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Q: Im traveling home to America, what things should I bring back here.

I've lived in Changsha for the last 3 years and I'm FINALLY making the trip home this Christmas to see my folks and take care of some business. I already have a decent list of things that I want to bring back but im sure I am forgetting some things that will haunt me if i forget. So, what things would you love to bring back from the US that you cant find in china. (obvious weight restrictions apply, so no grand pianos or baby elephants haha)

5 years 6 weeks ago in  General  - Changsha

 
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Decent cheese would be nice...

 

 

 

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Anti-silva cream, you can sell it and make a profit. smiley

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It would probably be worth the profit if you bring back a suitcase filled with baby formula powder.

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Stuff like medicine, perfume, candy and food, I guess.

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Socks, underwear and towels.

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Logic, IP laws, and a sense of morality

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Logic, IP laws, and a sense of morality

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A list of Ted quotes you can sell them for yourself and make a profit without him knowing..

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There are cookies, bookies and too many rookies for me to sit here trying to be a hooky! Looky Looky don't call me a wooky. Touchy Touchy Feely Feely Spicy Spicy Nicey Nicey & that's what the doctor Ordered!!

 
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Books on Chinese history from a Western point of view, secondhand contemporary novels in English, translated or not, chocolate and cheese (available in China but much more expensive) and socks and shoes for different seasons in the right size.

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Non-whitening cosmetics & skin care products, non-toxic shampoo and shower gel - preferably the eco kind, a jar of real honey, good instant coffee, comfy underwear, socks & shoes as mentioned already, good deodorant, snacks and chocolates you can give to people here as presents, an updated playlist of good music...

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1. 2-year supply of Hanes 100% cotton underwear: T-shirts, V-necks, boxers/briefs, gym socks.  Cheap.

2. 4-to-6 pairs of Levis blue jeans (or Wrangler or Lee...).  About 1/3 the price as in China.

3. 50/50 Hanes sweatshirts in a variety of colors ($3 at a big box store)

3. Kitchen utensils that will last a lifetime and not 6 months; especially knives: chef's, paring, bread, etc.

4. If you are a teacher, the latest (cheap) teaching gizmos, books, blue tac, etc.

5. Your favorite organic spices and herbs for cooking at home.

6. Generic OTC meds for whatever ails you periodically.  (I like Zantac & Ibuprofen.)

7. French cheese.

 

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your positive attitude and 'can-do' spirit !

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