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by pockiiee
Jul 19th, '06, 19:36
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What is your occupation??
Replies: 287
Views: 91184

I'm an English teacher - I teach English as a second language to adults, pre-University and University students from around the world. I work in a private language school and one University. I trained to be a high school teacher but I like this more.
by pockiiee
May 18th, '06, 22:29
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: For non-asians How have you gotten yourself into asian drama
Replies: 81
Views: 20067

For me,the journey began at sailor moon, I had a group of friends in the 9th grade who were really addicted to it, and after the series ended in Canada I looked up resources on the internet and got someone to copy VHS fansub tapes for me. After that, I was really into anime for awhile, but lost inte...
by pockiiee
May 7th, '06, 09:21
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Things I've Noticed from KDramas
Replies: 349
Views: 98300

What REALLY gets me is the constant WAITING...... One year later .... some new hair styles and the re-appearance of the lost female lead Three years later -- time it takes to get over a really bad tragedy and get back together before a quick ending. I don't WANT to see three years later, I want the ...
by pockiiee
May 4th, '06, 20:57
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: soft subs vs hard subs - which do you prefer
Replies: 179
Views: 60982

Hmm, I didn't vote because I like both. I think softsubs are pretty good because it doesn't take a super-expert to make them, not that it's easy, but I'm by no means very good with technical stuff and I was able to do it. So I think softsubs give people like me more opportunity to contribute :) Hard...
by pockiiee
May 3rd, '06, 19:03
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Things I've Noticed from KDramas
Replies: 349
Views: 98300

Re: Things I've Noticed from KDramas

3. One character, A, is flying out and another one, B, rushes to the airport to catch him or her. In spite of both having cellphones, B does not call A to find out A's whereabouts, but, instead, runs around frantically (looking for A). This will normally give A enough time to board before being cau...
by pockiiee
May 2nd, '06, 10:14
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW Poll (05/14/06) - Ima, Ai ni Yukimasu
Replies: 40
Views: 17007

gryzze wrote:I'd like to nominate "Konya Hitori no Beddo De" since ephesus recently finished subbing it and it's not fully seeded.
I second the nomination - I'm trying to downlaod this one but no luck so far
by pockiiee
Mar 19th, '06, 00:05
Forum: Chinese Drama Discussions
Topic: [SgDrama] Love Concierge (TCS, 2005)
Replies: 21
Views: 15633

chitato_80 wrote:Yes they are tv captured.. so they have english hardsub
Great, I'll give it a try then :) Thanks
by pockiiee
Mar 18th, '06, 22:07
Forum: Chinese Drama Discussions
Topic: [SgDrama] Love Concierge (TCS, 2005)
Replies: 21
Views: 15633

chitato_80 wrote:here's the rest of it
Does thies series happen to have English subtitles? I saw one drama from singapore here (You are the one) and it had hardcoded english subtitles, so I am curious.
by pockiiee
Mar 18th, '06, 03:00
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Worst J-drama Ever! (*spoilers*)
Replies: 824
Views: 211744

GTO/Gokusen.... They're both crap to me! Personally, I don't think teachers should ever interfere with students' personal lives. Watching these school dramas - it gives me the impression that a kid's school plays a huge role in keeping the kid in line. I think this is why Kinpachi Sensei is highly ...
by pockiiee
Mar 12th, '06, 16:33
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Palace / Goong (MBC, 2006)
Replies: 3581
Views: 601434

But we are talking about the way Shin acts right? Does "feminine" males act differently from gay men? Just a thought, I honestly don't see any different the way they act. I agree that some gay men act "camp", but not all do that I know - . I'll drop the point but I still think using "gay" in this c...
by pockiiee
Mar 12th, '06, 16:21
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Palace / Goong (MBC, 2006)
Replies: 3581
Views: 601434

feminine It seems more offensive than gay to me. Should we start naming males who are "feminine" as emales? Not to split hairs here, But what you were referring to was a man acting in the manner of what you perceived to be a woman. That has nothing to do with being homosexual, and the tone was a bi...
by pockiiee
Mar 12th, '06, 15:51
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Palace / Goong (MBC, 2006)
Replies: 3581
Views: 601434

