick fiddling bar... etc.

I'd tell you the puns are not intended, but you wouldn't stick fiddling believe me.

Yes, I'm being immature, but this is stick fiddling funny :p


They apparently didn't want that business. Their decision.
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ukimalefu posted wrote: stick fiddling should have left the stick fiddling name in place.

I can't believe this.

Tourists can do bad things, but they also bring money. I can't believe the town didn't have a shop to sell stick fiddling signs, and a stick fiddling hotel, and a stick fiddling bar... etc.

I'd tell you the puns are not intended, but you wouldn't stick fiddling believe me.

Yes, I'm being immature, but this is stick fiddling funny :p


My wife's sister lived in Austria for almost a year.
I recall her saying, and my wife agrees having visited her for a week the Austrian people don't have much of a sense of humor at all.,

They said it was almost a glaring deficiency all around.
And Proteus brought the upright beast into the garden and chained him to a tree and the children did make sport of him.
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You mean it's like they got rid of all of the funny people or something?
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Séamas posted wrote:
ukimalefu posted wrote: stick fiddling should have left the stick fiddling name in place.

I can't believe this.

Tourists can do bad things, but they also bring money. I can't believe the town didn't have a shop to sell stick fiddling signs, and a stick fiddling hotel, and a stick fiddling bar... etc.

I'd tell you the puns are not intended, but you wouldn't stick fiddling believe me.

Yes, I'm being immature, but this is stick fiddling funny :p


My wife's sister lived in Austria for almost a year.
I recall her saying, and my wife agrees having visited her for a week the Austrian people don't have much of a sense of humor at all.,

They said it was almost a glaring deficiency all around.


So, when a citizen of this town asks for your manager, does that make them a stick fiddling uncouth individual?
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stick fiddling austria, amirite
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obvs posted wrote: You mean it's like they got rid of all of the funny people or something?



That's…dark.
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TIL: Austria is a country, not just a region of Germany.

This is stunning news.
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Pariah posted wrote: TIL: Austria is a country, not just a region of Germany.

This is stunning news.


LOL. For a while some Austrian dude combined them. It wasn't pretty.
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Séamas posted wrote:
Pariah posted wrote: TIL: Austria is a country, not just a region of Germany.

This is stunning news.


LOL. For a while some Austrian dude combined them. It wasn't pretty.


On the other hand, it could have been worse.
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Séamas posted wrote:
Pariah posted wrote: TIL: Austria is a country, not just a region of Germany.

This is stunning news.


LOL. For a while some Austrian dude combined them. It wasn't pretty.


:lol:

Learning that just now made me feel kinda silly. I thought I had a pretty good grasp of Europes geo-political borders but apparently not. :heh:
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maurvir posted wrote:
Séamas posted wrote:
Pariah posted wrote: TIL: Austria is a country, not just a region of Germany.

This is stunning news.


LOL. For a while some Austrian dude combined them. It wasn't pretty.


On the other hand, it could have been worse.


I suppose. I just don't see how.
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Séamas posted wrote:
maurvir posted wrote:
Séamas posted wrote:
Pariah posted wrote: TIL: Austria is a country, not just a region of Germany.

This is stunning news.


LOL. For a while some Austrian dude combined them. It wasn't pretty.


On the other hand, it could have been worse.


I suppose. I just don't see how.

I can think of one way it could have been worse. Hitler was just as interested in creating a nuclear bomb as we were.
We were lucky to beat him to it.
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Pariah posted wrote:
Séamas posted wrote:
maurvir posted wrote:
Séamas posted wrote:
Pariah posted wrote: TIL: Austria is a country, not just a region of Germany.

This is stunning news.


LOL. For a while some Austrian dude combined them. It wasn't pretty.


On the other hand, it could have been worse.


I suppose. I just don't see how.

I can think of one way it could have been worse. Hitler was just as interested in creating a nuclear bomb as we were.
We were lucky to beat him to it.


This. Although a lot of reports indicate that his own scientists were trying to slow down the effort.
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Pariah posted wrote:
Séamas posted wrote:
maurvir posted wrote:
Séamas posted wrote:
Pariah posted wrote: TIL: Austria is a country, not just a region of Germany.

This is stunning news.


LOL. For a while some Austrian dude combined them. It wasn't pretty.


On the other hand, it could have been worse.


I suppose. I just don't see how.

I can think of one way it could have been worse. Hitler was just as interested in creating a nuclear bomb as we were.
We were lucky to beat him to it.



Oh, I was thinking in the sense of an alternative to Hitler.
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Pariah posted wrote:
Séamas posted wrote:
Pariah posted wrote: TIL: Austria is a country, not just a region of Germany.

This is stunning news.


LOL. For a while some Austrian dude combined them. It wasn't pretty.


:lol:

Learning that just now made me feel kinda silly. I thought I had a pretty good grasp of Europes geo-political borders but apparently not. :heh:


Realizing you were wrong and learning is a very good thing :up:

There's people who confuse Austria and Australia.
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ukimalefu posted wrote:
Pariah posted wrote:
Séamas posted wrote:
Pariah posted wrote: TIL: Austria is a country, not just a region of Germany.

This is stunning news.


LOL. For a while some Austrian dude combined them. It wasn't pretty.


:lol:

Learning that just now made me feel kinda silly. I thought I had a pretty good grasp of Europes geo-political borders but apparently not. :heh:


Realizing you were wrong and learning is a very good thing :up:

There's people who confuse Austria and Australia.


I've only ever seen that done as an intentional joke at the expense of imagined even-dumber people.
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ukimalefu posted wrote:
Pariah posted wrote:
Séamas posted wrote:
Pariah posted wrote: TIL: Austria is a country, not just a region of Germany.

This is stunning news.


LOL. For a while some Austrian dude combined them. It wasn't pretty.


:lol:

Learning that just now made me feel kinda silly. I thought I had a pretty good grasp of Europes geo-political borders but apparently not. :heh:


Realizing you were wrong and learning is a very good thing :up:

There's people who confuse Austria and Australia.

I don't mind finding out I was wrong about something. I am one of those weirdos that gets a little dopamine surge when I add new data to my brain.
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ukimalefu posted wrote:
Pariah posted wrote:
Séamas posted wrote:
Pariah posted wrote: TIL: Austria is a country, not just a region of Germany.

This is stunning news.


LOL. For a while some Austrian dude combined them. It wasn't pretty.


:lol:

Learning that just now made me feel kinda silly. I thought I had a pretty good grasp of Europes geo-political borders but apparently not. :heh:


Realizing you were wrong and learning is a very good thing :up:

There's people who confuse Austria and Australia.

They have a special postal stamp for mail that goes to the wrong one. Taiwan and Thailand too.
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FWIW, I heard there's a place in America named Hell <shrug>
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kamizuno wrote: Thu Jan 21, 2021 1:40 pm FWIW, I heard there's a place in America named Hell <shrug>
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