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by cgozun
Jul 5th, '06, 01:31
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Interracial dating... your views?
Replies: 342
Views: 69181

i find my own intolerance for intolerance helps me greatly. When i was younger, i got a lot of stares cause my girlfriend was chinese. Its funny (living in NY) to even think of that now. Never settle for anything less than what you want cause of ignorant people. We have a couple of intolerant peopl...
by cgozun
Jul 4th, '06, 02:38
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Interracial dating... your views?
Replies: 342
Views: 69181

i find my own intolerance for intolerance helps me greatly. When i was younger, i got a lot of stares cause my girlfriend was chinese. Its funny (living in NY) to even think of that now. Never settle for anything less than what you want cause of ignorant people. We have a couple of intolerant peopl...
by cgozun
Jul 1st, '06, 14:39
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Hanbando Anti Japan movie
Replies: 109
Views: 14549

Here is another quote for you all. This time from Hegel. "We learn from history that we do not learn from history." Dear Japan, We hate you. Love, Korean schoolchildren. Don't kids say (draw) the darndest things?! http://aog.2y.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=1550&st=0 http://www.occidentalism.org/?p...
by cgozun
Jun 29th, '06, 21:28
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2006 – city rankings
Replies: 9
Views: 4133

Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2006 – city rankings

Moscow has replaced Tokyo as the world's most expensive city, according to the latest Cost of Living Survey from Mercer Human Resource Consulting, the global leader for HR and related financial advice. Seoul is in second place, climbing three places since last year. Tokyo moves down two positions in...
by cgozun
Jun 29th, '06, 02:27
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Hanbando Anti Japan movie
Replies: 109
Views: 14549

There is not one person who's not troubled by the past. I think William Faulkner said it best, "The past is never dead. It's not even past."
by cgozun
Jun 29th, '06, 00:13
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Interracial dating... your views?
Replies: 342
Views: 69181

I also have a problem with this whole cultures clash arguement too. Are there not Asians who are Christians? Are there not Caucasians who are Buddhist? Each race has a wide varitey of cultures within their own race and they won't always clash. Cultures can clash within their own race. If two people...
by cgozun
Jun 23rd, '06, 02:13
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Most Important Quality in a Lover
Replies: 51
Views: 16087

kotaeshiranaihito, I agree. All three are relatively of equal importance. I think a poll wouldn't be as exciting if there is only one obvious answer. But looking back, I'm not sure if it was overly simplified, or like you said, people are not being honest. In any event, I still think it's an interes...
by cgozun
Jun 23rd, '06, 00:50
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Most Important Quality in a Lover
Replies: 51
Views: 16087

Sex by itself is not a criteria. It has to reflect your partner. "Which do you think is the most important quality in a lover?" So you have to ask yourself, sex with so and so is good because...he/she's passionate kisser, gentle, considerate and giving, etc. All these depend on the person's inner be...
by cgozun
Jun 22nd, '06, 22:23
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: what in Japanese Culture U dont like?
Replies: 125
Views: 18470

the view of sex and all that concerns is very open in japan, thats why you can see stuff like that in the link, sure its Pedophilical stuff in western eyes and compared to our standards, but do never mix our standards with japanese, two totally views on everything and on life. only because you find...
by cgozun
Jun 22nd, '06, 22:10
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Most Important Quality in a Lover
Replies: 51
Views: 16087

Trust and Sex can be categorized under personality as Trustworthy and Good in Bed. The fact that it's good leads you to wonder where all the facination about jerks and somehow transforming them is coming from. Of course they all turn out nice in the end but the falling in love always occurs during t...
by cgozun
Jun 22nd, '06, 21:57
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: what in Japanese Culture U dont like?
Replies: 125
Views: 18470

lol, like the blokes here in the states dont have fetish for young girls, oh im so tired of this **** hypocrisy, you make jesus cry And bothered with prositution and points at japan? HAHAHAH, man you should really go out on your own streets in night and see all these creepy creeps that buy young gi...
by cgozun
Jun 22nd, '06, 20:17
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Most Important Quality in a Lover
Replies: 51
Views: 16087

