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Old 06-20-2012, 03:52 AM   #26
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I'm not sure how to put this without it coming across poorly, but as a race, are Asian people generally speaking a bit cold?
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I don't post on revscene that often, but I post enough to know you two guys are borderline psychotic when it comes to defending perceived racial discrimination of any kind.

Did someone hack your accounts. Are are you both a couple of complete f####n hypocrites?

Just curious.
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I don't post on revscene that often, but I post enough to know you two guys are borderline psychotic when it comes to defending perceived racial discrimination of any kind.

Did someone hack your accounts. Are are you both a couple of complete f####n hypocrites?

Just curious.
What exactly did I say that was discrimination?

I'm glad you don't post that often
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Old 06-20-2012, 06:02 AM   #28
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What exactly did I say that was discrimination?

I'm glad you don't post that often
Why don't you enlighten us with your Asian bubble theory?

If I posted anymore often I would have to deal with you - so I'm glad too.
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Wait, is Hurricane the same dude as Majinhurricane? Or are we talking Meowjin hurricane.....

Bad enough trying to figure out who is seven eleven even odd..........
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I kind of agree Asians are cliquey in a way haha
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I kind of agree Asians are cliquey in a way haha
Every race is cliquey.
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People are scared to go outside there box these days and have a lot more comfort with hanging out with their close group of friends and are just happy that way. Every race hase there comfort bubble which that is mainly natural. It's really a sad way to live life if you don't experiance new things and just stick to whats normal for you and what you grew up or have become a custom too.
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Old 06-20-2012, 07:04 AM   #33
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Almost a third of those surveyed refused to answer the question, while those among the roughly 30 per cent who did rated Middle Eastern, South Asian and Asian immigrants as the least desirable neighbours, CBC News said.
Why them?

I can sort of understand about the South Asians though. My neighborhood is surrounded by them. Their kids play in the alley, scream across the alley to talk to each other, and eyeball me whenever I drive by. Would you see this with a neighborhood of Chinese, Vietnamese, etc families? YMMV, I guess.

That last point really applies to anybody these days. Did people forget that it's rude to stare at others? Keep your eyes on yourself.
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Every race is cliquey.
maybe cliquey is a wrong word...maybe like not as welcoming as other races? haha
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People are scared to go outside there box these days and have a lot more comfort with hanging out with their close group of friends and are just happy that way. Every race hase there comfort bubble which that is mainly natural. It's really a sad way to live life if you don't experiance new things and just stick to whats normal for you and what you grew up or have become a custom too.
In my experience, the groups that get together in HK are from all races - white, indian, pakistani, chinese, and more. But maybe they themselves can be considered one group of world travelers?
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maybe cliquey is a wrong word...maybe like not as welcoming as other races? haha
I disagree with that... Everyone has a 'barrier' they put up, no matter what race. Some people are just cunts and will not 'welcome' other races. But that has nothing to do with their race - those people are just cunts.
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Vancouver is a anti-social city. Period.

I can try to strike up a conversation about anything on the skytrain/bus/walking, and nobody wants to talk to you. I end up talking to bums/homeless people more because they want to talk. The "normal" person walking down the street can't give a flying fuck about what you want to say, or who you are.

Another reason why all the guys bitch and moan that "Vancouver Women" suck.
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Why them?

I can sort of understand about the South Asians though. My neighborhood is surrounded by them. Their kids play in the alley, scream across the alley to talk to each other, and eyeball me whenever I drive by. Would you see this with a neighborhood of Chinese, Vietnamese, etc families? YMMV, I guess.

That last point really applies to anybody these days. Did people forget that it's rude to stare at others? Keep your eyes on yourself.
The one thing I noticed about socalled tough guys and how to tell them apart from the real tough guys.

The real pussies stare people down,that's all they can do,they are too chicken shit to start a real fight let alone win one,so all they can do is win a looking contest.
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I'm not sure how to put this without it coming across poorly, but as a race, are Asian people generally speaking a bit cold?

In complete honesty, I don't find Abbotsford or Langley to be cold at all. On my morning walk people always say "morning" or "hello" and smile as we pass; the door is often held open for me, and when I reciprocate, I always hear "thanks." The exception to the friendliness seems to be with most Asian people, which I don't quite understand...

Oh, to add, I hope no one complaining about the lack of friendliness is walking around with an unfriendly scowl. I smile and a quick "hello" to a stranger is infectious



When I first joined, there were never informal meets, but lately people seem to be getting together multiple times a week for random quick get togethers. It's a nice change, step away from the computer screen and speak to people in person.
not trying to generalize everyone living in abbotsford, i even have some good friends and previous co workers that i was close with that resides there. However, once in a while when i stop by any fast food restaurants/gas stations or any public places in abbotsford, i get random stares/glares from a lot of white folks like i just came from the outter space, cant speak for langley though, as i never really go there.

i must also conclude that i also live in maple ridge and have been living here for while, and although the asian population is minimal compare to many cities in vancouver, i generally dont get that uncomfortable feel as oppose to when im in abbotsford
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The Sun is running a weeklong series on this subject. Typically I take opinions on newspaper sites with a grain of salt, but I would say the majority of responses are in line with the study.

People like to blame housing costs for everything including the lack of friendliness here. However, it doesn't cost anything to at least say "Hello" or to flash a smile. I live in an apartment building and I try to at least say hello to people in the elevator. However, I often see people buried in their phones. It's quite sad really.

