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Top 10 annoying Malaysian habits

Ignorance, driving and other things we're guilty of. But mostly driving

Written by
Time Out KL editors

1. Cutting queues 
Every time you cut in line, a kitten sheds a tear. 

2. Double-parking 
You’re part of the problem. 

3. Slowing down to stare at accidents 
Yes, a lot of our annoying habits have to do with the road. 

4. Driving 
We’re just horrible at driving. We don’t use our indicators, we ignore pedestrian crossings, we honk in traffic, we flash our highlight, we speed at the yellow light, we tailgate... wei, you think your father’s road ah? 

5. Holding up your hand to cross the road 
The hand of God. 

6. Fake accents 
‘When I was in the UK...’ UK for Ulu Klang, right? 

7. Ignoring signboards 
Especially those that state ‘No littering’ or ‘No outside food and drinks’. 

8. Standing in the front of the lift / LRT / KTM doors 
And then barging in the second the doors open. 

9. When we can’t be bothered to explain something, we just say ‘Never mind lah’ 
‘I still don’t get it’ 

10. When talking about someone new, we always ask ‘What race are they?’ 

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