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Q: What's with all the guys with coke nails?

Ever seen these? Some cokeheads grow out longer fingernails so they can snort lines of coke on them.

 

It seems like either a lot of Chinese guys are hitting the coke hard, or are just doing this as some sort of... uh... I don't know. I've seen guys with coke fingers, a coke hand, and even one with coke hands. Maybe some of them even have coke feet? *shudder*

 

A friend says they do it to be "cool." How is growing out a long, disgusting fingernail, or ten, supposed to be cool? Maybe I can't understand it because I'm a stupid foreigner who doesn't understand 5000 years of history, so could anyone shed some light on this?

 

Yes, this is under health and safety. That bleep ain't clean.

6 years 37 weeks ago in  Health & Safety - China

 
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I thought those nails were there just so they could pick their noses more easily?

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The long nail signifies they don't do manual labour. 

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I've seen a lot of guys grow their pinky nail long with the sole purpose of using it to clean their ears.

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My wife says they do it so that they can have a tool. I guess that means everything from open up cans to picking up change. I do agree that it is pretty gross, and it doesn't help that the Chinese guys who do that seem to be less clean than average here.  

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As Nevermind said - it signifies they don't do manual labour... hence, they have money, hence, it's a chick-magnet!

 

So, basically, it's a status symbol.

 

Either that, or it's a good way to tell who's responsible for being crap, lazy and incompetent Smile

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