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7th Dec '17 10:12:56 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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For an example of a country often portrayed this way, see MotherRussiaMakesYouStrong. The Swedish conception of ''svårmod'' ("black mood") --

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For an example of a country cultures often portrayed this way, see MotherRussiaMakesYouStrong.MotherRussiaMakesYouStrong and HornyVikings. The Swedish conception of ''svårmod'' ("black mood") --
3rd Dec '17 2:34:51 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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The TropeNamer appears to be [[Music/TheKLF the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu]] song "It's Grim Up North", which contains a [[ListingCities list of Northern English cities]]. That said, this trope is not to be confused with OopNorth -- although they can overlap, seeing as Northern England isn't exactly a barrel of laughs either (but at least it's not Luton). For that matter, should you dare venture a wee bit farther north than OopNorth, ''beware'' the ViolentGlaswegian.

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The TropeNamer appears to be [[Music/TheKLF the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu]] song "It's Grim Up North", which contains a [[ListingCities list of Northern English cities]]. That said, this trope is not to be confused with OopNorth -- although they can overlap, seeing as Northern England isn't exactly a barrel of laughs either (but at least it's not Luton). For that matter, should you dare venture a wee bit farther north than of OopNorth, ''beware'' the ViolentGlaswegian.
3rd Dec '17 2:32:06 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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an existentially gloomy Scandinavian mindset, which in popular clich&eacute predisposes Swedes to suicide as you go further North into long endless nights and sub-zero temperatures -- might belong here too. Which explains a lot about NordicNoir.

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an existentially gloomy Scandinavian mindset, which in popular clich&eacute cliché predisposes Swedes to suicide as you they go further farther North into long endless nights and sub-zero temperatures -- might belong belongs here too. Which too, and explains a lot about NordicNoir.
3rd Dec '17 2:30:59 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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The TropeNamer appears to be [[Music/TheKLF the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu]] song "It's Grim Up North", which contains a [[ListingCities list of Northern English cities]]. That said, this trope is not to be confused with OopNorth -- although they can overlap, seeing as Northern England isn't exactly a barrel of laughs either (but at least it's not Luton). For that matter, should you dare venture a wee bit farther north than OopNorth, beware the ViolentGlaswegian.

For an example of a country often portrayed this way, see MotherRussiaMakesYouStrong. The Swedish conception of ''svårmod''--the "black mood"--as a descriptor of an existentially gloomy Scandinavian mindset, which in popular cliché predisposes Swedes to suicide as you go further North into long endless nights and sub-zero temperatures--might belong here too.

When the trope is used as a setting for crime fiction, it is NordicNoir. Look at ''Series/{{Wallander}}''.

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The TropeNamer appears to be [[Music/TheKLF the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu]] song "It's Grim Up North", which contains a [[ListingCities list of Northern English cities]]. That said, this trope is not to be confused with OopNorth -- although they can overlap, seeing as Northern England isn't exactly a barrel of laughs either (but at least it's not Luton). For that matter, should you dare venture a wee bit farther north than OopNorth, beware ''beware'' the ViolentGlaswegian.

For an example of a country often portrayed this way, see MotherRussiaMakesYouStrong. The Swedish conception of ''svårmod''--the "black mood"--as a descriptor of ''svårmod'' ("black mood") --
an existentially gloomy Scandinavian mindset, which in popular cliché clich&eacute predisposes Swedes to suicide as you go further North into long endless nights and sub-zero temperatures--might temperatures -- might belong here too.

When the trope is used as
too. Which explains a setting for crime fiction, it is NordicNoir. Look at ''Series/{{Wallander}}''.
lot about NordicNoir.
3rd Dec '17 2:28:58 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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The TropeNamer appears to be [[Music/TheKLF the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu]] song "It's Grim Up North", which contains a [[ListingCities list of Northern English cities]]. That said, this trope is not to be confused with OopNorth -- although they can overlap, seeing as Northern England isn't exactly a barrel of laughs either (but at least it's not Luton). And for that matter, should you dare venture a wee bit ''farther'' north than OopNorth, beware the ViolentGlaswegian.

