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jariesuicune

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jariesuicune
Sorry, we would ALL love to have Covid "just die", but that's just not how reality works. Ignoring anything doesn't make it go away, but it would let it run completely uncontrolled. My friend's dad died literally a week after finally being declared clear of cancer he had been fighting for years (and eventually hospitalized for), because so many people ignored Covid and let it spread to the level it was last winter, just before Christmas. Vaccines DO work, but not in the "magical protection of anime-senpai" way that so many people seem to believe they do/should. This is the real world, where all you can do is reduce the chances of something happening, not make it magically impossible to happen. What a vaccine does is basically increase your resistance to that particular virus. Seriously, you can think of this like (approximate) video game stats: -A normal person has a 5% resistance to infection and symptoms. They have a 95% chance of spreading the infection (not counting any protections such as masks, which reduce transmission chance by an average of 50% for BOTH receiving and spreading) -A vaccine gives that person +75% resistance to infection and symptoms. Unfortunately, every time the virus spreads, it slowly changes (gaining a +1% to ignoring resistance) to make it easier to ignore that resistance. THIS is why it feels like the vaccine "doesn't work", because everyone else is literally helping it to change enough to get around it. People not caring/believing is literally what is killing people. (Or because the people in question are largely just not vaccinated. It CAN'T do anything for a person that won't take it. Like, a shield can't protect a person standing 30 feet away from it with a gun point-blank at their face. That's just not how anything works!) Of course, that doesn't make it any easier to deal with, even without suffering it yourself. I know, I'm there too. I can't say I'm personally crazy about travel, but that's just me. And it would be wonderful to be able to just hang out with people again without fear that doing so is going to be the cause of my parents, grandparents, friends, THEIR parents, etc. next. But be glad you haven't suffered it, because there are just so very many people that share their story of suffering the consequences of not taking it seriously, and they mean suffering. And be glad you aren't the one who is responsible for causing the death of someone's loved one. I assume most people don't actually care about that (or else this pandemic would be handled far better), but selfless thoughts and actions are the only way something like this is going to improve. Selfishness will only spread and prolong the pain. In my job, I have to be extra careful, because I work with people that are especially at risk. If the virus gets into them, they are basically dead no matter what. So, yeah, I choose to care, no matter how difficult it is personally. But it makes it easier to deal with, knowing that I am helping make someone else's life both better and even having the chance to be alive.
hell_hound7
Jan 13, 22 at 11:42am
Covid is ruining my life at this point and i havent even had it yet. I cant even live a normal life, every aspect of my life is suffering because of it. Its been 2 years please just let it die already. These vaccines arent working man. Every military member has been vaccinated by now and the covid positivity shot up in the past 2-3 weeks. Its driving me crazy. I have also been so stressed out lately. This shit has been ruining my life since 2020. Caused me depression and suicidal thoughts that year then stopped me from doing what i wnated to do through out 2021 which was travel. Still in 2022 and cant travel wasting away here.
jariesuicune
Whelp. That divorce happened. Re-single.
jariesuicune
jariesuicune @jariesuicune Dunno how else to say it. Still hurts.
jariesuicune
So, I'm engaged now! She found me on OtakuSingles.com and we are aiming for June 20th 2017! Yay love!
jariesuicune
Happy New Year! Let it be a good one!
cloud87
cloud87 @cloud87 left a comment for jariesuicune
Dec 27, 16 at 6:24pm
So you know on a another site or 2 i asked I'm in love with import games should i hide this about me or i think i am in love with import games,yes I'm including Japanese games too as well if you want you may answer that question too as well only if you want to & thanks for responding 1 of my questions about import games though :).
jariesuicune
I need a new profile picture... that's 8 years old. Maybe I should just use my regular Sirnight image, from Facebook?
jariesuicune
jariesuicune @jariesuicune Ok, changed it. Totally not real me, but it's up to date in some sense, I guess.
jariesuicune
jariesuicune @jariesuicune Funny, using my Xbox Avatar basically says a lot about me... even if no one else gets why. ^_^;
jariesuicune
First comment... by me. -_-; I love books, anime, games, music, life, the color blue (pink gets a close second for matching well with blue). I love Japanese... for being Japanese. It's a great language! Not that I'm a master of it, yet. I still have lots of vocabulary missing and Kanji blocks me down a lot. But I can often read/hear Japanese and understand a fair bit if not most/all. Except for when I don't, and turn to translation help.
ordinary_magician
Tamamo_no_mae @ordinary_magician Try learning some Chinese - that's what I did first. Once you get the Chinese vocabulary and Hanzi (Chinese word for Kanji) then Japanese will be considerably easier - as Han Chinese and Japanese have around a 30-40% vocabulary continuity. Chinese also fills the gap with regards to grammar since Chinese grammar is far easier to get than Japanese. Nowadays I can understand some Japanese and speak a fair bit of the simple stuff easily.
jariesuicune
jariesuicune @jariesuicune I get that suggestion a lot. I just... don't care about learning Chinese (which is a bit frustrating, with all the neat stuff), or additional Kanji for that matter. My Japanese proficiency is such that I already can speak/listen/read most things just fine (I read my manga in Japanese, imported, and watch my anime in the RAW; no subs, absolutely no dubs, for me). If anything... it's Korean I kinda lean a bit more towards if I were to add another language... despite also no real interest there, annoyingly.