X is nice. X is also expensive.

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RE: X is nice. X is also expensive.

Post by Yudan Taiteki » Mon 08.06.2007 7:23 pm

Wait, you're not going to explain why you told katafei not to thank me!? I definitely think I deserve an explanation for that!
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Post by tanuki » Mon 08.06.2007 7:34 pm

Sorry Chris, I thought you were aware of this, I didn't expect any misunderstanding.

When rich says practically the same useful thing as another member above, I sometimes say "thanks, rich!" in reference to an old thread where keatonatron got tickled by a member who did that.

I didn't mean it, of course, you have my respect.
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Post by Yudan Taiteki » Mon 08.06.2007 7:48 pm

Oh, OK. I thought it was probably some inside joke; I wasn't really taking offense.
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RE: X is nice. X is also expensive.

Post by katsunori » Mon 08.06.2007 7:56 pm

Yudan Taiteki wrote:
「高くてもある」も大丈夫ですか?
高くてもある sounds good but it has a different meaning.
I think this "ある" is an independent verb and it means 高くても、(その場所に)ある.

あの店だったら、高くてもあるよ。 (高い値段であったとしても、あの店には置いてあるよ)
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RE: X is nice. X is also expensive.

Post by keatonatron » Mon 08.06.2007 10:16 pm

Once upon a time, I wrote a long, informative post answering another user's question.

Then, hours later, Rich posted with basically the same info, but much shorter and less informative of course! ;)

The OP replied with "Thanks richvh!"

I replied with " :@"

Then once after I helped someone and Rich hadn't even participated in the thread, Tanuki replied with another "Thanks richvh!"

I like keeping inside jokes alive, especially when they're about me :D


ANYWAY, I'm really glad you started this thread, Tanuki. I had been wondering the same thing for quite a while, but kept forgetting to ask someone.

Thanks for clearing it up, richvh!

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Post by tanuki » Mon 08.06.2007 11:05 pm

As per usual, rich saves the day. :D

Keat, can you find the original thread for me? I can't seem to find it. I could only find this one, and this one and this one, too..

Hm... all those references made by me. Seems like it's another of those things you started and then forgot about *cough**cough*.

( ;))
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Post by katafei » Tue 08.07.2007 3:51 am

tanuki wrote:
Nevermind, it's nothing important. I don't want to hijack my own thread.
I'm sorry if you felt I was eating your lunch. I didn't mean to do that, I apologise.
when I read about this hijacking, it's often beyond me. I was trying to participate in a disussion and embroidering on a subject.

ehm, from now on I'll simply shut up.
Probably best all round.

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Post by Yudan Taiteki » Tue 08.07.2007 8:51 am

Thus the danger of inside jokes...
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Post by tanuki » Tue 08.07.2007 11:17 am

No need for apologizing, katafei.
Thus the danger of inside jokes...
Yeah, I wrecked my own thread. But, hey, at least it was mine and not someone else's.
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RE: X is nice. X is also expensive.

Post by WatashiNoKeKi » Sat 08.11.2007 3:53 pm

katafei wrote:
After browsing JB a bit more, I came across this example which is pretty close to the one in the OP:

あの人は医者でありまた大学の先生でもある。
He is a doctor and a university professor
Bam. Domo. Uber-helpful.

^_^

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