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Forum: General Chat 2014-11-14, 12:13
Replies: 1,407
Views: 134,532
Posted By DonQuigleone
I just got back from Japan, so I have a few tips:...

I just got back from Japan, so I have a few tips:

1. Transport wise, you can pretty much get anywhere by train. I wouldn't worry overly.

2. If you want to eat fancy, make sure you choose LUNCH...
Forum: Sports & Entertainment 2014-11-12, 01:59
Replies: 157
Views: 10,630
Posted By DonQuigleone
The title could also be referring to the force...

The title could also be referring to the force "awakening" within a character or set of characters. It could be the case that without the jedi order large numbers of people stumble on the force in an...
Forum: Tech Support 2014-10-14, 05:28
Replies: 2
Views: 1,378
Posted By DonQuigleone
Accessing mobile Internet in Japan.

While on holiday in Japan, I'd like to be able to access the Internet using my Samsung galaxy s4, what's the best way for me to do this?
Forum: General Chat 2014-10-13, 01:38
Replies: 11,149
Views: 953,963
Posted By DonQuigleone
Personally I talk about politics all the time on...

Personally I talk about politics all the time on dates, that said I don't have an amazing success rate...

That said, if it's a big interest for the two of you, and you've already talked about it,...
Forum: General Chat 2014-10-08, 16:30
Replies: 11,149
Views: 953,963
Posted By DonQuigleone
Hey, wonder if y'all can help me. This is a much...

Hey, wonder if y'all can help me. This is a much easier question :p. The biggest thing me and the current girl I'm interested in have in common is strategy gaming(think civilisation etc) and I'm...
Forum: General Chat 2014-10-07, 17:16
Replies: 11,149
Views: 953,963
Posted By DonQuigleone
It seems it was a fairly mild injury, and she's...

It seems it was a fairly mild injury, and she's been discharged. Still, threw me for a loop, and will certainly put a damper on my attempts to date her. When she's healed up a bit, hopefully I can...
Forum: General Chat 2014-10-06, 07:47
Replies: 11,149
Views: 953,963
Posted By DonQuigleone
TLDR: The cute girl I just had a date with is in...

TLDR: The cute girl I just had a date with is in now in Hospital! What should I do?

So I'm in a bit of a dilemma, and don't know how to proceed.

I went on a great date on Saturday, we had...
Forum: General Chat 2014-09-21, 04:52
Replies: 1,407
Views: 134,532
Posted By DonQuigleone
Initially I was thinking of holidaying to China,...

Initially I was thinking of holidaying to China, but after going over all the various complications involving visas and, health stuff (I don't want to have to deal with language barriers AND...
Forum: General Chat 2014-08-21, 16:35
Replies: 1,407
Views: 134,532
Posted By DonQuigleone
I'm thinking of holidaying in Asia in the near...

I'm thinking of holidaying in Asia in the near future (maybe in a month or two), visiting China and Japan.

I'd be interested in any advice you guys might have. I'm mainly looking for: Great and...
Forum: News & Politics 2014-08-14, 13:13
Replies: 72
Views: 5,209
Posted By DonQuigleone
I wonder, does CR pay licensing costs per view or...

I wonder, does CR pay licensing costs per view or per show (flat rate)? Because the former would seem a more logical approach.
Forum: News & Politics 2014-08-13, 13:13
Replies: 72
Views: 5,209
Posted By DonQuigleone
Generally I agree with you. I think the key is...

Generally I agree with you. I think the key is that the platforms out there are currently inadequate. What's needed is some kind of Frankenstein like melding of Steam, Crunchyroll and Kickstarter, to...
Forum: News & Politics 2014-08-12, 16:16
Replies: 72
Views: 5,209
Posted By DonQuigleone
I know. But I think the same principles apply to...

I know. But I think the same principles apply to TV advertising as Web advertising. Furthermore, it's not a change for American TV online to rely on advertising, because American TV has always relied...
Forum: News & Politics 2014-08-12, 14:26
Replies: 72
Views: 5,209
Posted By DonQuigleone
@ ad revenue argument: This is certainly the case...

