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Re: Typhoon Melor

Postby tōkai devotee » Thu 10.08.2009 9:19 pm

Thanks Chikara and Oyaji for your replies. So it looks like Inland Kyuushuu was fine. Perhaps my friends are just too busy to answer my calls and email.

Oyaji, I hope your sons will be ok soon.

"New" swine flu? Does that make it  新新型インフルエンザ?
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Re: Typhoon Melor

Postby Yudan Taiteki » Fri 10.09.2009 4:16 pm

tokai devotee wrote:Thanks Chikara and Oyaji for your replies. So it looks like Inland Kyuushuu was fine. Perhaps my friends are just too busy to answer my calls and email.

Oyaji, I hope your sons will be ok soon.

"New" swine flu? Does that make it  新新型インフルエンザ?


This one should be 真・新型インフルエンザ, then the next one is 絶・新型インフルエンザ.
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Re: Typhoon Melor

Postby AJBryant » Fri 10.09.2009 6:57 pm

Harisenbon wrote:The english name is Melor?

I thought that hurricanes were supposed to have female names?


Not for over a decade now. The women's libbers got all upset.

They alternate now.
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Re: Typhoon Melor

Postby Harisenbon » Mon 10.12.2009 9:23 am

AJBryant wrote:Not for over a decade now. The women's libbers got all upset.
They alternate now.


Wow, learn something new every day...
I also feel like I've been out of the country for way too long now... :/
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Re: Typhoon Melor

Postby keatonatron » Tue 10.13.2009 12:54 pm

chikara wrote:Judging by the footage on the news last night (SBS) it was not a dud however they did say;

... The typhoon, while fierce, did not appear to have been as devastating as some had feared. ....

Japan hit by deadly typhoon


I recently went to a video shoot on location at the beach.

I said to my boss, "The map you drew for the shoot shows an outdoor toilet over there... but I don't see anything." to which he replied "Yeah, it was washed away by the typhoon" :shock:

Also, the pictures of the location showed lots of green plants and a wonderful lawn futher up the beach. I lowered the paper, and saw only sand and dirt. It was all ripped up by the typhoon, apparently. Those poor people that live right on the beach--I wonder if they go through this every time a typhoon comes through?

At the end of the day, when I was exhausted and filthy from wading through the water for hours, I was told that normally there is a hot shower available but, you guessed it, it too was taken out by the typhoon :x
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Re: Typhoon Melor

Postby becki_kanou » Tue 10.13.2009 7:47 pm

keatonatron wrote:
chikara wrote:Judging by the footage on the news last night (SBS) it was not a dud however they did say;

... The typhoon, while fierce, did not appear to have been as devastating as some had feared. ....

Japan hit by deadly typhoon


I recently went to a video shoot on location at the beach.

I said to my boss, "The map you drew for the shoot shows an outdoor toilet over there... but I don't see anything." to which he replied "Yeah, it was washed away by the typhoon" :shock:

Also, the pictures of the location showed lots of green plants and a wonderful lawn futher up the beach. I lowered the paper, and saw only sand and dirt. It was all ripped up by the typhoon, apparently. Those poor people that live right on the beach--I wonder if they go through this every time a typhoon comes through?

At the end of the day, when I was exhausted and filthy from wading through the water for hours, I was told that normally there is a hot shower available but, you guessed it, it too was taken out by the typhoon :x


Doesn't sound like much of a video location. :twisted: Unless you were just shooting waves and sand I guess.
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Re: Typhoon Melor

Postby Harisenbon » Tue 10.13.2009 11:57 pm

becki_kanou wrote:Doesn't sound like much of a video location. :twisted: Unless you were just shooting waves and sand I guess.


Castaway 2?

Ishtar 2? ::shudder::
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