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Re: The "Where are you from?" Thread +
« Reply #54 on: June 30, 2010, 10:36:54 AM »
I am from Venezuela, like the  most people in Venezuela, I am half blood. I lived in Spain a long time ago, and I still living in Venezuela, saddly our president is Chavez :spurt:
In Theory I am a Catolic, but I love God in my singular way.
I am studing college, exactly Bussines.
I speak and write english, I barely speak portuguese but  can understand it.
All my family is from Venezuela, but the first Segovia came from Spain a long time ago I do not remember when  :hahaha:
I love read, books, magazines, mangas, comics, newspaper etc. I have a lot of favorites writers. I am a big fan of mythology. I also practiced Karate do shito ryu, Taekwondo and Wushu (chinese martial arts) and big fan of sports like baseball and boxing. MANNY PACQUIAO IS THE BEST But nothing like MOHAMED ALI.
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« Reply #53 on: June 30, 2010, 02:34:08 AM »
I'm Dominican... the commonwealth of Dominica, not the Dominican republic. its a caribbean island so... ive been to a lot of other caribbean islands. raised... pretty much Dominica, Antigua, St. Lucia. now i live in (wouldnt ya know) Dominica.
i speak... english, lil bit of... french, spanish, very little of... german, japanese. (havent practiced german in so long i probably cant remember shit. (ask me hows the weather?) japanese ive restarted recently. i attempted back in high school but...)
and thats me. :superman:

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« Reply #52 on: June 03, 2010, 01:50:57 AM »
Me I'm from a third world country also called Malitous country ^^.

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« Reply #51 on: June 02, 2010, 03:25:08 PM »
I am from West Africa. Currently studying in college in the U.S. I do hope to travel around the world someday. First stop Asia, the Europe and finally South America.

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« Reply #50 on: June 02, 2010, 08:17:26 AM »
oh, it's a phrase used to mean that whatever comment that was said was not meant in a homosexual way. Don't worry, it wasn't an anti-gay comment or anything like that.

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« Reply #49 on: June 02, 2010, 05:24:48 AM »

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Re: The "Where are you from?" Thread +
« Reply #48 on: June 01, 2010, 09:35:30 AM »
Cool, so many people from whole different backgrounds.   :mlfy: ...no homo btw, LOL!


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« Reply #47 on: May 31, 2010, 09:29:14 PM »
I'm from South Africa, currently living in Cape Town. It's a beautiful city with a mountain on the one side and the sea on the other.

Born and raised here, lived in London for about 7 years, then came back. It's a nifty country. Quite the melting pot of different cultures. We have 11 official languages. I can only speak 2 of them. I've got Irish and English blood in me, but it's hard to think of myself as anything but South African.

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« Reply #46 on: May 22, 2010, 02:39:02 PM »
Born in polluted Manila, spent my childhood in my dad's farm, raised in a small city, lived for the past six years in the mountain regions and currently back in my parents' place. My mother's dad is chinese, while her mom is of spanish descent; my dad carries an italian surname. I'm a mongrel but I consider myself one hundred percent Filipino.

I speak Filipino, English, and one local dialect (I have a tendency to confuse and mix up the other dialects and I usually end up using different sets of words in a single sentence.) :aty:



having seen manila and having been there has a very big difference..  o.O

i am from the Philippines too, specifically in Leyte, where we grew in a small peaceful town.. it aint got much, but im proud of being here since it makes me calm knowing there are still places in the Philippines that arent ruined by too much pollution and negligence of the people... i do not know if i have a blood of a foreigner so i will call myself a pure filipino.. then again, the filipino race is a total hybrid race that can't even considered "pure" anymore.. hahahaha...

i can speak English, Filipino, and two dialects (Bisaya and Waray)..

btw nocturne, anong dialect yung sinasabi mo pala na alam mo? :)

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« Reply #45 on: May 11, 2010, 04:10:19 AM »
I was born in Ukraine and raised there for the first four years of my life.

My native language is Russian (the two main languages there are Ukranian [obviously] and Russian).

I am 100% Ukranian, with both my biological parents being Ukranians, as well grandpa/grandma, etc.....

I moved to Canada when I was five and learned to speak English, now my most fluent and commonly used language. My Russian also began to fade out the window, and now I'm really bad at it ;-;

Only 3 years ago, we moved to suburbia DC - and to be honest, I like it here better than in Canada XD While as the suburbs of Toronto were great and all, surprisingly enough, I find where I live now to be more friendly than in Canada. But of coarse, I still love Canada and all, what with out crazy combined Chinese & Russian parties, heh.

