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by ad
Feb 7th, '07, 12:51
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Arranged Marriage thank Goodness!
Replies: 144
Views: 31468

I think that this topic has gone too far. Lots of bashing & people are getting hurt. May be one of the mods should consider closing this topic. Yeah, delete this thread before somebody else post here. Arrange marriage is an important and interesting topic but this discussion went astay. In conclusi...
by ad
Feb 7th, '07, 12:19
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Arranged Marriage thank Goodness!
Replies: 144
Views: 31468

ad .. man you are good..... uhh.. its cause im amazed how some people can insult other people with a cherry on top without making the people realise it.. I didn't intend to insult anybody. If you call somebody arsehole that's an insult. If you call a woman who sells sex a prostitute it's a fact. Li...
by ad
Feb 6th, '07, 08:04
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Arranged Marriage thank Goodness!
Replies: 144
Views: 31468

I don't want to get into a discussion with her anymore. As she is not interested in discussions, just tries to get attention. But i don't think anything in that thread was racist.Disclaimer: I am one of those white boys she does not want to date. It's fine with me. (I'd say 'Lucky me') Racism is den...
by ad
Feb 6th, '07, 04:00
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Arranged Marriage thank Goodness!
Replies: 144
Views: 31468

http://www.d-addicts.com/forum/viewtopic_44141.htm Read this before you give this moron the time of day. I didn't realize it was THIS person, they just got better at trolling - no race baiting this time. They also strike me as being totally fake, i wouldnt be suprised if they are neither asian nor ...
by ad
Feb 5th, '07, 03:24
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Arranged Marriage thank Goodness!
Replies: 144
Views: 31468

Life & Relationships is a trolling forum by definition. Everybody here seems to be pissed at yamcha. So i went and read her previous posts. Perhaps, i am more tolerant than most of you guys. I don't think she is a racist. I think you guys are judging her from the position of multi-cultural America o...
by ad
Feb 4th, '07, 16:34
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Arranged Marriage thank Goodness!
Replies: 144
Views: 31468

I doubt he got a doctorate in philosophy. Most likely he got a PhD (Philosophy Doctor) degree in something else. Philosophy is not the major. Ask him. Ad: I received my Masters in Philosophy. Research Area: Legal Ethics - Concentration in the Canadian Criminal Justice System and rsearched with the ...
by ad
Feb 4th, '07, 12:06
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Arranged Marriage thank Goodness!
Replies: 144
Views: 31468

Groink is right, but she posted a valid topic in Life & Relationships. Her posts are well written. If she posted a lot lately, this means she has no life. But this is valid for a lot of people on the Internet. It's a rule rather than an exception. I don't agree that she has a low self-esteem but tha...
by ad
Feb 4th, '07, 10:48
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Arranged Marriage thank Goodness!
Replies: 144
Views: 31468

Please do not belittle me. It was not my intension to belittle anybody. I happened to hang out with people from dozens of different countries so i am pretty tolerant to customs of different cultures. Beside i never said *you* were a loser. I said that about somebody else. I am not a westerner and I...
by ad
Feb 4th, '07, 10:29
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Arranged Marriage thank Goodness!
Replies: 144
Views: 31468

elden41 wrote:However, you're a lying sack of $hit!!!! You f@cken TROLL!!!
Hey, dude, this is not cool.

Besides, i don't think she is a troll. She sounds like a normal girl from Hong Kong. (Not that i have been there. )

Actually it is pretty consistent with her a bit funny english.
by ad
Feb 4th, '07, 08:17
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Arranged Marriage thank Goodness!
Replies: 144
Views: 31468

Hahaha, amazing thread. Surprised that some people could not accept the concept of arrange marriage. So I'll throw in my 2c. First, this "arranged marriage" is not an arranged marriage the way it was 200 years ago. Nobody forced the young people marry each other, they can say no any time or divorce ...
by ad
Jun 3rd, '06, 02:51
Forum: International Community
Topic: Russian D-Addicts
Replies: 290
Views: 94542

