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Post by VLayHo-ho-ho » Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:55 am

Using flipper to talk about Filipino(s) is a derogatory term. Flips/Flippers is a racism.

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Post by that genius » Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:15 am

Disagree. Heard Filipinos refer to others with this term.

Pancakes? Eeeew.

Don't hold your breath.
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Post by VLayHo-ho-ho » Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:18 am

that genius wrote:
Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:15 am
Disagree. Heard Filipinos refer to others with this term.

Pancakes? Eeeew.

Don't hold your breath.
Black people call each other the 'N' word but it's still racist. You should think before you speak out.
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Post by prahocalypse now » Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:21 am

VLayHo-ho-ho wrote:
Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:55 am
Using flipper to talk about Filipino(s) is a derogatory term. Flips/Flippers is a racism.

If you didn't know before, you know now.
Whoever disagrees with me...
If you wanna take this up in person, send me a PM and we can look at the etymology over pancakes and Coffee. Paid for by you.
I disagree with you. If you can cite some evidence on the etymology of the word that proves conclusively that it is "a racism", please post it here.
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Post by that genius » Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:33 am

It doesn't work that way.

You made the claim it's racist, you supply the evidence.
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Re: White Woman Barbara Sherin Accuses Cambodians of Cheating Her...

Post by Gilmore » Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:01 am

During the 7 years I lived in the Philippines, I don't recall ever hearing an expat using the terms flips, flippers or PI. Even the long term military retirees avoided using them. On rare occasions, a new arrival would use one of them, thinking it was standard practice, but they would be immediately corrected and told it was unacceptable and dangerous.
Whether the term "flip" is an acronym or a reference to a perceived tendency to "flip out" is irrelevant. They were widely used during the era of US military bases, which were closed by order of the Philippine Govt. in 1992. Fiiipinos regard them as patronising and racist and will react violently to their usage-at least within their own country.
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Re: White Woman Barbara Sherin Accuses Cambodians of Cheating Her...

Post by prahocalypse now » Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:25 am

Gilmore wrote:
Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:01 am
During the 7 years I lived in the Philippines, I don't recall ever hearing an expat using the terms flips, flippers or PI. Even the long term military retirees avoided using them. On rare occasions, a new arrival would use one of them, thinking it was standard practice, but they would be immediately corrected and told it was unacceptable and dangerous.
Whether the term "flip" is an acronym or a reference to a perceived tendency to "flip out" is irrelevant. They were widely used during the era of US military bases, which were closed by order of the Philippine Govt. in 1992. Fiiipinos regard them as patronising and racist and will react violently to their usage-at least within their own country.
What about LBFM? Do expats in the Philippines say that?
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Post by Gilmore » Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:39 am

Very rarely, as they live their lives surrounded by them. It's usually only used while educating newbies about the sex industry there. New arrivals are referred to as "Cherry Boys" (virgins) by the locals and are heavily targeted. The warning usually goes, "She may be a great LBFM, but don't trust her".
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Re: White Woman Barbara Sherin Accuses Cambodians of Cheating Her...

Post by that genius » Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:42 am

prahocalypse now wrote:
Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:21 am
VLayHo-ho-ho wrote:
Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:55 am
Using flipper to talk about Filipino(s) is a derogatory term. Flips/Flippers is a racism.

If you didn't know before, you know now.
Whoever disagrees with me...
If you wanna take this up in person, send me a PM and we can look at the etymology over pancakes and Coffee. Paid for by you.
I disagree with you. If you can cite some evidence on the etymology of the word that proves conclusively that it is "a racism", please post it here.
All I can find..wiki...

'Pinoy is an informal demonym referring to the Filipino people in the Philippines and their culture as well as to overseas Filipinos in the Filipino diaspora. A Pinoy with mix of foreign ancestry is called Tisoy, a shortened word for ... itself with apparently no derogatory connotations. It is more positive than the slang term flip.'
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Re: White Woman Barbara Sherin Accuses Cambodians of Cheating Her...

Post by that genius » Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:50 am

Damn...Vlayhoho may be right...if so apologies...check out some of these terms, brutal

http://www.rsdb.org/race/filipinos

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