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lol i read it all* Funny, some of them are true for me.
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OMG! This shizz is effin hilarious! but true! XD well, like a little more than half is true bout me!
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ZOMG! Practically all of that is true for me! Except the ones why your parents smack you...o.O Yeah my mom definitely picks crab apples whenever she sees a tree with them near the sidewalk... But they're good.
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ZOMG! Practically all of that is true for me! Except the ones why your parents smack you...o.O Yeah my mom definitely picks crab apples whenever she sees a tree with them near the sidewalk... But they're good. :D


Haha I know right? ALL of it is true for me except for the parent smacking stuff... although I have been hit with a chopstick this one time becuase wasn't supposed to touch the food.
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Posted 4/10/10 , edited 4/10/10
(Okies I was bored so yeeaaahhh...)


.. you always have rice cooked and ready to served in the pot
yessshhh! xD
.. your parents call you a motherfucker in khmer
maaaybeee
.. you dont have anything to eat but rice with soy sauce
sometimes
.. you go to a party and all the adults are gambling
yeah then I play my DS
.. you have a big picture of ANGKOR WAT in your living room
we have like 3
.. your parents try to sound sophistocated while conversing with a white person but end up sounding like a fob
lollzzzz yeeap!
.. your parents go to "Khmer Blockbuster" [some house with people who sell all the khmer DVDs and videos] every weekend to get the lastest DVDs and movies
HECK YEAH!
.. at a party, there are always the khmer moms cooking meat kabobs and the khmer dads are all together talking outside, smoking, drinking, and BBQing
YEAAAHH!
.. your dad sings or dances to Khmer songs
YUP!
.. your dad wears a sarong with no shirt on around the house
My grandpa does... I'm used to it though
.. all you use is prang kalah(tiger balm) for pain and any other discomfort
sometimes but yeaahhh
.. you know what the game of Ka Hom is
Yup! it's that card game right?
.. you have straw mats instead of carpeting around the house
noo my fam is more modern
.. you drive a toyota
yeah but not a truck or anything
.. your parents always ask for tylenol.
YESHH!
.. you're darker than most asians
yeaahh but i'm in between
.. you were younger and were just beaten with a stick that you had to pick off of the tree for your mom or dad. after the beating, you run off, and while you were crying and hiding in a room, you decide never to come out, then you get hungry.. and mom or dad just cooked something that smells oh-so-good like cha or something.. and then your stomach growls of starvation but your trying to stay in the room.. then all of a sudden, the angry beast (your mom or dad) walks into the room and asks if your hungry and acts like nothing happened
YESH!!!
.. you were young, your parents would beat you with either chopsticks or hangers, until they broke or whip your ass with a belt
yeeeahh but not very often
.. you've had at least one shoe thrown at your head, by your mother, when you didn't do the dishes and/or take out the trash
YEAH! I've even gotten a pencil thown at me
.. your whole american dvd collection is bootleg
partially!
.. you have a sewing machine in your house.. or at least a broken sewing machine from the eighties, early ninties
HECK YEAH! It;s just sitting in the garage! xD
.. grown ups call you, guys say baht and girls say chaah
YUP! My fam keeps telling me to say chaah
.. your dad wants them old Toyota Cressidas
I dunno....
.. everybodys your cousin
lolzzz YUP!
.. your backyard has a garden filled with stuff you'll soon to be eating
NO! wooow...
.. you love pahok and try to make your friends eat it
LOL yeah I do!
.. you see little kids drunk off Hennessy at a wedding reception
wow no not really
.. you know you're a Khmer chick if you got an ass
WTF?? okies welll mine isn't too big or small
.. there's la hong in your garden
lol nope
.. your remote has tape all around it
LOL YEEAAHH! The dvd remoe does! xD
.. your house is filled with tons of khmer people that are drinking, smoking, and gambling
Well yeah, used to
.. you eat so damn much
not really... i just eat fast! xD
.. everything that is said, sounds funny
LOL sometimes

