Kena tagged by Nad on Dayre to do the #4cnyquestionschallenge. Wrote this on Dayre yesterday and decide to copy paste for my blog readers too!
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Actually ah, I seldom get asked questions during CNY leh. At most kena comment "最近好像变胖了hor." It means, "recently become fatter le hor" -.-
The most frequent question I get is "要水吗？要黄利塔吗？谁便拿ah,不要客气。” (direct translation is "want water? want pineapple tart? don't need shy ah just take." Hahahah)
Nobody wanna know when I getting married, when I giving birth, when my kids start going to school and when I gonna have grandchildren? Lol.
Ok lah let me think about the four questions that I kena ask before.
Meanwhile I share story ok!
When I was still studying, people seldom ask me about my school results. I guess my entire extended family are quite average and none of us get super high scores in school so we don't really get compared much. But I have this Uncle from my dad side who I only meet once a year, he is super fierce one! I think in primary 3 we met and he told me to get at least top 3 in class and he will reward me. Don't remember if there was punishment if I don't score well, but I was damn scared of him!
That year I did quite badly in my exams and I was so afraid of meeting him again!!! Luckily, I didn't get to see him that year. The following year, I suddenly become one of the top few students in class and I scored third for my exams. I met him after that and after I told him about my results, he said, "good, want I bring u go arcade?" Of course I said no because I was still very scared of him. Then he said, "but third not good enough. Next time must first or second".
Second story is just to haolian abit. Hahahahaha. Got once this aunt came to visit during CNY and we haven't met for years. When she saw me she gave a shocked face and told me she couldn't recognise me. Hahahah cos the last she saw me I was a plump, no makeup, no confidence girl going through puberty. Haha. Then when she saw me, I was already wearing contact lens, makeup, and less shy.
Felt accomplished! Haha. Told ya already this story is just to make myself feel good only. Lol.
Then third story is, one of the years during which I had blonde hair and thick makeup, a lot of people didn't recognise me and thought I was probably someone else girlfriend that they didn't know. Then when they know is me, they asked my mum "you allow her meh??" Cos my mum was known to be quite strict with me, so it was quite unbelievable that she let me have such ahlian hair. Hahaha. My mum thinks I blonde hair nice ok.
Ok lah late already I go sleep first. Wake up then answer the 4 CNY questions.
Actually I only thought of two now. You all can pretend to be my relatives and ask me kaypo questions!
(Translation: are you the elder or younger sister)
This happens when i visit not-so-close relatives with my sister. Because she's quite tall and I'm very short. Hahaha. But actually I prefer being the younger one instead because I don't like the responsibilities of being the older one (e.g more tedious chores grrr).
Somehow there's more good than bad to be the younger one, since there isn't much emphasis on respect for the older sibling these days. More like the big one must give in to the small one lor. Tell me, what's good about being the older sibling?
My benefits ran out as a kid when I had all the new clothes and toys while my sis had the old ones I used before. Hahahaha. And those were the days when I could still bully her, before she turned into this adult who could bully me back. Sobs.
2. "Are you still studying?"
Okay this question was quite frequent during my young twenties when it was a legit question because at that age it's either university or work. Not sure if it happened last year. But this year I'm turning 26. If anyone still ask, it's either I look young or that person still stuck in the past. Probably the latter.
I'm grown up now, completed my studies and graduated from Uni, and already worked fulltime for 6 years. Thanks!
(Translation: where is your Boyfriend? Why never bring him along?")
Er... Where ah, With his parents doing their own CNY thing? Why he never come ah, because he's with his parents doing their own CNY thing? Haha.
I wonder how some married couples manage to match their timings so well. Cos I heard that usually first day go visiting at the male side. Then second day go visiting at the female side. So how is the female going to meet her brothers if the guys are gonna be visiting their parents on first day instead? How can a younger sister visit her elder brother if on the 2nd day he needs to visit his wife's parents? (Cos usually the younger one must visit the older one)
And, what if the parents have their own elder brothers to visit? I know in the past people just go visit the elderly relatives without calling in advance. So these people stay at home whole day to wait for someone to come? Those top on the hierarchy type I understand lah like grandparents. But those mid ones leh? Like people need visit them, but they need visit others too?
E.g male guy who needs to visit his parents on day one but he has a son who needs to visit him on day one too. Hahaha.
What else what else? One more question to finish the challenge! I think I too longwinded lah. Just four questions I answer so long lol.
(Translation: Everyday eat good food hor?)
Dunoe issit suan me or what but some of them follow me on fb and I received quite a lot of these. I actually don't mind cos I do agree I pamper myself with food a lot. Haha. Eating is one of my favourite things to do and it brings me lots of joy. I believe that being able to eat whatever you want is a huge blessing.
I usually answer, "no lah I only upload nice food mah, those not nice one I also never take picture...." Haha. I also got eat hawker one lah, but I prefer to eat something nice during weekends after a whole week of mediocre food court meals. Actually if hawker, I okay! Just not food courts if possible. Haha.
I do spend a lot on cabs and food. But one buys me time while the other buys me joy. So I feel quite worth it. Plus I don't spend on expensive clothes and bags and accessories so I think that's where I get the money to spend on eating? Hahahaha. Maybe my priorities will change when I grow older. I shouldn't eat so unhealthily anyway.
Yesterday I ordered kebab rice for lunch and asked for it without veggies. But it came served with veggies. It's a sign I should eat more veggies. Haha.
Bought mala noodles for dinner to reward myself after tiring day at work but I ordered the wrong type of noodles. So I reorder another type to add on, also wrong! Wahpiang. I forgot which noodles was the nice one I had previously!