"Don't do it, that's your advice right there," said expat Marc-Antony Davies when asked for tips on dating Norwegians. "Don't be too emotional, it didn't work for me," said Caroline Griffin.
"Seduction in Norway is not simple at all for foreigners," concludes Lou Déguin, an expat from France, who chronicled her experiences online dating in Norway in her blog A Frog in the Fjord.
It seems that the dating world for Norway expats is fraught with peril.
But never fear! All it takes is a little understanding of how Norwegians operate, which The Local is about to provide in this, The Local's Top Twelve Tips on How to Snag a Norwegian.
Before you know it, you'll be slicing weird brown cheese at breakfast with your new Norwegian elskling.
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If, on the other hand, you’re looking for love in another of The Local’s countries then we have plenty more tips for you.
The Local France: How to date a Frenchman and How to date a French woman
The Local Austria: Nine things to know before you date an Austrian
The Local Switzerland: Ten tips for finding true love in Switzerland
The Local Germany: Five reasons you should date a German (and five not to)
The Local Italy: Five reasons to date an Italian (and five not to)
The Local Sweden: Five reasons to date a Swede (and five not to)
The Local Spain: Dos and don'ts for dating a Spanish woman and Ten golden rules for snagging a Spanish man