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    Well, sort of. I call myself 'Euro-Caribbean'.

    The white part of my ancestry [which is the majority] is all European, as one would expect. Scottish, Irish, English, French, Dutch, German, Italian, Spanish. Possibly some others that I haven't proven yet. My great-great grandfather came to the Caribbean from Scotland [Argyll...
    canichangethislater canichangethislater 26-30 2 Responses May 6

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    I'm European and proud

    but I wish immigration stopped since it's destroying our culture and threatening to turn our continent into a shithole full of muslims....
    styxc styxc 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 18

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    I love the Europe and everything about it!

    Would like to travel every corner of it!
    TommyRosellino TommyRosellino 18-21, M Nov 18, 2014

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    greatguy007 greatguy007 36-40, M Jun 10

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    I was born in America

    so technically I'm American, but my parents and grandparents are European. I have a question for Europeans. When growing up, were your parents really strict? Did your mother baby you if you are a boy, or treat you like an adult if you are a girl? I realize that most American...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 3

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    I Am European...sort Of

    I don't live in Europe, but all of my ancestors came from there. I have lived in a LOT of places, and travel all over, so I consider myself a world citizen...but that was not an option on the EP profile, so I choose "European" as the closest thing to what I am. I think...
    7gj7 7gj7 51-55, M Jan 24, 2013

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    Nooorway

    Hey guys! I'm, like a lot of you 100% European. As you probably understood from the title, I'm from Norway. A 17 year old girl from Norway, and I'm proud of it! I love my country, even though a lot of people have never heard about it, or doesn't even know where it is on the map...
    justanothergirlonearth justanothergirlonearth 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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    The National Front has been the leading party

    in France in the elections for the European Parliament. A great victory for the supporters of National Sovereignity against globalisation and multiculturalism. Once again, France shows us the way.
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 1 Response May 26, 2014

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    l need a European lady of17 to 32 years of age

    for marriage. l am a 34 year old Nigerian , Africa. based in Angola , Africa.
    ikygod ikygod 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 10

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    Proud To Be European But...

    I love Europa, but everything i hear and see about the States make me want to move there! The people,weather,culture.. So i plan to do an exchange year there, and see how it actually is there!
    cancelthistrip cancelthistrip 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 20, 2013

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    I Am European

    I am European. I'm also Slovenian, but in my heart, i don't feel like that. I love all countries of Europe. Finland, Holland, Great Britain, Italy, France, greece, all countries i have already visited. In each of them, i felt like i came home.  Europe is my ocean, and i'm a...
    Katya24 Katya24 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2010

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    British-european

    I take pride in being from the UK but also that is worth very little if I'm not European. I don't like Euro-skeptics and believe their arguments are very flawed. I would like to quote a phrase commonly used by Bill Clinton - It's the economy, stupid. The EU is our economy, the...
    jeneshisugakuto jeneshisugakuto 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 23, 2009

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    I feel more an European nationalist

    than one from my own country. But this does not prevent me from realising that Europe is going not only through a deep economic crisis, but through a heavy moral decay that started longer ago than its financial counterpart. And no, I don't want the political union of the...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 17

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    America

    Lately I dropped into a discussion provoked by an American lady that asked questions about the position of her country.  Was it really living up to the values of the founding fathers, she asked.  Most of the people hearing this were Americans and in a jiffy there was...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M Mar 2, 2010

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    I Am Metis!

    Part Luxembourgoise, part French, part Tunisian, part Bedouin andante Australian, I really am Metis. Mind you I enjoy being who and what I am!
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F Aug 20, 2013

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    Kind Of...

