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Postby Vega » Sun Jul 15, 2007 7:03 am

bambang wrote:Dear Xkalibur.

I bet you look sexy with that pink suit.

But remember my friend, supernaturall speaking, it's not good if you are naked standing on top of the Statute of Liberty.


Dear uncle bambang,

I'd rather stand naked on top of the statue than wear pink suit.. :) ...Can't imagine me going in pink suit to university, everybody would laugh at me. :P

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You are on the right track.

Postby Bambang » Sun Jul 15, 2007 12:58 pm

Dear my son, Xkalibur.

Xkalibur is on the right track now.

My dear just got back from the darkness.

Don't get naked in public my son.

Don't wear pink suit at your campus as well.

Just wear casual clothes. And you'll look sexy then.

Sexy name in sexy apperance.

Sexy-dexy Xkalibur.

Pretty cool huh !

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Postby MissLT » Sun Jul 15, 2007 5:33 pm

mamuta wrote:
LennyeTran wrote:The US's or yours? :?

Your President or British Prime Minister, of course.
And in all offical situations you shouldn't keep your hand in pockets, Xcalibur - no matter you are standing, sitting or walking...

How interesting! I instinctively put my hands in the pockets when I feel really nervous.

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Postby jrkp » Sun Jul 15, 2007 6:10 pm

These are the ones I can recall:

Shake hands and don´t look in the eyes

Enter into a public place and don´t say hello.

Pull out your mocus using your fingers in public

Eating with your mouth open

I don´t know, there are many..... In fact we have a handbook where is resumed all the things considered polite.... Let me check it out and then, I´ll tell you more about what is seen unpolite here...

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Postby Bambang » Mon Jul 16, 2007 7:51 am

jrkp wrote:These are the ones I can recall:

Shake hands and don´t look in the eyes


The same here.
Blind people is exceptional.


jrkp wrote:Enter into a public place and don´t say hello.


Different here.
As long as you are not ruining the situation, that's fine.


jrkp wrote:Pull out your mocus using your fingers in public.


Different here.
As long as you cover it with tissue, that's fine.
That's emergency situation. That's normal.


jrkp wrote:Eating with your mouth open.


Totally different here.
We can not eat anything when our mouth closed. To put the food into our mouth, we have to open it first.




LennyeTran wrote:How interesting! I instinctively put my hands in the pockets when I feel really nervous..


My dear, that's animal instinct.
Don't follow that instinct my dear.

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Postby jrkp » Mon Jul 16, 2007 9:41 pm

bambang wrote:
jrkp wrote:Eating with your mouth open.


Totally different here.
We can not eat anything when our mouth closed. To put the food into our mouth, we have to open it first.




Of course!!!! But, considering that maybe you dídn´t get my point or perhaps I wrote a very bad translation, well let me rewrite it for you:

I should´ve written:

CHEWING with your mouth open....

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Postby Oriani » Mon Jul 16, 2007 10:58 pm

jrkp wrote:
bambang wrote:
jrkp wrote:Eating with your mouth open.


Totally different here.
We can not eat anything when our mouth closed. To put the food into our mouth, we have to open it first.




Of course!!!! But, considering that maybe you dídn´t get my point or perhaps I wrote a very bad translation, well let me rewrite it for you:

I should´ve written:


CHEWING with your mouth open....


Hahahah Oh yes!!! You know what makes angry? When I am talking to a person and that person is paying more attention to writing SMS instead of paying attention to what I say... It happens a lot here...

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Postby mamuta » Tue Jul 17, 2007 6:57 am

Oriani wrote: You know what makes angry? When I am talking to a person and that person is paying more attention to writing SMS instead of paying attention to what I say... It happens a lot here...

I totally agree! It annoys me, too. And for me it's unpolite when we have a conversation and suddenly telephone rings and my interlocutor answers the phone AT ONCE without saying a word ...

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The same here.

Postby Bambang » Tue Jul 17, 2007 1:03 pm

jrkp wrote:
bambang wrote:
jrkp wrote:Eating with your mouth open.


