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Entries from July 2009

#122 Parking Lot Gathering

Posted July 17th, 2009 by Peter · 5 Comments

This week’s post by Shuan S. is one of the least understood and documented of Asian Habits. However, it is very true (I did this in a parking lot for about 30 minutes before we finally chose the right pho place to eat at). Check it out to see what I mean. Asian people enjoy [...]

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Tags: Activities · Customs · Environment · Food & Beverage · Habits · People · Relationships · Social

Open Dialogue: Rice Field Lecture

Posted July 10th, 2009 by Peter · 4 Comments

Here’s another Open Dialogue from Tiffany! We hope you enjoy it. Every Asian has heard this lecture at least once in their lifetime. Oh yes, the dreadful Rice Field Lecture. Your parents usually tell it to you on your first day of school or your very first job interview, in any case it always starts [...]

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Open Dialogue: Asian Celebrities

Posted July 9th, 2009 by Peter · 7 Comments

This is our first installment of Open Dialogue here on Stuff Asian People Like! This is also another chance for you to win tickets to the Asian American International Film Festival. All you have to do is comment on this post and your email will be randomly entered into our drawing for the AAIFF 09 [...]

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Tags: Humor · Open Dialogue · People · Relationships · T.V.

#121 Having Nice Things and Not Using Them

Posted July 3rd, 2009 by Peter · 11 Comments

Here is another great post from Shuan S. about Asian stinginess with new things. I see this all the time with my mom, grandparents, aunts, uncles– all the elder asians I know basically. We hope you enjoy this post! Asian people are known for their frugal practicality honed from centuries of living in rugged, war [...]

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