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    Black Dutch

    Like most American's, I have a little of a lot of things. I didn't start studying my ancestry until about three years ago. It was kind of a team effort with my cousin.My cousin was born darker skinned and our whole family is pale skinned. At one time she even accused my aunt of...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 8 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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    For all the people on the MH17.

    ... and their loved ones....
    Float77 Float77 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 22, 2014

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    shaffie84 shaffie84 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 28

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    100% Nl

    Yes i am 100% Dutch and proud of it. I mean i love my country but only to a certain degree. Such a small country with such a big history and still pushing forward. If i can tell you anything about the Netherlands it will be that it is almost entirely build by people. Centuries...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 21, 2012

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    Ik ben een Nederlander

    and a American. Geweldig land alleen haat aan de grammatica. Great country but I hate the grammar.
    jack3683 jack3683 16-17, M 4 Responses Jul 16, 2014

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    yaraavt yaraavt 16-17, F Mar 26, 2014

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    zijn er andere die ook Nederlands zijn?

    are there others that are dutch to?
    ihaveadarksoul ihaveadarksoul 18-21, F 11 Responses Jul 15, 2014

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    Raicyn Raicyn 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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    zijn er hier ook Nederlands die into omorashi

    en/of holdups zijn? lijkt me tof om met een Nederlander in contact te komen over dit onderwerp ipv alleen die leipe Amerikanen.
    Rwnns Rwnns 22-25, F 5 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Iemand uit Brabant hier toevallig?

    Stuur me maar een berichtje ;)
    MagicEyes95 MagicEyes95 18-21, F 8 Responses Feb 7

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    I've always been interested in the Netherlands.

    My grandparents are from there and speak highly of it. As I have dutch citizenship and passport I've been considering moving there, it sounds so lovely. Are there any tips on where to move to?
    cheechako cheechako 26-30, F 13 Responses Jan 9, 2014

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    zenzorba57 zenzorba57 56-60, M Feb 7

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    Daddy4lg Daddy4lg 51-55, M 4 Responses Apr 20

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    lesbianphyvxx lesbianphyvxx 18-21, F 1 Response May 15, 2014

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    Born in the Netherlands,

    pretty much like it there :) The cheese is freakin' good and i pretty much like anything about it... "Behalve het weer." XD The weather sucks but furthermore i really love Holland :)
    WolfyBluepaw WolfyBluepaw 13-15, M 3 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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    I've been born and raised in the Netherlands,

    still live there and am not planning on ever leaving it, except for a vacation. Not all traditions mean that much to me, but I have things working out for me here in many practical ways and I'm not enough of a risk taker to leave everything behind and hope to find reasonable...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 1, 2014

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    ik snap het niet, ik heb een iq van 120 maar

    toch zit ik op basis, misschien ligt het aan mijn inzet ofzo? ik heb ook een gevoel dat ik het "buiten beentje" ben in the klas want niemand snapt mij, en niemand begrijpt mijn humor ffs
    XxPwningN3RD2xX XxPwningN3RD2xX 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 11, 2014

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    Complicated But Considered Dutch

    If you were to get your hands on my ID and/or passport, you would quickly realize I am as Dutch as it gets. Born in the farmer territory province of Overijssel, with an ever so Dutch name. Yet, I cannot for the life of me speak the language. Yes I am Dutch, but only by birth...
    BounceAround BounceAround 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2013

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    Zijn er hier ook leuke nederlandse mensen om

    mee te praten? :) Are there any nice people on this site who live in the Netherlands to talk with?
    SkateDutch SkateDutch 18-21, M 6 Responses Mar 21, 2014

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    As I live in the south-west area,

    this is a local specialty! Your fingers will keep sticky for the rest of the day, after you ate a Bolus. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rGOD_LfKC8
    whoizzupdude whoizzupdude 46-50, M 4 Responses Oct 9, 2014

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    I Have A Love/Hate Relationship With Being Dutch

    - I'm half Dutch, half French. I was born in the Netherlands and had a dual nationality at birth. I speak Dutch like a native and people here in the Netherlands will assume I'm a regular Dutch guy when they meet me. But growing up my family lived in different countries. From...
    GoneRogue GoneRogue 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    One Hundred Percent

    It seems that there are not many of you that our really Dutch. Well, I am. I was born in the Netherlands and am still living here. And proud of it too. XxX Akwagrll
    Akwagrll Akwagrll 51-55, F 12 Responses Sep 13, 2009

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    Qwitnie Qwitnie 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2014

