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Old 24.11.2015, 04:16
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Phuc Dat Bich

You couldn't make it up! And he didn't.

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Phuc Dat Bich has officially won the war on words.

Yes, the young man of Vietnamese origin, who was accused of using a fake name, has triumphed above the doubters and said he’s grateful for the support and hoped his saga has “played a part in brightening your days!”

After being kicked off Facebook multiple times, the 23-year-old Phuc Dat Bich posted his passport photo to prove his name was real.
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Re: Phuc Dat Bich

He should apply for a Diversity & Inclusion position.
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Old 24.11.2015, 21:18
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The story of Phuc Dat Bich

Real name. Ah the melting pot of globalization and humanity throws up some gems...

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-34897404
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Old 24.11.2015, 21:23
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Re: The story of Phuc Dat Bich

This is a family forum!!!!
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Old 24.11.2015, 21:29
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Re: The story of Phuc Dat Bich

It's also old news.

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Old 24.11.2015, 22:47
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Re: The story of Phuc Dat Bich

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It's also old news.

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Meh. Mine was the update for those of us who weren't up at 3 in the morning...
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Old 24.11.2015, 22:59
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It's also old news.

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Meh. Mine was the update for those of us who weren't up at 3 in the morning...
Now merged. Who bothers to read what mods post at 3 a.m. anyway?
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Old 24.11.2015, 23:29
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Yes, but Aussies are weird, as you well know.

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Old 25.11.2015, 10:44
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Re: Phuc Dat Bich

It was too good to be true

Phuc Dat Bich real name - Joe Carr
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Old 25.11.2015, 10:51
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Re: Phuc Dat Bich

... and how should that name be pronounced properly?
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Old 25.11.2015, 10:52
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Phuc Dat Bich real name - Joe Carr
the real name is pronounced as Joker. that's not much better.
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Old 25.11.2015, 10:57
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the real name is pronounced as Joker. that's not much better.
Joe Carr Phuc Dat Bich can be used in more than one context.
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Old 25.11.2015, 11:26
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Re: Phuc Dat Bich

Reminds me of an old joke:
Fu, Bu and Chu immigrated to the USA from China. They decided to become American citizens, and "Americanize" their names.

Bu, called himself "Buck"

Chu called himself "Chuck"

Fu decided to return to China
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Old 25.11.2015, 11:30
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now merged. Who bothers to read what mods post anyway?
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Old 25.11.2015, 11:54
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Re: Phuc Dat Bich

The passport was clearly photoshopped. How could anyone not think it was fake?
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Old 25.11.2015, 12:17
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It was too good to be true

Phuc Dat Bich real name - Joe Carr
Sorry, I can't accept that something I've read on the internet is not true. This seems HIGHLY unlikely. Anyway, if you're saying that we can't believe everything we read on t'internet, then I choose not to believe the later BBC report.
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Old 25.11.2015, 12:33
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Re: Phuc Dat Bich

Must have been a slow day at the media outlets.. It s probably been quite challenging for him to carry this name in english speaking countries. My name has a funny meaning in Japanese so I sympathize with him.
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Old 25.11.2015, 13:27
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Must have been a slow day at the media outlets.. It s probably been quite challenging for him to carry this name in english speaking countries. My name has a funny meaning in Japanese so I sympathize with him.
Yeah, with a name like "Joe Carr" you'd never get taken seriously.
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Old 25.11.2015, 13:33
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Yeah, with a name like "Joe Carr" you'd never get taken seriously.
What, like "Mike Hunt"?
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Re: Phuc Dat Bich

To be fair, phuc dat is not an uncommon name in vietnamese. Phuc means happiness, and dat means success, but bich as a family name is too made up. If he had gone with phuc dat ho, that would have been much more believable.
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