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Labyrinth

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  1. Labyrinth added a post in a topic General Kanadajin3 thread   

    I didn't say that it was. It was a case of her needing to say something different entirely.
    I also never said that it was her only problem, sigh. I said there were two key problems. Others inevitably follow from them.
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  2. Labyrinth added a post in a topic Margaret Palermo   

    This was never confirmed, and is imo completely false.
    I think the best way to argue against that photo is to say that they didn't do anything, she was just sleepy from the alcohol or whatever and they fell asleep chatting or something.
    Even if they did, I still don't think it really matters. It's her personal life, and clearly her and Manaki have moved on from it.
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  3. Labyrinth added a post in a topic General Kanadajin3 thread   

    I actually like Mira, I find her attractive and even enjoy many of her videos. She has two key problems though, one is that she is unjustifiably arrogant, and the other is that she simply isn't that educated.
    A lot of other issues stem from this: her English writing and even English speech is rather remedial. I think sometimes she wouldn't get hate in some instances if she just knew how to better express herself, but other times she simply needs to say something different.
    For example, I cringe when she says 'we' when referring to Japanese. I've lived in the United States all my life, and if I did videos on the U.S. I would never use the term 'we'. I would instead say something like 'I've often seen this', or 'I believe it typically happens this way'. That's much more humble/reasonable, and avoids any sweeping generalizations. The thing is, Japanese people already do this! If you watch say, the Japanese man Yuta and his street interviews, you'll often hear them say something like 'I think Japanese people might think this way about x'. It's not typical for them to say 'we do it this way'.
    Regarding the arrogance, it makes it difficult to give her constructive criticism. She takes it poorly and often immediately becomes defensive, or worse, becomes aggressive and goes on the attack. Sometimes this even happens when the criticism was worded very kindly. On the internet, sometimes valid criticisms come wrapped in hateful/insulting packages, and you have to be able to see through that.
    I'd like to see her mature out of this, even though I find some of her ignorant bitchiness endearing, although that's probably something I should mature out of :-)
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  4. Labyrinth added a post in a topic Dakota's videos   

    The song is 'Time' from the Persona 3 portable OST (Sung by Mayumi Fujita, composers Shoji Meguro, Reiko Tanaka).
    The thing is that the tempo has been slowed by about 15 % (perhaps to avoid copyright issues, or just because it happens to sound fantastic like that). I found the mp3 online, converted it to wav, and slowed it by about that much and it's quite close. The problem is that doing so introduces artifacts (scratchy instruments), and however it was slowed for this video was substantially smoother. I still haven't figured that part out yet.
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  5. Labyrinth added a post in a topic Kooter's IG (koti.rose)   

    That's from social blades. You can also look at youtube, twitter, and twitch stats there.
    http://socialblade.com/instagram/user/koti.rose
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  6. Labyrinth added a post in a topic Venus Angelics Videos   

    Well the vod is up so anyone can see it now, but here are some random highlights anyways (I watched live).
    There were 1200 viewers (900 some at end), so the chat was wizzing by with comments.
    She's playing Zelda Ocarina of Time on her DS.
    She likes Filthy Frank on youtube.
    Her 'Japanese' family is great, no mention of her biological family.
    Said hello to a boatload of random people saying Hi Venus or similar.
    Says her height is 165 or 168 cm.
    Her reaction to the question of 'do you like candy?' was pretty funny. (Pffffffft!)
    After some thought, her response to the question of how much she weighs was to make a 'bloated face', kind of similar to the 'may I use your toilet' image on instagram.
    She did some dancing, some singing, all rather silly. 
    Said she likes cats, but can't have pets at that apartment.
    When asked where Manaki was she said he was at work. It was 6-7 am there, which would be somewhat unusual hours to be at work from an American point of view depending on the profession of course.
    Said that she would do another live stream 'next saturday'
    Said something about doing a live stream where she is cooking that would be longer.
    That's about it, wasn't particularly entertaining or informative, but it's always nice to get some candidness from her, and cool that she wanted to do a live event as so many of her fans got a kick out of it.
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  7. Labyrinth added a post in a topic General Venus Angelic Thread #3   

    The Japanese 'trend' you're talking about has to do with the straightness of the teeth, not the tint, but the topic has been discussed here many times already. Things to keep in mind:
    1. Tint will look more yellow on pale skin.
    2. Will look more yellow in certain lighting conditions.
    3. Tint is naturally yellow, some yellower than others, and this may have nothing to do with hygiene.
    4. A lot of celebrities and people who regularly appear on television/video get extreme tooth whitening. While it looks fine on video, it actually looks a little strange in real life (piano keys).
    5. Venus is extremely likely to be aware of it and is very likely also aware of the options.
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  8. Labyrinth added a post in a topic Venus Angelics Videos   

    I thought the same thing, but figured because I'm a guy and don't know much about makeup I must have it wrong :-)
    Anyways, looks like her drink is non-alcoholic, although not sure where she got hello kitty themed ones, probably a promotional pack at a supermarket or something.
    http://www.tombow-b.jp/english/products/chanmery.html
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  9. Labyrinth added a post in a topic Venus Angelics Videos   

    They should invite Dakota Rose along and make sure to film every second. Now that would be entertaining! : P
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  10. Labyrinth added a post in a topic Margaret Palermo   

    No reason to believe it's even regarding Margaret.
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  11. Labyrinth added a post in a topic Venus Angelics Videos   

    At 8:12 she answered "what is the scariest thing?" with "the lust of the flesh". Anyone else find that a bit disturbing?
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  12. Labyrinth added a post in a topic General Kiki Thread   

    I replied to her something like "that's terrible! the same thing happens to this jvlogger named Taylor R. Why do people troll and stuff like that?"
    Deleted. Blocked. :-p
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  13. Labyrinth added a post in a topic General Kiki Thread   

    This is insane. If you look at the uncensored dump.. to give an example on 6/16/16 she (assuming this is the 'accused') posted for 5 hours and 48 minutes straight, ~188 posts total, many of the posts less than a minute apart. Granted plenty of them are repeats and copy/pasted, but still. That's just one small example, there are a _lot_ of other posts in there. It's hard to imagine someone sitting in front of a screen doing this for that period of time like it was a video game. 
    I could never do that, it would be the most boring (and malicious) video game I ever played. Surely 'fun' is the motivation? Or does this person really believe they are substantially swaying public opinion by doing this? That would be exceptionally delusional, but I guess all bets are off for someone who behaves in such a way. 
     
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  14. Labyrinth added a post in a topic Margaret Palermo   

    At what age is quoting Ariana Grande appropriate?
    I hear this kind of thing a lot. Someone on instagram even said 'too old for memes'.
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  15. Labyrinth added a post in a topic Venus Angelics Videos   

    It's also a possibility that her teeth are perfectly healthy (enamel naturally has a slight yellow tint) and it's just that she's really super pale and the lighting she uses accentuates the contrast between her teeth and skin.
    I had a conversation with the dentist about whitening once and he discussed the different levels. He said that usually only people who are celebs that appear in TV/film/modeling get the highest level, because it looks fine there, but in real life it makes your teeth look "like piano keys".
    She probably could do some of those home whitening kits but hasn't gotten around to it or doesn't feel like it, and maybe she also doesn't like going to the dentist (I don't blame her). Either way she's probably aware of it and what the options are.
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