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by thetenken
May 13th, '05, 02:34
Forum: Chinese Drama Discussions
Topic: [CDrama] Return Of The Condor Heroes (CCTV, 2006)
Replies: 1277
Views: 284322

Keius...does the novel mention anything about the tome keeping her young? I don't know if they say anything in the movie or maybe I miss it. Maybe they'll explain it in ROCH2005...because Liu Yi Fei look to be the youngest of all the XLN. I like all of the ROCH series except for when Richie Chen se...
by thetenken
May 11th, '05, 23:05
Forum: Chinese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Kung Fu Hustle
Replies: 32
Views: 12317

I didn't like it as much as some of his previous movies, because it once again focused on special effects and martial arts to the expense of Stephen's wacky humor. Still, it was a decent movie.
by thetenken
Apr 6th, '05, 21:45
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Avatars & Signature Files - Show Off Yours!!
Replies: 988
Views: 114032

dochira wrote:You know, I remember seeing a pic of jholic (and others) some time back (say the November 2004 timeframe). I tried to find it, but it's gone...
muhahahaha...

I have the proof to bring the mystery of jholic to an end, but I think I'll let him do it himself..
by thetenken
Apr 3rd, '05, 07:20
Forum: D-Addicts Stuff
Topic: Firefox Search Plug-in
Replies: 36
Views: 79998

jholic wrote:i don't use firefox, but decaturguy, thanks for your hard work!! 8)
Just another reason to upgrade! =)
by thetenken
Mar 30th, '05, 01:39
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: OP and ED Songs vs. Quality (File Size)
Replies: 20
Views: 6638

Heh, somewhere along the road we started down the previews path. For those who don't like previews, here's good news. There were no previews to begin with. =)
by thetenken
Mar 29th, '05, 04:46
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Who is your favorite teacher?
Replies: 29
Views: 5523

Kinpachi-sensei, cause he's a real sensei. Imagine trying to pass Japanese entrance exams in Onizuka's class...
by thetenken
Mar 27th, '05, 08:19
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: OP and ED Songs vs. Quality (File Size)
Replies: 20
Views: 6638

Re: OP/ED Songs vs. Quality (File Size): Affects Future Dram

About to start encoding a new series and was wondering how people felt about Opening and Ending songs. Cut OP/ED to save on file space/quality, or leave it in? That is a confusing title tenken. I thought you had a op-ed piece about sound quality, as in opinion-editoral section of a newpaper/magazin...
by thetenken
Mar 27th, '05, 06:57
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: OP and ED Songs vs. Quality (File Size)
Replies: 20
Views: 6638

i'm not familiar with the encoding process but does cutting the OP/ED songs make that big of a difference? how much time/memory will u save by doing so? i think it'll b ok to cut it, mayb just leave the 1st ep as is with the OP/ED song so ppl that watches it will know what the theme songs r. since ...
by thetenken
Mar 26th, '05, 22:11
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: OP and ED Songs vs. Quality (File Size)
Replies: 20
Views: 6638

OP and ED Songs vs. Quality (File Size)

About to start encoding a new series and was wondering how people felt about Opening and Ending songs.

Cut OP/ED to save on file space/quality, or leave it in?
by thetenken
Mar 22nd, '05, 22:24
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Avatars & Signature Files - Show Off Yours!!
Replies: 988
Views: 114032

err, I can't even block your pics... cuz then I won't see the pics on D-A either :crazy: ... if you're using Firefox, isn't there a plugin for that? i'm using avant browser, i can block any individual pic that i want. Use the AdBlock extension. You can specify individual images to block.
by thetenken
Feb 25th, '05, 18:14
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Bittorent Client Recommendations
Replies: 347
Views: 132524

I'm currently using BitComet right now, after going through ABC, Azureus (a while ago), BitTornado. Problems with BitComet: No superseed option. Problems with Azureus: Random crashes, memory hog. Problems with ABC: Global upload setting doesn't work correctly. If I set 50 KB/s upload between two fil...
by thetenken
Feb 15th, '05, 06:33
Forum: Chinese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Zhang Ziyi in Memoirs of a Geisha
Replies: 86
Views: 32351

On the Memoirs of a Geisha movie: I'm really wondering who will play Hatsumomo... has anybody heard anything about this yet? I hope that her total effect will be drop-dead gorgeousness, like in the book! :D ZZY: I think as far as looks go, she's OK. Yeah, she's not your ordinary Chinese girl beauty...
by thetenken
Feb 11th, '05, 04:49
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What car do you drive?
Replies: 258
Views: 37596