А у вас какой опыт с японцами. Дорам поменьше :-) Два японца по переписке. Книги. Телевизор. Куросава. Неутихающая ненависть японцев к американцам - это обнадеживает. Неутихающая ненависть, хмм, так вот протиив кого вы с Японцами дружите. Но по-моему ты не прав. К американцам у них всеобьемлющая лю...
by ad
May 25th, '06, 06:04
Forum: International Community
Topic: Russian D-Addicts
Replies: 290
Views: 94542

Хоть смайлик поставь для приличия. Или и вправду такие глубокие знания о египетской цивилизации? :-) Я это сказал серьезно. Ты хочешь сказать, что количество обьектов и понятий, с которыми они оперировали в своем языке было столько же сколько и сейчас? Да им наверно 100 слов на всю жизнь хватало: к...
by ad
May 23rd, '06, 19:53
Forum: International Community
Topic: Russian D-Addicts
Replies: 290
Views: 94542

Если серьезно, то это, конечно, проблема. И вообще, проблема всех односложно-двусложных :-) языков, вроде английского, да и того же французского, в меньшей степени: сплошные омонимы, которые очень мешают жить... То ли дело наш "великий и могучий". Я каждый день говорю только по-английски , и никаки...
by ad
May 23rd, '06, 08:10
Forum: International Community
Topic: Russian D-Addicts
Replies: 290
Views: 94542

Кстати о птичках, никто на русскую дискотеку в Голливуде в воскресенье не идет? Я
думаю не сходить ли. Ни разу не был, не знаю стоит ли.
by ad
May 23rd, '06, 08:07
Forum: International Community
Topic: Russian D-Addicts
Replies: 290
Views: 94542

...~ zato proiznashenije u franzuzkogo prosto u*asnoe :lol Я хотя француский почти не знаю, но мне гораздо легче фонетически понять что французы говорят, например в фильмах. С английским до сих пор иногда бывают проблемы, хотя я на ем уже и думать стал. Просто фонетика английского и русского сильно...
by ad
May 23rd, '06, 05:52
Forum: International Community
Topic: Russian D-Addicts
Replies: 290
Views: 94542

Как раз в японском, зная значение одного кандзи, ты получаешь не "10 производных слов", а куда больше. Да, и все они по разному звучат. А проблема в том что кандзями никто не говорит. открываю словарь, беру первое же попавшееся слово: "tami" - собственное значение "народ", китайское чтени "min" (эт...
by ad
May 21st, '06, 23:43
Forum: International Community
Topic: Russian D-Addicts
Replies: 290
Views: 94542

Я вот не согласен с предыдущим оратором :-) . Японский сложнее француского в области словообразования. В европейских языках если знаешь значение корня, то ты уже знаешь значение 10 производных слов. В японском это не так. Опять же знать значения кандзи мало помогает, надо знать как их читать, а кажд...
by ad
Feb 28th, '06, 01:20
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Worst J-drama Ever! (*spoilers*)
Replies: 824
Views: 206343

I disagree with nhk9 about ace wo nerae. You have to compare apple with apples, and oranges with oranges. You cant compare "Wedding Crashers" with "Ring". The same goes for jdramas. There are manga/anime based dramas; its a separate genre, in my opinion, one should not compare them with the rest. Th...
by ad
Feb 22nd, '06, 01:01
Forum: International Community
Topic: Russian D-Addicts
Replies: 290
Views: 94542

Lol. If there is no sence in talking Russian, why is there is any sence in talking any other language in this section. There is 16148 posts in internation community section. I looked at the French and German boards. They talk about the same stuff you see on the main forums. I guess it is just a pla...
by ad
Feb 22nd, '06, 00:31
Forum: International Community
Topic: Russian D-Addicts
Replies: 290
Views: 94542

Я по-русски тоже могу. Я имел в виду, что сериалы здесь либо с английскими субтитрами, либо вообще без них. Для того чтобы битторрентом пользоваться, английского знать не надо. А вот чтобы сериалы смотреть на ставя на паузу после каждого кадра, надо неплохо английским владеть. Так что тут по определ...
by ad
Feb 21st, '06, 23:20
Forum: International Community
Topic: Russian D-Addicts
Replies: 290
Views: 94542

Nadil wrote: And I like russian people more than germans, because I'm russian!.... Hotja w pasporte stoit 4to nemka :whistling:
Хм,
Что же ты тогда делаешь на веб сайте с азиатскими сериалами? лол

Сейчас и русских сериалов много.
by ad
Feb 21st, '06, 10:11
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: About Original Japanese Language Subtitles
Replies: 48
Views: 10673

Bump,

You beat me. I was about to ask the same question.
i ve been looking for tv shows with japanese subs myself.

