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    I understand your annoyance. I'm half Chinese, and a few times people have said 'ni hao' or started talking Chinese to me. I don't know if it's because they think I'm fully Chinese, or because they expect me to know Chinese, or whatever. O.o

    (Original post by Hai_Ann)
    If we ignore, they'd continue though
    True =( Sometimes I say to them I'm not Chinese and they look all confused. Some apologise and ask where I am from and I tell them. If they say "Its the same thing" (I'm also Vietnamese) then I just ignore them and walk away.

    I have learned that you cannot change the minds of ignorant people.
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    (Original post by prospectivepg)
    A bit late to the party but although I am Chinese by ethnicity, my parents were born and raised in Vietnam and so adopted vietnamese surnames too and I always get that obnoxious "ni hao" all the time as well. It seriously pisses me off lol. I just feel like telling them to f off and I don't speak mandarin, it's so annoying!

    I'm seeing a lot of Chinese Viets nowadays
    Wish there was something to them that we can make fun of.
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