Being Pakistani is an amalgamation of enthusiasm, over-flooding emotions, superstitions, love, hate, sympathy, apathy and all things in-between. It, in essence, is not a nationality but a state of constant frenzy, oscillating between two extremes. From our unmatched love for cricket to our unparalleled love- hate relationship with rishta aunties and phuphos/mamis, our lives are always filled with non-stop, uncalled for drama.
Here is a glimpse into some of the most quintessentially Pakistani things that almost all of us secretly do or believe in.
1. Being scared of everyone’s buri nazar.
Apne kiye hue har galt kaam pe doosre ki "Nazr lagg gayee"
— SN (@samiesn) September 24, 2016
2. Your response to every time Team Pakistan loses a cricket match
"دیکھا ہار گئے، میں نے کہا بھی تھا کہ میچ فکسڈ ہے" #TypicalPakistaniThings
— Ahsan | احسن (@aey) September 24, 2016
3.The double standards that are just too normal
Hating Indians and crushing over Deepika/Ranveer. #TypicalPakistaniThings
— Anas Tipu (@teepusahab) September 24, 2016
4. “Helloassalamoalikum kon?“
Answering the phone like "Helloassalamoalaikum kon?" #TypicalPakistaniThings
— hiba (@zayndeprived) September 24, 2016
5. Being very makhi choos with everything
— sehr khan (@ComSehrishkhan) September 24, 2016
6. Having the best solution to every problem: Biryani
Picnic hai? Biryani.
Daawat hai? Biryani.
Shaadi hai? Biryani.
Koi marr gaya? Biryani.
— Shamilah Rashid (@ShamilahR) September 24, 2016
7. Oh, the double standards again
Tamam burayon ki jarr west or america hai lekin jase hi behtar zindagi ki baat ane, west ka visa lagwa lena #TypicalPakistaniThings
— Mujtaba Nawaz (@MujtabaGadhi) September 24, 2016
8. Khuli misogyny, khula sexism. All day, every day.
To the car driving in front:
"Bilkul gaari chalani nai aati, zroor koi aunty hongy"#TypicalPakistaniThings
— nimrah (@niimrah) September 24, 2016
9. “Bhai paise kam karain, ap se hamesha leti hun.“
Enters in new shop
me:Bhai kam karein hamesha ap se hi leyti houn
Bhai:hamesha mujhse hi leyti hain be fiker rahein
— Sarcastically🕎 (@HerSighness) September 24, 2016
10. The ever so tiring dhaniya struggles
Bhai sahab itni sabzi li hai saath dhaniya he muft day do. 😒😏 #TypicalPakistaniThings
— RinZiCulu$🙅✌ (@Rimsha_k97) September 24, 2016
11. Getting confused between dhaniya and podina.
Dhanya mangwaya tha ya Podina?#typicalpakistanithings
— Tweets Wali Sarkar (@TweetsWaliSrkar) September 24, 2016
12. Attempting to hide from the overly-eager relatives
I use twitter because my all relatives are on Facebook.#TypicalPakistaniThings
— Maverick (@AngryCivilian) September 24, 2016
13. India hatin’
All have their own differences but will always join hands in defence where India is concerned! 😂 #TypicalPakistaniThings
— Chilli (@chillimilli_1) September 24, 2016
14. “Sannu ki“
#TypicalPakistaniThings end 4 hours long discussion on useless topic with "Sannu ki" –
— Salman Sikandar (@SALSIKandar) September 24, 2016
15. Sawal gandum, jawab channa
"Apne hi hain darwaza to kholo"
— Tesi👻 (@Oyee_Sun) September 24, 2016
16. Ludo being the sab laraiyon ki jar
Getting into some serious fights playing Ludo.
— UNSA /10 ❤ (@Unsayy1) September 24, 2016
17. Eating teenday that are swimming in oil.
When your Salan Has More Oil Than Saudi Arabia.
— 😒 (@Unsayy1) September 24, 2016
18. And doing all of these things with varying intensities.
No smoking area mein cigarette peena
Red light fakhar say torna
Tax fakhar say nahi daina
— omar r quraishi (@omar_quraishi) September 24, 2016
What typically Pakistani thing do you do?