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islamlover_girl
04-15-2009, 01:02 AM
I am interested to know which nationality exist here more?
I bet it `s American ,let`s see.
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north_malaysian
04-15-2009, 01:06 AM
My nationality is Malaysian
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islamlover_girl
04-15-2009, 01:08 AM
Nice,Mine is Egyptian
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convert
04-15-2009, 01:53 AM
amreeki hai
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burdenofbeing
04-15-2009, 02:16 AM
this is a faulty poll.
none of them except american (if it means USA) is a nationality.
as an egyptian would you consider yourself african or arabic?
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coddles76
04-15-2009, 02:41 AM
I have a Arab background but was born and bread in Sydneyt Australia. I'm an ozy by birth MATE. Put another shrimp on the barbie
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Nσσя'υℓ Jαииαн
04-15-2009, 03:10 AM
Ermm technically I'm Pakistani by "birth" but living in the US considerin that I came here as a baby :D
So yea I put myself under Asian...
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saba muslimah
04-15-2009, 06:03 AM
I m Asian "Be pakistani"
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ATHEISTofPEACE
04-15-2009, 06:21 AM
American sadly. *its soo ignorant*
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Woodrow
04-15-2009, 06:26 AM
Hard to say what is an American. Everybody living in the Americas from Canada south to Tierra del Fuego lives in America.

I put other. Although I was born in and currently live in the USA, well not exactly in the USA the reservation while in the USA is under separate law.
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ATHEISTofPEACE
04-15-2009, 06:32 AM
Originally Posted by Woodrow
Hard to say what is an American. Everybody living in the Americas from Canada south to Tierra del Fuego lives in America.

I put other. Although I was born in and currently live in the USA, well not exactly in the USA the reservation while in the USA is under separate law.
Woodrow I understand how you could feel this way but after talking to you on the phone you are indeed American
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Woodrow
04-15-2009, 07:19 AM
Originally Posted by ATHEISTofPEACE
Woodrow I understand how you could feel this way but after talking to you on the phone you are indeed American
Perhaps Muslim cosmopolitan? Although my citizenship is American and I live among Native Americans, I tend to relate closer to my Lithuanian side. But, as a Muslim I do not claim any national identity, just a traveler on this big blue marble.
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Hafswa
04-15-2009, 07:20 AM
I'm an African....Born in Kenya which is on the east of the continent.
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ATHEISTofPEACE
04-15-2009, 07:21 AM
Originally Posted by Woodrow
Perhaps Muslim cosmopolitan? Although my citizenship is American and I live among Native Americans, I tend to relate closer to my Lithuanian side. But, as a Muslim I do not claim any national identity, just a traveler on this big blue marble.
As an atheist I feel the same way.
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ATHEISTofPEACE
04-15-2009, 07:23 AM
Originally Posted by islamlover_girl
I am interested to know which nationality exist here more?
I bet it `s American ,let`s see.
Why do you think that?
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S_87
04-15-2009, 10:10 AM
since your asking nationality i assume you mean passport wise and not ethnic origin?


For me it is British and Barbadian (central America, does that count? lol)
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Snowflake
04-15-2009, 10:25 AM
Created - muslim (yeh yeh i know.. I just felt like saying that) :p

Inherited - Asian

Born - British
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Gia
04-15-2009, 10:40 AM
I am an Arab :) I am Palestinian
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Güven
04-15-2009, 11:27 AM
Origin - Eurasian

Born - West European

Passport - Both :D
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Mysterious Uk
04-15-2009, 11:33 AM
I'm British, born here and everything. Ma parents come from Bangladesh, so i'm bengali too.
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ahmed_indian
04-15-2009, 11:34 AM
seems i am the only indian here
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~Raynn~
04-15-2009, 11:42 AM
I'm Indian :) (If I take it to mean ethnically...)
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ژاله
04-15-2009, 11:56 AM
i am pakistani
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maryam87
04-15-2009, 01:12 PM
family from Lebanon
me born and raised in Australia
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Thinker
04-15-2009, 01:15 PM
Originally Posted by burdenofbeing
this is a faulty poll.
none of them except american (if it means USA) is a nationality.
as an egyptian would you consider yourself african or arabic?
Hmm - have to agree . . . . . Asian, Arabic
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NIKKY
04-15-2009, 01:18 PM
i am brithish pakistani.....
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Musaafirah
04-15-2009, 01:24 PM
Bangladeshi born, British raised.
Hold up, you're wanting the nationality, then I be British.
It's not on the Polls, so am other.
(Trust me to be an odbod)
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Cabdullahi
04-15-2009, 01:28 PM
Originally Posted by islamlover_girl
I am interested to know which nationality exist here more?
I bet it `s American ,let`s see.
^im not south american!...im a reptile....nah im just joking......im afro-indian
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alcurad
04-15-2009, 02:41 PM
long story :)
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GreyKode
04-15-2009, 02:42 PM
Egyptian
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Nσσя'υℓ Jαииαн
04-15-2009, 04:22 PM
Lol @ long story. *Wonders*
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Imam
04-15-2009, 06:27 PM
Originally Posted by Thinker
Hmm - have to agree . . . . . Asian, Arabic
I have to disagree .......

Egypt(specially)the North is a cocktail of races from Nubian, Persian, Greek, Roman, Arab, Turkish, French and British origin .....

one would be clearly misinformed if claims that Egypt is Asian Arab blood only ...
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yasin ibn Ahmad
04-15-2009, 09:43 PM
السلام عليكم
I am Turkish.
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GreyKode
04-15-2009, 09:50 PM
Assalamu 3alaikum Imam
Which part of Alex are you from?
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nebula
04-15-2009, 09:55 PM
yes asians are winning woo! lol
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Güven
04-15-2009, 09:59 PM
Originally Posted by yasin ibn Ahmad
السلام عليكم
I am Turkish.
you are an Eurasian. :D
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The Ruler
04-15-2009, 10:12 PM
Other: Barsburgian.
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Danah
04-15-2009, 10:15 PM
immm....the poll options are kind of not specific...

