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16th Jun '17 10:09:20 PM nombretomado
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* The inhabitants of ''SeventhSea'''s Eisen (which is Germany with a minimal rename) are practically required to be like this. Of course, their entire country was dashed to pieces by a holy war, so they have an excuse.

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\n* The inhabitants of ''SeventhSea'''s ''TabletopGame/SeventhSea'''s Eisen (which is Germany with a minimal rename) are practically required to be like this. Of course, their entire country was dashed to pieces by a holy war, so they have an excuse.
22nd Apr '17 9:01:01 AM Kitchen90
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* Creator/KennethWilliams as Commandant Burger in ''Film/CarryOnInTheLegion'', who is very strict, cold, and takes everything seriously. Even when shot, he doesn't react.



* Creator/KennethWilliams as Commandant Burger in ''Film/CarryOnInTheLegion'', who is very strict, cold, and takes everything seriously. Even when shot, he doesn't react.
22nd Apr '17 8:59:56 AM Kitchen90
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* Creator/KennethWilliams as Commandant Burger in ''Film/CarryOnInTheLegion'', who is very strict, cold, and takes everything seriously. Even when shot, he doesn't react.
5th Apr '17 3:49:54 PM GiygasFrog
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Remember... ve Germans are not all smiles und sunshine.

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Remember... ve vee Germans are not all smiles und sunshine.
18th Mar '17 9:01:37 PM MBI
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** Describing World Cup fever as "the terrible disease nationalism and competition, the twin seeds of war. Go team."

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** Describing World Cup fever as "the terrible disease of nationalism and competition, the twin seeds of war. Go team."
18th Mar '17 8:57:12 PM MBI
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** Decrying World Cup fever as "nationalism and competition, the twin seeds of war. Go team."

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** Decrying Describing World Cup fever as "nationalism "the terrible disease nationalism and competition, the twin seeds of war. Go team."
16th Feb '17 9:21:29 AM meanmetalmario
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* Creator/PattonOswalt does a bit about Germans being completely humourless and serious all the time in his special "Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time". His theory is that Germans purposely try to quash all attempts at humour as soon as possible before someone starts making snarky comments about the Holocaust.

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* Creator/PattonOswalt does a bit about Germans being completely humourless and serious all the time in his special "Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time". His theory is that Germans purposely try to quash all attempts at humour as soon as possible because they think if ''anyone'' is allowed to joke about ''anything'', it's only a matter of time before someone some snarky tourist starts making snarky comments about the Holocaust.AllGermansAreNazis jokes.
12th Jan '17 12:11:47 AM ILikeRobots
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** This trope is also played straight with the [[GrumpyBear grumpy]], [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold unfriendly]] and somewhat [[TheCynic pessimistic]] [[TheGunslinger Switzerland]], but averted with the very [[NiceGirl sweet and cheerful]] [[ProperLady Liechtenstein]].
4th Dec '16 10:03:55 AM LinguaViva
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* Averted by Dieter in the Irish sitcom Series/{{Killinaskully}}, who almost never loses his sunny disposition despite the often downright outlandish behaviour of the EccentricTownsfolk.
8th Nov '16 4:05:14 PM NotoriouslySarcastic
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* ''Series/TwoBrokeGirls'': In Episode 6 of Season 6 Sophie is trying to get her baby Barbra to laugh, without success. When she enters the diner she delivers this line:
--->'''Sophie:''' Hey everybody! We're here! Yeah, me and the Ice Queen. You know, if she doesn't laugh soon, people will think she's German.
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