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    25 Things About America That Americans Think Are Normal But, Like, No One Else Does

    Valid points were made.

    Once again, non-Americans are talking about the super weird things about America that don't make sense, and it's eye-opening.

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    It started when Reddit user u/nobboi asked other non-Americans, "What is the weirdest thing about America that Americans don't realize is weird?"

    Comedy Central

    Here are their most fascinating responses:

    1. "A European person told me that it’s wild how Americans eat quickly at restaurants and leave. For him, it was normal to sit around and talk for an hour or more after eating in a restaurant."

    u/Ashtronica2

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    2. "The amount of commercial breaks in a TV show."

    u/hoocoo

    Paws, Inc.

    3. "The concept of pharmaceutical advertisements. Your doctor is supposed to recommend drugs to you, not the other way around."

    u/handouras

    Fox

    4. "Free refills. I went to a restaurant in America with my dad and all of a sudden the waiter took away my drink that had another perfectly good sip left in it. It was only then when my dad explained to me that you guys have free refills."

    u/AnLe21

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    5. "That there are a lot of squirrels."

    u/SingleBarrel

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    6. "The food portion size. I saw a kid drinking a pop the size of his head."

    u/katfin1

    Nickelodeon

    7. "In Germany, you only ask 'How are you?' if you know the other person. It was super hard to explain to my mom that the answer is always 'Fine, thank you' and that cashiers don't really care about how you actually feel when we visited the US."

    u/Wished-this-was-easy

    Comedy Central

    8. "That everything is so far apart and how little is within walking distance. Without access to a car and without reliable public transportation, it was pretty much impossible to go anywhere fun as a kid without relying on parents for a ride."

    u/dalicuse

    Fox

    9. "The bottom of the bathroom stall door is higher than a limbo bar. I want to shit in peace."

    u/dodopancake

    Fox

    10. "Your toilets are full of water! In Australia, the water is much lower. No wonder you complain about splashes on your bum."

    u/deleted

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    11. "The fact that there are people to put your groceries in a bag for you. I’d never been so stressed and uncomfortable than when I watched this young woman take care of my groceries."

    u/alicebaguette

    Fox

    12. "Not seeing toilet brushes in hotels. I know there's room service and cleaning people, but is my family expected to look at my skid marks meanwhile?"

    u/jursla

    Fox

    13. "Complimenting strangers. When I visited the US, I went to an amusement park and a girl complimented my glasses and that was my first time getting complimented, and at the same amusement park, a senior lady complimented my dad for having a beautiful family and a handsome son (me). I was really happy that day."

    u/ItzMeRzx

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    14. "Ranch dressing. It is somehow both delicious and revolting and it changes with every mouthful."

    u/Kiki200490

    Kraft Foods

    15. "So much sugar in the food."

    u/thatbiguy69

    NBC

    16. "I find it weird that you get so few holidays from work and you only get a certain number of sick days."

    u/fear_satan

    NBC

    17. "Cheese so orange it looks like it was made by Fisher Price."

    u/senefen

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    18. "The weirdest thing is that Americans will ask if you're spending Thanksgiving with your family. If you say no, they invite you to their home. In my country, things like this would never happen. You don't bring a stranger to a family event."

    u/tinkrman

    The CW

    19. "Instead of advertising businesses, America advertises personalities. So it’s not that KGH Estate Agents will sell your property, but Mary Hughton will personally sell your house (with a big picture of her face)."

    u/OIiver

    The CW

    20. "Americans jump up at that bar and just start chatting. When we go to a pub or bar, we’ll go with friends and rarely interact outside of that group really."

    u/OIiver

    HBO

    21. "Your public transport is largely poor and everything is built for cars and your cars are big."

    u/OIiver

    Netflix

    22. "The legal drinking age being 21 is really weird, especially since at age 18 people consider you an adult."

    u/rachelxie888

    Freeform

    23. "The rituals for paying at a restaurant. You call the server to ask for the bill, wait for the server to bring the bill, put your card down, wait for the server to take it and bring back receipts, you add tip, and you leave. In New Zealand, we finish eating, go to front of the restaurant, and pay then leave."

    u/frogsbollocks

    HBO

    24. "The tipping. It is so weird that it’s a requirement instead of a reward for great service."

    u/Faulty0

    Fox

    25. And "You don't put tax on your prices. Why? The amount of times I counted the exact amount something said something would cost, only to get to the register and get told that it’s actually more."

    u/Bowies-on-the-moon

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    What are some other weird things about America that Americans don't realize are weird? Let us know in the comments!

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