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by Athaclena42
May 17th, '07, 03:46
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: People with dyed hair
Replies: 11
Views: 1759

I always wondered what the difference between men's and women's hair dye was... maybe men's hair dye has less in it, because men usually have shorter hair? That's not always the case though. Anyway, if you want to lighten your hair, you need something that will lift your previous color out (peroxide...
by Athaclena42
May 7th, '07, 10:34
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: what is the best laptop??
Replies: 22
Views: 5410

Avoid Dell notebooks... although their desktops are very nice and are used all over the place. I had two and had nothing but problems with them, although that could have been due to a number of factors. I have a Toshiba now, with a Pentium M processor in it... I wish I could upgrade, but I have a 4 ...
by Athaclena42
Mar 23rd, '07, 01:16
Forum: Chinese Drama Discussions
Topic: [CDrama] Legend Of The Condor Heroes (2007)
Replies: 214
Views: 130119

It's not like this is the first time that two different groups have subbed the same drama. At the very least, it's the 3rd time. Though it would be great to make this a team effort with BON, I doubt that it will happen. I just want both teams to have a good time doing what we all love to do, which I...
by Athaclena42
Mar 14th, '07, 15:28
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japan.. Abe: No new apology for war brothels
Replies: 18
Views: 2424

Re: Agreed.

Oh, and it's not like the United States is any purer than the Japanese of the Germans in this regard either. Our schools don't teach about the WWII detention camps for the Japanese. Or the persecution of German Amrican citizens during 'several' time periods, not just WWII. I recall learning about t...
by Athaclena42
Mar 5th, '07, 04:53
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Would you ever marry someone your parents didn't approve of?
Replies: 79
Views: 27626

I like to think that it would never happen that I would want to marry someone and my parents wouldn't approve. They're pretty fair people and wouldn't discriminate against someone because of their race or job. And I like to think that I wouldn't be marrying someone with bad moral qualities, and I th...
by Athaclena42
Feb 15th, '07, 09:32
Forum: KDrama on DVD
Topic: Shoot For the Stars DVD from YA Entertainment
Replies: 3
Views: 3081

I was disappointed too...I'll post up a screenshot of the video quality when I get my new disk on Fri./Mon. That, and a more detailed description of the subtitles and how good they are.
by Athaclena42
Feb 14th, '07, 01:37
Forum: KDrama on DVD
Topic: Shoot For the Stars DVD from YA Entertainment
Replies: 3
Views: 3081

Shoot For the Stars DVD from YA Entertainment

I'll post this review now and add more to it later. Netflix has this series available to rent, and I decided to add it to my list of movies. I added only the first disk, to check the quality before added the rest of the series. When the disk arrived, I popped it in my disk drive without really looki...
by Athaclena42
Jan 31st, '07, 06:36
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: KOREAN BBQ HOUSE -How to ask them to stop cooking nicely
Replies: 47
Views: 8416

pokute wrote:I am, for the first time in a D-Addicts thread, rendered speechless. There are apparently depths of inanity miles and miles beyond anything I ever imagined... That anyone could proceed so nakedly through life and survive is proof of... Proof of... Well, something.


lol....you said it.
by Athaclena42
Jan 5th, '07, 03:29
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Acne treatment to use
Replies: 11
Views: 3725

Nothing really worked for me until my dermatologist prescribed Accutane. It's a form of Vitamin A in pill form, but they generally only use it after trying topical creams and antibiotics first because there are a lot of side effects, it can be expensive (there's a generic though, so that helps), and...
by Athaclena42
Dec 3rd, '06, 02:51
Forum: D-Addicts Stuff
Topic: DramaWiki Firefox/Mozilla Search Plugin
Replies: 66
Views: 222983

Love this...thanks so much!
by Athaclena42
Nov 16th, '06, 07:44
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: "Warning: Unresponsive script"
Replies: 19
Views: 4628

I had that problem too...the script thing. I don't think it affected any downloads, and I haven't seen it in awhile. I don't remember which version of Firefox I was using, but right now I'm using 1.5.0.8. I don't think I've ever seen anything like it except for on d-addicts.
by Athaclena42
Oct 14th, '06, 04:00
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: D-Addicts Baseball Fans
Replies: 16
Views: 4315

Cory Lidle was a pitcher for the Phillies up until very late in the season. They traded him to the Yankees. When I saw that it was his plane, and saw him associated with the Yankees, I was confused because thought that he was still with the Phillies. Poor guy, and I feel for his family. Baseball sea...
by Athaclena42
Oct 5th, '06, 04:28
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Requesting Suggestions for Avatar Banners
Replies: 50
Views: 44392

