Stereotype jokes have got to be probably the least creative and tired kind of humor there is, a constant re-hashing of the same old cliches over and again from now until eternity. Italians eat lots of pasta? Check. Germans lack humor? Gotcha. Brazilians and football? Mhm. Oh, the Irish love potatoes do they? I never knew.

Yet still, they remain popular, we as humans apparently love to have our beliefs and categorizations confirmed and they make us happy. The internet has been experimenting with another angle on the theme lately, with people exploring the 'true meaning' behind national flags, and they do allow an element of creativity into proceedings! Scroll down to check them out for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments!

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Jiří Schindler
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2 years ago

This is so true. The first pizza, made for queen Margharita, was made with topings resembling the Italian flag. General Knowledge out.

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*incoherent screaming*
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2 years ago

FREEDOM *eagle screeches in the background*

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Hans
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2 years ago

I am German and I can definetely say that there is blue in the flag... Ok, it is covered by black, red and gold. I always wonder they everybody things that German are not funny. And life here is not always about work. ;)

Hans
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2 years ago

Lol, I am not the same Hans who is commenting after me. :D

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Alicia Hawkins
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2 years ago

Tell that to the people who wrote an entire metal song in German that sounds terrifying, but in reality is a cookie recipe. Germans have humor. They just sometimes sound intense when they're using it.

Mona
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2 years ago

We love Songs in English - because we don't have to care about bad lyrics in many of them :D

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Nicky OldfieldDesciple
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2 years ago

I have a German friend and he is HILARIOUS. He really is one of the funniest people I know. He is also one of the kindest and friendliest people too. This is one of the worst stereotypes of any race that the Germans have no sense of humour. I promise you they do.

Jurgen Shantz
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2 years ago

really. one of the worst stereotypes of ANY race. my family is german and not one of them cares that people think germans are serious.

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Uwe Ehrenhöfer
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2 years ago

As a german: Even if I don´t laugh I do not take other people serious. Except my wife, taking her not serious enough would be serious trouble. But to be serious, blue is the only colour in the german political landscape that makes me laugh hysterically, it stands for the german version of Trumpism. Thats why I can´t take you Americans serious. I´ll stop now and look at some nudity. Seriously, I prefer this to some serious shot injury...

rudiger kintzel
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2 years ago

When it comes to "Work", Germans do it smarter. They actually work less, fewer days in the year, fewer hours then people of its peer countries. That leaves a lot of time for holidays, fun and enjoying the humor of others.

Constantin Cramaroc
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2 years ago

Just sent this image to my German girlfriend.... her answer: "as you can imagine I did not get the joke" :)

Luna
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2 years ago

PMSL

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Lia Bau
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2 years ago

I actually had to laugh really hard about that :D :,D and I'm German ... ;)

Mona
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2 years ago

"mee, too" ;)

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Miriam Brose
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2 years ago

Constanze doesn't have humor...

Daria B
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2 years ago

So... The EU is a joke? ♥

Daniela Klatt
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2 years ago

Our humor ist very ambitious, so nobody can understand it. (That was a joke!)

criminalgirl
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2 years ago

I have met many extremely funny German people, shame this is just not true.

Mona
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2 years ago

It's a pity many people think Germans are without humor. Please come to our country and meet our people. My family and I have a great sense of humor, a little bit like the English. No day at work without humor. I'm working as a neurologist in hospital - laugh together, with the nurses and with the patients, by example about the little adversities in daily life... and sometimes about Mr. Trumps tweets :D

Cindy Johnston
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2 years ago

Re: trump's tweets, how do you get any work done? 😹

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Maria Ofar
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2 years ago

aw i dunno. when doctors at the hospital told my Oma she had low blood pressure and that there isn't much they can do to treat it, she told them to get her children to come visit her XD XD "that will bring the blood pressure straight back up!"

Maik Sommer
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2 years ago

THIS ISN'T FUNNY!

Quinny Quincent
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2 years ago

That is incorrect. Even the Blue part of the german flag stands for work. We hate humor that much that we wont even allow it not being in our flag. ;)

William Jackson
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2 years ago

Germans have a great sense of humor... ever tried to flirt in German... “Ich denke du bist attraktiv”, just doesn’t seem to roll off the tongue in a romantic manner!)

Sissy Hankshaw
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2 years ago

thats only because people from other countries dont´t understand the jokes of Loriot

Jana Renner
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2 years ago

Fun facts about Germany...there is no fun in Germany, get back to work!

Luisa Vasconcelos
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2 years ago

😂😂😂

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Jennifer Oldham
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2 years ago

This reminded me of what Robin Williams said one time.... about Germany and humor...

Mona
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2 years ago

Jennifer, Robin Williams didn't meet me and my familiy 😆

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Luna
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2 years ago

Well,in that case I am right in what I have been saying all my life : I am NOT German :P (only on paper;) )

d r e a m w o r l d
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2 years ago

🎵All I do is work, work, work, work, work...🎵

Pattie Kelly
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2 years ago

HA HA HA ...not funny.

