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Stockholm men ranked 'world's sexiest'
Swedish actor Alexander Skarsgård grew up in Stockholm

Stockholm men ranked 'world's sexiest'

Published: 28 Feb 2012 15:48 GMT+01:00
Updated: 28 Feb 2012 15:48 GMT+01:00

Stockholm men are the best looking in the world, according to a new ranking, taking home the number one spot in a category Swedes have dominated in the past.

The Swedish capital nabbed the number one spot in a ranking of the best looking men by city "presented entirely by a woman’s perspective" by Travelers Digest, an online travel directory.

Despite the sometimes chilly temperatures, Stockholm's blisteringly hot men helped the city beat out runner-up New York City and third-ranked Amsterdam.

“Swedish men are often stereotyped as cold, emotionally distant loners and inexplicably mistaken for Swiss guys," Travelers Digest wrote in presenting its top-ten ranking.

"On the plus side, they are also generally considered aesthetically pleasing due to their fine-boned Nordic attributes and exceptional height advantage."

The description may come as no surprise to the average Swede (or indeed, the average “Viking victim” transplant), as Swedish studs have made the world’s mouth water at least since tennis star Björn Borg graced the courts in the early 1970s.

Currently, Swedish actor Alexander Skarsgård may be the reigning Swedish hunk supreme, although 25-year-old pop star Måns Zelmerlöv has also been known to set hearts aflutter, even if he may not be as well known outside of Sweden.

Other Swedish hotties of note include footballer and underwear model Fredrik Ljungberg, and perhaps actor Mikael Persbrandt, set to appear in the upcoming Hobbit movies.

Related gallery: A selection of Sweden's sexiest men

According to Travelers' Digest, the typical Stockholm-hunk is an “impeccably-dressed clotheshorse” who likes to indulge in the finer things from “food to fashion, culture to hearth”.

The article also delves into how to go about snagging a Stockholm man for oneself.

“Despite the fact that one must practice patience when engaging in the slightly bizarre ritual known as the Swedish courting process, once you have captured the heart and imagination of your elegant gent he will be devoted to you for life," the article reads.

"What’s more irresistible than that?”

Other cities included in the ranking were Lisbon, Buenos Aires, and Sydney, while Madrid, Berlin, Milan, Tel Aviv rounded out the top ten.

In a similar list compiled by the website previously, Stockholm women came in second place in the worldwide list for best looking women.

Oliver Gee (oliver.gee@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

17:56 February 28, 2012 by OUIJA
What? Is it a joke? Today is February 29 and not April 1. Somebody is joking.
17:59 February 28, 2012 by planet.sweden
The problem is that once a girl has "snagged" herself a Stockholm male, she is going to have to live with his self obsession and appalling manners, which isn't so hot.

Factor in his fixation with splitting the bill two ways at all times, his inability to hold a door open, or say thank you, his over reliance on his mother, and his general effeminate, slightly prizy and sulky demeanour, and you soon realize that a Stockholm male is very high maintenance.

I'd suggest women look to the West coast of Sweden instead. Same looks but a whole lot more normal as a human Being. Same goes for the women.
18:01 February 28, 2012 by Dazzler
Beat out NYC ? ROFL , how did NY even get in the top 10!?
18:13 February 28, 2012 by ruby_18559
!?!?!?!??!? whatever
18:25 February 28, 2012 by johan rebel
Björn Borg a stud?!?!?

Any girl dissatisfied with the other qualites of the Stockholm studs need look no further than, say, Malmö, Rinkeby or Södertälje for the right guy. She can then live happily ever after, draped in a black tent.
18:39 February 28, 2012 by OUIJA
They are lining up for the next Pride Parade.
19:59 February 28, 2012 by philster61
I was in Stockholm with my Brazilian Girlfriend a year or so ago. She couldn't get over how gay they all were...But who has ever heard of Travelers Digest? I guess the Italian and Latin men must be crying into Lattes...
20:57 February 28, 2012 by Chickybee
@philster61 not very nice comments from you.

If all Swedish men were gay there wouldn't be any Swedes left.

Oh dear, smacks of another Swede-hater. Hope you're not being an even bigger hypocrite and living in Sweden rather than the UK/US...
21:29 February 28, 2012 by cattie
As a Stockholmer snagger, I will agree with the good-looking part. I will also agree that my brothers, male relatives and friends from many lands all find my husband and his Stockholmer pals to be a bit ..umm.. high maintenence.
21:46 February 28, 2012 by blursd
@ Philster ...

I had a female friend visit me while I was living in Sweden - she was traveling to France, Belgium, and Holland and decided it would be easy to stop by for a couple days while she was in Europe. I picked her up at Arlanda, and took her to downtown Stockholm, and that was basically her first comment after about fifteen minutes ... "there are a lot of gay Swedish guys, aren't there?" I just kind of looked at her confused, and then it dawned on me ... Swedish men's fashion would strike most Americans as being slightly homosexual.