I do believe reality favors personality, but in our case, why do you think dramas rank personality last? It seems counter intuitive and quite mind boggling to think someone would fall for a jerk who just so happens to be rich and attractive. Yet, we continue to relate to these dramas that otherwise ...
by cgozun
Jun 22nd, '06, 19:51
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Most Important Quality in a Lover
Replies: 51
Views: 16087

All of these are important that's why I think they are good poll options. The number one reason for divorce in America is due to financial reasons so you can't say money is not important. We all know personality is important. It's the most popular driving force in attraction. Appearance is kind of l...
by cgozun
Jun 22nd, '06, 19:38
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Interracial dating... your views?
Replies: 342
Views: 69181

I having nothing against interracial dating. I don't care who others date, but I don't like it when people tell me who to date. Although I don't consider one race superior to another, I do have preferences whether in regards to what color I want my children's eyes, hair, and skin, what morals and va...
by cgozun
Jun 22nd, '06, 11:24
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Most Important Quality in a Lover
Replies: 51
Views: 16087

Most Important Quality in a Lover

Which do you think is the most important quality in a lover? +Financial Security +Personality +Physical Appearance Edit: All of these are important that's why I think they are good poll options. The number one reason for divorce in America is due to financial reasons so you can't say money is not im...
by cgozun
Jun 22nd, '06, 10:51
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: what in Japanese Culture U dont like?
Replies: 125
Views: 18470

the obsession with young girls is a bit offsetting. i saw a picture of a young namie amuro in a window and wanted it (it was a supermonkey poster) and inside the store was TONS of pictures of young girls (like 12/13) in bathing suits and such. it was so super super creepy. That, and the general att...
by cgozun
Jun 20th, '06, 21:08
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: girls and their annoyingness of not being able to tell a guy
Replies: 85
Views: 20369

girls doesn´t show what they feel cos they are waiting for the guy who´ll take the first step to a confession of love. I´m that kind of girl anyways, say what you want to, but I don´t wanna be the first one who says: "I love you, can we be together?" Even if I was the one who fell for him first, if...
by cgozun
Jun 20th, '06, 17:32
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: girls and their annoyingness of not being able to tell a guy
Replies: 85
Views: 20369

A little bit of mind game is healthy for the relationship. Being too honest and direct with your feelings will quickly kill the romance. A healthy dose of mystery ensures both partners are kept interested and entertained.
by cgozun
Jun 20th, '06, 06:38
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: girls and their annoyingness of not being able to tell a guy
Replies: 85
Views: 20369

i still dont agree.. girls KNOW when a guy likes a girl dats the difference. they just like to see us chase them, then fail.. then come back a week later sayin how much they want us LOL :D. Yeah some girls do that, probably the ones who watch too much drama. But generalizing is limited to your own ...
by cgozun
Jun 18th, '06, 06:08
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: girls and their annoyingness of not being able to tell a guy
Replies: 85
Views: 20369

girls are overall too stupid to comprehend... not all girls.. just some....i still love u girls though...just saying some are pretty dumb ...and you wonder why they don't confess to you. It's nice that you love them, but you have to respect them too. :scratch: back to the topic.... so because girls...
by cgozun
Jun 17th, '06, 08:07
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: LOVE - Age difference
Replies: 149
Views: 37635

If it's true love...I can't even bear to think after I die of old age, I'd be leaving my 35 year old wife a widow and 5 kids fatherless. If I truly love her, I'd let her go to find a younger man she can grow old with... :cry:. True love does not live in the moment alone. My example is a bit extreme,...
by cgozun
Jun 16th, '06, 17:46
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: girls and their annoyingness of not being able to tell a guy
Replies: 85
Views: 20369

Girls are unconsciously deceiving guys, and guys are consciously misinterpreting girls. :-(
by cgozun
Jun 15th, '06, 20:20
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: girls and their annoyingness of not being able to tell a guy
Replies: 85
Views: 20369

nikochanr3 wrote:please list them...i need advantages. my wife is pretty much in control... :goggle:
It's hopeless. Men are only strong when among other men or by themselves. In a relationship, they become weaker. :-(
by cgozun
Jun 6th, '06, 22:34
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Vote for the most sexy Japanese actress!
Replies: 85
Views: 90635

