10 Most Annoying Stereotypes


The Top Ten

1 All Arabs Are Terrorists

This is extremely ignorant and racist

This is very offensive to Arabs. - TopTenTed

Run for your lives! It's the terrors of the terrorists! Wait! False alarm!

That's stupiest thing in europe

2 Metal is All Screaming

No it is not. Listen to Metallica or Iron Maiden. - TopTenTed

I KNOW right!

I don't know whether this is true or not.

No, metal is deep and meaningful. Why does society accept a song with a woman calling a person a stupid hoe and think metal songs about staying strong and carrying on are evil and satanic?

3 Asians Are Good at Math

Why is this a stereotype?! I always feel like I'm an alien if I get a problem wrong, god this needs to stop.

I'm extremely good at math and I am white.

I suck at math and I'm chinese - Aquastar_of_DewClan

People of all races are good at math

4 All Black People Listen to Hip-Hop

Scott Joplin & Chuck Berry liked Ragtime & Rock respectively. - TopTenTed

Okay. I'm black. I like hip hop (though almost all hip hop songs I like aren't new), but I don't only/mainly listen to that genre. And I pretty much prefer R&B and VGM over it. - Jasmine21064

I'm black and I don't like any of that stuff, I listen to pop like Ariana Grande, Zendaya, Demi lovato, Katy Perry, and all the other pop singers, and I don't like fried chicken my favorite is ice cream

Don't really like your music taste, but I totally agree with the rest of it. - peaceswagtv

I'm black and I listen to rock, its super annoying cause people will be like "Why do you listen to that music" um its also music like all the other genres jeezz. - Hurricane6277

5 All Americans Are Fat

The last time I saw two americans who were as tall as my door - Aquastar_of_DewClan

Not - TopTenTed

Not all Americans are fat. Some are quite fit and healthy.

Gentleman Johnathan People have different opinions. Don't tell me to shut up you ignorant jerk!

6 Germans are Nazis

Not all. - TopTenTed

I have friend who's ancestors were German if you consider her a Nazi then you have consider me a Nazi too by the way I'm Asian. I dare anyone to challenge that has the stupidity to so - GentlemanJonathan

Stereotypes can still happen in 2019, but not as worst as back in the old days.

It's just plain stupid and offensive. They were once, but has anyone noticed that Germany was de- Nazied by the allies after the war?! Look at Germany now; low corruption, many a multinational firm, democracy, many science institutes, and I can see that Germany gets on well with the UK (where I am); it's a great country! The whole Nazi stereotype should have been debunked long ago.

7 All Muslims are Terrorists

Untrue. - TopTenTed


Completely Untrue. I go to a Muslim school and their biggest point there is that we should properly educate the terrorist because they are not following the Quran.

Stupidest stereotype - Puppytart

8 Whites Are Closed-Minded to Other Cultures

(If you a White American) THIS IS TRUE!

I'm a white (German to be precise), and I am an anthropologist that visits numerous countries and countless people.

I love other cultures! - MeowMix

It is so annoying how people think that! I love other countries and cultures!

I am white and I love to learn about the world outside and I make an effort to learn about the world as a whole with the resources I have. I love to learn about places like China, Greece, India, and Japan

9 All Americans Are Stupid

Explain Tesla & Edison. - TopTenTed

Factually the smartest country ever is a load of hogwash. I met an American university student who'd never heard of Indonesia, let alone know where it's situated. Americans are so parochial and if you don't know what parochial means, look it up.

I'm NOT American myself but NOT all Americans are stupid, they're smart, educated, open minded to other cultures and maybe religions, invented most things and sometimes outspoken.

Not all Americans are parochial.

10 All Teenagers Smoke

Not all. - TopTenTed

I'm a teen. I don't smoke/vape and never plan to do so. - Jasmine21064

I don't and ima teen

Since this site seems to mostly teens, like me, it's hard people actually believe this. - Solacress


The Newcomers

? All Adult Animation is South Park
? South Park is "Alt-Right"

Well then, I guess Courage The Cowardly Dog is too - xandermartin98

The Contenders

11 A Woman's Place is In the Home

We let you in this world, and THIS is where you're telling us to go?!

