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Re: "Best of" TJP Friends

Postby Wakannai » Wed 04.30.2008 12:13 am

Yudan Taiteki wrote:By "best of" I meant "most humorous and silly", not "let's stalk the people on the friends page". :)


Yea, I'm all for implementing a thread rule that the pictures can only be from the friends box, not the contents of an add.
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Re: "Best of" TJP Friends

Postby Harisenbon » Wed 04.30.2008 12:38 am

Yudan Taiteki wrote:By "best of" I meant "most humorous and silly", not "let's stalk the people on the friends page". :)


Do you have something against stalking, Mr "I-have-something-against-stalking-because-it's-illegal-and-creepy"?
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Re: "Best of" TJP Friends

Postby phreadom » Wed 04.30.2008 3:33 am

Yudan Taiteki wrote:By "best of" I meant "most humorous and silly", not "let's stalk the people on the friends page". :)


Right. :) There was another one recently that went something like "Everyone will be my friends!" or something. It almost makes me wish there was an "archive" button. ;)
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Re: "Best of" TJP Friends

Postby clay » Wed 04.30.2008 10:38 am

It almost makes me wish there was an "archive" button. ;)


With this thread, now there will be an archive :lol:
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Re: "Best of" TJP Friends

Postby phreadom » Wed 04.30.2008 11:21 am

I see... I'm getting hassled for posting the 2 pics. :(

Oh well. I won't do it again.
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Re: "Best of" TJP Friends

Postby Yudan Taiteki » Wed 04.30.2008 1:55 pm

No, I put a smiley after it. I was joking. :)
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Re: "Best of" TJP Friends

Postby phreadom » Wed 04.30.2008 3:40 pm

Well, it was a fair point at least. The "Best of" should only be exactly what is posted on the "friends" sidebar, nothing more. :)
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Re: "Best of" TJP Friends

Postby richvh » Wed 04.30.2008 4:21 pm

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I just wanna be nice person's friend that I can trust

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Re: "Best of" TJP Friends

Postby chikara » Wed 04.30.2008 8:43 pm

richvh wrote:
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I just wanna be nice person's friend that I can trust

If you can't trust yourself, who can you trust?

LOL, I read that the same way.

I'm positive I've said much worse in Japanese though :o
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Re: "Best of" TJP Friends

Postby Wakannai » Wed 05.07.2008 2:28 am

tanoshimimi
I'm looking for long term good relation ship. If you are interested me, email me!


bold added. That's a pity. I thought she might be looking for a long term abusive relationship.
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Re: "Best of" TJP Friends

Postby clay » Wed 05.07.2008 8:52 am

Wakannai wrote:
tanoshimimi
I'm looking for long term good relation ship. If you are interested me, email me!


bold added. That's a pity. I thought she might be looking for a long term abusive relationship.


Maybe it is related to the Good Ship Lollipop
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Re: "Best of" TJP Friends

Postby Snowflake » Wed 05.07.2008 10:53 am

I'll admit, I don't know exactly how Friends works. I've seen it as a sidebar here on TJP, but I'm nearly positive I've also seen it elsewhere. At the very least, I know I've seen individual pictures of some of the people featured on Friends on other sites. After all, some of the photos are quite memorable.

My questions are as follows: Are the people featured on Friends real people or just models and/or stock photos? Are the captions written by real people (specifically the one who's photo is attached) looking for Friends or are they made up by copywriters to go along with stock photos?

In other words, if these are bona-fide people sincerely looking for Friends, can they see this site? Can they read this thread and your comments about them?
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Re: "Best of" TJP Friends

Postby clay » Wed 05.07.2008 12:57 pm

I know I've seen individual pictures of some of the people featured on Friends on other sites.


It is part of a network. I think they have 150 site partners. Many of them are on big Japanese sites.

My questions are as follows: Are the people featured on Friends real people or just models and/or stock photos?

Yes, they are real members (I am 99.99999% sure)

Are the captions written by real people (specifically the one who's photo is attached) looking for Friends or are they made up by copywriters to go along with stock photos?


That I don't know, but I would be surprised if they weren't authentic. When you fill out your profile, there is a space for a caption. If the captions are written by copywriters, I'm not sure if they should be fired or given a raise. :wink:

if these are bona-fide people sincerely looking for Friends, can they see this site? Can they read this thread and your comments about them?


Theoretically yes, but probably most of the Japanese members are members through sites in Japan (or Singapore or China...)
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Re: "Best of" TJP Friends

Postby Snowflake » Wed 05.07.2008 2:06 pm

Thank you for the explanations, Clay. I ask these questions because I worry about the potential for hurt feelings...
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Re: "Best of" TJP Friends

Postby coco » Wed 05.07.2008 7:14 pm

Snowflake-san, for your information, you can listen a short interview of Mr. Dominic Penaloza, who is a CEO of Meta4 Group Ltd., which operates WorldFriends Networks, from here.

The article about him written in Japanese(page 1-4) with an English translation ( page 5-11) is here(pdf file). It was shown on a Japanese business magazine called 日経ビジネス, issued last Oct.

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