I, too, would rather just see "fansubber". I was going to ask for a banner in the other thread, since I've been doing stuff with KDA as of late, and I saw the link to this thread. I just think there are so many different titles/roles in the fansubbing process, that it might get too complic...
by Athaclena42
Sep 19th, '06, 00:38
Forum: D-Addicts Stuff
Topic: DramaWiki - Information Repository for Asian Dramas UPDATE
Replies: 523
Views: 471792

Thanks so much for getting that back up and running! I had to google KDA every time I wanted to go on the site because I'm so used to going there through the wiki. And yes, I forgot to bookmark the site every time.
by Athaclena42
Aug 26th, '06, 04:12
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: dating question for the older people ...
Replies: 21
Views: 6274

Has anyone ever seen the MST3K short called "What To Do On A Date"? In short, it was one of those film clips from the 1950s and 60s where it instructs high school and college students how to groom themselves, etc... Anyway, it included "weenie roasts", bike riding, church fundrai...
by Athaclena42
Aug 11th, '06, 02:13
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: ramen, noodles....stuff
Replies: 72
Views: 11207

I came across this topic a few days ago and it occurred to me to ask if anyone has ever eaten these noodles: I ordered them from koamart.com because, I, too come from the horse and buggy part of Pennsylvania where we eat scrapple and hot bacon dressing and think it's delicious (actually, I've never ...
by Athaclena42
May 10th, '06, 18:46
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: PC overheat problem?
Replies: 26
Views: 6431

My house is full of dust, and I have yet to have my mom complain about her desktop computer getting dirty inside. For a desktop, I'd have to recommend a Dell...they have good ratings, and they seem to last forever (I've had experience with two). Unfortunately, warranties for Dells are a bit expensiv...
by Athaclena42
May 10th, '06, 07:17
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: PC overheat problem?
Replies: 26
Views: 6431

I'm sitting at my desk with two boxes from Toshiba sitting next to me. One has a motherboard, and the other has a new fan/heatsink. I know the agony of owning a laptop, so I spent the extra $279 (or so) for a 4 year in-home warranty. That way, every time the bleeping thing overheats and damages all ...
by Athaclena42
May 7th, '06, 06:13
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: PC overheat problem?
Replies: 26
Views: 6431

Dells overheat too...buy a desktop if you're going to get a Dell. I had a Dell notebook that got so hot that the right side of the computer where my hand rested turned black, The poor thing finally kicked the bucket and I went and bought my Toshiba. My first notebook was a Dell too, and I honestly d...
by Athaclena42
May 6th, '06, 20:13
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: PC overheat problem?
Replies: 26
Views: 6431

I have a Toshiba too, and mine just started to get really warm again. I've already had the cooling unit and system board replaced, and it looks like I'm going to have to again. I keep my computer on 24/7 though, so that could be part of the problem. Also, my screen gets super hot right at the bottom...
by Athaclena42
Mar 21st, '06, 04:43
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Common Cold Remedies
Replies: 24
Views: 5498

I'm fairly certain I haven't had an actual cold in quite awhile...what I used to think were colds when I was younger were actually allergies. Now I take Clarinex and Nasonex, and I'm an amazingly healthy person. My advice is to get tons of rest, stay hydrated, and try to get plenty of vitamin C. I u...
by Athaclena42
Mar 8th, '06, 15:30
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Do you have d-addicts as your homepage?
Replies: 47
Views: 9786

For Firefox, I use D-addicts as my homepage. For IE, I use my university's homepage. The only time I use IE is for clubbox though, so maybe I should have someone's clubbox as my homepage.
by Athaclena42
Mar 8th, '06, 08:14
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: How did you get introduced to K-Drama?
Replies: 185
Views: 37580

It went like this for me: 1. Ran out of anime. 2. Decided to search for Japanese dramas and stumbled across jtv's site. 3. The first 4 episodes of Bright Girl's Success Story were available for download, and I was intrigued because I hadn't had any exposure to Korean culture until then. So I downloa...
by Athaclena42
Mar 8th, '06, 02:11
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: K-drama = Soap Opera...my views
Replies: 23
Views: 6514

I personally think that the acting is much better in K-dramas than in American soaps. The other kicker with American soaps is that one day you might be admiring an actress named, say, "Kate", who has brown hair and green eyes, and the next day you tune in and find she has been replaced by someone th...
by Athaclena42
Mar 5th, '06, 23:45
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: My Sister-In-Law Is 19 / Nineteen (SBS, 2004)
Replies: 33
Views: 15386

