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2020-12-27 5:50:05 PM  
 
2020-12-27 6:00:10 PM  
FTFA: Kawaii also influences our feelings and behavior in other ways, he says. It has a calming and healing effect, for instance. It also makes us soft-more malleable and open to requests.

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Ummu..... c... can I p.... please have y... your credit card number, Senpai?

 
2020-12-27 6:03:18 PM  
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2020-12-27 6:05:21 PM  
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Never underestimate the power of the Maido Corp.
 
2020-12-27 6:38:46 PM  
The only term that I hate more than squee is the grilly chee.

/my heart is black
 
2020-12-27 6:41:48 PM  
Does this explain furries?
 
2020-12-27 6:47:25 PM  

bigdog1960: Does this explain furries?


People finding a sense of empowerment by dressing up as cute mascots? Checks out.
 
2020-12-27 6:57:41 PM  
Get it regulated if you want it to sound warm. Don't know about the fuzzy though.

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2020-12-27 7:02:23 PM  

McGrits: The only term that I hate more than squee is the grilly chee.

/my heart is black


You should read the 'other' squee then...

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2020-12-27 7:08:10 PM  
Every time I see a Persian cat I smile a little.

And now comes the time where I shamelessly hotlink a Persian kitten.

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2020-12-27 7:30:34 PM  
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2020-12-27 7:31:28 PM  

bigdog1960: Does this explain furries?


No, nothing so complicated furries were just all molested as kids.
 
2020-12-27 7:57:08 PM  
And then, the tentacles.
Right, Ghastly?
 
2020-12-27 8:20:17 PM  
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2020-12-27 8:21:52 PM  
Where the Hell is "Kawaii"?

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2020-12-27 8:42:27 PM  

Satampra Zeiros: And then, the tentacles.
Right, Ghastly?


And then the tentacles.
 
2020-12-27 8:50:20 PM  

Russ1642: Get it regulated if you want it to sound warm. Don't know about the fuzzy though.

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2020-12-27 8:50:46 PM  

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Never underestimate the power of the Maido Corp.


I swear I've seen that anime.
 
2020-12-27 8:58:56 PM  
Can we get Kawaii whales so the bastards stop killing and eating them?
 
2020-12-27 9:03:36 PM  

trialpha: Ghastly: [Fark user image 850x630]
Never underestimate the power of the Maido Corp.

I swear I've seen that anime.


I am trying not to YouTube the latest Band Maid video.
 
2020-12-27 9:04:10 PM  

Ghastly: Link for those not on a mobile device.


Or for those who just don't want to see the entire news ecosystem crushed by Google's monopolistic power.
 
2020-12-27 9:25:13 PM  

Ghastly: Link for those not on a mobile device.


I can't say it improved the article at all, but I appreciate the link - made it much easier to read at my desk!
 
2020-12-27 9:33:34 PM  
There should be more cute pictures in this thread.


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2020-12-27 9:46:23 PM  
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"Jaffa, Squee!"
 
2020-12-28 1:20:01 AM  
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2020-12-28 2:14:07 AM  
wut
 
2020-12-28 3:51:40 AM  
Never underestimate the power of cute.

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2020-12-28 4:08:50 AM  
Kanna.
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Also Kanna:
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2020-12-28 6:26:04 AM  

turbocucumber: Kanna.
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Also Kanna:
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