There are a lot of little things that no one thinks to tell you before you get here, that might confuse you or make you double-take. Things like, the handicap parking symbol is backwards.
Numbers and Money
- Your movie ticket has a row and seat number on it. You can't just sit anywhere like back in the US. Buy and pick your seats online ahead of time at any Nordisk Film Bio.
- means minus instead of divide. It is also used frequently on signs indicating what percent off some item on sale is.
- In numbers, they use commas where we use dots, and dots where we use commas, e.g. 1.000 is one thousand and 1,75 is one and three-quarters. A dash is often used instead of 00 at the end of a price, e.g. 7,- is seven kroner.
- The smallest coin is 50 øre. If you're paying in cash, and it costs 11,75 you will pay 12. Similarly, if it costs 11.25 you will pay 11.