This is just stupid and sexist

Excuse me? - TopTenTed

Sofia Paredes not true at all women are very important and are just as strong and smart as men and women are just as brave they stood up for their rights to be treated like men to be equal to not be treated like nothing without women who will populate the earth without women lots of things wouldn't be here today

12 All Brits are Snobs and are Rich

Past stereotypes. - TopTenTed

If I was a spoiled brat I would've had Furby not a McDonalds Shelby.
I live in a town for the poor lower class.
I used to live in a flat that had an outdated boiler cupboard from the 1960s or something. I liked the flat though before it was demolished...but the garden was bad you could never grow vegetables there.

I'm British and this really annoys me

Some British people are very nice.

13 Gay Men Act Like Girls

This one is partly true. I've seen a lot of gay men at school and college and they all clearly had a girly behavior. There was just one that admitted he was gay and we all thought he was straight all this time, he didn't look girly. I guess the extroverted homosexuals act more girly and the introverted ones have a normal behavior. - RogerMcBaloney

Makes sense for the most part - Crizz

I had a Spanish teacher whom I just founded out that he's gay (he now has a boyfriend.) He doesn't act like a girl at all. - Jasmine21064

James Charles probably supports this stereotype. He is gay but acts WAY too feminine for his own good. Plus he manipulated straight and possible asexual guys (the asexual guys part is my speculation). I haven’t created that much gay characters, but the ones I did create pretty much act just like straight males, possibly even manlier. The only difference is who they like. - PhoenixAura81

14 Mexicans Are Dumb Drunkards

I know some Mexicans and they don't get drunk and aren't stupid. One of them was even a valedictorian. - Jasmine21064

That's quite mean. But everyone gas their opinions.

That's like saying "The KKK are an awful group but everyone has their own opinions" - RoseWeasley


Anybody's dumb when he's drunk

Since when is this a stereotype? The top two mexican stereotypes (which are not true) are: 1. They are illegal immigrants and smuggle drugs and are super poor so they join gangs. 2. They go to fiestas all the time cause they are party lovers and wear huge sombreros while shaking some maracas. - StarsNSand

15 All Black/African People Have Ebola and Aids

I'm not Black myself. But that stereotype is DISGUSTING!

I'm black, and I don't have any relatives who had either one of them. - Jasmine21064

I'm pretty sure no one thinks this. But if they do, then they have a sad mind. - Icantbelieveitsnotbutter

That's rude and stupid. Not everywhere in Africa has Ebola.

16 All British People Drink Tea and are Rich

I think this might mean something. About British people are rich. They currently have one of the highest currency around the world, and most of them seemed to live pretty good in their home country. And when they move out or travel to other countries, their money would cost a lot more than the average living cost of the people in that country. (Very messy English. Hope you guys understood what I was trying to say).

I'm hispanic but

Totally untrue like another nation England has its fair share of rich snobs and tea lovers I am British and I like coffee and I am middle class also many people in the UK aren't rich and powerful just ordinary people like you and me and the rest of the world

What the heck?!? I have a british friend, and she's not rich, she's definitely not a snob, and she HATES tea!

17 All Blondes are Dumb

How does one's hair have to do with one's brain?! - Aquastar_of_DewClan

Never met a dumb blonde in my life. - RogerMcBaloney

I'm not blonde myself but many of my friends are and they're not dumb! This stereotype is really stupid and rude.

I had a blonde math teacher and she's pretty smart. She rarely makes a mistake in doing math. - Jasmine21064

18 Afghans are Dumb Horse-Riders

What? I'm part Afghan and I've never heard of this before - TwilightKitsune

19 Americans Suck At Everything

I'm an American technically, as I'm African American/Black, and I'm good at plenty of things, such as writing essays, drawing, being nice, etc. - Jasmine21064

I'm not American myself, but Americans don't suck at everything.

This is seriously untrue. One does not simply "suck at everything." I suck at a fair amount of things (gymnastics, hiking, running, singing) but those aren't everything. According to this stereotype, I'm either a talentless eggplant or secretly Canadian.

