Comments: 1133 • Responses: 56 • Date: 2019-06-16 14:49:40 UTCsource
ricefarmergang416 karma2019-06-16 14:55:22 UTC
Is video game culture and tournaments really as big in SK as westerners think it is?
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cresentcube685 karma2019-06-16 14:56:27 UTC
YES! We're really competitive on games, for some reason. I personally think that Koreans are just. Good at games on average- my friends told me that playing on western servers are much easier.
j4trail370 karma2019-06-16 14:56:30 UTC
How do you feel about Japanese people at your age?
cresentcube832 karma2019-06-16 15:10:15 UTC
I'm cool with Japanese ppl!!!!
....I just want their government to apologize about their war crimes.
kotkaiser364 karma2019-06-16 14:52:46 UTC
What's your favorite cheese?
cresentcube402 karma2019-06-16 14:53:23 UTC
incoherent1284 karma2019-06-16 14:51:57 UTC
Do you like StarCraft?
cresentcube454 karma2019-06-16 14:53:05 UTC
Never played it! My dad was freakishly good at it, but I'm more of a Nintendo person.
Azntrueblade15 karma2019-06-16 14:54:51 UTC
What about Smash Bros.
cresentcube19 karma2019-06-16 15:17:23 UTC
I'm a sonic main. So ready to main the DQ hero.
TheAgentHD10 karma2019-06-16 15:13:00 UTC
How did you find that out ? Do you play games together?
cresentcube43 karma2019-06-16 15:14:30 UTC
I watched him play. We're really close! Different taste in games tho.
RionFerren3 karma2019-06-16 15:17:31 UTC
What’s your favorite Nintendo game then? Also, Ahnyung ha sae yo!
cresentcube7 karma2019-06-16 15:21:30 UTC
AND ALSO GAME FREAK WHAT DO TOU MEAN I CANT BRING POKEMON THAT IS NOT IN THE GALAR DEX WHAT
AskMeAboutPangolins269 karma2019-06-16 14:54:23 UTC
What is something you are the most proud of about your country, and also the least proud?
cresentcube526 karma2019-06-16 15:28:29 UTC
The historical buildings, very safe environment, awesome food!
And the high school education system can go die.
threestardot262 karma2019-06-16 14:55:06 UTC
cresentcube312 karma2019-06-16 14:59:13 UTC
My allowance comes through that. Pretty dandy!
riderkicker74 karma2019-06-16 15:03:38 UTC
Could you explain this chip-reader allowance thing? Government gives you allowance for being in school so you can buy needed stuff? Or is that like an ease-of-use thing for South Korean students so they don't have to carry wallets because their money is on their card as provided by parents?
cresentcube118 karma2019-06-16 15:29:24 UTC
My uncle sends me 50 bucks every two weeks via banking system
riderkicker47 karma2019-06-16 15:37:46 UTC
Oh okay! Is the money on the chip-enabled card strictly for school purchases, or is it more of a general purchase allowance for non-school stuff, like restaurants and the like?
cresentcube70 karma2019-06-16 15:39:40 UTC
pixelvengeur58 karma2019-06-16 15:53:01 UTC
cresentcube144 karma2019-06-16 15:54:43 UTC
It's over, Anakin! I have the high ground!
Its__Rubio195 karma2019-06-16 14:52:57 UTC
How scary is North Korea? Any tales that westerners wouldn't know?
cresentcube585 karma2019-06-16 14:58:20 UTC
We have a BIG speaker near the border that blasts K-POP and current news of the South. It's used to tell the truth of the world to the NK people living near borders- apparently it works surprisingly well!
And to be honest, we're not scared. We're just numb at this point,I guess. Most people don't even bat an eye at their threats.
