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July 22, 2002
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Do you seem to feel anxious lately? Well answer a few questions, and Hello Kitty will provide a psychological analysis for you!
This is just a bit scary. The questions are a little bizarre, too.
posted by Su (18 comments total)

 
I'm easily stressed, but all I need is a little exercise and karaoke. The Kitty knows all. I will leave work this minute and run all the way to the karaoke bar.
posted by pracowity at 2:18 AM on July 22, 2002


"You are a serious person always able to control your temper."

Untrue. SO untrue.

But then, it's Hello Kitty. I did what I always do: looked at the pretty pictures. :)
posted by gummi at 2:22 AM on July 22, 2002


That was pretty weird, but it did do a decent job of profiling me. Actually, I thought it was someone appropriating Hello Kitty for kitschy purposes, but then I realized it was on a Sanrio site. The I realized it's a whole freakin' Sanrio community! I had to at least take a look...
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The thing about magazines in the convenience store is a Japanese thing called "tachiyomi," lit. standing-reading. There is no shame in standing in a bookstore or convenience store and reading a magazine cover-to-cover if you feel like it, and many do. How about where you live?
posted by planetkyoto at 2:26 AM on July 22, 2002


There is no shame in standing in a bookstore or convenience store and reading a magazine cover-to-cover if you feel like it, and many do. How about where you live?

In Australia the shopkeepers will invariably break your kneecaps and feed you to the police if you try this.
posted by Neale at 2:41 AM on July 22, 2002


> There is no shame in standing in a bookstore or
> convenience store and reading a magazine
> cover-to-cover if you feel like it

Well, maybe there should be if you're standing around reading an entire Hello Kitty magazine and you're not a 12-year-old girl.

But isn't Sanrio a Caribbean animal-sacrifice religion? Poor kitty.
posted by pracowity at 2:44 AM on July 22, 2002


Oh Neale, don't exaggerate so. They won't always break your kneecaps first.a
posted by sennoma at 2:53 AM on July 22, 2002


*squeals with delight*
This is uber, uber cool! And very insightful... have they tried using it with the criminally insane?
posted by RokkitNite at 3:59 AM on July 22, 2002


says I better "enjoy the green and wood."

yeeahhh.
posted by atom128 at 4:22 AM on July 22, 2002


Spinning purple flowers and lazy translation stress me out.

Although, as long as I am in the natural environment, I will be peaceful to resove any problems.

(to the magazine question: I used to be a convenience store clerk, and while they weren't technically hurting anything, I didn't like people standing there reading magazines. For one, they got the pages all funky and made the magazines harder to sell, and for another we couldn't smoke with people in the store.)
posted by jennyb at 4:33 AM on July 22, 2002


"Watch your mouth since you possibly over-expressed which would cause others unhappy."

Having now realised the error of my ways, I would like to apologise to everybody for my previous behaviour.
posted by kerplunk at 4:50 AM on July 22, 2002


The thing about magazines in the convenience store is a Japanese thing called "tachiyomi," lit. standing-reading. There is no shame in standing in a bookstore or convenience store and reading a magazine cover-to-cover if you feel like it, and many do.

Actually, it was in Kyoto that I was freaked out by two ten to twelve year old girls standing in a convenience store browsing through hardcore porn. I'm sure that this is the exception rather than the rule, but it was still fairly frightening.
posted by dogmatic at 5:27 AM on July 22, 2002


have they tried using it with the criminally insane?

I would hazard a guess that this testing is currently in progress... (runs, ducks for cover.)
posted by jkaczor at 6:26 AM on July 22, 2002


No matter how much I try to decieve Hello Kitty, she still says I have a fair stress level.

Spottie Dottie would never be that cruel.

Obviously the best places to stand and look at magazines is where the clerks post up little handwritten signs asking you not to do same.
posted by oh posey at 7:52 AM on July 22, 2002


If I deal with high stress, I will become quiet and fear my surroundings. For this type playing with pet will help me release the tension.


Guess I need to find a leash for my gecko after all...
posted by Foosnark at 8:44 AM on July 22, 2002


Hello Head-Shrinker says I am a cheerful person and never worry about stress. When I do find stress, I need to do some gardening. I do that all the time, so I demanded my money back since the kitty told me nothing new. The kitty just purred and I grilled her and ate the stupid furball with some wild rice.
posted by bargle at 8:55 AM on July 22, 2002


"You easily feel stressful.
Only with a little bit of additional work plus controlling your temper, you would then lose energy.
Not only would you accumulate your stress, you are weak to release it.
For this type exercise and Karaoke will be the best way."

What?!?!?
posted by me3dia at 9:57 AM on July 22, 2002


She gave me the finger!
posted by mblandi at 12:14 PM on July 22, 2002


"This volcano has smoke...

It will expose in a few days."

Now I'm stressed.
posted by ceiriog at 7:25 AM on July 23, 2002


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