I'm going to China next week!

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  1. Optimus1138

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    I'm traveling to China next week with my Chinese class. Got any travel tips for me?
     
  2. ironjazz

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    if you meet someone called jerry wang let him finish his shu huang milk or he'll whip out his package.
     
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    The above is probably a good idea
     
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    Amaze the natives with a profound understanding of the Chinese language.

    Oh and use chopsticks, not forks.
     
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    Don't bring a Bible.
     
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    Wear red.
     
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    bring ur own tissue/napkins to restaurants. They don't provide you with any there.
     
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    Don't jump at the chance of talking with city girls. Not all of them are tortured souls. Some are wretched individuals out to hunt you.
     
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    Pay attention to any oncoming traffic, don't get stuck looking at transformers KOs for too long, don't be surprised that China can actually have clear skies ;) ; that along with the usual polite and courteous behavior.

    Anyways, have fun in my ancestral homeland. :) 
     
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    Go and meet Jackie Chan.
     
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    Could always talk to locals about the greatness of Democracy. I hear the Chinese government loves stuff like that...
     
  14. Omegatron

    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    Don't drink the water. Carry your own TP if you do cuz even some of the pay toilets won't be stocked well.
     
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    And if you look at anything with a small among of interest from an outdoor vendor, be prepared to be hounded and chased until you decide to buy.
     
  16. Optimus1138

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    ^Okay. And don't worry, I've already been told not to drink the water there. I wanted to bring toilet paper, but my parents probably won't let me because of space.
     
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    Don't drink the water.

    EDIT: Oh wait, that's been said. Er..no advice, but it sounds like a fantastic opportunity. Have fun!
     
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    why shouldn't people drink the water?
     
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    It's dirty and contaminated.
     
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    its not that its necessarily dirty, although it could be. Its that tap water from other countries have different bacteria flora in them that your body is not use to so you may get sick (like diarrhea) from drinking it. People from China or other countries who come to the US for example can get sick from drinking US tap water too. So just drink bottled/canned beverages (including bottled water) when in a foreign country. DON'T drink tea that didn't come from a can or bottle or even fountain soda cuz the restaurant could have used tap water to make the beverage.
     

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