She was much happier when I explained they weren't gay ... almost like a kid in a candy store. "There are a lot of hot guys here ....!!!" she exclaimed. And I retorted, "there's also a lot of super hot woman!"
21:51 February 28, 2012 by cattie
Only Skarsgård and Persbrandt are actually from Stockholm!

Björn Borg is from Södertälje (It did not count as Stockholm when he grew up)

Fredrik Ljungberg is from Skåne as is Måns Zelmerlöw who is from Lund.
22:11 February 28, 2012 by Migga
I love these stories that bring up different world rankings. Sweden often tops the charts in everything. Even tho it`s a small country with only 9 million. But every time a story is published you get a wave of comments here talking a bunch of crap about Sweden and Swedes. I love it.

@ philster61

Are all Brazilians homophobes like your girlfriend or is it just her?
23:26 February 28, 2012 by Adriano
Utter rubbish. Why waist space in the Local with such nonsense.
23:31 February 28, 2012 by jostein
"by Travelers Digest, an online travel directory."

Never heard of it.
01:24 February 29, 2012 by apo_99
@planet.sweden, @philster61

You are ABSOLUTELY RIGHT! I moved here from southern europe and the first time I got in the Stockholm metro and the buses I thought "OMG, are they ALL gay here in this city"? "Where are real men?"

They can have really gorgeous face and body, however they NEVER flirt.. Too bad
01:28 February 29, 2012 by godnatt
I'm really sick of men being objectified like this.

I hereby demand to be referred to by the genderless pronoun "hen" from here on out.
01:30 February 29, 2012 by philster61
Migga.

Typical response of some one with a limited perspective. She just noticed that Stockholm men looked very effeminate and very gay. Sorry for you if you can't handle it.Many tourists to Stockholm for the first time notice it.... Ok So Stockholm men are effeminate. Get over it....

Chickybee...like the article you over rate your self......not my fault if half the men in Stockholm look like a bunch of women's skirts.....and are as just as feminine.....I'm just pointing out what the first impression is....As for my location , I am in a prime position to comment about. Go on them tell me to get out of Sweden. Since that will be all you can reply with.....
01:37 February 29, 2012 by alwaysnforever
Swedes are gay because they're hard to get? They're picky when it comes to their women? Just because they CHOOSE not to make a move on YOU? You women sound quite bitter I must say :)
02:04 February 29, 2012 by philster61
alwaysnforever.

You make it sound as if all Swedish men are Schenkenbergs. They are not. The article is over praising Stockholm men. And like effeminate typical gay men, they get upset and cry about it....

Why do you think thousands of Swedish men get Asian wives? Cos they(Asian women) will treat them better...
02:47 February 29, 2012 by hughknows
"On the plus side, they are also generally considered aesthetically pleasing due to their fine-boned Nordic attributes and exceptional height advantage."

NEWSFLASH: Incredibly racist eugenics-based and sexist content by obscure online travel publication go inexplicably 'unSLAMMED' by The Local. In fact it is shamelessly exploited...
03:04 February 29, 2012 by grov_kvinnofridskrankning
Uh i think i want to fn puke
03:20 February 29, 2012 by volvoman9
Get the F$%K outta here! New york has all the hunks and you knows it. Never heard of all these poofs.
03:40 February 29, 2012 by bells on the knight
highest paid male model(s) all time are swedes
04:42 February 29, 2012 by philster61
Schenkenberg hasn't one ounce of Swedish blood in him. he is just born here of Dutch/ Indonesian parents. Are there any other models worth talking about?
06:16 February 29, 2012 by mnphoto87
Got to laugh at all the people terrified of well-dressed, non-macho men. The US and Latin America are just a plane ride away, don't let the door hit you on the way out. If you're a woman and you prefer manly, machismo men, that's fine; it's your preference.

But as an American expat, I'm familiar with the equality-hating men who think all Western women are evil just because they don't worship them (and they typically praise submissive Asian women, they way women 'should' be, lol).

So Swedish men are 'gay' because they wear trendy clothes? Compared to what? Dudes who wear baseball caps, jeans and T shirts and drive around in their truck listening to country music? Latin American men who in their incessant cat-calling openly brag that 'no means yes'?

And then philster, you are trying to say that the commenter who couldn't see that a well-dressed guy is not 'gay', has a limited perspective? That is so laughable, I don't even know if you're being serious. You remind me of the 14 year olds in high school who go around calling everyone a 'fag' just so your buddies think you're top dog. Hahaha.
09:06 February 29, 2012 by Svenny Brogarth
Yes Swedish men are so special and great, hence the need for a news website like the local. If they are so hot why are do so many of the young Swedish women flee the country for a year only to return with a charming English, Australian, Canadian, American, French, Spanish, Italian ... man??
09:42 February 29, 2012 by Ghato
Men in Stockholm "may" be the most good-looking, but definitely not the sexiest!

Being sexy involves also an attitute that stockholmers do not have. Appareance is not all
09:53 February 29, 2012 by philster61
OMG Its an American who thinks he's Swedish.........So did where and how you meet your man partner? San Francisco? A bar along Castro maybe? Of course you would instantly demean Latin men as the only ones you know about are those who cross the Mexican border invading "Amer-hicuh". The fact that you referenced an exit policy to Asia says it all about your mentality..