I am Arabic but from a country in Asia, so? what to chose?

well, lets leave it as Arabic now
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Amadeus85
04-15-2009, 10:20 PM
Pure blood slavic Pole.
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Güven
04-15-2009, 10:20 PM
Arabic = Asia ?

no ?
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alcurad
04-15-2009, 10:22 PM
no, rather Arabic = Asia + Africa :)
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Güven
04-15-2009, 10:25 PM
Originally Posted by alcurad
no, rather Arabic = Asia + Africa :)
so that means , Arabs in Asia are Asians and the Arabs in Africa are Africans?
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Woodrow
04-15-2009, 10:31 PM
I suspect many of us are misunderstanding what is meant by nationality and are thinking in terms of national origin rather then citizenship. Looking at the members I know best it seems that at least 3/4 of the members live in the UK and most of them are of Asian Origin.

If most people are thinking in terms of National origin, the Asian choice should be very large and the American choice almost empty. as many Americans are either immigrants or children of immigrants and think in terms of their National Origin rather then in terms of American citizenship.

Just my opinion.

I know when I am asked my Nationality I answer Lithuanian and my race as being mixed, predominantly Oriental. (I'm roughly 50% Lithuanian Tatar (Lietuva Lipkas) of the Golden Horde(Mongolians)

When asked my citizenship I answer American, but that can be misleading as there are a number of countries in the Americas and technically all are Americans. (Even Chavez in Argentina. Argentina is in the Americas after all)
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Danah
04-15-2009, 10:32 PM
Originally Posted by Güven
so that means , Arabs in Asia are Asians and the Arabs in Africa are Africans?
somehow yeah

return back to the world map brother

the middle east region is in both Asia and Africa....so there are Asians and African Arab
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Güven
04-15-2009, 10:37 PM
Originally Posted by SAYA
somehow yeah

return back to the world map brother

the middle east region is in both Asia and Africa....so there are Asians and African Arab
yeah I know , my memory was malfunctioning , my mistake.

I was curious whether Arabs also see themselves as Asians or Africans.
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anatolian
04-15-2009, 10:44 PM
Question and pool is a bit wrong as it is mentioned :) Asian, Europen etc are not nationalities but origins..I'm of the Turkish citizenship but I'm half turk half Northern Caucasian origin-Abkhazia. Not sure how Caucas nations are considered regarding origin..
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Danah
04-15-2009, 10:45 PM
Originally Posted by Güven
yeah I know , my memory was malfunctioning , my mistake.

I was curious whether Arabs also see themselves as Asians or Africans.
immm..not really!

if you come to describe Arabs you will find

Those are Asian:
Khaleeji Arab = Arabia Sub-Continent: Saudi, UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Yemen, Oman, Bahrain, Iraq
Sham Arab= Syria, Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan

for the African:
we have

Arabian west (al maghrib al arabi) = Libya, Morocco, Algeria, Mauritania, Tunis
Egypt & Sudan...I am not sure if we can but those two under the same category
Djibouti & Somalia
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anatolian
04-15-2009, 10:46 PM
Originally Posted by Woodrow
(Even Chavez in Argentina. Argentina is in the Americas after all)
bytheway Chavez is in Venezuella :)
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Woodrow
04-15-2009, 11:04 PM
Originally Posted by anatolian
bytheway Chavez is in Venezuella :)
OOOps, would you believe Argentina is the Lakota Sioux spelling of Venezuela?

I didn't think you would.





You are correct, my error. You just earned a few reps for correcting me.
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greenshirt
04-16-2009, 12:46 AM
i was born in europe (in albania to a greek/albanian orthodox christian family) but now i live in the usa near D.C. so i put american though european might be actual.
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islamlover_girl
04-16-2009, 01:03 AM
WOW ,ma shaa Allah,the forum is full of deffrent nationalities ,that`s great .
Originally Posted by burdenofbeing
this is a faulty poll.
none of them except american (if it means USA) is a nationality.
as an egyptian would you consider yourself african or arabic?
I am sorry ,u r right, but alhamdolilah I get the answer I was looking for.
I liked to know who am I talking to when I post in this forum.
I think in this case I am talking to the world ,LOL.
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Foxgarden
04-16-2009, 01:03 AM
American!

I'm honestly surprised, I expected a lot more votes in favor of the United States.
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islamlover_girl
04-16-2009, 01:10 AM
Originally Posted by Foxgarden
American!

I'm honestly surprised, I expected a lot more votes in favor of the United States.
Me too
any way this variety is nice :)
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Foxgarden
04-16-2009, 01:11 AM
I agree, I prefer conversing with people who can give me multiple perspectives rather than just a re-hash of my own opinion.
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ATHEISTofPEACE
04-16-2009, 01:35 AM
Asia makes sense. Don't Asains make up a majority of the Muslims on this planet?
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Foxgarden
04-16-2009, 02:09 AM
That they do
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Woodrow
04-16-2009, 03:06 AM
Originally Posted by ATHEISTofPEACE
Asia makes sense. Don't Asains make up a majority of the Muslims on this planet?
Yes, that is true. but the single country with the greatest number of Muslims is Indonesia.
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ATHEISTofPEACE
04-16-2009, 03:22 AM
Originally Posted by Woodrow
Yes, that is true. but the single country with the greatest number of Muslims is Indonesia.
Do you mean % wise? like it is 90% islamic or do you mean that the most ammount of Muslims live there x number of muslims is the highest their?
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Woodrow
04-16-2009, 03:48 AM
Originally Posted by ATHEISTofPEACE
Do you mean % wise? like it is 90% islamic or do you mean that the most ammount of Muslims live there x number of muslims is the highest their?
Highest in actual number. Indonesia is about 88% Muslim, the actual number of Muslims living there is: 201,025,326

India while only about 14% Muslim is the second highest number: 144,198,760

Pakistan while being 97% Muslim is in third place for total Muslims with: 140,278,140

(Both the Indian and Pakistani Muslims are considered Asians, so that gives an Asian population of 284,476,900)

just for trivia:

