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JoshuaZ
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Feb 7, 2006, 01:27 AM
 
Originally Posted by Eug Wanker
LOL.
Luckily the Japanese don`t hate the Chinese as much as they hate those Koreans.

Poor Koreans. At least they invented karaoke to keep the Japanese preoccupied and drunk.
     
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Feb 7, 2006, 01:36 AM
 
Originally Posted by JoshuaZ
Luckily the Japanese don`t hate the Chinese as much as they hate those Koreans.

Poor Koreans. At least they invented karaoke to keep the Japanese preoccupied and drunk.
Karaoke was invented in the Philippines, not Korea. The Japanese made it popular in the 70's.
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Feb 7, 2006, 01:53 AM
 
Both are wrong. Karaoke was invented by Satan in 1762.
     
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Feb 7, 2006, 02:01 AM
 
Originally Posted by Cubeoid
Both are wrong. Karaoke was invented by Satan in 1762.
Consider these posts as my way of introducing you to yourself.

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Feb 7, 2006, 07:05 AM
 
Karaoke was invented by the Taiwanese... no? wait... since the Japanese invaded Taiwan, maybe that's what they had left over on the island.
     
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Feb 7, 2006, 07:16 AM
 
Originally Posted by Sealobo
Karaoke was invented by the Taiwanese... no? wait... since the Japanese invaded Taiwan, maybe that's what they had left over on the island.

Taiwan is simply a province of China, so its a Chinese invention.
Most inventions are Chinese.
     
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Feb 7, 2006, 08:22 AM
 
What about Tibet?
     
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Feb 7, 2006, 08:31 AM
 
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Some people eh
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Feb 7, 2006, 08:33 AM
 
Originally Posted by ambush
What about Tibet?
Another province of China.
     
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Feb 7, 2006, 09:04 AM
 
Originally Posted by moonmonkey
Taiwan is simply a province of China, so its a Chinese invention.
Most inventions are Chinese.
If it were only as simple as that. While that is the traditional 'goal', they are FAR from that scenario - Especially with the evolution of the Taiwanese government parties in the last two decades or so.
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Feb 7, 2006, 11:38 AM
 
Originally Posted by moonmonkey
Most inventions are Chinese.
Cool. Mac zealots also tell me that most inventions are by Steve Jobs.

Thus, Steve Jobs is also Chinese.

Didn't know that, thanks.

     
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Feb 7, 2006, 01:18 PM
 
Originally Posted by moonmonkey
Taiwan is simply a province of China, so its a Chinese invention.
Most inventions are Chinese.
What a coincident... i heard that China was also invaded by the Japanese.

I can see how things are connecting together.
     
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Feb 7, 2006, 02:49 PM
 
Chinese Engrish (as opposed to Japanese Engrish, which is in some ways worse) will be the new worldly language. God help us all.
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Feb 7, 2006, 07:46 PM
 
Originally Posted by Eug Wanker
Cool. Mac zealots also tell me that most inventions are by Steve Jobs.

Thus, Steve Jobs is also Chinese.

Didn't know that, thanks.
He has had facial surgery to hide the fact.
Its pretty obvious when he comes up with new products that he was born in the province of Jiangsu.
     
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Feb 8, 2006, 06:05 AM
 
Originally Posted by Mister Elf
Chinese Engrish (as opposed to Japanese Engrish, which is in some ways worse) will be the new worldly language. God help us all.
Whoot! At least I'll still have a job somewhere! That is unless the world changes its mind and everyone starts speaking chinese.

My poor Japanese students... they really are learning the wrong language.

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Feb 8, 2006, 06:27 AM
 
Originally Posted by JoshuaZ
Whoot! At least I'll still have a job somewhere! That is unless the world changes its mind and everyone starts speaking chinese.

My poor Japanese students... they really are learning the wrong language.

私はとたもばかですよ!
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Feb 8, 2006, 06:49 AM
 
Originally Posted by JoshuaZ
Whoot! At least I'll still have a job somewhere! That is unless the world changes its mind and everyone starts speaking chinese.

My poor Japanese students... they really are learning the wrong language.

私はとたもばかですよ!
what was it they used to say during the height of the cold war - "the optimists were learning russian and the pessimists were learning chinese"

maybe we need to update that for the current world situation - "the optimists are learning chinese and the pessimists are learning arabic"
     
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Feb 9, 2006, 02:28 PM
 
Originally Posted by Cubeoid
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