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    Post by Doc on Sun Feb 09, 2014 10:10 pm

    getting a 1 way ticket back to Pak

    how about you?
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    Post by Craig on Sun Feb 09, 2014 11:29 pm

    why tho?

    my friend pranked everyone saying she was moving back and it freaked everyone out.

    don't do this ;'(
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    Post by Doc on Sun Feb 09, 2014 11:45 pm

    no one would care if i went back like that

    and i would go back because im sad and lonely in this country

    and i reject the lifestyle of this place
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    Post by Craig on Mon Feb 10, 2014 1:32 am

    well I'm sure there's enough counter culture in areas that you can find somethings you like.

    Nothing and nowhere may be ideal but the small things you enjoy are what make the time here worth it.

    Plus, I'm curious. Would "Westernized" people be looked as social outcasts?
    Also, at what age did you come to the states?
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    Post by Doc on Mon Feb 10, 2014 7:41 pm

    Was born here

    Not an outcast bro ... just want to see what my country is about

    or maybe i am an outcast who knows man ... im a weirdo lol
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    Post by Ahmed on Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:44 pm

    If I didn't know you any better, I'd say that this is because you want to marry very badly...and less about the lifestyle here.


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    Post by Doc on Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:55 pm

    you know me pretty good bro

    what can i say?
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    Post by Ahmed on Mon Feb 10, 2014 10:23 pm

    Marry a Pakistani who lives here. Not all of them are westernized.


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    Post by Craig on Mon Feb 10, 2014 11:58 pm

    True, you can go for the unwesternized.

    You can be their "bad boy" ;P
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    Post by Doc on Tue Feb 11, 2014 12:16 am

    Craig wrote:True, you can go for the unwesternized.

    You can be their "bad boy" ;P

    yeah ok lol
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    Post by Ahmed on Tue Feb 11, 2014 1:11 am

    Craig wrote:True, you can go for the unwesternized.

    You can be their "bad boy" ;P

    LOL +1


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    Post by Dark Flame99966 on Tue Feb 11, 2014 7:53 pm

    Bro it ain't hard to find marriage you just gotta find it in the right places.


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    Post by Doc on Tue Feb 11, 2014 9:30 pm

    Dark Flame99966 wrote:Bro it ain't hard to find marriage you just gotta find it in the right places.

    nikah.com? Rolling Eyes
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    Post by Doc on Wed Feb 12, 2014 8:40 pm

    fuuuuu its getting worst bros
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    Post by Ace on Thu Feb 13, 2014 9:38 pm

    "westernized"

    Dafuq does that mean?


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    Post by Craig on Thu Feb 13, 2014 9:40 pm

    Everything that isn't eastern.

    Basically everything "modern" or against the eastern tradition.

    Mostly used against the United States' pop influence on other populations in other countries.
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    Post by Doc on Thu Feb 13, 2014 9:55 pm

    Ace wrote:"westernized"

    Dafuq does that mean?

    euroamericanized
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    Post by Ace on Thu Feb 13, 2014 10:09 pm

    This is what I was really asking.

    "Westernized" and related terms are always used on NH in a negative connotation, almost as if we're all stupid animals who should never be mingled with.

    So does "Westernized" really refer to someone that follows western culture, or is it really just someone with different views than Ahmed, who's brainwashed by all the "propaganda" out there?


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    Post by Doc on Thu Feb 13, 2014 10:11 pm

    Ace wrote:This is what I was really asking.

    "Westernized" and related terms are always used on NH in a negative connotation, almost as if we're all stupid animals who should never be mingled with.

    So does "Westernized" really refer to someone that follows western culture, or is it really just someone with different views than Ahmed, who's brainwashed by all the "propaganda" out there?

    Its someone who follows western culture or who is influenced by it

    You get that feeling because it clashes with our cultures ... but there are good and bad in all cultures ...

    Western culture has become the dominant culture of the world and is seen as the "progressive" or "advancing" way of life ... while we are seen as "backwards"
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    Post by Ace on Thu Feb 13, 2014 10:27 pm

    Doc wrote:You get that feeling because it clashes with our cultures ... but there are good and bad in all cultures ...

    Our cultures never even really clash...

    This isn't the 1200s/1500s/1900s where everyone was xenophobic and intolerant of other cultures. Not in most developed countries, anyway. Cultural barriers are only there if you (or the person you're talking to) want them to be, and most 'mericans are accepting of all people.

    Life really isn't what the news makes it look like. The news talks about what's interesting, and what's interesting is often about outliers and the stupid things they do or say.

    I've observed this Oklahoma, of all places. It can't be very different in New England.


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    Post by Ahmed on Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:01 am

    Ace wrote:"westernized"

    Dafuq does that mean?

    Influenced by EuroAmerican cultures.


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    Post by Ace on Fri Feb 14, 2014 3:51 am

    A wrote:
    Ace wrote:"westernized"

    Dafuq does that mean?

    Influenced by EuroAmerican cultures.

    Everyone is one some way influenced by our culture.


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    Post by preid1220 on Fri Feb 14, 2014 8:42 pm

    "Western" is an outdated terminology. The age of westernization lasted from about the 1500's - 1900's but after that point we start seeing more of a global culture forming.


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    Post by Doc on Sun Feb 16, 2014 4:45 pm

    this "global culture" is merely western culture being adopted by other places in order to be "progressive" and "modern"
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    Post by Fangy on Sun Feb 16, 2014 6:57 pm

    What's wrong with western culture though?

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