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some not -so-well-known belgian prides:

9 times world champion trial bike Kenny Belaey!



world champion Beatboxing Roxorloops! (here in the final round against australia... hmm who wins? Smile )



oh and guess where this guy was born? (granted, he moved to australia when he was about 3 years old.. but hey Wink
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What makes Belgium great and known for is allready been mentioned.

French Fries
Great Beers (Westvleteren is actually crowned as best beer of the World.)
Chocolat
Tennis
Smurfs and other Cartoons

Still however the previous years, when we got in the international news, it always had something to do with Kids locked in a basement... not so great to be known for... Sad


For those not knowing our trappist beers (Westvleteren is a trappist).

A Trappist beer is a beer brewed by or under control of Trappist monks. There are a total of 174 Trappist monasteries worldwide (as of April 2011); only seven (six in Belgium, one in the Netherlands) produce Trappist beer and are authorized to label their beers with the Authentic Trappist Product logo that indicates a compliance to the various rules of the International Trappist Association.

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And last but not least, i think we have some great music aswell, actually curious to know wich Belgium music you guys know.
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A very good showing for Belgium. Thanks everyone who contributed.








And our next country is ....












drumroll ...










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SWEDEN

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We've got lots and lots of Swedish members here at TIG, so come on guys and girls, tell us the cool things about your country Smile


Some cool Swedish things for me are:


Ikea - thank you for helping us display our SW cool stuff!

Music - Abba, The Hives, Opeth

Film - the director Ingmar Bergman (Seventh Seal)

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How caan you guys Forget Belgium Choc Cool


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Lol Liam it was mentioned twice Smile But three times mention just shows how yummy it is!

OK, back to Sweden

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Def the music. Some killer bands came out of Sweden. Arch Enemy, Unleashed, Tiamat, Amon Amarth to name a few. And Swedish meatballs, ya.

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Love the pic cheers

Sweden, there are many great things here but to mention just a few we have good food, lovely girls, great beer and booz.
We have many many talented actors/actresses and entertaining football in the summer and hockey in the winter with many talants even there. It will be fun to see all you have to add here about Sweden Very Happy
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The Nobel Prize & the midnight sun.
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Saab + Volvo

Knäckerbröd

H&M

Eva Green (Swedish dad)

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Well, I live here and mostly the bad things comes to mind TBH. But enough of that now. :silent:

Athletes - Nicklas Lidström, Peter Forsberg, Ronnie Peterson

Actor - Peter Stormare

Music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7aIF1oeKv8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eDkFlVSwnk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-SxR3g09qc
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Max Von Sydow
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Greta Garbo
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I liked that Weeping Willows tune. Here is Opeth - Windowpane





https://youtu.be/-CvltVKjacw

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Love Opeth and Covenant. Seems like theres a ton of killer bands from there and Norway. Mainly the Black/Gothic/Industrial/Folk/Viking Metal.
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Dad rallied various Saab 96s throughout southeast asia in the late 60s early 70s. 2 stroke, 3 cylinder under 1 liter engines- what were they thinking Laughing
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Thanks everyone who contributed to the Sweden feature.




Time for our next stop around the world ...






and our next stop is ...





UNITED KINGDOM

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Here are some cool UK things...


first up... Palitoy cheers

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Some great bands past and present:
Radiohead, Muse, Arctic Monkeys, Oasis, Gorillaz, Manic Street Preachers, The Clash, Sex Pistols,
Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Kate Bush, The Beatles, The Stones, U2, Primal Scream


Film directors:
Danny Boyle, Alfred Hitchcock, Christopher Nolan, Ridley Scott


Food:
I miss fish and chips so much :Drool:

Drink:
Guinness, Newcastle Brown ale, John Smiths, Yorkshire tea


TV:
BBC/David Attenborough wildlife shows. Ray Mears. Misfits. Life on Mars.

Doctor Who !! (my other collecting love next to Star Wars) dalek dalek

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You've covered some great stuff there Paul!

I also like our Regional cheeses, real ales & the traditional Sunday roast. Very Happy

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Good stuff Steve, Red Leicester, Chedder, Wenslydale, Cheshire, Double Gloucester, yumm!

And I forgot about marmite too! Smile

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:Drool: Mmm...Marmite on toast. I think I'll go & make some! Have you tried Marmite Chedder?

We also have great countryside & Aston Martin cars!
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Didn't try Marmite chedder, sounds good. I did try Marmite chocolate! Was weird but very yummy! Talking of chocolate - Cadburys!
And two more cars - Lotus and the original Mini.

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Love these two guys. Bottom TV-series.
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My all-time favorite band. Depeche Mode.
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And Top Gear is the best car show on TV... in the world.
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Good call with Depeche Mode! Excellent band Cool

Here are a few more comedy greats before we move on to the next country,

Blackadder
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Monty Python
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Alan Partridge
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The Young Ones
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The Mighty Boosh
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Great call on the comedy series Paul, they're all absolute classics. My particular favourites are Black Adder, especially series II & the Young Ones episode 'Bambi'. Very Happy
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Benny Hill if you want to get into comedy and Monty Python.
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I gather Benny Hill was/is pretty popular in the states. Unfortunately in the UK his shows havn't been shown since he died 20 years ago. Aparantly they are not considered pc. Rolling Eyes
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