I voted other. I wish there were more older woman to choose from :-( .
by cgozun
Jun 6th, '06, 21:44
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: My Name is Kim Sam-Soon (MBC, 2005)
Replies: 428
Views: 163343

I just finished this drama. It's pretty good. I'd recommend it. If you ask why, I'm not sure how to answer that :).
by cgozun
Jun 6th, '06, 05:15
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese Music Recommendations
Replies: 404
Views: 221690

Here are some more Jrock I believe weren't mentioned. I haven't been into Jrock in a long time. I don't even know if any of these are still active. Hysteric Blue Field of View D+Shade Baiser La'cryma Christi Laputa Stella Maria TM Revolution Raphael Looking at some of those Jpop bands brought back s...
by cgozun
Jun 6th, '06, 03:00
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: For New Members - Introduce Yourselves!
Replies: 1500
Views: 299253

I've been a member for quite some time, but I've yet to post here so here goes. Hi everyone. :thumleft:
by cgozun
Jun 4th, '06, 23:17
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3136
Views: 708959

This is my before picture:

[img]http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a214/ ... lf-old.jpg[/img]

This is my latest picture taken from my cellphone:

[img]http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a214/ ... myself.jpg[/img]

:D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
by cgozun
Jun 4th, '06, 00:54
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: braces - cute/attractive or a huge turnoff?
Replies: 63
Views: 53645

I prefer a girl wear braces if her teeth are insanely crooked.
by cgozun
Jun 4th, '06, 00:06
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Is it possible for a guy and a girl to be just friends?
Replies: 289
Views: 97771

Just one example when it's possible already made not possible impossible.
by cgozun
Jun 3rd, '06, 19:30
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: How old are you?
Replies: 419
Views: 100165

I love dramas and I don't think it has anything to do with age. I hope when I die (in my sleep :pale:), some good drama is playing in the background :P .
by cgozun
Jun 3rd, '06, 03:15
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Are there any "gay" dramas?
Replies: 233
Views: 211060

If you are talking about Asian dramas in general, I'm pretty sure Filipino dramas have gay people in them. I've not seen any but homosexuality is that country is very open.
by cgozun
Jun 3rd, '06, 02:20
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Will thepiratebay.com be forced to shut down?
Replies: 39
Views: 11410

They will be back. The worse that can happen is other sites will pick up the slack. There really is no end to this. :roll
by cgozun
Jun 2nd, '06, 03:36
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Will Japanese music ever survive in America?
Replies: 112
Views: 18278

I agree with that article whole heatedly. Among other things, yeah Americans don't like you flaunting your ethnic/cultural backgrounds. Just look at the backlash from the "A Day without Immigrants" parade.
by cgozun
May 31st, '06, 18:34
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Why did you come to D-Addicts?
Replies: 106
Views: 19756

First time I came here was to download movies, but that was way back. Only after they stopped offering movies did I try the dramas. It was a blessing in disguise. :pray:
by cgozun
May 31st, '06, 17:57
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: So.. What was the first drama you watched??
Replies: 1694
Views: 277678

I don't remember between these two :scratch:
GTO
To Heart
by cgozun
May 31st, '06, 16:47
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Smile Again (SBS, 2006)
Replies: 41
Views: 23813

Yeah, I'm not feeling this one. I stopped at episode 1. Can someone who have seen the first few episodes share their impressions on the plot and maybe some character chemistries. :salut:
by cgozun
Dec 18th, '05, 15:46
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Do you remember life without computers and internet?
Replies: 118
Views: 54425

Having a high speed internet connection I often take things for granted. I often boast, I've seen the entire internet. 3 years back I went back to my country for a 3 months vacation with no internet access. That in itself was not so bad as I found many things to do to keep me busy. However, when I g...
by cgozun
Dec 8th, '05, 00:58
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What TURNS you OFF?
Replies: 331
Views: 57427

what turns me off?
the switch located on my back between my shoulder blades
by cgozun
Oct 21st, '05, 04:23
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: RECOMMENDED JMOVIES
Replies: 519
Views: 334244

