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The 26 Most Profoundly German Things That Have Ever Happened

Germany, we love you, but sometimes you go too far.

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1. This energy drink.

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2. This vending machine.

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3. This air freshener.

Ein echter Thüringer hat am fetten Donnerstag natürlich seinen Duftbaum dabei.

4. This light snack.

5. This tattoo.

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That's a Bavarian delicacy called Leberkässemmel – kind of like a pâté sandwich.

6. This fearless culinary innovator, who has just invented the "reverse hotdog".

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7. This attempt to encourage a love of beer from a young age.

Symbolfoto zur #Drogenpolitik in #Bayern.

8. This guy enjoying a quiet drink with a toddler.

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9. This "cocktail of the day".

Sonntags gibt's in #Kreuzberg auch mal was Besonderes. #ditisberlin

10. This advert on the side of a school bus.

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11. This important luggage item.

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12. This picnic.

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13. This enticing special offer.

Thüringen Park in Erfurt. Weil wir Thüringer es können.

"Spend 100 euros on men's clothes, get five litres of beer free!"

14. This important reminder for motorists.

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15. This precaution.

16. This gadget for opening 20 bottles at once.

17. This swimming pool.

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18. The conscientious family who felt the need to protect their bins from the rain.

19. This insistent safety notice.

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20. This chimney.

Stop smirking at the back. Dick means fat in German.
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Stop smirking at the back. Dick means fat in German.

21. These buttock-shaped sweets.

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22. This succinct name for a shop.

It means "floor sander rental shop" – but you worked that out, right?
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It means "floor sander rental shop" – but you worked that out, right?

23. This household.

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24. This TV listings mix-up.

25. The person who said sorry with a sausage.

From the archives: The Apology Sausage #onlyingermany

"Apologies for any inconvenience caused regarding the burger on 25 June. The team of Hans Fäßler Co."

26. And this method of dispensing alcohol.