Mali which is 100% Muslim only has a total number of: 270,758
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ATHEISTofPEACE
04-16-2009, 03:53 AM
Yeah for Triva!!!!!!!!! but Mali is 100% for real? Come on. Maybe be 99.9% 100% how can that be?
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Woodrow
04-16-2009, 04:08 AM
Originally Posted by ATHEISTofPEACE
Yeah for Triva!!!!!!!!! but Mali is 100% for real? Come on. Maybe be 99.9% 100% how can that be?
Simple, any non-Muslim living there is not considered a citizen, but a legal temporary alien. the actual number of non-Muslims living permenatly in Mali is probably less then .01% Sort of like trying to figure how many non-Catholics live in the Vatican.
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greenshirt
04-16-2009, 04:13 AM
same with saudi right? 100% of the citizens are muslim(though 15% i think are shia.)

but there are over 2 million foreigners, namely from the phillipines who are catholic.
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BoredAgnostic
04-16-2009, 04:20 AM
I'm African American with a touch of Irish/Cherokee/Panamanian/Chinese.
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Zarmina
04-16-2009, 04:40 AM
I was born in Afghanistan, but live in the US and is an American citizen.
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north_malaysian
04-16-2009, 05:08 AM
Originally Posted by Woodrow
Highest in actual number. Indonesia is about 88% Muslim, the actual number of Muslims living there is: 201,025,326

India while only about 14% Muslim is the second highest number: 144,198,760

Pakistan while being 97% Muslim is in third place for total Muslims with: 140,278,140

(Both the Indian and Pakistani Muslims are considered Asians, so that gives an Asian population of 284,476,900)
Indonesia = 201,025,326
India = 144,198,760
Pakistan = 140,278,140
Bangladesh = 130,000,000

Just 4 countries in Asia = 615,502,226 ...



Originally Posted by Woodrow
Mali which is 100% Muslim only has a total number of: 270,758
Are you talking about Maldives?

the citizens are 100% Muslims, but there are non-Muslims working there in the hotel industry... they have Club Med there... which I think many of the workers are non-Muslims
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xxxx2
04-16-2009, 07:16 AM
Originally Posted by greenshirt
i was born in europe (in albania to a greek/albanian orthodox christian family) but now i live in the usa near D.C. so i put american though european might be actual.


Albani<<well my name can say alot doesnt it?

Pershendetje! greenshirt

lets make it 2 albanians here , and both are new here in this forum.

i would have expected from UK many muslims too but it doesnt seem so
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ATHEISTofPEACE
04-16-2009, 07:19 AM
I am not surprised at all.
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Imam
04-16-2009, 08:37 AM
Originally Posted by GreyKode
Assalamu 3alaikum Imam
Which part of Alex are you from?
3alaikum Assalam GreyKode.....
I live in Agami Area,though nowadays I'm living abroad.


peace
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VizierX
04-16-2009, 08:56 AM
I am British but my ethnicity is Bengali.
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crayon
04-16-2009, 09:38 AM
Syrian parents, Syrian and Canadian citizenship, raised in 5 different countries (as of today).
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Tilmeez
04-16-2009, 11:52 AM
Asian - Pakistani.
:)
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ardianto
04-16-2009, 02:30 PM
My nationality is Indonesia.
There are many tribes in Indonesia. My tribe is Jawa, but I have a little Chinese blood.
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Angel
04-16-2009, 05:53 PM
errm wel my background is convusing :confused:my mum is a mixture of somalian and white british and my dad is white british so what does that make me??? :?
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anatolian
04-16-2009, 09:19 PM
Originally Posted by Angel
errm wel my background is convusing :confused:my mum is a mixture of somalian and white british and my dad is white british so what does that make me??? :?
You're a mixture like me , one fourth African three fourths Europen :)
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greenshirt
04-16-2009, 11:26 PM
Originally Posted by albani
Albani<<well my name can say alot doesnt it?

Pershendetje! greenshirt

lets make it 2 albanians here , and both are new here in this forum.

i would have expected from UK many muslims too but it doesnt seem so
Assalaamu-Alaykum!

cool what city? i am from sarandë/Άγιοι Σαράντα!

but i moved to the usa at a very young age
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glo
04-16-2009, 11:27 PM
I'm German.
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BlissfullyJaded
04-16-2009, 11:41 PM
:sl:

My nationality is American and ethnicity is Indian.
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أبو سليمان عمر
04-16-2009, 11:44 PM
Asalam Wa Alakum
I am arabic from Yemen
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FatimaAsSideqah
04-16-2009, 11:45 PM
I am white Scottish and also proud Muslimah! :D
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no1
04-17-2009, 12:06 AM
Originally Posted by LittleAminah
I am white Scottish and also proud Muslimah! :D
wow that serious is new to me nice to hear from you :) how is it up there in that cold highlands
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FatimaAsSideqah
04-17-2009, 12:09 AM
Originally Posted by no1
wow that serious is new to me nice to hear from you :) how is it up there in that cold highlands
lol, where is that I have lived is northern of United Kingdom, its now bit of warmer and nice weather. Thats called Glasgow.
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north_malaysian
04-17-2009, 01:15 AM
Originally Posted by ardianto
My nationality is Indonesia.
There are many tribes in Indonesia. My tribe is Jawa, but I have a little Chinese blood.
LOL... Wong Jowo (Javanese)... lots of Javanese here in Malaysia too...
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ardianto
04-17-2009, 08:11 AM
Originally Posted by north_malaysian
LOL... Wong Jowo (Javanese)... lots of Javanese here in Malaysia too...
Yes, I am Wong Jowo but I cannot speak in 'Coro Jowo' (Javanese language).:D
I was born, raised and live in West Java, a Sundanese region. But I was studied in Javanese region, Yogyakarta.

Speak Sundanese ?.
Eeh, akang north malaysia, kumaha, damang ? iraha bade ameung ke bumi abdi teh ? seueur jajanan anu raraos di Bandung.
(Hei, brother north malaysia, how are you, in good health ? when would you come to my home ? there are many delicious food in Bandung.)
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north_malaysian
04-17-2009, 02:56 PM
Originally Posted by ardianto
Yes, I am Wong Jowo but I cannot speak in 'Coro Jowo' (Javanese language).:D
I was born, raised and live in West Java, a Sundanese region. But I was studied in Javanese region, Yogyakarta.