But then again you are probably a submissive man yourself who will do nicely in "equality" Stockholm where women are more macho than the men....You would make somebody a nice bitch.....

Svenny indeed. Why do they?
09:54 February 29, 2012 by Marc the Texan
@Dazzler

That was what stuck out with me. How did NYC even get on the list. I could see Stockholm as number 1. NYC as number 2 completely invalidates the list.
10:08 February 29, 2012 by OUIJA
"I have not married a Swede because 50% of the Swedes is married and the other 50% is gay", said to me once upon a time a very good looking Latvian waitress who used to take care of me when at the restaurant she was working at the time.

I might not fully agree with her, but it has quite a bit of thruth. If you spent some time just looking around watching how they (Swdish men) look, dress, talk, move and behave, you start wondering if the Pride Parade has begun.
11:10 February 29, 2012 by Ankinette
Agree with Ghato, hot / trendy and SEXY is a totally different story!
11:21 February 29, 2012 by Liefje
being a woman myself i find NOTHING appealing about swedish men, nothing at all. I wonder if the pole was made in some womens jail?
11:48 February 29, 2012 by Migga
Nice to see some positive publicity about Sweden and Swedes. Even though it`s something as superficial as how sexy the men are. But it`s positive in some sense and good news are always welcomed. Keep looking sharp Sweden!
13:24 February 29, 2012 by OUIJA
Migga, Migga, Migga. The publicity is not only superficial but a complete lie. For sexy looking men, you should move out of Sweden, otherwise go to an optician and change the prescription for your glasses. Nowadays there are good discounts and they even come with the photo of really sexy looking people, Swedish men not included.
13:34 February 29, 2012 by CJ from Sunshine Desserts
Mark Levengood; Simon & Thomas , that wee irritating bloke who wrote a book about God & does stand-up...aw come oan ! only good looking girls on the "weekends finest" nonsense....just what is that all about TL ?
14:13 February 29, 2012 by johnny1939
What about the guys in Göteborg?
14:18 February 29, 2012 by DiegoP
I am from South America, and so is my girlfriend. I honestly did not notice the gay looks on Swedish guys because frankly I didnt really look at them. But she did, and I have heard it a lot from other girls too.

But from my perspective and having many Swedish friends I think they are not as bad as some people here says. You have to agree that they are good looking, and even as the fashion here is different than other places, not all guys dress like that. On the other hand, they are quite reliable and I dont see the "high maintenance" part.

I think their problem is they are too shy and have absolutely no initiative. And I think the reason is the Swedish feminism. Dont get me wrong, Im not saying that is a bad thing, but I think Swedish women are the ones who are high maintenance. I mean, Swedish guys are afraid of even looking at girls in the streets. And that is why foreign girls come here and find a man easily if they take initiative, and girls who can't just die waiting. Also, I heard so many Swedish girls complaining about how guys don't flirt.

My point? Swedish girls need to be less arrogant, Swedish guys need to step up their game.
14:32 February 29, 2012 by philster61
And Swedish men have to be the most boring on the planet.... That's certainly not sexy.. Having a long dose of the flu would be more attractive.....
14:36 February 29, 2012 by OUIJA
Swedish girls need to be less arrogant? This is one of the many statements of the year. Swedes were born arrogant, are arrogant and will die being arrogant. Arrogancy is the number one trait of Swedes, being stupidity, racism and discrimination, number two, three and four, regardless of the order. Swedes believe of themselves as the cream of the coffee. Superman is just a little kid for them. Pippy Långstrump is their hero, for both men and women. O.K. There are some esceptions, but these confirm the rule.
14:43 February 29, 2012 by DiegoP
OUIJA: Im sorry, I have lived in Sweden for two years and a half and I ABSOLUTELY disagree with you. Swedes may be a bit cold and maybe think Sweden is the center of the world; but which country doesn't have the same issues? Where I come from, we also over rate our place in the world.

I honestly dont think they are all stupid, racist or arrogant. That is just a generalisation of a whole society, and the racism you criticize is based on the same principle of generalising just because you have met one or two bad examples or simply out of hate.
15:53 February 29, 2012 by acidcritic
With lots of beatiful swedish women, only crazy men should care about the beauty of swedish men.
15:55 February 29, 2012 by EP
They're all peacocks with the same look and the same tail. Hardly individualistic, despite what they think. And as others have pointed out, what matters is sexiness and sensuality. Having lived in Sweden for a long time, including Stockholm, I miss sensuality and sexiness in people. Can't wait to get out of here ...
16:29 February 29, 2012 by Åskar
@EP

Well go then! You might not be missed.
17:19 February 29, 2012 by Migga
Hahaha, I love these kinds of news that put Swedes and Sweden in a good light. Keep them coming The Local. It`s great seeing how people can`t handle it and need to go on here to make a negative comment. I`m eating it all up!
18:17 February 29, 2012 by philster61
EP.

