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Re: Web addresses

Hi Edward,

I think it would be very interesting to read some translations to get a
general picture of what is going on in Japan. It is rather frustrating
to randomly browse these japanese sites only to view the pictures and
not understanding one word of the text.

Norrkoping Sweden

> Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2000 09:04:31 +0000 (GMT)
> From: =?iso-8859-1?q?Edward=20Venn?= <ewvenn at yahoo_co.uk>
> Subject: Web addresses
> I posted several URL's to this site of private
> individuals who I've talked to on some of the many
> BBS's, Lists and Club sites here in Japan. I realized
> rather belatedly that most of the people who patronize
> this list are undoubtably not Kanji-literate. My
> question is: Did anyone look at these websites? Is
> there any interest in having information from Asian
> based BBS's and lists translated and passed on to the
> members?
> Lastly as I have "kicked around" SE Asia for almost
> 20+ years and seen the growth of the industry here in
> Japan, China and a few other locales where most
> tourists would never go.... I still can't believe that
> the US Government would ever raid anyone for a few
> sprigs of Hygrophilia. The Japanese Government...Yes
> and the police would confiscate your plants, your
> discus and all your back issues of FAMA and TFH.
> Afterall, where do you think those aquariums in
> Shinjuku station came from?