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by 6502inside
Dec 26th, '10, 23:07
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Guilty Akuma to Keiyakushita Onna
Replies: 182
Views: 52386

I hadn`t considered at first, that by kissing Meiko at the end, Mashima may have exposed himself to the poison and ended his life also. But after watching it again, I think you guys are right. Poor Mashima, always seemed to be a step behind what was happening, and failed to stop Meiko from carrying...
by 6502inside
Dec 23rd, '10, 09:32
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Guilty Akuma to Keiyakushita Onna
Replies: 182
Views: 52386

Although Magerenai Onna, Kiina and Hataraki man were some pretty decent ones, this one and for example Tomorrow are full of plotholes. Well, I would say that before you can have plotholes, you need to have a plot... I preferred Tomorrow and especially this one, over the other three series that you ...
by 6502inside
Dec 2nd, '10, 09:17
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Guilty Akuma to Keiyakushita Onna
Replies: 182
Views: 52386

at the end of ep 8, is it just me or did Doujima appear to be somehow displeased with the outcome?
by 6502inside
Nov 27th, '08, 06:54
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4483
Views: 1513745

the Kekkon Dekinai Otoko wiki summary sounds appealing. I'll check it out, thanks
by 6502inside
Nov 24th, '08, 00:06
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE JDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 4483
Views: 1513745

the otaku factor

Are there any new shows with geeky main characters as in Akihabara@DEEP or Densha Otoko? The cold season is upon me and I am looking for something funny to watch.
by 6502inside
Jul 18th, '08, 05:13
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: change the subtitle font color of a hardsub video, possible?
Replies: 10
Views: 5509

As long as the color of the existing hard subs is suitably consistant and distinct from its surroundings then replacing it with another color is definitely doable. It's called chroma key. I don't know of any way to conveniently accomplish this on a full-length video though. Maybe by playing around w...
by 6502inside
Nov 19th, '07, 08:25
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion]- Hataraki Man
Replies: 45
Views: 18640

in one of the eps I saw the... sculpture/monument/whatchamacallit that was also in Koi Ga Shitai

LO
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by 6502inside
Sep 29th, '07, 04:55
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Computer Advice?
Replies: 15
Views: 4445

independent researchers found vulnerabilities in '98 post-EOL that was never addressed, but addressed in later versions of Windows by Microsoft. And, because researchers love the publicity of their discoveries, they usually make them public, thereby giving hackers enough information to develop malw...
by 6502inside
Sep 28th, '07, 07:21
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Computer Advice?
Replies: 15
Views: 4445

Bad, BAD advice. Never recommend a product that is very near end-of-life at Microsoft. Any day now, Microsoft may discontinue releasing hotfixes for Windows 2000. So why does win2k even need hotfixes at this point? It either works the way you want it or it doesn't. And security-wise, one could do a...
by 6502inside
Sep 28th, '07, 06:41
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: alternative to winzip?
Replies: 9
Views: 3371

There is a free unrar utility by Alexander Roshal. But I think .7z is better than .rar. I have started using the 7ZA utility by Igor Pavlov sometimes instead of the ancient pkzip 204g that I have always used.
by 6502inside
Aug 7th, '07, 05:26
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion]- JOTEI [2007] - Upcoming Shota Matsuda drama!
Replies: 317
Views: 83107

I was just expressing my own opinion. OK let me explain my particular thinking here. I would say that you have stepped outside the boundary of what is opinion. "Kato Rosa is an actress who appears in nationally broadcast TV programs." = FACT "Kato Rosa is not pretty." = OPINION "She has no sex appe...
by 6502inside
Aug 5th, '07, 08:01
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion]- JOTEI [2007] - Upcoming Shota Matsuda drama!
Replies: 317
Views: 83107

she is not even a bit pretty and her acting leaves much to be desired. I can't imagine her being the top hostess, she has no sex appeal. Well, that is a bit harsh, if not completely silly. Anyway, I just watched ep4. When Ayaka saw the news story on TV why did she jump to that conclusion? Apparentl...
by 6502inside
Jul 11th, '07, 08:13
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Buying a new desktop suggestions
Replies: 6
Views: 2441

I agree with Tr4nce, but I would also suggest looking at the specials on geeks.com. That is where I got most of the parts for my main PC.
by 6502inside
Apr 14th, '07, 22:04
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Watashitachi no Kyokasho
Replies: 58
Views: 20898

re: the hidden question... Yes, I suspected as much from the time right before she saw the newspaper article when she was saying "there's something I haven't told you..." Maybe it's just me but Asuka's line "I'm really glad to have met you" to the teacher also seemed like a giveaway of what was comi...
by 6502inside
Oct 31st, '06, 07:16
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Learning japanese, how long before watching unsubbed drama
Replies: 31
Views: 7620

many people studying Japanese outside of Japan learn from female teachers and end up speaking really feminine Japanese Funny you should mention that. I had female teachers, but what's worse is that actresses are usually easier for me to understand than their male counterparts. To me some dramas sou...
by 6502inside
Oct 29th, '06, 06:16
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Learning japanese, how long before watching unsubbed drama
Replies: 31
Views: 7620

