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    1naughtiesfriend 1naughtiesfriend 31-35, M Aug 12

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    I Was Born In Taiwan And Live In Oz

    I was born in Taiwan and came to Australia with family when I was 15. My families have been in Taiwan for 14 generations on mum's side and 11 generations on dad's side. Some of my 2nd cousins have great grand kids already. So we are Taiwanese and not quite Chinese. For the last...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 24, 2011

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    I Will Study Abroad After 2 Years, And This Summer, I Am Going To Have An Ielts Test!

    I am a juvenile come from China. Last year, I completed my middle school curriculums and passed my Final Exam in middle school called 'Zhong Kao'. It was anxious and expected to take a part in a high school for me, cuz I went into an international class, which means we will go to...
    Aspada Aspada 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 28, 2013

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    Religious Colloid

    I'm a Chinese but I was born / live in Philippines , well .. my cousins are all Chinese (HongKong) / British Citizen and only my siblings and I were "Chinese Mestizos" in Philippines but we call ourselves as Filipinos. My family have so many kinds of religions , my mom is a...
    Sharlita Sharlita 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    jcaldet jcaldet 31-35, M Dec 11, 2013

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    Somewhere along my Paternal Grandmother side is

    of Chinese descent. Oddly enough she lives in Vietnam and speaks Cantonese.
    AriGALAXY AriGALAXY 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    Davidchang Davidchang 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Three quarters Chinese

    and a quarter Vietnamese :)
    iiArial iiArial 18-21, F Dec 15, 2013

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    rheos rheos 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 14

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    Asain Pride

    I am a second generation Asain American and I wouldn't want to be anything else. My mother was the first one in our family to be born in America. My fathers white but I don't know his side of the family. My last name is german and my first name is asian, I think that my...
    LEELEE4337 LEELEE4337 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 24, 2012

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    I am mixed as I am a quarter Chinese,

    a quarter Korean and half Australian. I can't speak Mandarin or read or write Chinese but I can speak some Cantonese.
    jacey1234 jacey1234 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 24

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    I'm not fully Chinese,

    my great grandma is Chinese on my mother's side. I'm proud to be part Chinese
    gaybritboy gaybritboy 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Hi!

    I have Chinese blood in me! It doesn't look like it but i do :)
    RobinAE123 RobinAE123 18-21, M Feb 21, 2013

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    I'm pureblood Chinese I live outside of China

    and I hate it I want to go back but I have a citizenship here already So many Chinese my age here are such a shame to their country I am extremely patriotic... to China BTW, I'm 1/8 Manchurian too! (Chinese ethnic group....)
    Klashta Klashta 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    Chinese Ain't Chinese

    I used to have a friend. Repeat, I USED to have a friend who is Aussie. This chap grew up next door to a Chinese family in southern Sydney. His parents were working all over the world for the UN as accountants. So he and his family are cosmopolitain and very much non-racist...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 25, 2011

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    Asian

    I'm half chinese, and people think i'm full chinese, and they really don't like chinese.. but i'm still proud of the chinese blood in me
    flipflops19 flipflops19 13-15, F 3 Responses May 11, 2013

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    i am chinese too~ XD i was born,

    studied and raised in Singapore. i'm not racist, in fact i prefer US/America guys.. My chinese is not that good, but i still can read basic chinese(simplified chinese) talking is no problem.. just reading n typing is hard for me =)
    Jasmile Jasmile 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I was born In America

    but I studied abroad in Beijing for a year so I can speak mandarin and Cantonese relatively well but I can't write that well
    tommyfung tommyfung 16-17, M Jun 30

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    I am Chinese, and I can speak Mandarin fairly

    well. But I can't write or read really well.
    LightASDF LightASDF 18-21, M 2 Responses May 12

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    高兴

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    EclecticExpectations EclecticExpectations 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2013

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    Half Of Me≪3

    my grandfather is 100% chinese and my granmother is mexican. all my life i have had to hear a bunch of crap about how i look more mexican. people would tell me oh your lieing to get attention but if they saw my grandpa they would believe me. i love being half and half(: i have...
    brinaA brinaA 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 16, 2013

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    Half Chinese

    I am half Chinese, but I only know a few phrases and I can not have a conversation or write in Chinese.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    Some Sweet Chinese Songs & Songs By Chinese Singers

    some sweet chinese songs & songs by chinese singers 橄榄树 (齐豫) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jp2JMjwdnYY   东方女孩- 蔡幸娟 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bg8Be1xUjVg...
    artistanthonykoh artistanthonykoh 46-50, M Apr 22, 2011

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    Really Regret Not Taking My Chinese Seriously

    I'm not bad at reading and writing Chinese, but it depresses me that my essays were never featured in Chinese school nor was I the most prominent poetry reciter in San Francisco. I can hold up in a cantonese conversation, but my Mandarin has an accent. I regret being proud and...
    wswr1 wswr1 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 28, 2011

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    Im a singaporean chinese.

    Half chinese and the other half (cant tell here) :)
    lpch lpch 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    Adopted Malnourished 14 Pounds And 2 Years Old.

