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Otaku
« on: 16 May, 2017, 21:52:46 »
@fiddletriks It says "Kendama Otaku"
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otaku
əʊˈtɑːkuː/
noun
(in Japan) a young person who is obsessed with computers or particular aspects of popular culture to the detriment of their social skills.

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Re: Otaku
« Reply #1 on: 16 May, 2017, 22:12:00 »
Oh, some of those T-shirts are prizes for the KenGriffin battle II

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Re: Otaku
« Reply #2 on: 16 May, 2017, 22:45:55 »
Kendama nerd then  ;D
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Re: Otaku
« Reply #3 on: 17 May, 2017, 01:26:02 »
Kendama nerd then  ;D
Nerd also originated as an insult. Is "otaku" being similarly reclaimed as a badge of honour?...

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Re: Otaku
« Reply #4 on: 17 May, 2017, 07:27:38 »
Yes, indeed. Most people that go to anime conventions proudly call themselves otakus

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Re: Otaku
« Reply #5 on: 02 July, 2017, 10:39:47 »
"oh ... you must be an otaku too"

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Re: Otaku
« Reply #6 on: 02 July, 2017, 23:08:37 »
Oh, some of those T-shirts are prizes for the KenGriffin battle II
And as it turned out I got one of them :)
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