Archive for August, 2006

What’s Normal?

Wednesday, 30 August, 2006

This kind of thing really annoys me. Not the whole strip – just the last panel. To suggest that there’s such a thing as “normal-sized” girls is ridiculous. Girls come in all sizes, and the real problem is that shops only carry clothes for “normal-sized” girls.

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Wednesday, 16 August, 2006

You know the catgirls that proliferate manga, anime and video games? (These are typically girls with cat-like features, such as cat ears and tails. Look at Zoey/Ichigo from Mew Mew Power for an example.) Or maybe you’ve seen catgirls on the streets of Japanese cities. (These are typically schoolgirls who, for the sake of fashion, […]

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ATMs and PINs

Tuesday, 15 August, 2006

I just thought I should blog about this, as it’s bitten me recently: if you plan to use ATMs overseas, make sure your PIN isn’t too long to be accepted at your destination. For example, the maximum length PIN accepted by Australian and Japanese ATMs is eight digits. However, the maximum length accepted by Vietnamese […]

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Nintendo! Listen to me!

Tuesday, 15 August, 2006

Last weekend I happened to be at Eastland shopping centre in Ringwood. I don’t go there very often as it’s not that close to where I live. As I always do when I’m in Eastland, I went to GameTraders to see what new and/or cool games are out. Yes, JB Hi-Fi have a big sign telling […]

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