I drive a somewhat modded 2002 VW GTI. It's been quite good to me, though I don't know how much longer I'm going to hold onto it...
by thetenken
Feb 2nd, '05, 13:42
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: [Discussion] Oldboy (2003) - (Warning: Spoilers)
Replies: 67
Views: 10658

It was a decent movie...but to call it beautiful? hehe, not quite the word I'd use. =)
by thetenken
Feb 1st, '05, 21:33
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: A Ratio-Based Tracker (Banning Leechers)
Replies: 125
Views: 31855

it seems one of the trends in seeding is to seed a torrent until there are about .95 distributed copies, then drop off and let everyone catch up. (the seeder comes back after a few hours and complete many people at once.) this means, however, that those of us that may have started on the torrent ea...
by thetenken
Feb 1st, '05, 06:31
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [DISCUSSION] 101st Marriage Proposal
Replies: 6
Views: 7177

I thought there was a Korean/Chinese remake. I watched the first two eps, it was pretty bad.

Also, check the review, I think the answers as to what version this is are there. Oh, and the forum location is also helpful in that respect. =)
by thetenken
Feb 1st, '05, 05:54
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [DISCUSSION] 101st Marriage Proposal
Replies: 6
Views: 7177

[DISCUSSION] 101st Marriage Proposal

Link to the review:
http://www.d-addicts.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=12396

Discuss amongst yourselves.
by thetenken
Jan 20th, '05, 15:04
Forum: Chinese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Zhang Ziyi in Memoirs of a Geisha
Replies: 86
Views: 32351

Not to ZZY bash, but she's pretty much played the same part in all her movies (except The Road Home). Maybe Memoirs of a Geisha will be different.
by thetenken
Jan 3rd, '05, 01:57
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE ASIAN DRAMAS
Replies: 882
Views: 428222

1. HSDS 1986 (up to the battle at Brightness Peak) - HK
2. 101st Marriage Proposal - JPN
3. Koi ga shitai x3 - JPN
4. 3-nen B-gumi Kinpachi-sensei 6 - JPN
5. Xiao Ao Jiang Hu 2001/Legend of the Condor Heroes 1982/1994 - CHN/HK
by thetenken
Dec 11th, '04, 04:38
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Great Teacher Onizuka
Replies: 131
Views: 45486

It's rather difficult for me to review Asian dramas because of the level of depth (or rather, lack there of) involved and Great Teacher Onizuka is no exception. Great Teacher Onizuka is worth your time but I don't think I'd say ANY asian drama would be deemed life altering. You're probably not watc...
by thetenken
Dec 2nd, '04, 05:09
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Beautiful Women in Japan
Replies: 344
Views: 156712

Kanno Miho did her photobook when she turned 20, her coming of age. That was about 7 years and dozens of dramas ago, so she's still really popular, hasn't affected her career all that much. Fukada definitely is NOT fat. Compared to the anorexic, sure she's a little bigger. And yes, she does have lot...
by thetenken
Nov 16th, '04, 02:31
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [DISCUSSION] Seikei Bijin
Replies: 7
Views: 5281

Didn't particularly like this drama. I thought Ryoko's character got annoying quite quickly, and the main male star was just very...distant. They didn't really feel like a couple, and the story unfolded very slowly...
by thetenken
Nov 16th, '04, 02:29
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [DISCUSSION] Koi ga Shitai x3
Replies: 12
Views: 7551

techie wrote:I'm destroyed.

I can't go into a store where they are playing Pretenders anymore without feeling an urge to run home and pop in the next dorama.
Pretenders or Carpenters? heh.
by thetenken
Nov 13th, '04, 18:12
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [DISCUSSION] Seikei Bijin
Replies: 7
Views: 5281

[DISCUSSION] Seikei Bijin

by thetenken
Nov 13th, '04, 18:10
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [DISCUSSION] Koi ga Shitai x3
Replies: 12
Views: 7551

[DISCUSSION] Koi ga Shitai x3

Here is the link to the review. Looking forward to good discussions.

http://www.d-addicts.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=9444
by thetenken
Nov 13th, '04, 16:37
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [DISCUSSION] Koibumi
Replies: 9
Views: 5185

MAJOR SPOILERS, BEWARE! Hmm, I guess we have different impressions of the drama. You've never met someone who was just too nice for his own good? Who would help those who are in need, no matter the cost to himself? The main character has a child's naivete and an idealism that seems to draw people to...
by thetenken
Nov 9th, '04, 21:33
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Why did you come to D-Addicts?
Replies: 106
Views: 20466

Why did you come to D-Addicts?

