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      Hello. I have noticed a great deal of confusion regarding how to use the report feature and what is expected regarding reports, so I am making a clarification announcement to users who may be unfamiliar with how the report feature works. Please note we have this rule regarding reports: 16.  Do report. Do not make frivolous reports (such as "I don't like this person"). Frivolous reports will result in a warning and possible ban. a. When reporting, please give a reason. Reports citing what rule the post is breaking and giving some information are way more valuable and will get the issue resolved faster. (Reports with no explanations sometimes require mods to go through and skim the entire thread to find out what's going on. Please save us time if you can). b. Don’t waste the mods’ time. Report people for breaking the rules, otherwise don’t report. [Rules in their entirety can be found here.] We also have a wonderful tutorial on how to use the report feature created by one of our former moderators which you can find here. In essence, we enforce the rules as they are written. In a rare occasion there may not be a direct violation but the user is still conducting themselves inappropriately and how we handle that is up to the moderators discretion. We do our best. We also encourage you to use the report feature to report posts that have been edited down to nothing or if you double posted and would like your double post hidden. Also, please note that we do not provide updates on reports. We get far too many to be able to keep up with every one. You are welcome to message a moderator to ask about your report, but please know that we cannot and will not divulge any information on whether we banned the user you are reporting. Simply that we have taken appropriate action. I hope this helps provide further clarification on how to use the report feature. Should you have any questions not clear in these instructions, please feel free to message me or Nyx. Thank you. *Please allow up to 3 business days (as we tend to be slower on weekends) for a response and for reports to be cleared.

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  1. Arashiyama added a post in a topic Kooter's IG (koti.rose)   

    Also, y'all shouldn't age shame her. Y'all are going to get old too. Wrinkles are a natural part of the human face at any age. Maybe it's more noticeable as a contrast to overly doctored photos from before. 
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  2. Arashiyama added a post in a topic mikan.mandarin   

    She has mentioned multiple times her budget being prohibitive to staying in uni but in the same time frame is moving and getting a pet? Moving in Japan is really expensive, like at least 300,000 yen (which is around $3000) and pets in Japan are also really expensive, cheap cats in Tokyo are at least 200,000 yen (around $2000). As for a two bedroom apartment in the Tokyo area on the cheap side rent is around $1,500+. All of those things combined are the cost of a yearly tuition. Also, as for the visa matters I think she can get one through her youtube agency. However, I think its prohibited or at least rather difficult to change from a student visa to another one while in Japan (you usually have to go back to your home country to apply to prevent people from entering the country under false pretenses and then working illegally). As for going with out a degree, I would strongly suggest that she get some kind of degree or certification if she intends on being employed long term in any capacity in this country. Even if she has a spousal visa people aren't going to hire her for anything more than a convenience store job (not that there is anything wrong with conbini jobs but it seems like she wouldn't want such a hard working position) and she probably couldn't model as a career because Japan has a white tall thin blonde girl with caucasian features fetish. She's probably considered cute in Japan but not the ideal Japanese people usually have for white people here. 
    As for why she wouldn't leave, one of my professors once said that Asia is "seductive". What he meant by that is that white people (and even people of other ethnicities) get treated with elevated status because of positive biases towards the west. They also get away with a lot more things because of the cultural differences. Weird people can get away with a lot more ie. oh *mary did that thing because she's +insert country of origin+* so if you're an asshole or annoying in your home country you can still be accepted to some extent. For people who are narcissistic, moving to a place where they are suddenly given more attention because they are different is a best case scenario. There is no reason to leave all that attention and fawning behind and go back to being "normal" in their home countries. 
     
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  3. Arashiyama added a post in a topic mikan.mandarin   

    I thought the outfit is cute and that is how actual Japanese girls who go to Harajuku dress so I don't really think it's inaccurate... The western idea of "Harajuku Fashion" is based on early 2000s fashion trends that are no longer popular in Japan. 
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  4. Arashiyama added a post in a topic Eat Your Kimchi (Simon and Martina)   

    So, from what I understand about her illness, her different joints and appendages (arms, legs, knee caps, jaw etc.) routinely dislocate from her body leaving her in intense pain and immobilizing her. I don't really think that leaving the house to go gallivanting around the the country is easy for someone like that. I think she has to work really hard to do things in her daily routine because she is constantly in pain in addition to dealing with the psychological impacts of her long term illness. If she chooses to sit at home it's not on account of laziness. I am sure she would love to go exploring but you have to look at the reality of what she must be dealing with. I think we should have more empathy for others instead of just judging them based on what we want them to do with their lives. 
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  5. Arashiyama added a post in a topic mikan.mandarin   

