the boring stuff

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On a lighter note: by visiting this site you concur that:

  • Belgian beer and chocolate are the best in the world
  • That Cobra is superior to G.I. Joe
  • Sega is better than Nintendo
  • That Antwerp is the by far nicer than Liverpool, Newcastle, Bruges, Louvain, Brussels (oh yes, Jolein), Ghent and Germany.
  • Mia by Gorki is the best song in Dutch ever. (Yet, followed closely by the oeuvre of André Hazes).