There are plenty of reasons to despise this filth ridden city. What bothers you most?

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  Anonymous wrote:

I hate that people hate Berlin. Come on: the rent is still cheap, you can get a Falafel im Brot for 2.50e, the weather isn't arctic, and if you actually ask the cashiers how they are going, 3 times out of 4 they turn all smiles after being treated as more than a Lebensmittel dispenser. Sure, life is harsh and poor here, but if you get your own bubble of good things going, always look downwards to avoid the dog faeces, and avoid the haters, life is surprisingly excellent.

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  Anonymous wrote:

and you have been here what... a week? Your optimism will surely fade

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  Anonymous wrote:

Yeah give this guy another couple of months and we will see how his opinion changes funny we all started with the same optomisim.

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  Anonymous wrote:

I've been here 2 years and counting - I started out cynical.

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  Anonymous wrote:

Ok lets see how happy you are during the next 5 months of weather and berlin faces, snow should drop in the next week then its snow and wet faces for the next 5 months then an always dissapointing pooping short summer then back to winter, " Bitte Schön" ?.

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  Berlin Stinks to High Heaven wrote:

Two years...sometimes it takes 3 to 5 years to see how horrible this place really is.

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  Anonymous wrote:

dude... where are you from? a cheap falafel and no artic weather does not really make a city liveable

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  Richard wrote:

Where are you from? Central Kansas? Kharkov? Murmansk? In comparison to someplaces like those then I guess it would seem like a sort of Utopia. Get out more!

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  Anonymous wrote:

I Agree sometimes i can take longer than a year to realise what a horrible miserable place berlin is eventually the mentallity of the german berliners will drive you up the facking wall with their moaning and depression,

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  Anonymous wrote:

Your opinion of Berlin really depends on your situation & location...living in a predominantly foreign (or at least accepting of foreigners) area where your native language or accented German may be easily understood makes a massive difference to your experience of the city and the locals. In the 6 years I have lived here I have moved 4 times, each move taking me further East. I can honestly say, without a shadow of doubt that although not the friendliest people on the planet, West Berliners are absolutely more pleasant than those in the East...and by East I mean the areas past the cultural & language melting pots of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg & Prenzlauer Berg. I look like a stereotypical German: blonde hair, blue eyes, pale complexion (but with an always pleasant expression) - I speak German - I married a German (not a Berliner) - my child was born here so is also German...I am polite & pleasant yet, in the 6 years I have been living in Berlin I have been treated rudely on a near daily basis: everything from the typical German heavy sigh & eye roll for no apparent reason to being shoved with shopping carts while waiting in line at the supermarket because I didn't move into the 1cm of 'empty' space in front of me. I've accepted the fact that living in Berlin means dealing with the above crap every day. It saddens me that rudeness/coldness seem to be an integral part of German culture. *and it is absolutely awful when it is directed at my young child. I have lived in major cities in N. America, Japan, Greece & England and in my experiences as a 'world-liver' I found the Japanese to be the friendliest & most welcoming followed by the Brits, then the N. Americans & Greeks, which unfortunately leaves the Germans sorely lacking in smiley faces. If cheap rent & falafel are it takes to make you happy then by all means enjoy your stay here. However, before you condemn others for disliking Berlin (on a site called BerlinHater) it might be a good idea to realize that not everyone has the option or opportunity to create a "bubble of good things" around themselves...

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  Anonymous wrote:

This person obviously JUST found Employment.

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  Anonymous wrote:

Its a place full of whinging Thieves who will steal anything that isnt nailed down. Most depressing boring cack hole Ive visited on the planet this side of the border between West and East Europe.

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  Anonymous wrote:

Berlin is full with East Europeans,very unfriendly People.

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  CaliHater wrote:

Berlin is filled with very unfriendly People, fix'd

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  Anonymous wrote:

November-April. Enough said.

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  Anonymous wrote:

Yep Prozac time must be real miserable by now.

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  Anonymous wrote:

Cyclists' road rage.....why on earth?

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  Angryf*%cker wrote:

I have never lived anywhere where I have more fear of being run down by an angry cyclist than ANY OTHER type of motorist or mugging or rape or ANYTHING. Cycle Nazis riding through the city at MAD speeds and SCREAMING insults if you have a shoulder 2cm over the bike path grenze.

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  Anonymous wrote:

Totally agree about the Nazi cyclists.

