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  • 1 asian4 // Mar 6, 2008 at 4:08 pm

    You know you’re Vietnamese when…

    At least one of your parents are in a self owned business like a laundromat, nail salon, or apartment building.

    You know how to ride a moped.

    You own a few pairs of slippers.

    People taught you to say ‘a’ when you were little.

    Your mom spends the whole day in the kitchen.

    You get to hear ghost stories that happened to any of your parents’ friends or relatives.

    You own a karaoke machine at home.

    You always eat mi goi when no food is in the house.

    You know how to cook rice.

    You cuss out anyone in Vietnamese that gets you pissed off.

    There’s Chinese in your family line somewhere.

    You get along with other Vietnamese even though they are total F.O.B.’s.

    You don’t own an American car.

    You like to wear Nike, Adidas, Tommy, or Nautica. If you’re an F.O.B., you wear Gucci and D&G.

    You highlight your hair.

    You played the piano once in your life.

    You take 2 or more showers a day.

    Your parents always boast about you to all the other Vietnamese parents, or your parents totally dogg on how stupid you are to other Vietnamese parents.

    After you come from the beach with a tan, your parents say that you look Cambodian.

    No matter what you are, people think your Chinese or Korean.

    If you get detention or demerits from school, your parents think that you are a rebel.

    When you are feeling ill, your parents think you’re on drugs.

    In your house, there’s always multiple pictures of your family and you when you were small, side by side in every room.

    You have the last name or are related to someone who has the last name: Nguyen.

    You only buy products made in Japan.

    Your parents always remind you to greet every older person in Vietnamese if they’re Vietnamese.

    Your parents hate pets except for harmless, CHEAP goldfishes.

    Your parents know how to make Pho.

    You’re taller than your parents.

    You put Soy Sauce or nuoc mam on every food.

    Your parents use the “Eagle” brand oil for every type of sickness.

    You know where all of the Vietnamese restaurants in town are.

    Your family own a copy of “Paris By Night”.

    Your father or brother goes to the casino every week or month.

    You had to plug your parents’ or grandparents’ grey hair when you were a kid.

    You eat with chopsticks.

    You know the song ‘Doi toi co don’.

  • 2 J // Mar 23, 2008 at 7:05 pm

    That about sums it up.


  • 3 Amy // Apr 3, 2008 at 7:37 pm

    oh, after talking about sour mangos & sugary fish sauce, i remember this:
    Vietnamese people like to eat virtually every type of fruit with chili salt! Why? Why?
    Not just sour stuff like green mangos, star fruits and pineapples, but also watermelons, grapefruits, guavas, waterapples, etc.
    In Australia, I’ve even seen Vietnamese groceries with bowls of chili salt next to their piles of nectarines and Golden Delicious or Granny Smith apples.

    Oh, and while I’m at it, here’s another thought for a future post: Vietnamese people LOVE fruits! Gosh I miss the place! :(

  • 4 Lisa Tran // May 20, 2008 at 6:11 pm

    ewh nuhh mi goi is yucky >..< and and your parents will eventually divorce and find an american man if they ever come to america :P and if your a girl and your overweight then your parents discourage you and tell you to go on a diet. XD girls cannot have boyfriends till they are at least 14-18 years of age boys on the other hand can date at any age. D:< everyone viet loves eggrolls ;) && if they play audition it doesnt matter if they look noobish or pro-ish they still pwn all ;)

  • 5 Anonymous // Jun 14, 2008 at 12:14 am

    one of your dads friends showed you a porn viedo when you were little

  • 6 Klawd // Jun 14, 2008 at 12:27 am

    You’re favorite beer is heineken or corona and for the cheap beer old english

  • 7 Klawd // Jun 14, 2008 at 12:30 am

    Paying for rent and driving a brand new car

  • 8 Klawd // Jun 14, 2008 at 12:40 am

    You’re dad likes rap music and soft rock

  • 9 Klawd // Jun 14, 2008 at 12:41 am

    Both of your parents are chain smokers

  • 10 Klawd // Jun 14, 2008 at 12:47 am

    Your family watches kung-fu moves all day

  • 11 Anonymous // Jun 15, 2008 at 8:38 pm

    Your family criticizes you about everything: style, appearance, education.

  • 12 Dwayne // Jul 1, 2008 at 7:55 am

    Love thit kho nuoc dua and RICE-duh!

  • 13 Ann Hoang // Oct 16, 2008 at 11:29 pm

    1. You absolutely MUST have a career in the medical field or you own a nail salon, or run one illeaglly out of your home when you get older or your parents will call you a failure.
    2. You are amazing at calculus.
    3. you probably drive a honda, and it’s always really clean on the inside.
    4. your parents refuse to yell at you in english even if they speak it well.
    5. Your mom’s name is something confusing to white people in viet so she goes by ‘Tammy’ or ‘Sue’.
    6. people ALWAYS ask you if you are from china.
    7. If you are a male, you have probably worn a plain white wife beater with dark jeans out in public.
    8. If you are a female you have probably worn some sort of hello kitty apparel and or dark skinny jeans to make you appear taller.
    9. White people always make jokes or refrences about you reguarding Rice. and sometimes soy sauce.
    10. every achievement the children in the family make gets framed and hung around the house. this even includes a xeroxed copy of your doctorate degree, which hangs nicely next to your kindergarten diploma.
    11. all of the walls in your house are white.
    12. you must take your shoes off before stepping any farther than 2 steps into the house. And there is always a pile of shoes laying around the door. When your white friends come over they don’t knwo to take their shoes off , your parents stare at them until they do so.

