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by Pekana
Jul 18th, '07, 19:42
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What is your occupation??
Replies: 287
Views: 92379

Studying in university to get my masters degree. Meanwhile helping to organize a jazz festival - pays nothing, but it's fun and I get lots of useful experience.
by Pekana
Jul 16th, '07, 22:21
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: [Girls only!^^] What r u carrying in ur bag??
Replies: 125
Views: 33304

Funny topic! :lol Okay, I'll reveal the secrets of my bag too. Contents: -keys -wallet -hairbrush -lipgloss -planner -pen -mobile phone -small mirror -gum -sunglasses -tissue -pills (I end up distributing them to headache or other ache ridden friends) May seem like a lot, but those are all things th...
by Pekana
Jul 14th, '07, 22:31
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What's your ethinicity??
Replies: 737
Views: 89033

European. But if you want me to be more precise - Latvian.
by Pekana
Jul 11th, '07, 15:41
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Hanazakari no Kimitachi e [2007]
Replies: 7382
Views: 1146537

wrt ratings of 16.4 being disappointing. Keep in mind, the HanaKimi timeslot, Tue @ 2100, is not as popular as Mon @ 2100. A 15 is considered low for Mon @ 2100, whereas the last time Tue@2100 broke 15 was with Aya Ueto's Attention Please in Spring 2006. 3 of the 4 dramas since averaged around a ra...
by Pekana
Jul 10th, '07, 23:29
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Hanazakari no Kimitachi e [2007]
Replies: 7382
Views: 1146537

The torrent file downloaded in like 2 hours for me, but it won't play on my computer - no picture just sound. :cry: I was kind of dreading it would be like that from the resolution I saw it had. Oh well, I'll be seeding it for a few hours so at least those who don't have an ojiichan for a computer c...
by Pekana
Jul 10th, '07, 12:45
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: GUYS : What kind of girl do u like???
Replies: 166
Views: 36662

I love this thread. :mrgreen: It was funny before, but now that Densha Otoko appeared I think it stepped up a level on the ladder of hilarity. Random nipple-squeeze? Seriously? That's scary. :blink Actually, there is a story behind the nipple-squeeze statement. I never drop my clothes in public. I'...
by Pekana
Jul 9th, '07, 14:58
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: GUYS : What kind of girl do u like???
Replies: 166
Views: 36662

I love this thread. :mrgreen: It was funny before, but now that Densha Otoko appeared I think it stepped up a level on the ladder of hilarity. Random nipple-squeeze? Seriously? That's scary. :blink
by Pekana
Jul 9th, '07, 13:52
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Crushes on Seniors
Replies: 13
Views: 4731

A junior falling for a senior? How much of an age difference are we talking here? If it's, for example, 3 years apart then, sure, that seems like a great difference when you're in your teens, but later you can end up dating someone who would've been your senior in school without even batting an eye....
by Pekana
Jul 7th, '07, 16:47
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: veoh.com
Replies: 7
Views: 7013

Veoh has its uses, but personally I have to agree with groink on this, in particular his first argument. It wouldn't be good to attract that kind of attention. And you need to respect the fansubber's wishes as well.
by Pekana
Jul 5th, '07, 13:14
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: GUYS : What kind of girl do u like???
Replies: 166
Views: 36662

ruisu wrote:drunk ones
:scratch: Then do you prefer a girl who's drunk on beer, drunk on wine, drunk on tequila or drunk on whiskey or...
Sorry, kidding. :lol Your post just made me laugh really hard. Probably because I actually know guys who think like that.
by Pekana
Jul 5th, '07, 13:04
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Hanazakari no Kimitachi e [2007]
Replies: 7382
Views: 1146537

I watched it and I liked it. Very much in fact. As I've read about half of the manga I could tell that they've made changes in the sequence of events, but I didn't mind it at all. As someone stated before, this is a 12 episode drama so it should have a faster pace than a 23 volume manga. The charact...
by Pekana
Jun 20th, '07, 18:41
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Girl Mistaken for Cute/Handsome Boy Compliment or Not?
Replies: 40
Views: 21080

