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#4998 - 04/23/03 08:26 AM Re: Off topic ...

Don't care! [IMG][/IMG]

#4999 - 04/23/03 08:56 AM Re: Off topic ...
raccoon Offline

Registered: 02/09/03
Posts: 848
Loc: Victoria BC Canada
An old but bizzare newspaper clip... thought I would share with you guys [IMG][/IMG]

Group suicide in Japan: (February 21, 2003)

#5000 - 04/23/03 10:15 AM Re: Off topic ...
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Registered: 08/06/01
Posts: 1400
Loc: UK
By God I think she's got it!!

It was indeed Metz!!

I am ever in your debt Sharon. I feel like I have found my roots!!!

(*wipes away small tear*)

What are you trying to say Cody?

I know a number you can call if things have gone to rat sh*t.....

I found a much nicer arse that MrV could possibly muster... [IMG][/IMG]

[This message has been edited by judderman (edited 04-23-2003).]

#5001 - 04/23/03 01:17 PM Re: Off topic ...

Raccoon, loved the article about Japanese [IMG][/IMG]

This is great fun too, sorry I don't know how to insert a hyper link.


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#5003 - 04/23/03 10:49 PM Re: Off topic ...
raccoon Offline

Registered: 02/09/03
Posts: 848
Loc: Victoria BC Canada
I wrote:
Osu, everyone,
Like Judderman says, English is too difficult! Japanese is hard, too, but it's not as bad as English. So from now, I am going to wrint in Japanese instead.

BTW, Kiai is not English, it's Japanese! Stupid! (in Osaka Japanese) Stupid! (in Tokyo Japanese) ( [IMG][/IMG]) But this is interesting. Tell me, what does "kiai" means in English? My kouhai keep asking me, but I still couldn't figure out how to translate.

Mr. V, thank you for translating into English for us! From now on, I am counting on your service! [IMG][/IMG]
P.S. Turns out Mr. V wouldn't translate for me [IMG][/IMG] I will bet that's because I am Chinese and I am a woman, I am going to sue the forum for discrimination! [IMG][/IMG] [IMG][/IMG] [IMG][/IMG]

Sharon> Good one, nothing's funnier (!) than Japanese trying to speak OTHER language [IMG][/IMG] is the best one, any other vote??

Jud> Now that's some pretty heavy tattooing! Is that... thou mighty arse? [IMG][/IMG]

[This message has been edited by raccoon (edited 04-23-2003).]

#5004 - 04/24/03 12:00 PM Re: Off topic ...

It is not just the Japanese that have trouble with English.

On the thread about spear hand strikes, I was making the point that whilst finger strikes can be effective if you condition your fingers (which I don't), I would always favour a punch rather than a spearhand.

Fortunately, before I submitted it, I re-read it. What I had typed was:

" personally, I would prefer a fist to fingers any day."

You see, Taebot was right about the proof reading! [IMG][/IMG]

#5005 - 04/24/03 01:00 PM Re: Off topic ...

............testing, testing, 1,2,3

What is up with this thread, Is it overloaded or have I been blacklisted?

#5006 - 04/24/03 01:31 PM Re: Off topic ...
raccoon Offline

Registered: 02/09/03
Posts: 848
Loc: Victoria BC Canada
I would say... both?

LOL, sounds like your computer likes to "act up" Sharon [IMG][/IMG]

#5007 - 04/24/03 02:36 PM Re: Off topic ...

Raccoon, the literal translation of the word kiai is "yell" You obviously already know what it means in a martial arts context.

BTW my computer only plays up on this thread.

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