... They may have been exposed, but it may have been noise instead of signal. If you re deliberately trying not to listen, it doesn t matter if you hear. ...Message 1 of 14 , Feb 1, 2003View Source--- In Yuricon@yahoogroups.com, Johann Chua <cjchua@m...> wrote:
> >They may have been exposed, but it may have been noise instead of
> >Given who is usually writing said tales, is that last really
> Well, unless they've never been exposed to how guys talk that's no
signal. If you're deliberately trying not to listen, it doesn't
matter if you hear.
> It seems like a deliberate style choice. Is it that much of aproblem with
> (presumably) straight male characters written by the same authors?<considers the now-thankfully dead "sekkushiaru roman" subgenre of
Sailor Moon fanfic> Yes.
... male ... day he ... dating? ... he really ... court ... married. She ... Really? Know a lot of people who take their cues on how to act tough fromMessage 2 of 14 , Feb 1, 2003View Source--- In Yuricon@yahoogroups.com, "Alex Picchetti" <nuriseiya@r...>
> >True story - a penpal from Japan told me that she'd been meeting amale
> >friend for a few years, a couple of times a year for dinner. Oneday he
> >says, "so, when are we getting married?" She's like - are wedating?
> >he really
> >She told me that she felt that because he was a shoujo manga fan,
> >thought it worked like that - you like someone, you don't have tocourt
> >them, because they also like you, obviously, and then you getmarried. She
> >blamed manga and the fact that he didn't have any sisters. LOLReally? Know a lot of people who take their cues on how to act tough
> *lol* That's pretty funny, though I do find it doubtful that
> reading shoujo manga would have such a heavy impact.
from pro-wrestling and action movies? Know anyone who seems to sample
his or her bon mots from sitcoms? Know anyone who pauses for the
We all know people who have a soundtrack, but that's more of a "those
darned portable music machines" problem. :)