Hanzi smatter

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Hanzi smatter

Post by Infidel » Mon 09.04.2006 8:43 am

Well, Hanzi smatter finally tracked down where a lot of the totally bogus tattoos were originating from. These posters http://www.naturalexpressions.org/Tatto ... _CKE2.html

on sale for the low low price of only $65 plus shipping.

Btw, the real horror is at the very bottom.

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Post by clay » Mon 09.04.2006 9:16 am

Kanji Tattoo Alphabet.

In the words of the great 80s philosopher, "I pity the fool..."

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Post by Tspoonami » Mon 09.04.2006 10:20 am

Ahahahaha! Oh, wow! The alphabet!

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RE: Hanzi smatter

Post by Infidel » Mon 09.04.2006 10:40 am

It's not only bad because it is substituting kanji for the alphabet. Look at the horrible calligraphy. It's really, really, bad.
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RE: Hanzi smatter

Post by randomperson » Mon 09.04.2006 11:00 am

the person that made the kanji alphabet there needs to be locked up for ever.

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Post by SolidSnail » Mon 09.04.2006 1:57 pm

they managed to write it in a so uniquelly poor style that they actually can state:

"All images/text protected by Copyright ©1999 to Present Natural Expressions All rights reserved ®.
Any print or electronic reproduction prohibited without expressed written permission."

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Post by Shibakoen » Mon 09.04.2006 9:19 pm

SolidSnail wrote:
they managed to write it in a so uniquelly poor style that they actually can state:

"All images/text protected by Copyright ©1999 to Present Natural Expressions All rights reserved ®.
Any print or electronic reproduction prohibited without expressed written permission."
True. I think it was done poorly so it could be trademarked. There's a line of bathroom/bedroom stuff where they ripped off the character, "夢" but left out a stroke in the bottom radical so they could trademark it. It's all about $$$.
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Post by clay » Mon 09.04.2006 10:36 pm

True. I think it was done poorly so it could be trademarked. There's a line of bathroom/bedroom stuff where they ripped off the character, "夢" but left out a stroke in the bottom radical so they could trademark it. It's all about $$$.
I think you are giving these guys too much credit.

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Post by AJBryant » Tue 09.05.2006 9:27 am

I'd like to make a comparison. We talk of how stoopid bad kanji tattoos can be. Well, consider this poor Japanese sod who went out to get a cool tattoo:

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Now hold what you're thinking, and direct that thought back toward yourself should you think about getting a stoopid kanji tat.


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Post by Reno » Tue 09.05.2006 10:19 am

hahaha, now that is really bad. But a tattoo is the same thing as wearing a T-shirt with kanji that you don't even know what it says. For example, I read (at gaijinsmash) that Japanese people love T-shirts with english text on it like "Please enjoy my cock".

Right-o :D

(I know a tattoo is ten times horrible than a bad t-shirt but the basics are the same)
Good luck with studying everybody and I hope one day I will be able to pick it back up.

Until then, a nice goodbye from me to you ;)

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RE: Hanzi smatter

Post by Shibakoen » Tue 09.05.2006 7:27 pm

Reno wrote:
hahaha, now that is really bad. But a tattoo is the same thing as wearing a T-shirt with kanji that you don't even know what it says. For example, I read (at gaijinsmash) that Japanese people love T-shirts with english text on it like "Please enjoy my cock".

Right-o :D

(I know a tattoo is ten times horrible than a bad t-shirt but the basics are the same)
After the first 50 or so 12 year old Japanese girls you see with those you realize that you're not so much laughing anymore as praying that your own daughter won't be so, umm..., "silly" is the best I can come up with without alerting the censors.
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RE: Hanzi smatter

Post by Harisenbon » Tue 09.05.2006 11:15 pm

Tony

What does it say about me that I read that English, and at first noticed nothing wrong with it?

I've been here too long...

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Post by Reno » Wed 09.06.2006 5:55 am

Harisenbon wrote:
Tony

What does it say about me that I read that English, and at first noticed nothing wrong with it?

I've been here too long...
It´s safe to say that you might been there too long, yes :)
Good luck with studying everybody and I hope one day I will be able to pick it back up.

Until then, a nice goodbye from me to you ;)

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RE: Hanzi smatter

Post by hyperconjugated » Wed 09.06.2006 8:05 am

Irgendwann fällt jede Mauer

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RE: Hanzi smatter

Post by AJBryant » Wed 09.06.2006 9:24 am

I've been here too long...
Possibly. ;)


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