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#81 National Scatology

Posted July 8th, 2008 by Peter · 14 Comments

Disclaimer: Excuse the language, this was an article suggested by one of our loyal readers. This post is better suited at the Korean crowd. Enjoy. One of Korean school kids’ favourite games is 똥침, or ‘ddong ch’im,” which translates roughly as ‘shit needle.” It’s not complicated; all you do is run around with your two [...]

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#77 Techno

Posted June 3rd, 2008 by Peter · 15 Comments

We’ve received a great deal of responses from SAPL readers concerning last week’s open topic: Asians and Techno. I have taken the liberty of compiling your well-thought out responses and adding the tasty writing style that has made SAPL so popular into a juicy article. Here goes: Asians-Techno… Techno-Asians… They both sound the same to [...]

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#15 Nintendo Wii

Posted February 24th, 2008 by Peter · 18 Comments

This post is being written while your two eloquent (lol) authors are standing in line in front of a local Target. It’s 5:30 AM, and there is a slight chance that we might not even be able to purchase a Wii. Sitting here is pretty boring, but it does give us some time to ponder [...]

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#2 Purikura Photos

Posted February 14th, 2008 by Peter · 15 Comments

Purikura? Purikura is a term of Japanese origin meaning either a photo sticker booth or the product of such a photo booth. Now what is so appealing about taking pictures in a booth? Why not go outside with your friends? There is a mystique, ambiance, magical feel that an Asian receives from using a touch [...]

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