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Re: in a convenience store or fast food place

Post by NileCat » Tue 08.11.2009 1:09 pm

Ladies and Gentlemen here,

I've already sent a PM to Yudan to express my apology and appreciation though,
I apologize again here that I confused you all.

EDIT: I changed it a little :oops:
EDIT2: :!: I totally changed my avatar on 08.18.2009
I realize that will make the many comments here incomprehensible.
Thank you for your understanding. :!:
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Re: in a convenience store or fast food place

Post by keatonatron » Tue 08.11.2009 2:34 pm

NileCat wrote:Ladies and Gentlemen here,

I've already sent a PM to Yudan to express my apology and appreciation though,
I apologize again here that I confused you all.

EDIT: I changed it a little :oops:
It's no problem at all!! You have nothing to apologize for!

We were just talking about things we noticed. You did absolutely nothing wrong :P

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Re: in a convenience store or fast food place

Post by Yudan Taiteki » Tue 08.11.2009 2:43 pm

Nothing to apologize for. I just suddenly changed my avatar because I felt like it -- maybe I should change it back so it doesn't cause any more confusion. :)

(BTW, Nilecat should be flattered that his posts can be mistaken for a native speaker of English!)
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Re: in a convenience store or fast food place

Post by two_heads_talking » Tue 08.11.2009 3:21 pm

keatonatron wrote:They look REALLY similar if you don't look straight at them.

Maybe it's just because my monitor is huge so the avatars are further from my line of vision than usual?

Hmm, they don't look at all similar to me.. in fact they are so far from similar I have no idea how anyone could confuse those 2 avatars.. save they have white in them with black lines..

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Re: in a convenience store or fast food place

Post by Sairana » Tue 08.11.2009 3:43 pm

two_heads_talking wrote: Hmm, they don't look at all similar to me.. in fact they are so far from similar I have no idea how anyone could confuse those 2 avatars.. save they have white in them with black lines..
No, they DON'T look similar, except when seeing it at the edge of your vision and your mind fills in the blanks. :P But I thought it was just me and my eyes going crazy..... glad to know I wasn't the only one who kept thinking of へのへのもへじ until I looked straight at it. :P

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Re: in a convenience store or fast food place

Post by two_heads_talking » Tue 08.11.2009 4:04 pm

Sairana wrote:
two_heads_talking wrote: Hmm, they don't look at all similar to me.. in fact they are so far from similar I have no idea how anyone could confuse those 2 avatars.. save they have white in them with black lines..
No, they DON'T look similar, except when seeing it at the edge of your vision and your mind fills in the blanks. P
I feel sorry for your peripheral vision.. :( you poor poor thing.. LOL :mrgreen:

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Re: in a convenience store or fast food place

Post by daveofjapan » Tue 08.18.2009 5:23 am

thanks for all the help, i didnt expect to get so many responses :]. first post, love this forum.

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Re: in a convenience store or fast food place

Post by phreadom » Mon 08.24.2009 4:07 am

keatonatron wrote:They look REALLY similar if you don't look straight at them.

Maybe it's just because my monitor is huge so the avatars are further from my line of vision than usual?
Wait... what resolution are you running at? Because I have a huge monitor (22" CRT), but because I run it at 1600x1200, it feels like they're probably closer in my line of vision than they would be for other people.
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Re: in a convenience store or fast food place

Post by furrykef » Mon 08.24.2009 4:43 am

Kind of a moot point since now both Yudan and NileCat have different avatars. But I did often mistake NileCat's old one for the henohenomoheji. :lol:
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Re: in a convenience store or fast food place

Post by phreadom » Mon 08.24.2009 8:00 am

furrykef wrote:Kind of a moot point since now both Yudan and NileCat have different avatars. But I did often mistake NileCat's old one for the henohenomoheji. :lol:
Hey, I went to the special effort of posting the originals of both so that we could still understand what the heck this thread was about. ;) http://thejapanesepage.com/forum/viewto ... 05#p156355
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Re: in a convenience store or fast food place

Post by NileCat » Mon 08.24.2009 10:00 am

Thnak you very much, phreadom.

But I assume this job was relatively easier for you than that in the "Where in Japan is this ?" thread. :lol:

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Re: in a convenience store or fast food place

Post by phreadom » Mon 08.24.2009 12:33 pm

NileCat wrote:Thnak you very much, phreadom.

But I assume this job was relatively easier for you than that in the "Where in Japan is this ?" thread. :lol:
hahaha... yes, considerably. ;)
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Re: in a convenience store or fast food place

Post by keatonatron » Mon 08.24.2009 8:29 pm

phreadom wrote:Wait... what resolution are you running at? Because I have a huge monitor (22" CRT), but because I run it at 1600x1200, it feels like they're probably closer in my line of vision than they would be for other people.
26" widescreen :wink: When I scroll down I'm looking (naturally) at the start of the text on the left side, which means the avatars are about 11" to my peripheral (and 21 inches away).

Following your scientific lead on the other thread, this means I'm looking 27.6 degrees out the corner of my eye, which is not a small amount when it comes to recognizing detail.

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