Week 49 2017 Amsterdirk (Dirk)

  1. 💖🎄 Much love and happy Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/holidays, Dirk 💃
  2. There’s so much I didn’t share yet and there’s always something crazy going on in my life. If you’re happy to be ri…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939988456083808256 
  3. Shoutout to the account admins for taking very good care of me and for lending me their platform. Thank you! ❤️
  4. Wether you loved it or hated it: please know I had the best intentions. None of it was forced, this is simply who I…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939988293789405185 
  5. Wether it was the naughty nativity or Black Pete, the Amsterdam Light Festival or the most glamorous STI-check in h…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939988216123482113 
  6. I made an effort to fill it with a mix of things to make you laugh and to make you think. If it was uncomfortable:…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939988102516535298 
  7. Lovely world! ❤️ I’m going to bed soon, which means I have to pass the Netherlanders torch to someone else now. It…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939988050553303041 
  8. @birdhousey Aaaarrrrgghhhhh, you missed so much good stuff! But it's all still there now though. 😘❤️
  9. @kevinvhamburg Hoeraaa! Nou, Tip van Flip voor een betere boom: géén slingers. Die maken van iets wat sowieso al e…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939985615839485952 
  10. @goomy I try to change daily, but when I’m really busy it’s more like every other day. 😊 And no, I use a remover without acetone. 💅
  11. @kevinvhamburg Ik weet nou niet goed of ik je kerstgevoel een beetje gered of nog verder verneukt heb. 😅
  12. @rosanne_esme Phhhhhwwwooooaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrrrr, a whole tree full of those would be amazing!!! Or literally #amazeballs.
  13. @Denemyo Doe je dat vaker? Mensen mentionen zodat ze kunnen lezen hoe stom je ze vindt? Ik vind 'r tof. 💕
  14. @jpaudouy Thank you so much Jean-Paul. It has been both a privilege and super fun! I appreciate that you stuck with…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939980728883974146 
  15. RT @kevinvhamburg: Kevin: All Christmas trees are the same. They’re all ugly. Fuck Christmas #${$|%|\%. Dirk: Hold my beer. https://t.co/M…
  16. @SaraMaximus It was my sincerest pleasure. Am really grateful for all the love from around the world, that I've rec…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939976487582814212 
  17. @rosanne_esme Arrgghh, you can’t show me ANY photos?! 😱 It sounds amazing. 😍
  18. Okay, done! 🎄💖 This is what’s left. I’ll keep reshuffling things over the next few days anyway and will use all the…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939970682422775809 
  19. @goodfox Thank you so much! Many people were rooting for me to fall flat on my face, but I was greeted with so many…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939966109289238528 
  20. @sweden Also, good luck with your operation tomorrow! 🤞😘
  21. @sweden I’m so sorry about this. 💔 Always surround yourself with loved ones and always try to keep your sense of h…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939964027480018944 
  22. RT @WiIIemAlexander: @Netherlanders It is one of the purest Dutch traditions, dear Dirk, and you are keeping it alive: balls, big and small…
  23. @i_ngep Thank you, thank you, thank you! 💖 It’s truly wonderful to notice that there is more love on Twitter than there is hate. 😘😘
  24. Now, my problem is... I treat this as an exact science. The animals MUST live at the top, and the biggest balls nee…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939948679636627457 
  25. @Carolinevtv Snap ik! Dit is een klein godsfortuin aan Bijenkorf zut. Ik kreeg elk jaar 50 euro mee en daar moest i…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939944597345718277 
  26. @maartje2210 Gaat vet makkelijk! Eerst het onderste snoer, dan het bovenste, en de middelste verdeel je ertussen. 💃
  27. @MenaBurke Some people find my tree to organised and ‘clinical’. Which is fair enough! 😊 Just my taste.
  28. 900 lights in place!
Now it’s time for the grand finale... 
Let me get all the ornaments. https://t.co/rZGtk8V7MB
    900 lights in place! Now it’s time for the grand finale... Let me get all the ornaments. pic.twitter.com/rZGtk8V7MB
  29. RT @UnsentDisturbed: Den her uges @Netherlanders har virkelig været fremragende. Er dog i tvivl om hvorvidt det slår den @sweden der lavede…
  30. Phase 2: lights.
3 x 300 of them.