Speak Sundanese ?.
Eeh, akang north malaysia, kumaha, damang ? iraha bade ameung ke bumi abdi teh ? seueur jajanan anu raraos di Bandung.
(Hei, brother north malaysia, how are you, in good health ? when would you come to my home ? there are many delicious food in Bandung.)
A Sundanese-speaking Javanese!! LOL... I dont know a word in Sundanese..:D

Speak Penangite?

Habaq beik, sedagha Ardianto.. Hangpa plak macam mana na? Ada sehat ka? Kalau ada masa dan budget yang cukup, insya Allah saya pi lah ghumah hangpa kat Bandung nu... banyak menda makan yang sedap ka kat sana?... taq sabaq nak pi aih... dengaq kata baju kat sana morah-morah ra!! Hangpa pun kalau ada masa lapang mai-mai ra jengok kami semua kat sini tau... kat Penang pun banyak jugak menda makan yang sedap-sedap... maklumlah ada oghang kata Penang ni syorga makanan...

(I'm Fine, bro Ardianto..How about you? Feeling fine? If I have the enough time and budget, inshallah I'll go to your home in Bandung.. there are so many delicious food there? I cant wait to go ... I heard that the clothes there are so cheap!! And you, if you have the time .. come and visit us here.. there are so many delicious food in Penang too.. some people said that Penang is the paradise of food...)
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Cern
04-17-2009, 03:01 PM
Mine is American
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ardianto
04-17-2009, 03:07 PM
Insha Allah, I would come to Penang.
I think Penangite language is 50 - 60 % similarly with Malaysian languange.
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xxxx2
04-17-2009, 03:16 PM
Originally Posted by greenshirt
Assalaamu-Alaykum!

cool what city? i am from sarandë/Άγιοι Σαράντα!

but i moved to the usa at a very young age
wa alaikum asalam

wow

i am a north origin but live in durrës, i dont know any greek lol

ok cool hows things there for you goin
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Angel
04-17-2009, 06:12 PM
Originally Posted by anatolian
You're a mixture like me , one fourth African three fourths Europen :)
yeye lool wen pple ask wha my nationality is i kind of go like ermmmm..... lol glad to meet a mixture to finaly meet someone like me!!! :)
what kind of european are you??
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Cabdullahi
04-17-2009, 06:59 PM
we have some mixed up ppl^
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Bint-Al-Islam
04-17-2009, 06:59 PM
I was born in Kenya, but live and raised in the U.S.A. and am American citizen.
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Tony
04-17-2009, 09:03 PM
voted other as am English not european
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ATHEISTofPEACE
04-17-2009, 11:11 PM
Originally Posted by TKTony
voted other as am English not european
hahaha
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Muslima_Rima
04-18-2009, 01:00 AM
Asian...
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islamlover_girl
04-18-2009, 01:12 AM
Most of u r Asian , Asia won lol.
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Nσσя'υℓ Jαииαн
04-18-2009, 02:56 AM
LOL yea it seems like it. I always say Asians are everywhere O.o
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Shamshīr-Amir
04-18-2009, 03:05 AM
Would Iranian/Persian count as 'Arab', 'Asian' or 'Other'.

You should have just put 'Middle-Eastern on there, since Arab and Iranian/Persian counts as that too
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Strzelecki
04-18-2009, 04:09 AM
European.
Revert.
Alhamdulillah.
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nebula
04-18-2009, 04:11 AM
This is not a contest about who wins or loses but Asian's won! woo lol :X
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Woodrow
04-18-2009, 07:06 AM
Originally Posted by Shamshīr-Amir
Would Iranian/Persian count as 'Arab', 'Asian' or 'Other'.

You should have just put 'Middle-Eastern on there, since Arab and Iranian/Persian counts as that too
I believe it would depend on the individuals perspective. The word Aryan came from the name for the original Iranians who in a genealogical analysis are of the Indo-European group of people and are more closely related to Europeans than any other group. In fact they are considered to be the original Europeans.

Like most countries Iran is composed of people from many ancestries, while the majority of Iranians are Aryan, you will find Arabs, Asians and others also rightly calling themselves Iranians.

For more accuracy a poll should have been made up of each individual country rather then regions. But, that would also fail in being truly accurate as all of us are mixed if we go back far enough and we are all children of immigrants. We seem to be unable to find the original country our original ancestors came from.

You are probably correct in saying Middle-Eastern as one group. But even that could cause confusion as some Italians, Greeks, Macedonians etc also consider themselves Middle-Eastern.

Point being, no matter what we call ourselves. When we try to fine-tune the genetics of any group, we soon reach a dead end and have to realize there is only one race of people---the Human Race.
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xxxx2
04-18-2009, 01:09 PM
Originally Posted by Woodrow
But even that could cause confusion as some Italians, Greeks, Macedonians etc also consider themselves Middle-Eastern.
it seem tey dotn know geography at all!!!!

lol no way a greek or macedonian call them self middle eastern or for that matter italy

i guess this guys didnt pass the geography class lol
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ardianto
04-18-2009, 01:51 PM
Originally Posted by albani
it seem tey dotn know geography at all!!!!

lol no way a greek or macedonian call them self middle eastern or for that matter italy

i guess this guys didnt pass the geography class lol
You right, they are not Middle Easterner, but Mediteranians.

Maybe uncle Woodrow has forgot geography lesson because he passed from school at long time ago. He is a 69 yrs old Grandpa.
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Woodrow
04-18-2009, 04:53 PM
Originally Posted by ardianto
You right, they are not Middle Easterner, but Mediteranians.

Maybe uncle Woodrow has forgot geography lesson because he passed from school at long time ago. He is a 69 yrs old Grandpa.
Depends on where you are. Mideast is the half way point from where a person is and the furthes possible east you can travel, before your are in the extreme west. Here on Earth that would be 12,000 miles either east or west from where you now stand. The mid east would be the point 6,000 mileseast from where you now stand. If you live in the USA that is going to place you almost smack in the middle of Italy.

