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by SHD
Mar 15th, '08, 06:49
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Question for Mac users
Replies: 4
Views: 1710

You can also use Azureus to download.

this question probably belongs in Tech Support, have you seen the Mac threads there?
by SHD
Aug 16th, '07, 01:48
Forum: International Community
Topic: Hawaii D-Addicts
Replies: 380
Views: 72001

jholic wrote:cuz an earthquake AND a hurricane. geez.
wait wait, that's not all, we're under a tsunami advisory too because of the 7.7 earthquake off of Peru.

everybody be safe :thumright:
by SHD
Jul 27th, '07, 08:12
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese merchandise!
Replies: 35
Views: 4644

yorokobi- I'm sure you started this thread and offer with the best intentions but the practicalities involved will probably make it too much effort on your part. Others have pointed out the customs/shipping issues. Let me add that YES--U.S. Customs does look at packages. We just received another ope...
by SHD
Jul 13th, '07, 23:40
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: The Identification Thread for Celebrities
Replies: 709
Views: 215490

this shouldn't be in this topic, but starting a new topic for it doesn't feel right either >_<; i've watched this movie about 3-5 years ago (i was only about 8-10, details might be incorrect o_o) synopsis it's about this girl who's high class, rich, a nice job and owns an apartment and has a boyfri...
by SHD
Jan 12th, '07, 23:44
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Attention Please
Replies: 306
Views: 91606

I don't think the first post means "showing" in Hawaii. got this from a post on jdorama: "Attention Please SP ~ Yoko, Hawaii ni Tobu Date: 13 January, 9.00 pm Station: TV Asahi Cast: Ueto Aya, Nishikido Ryo, Maya Miki, Koizumi Kotaro, Aibu Saki Synopsis: This drama special shows Yoko training for in...
by SHD
Dec 12th, '06, 19:05
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Tokyo locations used in J-Doramas
Replies: 7
Views: 1689

there was a thread like this before and i've (and others) given out this web site

http://loca.ash.jp/

it gives exact locations from current dramas, depending on your Japanese and googling skills you could probably take it from there and actually map it out.
by SHD
Nov 9th, '06, 19:33
Forum: International Community
Topic: Hawaii D-Addicts
Replies: 380
Views: 72001

From an economic standpoint, I think any reasonable cost-benefit analysis would not be in favor of the rail system. I am personally all for it. The roads are way too congested here. When I was in the Bay Area, the BART was so convenient. The problem with the one they're proposing here is that there...
by SHD
Oct 18th, '06, 07:02
Forum: International Community
Topic: Hawaii D-Addicts
Replies: 380
Views: 72001

puccakiss79 wrote:eh guys!! I don't know if I'm the only fanatic here that is in love with Ha Ji Won, but guess what!! She's presenting her film, The Duelist, in-person this Thursday at 845pm!! You know I'll be there!
you just know you're not alone....it's going to be crazy that night.
by SHD
Oct 17th, '06, 00:28
Forum: International Community
Topic: Hawaii D-Addicts
Replies: 380
Views: 72001

i was telling them how my VILLAGE was kinda damaged, cuz when the palm trees sway, the cocounts fall and hit the straw roof and grass huts. what you mean "joking" 'at's how really was! nah, i agree it sucked without power--on one hand i don't think we're very well prepared for a major emergency jud...
by SHD
Sep 15th, '06, 06:34
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Dedicated Site for Asian variety shows
Replies: 42
Views: 11556

I vote to keep them. Can't see how a seperate site make them more visible or increase the longevity of the torrents. It's not hard at all to find them along with the dramas. Rather think the chances for variety shows to get the casual downloader (like myself) increase if they're here. And think it w...
by SHD
Sep 13th, '06, 04:20
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Raw Egg
Replies: 22
Views: 3950

one time I was attending a workshop and the inn where we were put up made us decide beforehand if we would have Japanese or Western breakfast each morning--no ordering by the day. the first couple of days I had to break the raw egg into my misoshiru (miso soup) to sort of cook it. by the ending of t...
by SHD
Aug 18th, '06, 07:42
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [movie discussion] Always san-chome no yuhi
Replies: 2
Views: 2252

caught this at our film festival and enjoyed it. as reviewed, the special effects are very well done but serve to re-create the era and re-building mood of the times. glorious cinematography. just one scene that was over the top and showed it's manga origins. Koyuki, who i don't really care for actu...
by SHD
Aug 16th, '06, 23:19
Forum: International Community
Topic: Hawaii D-Addicts
Replies: 380
Views: 72001

howzit, howzit. Hawai'i so small but this thread is good for people like you and jholic away from the islands. anyway, if you having issues with getting dramas here read the FAQ's http://www.d-addicts.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=15864 and give a holla here if still get questions. :thumright: (we need...
by SHD
Aug 15th, '06, 19:26
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Capturing Japanese TV on my computer
Replies: 4
Views: 3493

hmm..no one answered you yet? well if you say you're a complete beginner, I'm going to tell you i'm not very tech-savvy myself (but many of my captures are up here on d-addicts). first, the amount of ram you have seems woefully inadequate. a minimum of 512 would run XP better even if you did nothing...
by SHD
Aug 9th, '06, 00:53
Forum: Travel
Topic: Post pics of your visit in Japan!
Replies: 58
Views: 27875