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    A Poem Called "cutter's Lullaby"

    I am a cutter an I am also a poet. When I was fifteen I started to really get into writing poetry when I was with my ex-fiance Jonathan Wood. When we broke up when I was sixteen this was one of the poems that I wrote, because I was in a horrible depression and I wanted to cut...
    PhoenixLily PhoenixLily 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2011

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    I was born and am still living in the

    Netherlands. I love my little country and all its little weird things.
    DomPie DomPie 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    SkateDutch SkateDutch 18-21, M Mar 20, 2014

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    I am from the Netherlands

    and proud of it! Add me if you want to get to know me!
    Crazycoral84 Crazycoral84 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 23, 2014

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    dragonshine dragonshine 22-25, T 7 Responses Jan 18

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    zit in Texas op school,

    nederlandse ma amerikaanse pa en eerlijk.. blijft omin fa2 om iedereen uit te schelden in nederlands hier lolol
    Slekkoo Slekkoo 22-25 2 Responses Dec 23, 2014

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    Float77 Float77 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 8, 2014

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    Hoe hoog moet je IQ zijn als je naar Atheneum

    toe wilt? Ik zit nu momenteel op basis omdat ik m'n cito heb verknalt, en ik doe mn best niet op school omdat het te makkelijk is :P
    XxPwningN3RD2xX XxPwningN3RD2xX 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Jan 8

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    I live in Amsterdam by the way.

    I wonder what people think when they hear about the Netherlands.. ?
    zxlove63 zxlove63 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    And proud of it....But moving soon to germany

    for work. Love to meet other dutchies here, add me :D
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M May 7

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    I Am Dutch

    Well I am American but I am mostly Dutch more than anything.  Both my mom and dad were Dutch with a couple other things.  I would love to see what Holland is like and to meet the people there.  It would be so interesting to learn more about the culture and my...
    Valentine Valentine 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 18, 2007

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    Hallo Allemaal,

    Ik ben benieuwd of er op deze site ook Nederlanders zijn, die op dit moment nog in Nederland wonen.
    Desiderius Desiderius 41-45 11 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    'black Pete'

    Okay so there is this tradition in the Netherlands, it's called 'sinterklaas' and it is a lot like christmas. Let me tell you the story. Every year around november, 'sinterklaas' is coming from is home in spain all the way to the Netherlands in a steamboat full of presents, his...
    ExperiencesOfMe ExperiencesOfMe 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 22, 2013

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    xabiana xabiana 13-15, F 8 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    My Husband Is Dutch

    I am Asian and my husband is Dutch. He lives in my corner of the world now. Our cultures clash. He has had a very liberal life compared to mine. If there is a misunderstanding he always says this what most of the Dutch do. Some stories have shocked me. Can anyone enlighten me...
    Cheyenne02 Cheyenne02 41-45, F 8 Responses Aug 29, 2012

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    iTzzMike iTzzMike 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 9, 2014

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    I am mixed. My great greatpa was a dutch.

    My grandpa from my dad was a chinese. And my grandma from mom was an indonesian. I got my dark brown hair from dutch, yellow white skin from chinese, and big round eyes from indonesian.
    iambacknow iambacknow 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2014

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    xoanneox xoanneox 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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    Ik Ook

    I'm not a nationalistic person really, but I belong to this group.Because I am Dutch, born and bred in the Netherlands, and I am glad to live in a country such as this one cause there are so many places in the world where life is really hard because of extreme poverty...
    MukaiTheDifferent MukaiTheDifferent 22-25, M 7 Responses Jan 23, 2011

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    Kom Terug!!! :(

    NEE! Alle verhalen in deze groep zijn zo OUD! Zijn er geen nederlanders meer op EP? Oke eigenlijk is deze groep niet echt voor nederlanders als in ja ik woon in nederland of ik heb het land echt wel eens gezien, maar eerder familieleden van me zijn er eens geweest.. Ik wil niet...
    honestlyme honestlyme 22-25, F 8 Responses Feb 12, 2011

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    One Hundred Percent

    It seems that there are not many of you that our really Dutch. Well, I am. I was born in the Netherlands and am still living here. And proud of it too. XxX Akwagrll
    Akwagrll Akwagrll 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I've been learning Dutch for 5 months now and I know it pretty well. I mean, I can't expect some extraordinary knowledge for this amount of time. I'm lucky enough to have a...
    geeklane geeklane 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I speak English and German fluently, I learn French at school and Esperanto at home. I also thought about learning Dutch because it's very similar to German and English, and...