Anyway, there is of course the stock/noobie meet coming up next week. Perhaps all of the forever alone people should come out. I'll be there greeting all of you and will be ready to chat about cars and current events.
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Did people forget that it's rude to stare at others? Keep your eyes on yourself.
Yeah, I forget to do that myself, but what can you do when your neighbour's 26 year old daughter is so hot, she'll melt your popsicle.

Tanning out back......... hells no I ain't moving. No mountains or lake view where I live, but..........


One day while washing the truck, she comes out in an outfit I cannot begin to describe........... I totally forgot I had a hose in my hand. LOL
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Yeah, I forget to do that myself, but what can you do when your neighbour's 26 year old daughter is so hot, she'll melt your popsicle.

Tanning out back......... hells no I ain't moving. No mountains or lake view where I live, but..........


One day while washing the truck, she comes out in an outfit I cannot begin to describe........... I totally forgot I had a hose in my hand. LOL
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^I don't understand what you are saying?

Your saying this is a non-profit that distrubutes money for various bursaries?
VF is a non-profit org that manages a fund, I think they call it an endowment fund, they then use the income generated from the fund to provide grants to various fields of interests, eg: animal welfare, arts&culture, etc.

It's a very good way of giving.

Bursaries is not part of the fields of interests, per se, it's grouped it with HMR (health medical research) they have various colleges that they work with and allocate x amount of bursaries per college/year

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Old 06-20-2012, 11:26 AM   #45
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I have to say.. that's pretty freaking rude. Your "friends" should have the decency to speak in English and include you in the conversation. Especially if they are the ones who invited you to come out in the first place.

I come from Alberta so I can say that people here in general are a lot colder, self-centered and selfish. This isn't to say everyone is like this, but the general feeling I got was that people here are mainly concerned about themselves first. There are a lot of good people out there though, you just have to find ways to meet more of them.
+1 on rude. seen that before and i hate it.

+1 again on the general attitudes of people here. i've live in alberta as well - and other provinces. boy the difference is astounding.
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I don't post on revscene that often, but I post enough to know you two guys are borderline psychotic when it comes to defending perceived racial discrimination of any kind.

Did someone hack your accounts. Are are you both a couple of complete f####n hypocrites?

Just curious.
No, I'm not a f####n hypocrite.

I'm simply stating my unbiased observations, not criticizing.

One could logically reach the conclusion that those residing in densely populated urban areas are less openly friendly and polite towards the general population because of the high level of energy and time that would need to be expended. If a person makes an effort to extend a friendly greeting, or polite gesture, to a significant percentage people who they do not have an association with aside from proximity in a dense urban area it would require a great deal of energy and time. Therefore, people in dense urban areas reserve friendliness and politeness for those to which they have a more significant connection. Likewise, anyone who has spent a significant amount of time in very rural areas will likely testify to the friendliness and politeness of people. Although the association two people may have in a rural area is also limited to proximity, there are so many fewer people the energy required is much less and therefore acceptable.

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+1 on rude. seen that before and i hate it.

+1 again on the general attitudes of people here. i've live in alberta as well - and other provinces. boy the difference is astounding.
I wouldn't go so far as to say it's a Alberta to British Columbia difference, more like, Alberta to Richmond, Vancouver, Burnaby difference. I've lived all over British Columbia, I can say with confidence, the generally unfriendly attitude is not or not nearly as present in the interior and valley like it is in Vancouver and the immediately surrounding areas.

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not trying to generalize everyone living in abbotsford, i even have some good friends and previous co workers that i was close with that resides there. However, once in a while when i stop by any fast food restaurants/gas stations or any public places in abbotsford, i get random stares/glares from a lot of white folks like i just came from the outter space, cant speak for langley though, as i never really go there.

i must also conclude that i also live in maple ridge and have been living here for while, and although the asian population is minimal compare to many cities in vancouver, i generally dont get that uncomfortable feel as oppose to when im in abbotsford
Interesting.

Abbotsford is quite racially and socially diverse and friendly in my experience, but there's no disputing the (declining) presence of a white christian community that is unwelcoming and judgemental. Even I've experienced the random stares/glares from that community. Working on job sites ran by Mennonite contractors I would always get those looks, once I actually got chewed out by a Mennonite drywaller (Mennonites in construction are easy to spot, they wear dress clothes) for talking to a attractive female neighbor at a job site.

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I've lived, so far, in Cleveland, Rio de Janeiro, and Vancouver.

Vancouver is far and away the most unwelcoming city. No shit, really. We knew all our neighbours in Cleveland, and we frickin' got invited to birthdays, parties and events. Mind you, we were Latinos living in an upper class white-collar neighborhood.

Rio de Janeiro, well, people are really friendly (unless they want to steal your shit or kill you). But overall friendly.

Here? Shit, unless you are part of the major, uh, 'ethnic groups', you're pretty much screwed. I rarely see a group of, say, Indians, Filipinos and Chinese hanging out together. Everyone is all very segregated.
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Part of it have to do with technology.
I mean 10years ago when ppl aren't listening to thier ipods, whatsapp, or using thier smart phone is a lot easier to strike conversion with someone on the street.

Now, ppl have thier earphones a lot of timnes, texting, checking FB, twitter, etc on thier smart phone while not paying attention to the streets or even want to talk to anyone at all.
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Every fucking thread started by MajinHurricane turns into a patheic pity party. "Oh poor me. I'm MajinHurricane and you all should feel sorry for me."

Fuck you.
I posted about a topic I felt strongly about and had an opinion about. I do this about anything I have an opinion about.

You're right though, I'm a pretty big pussy online.

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