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  • Things Legendary Swords Have A Lot Of

    Posted on November 10th, 2009 keving 2 comments

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    1 :2009/10/24(土) 09:29:40.25 ID:ZbYgLYgS0
    Besides being stuck in stones and only The Chosen One can pull it out, please.

    15 :2009/10/24(土) 09:33:46.73 ID:L3+9DZHPO
    Sparkly

    19 :2009/10/24(土) 09:35:25.65 ID:peU8BuTGO
    Bouncing around the elf village

    21 :2009/10/24(土) 09:36:12.91 ID:thLQuWCN0
    Passed down over generations

    25 :2009/10/24(土) 09:40:10.59 ID:1lBxmTOZO
    Made by dwarves

    26 :2009/10/24(土) 09:41:15.73 ID:8ndyR8PM0
    Either really thick or really long

    29 :2009/10/24(土) 09:43:54.45 ID:hTxwVJWq0
    The old guy near it is really surprised when you touch it without being shocked/blown away

    39 :2009/10/24(土) 09:45:58.05 ID:+caNLnvIO
    Doesn’t look sharp

    41 :2009/10/24(土) 09:47:02.24 ID:hTxwVJWq0
    Disappears after you plunge it into the final boss for the last time

    45 :2009/10/24(土) 09:51:36.35 ID:NlmVjI8i0
    All rusty at first

    48 :2009/10/24(土) 09:54:07.01 ID:xVHA9OX8O
    If you can sell it it’s either worth a ton of money or 1 Gil

    55 :2009/10/24(土) 09:58:54.25 ID:pTlbCYigO
    Usually about the 3rd strongest by the end

    59 :2009/10/24(土) 10:04:24.90 ID:/kE0FSIq0
    Based on the Holy or Light element so it’s hard to use

    70 :2009/10/24(土) 10:17:03.87 ID:oko8Efuq0
    There’s an evil sword that goes with it

    72 :2009/10/24(土) 10:20:46.04 ID:NJZrzPWh0
    If a villain steals it from its owner he usually bursts into flames or something like that

    87 :2009/10/24(土) 10:32:28.58 ID:RMf1mtf6O
    Fires beams

    97 :2009/10/24(土) 10:41:34.50 ID:l5iyqfrz0
    Nobody really knows anything about the legend behind the sword

    Old man “Ahhh, the legendary sword!!!”
    Hero “Uh, great”

    132 :2009/10/24(土) 11:26:42.99 ID:6OVYMpmr0
    Talks

    141 :2009/10/24(土) 11:36:25.76 ID:h4EWnKLMO
    Capable of killing things in one swipe during cutscenes only

  • Pay 1000 yen to get slapped by a maid cafe girl next month

    Posted on September 24th, 2009 keving 4 comments

    cute-room-that-girl-slaps[1]“Play options

    1. Game system rental (1000 yen for 30 minutes)
      Systems: Wii, PS3, PSP, Xbox, DS — you can bring your own games
    2. Share a tender moment watching a DVD with her. You can bring your own DVD (1000 yen for 30 minutes)
    3. Mini-games (800 yen for 20 minutes) — cards, The Game of Life, etc
    4. I’d be happy to massage your hands (1200 yen for 20 minutes)
    5. Ear cleaning while you rest your head in her lap (1500 yen for 20 minutes, 3000 yen for 40 minutes)
    6. A Tsundere/deredere slap (1000 yen for a “round trip”)
    7. Off to dreamland as I read a storybook (1000 yen for 20 minutes)
    8. A memorial photo of the two of us (1500 yen per)
    9. Handmade sweets, filled with love (2000 yen; message card included next time)
    10. Get a hold of my feelings with this love letter (1000 yen per letter)
    11. Read my [mobile] mail! (photo + message: 500 yen, 3 for 1200 yen)
    12. You’re looking at meeee! ([mobile phone] movie, 1000 yen, 3 for 2500 yen)
    13. This is who I am! (Bromide photo, 300 yen each)
    14. Let’s trade presents! (reservations required; 1500 yen)

    Some girls may not be able to engage in all forms of play. Please tell us about your own games.”

    Usually maid cafes take measures to keep the creepiest clients away from premises, but Cute Room — opening up in Akihabara October 4 — seems to be taking the opposite approach.

    The “spa-for-the-brain and relaxation shop” gives you a choice of room themes and costume for your lady companion to wear as she hangs out with you. It costs 4000 yen for 40 minutes, 5500 yen for an hour, or 7500 yen for 80 minutes; the list of “play” activities above are all options. As the website puts it, the environment allows you to enjoy a “2.7D world,” one that’s just a little bit closer to the one guests see in wacky anime love comedies.

