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Forum: General Chat 2007-03-30, 00:08
Replies: 3,791
Views: 360,375
Posted By Ewok
Different fonts like Arial, Comic Sans, etc fonts?

Different fonts like Arial, Comic Sans, etc fonts?
Forum: General Chat 2007-03-30, 00:06
Replies: 1,611
Views: 189,202
Posted By Ewok
好き still holds allot of weight, I would say it to...

好き still holds allot of weight, I would say it to my fiancÚ, but at the same time I could say the same thing about some of my other female friends - the context is very important.
Forum: General Chat 2007-03-23, 07:50
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By Ewok
Considering copyrights, I can't do much, and I'm...

Considering copyrights, I can't do much, and I'm insanely busy :(

But here you go, if you have requests, comment and I'll edit it in.

http://www.leonjp.com/blog/
Forum: General Chat 2007-03-20, 05:50
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By Ewok
Haha, I bought it and I'll update my blog (its in...

Haha, I bought it and I'll update my blog (its in my signature) later, or tomorrow. Very interesting, all about Japanese "moe" cultures impact outside of Japan - maid cafes, anime, manga, cosplay -...
Forum: General Chat 2007-03-20, 03:40
Replies: 16
Views: 750
Posted By Ewok
Uhh, I can copy anything written on this forum...

Uhh, I can copy anything written on this forum and use it wherever I wish. It would be polite to point out its from Animesuki, moreso to say its from a particular user, but what you type is NOT your...
Forum: General Chat 2007-03-20, 03:33
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By Ewok
I'd buy it, but dunno if its worth my time...

I'd buy it, but dunno if its worth my time scanning, translating and uploading it... :D

I take that back - thought you meant Newtype :p I'll grab a copy tomorrow (public holiday in Japan) and have...
Forum: General Chat 2007-03-20, 03:24
Replies: 1,366
Views: 119,909
Posted By Ewok
I'm not going to correct your hideous grammar,...

I'm not going to correct your hideous grammar, but there are no more used panty vending machines in Japan. Zero. Zilch.



Oh no! And if they were a couple? Or married? Hmmm?



Matter of...
Forum: General Chat 2007-03-20, 03:18
Replies: 64
Views: 3,623
Posted By Ewok
Been to a maid cafe before, its just that the...

Been to a maid cafe before, its just that the waitress staff wear maid outfits and talk differently.

Now the customers, that was worth going to see. Half were people coming for the novelty, lots...
Forum: General Chat 2007-03-13, 21:54
Replies: 3,791
Views: 360,375
Posted By Ewok
Its important, but ignorable, and in the end its...

Its important, but ignorable, and in the end its you who loses out.

Kanji are made up of elements, correct stroke order helps create kanji that look good with correct proportion and balance, help...
Forum: General Chat 2007-03-13, 21:51
Replies: 173
Views: 6,882
Posted By Ewok
Without looking I know its the video from Futo...

Without looking I know its the video from Futo taken by the guys at Sea Shepard.

There's a number of reasons why I don't like it -
These dolphins are suffering - cows, sheep and chickens are...
Forum: General Chat 2007-02-27, 00:50
Replies: 3,791
Views: 360,375
Posted By Ewok
Consider this - if you wrote wholly in hiragana...

Consider this - if you wrote wholly in hiragana but used katakana for grammar specific terms (or even just particles) you would end up with something that is highly readable without spaces - but...
Forum: General Chat 2007-02-26, 23:52
Replies: 13,731
Views: 1,806,026
Posted By Ewok
Piccie of me and my girlfriend at Fujikawa,...

Piccie of me and my girlfriend at Fujikawa, taking a break before continuing to Shizuoka and then Kakegawa.

http://gallery.leonjp.com/d/17818-4/_MG_1211.JPG (http://www.leonjp.com/blog)
Forum: General Chat 2007-02-26, 21:25
Replies: 3,791
Views: 360,375
Posted By Ewok
Allot of whats being talked about on this page...

