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28 Things That Would Only Happen In Germany

Ja, das ist gut.

1. The whole country losing its mind for Fasching.

2. Sexy stock photo models on ANYTHING.

3. Shutting down the city streets just to party.

Chelsea Gest
Chelsea Gest

Germans have the most epic celebrations, with some of the creepiest costumes.

4. Beer gummy bears in a beer mug.

5. The insanity that is Oktoberfest.

It's like reliving that one college party, but way more fun.

6. This man using a pumpkin as a kayak.

7. People driving at whatever speed they'd like on the Autobahn.

8. Designated smoking points in airports.

9. Currywurst flavored chips.

10. Giant vats of hanging mustard open for consumption.

11. Strolling through town and surprising everyone with free beer.

Don't mind if I do.

12. An eighteen-wheeler FULL of Jäger.

13. Ketchup and Mayo PrinGOOOALS!

14. The most beautiful Christmas market you've ever seen. / Brandon Scheirman

After Thanksgiving, the most beautiful time of year happens in every German city. I'm talking about the Christkindelmarkt, a wonderland filled with hot Glühwein, apple cider, potato pancakes, gingerbread, wooden trinkets, and happiness.

15. This little boy rocking his Lederhosen with his mom in her Dirndl.

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What's cuter for a mother/son date to Oktoberfest?

16. Salami shaped like anything your heart desires.

17. This man buying nine liters of beer.

18. This trio of young jazz artists on the Neckar.

19. These people down and out for the count during their first Oktoberfest.

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The first-time struggle is real.

20. This guy surfing on a canal in the middle of winter.

21. Literal Asses with Ears candy.

22. A TOWER completely made out of Ritter Sport chocolate.

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Ritter Sport is humanity's gift from the gods.

23. This sign that lets you know exactly what beer goggles do to you.

24. This horse toy that only German kids get to have.

How does that even? Wha?

25. This pet unicorn, who is currently running around Berlin.

26. The inside of the cleanest public bus ever.

27. This super German version of "Smoke on the Water."

The instruments say it all.

28. And discovering nearly every small town is straight out of a Disney movie.

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