I've never been mistaken for a guy and I would never ever want to be mistaken for one, no matter if I'm being perceived as a cute guy. I would think that something was wrong with either my appearance or the person's eyesight.
by Pekana
Jun 11th, '07, 21:54
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Hanazakari no Kimitachi e [2007]
Replies: 7382
Views: 1146537

The manga was quite cute and I'm hoping the drama will be fun to watch. I think they made a good choice in casting Maki and Shun as the leads. Imho, from the crop of the young Jdrama actors these two are amongst the more promissing ones. I was rather surprised to read that some people thought Horiki...
by Pekana
Jun 8th, '07, 20:31
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3137
Views: 742620

xtig3r, you look like a character from a gangster drama in that first pic! :lol And I mean that in the best possible way. Cool pics.
by Pekana
Jun 5th, '07, 13:02
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Who was your first celebrity crush?
Replies: 154
Views: 31465

Beginning of the 90's "Point Break" - it was a tough competition between Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves. Keanu Reeves won out in the end. Hey, for a 9 year old I had fairly good taste. :lol As for Asian actors, I discovered Asian drama not so long ago. I'm not as impressionable anymore. S...
by Pekana
May 21st, '07, 23:49
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: How do girls want to be treated by guys?
Replies: 156
Views: 52701

pubbie wrote:Q: How do girls want to be treated by guys?
A: Like the sluts they are
Aww, a Swedish troll. Always wondered if they existed and now I know.
by Pekana
May 11th, '07, 22:28
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: "I want a korean boyfriend"
Replies: 459
Views: 243185

Of course I do have a (short) list of what I look for in girls: - The ability to cook (or the willingness to learn from my mom!). - Buy me a shirt every now and then, my wardrobe becomes stale without a girl around. - Be very huggable! Nothing turns me off faster than a person who responds to a hug...
by Pekana
May 10th, '07, 00:18
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: "I want a korean boyfriend"
Replies: 459
Views: 243185

Re: It's alright ladies..

This sure is a tenacious thread. And to think that it all started back in August 19, 2006 with someone asking for a certain Korean phrase to write on a T-shirt. Obviously, there are a lot of girls who wouldn't mind having a Korean boyfriend. Count me in, as long as he's a non-smoker and has a good p...
by Pekana
May 9th, '07, 23:49
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Plastic surgery in Japanese society or entertainment?
Replies: 133
Views: 282747

I think nowadays plastic surgery is nothing out of the ordinary in any industry that relies heavily on looks. The Japanese entertainment industry is surely no exception. The media likes to point its finger at celebrities that have allegedly had plastic surgery, and the internet is full of sites with...
by Pekana
May 9th, '07, 22:52
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Would you ever marry someone your parents didn't approve of?
Replies: 79
Views: 33645

My parents are sensible people and I love and respect them. If ever a situation like that arises, I'd listen to what they have to say, but that's as far as it goes. The decision whether to marry or not would be mine and only mine to make.
by Pekana
Apr 23rd, '07, 20:10
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Interracial dating... your views?
Replies: 342
Views: 71972

In the end in any relationship there will be obstacles, compromises, adjustments to be made, conflicts and a lot of learning to do on both sides. So personally, I don't care what skin tone or eye colour or how much hair on his arms my loved one would have as long as our basic values and perspectives...
by Pekana
Mar 12th, '07, 13:23
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3137
Views: 742620

yieebo wrote:don't delete them this time, you are very lovely ;)
(life would always be a day at the beach, with you around)
Thank you! No deleting this time - I promise. :lol
by Pekana
Mar 11th, '07, 20:51
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What's Your Horoscope?
Replies: 180
Views: 49958

Virgo - September 11. Year of the Boar/Pig - 1983.
by Pekana
Mar 11th, '07, 16:05
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3137
Views: 742620

Hello, posting my pics again in case anyone's interested what kind of face is hiding behind this nickname. [img]http://img226.imageshack.us/img226/945/img1090smallls9.th.jpg[/img] [img]http://img292.imageshack.us/img292/5043/img0930smallar2.th.jpg[/img] (Lets say that in this one I'm pretending that...
by Pekana
Mar 10th, '07, 18:26
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japan.. Abe: No new apology for war brothels
Replies: 18
Views: 2922