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« Reply #44 on: May 09, 2010, 12:15:40 PM »
Im from Thailand and born in Bangkok

Now I live in Bangkok :hi:.........

Sorry,my english not strong T_T

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« Reply #43 on: May 04, 2010, 02:52:02 AM »
Just giving some practical humour out to the world man, peace :hahaha:

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Re: The "Where are you from?" Thread +
« Reply #42 on: May 04, 2010, 02:50:29 AM »
Nipple.

The hell are you doing to this thread?  :hahaha:

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« Reply #41 on: May 04, 2010, 02:06:38 AM »
Nipple.

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« Reply #40 on: May 04, 2010, 02:00:46 AM »
... no? D:

and I'm not even sure what that means lol :hahaha:

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« Reply #39 on: May 04, 2010, 12:09:37 AM »
mm I just thought that maybe she is young and it's drawn in a way that they don't show.. <_> but yeah, whatever, he's a guy D: Who looks like a girl.

Btw, do you know what makes a 1kg of fat sexy?

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« Reply #38 on: May 04, 2010, 12:05:10 AM »
Quote from: Acce
Anyways, is that person in your ava boy or girl? It has been bothering me for a while now <.<
do you see boobs? no? then it's a boy. :D
(I dunno I just picked a random cute picture :<)

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« Reply #37 on: May 03, 2010, 01:50:43 PM »
I did live in England for a month or two one summer, and Sweden for a few months as well. Very very fun. I can't wait until I finally get to go live in Japan. :D
Next time you come around here, you better come to finland instead of sweden.  :banzai:

Anyways, is that person in your ava boy or girl? It has been bothering me for a while now <.<

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« Reply #36 on: May 03, 2010, 07:42:39 AM »
I was born in Russia, now living in Argentina... its very interesting around here

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« Reply #35 on: May 03, 2010, 07:24:16 AM »
I wanna join in :D (Although I'm not really from anywhere that interesting :x)

I'm from the US.. and I was born, raised, and still live here. I live in the northern half of the country though, in the "midwest", which isn't anywhere near the west -_-. So I speak the normal dialect you hear on news programs and such. However, occasionally I'll get asked if I'm from Canada because of my dialect.. but I've only been there once on a vacation to see Niagara Falls - really cool btw :D Although, I was told once that people from Ohio have their own special dialect.. so who's to say? :l

My town is two hours from the capital, and 1 hour in the other direction for another large city - and if you go only halfway to the capital, you run into Amish Country. yes it's called 'country' XD Amish are actually really cool. They're very friendly, and don't mind at all when more modern people come to visit them. They still ride in horse-drawn buggies - slang for a cheap carriage. Some of them have given in and bought a car, but the majority still live without electricity and such. It's a very interesting experience.. but only the first time. I've been dragged there since I was a kid, and it's lost most of it's charm at this point. They're nice people though. They don't really have an accent either, maybe a bit of a farmer-ish feel - but they're farmers, so what do you expect :l

I did live in England for a month or two one summer, and Sweden for a few months as well. Very very fun. I can't wait until I finally get to go live in Japan. :D

I'm your typical American 'mutt'. My mother's side is English and Hungarian, and my father's side is Irish and German. However, considering where I was raised, I'm lucky they even offered Spanish at school XD People are very close-minded, and unopen to new cultures and languages here. My family actually shunned me for a few years when I told them I was going to study Japanese. So yes, like typical Americans, my family only speaks English.

I can speak English and Japanese, but my Japanese is still a work in progress. It's hard to get to fluent level without ever even having been to the country before. >.<  I also can recognize and interpret any romance language (four years of Latin in high school will do that to you). I also know a bit of Swedish from having lived there for a few months - but it's of the 'hi how are you' level.

Religion is a funny thing in my family. No one really seems sure of what they are. My father was raised Catholic and even went to Catholic School, but yet doesn't practice it anymore. My mom used to take me to a Lutheran church when I was really young, but stopped when I was around 10. We have a bible, that my mom picks up sometimes and reads - but who's to say really. My thoughts are more along the lines of don't care, and doesn't concern me.

