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    While I'm sure teachings of discipline could have an effect on crime rates, Japan is reported to be slightly safer than South Korea, and they don't have mandatory army enlistment.

    @PantsDePeon Your ears will have a wonderful time

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    Not the best remix I've heard.. but I'm looking forward to the other ones! iirc the upcoming ones are Hello, Sexy Free & Single, Trick and Keep Your Head Down. Pretty sure BoA's in the collab thing too but I haven't seen her promo thing for it.

    Aaalso, Gee has been steadily gaining around 100k views per day, so I'd guess it hits 100mil views saturday/sunday
    Gogo watch more! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7mPqycQ0tQ
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    I hardly use Youtube. Usually once or twice to listen if the song is good enough and then acquire it in a certain way. Not sure why you would use Youtube over an offline mediaplayer except when it's to show people something or for songs you hardly listen to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jongin View Post
    人生x僕=

    (Jinsei x boku=)
    Ugh Kanji! :<
    My attempt at understanding this.
    I've actually learned Jin and Boku already though not the Kanji for Boku yet, however since Jin there is part of another word it probably doesn't mean exactly what I think it means. Jin as I know it means person, so Jinsei is probably a type of person but that could really be anything. Boku is the same as Watashi (Me/I) but only used by boys. Except that Leo Ieri uses Boku in this song (1:09ish), Boku is also written in Kanji in the MV there so I had at least seen it before xD Though I did not remember it since I've never had it explained to me. Been meaning to ask my Japanese teacher why she said Boku wa, which according to my Japanese teacher should only be said by boys.

    I've learned Sei too but only in parts of other words, not alone. Sei is in Sensei and Gakusei(University Student), Nensei which I think means student, Ichi nensei means first year student anyway. So I'd guess Sei must have something to do with school. School person, or person student....I. I don't know. That's my best guess before I hop over to Google translate and find out xD

    Okay from google translate, Jinsei apparently means life. Who knew!
    It translates into I x Life =

    EDIT:
    DAMN!
    Right after I wrote all that I opened my book to where I'd written all the Kanji we learned and Jinsei is right here! D: I didn't remember it because it's something she's only told us once and it was at the time where she told us a bunch of different Kanji.
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    Funny how when you try to learn a language you automatically want to translate everything you see in that language eh

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    Yea it's fun

    Did you do that when you first started learning english (Unless you learn it growing up along side dutch is it?), or what other language have you learned?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Asmekiel View Post
    I hardly use Youtube. Usually once or twice to listen if the song is good enough and then acquire it in a certain way. Not sure why you would use Youtube over an offline mediaplayer except when it's to show people something or for songs you hardly listen to.
    I usually do the same, but I revisit youtube to see MVs from time to time. Gee hitting 100mil is quite big, as before Gangnam Style it was by far the most viewed kpop video. Gee was to SNSD what Sorry Sorry was to Suju, their popularity just exploded.

    No other kpop video has as of yet reached 100 million views, wanna get to that milestone!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Anakso View Post
    Yea it's fun

    Did you do that when you first started learning english (Unless you learn it growing up along side dutch is it?), or what other language have you learned?
    I really don't know anymore. First English class was 15 years ago or something. I guess I looked up everything back then too, outside of school word translation tests of course. Don't know another way to learn what word means what.

    o.O IGAB is at 48M views already.

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    Out of curiosity Asme, when you see an object and then you think the word for it in your mind, say for example chair. Would you think the English word for chair or the dutch word? Or does it differ.

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    I.. I.. wtf, I dunno :s I guess it's in Dutch.
    Sometimes I have the English word, but can't remember the Dutch word for it and sometimes it's the other way around.
    Kinda strange when you're talking to someone and don't know the Dutch word and have to explain what you mean just for that single word XD

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    Silly English people, l2multilanguage

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    That sonds like me haha. I pass so much time on internet reading and writing in english that i often forget the words in french (my native language). I often use meme or english words when i talk that when the person in front of me make a weird face i'm like "omg what is the word for that in french" or "how do you explain that in simple words in french"
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    I'm not really good with languages though, mandatory 3 years French didn't teach me much more than "Je ne parle pas francais"

    German is a bit better, but that's relatively close to Dutch.

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    I had to take introductory versions of Spanish, French, Latin, and German in middle school (7th grade I think). Only thing I can vaguely remember is counting 1-10 and that's about it. I could probably learn more German from my dad considering he took like 10 years of it.

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    QQ Yesasia is already teasing me for 2 days with "Ready to be shipped"

    Oh, Latin, I had that too and old Greek. kai = and and alla = but

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    I wouldn't have any problem at all with listening to this forever o.o It just.. works.
    Black sunglasses with skinny jeans, that's me
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    Koishite ninjari bang bang aishite ninjari bang bang
    Ring Ring Ring naranai merodī funwari kemuri-maki
    Sora o kakeru no wa nin nin nin kimi dakedakara

    At 4 minutes now and still going strong

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    French is my native language (living in the wonderful province of Quebec!) and it's pretty much forced on us to learn english (being in Canada we have English as a 2nd language from 3rd grade all throught school.

    I took some spanish language in high school cuz other options were lame. I want to learn japanese and probably korean someday, but i'm broke now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Asmekiel View Post
    Koishite ninjari bang bang aishite ninjari bang bang
    Ring Ring Ring naranai merodī funwari kemuri-maki
    Sora o kakeru no wa nin nin nin kimi dakedakara

    At 4 minutes now and still going strong
    \o/ I went to about 10 minutes before I paused, but that was because I went away from the computer. I'll definitely finish it! ^^

    @Kagdar I thought both English and French were like, the official languages of Canada. So that you began with both at the same time, shows how much I know! Here in Sweden we begin with english (as in colors/numbers) when we're around 7, I think, maybe 6. I remember reading Harry Potter in english at 8-9 so we probably began at 6

    Currently studying Japanese but I'm pro at procrastinating, and I fully hate and disagree with how they teach out this language. The way they handle it at my school is pretty retarded, and if it weren't for getting more points for university I would've quit to learn it on my own months ago.

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    Is it Hyuna, or someone trying to look like her? Check the filename to find out!
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    I got to 15ish minutes. Decided I wanted to play a game, so I had to stop it

    I started at the 7th grade of primary school, around... eh.. 9/10 years old.

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    Speaking of japanese, I want to start studying it again as well. I wonder if I still have my Kanji book.

    *Edit* Did manage to find my book. 250 Kanji.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Badhairday View Post

    @Kagdar I thought both English and French were like, the official languages of Canada.

    Technically yes, but in Quebec province we pretty much only speak French so we start to learn English in 3rd grade (so 7-8 years old here) and it's a mandatory class for all grade/high school and college (if u attend it)
    A lot of people don't really learn english at all, just the minimum to pass the tests (which are rediculously easy) and will eventually don't remember a thing in english.

    PS our school system is as follow : 5 yrs old you enter what is called maternelle, or pre-school for 1 year (they teach you the alphabet and sorts like that)
    then it's 6 years of grade school, 5 years of high school (so you finish at 17 yrs old going on 18) from them you can go to college if u want(called cegep to get a DEC) or go to a prefessionnal school (to get a DEP so we call them DEP, but those who quit high school early i.e at 16 you can ditch school can go to a DEP too).
    Cegep you got 2 choices, you either take a technique (3 years) to learn a real job or you take a pre-u DEC which is 2 years
    University is 2-3 years which will give u a BAC which can be followed with a maîtrise (usually 1 year) and maybe a doctorat later on which grant you the right to put Dr in front on your name and look at people from above.
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