Does anyone other than me find Yelim to be EXTREMELY annoying (MJ and SJ's sister)? I want to tape her mouth shut every time she starts to talk. I also think that MJ's old girlfriend is kinda annoying, and I hope she won't play a big part in the rest of the series. Other than that, I really enjoy th...
by Athaclena42
Mar 3rd, '06, 15:26
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: March 2006's CSOTM: Marmalade Boy
Replies: 29
Views: 16204

If you check out the thread for each episode, a kind soul posted links for each episode on megaupload. I've been downloading them, and the sound quality is a ton better. The video quality is about the same, but definitely watchable, I think. They're also avi. files, not DAT files, so a bit more user...
by Athaclena42
Feb 26th, '06, 07:50
Forum: Chinese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Seeders needed for CSotM!!! (now includes WSoTM!!!!)
Replies: 369
Views: 174964

I can seed Mars (with subs), Meteor Garden I, Meteor Garden II, You Are the One, and Prince Who Turns Into Frog (great one!).
by Athaclena42
Feb 26th, '06, 07:37
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What school do you go to?
Replies: 236
Views: 39586

Haha, yeah. Elkton is like 5 minutes from Newark...I visit State Line (liquors) everytime I need an alcohol fix. Which reminds me....time to make a trip there soon!
by Athaclena42
Feb 26th, '06, 07:22
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What school do you go to?
Replies: 236
Views: 39586

University of Delaware here....and yes, DE is a state. I have a strong feeling that no one here goes to my school, but I'd be happy if I were wrong! :-)
by Athaclena42
Feb 23rd, '06, 09:53
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Fashion 70's (SBS, 2005)
Replies: 13
Views: 6260

I thought this series was refreshing, because it wasn't typical. I liked the historical stuff, and I really liked the whole family thing that was going on. The ending made me cry, and cry, and cry...really gut wrenching. I actually thought that the beginning dragged more than it should have, but onc...
by Athaclena42
Feb 10th, '06, 10:58
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Volunteer Series Seeding - Comments/Suggestions/Feedback
Replies: 207
Views: 47664

No prob, I like sharing :-) If you can't get all of the episodes by the time I'm done, just let me know and I'll seed them for ya.
by Athaclena42
Jan 30th, '06, 21:36
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Meet new friends, future gf/bf here
Replies: 422
Views: 81017

Well, I've always wanted to find someone who likes asian dramas as much as I do, but I don't know of anyone in my general area of the country (USA). Anyway, 22/f/USA (DE/PA). I'm in school here and studying psychology and criminal justice. I hope to go to law school at some point and have a really f...
by Athaclena42
Dec 13th, '05, 10:44
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: [Tutorial] How to Convert AVI to Standard DVD for TV
Replies: 725
Views: 214578

First of all, thanks for this great tutorial! I really appreciate all of your hard work in making it. Now, my problem is this: I set everything up in DVD2svcd, and I press "Go!" and it tells me that I MUST use Cinema Craft Encoder and then just speeds through and I think I get some sort of weird fil...
by Athaclena42
Nov 15th, '05, 01:32
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Are you in love or not at all?
Replies: 424
Views: 94235

I don't know whether I'm in love or not...I'm seeing someone, and he's wonderful, but I don't know exactly how I feel yet. Somewhere between "like" and "love", I guess. Loke...haha. Really, I'm not used to my feelings being reciprocated, so this is very new for me.
by Athaclena42
Oct 4th, '05, 23:27
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: D-Addicts Members' TOP 30 Favorite Korean Dramas - Vote Now!
Replies: 560
Views: 273898

My votes go with Delightful Girl Choon-hyang, Sweet 18, and Bright Girl's Success Story.
by Athaclena42
Sep 15th, '05, 07:56
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Wedding (KBS2, 2005)
Replies: 66
Views: 27264

Subtitles are here: http://www.d-addicts.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=21423 So far, Episodes 1-3 have been subbed.
by Athaclena42
Sep 7th, '05, 18:25
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Hana Yori Dango (Meteor Garden Manga) jdrama
Replies: 1646
Views: 305919

Well now I'm definitely excited! I watched the entire anime, read the mangas, and I've also watched the entire Meteor Garden series.
by Athaclena42
Sep 7th, '05, 17:03
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Hana Yori Dango (Meteor Garden Manga) jdrama
Replies: 1646
Views: 305919

Is this supposed to be a drama? Or is this the anime?
by Athaclena42
Sep 6th, '05, 21:51
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: So.. What was the first drama you watched??
Replies: 1676
Views: 230501

The first kdrama I watched was Bright Girl's Success Story. I downloaded the first 4 episodes off of jtv, and then I got the DVD's. I thought it was cool and cute, and that's what got me into asian dramas in general. Now I've watched tons of them...so much more entertaining than watching some of the...