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The custom tax is really a fee that they charge you because a guy opened your package and they are actually making you pay the guys salary. How fucked is that? It's not at all an excise tax or sticking a VAT value on the thing as at first i thought.
France is Hell after all!

I like the way Canada Customs charge $6.00 to put a tag on your parcel, that tells you it wasn't opened. :roll:

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When I was young my sister had a French student staying at our mom's house. I spent that whole time trying to get up in her shit to fuck her guts............w/ no luck. Image

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If there ARE English speakers, you can't listen through their accents.

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The_Acadian_2 wrote:
But....
Customs TAX = 15 euros

Total cost 55.95 euros = 86.72 $ for a DVD and a T-shirt! :shock:

The custom tax is really a fee that they charge you because a guy opened your package and they are actually making you pay the guys salary. How fucked is that? It's not at all an excise tax or sticking a VAT value on the thing as at first i thought.
France is Hell after all!


This customs shit sucks not only in France ! Sometimes I've to pay customs tax, sometimes not. Instead of the package they once send me just a fucking form. In the end I had to pay customs tax and VAT and I had to travel to the next customs office, which is 40 km from here. :P

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If there ARE English speakers, you can't listen through their accents.

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One time, on a camping site, our car was leaking oil. Something we didn't know.

A couple of French guys noticed and pointed to our front wheel and exclaimed "huile!"
Huile happens to sound just like the Dutch word for "wheel", and so we didn't really get the message. "Yes, that's a wheel," we thought.

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Ok today i received the Torture DVD along with a T-shirt.
Had to go to the Post office to pick it up cause the custom guys
had a look at the package. Here's the Deal.

Torture DVD =21.98 $
Hot Rats T =30.00 $
Shipping =11.50 $

Total =63.48 $

Euro crossover bonus (1 euro = 1.55$) so 63.48$ = 40.95euros

But....
Customs TAX = 15 euros

Total cost 55.95 euros = 86.72 $ for a DVD and a T-shirt! :shock:

The custom tax is really a fee that they charge you because a guy opened your package and they are actually making you pay the guys salary. How fucked is that? It's not at all an excise tax or sticking a VAT value on the thing as at first i thought.
France is Hell after all!


That's what you have in The Netherlands too, and possibly in other EU countries. Never think something is a bargain when you buy it abroad.

Like that Dinky Toy my father bought. Only two wheels, rusty, but it's like a car my uncle used to have, and as that uncle collected Dinky Toys of his old cars and was still missing that one... well...

It cost him 99 cents. The seller wrote 99 c (with a stripe through the c) on the package, which was "mistaken" at Customs for 99$, and so my father had to pay E 19,63 tax over it: E 14,63 for the actual tax and E 5 for the administration costs.

He got it back, but it cost him around 20E in calls to complain about it.

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Mayo on fries huh? Yeah... kinda gross...

However, Canadians, did get one thing right: Poutine.

Cheese and gravy on fries. Hells yes.

Closest thing we have to that here in the states is Disco Fries.


So yes, the French even managed to mess up French Fries (thank God French Fries aren't even really French). And amazingly enough, one of the few things Canada got right was the French Fries. I mean come on... Cheese... Gravy... that's two of the 5 basic food groups right there. Gotta love it.


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Hometown Sausage Jamboree wrote:
Mayo on fries huh? Yeah... kinda gross...

However, Canadians, did get one thing right: Poutine.

Cheese and gravy on fries. Hells yes.

Closest thing we have to that here in the states is Disco Fries.


So yes, the French even managed to mess up French Fries (thank God French Fries aren't even really French). And amazingly enough, one of the few things Canada got right was the French Fries. I mean come on... Cheese... Gravy... that's two of the 5 basic food groups right there. Gotta love it.


FYI, my cousin works in a restaurant in Ireland serving late night food for drunks. He told me his favorite is Fries with Cheese and CURRY!!!
Yum...especially at 2 am.


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Its NOT mayo.

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Actually I'm pretty sure Poutine is a French-Canadian dish. French people love to eat retarded messy shit


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Play In France (Them or Us) for Franks musical answer to your question. Come on now,no bigotry here. Having lived in Europe for years I nearly pissed myself laughing when I first heard this!!!!


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:o because it's funny?


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Fuck France. who in their right mind puts mayo on fries? Fucking Freaks!!!
De la mayonaise sur des frites ca c'est bon :mrgreen:

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Actually I'm pretty sure Poutine is a French-Canadian dish. French people love to eat retarded messy shit
Yes it is and after a big night it is very good ! Vive le Québec libre dans un Canada fort! :mrgreen:

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I prefer their fries over American fries. I also dig chicks with armpit hair.

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I prefer their fries over American fries. I also dig chicks with armpit hair.

then go to Germany, you'll find many of them there :mrgreen:

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Over here, Cletus! I never appreciated the Gilette-fashion.

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Why did Frank consider France hell?

Because he have not been to Brazil...

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Why did Frank consider France hell?

Because he have not been to Brazil...

Getting your feet wet, Mr. G.G.? :(

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Have you heard the news?

There are indeed heavy floods going on the north and northeast of the country... But it is not where I am...

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Have you heard the news?

There are indeed heavy floods going on the north and northeast of the country... But it is not where I am...

Good-oh! If you hadn't posted, tonight, I would have wondered...

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Here we have strayed, though... :(

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Why did Frank consider France hell?

Because he have not been to Brazil...

...had not...

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