Top 10 Complimentary Stereotypes

Stereotypes that ironically say good things about the people they are directed towards.

The Top Ten

1 Canadian people are the nicest

In fact, too nice. Justin Trudeau proves that there is such thing as being "too nice." His extreme kindness is bringing more refugees and terrorists into Canada as well as stripping men of their testosterone. - DoroExploro13

Actually, Trudeau is absolute dictator! He has threatened to deny job-funding to employers with Pro-Life views. - clusium

Yes, their buses even say SORRY when they accidentally crash into other vehicles - xandermartin98

At least that's a very good stereotype.

At least this list doesn’t want me to drink bleach. - MrCoolC

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2 Japanese people are the best at video games

No wonder why most of their games are famous! You rock Japan! - SachiyoHasegawa

Life isn't about video games!

I thought Koreans were - Dvafan2

They can also be the most annoying...
*cough splatoon cough e-liter lag cough* - mattstat716

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3 British people are the wittiest and funniest

Sadly not everyone in Britain falls into that stereotype. The stars of TOWIE have as much wit and use as a chocolate fireguard.

Yes, I am both of these things

British comedians are hilarious. Except James Corden and Russell Brand, that is - 445956

Even British YouTubers are funny! Like TomSka! - SachiyoHasegawa

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4 Germans are the best scientists

Albert Einstein boys. - Not_A_Weeaboo

A bit reminiscent of the "death doctors" from the Holocaust, but still - xandermartin98

Actually Japan has better technology - Dvafan2


5 Russian people are the manliest

Well, if the fact that quite a few of them are straight-up BEAR WRESTLERS who are built like the Hulk doesn't convince you, then I personally don't know what will - xandermartin98

Even Russian women are the manliest? That's is less surprising!

When they aren't drunk - Metal_Treasure

6 Black people are the best at basketball

I'm black, and I'm terrible at basketball - BoyGenius234

Unless you put the hoop by a swimming pool... - DoroExploro13

Michael Jordan, Lebron James, Ray Charles, Shaquille O'Neal, Stevie Wonder, 2-Pac, 50 Cent, Notorious BIG, Childish Gambino, Louis Armstrong, Isaac Hayes, Barry White, Will Smith, etc

(edit: this was supposed to also include the rap/jazz/funk stereotype) - xandermartin98

7 Asians make all of the best types of food

Pad thai, curry and rice, stir fry, kalamari, egg rolls, pot stickers, etc - xandermartin98

SUSHI! - listotaku17


The pho king good food pho!

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8 Italians live off of pizza, pasta and salami sandwiches

How is this a positive stereotype - YOSHIA2121

Is this a compliment? - Metal_Treasure

This is true enough for my sister, at least - LeiaSkywalker

9 Brazilian girls have the nicest butts

Google up "Rainbow six siege caviera," and you'll get the idea. - Not_A_Weeaboo

Really? - listotaku17

It’s true - MegaSoulhero

10 French people have the best cuisine

The Newcomers

? Brazilian people are the best at football

The Contenders

11 Australian people are the best hunters

Those who learn to hunt would probably learn the best in a place like australia, as well as some dangerous animals, we also have bushland that while uncomfortable, can train someone very nicely to live off the land, as Australian bushland is quite often packed with various kinds of sustenance. - kempokid

But Australia doesn't have guns - DoroExploro13

Which is why you'll find so many knives over there that are the size of greatswords - xandermartin98

Xandermartin98, what a load of utter rubbish!

12 Asians are smart

I've seen this stereotype so much. "Can you help me with my math homework Kei? "

I am Asian and I am terrible at math

This is true - the countries with the Highest Average IQ are Asian: South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore (go to the list Top 10 Countries With the Highest Average IQ) - Metal_Treasure

13 French people make the best wine
14 Japanese people make all of the best animated pornography

This is more of a bad thing

You mean hentai?

This is true

15 Americans are the most patriotic

Too much patriotism isn't good for any country in the world. You should always still be able to see pros and contras, and criticize what needs to be criticized. And you need to be aware that there is more than just your culture. No matter which country it is about, I wouldn't exactly call patriotism an all too positive thing. - Martin_Canine

I think most of us are about 90% patriotic and that adds up to being too patriotic, and stuff? I don't know - LeiaSkywalker

Ireland is more patriotic. That is a fact, not an opinion.