..you've got 50 pairs of shoes outside your door.. on a regular basis
LOL YEAP!
.. your feet never touch your pillows
I'm not sure
.. one of your friends or family members come back from cambodia they bring dried fish wrapped in newspapers, and try to sell it to everyone
LOL YESH!
.. you have a family member who goes to cambodia to find a wife
Yep!
.. a white person asks you to speak khmer, you talk about noodles. "Do you want to eat mi?"
lolzzzz yeeeaah!
.. you get in trouble with your mom if you throw away toothpaste without squeezing the toothpaste tube completely flat
Hmmm sometimes
.. your parents stock food for a disaster.. especially water and pahok
I dunnooo
.. your grandma lives in some ghetto housing
lol nope in fact she has touch screen phone and watches Khmer dubbed chinese movies on it O.o
.. your uncles all have the same kind of car
wooow nope
.. a lot of your friends are korean or phillipino
Yeeeaaahhh but I don't know anyone Korean
.. your name is almost the same as your brother's, sister's, and cousin's names.
Savanna? Nooope..
.. you get smacked by your mom because you dont Jampah your elders
lolzzzz yeeah by my G-ma
.. there is khmer related anything on tv, you call up all of your friends and family to watch it too
yeeeaahhh
.. you watched Tomb Raider, and kept rewinding the movie to the part where Angelina Jolie tries to speak Khmer, just to figure out what she said
well my fam has
.. you think the word for "gay" in khmer is funny
Haha yeeahh...
.. your parents greet an old friend with a swear
Haha lol sometimes!
.. your mom forces your friends to eat her food
LOL yeeah
.. people mistaken you for being filip, indian, viet, chinese or hawaiian
YEAH! Esspecially Viet
.. you know someone's parents who own a donut shop
lolzzz yessh! Donuts are good!
.. the only DVDs your parents own are cambodian karaoke ones
YEAH! ALL the way
.. you call everybody your aunt or uncle
YESSHHH
.. the only alcohol you drink is Heineken, Corona and Hennessey
not me but everyone in my family does
.. people arrive at your house while you're having dinner, and you always force them to stay and eat
yesshh all the time
.. you never use your dishwasher, you only use it to store dishes
LOL yeeaaahhh
.. you bring the rice cooker to picnics
sometimes
.. your parents always interrogate you about your friends
yeah if I mention a dude
.. you watch khmer dubbed chinese movies
Yesshh my whole family does O.o
.. your family gets invited to weddings every other weekend
yeah we do get invited a lot
.. your little baby cousins know how to dance khmer.. especially when the karoake gets going..
lol yeah they are sooo cute though!
.. your cousins know how to sapeah before they learn how to wave good bye
some do
.. you like to eat crab apples
Yessshhh they're hecka good! xD
.. you love Bok Lahong
Spicy but good yesh!
.. you eat everything with Bok Mathea
haha sometimes
.. you see an apple tree on the highway. you stop, and you pick it
LOL yeeaahhh
..while you are picking from the apple tree you see a cop so you jump from the tree and run for your life
OMG alll the timeee! xD
.. you take advantage of the free refills at McDonalds or any other place that has the same offer
Oh come on now! It's FREE!
.. you go eat out with a lot of your relatives and parent's friends at a restaurant, and when it's time to pay the bill, it takes five minutes to do so because everyone freakin' WANTS to pay the bill even if they were just the guest
I know, right? Jeez peepz are too generous
.. your parents call white people French (parange)
ssometimes
.. it's you're birthday, and half of the people that are at your party are people you don't know
Yeaahhh like my dad's drinking friends and their kids! O.o
.. you go all the way to long beach to have to party.. and when you tell a group of black people you're half black, so you can say nigger, THEY BELIEVE YOU!
LOL my uncle did that one time
.. you go to a restaurant to eat or when you bring home leftovers, and your mom says that she can cook whatever it is you ordered, better.. and then she tries to make it for dinner the next night
OMG yeesshhh! it's funny!
.. when your fingers smells like bahok
....*smells hand* nope but I eat it! xD

....you have chinese sausage and noodles for backup food.
LOL yeeaahh a lot of Chinese sausages