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The TropeNamer appears to be [[Music/TheKLF the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu]] song "It's Grim Up North", which contains a [[ListingCities list of Northern English cities]]. That said, this trope is not to be confused with OopNorth -- although they can overlap, seeing as Northern England isn't exactly a barrel of laughs either (but at least it's not Luton). And for For that matter, should you dare venture a wee bit ''farther'' farther north than OopNorth, beware the ViolentGlaswegian.
3rd Dec '17 2:28:14 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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The TropeNamer appears to be [[Music/TheKLF the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu]] song "It's Grim Up North", which contains a [[ListingCities list of Northern English cities]]. That said, this trope is not to be confused with OopNorth -- although they can overlap, seeing as Northern England isn't exactly a barrel of laughs either (but at least it's not Luton).

For an example of a country often portrayed as an example of this trope, see MotherRussiaMakesYouStrong. The Swedish conception of ''svårmod''--the "black mood"--as a descriptor of an existentially gloomy Scandinavian mindset, which in popular cliché predisposes Swedes to suicide as you go further North into long endless nights and sub-zero temperatures--might belong here too.

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The TropeNamer appears to be [[Music/TheKLF the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu]] song "It's Grim Up North", which contains a [[ListingCities list of Northern English cities]]. That said, this trope is not to be confused with OopNorth -- although they can overlap, seeing as Northern England isn't exactly a barrel of laughs either (but at least it's not Luton).

Luton). And for that matter, should you dare venture a wee bit ''farther'' north than OopNorth, beware the ViolentGlaswegian.

For an example of a country often portrayed as an example of this trope, way, see MotherRussiaMakesYouStrong. The Swedish conception of ''svårmod''--the "black mood"--as a descriptor of an existentially gloomy Scandinavian mindset, which in popular cliché predisposes Swedes to suicide as you go further North into long endless nights and sub-zero temperatures--might belong here too.
1st Dec '17 10:39:32 PM PetroleumJerry
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* ''Film/TheLastWinter'' (2006) Who knows what spiritual forces may be lurking in Alaska's permafrost?
18th Nov '17 10:10:37 PM XenMon2
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** And in ''VideoGame/FallenLondon'' you should [[PressXToDie never, ever go NORTH]].
14th Oct '17 6:28:25 PM Hemma
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For an example of a country often portrayed as an example of this trope, see MotherRussiaMakesYouStrong. The Swedish conception of ''svårmod''--the "black mood"--as a descriptor of an existentially gloomy Scandinavian mindset, which in popular cliché predisposes Swedes to suicide as you go further North into long endless nights and sub-zero temperatures--might belong here too. Look at ''Series/{{Wallander}}''.

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For an example of a country often portrayed as an example of this trope, see MotherRussiaMakesYouStrong. The Swedish conception of ''svårmod''--the "black mood"--as a descriptor of an existentially gloomy Scandinavian mindset, which in popular cliché predisposes Swedes to suicide as you go further North into long endless nights and sub-zero temperatures--might belong here too.too.

When the trope is used as a setting for crime fiction, it is NordicNoir.
Look at ''Series/{{Wallander}}''.
14th Oct '17 2:54:42 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* In Irish mythology, of the five provinces, "Ulster in the north is the seat of battle valour, of haughtiness, strife, boasting; the men of Ulster are the fiercest warriors of all Ireland, and the queens and goddesses of Ulster are associated with battle and death."

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* In Irish mythology, of the five provinces, "Ulster in the north is the seat of battle valour, of haughtiness, strife, boasting; the men of Ulster are the fiercest warriors of all Ireland, and the queens and goddesses of Ulster are associated with battle and death."" Which became HarsherInHindsight sometime around the [[UsefulNotes/TheTroubles late twentieth century]].
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