We have the best Basketball Players, Football Players, the best military (at times), best Leaders (Sometimes), Most Diversity. And theirs some more - 2storm

20 All 12 Year Olds are Immature Brats

We're not mirrors! - Aquastar_of_DewClan

Not true they can be nice but the nasty ones are NASTY

I'm 12 and I'm trying to fix my mistakes and be a better person, not a immature brat.

Only the bullies.

21 All Americans Are Bad At Cultural Geography

That is half true.

I won the geography bee at my school in 8th grade and I’m American. - PhoenixAura81

I'm American and I'm an expert at different cultures. Geography is actually one of my passions.

22 All Americans are Racist

Some are, some are not.

As a non American, I say that Americans are not really that racist at all.

Some people are. I'm not naming certain presidents here, but you know who you are. Some Americans are super nice. I absolutely despise all of the American stereotypes. - SansTheComic

No... All racist people are racist

23 Asians Wear Straw Hats

I have two baseball caps and lemme check..hm, zero straw hats - Aquastar_of_DewClan

Asian parents: what u want to do when u grow up
Me: rice farmer

Dat cause you watch Kung fu panda too much

You've been watching too much One Piece (though I'm unsure if Luffy is Asian? ) - GlassweighanCountess

24 All Heavy Metal Artists Are Devil Worshipers

Take Slayer's Tom Araya for example, he's Catholic. The man is the frontman of a band with satanic-like lyrics and he's Catholic. This proves this stereotype wrong. - RogerMcBaloney

Just because we love metal doesn't mean that we're "devil worshipers." Have you ever once looked at the lyrics to metal and rock songs? They are deep and give you a new, more open perspective on life. (At least to me.)

Guys that doesn't say All Heavy metal listeners, it says All heavy metal artists... Like the people that sing the music... Either way it's WRONG

That’s not true. I am a fan of heavy metal and I sometimes refer to the Devil, but I’m not a Satanist.

25 You Have to Be at Least This Tall and Black in Order to Play Basketball

that's me

I'm short - Carri796

26 Blacks Are Ghetto

I don't even act ghetto. - Jasmine21064

Not all Blacks are from the Ghetto.

I have a black character named Meckley Moore. He’s not ghetto at all (he barely knows any ghetto words) and he is the smartest kid in the 8th grade. People always come to him for tutoring because of how smart he is. - PhoenixAura81

This is the most stupid thing I've ever heard, people who say this are redneck people in Ohio that can't afford gum, that are 1,000 pounds.

27 Every Autistic Person is a Hopeless Manchild

I'm autistic and can be productive, hardy and hopeful. - Sprightly

This is one of the most UNTRUE stereotypes I've ever heard. Not even an Autistic person (especially the severe ones) are a hopeless man child. What if Autistic are good at things? Or talented? Or very capable? Who knows!

I have an autistic brother and he's no hopeless manchild. - Jasmine21064

That is completely wrong! People who have low functioning or high functioning autism are like any other human being. They are actually really successful like Albert Einstein for example.

28 Piercings and Tattoos Are Goth

I'm not Goth and I wear earrings periodically. - Jasmine21064

Sofia Paredes this also isn't true anybody can have a tattoo or a piercing that doesn't mean that they're goth I am GOTH and there are people who are goth and don't have any tattoos or piercings having those things done doesn't mean you're goth being goth is enjoying skulls the color black beliving in ghosts demons spirits so if you don't know what it is don't say you do

Can't really argue with this honestly, I don't see those who like pop music having either of these facial looks to them. - htoutlaws2012

Who even came up with this stereotype? I know many people with piercings and tattoos, and very few of them are even remotely close to being goth, plus there are people who are goth that don’t have either. - 3DG20

29 Men are Sexist

Not true, but more likely.

Believing this stupid stereotype proves that you yourself are a sexist. - 3DG20

Son we aren't damn

I am a woman and I find this stereotype to be extremely annoying. Not all men are terrible just because you believe that they think that they are better than you.

30 Nintendo is for Little Kids

Some timeless classics are created by Nintendo. I never thought it was kids only. - PhoenixAura81

I'm 23 and I love pokemon. I've never thought nintendo is only for kids.