    Second hand shops are very very selective in Tokyo and only typically accept brand new main brand clothing if they are giving you money for it. Even if it is a well known name brand they will give you around 1/4th of the price they will sell it for if they take it at all. She is not wrong in saying that they probably won't accept it. Also, there aren't really any charity shops for typical donations because once again, there is no market for it. Japanese people aren't as in to fast fashion and don't buy as much clothing as Westerners. 
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  6. Arashiyama added a post in a topic Brianna Slaughter / holyterrainbri   

    That is how Japanese people actually say it... It's not grammatically correct but native speakers don't need to be grammatically correct because its colloquially accepted. 
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  7. Arashiyama added a post in a topic mikan.mandarin   

    Yes, she had her sister in law visit Japan a few months ago. Presumably she would need a sibling to have a sibling in law
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  8. Arashiyama added a post in a topic Brianna Slaughter / holyterrainbri   

    Japanese colleges are usually really really lenient on grading. An A can be 100-85 B 85-70 C 70-55 D 55-40. Most of grades are based on attendance and participation. It is really easy to do well and basically impossible to fail. If she fails out or loses her scholarship it means she had to have tried really hard to fail. 
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  9. Arashiyama added a post in a topic Brianna Slaughter / holyterrainbri   

        She seems to treat other people (friends and esp. romantic partners) like crutches to the point that they can't handle the clinginess/ neediness and run away. She works so hard to be a bad bitch to hide her weaknesses/fears/insecurities. Everyone has weakness of all sorts, but a lot of people learn how to deal with them in a healthy way (talking with friends/therapists, by exercising, healthy eating/sleeping habits, and abstinence from all substances (including alcohol)). I think a lot of her habits are self destructive to the point that she has normalized it as a "healthy" part of her life. Things like anxiety and depression get worse with the use of alcohol and caffeine. Yet here she is every other night going to a bar and staying up until ungodly hours drinking and thirsting for low quality dick. You're not going to find anything good at a bar/club.
        On a side note: If she is serious about meeting a good man, she shouldn't date these gaijin fetishers who are constant bar/club goers. They seem to have low motivation, bad life habits and are all around flakey individuals. Even if she was in a more stable place in her life they wouldn't be a good match. If she really thinks herself to be a god she should stop letting these type of men into her life and also aspire to be the best version of herself instead of blaming everything else for her problems.  
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  10. Arashiyama added a post in a topic Brianna Slaughter / holyterrainbri   

    I don't have personal experience but my understanding is that any time you want to stop taking psychotropic you should be working with a medical professional. Apparently a lot of side effects can happen and some of them are really severe/ harmful, and potentially worse than what they are supposed to be treating. Even if she doesn't want to take medicine anymore she really shouldn't just be taking matters into her own hands. Medicine can do some strange things if misused. 
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  11. Arashiyama added a post in a topic mikan.mandarin   

    You need a degree to teach English as a instructor under and instructor/ specialist in the humanities visa. However, she can work part time under a student visa and for freelance teaching of english you don't need a degree. Lots of men would love to pay her for "English lessons", that how she can get the big bucks even if her lessons are sub-par. 
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  12. Arashiyama added a post in a topic Brianna Slaughter / holyterrainbri   

    Someone is credited as having been the editor, but I feel like whoever it was was not qualified. If this is the edited version, imagine what it was like before. 
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  13. Arashiyama added a post in a topic mikan.mandarin   

    A lot of Japanese students want to be a fashion/makeup/hair/influencer something, so her choice is pretty garden variety. Except for a few very competitive public schools (in japan public schools are more prestigious than private ones) they are basically a waste of money. Since her social media career is going pretty well she might be able to loop it in to some opportunities though. 
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  14. Arashiyama added a post in a topic Simply_Kenna/cozykitsune [Thread 5]   

    Fun fact another way to call a quiz in Japan is Sho-testo which literally translates as small test aka quiz. So maybe she hears that and doesn't understand the phrase so she thinks its an actual test and that she should get an hour for it.... 
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  15. Arashiyama added a post in a topic mikan.mandarin