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|Why do girls feel the need to be pretty?
(201 posts, 21011 views) Posted: 1927d 6h, 53m ago by Aristocrat in Chatter Box
Um well... for me personally, I would want to be pretty because the more aesthetically pleasing someone is on the outside, the better they're treated. Certainly there is also the self-esteem factor but let's face it, prettier people get nicer treatment. This ...
|Ever seen someone so beautiful...?
(107 posts, 27218 views) Posted: 2098d 6h, 37m ago by Aristocrat in Chatter Box
Hmm... though I usually like Asian pretty boys none of them as ever literally leave me in deep thought like Cillian Murphy. His eyes are just so... blue lol.
I mean, yes Asian guys, they're such a mix of cute and sexy but... man Cillian Murphy is gorgeous, like God h ...
|Has the quality of music degraded?
(57 posts, 5908 views) Posted: 2108d 12h, 26m ago by Aristocrat in Music
Not at all, it is subjective. Music style has evolved, whether it suits the tastes of each individual person is up to them. Music, of course has become more commercial but you can easily say the same for the stuff that came out in the 80's and what have you.
|What's your favorite Nirvana song?
(51 posts, 4191 views) Posted: 2118d 1h, 38m ago by Aristocrat in Music
I like their David Bowie cover but that's about it. They did a pretty nice cover. I'm impartial to almost all their other songs though. ...
|Why do girls feel the need to be pretty?
(201 posts, 21011 views) Posted: 2118d 13h, 33m ago by Aristocrat in Chatter Box
Girls need to be pretty to get guys. This isn't too difficult a feat however, if you are at a healthy weight and have good hygiene, you're already 90% there since most girls are naturally pretty in their own way.
Girls need to be prettier, however, to show u ...
|Bands/Artists that you absolutely cannot stand.
(436 posts, 40951 views) Posted: 2144d 1h, 57m ago by Aristocrat in Music
Um... that Drake guy, wow, his songs are so freaking annoying.
Lil Wayne, in fact, why don't we just throw all of Young Money in there while we're at it.
The super emo bands - MCR, PATD, etc etc...
Taylor Swift, I didn't have a problem with her bef ...
(30 posts, 3988 views) Posted: 2144d 2h, 4m ago by Aristocrat in Music
Anza from HEAD PHONES PRESIDENT.
Hamasaki Ayumi (overrated yes, but dang does her lyrics hit close to home, and yes she does write all her own lyrics)
Rurutia (beautiful music)
Otsuka Ai (love her love songs) ...
(50 posts, 4686 views) Posted: 2144d 2h, 14m ago by Aristocrat in Music
Meh, the songs are indeed catchy and I admit she has a strong voice.
Her fashion and videos are very avant-garde. She's also quite business minded, she knows what the public wants and she's ready to deliver the crazy. I may even go so far to say th ...
|Equality in Relationships
(43 posts, 3817 views) Posted: 2150d 12h, 39m ago by Aristocrat in Chatter Box
Hmm I think it's possible. It's just difficult to gauge. Love means something different to everyone
As for equality between women and men, there is no such thing. I don't know about other countries but in America, it only pretends to exist. I also do ...
|Trusting After Lying
(19 posts, 1394 views) Posted: 2179d 23h, 59m ago by Aristocrat in Chatter Box
Depends on who it is, why they're lying and what they're lying about.
Circumstances are everything. ...
(45 posts, 2903 views) Posted: 2183d 3h, 19m ago by Aristocrat in Chatter Box
Uh... well I became a vegetarian, gave up on soda and junk food (a chocolate bar and a bag of chips like once a month is okay though...) ...
|The Japanese Slaughter.
(27 posts, 2464 views) Posted: 2204d 23h, 35m ago by Aristocrat in Manga General
Not really, maybe the purpose was to sound ignorant? Well maybe some are trying to sound ignorant and some are ignorant. It doesn't really matter to me. Japan's poor form on the usage of the English language doesn't reflect on me, so I co ...
|Japan's Explicit Content Bills
(108 posts, 28576 views) Posted: 2205d 1h, 9m ago by Aristocrat in Manga General
I have no problem with pedophiles, people who fantasize about raping people... just raise the age limit of possessing such items... (maybe 25)
Oh and... having this stuff in the open lets me know who not to talk to, because honestly I hate all that stuff. Different folks diffe ...
