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You Know You're From Hong Kong When...
You go to Chinese restaurants to yum cha every day.
You go to concerts more that going to church.
Your backpack weighed more than 40 pounds since primary school.
You love to put stickers with Chinese phrases on your car.
Your regular slang includes: pk and dnlm.
You love the number "8" (bak).
You have a pager.
You wear a pair of oval-shaped glasses even though you don't need one.
You call your secondary male teachers AH-SIR.
You call your secondary female teachers MISSE.
You wear designer clothes.
You wished to join RHKPD when you were young.
You had at least one nick name throughout your primary and secondary school.
You are proud of your nationality - BDTC/BNO.
You could drink alcoholic beverages LEGALLY when you are 18.
You like to drive Japanese/European cars but not American.
You know what "Form One Jai" means.
You don't call lottery as "lotto." You call it "Mark Six" instead.
You are so "inch" (tsoon).
You pretend you know Mandarin even though you DON'T.
You only use the word "toilet," you never use the words "bathroom," or "restroom."
You started singing karaoke when you were five.
You drive an Integra.
You are an expert in MJ.
You tip only 10% in Hong Kong.
You prefer Sony or Aiwa.
You have more than 30 cousins.
You know what this means: hem ga chan.
Ancient HKers call police as "Green Clothes."
You don't know much about the "Basic Law."
You can't tell the difference between "Welcome" and "Wellcome."
You have many many credit cards.
You usually have more than two DVD players at home.
You love to wear famous brand clothes: DKNY, Versace, Chanel, Polo, etc.
You love to gossip about HK entertainment.
You like discos.
You watch both "Chinese" or "American" movies more than any other nationalities in the world.
When you say "how are you" in Mandarin, you are actually saying some bad words.
You never "french kiss" in the public.
You speak Cantonese loudly although there are many Americans around.
You only carry the latest cellular phone.
12am is too early for you to sleep.
12pm is too early for you to wake up.
You never study until the day before the quiz.
You like to skate.
You play badminton.
You drink vita soy drink.
You wear Seiko and Citizen.
You eat instant noodles too much.
You are majoring in engineering or business management.
You read "tsing tao" instead of "world journal" or "china press."
You like to use Chinese slang.
You don't wear shorts in summers.
You never order appetizers at a restaurant.
You wear long sleeves in summer.
Your Chinese handwriting really sucks.
You nick a lot of McDonalds' napkins.
You ask for extra coffee in McDonalds.
You build a mountain of salad when you eat in Pizza Hut.
Your stationeries are full of your favorite cartoon character.
Your school bag cost well over $1000 dollars and is made of real leather.
You are known by your foreign friends as somebody who knew martial arts since birth.
You also have a collection of robot models, built or yet to be built.
You call Lexus cars "Luss-us" instead or "Lex-us."
If someone buys ANYTHING, you brag about how its cheaper in Hong Kong.
You've bragged about the Hong Kong airport at least once.
You call bus "bah see."
You call cheese "chee see."
You call Mercedes Benz cars "Benz- see."
You see everyone around you with SARS protection mask!
You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends from Hong Kong.
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