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Posted 10/27/08 , edited 10/27/08
- You answer to "Pssst!!"

- You point with your lips.

- You have relatives whose nicknames consist of repeated syllables like Ling-Ling, Bong-Bong, or Che-Che.

- You have uncles and aunts named Boy, Girlie or Baby.

- In your dining room there's a picture of "Last Supper"

- The furniture in your house is wrapped in plastic or covered in blankets.

- You use shopping bags as garbage bags.

- You have a piano no one plays.

- You keep a tabo in your bathroom.

- You own a barrel man from Baguio.

- You can't resist buying items on sale even if you don't need them.

- You eat with your hands.

- and you cut your meat with a spoon and fork.

- You know a meal isn't a meal unless there's rice.

- There's Spam, Vienna sausage and corned beef in your pantry.

- You eat or have eaten fried spam and eggs with rice for breakfast.

- Whenever friends come over, they ask for "meat rolls" and you know they mean lumpia.

- You greet your elders by touching their hands to your forehead.

- You always kiss your relatives on the cheek whenever you enter or leave the room.

- Your relatives sing karaoke when they come over.

- A party isn't a party unless there's line dancing (who doesn't love Otso-Otso,Boom Tarat Tarat and Pamela One???)

- You don't get grossed out by balut.

- Your mom puts sugar and hot dogs in her spaghetti.

- Your Lola taught you to gargle with warm salt and ginger water when you have a sore throat.

- You always take your shoes off when you enter a house.

- You know what the "chocolate sauce" in dinuguan is actually made of bleh! di ko talaga alam! haha

- The tissues in your bathroom came from Holiday Inn.

- You "open" and "close" the lights.

- Your friends know what it means to be on Filipino Time.

- You play cards or mahjong and drink beer at funeral wakes.

- You think Christmas season begins in October and ends in January.

- Your second piece of luggage is a balikbayan box.

- You've mastered the art of packing a suitcase to double capacity.

- You've ridden in a tricycle that doesn't require peddling

- You hold your palms together in front of you and say "excuse, excuse" when you pass in between people or in front of the TV.

- Goldilocks is more than a fairy tale character to you.

- You say "prijider" instead of refrigerator

- Your Dad is/was in the Navy or your mom is a nurse or in many cases both.

- Your friends like Filipino Hamburgers, or what we call Siopao.

- You know that Ramen can also be used to make Pansit.

- You leave a party with more food than you

- You pronounce "v"s as "

- You're seen with a boy who's not Filipino and he's automatically your boyfriend and everyone knows about it

- You have Chinese furniture and walls screens in your house

- Your mom or dad came from a family with at least 10 children

- your parents over exaggerate the time (ex:" hoy gising na ! its almost 12 o clock," when it is really 11:15am)

- you pronounce "f's" as "p's" and "p's" as "f's" eg. pliffing = flipping , pork = fork [or vise versa ]

- when you get into trouble for not eating or things you have , parents start off a disciplane lecture by starting with the phrase , "back home..."

- Finding relatives at the airport entails scouring the crowd for a bunch of people fussing with a balikbayan box.

- Anyone whose name you can't recall in conversation is referred to as "si ano".

- Somehow there is always room for one more on the motorcycle or tricycle!

- You take off your shoes in the house.

- You call your friends parents, "auntie" or "uncle".

- You eat rice with almost everything.

- You have a rice cooker on the kitchen counter.

- Your mom tells you to wear your "chinelas" when you go outside.

- You ask your mom what your "ulam" is when shes cooking.

- Your mom likes oriental furniture.

-Your family loves to gamble

-You have a balikbayan box somewhere in the house

-You have a tabo in your bathroom

- You can speak one or more: tagalog, illocano, kapangpangan or cebuano

-You can understand either: tagalog, illocana, kapangpangan or cebuano

-You buy vienna sausage.

-You always have sardines in your pantry.

-You like balut.

-You've eaten the bird of the balut at least once

-You know the "Otso-otso".

-If you're not the youngest in the family, you look like your mom.

-Your mom believes turtles are bad luck.

-You like Kare-Kare.

-You cook corn beef or spam when your mom is too lazy to cook

- Your parents believe AIM affects your grade.

-Church is a must on Sundays.

-The first thing you offer your guests is food.

-You like the "Black Eyed Peas" because one of the guys is Filipino.

- Taho is Deeeelish!

-You believe its bad to waste food.

-Your mom tells you that its bad luck to sleep with your hair wet.

-You buy slippers at swap meet.

-You own a "walis ting ting".

-The girls in your family are scared of rodents.

-You have a sign that says "God Bless Our Home" somewhere on the entrance of your house.

-You like ALL of the following: Sinigang, Nilaga, Tilapia, Dinuguan, Pansit, and Lumpia.

-Mango is a dessert.

-You get excited when you see a Filipino on an American channel.

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Posted 10/27/08 , edited 10/28/08
isnt this a duplicate? cuz i saw another topic like this somehwere in the forums before
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Posted 10/27/08 , edited 10/28/08
just post your comments on this forum thanks :D

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