All a cold, blueish tone of white. https://t.co/sEsyxdpGIZ
    Phase 2: lights. 3 x 300 of them. All a cold, blueish tone of white. pic.twitter.com/sEsyxdpGIZ
  31. Both the tree and my husband are up, so we’re going to grab some dinner before I’ll continue... 😅 https://t.co/SLl8G3ioQi
    Both the tree and my husband are up, so we’re going to grab some dinner before I’ll continue... 😅 pic.twitter.com/SLl8G3ioQi
  32. Third thing you should know is that this process is real-time, so we’re going to be here a while. 😅🎄 https://t.co/Rx6jS2IsMx
    Third thing you should know is that this process is real-time, so we’re going to be here a while. 😅🎄 pic.twitter.com/Rx6jS2IsMx
  33. The second thing you should know is that my darling husband is sound asleep and not a lot of help. 😅 https://t.co/qDm70508kF
    The second thing you should know is that my darling husband is sound asleep and not a lot of help. 😅 pic.twitter.com/qDm70508kF
  34. First thing you should know is that my tree is pitch black. 🤩 https://t.co/2VU1S1JGuU
    First thing you should know is that my tree is pitch black. 🤩 pic.twitter.com/2VU1S1JGuU
  35. @MenaBurke Wow, that looks amazing! Where is that? I just vacuumed, about to set it up now! 🎄
  36. My hours on here are numbered and I've been promising you my crazy Christmas tree since Monday, so let's get cracking! 💃🎄
  37. @alcatrazangel Nou moe, wat lief zeg! 🙈😘 Mijn tijd hier zit er bijna op, dus ik ga zo nog even mijn crazy kerstboo…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939887995359985665 
  38. The Dutch equivalent is n=n... niet meetbaar = niet overdraagbaar! @HivVerenigingNL recently released this video, f…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939884287809212416 
  39. Obviously! 👍 Never depend on someone else for your sexual health. Always take appropriate measures to protect yours…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939883646806347776 
  40. This is AMAZING news for people with HIV, because it will clear a lot of stigma surrounding them. You'll never cont…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939883036912611328 
  41. It basically means that it is safer for you to have sex with someone who's HIV positive but undetectable, than with…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939882446123864064 
  42. That means that it is *impossible* to contract HIV from someone who is #undetectable. Let that sink in for a moment... 😊
  43. u=u stands for Undectable means Unifectious. Since the 80s, HIV treatment has improved so much that these days, whe…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939881408830558209 
  44. My look of the day features a message which is GREAT news for everybody, but which hardly anyone knows yet! 😄 A thr…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939880611573059586 
  45. Back in Amsterdam, everything is looking like a picture postcard... https://t.co/3SytOJgcmQ
    Back in Amsterdam, everything is looking like a picture postcard... pic.twitter.com/3SytOJgcmQ
  46. Something I really love to do is editing videos to the beat of music. So when we had 9 action packed days in NYC, I…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939854316403380224 
  47. We’ve moved on to playing with K’nex! I think I’m having more fun than the kid. 😅 https://t.co/AX53kkB7zz
    We’ve moved on to playing with K’nex! I think I’m having more fun than the kid. 😅 pic.twitter.com/AX53kkB7zz
  48. Good morning world! ❤️ I’m over in Delft, helping my homeboy Vito (4) to decorate his Christmas tree. His mum is m…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939784644802875394 
  49. @StephenEamonn Thanks so much, Stephen!! Definitely checking out those links. 💡👍👍
  50. @JELeferink Early to rise, for a playdate with my favourite 4 year old. 💖 (😴😖) And I think it’s somewhere around…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939759941518315520 
  51. @dritpreik Tientallen mensen (die ik niet ken, uit binnen- en buitenland) hebben me verteld dat ze nog nooit zó van…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939754515611422720 
  52. Spotify sent me my overview of 2017. The song I listened to the most was this one. Now I’m going to listen to it 30…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939738463259291648 
  53. @Arianna483 Why thank you Arianna, that’s lovely to read! 😊😘
  54. @GeneralPL @GiometryE Doe geen moeite hoor, morgenavond om deze tijd zijn jullie van me af. 🤣
  55. @SnarkyPlatypus I'm so sorry about that. 😖 The replies I got o here tonight showed exactly what I wanted to expose…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939600258329391104 
  56. @Juunte Drie doodsbedreigingen, los van de ontelbare verwensingen, 'reguliere' bedreigingen en bespugingen. Ik heb…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939591933852291075 
  57. @honungsbi2009 Why thank you, Åsa! 💖 And this doesn't get to me. I've been living like this for 34+ years already a…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939586830244220928 
  58. @Juunte Je legt precies bloot waar het mij om gaat: Nederlanders zijn bezorgder over hun imago, dan over het feit d…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939586333537898501 
  59. By the way, in Dutch a 'fagot' is nothing more than a bassoon, but it blows either way. 😎💃
  60. On Tuesday I shared how the Dutch like to prove they are not racist by telling apes to fuck off to banana countries…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939574821637312516 
  61. Update: an angry mob with pitchforks is currently explaining to me how openminded and tolerant they are. Well, thi…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939525626222071809 
  62. Want dan rij jij over me heen? Grappig. Ik word hier op Twitter met regelmaat met de dood bedreigd (letterlijk!) d…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939523192334553088 
  63. @GeneralPL Waarom maak je je zo boos over het feit dat ik je geblockt heb op Twitter? We kennen elkaar niet eens. G…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939521660805435392 
  64. @uwedimo I see myself as a superhero. I literally *just* said that. 🤷
  65. RT @harlequimsy: @Netherlanders Before we moved here, we had that impression. The law reflects an open and accepting society, but then when…
  66. @EwoutKlei Nou, je hebt recht op je mening. Ik echter niet, blijkbaar. 😅👍
  67. @katecrime13 The problem is that that wouldn't get my point across to them, because there's no oppression behind it…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939517370304954370 
  68. I proceed undisturbed too. The first time I was bullied for being different was when I was 4 years old. I'm now 37.…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939513953922768896 
  69. What an amazing photo! 😵😍 And I have no idea how he would respond! I think this guy, apart from discrimination, pr…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939509127843336198 
  70. @JuventusMeh Me too, and I will keep on actively donating, working and fighting for them. 💪💖🔥
  71. @JuventusMeh Sorry, I'm not here to impress you. I'm here to express my opinions. And sure, then you can give your…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939506313117265922 
  72. My mentions at the moment: "Stop whining, it's worse for gay guys in Iran." Do you tell Mrs de Vries in a retireme…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939504843466723328 
  73. @ohshititsjelle Ik jank helemaal niet. Jij jankt. Dank voor al je quotes en exposure!