So far i found only Gakkou e ikkou. They have subs, i guess for those who dont get the jokes
lol.
by ad
Feb 21st, '06, 08:39
Forum: International Community
Topic: Russian D-Addicts
Replies: 290
Views: 94542

yeah, the german thread has more than 4000 posts. Going to be hard to catch up.
by ad
Feb 21st, '06, 01:52
Forum: International Community
Topic: Russian D-Addicts
Replies: 290
Views: 94542

I also speak Russian. I have been a closet Russian, have been visiting this web site since just after Ruroshin started it. It's kind of makes no sense to use Russian here. You got to know english to navigate thru the web site and be able to watch the dramas. Most of them have english subtitles only....
by ad
Jan 29th, '06, 07:14
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What do you think about D-Addicts current layout
Replies: 40
Views: 9136

Would be nice to have an option to turn off the sigs/avatars. Am i the only one who finds 600x400 sig images annoying?
by ad
Jan 29th, '06, 07:04
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What school do you go to?
Replies: 236
Views: 41579

Graduated from Caltech (small school in Pasadena) with Permanent Head Damage.
by ad
Jun 10th, '04, 10:14
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Series of the Week 06/21/2004: A Sleeping Forest
Replies: 80
Views: 22897

I thought only people who are willing to seed could nominate a series. Otherwise you'll end up
with a wish list and no seeders.
by ad
Jun 1st, '04, 06:22
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Series of the Week - 06/07/04 Love Generation
Replies: 60
Views: 17216

groink, the problem with Younger men is that you seeded it youself for a long time and answered [reseed] requests. So everybody who wanted already got it. Also i remeber, you admitted you hadn't seen love generation. As a person who saw both i'll tell you love generation will always win. Imho, Young...
by ad
May 30th, '04, 12:54
Forum: D-Addicts Announcements
Topic: J-Addicts? A site for Japanese Movies
Replies: 128
Views: 76696

jholic: all this is turning into a flame war and i'd rather avoid it. i think you are confusing with a teen who likes to get freebies off the Internet and uses any reasonable and unreasonable arguments to justify his behavior. I'm not into modern pop culture, i don't download gigs of new mp3 or dvd-...
by ad
May 28th, '04, 05:53
Forum: D-Addicts Announcements
Topic: J-Addicts? A site for Japanese Movies
Replies: 128
Views: 76696

jholic, I had no animosity toward you, either. I never attacked you, only your ideas. I am willing to continue discussion as long as we don't try to appeal to absolute moral values. Because where dogma begins constructive discussions usually end. don't worry, i don't believe i'm any more affected by...
by ad
May 27th, '04, 05:03
Forum: D-Addicts Announcements
Topic: J-Addicts? A site for Japanese Movies
Replies: 128
Views: 76696

i don't think it's close. refer to my earlier post. i believe a "preview" is a few quotes from a magazine, five minutes from a movie, 40 sec from a song, etc. not the whole thing. I put "previewing" in quotes because it's more like renting. I'd rent this stuff at Blockbuster but it doesn't carry it...
by ad
May 26th, '04, 21:31
Forum: D-Addicts Announcements
Topic: J-Addicts? A site for Japanese Movies
Replies: 128
Views: 76696

though i love this site and many of the people on it, support freedom of speech, love the ability to d/l and trade things on the internet, etc, i won't kid myself and try to sugar-coat it. it's not the same as "previewing" something. I think it's pretty close to previewing. I do buy CDs and DVDs. I...
by ad
May 26th, '04, 04:52
Forum: D-Addicts Announcements
Topic: J-Addicts? A site for Japanese Movies
Replies: 128
Views: 76696

wow!! what a discussion!! :crazy: i think several of you should think about becoming law students. i am way out of my league when it comes to copyrights, trademarks, etc. i don't dare delve into that. Yeah, too many lawyers on the board, :x talking about lawyer's stuff. Knowing all this cr*p is use...
by ad
May 26th, '04, 04:08
Forum: D-Addicts Announcements
Topic: J-Addicts? A site for Japanese Movies
Replies: 128
Views: 76696

