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#42 Final Fantasy

Posted March 21st, 2008 by avaliant · 22 Comments

Despite their parents’ constant nagging to stop wasting time, video games are popular among Asian Youths. Take one quick look at a typical Asian’s game collection, and you are likely to see at least one version of Final Fantasy, Super Mario, and probably many more similar style RPGs (role playing games).   Just like with [...]

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#39 Glasses

Posted March 19th, 2008 by Shaun · 44 Comments

Yes, that suspicion you had was true: Asians are nerds. Asians also squint a lot (That’s why they have slanted eyes). Combine those 3 common characteristics: nerdy, squinty, slanty; and you have the reason that so many asians wear glasses (including yours truly). Okay, okay… so not all Asians are short-sighted or far-sighted, and one [...]

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#35 Peace Sign

Posted March 15th, 2008 by Peter · 64 Comments

You know you’ve seen it, and you know you’ve wondered why asian people use it so often. All asians: Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, and (Insert Asian Ethnicity)-ese have utilized this sign in pictures from the time of the 1972 Sapporo Winter Olympics, where an embarrassed Janet Lynn raised it up in victory after falling on her [...]

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#7 Anime

Posted February 19th, 2008 by Peter · 40 Comments

You asked for it, and we delivered. This is a post all about Japan and Anime. Naruto, Rurouni Kenshin, Fullmetal Alchemist, the list goes on… All asians have a confession to make. I know.. it may be difficult, but: WE LOVE ANIME! It is part of the asian culture. We embrace it. The multi-billion dollar [...]

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