Has the gay looking man disease spreaded to Korea? Japan is full of them. Men who look, dress, hair the same way as women. I think the less offensive term is "metrosexual" Blend of metropolitan and heterosexual Noun metrosexual (plural metrosexuals) 1. A man concerned with self-image, self-indulgen...
by pockiiee
Mar 12th, '06, 12:26
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Palace / Goong (MBC, 2006)
Replies: 3581
Views: 601434

Re: Polka dots etc

Ironicwave"Finally it bugs me that "gay" and "homo" are terms still used to ridicule a person... i think stating that he comes off a bit feminine would've brought the point across without being so glaringly offensive... :x Quoted again for emphasis, I think Ionicwave has a really good point here. -...
by pockiiee
Mar 9th, '06, 02:42
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: K-drama = Soap Opera...my views
Replies: 23
Views: 6972

More importantly, did anyone else catch that last bit in the article Groik linked to? "...golf pro Tiger Woods has signed on to star in a Korean drama because his mother is a fan." Hahahahahaa! :lol Haha! That's HILARIOUS - OK, so supposing Tiger woods stars in a Drama..... what character would he ...
by pockiiee
Mar 8th, '06, 22:19
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Tree of Heaven (SBS, 2006) with Lee Wan
Replies: 265
Views: 102376

I think it must be based on Wurthering Heights. I really liked the first few episodes which dealt with the semi-autistic brother , I thought the scenes, although a but melodramatic, showed some intensity and I was really looking forward to the progression-- it has a feel like Wurthering Heights, the...
by pockiiee
Mar 8th, '06, 03:06
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: International Dramas - what's good in your country?
Replies: 33
Views: 9409

International Dramas - what's good in your country?

Since we have such an international scope here at d-addicts, I was curious about shows or dramas from other countries that you think are just as good as Asian dramas. I think many of us a d-addicts who rely on subtitles are pretty open-minded and interested in other cultures - and I know that wherev...
by pockiiee
Mar 8th, '06, 02:16
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: K-drama = Soap Opera...my views
Replies: 23
Views: 6972

Aren't these threads really old? It doesn't take insight or a genius to find and point out the common tropes in popular K dramas and compare them to whatever, soap operas, romance novels, or else. I can criticize many dramas but their problems aren't the triangles or whatever, so much as it's the w...
by pockiiee
Mar 8th, '06, 01:42
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: K-drama = Soap Opera...my views
Replies: 23
Views: 6972

Well the big difference is, that unlike soap opera's. It often does not involve as many people..and even bigger. It has a final resolution! I haven't seen Lotte yet..maybe I should ^^ Talpa goes at it again ^^ Good point -I'd like to see more programmes here with a resolution, soaps included, they ...
by pockiiee
Mar 8th, '06, 01:32
Forum: Korean Culture & Entertainment
Topic: K-drama = Soap Opera...my views
Replies: 23
Views: 6972

K-drama = Soap Opera...my views

OK, so today my guy asked me why I was so addicted to Korean soap Operas... and I was a bit taken aback because I'd never really compared the two before - I didn't make the connection between dramas and soaps, but I think he has a point. I'll list them - I'm going to compare K-dramas to the American...
by pockiiee
Mar 3rd, '06, 08:08
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Worst J-drama Ever! (*spoilers*)
Replies: 824
Views: 211744

Gokusen. Very Overrated and *CoughGTOripoffCough* LOL... How ironic. IMO, I think GTO is VERY overrated... I've had my GTO VCDs since 1998, and managed to only watch one episode so far. :P I know what you mean, I can just never get into most of those teacher dramas, they just seem so contrived and ...
by pockiiee
Dec 10th, '05, 15:57
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What's your MAJOR??
Replies: 370
Views: 76623

