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by veritati
Apr 10th, '11, 15:15
Forum: Travel
Topic: Hong Kong or Paris?
Replies: 13
Views: 13354

Paris, most definitely! My sister is studying at La Sorbonne right now and she's loving every minute of it. (And she barely knows French.) She said there's not enough time to take in all that Paris and France have to offer. And you can also travel to other European countries during breaks. Way more ...
by veritati
Aug 1st, '09, 18:52
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Need help to identify a Jdrama? Ask here!
Replies: 1014
Views: 129651

Zutto Anata ga Sukidatta

Does anybody have this dorama or know where I can get it from? Thanks for your help, guys.
by veritati
Jun 15th, '09, 08:56
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Mr. Brain
Replies: 230
Views: 100629

Was it that bad? I want to watch it but reading your comments here turn me off. The only drama I like Kimura in is the Karei (splendid family), the rest of his other dramas I thought was ok....he is not handsome, and his acting is ok to me. I hate watching detective dramas that really insult the in...
by veritati
May 12th, '09, 06:39
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion]Aishiteru-Inamori Izumi,Sano Shiro,Tanaka Misako
Replies: 27
Views: 14222

This drama is a REAL dorama, and it's a shame that no one is subbing it for those who do not understand Japanese. You have multiple groups subbing frivolous teen dramas and no one cared enough to take on this one. D-Addicts is becoming too teenie/pretty boys/girls-oriented. Dramas like this are why ...
by veritati
May 5th, '09, 06:30
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Recommendations similar to Dae Jang Geum?
Replies: 7
Views: 7461

Definitely check out Yi San: http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Yi_San

Same Director and many cast members of YS were in DJG.
by veritati
Apr 28th, '09, 12:23
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Smile - Jun Matsumoto & Yui Aragaki
Replies: 254
Views: 110408

The writers of this are really heavy handed with the discrimination aspect, but that can be forgiven if they don't beat it to death. What I don't like is they've made Vito a blubbering ball of protoplasm. No one who's survived street gang membership and jail time would be like that, he would have b...
by veritati
Apr 10th, '09, 05:14
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Tenchijin 48th taiga drama
Replies: 100
Views: 46898

Lemme get this, you are trying to get more dorama uploaded but at the same time preventing them from being.. uploaded?! Hm...it doesn't make sense to me. Don't get me wrong. I am just trying to play devil's advocate here. Like I said previously, you will not be able to police the internet - no matte...
by veritati
Apr 9th, '09, 20:45
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Tenchijin 48th taiga drama
Replies: 100
Views: 46898

This is all so childish. If you're gonna share, then share. If not, then don't. You're not gonna be able to police the internet so why bother to waste your time? If you're so worried about D-Addicts getting exposed, you need to step outside and take in a breath of fresh air. D-A shows up on every to...
by veritati
Apr 2nd, '09, 21:52
Forum: Chinese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: "Chinese food fights breast cancer"
Replies: 2
Views: 3113

Bad title.

Chinese food, i.e. takeout, will clog your arteries and give you heart problems.

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/03/ ... 1574.shtml
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/17718517/

Mushrooms and Green Tea are not limited to China.
by veritati
Jan 13th, '09, 07:35
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: How to burn a 750MB video onto a 700MB cd??
Replies: 16
Views: 12879

How much you can overburn depends on the size and type of your blank disc, the burning software and the burner itself. I think overburning 30MB is possible but don't know about 50MB. You can always re-encode the file. There are plenty of free softwares out there that would do it for you. Check video...
by veritati
Jun 18th, '07, 03:41
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Oshin [020/297] ch/jp dvdrip raws
Replies: 63
Views: 42716

Thanks for sharing. And don't worry about your way of sharing. Beggars can't be choosers. You share by whichever means most convenient for you.
by veritati
Apr 2nd, '07, 01:58
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: I so wanna get some of those actor's hairstyles.
Replies: 92
Views: 24027

If you can find a place that sells it, try Gatsby's new Moving Rubber line. Get the purple container. It holds great wihtout making your hair feeling hard and matted - it actually feels soft and yet not too silky, not to mention a lot easier to wash off. I also use Arimino professional brand wax tha...
by veritati
Nov 19th, '06, 02:20
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Traditional Japanese Clothes
Replies: 18
Views: 5279

Kimonos are not cheap. Depending on the fabric, style and designer, they can go for ten of thousands. No joking. A cheap one you can get is maybe $1K. OK one is $2-4K. And a good one is $5-7K. So on and so forth. BTW, you need to take a class you be able to wear Kimonos properly. And it can take up ...
by veritati
Jul 17th, '06, 18:24
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese Calling Cards
Replies: 4
Views: 1182

Calling Japanese cell phones is expensive from home phone or cell phone. Even calling card rates are expensive. I currently call my wife's cell phone in Japan on my SprintPCS cell phone with International Plan ($4/month) and it costs me $.23 a minute. I used to call using phone cards from firstphone...
by veritati
Jun 24th, '06, 18:55
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: After reading THIS you'll NEVER look at a banana in the same
Replies: 36
Views: 5748