Movies I like are artsy or social comentaries so here are my recommendations: All About Lilly Chou This film depicts the problems Japanese teenagers are facing in contemporary Japan. The plot is very loose and you can easily get lost but the main points are still conveyed successfully. One of the ro...
by cgozun
Oct 21st, '05, 03:28
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Gokusen vs. GTO
Replies: 94
Views: 18933

I haven't finished the first Gokusen, but i'm about done with Gokusen 2, and that series is awesome. GTO, I own the anime series, watched all the live action including special and movie. I can honestly say i like both equally and voted accordingly I thought Gokusen was better than 2 so don't forget...
by cgozun
Oct 13th, '05, 23:56
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: SINGLES RANTING THREAD (Dating Advice)
Replies: 3007
Views: 220622

You could say 'hello' and we would take it as 'want to go out?'

This is the funniest thing I've read in awhile.
by cgozun
Oct 13th, '05, 23:54
Forum: Korean Actors & Actresses
Topic: Kim Hee Sun vs. Choi Ji Woo
Replies: 67
Views: 51228

I think CJW's popularity is the beneficiary of the recent Kdrama craze that swept Asia with that darn over rated Winter Sonata, Bae Yong Jun as well. Personally, I don't like anything that came out of that drama, talent wise. Also I don't think KHS is part of that wave which might explain why CJW is...
by cgozun
Sep 28th, '05, 22:55
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: LOVE - Age difference
Replies: 149
Views: 37635

This topic reminded me of that recent Japanese movie Tokyo Tower. Anyway for my opinion, I believe love between two people can exists regardless of the age difference, however I voted 'Yes' it matters because it does. Here is my reason why. If you think about the future for one brief moment you will...
by cgozun
Sep 21st, '05, 21:13
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: What's the worst korean drama you have seen?
Replies: 504
Views: 125248

Just to update what I said earlier, I finally finished Full House. So far it's my favorite but I do see why people think it's over rated. After awhile the whole thing gets repetative but I have not seen that many KDramas so this is good. The others I saw were Autumn Winter and Summer and every body ...
by cgozun
Sep 20th, '05, 20:42
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Densha Otoko - The Movie
Replies: 44
Views: 18710

me too please
by cgozun
Sep 15th, '05, 07:52
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Wedding (KBS2, 2005)
Replies: 66
Views: 27898

I found this series to be the most effective sleeping pill to date. The way Jang Nara acts I can't see her in anything but romantic comedies and this show is way too serious especially in the way they talk, the conversations lack energy. Zzzzzzz....
by cgozun
Sep 14th, '05, 03:23
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Movie Discussion] Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children
Replies: 118
Views: 16292

[Movie Discussion] Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children

Sunday, Sept 11 2005 FF7:AC Movie writes "Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children has been leaked on the Internet early this morning by a pirate group from Hong Kong known as BiEN (which incidentally means good in French). The Square-Enix film was due to release in Japan on September 14th 2005 after nume...
by cgozun
Sep 8th, '05, 02:03
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: possible? Good grades & watch dramas?
Replies: 123
Views: 23959

It's important to balance your life. All work and no play may make you dull and maybe bitter. But for all you scholars out there, grades are important. More important is after getting your diploma you learned something. Don't just get by. The harder you work now the easier life will become later. Jo...
by cgozun
Sep 6th, '05, 05:24
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Trick (All Seasons + Special)
Replies: 256
Views: 119302

I think you should get dvd version. The over all quality improvement over the vcd is worth the $5 difference.
by cgozun
Aug 29th, '05, 21:34
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Korean men ( in dramas ) wearing pink
Replies: 66
Views: 20828

Pink shirt can be nice on a guy too, but if he has several pnk shrits in his wardrobe, he might have homosexual tendencies.
by cgozun
Aug 23rd, '05, 18:51
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: What do you think of Sandara Park??
Replies: 40
Views: 22426

Are you in or out? I start cracking up just thinking about it.
by cgozun
Aug 22nd, '05, 01:06
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Favorite JDorama Theme Song
Replies: 82
Views: 23199

Summer Snow
It's also the theme song for when I go to bed.
by cgozun
Aug 21st, '05, 23:09
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese way of English pronunciation
Replies: 52
Views: 18942