I am in the same mind. As soon as my kids are 18, I'm outta here. I'm bored with Swedes. They are among the most obnoxious, charmless, humorless, boring people. It's like a before and after..It's like a 20 year marriage. One morning you wake and look at the person beside you ad say to yourself. "That's not the person I married".......

Migga. You need to get out of that little place you live in and see whats out in the world...
20:06 February 29, 2012 by zooeden
Oh my god, it´s all like the news from your local redneck alburquerque!!! Hookers, sex, pastors, neck pains, furniture store, gotta love it!!!!
20:48 February 29, 2012 by OUIJA
@ # 40 Diego something:

Junior: when you have lived in Sweden the 28 years I have lived in Sweden, then, and only then, you can open your mouth; not before. You do not even know how to read properly. I clearly wrote "There are some exceptions, but these confirm the rule." I never wrote "they are all stupid, racist or arrogant." Those words are from your own South American crop, which is just plain crap. Open your eyes Junior. You will, sooner or later, pay the penalty for having come to one of the most, if not the most, racist and discriminatory country of the whole damn world.
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23:54 February 29, 2012 by DiegoP
@OUIJA:

Thanks for calling me Junior, it makes me feel young again.

You need to relax, take a chill pill; you sound quite bitter. Almost like someone who has lived 28 years in a country he hates. It must be quite hard for you to wake up in the mornings knowing you have to deal with this hellhole. Im sorry for you, I really am.

You need a vacation, why don't you come to South American crap plains and spend some days away from Sweden? Maybe you'll like it, or get things under perspective. Then, maybe finally, you can take the smart choice and move out of Sweden, this horrible place you were forced to live in for the last 28 years.

Do not worry about me, you can be sure I won't pay any penalty. I am quite a smart guy and the minute I feel even a little bit discriminated, racially abused or even bitter against Sweden; I will move back to my plain crap home country.

And I don't need your permission to open my mouth. Some people feel too cocky hiding behind a computer screen.
07:29 March 1, 2012 by rise
What's a Stockholm man? A former Iranian? Or maybe a former Turk? In that case I can hardly agree with the article.
09:15 March 1, 2012 by cogito
"With lots of beatiful swedish women..." (#41)

You know what they say about Swedish women don't you? "The lights are on but nobody's home."

I wish these Swedish girly men (or "metro-males, if you prefer) would lighten up on the smelly after-shave.
10:13 March 1, 2012 by zooeden
You guys are worst than chiks fighting, all wrong and all!!!!

by the way, gotta love one more of "their" surveys!!!
11:46 March 1, 2012 by CCVB
what a joke!!! I have seen so many ugly guys since I live here, in 1.5 year I have been here, I saw 3 good looking men, the rest if really ugly... sure, if you refer to Alexandre Skarsgard or Dolph Lundgren but thats about it, go to Denmark, there are the hot guys or even the UK, I lived 10 years in the UK and there are far more better looking guys there than in Sweden!!!!! But Danish guys, 9out of 10 is hot
12:00 March 1, 2012 by klubbnika
A lot fo bitching from bitter and jealous men here.

Here a woman'a opinion:

Italian-Americans are the sexiest, from my point of view.

Stockholm's guys are handsome, slim and muscular. They take good care of themselves, well-groomed and are not apes, like some other so called "macho" men. Much better looking than overweight and short London men for example.

But sexy? Nooo... You need to have a special attitude to be seen as sexy. Swedish men don't have it, they are too dull.
12:19 March 1, 2012 by rise
Again: who is a Stockholm man? An American, an Englishman, some of the tens of thousands "asylum seekers"? Of whom is he? Is he a Swede? Or from Austria?

I guess all of you haters knows exactly who this Stockholm man is, or else you'd be pointing your hatred at something completely out of ignorance. :P
12:32 March 1, 2012 by Kareen
@ OUIJA "......Swedish girls need to be less arrogant? This is one of the many statements of the year. Swedes were born arrogant, are arrogant and will die being arrogant. Arrogancy is the number one trait of Swedes, being stupidity, racism and discrimination, number two, three and four, regardless of the order. Swedes believe of themselves as the cream of the coffee. Superman is just a little kid for them. Pippy Långstrump is their hero, for both men and women. O.K. There are some esceptions, but these confirm the rule."

I agree with you completely. I have worked with self absorbed Swedes for 10 years and I can assure you all that ego is because they feel inferior and worry so much about what the world will think about their dear Viking land! And all those surveys that has Sweden on top? Because they try so hard to talk about their Sweden than other countries do for their own countries! Thats all. If they were genuine surveys, Sweden would be on the bottom.
13:23 March 1, 2012 by rise
ahaha :D It's all I can do to pitty the foolish who all freely are choosing to stay among us horrible, horrible - did I mention horrible? - Swedes! What are you, Sadomasochists? ;D
13:42 March 1, 2012 by klubbnika
@rise

Some people have no choice.
14:39 March 1, 2012 by hughknows
@rise

The 'Stockholm man' is the ethnic Swedish Stockholm male stereotype according to the author of the second-hand opinion piece to which this 'article' refers.

