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About breast reduction, I'm not gonna lie - it hurts. But especially for the first 3 days and then it gets better. (I'm like 11 days post op right now). What do you mean by "how much of a say do you get in choosing" ? About my experience, I went to see a 2 different surgeons. The first one, I hated him. The second one was THE one. I explained him what I wanted, and he just told me what was possible to do, different options, etc. Of course he also gave me the solution that he thought was the best for my case/body, but in the end I'm still the one choosing. Well, I ended up picking his solution and I'm glad I did! haha. Good luck
I’m not saying that you’re wrong haha don’t worry I mean like I said each classe/uni/school has their own pace I guess but it just bugs me a little to know that you can spend 3 years learning japanese without kanji haha, especially when I had to get through them real fast .
To go back on kenna’s topic; yeah i’m pretty sure she’s following a slow course, but I don’t know for some reason I expected them (by them I mean kenna and her classmates) to learn some kanji as well as they are basically just learning the language - like there is no other classes, it’s just japanese all time. Hope i’m making sense. Anyway, just find it kind of sad but hey, I guess if she’s willing to pay for this then it’s fine.
I'm only halfway through my second year of learning Japanese, and yet I've already learned about 700 kanjis ? Don't know how it works in different courses/uni/schools I guess, but in mine, we've started kanji as soon as we went through hiragana and katana (which took us 2 weeks). Okay, there is more in a language than its writing system but... kanji are really useful, especially when you live in Japan and when you're trying to communicate. Not a lot of people will write full sentences with only hiragana and katakana.
Yeah I'm jealous that she has that much money. But that's probably the only thing I'm jealous about. I'm proud of all the things I've done so far - Traveling to Japan, and to a lot of other countries with money that I've saved by, you know, working hard. I'm jealous bc she got it easy, but I'm not jealous of the life she's living. I would chose mine 100000 times over. She's bored and boring, she seems like she doesn't really know what to do next and why she is in Japan even, so, there's not much to envy - she's just a lost child that could be interesting if ONLY she wasn't building a fake and not so interesting life.
Now that I'm done with this jealous thingy - I kinda enjoyed her vlog at the beginning, the few bits of landscapes and Starbucks (too bad for the hot cocoa), but yeah, the homeware haul part was awful - I love watching haul but... I was really puzzled, as many of you, bc why did she have to order from Yesstyle instead of just going to Daiso. This shop is awesome and I'm living for it. Girl is missing out on some great deals - again, she has money so I guess it's fine.
I’m a vegetarian myself and I lived in Japan for a whole year. I’d like to say that being a vegetarian in Tokyo is pretty easy. There’s ton of places that serve dishes that contain no meat, because as everyone knows Tokyo is a trendy place and these past few years it has been kind of of a trend to be vegetarian/vegan. I was even able to go to some places like Torikizoku that offers some side dishes with only vegetables - okay this isn’t as appealing for some people as some big vegan ramens but that was okay and I was able to enjoy my time with my friends. I would have « forgive » her for giving up in the countryside however. But actually this isn’t the problem : like everyone said, she can eat whatever she wants, just girl stop lying about it.
I guess it depends on how serious the person is in studying. I've been learning Japanese for almost a year and a half, and I've just passed the N3. But, I'm at Uni and I have a lot of other classes and subjects that I have to study everyday, which is why I didn't try (or study) to pass the N2, but I some of my classmates did passed their N2. Sooooooo if Kappa does work hard, getting her N2 should be an option but, sorry I don't want to be that kind of person who is mean for no reason haha, but I don't think she is the type to study really really hard. Because japanese (once again, to my opinion), is a pretty hard language to learn, with a lot of vocabulary and kanjis, and require you to study a minimum daily. Anyway, if she can stay longer, good for her I guess. Maybe I'll be able to see her as I'm going to do my exchange in Tokyo, ahah.
Don't know where you got that from but... it's not that accurate. It's fairly easy to open a bank account without a stamp (I did so), but you have to understand Japanese well or at least bring a friend that can translate everything for you. I opened mine at the JP post, and while they didn't require much, I needed a little help from my Japanese friend because heelllll when I said that my Japanese wasn't perfect they just "kicked me out" and said "please come back with Japanese friend" lol. As for apt, same, I got mine quite easy, there's a lot of company that help foreigners to find house, share house, etc... with English speakers. As for racism, I didn't experience any so I wouldn't know. I just had a little "thing" at the beginning, when I first arrived in Tokyo and when I said to one of my student that I wasn't able to speak Japanese at all, he asked me dead serious "then why did you come here ?". But... that's about it. So, if she has help (and seems like she does), I would say that she would be able to have all this.
I'm so very confused. Just how, how can you order a beer instead of rice? I'm trying to give her excuses, comparing with my own experience in Japan, but I clearly can't figure this one. You can see on the menus in front of her that there's a picture for pretty much all the dishes. Japan tends to put pictures of the drinks as well. Even if there weren't any, how can you not understand what ビール is, or means, even without a strong knowledge of the language? No like seriously I'm puzzled.
Long time lurker of this thread, first time posting, sorry if I make any mistakes ! I usually just read and roll my eyes at this girl's lifestyle, but right now I'm dead pissed. She has such a great opportunity that not many can have/afford, and she's just wasting her very first days going to Disneyland. But then again, I guess it makes sense in a way, if she planned from the very beginning to buy a yearly pass, it's logic to go and buy it when your one year visa is only starting to make it worth it, but woooooow is it all you have in mind for your stay in Japan? I lived in Japan for a year on a working holiday visa, and boi, time flew so hard, as I was working at the same time, I wasn't even able to go and visit places that I would have loved to; I can't imagine it being different especially while studying Japanese. Can't wait to see her fail. Sorry for the rant
I used to like Taylor a lot. But slowly some stuff started to annoy me. And now I just don't know.. About her last vlog, when she said "It's quite small and compacted" and then showed us around, I was like "wth??? if that's small, my house is a bird cage". She doesn't really know what small is... and that irritates me a little.