This is what REALLY bugging me... I've heard a couple of people mention that they believe in the "trial before purchase" theory. Right off the bat, I think that's total bullsh*t!!!! It's like hanging around the magazine rack... You pick up a magazine, then you browse through it. Whether or not you ...
by ad
May 24th, '04, 05:42
Forum: D-Addicts Announcements
Topic: J-Addicts? A site for Japanese Movies
Replies: 128
Views: 76696

Hey, I'm just playing devil's advocate a little bit because there seems to be a lot of ignorance about copyright here. I think it is important to at least understand the law. Knowing and understanding the law is only important for lawyers. In real life it's more useful to understand the practice of...
by ad
May 24th, '04, 03:34
Forum: D-Addicts Announcements
Topic: J-Addicts? A site for Japanese Movies
Replies: 128
Views: 76696

If you are interested, the US code not that hard a read: http://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap1.html i'm not interested in the US copyright law. Nor do i think it is relevant because we are talking about j-movies. Personally, i strongly dislike the current international copyright laws. But i don'...
by ad
May 24th, '04, 01:24
Forum: D-Addicts Announcements
Topic: J-Addicts? A site for Japanese Movies
Replies: 128
Views: 76696

Again, groink has a point but his arguments are based on two questionable presumptions i need to rebut. What you should do is get together with BT-Slut and all of your other pro-bootlegging friends and start your own forum and file exchange site. First, sharing is wrong. Let me ask you, boys and gir...
by ad
May 23rd, '04, 00:39
Forum: D-Addicts Announcements
Topic: J-Addicts? A site for Japanese Movies
Replies: 128
Views: 76696

Ruroshin is totally correct when he uses the term "addict" in these names. Running from place to place and hiding behind firewalls and such... Do you think this is NORMAL???? Most of you have actually become addicts -- and the addiction is right up there with alcohol and drugs. I'm a one-drink-per-...
by ad
May 22nd, '04, 22:29
Forum: D-Addicts Announcements
Topic: J-Addicts? A site for Japanese Movies
Replies: 128
Views: 76696

Hi, i don't need j-addicts and voted no . i think there are other good sites already. so you can spare your precious time & money. another reason is that i don't like the Bittorrent protocol very much at the moment, especially when it comes to movies. :glare: Ed2k is not anonymous either. People, r...
by ad
May 22nd, '04, 22:17
Forum: D-Addicts Announcements
Topic: J-Addicts? A site for Japanese Movies
Replies: 128
Views: 76696

'Fahrenheit 9/11' Wins Cannes' Top Prize CANNES, France - American filmmaker Michael Moore (news)'s "Fahrenheit 9/11," a scathing indictment of White House actions after the Sept. 11 attacks, won the top prize Saturday at the Cannes Film Festival. "Fahrenheit 9/11" was the first documentary to win ...
by ad
May 22nd, '04, 20:43
Forum: D-Addicts Announcements
Topic: J-Addicts? A site for Japanese Movies
Replies: 128
Views: 76696

And by the way... When did making money and enforcing intellectual property rights become a bad thing in this world? You should seriously join up with Michael Moore's organization because I think you'd fit in well with that crowd. --- groink Slightly off-topic. One can argue that when too much stuf...
by ad
May 22nd, '04, 11:32
Forum: D-Addicts Announcements
Topic: J-Addicts? A site for Japanese Movies
Replies: 128
Views: 76696

A good idea, but i suggest you make the torrents available only to the members. Since registration is open and free it's not much of a restriction. Also it has to be moderated, otherwise it'll go down the moment some idiot posts Cassern there. I remember somebody already asked for Cassern upload in ...