.....Your parents compare you to other kids who are clearly worse than you and wonder why you aren't more like them.
Parents... can't blame em
.....Your parents complain when you're going out too much. When you stay in they complain at what a loser kid they have.
LOL I KNOW!!!
.....You've had ice cream on bread.
Haha yeeshh sir! xD
...When you dawt seh in teh park and everyone stares as they go by. Some join.
Becuz we are cool peepz that's why! xD
....You don't have family breakfast, lunch, dinner, you eat when hungry.
yeeaahhh basicly! xD
....If you try to have a conversation while eating you get yelled at by your parents. Eating is serious business.
LOL yeeah! Me: Can you pass the napkins-, G-ma: Just eat., Me: Okay....
...when people ask you to dance and instead of busting a move you bust into Rom Vong.
lol noope but one time yesh
....when you dont think it is weird if adults dont ask you for your name but they ask you what's ur parents name.
Haha ALL the time! Guy: What's your daddy's name?, Me: Sam *points*, Guy: Oh so ur Sam's kid!
.....when spending a day in the kitchen with your mom means having yellow stained hands for 2 days from bok-ing kroeung
Haha my family doesn't let me cook
...... when you tend to automatically bend forward when walking infront of older khmer people.
YESH! It's like a habit now!
......when you can't find your god damn shoe when you go to temple.
OMG! YEAH all the time! Ergg.. my shoes are expensive too. That's why i bring my old shoes
... if you have ever stepped all over your parents when you were younger... literally. On the back, legs, arms and ass..
HAHA! Yuppp
...your mom/dad/aunt/uncle cuts your hair and they been giving you the same haircut for the past 18 years..once u get your hair cut professionally done they get pissed off at you
wooow nope

..your family idea of fishing involves a giant net for collecting little sardines while fishermen just look at you and wonder why you're just catching bait
lol we don't fish for sardines but for crabs and oysters.
..your family on the beach goes into the water fully clothed, the concept of swimsuits are lost to them
LOL yeah sometimes!
..Your mom asks you if you want to "NYUM BAI," you ask her what's for dinner, she says "BAI..." then you have to further ask "...rice with what?" in order to find out what the real main course is.
HAH! LOL OMG this happens ALL the time in my house! xD Mostly by me! xD

..On that note, bai is always the main course and meat and everything else are just sides. That's why your bowl of rice is always filled with barely any room for anything else...
haha lol yesshhh we love rice
...your parents like to mix the color up and you have to play the guessing game..such as blue and green if u get the wrong one they smack u and call u stupid what i usually do is bring both color..than i get smacked anyways so either way i get smacked..there is no pleasing the parents..\\
Haha lol I don't get smacked though

...you are related to EVERYONE....
YESH.....

..parents gamble all night long than complain that they have no money

Yeah and it gets annoying sometimes. O.o
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Posted 4/11/10

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hiMAH wrote:

ZOMG! Practically all of that is true for me! Except the ones why your parents smack you...o.O Yeah my mom definitely picks crab apples whenever she sees a tree with them near the sidewalk... But they're good. :D


Haha I know right? ALL of it is true for me except for the parent smacking stuff... although I have been hit with a chopstick this one time becuase wasn't supposed to touch the food.


Oh I used to get hit all the time,(usually by belt, sometimes chopsticks, simply being smacked and maybe some ear-twisting + pinching 0^0) its just I don't exactly get hit for those reasons listed...
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hiMAH wrote:


redfrog253 wrote:


hiMAH wrote:

ZOMG! Practically all of that is true for me! Except the ones why your parents smack you...o.O Yeah my mom definitely picks crab apples whenever she sees a tree with them near the sidewalk... But they're good. :D


Haha I know right? ALL of it is true for me except for the parent smacking stuff... although I have been hit with a chopstick this one time becuase wasn't supposed to touch the food.


Oh I used to get hit all the time,(usually by belt, sometimes chopsticks, simply being smacked and maybe some ear-twisting + pinching 0^0) its just I don't exactly get hit for those reasons listed...


Haha yeah I get smacked by my mother for bringing a stick from outside... I used to get smacked in the head for not picking up my toys... T-T By a belt for not listening and yeeeaahhh T-T
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Posted 4/11/10 , edited 4/11/10

redfrog253 wrote:


hiMAH wrote:


redfrog253 wrote:


hiMAH wrote:

ZOMG! Practically all of that is true for me! Except the ones why your parents smack you...o.O Yeah my mom definitely picks crab apples whenever she sees a tree with them near the sidewalk... But they're good. :D


Haha I know right? ALL of it is true for me except for the parent smacking stuff... although I have been hit with a chopstick this one time becuase wasn't supposed to touch the food.


Oh I used to get hit all the time,(usually by belt, sometimes chopsticks, simply being smacked and maybe some ear-twisting + pinching 0^0) its just I don't exactly get hit for those reasons listed...


Haha yeah I get smacked by my mother for bringing a stick from outside... I used to get smacked in the head for not picking up my toys... T-T By a belt for not listening and yeeeaahhh T-T


SAME here! :O Wow, Asian parents are sooo violent. TwT
Posted 7/31/10
man o-o i was laughing at how this is so true in my family xD!
Posted 5/8/13
When u eat rice for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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