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im confused (age)

Postby mamba » Thu 12.21.2006 2:18 am

As December ends, my sleeping place is disturbed, the library. Everone starts studying/cramming for finals. So one day I decide to go to school early to study my Japanese in the library. Then on my sleeping spot I found 3 girls, one of them Japanese, the other 2 from my Japanese class, Chinese and Korean. Im a super shy guy but I decided to join in the study anyway. It was really fun, everyone was of different culture. So we we're practicing where the Japanese girl would ask a question and we would all answer back in Japanese.

So one of the questions went "nan-sai desu ka?" Then the 2 girls answered first 21 and 22, and the Japanese girl was 22 also I think. Then they all turned to me like I was put on the spot. So it was my turn and I said "juu-kyu sai desu," and they all went "eeee whoaaaa" and all those weird sounds then started giggling.

Now im confused. Anyone care to explain this to me? Is this one of those younger guys/older girls kind of thing because im not good at that, im just the super shy guy.
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RE: im confused (age)

Postby Schattenjedi » Thu 12.21.2006 2:26 am

Do you look older than your age?
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Postby two_heads_talking » Thu 12.21.2006 10:38 am

well the Japanese girl could have heard you mispronounce juu- kusai where you called yourself 10 stinks old.. lol...

but they probably expected someone younger.. no need to get all worked up about it. :o
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Postby renren » Fri 01.12.2007 6:07 pm

hi, im just checking to see if my siggy works
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Postby renren » Fri 01.12.2007 6:08 pm

ooo!! :( how do i get a pic like your guys's??
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Postby Matsumoto_hideto » Fri 01.12.2007 6:10 pm

haha...Yellow fever.

But seriously. They were just probably being silly. Girls do stupid stuff like that all the time regardless of race.
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Postby Dehitay » Sat 01.13.2007 12:06 am

Matsumoto_hideto wrote:
haha...Yellow fever.

But seriously. They were just probably being silly. Girls do stupid stuff like that all the time regardless of race.


especially girls studying Japanese. Both the male and female Japanese students commonly have an interest in anime. In the Japanese class I took last semester, our teacher would make us do skits using the Japanese we learned. One girl in particular would do exactly what actors in Live Action (unanimated versions of anime) do when they act. She completely overexaggerated all the emotions; and try as we might, there was no way we couldn't laugh at it.

however, that probly doesn't have much to do with it. I wouldn't doubt that they just detected your shyness. Chances are a mannerism of yours made them laugh.
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Postby AJBryant » Sat 01.13.2007 12:41 am

hi, im just checking to see if my siggy works



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RE: im confused (age)

Postby Kdar » Sat 01.13.2007 2:41 am

Maybe they were just messing with you..... :)
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Postby Chenzah » Sat 01.13.2007 4:37 am

I have to say this again, do you look older than you are?

I'm 17, but i look about 21 (I blame the long shaggy hair and the stubble). I get that exact same response all the time, from most new people i meet.
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Postby Kagemaru » Sat 01.13.2007 4:39 am

Trying to elucidate what women suggest.

I give up already...
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RE: im confused (age)

Postby mamba » Sat 01.13.2007 5:22 am

Chenzah wrote:
I have to say this again, do you look older than you are?

I'm 17, but i look about 21 (I blame the long shaggy hair and the stubble). I get that exact same response all the time, from most new people i meet.


I think i look younger than my actual age. Actually, everyone in my family looks younger than their actual age (must be an asian thing). My oldest brother 24 can easily pass for a highschool student. During a concert in the highschool he was complaining how everyone looks so much older than he does, and they're all highschool students.
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Postby Chenzah » Sat 01.13.2007 10:27 pm

Maybe they thought you were a cute little boy and were surprised that you weren't the child they thought you were?
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Postby Sachi » Sat 01.13.2007 10:36 pm

I'm guessing they just thought you were a bit younger. If not... who knows? We can be weird sometimes ;)

I say, don't worry about it! S'no big deal.
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Postby Itadakimasu » Sat 01.13.2007 11:06 pm

Don't...EVER... sit with girls if your race is in smaller numbers than theirs!
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