It is one of those male inhabitants of Stockholm who are "generally considered aesthetically pleasing due to their fine-boned Nordic attributes and exceptional height advantage."

So this 'ranking' comes not from any authority or vote, but solely from the judgment of one opinionated woman who works for some obscure travel website, and is based on her eugenics-guided views. The question is how Mr. Gee and The Local get off publicising these personal views of one woman as a piece of Swedish 'news' whilst generally presenting themselves as journalistic arbiters of multicultural virtue and civil recognition for immigrants.

By presuming a 'Stockholm man' is ethnic Swedish, and then saying the physical characteristics of such are better than other humans males, the article ignores and so undermines the sizable immigrant aspect of the Stockholm population and further, denigrates their physical genetic properties.

For goodness sake - by the rationale of the basis of this ranking, further immigration by the shorter / non-Nordic / broad-faced peoples of the southern regions of the world into Stockholm would lessen the physical sexiness of Stockholm men!

I do not put forward any opinion here other than that the hypocrisy and exploitation of The Local in choosing and presenting its 'news' has been duly noted.
15:37 March 1, 2012 by klubbnika
A lot of male jealousy here...
16:51 March 1, 2012 by OUIJA
#40

14:43 February 29, 2012 by DiegoP

"same principle of generalising just because you have met one or two bad examples or simply out of hate."

JuneDior, JuneDior: One or two a day since 28 years ago makes 20,440 arrogants, stupids, racists and discriminators.

#49

"lived 28 years in a country he hates." JuneDior, little tiny JuneDior: As I wrote, you do not read properly. I never wrote that I hate Sweden. Sweden is a very lovely country and it would be lovelier if there were not so many arrogants, stupids, racists and discriminatory Swedes. Got it? Or you need me to write in in BOLD

letters.

"You need a vacation, why don't you come to South American crap plains and spend some days away from Sweden?" My dear Liliput (not the one from Jonathan Swift, but of course): I never wrote South American crap, that comes from your own crappy crop. Not mine. And yes, you need my permission to open your big fat mouth, because for the way you write, the only thing that comes out of your South American brain is diarrhea.

I am the one who feels sorry for you for describing your country as

a plain crap home country when writing "I will move back to my plain crap home country". I can see that you are one more of those inmigrants who in the name of the Swedish welfare state forgets its roots. Poor you! Really, poor you!

"Kareen # 56

Swedes do not feel inferior, they are, and that is the reason they want to show a certain "superiority", that makes them feel more manly, in spite of the fact that they are more feminine than women.

Why do you think they invented the horns on top ot the "Viking" helmets, when the original helmets had no horns? Watch them when travelling, at the sports events, etc, etc.

And you are completely right. If the surveys were genuine, Sweden would be at the bottom almost on everything.

@ #60

The coin does not fall into your brain box. "Male jealousy"…Good Lord! You are ...lousy, plain ...lousy. Perhaps a Jeanslousy feminist.
18:12 March 1, 2012 by klubbnika
#61

@OUIJA

It seems to me that after have been living in this country for 28 years, you have become as rude as the Swedes who you hate so much.
20:16 March 1, 2012 by OUIJA
@62 @klubbnika

It seems to me that after putting your post you became worse and now, not even a little five cents coin fit into your brain. Your recalcitrant feminism is showing more and more. Perhams your name is Gudrun something. Who knows. If you do not believe that Swedes are arrogant, racists and discriminatory, I suggest you to read the post of the 'Racism' ruins Iranians' Sweden dog sled jaunt" That is a beauty.

When did you come back from Kiruna?

Answer me, oh my Swede, just please tell me where to look for you. In my nightmares I just have your image, answer me, klubbNinkompoop.

You can put the music of Du gamla du whatever.
21:22 March 1, 2012 by rise
Humans in a nutshell; argument, battle, quarrel, brawl, dispute, tiff, row, fight, squabble, WAR!!

And then we die. And ALL becomes homo sapiens corpses. Whatever nationality. Amen.
21:33 March 1, 2012 by OUIJA
@rise White or black flowers. Just let me know.
22:31 March 1, 2012 by DiegoP
@OUIJA

About my plain crap country, remind me of introducing you to a friend called sarcasm. Let's talk again in one or two weeks and see if after many hours trying to think, you finally understand it.

Am I suposed to feel hurt by your nicknames "JuneDior"? Is that the best you got? Does that even make sense?

It's really funny how you say like Sweden but hate Swedes. You could write it in giant letters, bold, italic, whatever. It still makes no sense.

@rise

You are absolutely right.
22:51 March 1, 2012 by Vill
I have no opinion on this topic.
22:55 March 1, 2012 by DiegoP
And now that I think about it, the only time I have been racially abused in the almost three years I have lived in Sweden was the time I was denied the entrance to a night club, as the doorman claimed that "no Colombians were allowed". Guess where the doorman was from. You got it right, he was Iranian.
23:52 March 1, 2012 by OUIJA
@Diego. You are certainly pathetic and a big liar. Many posters ago, you crossed your heart stating that you " I am quite a smart guy and the minute I feel even a little bit discriminated, racially abused or even bitter against Sweden; I will move back to my plain crap home country." So, after you were racially abused by an Iranian at the entrance of a night club, why did you not keep your word?

