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Lately a lot of people have asked me for advice on various things, like the best place in Sweden to move to, if it's better to live in a country with a monarch or a president, or which Greek gods do what.

I'm not sure what brought this sudden wave of questions on, but I'm sorry to tell you all that I'm not the right person to ask. I know nothing about immigration from The U.S. to Nordic countries (or from/to any other countries for that matter) and Denmark isn't exactly a monarchical country as much as it is a country that has a lady wearing a crown waving at people a lot while politicians decide things.
And I can spell "Zeus" and that's all my knowledge of Greek gods. Scandinavian folklore is my jam.

So yeah, I'm not much help I'm afraid.
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star3catcher Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2017
Americans want your help fleeing to Scandinavia?

Haaaaaaaa.
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paws4thot Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2015
If it helps, Denmark (like the UK in this) is a "constitutional monarchy", which basically means that the head of state has no power to legislate or set policy.

There might be an SATW lurking in there, with a very confused America asking Sister Denmark why she's not allowed to choose her cabinet?
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Ewzi Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2015
Google is otherwise a really good help for the ones who need it. Just search about the things, people
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Eleven013 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
That's perfectly okay - people can just ask Google ;) 
Take it from someone who was thought to know everything back in folkeskolen: Nobody can know everything, and even if they did, nobody could answer everyone's questions!
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Bengalensis Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015   General Artist
Du skulle prøve at få en kopi af "Troldtøj. Folkesagn i Nutidsliv" (1889-1890). Virkelig god bog om de forskellige væsner fra den danske folketro. 
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Blondythedragon Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Dos damn politicians, they are so annoying here in Denmark >n>
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Sabbelbina Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
They are annoying everywhere in the world ;-)
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Blondythedragon Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
True dat :D
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Sabbelbina Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
:D
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Hawkheart29 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You need help with Greek/Roman mythology? I'm your girl! My name comes from Greek Mythology and I've spent my whole life reading any and every book on mythology I could get my hands on! If you need any info on the classic mythology, it would be my honor to help you!
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Tevo77777 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2015  Student Writer
I have this feeling like people expect a person with 30+ comments to be able to respond to them all.

On another topic, what are your thoughts on Chinese folklore?
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Hawkheart29 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I haven't read too much on Chinese folklore (not from a lack of interest mind you, just a lack resources) but what I have read I enjoyed.
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Tevo77777 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2015  Student Writer
I've seen a few Jet li movies about it, thy were pretty sad.
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Kinggigasmon Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's what happens when you draw AWESOME folklore comics.
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Arienne-Keith Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I think it's an odd effect of your celebrity status. At comicon this year, one of the people in the audience went up to the microphone and asked an actor, "what did my wife mean when she texted me ______?" There are just some weirdos who expect famous people to know everything.
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LyhliTheLuminescent Featured By Owner Edited Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
It's surprising people don't use Google and Wikipedia for a start to learning. From there, there's obviously a lot of good information that can be further explored.
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bobswin Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015
Very wise, if I may say so.  :D
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id-est-vir Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015
It's true that Denmark technically is the oldest "Kingdom" in the world but the royal family are about as powerful as the british royal family if not less... but they do make a nice tourist attractions.:king: 
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Limro Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
- Yes, it's the oldest.

- I think they have less power, because they have non. There are only formalities.

- You could say they are a show for tourist. They travel to other countries with a lot of salesmen who makes a lot of money because the royals are there.
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DeviantFredda Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
What is the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything? 
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Observer76 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015
42
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DeviantFredda Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Clap 
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TrollGirl Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
That's the life of an obscure internet celebrity :D
Maybe they just want your unique take on things, rather than actual expertise :D
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:iconzorathetwilightdrake:
ZoraTheTwilightDrake Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
What is love? What is llife?
:XD:
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:iconlimro:
Limro Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Jim Carrie and Gang knows the first question: www.youtube.com/watch?v=09m0B8…

Opus know the answer of the second question: www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGikhm…
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irrenderNarr42 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Maybe they ask you about gods because you made these alien designes after ancient cultures or because they think if you know one mythology you know all mythologies.
Anyway if they ask you again, just tell them to play age of mythology, or redirect them to meXD
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raininess Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So what you're saying is direct all the questions towards you? Got it. :iconkonatathumbsupplz:
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NyoTheNek0 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Do you have any good books to recommend about Scandinavian Mythology?
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HotaruAiri Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015
Well. That's odd. If I was wondering about those things, I'd just research it myself. :/
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Rui-rui Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015
why do we exist
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FlamerXMagofire Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015
... lol :XD: ... Just that :B
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pehpig Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Ozzy Osbourne knows your pain. www.youtube.com/watch?v=772NKQ…
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Tsuya-hasu Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Don't know much about Scandinavian folklore but it's cool that you do. Do you know how similar to Norse mythology it is? (And sorry for asking a question! I read this and got really curious!)
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EricTheRedAndWhite Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist
Scandinavian folklore derives from Norse paganism, but is not the same. Norse paganism is an organized religion with its own worships and feasts, while Scandinavian folklore is merely a post-Christian belief in pagan-origin creatures, such as trolls, elves, wights, mares and will-o'-the-wisps.  
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Tsuya-hasu Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Ah, that makes since. Thank you!
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Alloci Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm pretty sure they're the same thing ^^
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Tsuya-hasu Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh, okay. Thanks!
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Alloci Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
np! Sorry if I was rude ^^;
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Tsuya-hasu Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Not at all, I was just lazy and didn't want to look it up myself. =P (Razz) 
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Alloci Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, I was worried lol
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Tsuya-hasu Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
No no that's okay! :D
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Chichok Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015
Its because you at least have more knowledge of the place than someone who hasn't set foot in there. Its natual to ask a source from an actual human vs reading simple data points from say google. Humans are social creatures.
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CrystalCritic Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well I guess were parallel about something. 

Greek mythology is my shiznick. But what is Scandinavian folklore...
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Forestwind1234 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Actually, I've been meaning to ask you a question for a while, and I tried sending a note to you, but I don't think you got it or something. My question was about the Hiatus of Neils and Gang; do you know when it will be continued, or have you abandoned the project?
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PrairieLily Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Humon: Stop asking me questions!
You: Actually, here is another question...

:P Just found it amusing.
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Forestwind1234 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
...sorry...
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:iconprairielily:
PrairieLily Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Jeeze, if that is all it takes for you to roll over and play dead. :no: I was teasing in a playful manner and you're acting like I just threw a string of personal insults at you. 
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Forestwind1234 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
I know you didn't, It was more like a "I'm sorry if I offended you, but I honestly don't care much, you're right."
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PrairieLily Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Why would what you said offend me in the slightest?
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Forestwind1234 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
I dunno, I seem to get a lot of people royaly pissed at me both online and IRL, so I was just saying sorry preemptively.
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