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#1 CheapyD

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Posted 28 November 2005 - 06:54 AM

The Talkman is the new PSP add-on that acts a language translator.

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#2 rywateska

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Posted 28 November 2005 - 06:56 AM

Hah! A language translator for $300! When do the $200 hoverboards come?

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Posted 28 November 2005 - 06:57 AM

The Talkman is the new PSP add-on that acts a language translator.

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is that bill clinton in the last caption partyin down?
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Posted 28 November 2005 - 06:58 AM

TalkMan - It'll help you party with the homeboys with some milk

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Posted 28 November 2005 - 07:07 AM

I like how they market it toward the drunk japanese businessman with the tie around his head. So that means that drunk JP businessmen can make freinds with drunk american businessmen if they use it? Sweet! Alcohol is the universal language I guess.
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#6 Ikohn4ever

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Posted 28 November 2005 - 07:32 AM

Cheapy in that second ad, is that like a gameshow or something above the guy with his head down?
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Posted 28 November 2005 - 08:05 AM

Do you see a lot of ads with multiple pictures like in instruction books, or is that ad in that style ironically (like it would be were it American)?
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Posted 28 November 2005 - 11:48 AM

I'll get one when you just stick something the size of an ear plug into your ear and all languages translate into something you understand, kind of like on Farscape.
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Posted 30 November 2005 - 07:23 AM

I actually just ordered a copy of Talkman from Play-Asia. I don't know how it works, but as I work on the Las Vegas strip, I encounter a lot of Chinese and Japanese tourists, so it'll help out my poor Japanese and non-existant Mandarin skills. Still, very interesting ads.

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Posted 30 November 2005 - 11:31 PM

I read a little about this. It seems like it would make interviews between Japanese video game directors and American journalists much easier.

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Posted 30 November 2005 - 11:35 PM

I actually just ordered a copy of Talkman from Play-Asia. I don't know how it works, but as I work on the Las Vegas strip, I encounter a lot of Chinese and Japanese tourists, so it'll help out my poor Japanese and non-existant Mandarin skills. Still, very interesting ads.


Let us know how it works... it's kinda cool that the psp can branch out into yet another function. :bouncy:

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Posted 01 December 2005 - 12:21 AM

I like that they get so shit faced at the end of the first one that they decided that the-necktie-headband is the way they're gonna go, but they decided on it together. Which is important, you don't wanna be the only asshole doing the headband thing with your necktie, or else you become "that guy", as in, "Holy shit, look at THAT GUY"

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Posted 01 December 2005 - 01:22 AM

I like that they get so shit faced at the end of the first one that they decided that the-necktie-headband is the way they're gonna go, but they decided on it together. Which is important, you don't wanna be the only asshole doing the headband thing with your necktie, or else you become "that guy", as in, "Holy shit, look at THAT GUY"


I thought every Japanese Businessman wears their necktie on their head when they drink.
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Posted 01 December 2005 - 06:56 PM

The Talkman is the new PSP add-on that acts a language translator.
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Posted 01 December 2005 - 08:43 PM

A winner is you. Talking about the 3rd box.


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Posted 14 December 2005 - 08:21 PM

Hahahahaha to the "(Maybe) part. :)
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