People still live in Edison???
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lmfao

Freehold, NJ

#124 Apr 6, 2011
I lol'ed.
tell it like it is

New Bedford, MA

#125 May 18, 2011
suzt wrote:
Thank you!!!
About Roaches and Bugs, They don't trouble us as much as they are troubling you. Infact the first time i experienced them is when i stayed for week in an apartment in Jersey City (Never in my home in India). I had to move away from there.
For centuries, Hindu women have worn a dot on their foreheads. Most of us have naively thought this was connected with tradition or religion, but the Indian embassy in Ottawa has recently revealed the true story. When a Hindu woman gets married, she brings a dowry into the union. On her wedding night, the husband scratches off the dot to see whether he has won a convenience store, a gas station, a donut shop, a taxi cab, or a motel in the United States . If nothing is there, he must remain in India to answer telephones and provide us with technical advice.
Gee am I an individual

Hackensack, NJ

#126 Jun 7, 2011
~"dave"-They work harder!? That is just some kind of generalization and B.S. please. The Indians come here with lots of cash and are already rich and educated in their own country. They are coming here to get more stuff."~

Oh yeah that makes sense, they are "already rich", that's why they work hard at gas stations, and Walmart, etc. That must be why they try to get an education while working two jobs.....to make more money.
YOU are BS. Most of them do not have money. But they do work hard to make all that money you see. Little do you know how many jobs they have and what they sacrifice so their kids can have better lives here.
I agree with lots of people here, many do not assimilate. And it sucks for the white people as well as the other brown people in edison, since the white people just class us all in one freakin group. Gee, it's not like we are individuals or anything. I try to stay away from some of the non-assimilating brown people, they make me cringe. But really, to class all brown people together is plain idiotic.

“Curious”

Since: Mar 11

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#127 Jun 11, 2011
Yes generalizing is bad. Brown, white, black.... I think it is an individual decision whether we want to stay back or come here to USA. Before 2006, it seemed a very good idea. Now-a-days.... i am not sure.
Gee am I an individual wrote:
~"dave"-They work harder!? That is just some kind of generalization and B.S. please. The Indians come here with lots of cash and are already rich and educated in their own country. They are coming here to get more stuff."~
Oh yeah that makes sense, they are "already rich", that's why they work hard at gas stations, and Walmart, etc. That must be why they try to get an education while working two jobs.....to make more money.
YOU are BS. Most of them do not have money. But they do work hard to make all that money you see. Little do you know how many jobs they have and what they sacrifice so their kids can have better lives here.
I agree with lots of people here, many do not assimilate. And it sucks for the white people as well as the other brown people in edison, since the white people just class us all in one freakin group. Gee, it's not like we are individuals or anything. I try to stay away from some of the non-assimilating brown people, they make me cringe. But really, to class all brown people together is plain idiotic.

“Curious”

Since: Mar 11

Location hidden

#128 Jun 11, 2011
Nice joke, but not true. If i say dowry system is not there in India, i will be wrong. this does not mean everybody takes it. it is coming down like anything.
tell it like it is wrote:
<quoted text>
For centuries, Hindu women have worn a dot on their foreheads. Most of us have naively thought this was connected with tradition or religion, but the Indian embassy in Ottawa has recently revealed the true story. When a Hindu woman gets married, she brings a dowry into the union. On her wedding night, the husband scratches off the dot to see whether he has won a convenience store, a gas station, a donut shop, a taxi cab, or a motel in the United States . If nothing is there, he must remain in India to answer telephones and provide us with technical advice.
tell it like it is

New Bedford, MA

#129 Jun 12, 2011
suzt wrote:
<quoted text>Nice joke, but not true. If i say dowry system is not there in India, i will be wrong. this does not mean everybody takes it. it is coming down like anything.
Thank you my friend Suzt. This was not a joke. I was told this by a friend of a friend who lives in Canada. Thought it was true. Glad you cleared it up for me.
Billy

United States

#130 Jul 26, 2011
Yea, most of the white people in my neighborhood left because of the dotheads. They are very rude ignorant people who think they are better than everyone else. U tried giving the dotheads a chance, but they are what they are Now, my property value continues to decline because most white people no longer want to live in Edison. The only people who will buy my house are dotheads whom are trying to lowball me.
tell it like it is

New Bedford, MA

#131 Jul 28, 2011
Billy wrote:
Yea, most of the white people in my neighborhood left because of the dotheads. They are very rude ignorant people who think they are better than everyone else. U tried giving the dotheads a chance, but they are what they are Now, my property value continues to decline because most white people no longer want to live in Edison. The only people who will buy my house are dotheads whom are trying to lowball me.
How true. I saw Edison going down hill
12 years ago when I moved out of North Edison. The town was a disaster then cause of the Dot Heads and it has got worse since then. They destroyed a great town.
Vivek Golikeri

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#132 Jun 25, 2014
edisonisgreat wrote:
They come here to work hard while we sit around and complain. Just look at the difference between the immigrant rich North Edison and the more white South Edison. North Edison is richer, cleaner and has much better schools despite having the same exact school system.
Now, if I'm a white person with enough money to live in North Edison would I rather live in South Edison simply because more white people live there? I don't think so.
If you want to live in a country of all white people, move to Iceland. Otherwise, welcome to America.
Why would I want to live in an all-white country when I myself am a person of color? What I do want is a society where people have respect for neighbors, give thought to how their conduct impacts those around them."Welcome to America" is just my point. America welcomed you, now fit in. Many things done where you came from are not acceptable here. Dirty habits, weird smells.