(137 posts, 10508 views) Posted: 2221d 13h, 17m ago by Aristocrat in Chatter Box
About the same. Though I'm usually meaner in real life. It really depends because I act the way I do because I can see the person I'm talking to. If I can't, I'm usually nicer. ...
|First Shoujo Manga
(448 posts, 48194 views) Posted: 2222d 3h, 53m ago by Aristocrat in Shoujo/Josei
There were a few that I've come across but didn't read, read. Like Sailor Moon and Peach Girl, so I guess the first one I did seriously read was probably Marmalade Boy... maybe, or something CLAMP. ...
|Dating by Race nowadays
(183 posts, 16461 views) Posted: 2223d 22h, 45m ago by Aristocrat in Chatter Box
Since I'm Chinese my family expects me to date another Chinese person. Other Asians are okay as LONG as they aren't Japanese (ironically), they used to have problems with Koreans too but then my parents got really into kdramas...
I guess I sort o ...
|Is it Wrong to eat Pets?
(96 posts, 6396 views) Posted: 2232d 8h, 22m ago by Aristocrat in Chatter Box
No way. That's sick. If you have to in order to survive than by all means dig in (just like people would eat other people if they had to) but just for the heck of it... no way.
It's like eating your friend.
However if you're talking about "pet" an ...
|Bullied because of manga
(57 posts, 6051 views) Posted: 2234d 2h, 51m ago by Aristocrat in Chatter Box
First off, never declare yourself as an otaku. Technically if you are an otaku you do want a 2-d boyfriend. There is a difference between enjoying manga/anime and being an otaku.
And second of all, being a otaku is nothing to be proud of, not in Japan nor in any ot ...
(100 posts, 8827 views) Posted: 2236d 13h, 5m ago by Aristocrat in Chatter Box
I know a good amount of grammar, around ~500 kanji and all the textbook verb conjugations. (Slang is lost on me) Of course I know hiragana and katakana...
I can sing Jpop songs pretty well, you only need to know at most 30 verbs and you've got 99% of Jp ...
|Random Questions "Attempt II"
(2949 posts, 330726 views) Posted: 2237d 0h, 49m ago by Aristocrat in Chatter Box
Quote from ExzyruSxxx
Why does every story have to have some kind of underlying moral or theme?
In order to create something you need a theme but not every story has a moral, maybe a message or a point but not a moral.
Though I guess if you're ref ...
|Is peace EVEN possible?
(115 posts, 7235 views) Posted: 2240d 23h, 22m ago by Aristocrat in Chatter Box
Of course it is. The world today is a lot less bloodier than it used to be. Technology is slowly eradicating the needs to fight because it is steadily isolating people from each other.
We'll get there eventually. ...
|Determining Gender in Forum
(46 posts, 3741 views) Posted: 2250d 21h, 26m ago by Aristocrat in Chatter Box
Sometimes I try to pass myself off as male. (I don't mean on this forum) I do this because I relate more to guys than to girls... but....
I get ignored by most girls online anyway, UNLESS I lie and state that I am male. How funny is that?
|Using Japanese words in english sentences.
(276 posts, 35694 views) Posted: 2251d 10h, 27m ago by Aristocrat in Chatter Box
Well Japan does it for English, it's only fair. They use English because they think it's cool.
If we don't like people using Japanese in their sentences because we think it sounds stupid, does that look like we think Japanese is beneath usage in Englis ...
(37 posts, 2591 views) Posted: 2276d 0h, 45m ago by Aristocrat in Chatter Box
I usually go... "Wow, awkward silence" and we both laugh and find a topic to talk about.
It works, they're thinking it, you're thinking it, why not just tell it like it is? Sometimes if we don't find a new topic we'll talk about very awkwar ...
|Does the origin of Humans matter to you?
(193 posts, 14199 views) Posted: 2281d 0h, 35m ago by Aristocrat in Chatter Box
It's very interesting, I'm surprised more people aren't interested. Then again we're a pretty dumbed down, cynical and indifferent generation (unless it pertains to our immediate enjoyment or lack thereof).
Also, I am also disappointed with ...
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