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Date: 06/29/12 11:15 AM

17 Responses to Most Telling Difference Between USA & Denmark [Pic

  1. Profile photo of 5Cats
    5Cats Male 50-59
    30858 posts
    June 29, 2012 at 11:22 am
    USA: (canada too) Oh NOES! Don`t stick that thing in MEEEE!

    Denmark: Yaaaay! Stick things in US! Plz!
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    ScottSerious Male 18-29
    5316 posts
    June 29, 2012 at 11:29 am
    yes, our electrical sockets are different. very observant of you.
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    Buiadh Male 30-39
    6740 posts
    June 29, 2012 at 11:29 am

    Happy sockets/sad sockets.
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    uscbadfish Male 18-29
    267 posts
    June 29, 2012 at 11:33 am
    The USA is more concerned about having metal prongs stuck into our eyes and mouths?
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17516 posts
    June 29, 2012 at 11:44 am
    Yeah, real smart to make electric sockets look like happy faces, seems like that would make them more attractive to kids to electrocute themselves.
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    TKD_Master Male 18-29
    4794 posts
    June 29, 2012 at 11:57 am
    Ours make sense though. Much larger area that you can push into and it will still go into the plug. Denmarks pretty much have to be dead on. I do wish ours looked happier, though.
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    r66tramp Male 40-49
    674 posts
    June 29, 2012 at 12:25 pm
    North America`s electrical distribution sucks. Over double the wire cost per installation which uses more metals and plastics. And USA with 50Hz! What`s that all about?

    We need 240 Volts at user level. Less amperage is good for the environment!
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    Bantangoo Male 30-39
    133 posts
    June 29, 2012 at 12:48 pm

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    Moriachik Female 18-29
    50 posts
    June 29, 2012 at 12:57 pm
    Pretty sure all of Europe uses the 220v sockets, actually >.>
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    uunxx Male 30-39
    120 posts
    June 29, 2012 at 1:14 pm
    @Moriachik - there are many types of 220V sockets (actually 230V in European Union) and the smiling ones are exclusive for Denmark.
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    Arcval Male 18-29
    304 posts
    June 29, 2012 at 2:27 pm
    Britain has different sockets to the rest of Europe (can`t remember if Ireland uses them aswell?). Unfortunately ours don`t look like a face...
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    mal_BB Male 18-29
    1231 posts
    June 29, 2012 at 4:48 pm
    Yeah,Ireland use 240v 13A supplies as well as the UK, and yes, it is a shame that ours don`t look like faces.
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    honkeylips Male 30-39
    1586 posts
    June 29, 2012 at 7:34 pm
    And the other difference is that the US doesn`t use 220 for regular appliances. We use 110 for most things.
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    Badenov Male 70 & Over
    230 posts
    June 29, 2012 at 9:12 pm
    Hey the American one looks like that guy from Scary Movie!
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    sutra46 Female 40-49
    2550 posts
    June 30, 2012 at 3:44 am
    Well Denmark is the happiest place in the world.
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    icklevamp Female 18-29
    375 posts
    July 1, 2012 at 12:31 pm
    Our plug sockets are so boring!

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