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  Anonymous wrote:

Berliner schnauze, its just marketing speak for miserable rude uncivilized moron

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  Chucky wrote:

Why do Berliners stare so much? I hate the people in this city,fucking bastards

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  Anonymous wrote:

Berlin, you need this added to your water supply:
www.youtube.com/watch

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  Anonymous wrote:

I hate the freaking attitude restaurants and shops have to customer service..... if none of us offer it, none of us have to... fuckers

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  Moving on wrote:

This is a great site... general German stuff but all evidenced in the cackhole we call Berlin
100reasonswhyihategermany.blogspot.com/

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  Anonymous wrote:

The enjoyment people has in telling you that YOU'RE WRONG!

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  Anonymous wrote:

First, I'd like to thank the creators & contributors of this site, it helps so much to know that I have not lost my mind & am not at all alone in thinking that Berlin is a depressing city full of angry, rude & downright selfish individuals.
Right, onto my latest tale of Berlin-hell: While waiting to pay for purchases, in a line consisting of myself & the elderly woman in front of me, I experienced yet another fabulous example of Berliner "customer service".

The sour-faced cashier was already eye-rolling & heavy-sighing at the poor old lady as I took my place behind her. Apparently she wasn't paying quickly enough, which we all know is a crime punishable by glares-of-death from the cashiers in Berlin.

As soon as the elderly woman's transaction was complete the cashier demanded that I give her my shopping to ring up. As the lady in front of me had yet to bag up her purchases I kindly let the cashier know (in German) that I wasn't in a rush & could easily wait for the customer to finish packing up her things. This was met with a literal growl of hatred & "hurry up" finger snapping from the cashier...nice...and remember there were NO other customers waiting behind me.

The elderly woman in front of me gave me a small smile & slid her purchases over as much as she possibly could to allow me 3 whole centimeters of space on the tiny cashier desk to place my own shopping. I began unloading my purchases from my reusable shopping bag which caused the cashier to literally shriek, "What are you doing using your personal bag for shopping?!!! That is not allowed! You must use a cart!!! Give me your bag to check you're not stealing!!" (but in German, of course)

Now...I shop at this particular store all of the time and always fill-up my (empty) re-usable shopping bag with my purchases instead of using a huge shopping cart (I then know exactly how much I can comfortably carry home). I've never had a problem with this before...in any store...including this one.

As I didn't want the situation to get any worse, I gave her my now empty shopping bag to "check" which she then threw back at me after flipping it inside out to make sure there was really nothing hidden away somewhere in its depths (this bag is only 40cmx40cm).

She then proceeded to scan my purchases...I let her finish completely and tell me the total (during all of this, the elderly woman still had not managed to get her own shopping packed away). I then asked her (in German) why she was behaving this way as neither I nor the woman in front of me had done anything to warrant such anger & verbal abuse. Receiving nothing but a furious look in return I wished her a "better day", put away my wallet without paying and walked out...sadly, instead of thinking that maybe she was in the wrong & should improve her attitude (while she puts away all of my unbought items) she will spread her depressed hatred to other customers.

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  Anonymous wrote:

fornicate them if you can move out then move on to a better country in europe its an awful place to live. Ok to visit for a few days as a contrast to the way all other normal countries and cities live in europe, its a big battered self built raft waiting to sink.

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  The BerlinHater team wrote:

Thanks for your comments, we at BerlinHater are happy to serve. Also open to suggestions on how to improve this site in spreading the word.

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  Anonymous wrote:

I am here 4 months now,the worst 4 months of my life, most over-rated city I have ever been to. Disgusting city with disgusting people

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  Anonymous wrote:

The faces must be starting to drop by now in berlin and the whining mutha fruckas start complaining at home about your mere existnce if you break the miserable whispering level. I remember people on the street during the day time jumping at the sound of someones keys dropping on the floor. This is the misererable daily reality of berlin life for 6 months of the year. Nothing cool about berlin or berliners get over it it was a pop up party, time to move on.

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  Anonymous wrote:

Keep spreading the word about this page and let as many people as you can know what a boring sad poop hole berlin is.

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  Seth wrote:

haha this one of my favourite post here,in fact Berlin is a sad and boring poop hole.

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  Anonymous wrote:

The Hipsters, Writers, Artists, NeoSocialists, Anti-Capitalists that actually think that being Poor...makes them a Minority. Sometimes I just want to stick a Coca Cola branded carrot up their a**es to get these whiny little vaginas to shut up.

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  Anonymous wrote:

Absolutely! I have never seen so many useless unmotivated young people in a big city, it is truly sad!

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  Franco wrote:

Class Envy is a female dog here. Its the only reason they hate Tourists. Tourist spend the money Berliners DON'T have.

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  Anonymous wrote:

My god what male genitalia came up with the name hipsters / it/they are non existant there isnt such thing. In berlin all you see are sad people from poop countries who come to berlin hoping for some kind of party or cultural utopia only to be very dissapointed with the effort the germans make which is near zero.

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