But, in common usage the term Mideast does most often apply to the Arabian/Iranian regions.

But, here in the USA you will find many Italians who refer to themselves as being mideastern.
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ardianto
04-18-2009, 05:39 PM
Originally Posted by Woodrow
Depends on where you are. Mideast is the half way point from where a person is and the furthes possible east you can travel, before your are in the extreme west. Here on Earth that would be 12,000 miles either east or west from where you now stand. The mid east would be the point 6,000 mileseast from where you now stand. If you live in the USA that is going to place you almost smack in the middle of Italy.

But, in common usage the term Mideast does most often apply to the Arabian/Iranian regions.

But, here in the USA you will find many Italians who refer to themselves as being mideastern.
Thank you very much Uncle.:)

If I say "Maybe Uncle Woodrow has forgot Geography lesson because he passed from school at long time ago. He is a 69 yrs old Grandpa"
That's because bro Albani said "I guess this guys didnt pass the geography class lol"

I am not a native English speaker, and in my dictionary, guy is a young man.
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Woodrow
04-18-2009, 06:18 PM
Originally Posted by ardianto
Thank you very much Uncle.:)

If I say "Maybe Uncle Woodrow has forgot Geography lesson because he passed from school at long time ago. He is a 69 yrs old Grandpa"
That's because bro Albani said "I guess this guys didnt pass the geography class lol"

I am not a native English speaker, and in my dictionary, guy is a young man.
No problem nephew. English especially American English is very confusing. We have many local slang definitions, so a dictionary is not always an accurate tool. But, the dictionary does give what the meaning is supposed to mean. Guy technacly is slang for young man. But, in various areas it is used for any person of any age and is more commonly becoming used as people in general.

But, you are correct it has been a long time since I took a geography class. However, I do try to keep up with my navigational skills, but for that I simply refer to the coordinates of a location rather then a specific name.
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Nσσя'υℓ Jαииαн
04-18-2009, 07:17 PM
I think when the brother referred to these guys not passing geography, he wasnt referring to brother Woodrow....read again...:p
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xxxx2
04-18-2009, 10:55 PM
Originally Posted by Light of Heaven
I think when the brother referred to these guys not passing geography, he wasnt referring to brother Woodrow....read again...:p



actually i was refering to the people who claim that what bro woodrow said
not the brother woodrow lol and a nice u got there light of heaven


i am from albania and according to them i am too middle eastern lol
in south east of albania is greece and west of albania separated from the sea is italy and northeast of albannia is macedonia anyways just is case you dont know: my region has a name it self so it is known as Balkans


:)
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xxxx2
04-18-2009, 10:59 PM
Originally Posted by TKTony
voted other as am English not european
:thumbs_up
well is UK in asia or america?
or is it in europe?

lol

what i mean is you are part of europe how can u say i am not european?
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ardianto
04-19-2009, 12:43 PM
Originally Posted by albani
actually i was refering to the people who claim that what bro woodrow said
not the brother woodrow lol and a nice u got there light of heaven
Lol.
:D
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FatimaAsSideqah
04-19-2009, 12:48 PM
Originally Posted by albani
:thumbs_up
well is UK in asia or america?
or is it in europe?

lol

what i mean is you are part of europe how can u say i am not european?
UK is in Europe, above of France.
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burdenofbeing
04-19-2009, 01:12 PM
Originally Posted by albani
actually i was refering to the people who claim that what bro woodrow said
not the brother woodrow lol and a nice u got there light of heaven


i am from albania and according to them i am too middle eastern lol
in south east of albania is greece and west of albania separated from the sea is italy and northeast of albannia is macedonia anyways just is case you dont know: my region has a name it self so it is known as Balkans


:)
a great albanian poet wrote our national anthem!
we love him very much.
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Tony
04-19-2009, 08:15 PM
Originally Posted by albani
:thumbs_up
well is UK in asia or america?
or is it in europe?

lol

what i mean is you are part of europe how can u say i am not european?
I must say under the banner of patriotism that England is in the heart of the English, neither the government of today or Oliver Cromwell can ever make it different.:D The average Englishman does not acept that we need to be part of any european amalgamation. Its not being nationalist and English paople are of many different races, colours and religious background. So europe can keep their metric scales, left hand drives and euro's, we have pounds, ounces and a strong sense of remaining English inj the face of politicians who would have us part of some monetary union. OK rant over, at the end we belong to Allah and not a peice of earth. Allah please bring England to become a Muslim country. Ameen
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north_malaysian
04-20-2009, 03:42 AM
Originally Posted by ardianto
Insha Allah, I would come to Penang.
I think Penangite language is 50 - 60 % similarly with Malaysian languange.
Penangite "Language" is actually a sub-dialect of Malaysian Language... LOL
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north_malaysian
04-20-2009, 03:45 AM
Originally Posted by Woodrow
But, here in the USA you will find many Italians who refer to themselves as being mideastern.
Well, physically ... I cant find any differences between an average Italian and an average Lebanese... so Pasta is mideastern? :D
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Woodrow
04-22-2009, 12:42 AM
Originally Posted by north_malaysian
Well, physically ... I cant find any differences between an average Italian and an average Lebanese... so Pasta is mideastern? :D

Nope. Pasta originated in China and was brought to Italy by Marco Polo
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north_malaysian
04-22-2009, 12:59 AM
Originally Posted by Woodrow
Nope. Pasta originated in China and was brought to Italy by Marco Polo
it's asiatic after all... LOL... Asia wins!!!:D
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Yanal
04-22-2009, 01:04 AM
My nationality is from Canada which comes in the category “other”.
Brother Woodrow we are soon going to learn about Marco Polo because in my socials class we are on Chapter 8 Navigators and sea dogs,this chapter contains text that is a primary source and says a lot about silk traders and explorers. Heres a few words from the text that might help you people learn a thing or two about his personality: By the end of the thirteenth century, Marco Polo had written a book about his seventeen year stay in China. Europeans were so impressed by what Polo reported that trade with China and Japan became Europes routes controlled by rulers such as chingghis Khan and Tamerlane. Asian goods from Constantinople into the rest of Europe. Others in Europe resented the great profits Italian cities made on the spice trades,and they dreamed of finding another way to reach the riches of Asia.

