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20 Years in Prague, 20 Questions

Photo of potatoes

Why is there a photo of potatoes here? I’m afraid you’re just going to have to read the article.

PraguePig.com’s Supreme Commander Sam Beckwith recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of his arrival in the the Czech capital. (A quiet night in with an aspic babovka and a bottle of Branik.)

He’s learnt a lot in that time but there are still a few things he doesn’t understand about living in Prague.

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Star Trek: The Herna Bar

Photo of a herna bar called Star Trek in Kladno, Central Bohemia

PraguePig.com suspects that this gambling bar in Kladno, Central Bohemia isn’t officially licensed by CBS Studios Inc.

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Unintentionally Rude-Sounding Slogan for Czech Skiing App: “Touch Your Mountain”

Photo of iSki phone app billboard with slogan "touch your mountain"

But please don’t touch it in public.

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Bizarrely Named Olomouc Bar: Excelent Urban Pub Doga

Excelent Urban Pub Doga

Get there early. The car park gets very busy after dark.

Many thanks to James K. of Praguebeats for the photo!

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Unfortunately Named Czech Fairground Ride: Super Scat

Photo of Super Scat fairground ride

PraguePig.com was in Klatovy (Plzen Region) for the annual fair at the weekend when he came across this unusually named ride.

Don’t blame me if it makes you feel sick.

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Photo: Pub in Prague 8-Kobylisy advertises “Erotic Quiz”

Photo of blackboard outside pub advertising an erotic quiz: Akce v baru - 27.2 Erotický kvíz - Zábava, Dárečký, Překvapení

We’re not sure if we really want to see those fingers.

PraguePig.com spotted this eye-catching sign outside the U Zvonecku pub in Prague 8-Kobylisy: “Event in Bar – 27.2 Erotic Quiz – Fun, Gifts, Surprise”

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Unfortunately Named Prague Dog Boutique: Doggy Style

Doggy Style

Arf Arf Arf

Give your pooch a very special treat at this newly opened boutique in Prague 6-Stresovice.

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Only in the Czech Republic: Draught Pilsner Urquell at Burger King

Photo of an advert of draught Pilsner Urquell at Burger King

“Mine’s a Whopper with cheese — and beer!”

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10 Czech surnames that sound a bit rude in English

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Because it had to be done, here’s PraguePig.com’s 10 favourite Czech family names that look or sound a bit rude in English.

Please mail my Pulitzer to the usual address.

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Unusual sign at Prague 8-Libeň tyre centre

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Introducing Pneu Praha’s unexpectedly anatomically correct mascot… PraguePig.com’s advice? Don’t ask for a pump.

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