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by PsychoSP
Mon 04.02.2007 6:10 pm
Forum: General off topic
Topic: CAN SOMONE PLEASE HELP ME?!!!!!
Replies: 53
Views: 9844

RE: CAN SOMONE PLEASE HELP ME?!!!!!

Seapony wrote: Too bad you haven't apologized to her yet . Optimistic, are we? No, I haven't. Not on the public forum, anyway. You've taken my quote out of context. Re-read it, I think I've explained myself well enough there, unless I originally misunderstood your quote on weak assertions, which I ...
by PsychoSP
Mon 04.02.2007 4:24 pm
Forum: Translation Questions or Discussion
Topic:
Replies: 6
Views: 1146

RE:

In that context, it means "Grandma's house." It's used after a person's name to indicate their residence. I suspect it's short for うち; can anyone confirm?
by PsychoSP
Mon 04.02.2007 4:07 pm
Forum: Translation Questions or Discussion
Topic:
Replies: 6
Views: 1146

RE:

I'm drawing a blank.

Do you remember where you noticed this pattern? In a book? On TV? Heard it from a friend? Japanese workbook?
by PsychoSP
Mon 04.02.2007 3:41 pm
Forum: General off topic
Topic: CAN SOMONE PLEASE HELP ME?!!!!!
Replies: 53
Views: 9844

RE: CAN SOMONE PLEASE HELP ME?!!!!!

Seapony wrote: Can't really agree with you there. Putting aside the question of whether this applies to an isolated case, what's disagreeable about promoting accuracy and candor? Again, I should note that I'm making a personal assumption based on my observation here. As was I when I made the sock-p...
by PsychoSP
Mon 04.02.2007 1:03 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Has japanese effected your native language?
Replies: 36
Views: 4691

RE: Has japanese effected your native language?

Japanese hasn't done anything to my English, but it seems to have filled the "second language vocabulary slot." I used to know quite a bit of Latin, and still have the grammar down well enough. But when I try to think of a Latin word , Japanese almost always springs to mind. For instance, if I try t...
by PsychoSP
Mon 04.02.2007 12:58 pm
Forum: General off topic
Topic: CAN SOMONE PLEASE HELP ME?!!!!!
Replies: 53
Views: 9844

RE: CAN SOMONE PLEASE HELP ME?!!!!!

Infidel wrote: actually, since attempting to teach others cements knowledge far better than simply learning, I think it is ok to assert things you think are true since this forum is active enough that mistakes will be corrected. Just take corrections gracefully. If one tacks an "I think" to the beg...
by PsychoSP
Mon 04.02.2007 12:19 pm
Forum: General off topic
Topic: CAN SOMONE PLEASE HELP ME?!!!!!
Replies: 53
Views: 9844

RE: CAN SOMONE PLEASE HELP ME?!!!!!

I agree with Zen. Post responsibly, and you'll be a valued member of the community. I recommend the following: * Since this is a language-learning site in English, use the best English you know. * Follow the rules and guidelines for the forum. You can read them here . * Don't assert something unless...
by PsychoSP
Mon 04.02.2007 11:53 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: are you ever going to japan?
Replies: 61
Views: 7074

RE: are you ever going to japan?

lastlife wrote:
Just hope some of you kids don't cry when you figure out that Japan isn't the anime-induced reality you thought it was.
Are you going to fill us in on the "real" reality?
by PsychoSP
Sun 04.01.2007 4:42 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga Discussions
Topic: So what did Azuma do before Azumanga?
Replies: 40
Views: 9218

RE: So what did Azuma do before Azumanga?

trabia-wind wrote:
just wondering... why do you refer to "akiru" as it
Gender undetermined.

Azuma Kiyohiko's gender, on the other hand, is most definitely male.
by PsychoSP
Fri 03.30.2007 5:10 pm
Forum: General off topic
Topic: Moonlighting Tanuki
Replies: 6
Views: 2063

RE: Moonlighting Tanuki

You're right. I suppose I meant true-white.
by PsychoSP
Fri 03.30.2007 5:09 pm
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: seemingly safe places to live in japan
Replies: 71
Views: 41442

RE: seemingly safe places to live in japan

Dehitay wrote: Usually I hear stories about how bad the bike theft is in Japan. I'm still under the impression leaving your bike unlocked is probably going to end with bad results My Japanese acquaintances often told me that bicycle theft was virtually nonexistent before immigration became commonpl...
by PsychoSP
Fri 03.30.2007 3:42 pm
Forum: General off topic
Topic: Japanese e-mail server......
Replies: 15
Views: 4005

RE: Japanese e-mail server......

A few years ago I used a yahoo.co.jp address. I thought I was pretty cool.

Then I realized Yahoo Japan was adding a message about breast cancer and pink ribbons to the bottom of every message I sent.
by PsychoSP
Fri 03.30.2007 1:59 pm
Forum: General off topic
Topic: Moonlighting Tanuki
Replies: 6
Views: 2063

RE: Moonlighting Tanuki

Well, now we know it's a sham. Tanuki Mario would never dress like that if he wasn't a true-blue WHC員.
by PsychoSP
Fri 03.30.2007 1:19 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Translation in romaji
Replies: 21
Views: 2612

RE: Translation in romaji

If you want my advice, stick with Yudan Taiteki's translation.

For all you know, though, I could just be trying to put you in an embarrassing situation.
by PsychoSP
Thu 03.29.2007 6:28 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: I have a couple of quick questions...
Replies: 29
Views: 5047

RE: I have a couple of quick questions...

麦茶 with little bits of cupcake, Tony. Thanks a lot. :@