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Things you just don't get

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by tiecollector, Jul 3, 2009.

  1. Douglas

    Douglas Senior member

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    :foo:
     
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    This is another data point for my "things Jews and Chinese Americans have in common" database.

    Do you want to hear the other data point? Hint: it has to do with Christmas.
     
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  3. mafoofan

    mafoofan Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Are you insinudating you don't understand the distinction?
     
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    I used to have a Korean friend named Pedro (not his given name).
     
  5. Douglas

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    I was not insinudating it at all.
     
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  6. Douglas

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    Thing I don't get: Those FB quizzes "What stupid show character are you?" I saw one for Big Bang theory - there's like 5 people in the whole show, aren't there? Did you really need to resort to a quiz to figure it out? And why does it matter? Why do you care?
     
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    You got Sheldon, didn't you.
     
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    I think it's similar to Eugene in Koreans. I've only ever met korean Eugenes
     
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    Ha! I've known quite a few Korean Eugenes too.
     
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    That sounds like some sort of euphemism.
     
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    So your Chinese name isn't "official" in any way -- effectively it's just a (little-used) family nickname?
    Just curious.
     
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    I know people who have it officially as their middle name. I know several who had their chinese name as their official name, but had it legally changed to their american name during college.
     
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    How could someone feel comfortable wearing double monks in the Oval Office.

    [​IMG]
     
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    HRoi Senior member

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    Is that Al from Home Improvement?
     
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    L'Incandescent Senior member

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    Ethan must have the eyes of a eagle I had to make the photograph very big to recognize style of shoe.

    Double monk is my favorite style of shoe wouldn't wear it to the Oval Office, though, unless the President were my buddy just chillin'.
     
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    I think it's pretty bad ass. If it were me I'd frame the photo
     
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    we got a lot of 'grace" and "eugene" here too among the anglicized chinese population. what I don't get is them naming their kids after american presidents, and they use the family names! washington, kennedy, lincoln....
     
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    There is an epic battle going on in Eve online right now.

    Whenever I read stuff about Eve, it sounds like a super awesome game that I want to play. Incredibly dynamic with a ton of freedom (want to scam other players? admins won't do shit about it although they won't do shit when you get murdered or stolen from either).

    But then I realize what the game actually entails and it is the most boring shit in the world. I saw it described once as Eve Online: Accountants in Space.

    Just not fun to play. It would be like being on the actual crew of the Enterprise. Sure, every once and a while there's an hours worth of action and they make a TV show or movie about it, but you spend the remaining thousands of hours each year as a line cook in the mess hall.
     
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    lotta goddamn apples in that bowl.
     
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    Must be a gift from the Monsanto lobbyists.
     

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