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Interracial couple looking for friends!

Post by Lieberum » Sun, 13 Sep 2015 9:39 am

hello! My wife and I (32 year old) are from Berlin. We moved to Singapore a year ago and would like to meet other couples here. We wouldn't mind beers and pizza, we are pretty easy going!

Pm me if interested!

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Post by zzm9980 » Sun, 13 Sep 2015 10:36 am

Why does being Inter-racial mean anything? Especially in Singapore.

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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Sun, 13 Sep 2015 10:55 am

why do people even specify that term anymore? it's so redundant and frankly no one cares.
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Post by Lieberum » Sun, 13 Sep 2015 10:59 am

Representation of different races. No negative connation to that. Relax

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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Sun, 13 Sep 2015 11:32 am

The representation isn't clear from your post. If you had said white male black female for eg it would make sense.
What's the point in saying "interracial" couple? Do you want to draw attention to the fact that as a couple you are somewhat different to say intraracial couples?
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Post by x9200 » Sun, 13 Sep 2015 1:08 pm

Lieberum wrote:Representation of different races. No negative connation to that. Relax
Everybody is relaxed. You decided to mention it for some reason, didn't you, and people just wonder why.

This seems to suggest you are yourself somehow uneasy with the fact (for example, because you are uncertain how people would react) so you seek a company of similar couples or try to prepare those meeting you to the fact.

As mentioned, in Singapore couples like this are a norm so YOU relax.

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Post by the lynx » Mon, 14 Sep 2015 4:14 pm

I see no fuss about mentioning/not mentioning inter-racial. It is just as norm as some people declaring themselves to be British-born Chinese or American-born Indian in this social segment of forum. I think OP is just being casual about it.

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Post by Barnsley » Mon, 14 Sep 2015 5:17 pm

the lynx wrote:I see no fuss about mentioning/not mentioning inter-racial. It is just as norm as some people declaring themselves to be British-born Chinese or American-born Indian in this social segment of forum. I think OP is just being casual about it.
Do folk call themselves , BBC or ABC then?
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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Tue, 15 Sep 2015 8:28 am

ABCD - American born confused desi ( local) thats the right word.
I dated one years ago, she was really cool except didn't know which side of the fence she stood and I could understand her confusion.

BBC - I've never heard that before except on porn websites....
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 15 Sep 2015 8:39 am

On certain US forums regarding the mixing of races, east & west, I've often hear Chinese refer to themselves, especially when oversees among other Asian based Chinese refer to themselves as ABCs or BBCs or CBCs. (Australian, American or British or Canadian born Chinese). It's also a good way to let other Chinese people know why you cannot speak Mandarin, Cantonese, etc.

Of course there is the other term that is not quite so nice, "Banana". There used to be several ABCs in MediaCorp. Not sure now as I quit part-timing for them a dozen years ago.
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 15 Sep 2015 8:40 am

Raj, you naughty boy! [-X
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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Tue, 15 Sep 2015 9:23 am

@SMS :-"

well on the topic of ABCD's this girl I dated was bought up to believe how great a country India is and how wonderful the culture is and they get fascinated listening to all this and when they go to India for a visit they discover how opposite a lot of it is. They find themselves torn and confused and then they try to date the locals ( men and women) and discover how most of the time it doesn't really work.
In my case too it didn't work, but for different reasons ( alcoholism and psychotropic substances - can't deal with people who are into that )
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Post by ecureilx » Tue, 15 Sep 2015 12:50 pm

rajagainstthemachine wrote:@SMS :-"

well on the topic of ABCD's this girl I dated was bought up to believe how great a country India is and how wonderful the culture is and they get fascinated listening to all this and when they go to India for a visit they discover how opposite a lot of it is. They find themselves torn and confused and then they try to date the locals ( men and women) and discover how most of the time it doesn't really work.
In my case too it didn't work, but for different reasons ( alcoholism and psychotropic substances - can't deal with people who are into that )
And as recent as a few months ago, when some 'relatives' were in town, and we were out for a drink with some of my friends, the topic of abuse of women came up.

And the immediate reaction from the 'relatives' was - 'statistically, it aint that bad .. ' :D :D

And a few of my foriegn friends, who were so obsessed with seeing Taj Mahal, quitely told me that they decided to skip India, for now and for future ..

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Post by bgd » Tue, 15 Sep 2015 1:05 pm

rajagainstthemachine wrote:

alcoholism and psychotropic substances
She didn't like your habits then... :cool:

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Re: Interracial couple looking for friends!

Post by the lynx » Tue, 15 Sep 2015 1:15 pm

bgd wrote:
rajagainstthemachine wrote:

alcoholism and psychotropic substances
She didn't like your habits then... :cool:
:lol: :mrgreen:

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