I majoured in Education studies(language specialization) and English literature and did a B. Ed. in Teaching English to speakers of other Languages -
quite different from a lot of the others on here but I love my job, I can live anywhere.
by pockiiee
May 1st, '05, 01:29
Forum: D-Addicts Stuff
Topic: WikiDrama Logo Competition (Voting)
Replies: 32
Views: 59793

Re: WikiDrama Logo Competition (Voting)

Ruroshin wrote:
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My vote goes for this one, nice and simple, very professional looking
by pockiiee
Apr 21st, '05, 20:21
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Toshishita No Otoko - Upload Improved Quality Version?
Replies: 17
Views: 5589

Not quite there just yet... Two more votes needed. Those three votes on the 2nd option don't count. :crazy: Is this series THAT bad? If uploaded, I'm sure way more than 20 people would be downloading the series, just for the sake of collecting "stuff" in general. --- groink Nah, I think it just get...
by pockiiee
Apr 18th, '05, 16:42
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE KDRAMAS (ask for suggestions here)
Replies: 3570
Views: 1329818

hmm you didn't watch damo ? I was just thinking the same.. how could they not mention DAMO.. historical, action/fights/romance.. perfect :P[/quote] I haven't seen it yet either,and trying to download it now. here's my Kdrama list: 1. Sweet 18 (this is one I can watch again, the last few eps seem ta...
by pockiiee
Apr 17th, '05, 05:51
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Toshishita No Otoko - Upload Improved Quality Version?
Replies: 17
Views: 5589

yes, please!!!
by pockiiee
Jan 29th, '05, 18:55
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Vote for February's KSOTM!
Replies: 186
Views: 36378

Even though I wanted to see propose I'm glad you did this - it'll stop future cheaters hopefully - guess I'll have to wait till next month's poll
by pockiiee
Jan 25th, '05, 13:09
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Allow series with subtitles other than english on d-addict?
Replies: 98
Views: 18789

Hmm, I use English subs myself,I really have no problem with other subtitles because of the new tab system (which I really like, good job ruro) However if you decide to ban them I think if the subs are soft rather than hard subs it should be Ok, right? They may encourage translation into English, li...
by pockiiee
Jan 2nd, '05, 03:09
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What do you like more: j-dramas or k-dramas
Replies: 213
Views: 43984

Hmm, I'd have to go with both equally; I think that on the whole I prefer K-dramas, especially the recent ones, but I don't speak Korean so I'm limited to those that I've seen subbed. I'm Sorry I love you is a really good example of this. Korean dramas tend to get me hooked, but can be rather predic...
by pockiiee
Dec 23rd, '04, 20:01
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Vote for January's KSOTM!
Replies: 61
Views: 18284

Voted Love Letter as I've not seen this one yet GO LOVE LETTER ^_^* i hope Beautyful Days and Propose will be in the next month polls ^_^ I would also love to see Beaitiful days in the running, I've been trying to complete this series for well over 4 months ;) Beautiful Days already won the KSOTM. ...
by pockiiee
Dec 22nd, '04, 13:24
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Vote for January's KSOTM!
Replies: 61
Views: 18284

Voted Love Letter as I've not seen this one yet
chromatic wrote:
GO LOVE LETTER ^_^*

i hope Beautyful Days and Propose will be in the next month polls ^_^
I would also love to see Beaitiful days in the running, I've been trying to complete this series for well over 4 months ;)
by pockiiee
Dec 13th, '04, 01:35
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Stained Glass (SBS, 2004/5) **Spoilers**
Replies: 59
Views: 26485

There seem to be a lot of good K-dramas out!