I forgot to mention this but if you flatten a banana, push a stick in it and put in the freezer it becomes a good, natural ice cream bar, especially in the summertime. And you can turn a bananas into good snack too - Vietnam has a few ways of making it but I don't know how. Maybe someone who's Vietn...
by veritati
Jun 24th, '06, 01:55
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: After reading THIS you'll NEVER look at a banana in the same
Replies: 36
Views: 5748

There is one omission: Bananas help to increase sperm count. It's not 100% scientific, but it's been known to help in that department.
by veritati
Jun 8th, '06, 00:15
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: [Discussion] SMAPXSMAP
Replies: 42
Views: 27783

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGnkvazjBro Translation borrowed from jdorama: Credits to Hippoko@mjjf SMAP members are standing, totally mystified by what has happened. The music which they were singing to was suddenly stopped. Shingo Katori is lying on the floor because he got upset. There is a wr...
by veritati
Jun 7th, '06, 02:12
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Vote for the most sexy Japanese actress!
Replies: 85
Views: 91191

This list is far from adequate. Someone needs to compile a list of all possible candidates/actresses/singers/idols/whatnot - along with pictures - and then make a poll to narrow down the top 10 or something. The poll should last a month or so to allow everyone the chance to vote. Then another month ...
by veritati
May 29th, '06, 02:23
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Busu no Hitomi ni Koishiteru
Replies: 101
Views: 38672

This situation would never happen in real life. If Ebi-chan is my GF, I wouldn't even care if there were other women out there. Come to think of it, why is he dating Ebi-chan in the first place? He never spends any time with her and when he is with her, his mind is somewhere else. Better question ye...
by veritati
May 23rd, '06, 20:11
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: is it me or the most popular relationship in jdrama is..?
Replies: 26
Views: 9349

The issue has been touched upon in many JP dramas - Love & Eros, Mada Koi wa Hajimaranai, Long Vacation, etc. - that I have seen and can remember at this moment. And I think this is a new trend that is quickly gaining acceptance at the moment. Here is an interesting article on this subject: http://m...
by veritati
May 18th, '06, 00:58
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Is it possible for a guy and a girl to be just friends?
Replies: 289
Views: 99876

Men and Women can be friends but it will never be the same as a same sex friendship assuming both of you are straight, simple as that. You can ignore the male-female feelings but that doesn't mean they aren't there and no matter how much you ignore them they'll always influence your thinking, wheth...
by veritati
May 15th, '06, 22:34
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Is it possible for a guy and a girl to be just friends?
Replies: 289
Views: 99876

Most of my closest friends are females so it IS possible for males and females to be just friends. And there are also females friends whom I was attracted to, professed, got turned down, but still remain good friends. So for me, either scenario is possible. It all depends on what two people value ab...
by veritati
May 14th, '06, 21:38
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Should the illegal immigrants of the U.S be legal?
Replies: 223
Views: 33495

I mentioned earlier that I made notes and here they are: - Newly arrived, LEGAL immigrants are doing the so called "low-wage, blue collar" work already; therefore, the argument that illegal aliens are the only ones willing to do these jobs are faulty. - English is the official language of this count...
by veritati
May 9th, '06, 09:07
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Should the illegal immigrants of the U.S be legal?
Replies: 223
Views: 33495

@Sana: In this context, by immigrants I meant the illegal ones. I thought that would be clear, then again english isn't my native language (obviously). And no, I'm not korean, nor asian at all acctually. It's just an internet handle resembling my nickname. @groink: See above. Also, of course immigr...
by veritati
May 8th, '06, 21:56
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Should the illegal immigrants of the U.S be legal?
Replies: 223
Views: 33495

I believe that everyone has to take a stand on any issue. You should be either for or against something. There should be no middle ground. People should step out of their comfort zone and face the issue instead of being indifferent or apathetic. I am a refugee from Vietnam, and this is my view: Ille...
by veritati
May 7th, '06, 02:11
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Same moments in K-Dramas that gets you frustrated.
Replies: 33
Views: 8953

lolz, I didn't notice those sort of things....BUT I do notice this: -They're long and kinda boring. (Sometimes I wish they'd be shorter) -In almost every drama there is a love triangle, that's boring. -The girl is always innocent looking and not very rich. -There is always a girl who plays the vill...
by veritati
Apr 1st, '06, 14:42
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Buying Jdramas From Sensasian?
Replies: 4
Views: 1569

The site looks legit...just that I don't think the English subs will be any good. Most likely they put the Chinese translation into a program and "convert" it into English. What you get will be "Jibberish." Looks like this site is based in Malaysia. Read the description fully before you make a purch...
by veritati
Feb 1st, '06, 20:57
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: I so wanna get some of those actor's hairstyles.
Replies: 92
Views: 24027

There was a similar thread on this forum from last year. I suggest you use the search function. But you need to go to a Japanese stylist to get your hair cut right, and then use wax to style it accordingly. The stylist must be one trained in Japan though because it's not the same if they learned fro...
by veritati
Jan 25th, '06, 20:36
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: what in Japanese Culture U dont like?
Replies: 125
Views: 18784