  • 14 Kvietgrl // Oct 17, 2008 at 12:49 am

    awesome! =)

  • 15 HalfViet // Nov 10, 2008 at 5:48 pm

    You love it when non-Vietnamese people learn to say something in Vietnamese

  • 16 HalfViet // Nov 10, 2008 at 5:54 pm

    If you are not married, you just “know” that your parents are trying to hook you up with a good Vietnamese guy/girl by “networking” with other Vietnamese parents.

  • 17 HalfViet // Nov 10, 2008 at 6:00 pm

    You don’t like: very sweet American cake, pizza with thick crusts, Uncle Ben’s rice, pre-cooked shrimp (defrosted).

  • 18 NtranYang:] // Dec 9, 2008 at 4:44 pm

    Klawd, you’re wrong about all of what you said. i dont know what you are,,except for wrong. lmao.

  • 19 iJasMiNe fLoWeR // Mar 16, 2009 at 5:31 pm

    omg im not vietnamese, but im filipino..were kind of related 2 yew we HAVE 2 take off our shoes b4 going into ur house [its rude]..we get joked on our accent and we DO get joked about on rice and soy sauce and 1 thing a pinoy/pinay CAN’T do is do nails as perfect as u guys….our last names are like Dagdayan, Argota..etc. my friend’s name is Julie Vo [shes Viet] and YES she does her own nails..she does AWESOME! yah..i’ve heard Vo,Le,Tran…mmmhmm..go Viets!

  • 20 100%Viet // Nov 23, 2009 at 3:48 pm

    wen u first walk into da mall, da first store u wuld look for wuld b abercrombie and fitch.then hollister and american eagle

  • 21 swe3ttee // Jan 7, 2010 at 7:11 pm

    help! im meeting with boyfriends parents, im filipina and their viet. scared coz i know they only like viet girls for thier son ? what to say or give them to impress them atleast.

  • 22 Zela // Sep 3, 2010 at 7:37 pm

    @Amy, Hey! i noticed that you said you miss vietnam and im assuming your from Australia. Im going to be living in Vietnam pretty soon for my dads work and i was just wondering how it is there. why do you miss it there, what are the people, schools, fashion, malls like? i know this sounds overwhelming but i dnt know how else to figure out what im getting into without asking someone. hope you could take the time and fill me in. Thanks ;)

  • 23 Hair Straighteners // Sep 5, 2010 at 7:14 pm

    I love your website!.

  • 24 alexis // Oct 16, 2010 at 12:53 pm

    @swe3ttee, im worried too cause I dont know if they ike black girls either

  • 25 alexis // Oct 16, 2010 at 12:56 pm

    i love asian ppl

  • 26 Jameeka // Oct 18, 2010 at 9:39 pm

    There is this new girl at my school and she’s vietnamese and I’m her mentor through a program at school. I want to make her feel comfortable and get involved in school stuff . I don’t know where to start she’s very shy .

  • 27 alexis // Dec 12, 2010 at 11:35 am

    well make her feel comfortable dont tell her anything negitave about your school hang out with her outside of school

  • 28 Sydney lomax // Feb 26, 2012 at 2:23 am

    Hahaha oh that’s so funny. A lot of these are just like my bf Tai Nguyen hahahahaha omfg I can’t stop laughing.

  • 29 sissy // Dec 2, 2012 at 11:01 am

    ok so 2 days ago i went to get m nails done … and the people doing my nails were on FB and they were looking at a pic of a BABY sucking a… d**k!
    they were also laughing and speaking in the vietnamese launguage . later on they were watching a video i don’t know what is was but there were babies screaming!! Someone please explain what this is…….!!

  • 30 Howie // Nov 1, 2013 at 1:47 pm

    Hi my name is Howard from Seattle and My late
    Father is English, Irish, & Scotish & my Lovely Mama is Vietnamese… When she is not at the casino for 10 hours at a time she is either:

    1). Talking to one of her hundred galpals on the phone for at least a half-hour per friend.

    2). Shopping

    3). At home on the T.V. watching-

    –Headline News
    –Some singing or talent competition
    –Paris by Night

    4). And finally: Sleeping; hopefully-peacefully- with sweet dreams, (with a little help from a Doctors perscription if you know what I mean).

  • 31 TipForNonViet // May 15, 2014 at 5:27 pm

    Alexis and swe3 take off you shoes in front door and walk inside boom

  • 32 susan // Dec 24, 2014 at 7:37 pm

    they don’t like things made in CHINA

  • 33 sam // Nov 26, 2015 at 4:25 am

    im living in Saigon, here’s my take on it, everone loves karaoke, football, playing the tv or music painfully loud, Tet at home town, in the south, and middle iced coffee with sweetened condensed milk, in the north strong hot green tea, and lots more!

  • 34 LifeIsUnfair // Mar 3, 2016 at 7:03 am

    @alexis , we don”t

  • 35 LifeIsUnfair // Mar 3, 2016 at 7:05 am

    @susan, absolutely

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