Just finished the first episode - got to love that scene behind the curtain.!! Looks quite good so far - although I'll also chip in that KSS looks really worn out.
by pockiiee
Dec 12th, '04, 23:35
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: RECOMMENDED/FAVORITE ASIAN DRAMAS
Replies: 882
Views: 426649

So we're talking Japanese/Korean/any drama? hard to pick five. Japanese: 1. Beautiful Life 2. Long vacation 3. Be nice to people (Hito ni Yasashiku) I love this series, it's never anyone's fav, tho. 4. A Sleeping Forrest 4. Love Generation Still haven't seen them all......... Korean: 1. Sucess story...
by pockiiee
Dec 9th, '04, 18:38
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Love Story In Harvard (SBS, 2004/5)
Replies: 144
Views: 69166

nukegara wrote:did anyone notice the parts in episode one that just seemed--really racist. >.<
Yeah, I mean if a professor said something like that in the politically correct climate of the US today he'd be out of a job I think .
by pockiiee
Dec 9th, '04, 10:39
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Love Story In Harvard (SBS, 2004/5)
Replies: 144
Views: 69166

-wat really icked me were the caucasian extras....why cant they find better actors dammit...sitcom-level acting...... They've all got what I like to call "English teacher syndrome" - All speak far too clearly and enunciate everything :) I taught in Chian for awhile, and after a class of beginners m...
by pockiiee
Dec 7th, '04, 21:41
Forum: KDrama Discussions
Topic: Love Story In Harvard (SBS, 2004/5)
Replies: 144
Views: 69166

[quote="Atomic"]Blueworld @ soompi http://soompi.com/forums/index.php?show ... 13&st=2970
just released episode 1 with subs. /quote]

Thanks for letting us know - downloading it now :)
by pockiiee
Dec 1st, '04, 03:55
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 52676

I didn't mean they were too lazy, just that they aren't as computer literate.( ok, ok. Not everyone is computer literate yada yada yada. But I'm sayin' ya got the money, ya want it that bad -- even if you don't know any better -- you still have the cashflow for something you want, it doesn't hurt t...
by pockiiee
Dec 1st, '04, 01:20
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 52676

poking my head in again with a bit of news: Check out today's news for the anime fanssub group sailorspork here: http://sailorspork.8m.net/ quote: "Bootleg Alert Update: hkheero and gingertoys2 have pulled their auctions containing Sailor Spork subs. Thanks for everyone who contacted them and asked ...
by pockiiee
Nov 28th, '04, 20:46
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 52676

mizune wrote:So I'm probably the only person that thinks this,..
nah, Mizune, sounds like a good idea to me. I might be one of the only ones out there that really doesn't care too much about quality - if I love a series I buy the DVD.
by pockiiee
Nov 28th, '04, 20:10
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 52676

Fansubbers are in some sense directly working for gingertoys2 and that's not a good feeling. What would you do if you were in the midst of fansubbing a show? I don't know if you've noticed but I'm pretty punctual about the subs. I don't release episodes once or twice every two or three months. How ...
by pockiiee
Nov 28th, '04, 18:47
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 52676

not to play devil's advocate... but honestly, you guys are sticking up for those who are getting ripped off because they're too lazy to find out about bittorrent?! But do you guys know what it's like to struggle to make money? You end up doing really messed up things without thinking about it thoro...
by pockiiee
Nov 28th, '04, 13:32
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 52676

I'll jump on the bandwagon - it's awful. As for those purchasing the dramas, I think it's ignorance - they just don't know any better. There are a lot of people who are interested in drama that really don't know anything about the internet, and setting up file sharing programmes like BT is something...
by pockiiee
Nov 14th, '04, 15:36
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Vote for December's KSOTM
Replies: 108
Views: 29227

Jannah wrote:I want Ruler of Your Own World to win! It's hard to get seeds for this series.
Me too - haven't seen this one so voted for it. :)
by pockiiee
Nov 7th, '04, 15:32
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What languages do you know?
Replies: 485
Views: 121288

I speak English, Dutch and French proficiently - too bad all of the Dutch dramas here are pretty terrible! I became interested in Japanese dramas when I took a course in Uni a few years ago - but never did get up to a high enough level to understand the whole story without subs.