I think this thread should be for people who have lived in Japan for a significant amount of time or at least visited Japan before. Even visiting doesn't give you a real sense of what everyday living is like so you can't just make a statement that it's like this or that from only a brief experience....
by veritati
Jan 24th, '06, 01:47
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Recommend a Book
Replies: 55
Views: 12609

Three off the top of my head: The Fountainhead, Tuesdays with Morie, Harry Potter (start with the first one, of course).
by veritati
Dec 17th, '05, 15:11
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: SMAP fans out there, PLEASE JOIN!
Replies: 194
Views: 109729

How come the poll doesn't include the 6th SMAP? Do people know that there were originally 6 SMAP members?
by veritati
Dec 3rd, '05, 08:38
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: The Top Paid Artists in Japan (taxes, ratings, etc.)
Replies: 43
Views: 15573

One thing to point out is that the marital status of the individual has a big effect on their tax obligation. If you are married and/or have children, your tax will be a lot less. For example, the Downtown duo make the same but one paid less in tax - the married one. Similar is Nakai and KimuTaku. K...
by veritati
Oct 31st, '05, 04:49
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: How are J dramas aired in Japan?
Replies: 10
Views: 3547

The only difference is that each show/drama has its particular sponsor/s. In America, sponsors buy the best time slots. In Japan, you see the same sponsors every week for a particular drama. Advertising is huge in Japan that's why. Some actors/actresses make more from doing commercials than actual w...
by veritati
Oct 31st, '05, 04:39
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Worst J-drama Ever! (*spoilers*)
Replies: 824
Views: 209016

I totally agree about KimuTaku being horribly, horribly overrated, though. For one thing, I totally hate his voice because it's too blah. He's not terribly attractive (I'd even go so far as to call him average-looking) and doesn't stand out much in his dramas. To this and any post knocking Kimutaku...
by veritati
Jul 8th, '05, 05:32
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: IMA AI NI YUKIMASU
Replies: 29
Views: 14669

She didnt really get amnesia from anything. She died and was creamated and everything. She was dead for a while too. But she promised er son that she would come back during the rainy season next year and she did but with no recolection of anything. Did you not watch the movie? Or you watched it wit...
by veritati
Jul 3rd, '05, 07:06
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: IMA AI NI YUKIMASU
Replies: 29
Views: 14669

There is a new torrent at Pirate's Bay with Zola's (FSC) English Subs.
by veritati
Jun 23rd, '05, 04:44
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: IMA AI NI YUKIMASU
Replies: 29
Views: 14669

Minimal is not gonna help. You won't fully comprehend it if you don't understand the explanation. This movie has a Back To The Future/Matrix-like storyline in terms of how things unfolded. There are elements of A Christmas' Carol and It's A Wonderful Life in it as well.
by veritati
Jun 23rd, '05, 04:33
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: A Ratio-Based Tracker (Banning Leechers)
Replies: 125
Views: 31319

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. It's working fine the way it is. I do leech sometimes but I always come back later-when there are a lot less seeders-and help to seed. And If I see someone asking for help from the shout box, I answer too. Sometimes when I am downloading more than one torrent, if I s...
by veritati
Jun 8th, '05, 04:21
Forum: D-Addicts Announcements
Topic: What about RSS feeds?
Replies: 40
Views: 51329

Interesting. As for me, I get the same error with Firefox or the RSSFeed Scanner plugin in Azureus. They both point to the url http://d-addicts.net:7979/torrents/ece0f05ce4fc1f703a21dca30740f4a1b2d4013e.torrent and if I try to download that with right click "save link as" in firefox, it complains t...
by veritati
May 16th, '05, 06:20
Forum: Chinese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Zhang Ziyi in Memoirs of a Geisha
Replies: 86
Views: 31980

i think she is hurt...... and wtf a Chinese playing a Japanese? Those people in China is not gonna like this, most of them are Anti-Jap. They'll prolly attack her and call her a sell-out One: watch your usage of terms. Two: more likely Japanese will be mad. Actually, Japanese won't be mad but rathe...
by veritati
May 5th, '05, 04:07
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Bittorent Client Recommendations
Replies: 347
Views: 128628

You're just full of mis-information and contradictions, aren't you? First, you make a delcaration that makes it sound like you're an expert programmer, then you disclose that you don't know much about programming and we shouldn't rely on you for explanations. And you are? I am just trying to help p...
by veritati
May 4th, '05, 00:38
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Bittorent Client Recommendations
Replies: 347
Views: 128628

Tried official one - too slow and not much function. I also didn't like how it opens different windows for different downloads among other issues. Used ABC for like a year, but couldn't download some torrents like ones with Chinese characters or weird names. ABC takes up too much CPU and memory. It ...
by veritati
May 3rd, '05, 01:55
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: (AF) Dae Jang Geum - 3 Volumes (Complete)
Replies: 573
Views: 183225

I don't know if this has been posted or if anyone is aware of, but here's a site with DJG songs, MV's and NG's: http://stud.chjhs.tpc.edu.tw/~ch355253/A2.htm It's in Chinese so maybe you can try babelfish or some other service to translate it. And this board has a lot of DJG info: http://deiner.prob...