I see enough people have viewed this topic, but no one has commented yet. Probably because this is a very sensitive subject. Well, I can't say that Japan's position on thi is surprising. I've yet to see a country that would willingly and without heavy proof and international pressure admit to its pa...
by Pekana
Jan 29th, '07, 23:46
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: 50 things u can learn from a korean drama
Replies: 49
Views: 11585

That list gave me a good laugh. :lol Yes, Kdramas have a lot of cliches and repetitive plotlines, but I still can't help watching them even though there are things I find overly predictable and melodramatic. Still, Kdramas cater to my romantic cravings perfectly. :D
by Pekana
Jan 29th, '07, 23:03
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Post your pictures thread!!! Post them!
Replies: 3137
Views: 742620

Wow, there are lots of good-looking people on D-addicts. Everyone's so purty! :lol
by Pekana
Jan 25th, '07, 22:51
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: If you had three wishes, what would they be?
Replies: 168
Views: 53827

My three wishes:

1. Love - to love and be loved by the person that I love, happily ever after style
2. Health - good health is very important
3. Money - a lot of money makes living more comfortable
by Pekana
Jan 22nd, '07, 15:46
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What TURNS you OFF?
Replies: 331
Views: 59502

My biggest turn-off right now would have to be guys that are too introverted and can't hold a normal conversation. I'm pretty shy myself, but if a guy on a date asks me something I try to come up with more than monosyllabic answers. When the responsibility of keeping the conversation going is entire...
by Pekana
Jan 17th, '07, 01:01
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Which Drama do you like best? Korean Chinese or Japanese?
Replies: 294
Views: 72512

I'd have to go with Jdrama as my number one choice, but Kdrama is a close second. Like a lot of others have stated, Jdrama wins over Kdarma when it comes to the storyline. I find that Jdramas just offer more variety and they aren't as draggy as Kdramas. On the other hand, I prefer watching Kdramas w...
by Pekana
Jan 16th, '07, 22:45
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Does 'Fast Forwarding' Enhance Your Viewing Experience?
Replies: 8
Views: 2985

I don't fastforward when I watch dramas, even if some bits get draggy. I guess I could agree with TrevorGod on this - if I decide to watch a series I'm already prepared beforehand to invest time. I could never watch a drama by fastforwarding because I'd inevitably feel like I've missed some importan...
by Pekana
Jan 6th, '07, 00:39
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: "I want a korean boyfriend"
Replies: 459
Views: 243185

If the Korean guy in question would be kind, reliable, open-minded and with a good sense of humour then sure - I'd want a boyfriend like that.
But if I'd find a guy with those characteristics then I'd probably grab him and run far away from any meddling, no matter what his nationality would be. :lol
by Pekana
Jan 6th, '07, 00:29
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: YOUR REAL NAMES
Replies: 309
Views: 46282

Kempo wrote:My name's Guillaume :lol
I don't think you can pronounce it!
I think I might be able to. One should pronounce the "ll" like the "y" in "you", non? :blink
by Pekana
Jan 5th, '07, 16:28
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: YOUR REAL NAMES
Replies: 309
Views: 46282

I don't want to tell you my real name, but I want to post here anyway. Just call me Berta the Bigfooted then.
by Pekana
Jan 5th, '07, 16:16
Forum: Travel
Topic: .
Replies: 157
Views: 89134

Picking just one country is too hard - there are a lot of places I'd want to visit.
If I choose from the countries that are closer to where I am then it would have to be Italy and Spain. If we're talking about the East then I'd really like to go to Thailand and Japan.
by Pekana
Jan 4th, '07, 01:10
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: My Girl (SBS, 2005/6)
Replies: 821
Views: 236922

This drama sure picked me up after I'd gotten all broody because of watching a good, but depressing Jdrama. It's just so cute. It made me laugh out loud more times than I can count. Doesn't hurt that the actors and actresses are so hansome and pretty either. :D
by Pekana
Jan 4th, '07, 01:05
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: My Name is Kim Sam-Soon (MBC, 2005)
Replies: 428
Views: 167651