  74. I love the irony here. It is *impossible* for me to go out in the city centre without getting abuse. Yet when I add…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939502707756486656 
  75. @ohshititsjelle Nou ehhh, ga gerust je gang verder. Ik ga even want andere mensen te woord staan. Toedeledokus!
  76. Dude, I'm not crying? I'm just saying. I'm not a victim, I'm a fucking superhero. 💃 I know there is injustice in ot…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939501333169745921 
  77. @grotesmurf_ En er zijn veel mensen die retweeten middels een quote, die zijn ook onzichtbaar voor iedereen behalve dit account.
  78. @ohshititsjelle Ja, ehhh, geweldig Jelle. Maar ik heb het over onze inwoners als groep en niet jou als individu. Waarom ontplof je zo?
  79. Meanwhile the exact people I'm referring to are losing it in my mentions. Sorry the fact that I experience discrimi…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939499823753031680 
  80. @ohshititsjelle Ga je lekker met je gequote? Waarom geef je niet gewoon antwoord op de vragen die ik je stel? ☺️
  81. @ohshititsjelle Dat is dus exáct waar het Nederlandse volk ster in is, maar zodra ik een spiegel voor hou beginnen ze te piepen. 🤷
  82. Heard during Pride Amsterdam: "The Canal Parade makes me homophobic!" Heard during Sinterklaas: "These anti-racism…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939498087617318913 
  83. @ohshititsjelle Waarom voel je je zo aangevallen? Stap uit je slachtofferrol. 😎 (dit is ironisch)
  84. By law everything is possible and everyone is taken care of here, but that doesn't change the fact that the vast ma…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939495798575943680 
  85. So yeah, we were the first country in the entire world to legalize same sex marriage. Sure, sex work is openly on d…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939494468973154305 
  86. @HEMA HEMA took the words 'boy' and 'girl' off their labels and stands and the entire county LOST it. "THIS CHILD C…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939493630154338305 
  87. A few days ago the Dutch voted for the most annoying word of 2017. They chose #genderneutral ('genderneutraal'). T…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939493053160738817 
  88. So what kind of acceptance is that? Spoiler: it's not acceptance at all. If you think you accept homosexuality, y…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939492332960968705 
  89. I experience this in daily life as well. Dutch people accept homosexuality, but only when it's invisible. When I go…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939491678502744064 
  90. Something a lot of Dutch people have told me on here over the past week: "Why do you have to be so over the top? I…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939491287174205440 
  91. Okay, so you all came up with dozens of amazing cities and now I have to dive in and explore each and every option! 😅 Thanks everyone. ❤️
  92. RT @Pieter020: Samen met @Netherlanders naar het Amsterdam Light Festival en mijn telefoon maakte daar vannacht een filmpje van... https://…
  93. Morning world! ❤️ I want to get out of here for Christmas. Has to be cheap and easy, like me. 😎 Flying is too much…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939448010475491328 
  94. @ScotInDortmund @Pieter020 Hey Ron, I love friendly people but hate people that keep telling me what they hate about me. 😊👍
  95. Was fun, but must say that previous years had more spectacular pieces. There’s a route over land (with different pi…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939236815294300160 
  96. Arrgghh, just missed the last piece because I was paying the beer bill. 😅 It was two church windows in the courtyar…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939235771919360000 
  97. @Yesflyrose Mine too! It was fun and all, but previous years were far more spectacular. 😣
  98. Side of Hermitage museum. School kids used simple overhead projectors, proving you don’t need much to create beauti…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939229834634498048 
  99. It fell in the water with lots of drama but I missed it. 😖 https://t.co/738lK1GrkR
    It fell in the water with lots of drama but I missed it. 😖 pic.twitter.com/738lK1GrkR
  100. I’m going to shoot video, that way you can see the movement in the pieces, hear the commentary and it’s less work f…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939216532252643330 
  101. @coolgrey @nwchap The downside is they only sing in Dutch. It's mighty catchy though!