    I was left on a shipping dock, born from the Hunan province. I was found by Chinese police and immediately taken to a orphanage. There I lived with my nanny for a good 1-2 years. I was extremely underweight, only 14 pounds at 2 years of age, barely able to walk without my legs...
    LushFunLover LushFunLover 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 5, 2013

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    ninasumarlie ninasumarlie 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Chinese Daddy Issue (help: Your Thoughts Please!!!)

    I am wondering if any of you guys experience or feel the same things with your Chinese dads or moms. How do you deal with it and will it get better? My dad has never had anything positive to say to my face; it's always been how and what I've done wrong and how i could have done...
    daniflower01 daniflower01 22-25, F 8 Responses Dec 15, 2012

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    I can speak Cantonese

    but I'm not fluent and I only know a few words in mandarin. I can't write or read chinese. :(
    christinaL6 christinaL6 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    Proud To Be Chinese

    I am of Chinese half Filipino descent and I live here in the Philippines My father is a Chinese while my mother is a Filipina. When I was younger, I don't really look like a Chinese. But as I got older, maybe because of puberty, I am starting to look like one. Other people...
    berrytint berrytint 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3, 2011

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    From Macao

      Since I moved to the U.S. I have had many friends from China, the state where I am is full of Chinese People. I really like you people, but my problem is that I have many things that I dont understand. Therefore I decided to post here and ask some questions if I may...
    smc6 smc6 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2013

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    But I Don't Speak Chinese..........

    It's a shame. A real shame D:....My first two words were  妈妈 爸爸 alright. But after that they were all in English. My parents thought that this way the kids' pronunciation would be perfect. But we ended up as Chinese-but-no-speak-Chinese breeds. Oh dang..! We did try to...
    blackjane blackjane 22-25, F 14 Responses Jan 2, 2011

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    I Dont Know How Many Percent Chionese I Am

    hmmm im part chinese but i look korean so they say but i live in the philippines i have no idea how to speak chinese~~
    darkdragon609 darkdragon609 16-18, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2007

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    I Am Half Chinese And I Love It

    i am half chinese and i love i get all these people asking me what are you mixed with cuz of my eyes when i smile and i say chinese then they be like oh i love Chinese can you teach me some then i be like >> no my parents never taught me
    123unhappyrefrian 123unhappyrefrian 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5, 2012

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    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I Am Proud Of Chinese

    China, China, Chinese, Good, better,best! Nice to meet you here, everybody. Skype: toughchow
    RiverChow1 RiverChow1 70+, M Sep 21, 2013

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    Asian Mixed

    I'm chinese part japanese, part taiwanese and part spanish. I don't know by how much though so I just stick with Chinese. Being chinese has it's up and downs and can sometimes be a bother, especially when you're a girl in a traditional family. It's even harder since I'm an artist...
    clokinz clokinz 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 30, 2013

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    From my mother side. Strict,

    very traditional family, though she gave me a bit more freedom than most of my uncles. Maybe it's because we moved...
    Felicity3110 Felicity3110 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    Mother-tongue of Singaporeans

    Yea, so mandrin's the mother-tongue of us Singaporeans, but us x-generation prefer and communicate beta with English, he-ll yea we're chinese too, so we're real glad ta live in a multi-racial Island. Rojak (a kind of of SG salad with a fusion of veggies, akin to the 4...
    aprelcot aprelcot 21-25, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2007

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    Asian-ness

    I am half Chinese and look mostly Asian... but I don't really have the classic "Asian" girl look, either... I feel like there isn't anyone who looks that much like me
    rashiko rashiko 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 7, 2008

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    中国 , China

    中国是我的国家 , China is my home country.
    LoveLifeExperiment LoveLifeExperiment 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    Although I don't look Chinese.

    I feel Chinese I speak it and I eat it. I also bough a Chinese flag and sleep with it when I'm in my house. I was born in England. But the next person who thinks I'm not Chinese is silly. I'll kill anybody like
    irishfeeko irishfeeko 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I was born in China and I am proud of my

    heritage. I know my country has alot of problems but what country doesn't.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 12

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    Love Chinese food. I like individual dishes esp Kung Pao, Happy Family, Cashew Chicken, Orange Beef, and all the veggies. But a good buffet is haven,esp with sushi and Mongolian...
    TheBeastsPenetratingBlade TheBeastsPenetratingBlade 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I am a Chinese! And I am proud of it! 😊
    skykhai48 skykhai48 16-17, M Jul 27

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    Yes they do, but what I really love is when they sometimes have that certain look on their face, with mouth open, eyebrows raised and gazing in wide-eyed youthful curiosity. This...
    Cristofori Cristofori 41-45, M Aug 3

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    My mother is a Portuguese Jew from Macau, my father Chinese from Hong kong. Most people in my home town in US think I'm Filapina. My mother was barely 5 feet tall, my Dad not much...
    AanaSmart AanaSmart 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    Just ate at the Chinese buffet last week and it's been so long. Loved it!
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I post video I learn chinese stuff https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Xahikp0E_3s
    LoverBoyMike LoverBoyMike 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Sometimes they look very forced. Probably they just mean good but occasionally by looking at the eyes of some Chinese girlsmen I notice an hidden rage ready to maul you.
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    streptococcus cereus :) hahaha
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F Jul 27

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