Whack Things in Taiwan (part 3)

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Re: Whack Things in Taiwan (part 3)

Postby rosarot » 06 Apr 2012, 20:03

bismarck wrote:My neighbor diagonally across the road has been practicing or launching into opera solos yesterday and today. Totally random like, no music, just the trilling sound of her old voice. :eek:

Something like this:

Go to 0:40 on the video and picture a 60+ Taiwanese aunty with a horrid voice doing that all damn afternoon! :ohreally:

Edit: Oh lord!! Her husband is at it now. That's it!! I'm going to work early!!!


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Re: Whack Things in Taiwan (part 3)

Postby bismarck » 07 Apr 2012, 03:36

housecat wrote:
bismarck wrote:
PigBloodCake wrote:
finley wrote:A Viagra packet only contains a plastic insert with four pills in it.


I didn't know about this :D :D

How insightful :ponder: :wink:

This reminds me of another whack thing, although not necessarily in Taiwan. Those porn movies where this dude is with an absolute stunner. She's all naked with curves and natural titties and a pretty face, rubbing up against him and all and once she pulls his johnson out he doesn't even have a boner. What's worse, as that she already has his member in her mouth and it's still flaccid. I mean, WTF????

That shit needs viagra! Stat!!


I'm no expert on this kind of thing, but that sounds like alarmingly bad quality erotica. I mean, why would you even bother watching it? You don't have to actually answer that question. Please.

I thought it was obvious anyway. :2cents:

Edit: And my lady is in Thailand on holiday with her sister. What else am I supposed to do? Shag the neighbour?
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Re: Whack Things in Taiwan (part 3)

Postby Icon » 07 Apr 2012, 21:15

You mean the lady that sings arias off key? :roflmao:

Sincerely, the wackiest thing I've ever seen is that so-called "interesting" Japanese or worse, locally made pr0n videos. Really not women oriented. But then the stores are full of oversize -what do you call that in Chinese, ah, massage wands. :eh: :ponder: Two of those stores folded this month around the hood -more rent hikes casualties- and had "specials" on display. 50% off! 80% off! Buy one get one free! :p The only interesting thing was the lingerie, pity the quality...

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Re: Whack Things in Taiwan (part 3)

Postby Petrichor » 07 Apr 2012, 21:24

bismarck wrote:My neighbor diagonally across the road has been practicing or launching into opera solos yesterday and today. Totally random like, no music, just the trilling sound of her old voice. :eek:

Something like this:

Go to 0:40 on the video and picture a 60+ Taiwanese aunty with a horrid voice doing that all damn afternoon! :ohreally:

Edit: Oh lord!! Her husband is at it now. That's it!! I'm going to work early!!!


My son and I used to pass a woman like this every morning on the way to school. Part of our route leads over a hill, and there used to often be a woman standing with one leg up on the railings, singing into her mobile. If it was raining she'd do the same with an umbrella.

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Re: Whack Things in Taiwan (part 3)

Postby tsukinodeynatsu » 07 Apr 2012, 23:30

Icon wrote:You mean the lady that sings arias off key? :roflmao:

Sincerely, the wackiest thing I've ever seen is that so-called "interesting" Japanese or worse, locally made pr0n videos. Really not women oriented. But then the stores are full of oversize -what do you call that in Chinese, ah, massage wands. :eh: :ponder: Two of those stores folded this month around the hood -more rent hikes casualties- and had "specials" on display. 50% off! 80% off! Buy one get one free! :p The only interesting thing was the lingerie, pity the quality...

And in Housecat's return's honor I am changing my avatar to something more "appealing". :D


I promised a friend one of those for Christmas, never delivered. Shame those aren't in Tainan! XD

On the Japanese porn topic, a Japanese friend of mine was telling me how Taiwanese men always pissed him off by asking 'Do you always come on her face in Japan?'

To be honest, I think it's a fair question considering it's not like they'd have slept with a Japanese guy themselves, but my friend used to answer with things like 'What, you don't?' or 'Of course! They like it more if you get it in their ears.'
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Re: Whack Things in Taiwan (part 3)

Postby bismarck » 08 Apr 2012, 18:16

tsukinodeynatsu wrote:To be honest, I think it's a fair question considering it's not like they'd have slept with a Japanese guy themselves, but my friend used to answer with things like 'What, you don't?' or 'Of course! They like it more if you get it in their ears.'

Nice come back! :thumbsup:

But I've had a few Taiwanese gfs that have told me the local lads like to pull that trick. I guess that's what happens if no one ever talks to you about these things and your only source of "education" in these matters is Japanese porn. :idunno:
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Re: Whack Things in Taiwan (part 3)

Postby Icon » 12 Apr 2012, 15:19

Dunno why I find it strange when "famous" people come to Taiwan, but this one is weird as he just got married:

A U.S. actor known for his role as "Mr. Big" in the TV show and movie "Sex and the City," said Thursday he is amazed by Taiwan's unique tea culture after visiting a century-old tea factory in Taipei.

