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On ‎2‎/‎19‎/‎2019 at 12:01 PM, Guest jigsaw_puzzled_singh said:

OK then, correction to number 16: Things you HARDLY ever see: Brown / Black people going mountaineering (there's always one isn't there ? 🙄 

 What you wanna go up a mountain for anyway mahandulai ? Mountains are no place for brown folk. Don't forget....muhammed didn't go to the mountain....the mountain came to muhammed 😉

I think youll find I will break all the stereotypes

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On 2/21/2019 at 10:14 AM, Guest jigsaw_puzzled_singh said:

Snowdonia's in wales innit ? (i think) So, more to the point, what's a brown fella wanna go to Wales for ?  More to the point, what exactly is the point of Wales anyway ? It's such a pointless little thing one has to ask why is it even 'still a thing' ? Number 26 on the list then of things you never see:

26) Welsh desis (apart from the bhatras in cardiff)

 

Back to mountains though. Recently, on my HTC Vive Virtual Reality headset, I have visited the mountains in Machu Pichu in Peru or wherever it was, Everest in Nepal, the Rockies in Colarado and Ben Nevis. I did all this in the comfort of my t-shirt and shorts and, whilst wearing no shoes, I had a good walk around and took in all the sights. This brown man doesn't need to go up no real mountain. This brown man likes to go to the park with his family together with  2 or 3 other families in a car convoy, sit on the grass and eat his roti, parathe and pakoreh and drink pepsi out of plastic cups right there in the middle of the park. This brown man ain't going up no damn mountain....in real life.

 

The sheep of course...

You are missing out on all the pleasures of altitude sickness and llama s***

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1) A Sikh that supports Millwall FC

2) A Sikh Male doing gymnastics

3 )A Sikh Family going on holiday to Butlins  

 

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3 hours ago, Punjabiwolves said:

1) A Sikh that supports Millwall FC

 

I spent a whole bunch of time with some Millwall lot recently (work). There ain't many Sikhs over the other side of the river and Millwall lot can be crazy. They'd probably scare apnay away. No one likes them and they don't care! lol

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On 2/17/2019 at 7:40 PM, Guest jigsaw_puzzled_singh said:

That makes sense. To us men those men would say it 'to' our face but you, being what you are, it makes sense that he would have said it while he was 'on' your face.

What are you exactly trying to suggest ?

that sikh men look ugly and therefore idiotic ? and that I have something in my character that allows people to say crrap on my face  ?

average indian man is anyways ugly !

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On 2/20/2019 at 3:16 PM, GuestSingh said:

its actually quite pleasing to see the rare few among us care less about 'image/status' and just have something they like and works for em i.e. build quality/performance/reliability cuz thats all we need from a car - something to get us from one place to another..no frills or flashiness..just something basic and simple that does the job and does it well...

tho it aint gonna stop the need for our lot to keep indulging in an audi/bmw/mercedes benz and pay for the 'badge' more than the car...

my intention isnt to offend anyone here whos like this but its true and its gotta be said to those who still cant see the bigger picture in life....

Our people have always had a fondness for all things German going back decades. BMWs, Mercs and VWs have always been popular amongst our lot.

Japanese cars although excellent have always had a stigma for our people because they used to be very popular amongst Pakistanis. 

I think that the fact that we have fought against Germans  in 2 world wars, we have developed a respect for them.

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1 hour ago, AjeetSinghPunjabi said:

What are you exactly trying to suggest ?

that sikh men look ugly and therefore idiotic ? and that I have something in my character that allows people to say crrap on my face  ?

average indian man is anyways ugly !

I'm far from ugly 

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4 hours ago, Ranjeet01 said:

Our people have always had a fondness for all things German going back decades. BMWs, Mercs and VWs have always been popular amongst our lot.

Japanese cars although excellent have always had a stigma for our people because they used to be very popular amongst Pakistanis. 

