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Forum: The Pit 09-18-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,342
Posted By mattmakaha
Just last month, Shinzo Abe, Japan's Prime...

Just last month, Shinzo Abe, Japan's Prime Minister made an offering to the Yasukuni Shrine which houses the remains of convicted Japanese Class A war criminals. This enraged both China and South...
Forum: The Pit 08-28-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,342
Posted By mattmakaha
Was it one year? I didn't even check. The song I...

Was it one year? I didn't even check.
The song I wrote and music video is directly related to the History Channel video in post #1 of this thread. It inspired me to write the song and create the...
Forum: The Pit 08-28-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,342
Posted By mattmakaha
Thanks! My music video is already age restricted...

Thanks! My music video is already age restricted by YouTube.
I uploaded it on July 1, and not even 3 days later, it was already age-restricted.
There's possibly 2 photos in my video that could be...
Forum: The Pit 08-26-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,342
Posted By mattmakaha
Well, I'm going to contact my U.S. congressman...

Well, I'm going to contact my U.S. congressman and ask them to introduce some legislation related to this, at the very least a resolution.
And why not? The U.S. has offered redress in the past, for...
Forum: The Pit 08-26-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,342
Posted By mattmakaha
This issue still bothers me so much that I wrote...

This issue still bothers me so much that I wrote a song about this and uploaded it to YouTube recently, here's the video with my commentary at the end of the...
Forum: Original Recordings 07-05-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By mattmakaha
my contemporary country song, warning: anti-male song

this is off my main channel, it's female contemporary country:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCohDQdhntI

Any thoughts on it??
Forum: Original Recordings 07-05-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By mattmakaha
my R&B/smooth jazz song

this song is R&B with a little bit of smooth jazz vibe off my main channel:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jfG-d04YeQ

What do you guys think?
Forum: Original Recordings 07-05-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By mattmakaha
my new rock song (with a bit of punk)

This video is from my 2nd channel, it's hard rock with a little bit of punk:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kqQBUGYdwgc
Forum: Original Recordings 07-02-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By mattmakaha
I was mesmerized by the video for a little bit,...

I was mesmerized by the video for a little bit, sorry. Were those WW1 era battleships? They looked like WW2 but I could be wrong.
Anyway, to the music. I like the singer's voice, solid. I like the...
Forum: Original Recordings 07-02-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By mattmakaha
Ah yes, I remember you. 1980s era or around...

Ah yes, I remember you. 1980s era or around there, New Wave I think? What I remember from your other songs, is that the ones I heard were highly polished, and not much to improve on. But I'll try...
Forum: Original Recordings 07-02-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By mattmakaha
Nice tone. Solid composition. I like the chord...

Nice tone.
Solid composition. I like the chord progressions especially from 1:06 to 1:17 and the melody over it especially the note at 1:11 :-)
I listened to it twice, once watching the video, once...
Forum: The Pit 12-27-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 998
Posted By mattmakaha
What in the world? I didn't type "are you a...

What in the world?
I didn't type "are you a bitch?" in a post....
Not in this thread, or any thread for that matter.

Besides I think you spelled it wrong, isn't it "biyatch" LOL
Forum: The Pit 12-27-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 998
Posted By mattmakaha
Not quite yet, ha ha! Because....I've...

Not quite yet, ha ha!

Because....I've discovered....

Lactaid!!

It helps you digest the lactose, and it works great!!

I can eat ice cream with no problem!!
Forum: The Pit 12-27-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 998
Posted By mattmakaha
Are you Lactose intolerant?

So I've read that if you are Asian, your chances of being lactose intolerant are higher?

And low and behold, I'm Asian, and I'm lactose intolerant :-(

So anyway, are you lactose...
Forum: The Pit 12-27-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,342
Posted By mattmakaha
Well, the Japanese Prime Minister celebrates his...

Well, the Japanese Prime Minister celebrates his one year anniversary as prime minister by....

visiting the Yasukuni war shrine yesterday!

