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neocloud9



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 10:41 am Reply with quote
Oh, how sad... Sad
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sykoeent



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 1:01 pm Reply with quote
Ugh... I really like Kannagi and seeing this hurts.
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Tuor_of_Gondolin



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 2:36 pm Reply with quote
1. I'm glad that Takenashi and her relatives made it through all that okay.

2. I hope she gets back to doing Kannagi at some point.
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enurtsol



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 2:45 pm Reply with quote
It's been defiled.
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Tuor_of_Gondolin



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 2:51 pm Reply with quote
Uh, what's been defiled?
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Teriyaki Terrier



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 6:30 pm Reply with quote
Tuor_of_Gondolin wrote:
Uh, what's been defiled?


I think he is refering to the roads that were shattered, the telephone poles that have fallen down etc.

Those poor people though, it's going to take at least over a month or more to restore each and every road and fix or replace those telephone pools.

And all that will cost quite a bit of money, so hopefully no more damages occur.
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Tuor_of_Gondolin



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PostPosted: Wed Mar 23, 2011 9:14 am Reply with quote
Ah. I thought he might have been referring to Nagi herself and the whole unpleasant situation about how, because she once had a boyfriend, she was somehow impure (defiled). The thing that led to death threats against Takenashi.

Hopefully, he did indeed mean what you suggest he meant.
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enurtsol



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PostPosted: Wed Mar 23, 2011 11:35 pm Reply with quote
Does it matter which? Confused
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Tuor_of_Gondolin



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:18 am Reply with quote
Yes, it does matter.

You still haven't answered my previous question.
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enurtsol



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:20 pm Reply with quote
Tuor_of_Gondolin wrote:
Yes, it does matter.

You still haven't answered my previous question.


But first, why do you think it matters? Confused
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Tuor_of_Gondolin



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:35 pm Reply with quote
If by "defiled" you are referring to the destruction of the region, then you're referring to a national tragedy which destroyed many beautiful things. The cause of this tragedy is impersonal: an earthquake followed by a tsunami.

If by "defiled" you are referring to Kannagi having had a boyfriend, and that she may no longer be a virgin, and so her purity was destroyed. The cause of this "defilement" is a person: Kannagi's creator, Takenashi.

There is a big difference in stating that an impersonal act of nature defiles something, and blaming an author for making a choice about her creation as being defiling (the word has only negative connotations).

Now, I've answered your question. How about you answer mine?

What's been defiled?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:44 pm Reply with quote
A few months? yeah like maybe 36. Three types of people will move back there now. The stubborn, the foolhardy, and those who's home wasn't damaged by the waves. It will never be the same again, but livable land to sooo scant on that Archipelago that it will be rebuilt, no mistake.

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enurtsol



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:04 pm Reply with quote
Tuor_of_Gondolin wrote:
If by "defiled" you are referring to the destruction of the region, then you're referring to a national tragedy which destroyed many beautiful things. The cause of this tragedy is impersonal: an earthquake followed by a tsunami.

If by "defiled" you are referring to Kannagi having had a boyfriend, and that she may no longer be a virgin, and so her purity was destroyed. The cause of this "defilement" is a person: Kannagi's creator, Takenashi.

There is a big difference in stating that an impersonal act of nature defiles something, and blaming an author for making a choice about her creation as being defiling (the word has only negative connotations).


Not everything is personal. That is a whole 'nother story, if it matters to you.


Tuor_of_Gondolin wrote:

Now, I've answered your question. How about you answer mine?

What's been defiled?


The entendre.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:04 pm Reply with quote
Yes, I have to agree that the area will never be the same and many will not return, especially considering the economic problems the prefecture was already facing, an aging population that outstrips the national average and declining fishing and agriculture businesses, even the unlikely economic helping business and employer- nuclear power, is obviously taking a huge hit.

Probably the most interesting article I've read about the big picture about the face of recovery from the disaster:
‘Too Late’ for Some Tsunami Victims to Rebuild in Japan
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Tuor_of_Gondolin



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:36 pm Reply with quote
enurtsol,

That was a pretty good troll, I have to admit. I'm not usually suckered quite so easily, but you got me.

Making a vague statement, getting suckers to try to figure out what is actually meant, and then getting them to supply meanings which you neither affirm nor deny.

Well done.
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