I think that the fact that we have fought against Germans  in 2 world wars, we have developed a respect for them.

it still seems from my pov that the reputation/name of these cars that have more 'style over substance' i.e. fancy interior and exterior looks is still more important for their 'status' and 'image'...

plus how many of the youth really know about the 'world wars' let alone any sikh involvement in em? apne still wanna copy and outdo one another with what they think looks 'successful'...

but ur right about pakis and japanese cars - some still like their toyotas and now its luxury division lexus but have met a few apne and other asians with these cars inc. honda, mazda etc.

prefer kia/hyundai myself since s.korea aint done anything to sikhs plus being asian means they will still place a lot of importance on quality and some on appearance too - but only the older models since u can imagine em trying to match and catch up with japan in the older days before becoming complacent/commercialism etc.

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1 hour ago, GuestSingh said:

it still seems from my pov that the reputation/name of these cars that have more 'style over substance' i.e. fancy interior and exterior looks is still more important for their 'status' and 'image'...

plus how many of the youth really know about the 'world wars' let alone any sikh involvement in em? apne still wanna copy and outdo one another with what they think looks 'successful'...

but ur right about pakis and japanese cars - some still like their toyotas and now its luxury division lexus but have met a few apne and other asians with these cars inc. honda, mazda etc.

prefer kia/hyundai myself since s.korea aint done anything to sikhs plus being asian means they will still place a lot of importance on quality and some on appearance too - but only the older models since u can imagine em trying to match and catch up with japan in the older days before becoming complacent/commercialism etc.

Germans have always been known for their industrious ness and engineering prowess.

This is something us Sikhs can relate to very well.

The UK Sikh is very different breed from the rest of diaspora in my opinion. 

We are less phased by materialism in comparison to the fresh of the boat Sikhs that currently occupy the majority of our diaspora. 

In the UK, having a BMW, Mercedes is not really a big deal.

If the present generation don't know about the world wars then the previous generations did and some preferences get built over the generations without realising why. It becomes a tradition.

 

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39 minutes ago, Ranjeet01 said:

Germans have always been known for their industrious ness and engineering prowess.

This is something us Sikhs can relate to very well.

The UK Sikh is very different breed from the rest of diaspora in my opinion. 

We are less phased by materialism in comparison to the fresh of the boat Sikhs that currently occupy the majority of our diaspora. 

In the UK, having a BMW, Mercedes is not really a big deal.

If the present generation don't know about the world wars then the previous generations did and some preferences get built over the generations without realising why. It becomes a tradition.

 

another tradition, another rite, another blind ritual to add to our already-bulging list...

but at least the next generations confused about any of em and wondering why will have a plausible explanation to one of em here on sikhsangat.com...

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6 minutes ago, GuestSingh said:

 

but at least the next generations confused about any of em and wondering why will have a plausible explanation to one of em here on sikhsangat.com...

^ An English translation of that ^ would be nice.

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15 hours ago, GuestSingh said:

another tradition, another rite, another blind ritual to add to our already-bulging list...

but at least the next generations confused about any of em and wondering why will have a plausible explanation to one of em here on sikhsangat.com...

Depends of how you define blind ritual.

If building a reputation and becoming a quality brand in which people admire and trust, then what does it mean if a non Sikh sees a Sikh as a reputable people is a blind ritual.

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6 hours ago, Ranjeet01 said:

Depends of how you define blind ritual.

If building a reputation and becoming a quality brand in which people admire and trust, then what does it mean if a non Sikh sees a Sikh as a reputable people is a blind ritual.

thats a fair point...suppose it would also depend on where u r too...

our reputation/history in the west especially the uk goes back further than cars which now are constantly measured in studies for the things youve mentioned - unlike our image or of any other minority community...

whereas back home it counts for little to nothing then theres the demand for consumerism etc where those same western studies can be believed without experiencing the reality for themselves moreso there than here....

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On 2/22/2019 at 7:11 PM, Punjabiwolves said:

1) A Sikh that supports Millwall FC

2) A Sikh Male doing gymnastics

3 )A Sikh Family going on holiday to Butlins  

 

How many Sikhs live in the millwall catchment area - not many. There are quite a few near Charlton though but Charlton are a small club traditionally so not many Sikh fans.

Also, you can apply this to most clubs who are traditionally not top flight teams, unlike wolves. 

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