Annoying Expat Behaviours

Dear 2Niters,   Today’s post is dedicated to some of our expat friends and some of their annoying behaviours as perceived by other expats and locals.   1. ‘Knowing China’ No, being in China for over 18 months, 2 trips to Beijing and 1 to Suzhou don’t mean you ‘know China’. Being able to say ‘ni hao’ and ‘tai gui le’ doesn’t mean you’re a Confucian scholar. Taikang Lu, Xintiandi, the Bund and a ...

Why do Men Lie to Women?

Dear 2Niters,     Over that past 3 months, we have received many emails, calls, kuaidi, sms, fax messages and even telegrams asking us to write about ‘why men lie to women’ Out of duty to our followers, in cooperation with the University of New North Scotland in Santo Dominguo, Southwest Westphalia ,we have conducted a 2 month investigatory research to answer this question scientifically. (The research was planned and carried out by ...

WEEKLY HOROSCOPE

Dear 2Niters, Our resident astrologers/geologists/biologists have written up your horoscope of the week regarding, love, money, career and chocolate pudding eating: 我们的特约星象学家,地理学家和生物学家,预测了本周的星座运势,关于爱情,金钱,职业和巧克力布丁等方面。   ARIES(Mar.21 – Apr.19) 白羊座 Dreaming of potatoes might lead you to go shopping for salt. If you’re single, the love of your life might be waiting for you at a supermarket. Make sure not to wear red. 对于土豆的向往会带着你去超市买盐。如果你是单身,你的人生挚爱可能会在超市里等着你。记得别穿红色的衣服。   TAURUS(Apr.20 – May.20) 金牛座 This week is a tricky one for you because the planets ...

The 2ND “NOT MY JOB” Award!!

Dear 2Niters,   The wait is over. Summer is coming. And with it, the general laziness and self-drive to leave our offices and just enjoy the pleasure of doing absolutely nothing. Unfortunately, not all of us are granted this opportunity, as most of us have to deal with that obscure entity that is called “boss”.   然而,尽管如此,一些开明的人已经得出结论,即享受自己生活最简单的方法就是完成他们的工作。不管是什么。因此,我们很高兴并且十分自豪为您带来了期待已久的第二版“不是我的工作奖”!   AND THE WINNER ...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BRAZIL!

Dear 2Niters, If you happened to be at Shanghai’s Yongkang Rd last Saturday evening, you would have noticed an impressive spectacle of people dressed in yellow, blue and green; moving their bodies to a strange yet very powerful beat, and singing along in celebration. This colourful crowd brought with it an infectious enthusiasm and joy. This was a crowd of Brazilians throwing an early celebration party for Brazil’s Independence Day (Officially ...

6 Signs You Have a Lazy Boyfriend

Dear 2Niters, After complaining every day for the past 5 weeks, we will post this controversial topic suggested by the ladies in our Editorial Team. We believe there is notruth in what our female colleagues have written, but in any case, we will postthis today for everyone to see the absurd claims and unrealistic.     1. Dinner     Early in the week he arranges a dinner with you on Friday. On Friday night ...

How to Avoid going Shopping with your Girlfriend

Dear (male) 2Niters, BACKGROUND SITUATION Many of you have worked, studied, traveled, partied, or did nothing all week long, and the only thing you want to do on the weekend is…stay in, and go out at night. ONE OF HUMANITY'S BIGGEST PROBLEMS AFTER GLOBAL WARMING This can be a problem though, because your girlfriend has been waiting for this moment you’re available to go out shopping. HER MOTIVES In most cases, it’s not necessarily because she ...

6 Types of Horrible Bosses

  Dear 2Niters,   Today’s post is dedicated to terrible bosses. Manager above us or company owner who thinks they’re doing a good job but in reality they are making a good job of us wanting the weekend even more (unless we’re called to work on the weekend).   You’re not having a very good time at work and you suspect it might be your boss who’s to blame. Let’s examine 6 types of ...

Why are Men Always Happy?

Dear 2Niters,     The relationships and differences between men and women’s brains has puzzled scientists, philosophers, generals, presidents, lawyers and even the guy who cleans our swimming pool, since the dawn of mankind. And probably even earlier. It is now well known, that men have the incredible super power of shutting down their brain and isolate themselves from meaningless things. How can they do that? Well, here are 6 of the most accredited ...

5 Ladies' Summer Cocktails!

Dear 2Niters,   Right in the heart of the summer, whether organizing a house party and enjoying the fun of creating our own cocktails, or whether attending a rooftop or pool party, this post is about selecting the most delicious summer cocktails to communicate our own style and personality to others.   1. THE BRONX Invented in 1943 by Charlie Chaplin's sister Louise, the Bronx was a mix she used in her laundry shop ...

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