Top Ten Unusual Things that are Normal in the Netherlands

I am Dutch, and this is a list of things that are normal for Dutch people, but unusual to other people.

The Top Ten

1 Bicycles

Yep, more than in any other country. Very interesting list.

How are they unusual

These are unusual?

People may ask why it’s unusual. Well it’s cities like Amsterdam, lots of people use a bicycle. It’s probably something that happens more in here than in other countries

2 Eating Rusk With Anise When A New Relative Is Born

Kiyomi, do all Dutch people really have dinner at 6pm sharp? - Metal_Treasure

3 First Monday Of The Month Alarm

That sounds pointless and annoying - Randomator

4 Stroopwafels

Traditional Dutch food. I like it a lot. If you like cookies, don’t hesitate to try these

5 Congratulating The Relatives On Someone's Birthday

Why - Randomator

6 Cannabis

Should be legal - iliekpiez

Ugh, it sounds horrible... I like to drink my coffee without the smog of someone's hallucinogen crap in my face. I'm sorry, but this stuff is horrible. - Swellow

7 Sitting In A Circle When Someone Celebrates His/Hers Birthday
8 Eating Pancakes For Dinner

I am from Norway and we do this too...but when don't do it very often.

Eating it for breakfast like they do in the USA and UK is even more unusual.

Dude there's nothing wrong with this I live in Australia and we do this as well

This is completely normal for other Scandinavian countries. - Swellow

9 Licorice

Completely normal in the UK.

It’s a candy type

10 Eating French Fries With Mayonnaise

And that is delicious! - Userguy44

I knew it! - SnerpDoge

The Contenders

11 Prostitution
12 Hard Drugs
13 Cults
14 Satanism
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