Xelophobe190 karma2019-06-16 14:53:25 UTC
I know that Korea in general has not historically been too openly accepting of LGBT folks. How have you seen views evolve on the subject throughout your life?
cresentcube687 karma2019-06-16 15:07:37 UTC
LGBT rocks and homophobes can die.
nareurong17 karma2019-06-16 15:16:25 UTC
Thank you for answering this ♡
cresentcube60 karma2019-06-16 15:18:24 UTC
NP! All people have rights and they should be protected!
squid50s168 karma2019-06-16 14:52:09 UTC
What’s your favorite food?
What’s your favorite part of South Korea?
What’s your favorite thing to do during your free time?
cresentcube257 karma2019-06-16 14:55:00 UTC
My favorite food is Sushi! Love it! Although in our country it's called Chobap. (초밥)
The favorite part- gotta be the traditional palaces. It's a thing a true beauty.
I usually play Nintendo or just chill watching cat videos and memes!
squid50s9 karma2019-06-16 14:56:34 UTC
Thanks for the quick response to all of my “favorite thing” questions! Do you have a favorite Nintendo game (I’m a Nintendo fan myself)?
cresentcube25 karma2019-06-16 15:32:20 UTC
DistributorEwok125 karma2019-06-16 14:57:57 UTC
Wait, your student ID is also your KEBHana bank card?
cresentcube121 karma2019-06-16 14:58:39 UTC
Yep. Cool, right?
imaginarylemons120 karma2019-06-16 14:53:14 UTC
Hey! I'm actually a Korean who hasn't lived in Korea for longer than 2 months. So while I have a few questions of my own feel free to ask any questions to me too!
Your English is really good! Is English compulsory at school?
Do you go to 학원? What do you want to do after highschool?
cresentcube143 karma2019-06-16 15:00:38 UTC
It's mandatory to learn English, but all I know are self taught. Not many people are fluent as me 2nd Korean is drastically different from the Latin system.
I go to one 학원, but most people go more than one. It's stressful as hell, I can tell you.
PandaBroda110 karma2019-06-16 14:53:10 UTC
What are the top 3 things that stresses you out?
cresentcube251 karma2019-06-16 15:02:10 UTC
Loud sounds, people who are mean for no reason, and schedules.
SprightlyCompanion75 karma2019-06-16 15:40:16 UTC
People who are mean for no reason stress you out but you do a Reddit AMA?? Courageous!!
cresentcube78 karma2019-06-16 15:42:58 UTC
nmchild109 karma2019-06-16 14:57:16 UTC
How much soju can you drink?
cresentcube110 karma2019-06-16 15:40:43 UTC
2 and a half bottles.
WildPichu22 karma2019-06-16 15:55:15 UTC
Is Soju expensive to purchase? I often hear it's cheaper than water in SK. Also greetings from Canada!
cresentcube36 karma2019-06-16 15:55:48 UTC
Hello!!and its like 2 bucks at best. Go wild.
dogmeat9216391 karma2019-06-16 14:54:32 UTC
I’ve watched a few Korean dramas over the past years, and it seems like the younger people get slapped on the head by the elders a lot. Is that a true depiction of how it is in Korea?
cresentcube121 karma2019-06-16 15:33:08 UTC
Not really, Korean dramas are all about exaggeration!
missbrightside085 karma2019-06-16 16:08:25 UTC
what about the kdrama arm grab? the guy and the girl will
be talking then the girl starts to walk away and the guy grabs her arm really forcefully, that’s only in dramas right?
cresentcube9 karma2019-06-16 16:09:38 UTC
Of course. I will kick that guy if anyone tried that on me tbh
morphballganon4 karma2019-06-16 15:59:13 UTC
A lot of native English speakers make this mistake, so no worries, but non-possessive plural nouns don't get apostrophes. Dramas*
cresentcube9 karma2019-06-16 16:00:07 UTC
It. it was autocorrect
I swear i am going to kill my phone one day or another..
jg23347 karma2019-06-16 15:02:41 UTC
What do you think of Donald Trump? Just curious about your opinion.
cresentcube213 karma2019-06-16 15:04:19 UTC
....How does he have orange skin? Is that even genetically possible?
notypicalusername40 karma2019-06-16 14:54:13 UTC
Do you ever want to leave your country?
cresentcube70 karma2019-06-16 15:19:18 UTC
Eh, not really. But I would love to travel, if chances are given!
notypicalusername16 karma2019-06-16 15:22:43 UTC
Any reason why not?
cresentcube100 karma2019-06-16 15:24:08 UTC
I love living here. Safe as hell, man. You can fall asleep in the middle of the road and the only thing you'll get is a really uncomfortable neck in the morning.
