Oct 9, 2008

Ways to know you are chinese

Hi guys, i was so boring doing my fyp progress report 2 which has to be submitted by this friday. I was so fed up with the work as i am totally out of idea what to write plus my supervisor always never satisfies with what we have done (no need me to mention the name ya, all of u sure know 1). Sien Sien Sien..... So while i'm still cracking my head for ideas, suddenly another idea pop up. Which is to let you identify or to know you are a chinese or not... (Sorry to all my muslim friends.. Cant figure out anything for u all yet). In fact there are 88 of them but i will only share the ones i like and can "relate" to. Hehe.. enjoy reading ya..
1. You unwrap Christmas gifts very carefully, so you can save and reuse the wrapping (and especially those bows) next year.
2. When there is a sale on toilet paper, you buy 100 rolls and store them in your closet or in the bedroom of an adult child who has moved out.
3. You keep a Thermos of hot water available at all times.
4. You boil water and put it in the refrigerator.
5. You eat all meals in the kitchen.
6. You save grocery bags, tin foil, and tin containers.
7. You use grocery bags to hold garbage.
8. You always leave your shoes at the door.
9. You have a piano in your living room.
10. You pick your teeth at the dinner table (but you cover your mouth).
11. You twirl your pen around your fingers.
12. You don't own any real Tupperware-only a cupboard full of used but carefully rinsed margarine tubs, take out containers, and jam jars.
13. You have a collection of minature shampoo bottles that you take every time you stay in a hotel.
14. You wipe your plate and utensils before you eat every time you go to a restaurant.
15. You own a rice cooker.
16. You wash your rice at least 2-3 times before cooking it.
17. You fight (literally) over who pays the dinner bill.
18. Your dad thinks he can fix everything himself.
19. You majored in something practical like engineering, medicine or law.
20. You live with your parents and you are 30 years old (and they prefer it that way). Or if you're married and 30 years old, you live in the apartment next door to your parents, or at least in the same neighborhood.
21. You beat eggs with chopsticks.
22. You have a teacup with a cover on it.
23. You reuse teabags.
24. You have a drawer full of old pens, most of which don't write anymore.
25. You're a wok user.
26. You like congee with thousand year old eggs.
27. You prefer your shrimp with the heads and legs still attached-it means they're fresh.
28. You never call your parents just to say hi.
29. You always cook too much.
30. If you don't live at home, when your parents call, they ask if you've eaten, even if it's midnight.
31. Also, if you don't live at home, your parents always want you to come home.
32. When you're sick, they also tell you not to eat fried foolds or baked foods because they produce hot air (Yee-Hay in Cantonese).
33. Your parents never go to the movies.
34. You eat every last grain of rice in your bowl, but don't eat the last piece of food on the table. 35. You starve yourself before going to all you can eat buffet.
36. You never discuss your love life with your parents.
37. Your parents are never happy with your grades
38. You save your old Coke bottle glasses even though you're never going to use them again.
39. You own your own meat cleaver and sharpen it.
40. Your toothpaste tubes are all squeezed paper-thin.
41. You say "whie" when anwsering your cell phone.
42. You are familiar with the term "aiee yah.....".
43. You enclose your remote controls in plastic to keep greasy fingerprints off them.

Thats all i can think of till now.. Alright guys. Got to go to continue with my report. C ya


-aL- said...

sounds to familiar.... sounds like
...... YOU LA!!! hahaha

kiyuu said...

haha... :P funny.. funny

pogzwogz said...

eh actually a lot of them are true wan lor!!! but i think this list was like written from an angmoh's perspective...