  102. That is correct. Sex with the love of my life is the best sex ever, but I can also enjoy casual sex with a stranger…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939152930518814721 
  103. Keep in mind that a lot of their tweets are in Dutch, but I would highly recommend following (in no particular orde…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939147205239279617 
  104. Now I have very strong opinions about sexworkers and their rights, but as a cisgendered white guy, who has never *d…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939145872876670976 
  105. I got it from a shop in the Red Light District, called PIC: the Prostitution Information Centre. An amazing place f…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939145207722926081 
  106. I'm also wearing a new t-shirt (which does fit me 😅) from an amazing initiative called Sisonke/Sweat: fighting for…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939144382560817152 
  107. About 95% of the response I got over the last few days has been positive: friendly, funny, open, honest, real, raw,…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939137030596030464 
  108. I can’t believe it’s Friday already and I haven’t even introduced you to my husband yet! 😱💖 This is Pieter (…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939133667900907522 
  109. RT @Jacovanderveen: Een ouderwetse #followfriday voor het fijne account @Netherlanders, deze week bemenst door de onovertroffen @Amsterdirk
  110. @gewoontelui Hoe ben ik precies op zoek naar ruzie? Ik ken dat hele kind niet eens, maar wordt continu opgezadeld m…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939113425824833538 
  111. RT @Verschrikkeleuk: hoe gaan sommigen zo slecht hierop hij had ook een hakenkruis kunnen laten zetten wees blij dat hij dit koos tering ze…
  112. Amazing story from Koen. ⬇️ And exactly the kind of attitude that spreads disease. Sticking your head in the sand f…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939104607418114048 
  113. Obviously not much to report lately. 😅 This is what it the app looks like after a sexually active day... PrEP: yes…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939104044391567362 
  114. RT @DaniWorldwide: @elyselola ik ga stuk hij is dus echt K3 fan, ik dacht dat hij die tattoo gewoon genomen had toen hij dronken was ofzo H…
  115. This is the #AmPrEP app in which I have to register the following: Days on which I took my PrEP (green) Days on whi…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939100864857374720 
  116. RT @DamselinstresTV: @Netherlanders @Amsterdirk is my favourite. He's funny, he's real and he's not afraid to speak his mind about importa…
  117. @suqqadique Ik was al fan voor Josje maar ben alleen maar bij concerten mét Josje geweest. Dus daarom Josje. Ze bra…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939097335589679105 
  118. This kind of reply is exactly why I’m sharing all of this with you. Getting tested isn’t weird, dirty or shameful.…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939097045377445888 
  119. Now here’s my #ProTip of the week for you: if you ever find yourself in any unglamorous situation... Just wear a fu…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939096135083397120 
  120. Now I have to deliver two urine samples and (this is where things get a little less glamorous) an anal selfswab. 😅 https://t.co/TI2g9BH6Ug
    Now I have to deliver two urine samples and (this is where things get a little less glamorous) an anal selfswab. 😅 pic.twitter.com/TI2g9BH6Ug
  121. Oh, guess what! It’s my 2 year anniversary in the #AmPrEP study. 😄🎉 That means my last infection was a year and a half ago!
  122. @BitterHittan I knew you would like it!! 😄 Miss you on the Sweden account. 😘
  123. @sletkitten My pills don’t protect me against pregnancy. 😎 I’m more at risk of getting HIV, you’re more at risk of getting pregnant. 😊
  124. If I would get an infection they always get to it quickly, because I come here so often. Like I said yesterday: peo…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939084246114865155 
  125. @enlargedemotion The updated the rainbow dress for them WITH FEWER COLOURS! Less rainbow. How ironic.
  126. Shaming someone for having their sexual health checked often is crrrazy. ☝️ All I’m doing is making sure I’m free o…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939083205596114944 
  127. I’m always open about my visits here (every three months) which causes some people on here to call me a walking STI…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939082451061760001 
  128. Rrrrrright now I’m up for my STI check-up at the Amsterdam sexual health clinic and I’m taking you all with me! https://t.co/BKcGQNftCT
    Rrrrrright now I’m up for my STI check-up at the Amsterdam sexual health clinic and I’m taking you all with me! pic.twitter.com/BKcGQNftCT
  129. I still love my K3 tattoos though. They serve as a reminder as an awesome adventure and to follow your own path eve…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939081129067507712 
  130. Unfortunately, little over a year ago all three band members were replaced by younger clones on a Pop Idol type tal…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939080595312963584 
  131. A better view of the chest piece. It refers to the title of a song from their album ‘Kusjes’. https://t.co/CcSF4U3Vao
    A better view of the chest piece. It refers to the title of a song from their album ‘Kusjes’. pic.twitter.com/CcSF4U3Vao
  132. @trainspotter67 I know! Well done! 👏👏👏👏💖 There’s a Dutch saying: “Just be normal, that’s crazy enough.” I’m open a…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939077550415990785 
  133. RT @cyclia: @Netherlanders At least we can be sure this is the most _colourful_ Netherlander we've had in a while.
  134. Before I had the logo tattooed on my arm I already had one of their lyrics tattooed as a MASSIVE chest piece. 😄 The…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939073145994141696 
