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    (Original post by Anna)
    im not just saying it to you curry,its just the people that said 'oh its so true lol,thats funny' it probably happens in there family but how can they say that? do they go around staying at every indians family and looking at how stupid they act? i think not.
    I think you're taking it more seriously then it was intended to be, of course not every single point is going to apply to every single asian but then thats a given isn't it?

    Nobody here is saying that every indian is like that.

    In actual fact I think that suggesting this is triviliasing racism. You can hardly claim that a list like this is on the same level as attacking someone on the street or refusing to employ someone purely for their religion or colour of their skin.

    I would say humour like this breaks down barriers rather than creates them.

    Did you know that in some coffee shops that they stopped serving 'black coffee' in order to serve 'coffee without milk' because they think its racist yet in 1999 according to Home Office statistics there were still 150,000 racially motivated crimes. You have to look at the big picture, rather than the smaller one.

    'and.. Nelson Mandela was put in prison just for being black'
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    Haha, I'm mates with quite a few Asians of different part of Asia - Indian, Bangladeshi etc... And it's amazing how much of that is true. Especially the doctor/lawyer/dentist thing! I'm only looking at this from an exterior point of view though ...
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    (Original post by Adhsur)
    Now now jools...no swearing....
    are you asian?

    if not..howd you know what a bhenchod is

    :P
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    hahahahahahaha im indian and that is the funniest thing ever....the majority being like sooooo true....ive printed it off to show it to my mum...try and stop her from following the stereotype!
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    (Original post by Memoir)
    This what it all is, if your wondering.


    *There is a sale on any item, you buy 100 of them.

    * You make tea in a saucepan.
    * You never buy bin bags, but use your saved grocery bags for it.

    * You have a 'Singer Brother' sewing machine at home.

    * Your mother has a minor disagreement with her sister and doesn't talk to her for ten years.

    * You call an older person you've never met before "uncle".
    * You hide everything from your parents.

    * Your mother does everything for you if you are male.
    * You do most the housework and cooking if you are female.

    * Your relatives alone could populate a small city.

    * Everyone is a family friend.
    * You went to a university as far away from home as possible.

    * You still came back home to live with your parents after you had finished.
    * Your best friend got married at the age of 18.

    * You only make telephone calls after 6pm.

    * You eat onions with everything.
    * You use chilli sauce instead of tomato ketchup.

    * You say you hate Indian films(/songs) but secretly watch(/hear) them with your parents.

    * You teach Westerners swearwords in your language.

    * You avoid public places when with a member of the old age crew.
    * You always say "open the light" instead of "turn the light on".

    * You secure your baggage with a rope.
    * You're walking out of customs with your trolley at the airport and you see all fifteen members of your family who have come to pick you up.

    * You get very upset when airlines refuse to accept your luggage which is just 80 lbs. overweight.

    * You ask your dad a simple question and he tells you story of how he had to walk miles barefoot just to get to school.
    * (For females) You're parents would freak out if you wore a crop top baring your midriff but wearing a sari is perfectly acceptable.

    * (For females) Your brother had no curfew while you had to be home at 11pm.
    * You are ALWAYS taking off and putting on your shoes wherever you go.

    * When you were little you always wondered why your English friends waited until after breakfast to brush their teeth when you did it first thing in the morning.

    * To your English friends, oil is used purely for cooking and not as a grooming aid.
    * When your English friends cringe at the thought of their parents in bed, you wonder how odd it would be to see your parents get within one foot of each other.

    * Your parents have nicknames but only because people they work with just stop when trying to read their names.
    * You have annoying nicknames like Chotu or Chicku.

    * Your parents call all your friends "Beta" whether they are Asian or not.

    * Your parents drink 6 cups of tea a day.
    * Your friends could not explain your religion to someone even if they tried their hardest.

    * Your parents push the concept of an arranged marriage on you and try and demonstrate how well it works whenever they're not fighting.
    * Your parents compare you to all of their friends kids or your older brothers and sisters.

    * No one ever seems to call ahead of time to say they are coming over for a visit.

    * Your parents worry what other people will think if you're not going to be a doctor/ lawyer/dentist etc.
    * You're parent's always say, "It's cheaper in wilkinsons"

    * At the end of a meal, you're parents and friends etc take to picking their teeth (with toothpicks) in the most unsavoury manner
    IF THIS DONT APPLY 2 U THEN URE SUM COCONUT!!!!!!
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    (Original post by Guji_Gangsta)
    IF THIS DONT APPLY 2 U THEN URE SUM COCONUT!!!!!!
    What a load of ********.
    This thread maybe funny to some, but it further enforces stereotypes, often long out dated. Those of you out there who are Indian, whilst you should take this light-heartedly, you should also acknowledge that by enforcing that these mainly outdated stereotypes exist, you further present Asians as a cultural underclass.
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    all so true - well most of it
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    i gotta say i agree that a lot of it is true..
    afternoon mr morello...thort u were leaving us?
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    (Original post by kokopops)
    i gotta say i agree that a lot of it is true..
    afternoon mr morello...thort u were leaving us?
    and leave you? never...
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    (Original post by Kurdt Morello)
    and leave you? never...
    yeh...was going 2 say that it mite be a little hard...
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    (Original post by kokopops)
    yeh...was going 2 say that it mite be a little hard...
    lol - quite right - how is surya namashkar going?
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    (Original post by Kurdt Morello)
    lol - quite right - how is surya namashkar going?
    er....i aint really had a morning yet ... well...a morning where i havent been rushing....hopefully will manage to do it this weekend...
    speshally as i need to be up extra early on sunday to watch india v pakistan...!
    did u see the match 2day? i cannot believe tendulkar went 4 0!
    anyways...
    does surya namashkar help u be relaxed all day?
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    (Original post by kokopops)
    er....i aint really had a morning yet ... well...a morning where i havent been rushing....hopefully will manage to do it this weekend...
    speshally as i need to be up extra early on sunday to watch india v pakistan...!
    did u see the match 2day? i cannot believe tendulkar went 4 0!
    anyways...
    does surya namashkar help u be relaxed all day?
    yeah - but i wasnt relaxed watching that game today
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    (Original post by Kurdt Morello)
    yeah - but i wasnt relaxed watching that game today
    i was gutted that i missed it...
    was asleep for india's innings and in school for pakistan's!
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    (Original post by kokopops)
    i was gutted that i missed it...
    was asleep for india's innings and in school for pakistan's!
    lol - hope india fare better on sunday
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    (Original post by Kurdt Morello)
    lol - hope india fare better on sunday
    omg me 2
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    Take it easy for god's sake.
    Its a joke....hate the way so many people assume Racism is behind everything.
    You've gotta be very insecure if you take this at all to heart. My parents are Italian and there's a list similar to this one but it applies to Italian and I found it hysterical...and guess what? So did all my italian relatives I passed it onto.
    Chill.
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    Lol...it is funny. Im indian, and many of these things apply to me, but some things are a bit out of date...

    You do know that in the next generation, we wont treat our children like this. pretty soon everyone would have forgotten about all this stuff....
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    (Original post by Powerline)
    Lol...it is funny. Im indian, and many of these things apply to me, but some things are a bit out of date...

    You do know that in the next generation, we wont treat our children like this. pretty soon everyone would have forgotten about all this stuff....
    not likely - i love making tea in a saucepan
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    (Original post by Kurdt Morello)
    not likely - i love making tea in a saucepan
    are u being serious? wait .. no makes sense...mind u ... i hate tea...and coffee
 
 
 
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