During his first visit to Taiwan, Chris Noth said tea production in Taiwan -- from grading raw tea, sieving, curing to drying -- is so complicated that Western tea simply cannot compete.

"I don't think I will be able to experience other teas in quite the same way," Noth said during a trip to Wang Tea at the invitation of the Tourism Bureau.

Noth, who owns a tea brand himself, said that what impresses him the most about the production of Taiwanese tea is the incredible amount of labor and time involved.


From CNA

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In my defense, I was searching for other stuff when this caught my eye, OK? And I did an article on that same tea factory, which I like very much.
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Re: Whack Things in Taiwan (part 3)

Postby finley » 25 Apr 2012, 11:48

More a rant than anything else.

There is an old concrete planter stuck out in my street that for at least a year has just been full of hard, dry soil. So about six months ago I planted a bunch of stuff in it - some nitrogen fixers (peanuts, alfalfa, fenugreek) and some borage. There was a load of cloverish stuff already there which I left alone. As of yesterday, it was a riot of purple and blue flowers and green leaves.

Now I just spotted some old woman outside weeding her borders, and she's taken it upon herself to rip out all my flowers and restore it to hard, dry earth. I just went and asked her if the planter was hers (no it wasn't), told her why I put flowers there (nobody seemed to give a shit), and why did she do that?

"Oh, it looked so messy (很亂). I'm tidying up (整理). It looks more natural like that (比較自然)".

Yes, it certainly does.

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Re: Whack Things in Taiwan (part 3)

Postby bismarck » 25 Apr 2012, 13:38

finley wrote:More a rant than anything else.

There is an old concrete planter stuck out in my street that for at least a year has just been full of hard, dry soil. So about six months ago I planted a bunch of stuff in it - some nitrogen fixers (peanuts, alfalfa, fenugreek) and some borage. There was a load of cloverish stuff already there which I left alone. As of yesterday, it was a riot of purple and blue flowers and green leaves.

Now I just spotted some old woman outside weeding her borders, and she's taken it upon herself to rip out all my flowers and restore it to hard, dry earth. I just went and asked her if the planter was hers (no it wasn't), told her why I put flowers there (nobody seemed to give a shit), and why did she do that?

"Oh, it looked so messy (很亂). I'm tidying up (整理). It looks more natural like that (比較自然)".

Yes, it certainly does.

And may God have mercy on our souls.

Same as the old git that would walk past my house in the mornings and start ripping up my trees and plants growing over the fence into the road. Which incidentally is in my designated parking spot. I asked him to stop a few times to no avail, and he would still do it when he thought I wasn't there. Until I flew out of the house one morning and told him if he does that again I may have to take it upon myself to clean the area around his house and he may not appreciate my sense of visual pleasure. He now leaves it alone, but sometimes I see him glancing enviously at my greenery when he walks past.

Was at the beach this morning and spotted two young lovelies in their bikinis sitting down in the heat of the sun around 11:30. They start applying sunscreen and lie down to suntan, but it was fiercely hot in the sun. The sand was almost too hot already to walk on barefoot. "Us whiteys really are crazy", I think to myself. :loco:
30 Minutes later a walk along the beach and as I pass them I surreptitiously glance their way (I mean, it's a pretty grievous sin to pass two ladies on the beach in bikinis and not look, right?) when I see .... they are .... two Taiwanese girls. :eek:

You don't see that everyday, especially in light of yesterday's driving seeing almost everyone wearing jeans, socks and sweaters/jackets in the sun.
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Re: Whack Things in Taiwan (part 3)

Postby kjmillig » 26 Apr 2012, 07:53

WHACK THINGS RANT:
As I approached an intersection this morning saw a scooter laid sideways at the right od the stop line. Got closer and reealized there was a seemingly unconscious woman lying beside it. A quick survey of the scene showed 4 people standing about 10 feet away motioningm pointing, talking. Then onbe pulls out a phone (hopefully calling 119). Other traffic is just swerving around her, honking for others to hurry out of the way. One guy in a microvan was trying to pull over and yelling at the standers and pointing wildly at the downed woman. School bus behind him just kept honking and inching forward. NO ONE approached the woman. :fume: I also fought an internal battle against my first aid and emergency services training and did the typical Taiwanese thing to not get involved fearing the much mentioned lawsuit for helping. Light turned green and I moved along.
Just down the road I get side bumped by a lady changing lanes without looking. Tried to break her mirror off but all I managed was turning it backwards.
Then get to school and see the usual hoards scooters with helmet clad parents and not a single helmet on kids. Having asked a few students about this, they just say they don't need one. When I mention it's the law, they just shrug. When talking to my school director of student affairs about starting a prize drawing to encourage helmets, she just says, "Oh it's hard to tell parents what to do. They don't want to spend money on a helmet". :fume: :loco:
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