  135. Why that would cause an uproar?

Well, the band is aimed at 3 to 8 year old girls. 😅 https://t.co/pmnSgxpnhU
    Why that would cause an uproar? Well, the band is aimed at 3 to 8 year old girls. 😅 pic.twitter.com/pmnSgxpnhU
  136. Most of you guessed it already. :) Just in case those 2 charachters mean nothing you... K3 is a MASSIVELY popular…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939071101363277824 
  137. Good morning everyone! ❤️ I’m going to show you something which will cause an immediate uproar, BUT only in the Ne…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/939065617553948672 
  138. @ScotInDortmund I see things I don’t like aaall around me. Tough shit! 🤣
  139. I’m loving my time here and with all of you ❤️, but the diversity is what makes these accounts so great! People ar…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938893415244288001 
  140. @ScotInDortmund Thank you ❤️👍 and that’s okay. My body mods are for me only. I even have a tattoo that my husband d…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938891334265556995 
  141. Okay, so I promised I would show you photos of us decorating the tree... 😬 We’ve sat here, drinking and chatting, t…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938888739941748736 
  142. This I was most excited about but it’s suuuuper unflattering, so [return]. No question about it! 😭 https://t.co/YYsFiBEX4f
    This I was most excited about but it’s suuuuper unflattering, so [return]. No question about it! 😭 pic.twitter.com/YYsFiBEX4f
  143. This mesh jumper actually shows ALL my ink, albeit rather subtle. The jumper itself, not so subtle. 😅 Yes or no? https://t.co/HBZdlodaaA
    This mesh jumper actually shows ALL my ink, albeit rather subtle. The jumper itself, not so subtle. 😅 Yes or no? pic.twitter.com/HBZdlodaaA
  144. This top features peeping holes for my ink! 🤣 Keep or return? https://t.co/q7hjPtnTHz
    This top features peeping holes for my ink! 🤣 Keep or return? pic.twitter.com/q7hjPtnTHz
  145. My Asos delivery is here! How about you guys help me to decide wether to keep or return?
  146. @webO_o Wat lief zeg, thanks! 😩❤️ Ik ben er sinds kort achter dat ik een soort koriander ben. Of je vindt het gewe…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938832208693006336 
  147. Haha, thank you! 💖 I actually think you might have a wrong impression of my country? Several people have made it ve…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938827877428219904 
  148. @dritpreik Ik hoop dat ook, vandaar dat ik eindigde met een link naar meer en completere informatie! Gelukkig waren…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938825952590778369 
  149. Anyway, you get the idea! If you're looking for some Christmas music, but the limited selection on the radio is dri…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938824842647924736 
  150. And it does include THOSE artists, but not with the songs the radio plays 4 times an hour this month. pic.twitter.com/kgVB5OhEDz
  151. So it DOES include those songs, but in cute and unexpected renditions... pic.twitter.com/YxyPhIHZ6w
  152. I maintain a playlist on Spotify with my favourite Christmas songs. It's mostly just great pop without much of a re…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938819959509209088 
  153. Ahh, hang on... 💡 A thread. (haha!) I'm a sucker for great pop, which also plays a big role in my love for this pa…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938817059949109249 
  154. My weekend just started and in about an hour one of my best friends will come over to help me out with my crazy ass…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938816134987608064 
  155. Every 3 months! I actually have an appointment at the clinic tomorrow and you’re all coming with me, don’t you worr…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938815719956938752 
  156. RT @Standplaats_KRK: If you didn't follow @Netherlanders yet: this week is a great moment to start. Rated M, for magnificent. https://t.co/…
  157. @afgijselijk Glow is dus gewoon Fête des Lumières, maar omdat het niet in Lyon georganiseerd is kopiëren ze het maa…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938789617658101760 
  158. @vaneikenhorst This teaches me (once again 😑) I shouldn't fill things in, when you can speak for yourself just fine…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938785826019987456 
  159. @haayman @jtkearney Yes, she doesn’t stay here overnight. We actually have three and there’s no knowing which days…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938782644212510720 
  160. @vaneikenhorst Ik wil dit graag retweeten! Zou je het nog eens willen sturen, in het Engels?
  161. @emmamophiee I don't use PrEP as a cure, because I'm not infected. 😎 Thank you for sharing your views with me!
