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Finnish Sports - Mobile phone throwing102 katseluaMobile phone throwing is an international sport that started in Finland in the year 2000. It is a sport in which participants throw mobile phones and are judged on distance or technique. The phones used vary not just between events but between competitors, with any phone that weighs over 220 grams being acceptable. At some events, the choice is down to personal preference from those provided by the event organisers, while others provide only one model of phone.Lexa
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Finnish Sports - Boot Throwing101 katseluaBoot throwing, or welly wanging is a sport that actually originated in Britain, but has grown popular in Finland as well.Lexa
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Finnish sports - Wife Carrying129 katseluaWife carrying (Finnish: eukonkanto or akankanto) is a contest in which male competitors race while each carrying a female teammate. The objective is for the male to carry the female through a special obstacle track in the fastest time. The sport was first introduced at Sonkajärvi, Finland.Lexa
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Two very finnish things, combined104 katseluaThe finns really are pretty heavy drinkers, and are somewhat passionate about their Koskenkorva ( a local booze ) and Salmiakki ( a local salty liquorice ). What could be better than both combined? Have you tried this already?Lexa
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There are no polar bears in Finland176 katseluaIt seems like a very common misconception that polar bears roam free around Finland. Actually the Brown Bear (Ursus arctos) is the national animal of Finland.Lexa
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Finnish Mentality104 katseluaA very well known finnish saying that we all learn at an early age. "Se mikä ei tapa, vahvistaa". In english: "What does not kill you, makes you stronger." A humouristic variant of this, still meaning the same, goes like "Mikä ei tapa, sattuu saatanasti". In english: "What does not kill you, will hurt like hell".Lexa
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Finnish 101346 katseluaKuusi palaa. A very popular example of how sometimes simple finnish phrases can have many different meanings, depending on context.Lexa
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Salmiakki99 katseluaAnother popular Finnish taste. Kind of a salty liquorice. The flavor comes from ammonium chloride, which is the product from the reaction of hydrochloric acid and ammonia.Lexa
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