PwnagePlays32 karma2019-06-16 15:02:21 UTC
Favorite video game?
cresentcube81 karma2019-06-16 15:04:45 UTC
Pokemon, LoZ, generally all Nintendo stuff and dragon quest.
BrokenWho16 karma2019-06-16 15:30:05 UTC
What's your take on Game Freak's decision to kill the national dex?
cresentcube64 karma2019-06-16 15:30:37 UTC
I am very mad but
Decstarplayz30 karma2019-06-16 14:53:52 UTC
What inspired you to learn English?
cresentcube185 karma2019-06-16 15:06:37 UTC
Actually, I leaned nothing from school! I was a big fan of time travel when I was a kid, so while looking up Back to the future series and Doctor who, I just self taught English, for the sole reason to understand the 10th doctor.
Teddevil5 karma2019-06-16 15:44:47 UTC
That is extremely interesting. How did you self teach yourself English? Did you have to refer back and fourth to Korean to English to understand? Did you use a dictionary? Did you have any base fundamental understanding of English at all?
I want to do this with Spanish or Japanese.. I’d imagine Japanese would be the easiest accessibility due to the amount of manga and anime Japan has.
cresentcube12 karma2019-06-16 15:50:11 UTC
I just have two different systems each. Both feel like my first language.
UnwashedHomlessRat22 karma2019-06-16 15:37:11 UTC
Is it true that plastic surgery is something to be expected after high school graduation?
cresentcube45 karma2019-06-16 15:47:15 UTC
Half and half. I sure damn know that I aint gonna do it!
TryToHelpPeople16 karma2019-06-16 15:37:55 UTC
Do you feel a lot of pressure on your appearance ?
cresentcube82 karma2019-06-16 15:46:21 UTC
Nah. Fuck make up. I'm cute and round and tiny and I like it.
trebbor14 karma2019-06-16 15:00:46 UTC
My wife and I are planning on a holiday to South Korea some day. Any advice what places to visit and things to do? Our interests are k-pop, makeup, fashion and esports.
Edit: and what to eat besides Korean BBQ?
cresentcube27 karma2019-06-16 15:03:51 UTC
Sorry, not fan of K-POP to give you a lot of info- but visit 명동, for makeup and fashion! It's a city teeming with tourists, make up shops, clothing stores.
And to be honest, just avoid food that looks spicy, and everything's really good in general!
Andre2813 karma2019-06-16 15:21:43 UTC
How are black people viewed in South Korea? Whether they’re American, British, or any nationality from Africa?
cresentcube24 karma2019-06-16 15:23:20 UTC
We're really cool with everyone! There are old racists, of course, but you can ignore them. Honestly, No one gives a damn about their racist ramblings.
RandomUser876311 karma2019-06-16 15:57:59 UTC
I'm a fan of Running Man, so I was kind of curious. How popular/well known is Yu Jae Seok?
cresentcube12 karma2019-06-16 16:01:18 UTC
HE'S A REALLY COOL GUY I LOVE HIM
kamjanamja8 karma2019-06-16 15:20:23 UTC
How many times have you done this? I remember seeing this atleast a couple times.
cresentcube34 karma2019-06-16 15:25:40 UTC
kraugxer17 karma2019-06-16 15:09:21 UTC
What kind of accent is your English in? Many Koreans seem to lean toward American English as the standard rather than British English (RP).
Do you follow any sports teams?
cresentcube23 karma2019-06-16 15:12:12 UTC
To quote my friend; "You speak like a CNN announcer."
