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Posted by shidakai November 26, 2008 in the Group General Discussion.

Tags: Fapiao, Question, Questions

Hi all,

Every time I go to the Shanghai railway station I hear people saying what sounds like "fapiao fapiao". Could someone please explain the meaning and clarify what is actually being said if I misunderstood? Also, does anyone know the reason why tons of Chinese sit outside of the train station with their bags? I usually see them in groups and they look like they are travellers given their luggage. But I do not understand why they would wait outside the train station and not inside of it if they have tickets.


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