From my perspective I think Marco Polo was the founder of many things which can include food items such as pasta because if he had not found a lot of things why would he write a book?
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Woodrow
04-22-2009, 01:18 AM
Originally Posted by north_malaysian
it's asiatic after all... LOL... Asia wins!!!:D
Have to agree with you. I do quite a bit of cooking and to be honest I can not find a single recipe that does not have at least part of it coming from an Asiatic dish.

EXCEPTION: The few genuine Native American recipes that I found. But, the Native Americans are also classified as Asiatic.
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Yanal
04-22-2009, 02:08 AM
That could be used as a slur Asiatiac....
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Woodrow
04-22-2009, 02:35 AM
Originally Posted by Yanal
That could be used as a slur Asiatiac....
I for one have a lot of pride in my Asiatic ancestors (Lithuanian Tatars that originally came from Mongolia and China) and I am certain most Native Americans do also. It is a well established fact the Native Americans came to America over the land bridge that once existed between Asia and Alaska.
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ardianto
04-22-2009, 06:49 AM
Originally Posted by Woodrow
Nope. Pasta originated in China and was brought to Italy by Marco Polo
No, no, uncle. Pasta originated in Mideastern.
When Marco Polo was in China he saw a noodle, and that's gave him an idea to make a new kind of pasta, Spaghetti.
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Muhajabah
04-22-2009, 09:23 AM
I am European... Scandinav to be exact. A mix of norwegian-swedish-finnish.
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xxxx2
04-22-2009, 01:07 PM
Originally Posted by FatimaAsSideqah
UK is in Europe, above of France.
i lived there many years and done schooling
lol

sure, but the point was to the brother ,and to few other too patriotic english guys say that we are not european well check your self and history and the map too , u may say i am american if u wish but that doesnt make one anyways UK is part of europe and u cant deny that hate it or love it lol ,
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Yanal
04-22-2009, 02:10 PM
And British Columbia was once invaded and fully ruled by UK,now our Queen is UKs queen so we are practically the same.
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Woodrow
04-22-2009, 04:21 PM
Originally Posted by Yanal
And British Columbia was once invaded and fully ruled by UK,now our Queen is UKs queen so we are practically the same.
Actually out in BC you were more invaded by French Trappers. Canada was settled to a large extent by the British, but many of the Early settlers in BC , and much of Canada, were French.You need to remember the land surrounding BC was under France and Spain at that time.

The Louisiana Purchase (French: Vente de la Louisiane "Louisiana Sale") was the acquisition by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles (2,147,000 km2) of the French territory Louisiane in 1803. The U.S. paid 60 million francs ($11,250,000) plus cancellation of debts worth 18 million francs ($3,750,000), a total cost of $15,000,000 for the Louisiana territory.[1][2][3]

The Louisiana Purchase encompassed portions of 14 current U.S. states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The land purchased contained all of present-day Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, parts of Minnesota that were west of the Mississippi River, most of North Dakota, nearly all of South Dakota, northeastern New Mexico, the portions of Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado east of the Continental Divide, and Louisiana west of the Mississippi River, including the city of New Orleans. (The Oklahoma Panhandle, and southwestern portions of Kansas and Louisiana were still claimed by Spain at the time of the Purchase.) In addition, the Purchase contained small portions of land that would eventually become part of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan. The land included in the purchase comprises around 23% of the territory of the United States today.[2]
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north_malaysian
04-23-2009, 03:05 AM
Originally Posted by ardianto
No, no, uncle. Pasta originated in Mideastern.
When Marco Polo was in China he saw a noodle, and that's gave him an idea to make a new kind of pasta, Spaghetti.
actually, "Spaghetti" is part of the Pasta too....

I think pasta was created by the Mideastern people, and when marco polo went to china... he saw noodles which could create new kind of pasta ie.:

Spaghetti = Mee
Spaghettoni = Hokkien Mee
Spaghettini = Mee Teow
Vermicelli = Bee Hoon
Linguine = Mee Pok
Angle Hair Spaghetti = Mee Sua
Fettucine = Koay Teow
Pappardelle = Hor Fan
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north_malaysian
04-23-2009, 03:09 AM
Originally Posted by Woodrow
I for one have a lot of pride in my Asiatic ancestors (Lithuanian Tatars that originally came from Mongolia and China) and I am certain most Native Americans do also. It is a well established fact the Native Americans came to America over the land bridge that once existed between Asia and Alaska.
see? we Asians conquered the world... LOL
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Yanal
04-23-2009, 03:12 AM
That would easily be stated as racism to non-Asians. Allah conquers the world.
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north_malaysian
04-23-2009, 03:17 AM
Originally Posted by Yanal
That would easily be stated as racism to non-Asians. Allah conquers the world.
With the permissibility of Allah, Asians conquered the world (in term of being the largest people on earth)... we are everywhere....
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Yanal
04-23-2009, 03:19 AM
But Allah is the ultimate ruler.
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north_malaysian
04-23-2009, 03:22 AM
Originally Posted by Yanal
But Allah is the ultimate ruler.
yes, He is... but still we win.. :D
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Yanal
04-23-2009, 03:24 AM
Asians can be Chinese,Punjabi and many more religions so your saying they rule when they go to hell for not believing in Allah.
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OmarAlexander
04-23-2009, 03:40 AM
American here, East coast
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saba muslimah
04-23-2009, 03:58 AM
Originally Posted by north_malaysian
yes, He is... but still we win.. :D
Yo brother :thumbs_up:thumbs_up
M Always Thankfull to Allah...:statisfie
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north_malaysian
04-23-2009, 03:59 AM
Originally Posted by Yanal
Asians can be Chinese,Punjabi and many more religions so your saying they rule when they go to hell for not believing in Allah.
i am saying about conquering the earth in term of being the largest population.. not as rulers...
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Yanal
04-23-2009, 04:02 AM
Yes.
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VidiaStarLight
04-23-2009, 04:18 AM
American - KY, USA :)
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Woodrow
04-23-2009, 04:20 AM
Originally Posted by Yanal
Asians can be Chinese,Punjabi and many more religions so your saying they rule when they go to hell for not believing in Allah.
Asian is not a religion, it is a race. A very large percentage of Asians are Muslim. Nearly all of Pakistan is Asian and nearly all are Muslim. Same in Indonesia.

