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PostSubject: Happy Chinese New Year!   Happy Chinese New Year! Icon_minitimeSun Jan 22, 2012 9:47 pm

I WISH EVERYONE A GREAT NEW YEAR! TODAY IS CHINESE NEW YEAR SO I WISH EVERYONE A GREAT NEW YEAR! Also it is now officially the year of the DRAGONS!!!! LONG LIVE THE DRAGON TYPE POKEMON!!! I hope everyone in Rayquaza Forum a New and Happy New Years! Wish everyone the best of everything and hope this forum will Prosper even more!




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PostSubject: Re: Happy Chinese New Year!   Happy Chinese New Year! Icon_minitimeSun Jan 22, 2012 10:53 pm

naww yea happy new year, may our patron dragon Rayquaza watch over us and the forum and give it a good year, and give everyone a good year!
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PostSubject: Re: Happy Chinese New Year!   Happy Chinese New Year! Icon_minitimeMon Jan 30, 2012 5:02 pm

I can tell it's gonna be great year especially for me(although my zodiac is the dog btw o,o) imma start using dragon pokemon more often and giritina is a beast! >:0

Inside voice:Giritina ish uber ctrl!
Ctrl:I don't care he's awesome -w-
Inside voice:Respect the rules dude u wanna be banned or something!? >:0
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PostSubject: Re: Happy Chinese New Year!   Happy Chinese New Year! Icon_minitimeMon Jan 30, 2012 10:58 pm

this is america/canada, who cares abotu chinese celebrations.
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PostSubject: Re: Happy Chinese New Year!   Happy Chinese New Year! Icon_minitimeTue Jan 31, 2012 2:47 pm

ak, respect other people's cultures, and not be so obnxious and pompous
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PostSubject: Re: Happy Chinese New Year!   Happy Chinese New Year! Icon_minitimeTue Jan 31, 2012 4:27 pm

Hmm I wonder how Americans would feel about celebrating Persian new year.....exactly.
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PostSubject: Re: Happy Chinese New Year!   Happy Chinese New Year! Icon_minitimeTue Jan 31, 2012 6:29 pm

that had absolutely no point, just because you dont celebrate it doesnt mean you have to be so rude. THAT is what im saying you jerk -.-
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PostSubject: Re: Happy Chinese New Year!   Happy Chinese New Year! Icon_minitimeWed Feb 01, 2012 12:55 pm

Erm to celebrate persian new year that would be kinda difficult as persia does not exist anymore...


Ok and the reason why people in America care about it is because, America is a multination country, meaning American's today are not really ancient Americans, unless you are native american, then you can argue, but then why would you care about other things.

And the reason America doesn't celebrate it and make a big deal about things like "Persian New year" as you put it, is because there is not a growing population of the minority, if look at the people celebrating chinese new year is most likely going to be chinese, and because there are alot of Chinese people in America it becomes stronger in the public eye, I'm sure if you look hard enough there are a few people who celebrate "Persian New year" but because there is not alot of people the media and the public eye do not see it, also to be respectful people just go along.

But its like China wishing the West Merry Christmas, its respect for their culture and beliefs...

also there are political reasons as to not make any of the big powers angry.
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PostSubject: Re: Happy Chinese New Year!   Happy Chinese New Year! Icon_minitimeThu Feb 02, 2012 5:58 pm

Persia and Iran are the same country Chrono.
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PostSubject: Re: Happy Chinese New Year!   Happy Chinese New Year! Icon_minitimeFri Feb 03, 2012 11:34 am

Persia is an accepted name but it is incorrect, as the country was only called Persia by the west when they had the Achaemenian Empire, which like the Habsburg Empire it was a collection of different nationalities, but the head country itself was always called Iran. Then the empire broke up. In 1938 Iran made a statement to not to refer to the country as Persia but as Iran, which means "Aryan".

So yes you could call it Persia but that means you were living before 1938.
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PostSubject: Re: Happy Chinese New Year!   Happy Chinese New Year! Icon_minitimeFri Feb 03, 2012 2:13 pm

we call the country iran, but we call ourselves persian/iranian. We can say we're persian, but we rarely refer our country to as Iran (:
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