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    (Original post by MrDystopia)
    What languages can you speak?
    English (obvs), semi-fluent French, some conversational Japanese and I'm trying to relearn Cantonese aha.

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    I'm bored af.

    And I don't think I've done one of these in a very very long time - so ask away.
    hookers or cocaine?
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    Saw the thread title, knew it was you!
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    (Original post by alexschmalex)
    Ayyy me too! Graduated back in 2012 tho! Heard they changed up the building a ton a couple years ago, need to go back Guessing you did IB too then or did you go the AP route?
    No wayy, mental!! I moved way back tho, was in elementary aha.

    A couple of my friends did IB there though

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    English (obvs), semi-fluent French, some conversational Japanese and I'm trying to relearn Cantonese aha.

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    I'm envious, I love people with proficiency in multiple languages. Only got English and I'm trying to relearn my semi fluent Spanish now. After that I'd like to learn Japanese or Korean \o/
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    God knows.

    Was born in Nigeria, my dad was half Chinese and half Nigerian. My mom is half Jamaican and half Nigerian. I have passports from the UK, HK and Nigeria.

    Half my family are also in the states at the moment.

    Funny story, my granddad met my grandma (the Jamaican one) whilst she was on a trip to the UK. He was studying at Cambridge at the time but was on a break, relaxing in London. They bumped into each other and the rest was history.

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    So you're mixed race
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    Does the UK seem dead grim compared to all those countries?
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    (Original post by noticemesenpai)
    Favourite anime?
    LOL I don't have one

    But so far, I've absolutely adored these:
    Tokyo Ghoul (ofc, Kaneki is a badass)
    Parasyte
    Your Lie in April
    No Game, No Life
    Psycho Pass
    Death Note
    Food Wars (love a bit of shokugeki )
    Angel Beats
    The World God Only Knows
    Another
    SAO
    Toradora

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    (Original post by Daniel9998)
    hookers or cocaine?
    Is this a srs question? Both.

    Preferably whilst I have a bottle of scotch

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    you make everyone look like they lead very mundane lives
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    Favourite food? :holmes:
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    No wayy, mental!! I moved way back tho, was in elementary aha.

    A couple of my friends did IB there though

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    Ahh cool, which grades? Always cool to meet a fellow (although temporary) Trojan
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    Does the UK seem dead grim compared to all those countries?
    I'm ngl, it is pretty boring. I've been itching to move again and hopefully I will after paying some dues in London first.

    I just feel like there's so much of the world to explore out there, staying in one place for so long prevents me from doing that.

    For an 'exciting' time, you can't beat living in Asia. There's a huge concentration of exotic countries in one geographic region that you can pretty much spend your weekends trips soaking in a plethora of cultural highlights.

    Despite all this, I still think the UK is probably one of the most open and inclusive western countries out there.

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Is this a srs question? Both.

    Preferably whilst I have a bottle of scotch

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    (Original post by alexschmalex)
    Ahh cool, which grades? Always cool to meet a fellow (although temporary) Trojan
    I believe, grade 3? I was there in transition to the UK so for like 8 months, whilst Shell sorted stuff out.

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    (Original post by iEthan)
    Favourite food? :holmes:
    Gosh..

    Dumplings are yum, they're just beautiful. Although I do love a bit of French, Italian (lasagne, linguini mmmm) and spanish cuisine.

    You?

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    (Original post by Youngmetro)
    you make everyone look like they lead very mundane lives
    Dude, you have no idea how boring this year has been. Locking yourself in your room self-teaching A-levels should not be a fate wished upon anyone loool

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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Saw the thread title, knew it was you!
    Eyy, predictable as per usual

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Dude, you have no idea how boring this year has been. Locking yourself in your room self-teaching A-levels should not be a fate wished upon anyone loool

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    But you've literally been across the continent, like that is such a live childhood.

    btw, how has it affected your accent?
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    (Original post by jgjog3)
    damn! how was it like being the new kid every time at school?
    Well, I was never the 'new kid' (singular). There's always a swarm of new kids (and likewise people who leave) at international schools as that's the transient nature of being a kid attached to globally mobile parents.

    The first 2 moves were undoubtedly tough, and I did cry having to let go of all the friends I'd made. But after a while, you kind of become desensitized to it. You become really good at connecting with whoever (new or old) you're with.

    The absolute best aspect of all of this is that your connections/friendship circle literally spans the globe as people continue to hop around moving from country to country. I had many a 4-5 hour group skype sesh. And case in point, on my FB I got to see pockets of friends graduate high school in different locations around the globe.

    But back to the original Q. I'd say, at first it's scary - terrifying even. But as you acclimatise, you become a ninja at slipping into a new environment!

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