there are 5 rcognized races of Man:

Causcoid (Most white people but not limited to white. In this group are Europeans, Most mid-easterners, Many africans, some Indians notably the darker ones. Also the Watusi of Africa are generally considered to be caucasian)

Negroid (Most of the Africans with dark skin but not all some very light people are considered to be Negroid)

Australoid (The Aboriginal people of Australia and some of the south Pacific Islands),


Mongloid (Basically people of Asiatic ancestry. Skin coloring varies considerably)

and Nordic Alpine. (Extreme White, very light skinned and blond hair and blue eyes. Believed to have originated from Iran hence the common name of Aryan)

Skill coloration is not and indicator of race although it can be if other charecteristics are met, such as body shape, Hair type and amount of hair. Shape of finger nails and toe nails, Skin texture.

But race is little more then a physical description. the reality is we are all one species and all are members of the Human Race, which is the Parent race and actually the only true race.




All Monoloids are Asian and possibly the Australoids also are. If I remember correctly nearly 75% of the world is of Asiatic (Mongoloid) heritage.

Asians rule, not in the sense of being a monarchy or royalty, but in sheer numbers.
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north_malaysian
04-23-2009, 08:01 AM
Originally Posted by Woodrow
Asians rule, not in the sense of being a monarchy or royalty, but in sheer numbers.
yes... so yippee!! :D

in my country there are lots of aboriginal tribes (locally known as "Orang Asli") which are divided into 3 groups: Proto-Malay, Senoi and Negrito... I wonder if these Negritos have something to do with the African (Negroid) people..



Where the Negritos live.



A Negrito of Malaysia
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*Yasmin*
04-23-2009, 03:03 PM
Palestinian muslim girl
live in Occupied Palestine(Israel) carry Israeli identity !
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ardianto
04-23-2009, 04:50 PM
Originally Posted by north_malaysian
actually, "Spaghetti" is part of the Pasta too....

I think pasta was created by the Mideastern people, and when marco polo went to china... he saw noodles which could create new kind of pasta ie.:

Spaghetti = Mee
Spaghettoni = Hokkien Mee
Spaghettini = Mee Teow
Vermicelli = Bee Hoon
Linguine = Mee Pok
Angle Hair Spaghetti = Mee Sua
Fettucine = Koay Teow
Pappardelle = Hor Fan
You make me want to dine again ! :D

All pasta made from wheat flour. But Chinese Bee Hoon, Koay Teow and Mee Sua are not made from wheat flour.

Ooopps, it begin out of topic.
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north_malaysian
04-24-2009, 03:08 AM
Originally Posted by ardianto
You make me want to dine again ! :D

All pasta made from wheat flour. But Chinese Bee Hoon, Koay Teow and Mee Sua are not made from wheat flour.

Ooopps, it begin out of topic.
I cant live without noodle whether it comes from China or Italy, whether it's made of wheat or rice....
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ATHEISTofPEACE
04-24-2009, 04:51 AM
Originally Posted by north_malaysian
I cant live without noodle whether it comes from China or Italy, whether it's made of wheat or rice....
agreeed =D *is hungry*
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north_malaysian
04-24-2009, 06:43 AM
Originally Posted by ATHEISTofPEACE
agreeed =D *is hungry*
i am having "nasi tomato" (tomato rice) and chicken right now...
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ardianto
04-25-2009, 05:00 AM
May I out of topic ?............,Why not. Ha..ha..ha.

Is there Yemeni here ?

Some Indonesian people have Arab family names such as Al-atas, Al-aydrus, Assegaf, Bawazier, Baladraf, Barabut, Sungkar, Shihab, etc.
Few years ago, an Indonesian journalist went to Yemen. And he reported "I feel like in Indonesia. Many Yemeni people have same family names with Indonesian Arab"

I just want to ask you, are these Yemeni family names ?
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north_malaysian
04-26-2009, 03:06 AM
Originally Posted by ardianto
May I out of topic ?............,Why not. Ha..ha..ha.

Is there Yemeni here ?

Some Indonesian people have Arab family names such as Al-atas, Al-aydrus, Assegaf, Bawazier, Baladraf, Barabut, Sungkar, Shihab, etc.
Few years ago, an Indonesian journalist went to Yemen. And he reported "I feel like in Indonesia. Many Yemeni people have same family names with Indonesian Arab"

I just want to ask you, are these Yemeni family names ?
I am not a Yemeni, but I have lots of Malaysian friends whose ancestors migrated to Malaysia from Hadhramawt, Yemen.

Some famous Hadhrami family here Al-Attas, Al-Aidrus, Al-Saggoff, Bawazir, Badjenid, Al-Habshi, Jamalullail, Al-Barr etc.
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MrKhan89
05-29-2009, 11:05 PM
I'm American Pakistani, I'm Pakistani but i was born in America
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yusuf18
05-29-2009, 11:07 PM
half algerian and half lebanese
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SistaSista
05-30-2009, 12:18 AM
Is this nationality related to the nation we live in, on our passports, or our ethnic identity?
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SistaSista
05-30-2009, 12:22 AM
Is this nationality, like whats on your passport or what nation your parents/ ancestors are from?
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MrKhan89
05-30-2009, 01:14 AM
Originally Posted by SistaSista
Is this nationality, like whats on your passport or what nation your parents/ ancestors are from?
which country you originated
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Yanal
05-30-2009, 01:15 AM
Canada BC.
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Ramadhan
06-10-2009, 02:59 PM
Indonesian, living in Jakarta
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GuestFellow
06-10-2009, 03:10 PM
I'm British Pakistani Muslim.
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Sister_Zee
06-10-2009, 03:40 PM
Salaam,

Ah the poll mixes ethnicities with nationalities.