  162. Yeah! There can be a ton of reasons. Some people lose their erection from them, some people are too drunk or high,…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938770564000436224 
  163. @emmamophiee If you say so... I'm married to the MD of the Dutch HIV Association and consider myself rather well in…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938768126497476608 
  164. @emmamophiee I've never heard the words 'condom' and 'natural' in the same sentence before. 😅 Why do women use bir…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938765409033048064 
  165. @ronalddotgl Annoying! Here you're not even allowed to import it. (I think? I haven't read up on this quite a while…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938761479385485312 
  166. For the same reason women choose birth control pills over condoms. Some people experience minor side effects, most…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938760748171517952 
  167. @I_amGermany Ah, I seeee. I'd be happy to come over and spray paint your forehead, or whatever? Don't want you to feel left out! 💖
  168. Again, there is much more detail and there are amazing figures and numbers to check out. If my thread got you inter…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938755782912421888 
  169. I was 36 years old when I had my first sexual experience without any fear of HIV. It was liberating in a way I had…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938754939270127621 
  170. But there is a small group of people out there for which, year after year, the condom fails. They are not all sluts…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938754347722264577 
  171. Especially as a gay guy, *everything* I learned about sex was connected to fear, to death. You MUST use rubbers ALW…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938753649240616960 
  172. Anyway, there's much more to say and nuance to be added, but I've been ranting for a while already AGAIN. 😅 Back to…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938752951446851584 
  173. Fun fact: a study in Amsterdam is actually showing a decrease in other STIs for PrEP users! Reason: they get tested…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938751950241386499 
  174. Other STIs don't worry me so much, because I don't enjoy oral sex with a condom. I'm not into licking balloons, whi…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938750528133238785 
  175. A question about other STDs! PrEP *only* protects you from HIV and not from, say, gonorrhea/syphilis/etc. It also…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938749074005745664 
  176. I'm getting questions about the intermittent schedule. This shows a possible scenario very clearly: https://t.co/u9h4bcapuR
    I'm getting questions about the intermittent schedule. This shows a possible scenario very clearly: pic.twitter.com/u9h4bcapuR
  177. @m_devries No, the intermittent schedule is always the same (except for if you have sex several days in a row, then…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938746629544468481 
  178. The great thing about it is... you pop your pill in the morning and you're protected for 24 hours: no interruption…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938744454344773632 
  179. Using PrEP should not be taken lightly, it needs some care. If you start taking it without knowing you were already…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938743852994781184 
  180. Rather ironic that they are quite happy to receive my tax money for things like abortion clinics or maternity care.…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938742544615329793 
  181. However, PrEP has been proven very cost effective! It's much, much cheaper than treating HIV. Still many people her…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938741855256276992 
  182. But different people, different situations, so you decide what works best for you. My bottle lasts me for well over…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938741050499362816 
  183. For instance, my (casual) sex life is usually limited to weekends only. I take 2 pills 2 hours before l'amour, then…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938739941756080129 
  184. @PrEPnuNL A bottle of PrEP costs a massive 600 euros. If you take it daily that will last you one month. However, i…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938739137204637701 
  185. The t-shirt I'm wearing is from an activist group called @PrEPnuNL (PrEP now). I'm less active with them then I was…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938737732947513346 
  186. You would think such a fantastic thing would be welcomed with open arms everywhere. And it is, in more and more cou…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938736382390034432 
  187. The results are phenomenal. London's biggest STI clinic has seen a drop in new infections of a whopping 80% (let th…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938733698349961217 
  188. So, to clarify: I take a pill which is used in HIV treatment, to prevent myself from getting HIV. It works like a c…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938732550385733633 
  189. At the moment 60% of you doesn't know and 40% does (80 votes). Basically, PrEP means taking a drug which is norm…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938731391495364608 
  190. We should totally talk about PrEP while I'm on here! It's a topic I feel very strongly about, hence the t-shirt. Ho…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938720593251356672 
  191. @haayman Je weet dat het gewoon een acteur is die linea rectum de cel in geslingerd wordt zodra 'ie één stap voorbi…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938705372868677632 
  192. It’s a book filled with unicorn tails, from my lovely colleague Enrico! 🤣💖 pic.twitter.com/R4d1CSY71U
  193. @haayman Die zou geen van mijn collega’s hebben binnen gelaten. 🤷‍♀️
  194. Goeiemorgen iedereen! Helpen jullie mee zoeken naar deze overvallers? Van een van de dames hebben we in ieder geva…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938646192027729920 
  195. RT @Netherlanders: I was asked for my work related highlight of the year. Without a doubt: #LoveBeyondBorders. 💞 One of my favourite videos…
  196. @Yesflyrose Give me a shout if/when you make it here and I'll show you the other shooting locations too. :)
  197. @Fregge89 Becky en Raymond van restaurant Tiroler Stüberl in Zandvoort.
  198. My parents must've dropped it off. I'll do the whole thing up tomorrow evening and obviously you're all invited. It…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938503291574587394 
  199. EMERGENCY EMERGENCY! THIS IS NOT A DRILL. I just got home, only to find 'a certain something' directly behind the…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938502240255594498 
  200. @spielraum Why would the leader of our country be interested in something as trivial as constitutional rights, when…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938496182044758016 
  201. Okay, so I got the scoop! The show is called #SenzAcht and revolves around a dead wife on a bathroom floor. Nah…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938488416769110016 
  202. @MargotWit Ik zweer. Vroeg nog wie hij was, maar daar draaide hij wat omheen. Eerste wat ik dacht: straks is ‘t díe gast.