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« Reply #34 on: May 02, 2010, 08:30:24 AM »
@Crimson moon: Thanks for the warm welcome ^^ and yeah I made sure I make an introduction forum as soon as I got my account activated xD (I didn't expect the people here would be so surprised just because I read the FAQs xD)
It should still be around somewhere in the forum community section xD

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« Reply #33 on: May 01, 2010, 12:02:48 PM »
@gunnil: you seem like a nice person.. Welcome aboard.. :hihi: do you have an intro thread we can visit? :huhh:

@acce-kun: babies know the universal language... They're much smarter than adults.. :rolling: :stickemup: I love that movie... XD

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« Reply #32 on: April 30, 2010, 04:29:15 PM »
(despite being what? 5~6years old? ^^)
I'd say, more like "because being 5~6 yo", since in that age you still pick up languages without even giving it much thought =o

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« Reply #31 on: April 30, 2010, 01:24:13 PM »
 :hi: Hi guys ^^ I just joined but can I post here? ^^

Anyways, I was born in South Korea, and that pretty much means both my parents are Koreans ^^
That being said, I spent more than half my life outside of my homeland xD I've stayed in the states for about 2 years (New Jersey if I remember correctly) and now I live in Belgium, and I'm pretty much going to do my studies here ^^

I've stayed in Belgium for almost 10years now, and thanks to that, I can speak French (well I wouldn't be doing my studies in French otherwise :P) and a little bit of Dutch (I had lessons in high school but I pretty much forgot everything xD I can understand the language pretty fine, but talking is another story)

English is a no-brainer xD The two years I spent in the States must have helped alot (despite being what? 5~6years old? ^^) and I improved my English by joining discussions on the web (forums really are useful when you think about it ^^)

Despite having spent half my life outside of Korea, I can still read and write Korean pretty well, but I guess I won't get the new jokes they're telling nowadays^^ (neologism is a world-wide plague thanks to texting? XD)

I think this pretty much wraps everything up nicely xD See you guys around ^^

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« Reply #30 on: April 20, 2010, 12:28:04 AM »
I've been around this forum for so long.. but this is the first time I'm venturing to every thread there is.. xD

hmm.. to answer the question..


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« Reply #29 on: March 02, 2010, 05:22:26 AM »
@s02, thanks for the input. It's quite true that almost every country has stereotypes. (japan --> sushi, china --> kung-fu, italy --> pizza, etc. etc.) Of course, that's one of the reasons why I made this thread: to learn what's really like in other countries/cultures.

Born in the GLORIOUS KAZAKHSTAN, raised in the GLORIOUS shithole of RUSSIA - Barnaul.

LOL, I find that line really funny.

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Wow, so I'm closer to native indians than Southern Asians? Interesting...

@ Kenjo, I've been to Singapore last summer. I loved the train system (especially the scanning cards, lol) And of course, the ridiculously high fines.  :hahaha:

@acce, yay japanese!!  :banzai:

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« Reply #28 on: February 25, 2010, 10:41:08 PM »
First, my apologies to Ryunii, for he asked me where I'm from and I did not tell him. I decided it makes my life too hard to keep it secret so.

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« Reply #27 on: February 24, 2010, 09:17:12 PM »
I born in Jakarta, Indonesia but raise in Singapore in a local school for 10years (during my elementary and middle school) and later move to an International school after some unexpected event for my high school. Well, you can say i have a good idea how life of a local and expact in Singapore are and the draw of being away from your own country is that you dunno anything about your culture when ppl asked you. I went to Japan in Beppu City for my University, it was a great experience even thou i don't get good grades :XD: . Currently, i am back in Singapore searching for job after my operation in HK. Lets hope i get to full health by next month.

Lets see, i can speak a few languages (English, Mandarin, Indonesian, Hokkien, Japanese and abit of Cantonese) but i don't read & write that well for most of it (even English).

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« Reply #26 on: February 24, 2010, 08:58:38 PM »
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« Reply #25 on: February 21, 2010, 08:30:56 PM »
-where you are from/born/raised

Born in the GLORIOUS KAZAKHSTAN, raised in the GLORIOUS shithole of RUSSIA - Barnaul.

-where you are now

Germany. The exact geographical center of it.

-what ethnicity/culture you belong to

Im ethnically slavic, my pass says Im jewish, my Gramps looks like an alteian azn, my other Gramps´last name is Rothstein, which kind of symbolizes.
My family is living the russian lifestyle, with borsh and blenis and Maslenitsa and shit.

-what language you typically speak

Engrish, German and Russian equally.