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Old 05-07-07, 06:37 AM   #1
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I'm BACK!!!! too



Can't guarantee the pictures of handsome men that snowy has lined up, but I had a fantastic, amazing, bewildering, and utterly unforgettable week in North Korea (or the DPRK, as they prefer to call it there). I just got back late yesterday -- pictures are forthcoming.

In the meantime, it's good to see Foo chugging along, with incredible news about Michele, and KT comfortably ensconced in Washington!
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Glad to see you safe and sound back in bustling and neoned Shanghai!

Lookin' forward to hearing your stories, and seeing those "officially-approved" pics.
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Can't guarantee the pictures of handsome men that snowy has lined up, but I had a fantastic, amazing, bewildering, and utterly unforgettable week in North Korea (or the DPRK, as they prefer to call it there). I just got back late yesterday -- pictures are forthcoming.

In the meantime, it's good to see Foo chugging along, with incredible news about Michele, and KT comfortably ensconced in Washington!
Sorry, dude, but I gave you up for lost in the DPRK penal system. Hehe. Everything intact? No brainwashedness? Oh, and did you have any kimchi? Man, I haven't had any of that in years...probably for good reason. Good to have you back, in any case.
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Old 05-07-07, 08:40 AM   #6
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Sooo...didja have to grease any border guards palms when crossing?? Come up with any "creative" methods for hiding the pics?? You must have had some cool adventures. We will be waiting impatiently for the pics! Glad you're safe
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You were gone?!

Did you bring me the peoples crescent roll?
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Glad you made it out of there safely.
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Yeah, I can't wait to see the pictures, either.

Did you bring me the peoples silly tourist hat?
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Did ya get to shake hands with Kim-baby?
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Oops, need to get back into my Foo habit... Pictures coming along soon, I hope!

As for customs, I ended up having to delete two photos, of the one-foot gap that you had to jump to get into the dining car on the train (more funny than scary). I don't think the customs guy really knew what it was, but asked me to delete it anyway. Ended up a total of 395 pictures and short movie clips...

polara426sh.... umm.... thanks?

Had tons of kimchee, which I actually really like... did get a nasty case of food poisoning, though, which prevented me from seeing the DMZ

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So are you having uncontrolable urges to do everything Angela Lansbury tells you to do yet?
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So are you having uncontrolable urges to do everything Angela Lansbury tells you to do yet?
Thankfully, not being Frank Sinatra, I think I am immune...

Edit: Oops -- of course, Sinatra wasn't actually the one getting orders from Angela Lansbury... need to see it again, obviously
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Watch The Manchurian Candidate.

Ah, yes -- now I remember

As mentioned earlier, I obviously need to see it again
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Oops, need to get back into my Foo habit... Pictures coming along soon, I hope!

As for customs, I ended up having to delete two photos, of the one-foot gap that you had to jump to get into the dining car on the train (more funny than scary). I don't think the customs guy really knew what it was, but asked me to delete it anyway. Ended up a total of 395 pictures and short movie clips...

polara426sh.... umm.... thanks?

Had tons of kimchee, which I actually really like... did get a nasty case of food poisoning, though, which prevented me from seeing the DMZ

More soon!
Mmm, kimchee! I like it, too, but too much tends to make you smell funny. As for the DMZ, well, I told you to stay away from there anyway. There's people with guns all over that place, silly! Glad things went well.
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Ahem!!!! Some of us are still waiting for the People's crescent roll and the People's silly tourist hat!
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A sad lack of crescent rolls and silly tourist hats, but I did find a silly tourist T-shirt that says "See you in Pyongyang!" on the back
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I likes me some spicy KimChee. Didja bring me some? <hopeful Vega look, lickin' lips>
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