For understanding roughly 50% of the dialogue I think your estimate of 300-400 hours is accurate. Of course it depends on how hard one works during those hours and also the particular drama.
by 6502inside
Oct 20th, '06, 08:15
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Iguana no musume
Replies: 32
Views: 14143

that line perplexed me, but only for a second. It didn't phase me at all, because like much of the RAW DVD, that line went in one ear and out the other :whistling: ^_^ her rival's machinations make a whooshing sound as they go over the heads of the boys. Yeah I thought she (Hashimoto was it?) was c...
by 6502inside
Oct 19th, '06, 05:04
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: What's it called?
Replies: 8
Views: 1686

How about one of the many incarnations of Puyo Puyo or NOON?
by 6502inside
Oct 17th, '06, 23:21
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: How do you download YouTube files?
Replies: 87
Views: 35716

With Opera 9 I have noticed that after watching something on youtube the video file can be found in the CACHE4 directory (either with .flv or .tmp extension) so in other words it is downloaded and saved to disk automatically.
by 6502inside
Sep 19th, '06, 08:16
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: will you marry someone with different religion
Replies: 213
Views: 52316

While I have also thought that threads about religion turn out to be a pointless waste of time, this one is actually interesting. As I began reading I thought the answer should be "yes" because an optimistic, "love conquers all" attitude kind of suits me. Then douglas2k6 wrote: "If you truly love so...
by 6502inside
Aug 27th, '06, 18:11
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Need romaji/English titles for a couple of dramas
Replies: 2
Views: 1102

新米事件記者 = shinmai jikenkisha = novice police reporter 三咲 = sanzaki? 耐震偽装サギ殺人事件 = taishin gisou sagi satsujinjiken = fraudulent earthquake resistance murder case okashina keiji = The odd detective "The sleepy detective and elite female police superintendent sneak into a classy estate to investigate! T...
by 6502inside
Aug 27th, '06, 17:35
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: How do you watch your Dorama?
Replies: 44
Views: 8349

I have an old NEC 19" RGB monitor (15KHz). It's connected to the composite output of my video card and MPEG2 decoder card so I watch anything 4:3 on it. For widescreen stuff sometimes I just use the PC's monitor. The drivers for my GeForce 5200 have a control panel where one can set scan rates, pixe...
by 6502inside
Jul 30th, '06, 06:13
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Who is/has taken some Japanese classes?
Replies: 79
Views: 12205

I studied on my own for two years. (All I really did during that time is read half-way through a textbook and play Super Robot Taisen a lot.) Then I went to a class at a university for two semesters, and it has been 1.5 years more of studying on my own since then. Overall I still suck but at least I...
by 6502inside
Jul 20th, '06, 05:51
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What Makes You Watch a New / Unknown Drama?
Replies: 109
Views: 19477

a. Is Miho Kanno in it?
h. I watched Densha Otoko (Miho Kanno is not in it) because someone on usenet recommended it
by 6502inside
Jul 10th, '06, 05:20
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Proud or embarrassed at your addiction to Drama?
Replies: 250
Views: 32185

not embarrassed at all, I'm a nerd and I like to leave people baffled. If someone asks me about my favorite TV series they'll come to regret it when they hear the answer, just like when they ask about any of my other hobbies.
by 6502inside
Jul 9th, '06, 07:05
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Bittorent Client Recommendations
Replies: 347
Views: 131761

there are more than a few causes of slow downloading, I think it is covered in the FAQs
by 6502inside
Jul 8th, '06, 03:32
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Bittorent Client Recommendations
Replies: 347
Views: 131761

I'm not sure how the client decides how many peers to connect to (maybe it's configurable on some clients) but if there are 600 peers you really don't need to be connected to all of them. Having that many connections would be an inefficient use of bandwidth.
by 6502inside
Jul 2nd, '06, 05:43
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Idols vs Real Actors - Alot of crappy dramas recently IMO.
Replies: 87
Views: 15415

But when the dust settles down, the water is boiled ouf of it, and at the end of the day... LOL, quite an interesting statement there, Groink :thumright: I'm more of a fanboy than a serious drama watcher so I take full responsiblity for all inadequacies and humbly apologize for any inconvenience. O...
by 6502inside
Jun 23rd, '06, 06:20
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [soIved] Interesting Kyoka Suzuki email needs translation
Replies: 6
Views: 3803

Suzuki-sama My name is Claire, I'm Carine Gilson's friend. Carine-san sent mail to Suzuki-san, but it seems not to have gotten through. So, she has asked me to forward it. Although it's asking a lot, since I forwarded it here, could you confirm that it's been recieved? If you don't mind, if you cou...
by 6502inside
Jun 7th, '06, 03:49
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Vote for the most sexy Japanese actress!
Replies: 85
Views: 91832

hmmm... Miho Kanno. with an honorable mention to Ayumi Yamaguchi.

