We're a bit short on time, so we're just going to reference an email that's been forwarded around recently:
YOU KNOW YOU'VE BEEN IN DENMARK TOO LONG, WHEN:
- You know the meaning of life has something to do with the word "hyggelig".
- You don't think it strange that no one ever comes by to visit without being invited and you never show up at any one's place unannounced either.
- You find yourself lighting candles when you have guests - even if it is brightly sunny outside and 20 degrees.
- You go to the supermarket and buy three good beers and 10 not too good ones.
- You can tell the difference between a Grøn Tuborg and a Carlsberg beer
- You honestly believe that the distance between Copenhagen and Aalborg is long.
- The first thing you do on entering a bank/post office/pharmacy etc. is to look for the queue number machine.
- You accept that you will have to queue to take a queue number.
- When a stranger on the street smiles at you, you assume that: a) he is drunk; b) he is insane; c) he is a foreigner or d) he is all of the above.
- The word "yes" is an intake of breath.
- You can't remember when to say "please" and "excuse me".
- You start to believe that if it weren't for Denmark's efforts, the world would probably collapse pretty soon.
- You can open a beer bottle with almost anything.