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Old 08-31-2005, 12:33 AM   #1
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I'm off to Japan...

Less than 12 hours till I leave for Japan to stay for 10 months, so goodbye! I'll try to keep you all posted, I should have internet access at least sometimes, so maybe I'll put pictures here and stuff. I'll also try to update my fanfic, sometime. Ok, bye guys!


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Old 08-31-2005, 12:37 AM   #2
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Sweetness. Where in Japan?


There's no earthly way of knowing which direction we are going. There's no knowing where we're rowing or which way the river's flowing. Is it raining? Is it snowing? Is a hurricane a-blowing? Not a speck of light is showing, so the danger must be growing. Are the fires of hell a-glowing? Is the grisly reaper mowing? Yes, the danger must be growing 'cause the rowers keep on rowing, and they're certainly not showing any signs that they are slowing. AAAGGHHH!!!
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Old 08-31-2005, 01:19 AM   #3
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Yokohama, but I'll go to school in Tokyo.


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Old 08-31-2005, 01:33 AM   #4
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Have fun over there Rubacava! gambatte!


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Old 08-31-2005, 04:45 AM   #5
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Bye. Have fun.


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Old 09-05-2005, 08:14 PM   #6
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Here is my description of Japan so far;
1. porn.
2. confusing.
3. schoolgirls.
4. weird food.
5. porn.

That pretty much sums it up.


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Old 09-06-2005, 10:08 PM   #7
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What about arcades?


There's no earthly way of knowing which direction we are going. There's no knowing where we're rowing or which way the river's flowing. Is it raining? Is it snowing? Is a hurricane a-blowing? Not a speck of light is showing, so the danger must be growing. Are the fires of hell a-glowing? Is the grisly reaper mowing? Yes, the danger must be growing 'cause the rowers keep on rowing, and they're certainly not showing any signs that they are slowing. AAAGGHHH!!!
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Old 09-07-2005, 08:05 AM   #8
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nice desciption..but ..porn?
porn everywhere or what?


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Old 09-07-2005, 08:16 PM   #9
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Yes, porn everywhere. And there are some arcades, yes. We found a Typing of the Dead machine in one! It was so cool.


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Old 09-10-2005, 12:01 PM   #10
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My favourite arcade games there were the "Walk the Dog" one, and the "Drive a bus" one. Hilarious.


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Old 09-26-2005, 09:44 AM   #11
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Ok after almost one month, how is japan now and more interresting, how the people react to foreigners?
Did you make some photos?
ohoh! How is the weather over there ?


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Old 09-27-2005, 09:52 PM   #12
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Probably partly cloudy. Lucky dog...

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Old 09-28-2005, 12:14 AM   #13
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Old 09-28-2005, 01:57 AM   #14
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WE LUM YOU!!! <333
And do try your best to keep us posted now and again, if ever you have time. I'm very curious to hear about your adventures. ^__^
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Old 09-28-2005, 10:37 PM   #15
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I lum all you too! XD
Okay, I have had LOTS of adventures! I'll edit this post at lunch time to tell you about some of them, but right now we're about to have more Japanese class. We're learning how to say "please put your clothes on". Hooray!


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Old 09-29-2005, 12:18 AM   #16
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let me guess its ..." Onegai anata-wa ..." well...

cant wait for the adventures, besides that, the fact that your still alive (over there) is amazing!


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Old 09-29-2005, 12:27 AM   #17
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Tell me about it. Be sure to give us info on the culture shock factor!

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Old 09-29-2005, 01:14 AM   #18
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I'll just make a new post. Anyway, crazy Japan adventures!
I arrived in Japan on the first of September, and my friend Heidi and I ended up staying in a hotel for the first two nights. One of them was the fanciest hotel like... ever. Seriously, it had a theme park, and an aquarium, and a two story bowling alley... and a lot more. After that, we met our host families. Mine is very nice! They took me to a shrine last weekend, I'll post a picture or two at the bottom of this post. Also, I had quite the adventure with a bank the other day. They forgot to give me about 50 cents when I got my travelers checks turned into yen, and so they came to my host families house, and apologized and bowed a lot, and gave me TINFOIL. Yes, tinfoil, as well as kleenexes, and a pen. That's all for now, I'll post a picture of me in my uniform and at the shrine here:

getting my fortune told

my uniform.


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Old 09-29-2005, 01:16 AM   #19
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Yay! You ARE alive!! @_@ *tackleglomp* Hee, those sound like interesting classes. xD
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Old 09-29-2005, 01:21 AM   #20
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Waaah! ^__^ Nyoo~ what a cute uniform! 'm so jealous. ><
Everything sounds so cute in Japan, why is that? XD; Even the bank people!
You should keep the tinfoil as a souvenir.
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Old 09-29-2005, 08:49 AM   #21
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Take a picture of a square watermelon, I know how to make them, and I've seen them in cartoons, I've just never seen one alive... I heard merchants in Japan make them so they're easier to manage.


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Old 10-02-2005, 03:50 PM   #22
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Waaah! ^__^ Nyoo~ what a cute uniform! 'm so jealous. ><
Everything sounds so cute in Japan, why is that? XD; Even the bank people!
I guess that’s the price we pay for over-culturiztion in America and Europe. Japan sounds like they’ve retained a lot of “awesome”.

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Old 10-17-2005, 04:34 AM   #23
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Wow, I can't believe I never replied to this thread before.

Your adventures sound fantastic! You must be having so much fun over there. How fluent are you in the language? Did you know much of it before you travelled? Do people speak English well?


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Old 10-17-2005, 10:35 AM   #24
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What's it smell like over there?


Jolly good.
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Old 10-18-2005, 09:05 PM   #25
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A mate of mine got married to a Japanese bird, and he now lives out there with her. He told me that it is a complete culture shock, and nothing like England (therefore, much of the West?) at all. He even went as far as saying its a completely different world.

Good luck with it all, seems like you're having a wicked time.
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Old 10-26-2005, 01:06 AM   #26
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What does it smell like? That's actually a very good question. When I first moved here, I hated the smell. But now I guess I must be used to it? I don't notice anymore.


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Old 10-26-2005, 10:48 AM   #27
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Can you describe the smell? I mean, was it bad, or was it just different?

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Old 10-26-2005, 07:00 PM   #28
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Fruity? 8)
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Old 10-26-2005, 08:06 PM   #29
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Sweet.

No pun intended. >_>

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Old 10-27-2005, 12:58 AM   #30
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Well, it was VERY different. Not bad usually, but then all of a sudden you'll run into this pocket of horrible disgusting bad air, and you'll start gagging. Normally fine though. Everything does smell different though. Even the trash.


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Old 11-02-2005, 09:20 PM   #31
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The TRASH smells different? o_o Odd. Maybe because of different food?

..is it a pleasant smell? xD
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