    I'm half CAUCASIAN- which I realize actually ISN'T European- but they don't have a choice for Caucasian. See my story in "I Am African American".
    xenmuse xenmuse 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 25, 2009

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    Europe Will Always Be

    where i really belong to. why should i make my story longer ?
    rpw123 rpw123 41-45, F Aug 19, 2013

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    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Apr 8, 2014

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    TrueLondon TrueLondon 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 4, 2014

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    Hey there :) I'm from Scotland,

    been living in California for 4 years now. Is there any other Scott's here living in the U.S? What's your experience been like?
    loutorres loutorres 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 18, 2014

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    And quietly proud28 European countries will go

    to the polls this week (between 22 and 25 May 2014) to elect representatives to the European parliament which is the main check and balance to the executive of the European Union. Turnout will probably be low and, depressingly, nationalist parties like Front National (France...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 5 Responses May 20, 2014

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    Mixed Breed

    People always ask me where I'm from, because my accent is not the same as theirs. Born in one country. Lived over twenty in another. Went to find my roots in another and now in the country where my ancestors were born. So I could say I'm European next time someone asks. But after...
    BigBearLittleBear BigBearLittleBear 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2011

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    Proud Europeans.. Hmm... :S

    Hello, I just wanna know something. Am I the only one who thinks Europeans should stick together as a community or even as multicultural country?? I know there are some drawbacks to that, but there are many advantages. First of all, we'd be indestructible because we'd feel like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Sep 21, 2013

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    domlifestyle domlifestyle 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 31

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    Truly Amazing!

    I am Irish and proud, especially when I travel and people ask me where I'm from. Many perceive the Irish as great fun with a great sense of humour and talkative. Most of us really are! Although we speak English we are very different from our UK, US, and Australian counterparts. I...
    riveria riveria 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 30, 2012

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    constantinople90 constantinople90 22-25, M Feb 5, 2014

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    I've been living in Sweden

    for 5 years and am always surprised at how Swedes say things like "I'm going on holidays to Europe" as if they aren't Europeans. Annoying!
    yellowtrees yellowtrees 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2014

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    The majority of my family is British,

    I live in America but my great grandparent moved here so unlike all my friends I have like no Native American heritage lol, and i hope to one day go back over and explore Europe!
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 12, 2014

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    Just stating the obvious.

    .. Eventually what i'd like to do is to have thousands of EP experiences stating the obvious so that you, dear reader, can miss the ones that count.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 18, 2013

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    I wonder just how many of us Jews remain in

    Europe? I am an European Jewess. I'm a French National.
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 4 Responses May 22

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    Just wanted to join the Europe team :)

    Greetings from the newest EU member, Croatia.
    SevenHunderdSeven SevenHunderdSeven 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 10, 2014

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    Shout out to any Romanians out there!

    Haven't visited my family back there in over two years but looking forward to going soon.
    ddduca ddduca 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2014

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    Anybody else here from the UK living in the US?

    What's your experience been like? :)
    loutorres loutorres 26-30, F Apr 18, 2014

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    Yes I am and some of the nicest people I have

    met are from other countries and certainly not my own. I am English ( and that horrible word" a "Brit") Unfortunately so many British have lost thier own self respect and the Brits have got an "name for being habitual "Drunks and trouble makers" abroad. And things have not...
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 2 Responses Sep 15, 2014

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    Germany calling!:-)

    I am living in Germany. Love this country and people.I am not originally from here but it is now my homeland. I think we are all citizens of the world. Lands and borders are made by people, but we are all humans and living on earth.:-)If you feel to share your life experiences...
    Ivaka Ivaka 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2013

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    MipetKari MipetKari 46-50, M 1 Response May 9

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    Europe is nice to live!

    All those small countries with different languages and cultures. I still have a few things on my to-visit list :)
    xForgottenOne xForgottenOne 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I just returned from a trip to a European city with my daughter. On our way there a heavily tattood and a bit "heavily" smelling man was sitting in our row, next to me. Soon after...
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    Here is the recipe I always use, for thin european or scandinavian pancakes.. not sure what to call them. 300ml milk. 1-3 eggs, usually just 2. 5 big-ish table spoons of wheat...
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    I love the Museums with the "old" art - the European Art - not a big fan of Modern art but I do love Norman Rockwell. My favorite ones Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Frick Museum...
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