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Old 02-27-2013, 02:04 AM   #26
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I should also add that this same guy was told by his boss to drive him home fast. Well, he was caught by police and given a $700 ticket for speeding. He ate the cost.
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Old 02-27-2013, 02:05 AM   #27
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should have dressed up as Frank N Furter

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Old 02-27-2013, 06:22 AM   #28
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If you're going to mock at least get it straight. Their accents pronounce Ls like Rs, so I'm not sure what the hell it is you're doing.
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Old 02-27-2013, 06:27 AM   #29
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If you're going to mock at least get it straight. Their accents pronounce Ls like Rs, so I'm not sure what the hell it is you're doing.
Maybe he was mocking people who mock the Japanese incorrectly?
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Old 02-27-2013, 06:59 AM   #30
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this is a dari thread

i am taking with a block of salt
Its a common occurrence from what I've heard/studied.

Watched a documentary that was from the late 80s/early 90s called "The African American Experience in Japan" in a class. Pretty much it said that the Japanese are very accommodating to people who are there on a short term basis. When they realize that you plan on working there/living there for a long period of time, they show their true colors and are extremely racist and protective of their land. It is somewhat impossible to get citizenship there as a non-Japanese.
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Old 02-27-2013, 07:12 AM   #31
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Japan. Where you can buy used panties from vending machines. Not surprised.
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Old 02-27-2013, 07:15 AM   #32
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Wow

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Old 02-27-2013, 07:22 AM   #33
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Not surprised. You do as you're told.

If you don't listen to your boss, you might as well quit.
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Old 02-27-2013, 07:36 AM   #34
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Here is an example:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLsIfxCwWFQ

Here are others:
https://www.youtube.com/results?sear...j4.TQnFlPnoJ5Y
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Old 02-27-2013, 07:47 AM   #35
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What surprises me is that this surprises people.

I thought it was at least decently known that japanese culture and work environment is very much different, with many weird traits.
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:54 AM   #37
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If you're going to mock at least get it straight. Their accents pronounce Ls like Rs, so I'm not sure what the hell it is you're doing.
That was some 1950's Chan shit.
It rearry was!
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:01 AM   #38
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If you're going to mock at least get it straight. Their accents pronounce Ls like Rs, so I'm not sure what the hell it is you're doing.
What about the whole Flied Lice instead of Fried Rice saying? They are replacing the R sound with an L sound.
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:03 AM   #39
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What about the whole Flied Lice instead of Fried Rice saying? They are replacing the R sound with an L sound.
fa ra ra ra ra

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Old 02-27-2013, 10:05 AM   #40
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Fuck it. If I liked the job and the boss, I'd dress up like schoolgirl. Sounds like a pretty laid back place to work, where they don't take shit too seriously, at least not all the time.
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I'm still disturbed by the fact that there are 'woman only' train cars on the rails in Japan because random groping by strangers is acceptable there.

The more I learn about Japan, the more I'm creeped out by it. Being forced to dress up as a school girl for work.. Really? How is that acceptable in any culture? Theres nothing to draw besides sexual connotations, and in this case in particular, homosexual connotations.
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I'm still disturbed by the fact that there are 'woman only' train cars on the rails in Japan because random groping by strangers is acceptable there.

The more I learn about Japan, the more I'm creeped out by it. Being forced to dress up as a school girl for work.. Really? How is that acceptable in any culture? Theres nothing to draw besides sexual connotations, and in this case in particular, homosexual connotations.
Oh yes, the fact that there are woman only trains means that groping is acceptable there. That makes total sense.
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:41 AM   #43
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So sorry you finally lost your job, Dari.
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What about the whole Flied Lice instead of Fried Rice saying? They are replacing the R sound with an L sound.
when i went to japan, it was explained to me that the L and R sounds end up being interchangeable in the translation process, which is why you will see this happen both ways. r to l as well as l to r.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2wzUuGm7yw
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Pretty easy. Dress like a school girl, beg for job back in front of everyone.
Or marry his cartoon girl pillow and he will be idolized by all.

seriously, go find a job where your superiors don't have the maturity of an 9 year-old virgin.
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Too bad we cant do shit like that here. Some pussy PC losers would get pissed off.
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Why didn't he do it? It sounds like they were accepting him. Yeah it sounds like there's a little bit of hazing in the corporate culture, but it sounds like it's all in good fun and everyone does it. If he loves it over there, he doesn't get to pick and choose which parts of the culture fit. If you're going to call somewhere else home, you gotta go all in on the culture or people are always going to treat you as an outsider.

Even as a consultant with one of the big American firms, you might not be putting on the drag, but the social aspect is a big part of it. I had a nice stretch in my mid 20's when I probably went a month without buying a meal or a drink on my own dime. It all goes with the territory. It just sounds like the Japanese take it a little bit farther!
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Fuck it. If I liked the job and the boss, I'd dress up like schoolgirl. Sounds like a pretty laid back place to work, where they don't take shit too seriously, at least not all the time.
If it brought them a good laugh and kept me in good graces with the boss at a job I liked, I would have no issue doing this over there.
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Why didn't he do it? It sounds like they were accepting him. Yeah it sounds like there's a little bit of hazing in the corporate culture, but it sounds like it's all in good fun and everyone does it. If he loves it over there, he doesn't get to pick and choose which parts of the culture fit. If you're going to call somewhere else home, you gotta go all in on the culture or people are always going to treat you as an outsider.

Even as a consultant with one of the big American firms, you might not be putting on the drag, but the social aspect is a big part of it. I had a nice stretch in my mid 20's when I probably went a month without buying a meal or a drink on my own dime. It all goes with the territory. It just sounds like the Japanese take it a little bit farther!
Exactly. Before moving to any other country, it is a good idea to look up and understand all the basics of their culture, holidays, and so on.

Japan Valentines day (and White day) is different, they have that tanabata (star festival), and different school schedules etc.

And as other people said before, if you're there visiting, they love Americans. If you move there, unless you full adapt to their usual customs, they will always look down on you. Over there family and self, honor and respect means much more than here in America.

(And don't forget to address people with the appriopriate honorifics there. such as -sama, -chan, -kun, -domo, sensei, etc.)
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Fuck it. If I liked the job and the boss, I'd dress up like schoolgirl. Sounds like a pretty laid back place to work, where they don't take shit too seriously, at least not all the time.
Oh yeah, nothing says laid back like "do this stupid thing completely unrelated to your job or you're fired"

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