What does she with the most votes win anyway? :scratch: The coveted Ruler of the World position? :cheers: :salut:
by 6502inside
Apr 17th, '06, 05:58
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: If you could spend a day with a celeb (who would it be)
Replies: 290
Views: 45416

Miho Kanno is the one I dream about.
by 6502inside
Apr 4th, '06, 04:26
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: japan switching to ENGLISH by 2025
Replies: 62
Views: 13920

I don't care if they're switching, I'm going to keep studying Japanese anyways. English is boring and I'm tired of it.

追伸、このトピックは冗談とわかりましたよ。(^^)
by 6502inside
Mar 19th, '06, 00:14
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japan's missed opportunity The spread of Kdrama to the west
Replies: 49
Views: 13158

publicly traded companies which are obligated by law to maximize profits for their shareholders Yes, a strange but a true fact. IMHO it is also disgusting in ethical terms, and is the reason that I will never invest a cent in stocks nor feel sorry for folks who lose theirs. Japanese stuff etc etc. ...
by 6502inside
Mar 16th, '06, 08:14
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Bittorent Client Recommendations
Replies: 347
Views: 131761

it is not recommended to seed from a cd-rom. you're just asking to buy a new cd-rom drive very soon. as you're seeding, the drive continually reads. it's quite possible you'll ruin your drive AND your cd. Thank you for your opinion, but I can't agree. Both CD-ROM drives and CD-R media are cheap and...
by 6502inside
Mar 15th, '06, 04:27
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Bittorent Client Recommendations
Replies: 347
Views: 131761

Does anyone know which clients can seed files FROM A CD-ROM?

Official BT wouldn't let me, BitTornado wouldn't let me. BitComet lets me upload a file which is on CD but I'll have to restart the program occasionally because of error messages and memory leaks.
by 6502inside
Feb 7th, '06, 23:38
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Saddest movies/dramas you have seen
Replies: 78
Views: 18001

another vote for Dolls
by 6502inside
Feb 6th, '06, 00:37
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Densha Otoko
Replies: 1044
Views: 230303

denshaobsessed wrote: It also doesn't paint a very positive picture of japanese men to foreigners.
I don't think it has ever been the job of comedy to paint a positive picture of anyone.
by 6502inside
Feb 3rd, '06, 07:44
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What car do you drive?
Replies: 258
Views: 37439

I drive two old bimmers http://www.hyakushiki.net/bmws.htm These cars are light by modern standards, don't use too much fuel, are easy to work on, plus rear-drive and close to 50-50 weight distribution.
by 6502inside
Feb 3rd, '06, 07:27
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: The Identification Thread for Celebrities
Replies: 709
Views: 230115

She is Mei Kurokawa
by 6502inside
Jan 17th, '06, 08:26
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: PS3: New Anti-Piracy Technology
Replies: 12
Views: 4572

They'd just be buggering themselves. And they should know better, after getting busted for that naughty rootkit thing :p
by 6502inside
Jan 17th, '06, 08:04
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese Music Recommendations
Replies: 404
Views: 232966

I like these guys http://www.fripside.net/ you should be able to hear some of their songs at that website or at http://www.muzie.co.jp/
by 6502inside
Jan 8th, '06, 09:27
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Most Romantic Movies You've Seen
Replies: 106
Views: 32540

I just looked up a usenet post (written by me) from 5 yrs ago and these were my recommendations: Made in Heaven Say Anything Why would I lie? The Slipper and the Rose Forget Paris Before Sunrise To be honest I can't remember what all of these movies were about at this point, but I guess they must ha...
by 6502inside
Jan 4th, '06, 08:21
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Densha Otoko
Replies: 1044
Views: 230303

If you mean the one that begins "sayonara wa wakare no kotoba ja nakute..." check the Densha Otoko torrents, it's called seraa fuku to kikanjuu.
by 6502inside
Jan 4th, '06, 08:06
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [DISCUSSION] Koi ga Shitai x3
Replies: 12
Views: 7544

Of course! It seems so obvious but I probably never would have thought of it. I don't know of any gyuudonya around here though maybe I could try Wendy's lol
by 6502inside
Jan 3rd, '06, 09:28
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Discussion] Ai no Uta
Replies: 106
Views: 27951

I thought the ending was underwhelming but I liked this series overall. The interactions between Ai and Fusako were great.

Anyone agree that "Ai no Namida" might have been a more fitting title? :)
by 6502inside
Jan 3rd, '06, 09:14
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [DISCUSSION] Koi ga Shitai x3
Replies: 12
Views: 7544

This is a great drama, if a bit fantastical. I found the ending to be very satisfying. I wonder though, how I can get a stalker like Mikan ^_^
by 6502inside
Jan 3rd, '06, 09:02
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Beautiful Women in Japan
Replies: 344
Views: 156354

Miho Kanno is my favorite. Her face is so pretty and adorable and interesting. http://www.hyakushiki.net/junk/miho1.jpg