Here's a simple poll to track how many users of ours are here to download what type of drama...
by thetenken
Nov 8th, '04, 15:11
Forum: Chinese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Seeders needed for CSotM!!! (now includes WSoTM!!!!)
Replies: 369
Views: 193321

So how does one sub? Is someone going to do the timing and everything and I just fill in the text boxes? How does this work? What software is used?
by thetenken
Nov 4th, '04, 16:38
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Beautiful Women in Japan
Replies: 344
Views: 156712

Uchiyama Rina

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Ripping one from bmwracer's (on Jdorama.com) huge Yonekura Ryoko thread:

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by thetenken
Nov 1st, '04, 03:01
Forum: Chinese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Seeders needed for CSotM!!! (now includes WSoTM!!!!)
Replies: 369
Views: 193321

Are you saying I'm an old fogey? :unsure: Why neverrr!! You're only (almost) a decade older than some of us here.... http://www.solid07.net/forums/html/emoticons/innocent.gif Btw, tenken, your avatar scares me... :pale: Heh, you should read V for Vendetta. Go check it out next time you're at Border...
by thetenken
Nov 1st, '04, 01:22
Forum: Chinese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Seeders needed for CSotM!!! (now includes WSoTM!!!!)
Replies: 369
Views: 193321

State of Divinity 2001 or DGSD/TLBB 2003 I already have copies of, so I could do those. I can also do LoCH2003. I only know Mandarin, but if you have a Mandarin dub of the older works, I could do that too.. =)
by thetenken
Oct 31st, '04, 03:44
Forum: Chinese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Seeders needed for CSotM!!! (now includes WSoTM!!!!)
Replies: 369
Views: 193321

I like both, but I think HSDS '03 has a better cast & pace than DGSD '03. However, whoever came up with the idea of Zhou Zhirou's costuming in the later parts of the story should be shot. What the heck was with those nails. But gathering from the cdrama statistics on this site, its popularity pales...
by thetenken
Oct 30th, '04, 04:20
Forum: Chinese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Seeders needed for CSotM!!! (now includes WSoTM!!!!)
Replies: 369
Views: 193321

I thought HZGG was great too althought I didnt understand most of it >_< HSDS was also good and I loved Tian Long Ba Bu. I also think we should try to encourage more seeding of English subbed C drama (after all we are spreading the love right?) There are plenty of other sites/video stores that raw/...
by thetenken
Oct 28th, '04, 01:43
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Cute Japanese Guys
Replies: 1025
Views: 608463

What happened to the cute girls thread? I was going to post there but now I can't find it. Here's another more mature guy...

Kenji Sakaguchi - Itsumo Futari de, Pride

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by thetenken
Oct 25th, '04, 04:19
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Cute Japanese Guys
Replies: 1025
Views: 608463

Some Japanese guys that I think are handsome (I am a guy, btw...and I don't swing that way, either). Less pretty boys, more mature guys (at least over 20 years of age)! Takenouchi Yutaka - With Love, Long Vacation, Princess Hiro, Beach Boys http://members.at.infoseek.co.jp/Hero_B_00/take/tyw01.jpg K...
by thetenken
Oct 23rd, '04, 05:24
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [DISCUSSION] Koibumi
Replies: 9
Views: 5185

I found Koibumi to be pretty boring. Probably cause the concept and the way the characters responded to it, especially the husband's character just didn't make sense. I continued watching hoping for some revelation that would enable me make more sense of the characters' decisions. I guess whether o...
by thetenken
Oct 19th, '04, 21:49
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [DISCUSSION] Dekichatta Kekkon / Shotgun Marriage
Replies: 17
Views: 10275

The actor playing Chiyo's father is none other than Sonny Chiba himself. =)
by thetenken
Oct 8th, '04, 02:38
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [DISCUSSION] Koibumi
Replies: 9
Views: 5185

[DISCUSSION] Koibumi

by thetenken
May 10th, '04, 01:07
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Best media player around
Replies: 155
Views: 95297

But still i hope that someone could come up with an idea of a software player which could play rm,asf,wmv too then that would be the best player as all extension are playable right :P :P BSPlayer can play all those formats if you hack it to, I think. I have encountered some problems with playing so...
by thetenken
May 10th, '04, 00:06
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Best media player around
Replies: 155
Views: 95297

I use BSPlayer. Simplest and lowest overhead. You can upgrade the skins if you don't like the default.
by thetenken
Apr 16th, '04, 21:43
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Age / How Old Are You?
Replies: 495
Views: 74032

I'll be 25 in a few days...
by thetenken
Feb 17th, '04, 05:59
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What gender are you?
Replies: 348
Views: 53088

I'm actually surprised there are so many guys who watch J-dramas. I think in Japan the majority of people who watch J-dramas are female (which is why there's the Kimura-effect). Barring the taiga dramas, most of the stories are romantic comedies which guys don't usually watch. Still, I guess one can...