That's half true.

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16 French people are the best lovers
17 Jewish men do not commit rape

I'm a Jew and this is wrong. Harvey Weinstein is a Jew for pete's sake! Same thing with Jared Fogle and Woody Allen - 445956

18 French people make the best perfumes
19 British rock artists are the best

Nah doesn't matter where you're from there are to many awesome rock stars from around the world.

This is true. Queen, Royal Blood, Muse and a bunch of others - LeiaSkywalker

Queen, Pink Floyd, Coldplay, Muse and much more great ones! - Userguy44

20 French people are the richest

I never heard of this but I know that people in Luxembourg (a neighboring country) are actually the richest in Europe - Metal_Treasure

Which is also why they waste so much money on fashion shows and the like (very unfortunate but true nonetheless) - xandermartin98

21 All of the best vehicle engineers are German
22 Nerds are always smart

Nobody should EVER be labelled a nerd! - clusium

23 Black people make all of the best rap, jazz and funk music

Because they INVENTED it - xandermartin98

24 Japanese people have all of the most advanced and ambitious technology

It's not only Japan but South Korea too. - SachiyoHasegawa

25 Louisiana makes the best fried chicken on the planet

Can't help but laugh

Popeyes: Louisiana fast! - Not_A_Weeaboo

26 South Koreans are good at video games (especially Starcraft)

And league of legends. - Not_A_Weeaboo

27 Singaporeans are the richest

Case in point, Crazy Rich Asians - PerfectImpulseX

28 Italians are the toughest and strongest people

In a very arrogant and just as aggressive as an Italian stereotyped group.

Damn right we are! - LeiaSkywalker

29 Mexicans make the best foods

Tacos, Burritos, Sopas, Horchatas, Takis - Not_A_Weeaboo

30 Gays are kind

It's a shame this stereotype is false, I've seen some very rude gay people before.

Believe me... I have heard this phrase so often. - Martin_Canine

31 Furries are creative and good artists

Absolutely! #FurryNation represent!
Check out my new subreddit r/BreadTapedToTrees

32 Asians are good at maths

Not true. I’m Asian and math is my ABSOLUTE worst subject at school

33 Germans are very sexual
34 Swedish people are beautiful
35 Chinese people are the best at martial arts

NOT TRUE. I am Chinese and I don't know martial arts

36 Asians all know Kung Fu

NOT TRUE. I'm Asian and I don't know martial arts

37 Black people are the best stand-up comedians

Nah, British people are. So what about Lenny Henry, he's a black british comedian - 445956

Assuming Samuel Jackson's role as Jules in Pulp Fiction counts, him too - xandermartin98

Not really true. - mattstat716

38 Japanese people are the most prideful about their education

This applies to ALL Asians, not just the Japanese...

39 Americans always have the nicest living conditions

This isn't completely true, unfortunately.. - LeiaSkywalker

40 Women do not commit rape

NOT TRUE - 445956

This is a list of "Complimentary Stereotypes", meaning that this isn't someone spouting this out as fact. In other words, don't take a list on STEREOTYPES so seriously. - The_Crimson_King

41 Blacks make the best gangsters
42 Black people are the least racist

How many black people in recent years say that police are purposely killing black people, saying that if you don't support them makes you racist. it is actually a fact that blacks are just as racist as whites - RustyNail

Okay, that's just not true.
I don't care if I'm called out for saying this; but that's a double standard. - mattstat716

Back in the 50s, that's the truest thing ever.
Now it is not true. I'm not being racist. - 445956

43 Black men look best when bald
44 Blacks are more badass than whites

Generally, but not always.
For example, John Wick and Conor McGregor - Not_A_Weeaboo

45 Italians generally make the best non-black gangsters
46 Russian men literally worship their military pride as a religion
47 Germans' voices sound the funniest when they're angry
48 Germans are good at football
49 Homosexuals are the most creative
50 Canadians are the best at ice hockey
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1. British people are the wittiest and funniest
2. Japanese people are the best at video games
3. Canadian people are the nicest
1. Russian people are the manliest
2. Germans are the best scientists
3. Asians make all of the best types of food
1. Canadian people are the nicest
2. British people are the wittiest and funniest
3. Japanese people have all of the most advanced and ambitious technology

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