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  1. redbowkiki added a post in a topic akidearest/ The Anime Man   

    I mean I get where he's coming from, it's a just fantastically poor way of expressing it.
    E.g. if I made a video in Chinese and subbed it in English & got messages saying similar things ("I don't need subs I speak Chinese!!"), I would be pissed off because that's your situation, so the subs aren't there for you. Life isn't always about you, the subs aren't there because I'm patronising you by thinking you can't speak a language, they're there for people who genuinely can't speak it, because I would be a dick to assume people just knew what was happening when I spoke Chinese.
    Joey just went about this the wrong way, because instead of saying "hey, subs aren't for you if you speak Japanese, they're there to help people who actually don't speak the language, please be mindful of that", he made a video whinging about it.
    I feel like he's regressed so much in terms of maturity and empathy, it makes me sad to see him like this.
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  2. redbowkiki added a post in a topic akidearest/ The Anime Man   

    ... 
    If I ever needed a poster boy for pretentious...
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  3. redbowkiki added a post in a topic akidearest/ The Anime Man   

    I think him mentioning his race so much is down to an identity crisis... I have it from being a Eurasian mix as well, so to me it seems as if he's venting it out in some way or another.
    I'd also like to add that I don't really see Joey as being white. He's probably not white passing to most Europeans, and since he grew up in a largely white community (Aus) he was likely treated and therefore grew up as Asian. This is just based on personal experience of having grown up in a largely Asian community and being treated and thinking I was white, and then the exact reverse happening when I then lived in a predominantly white environment. My guess is that upon living in Japan, he's now a gaijin and nothing else and that's contributing to his identity crisis when he was Asian or at the very least 'mixed' for so long. I think that's why he's so intense about labelling himself as otaku vs. weeaboo, because he doesn't really get accepted in both Aus or Japan, and he needs to belong somewhere...
    And fuck that picture of him from 2 years ago makes me sad... he seems so clean cut there and now he's a mess appearance-wise. Well, I guess this is his way of expressing himself (I remember him saying that his school forbid hair dying etc.) because he can dress how he likes now.
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  4. redbowkiki added a post in a topic Mimei and Duncan (PDR-san)   

    hmm interesting, UUUM let Duncan into Hajime cafe.
    Also I like the petty shade of wearing a Mochiko shirt from Yuka's clothing line lol.
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  5. redbowkiki added a post in a topic Mimei and Duncan (PDR-san)   

    I was thinking that Duncan likely can't talk to Dante without interacting with their mother, and that's probably why they're not close anymore (from what we can see anyway). I wonder how much of a hold the mum has over Dante? Like is she his manager or something similar.
    And man as much as this past couple of months hasn't been too great for Mimei, I'm enjoying her content again.  It helps that I find her really gorgeous in both voice and demeanour, haha. 
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  6. redbowkiki added a post in a topic Taylor R - videos #2   

    When Casey said "no one gives a fuck about your drone shots or time lapses", I was so happy. Even he knows that the cinematography there is just pretty but lacking in any real substance, especially when repeated so often.
    He explained why he used them too, either to give a bird's eye view of his location in order to better illustrate where he's at/ what he's doing, or put it in between two parts where there's no 'natural' link, so the drone shots and time lapses act as transitions in order to make the vlog more natural/ smooth, instead of using a jump cut to start every new segment which makes the video choppy.
    I don't ever see that thought process behind Taylor's videos. She should really take the most important piece advice which Casey gave, and that's to do your own thing.
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  7. redbowkiki added a post in a topic Taylor R - videos #2   

    ^ it's a Casey vlog but watch it, and then laugh about Taylor's vlogs.
    Summary: here's how I (Casey) vlog, but the most important thing to do is to find your own thing, and if you make the perfect Casey vlog you'll have failed before you've even begun.
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  8. redbowkiki added a post in a topic akidearest/ The Anime Man   

    This thread has been moved to little 'flakes! Wooo, congratulations to our couple who didn't want to be 'that couple' but ended up being 'that couple' anyway! 
    Also she's stealing art, nothing new, but what is new is that she's charging people for stolen art.
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  9. redbowkiki added a post in a topic Sharla in Japan   

    Even the thumbnail makes me not want to watch it... why is Joey blurry, why is Aki hidden behind 2 people and some graphics, why is Sharla looking like a serial killer, why is the girl behind her so small... like you're a group of friends (supposedly), how can you give your friends bad 'screen time' (as it were) even in the thumbnail?
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  10. redbowkiki added a post in a topic akidearest/ The Anime Man   

    Aki's a weeb in massive self-denial and Joey's an entitled little brat. Both of them have grown to be rather cringey.
    So, let me ask this thread... do we want to put them into the 'flakes section?
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  11. redbowkiki added a post in a topic Taylor R - videos #2   

    Please... don't derail the new thread into talking about Taylor and her non-existent children.
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  12. redbowkiki added a post in a topic Taylor R - videos   

    After reading through the (relevant ) comments, I think it's probably best to leave little to no summary. I also don't know what we would include in a summary for the video thread, so the pinned summary thread will suffice.
    I'm locking this thread. Please go here for the new videos thread.  
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  13. redbowkiki added a topic in Taylor R   

    Taylor R - videos #2
    Hello! New video thread as the first one has reached 600+ pages. 
    Please only discuss Taylor's videos and the content within them in this thread. Anything else can go in the other threads, and if you're not sure where it should go, use the general thread.
    For anyone needing a summary.
    Link to the old video thread.
    Link to Taylor's YouTube.
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    Most recent video as of this post:
     
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  14. redbowkiki added a post in a topic Mimei and Duncan (PDR-san)   

    It likely is. Sharla doesn't do as many videos in Japanese as Mimei does, considering Mimei's main channel is 100% Japanese.
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  15. redbowkiki added a post in a topic akidearest/ The Anime Man   

    Bitchy fashion statement:
    As for the instagram photo, yea, I can believe that this stuff actually happens (i.e. looking more photogenic when unaware), but Joey has proven himself to be such a self-absorbed dick that I don't really put it past him to engineer that photo + caption.
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