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  • A and Caucasian (=white, European-type)

    59 16.03%
  • AB and Caucasian

    17 4.62%
  • B and Caucasian

    21 5.71%
  • O and Caucasian

    82 22.28%
  • A and Mongoloid (= East Asian or native American type)

    19 5.16%
  • AB and Mongoloid

    6 1.63%
  • B and Mongoloid

    10 2.72%
  • O and Mongoloid

    27 7.34%
  • A and Negroid (= black, African type)

    2 0.54%
  • AB and Negroid

    1 0.27%
  • B and Negroid

    2 0.54%
  • O and Negroid

    6 1.63%
  • A other ethnic type (Semitic, Indian, mixed ethnies, etc.)

    9 2.45%
  • AB other ethnic type

    5 1.36%
  • B other ethnic type

    5 1.36%
  • O other ethnic type

    26 7.07%
  • Don't know

    71 19.29%
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    Heart What's your blood group ?

    This is a typical question asked by Japanese. One's blood group in Japan is like a bit like their zodiac sign, it (is supposed to) tell about the person's character.

    I won't hide that I am skeptical about this, especially when one knows that about 50% of Japanese are "A" and 50% of Western European (and descendant in America, Oceania...) are "O", but that one can hardly say that all these people have the same, or even a similar personality.

    Oddly enough, rhesus doesn't seem very important to Japanese. Most don't even know what it is. I've known since my childhood that I was O+, not O-. That's very important for blood compatibility, as O+ are universal donors, but O- have the hardest time of all blood groups to find a compatible type.

    So, what's you blood group ?

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    This has also been another curiosity of mine. I have never seen someone so interested in blood type before than my husband was/is. I'm A+, and my husband is B+. I also found that he didn't know much about negative and positive and who was universal donor and all that stuff. He just knew about which blood type was right for what blood type and that kind of thing and what type person A supposedly or what type person B was or O, etc. Just more superstitious stuff that goes over my head...
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    O+
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    O+

    How powerfull is the donor-mafia in Japan? I wouldn't post here if you have a rare blood-type...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Twisted
    O+

    How powerfull is the donor-mafia in Japan? I wouldn't post here if you have a rare blood-type...
    That is hilarious!

    O+

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    I really don't know my blood group

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    AB+ Mongoloid.......

    I am also a leftie.....just adds on to the "rareness" haha

    ^_^

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    Why does anyone really need to know though? Hospitals keep these records and will double check and triple check before any blood transfusion is ever done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Erik
    Why does anyone really need to know though? Hospitals keep these records and will double check and triple check before any blood transfusion is ever done.
    What if you are outside your country or out of reach of your hospital and you need a blood transfusion? Knowing it can save your life.

    This makes me remember a fact of the WWII: The Waffen SS usually had a tattoo of their blood type oin the underside of their left arm. After the war the Allies managed to caught some of them because of that little fact.
    I've heard that at some point this was a standard practice in special ops teams, though I'm not sure.
    Ln.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Erik
    Why does anyone really need to know though? Hospitals keep these records and will double check and triple check before any blood transfusion is ever done.
    hahaha...it's not like they look thru forums for peoples blood types.


    and i am A

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    Quote Originally Posted by RinniGal
    hahaha...it's not like they look thru forums for peoples blood types.


    and i am A
    "quick, i need 40 cc's of retamecatodrin, and go check on the JREF forum, topic 'what blood type are you' if he's answered the question.. if not... let's just hope we're lucky..."
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    It's not for medical reasons that they want to know. It's because, as stated in the first post, it is said to determine one's personality. From what I recall, A's are supposed to be the kind that are overly stressed out from being perfectionistic and driven, B's are supposed to be intellectual (I think, it's been a while), and O's can probably best be described by citing Eikichi Onizuka from GTO as an example.

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    Originally posted by Kaji
    It's not for medical reasons that they want to know. It's because, as stated in the first post, it is said to determine one's personality. From what I recall, A's are supposed to be the kind that are overly stressed out from being perfectionistic and driven, B's are supposed to be intellectual (I think, it's been a while), and O's can probably best be described by citing Eikichi Onizuka from GTO as an example.
    Yeah, I realized that... guess I should have reworded to include medical reasons. Japan has some cute morning thing where these stupid animals climb up a vine and gives you your horoscope or whatever you want to call it of the day. As I don't know my horoscope, I couldn't play!

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    My favorite part of the blood type thing in Japan (zodiac-wise) is that it is based on Nazi genetics (so I hear, correct me if I am wrong), the same school of thought that classified people by the shape of their skull. While this blood thing is used for a much less evil purpose in Japan, I always answer "perfect" when asked my blood type.
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    What the heck is a Mongoloid ? O_o

    Negroid sounds pretty racist as well ! o_O

    I dunno what blood type i am ~ and i cant seem to find a group i fit into up there either O_o
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    im think im ab,
    i dont know?

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    mongoliod its the scientific name for the asian races, it stems from "mongol" others use the term oriental to define the asian peoples.
    negroid, comming from negro, which means black, is the term for people of african descent.
    caucasian originates from the causcus mountains.

    while most scientist will argue that all peope fit into one of the 3 catergories, some say there is a 4th race the "australiod" for the aborriginal peopes of australia and surrounding areas. all other races and country types are sub-groups of the 3 main ones. eg japanese, korean and chinese are mongoliods/orientals. russian, canadian and german are caucasian etc. the ones who wouldnt fit into a particular space would be the mix people, or happas. which i think is alot of central and south america, where the most of the people now are a mix of the original natives (oriental) and the incomming caucasians from spain and the rest of europe.

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    All IOD

    I made some english corrections in the quote as well >>>
    [QUOTE=jeisan]mongoliod its the scientific name for the asian races, it stems from "mongol" others use the term oriental to define the asian peoples.
    negroid, "coming" from negro, which means black, is the term for people of african descent.
    caucasian originates from the "caucus" mountains.

    Caucasoid is the correct term and word, funny how that slips by the radar... but then that would start to even things up in the category we call races.


    Because of my "type" I was proposed to several times in Kyoto. Very good looking fellows but complete strangers. Plying me with jewelry and silk intimate gifts!!! Imagine! That was kinda fun actually! I'm not saying what!!!!!

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    wow, i'm the only asian one who voted so far. A+
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    that did sound pretty rascist though i dunno anywho i think (pretty sure) im AB

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    don't know

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    Originally posted by jeisan
    mongoliod its the scientific name for the asian races, it stems from "mongol" others use the term oriental to define the asian peoples.


    .
    But the thing is ~ that i would never consider myself as coming from the Mongolian bloodline ~

    I dont really like the terms used in any kind of ethnic group chart ~

    In UK i'm considered as Oriental
    In the rest of the world i would probably be Asian
    And apparently now i'm Mongol O_o

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    When I think of Mongoloid, I think of physical features mainly. I'm not thinking Mongolian bloodline. However, I could see how some people would not like to be referred to as Mongoloid. Some people in the US would also highly take offense to being called Oriental.

    Ah, political correctness...

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    *shrug* oriental just means eastern or countries in the east. i guess you could call westerners "occidental" which means western etc. i personaly think mongoliod carries a negitive connotation.

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