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    Do you often get mistaken for different ethnicities?

    I do, and on a daily basis, I often get mistaken for ethnicities that are completely different to my own ethnicity. And it frustrates me!!!!

    I have been mistaken for: Pashtun, Algerian, Spanish, Italian, Pakistani, Indian, Iraqi, Turkish, Egyptian, French, Afghan, Arab, Jordanian, Greek, Armenian, Moroccan and many more.

    -___-.
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    Some people say I look Asian even tho I'm Latina
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    (Original post by ya dunno huit)
    Do you often get mistaken for different ethnicities?

    I do, and on a daily basis, I often get mistaken for ethnicities that are completely different to my own ethnicity. And it frustrates me!!!!

    I have been mistaken for: Pashtun, Algerian, Spanish, Italian, Pakistani, Indian, Iraqi, Turkish, Egyptian, French, Afghan, Arab, Jordanian, Greek, Armenian, Moroccan and many more.

    -___-.
    What are you if you don't mind me asking?
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    (Original post by Daniellaaa)
    Some people say I look Asian even tho I'm Latina
    Where are you from?
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    Yeah all the time but I'm mixed so it's understandable, why would it bother you op? It's not that big of a deal. What is your ethnicity?
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    (Original post by ya dunno huit)
    Where are you from?
    Panama and Mexico
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    I get mistaken for Pakistani and Eastern European :confused:

    Good to keep things a mystery though :teehee:
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    Venezuela,Sri Lanka (this one annoys me),Columbia,Egypt,India,Brazil and Pakistan..
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    Yes, oh gosh.
    So I'm South Asian (Bengali).
    I've been told I look Middle Eastern a couple of times.
    Recently I was told I look Mexican and even Native American. :dontknow:
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    (Original post by xobeauty)
    Yeah all the time but I'm mixed so it's understandable, why would it bother you op? It's not that big of a deal. What is your ethnicity?
    I am also half caste, but it bothers me, because it occurs on a daily basis, I remember on job interviews people would randomly ask me if I was from so and so. -___- Like what has that got to do with my job skills. -__-

    And eventually I got frustrated.

    I am Libyan/Indian.
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    (Original post by Saya k)
    What are you if you don't mind me asking?
    "What am I"

    I am half Libyan/Indian.
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    (Original post by xobeauty)
    Yeah all the time but I'm mixed so it's understandable, why would it bother you op? It's not that big of a deal. What is your ethnicity?
    And half Moroccan as well.:fyi:
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    (Original post by ya dunno huit)
    I am also half caste, but it bothers me, because it occurs on a daily basis, I remember on job interviews people would randomly ask me if I was from so and so. -___- Like what has that got to do with my job skills. -__-

    And eventually I got frustrated.

    I am Libyan/Indian.



    When you put it that way I totally get what you're saying now. And When people think you're the same enthicity as them they think that gives them reason to befriend " ohhhh where you from"- no *****.
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    (Original post by enaayrah)
    I get mistaken for Pakistani and Eastern European :confused:

    Good to keep things a mystery though :teehee:
    Aren't you British Asian, though?
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    (Original post by Ya Dunno neuf)
    And half Moroccan as well.:fyi:
    Are you the poser that had greenish eyes?
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    (Original post by xobeauty)
    When you put it that way I totally get what you're saying now. And When people think you're the same enthicity as them they think that gives them reason to befriend " ohhhh where you from"- no *****.
    So true. :cry:
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    i have got italian, spanish, turkish, and even jewish (?)
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    (Original post by aghaagha)
    i have got italian, spanish, turkish, and even jewish (?)
    Is this why you don't live in Iran?
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    So many times... and my accent has thrown off at least one person
    People seem to think (most of the time) I'm Korean or Japanese or mixed

    I'm Chinese
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    Yeah, I'm 1/4 west African so have a cappuccino complexion, people think I'm Latino or Asian quite a lot!
 
 
 
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