This is the second Kdrama that I watched, first being Goong, so it's not like I have a lot to compare with, but it had me in stitches. Sam Soon was such a funny character, but also very touching. Hyun Bin and Kim Sun Ah had great chemistry. I must say, though, one of my favourite scenes in the movie...
by Pekana
Jan 4th, '07, 00:27
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: I wish I was tall T_T
Replies: 576
Views: 118894

I'm 162 cm (about 5'3). That's perhaps a bit shorter than the average for women in my country. Don't know if I'd want to be taller. I'm pretty comfortable with my height except when I'm in the presence of very tall people (I mean basketball tall here), then I feel uncomfortable, like they're towerin...
by Pekana
Jan 4th, '07, 00:13
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Are you in love or not at all?
Replies: 425
Views: 116146

Not in love. At all.

Damn, I should get out more.

Oooh, the next episode just finished downloading! So shiny... Heh heh :sweat:
by Pekana
Jan 3rd, '07, 23:56
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Do we enjoy crying while watching K dramas?
Replies: 48
Views: 9064

I don't cry when I watch dramas. In general, I rarely cry even while watching movies where others are usually bawling their eyes out. I get misty-eyed at most. Not to say that there haven't been movies that have made me start the waterworks in earnest, but that's rare. That doesn't mean I'm not touc...
by Pekana
Jan 3rd, '07, 23:35
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Who is/has taken some Japanese classes?
Replies: 79
Views: 12358

Hey, where's the option of "No, but I would like to take some Japanese classes in the future"? :-( I have never had any Japanese classes, but I would like to learn Japanese. Sadly, right now I have neither the money, nor the possibility. There aren't that many choices for someone who wants...
by Pekana
Jan 1st, '07, 19:31
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What languages do you know?
Replies: 485
Views: 123188

I know none of the languages placed in the poll so I obviously chose to vote None of the Above. I have to rely on subtitles. :-( Otherwise the languages I know are as follows: Latvian - native tongue --> Sveiki visiem! (means "Hi everyone"!) :D Russian - seeing as it's a post-Soviet state ...
by Pekana
Jan 1st, '07, 19:11
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Goong VS My Girl VS Full House
Replies: 412
Views: 86170

Oooh, tough choice between Goong and My Girl! :unsure: I'd have to say My Girl, probably because I'm just about to finish watching it now, am totally hooked and it's making me breathless with laughter. Goong is a close second and I'll love it forever because it was my first Kdrama and one of the bes...
by Pekana
Jan 1st, '07, 18:40
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: For non-asians How have you gotten yourself into asian drama
Replies: 81
Views: 20289

Well, the interest for me started the same as for a lot of others here - first anime and manga and then on to drama. My first drama was Hana Yori Dango. I found it while looking for the anime. Though I did not finish watching it, it started my interest in Asian drama. Next came Gokusen which I loved...
by Pekana
Jan 1st, '07, 18:28
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: So.. What was the first drama you watched??
Replies: 1697
Views: 301397

The first asian drama I ever watched was Hana Yori Dango. I didn't finish it though. It just didn't manage to keep my interest until the very end.

The first Korean drama I watched was Goong and from then on I really started to like dramas.
by Pekana
Dec 26th, '06, 00:41
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Pride
Replies: 106
Views: 34819

Finished watching this a while ago. I loved it. I like hockey well enough and Queen is one of my favorite bands so I guess those were pluses. I also thought that the two leads had excellent chemistry. The interaction between Halu and his friends/teammates was also entertaining to watch. I was wonder...
by Pekana
Dec 22nd, '06, 01:35
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: will you marry someone with different religion
Replies: 213
Views: 53297

Hi there. :salut: Funny that I'd make my first post in a drama forum on a topic that's unrelated to TV drama. I always get roped in by the controversial subjects. Here's my two cents. I was brought up in a non-practicing Christian family. Since my parents thought that one doesn't need to belong to a...