    What would you do with a girl for 40 to 80 minutes after paying for her company? Well, I can think of a few things, but in Cute Room you’ll be playing games, watching DVDs, getting massages of assorted sorts, and so on — assuming you’ve got the cash. That and you can get slapped if you’re into that Haruhi Suzumiya stuff. Presumably you could experience all of the above if you had a real girlfriend, but if you’re contemplating a visit to Cute Room, you probably don’t have a girlfriend, do you?

    If you’re sticking around Tokyo post-TGS for a little sightseeing, come to the grand opening event on October 3 (Saturday), where they’ll let 30 guests in for a sneak-preview look at what 2.7D looks like in action.

    The 2ch response:

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  • Memories of the original Game Boy

    Posted on September 4th, 2009 keving 4 comments

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    1 :2009/02/14 01:57:46.39 ID:Ki6Q4itCP
    The pangs of panic when the batteries were about to run out

    2 :2009/02/14 01:58:14.30 ID:wrXORepw0
    Batteries actually being expensive

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  • “My wife found out I named our daughter after a porn game”

    Posted on August 16th, 2009 keving 10 comments

    1 – 2009/08/05 11:42:07.29 ID:Gv0Doadv0
    I came home from work yesterday to find a porn-game box I had hidden placed on top of the keyboard.

    Kana: Little Sister

    I tried to talk my way out of it at first, but my wife’s decided that I got the name from this game, and it’s pretty much the truth anyway, so I couldn’t. I tried to emphasize how nice a girl Kana is, but that didn’t work either. I’ve got both my and the wife’s parents coming to a family conference after I get home today.

    20 – 2009/08/05 11:45:45.93 ID:dNaLV1HeO
    Uh, Kana dies, doesn’t she?
    That’s creepy, so at least make it Saya or something

    29 – 2009/08/05 11:46:58.86 ID:Gv0Doadv0
    Once I found out she was gonna be a girl, I had no choice in my mind but Kana.

    36 – 2009/08/05 11:49:16.57 ID:uadBUOR80
    You know they’re gonna have her write about where her name came from sometime or other during elementary school. Are you gonna tell her the truth then?

    48 – 2009/08/05 11:51:41.54 ID:Gv0Doadv0
    I’ll tell her that it came from Canaan because I wanted peace in the Middle East.

    39 – 2009/08/05 11:50:16.73 ID:Cq6BhfVd0
    There’s been a name I’ve had in my mind for a daughter for ages now. Can you guess what it is?

    It’s Haruhi.

    I couldn’t do it in the end, though. I’m jealous of >>1’s bravery.

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  • Mr. Takanori Hashimoto, part 2

    Posted on August 6th, 2009 keving 4 comments

    Following up my original post a little while ago, I thought I’d catch up on what my favorite shogi player, Mr. Takanori Hashimoto, has been up to over the summer. The last time I saw him, he looked like this:

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    Here he is again on TV a few days back on NHK’s shogi instruction program. Looks like he (A) gained a little weight (B) decided an inner tube was the perfect accessory for his televised match that day. (Heavyweight boxers WWE wrestlers have elaborate ring-entry sequences; shogi has this.)

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    It hasn’t all been smiles, though — he had an unexpected loss in a tournament on NHK the previous week, and he was a little broken up about it:

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    If you want to know more about what professional shogi is like, this video will tell you absolutely nothing. Click on it anyway; it’s humorous. Hashimoto shows up in the second match, on the left.

  • The 4 Warriors of Light…?

    Posted on July 1st, 2009 keving 19 comments

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    Japanese gamers’ response to the announcement of Square’s new DS title was a bit reserved, chiefly because most expected the game to be SaGa 4 or Romancing SaGa 4.

    38 : ロベリア(長屋):2009/07/01(水) 22:22:54.17 ID:v84Rl7Qt
    The greatest disappointment of the year

    41 : デージー(コネチカット州):2009/07/01(水) 22:22:58.47 ID:rNWQPbOU
    This company is connected to the DS by the hip

    57 : ナズナ(dion軍):2009/07/01(水) 22:23:31.62 ID:AGKRh+oE
    Just stop making 3D DS games already!

