ah, sweet memories…
why does the taiwan military use mainland style license plates?
if taiwan is an independent country, why do many military units still have a map of china(including mongolia!) as a shoulder patch?
why are the light-trucks mostly blue?
why isn’t james soong in prison?
why doesn’t taiwan, a soverign country, have china’s national palce museum?
why are gift shops in the airports here replete with mainland faux antiques but virtually nothing of taiwanese culture?
why isn’t the china post in china?
on the 500NT note, why is the catcher hearing his jockstrap outside his pants?
why does the KMT have offices outside of taiwan, such as in downtown honolulu? do foreign political parties maintain offices here?
on the 1000NT bill, just WHAT are the kids pointing to on the globe?
why is there a statue of a murderous tyrant outside every train station?
where can i get a decent exchange rate for NT$ that is anywhere close to the official rate?
why are so many police/fire stations so close to the brothels?
is prostitution legal here or don’t the locals see the obvious?
why do “direct trade routes” go through a third country?
can i get paid in RMB yet?
why are so many kids out latenight on school night?
why do the public libraries lock up all the books so no one can read them?
why do public libraries have so few books?
why do guys have to two years compulsory service but not gals?
when are they gonna take the nuclear waste off lanyu?
why do so many people really dig-in when picking their noses in public?
how can so many young, apparently idle guys have bitchin’ mitsubishis 'n benzes?
what ever became of the KMT regiment stranded in thailand? why doesn’t taiwan bring them on over?
what’s with all the blatantly padded bras? don’t they know how stupid they look?
why is the TV/cable TV so bad?
what happens if one of taiwan’s frequent quakes busts up a nuclear reactor?
why are landings at CKS always so frightful?
why shouldn’t i fly china airlines?
why does the train circle the whole island but come nowhere close to the airport?
how many taxis are there?
why do the parents on motorcycle wear helmets themselves but fail to provide such for infants and kiddies?
why do people walk their dogs by driving their cars?
why do foreigners have extra low interest rates on their savings accounts here?
why does kindergarten last for four years here?
where did all the squat toilets go?