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    As I was in lunch today, me and some of my friends started discussing cultural stereotypes (oh yeah, we're the cool table! .)
    Mot of the America stereotypes were funny, for the most part untrue, but there was one that I realized actually had some truth to it- a lot of Americans are fat!
    So in the halls, I came to the conclusion that about 25% or so of the people that I saw walking by were fat. I don't mean a little bit heavy, but obviously, undeniably fat! It is pretty sad that there are so many fat kids.
    So my question is, is obesity much of a problem in your country/area as well, or is it really just us yanks?

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    Some survey shows that now every 1 out of 3 Americans are technically obese. I don't have the link/location of this survey, but I remember it was from a reputable source.

    I'm not sure what defines 'obese' though.
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    Sony is my favorite stereotype

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    I have heard tell that there are some fat people here in England, but I haven't met one yet. We spend all our money on petrol so we don't have any left over for luxuries like food.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vgarcia
    Sony is my favorite stereotype
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    Quote Originally Posted by revs_org
    I have heard tell that there are some fat people here in England, but I haven't met one yet. We spend all our money on petrol so we don't have any left over for luxuries like food.
    I don't think you get out enough
    Yes, obesity is becoming a bit of a problem in the UK, but from what I've heard, not as bad as in the states.
    Any canadians out there- same for you as well?

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    I heard the Aussies beat us Americans in the weight game
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    AFAIK the yanks are at the top of the league table for fatties. It is my understanding that the brits aren't far behind now though Solution is simple. Stop eating stuff that begins with Sh and rhymes with might


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    huh stop eating or GB island will sunk?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheOriginalH
    Solution is simple. Stop eating stuff that begins with Sh and rhymes with might
    Shmight?
    Shlight?
    Shright?
    Shight?

    I don't eat any of those ... I guess that's why I'm not obese.
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    There's a simple solution to the obesity problem. Just change your diets and exercise. It's not rocket-science, it just takes a strong willpower

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dean C
    There's a simple solution to the obesity problem. Just change your diets and exercise. It's not rocket-science, it just takes a strong willpower
    exactly

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dean C
    ...it just takes a strong willpower
    Tell that to the woman who fused with her sofa
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