Besides, I never guessed Iranians were so clever as to know your nationality. Did you show him your passport, driving license, what?

Or your by looking at your appearance, the Iranian said to himself:"Here comes a Colombian. I will harass him by denying the entrance". And you knew that he was Iranian, because you requested him to speak in his native language, asked him to show you his working permit or simply because you are the greatest liar in all this thread. Give me a break, and keep your promise. Go back to your country, which, by the way, is a beautiful one with beautiful women and intelligent people. O.K. There are some exceptions, like you, JUNIOR. Oh, excuse me! DiegoP. By the way, what does the P stand for? Putin? Patton? Petton? Pitón or perhaps P...? Just wondering... just wondering.

"Guess where the doorman was from. You got it right, he was Iranian" You really showed your pedigree.

22:51 March 1, 2012 by Vill

I should be as wise as you, but I goofed.

18:12 March 1, 2012 by klubbnika

Yes, I am rude because I learned to be rude in Sweden. Swedes are rude because they were born rude and the majority have no idea what education and good manners mean. The great majority does not know the follosing words: thank you, excuse me, with your permission, I am sorry, It was my fault. Am I wrong klubbnika, niká, nika?

@rise Sooner or later, more sooner than later, perhaps they will deposit flowers in my grave, but until then, I will keep on fighting for my rights as a human being in a beautiful country with the not so beautiful people; at least the majority I have met during decades. And believe me: I have met tens if not a couple of hundred. No, tens is more accurate.
08:10 March 2, 2012 by rise
OUIJA, I just stated how the human, the homo sapiens, are behaving. A simple

ascertainment if you will. No matter if the homo sapiens is white, brown, purple or whatever color.

An American study recently showed that the humans' suspiciously/prejudices against strangers is not socially based and neither is it anything religious. It isn't even something ethnic or based upon any nationality. We are in fact born with it!

All according to the Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
08:29 March 2, 2012 by klubbnika
#64

@rise

More precisely men, not just generally humans.

#69

@OUIJA

No, you are right. I am just surprised that you allowed yourself to sink to the level you clearly dislike.

Regardiing your earlier post, what exactly was wrong with the idea that men and women are equally worthy humans?
09:37 March 2, 2012 by OUIJA
08:29 March 2, 2012 by klubbnika

"#64

@rise

"More precisely men, not just generally humans."

Now, this remark was a beauty. A typical recalcitrant feminist remark. What are men? Are they not included in your "generally humans" description? You just won the Von Savant prize for Common Sense.

#69

@OUIJA

"No, you are right. I am just surprised that you allowed yourself to sink to the level you clearly dislike.

"Regardiing your earlier post, what exactly was wrong with the idea that men and women are equally worthy humans?"

Sorry, but I have not the faintest idea where did you get what you said I wrote. First, I was, am and will be always an eable flying and watching how the lizzards crawl down there accepting to be treated the way you, Swedes, treat them. I have never alowed myself to sink to any place, least where you live, that I guess is, well...

And I never wrote or implicated that men and women were not equally worthy humans. That, KLUBBNIKA is something that comes from your own sick crop, which must be quite sick. You should go to a shrink a.s.a.p. before they put you a straightjacket. It seems to me that you are ill from the monotony of your suffering and the lack of shrewdness,

cleverness, craftiness; intelligence, judiciousness, astuteness. Go back to the school of life and then, and only then, come back to participated in any debate.
10:14 March 2, 2012 by DiegoP
@OUIJA

This is getting boring dude, and I really fear you might get an ulcera here.

It seems you are the one who must go back to school and ask them for a refund. I will go back to Colombia if I feel racially abused or bitter against SWEDEN, not against some douchebag doorman.

And thats the thing, I hated the doorman, I hate the place, but I don't hate my Iranian friends or started judging them. I don't generalise, just because of the douchebag doorman or haters like you. I just wanted to show you, racism and hate is everywhere as rise says.

Yes, my country is beautiful and our women are too. Yes, I showed him my passport. One of my Iranian friends was with me and she overheard him speaking. And the P stands for Patton. How did you know?

And yes, I can give you a break. But just one.
10:17 March 2, 2012 by klubbnika
#72

@OUIJA

Humans consist of men and women. Men are just a part of humans.

Those who "argument, battle, quarrel, brawl, dispute, tiff, row, fight, squabble" and especially wage "WAR!!" are mostly men. Are you denying that fact? Look at this thread for example. Who is quarreling, and who is argumentative, and who is fighting each other over an innocent point of view on men from Stockholm?

"And I never wrote or implicated that men and women were not equally worthy humans. "

You have used "feminism" in a derogatory manner, and feminism is the idea of men and women being equally worth. Hence, I assumed you didn't like the idea itself. Did I understand you correctly?

