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by xxGing
Mar 2nd, '10, 00:04
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Learning Korean
Replies: 213
Views: 117524

That's not what I meant by losing touch with your own culture. I mean that there are many people who take up an asian language (mainly Japanese) that start to over embrace the culture of that language, and completely denounce their own culture. I have a friend who is completely obsessed with Japan t...
by xxGing
Mar 1st, '10, 23:05
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Learning Korean
Replies: 213
Views: 117524

You listening to drama's and variety programs will get you to a level of fluent understanding for any language. To actually speak fluently though you need a lot of actual contact, meaning there's only so far you can go without experience. I don't know Korean personally ( I learned Japanese, aside fr...
by xxGing
Mar 1st, '10, 22:55
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Tattoo Symbol...
Replies: 3
Views: 4271

 literally means home, but is used in conjunction in Chinese and Japanese to mean family,

 Means love
 Means closeness It's used in conjunctions to refer to a more extended family vibe.

家族 Is in japanese family 親族 Is also family but more extended family
by xxGing
Feb 25th, '10, 20:43
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Is Bittorrent or BitComet Legal?
Replies: 89
Views: 20379

You are like 1000 times more likely to get caught for dl/ul American made stuff than any foreign stuff. I've been dling anime/dramas/variety , japanese, korean, chineses, since like 2000 where Kazaa and IRC were the main forms of distribution, and I've never had any issues. On the other hand I have ...
by xxGing
Feb 25th, '10, 20:34
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What languages do you know?
Replies: 485
Views: 111265

I have a profound interest in languages, so I'm trying to pick up quite a few. I natively speak Polish and English. I can rather fluently speak Japanese. I'm learning German and Cantonese at a rather slow pace right now. If I ever get those 2 down and am still interested in learning languages I will...
by xxGing
Feb 25th, '10, 20:27
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Suffering, Kdrama and th eculture of Korea
Replies: 45
Views: 9506

Actually I understand what you are trying to say, I'm no one with authority on any subject but I try to look at the world a bit philosophically. I'm a sensitive person, and one who strives to do their best, so whenever I get in trouble for something it is usually for something beyond my control, yet...