I’m 26 and I like to play Nintendo

31 Blondes Are Stupid and Ditzy

I'm blonde...

I totally agree, this is a very common stereotype and it's just so mean, like the colour of your hair defines who you are.

A Redhead, a brunette and blonde woman are running from the police, they see a farm nearby and hide in the barn. The redhead hides behind some pigs, the brunette hides behind some horses and the blonde hides behind a sack of potatoes. When the cops enter the barn the start searching for the women they shine a flashlight on the pigs, the redhead says "oink oink". The cops move on and shine the light on the horses. The brunette says "neigh neigh". The cops move on and shine the light on the sack of potatoes. When they shine the light on the potatoes, the blonde says "potato potato"

Most blondes I know are really smart!

32 Emos Cut Themselves

When did this stereotype start?

Emos and suicidal people aren’t the same thing.

Emo, depression, and suicidal are all different.

Emo= Sensitive, grumpy at times, bit sad

Depressed= Sad, hates self, cries

Suicidal = cuts, has suicidal thoughts.

THERE now the world know a bit about those stages - AnonymousChick

Wrong. - Ashes

33 All Americans are Uncultured

El Sherlock THIS IS TRUE!

Maybe. Maybe not.

I'm not American myself but I'm sure that there a most Americans that are cultured.

This is true!

34 All White Emos Want to Shoot Up Their School

This is more of a Muslim and/or American stereotype than an Emo stereotype!

Why is coming from the South Park people. I went to school with an emo person and they liked the school

My friend is emo but she likes the school and most of the people, she just doesn't like the mean and snotty popular girls

This literally sounds like a south park episode. - htoutlaws2012

35 Mentally Ill People Are Violent

Is ADHD a mental illness? - Aquastar_of_DewClan

Mentally Ill people are more often victims of violence and abuse than causing violence. - Rue

I have schizoid personality disorder and I'm not even violent... - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

Actually Mentally Ill people tend to get bullied and harassed by others because of what they have/lack - Ohno

36 Girls That Wear Makeup Are Barbies

...they aren't plastic
most of their boyfriends aren't named Ken
some of them don't live in Malibu, in a dream house - Aquastar_of_DewClan


37 All Mexicans are Illegal Immigrants

It's ironic that some of the commenters think that President Trump believes this when every time he talks badly about illegal immigrants, the left interprets it to mean "all Mexicans." It's basically:

Trump: I don't like illegal immigrants.
Press: Trump hates Mexicans!
Trump: No, I said "illegal immigrants."
Press: Why do you hate all Mexicans?
Trump: <rolls eyes>

To people thinking this was added by Trump:
Trump probably doesn't know that this site existed. This site isn't very popular, after all. - Jasmine21064

Are you kidding me. Are you really kidding with me?! People, when given the chance to support their family, are even to try to have a better life quality, they need to sacrifice something. This case, it's what? Safety, hunger, peace, etc! You need to learn both perspective and then make your choice. I know, I know. I would be angry *sort of* if illegal people enter and make a bad reputation. But that's some of the people! Not all Mexicans are drunk! Not all Mexicans are drug lords. Not all Mexicans are useless. Sure, we may have a bad government an some bad people, but this is just ridiculous. Imagine you being poor, and USA is like a paradise for you to earn a job and support both you and your family's life. You'll obviously go there no? Same thing. Don't be ignorant! See things both perspectives! Please. You're ruining many people's lives. They are risking their lives to try to live better while you and I are leisurely living in our homes without a care in the world! Please, please, ...more

Donald Trump probably made this list and he agrees with every one of these stereotypes. He's racist, evil, and plagues our world. GET RID OF HIM!

38 Bronies Are Fat, Sweaty, Unwashed, Autistic Neckbeards That Live In Their Mother's Basement

People who believe this have no life - Jasmine21064

No brony stereotypes apply to me, and I'm a brony.

Made up by the snobby apartment-dwelling elititists who hate ANY guy who lives in his mothers/parents' basement. 99 percent of the basement-dwellers I've seen or known are clean shaven,fat or thin,and are doing things like taking online college classes,volunteering in their community.working part-time jobs-Hell,one was even planning to join the army! What do the snobby apartment-dwellers do? Nothing but sit on their asses all day spewing hatred for anyone who lives in their parents/mother's basement!