I still enjoy spicy food in an Indian restaurant. But I make sure that smells offensive to people here are erased. I still enjoy calypso music from Trinidad where I grew up. There's a large Indian population in the Caribbean. Roti, dalpuri, good stuff.

My point is that I don't grate on locals' nerves. I speak good English, open doors for ladies, practise hygeine. And yes, I would mow my lawn if I had one. I have had really annoying experiences with some of those old-style Indians who don't use deodorants and try to haggle down prices. And if anyone wants to call me an Uncle Tom, fine.
Samantha

Carteret, NJ

#133 Jul 5, 2014
"Good English"... really? If your trying to tell people you speak English well at least make that part of your rant grammatically correct.
Educated Guy

Danville, CA

#134 Jul 15, 2014
Lets talk one issues at a time.

Deodorant,

what is in it and who needs it.
Everyone whose body temperature rises due begins to sweat to cool down the body so as to maintain the temp.
Deodorant has antiperspirant in them, which makes you stop sweating, with so many chemicals trying to get inside your body and acts against nature. They become toxins reacting with other chemicals and finally they become Cancer, and we wonder why got cancer

People who come in close contact with other people needs to smell good so that they will look to appear clean. Just because you smell good doesn't mean you are clean. Most of people here are to trying to get the other person in bed, which is why this is a must, inspite of all these bad side effects.

Most of indians dont care to use deo's because they are not here to try to get people in to their beds, they are family oriented.But second gen Indians have same exact lifestyle of americans , so is other immigrant communities.

This is just one example of living a bad lifestyle of using so many chemicals in day to day life, which leads so many types of cancers in this country, this is cancer capital of the world believe it or not. Why is such a developed and a clean country has so many types of cancers, autism,Alzheimer etc.
just think once, the most educated, the most cleanest woman (White american woman in all of your perspective) why does breast cancer is number 1 issue here in the most developed country in the world, so called third world country does not have breast cancer, prostate cancer etc...

The food that indians eat and the lifestyle they lead is so primitive and healthy , which is why not so many of them have cancers. Over there food is considered as medicine. They dont even get seasonal allergies.

I want educated americans to respond and say what is american culture and what is american way of living, day to day, so we can have a meaningful converstation
Bob

Washington, DC

#135 Dec 20, 2014
The Indians (dotheads) have caused massive white flight in many NJ towns, thus decreasing overall value of everyone's homes. They have 10 of them living in 3 bedroom house.
Wwert

Edison, NJ

#136 Dec 24, 2014
CrazyEddie wrote:
I work in New York City and I take the train at the Edison Train station to Penn station New York. I am probable the only white person on the train, it is about 90% Indian's. There have been several occasions when I had to move my seat on the train because an Indian person sat next to me that smelled so bad it made me gag. I am talking about a smell that could kill you. Can someone tell me why they smell so bad? Body odor does not smell like that, so what is it. How can they not realize what they smell like? They are also so un-friendly, I feel like I am in another country. In the morning when they are all together none of them speak English....I have got to get out of Edison and fast........
Body odor might be a medical condition. Maybe like an allergy? Don't know. Additional research is needed.
Wwert

Edison, NJ

#137 Dec 24, 2014
ignoramus whites wrote:
its so hilarious to see these so called 'whites' act like its their country...not to mention the ignorance that comes out:
for example, india has the world's oldest christians (malankara jacobite syrian orthodox) and i am one of them...jesus had my skin color, he was not white with pale skin and blue eyes.
you whites have had a history of plundering, looting and stealing from other cultures and then claiming its your own: eg: daniel,mark,james,john, are not 'anglo' names but they are jewish names you guys stole and claimed as your own. so is the religion of christianity and the bible.
to say every indian is a hindu is like saying every white woman acts in porn movies.
what is wrong with indians wearing their decent clothes? you guys don't have a problem with white women wearing mini skirts, holding pompoms, mini shorts and showing their cleavage and running on the street?(Double standards at its worst).
and edison is dirty? i agree indians are somewhat messy out side their homes (americans are messy inside their homes, i have seen it)..its a culture. that can be fixed like singapore does with fining trash offenders.
i am indian, i go to syrian orthodox (not to strip clubs on saturday night and eat pig for breakfast, like american 'christians)..
stop judging people by the color of the skin, because it leads to reverse racism, as i am feeling now.
india is a failed state in some ways but i hope to see it rise and be clean...people said the same about singapore or china once: look at these countries now, so beautiful and ahead of US.
What is wrong with eating pig????? I know quite a few Jews and Muslims who do too. And they are great people

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