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Forums > Living in Kunming > New Rules for Ebikes

tiger, are you referring to Sir Pete the Brave?

A Greek Athenian God, check.
One who moves nonstop, check.
A knight in shining armor, check.
Destroyer of Starbucks, check.

Forums > Living in Kunming > GoKunming feedback...

Ishamael, posts will only be subjected to deletion if politically sensitive subjects that may get this site blocked by the GFW are posted. That and spams because this site needs ad revenues instead of giving away free ads in forum section.

Everything else is open season.

Forums > Study > Is college hard in china ?

My own personal expulsion with several peers at the collegiate level, albeit anecdotal, refutes your overgeneralizing claim!


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Sure, i'll humor the one who habitually engages in straw man arguments.

This time, inferring that I am painting Igor as a crafty chef trying to fool Chinese people. The reflection in your mirror is the actual culprit throwing ad hominem stones inside a glass cafe. One am I am actively bumping out of goodwill for Igor.

Yes, it is rather pedantic of you to digress and misconstrue my point repeatedly.

First by informing us the French, or half-Sicilian, chef's superb Chinese proficiency as if I was implying otherwise. This subtle name-dropping 411 is another red herring from my argument that Chinese language use is apropos for the Chinese market as locals may not understand French, such my croissant example.

Second, you writing out the more common Chinese term 牛角面包 as an opportunity to boost your own personal ego, while generalizing that everyone knows it as a side swipe to the many expats who may not, in an effort to Cloud my point. But more strategically, to set up your go-to grammar police mode... which is, to dwell on spelling mistakes in not seeing forest for the trees. In your case, actively cutting down saplings in a Brazilian forest fire. Hypocrisy for someone who tells others to find better use of their time.

herenow, you are a bit late to the French sourdough party.

Straw man cloudy is clinging on to erroneous assertions.

But to piggyback off his point, the bulk of Igor's patrons are Chinese. They probably don't understand the word "croissant" unless you label it as 法国羊角面包. Same with the Chinese equivalent name for pain campagnard. We are in Kunming after all. It wouldn't be unreasonable to converse in the local language, as you would say in the outskirts of Paris.

Presenting delicacies with all their international glory, be it slapping a French pastry name, sticking a mini French flag on the bread, or being greeted by an accented, foreign face... may justify the price of an "imported" product or service in the eyes of the typical Chinese consumers.

I get that pricey French cuisine restaurants sporting all French menus come with the territory. The elegant aura of French authenticity in dinning experience... which to my point, is added to the final bill.


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