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Entries from May 2008

12000 Peace Cranes for 12000+ China Earthquake Deaths

Posted May 14th, 2008 by Peter · 13 Comments

As a part of Asian Central, Stuff Asian People Like is very much connected to the Asian Community. For the last couple of days, it has been extremely difficult for our staff to continue writing in the wake of the China Earthquakes and Burma Cyclone. Please be patient, as we have taken the last couple [...]

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#73 Bleached Hair

Posted May 11th, 2008 by Shaun · 85 Comments

Many people like to stand out in a crowd. Although the typical Asian is usually a shy, inhibitive individual; there are exceptions. The bleaching of an Asian’s hair is a popular way of being a said “exception.” However, the terms “Asian” and “black hair” are usually joined at the hip. Asians are self-loathing regarding this [...]

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#72 Disneyland

Posted May 7th, 2008 by Peter · 29 Comments

Whether it’s been by watching the latest Asian variety shows, soap operas, their very own children squirming at the sight of a belt, or rice paddies maturing, Asians have definitely demonstrated a more refined sense of “living it up.” That is, until Walt Disney launched a virus in the 1950s. Since then, Asians from around [...]

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#71 Tennis

Posted May 4th, 2008 by Shaun · 24 Comments

Apparently Asians are into tennis. Although this writer is also an avid tennis player, he wasn’t aware of this recent phenomenon. To be honest, tennis has not been as prevalent a sport as badminton, table-tennis or World of Warcraft have been among the Asian community. Unlike those, tennis has not been ingrained into our minds [...]

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