Johann Linzinmeir
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2 years ago

I HAVE LIVED AND WORKED IN MANY COUNTRIES BUT I ENJOYED THE PEOPLE OF GERMANY THE MOST, THEY DO WORK HARD BUT THEY ALSO ENJOY THEMSELVES.

Renard Bansale
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2 years ago

I wonder if Rihanna is big there...

Twysted Jinx
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2 years ago

Germans spend the time from November 11 til Ash Wednesday with LOTS of humour, the rest of the time we work.

Ema Počubayová
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2 years ago

Darkness Blood Light from darkness through blood to the light

Trax El
Community Member
2 years ago

Well, I´m German and have a good sense of humor! But, we have an awful lot of people living of the social welfare here, and they definatly don´t even know how to spell work!

mehran79
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2 years ago

i agree.

Molly Block
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2 years ago

I'm German, and this is true AND funny!!

Agnes Mendel
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2 years ago

Hey, fellow Germans, let's vote this up to show everyone that we do have humor - hahaha...

Katinka Min
Community Member
2 years ago

Work is work and Schnaps is Schnaps! :-D There is some humor in Germany, not tons, though and never during work hours. And since many foreigners only interact with Germans at work they are a bit out of the loop in that respect.

Mona
Community Member
2 years ago

Katinka, we have lot of fun during work... I think it depends on the type of work. In a bank you have to be reliable, in a diner you can banter with the guests...

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Sophia Reschke
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2 years ago

Can't confirm. Maybe only germans understand the german humor? ;) But I know a couple of hilarious people here :D

Mona
Community Member
2 years ago

Sophia: The german humor is a little bit like Britain humor.

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Sophia Reschke
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2 years ago

Can not relate and I'm as german as it gets :p

Jurgen Shantz
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2 years ago

yo the thing is that germans have so many holidays and festivals and shit compared to where I'm from (canada) and it's strange because they have more parties and stuff than we canadians do! (although the holidays might just be where I live in the rheinland)

Radovan Jokel
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2 years ago

The German way of making jokes it to make jokes about the others (the third party not being in the room), whereas e.g. Austrians love to make jokes about themselves. (although they don’t have blue on their flag either).

Uwe Ehrenhöfer
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2 years ago

That´s not correct. We Germans know we are a joke, we could laugh so much till we cry. Still, Austria is an even greater joke...

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Randy Inbred
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2 years ago

At least one of those colours also represents a kick ass national soccer team....

Joe Belkin
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2 years ago

Actually, the yellow should be public nudity

Andycat >_<
Community Member
2 years ago

Humor me

Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Well, Germany has one of the highest work productivities in the world, and much holiday-allowance entitled by law. Add all the christian public holidays and this is not so fitting. Keep the blue for humor and replace black with "Merkel", red with "Merkel", and yellow with "Merkel" and you are there!

Sarah Schmidt
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2 years ago

you ment "Mutti", right?!

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Dina Neuman
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2 years ago

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Black = Death. Red =Blood. Yellow=Armbands. Blue = no humor cause you killed all the funny people.

Mona
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2 years ago

I killed nobody by myself. I'm 43 years old. Where are you coming from? USA? Where kids kill kids with weapons? Or cops kill black people?

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Constanze Mühlau
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2 years ago

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What a nonsens, there were never blue in our Flag. And the colours meaning is wrong too! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_colours_of_Germany

Sarah Schmidt
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2 years ago

hm I guess that post is prove some of us have no humor?...

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Lina S.
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2 years ago

emus!

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*incoherent screaming*
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2 years ago

Greece looks nice though

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Andycat >_<
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2 years ago

It’s sad how there all trapped behind a wall and even if they wanted out there not allowed cause they would be killed

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Lina S.
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2 years ago

Ouch!

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Andycat >_<
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2 years ago

You wanna revaluation I want a revolution so listen to my declaration

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*incoherent screaming*
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2 years ago

The Grande Armeè

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Lomion
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2 years ago

Now all Russians here want to see this very person who's talking about their intelligence... oh, wait... he's not brave enough to speak something like this face to face

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Florian Zwiestein
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2 years ago

And the white for déjà-vus...

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Hans
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2 years ago

I doubt there is so much control, alas.

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Andycat >_<
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2 years ago

Pugtato

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*incoherent screaming*
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2 years ago

Daaaamn

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*incoherent screaming*
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2 years ago

⬜️= potatoes

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Lina S.
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2 years ago

Oi!

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earringnut
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2 years ago

fun fact the state of california has the same colors in their flag.

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Andycat >_<
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2 years ago

That’s deep

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Andycat >_<
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2 years ago

Like I said, they are basically all inprisoned and half of them don’t know what we do or what things look like out here

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