You think I'm the only one that still is bothered by the...
Forum: The Pit 12-12-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,440
Posted By mattmakaha
Well then, I guess your school was better than...

Well then, I guess your school was better than mine. Did you go to a private school?

I went to St. Louis high school in Honolulu (Kaimuki), which is a private Catholic school. It's not quite at...
Forum: The Pit 12-11-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,440
Posted By mattmakaha
Thanks! Yeah, I figured that most people don't...

Thanks!
Yeah, I figured that most people don't know about this.
It's so bizarre, it's like a Twilight Zone episode, except it's for real.
Well, like they say, truth is stranger than fiction.....
Forum: The Pit 12-10-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,440
Posted By mattmakaha
One guy who was discovered in the 1950s (I forget...

One guy who was discovered in the 1950s (I forget his name but without me having to look it up, it's in the first wikipedia link in my post #1--"japanese hold outs") ended up committing suicide...
Forum: The Pit 12-07-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,440
Posted By mattmakaha
Admirable? I don't know. At one time, I used to...

Admirable?

I don't know.
At one time, I used to think that.
Like how they used to charge at U.S. marines firing machine guns at them.

Then I changed my mind and just considered them insane.
They...
Forum: The Pit 12-07-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,440
Posted By mattmakaha
I don't know if you can call that loyalty.... To...

I don't know if you can call that loyalty....

To me, the word that comes to me is just insanity.

There's also all their atrocities they commited, but just on the holding out alone, it's just bizarre
Forum: The Pit 12-07-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,440
Posted By mattmakaha
no the last confirmed holdout was in...

no
the last confirmed holdout was in 1974

although there were rumours of other holdouts....
Forum: The Pit 12-06-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,440
Posted By mattmakaha
True. But WW2 came to a definite end...

True.

But WW2 came to a definite end though,
unlike the Korean War
Forum: The Pit 12-06-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,440
Posted By mattmakaha
Yeah, I know. But it's not just this, the...

Yeah, I know.
But it's not just this, the Japanese soldiers were extremely brutal, not just to U.S. Marines, but to civilians.
In the Nanking Massacre in 1937, the japanese soldiers would cut open...
Forum: The Pit 12-06-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,440
Posted By mattmakaha
Some soldiers didn't surrender until 30 years after WW2 ended!!

As we're coming up on the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, here's something that most people here probably didn't know about.

There were these Japanese soldier holdouts who refused to...
Forum: The Pit 10-18-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,007
Posted By mattmakaha
I rarely travel (fear of flying). So how does...

I rarely travel (fear of flying).
So how does that work? So if you have to go to the hospital/doctor while you're in a different country, do you have to pay upfront, and then get re-imbursed by the...
Forum: The Pit 10-18-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 8,346
Posted By mattmakaha
What? No, not me. I did make a thread on John...

What?
No, not me.
I did make a thread on John Rabe saving the Chinese though.
Forum: The Pit 10-18-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,007
Posted By mattmakaha
Wow! I haven't met anyone else with that point of...

Wow!
I haven't met anyone else with that point of view, that you should be ENTIRELY responsible for every bit of your medical bills! No matter what.
Forum: The Pit 10-18-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 8,346
Posted By mattmakaha
Wait.... Did you just diss the most famous and...

Wait....
Did you just diss the most famous and recognizable classical piece of all time--Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D minor?
Okay, not the most famous, but 2nd most famous behind Beethoven's...
Forum: The Pit 10-12-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,007
Posted By mattmakaha
What do you do if you get in a car...

What do you do if you get in a car accident?

Unless you got a lot of money in the bank.

On a side note, I feel pretty lucky living in Hawaii. Because if you work at least 20 hours per week, you...
Forum: The Pit 10-11-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,007
Posted By mattmakaha
Do you have health insurance?? If yes, who pays for it?

So do you have health insurance?
And if you have health insurance, are you on your parents plan, employee plan, or do you pay for it yourself?
If you pay for it yourself, how much do you pay per...
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