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Yeah hey, one might guess

Yeah hey, one might guess love for the music starts with love for the folk that dawn the gear
all started for me and seeing the kind folks at the Renaissance festival in St Petersburg at 13
then there was some motivation to get a closer look at the scene, which doesn't seem to be the case in Japan, just a huuugge costume party. Ok ok ok, they have no chance to take a closer look as we all did, but it's so funny to see it all masqueraded about like "i" got the hippy look better than you do. weird but can understand considering the circumstances.

maybe there is something to learned from all of it, clothes are like costumes or signposts
to identify oneself for many but here its just vaudeville,
as for head shop playing spears, could be a joke on us? what do you think?

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That is funny

I've been frequently amused by the gaffes induced by language transliteration. Read the documentation that comes with Chinese motherboards sometime, usually good for a couple of whoppers. But I hadn't considered the parallel potential of cultural transliteration, and I think that's what may be going on in this case.

Conversation is always more interesting than recitation, so speak your mind and not someone else's.

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hahahaha

A head shop playing Britney Spears!

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That video is Japanese-

That video is Japanese- written katakana. Sweet band never heard of them.
There are so many cover bands here and abouts. I met a cat recently decked out in GD tie dye
a japanese brother, but he had no idea about the band.

In Japan, costume is kind of a fashion statement apparently.

I went to a "head shop" in Osaka recently and the store was playing brytanny spears.

All abouts were Japanese hippies dawning the ethnic gear.

I met this dude with dreads and a Bob shirt and asked him here, "dude do you know where i can score some..."

He was totally oblivious. I wonder why they like to dress in such attire, when they have no clue
about the scene. Totally baffling. There is nothing happening here but zen temples and sushi.

But it's cool.

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I don't know about that...

but Nara is a lovely spot as I recall from my visit to Japan many years ago. Welcome!

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Any heads about in Nara?

Any heads about in Nara?

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That youtube is in Katakana,

That youtube is in Katakana, must have been a Japanese poster

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The Dalai Lama...

... is giving a teaching in the high Himalaya on the Tibetan border near Bhutan. It is drawing tens of thousands of people in that region and beyond. The Chinese are having their usual conniption fit about HHDL.

Long live the Dalai Lama!
Free Tibet!
Rangzen!

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hey now!!!

Loving it!! they still sell the whip cream cartridges here (8 packs) so i have my trusty whip cream canister with me tonight working and listening to RFK 92.....

gin and tonics and a little N2o, its friday!!!

how

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China Cats

peace.

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