May 06. Bouncy Ninja Castle. Please remove your shoes before entering.
by SHD
Aug 9th, '06, 00:49
Forum: International Community
Topic: Hawaii D-Addicts
Replies: 380
Views: 72001

I'm probably going to need a job when I'm on the island, what is a good place for a freshman to work at? well, because of our tourist-based economy, there's currently lots of work in the service area. in fact it made the papers recently that some businesses are reducing hours and services because o...
by SHD
Aug 5th, '06, 21:38
Forum: International Community
Topic: Hawaii D-Addicts
Replies: 380
Views: 72001

Speaking of jdramas, did anyone else find Densha Otoko extremely overrated? I guess this is kinda off topic, but maybe I won't be bludgeoned to death with my own laptop in this thread since I stay one local :whistling: If not for Shiraishi Miho and Toyohara Kosuke, I don't think I could've finished...
by SHD
Aug 3rd, '06, 20:06
Forum: International Community
Topic: Hawaii D-Addicts
Replies: 380
Views: 72001

groink wrote:Forgot the name of the company - I usually end up calling them "Papa Smurf" and strange enough people know what I'm talking about.

--- groink
Beard Papa
http://www.beardpapahawaii.com/home/index.php

shu kurimu! so good.
by SHD
Aug 3rd, '06, 08:24
Forum: International Community
Topic: Hawaii D-Addicts
Replies: 380
Views: 72001

alright idoru(s)! K, i was over there little while. :whistling:
by SHD
Aug 3rd, '06, 06:21
Forum: International Community
Topic: Hawaii D-Addicts
Replies: 380
Views: 72001

Hilo--must have been a law one time that if you opened an eating place you gotta name 'em after somebody. Don's, Blaine's, Dottie's, Freddie's--c'mon i know get some more.

Go over for business one in while, get off the plane, go Cafe 100 eat breakfast, cheap, ono.
by SHD
Jul 31st, '06, 05:21
Forum: International Community
Topic: Hawaii D-Addicts
Replies: 380
Views: 72001

sarcasstik wrote: Unrelated, but since everyone is talking about food...anyone know of any good sushi places in Honolulu?
ho! wen dis tread wen get so active, lil dat?? anyway, I like Yohei in Palama area and Maguro in Kaimuki (the chefs are brothers). pretty reasonable but of course you can get carried away.
by SHD
Jul 17th, '06, 06:28
Forum: Korean Actors & Actresses
Topic: Is Jeon Ji Hyun Chinese?
Replies: 6
Views: 7513

what, were you planning on taking her home this weekend to meet your very strict parents? what does it matter either way?
by SHD
Jul 8th, '06, 17:47
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Viewing dramas w/ soft subs on a Mac computer
Replies: 12
Views: 14963

K, if you and others would be more descriptive in your post subject like adding "on a Mac" you would find more information and not have to ask what has been asked may times. http://www.d-addicts.com/forum/viewtopic_36025.htm the simplest is to try vlc: http://www.videolan.org/vlc/ it doesn't work wi...
by SHD
Jul 1st, '06, 01:59
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Hanbando Anti Japan movie
Replies: 109
Views: 14578

just seems like the filmmaker trying to drum up boxoffice numbers. another way of looking at it is maybe he may have not so much issues with Japan as he does Korea. the "Korean wave" has definitely invaded Japan and maybe he's upset at all that hallyu action (maybe some sour grapes too) and thinks t...
by SHD
Jul 1st, '06, 01:12
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Viewing dramas w/ soft subs on a Mac computer
Replies: 12
Views: 14963

We really need a Mac issues thread. too many issues and advice scattered across different posts. maybe a mod can join these http://www.d-addicts.com/forum/viewtopic_35970.htm http://www.d-addicts.com/forum/viewtopic_36004.htm http://www.d-addicts.com/forum/viewtopic_35383.htm http://www.d-addicts.co...
by SHD
Jun 28th, '06, 18:22
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: To see the where the stories take place
Replies: 1
Views: 782

nice idea, have you seen this person's posts:
http://www.d-addicts.com/forum/viewtopic_25082.htm

and this web site takes you to the specific locations doramas were filmed
http://loca.ash.jp/
look for your favorite current (and some past) doramas
by SHD
Jun 27th, '06, 01:12
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Real crime story
Replies: 1
Views: 742

Real crime story

maybe it'll be a dorama next season
http://mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/national/ ... 5000c.html
by SHD
May 16th, '06, 22:11
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Movie Discussion] Haru no Yuki
Replies: 31
Views: 15885

