Discussion » Nonsense » WHAT MAKES U AN "AFRICAN"???

  • Mathew Abisai
    Mathew Abisai wrote:
    1. You unwrap all your gifts carefully, so that you can re-use the wrapper.

    2.. You call a person you've never met before uncle or aunty.

    3. More than 90% of the music CD's and cassettes in your home are illegal copies or nicked from friends/family.

    4. Your garage is always full of stuff because you never throw anything away, just in case you need it someday.(A gum boot without a partner and the baby walker - baby's now 12 and you are 48).

    5. You have a collection of miniature shampoo bottle from your stays at hotels. (Gocool, Sweet heart, African pride....)

    6. You always carry overweight baggage when travelling by plane.

    7. If a store has a limit on the quantity of a product, then each member of the family will join separate queues to purchase the maximam quantity possible. (Sugar,soap,rice,cooking oil).

    8. All children have nicknames and grow up not recognising their first names.

    9. Nobody in your family informs you that they are coming to visit - and they stay for a month!

    10. You stuff your pockets with, mints and toothpicks at restaurants and a glass from the pub/bar.

    11. Your mother,brother,sister has a minor disagreement with a member of the family and does not talk to him/her forever.

    12. You only make telephone calls at a cheaper rate at night and stay on the phone for at least an hour!

    13. You never have less than 20 people to meet you at the airport or see you off even if it is a local flight.

    14. You keep changing your Internet Service Provide because the first month is free. (I know some people O!.....)

    15. Office supplies mysteriously find their way to your home. (Yes,staple machine, office pins, punch machine, cellotapes, post-its,etc.)

    16. Your parents buy/bought you clothes and shoes at least two sizes too big so that they would last longer.

  • Erik Aleksander Aas
    hahahaha, this is so true!
  • Joakim Berg Solum
    Wow, I read through this list and thought it was the "What makes you a Chinese immigrant in America" thread! hahaha, I'm guilty of at least half these things
  • Erik Aleksander Aas
    17. Whenever there's a wedding (or any celebration that involves food) unfamiliar aunts always bring along a container to dish as much food in as possible to take home.

    18. You drive the latest and most luxurious automobile but still live with your parents or a shack for that matter!
  • Mathew Abisai
    Mathew Abisai wrote:
    19. At events like weddings and Funerals they take away food and drinks
  • 叮噹叔叔 (令狐叮噹)

    Hahahaha ... I am guilty on these following, so I am either half African, or I am very cheap ...

    1. In Beijing, we sell the wrapping paper to the recycle people

    5. I only picked those better looking bottles, hahaha

    8. It seems to be a common thing among Chinese too

    10. I keep toothpicks from various restaurants in my little mobile phone bag

    11. Hahahaha ... so true ...

    15. A lot of pens cannot be used anymore in fact ...

    19. Hahahaha ... we usually only took the oranges and desserts ...
  • Nadia Scheie
    Nadia Scheie wrote:
    。。。。。。。。。。amazing!!!!my life role model~~
  • Nadia Scheie
    Nadia Scheie wrote:
    akon will do those things too?I love ne-yo~
  • Mathew Abisai
    Mathew Abisai wrote:
    Ciara U got Issues
  • Joakim Berg Solum
    Are you an AfriCAN? Or an AfriCAN'T????
  • Hanna Eriksen
    Hanna Eriksen wrote:
    that's so weird....sounds like my parents' style....only a few of my friend does those
  • Mengmeng
    Mengmeng wrote:
    i love ne-yo tooooo damnnn!!!
  • Kodi
    Kodi wrote:
    Being human makes me an African. I think : ) Having roots on this Earth and loving humankind should be enough.

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