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Old 04-12-2014, 05:02 AM
 
Location: Czech Republic
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Are you mostly Austronesian?
Nope I'm not.

 
Old 04-12-2014, 05:04 AM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Nope I'm not.
What then, mostly Spanish/European?
 
Old 04-12-2014, 05:05 AM
 
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I don't look like a Chinese.
Unless you have a Mestizo phenotype, than to most Black and White Americans you will look Chinese. Most of them can not tell the difference between Filipinos and Chinese.

Just like most Filipino people can not tell the difference between Sicilians and Swedes.
 
Old 04-12-2014, 05:11 AM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Unless you have a Mestizo phenotype, than to most Black and White Americans you will look Chinese. Most of them can not tell the difference between Filipinos and Chinese.

Just like most Filipino people can not tell the difference between Sicilians and Swedes.
Would most of these people be just seen as Chinese by Americans?

https://www.google.com.au/search?q=F...w=1309&bih=644
 
Old 04-12-2014, 05:16 AM
 
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Unless you have a Mestizo phenotype, than to most Black and White Americans you will look Chinese. Most of them can not tell the difference between Filipinos and Chinese.

Just like most Filipino people can not tell the difference between Sicilians and Swedes.
I can tell them apart. I lived in Europe for 10 years.

Filipinos can vary in looks. Of course the majority look like Malays but there are also some who look different. Here, you'd be surprised to see these people

https://www.google.co.uk/search?neww....3.GY2zz9SPYOY


https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=ka...2F%3B575%3B356
 
Old 04-12-2014, 05:20 AM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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I don't know what % Chinese he is/was, but Marcos could certainly pass for Chinese, even typical Chinese not a particularly southern look:

https://www.google.co.uk/search?neww...arcos&tbm=isch
 
Old 04-12-2014, 05:22 AM
 
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The typical full Austronesian Filipino, there is maybe a very small overlap with Southern Chinese. Not like Vietnamese where there's a pretty large overlap, with some looking the same as S.Chinese and some distinctly Vietnamese (but the difference is subtle to those not used to the difference).
 
Old 04-12-2014, 05:30 AM
 
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Would most of these people be just seen as Chinese by Americans?

https://www.google.com.au/search?q=F...w=1309&bih=644
According to you, Brown skin Cambodians and Brown skin Thais can pass for Chinese, so why not Brown skin Filipinos as well.
 
Old 04-12-2014, 05:32 AM
 
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What then, mostly Spanish/European?
my username
 
Old 04-12-2014, 05:34 AM
 
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According to you, Brown skin Cambodians and Brown skin Thais can pass for Chinese, so why not Brown skin Filipinos as well.
Khmer and Thai seem closer to S.Chinese than a lot of Filipinos. A lot of Filipinos look a bit negrito or even Melanesian, moreso than Malays or Javanese.

I'd say these could pass as dark S.Chinese:

http://s.wsj.net/public/resources/im...0518081347.jpg

But not most of these:

http://www.pinoy-ofw.com/news/wp-con...ino-people.jpg

The eyes are too deep set, the brow ridge etc. I'd say sometimes their features approach Timorese people or something.
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