Totally different here.
We can not eat anything when our mouth closed. To put the food into our mouth, we have to open it first.




Of course!!!! But, considering that maybe you dídn´t get my point or perhaps I wrote a very bad translation, well let me rewrite it for you:

I should´ve written:

CHEWING with your mouth open....



Uncle got it. That's the same here.

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Postby vince90 » Tue Jul 17, 2007 8:11 pm

It is very impolite to call yourself “uncle” to people that you don’t know. Especially, it’s really rude when you call “son” to a person that you don’t even know how old he is.

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Postby Bambang » Wed Jul 18, 2007 6:04 am

vince90 wrote:It is very impolite to call yourself “uncle” to people that you don’t know. Especially, it’s really rude when you call “son” to a person that you don’t even know how old he is.



Where do you live?

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Postby mamuta » Wed Jul 18, 2007 6:23 am

vince90 wrote:It is very impolite to call yourself “uncle” to people that you don’t know. Especially, it’s really rude when you call “son” to a person that you don’t even know how old he is.

...bambang, you can call me daughter :D :D :D

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Oh that's so sweet.

Postby Bambang » Wed Jul 18, 2007 3:06 pm

mamuta wrote:
vince90 wrote:It is very impolite to call yourself “uncle” to people that you don’t know. Especially, it’s really rude when you call “son” to a person that you don’t even know how old he is.


...bambang, you can call me daughter :D :D :D



Sure dear.

You are my sweet daughter.

Anyway, there are two uncles in this forum now.
And the other one ?
You must have known. (That Vince)

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Postby vince90 » Wed Jul 18, 2007 3:45 pm

bambang wrote:
vince90 wrote:It is very impolite to call yourself “uncle” to people that you don’t know. Especially, it’s really rude when you call “son” to a person that you don’t even know how old he is.



Where do you live?


It doesn't matter where I live. My traditional custom is almost the same as your. Young people should avoid calling old people by name. They suppose to call them uncle, aunt, Mr., Mrs. and so on. However in English, you can’t say you’re are uncle to everyone unless that person really related to you or you knew that person very well.

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Om Vince.

Postby Bambang » Thu Jul 19, 2007 9:17 am

Then I can call you "Om".

Om Vince.

Pretty cool huh?

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Re: Om Vince.

Postby vince90 » Thu Jul 19, 2007 2:41 pm

bambang wrote:Then I can call you "Om".

Om Vince.

Pretty cool huh?


I am not sure what you mean “om”. Maybe you mean “ông” in Vietnamese and Mr. in English. I refer to call me by name. It’s friendly in that way.

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Dear Vince.

Postby Bambang » Thu Jul 19, 2007 3:13 pm

Well frankly speaking, I don't know how to call you.

Because psychologically speaking, you are not an open person.

So, dear Vince is the best I suppose.

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Re: Dear Vince.

Postby vince90 » Thu Jul 19, 2007 3:37 pm

bambang wrote:Well frankly speaking, I don't know how to call you.

Because psychologically speaking, you are not an open person.

So, dear Vince is the best I suppose.


Huh…? Can you tell me in what ways that I am not an open person? :shock:

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Re: Dear Vince.

Postby Bambang » Fri Jul 20, 2007 6:21 am

vince90 wrote:
bambang wrote:Well frankly speaking, I don't know how to call you.

Because psychologically speaking, you are not an open person.

So, dear Vince is the best I suppose.


Huh…? Can you tell me in what ways that I am not an open person? :shock:



You didn't say whether you are old or not.
You didn't even write your location in your profile.

Small examples, but can represent your closedness.

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Postby mamuta » Fri Jul 20, 2007 8:07 am

I must agree with uncle bambang, vince90 - and don't be so serious :lol: ... sometimes it's good to do or say something unexpectedly, it's so refreshing :wink:

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Postby Bambang » Fri Jul 20, 2007 10:08 am

mamuta wrote:I must agree with uncle bambang, vince90 ...


Then uncle just got one supporter here.

Thank you for supporting uncle, my dear mamuta.


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