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Postby m_ » Mon 04.21.2008 1:17 am

Hi can anyone please send me an invite to Mixi? I would like to get a pen pal and Mixi seems a great social networking site.

mabel-lim@hotmail.com

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Re: Mixi

Postby Sairana » Mon 04.21.2008 1:38 am

Please reference this not-very-old thread.

Mixi invitation
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Re: Mixi

Postby m_ » Mon 04.21.2008 7:03 am

anyone pls?
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Re: Mixi

Postby two_heads_talking » Mon 04.21.2008 11:58 am

see the above link .. that's the best we can do.. sorry.
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Re: Mixi

Postby Havnes » Wed 05.28.2008 9:51 pm

Do you live in Japan? If not, you probably won't be able to get on because Mixi hates foreigners now and requires a Japanese cell phone to register.
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Re: Mixi

Postby Harisenbon » Wed 05.28.2008 10:45 pm

Havnes wrote:Do you live in Japan? If not, you probably won't be able to get on because Mixi hates foreigners now and requires a Japanese cell phone to register.


Really? I registered with my email address, as did a number of my friends back in the states.
I also just checked it with my hotmail account, and it works fine.
The site says:

新たに mixi に招待したい友人・知人のメールアドレスを記入してください。
携帯メールアドレスへの招待状送信及び携帯での登録が可能になりました
まだ登録をしていないご友人をmixiに招待しましょう

So how about some research before spewing off crap like Mixi hates Foreigners?
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Re: Mixi

Postby doinkies » Thu 05.29.2008 3:14 am

Apparently mixi changed their rules so that you have to give a Japanese cellphone address when registering using a webmail account, and this applies to Japanese people as well as overseas users. It is not because they "hate foreigners" but rather because they wish to stop spammers who register in bulk using webmail, or so that's what I've heard. But maybe mixi changed this rule since then to just provide the option of using a cellphone address (as Harisenbon's post said), I don't know since doinkies hasn't invited anyone else from the U.S. or other places.

In any case, I registered a while back with my Gmail address, and mixi still recognizes it as a valid address...

If mixi did this because they "hate foreigners" they probably would have kicked all foreign accounts off as well...but since they haven't, I doubt they actually mind foreign users.
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Re: Mixi

Postby two_heads_talking » Thu 05.29.2008 12:03 pm

Havnes wrote:Do you live in Japan? If not, you probably won't be able to get on because Mixi hates foreigners now and requires a Japanese cell phone to register.


could you possibly be more obtuse next time?
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