" have never alowed myself to sink to any place, least where you live, that I guess is, well..."

But you said yourself you became rude because the environment you live in is rude!
11:22 March 2, 2012 by cogito
"Italian-Americans are the sexiest, from my point of view." (#54)

klubbnika,

Yes! italian-Americans, especially in New York. Second, Italian men from Rome. Third Frenchmen. They all have better manners than Swedes too.
12:42 March 2, 2012 by DiegoP
Ok, klubbnika is right. This will be my last comment here, I am not gonna argue anymore.
14:27 March 2, 2012 by rise
Come to think of it; how is it that the generally Swede supposedly is so big of a racist? We are trying to LOOK like you for crying out loud! People from Southern Europe, Southern America or wherever have so beautifully skins compared to our corpse-pale faces. Swedes are spending the summers in Greece or someplace else in the southern Europe only not to look like a corpse.

Maybe OUIJA and others as well should be a little more careful of what they're saying - they could easily be accused of just projecting the racism of their own...
14:38 March 2, 2012 by Tall swede
This has to be one of the most racist sites on the interwebs. Sweden the most racist place on earth? Really? And the whole "all swedes are racist, its in their blood!" is just so twisted. Do you realize what you are writing? I dont think Sweden is racist, but since some of the commentators moved here, we sure are a step closer...
16:22 March 2, 2012 by Ranger
Gay? That"is where the name Sweetish come from.
20:32 March 2, 2012 by Evander
Do they really need to put this into a travel guide? I thought it was common knowlage that swedish men were the best?

To the guy above, you must be joking about US men! Some may look okay, but they are selfish and offensive at every turn!
21:40 March 2, 2012 by OUIJA
14:27 March 2, 2012 by rise

As usual, very clever comments. Congratulations!You are coming back to

life; returning for the dead. Ready for

the Nobel Prize in Mental Farting.

10:17 March 2, 2012 by klubbnika

Are you in the same group with rise? Yeah, but of course.

10:14 March 2, 2012 by DiegoP

Your nose, Pinocchio, is growing bigger and bigger. Just because the doorman was Iranian, one of your friends who went with you to the restaurant bar, was Iranian. Give me a second break.

According to you, he denied you the entrance in Iranian. Well, well, he was not only a doorman, but a nincompoop one. You were lucky he was not a Japanese addressing you in Japanese. Oh!, then you would have been accompanied by a Japanese friend.

Don't you realize the size of a liar you are?

And I do not think that the P stands for Patton, but for Putton or perhaps, how do you say in Spanish idiot? Oh yes: Pendejo.An advice: change your nickname. Instead of DiegoP, change it to MeagoP. It goes more according to your personality.
21:50 March 2, 2012 by rise
OUIJA, an insulting bully who needs to take a very long look in the mirror. Good to learn; not anyone to waste any more time on.
22:04 March 2, 2012 by OUIJA
21:50 March 2, 2012 by rise

It is better to be an insulting bully than a farting rise. Don't you agree?
01:43 March 3, 2012 by ffa11
Lol @philster61 if you are such a happy real man how come you must sit here all day and write scornfully about Swedes huh? Ye I think we know the answer...

Actually most of you on this site, why the hell are you so bitter and scornfull of Swedes here? If you dont like it here then YES move out, because its not gonna change it will be a long time before you like it here.

I am also pretty sure that if your country received this constant stream of scornfull comments you would hypocritically whine about it being racist.

This site...
13:49 March 3, 2012 by OUIJA
If the photo of the guy in this story is an example of a "sexy" Swede, The Local needs a pair of telescopes in each eye.
14:42 March 3, 2012 by cogito
#84 "... if your country received this constant stream of scornfull comments..."

@ffa 11? Are you kidding? Swedes are expert at bashing other countries--often without having ever set foot there. At least the comments here are based on first-hand knowledge from posters who live (or have lived) in Sweden.

Sigh. Why is it always such a shock to Swedes to learn they are not universally admired? Arrogance or ignorance?
16:05 March 3, 2012 by ffa11
I sigh too.

Nice defense there saying I am complaining about swedes not being *admired*. No I said you were disrespectful and offensive, as you know.

I am well aware our culture or Stockholm's men is not admired worldwide, that's not the problem.

Ok if Swedes are expert at bashing other countries you are no better yourself. It really makes you wonder why you are here if you are so unhappy.

The local "community" is expert at bashing Sweden. It does not exactly give me a positive opinion about British or Iranian immigrants or where ever people from this site comes from.

Look at for example at ouijja whose life means sitting at forums and trying to provoke.
17:28 March 3, 2012 by OUIJA
@cogito

"Sigh. Why is it always such a shock to Swedes to learn they are not universally admired? Arrogance or ignorance?"

This is the point, cogito. Exactly this is the point. In my opinion, it is the worldwide classical Swedish arrogance. The peacock syndrome. You do not need to go to a zoo. Just walk around Stockholm and you will see.

