You Are Romanian!
You grew up on liver sandwiches…. and thought that was normal.
You make your own noodles.
You had to share a room until you were 21.
Everything you eat is savored in garlic and onions.
You try and reuse gift wrappers, gift boxes, and of course aluminum foil.
You are standing next to the two largest suitcases at the airport.
You arrive one or two hours late to a party – and think it is normal.
All your children have nick names, which sound nowhere close to their real names.
You know someone with 20 kids
You talk for an hour at the front door when leaving someone’s house.
You can fit 10 people into a Dacia.
Your parents never throw anything away and if you by some chance manage to get something to make it to the garbage can… it mysteriously appears back where it was again.
You have lace curtains.
You have lace tablecloths.
You have rugs covering every inch of your house.
You have or had rugs on your walls.
Your mom tells you that you are too skinny even though your 30 pounds overweight.
Girls can not have boyfriends when they are 17 but they have to be married at 18.
You have curtains hanging across every doorway.
Your parents tell you not to care what your friends think but they will not let you do certain things because of what other "frati" and "surori" will think.
You know someone that married his girlfriend of 2 months.
Your mom is a doctor and force feeds you medicine for anything ranging from a headache, stomach ache to a stubbed toe.
Your house is full of Romanian medicine that is probably illegal here.
You and your friends have ever been kicked out of a restaurant or recreational park for being too loud or rowdy.
Your mom recycles plastic cups and paper plates, and sandwich bags by washing them.
You do not know how to use a dishwasher.
You have a vinyl tablecloth on your kitchen table.
You use grocery bags to hold garbage.
You keep leftover food in your fridge in as many numbers of bowls as possible.
Your kitchen shelf is full of jam jars, varieties of bowls and plastic utensils (Got free with some household items).
Going to the movies is a sin.
Your parents call you farm animals when you get them mad.
Getting married at 18 is normal.
Getting married at 16 actually happens.
Your mom washes your clothing at 40.
A new tax being passed by the government is simply a cover up because the end of the world is really coming.
Asking if you can get a discount at a discount store on clearance items is normal and not embarrassing for your parents.
You do not use measuring cups when cooking.
You feel like you have gotten a good deal if you did not pay tax.
You can only travel if there are 5 persons at least to see you off or receive you whether you are traveling by bus, train or plane.
You only make long distance calls after 11 p.m.
If you do not live at home, when your parents call, they ask if you have eaten, even if it is midnight.
When your parents meet strangers and talk for a few minutes, you discover you are talking to a distant cousin.
Your parents do not realize phone connections to foreign countries have improved in the last two decades, and still scream at the top of their lungs when making foreign calls.
You have bed sheets on your sofas so as to keep them away from getting dirty.
It is "normal" if your wedding has 600 people.
You do not know half the people at your wedding because your parents invited them.
You have seen the ground while inside the lavatory of a train.
You have mastered the art of bargaining in grocery shopping.
You walk out of the grocery store with no less than two packed shopping carts weekly.