Buzz·Posted on Dec 6, 201626 Quirks Americans Don't Realize Are Super WeirdFrom three-liter bottles of wine to going to the store in your PJs, here's what the French think is super strange about good ole 'Murica.by Marie TellingBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Restaurants that serve ice in your water no matter the weather. Joris Hot, cold, it doesn't matter! But really, when there are more ice cubes in the glass than actual water, you start to question the rationale behind it all. 2. Air conditioning. Everywhere. All the time. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Via vodana.org In the summer, you go from a sweltering 103 degrees outside to an eyelash-icicle–inducing -17 in the supermarkets. 3. The nightmare that is tipping. Warner Bros. Pictures / Via Twitter: @TheGum25 So you're telling me that you have to leave a tip even if the service was mediocre, and then you also have to calculate said tip between 10 and 20% of the bill's total to figure out how much you're expected to leave?? Nope. 4. The ungodly portion sizes at restaurants. Jack Stewardson @AWellArmedMonk Ordering a large with @Cookie_133 may have been a mistake... #nypizza #americanportions 07:47 PM - 15 Jan 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite One American meal is enough to feed a whole French family for a week. 5. The waiters who come back to check on you every three minutes. Tom @DorkyUdon Waiter: is everything ok with your food? Me: 02:59 PM - 12 Apr 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite If it wasn't okay, we would say something! 6. Waiters refilling your glass as soon as the water dips below the halfway point. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF ABC Family / Via helloqing.blogspot.com Why not just leave a jug of water on the table? Everybody's lives would be a whole lot easier. We can serve ourselves! 7. Pharmacies that also sell candy, soda, cigarettes, beer.... Leo Prieto / Via Flickr: leoprieto 8. The size of the cars. Rogue @TooRogue2Handle American Car vs. European Car 03:02 AM - 27 May 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite And the highways are just as supersized. 9. Three-liter wine bottles. Zach Dixon @zachdixon_ hahaha more wine, 2 three liter bottles and 1 six liter bottle #WineFreaks 03:07 AM - 02 Mar 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite And sometimes six! 10. Being asked for your ID when you enter a bar or buy a beer, even though you are clearly over 30 years old. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @arodriguez929 11. Strangers smiling at you. The Food Network / Via Twitter: @swaghusky2002 In the street, at the supermarket. EVERYWHERE. 12. People wearing workout clothes when they're not at the gym and flip flops when they're not at the beach. EventPhotosNYC / Via Flickr: eventphotosnyc 13. People who go to the store in their pajamas. Twitter: @wellborn70 There is something endearing and remarkable about really not giving any fucks. 14. The currency all looks the same. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @maximkiryanov What's a $1, what's a $5, who knows? They're all the same size and the same color. It makes no sense. 15. TV shows with commercial breaks that last longer than some scenes. knowyourmeme.com On American TV, a 40-minute episode actually lasts an hour with all the commercials. That's 20 minutes of my life I'll never get back... 16. Prices are always displayed without tax. Scott Griessel / Getty Images That bracelet you wanted because it was "such a deal"? Yeah, not so much once they add in the tax at checkout. 17. Stores and restaurants that are open 24/7. Prab Bhatia / Via Flickr: gdvan 18. People who fill your bags at the supermarket. The CW / Via ukmix.org 19. When someone says "how are you?" but they really mean "hello" and actually DGAF how you are. NBC / Via irishcentral.com 20. Flags. Everywhere. North Charleston / Via Flickr: northcharleston Just in case you've forgotten what country you're in. 21. People who drink their coffee while walking. Dragonimages / Getty Images Coffee is meant to be savored while sitting on a terrace, not chugged as you rush from meeting to meeting. 22. Deep-fried food covered with sauces galore. Joris 23. The price of cheese. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @florianfrin Twelve dollars a slice? Really? 24. Being able to use your debit card without entering your PIN, just with your signature. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @sirbradlest A bit risky, no? 25. This travesty they have the audacity to call "French bread." Serena @scorrell88 #hot #french #bread lol I baked it myself #Safeway 12:07 AM - 26 Apr 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 26. And unadjustable showerheads. John Loo CC BY / Via Flickr: johnloo How the heck am I supposed to rinse down under with this thing, huh?