And you haters say they have no life yet you're making fun of them all along. I'd laugh at you for liking Gravity Falls - Neonco31

39 French People Are Cowards

Ever heard of Joan of Arc? Would you call her that.

I'm not even French and I don't know why this stereotype makes me angry, but it just does. I've read a lot of French history, and you should see the good they've done for other countries! How are they cowards?!

French people are not cowards. Hell they fought more wars than the USA!

Annoying and completely false. France's military history is actually pretty impressive and I should remind people that many military terms (Colonel, Admiral, Regiment, Battalion...) are derived from French and that America gained her independence because of French support. - WatcheroftheSkies

40 All Russians are Communists

That's not true! They ended up with this a long time ago.

41 Men Are Gross and Fat

There is nothing gross about storing leftover food underneath our fat rolls

A girl obviously texted this from seeing one fat guy

Ahem, my class made this up.

42 All Americans are Rednecks from Texas.

Two things.
1.) most people aren’t rednecks
2.) there’s 49 other states outside of Texas - Randomator

43 Homosexuals Are Devil Worshipers

No one thinks this - Crizz

Whoever thinks this is true is Christian or Catholic because being gay or lesbian is against their religion - Ohno

What? This is a dumb stereotype - Neonco31

I'm Christian and a ally ( lgbt lover ). This is stupid in my opinion ( I make ocs and lots of them are homo and lgbt so... Yeah )

44 Asians Are the Model Race

That stereotype is very weird!

... I'm not even sure how this was developed. I think that humans in general are the model race. After the dolphins and the white mice, of course.

Asian is not a race. Does this mean south-east Asia with countries like China, Taiwan, Japan. North with Russia. West with countries like Turkey, India, Pakistan. Its not clear at all. - StarsNSand

It's true because it is dedicated to all Asian that doing best in life will determine your future.

45 All Finnish people are gamers or metalheads.

Pewdiepie is Swedish - Carri796

Pewdiepie and Minecraft are proof

Pewdiepies not finnish

46 Latinos Are Poor

There are many poor people in the world apart from Latinos.

I'm not sure, but I saw on TV (like 1 year ago) that the richest person of the world is latin (maybe I'm wrong). - rock2metal

I have a lot more money than a majority of my white friends, thankyouverymuch! It is annoying how disrespectful some people can be to a specific race just because they can. What's even worse it that people either lave to make sure to be the exact opposite of the stereotypes or else they're just further enforcing it!

Sofia Paredes again This isn't true latinos aren't poor some are filthy rich some don't have as much money and yes some are on the street but anybody can be poor not just latinos

47 Canadians live in igloos

In a survival situation, maybe, most Canadians live in houses like in the US, and some Canadians who live remote and/or off the grid, would settle for something as small as a log cabin

I'm from western Canada so I don't say eh like the eastern people. But I live inside a house and did even back when I lived in the Yukon.

No I no joke thought everyone in Alaska lived in igloos for the longest time - Carri796

I am Canadian and I haven't left my igloo in 5 days :/

48 Native Americans Are Gamblers

I'm Native American and have even worked at a casino while in college. But I hate gambling, I have zero interest in it. I find gambling dull, boring and a waste of money. Although I do have family members who take it a bit too seriously laugh out loud anyways, the most common race of people who frequent casinos are whit people and old people but mostly white old people are the majority at casinos. I don't mind though, I'd rather have white people blow all their money at our casino anyways JK

I thought the stereotype was that Native Americans are stoic and unfeeling.

Well they sure gambled on European settlers and that ended in smallpox...

Well in defense they do own the Casino's. - htoutlaws2012

49 Jews Have Big Noses

I'm jew and I have a normal nose


50 Filipinos Are Always Late

..The hell? I've never heard that one before, but it sounds unbelievably stupid... - Johannes9

Especially old school Filipinos, they never want to be the first one at a party or event

That was my face when I saw this rumor

The HECK ya just say? NO they NOT

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