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Something for Tony, or 懐かしい人

Postby Infidel » Fri 11.10.2006 12:36 am

Tony or any one else into 懐かしい,

Install Yahoo Widgets. Then install this widgit. You'll thank me later.

Japan Railway Station Melodies

Set the preferences to random and double-click outside the slash-circle until you're giddy.
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RE: Something for Tony, or 懐かしい人

Postby keatonatron » Fri 11.10.2006 1:23 am

I went to one station last night that had this whole orchestra piece as it's "Hurry up the doors are closing" music :o

(Whole as in all instruments included, not whole as in 10 minutes long)
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RE: Something for Tony, or 懐かしい人

Postby Matsumoto_hideto » Fri 11.10.2006 1:55 am

I hate the damn melody they play in my area... very dull and I hate the womans voice...
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RE: Something for Tony, or 懐かしい人

Postby Infidel » Fri 11.10.2006 2:37 am

I have to say, these widgits are great. It's what Microsoft was trying to do with the active x desktop content, but they completely dropped the ball with it.
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RE: Something for Tony, or 懐かしい人

Postby keatonatron » Fri 11.10.2006 4:13 am

Matsumoto_hideto wrote:
I hate the damn melody they play in my area... very dull and I hate the womans voice...


Wow, you've got a lot of hate. "The train station makes me angry!"

I can't stand the English voice they use on the Tokyo train lines. The station names are pronounced so horribly; it sounds like my girlfriend when she does her impersonation of foreigners who can't speak Japanese.
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RE: Something for Tony, or 懐かしい人

Postby clay » Fri 11.10.2006 9:46 am

Neat. I had fun wasting 15 minutes installing and playing with that. I will have fun wasting another 15 minutes playing with other widgets.

Thanks Infidel... I think.
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RE: Something for Tony, or 懐かしい人

Postby AJBryant » Fri 11.10.2006 11:11 am

I hate the damn melody they play in my area... very dull and I hate the womans voice...


And a month after you're back home you'll be missing it. Trust me.

Rykk... Hmmm. Widgets? Never done anything with 'em, but I might have to now. :)


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RE: Something for Tony, or 懐かしい人

Postby clay » Fri 11.10.2006 11:48 am

And a month after you're back home you'll be missing it. Trust me.


Absolutely. Sometimes I leave our back room's door closed with the window open. It is the only room that doesn't have an A/C vent. When I walk into it after a few hours it gives that (somewhat) fresh non-air conditioned feel I got so used to in Japan. I know it's weird, but so very 懐かしい.

I haven't gotten to the point where I miss 八月 in Japan, though.
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RE: Something for Tony, or 懐かしい人

Postby Infidel » Fri 11.10.2006 1:11 pm

clay wrote:
Neat. I had fun wasting 15 minutes installing and playing with that. I will have fun wasting another 15 minutes playing with other widgets.

Thanks Infidel... I think.


Heh,

I remember when active x desktop content came out, I thought it was so great, then I went to microsoft's site and only saw about 10 different applets. There are thousands of widgits, I starteb paging through them, that's how I found the JR Sounds file of course, and I've spent a bit more than 15 minutes on them.

What I like is I have them set up on my flash drive, so wherever I go, my widgets go with me :)

What would be really cool is to somehow set up the Kanji Benkyou as a widgit, though I'm looking now to see if it's already been done.
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RE: Something for Tony, or 懐かしい人

Postby clay » Fri 11.10.2006 1:45 pm

What would be really cool is to somehow set up the Kanji Benkyou as a widgit, though I'm looking now to see if it's already been done.


Neat idea. It would have to be converted to a flat file and Javascript (or maybe Zen already did that...) but that is an excellent idea. Maybe even make a flashcard widget with specialized content (business terminology, fish names, 1 kyuu kanji part I, 1 kyuu kanji part 2, 1 kyuu kanji part 3...)
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RE: Something for Tony, or 懐かしい人

Postby Infidel » Sun 11.12.2006 3:14 am

Well check this out
Hiragana Stroke order Widget
Katakana stroke order widget
Jenerator
This one tastefully displays one kanji word with hiragana pronunciation below. Very tasteful looking as well. It allows you to set up a custom dictionary, so only your perfered vocabulary shows up.

Haiku Generator also does chinese poems.
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