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6th Feb '16 1:21:44 AM Dimas28
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** Whilst many [=QNCs=] are smaller than their related country, Canada manages to subvert this by being the second largest country by area. It is significantly less populated, and most Canadians live fairly close the the American border, however
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** Whilst many [=QNCs=] are smaller than their related country, Canada manages to subvert this by being the second largest country by area. It is significantly less populated, and most Canadians live fairly close the the American border, however however. * Cambodia to Vietnam.

** Whilst many [=QNCs=] are smaller than their related country, Canada manages * Eritrea to subvert this by being the second largest country by area. It is significantly less populated, and most Canadians live fairly close the the American border, however Ethiopia.

** Whilst many [=QNCs=] are smaller than their related country, Canada manages to subvert this by being the second largest country by area. It is significantly less populated, * Israel and most Canadians live fairly close the the American border, however Jordan to each other. ** Also, Lebanon to Israel. ** Lebanon to Syria, too.

* New Zealand to Australia.
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* Laos to Thailand. * Liberia and Sierra Leone to each other. * Malaysia to Indonesia. ** Brunei to both of them. It's the only one still ruled by an absolute monarch (others have adopted more democratic governments) and, though all three are Muslim-majority, it's the only one which is explicitly and ''seriously'' an Islamic state (the country is ruled by sharia laws). * Nepal to India. ** India has a lot of quirky neighbor countries, just because of how big and dominating it is to all of them and how they all share cultural heritages with each other (think of them as Ancient Greece, but with the size of Europe and the diversity of [[UpToEleven New Guinea]]). Examples include: [[LongList Pakistan to India, Bangladesh to India, Sri Lanka to India, Maldives to India...]] (note that the first two are actually a part of India until shortly after WorldWarII). * Afghanistan to Iran. * New Zealand to Australia.Australia. * Niger to Nigeria.

* Malaysia to Indonesia.
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* Malaysia Togo to Indonesia. Ghana.
1st Feb '16 11:20:39 AM FF32
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*** South Jersey is broadly this to Philadelphia, with [[{{Gangsterland}} Camden]] serving as the "nasty" bit and the rest of South Jersey being merely quirky. (By the by, New Jersey is, as BenjaminFranklin said, "a barrel tapped at both ends"--you're either the QuirkyNeighborCountry to New York or the QuirkyNeighborCountry to Philadelphia. Although honestly, South Jerseyans are liable to consider Philadelphia to be the "quirky" neighbor: Philadelphia is something of a hipster mecca these days, while South Jersey is home to "average" All-American {{suburbia}}).
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*** South Jersey is broadly this to Philadelphia, with [[{{Gangsterland}} Camden]] serving as the "nasty" bit and the rest of South Jersey being merely quirky. (By the by, New Jersey is, as BenjaminFranklin Creator/BenjaminFranklin said, "a barrel tapped at both ends"--you're either the QuirkyNeighborCountry to New York or the QuirkyNeighborCountry to Philadelphia. Although honestly, South Jerseyans are liable to consider Philadelphia to be the "quirky" neighbor: Philadelphia is something of a hipster mecca these days, while South Jersey is home to "average" All-American {{suburbia}}).
2nd Jun '15 10:06:45 AM nombretomado
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* ''BlackBooks'' references this a few times between Ireland and the UK, as does ''TheITCrowd''. Both have Irish characters in the main cast who usually blend in but sometimes make jokes about their nationality. E.g. in an episode of the latter, Roy meets a guy who claims to "looove Irish people!" and is rather patronising about it.
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* ''BlackBooks'' references this a few times between Ireland and the UK, as does ''TheITCrowd''.''Series/TheITCrowd''. Both have Irish characters in the main cast who usually blend in but sometimes make jokes about their nationality. E.g. in an episode of the latter, Roy meets a guy who claims to "looove Irish people!" and is rather patronising about it.
22nd Mar '15 4:00:27 AM Bronzethumb
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-->''I'm told my father was particularly proud of the IT department, run by a dynamic go-getter, a genius, and a man from Ireland.''
10th Mar '15 9:12:20 AM nombretomado
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1st Mar '15 7:42:35 AM afirmkick
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** To some extent, France and Italy are this to each other.
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** To some extent, * France and Italy are this to each other.
1st Mar '15 7:40:28 AM afirmkick
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** To some extent, France and Italy are this to each other.
9th Feb '15 4:55:32 PM Hugpocalypse
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** Same thing applies to Australian cities:

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*** Wodonga, Victoria is the quirky neighbour of Albury, New South Wales *** Murray Downs, New South Wales is the quirky neighbour of Swan Hill, Victoria *** Queanbeyan, New South Wales is this to Canberra *** Sydney has Wollongong, Melbourne has Geelong, Brisbane has Gold Coast and Perth has Fremantle.
9th Feb '15 4:50:14 PM Hugpocalypse
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*** Tweed Heads, New South Wales is the "nasty" part of Gold Coast, Queensland
22nd Aug '14 2:15:05 PM TriumphForks
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** Whilst many QNCs are smaller than their related country, Canada manages to subvert this by being the second largest country by area. It is significantly less populated, and most Canadians live fairly close the the American border, however
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** Whilst many QNCs [=QNCs=] are smaller than their related country, Canada manages to subvert this by being the second largest country by area. It is significantly less populated, and most Canadians live fairly close the the American border, however
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