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What are some things that are very ‘Korean’?

-bowing before you meet someone
-constantly checking your appearance with a pocket mirror whenever you get a chance
-getting shocked when you see a dog with a height > 30cm
-having a fridge just for kimchi
-you carry a toothbrush with you to brush your teeth with after a meal with alot of garlic or kimchi in it
-you strongly dislike wearing glasses especially if you are a girl
-mixing soju with various things – somaek if its with beer, Cojinganmaek if its with beer/coke, milkis, cider etc
-making a drinking game out of literally everything
-asking someone’s age as a matter of courtesy
-getting shoved like sardines into the subway when its rush hour ‘hell subway’
-plastic surgery ads are as common as the video game or cellphone ads
-finishing work on time at 6pm is considered “early” “Kal-twae”
-StarCraft and LoL are things that everyone around you knows
-people play video games at a PC bang or PS bang instead of having a console at home
-Going to 3 or 4 different restaurants/karaokes a night because everything is open late in Korea
-Having a dinner with your boss and coworkers and being forced to drink soju
-consequently seeing passed out ajeossis in the subway after a ‘hwae-shik’
-buying a heater for the winter because the ondol isn’t good enough and a fan in the summer because the airkon isnt good enough
-stripping naked and bathing with other ajeossi who are washing their kids in the jimjillbang is normal
-if food delivery doesnt arrive within 30 min you get worried and angry – even at 2am in the morning (everything does delivery in Korea from McDonalds to small mom/pop jokbal places)
-wearing couple shirts and doing couple poses are really really cute, and not cheesy at all!
-you have a different pair of slippers just for the bathroom and you don’t own a bathtub
-you don’t own an oven (because all Korean food can be made using the stovetop, which is a fun fact)
-You have different garbage bags for compost (eumshik mul) and everything else (seulaegi)
-driving for more than an hour anywhere is a ‘very long road trip’
-when you were young, you could wear school uniform with short skirt and thin stockings in the winter with no problem, but now a slight breeze makes you feel cold
-wearing shorts so short you can’t even see them is totally ok and normal, but showing a bit of your shoulder is way too sexy to do
-the only strangers that talk to you are the ones that ask you to believe in Jesus
-you know that DVD rooms are not really for watching DVDs
-You know to avoid the karaokes with heart symbols on them because they arent really karaokes
-everything in your home is made by either Samsung, Hyundai or LG
-you are used to having buttons to call service in restaurants
-you don’t really know what house keys are because everything uses keycodes
-you are shocked whenever you see any restaurant or cafe closer earlier than 2am
-everyone you know own smartphones that are at least 2x the size of their hands
-you are used to the local shops closing down and changing every 2 weeks
-you expect to wait at least 30 minutes for taxi rides at night in popular places
-you have pet lockers to keep your < 30cm dogs in when you go shopping
-every shop that isn’t a department store can be haggled
-you think girls who don’t wear red lipstick are weird
-also, you think guys who have hair longer than their shoulder or have any facial hair are ‘gangsters’
-skincare and bb cream for guys has their own section in shops
-people who own an actual house and not an apartment, are rich
-every guy served in the army but havent experienced any actual combat
-you find it weird to use chopsticks that aren’t metal
-kimchi is always always free as a side dish. take note western Korean establishments!
-also, you don’t know what tipping culture is
-ajummas will always find a way to the subway seats. always
-You are expected to remember that theres a different ‘couple day’ 14th of every month
-sexy/cute kpop girls will randomly appear in some locations and dance for you
-if you have a friend of the opposite sex, prepare for them to blackhole and disappear from your list once they get into a relationship and re-appear once they breakup
-You don’t know any gay people or even heard of them existing, and even seeing tomboys is quite rare
-you wear shirts with english with such sayings as ‘I’m a bitch and I’m proud of it!’ without knowing what they mean
-Also it’s totally normal see stores or products with weird english names – like Pizza School or Skin Food