But keeping to the poll I'm an Arab.
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Wyatt
06-11-2009, 01:49 AM
American: Merikun
English: American
Arabic: أمريكي
Spanish: Estadounidense
French: Americain
Japanese: アメリカ人
Chinese: 美国人
German: Amerikaner
Russian: Американец
Korean: 미국인
Malaysian: Warga Amerika

I'm just that bored that I said 'American' in every language in which I know how to say it. Haha. Isn't it neat?
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HopeFul
06-11-2009, 02:00 AM
I am Pakistani,
Alhamdolillah
and I even have pakistani passport, having said that pakistan must be the only country I have spent the least time in, yet I definately will never change my passport or forget who I am.
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north_malaysian
06-11-2009, 03:06 AM
Originally Posted by Podarok
American: Merikun
English: American
Arabic: أمريكي
Spanish: Estadounidense
French: Americain
Japanese: アメリカ人
Chinese: 美国人
German: Amerikaner
Russian: Американец
Korean: 미국인

I'm just that bored that I said 'American' in every language in which I know how to say it. Haha. Isn't it neat?
add this:

Malaysian: Warga Amerika
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Clover
06-11-2009, 05:06 AM
American. I am a citizen of the United States of America.
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Strzelecki
06-11-2009, 10:22 AM
Australian.
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waji
06-11-2009, 01:35 PM
:sl:

Just One Question

Arab doesn't come in Asian or Africa ?? why need a separate option ??

:w:
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- IqRa -
06-12-2009, 09:30 AM
I knew Asian would be the most popular before I even saw the poll results. :-\
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Sister_Zee
06-12-2009, 08:33 PM
:sl:

Arab doesn't come in Asian or Africa ?? why need a separate option ??
Being an Arab is not a nationality because there are 22 Arab states with different nationalities. Arab countries are distributed between in the continents Africa and Asia but Arabs ethnicity wise are neither Asian nor African.
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sats
06-13-2009, 08:34 PM
I am Scottish!
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mutwazin
06-14-2009, 06:50 AM
Originally Posted by Podarok
American: Merikun
English: American
Arabic: أمريكي
Spanish: Estadounidense
French: Americain
Japanese: アメリカ人
Chinese: 美国人
German: Amerikaner
Russian: Американец
Korean: 미국인
Malaysian: Warga Amerika

I'm just that bored that I said 'American' in every language in which I know how to say it. Haha. Isn't it neat?
:sl:

im from Bangladesh...and you can add 'markin' in your list....that's what they call them in Bengali...dont have the font though...
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7oor El 3ayn
06-14-2009, 07:12 AM
LOOOOOL Too many Pakistanis in here! SUb7anALLAH...everywhere I go, there's the pakistanis...man, they are everywhere! mashaALLAH!! We gotta gotta do something about that *big smile* ...I joke, I joke LOL...actually, people (usually white people LOL) confuse me for a Pakistani/Indian...LOL I need to stop hanging around them and get myself new friends *smiles* LOL jkkk

I'm Arab, from the beautiful country of Yemen. I was born there, raised in California, USA....*smiles*
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mutwazin
06-14-2009, 07:28 AM
Originally Posted by 7oor El 3ayn
LOOOOOL Too many Pakistanis in here! SUb7anALLAH...everywhere I go, there's the pakistanis...man, they are everywhere! mashaALLAH!! We gotta gotta do something about that *big smile* ...I joke, I joke LOL...actually, people (usually white people LOL) confuse me for a Pakistani/Indian...LOL I need to stop hanging around them and get myself new friends *smiles* LOL jkkk

I'm Arab, from the beautiful country of Yemen. I was born there, raised in California, USA....*smiles*
:sl:

i hope you dont mind my saying this...but Yemeni's DO sort of look like theyre from the sub continent...i think its just Yemeni's from a certain part of yemen though...(i studied in the UAE so im used to being around a lot of nationalities)....my friend from sana'a didnt look indian...
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7oor El 3ayn
06-14-2009, 07:42 AM
Originally Posted by mutwazin
:sl:

i hope you dont mind my saying this...but Yemeni's DO sort of look like theyre from the sub continent...i think its just Yemeni's from a certain part of yemen though...(i studied in the UAE so im used to being around a lot of nationalities)....my friend from sana'a didnt look indian...
wa3alaykum asalam!

Yes, well...our good looks do tend to rub off on others *big smile* :D LOL

On a more serious side...Yes, I will agree with you. I think it depends on the region in yemen...I most deffo do not look indian or pakistani (not that theres anything wrong with looking like one)...but I just dont, you know...I think its coz Im usually around them that people assume so LOL wa ALLAHu A3lam
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Arabicfrench
06-14-2009, 05:37 PM
salamun alaykum

french :)
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~Taalibah~
06-14-2009, 05:43 PM
Originally Posted by islamlover_girl
I am interested to know which nationality exist here more?
I bet it `s American ,let`s see.
:sl:
American? 'Tis Asian pal:p:D
And thats what i am. Indian to be specific.
(not sure if i replied here b4)
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redblackmask
06-14-2009, 06:14 PM
I was born in Canada but I'm greek italian irish and french. The genetics make for a good combination :raging:.
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Abu Hannah
06-14-2009, 06:15 PM
I am 100% guaranteed Irish...........
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go_go_easy
06-14-2009, 09:00 PM
British
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Rabi'ya
06-14-2009, 09:05 PM
:sl:

I'm Welsh!!!!
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salafy_masry
06-14-2009, 09:18 PM
Salam alikum

I'm from Egypt :thumbs_up
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Calazakk
09-19-2018, 03:28 AM
American
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Calazakk
09-19-2018, 03:34 AM
Originally Posted by islamlover_girl
I am interested to know which nationality exist here more?
I bet it `s American ,let`s see.
What should nationality matter in Allah's eyes that's where converts get turned off because it's not something that belongs to a nationality or status. Bet you think it does, let's see....
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