  203. Fun fact: they’re shooting on the bridge that was also used in this iconic #Sense8 scene! 😊 It’s called Aluminiumbr…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938484668604866560 
  204. Spoiler alert for fans of German crime shows: he proposed and she said yes. Don’t do it sister!! You’re going to e…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938482498920747009 
  205. They’re shooting a German crime show, apparently. The guy blocking traffic said “You look familiar, are you Amsterd…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938481318467424261 
  206. I’m on my way home and walked straight into some film recording session? pic.twitter.com/4hzEu6Re6J
  207. It's only my third day and you guys are already showering me with love. I won't deny I'm an 'acquired taste' and se…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938473307535536130 
  208. Next stop: ☀️. I don’t get too crazy with it, but once in a while it’s a great way to recharge my batteries. https://t.co/yVAok1aJWv
    Next stop: ☀️. I don’t get too crazy with it, but once in a while it’s a great way to recharge my batteries. pic.twitter.com/yVAok1aJWv
  209. Selfcare time! The best way to spoil myself is to get a haircut. I always feel so much more confident when my do lo…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938449838013931520 
  210. @BEwatermelon That is so wonderful to hear. 🙈 I’m an ‘acquired taste’ for sure and groups of people were rooting fo…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938431989547524098 
  211. @Taraustralis @I_amGermany @Amsterdirk Oh hey Australiaaaaaaaa! If ANYONE can party with us this year: it's you! 💋💖
  212. I was asked for my work related highlight of the year. Without a doubt: #LoveBeyondBorders. 💞 One of my favourite v…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938408593904291840 
  213. My permanent contract is still permanent, woooo! 🎉😎 It went well. Was open, honest, constructive and free from poli…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938379129191305216 
  214. @Minimaxx I would say about, errrr, 95% of all replies are positive? Which is much, much more than I ever expected. ❤️👍
  215. @Juunte Glad to hear you are against illegal blockings. 😎 Will things never change? Let’s catch up in about 20 year…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938325853204819968 
  216. Today is exciting because I’m up for my appraisal in 30 minutes. 😵 I’m sure it’ll be all good, but still... Obvious…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938325519543799808 
  217. @Juunte Are you referring to their peaceful protests? To the permits they requested? Their t-shirts and banners? Th…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938320564242051074 
  218. @dutchwhisky You’re wearing lipstick on your day off? Good for you! You deserve to look as pretty as you feel on quiet days too. 💋
  219. Good morning world! 💃 Sooo, on my first night as Netherlander I shared my nativity scene from hell with you all an…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938310878100901889 
  220. @Juunte The shirt literally says “Zwarte Piet is racisme”. It most certainly does NOT say “Vijfjarigen en hun liefh…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938304827645419520 
  221. @Juunte Ehhhh, ik ben dus letterlijk 4 uur bezig geweest met uitleggen dat dat dus exact níet het geval is. Was verspilde moeite blijkbaar.
  222. @Juunte There are also gay people that disapprove of the Canal Parade. It’s difficult to please everyone. But the f…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938296201287491586 
  223. @DeDoentje Ik behoor niet tot de groep die er last van heeft, dus wil ik daar geen uitspraken over doen. 😊 Dat kunn…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938196237337219075 
  224. @m_devries We're on the same team and I still managed to offend you, so of course I'm being nice! My question to…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938184979162583046 
  225. Thank you for reading all of this for over 4 fucking hours! 😅 Love, Dirk
  226. It's after midnight! And with that, both Sinterklaas and his controversial friend have left us for Spain once again…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938182216215080960 
  227. @m_devries I don't feel bad for them, I'm just trying to show them what it took for me to change my mind. I agree with you 100%.
  228. @vwdasher We're working on it. 😊 I'm not sure what the best solution is, it's not up to me to decide. All I know is…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938177636261617664 
  229. It merely points out that the make-up of Zwarte Piet reminds people of extremely toxic events in history. And we're…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938176233988337665 
  230. An often heard/seen chant is "Zwarte Piet Is Racisme", which triggers a lot of people that never even realised any…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938174346878750726 
  231. @ApexAscetic Ah, you're absolutely right! And since I'm being embarrassingly honest anyway: I know almost nothing a…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938172563959746560 
  232. @aerix88 It's a new look, that bigger cities are already starting to embrace. https://t.co/2aqsBKzZYL
    @aerix88 It's a new look, that bigger cities are already starting to embrace. pic.twitter.com/2aqsBKzZYL
  233. I don't know, somehow you managed to explain that there is a 1700 year old guy on a horse standing on your roof at…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938170318119690245 
  234. I've never experienced racism, so I can't and don't want to speak for people that have. If I'm not mistaken all tha…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938168976064090112 
  235. When people say the tradition is innocent fun for kids, they often don't realise it's not so fun for children *of c…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938168298004471808 
  236. If you are determined to have ZP maintained then it's useless for me to try and change your mind now. It's become a…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938167634830483457 
  237. @NHucles1932 Are you the only follower that I have left now? This is a deeeeeelicate topic here atm. 😅
  238. I'm absolutely convinced that no family ever had racist intentions here. We just didn't know. Even if Piet would ha…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938165787088556034 
  239. And I listened to people defending their beloved tradition. How the makeup can't be blackface because it's chimney…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938164414158721024 
  240. All I've had to do since then was #listen. I listened to my black friends explaining how they were bullied with the…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938162375643074560 
  241. Like I said, 6 years ago it was impossible for me to accept that my trusty old friend has racist elements. Three ye…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938161393622290438 