@ ad revenue argument: This is certainly the case for US TV, but anime economics works quite differently to US TV, afterall not many are going to be buying body pillows or figmas based on Mad Men or...
Forum: News & Politics 2014-08-11, 16:16
Replies: 72
Views: 5,209
Posted By DonQuigleone
I would have thought that even in Japan fighting...

I would have thought that even in Japan fighting piracy wouldn't be optimal, and that's because of the peculiar (and I think ingenious) way the Japanese market for Anime operates.

The most...
Forum: General Chat 2014-07-22, 13:06
Replies: 17
Views: 1,331
Posted By DonQuigleone
Are Environmentalists modern "Luddites"?

Over the last few years I've found myself increasingly at odds with most of my same aged peers over the subject of Environmentalism. In general, I'd like to pose a question to you guys: Are certain...
Forum: General Anime 2014-07-20, 15:10
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By DonQuigleone
I think it's because manga blogs are less common:...

I think it's because manga blogs are less common:

Why read a manga blog, when you can read the manga itself? (mostly applies to recaps)
Forum: General Anime 2014-07-20, 09:09
Replies: 44
Views: 4,493
Posted By DonQuigleone
Counter example: Both Elric brothers in Fullmetal...

Counter example: Both Elric brothers in Fullmetal Alchemist were voiced by women, and both were performed extremely well.

Having women play boys has been a standard practice for a very long time....
Forum: General Anime 2014-07-08, 12:37
Replies: 30
Views: 12,977
Posted By DonQuigleone
I'd say to an extent you're right, however as 1...

I'd say to an extent you're right, however as 1 cour shows that get "sequels" is becoming common, I'd say the animators are setting aside the resources to make continuations easier then starting...
Forum: General Anime 2014-07-06, 18:12
Replies: 18
Views: 2,713
Posted By DonQuigleone
Anime is different from things like Star Trek....

Anime is different from things like Star Trek. People tend to be "extreme" fans of the medium itself, or a genre within the medium, rather then any individual show, for the simple reason that no...
Forum: General Anime 2014-07-04, 17:06
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By DonQuigleone
It's not really a revolution in the Empire of...

It's not really a revolution in the Empire of LoGH, but a coup. Neither protagonist (Yang Wen Li or Rheinhard) actually seeks to suddenly and drastically change the order within which they live. Both...
Forum: General Anime 2014-07-04, 02:40
Replies: 18
Views: 2,713
Posted By DonQuigleone
Anime is fairly countercultural, both in Japan...

Anime is fairly countercultural, both in Japan and outside it.

Likewise, you also see a fair overlap between Anime "Otaku" and other countercultures, in particular Goths.

That said, I think...
Forum: General Anime 2014-07-03, 18:02
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By DonQuigleone
I think you're correct, however, I think you're...

I think you're correct, however, I think you're incorrect to single out the Sengoku period, and I think the more important precedent is, in fact, The Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Three Kingdoms...
Forum: General Anime 2014-07-02, 14:08
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By DonQuigleone
Working for "The Empire" in Anime

Recently I've noticed that in a lot of Anime you see situations where the main characters are "working for the enemy", ie where the show has some kind of militaristic or even fascistic government...
Forum: General Chat 2014-07-02, 14:06
Replies: 253
Views: 15,082
Posted By DonQuigleone
Don't envy you! You just need to keep applying...

Don't envy you! You just need to keep applying consistently for jobs. If you're lucky you'll get snapped up quickly, but better to be prepared to be "unlucky". In that case, I would recommend being...
Forum: Suggestions 2014-06-30, 16:30
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By DonQuigleone
Asian Folk Rock/Pop

I'm looking for Japanese/Korean/Chinese/etc. bands that use traditional instruments but with more modern pop/rock sensibilities.

Examples:

K_xTet06SUo

K6ABpjyc1Gs

Also, are there any good...
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