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Straight Up News 11/30/09

Gia goes through the last week of news headlines, memes, and gossip.

We're getting ready to close Monday out here, and you know what that means-- it's Straight-Up News. There's a lot packed into this under-5-minute video, so let's get started on it!
  
 
And of course, links to all the stuff we discussed...
 
Whew...that's a lot!
FoxxFireArt moderator is online on Nov. 30, 2009 at 8:22 p.m.
I couldn't get past the first season of Ikki Tousen. I tried to give it a fair shot, but all the acts of implied rape that kept coming up really turned me off to the whole series. I had no desire to move forward in the series.
 
I think I've come across a few of the AG series. The name seems familiar, but I could be thinking of something else.
 
Good Lord, those koi look like they could eat a cat.
Daniel_Newton moderator on Nov. 30, 2009 at 8:30 p.m.
Thanks for all the news Gia, Straight Up News might be my favourite feature atm. The weekly WTF is definitely a nice touch, I literally just sat there wide-eyed at the end until it finished and went ".......what?"
 
Can't say I'm gunna vote for that book cover though... am I alone in wondering why it's been nominated?
giaon Nov. 30, 2009 at 8:54 p.m.
@Newten: I think it's more the entire series than that single volume; they're all very much in that style, which is very unusual amongst books both American and Japanese-- I think it's pretty cool. Though if you don't read the manga itself it's probably hard to see how it's thematic :)
crusader8463on Nov. 30, 2009 at 9:17 p.m.
Where can i buy fish like that, I'm ahhhh just curious.... ya curios hahahaha....no secret perverted reason at all ahahaha...*evil grin*  The fools never suspected my real reason for wanting those fish! It is perfectly natural for a healthy young man like my self to want to explore those kind of things. Ya... Wait why am i typing what I'm thinking? bah no stop index finger... don't....click...submit...button....MY REPUTATION NOOOOOO....
giaon Nov. 30, 2009 at 9:29 p.m.
@crusader8463: Full-size koi are pretty expensive =p
crusader8463on Nov. 30, 2009 at 10:20 p.m.
@gia said:

" @crusader8463: Full-size koi are pretty expensive =p "

Oh that's fine i would have no need for a full size one, a small one would do fine for what i want it for. Wait! No i mean, i would need the biggest one of all time! Ya! the bigger the better hahahaha! *sigh*That was a close one, glad  I'm so good with double entendres or they might have thought i had a small...DAM IT HAND STOP TYPING WHAT I'M THINKING! Dam it I swear if you click that button again index finger your going into the pencil sharpener again! No wait GAH...
John_Martoneon Dec. 1, 2009 at 11:45 a.m.
@crusader8463: I'm 50/50 on if this was more or less amusing than the video itself. Good job. Hopefully your fingers will heal in time.
asian_prideon Dec. 2, 2009 at 4:09 p.m.
Aww the koi fish with the baby bottle was cute. xD
Kou_Leifohon Dec. 2, 2009 at 6:18 p.m.
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