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hi is there Asian girls and boys from Syria, Egypt, Lebanon age 16 ? to be friends with

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Original post by STARFIRE13245
hi is there Asian girls and boys from Syria, Egypt, Lebanon age 16 ? to be friends with


Those countries are called Middle Eastern. Asian is China or India.
no not necessary
Original post by Numb and dumb
Those countries are called Middle Eastern. Asian is China or India.

Any person who comes from a country situated in Asia is Asian. The OP is not wrong.
i am syrian from asia
Original post by Mesopotamian.
Any person who comes from a country situated in Asia is Asian. The OP is not wrong.

that is true
so is there any one here asian?

Original post by STARFIRE13245
that is true
yh
Original post by Mesopotamian.
Any person who comes from a country situated in Asia is Asian. The OP is not wrong.

Most arabs don't consider themselves Asian though. And Arabs may live in the middle east but they are very different to Asian or Oriental which usually means a Chinese or a Japanese. In fact Arabs or Middle Easterners are probably closer to Italians if they are White or to Pakistanis or Indians if they are darker skinned.
This isn't tinder and you're too young for it
Original post by Mesopotamian.
Any person who comes from a country situated in Asia is Asian. The OP is not wrong.

Yeah but Arab woud be a more accurate description.
Original post by Numb and dumb
Most arabs don't consider themselves Asian though. And Arabs may live in the middle east but they are very different to Asian or Oriental which usually means a Chinese or a Japanese. In fact Arabs or Middle Easterners are probably closer to Italians if they are White or to Pakistanis or Indians if they are darker skinned.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asian_people
@Callicious The word Asian is mostly for Chinese, Japanese and Indians. Everyone else is seen either as Middle Eastern, Pakistani or Muslim. No one looks at a Pakistani or Arab and thinks of them as 'Asian'. They are perceived as Pakistani or Middle Eastern.
Original post by Numb and dumb
@Callicious The word Asian is mostly for Chinese, Japanese and Indians. Everyone else is seen either as Middle Eastern, Pakistani or Muslim. No one looks at a Pakistani or Arab and thinks of them as 'Asian'. They are perceived as Pakistani or Middle Eastern.

So what are Koreans, Vietnamese, Malaysians etc? Can you spot the difference between an Indian person and Pakistani person? Muslim isn't even a race; it's the name for people who follow Islam. There is a significant muslim population in Indonesia, does that mean that they're not Asian?
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Original post by Numb and dumb
@Callicious The word Asian is mostly for Chinese, Japanese and Indians. Everyone else is seen either as Middle Eastern, Pakistani or Muslim. No one looks at a Pakistani or Arab and thinks of them as 'Asian'. They are perceived as Pakistani or Middle Eastern.

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Original post by hungrysalamander
So what are Koreans, Vietnamese, Malaysians etc? Can you spot the difference between an Indian person and Pakistani person? Muslim isn't even a race; it's a religion. There is a significant muslim population in Indonesia, does that mean that they're not Asian?

Yeah obviously Indonesians and Malaysians are clearly Asian look at their phenotype and appearance and they are muslim but without clear
islamic clothes, Malaysians and Indonesians are not clearly muslim, they easily look similar to Filipinos, if they are fair skinned they look Chinese..

Koreans and Vietnamese are very similar to Japanese and Chinese so they are Asian.
Pakistanis, Arabs and Indians all look the same but Indians are Asian because they follow Buddhism and Hinduism. Middle Easterners who follow Islam are Muslim, so they are not Asian.
Original post by Numb and dumb
Pakistanis, Arabs and Indians all look the same but Indians are Asian because they follow Buddhism and Hinduism. Middle Easterners who follow Islam are Muslim, so they are not Asian.

I love your dumb logic.

Failed GCSE geography?
Original post by Numb and dumb
@Callicious The word Asian is mostly for Chinese, Japanese and Indians. Everyone else is seen either as Middle Eastern, Pakistani or Muslim. No one looks at a Pakistani or Arab and thinks of them as 'Asian'. They are perceived as Pakistani or Middle Eastern.

You're not from the UK then.
Original post by Numb and dumb
Pakistanis, Arabs and Indians all look the same but Indians are Asian because they follow Buddhism and Hinduism. Middle Easterners who follow Islam are Muslim, so they are not Asian.

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