TJP Shibboleths

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===Introduction===
===Introduction===
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Over the years some threads and posters have become legendary at TJP.  We will fondly couch subtle refreneces to these posts in our replies that act as in-jokes and shibboleths.  Since the TJP community doesn't deliberately exclude others, some of these have been compiled here to enlighten those who are interested.
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Over the years some threads and members have become legendary here at TJP.  We will fondly couch subtle references to these posts in our replies that act as in-jokes and shibboleths.  Since the TJP community doesn't deliberately exclude others, some of these have been compiled here to enlighten those who are interested.
====Phrases====
====Phrases====
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"I know double what you all know combined"
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'''"I know double what you all know combined"''' <br>
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:Origin Nightwolf5523 [http://forums.about.com/n/pfx/forum.aspx?tsn=1&nav=messages&webtag=ab-japanese&tid=7305 about.com] Japanese forums and migrated here.  Used as a reply to any poster that claims to be an authority or expert, then proceeds make statements so obviously erroneous other newbies can pick them apart.  
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(Originally: "I PROBABLY KNOW DOUBLE WHAT ALL OF U KNOW COMBINED"--[http://www.thejapanesepage.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=7479 Japanese version.] )
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:Origin Nightwolf5523 [http://forums.about.com/n/pfx/forum.aspx?msg=7305.26&nav=messages&webtag=ab-japanese#a26 about.com] Japanese forums and migrated here.  Used as a reply to any poster that claims to be an authority or expert, then proceeds make statements so obviously erroneous other newbies can pick them apart.
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'''"I was born and raised in Japan!"'''
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(Originally: "I was born and live here."--[http://www.thejapanesepage.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=7320&hilit=born+and+raised+in+japan] )
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Another gem we use for liars caught in the act.  Luckily it doesn't happen too often.
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'''"Thanks, Rich!"''' <br>
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Originally from a thread now seemingly lost, this is generally seen when someone asks a question, and the question is answered by another member, and then by Richvh[http://www.thejapanesepage.com/profile.php?lookup=6129]. The original poster, or yet another member, will thank Rich instead of the first person to answer the question. Lately, this has been done only by Tanuki[http://www.thejapanesepage.com/forum/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=6011], and only as a joke. Here are some examples:
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[http://www.thejapanesepage.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=8151]
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[http://www.thejapanesepage.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t7389]
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[http://www.thejapanesepage.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=7764]
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====Words====
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Wheal
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'''Wheal'''
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:Origin [http://www.thejapanesepage.com/forum/viewthread.php?rowstart=40&forum_id=6&thread_id=4395#43360 John2].  Original meaning "Well..."  Current meaning, "ちょっと, or だめ."  This is generally used in to reply to posts or shouts that makes no sense and no attempt at correct spelling or grammar.
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:Origin [http://www.thejapanesepage.com/forum/viewtopic.php?start=45&f=6&t=4395#p43360 John2].  Original meaning "Well..."  Current meaning, "ちょっと, or だめ."  This is generally used in to reply to posts or shouts that makes no sense and no attempt at correct spelling or grammar.
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Current revision as of 18:52, 28 November 2010

Introduction

Over the years some threads and members have become legendary here at TJP. We will fondly couch subtle references to these posts in our replies that act as in-jokes and shibboleths. Since the TJP community doesn't deliberately exclude others, some of these have been compiled here to enlighten those who are interested.

Phrases

"I know double what you all know combined"
(Originally: "I PROBABLY KNOW DOUBLE WHAT ALL OF U KNOW COMBINED"--Japanese version. )

Origin Nightwolf5523 about.com Japanese forums and migrated here. Used as a reply to any poster that claims to be an authority or expert, then proceeds make statements so obviously erroneous other newbies can pick them apart.

"I was born and raised in Japan!" (Originally: "I was born and live here."--[1] ) Another gem we use for liars caught in the act. Luckily it doesn't happen too often.

"Thanks, Rich!"
Originally from a thread now seemingly lost, this is generally seen when someone asks a question, and the question is answered by another member, and then by Richvh[2]. The original poster, or yet another member, will thank Rich instead of the first person to answer the question. Lately, this has been done only by Tanuki[3], and only as a joke. Here are some examples: [4] [5] [6]

Words

Wheal

Origin John2. Original meaning "Well..." Current meaning, "ちょっと, or だめ." This is generally used in to reply to posts or shouts that makes no sense and no attempt at correct spelling or grammar.
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