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Q: Among Chinese, Shanghainese people think they have a plus just for being borned in Shanghai

In my opinion the only advantage shanghainese people has when living in Shanghai is some benefits about salary and laboral stuff. Besides that there's nothing else but they think they do.

What is your opinion? What do you think about the way they do emphasis about they are not chinese, they are shanghainese?  Does it really worth to mention?

7 years 3 weeks ago in  Culture - Shanghai

 
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They are shanghainese, so they are better than chinese  in their mind. but because, they are influenced by us, foreigners, at most. 

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But they can speak Shanghainese, so that makes them better than even the foreigners too!

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That's exactly the benefit they have: their hukou. However, they are still Chinese. Shanghai may be a modern city, but it's still a Chinese city. Technically they are Shanghainese, because they are from Shanghai. However, I think it is silly to say you are better than someone else just because of where you were born.

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im sorry but dont you see something similar everyday, everyone looks down on people from the countryside and thinking you are not the same as them, and end up calling them farmers(peasant), i see this all the time.so i guess its better to point out this problem in your own city before you start pointing fingers to sh

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but still, Shanghainese are Chinese. They need to work, eat, and shit like every Chinese does every day.

I really don't see where they are born will make them stand out

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  Doesn't everybody think their town, city or country is the best on the whole though? It's a pattern of positive thinking that tapers all the way down to the individual himself, on one level or another.

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many shanghaiese are think they are better than the other province people.once destruct their house by gov or developers.they will be Millionaire.they will have several house...................shanghaiese is Chinese.

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SOME Shanghai people may think they're the one and only citizens, others are from rural/countryside. People born from Shanghai may have a sense of advantage for their open and developed city, relatively.

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