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11 Random Facts About the Countries in 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and Some Smartass Prediction: Group E & F

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It’s Saturday again, and getting closer to the opening ceremony of World Cup 2018 in Russia!

Anyone planning to watch the match live in the stadium? Because if so, I absolutely envy you. It’s always been my dream to watch the World Cup live in the stadium.

Never got any luck (or enough money) to do it, so I think with the visa-free for Indonesian passport holder in Qatar, my best (and nearest) opportunity to actually watch it will be in 2022.

But anyway, despite being sorry for myself and my passport and economy weakness, let’s try the feature for those countries in Group E and F for this World Cup! 😀

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11 Random Facts About the Countries in 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and Some Smartass Prediction: Group C & D

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Happy Saturday, everyone! 😀

For some of you who made it to the end reading my previous post on smartass prediction and random facts of the countries on Group A & B, thank you so much. I know it’s a long post, and this one will be pretty much the same although you could actually skip it to the specific section that you want. That’s why I’m using the table of contents above.

So this time, we’ll talk about some random trivia about the countries who would be the participants of FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. And this time, it’s those countries who will be playing on Group C and D.

And yes, one of them would be my favorite national football team. 😉

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Living with Stereotype and Expectation: Being A Sundanese Woman

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I suppose we all agree that it’s almost impossible to live without any stereotype and expectation. In the broader scope, I suppose there are some sexist thing about how men and women do the job or live their life. And to get it smaller, there’s also some prejudice based on things like religion or where they come from.

Maybe you’re the Brit who can’t even make your tea right so you feel like a failure for not being able to do what the society expects you to do. And for us Indonesian, maybe it’s such a failure for never visiting Bali. You see what I did there? I am that failure. 😛

But even among Indonesian, as we get used to dividing ourselves with ethnic, religion, and all that, I came across to make this post. In particular, I’m actually interested to find out what stereotypes that people have towards me.

And this time, what I did is to google what stereotypes out there about Sundanese women in general. I am one of them, and I want to see whether it fits me. And if not, why not?

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