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  • UK or Ireland

    2 7.14%
  • France

    4 14.29%
  • Scandinavia

    2 7.14%
  • Poland

    3 10.71%
  • Belgium, Netherlands, or Luxembourg

    2 7.14%
  • Germany, Switzerland, or Austria

    3 10.71%
  • Ukraine

    6 21.43%
  • Italy

    15 53.57%
  • Sicily

    16 57.14%
  • Greece

    21 75.00%
  • Malta

    11 39.29%
  • Albania

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  • Bulgaria

    10 35.71%
  • Romania

    12 42.86%
  • Serbia

    13 46.43%
  • Bosnia

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  • Croatia

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  • Macedonia

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  • Cyprus

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    Multiple choice; Where in Europe can Armenians and Georgians pass as natives?



    Multiple choice so you can choose several options. I made one about the Middle East and North Africa as a whole but this one is just for Armenia and Georgia.

    Some Armenians;



    Georgians;


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    More Armenians;


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    There isn't a box to tick for nowhere.

    To my eye these people above don't look like any European population, I think it is the nose that makes the difference. If I had to choose anywhere I'd say Lebanon, which isn't Europe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Antigone View Post
    There isn't a box to tick for nowhere.

    To my eye these people above don't look like any European population, I think it is the nose that makes the difference. If I had to choose anywhere I'd say Lebanon, which isn't Europe.
    I think this applies more to Armenians than Georgians but that's just my opinion.

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    Armenians are somehow 'darker' than Georgians. Most Georgians are even lighter/'whiter' than most folks from Spain, Greece, Central Italy etc... .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Goga View Post
    Armenians are somehow 'darker' than Georgians. Most Georgians are even lighter/'whiter' than most folks from Spain, Greece, Central Italy etc... .

    Georgians still look West Asian to me but not Levantine-like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oreo_cookie View Post
    Georgians still look West Asian to me but not Levantine-like.
    Generally speaking, Armenians look more like the Lebanese or Cypriot whereas 'white' Georgians look more Polish or Eastern European. If I could have voted separately I would vote Poland or Romania for Georgians and Cyprus for Armenians. Armenians look similar to Turks, many have slanted eyes or Turkic facial features found in Eastern Anatolia. Georgians are stocky with large eyes and full lips.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oreo_cookie View Post
    Georgians still look West Asian to me but not Levantine-like.
    Ok. I believe that Armenians are much more Asian/oriental looking than Georgians. Maybe you will change your opinion, if you travel to Tbilisi and see Georgians in real life.

    Georgians are NOT Indo-European but a Caucasian (from Caucasus) in race and language. While Armenians are Indo-European in language.

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    But what I mean is, Georgians to me do not look any more Eastern European or Slavic than Armenians do.. they just simply don't look Lebanese-like the way Armenians do. Georgians have their own look that some Armenians share (the ones who don't look Levantine).

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    Quote Originally Posted by oreo_cookie View Post
    But what I mean is, Georgians to me do not look any more Eastern European or Slavic than Armenians do.. they just simply don't look Lebanese-like the way Armenians do. Georgians have their own look that some Armenians share (the ones who don't look Levantine).
    Ok you're right.

    Every nation looks something different than it's neighbour.
    Most Italians look very Italian, Most Greeks look very Greek, most people from Sweden look Swedish, East Europeans don't look like West Europeans, most folks from India look Indian, so Georgians look like Georgians.

    But is this a good or a bad thing, I mean diversity among men?

    All I know is that Georgians in general are 'whiter' than most Armenians, Turks, Persians, Kurds, etc.. But 'darker' than Russians.

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    Hmmm.. It's very simple.. Not European.
    Nice girls anyway..
    The men .. It could take a long time, and a lot of conversation before I could consider them as "friendly".
    Some pictures show agression.
    I don't like that.

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    By the way Goga, I finally found an ethnic Georgian as I promised. Here you have the African similarity:

    North Africa: 66.55
    East Africa: 63.74
    South Africa: 63.63
    Central Africa: 63.60
    West Africa: 63.56

    As I pointed in the other thread, an ethnic Georgian increases the African similarity compared with the mixed one. Much more similar to Africa than Iberians, but more or less in the average of other Southern Europeans. It makes sense.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reinaert View Post
    Hmmm.. It's very simple.. Not European.
    Nice girls anyway..
    The men .. It could take a long time, and a lot of conversation before I could consider them as "friendly".
    Some pictures show agression.
    I don't like that.
    I don't think they look extremely unfriendly but I've noticed a lot of people from SE Europe and West Asia have eyebrows that point down toward the middle and deep-set eyes that give an almost 'angry' look.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Knovas View Post
    By the way Goga, I finally found an ethnic Georgian as I promised. Here you have the African similarity:

    North Africa: 66.55
    East Africa: 63.74
    South Africa: 63.63
    Central Africa: 63.60
    West Africa: 63.56

    As I pointed in the other thread, an ethnic Georgian increases the African similarity compared with the mixed one. Much more similar to Africa than Iberians, but more or less in the average of other Southern Europeans. It makes sense.
    Ok! Thank you very much.

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    The main goal of Georgians is to join NATO & EU someday.


    What are pros and cons?

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    It's this picture..



    I wouldn't like any of them as my neighbor.

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    Russia is of course against it. But the USA like the idea that Georgia will join NATO one day because it's in the strategic region, in the Caucasus and it is in the backyard of Russia.

    Well it's a 'Christian' country. It's a democratic country, but also a poor one. They don't have natural resources. They border Eastern European countries through the Black Sea. Maybe oil from the Caspian Sea can go to Europe through Georgia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reinaert View Post
    Some pictures show agression.
    I don't like that.
    Lol, are you never agressive?

    EDIT. these are Armenians and not Georgians. (Armenian flag)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Goga View Post
    The main goal of Georgians is to join NATO & EU someday.


    What are pros and cons?
    Nato is bad.
    EU may be good in the future, if we kick Britain out.

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    Georgian, John Malchase David Shalikashvili, was a United States Army General who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1993 to 1997.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Shalikashvili



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    Quote Originally Posted by Reinaert View Post
    Nato is bad.
    EU may be good in the future, if we kick Britain out.
    I don't think EU will last forever. Because they will give EU officials to much power while rich countries like Holland will lose control over their internal economic affairs.

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    Georgian Josef Stalin (USSR dictator) with Churchill.





    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/ar...m--Stalin.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by Goga View Post
    I don't think EU will last forever. Because they will give EU officials to much power while rich countries like Holland will lose control over their internal economic affairs.
    I guess you are a CIA agent also. Or perhaps Mossad.
    Go play somewhere else!
    What you tell here is utter nonsense!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reinaert View Post
    I guess you are a CIA agent also. Or perhaps Mossad.
    Go play somewhere else!
    What you tell here is utter nonsense!
    ??? What has this to do with Mossad or CIA. If it was sarcasm I don't understand it!

    Do you really think that Dutch people want to lose influence on their internal affairs? Do you really think that politicians like Geert Wilders or Emile Roemer and their supporters dream of the very powerful adhesive CENTRAL European government?

    Even if that will be the case in the near future, it will not last forever. One day it will explode. EU is not like the USA. EU is too much diverse from inside to be a success story!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Goga View Post
    Armenians are somehow 'darker' than Georgians. Most Georgians are even lighter/'whiter' than most folks from Spain, Greece, Central Italy etc... .
    Georgians lighter than spaniards ? That's imposible. There was even a study about skintone and spaniards were as light as other West-Europeans.

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