The town of Fucking, Austria.

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Re: The town of Fucking, Austria.

Postby lmviterbo » Sat Jan 23, 2016 12:11 am

Long and unrecommended drive from France to Spain and back:

Start seated on Anus and get 2 Piles after seating for way too long. Back to France and end in Pain in less than a day. Here's how: https://goo.gl/maps/Lypik7qUbkM2

No EBTor has been to Anus (or at least has reported it). No EBTor has been in Pain either. Anus and Pain are in Burgundy (in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region), not far apart.

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Re: The town of Fucking, Austria.

Postby Montgomery Burns » Sun Jan 24, 2016 10:05 pm

Nice post. :lol: "Pain", of course, also means "bread" in French, which is somewhat interesting on its own right. :)
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Re: The town of Fucking, Austria.

Postby CarlosManta » Fri Jan 29, 2016 9:36 pm

No Fucking-mayor, no Fucking-restaurant, and not even a Fucking-Sidewalk?

Sorry, couldn't resist.

I used to live in a building facing "Pump street" and "Back Acton Street".

We found it quite amusing.

Tombola wrote:
eddydevries wrote:
SeanW wrote:I just read about this little village in Austria, near the border with Germany, the name of which is Fucking, which for obvious reasons is amusing in the English speaking world. And so I wonder, has anyone here ever been there? Entered notes from Fucking :twisted:

There is no listing in the EBT database for it, I wonder is it because the village is part of the municipality of Tarsdorf, which is listed? If I were to enter a note from Fucking, Austria today (obviously I can't) what would happen?

I've registered a note as "Fucking", but it was merged into the cityprfile of Tarsdorf, because Fucking belongs to its municipality (that's the policy of the Austrian EBT-database).


Just to explain the Fucking-situation:
I live in the Franking, only a few kilometres away from Fucking, and there is nothing in Fucking, I think not even a sidewalk. It only has 100 inhabitants and no council, mayor, no municipal office etc. It is a "Ortsteil" of Tarsdorf, that means it is part of the municipality Tarsdorf and for that reason it does not have a city profile.
I've already told eddy once, that the restaurant Lindlbauer is in the village "Haid" (another 50 inhabitants Ortsteil of Tarsdorf) and NOT in Fucking!
For more information visit the profile of Tarsdorf at Statistik Austria which lists the villages and its inhabitants.

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Re: The town of Fucking, Austria.

Postby lmviterbo » Fri Jan 29, 2016 10:20 pm

Here's a curious fact (pseudofact?):

The geographical centre of the Euro Area (or Eurozone) is in Brain, France, which is very close to Anus.


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Re: The town of Fucking, Austria.

Postby CarlosManta » Tue Feb 02, 2016 9:23 pm

You mean that there are towns with Silly names?

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Re: The town of Fucking, Austria.

Postby tabbs » Tue Feb 02, 2016 10:19 pm

For Germans who do not speak Dutch, even the venerable city of Leiden may sound funny. After all, "leiden" is the German word for "suffer" ...

A village near the German city of Leuna, Saxony-Anhalt (actually it is now part of Leuna) is named Pissen.

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Re: The town of Fucking, Austria.

Postby lmviterbo » Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:33 pm

There's no Toosilly for us.

Anyway, here's a modest proposal for twinning:

:flag-be: Silly
:flag-fr: Berck
:flag-de: Dill
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Re: The town of Fucking, Austria.

Postby de*lerger » Thu Feb 04, 2016 10:06 pm

Believe it or not, this is where I live:

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Re: The town of Fucking, Austria.

Postby lmviterbo » Thu Feb 04, 2016 10:42 pm

Lies.

I bet this is where you work:

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Re: The town of Fucking, Austria.

Postby vermeer » Thu Feb 04, 2016 11:11 pm

Andora, Italy (between Ventimiglia and Genua)
Barcellona, Italy (Sicily)
Goes, Netherlands
Hongerige Wolf, Netherlands

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Re: The town of Fucking, Austria.

Postby mistercesare » Sun Feb 14, 2016 1:46 pm

vermeer wrote:Andora, Italy (between Ventimiglia and Genua)
Barcellona, Italy (Sicily)
Goes, Netherlands
Hongerige Wolf, Netherlands


Sorry Vermeer but the complete name of the "italian" Barcellona is Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto :)

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Re: The town of Fucking, Austria.

Postby vermeer » Sun Feb 14, 2016 11:19 pm

Sorry Vermeer but the complete name of the "italian" Barcellona is Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto


Still a confusing name (even with the extra).

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Re: The town of Fucking, Austria.

Postby mistercesare » Thu Feb 18, 2016 2:39 pm

vermeer wrote:
Sorry Vermeer but the complete name of the "italian" Barcellona is Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto


Still a confusing name (even with the extra).


You're absolutely right.
I remember that a few friends of mine were planning a trip to the "spanish" Barcelona for New Year's Eve and one of them watched on the Italian railway company website for further infos about it and looking for a train. He didn't care so much to the arrival station and was booking a 17-hour-trip to the Italian Barcellona! 8O :lol:

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Re: The town of Fucking, Austria.

Postby groentje » Thu Feb 18, 2016 2:47 pm

Monaco is worse still, especially if you are in Milan and thinking of going to the mediterranean principality, but getting on a train to Monaco in Bavaria won't get you in the right direction :mrgreen:


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