16:05 March 3, 2012 by ffa11

"Look at for example at ouijja whose life means sitting at forums and trying to provoke."

No, @ffall, no. Especially not you. You are so empty headed that it is impossible to provoke you. You provoke "intelligentia", not dementia, and certainly you do not belong to the first one. And, who says that cogito is unhappy? Now you are also a clairvoyant.

Do not ... with me again, @ffall. Just don't do it.
18:17 March 3, 2012 by ffa11
Well I know you are unhappy OUIJA, it's plain obvious, you know it too. Why do you sit here and spew your sweden-bashing?

I won't "..." with you again. I sincerely hope you solve all your problems and can move out of Sweden or whatever. Really.
06:46 March 4, 2012 by OUIJA
18:17 March 3, 2012 by ffa11 #89

Well, I know you are stupid ffa11, it's plain obvious, you know it too. Why do you sit here and vomit your diarrhea someplace else? You have proven to be really, but really empty in what you call head.

I wont",,,"with you again. I sincerely hope you solve all your problems and can go to hell or whatever. Really.

P.S. Please. Never think of yourself as part of the "intelligentia" by answering my comments about you. It is also a lack of common sense. You are too many numbers lower than the majority of the posters at The Local, me included, but of course.
18:22 March 4, 2012 by ffa11
sad..........
23:06 March 4, 2012 by Streja
The horns on the viking helmets were invented by Germans, not Swedes.
08:05 March 5, 2012 by klubbnika
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2109839/Stockholm-sexiest-men-world-claims-travel-site-picks-worlds-cities-eye-candy.html

Here is what other people think of it.
23:29 March 5, 2012 by OUIJA
@Streja.

No, Streja, no. The horns of the Vikings were created by their wives.
11:15 March 6, 2012 by wikblom
Personally, I think Nigerians are better looking. Of course, they were the true "Vikings".
11:26 March 6, 2012 by OUIJA
"The Local.

O.K. This news is quite old already, but could you please change the photo? Tme man looks like a moron. Just look at the way he looks with a completely empty look.

# 91 Are you still here? Thought you had given up. Stubborness is the name of your game, not sagacity. I got it.
10:38 March 7, 2012 by 123abcd1983
sure , Stockholm guys look more gay and hot compare to other European countries

And I am gay too :)

But I dont think it is something wrong with that , hot guy need maintenance. lol
13:07 March 7, 2012 by djmarko
one has to admit people in Sweden take good care of themselves, the guys are always working out, the women as well, if this survey is on physical features, fine, but its ''personality'' that determines the distance relationship goes, i think this survey has too many flaws, Sweden has one of the highest divorce rates in the EC so clearly something is wrong!! unless its hard to stay with one partner for more than 3 years due to the fact everyone here is sexy!!
09:57 March 11, 2012 by Herr Grå
Hilarious .. I pretty much read all these comments and I laughed out loud several times. I dunno what to say more than who the F,,,, really cares! There are beautiful women all over the world... beauty is subjective. I grew up in Sweden and yes there are indeed many good looking women and men. However.. after living in USA for the last 20 years I have realized that there are so many other women from other cultures that are also beautiful. And believe me, there are plenty of Swedish women who are not that great looking.... Anyway, it's just a stupid article more entertainment and not really news.... BTW... Loreen who just won the Swedish Eurovison contest and will represent Sweden in the main 2012 Eurovison event, well she is a very good looking women..
09:29 March 16, 2012 by libertarianism
På landet male specimens often have a very healthy, robust, and capable air about them.

Stockholm specimens often seem whispy and compulsively preened.

In the immortal words of the Geto Boys, "Real gangsta-azz _iggas don't flex nuts cause real gangsta-azz _iggas know they got em."
11:39 March 1, 2013 by LadyDok
Wow! Most of the people commenting here are extremely jealous of Swedish men.

I'm a Russian girl traveled around a lot. Had been to a bunch of countries cuz of my family's business. And I think that Swedish men are so good looking. They are tall and handsome. And their being "Vikings" give them extra attractiveness. Tall men are masculin. And Swedish men have perfect amount of hair on their bodies. Just like a "male human" but not like a "chimpanzee". For me and for so many girls, Swedish men are so hot... I know so many Russian, Polish, Greek, Spanish, American, Turkish, Iranian girls who adore Swedish men.

Some jealous people wrote "gay" stuff. Well, gay men are in all countries, from US to Kuwait, simply all countries have gay men.

Well, as I have said, yes I think the sexiest men are from Sweden... And I know so many girls who think the same... But beauty/sexiness, etc are pretty subjective things. If a girl says that she thinks the hottest men are American, I would just respect her... But all those mean comments show that some people are evilish and jealous.

Get used to it. Swedish men are sexy and they do not look "chimpanzees" :).

Jealous evils :).
18:15 June 21, 2013 by kitnwithawhip
I know I am really late on commenting on this article. Native Swedish men are hot! Especially the Stockholm variety. I'm American, and it is so refreshing not to deal with sexist, demanding men. I think you are all just jealous!
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