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Hello From Brisbane Australia!

Postby OoSKYLINEoO » Fri 03.04.2011 10:54 am

Hi,

I have a friend who lives in Japan, who I will be visiting in a few months and she said I should learn some Japanese before I go, so here I am!

I still cannot get over how great this site is! I had to show some appreciation somewhere I couldn't hold it back any longer, you guys ROCK! :bow:

I'm no master but in the 2 days of studying the Hiragana I'm confident with the symbols and pronunciation.

So hopefully in a little while I can get some basics in place for my trip.

Anyways thanks again

Arigato! :)

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Re: Hello From Brisbane Australia!

Postby ダラゴスちゃん » Sat 03.05.2011 10:22 am

I've seen this post since yesterday. Not sure why nobody's welcomed you yet. I'm new here as well, but the community is really nice. So welcome :)
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Re: Hello From Brisbane Australia!

Postby Dustin » Sat 03.05.2011 11:06 am

はじめまして

TJPへようこそ!
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Re: Hello From Brisbane Australia!

Postby chikara » Sun 03.06.2011 6:49 pm

TJPへようこそ  :wave:

やった、別のオーストラリア人です。
Hooray, another Australian.

I lived in Brisbane from 1992 to 1994.

OoSKYLINEoO wrote:.... Arigato! ....

ありがとう is arigatou or arigatō in romaji.

If you are going to type in romaji it is a good practice not to leave letters out, ie use kana spelling or wāpuro rōmaji. That way when you use the IME to input Japanese text you will get the correct results.

がんばって :)
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Re: Hello From Brisbane Australia!

Postby OoSKYLINEoO » Mon 03.07.2011 1:34 am

Thanks for the replies and corrections. I'm still very green but that will change!! I'm very dedicated!!
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Re: Hello From Brisbane Australia!

Postby chikara » Mon 03.07.2011 1:40 am

You don't happen to drive a Nissan Skyline (スカイライン) by any chance?
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Re: Hello From Brisbane Australia!

Postby tōkai devotee » Mon 03.07.2011 5:35 am

Welcome aboard, OoSKYLINEoO!! And G'day! I'm Aussie too :)

chikara wrote:

ありがとう is arigatou or arigatō in romaji.



How do you get the line above the o?? I've been wondering for a while. My username should have one since it's 東海, not 都会 as some people seem to think :think:
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Re: Hello From Brisbane Australia!

Postby chikara » Mon 03.07.2011 6:46 am

tokai devotee wrote:.... How do you get the line above the o?? I've been wondering for a while. My username should have one since it's 東海, not 都会 as some people seem to think :think:

Cut and paste :P

In Windows you can enter a character by holding down the Alt key and typing +nnn on the numeric keypad (Num Lock on) where nnn is the decimal value of the character, 333 for ō. ū is 363.

Tables for Writing Characters - Unicode Explained
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Re: Hello From Brisbane Australia!

Postby tōkai devotee » Mon 03.07.2011 6:59 am

Thanks, Chikara :)

Sounds complicated, but I think I got it!! Now to see if I can alter my user name *Shouts out to Dustin or phreadom!!*
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Re: Hello From Brisbane Australia!

Postby Dustin » Mon 03.07.2011 7:12 am

tōkai devotee wrote:Thanks, Chikara :)

Sounds complicated, but I think I got it!! Now to see if I can alter my user name *Shouts out to Dustin or phreadom!!*


Done
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Re: Hello From Brisbane Australia!

Postby tōkai devotee » Mon 03.07.2011 7:14 am

Yay, yay, yay :) I'm happy dancing!!!

Thanks Dustin
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Re: Hello From Brisbane Australia!

Postby Dustin » Mon 03.07.2011 7:14 am

tōkai devotee wrote:Yay, yay, yay :) I'm happy dancing!!!

Thanks Dustin



Just remember to re-save any login information you have stored since the old version of the name WON'T work ^_^
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Re: Hello From Brisbane Australia!

Postby OoSKYLINEoO » Tue 03.08.2011 5:45 am

@chikara No not at the moment, I have 2 Silvias though 1 of which has a Skyline engine in it!! :dance: :dance:

When Im finished with them I will have more than enough money for a R32 GTR!!

Also on the topic of typing characters I have tried endlessly to get the languages to work on my pc.

I have xp professional but office 2007 and whenever I try and do the tutorial it fails. I have tried to load office 2003 on but it doesnt like the 2007 being there... If you or anyone whose reading this could enlighten me where I may be going wrong it would be greatly appreciated.

AND.... Hey Hey HEY! no chatting in my thread! jokes! :P
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Re: Hello From Brisbane Australia!

Postby tōkai devotee » Tue 03.08.2011 5:48 am

OoSKYLINEoO wrote:
AND.... Hey Hey HEY! no chatting in my thread! jokes! :P


Sorry!!! :?
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Re: Hello From Brisbane Australia!

Postby chikara » Tue 03.08.2011 8:49 am

OoSKYLINEoO wrote:@chikara No not at the moment, I have 2 Silvias though 1 of which has a Skyline engine in it!! :dance: :dance:

When Im finished with them I will have more than enough money for a R32 GTR!! ....

I have fond memories of the Nissan Skyline but it was called a Datsun 240K back then :blush:

OoSKYLINEoO wrote:Also on the topic of typing characters I have tried endlessly to get the languages to work on my pc.

I have xp professional but office 2007 and whenever I try and do the tutorial it fails. I have tried to load office 2003 on but it doesnt like the 2007 being there... If you or anyone whose reading this could enlighten me where I may be going wrong it would be greatly appreciated. .....

Have you read Questions about using Japanese on my computer in the FAQ?

The IME is a part of Windows so it should not matter what version of Office you are running. In XP you need to ensure you have the files for East Asian languages installed. This is under Control Panel -> Regional and Language Options -> Languages -> Supplemental language support.
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