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View Poll Results: What ethnicity are you?
White 78 82.98%
Black 2 2.13%
Asian 1 1.06%
Hispanic 1 1.06%
Mixed race 5 5.32%
Other 7 7.45%
Voters: 94. You may not vote on this poll

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Old March 20 2013, 10:36 PM   #16
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Re: What ethnicity are you?

White. And my family is solid German on both sides.

My great grandparents were the last to actually be born in Germany, although I almost was - my parents came back right before I was born (my dad was stationed there whilst in the Army). So I was almost a dual citizen!
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Old March 20 2013, 10:37 PM   #17
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Descendant of ancient Romans.
I'm a descendant of people the ancient Romans fucked.

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There are many 'things' in me. And I couldn't care less.
Yep. Ethnicity means nothing to me: I'm an Italian living in Italy. We had the Umbrians, Oscans, Celts, Latins, Greeks, Phoenicians, Vandals, Goths, Huns, Longobards, Franks, Byzantines, Normans, Arabs, Spaniards, French, Austrians, Americans: and that's just the main invasions. The idea of being "white" is silly to me: at most I'm pink with sienna overtones.
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Old March 20 2013, 10:49 PM   #18
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Re: What ethnicity are you?

Awesome! We're related!
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Old March 20 2013, 10:49 PM   #19
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White of Irish (Orange and Quakers), Scottish, English and possibly Hugenot descent. One of my ancestors was black. However we aren't sure if she was Aboriginal or the daughter of a black seaman/or convict, she might have even been a South Sea Islander. Her last name was Smith so she is has been difficult to trace.
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Old March 20 2013, 10:54 PM   #20
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Mutenroshi wrote: View Post
Awesome! We're related!
Aren't we all? Aren't, we all?
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Old March 20 2013, 10:55 PM   #21
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We should party.
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Old March 20 2013, 11:19 PM   #22
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Awesome! We're related!
Aren't we all? Aren't, we all?
With no intention to offend anyone, but while I can accept being related to my friend's dog (she is such a lovely animal), being related to baobabs is pretty difficult for me stomach. I mean, they are damn ugly.

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Old March 20 2013, 11:25 PM   #23
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White Swede
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Old March 20 2013, 11:46 PM   #24
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White, very pale with long red hair now going grey and falling out. Celt.
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Old March 20 2013, 11:58 PM   #25
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mutant
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Old March 21 2013, 12:15 AM   #26
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iguana_tonante wrote: View Post
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Descendant of ancient Romans.
I'm a descendant of people the ancient Romans fucked.
That's not saying much, Rome fucked a lot of people! It's sort of what they do.
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Old March 21 2013, 12:22 AM   #27
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What ethnicity are you?
Why are you asking?
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Old March 21 2013, 01:08 AM   #28
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German-Scottish-British-Scandinavian.

Basically, I'm so white, I'm transparent.
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Old March 21 2013, 01:14 AM   #29
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German-Scottish-British-Scandinavian.

Basically, I'm so white, I'm transparent.
My little sister is like that, but her hair is jet black. This girl is so pale that when a friend of mine visited and saw a photo of both my sisters and I, in which I'm wearing blue, my older sister is in green, and my pale little sister is in black, she said, "That's a cool picture, but why are you and Rachel in color and Flo black and white? Ohhhhhhh....."

ETA: Since when did the BBS start thanking me for my posts. It's polite and all, but kind of annoying.
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Old March 21 2013, 01:28 AM   #30
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What ethnicity are you?
Why are you asking?
I am choosing to believe it is for statistical purposes only.

White - Primarily Irish (Dad's side)and German (Mom's side) decent.
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