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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2760 on: February 16, 2017, 10:10:02 AM »

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2761 on: February 16, 2017, 10:28:53 AM »
Since you’re all talking music…
I’m starting to make up a lesson for the phrase “I wonder….” So I thought of this song - . But in listening to it again it made me remember this song - that I enjoyed a few years ago. I’m not that musical but for some reason my mind made the connection. Maybe a musical person could tell me if I’m hearing things.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2762 on: February 16, 2017, 10:52:14 AM »
Park Ji Yoon... WTF did I just watch  :laugh:

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2763 on: February 16, 2017, 11:36:48 AM »
I keep thinking about chicken.



You can really hear the similarities in this song.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2764 on: February 16, 2017, 11:44:50 AM »
Waygook.org user Chinguetti, that video you linked to has fewer than 2000 views. How did you ever find such a bizarre thing?

Apparently songs about eating chicken has a very small following, so both vids were one of the first hits in a search. Google's probably been waiting years for the opportunity to toss them out there.
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2765 on: February 16, 2017, 12:07:09 PM »
Waygook.org user Chinguetti, that video you linked to has fewer than 2000 views. How did you ever find such a bizarre thing?

Apparently songs about eating chicken has a very small following, so both vids were one of the first hits in a search. Google's probably been waiting years for the opportunity to toss them out there.

Yikes.


You made some algorithm's day.


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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2766 on: February 16, 2017, 02:30:25 PM »
Does anyone have a link to the story someone shared on here (as in the actual Waygook site, not just this thread), or know the name of the food that someone was talking about that was poisonous? I was talking with my bf about some odd foods, and mentioned the story I remembered reading on here about a teacher who went to a work dinner and was purposefully set aside at a different table because foreigners couldn't eat whatever they were about to partake in. He was indignant and tried it anyways and it turned out to be some sort of poisonous plant that Koreans eat and build up a tolerance to, but he got really sick. I also remember that he later looked it up and it was an ingredient in paint thinners.

I tried looking it up to show him and couldn't find anything so now he thinks I am exaggerating, haha.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2767 on: February 16, 2017, 02:41:11 PM »
Does anyone have a link to the story someone shared on here (as in the actual Waygook site, not just this thread), or know the name of the food that someone was talking about that was poisonous? I was talking with my bf about some odd foods, and mentioned the story I remembered reading on here about a teacher who went to a work dinner and was purposefully set aside at a different table because foreigners couldn't eat whatever they were about to partake in. He was indignant and tried it anyways and it turned out to be some sort of poisonous plant that Koreans eat and build up a tolerance to, but he got really sick. I also remember that he later looked it up and it was an ingredient in paint thinners.

I tried looking it up to show him and couldn't find anything so now he thinks I am exaggerating, haha.
http://www.waygook.org/index.php?topic=99295.40

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It might be this:

http://forums.eslcafe.com/korea/viewtopic.php?t=232064
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2768 on: February 16, 2017, 02:49:35 PM »
Does anyone have a link to the story someone shared on here (as in the actual Waygook site, not just this thread), or know the name of the food that someone was talking about that was poisonous? I was talking with my bf about some odd foods, and mentioned the story I remembered reading on here about a teacher who went to a work dinner and was purposefully set aside at a different table because foreigners couldn't eat whatever they were about to partake in. He was indignant and tried it anyways and it turned out to be some sort of poisonous plant that Koreans eat and build up a tolerance to, but he got really sick. I also remember that he later looked it up and it was an ingredient in paint thinners.

I tried looking it up to show him and couldn't find anything so now he thinks I am exaggerating, haha.
http://www.waygook.org/index.php?topic=99295.40

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It might be this:

http://forums.eslcafe.com/korea/viewtopic.php?t=232064
Thats the one! The esl cafe post. Thanks Pecan! ^^

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2769 on: February 16, 2017, 02:52:53 PM »
Happy to be able to help.

That soup is so nasty.  Those who eat it smell like they are dying afterwards.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2770 on: February 16, 2017, 02:58:28 PM »
Happy to be able to help.

That soup is so nasty.  Those who eat it smell like they are dying afterwards.
I have never seen it offered anywhere and I'm thankful I haven't, especially if it smells that bad too.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2771 on: February 16, 2017, 03:00:22 PM »
Now I want to try it. But I'll try anything. hahahaha

Even raw horse in Tokyo.
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2772 on: February 16, 2017, 03:01:35 PM »
Now I want to try it. But I'll try anything. hahahaha

Even raw horse in Tokyo.
That's my general consensus on things as well, but not if it is going to poison me.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2773 on: February 16, 2017, 03:14:00 PM »
Also DANG where'd you get that raw horse life in Tokyo? I'd be hell of down.

I had raw chicken in Osaka, and it's in the high levels of best things I've ever eaten.

There's a very foreign friendly Izakaya in Roppongi. 16 bucks for a little bit though. Hella expensive.

I've heard about the raw chicken thing. It was good? Hard to fathom...........
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« Reply #2774 on: February 16, 2017, 03:25:04 PM »
Japan is best most wonderful fun :(

It's true. I was talking to some other Canadians in an izakaya on my last night there a month ago. There's something magical about Japan that we couldn't quite put our fingers on.

I've thought about it and I think it's the eccentricity and absurdity on show there. They really took the American influence after WWII and................. Japanified it? The fashion, the design, the bizarre characters.

When I compare fashion in Korea and Japan, I always say that Korea took a lot more influence from France. Very demure, neutral, Earth colours that don't pop. The Japanese took a much more liberal approach and it's much nicer on the eyes from a unique and "eye-catching" perspective.

Same with Don Quijote, I mean, I'm trying to think of an equivalent store in Korea........ Daiso? No, that doesn't work. Emart? No.

Japan has been a true treat each time I've gone.
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2775 on: February 17, 2017, 09:09:03 AM »
I'm bored as heck anyone have a boardgamearena account and want to play koi-koi with me? haha

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2776 on: February 17, 2017, 09:59:30 AM »
Seriously thinking about playing Sims on my computer.

But then I also have Rosetta Stone and I really should start using it.

But I also don't want to think today.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2777 on: February 17, 2017, 10:15:22 AM »
Since you’re all talking music…
I’m starting to make up a lesson for the phrase “I wonder….” So I thought of this song - . But in listening to it again it made me remember this song - that I enjoyed a few years ago. I’m not that musical but for some reason my mind made the connection. Maybe a musical person could tell me if I’m hearing things.


Oh wow, yeah - huge similarities there. I heard it right away with his 'wowowowo' and her 'wawawawawa.' That Park Ji-Yoon song is actually awesome. Great video, too.

No, not the singing. I think I figured it out. It's an early synthesizer called a claviolin. I agree that Park Ji-Yoon is awesome.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2778 on: February 17, 2017, 10:45:13 AM »
Cats in full attack mode always remind me of Bugs Bunny.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2779 on: February 17, 2017, 03:11:39 PM »
It's friday. Going to open a bottle of wine for the first time since Christmas and eat weird fake German hot dogs from a fake german hot dog place that has weirdly opened in my local swimming pool.

Wild.