    93 : ニリンソウ(九州・沖縄):2009/07/01(水) 22:25:14.66 ID:Zl+dk6+/
    Whew…I’m just glad the Romancing SaGa series is safe…

    112 : シバザクラ・フロッグストラモンティ(東京都):2009/07/01(水) 22:25:58.92 ID:1riYtmX4
    You people are ridiculously rough on Square.
    Every day you’re all “Square makes nothing but remakes and sequels, fuck ’em,” and when they put out a new game you treat it like shit

    174 : ナズナ(関西地方):2009/07/01(水) 22:29:29.35 ID:OONQBAUt
    >>112
    It’s shit because they slapped the FF name on it
    If it was actually a new title it’d be forgivable

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  • Sad news

    Posted on June 26th, 2009 keving 2 comments

    Nihon Break Kogyo is apparently no more. The Yokohama-based demolitions firm was an Internet sensation about five years ago because one of their contracted part-time employees (who’s now a full-time professional musician) created a “company anthem” that totally rocked. You may remember it from the below video:

    NBK commissioned this anthem in 2002 as part of a new PR package for its clients; it got into the hands of Tamori sometime in late 2003, he introduced it on TV, and it became a huge hit, even winding up on a Taiko Drum Master disc.

    Their site suddenly went offline June 19. People assumed they had simply been done in by the poor economy, but the truth is far stranger:

    “The 43-year-old president of a subsidiary that handled management rights for the NBK anthem, and his mother, a 65-year-old that had been with the company since its founding and ran all of its accounting, conspired together to embezzle the majority of the outfit’s money. A paper company that the woman’s new husband was president of was also involved in it. They were exposed in January this year, but they took the company for at least 500 million yen [$5.22 million] over the past three years — and that’s just what they’ve found so far. The company’s total yearly income only averaged 150 million yen, so they were in no shape to continue functioning.”

    The company’s 20-person staff were all laid off in January, leaving only the president and founder, who’s preparing to sue the perpetrators in civil court. The article states that the mother-and-son team handled all of the royalties from the song, which means NBK itself never saw a single aluminum 1-yen piece from the massive, stereotypically Japanese boom.

    Shame. The song’s pretty “I was diddling with my Casio” in style, but you can’t deny it’s catchy. There was a period in 2004 where you couldn’t walk ten feet in Akihabara without hearing this melody wafting through the air, offering a slight (very slight) respite from the hateful Sato Musen and Sofmap jingles of death.

  • Michael Jackson

    Posted on June 26th, 2009 keving No comments


    360 :名無しさん@十周年:2009/06/26(金) 07:29:08 ID:ewvqKG6bP
    I don’t get any of this

    Someone explain it in Gundam terms

    386 :名無しさん@十周年:2009/06/26(金) 07:30:05 ID:Q9LxEgMI0
    >>360
    Char dies in battle in Episode 1

  • Mr. Takanori Hashimoto

    Posted on June 25th, 2009 keving 2 comments

    Hello, Magweaselers. Today I want to talk to you about Mr. Takanori Hashimoto, 7th dan in professional shogi over in Japan.

    Here’s what Hashimoto looks like:

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  • My brother drank my “tea” (urine) and went to the hospital

    Posted on June 10th, 2009 keving 3 comments

    My brother drank my “tea” (urine) and went to the hospital

    (original poster’s responses colored blue for clarity; rest of emphasis is all mine)
    1 :以下、名無しにかわりましてVIPがお送りします:2009/06/08(月) 18:46:14.17 ID:SGtUb/6/0
    What should I do?

    It was from a while ago so it probably messed up his stomach…it’s not my fault, right?

    2 :以下、名無しにかわりましてVIPがお送りします:2009/06/08(月) 18:47:48.33 ID:PLp3gt5+0
    More details

    3 :以下、名無しにかわりましてVIPがお送りします:2009/06/08(月) 18:47:51.07 ID:DNdJvOk1O
    >>1
    How many times have we told you to lay off the MMOs…

    >>3
    I don’t play MMOs, it’s just a pain in the ass to go to the bathroom so I do it in an empty plastic bottle of tea. My brother came into my room to use the computer and drank it without knowing

    7 :以下、名無しにかわりましてVIPがお送りします:2009/06/08(月) 18:50:37.87 ID:1QDoMXIl0
    Gimme the specs on your brother

    >>7
    15 years old, normal guy

    Must be in pretty bad shape now though

    9 :以下、名無しにかわりましてVIPがお送りします:2009/06/08(月) 18:53:47.72 ID:3qcZhanrO
    Damn, I never thought I’d run into a real-life bottler
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