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Post time 2014-5-19 11:08:02 |Display all floors
Rrepost: You know you’ve been in China too long when…
People ask you how young you were (几岁) when you moved to China

You think American clothing is very plain

Everything you are wearing was purchased in China

You don’t know the conversion between CNY and USD

People ask you where you are from and you say the Chinese province/city where you live

Your English has a Chinese accent

You drink powder coffee

You send back ice water for hot water

You play ping pong and badminton on a regular basis


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Post time 2014-5-19 12:43:00 |Display all floors
You prefere choppsticks over the fork and knife.

You are surprised that 1-2RMB is not enough for a buss ride thru the city.

Your "biker raincoat" looks strange among the fancy alpinestars and dainese weatherproof jackets when You ride with Your friends.

Your power adapter don't fit any socket.

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Post time 2014-5-19 12:47:42 |Display all floors
You won't buy any clothing if it does not have a bit of red in it!
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Post time 2014-5-19 14:28:59 |Display all floors
Instead for waiting for the next elevator, you don't hesitate to step into a crowded elevator to see if the weight limit still allows for one more person.

You buy your fruits by half a kilo / jin.

When visiting one's home country you just walk around in a shop without knowing what to buy. Everything feels striking expensive.

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Post time 2014-5-19 15:04:00 |Display all floors
When you press the button to close the lift doors instead of waiting for them to do it automatically

When you drive with a total disregard for the laws of the road

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Post time 2014-5-19 17:10:39 |Display all floors
You think nothing of walking around outside in pajamas or a negligee.
The journey IS the destination!

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Post time 2014-5-20 02:23:57 |Display all floors
You use chinese words while talking in english to your friends from back home
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