Moderator: Tempo Gain
quinntheeskimo wrote:There you are, a group of Taiwanese are staring and pointing at you, and you're not even drunk yet. What do you do? Your ideas are certainly welcome...
wolf_reinhold wrote:New people do bring fresh insights, but frankly, they are nothing new to me. This may sound vain, but think of it like you have spent 18 years in your home country and some Chinese person comes for the first time. What keen insight is he likely to give you that you don't already know?
Ask those people you know, if you know any, who have lived here say 15 years or more, 'How often does someone tell you something that makes you say, 'Wow, I never knew that' or 'That's a facinating observation; I never thought of that before.''
...and cynical? Me? I am SHOCKED!
Alien wrote:What I can't stand is that parents seem to think it's perfectly ok and smile at how adorable their kids are for having noticed the monkey.