How to speak authentic Japanese English - found this while surfing, short intro to this subject and may explain some reasons for the slight modifications of English words because of the following pattern of C-V-C-V.
http://www.estat.us/id86.html
by cgozun
Aug 21st, '05, 18:55
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: What's the worst korean drama you have seen?
Replies: 504
Views: 125248

I have had Full House and MISA sitting on my HD for awhile. I guess I'll try Full House first since you've mentioned it.
by cgozun
Aug 21st, '05, 18:17
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: What's the worst korean drama you have seen?
Replies: 504
Views: 125248

Took me 2 years to finish Winter Sonata. It was boring and I didn't like the entire cast. Took me 3 years to finally give up on Autumn Tale. I saw several eps and I couldn't take it so I just delete the whole damn series. I used to love Korean Entertainment then I noticed a trend. I gave up on Kdram...
by cgozun
Aug 21st, '05, 06:08
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Sad] Korean Dramas That Had Made You Cry, or close to cryin
Replies: 293
Views: 142199

Confusing topic: Are you asking for recommendations or is this a topic for people to share their experiences. IMHO all dramas have something to cry about. Otherwise they are in the wrong business. If you are looking for start to finish crying drama, hmmm, Autumn in My Heart I think but it's kinda da...
by cgozun
Aug 21st, '05, 03:57
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Which Asian Country Has the BEST LOOKING MEN??
Replies: 176
Views: 56529

I think each country has so many handsome guys it's impossible to decide. Now that you've factored in surgeries I have to second guess these celebs and include normal people. Each country have their uniqueness that I find attractive in their own right. These polls are always difficult because of ste...
by cgozun
Aug 21st, '05, 01:41
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese way of English pronunciation
Replies: 52
Views: 18942

I wonder why so many seem to really follow the katakana, why cant they say hermes as we would instead of heremesu? are they embarassed to try? Is the katakana a safer way to avoid being made fun of? :| I just find it strange, why cant they try to say it as it sounds in english when they speak engli...
by cgozun
Aug 21st, '05, 00:47
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese way of English pronunciation
Replies: 52
Views: 18942

Many Japanese speak with a strong katakana accent when they speak English.

Maynee Jyapaneezu peeporu supeeki urisu sutorongo katakana akusento uren zay supeeki Engurishee.
by cgozun
Aug 20th, '05, 18:55
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3136
Views: 708959

this is me
by cgozun
Aug 18th, '05, 05:14
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: soft subs vs hard subs - which do you prefer
Replies: 179
Views: 59250

I'd have to say softsubs only because of the off chance there is a revised and better subbing produced and perhaps an even more off chance that someday I can understand the language and can do away with the clutter. Otherwise, hardsubs look nicer on screen. But overall I vote for softsubs.
by cgozun
Aug 18th, '05, 05:09
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Densha Otoko
Replies: 1044
Views: 223542

True. So I'll be a weatherman and say 99.9% unlikely. She's so hot and he's so... umm... maybe this one is an overly exaggerated circumstance.
by cgozun
Aug 18th, '05, 04:53
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What's your ethinicity??
Replies: 737
Views: 84063

I think everyone has an accent, they just don't know it? Even though we all speak English, we have different dialects because we live in different regions. I wonder if that made sense... :unsure: This is true. In the USA, South, Midwest, East, and West all talk differently. It's not just the pronun...
by cgozun
Aug 18th, '05, 04:43
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: GREATEST DVD PLAYER O_O
Replies: 35
Views: 10319

I give OPPO the best choice award. DVD players priced at $200, this is arguably the best out there. I bought my sister the Mini DVD Home Theater one and she loves it. For myself, I bought the HDTV ready one and loving it.
by cgozun
Aug 18th, '05, 04:08
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Densha Otoko
Replies: 1044
Views: 223542

I still don't see how Hermes see Densha as more than a friend. There just isn't any chemistry. Even Hermes's friend explain it to her...how a person touch each other and if that person jolt Hermes seem to be very calm with Densha. Usually, a person is a little nervous at the beginning of a relation...
by cgozun
Aug 10th, '05, 03:21
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: So.. What was the first drama you watched??
Replies: 1694
Views: 277678

That would have to be GTO