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    (Original post by AppleB)
    It is how it is :/
    Dw thankfully not everyone thinks like that and so are wise.
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    (Original post by Maker)
    Why do some white people look like Asians?
    (Original post by shameful_burrito)
    Lol, this is me apparently
    romanian?
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Recently, I saw a friend that I haven't seen in a long time, after she left school. And I remember the rumours that people would say about her light skin. Bleaching, drugs. But what I do know is her dads dark and her mums light. But all her siblings are either dark or the typical brown and they look Asian. But she looks like a white girl. Her face is a white persons face.
    Because skin colour and ethnicity aren't directly related. Natural variation and other factors (sunlight exposure for example) can change it.

    For the record, I'm mixed (half Singaporean, half European) and I just look like a tanned white person.
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    There are caucasians in Asia. I've been asked if I'm Iranian or Pakistani. I'm Portuguese XD
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    Lol. I'm a Bangladeshi and most people think I'm Pakistani. It's to do with genes I feel in most cases. Environmental factors and other things do in some cases play a role in making people look different from where they belong. Natural variation as well plays a role too. There's a lot of diversity amongst people in different parts of the world and not only in Asia.
    I have seen people who don't possess the "typical" features they are supposed to possess coming from different countries.
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    (Original post by s4b3rt00th)
    romanian?
    Aye
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    (Original post by AryanGh)
    Faloodeh I feel almost embarassed to be Asian now
    LOOOL prsom
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    (Original post by AryanGh)
    *spits out чаи*

    you what
    I had red hair as a little girl, and then it just got darker as I got older.

    What is чаи? Looks Russian.

    (Original post by qasim_96)
    Nice :laugh: I've never been to Bangkok but I should really go now :rofl:
    You get a lot of luxury for very little money there. Just keep the 'white' persona though
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I had red hair as a little girl, and then it just got darker as I got older.

    What is чаи? Looks Russian.



    You get a lot of luxury for very little money there. Just keep the 'white' persona though
    чаи = tea in the ol' native Russki
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    (Original post by shameful_burrito)
    Aye
    that was a guess but i'm not surprised. some of the romanians i've met look asian but they still look distinctively romanian.

    maybe it's because of mixing with the turks and romas.
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    (Original post by s4b3rt00th)
    that was a guess but i'm not surprised. some of the romanians i've met look asian but they still look distinctively romanian.

    maybe it's because of mixing with the turks and romas.
    Idk man my parents dont look asian. I also got greek genes from my dad's side though
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    (Original post by AryanGh)
    чаи = tea in the ol' native Russki
    Oh haha. What was so surprising about me having red hair?
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    (Original post by qasim_96)
    'Are you sure you're Pakistani? You look too light skinned to be one.'
    I bet no one actually says that
    There are many Pakistanis who are very light skinned
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Oh haha. What was so surprising about me having red hair?
    Asides from my time living in Asian Russia I have never seen an Asian person with red hair

    it s p o o k e d m e
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    (Original post by iqra2159)
    I bet no one actually says that
    There are many Pakistanis who are very light skinned
    They actually do lol. Not my fault now. Should I paint my skin brown? 🙄
 
 
 
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