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".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010 ----- You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010 ----- When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013
I spent a lot of time in Leuven, and had a mate in Maastricht so used to go visit him a lot. I always found the Dutch to be a great bunch of people, challenging, confident, outward looking yet civilised. And incredibly sociable and helpful.
So many examples of this, for a passer by guiding me into a parking space, an older woman on a bus who took our child off us while we farted around with the collapsible push chair, to young Dutch guys letting my wife and child in push chair on to the train first.
I find it hard to believe they would take part in this kind of mindless antisocial behaviour.
Had a Dutch brother in law too, he sadly passed away a few years ago, too young, far too young.
Never been there, but even in the south of france people are not as bad as in the UK, and they are a pretty raw bunch down here. A lot of gun crime, but not the kind of scummy behaviour you get in the UK.