What are the most common questions you're asked everyday in Taiwan?

Good morning! I’ve been curious to compare my own experience to others for a while now so I’m posting this open question here.

What questions are you most often asked in your day-to-day life in Taiwan as a foreigner?

Of course, there’s the classics like “Where are you from?” and “Are you an English teacher?” but I wanted to know what else is actually commonly asked.

Thanks for any replies, cheers!

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do you live here?

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Yup

Have you eaten yet?

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as a foreigner?

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I’m a foreigner, and that’s what they ask me.

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Are you friends with (insert American celebrity here)?

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May I help you?

Wait…you’re a foreigner now?

No but I ask (clueless-looking) foreigners this when I am in a good mood.

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Wait…you’re a foreigner now?

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FIFY :slightly_smiling_face:

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You haven’t traveled abroad recently?

Doesn’t matter, if you been abroad for a long time then they assume you must know celebrities. But that was in 2003. They don’t do this so much now.

:roll:

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Why not China?

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Your kid speak Chinese?

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“When are you going back home?”

Because Taiwanese will never, ever accept that we have made Taiwan our home. We’ll always be outsiders to them.

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What time is it there?