| O-T Lounge|| re: Korean executive apologizes after delaying a flight with a tantrum - keakdasneak on 12/12/14 at 6:37 pm|
[quote]Trust me. This is not about saving face. Koreans are great at shaming and those being shamed really do feel it. Completely different culture from here [/quote]
I live in Korea. I'm aware of the differences in Korean culture ad American culture. I stand by what I said. So much is about savi...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Korean executive apologizes after delaying a flight with a tantrum - keakdasneak on 12/12/14 at 6:11 pm|
[quote]Is Korean culture better at demanding personal responsibility than 'merica? [/quote]
Eh. Not really. They're just really good at putting on the saving face show. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Ayahuasca Retreat - keakdasneak on 12/3/14 at 7:49 pm|
Check out reset.me. Really vet the group/shaman. Unfortunately there's some shady shite happening with ayahuasca tourism. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Assisted Suicide, why are people so against it? - keakdasneak on 11/27/14 at 4:03 pm|
[quote]because people are selfish and don't want to let loved ones go. [/quote]
This but I also think it's about people's unhealthy relationship with their own imminent death....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Official Home Alone is a Christmas movie thread - keakdasneak on 11/24/14 at 8:54 pm|
In South Korea, Christmas is a national holiday but it's not celebrated quite the same way it is in America. Most people will watch one of two movies on Christmas: Home Alone or Die Hard. My first year here, I asked my students what they would be doing and they answered, "I'm spending Christmas with...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Someone recommend good podcasts - keakdasneak on 11/17/14 at 3:46 pm|
[quote]Serial is my first podcast to really listen to. I think I would like podcasts that are a continuing story each episode, just like serial but I am open to try whatever.[/quote]
If you're down for something that is a little out there I highly recommend All Stories Are Fiction. Only download ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anybody stayed in Long Island City while visiting NYC? - keakdasneak on 11/14/14 at 8:49 pm|
I lived in Long Island City. I think it's changed a lot since I lived there. I think there's more there now. I wouldn't call it a nice area but a totally acceptable place to stay. Very convenient to midtown Manhattan....
| Tech Board|| re: Cameras-Where to begin? - keakdasneak on 11/7/14 at 8:40 pm|
[quote]If you go point and shoot, the awesomeness of the Sony RX 100 series really can't be overstated.[/quote]
I can't not stress this enough. When I was buying two years ago, my friend who is a professional commercial director and great photographer really pushed me to get the RX 100. I went wi...
| Music Board|| re: Will John Mayer go down as the best songwriter of the millennials generation? - keakdasneak on 9/26/14 at 3:48 am|
[quote]quote: no...ryan adams This.[/quote]
I used to would have said this but the new stuff is pretty awful.
Where are in the country are you?...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Miles: ..if we had about 30 more seconds, we may have been able to come back and - keakdasneak on 9/23/14 at 1:16 am|
[quote]This is what bothers a lot of fans. Why do you waste 3 quarter of football doing nothing? Why don't you run the offense the entire game like the 30 second more you wanted?[/quote]
I can't believe that quote is real. It is infuriating. He routinely forfeits the first quarter of games. It's ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Would you live in Africa or Asia? - keakdasneak on 9/8/14 at 12:51 am|
[quote]Maybe the Phillipines or Vietnam. Japan and Korea would be too expensive. [/quote]
Korea is not expensive. Seoul can be. I live here. You could put me pretty much anywhere in Asia and I'd be happy for a while. If money and work weren't an issue I'd live in Japan forever....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Most under-rated place you've been to in US or a place you discovered? - keakdasneak on 8/22/14 at 7:16 pm|
The west coast of Michigan. Pick any small beach town. I spent time in Frankfort near Sleeping Bear Dunes and loved it. Beautiful and charming...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Just Got My Detriot Tickets! Anyone Ever Been? - keakdasneak on 8/7/14 at 6:18 pm|
How long are you staying? If more than overnight, stay somewhere like Birmingham, Ferndale, or Royal Oak and drive down for the game. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Couples who decide not to have kids. - keakdasneak on 8/4/14 at 8:18 am|
People care so much for their elderly parents that they ship them off to nursing homes.
I have a hard time imaging that being the scenario in which I regret not having kids. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Couples who decide not to have kids. - keakdasneak on 8/4/14 at 8:12 am|
[quote]IMO they will regret it when they are old and have no one to come visit / take care of them. I can't imagine being in your 80's and have no one to help you out. [/quote]
Several people have said this already. It seems a really selfish reason to have kids....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Couples who decide not to have kids. - keakdasneak on 8/4/14 at 12:09 am|
[quote]These no-kids folks are breeding themselves right out of the gene pool.
It is their choice. I respect it, but do not understand it.
this is my thoughts on the matter
Personally I believe the key to happiness in the short time we're here on planet earth is the reduction o...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Couples who decide not to have kids. - keakdasneak on 8/3/14 at 11:49 pm|
[quote]i mean it's fine...from an evolutionary standpoint, they are not passing on their genetic material...survival of the fittest.
Oh well your genes are gone after you die, sucks for you[/quote]
Considering you are dead, how can it suck?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Nola Cab owner: You should defend our business like its your own child - keakdasneak on 7/31/14 at 7:20 am|
[quote]quote: The anti-Uber schtick is so fricking sad. It's like if someone wanted to come in and open a restaurant, and the preexisting restaurants showed up at the City Council bitching and moaning about competition. You think food trucks have not been met with political opposition? They have. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Ticketmaster - keakdasneak on 7/30/14 at 6:35 pm|
I used to work at a live entertainment venue that had a ticketmaster. Would you believe they are just as awful on the client side as they are on the consumer side? ...
| More Sports Board|| re: What to do around US Cellular...? - keakdasneak on 7/20/14 at 7:09 am|
Go [link=(http://www.yelp.com/biz/maxwell-street-depot-chicago)]maxwell street depot [/link] for a pork chop sandwich....