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Old 21.12.2003, 03:24   #1
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Default you know you are armenian when,,.,.,.

You know your Armenian when ...
1. You unwrap Christmas gifts very carefully, so you can save and reuse the wrapping (and especially those bows) next year.

2. You only buy Christmas cards after Christmas, when they are 50% off.

3. When there is a sale on toilet paper, you buy 100 rolls and store them in your closet or in the bedroom of an adult child who has moved out.

4. Your stove is covered with aluminum foil.

5. You use the dishwasher as a dish rack.

6. You have never used your dishwasher.

7. You eat all meals in the kitchen.

8. You save grocery bags, tin foil, and tin containers.

9. You use grocery bags to hold garbage.

10. You always leave your shoes at the door.

11. You have a piano in your living room.

12. You play a musical instrument.

13. You pick your teeth at the dinner table (but you cover your mouth).

14. You twirl your pen around your fingers.

15. You hate to waste food.... a. Even if you're totally full, if someone says they're going to throw away the leftovers on the table, you'll finish them. b. You have Tupperware in your fridge with three bites of rice or one leftover chicken wing.

16. You don't own any real Tupperware-only a cupboard full of used but carefully rinsed margarine tubs, takeout containers, and jam jars.

17. You have a collection of miniature shampoo bottles that you take every time you stay in a hotel.

18. The condiments in your fridge are either Price Club sized or come in plastic packets, which you save/steal every time you get take
out or go to McDonald's.

19. Ditto for paper napkins.

20. You never order room service.

21. You own a rice cooker.

22. Your dad thinks he can fix everything himself.

23. You majored in something practical like engineering, medicine or law.

24. When you go to a dance party, there are a wall of guys surrounding the dance floor trying to look cool.

25. You live with your parents and you are 30 years old (and they prefer it that way). Or if you're married and 30 years old, you live in The apartment next door to your parents, or at least in the same neighborhood.

26. Your parents' house is always cold.

27. Your mom drives her Mercedes to the Price Club.

28. You only make long distance calls after 11 PM.

29. You always cook too much.

30. If you don't live at home, when your parents call, they ask if you've eaten, even if it's midnight.

31. You e-mail your friends at work, even though you are only 10 feet apart.

33. You're always late.

34. You eat every last grain of rice in your bowl, but don't eat the last piece of food on the table.

35. You know someone who can get you a good deal on jewelry or

36. You never discuss your love life with your parents.

37. Your parents are never happy with your grades.

38. You save your old Coke bottle glasses even though you're never going to use them again.

39. You keep used batteries.

40. Your toothpaste tubes are all squeezed paper-thin.

41. Your relatives either work in medicine or real estate.

42. You tell all your friends about this website.


YOU MIGHT be Armenian if ...

You think that the Armenians invented everything.

You can pronounce "gh" and "kh" and are proud of it.

You believe that the most important people in history must have Armenian blood in them.

At meetings, you MUST state your opinion, even if it is EXACTLY the same as someone else's who just spoke.

You were overjoyed when you learned that Principal Skinner was Armenian.

You are over 30, male, and still living at home.

Your sweat smells like garlic or basterma.

Your make up rhyming words that start with the letter "M" like"oosh, moosh" or "duhkegh, muhkegh."

You know the meaning of "shesh besh."

Someone in your family sells carpets or jewllery.

Your father is an import-export contractor, or you don't know what he does.

are you confused??

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Take this self scoring test and find out!
Give yourself one point for each "yes" you give to the following statements:
1. You have at least one Persian rug or crocheted tablecloth.
2. You frequently use expressions like "oef, eeh,eyaah and yalla."
3. You talk with your hands when you're on the phone.
4. You have at least one inlaid tavloo board in your closet.
5. You have philo dough, string cheese or See's candy in your freezer.

6. You think Fresno is the capital of California.
7. You get five o'clock shadow at two-thirty. (men)
8. You serve hummus and tabbouleh with your taco chips.
9. You don't buy anything unless you can get it for at least 50% off.
10. You've had electrolysis done on you're upper lip or between your eyebrows. (ladies)
11. You have at least one fruit tree and a patch of cilantro growing in your back yard.
12. You save string and toothpicks from restaurants.
13. You think a "chinook" is a shelf to display your teapots.
14. You have a crock of clarified butter under your sink.
15. You have a picture of Mt. Ararat hanging in your garage.
16. You have at least one relative with a rubbish route.
17. You have a jar of nutella in your refrigerator or a box of Uncle Ben's converted rice in your pantry.
18. You think the Star Trek Kardasians are a ancient Armenian tribe.
19. You shovel food on other people's plates when they aren't looking.
20. You think pilaf is one of the four food groups.

Super bonus points:

1. Add three points if you've had a nose job.
2. Add two points if you've ever told anyone that former California Governor George Deukmejian was a relative.
3. Add two points if you have a video tape of old "Mannix" reruns.
4. Add five points if you have a recording of Charles Aznavour.

Interpreting your score:
0-5 points: Let's face, it you're an odar.
6-10 points: You probably know a lot of Armenians or are married to one.
11-15 points: Chances are extremely high that you're Armenian.
16-20 or more: There's no doubt about it, you'll never fool anyone.
You're probably planning a trip to the old country right now.

whatever it seems,.,.,.,.,

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Old 21.12.2003, 05:08   #2
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actulally you should have named it "you don't live in armenia, but you are armenian if" as most of it describes western armenians or eastern armenians who live in the west.
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Old 21.12.2003, 15:40   #3
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It looks like I'm not Armenian
I fit almost none of this characteristics
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Old 23.12.2003, 12:36   #4
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Originally posted by analyst
actulally you should have named it "you don't live in armenia, but you are armenian if" as most of it describes western armenians or eastern armenians who live in the west.

stereotyping _ that was the whole meaning of this topic ,.
i wasnt expecting to get steretyped opinion back ., cuz i didnt really write this stuff .,.,,.hmm.,,. anyways,.however if it offended anybody .,. i'm sorry ,,. really ,.,..,.,.,.,,.,..,
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