Allot of whats being talked about on this page and the last are related only to basic Japanese, at a more native level many of the things you talk about either make sense, or don't matter. For...
Forum: General Chat 2007-02-26, 21:13
Replies: 1
Views: 1,225
Posted By Ewok
If you want to be able to do that exact knot...

If you want to be able to do that exact knot (there isn't a set knot, or color, or shape for that matter when it comes to omamori), then its called a "nijuukanou musubi" (二重叶結び にじゅうかのうむすび)

Details...
Forum: General Chat 2007-02-23, 03:21
Replies: 3,791
Views: 360,375
Posted By Ewok
There are lots of irregularities, you just take...

There are lots of irregularities, you just take them for granted ;) Most of the nasty ones are words that are irregular compounds, such as 明日, which you would expect to read as "meibi" but comes out...
Forum: General Chat 2007-02-20, 19:50
Replies: 11,785
Views: 2,082,461
Posted By Ewok
する (suru) has no sexual connotations, やる (yaru)...

する (suru) has no sexual connotations, やる (yaru) does. If it was Fate/やってやって I would be in agreement, but considering the anime is called Fate/Staynight and thats フェイト/ステイナイト the してして is a play on the...
Forum: General Chat 2007-02-18, 06:14
Replies: 3,791
Views: 360,375
Posted By Ewok
I've done the test too, so I know how hard it is...

I've done the test too, so I know how hard it is ;) Its not what I would call "easy", and it brings up the question of if being able to pass an exam shows actual ability in Japanese, or just ability...
Forum: General Chat 2007-02-17, 11:32
Replies: 3,791
Views: 360,375
Posted By Ewok
Probably the nastiest part of the kanji section...

Probably the nastiest part of the kanji section is the "pick which compound is correct" and your brain stops...

(I'll dig up my practice exam and post examples, image 4 compounds with kanji that...
Forum: General Chat 2007-02-15, 01:20
Replies: 4
Views: 2,304
Posted By Ewok
Vexx is right, the idea of fate (運命) is directly...

Vexx is right, the idea of fate (運命) is directly derived from the Shinto and Buddhist principles. (Ingaiji etc)
Forum: General Chat 2007-02-15, 01:12
Replies: 3,791
Views: 360,375
Posted By Ewok
JLPT 3 -> 2 is a huge jump, get your hands on...

JLPT 3 -> 2 is a huge jump, get your hands on several past exams and use em 3months and a month before the exam so you know where to focus. The killer is of course kanji, but in real life the key is...
Forum: General Chat 2007-02-12, 20:38
Replies: 22
Views: 1,137
Posted By Ewok
How many countries you lived in?

What countries have you lived in?
How long did you live there?
Were you a child or an adult?
What is your most favourite memory of the country?

For me its -

What countries have you lived in?...
Forum: General Chat 2007-02-12, 08:52
Replies: 51
Views: 2,206
Posted By Ewok
Been on forums since late 2000, good times ;) ...

Been on forums since late 2000, good times ;)

Internode Games Network
Japan Reference
Overclockers Australia
Gaijinpot

Just got onto Expats Japan (in my sig) which is still small but has...
Forum: General Chat 2007-02-11, 09:45
Replies: 56
Views: 2,313
Posted By Ewok
Well I'm partway through my plan - Go to...

Well I'm partway through my plan -

Go to Japan and work in IT for experience and save money for 4 years (2yrs in)
Get married and move to Australia, working in IT management or consultancy...
Forum: General Chat 2007-02-11, 09:10
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By Ewok
If you've seen the official Japanese milk...

If you've seen the official Japanese milk campaign (on TV, on posters in trains and on billboards, as well as on milk cartons) you'd know in a second that its fake or very, very old ;)
Forum: General Chat 2007-02-08, 20:27
Replies: 3,791
Views: 360,375
Posted By Ewok
Heisigs book is inefficient at helping you learn...

Heisigs book is inefficient at helping you learn kanji. The ideas it presents in the foreword are not unique but it is all you need, just don't read the rest of the book ;)
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