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Post time 2012-7-5 15:45:53 |Display all floors
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Waiting has become a typical life state in China, reflecting a real and unique Chinese community.

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June 28, 2012, outside the Affiliated Middle School of Northwestern Polytechnical University, parents of students who intended to attend the supplementary class for Gaokao(national college entrance examination) were waiting in line to enroll with 8000 plus Yuan which the class would cost.

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June 17, 2012, the middle school entrance exam ended in a rainy day, parents were waiting outside the school for their children.

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February 22, 2012, Beijing, students were waiting to know their test results.

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February 9, 2012, in Foshan, Guangdong province, two female employers were waiting for candidates. One of them carried a kid on her back.

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February 15, 2012, passengers were waiting for buses at Bawangfengdong Station in Beijing.

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January 30, 2012, migrant workers were waiting for employers’ recruitment in the labor market of Jinjiang District of Chengdu, Sichuan province.

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January 27, 2012, the fifth day of Spring Festival, Wuhan citizens were waiting in a long line for their turn of a traditional happiness-praying custom.

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January 5, 2012, during the Spring Rush, a nun is waiting for her train in Beijing Railway Station.
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January 5, 2012, in Xi’an, migrant workers were warming themselves by standing around a pile of burning wood, waiting for their unpaid wages.

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December 26, 2011, Guiyang, Guizhou province, junkmen were waiting in line for a garbage truck to unload.

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December 22, 2011, so many citizens were waiting to register economically affordable housing in Zhengzhou city that the organizer had to send security guard to keep the scene in order.

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November 23, 2011, over 200 primary school students were standing along the two sides of the road in the compound of Gutian county government of Ningde city, Fujian province, waiting for the government leaders to come.

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November 20, 2011, tourists were wait on the mountain to take photos of the beautiful Shicheng scenic spot of Wuyuan county, Jiangxi province, which was haunted by smog set off by unsatisfied villagers who benefited too little from the travel agency.


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November 11, 2011, crazy Apple fans were waiting for the Apple flagship store to open for the newly published Iphone4S in Hong Kong Central District.

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October 15, 2011, Zaozhuang of Shandong province, the kids of a shadow puppet opera class were waiting to perform early in the morning in Xingshanding Village.

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October 3, 2011, in Huangshan city, Anhui province, thousands of tourists were waiting at the entrance of the Yungu Temple ropeway.

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July 14, 2011, sick children and their parents were waiting to see a doctor in line outside Beijing Children’s hospital. A father and his son had come here from Henan province two days ago but hadn’t seen a doctor yet.

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August 27, 2011, at Guangzhou railway station, 6-year-old Xie meilin were waiting for her train to go back to Chongqing on the platform with her father standing next to see her off. Her father is a migrant worker in Guangzhou, she was in Guangzhou for summer vacation and left when new semester starts.


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August 15, 2011, the second group of migrants of over 4000 people from 6 villages of Middle Route Project of S - N water diversion were leaving their beloved hometown for a new place. 74-year-old Wang Zhongkuo and his wife, 75-year-old Li Fengying were waiting to get on the vehicle in silence. Li Fengying was not in a good condition, they were waiting for ambulance to pick them up.

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July 14, 2011, southeast gate of Peking University, crowds were waiting to flock into the university to visit.

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April 8, 2012, in Hefei, a candidate was waiting to get in the examination room. The same day, Civil Servants Exam was held in Anhui province, with 146,000 candidates competing for 5159 job positions.

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July 10, 2011, the scene of a talent show in Chongqing, a bunch of children in Red Army uniform were waiting to get on the stage.

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Post time 2012-7-6 10:17:25 |Display all floors
To the US Christians and the US racist government, now think why Chinese people support the One Child Policy.

The fat guy loved by the Sinophobic West.

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Post time 2012-7-6 10:48:12 |Display all floors
It seems this overcrowded phenomenon has spreaded to second and third-tier citis, even some rural areas, and bothers us throught the whole daily life. I'm afraid it is very hard to change the status quo.

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Post time 2012-7-6 10:52:53 |Display all floors
Why is that little boy dressed up the same as the girls? There's one who's definitely going to grow up gay, which might help the one child policy a little.

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Post time 2012-7-6 12:41:17 |Display all floors
water and queue means life .

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Post time 2012-7-6 12:54:55 |Display all floors
seneca Post time: 2012-7-5 21:43
Imagine if Chinese people didn't have to wait so much and so often in their lives they would have ev ...

Major Seneca!

Just POOR crowd management technologies!
It's not overcrowding as China has more than enough land.
It's JUST BAD MANAGEMENT.

that's all!

Such scenes dissapears in better managed states with equal density of population.

cheerios!

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2-00-1 alert! Home Guards

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Post time 2012-7-6 13:34:12 |Display all floors
I'm still waiting for something interesting to happen in this thread................

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