And no, not a fan of sports,sorry. I have very sensitive ears and the loud sports games stresses me out.
SethGoddamnRobinator7 karma2019-06-16 15:15:27 UTC
American Cheese Product in ramen. Thoughts?
cresentcube27 karma2019-06-16 15:16:53 UTC
Nice. Cheese ramen is the creation of god.
rishi8517 karma2019-06-16 15:00:15 UTC
What do you think of Samsung? They're the face of S Korea in many ways. I'd love to know what the locals feel about the conglomeration.
Why do you think S Korea made such advancements in such a short time, based on your observation(not textbook explanation)
cresentcube7 karma2019-06-16 15:35:43 UTC
And I think because generally Koreans tend to get competitive. They try their best to the point of overworking- fast advancements, but a lot of unseen sacrifices for that.
SirKenneth176 karma2019-06-16 14:53:36 UTC
What do you think California is like?? Asking as a local haha
cresentcube18 karma2019-06-16 15:08:07 UTC
Really hot, orange juice heaven.
That's all I can come up with.
Man_with_lions_head4 karma2019-06-16 15:39:57 UTC
Would you sleep in a closed room with a fan turned on?
cresentcube10 karma2019-06-16 15:43:44 UTC
Why did people even believe fan death??
Was it the illuminati?? ??????
X files theme
SocialistMeatloaf4 karma2019-06-16 16:45:16 UTC
Deleted? What happened?
cresentcube7 karma2019-06-16 16:46:07 UTC
parxyval4 karma2019-06-16 15:14:56 UTC
How do Koreans view gay people?
cresentcube18 karma2019-06-16 15:16:06 UTC
Not that friendly with LGBT- but fuck them, I'm Bi.
Planetary_Loop3 karma2019-06-16 15:13:29 UTC
What games do you play?
cresentcube7 karma2019-06-16 15:14:52 UTC
All things Nintendo.
bob_el_manetes3 karma2019-06-16 14:59:58 UTC
Why don't you live in the good Korea?
cresentcube79 karma2019-06-16 15:01:25 UTC
The glorious fatness our the leader Kim is too blinding for me to stay at the same dimension with him, comrade.
supercharged07082 karma2019-06-16 15:10:04 UTC
cresentcube9 karma2019-06-16 15:10:49 UTC
I'm smiling. Slightly. A small smile is my default face. Must be the angle.
Roosh_2 karma2019-06-16 14:53:44 UTC
Who’s the military?
cresentcube6 karma2019-06-16 15:13:21 UTC
...? What? I mean, it is mandatory to all healthy males to attend military for 2 years, for your info.
cyborg82 karma2019-06-16 15:11:28 UTC
is school there really that hard? also, are you a fan of son heung min? i am
cresentcube2 karma2019-06-16 15:20:53 UTC
Oh, the soccer player? Cool guy,but I'm not into sports.
And schools...very stressful and unnecessarily competitive. Hell, I would say.
DataSciZen1 karma2019-06-16 15:06:42 UTC
Do you like soccer or baseball?
cresentcube3 karma2019-06-16 15:09:37 UTC
Not a fan of sports. Sensitive ears- it hurts too much to spectate.
GenericBacon1 karma2019-06-16 15:07:53 UTC
Didn't you already do an AMA/post that pic as proof?
I remember this....
cresentcube10 karma2019-06-16 15:08:38 UTC
Mods shut me down for literally no reason after like 2 hours so, here I am, second try bby.
DizzyxSin1 karma2019-06-16 15:08:13 UTC
How depressing is Korea?
cresentcube9 karma2019-06-16 15:08:54 UTC
You're good if you're not a highschooler.
LifeWin1 karma2019-06-16 15:04:55 UTC
cresentcube2 karma2019-06-16 15:07:06 UTC
Just go home and use your own toilet, bun.
mooutdaway-31 karma2019-06-16 14:55:03 UTC
cresentcube36 karma2019-06-16 14:55:23 UTC
You cared enough to comment on this! Thank you! :D
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