I wouldn't be surprised if even a R1 version gets produced considering that Mishima is fairly well known in the west, it has played (with subs) in festivals (like here in Hawai'i) and somewhat because of the popularity of the lead actors, number of Japan awards (can just see that plastered on the co...
by SHD
May 14th, '06, 20:55
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Will Japanese music ever survive in America?
Replies: 112
Views: 18313

I've sent numerous emails to Apple asking them to negotiate distribution rights for music on iTunes Japan in the US. i've never gotten back more than a form letter, but i keep asking and hoping. It will happen sooner or later. if not with Apple then with some other company. Though my sarcastic self...
by SHD
May 8th, '06, 06:43
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Should the illegal immigrants of the U.S be legal?
Replies: 223
Views: 32987

legalize them--yes or no is only a part of the issue if a large portion of those in the country illegally are taking up the low paying work that keeps cost down then what really happens should those workers become eligible for protection under labor laws, receive wage increases, benefits and such? c...
by SHD
Mar 30th, '06, 19:01
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japan's missed opportunity The spread of Kdrama to the west
Replies: 49
Views: 12859

Besides occasional showing of shows on asian channels in specific markets, where exactly has either k-drama or j-drama spread? courtesy of koreanwiz: http://www.koreanwiz.org/special-stations.html it's North America-centric but I think if you combine it with the YesAsia breakoff YA Ent. box set rel...
by SHD
Dec 27th, '05, 22:51
Forum: International Community
Topic: Hawaii D-Addicts
Replies: 380
Views: 72001

Hi all ... I live in the middle east .. exactly in Egypt :-) ... I know that I am posting in Hawaiians thread ... so do not worry I am not lost :D .. I just wonder about something please and hope you can answer it :) ... I know that most of drama that are uploaded here , had been ripped from some c...
by SHD
Nov 24th, '05, 20:06
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Racism
Replies: 135
Views: 25739

at this point i disagree about closing this thread. we have threads about who's subtitling what and file sizes that have deteriorated in less than 2 pages and this one has continued at least 8, thanks to some insightful and very few inflamatory posts. i am glad that in this entertainment based forum...
by SHD
Nov 22nd, '05, 23:27
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Racism
Replies: 135
Views: 25739

aNToK wrote:@SHD: George was probably channeling Ben when he said it..... :P
maybe George could not remember that Ben said it in the past and so repeated it :scratch:
by SHD
Nov 22nd, '05, 22:33
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Racism
Replies: 135
Views: 25739

I think that people that did not experience the injustice (for example the Chinese that did not suffer in the WWII from the Japanese) should discriminate. @SouSu--I think your heart and mind are in the right place but maybe you meant "shouldN'T" @aNToK--I think the quote "Those who cannot remember ...
by SHD
Nov 22nd, '05, 03:56
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Racism
Replies: 135
Views: 25739

China may seem an oppressive regime, but you cannot argue that the United States does not have its own regime of oppression. The only difference is that the US carrying out this oppression out at the psycho-sociological level whereas China is executing it in a more physical fashion. no argument fro...
by SHD
Nov 22nd, '05, 03:09
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Racism
Replies: 135
Views: 25739

It is in Zhang Yimou's best interest to describe China as tolerant and progressive. yes, you're absolutely right, Zhang (through his translator) treaded carefully around the question about what was going on in China during that period and what's happening now. he is working there afterall. i meant ...
by SHD
Nov 21st, '05, 23:32
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Racism
Replies: 135
Views: 25739

working at a university there are two things I have not taken advantage of, super fast downloads and walking over one building to hear WC speak about 2-3 months ago. I did however walk over to hear Zhang Yimou (Hero, House of Flying Daggers, etc.) about a month ago. I feel better having heard about ...
by SHD
Oct 20th, '05, 18:44
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51191

OK, couldn't the community get a little more coordinated and groups that have their own sites like jtv and sites like d-addicts, soompi, and jdorama have very obvious banners saying the usual: Keep Fansubbing Free--Do Not Buy From EBay sellers, etc.... and list or link to a list of sellers (updated,...
by SHD
Oct 14th, '05, 16:52
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Aloha! (for now?)
Replies: 53
Views: 13074

wow, one old fut like you making one big change--guts brah. good luck!
by SHD
Oct 10th, '05, 03:43
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] GARO
Replies: 26
Views: 10889

Yeah, well... don't really want to steal downloads from anarion, maybe for next ep if someone can post it quick enough? I started a discussion thread in Japanese Entertainment section to at least to give it some more attention. continued from the sub thread--yeah this thread is a good idea, never m...
by SHD
Apr 21st, '05, 01:30
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Emperor of the Sea / Hae Shin (KBS2, 2004/5) *SPOILERS*
Replies: 45
Views: 24173

oh thank you for that spoiler warning.