  242. I'm about to do something which kills me, but I feel it's got to be done. 😖 Brace yourself with me.
  243. The police on the scene had been pretty useless and even our highest government officials (!!) have spoken out in f…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938159794631905281 
  244. After this the country was upside down. Everyone was voicing their opinion! The majority was delighted that protest…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938158891803840512 
  245. @Jeroen__ I'm not so sure that's what they're doing, but I'll get there in a second. 😊
  246. This year things have started to become seriously grim. 😞 A few weeks ago protesters were on their way to our elder…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938156487721013249 
  247. Glad we cleared that up! 😅 Over the last few years the growing tsunami of racism has only triggered protesters to p…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938153630972239878 
  248. It's highly ironic that thousands of people in favour of Zwarte Piet are often trying to convince black Dutch peopl…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938150619092799488 
  249. Since then more and more people have started to speak out against the Zwarte Piet part of the cute tradition. And s…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938148620511170561 
  250. It was the weirdest thing I had ever heard. Racist? Zwarte Piet was my superhero, a rockstar. I adored him when I w…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938148042389278721 
  251. It's probably about 6 years ago now, when I first heard someone say something like: "Errrrr, so you dress up white…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938146151609651200 
  252. @JaspervN What? Slavery? A rather odd angle to the story. 😬
  253. Those are the basics of the tradition, pretty much. There's also a variation where people make handcrafted gifts fo…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938143816049184768 
  254. Anyway, long story short: parents warn you to be good, because if you misbehave Sint & Piet will take you back to S…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938142036531740672 
  255. @JaspervN Ahhh. :) Actually my father was at the door, dropping off the missing Christmas tree! Excellent timing on his side.
  256. @chantalisabeth Excellent question, I have no idea. Possibly someone's idiot brother who had to tag along because mom said so?
  257. RT @RobbMetDubbelB: @Francesbarnby @Netherlanders No, the Dutch people came to America and they did #pakjesavond there with Sinterklaas, th…
  258. Lucky for him he is surrounded by a fucking ARMY of smiley helpers. For some reason they all share one single name…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938136496191754241 
  259. You would sit on his lap and he would know everything you had been up to, also making it an excellent moment for so…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938135025622581248 
  260. A massive burlap bag filled with presents, or the actual saint right in front of you with said burlap bag! That hap…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938133141440614406 
  261. This has nothing to with Christmas! 😊 We celebrate Christmas on the 25th (and 26th). Sinterklaas is a totally seper…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938131442969858048 
  262. @bruceb_uk I believe originally the man was from Turkey, but he visits us from Spain. :)
  263. Then, all of a sudden there would be a crazy (CRAZY!) hard banging on the door. Every year, it fucking petrified me…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938130703513944064 
  264. occasional candy or a small present. Tonight is the night where he cuts loose though. Families will come together a…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938129997478465537 
  265. Our guy doesn't do sleighs! He has a trusty white horse, which he rides over Dutch rooftops to deliver gifts and ca…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938128870070513664 
  266. The evening is called #pakjesavond, which loosely translates as 'night of presents'. Most of you probably already k…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938127799235305479 
  267. Now, I have some prrrrretty strong ideas about this topic 😎, but before I share them I would prefer to let you form…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938126542366003206 
  268. Arghhh! I couldn't believe my luck when I heard I would be Netherlander on the 5th of December, but now it's here a…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938125120807292929 
  269. Ugghh, Twitter's image compression is so bad. 😑 Have just put the original image on a pic uploading website, should…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938039629365817344 
  270. Busy day at work. Will compensate for the quiet in a few hours! 😎 Just popped out onto the balcony for a quick pano…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/938038095685062656 
  271. @haayman Google maar eens op ‘Bad Taste Bears’. 😊 Er zijn hordes, maar ze worden niet meer gemaakt. Ik vind/koop ze…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/937936254741729280 
  272. @Joanne1200 Maar natúúrlijk. ☺️ Ik voel me ook niet beledigd! Wil wel graag iets vragen: waarom voel je de behoefte…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/937923921931849733 
  273. @haayman Nou ja, ‘zelf gemaakt’. Ik heb alle onderdelen los bij elkaar gezocht. ☺️
  274. @Tommeeh My love for men makes me gay, my love for nailpolish makes me queer. 😊
  275. @JanJoostBouwman Dat ligt maar net aan je invulling van Kerst. 😊 Wellicht heeft het niets met jouw feestdagen te ma…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/937820665989738497 
  276. And that’s the family so far. I’m still collecting these filthy fuckers and they don’t make them anymore, so findin…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/937817911758082053 
  277. Okay, sorry, but I’m sure you noticed the boatload of toxic masculinity up in this house. Now the only thing left t…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/937815229924245504 
  278. The festivities are about to begin and this guy is walking the wrong way?! 🙄🎄 https://t.co/7ZU4YZodci
    The festivities are about to begin and this guy is walking the wrong way?! 🙄🎄 pic.twitter.com/7ZU4YZodci
  279. Jeeeesus, look at this. A tiny yet not-so-innocent child, born from the love between two guys. They aren’t exactly…  https://