Chinese, no?

1. You unwrap gifts very carefully, so you can save & reuse the wrapping & especially those ribbons

2. When there is a Sale of Toilet Paper, you buy 100 rolls and store them in your closet or in the bedroom of an adult child who has moved out

3. You keep a Thermos of Hot water available at all times

4. You save grocery bags, tin foils and tin containers. You use the grocery bags to hold garbage

5. You hate to waste food
(a) Even if you are very full, if someone says they are going to throw away the leftovers on the table, you will finish them. (Your mom will give a lecture about starving kids in Africa )
(b) You have Tupperware in your fridge with three bites of rice or one leftover chicken wing

6. You don't own any real Tupperware - only a cupboard full of used but carefully rinsen margarine tubs, take out containers, and jam jars

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


8. You wipe your plate and utensils before you eat every time you go to a restaurant

9 . You own a Rice Cooker and a Slow cooker

10. You wash your rice at least 2 - 3 times before cooking it

11. You fight (literally) over who pays the dinner bill

12. You have a teacup with a cover on it

13. If you're under age 20, you own a really expensive Walkman if you're over 20, you own a really expensive camera

14. You're a wok user.

15. You only make long distance calls after 7 pm

16. You prefer your shrimp with the heads and legs still attached - it means they are fresh

17. You never call your parents just to say, ' Hi. '

18. If you don't live at home, when your parents call, they will ask if you have eaten, even if it is midnight

19. Your parents tell you to boil herbs and stay indoors when you get sick. They also tell you not to eat fried foods or baked foods because such food are ' heaty'

20. You e-mail your Chinese friends at work, even though you only sit 10 feet apart

21. You always cook too much

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

23. You starve yourself before going to ' All You Can Eat buffet'.

24. You know someone who can get you a good deal on jewelry or electronics & computers

25 . You own your own meat cleaver and sharpen it

26. Your toothpaste tubes are all squeezed paper-thin

27. You call a sausage a hotdog

28. You wrap with napkins all the knives, spoons & forks of the airline that you fly in and put them in your travel-bag as souvenirs (used to! hahaha)

29. You never forget to take with you all the unused bath and facial tissues when you check out from the hotel because you believe that you have paid for them

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