Monday, 21 February 2011

All For Peace

Point a camera at me, and the "peace" sign will automatically come up without hesitation. I should try and vary my poses. But it's kinda hard to control my hands and stop my fingers from forming that V sign. LOL
p.s. this is my excuse of putting up my old photos of my "younger self" up in this blog. Haha Cheesy, I know.

Bear with me. This is after all MY BLOG.

An enlightening post on Japan next, I promise. :D

19 comments:

  1. The peace sign has now become part of Japanese culture and most people use it for photos. It just becomes second nature after a while.

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  2. I guess there's nothing wrong with having "peace sign" pose. There are many, many people do that too.
    Have a nice day! Peace! :)

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  3. Yeah most people are likely to be posing with a peace sign every time pictures are taken :)

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  4. Wow, you are such a cheerful mommy!^-^

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  5. Haha, since it's your blog, you can do whatever you want to for sure:)
    To me, the behavior of JAPANESE having peace sign when the camera was pointed at was sort of conditional response, as is explained by "Pavlov's dog"... Well I am not blaming but telling how I feel toward them, you know:)
    Thanks for sharing.

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  6. yey! It looks so good.
    I do it, too. And also thumb up. I don't know why I'm doing that.
    I recognize that means peace, but do you think that there are people who is recognizing the sign means Victory?
    I wonder if I could show off the sign in every country. haha!

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  7. Blimey that's a lot of peace signs! :)

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  8. Well I think its cute, nothing wrong with a V sign pose :) i sometimes take photos with the v sign too hehehe and honestly ive been teaching my cute nephew how to do the v sign which he is trying his best to master it well so far it still looks a bit like a Klingon grip sign hehe ..i like your 1st photo with the cute bob, it suits you well!

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  9. Ha ha... Your son didn't do the peace sign!
    Instead, he gave us a thumbs down?!
    So mischievous huh?

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  10. hahaha... didn't expect a lot of response for this frivolous post but there you go... ^^

    @Japan Australia,
    It's become my second nature too. Hard habit to break for me now. :D

    @Con Artist Trickster & Mei Teng,
    Yeah, people everywhere put up the V sign for photos. But I thin I overdo it somehow. LOL

    @Alice,
    Only when I'm on vacation! Otherwise, I'm the GARANG mommy. LOL

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  11. @Yoshi,
    Conditioned from birth to do the V? :D
    I should stop being cheesy, shouldn't I? ^-^

    @bird,
    Yes, you can! Perfectly normal to see that V everywhere. Although I don't see middle age ladies like me doing it so much. LOL

    @Twisting the Spanner,
    Almost 90% of my non-candid photos have me with the hands up. That's a lot. I should try and just stand straight up more in my photos. LOL

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  12. @cuteandcurls,
    I tried hard but never can do the Klingon sign. My son and hubby don't have that problem and I soooo envy them! (My body just don't listen to me, I guess). :D

    You like that 1st photo? I like it too. I was in my best shape and best hair that time, being very fit and all. Sadly, after a year, gone fat already. huhu

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  13. @London Caller,
    Cheeky, that boy. ^^

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  14. Ha ha... Your son cheeky. You're cheesy?
    Almost rhyme lah.
    Can make pantun.
    My Melayu is a bit rusty, I am forcing myself to use it every day on my blog.
    In case, when I go back to Malaysia, orang tanya apa pun tak tahu...
    Nak pesan nasi lemak pun susah! Ha ha...
    So let me know if my Malay sounds like Mat Salleh, OK? ;)

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  15. @London Caller,
    Hahaha... Been too long since I last construct a pantun myself. :D

    Well, you sound like most non-Malay I've known in Malaysia so no worries there. :)

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  16. Haha!! I guess it's a habit! Maybe you should remind yourself to just pose without the V sign next time : )

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  17. @foong,
    I will try my best. XD

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  18. i think it's a cutesy way to pose with the V sign.

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  19. @LR,
    It sure is, isn't it? But whether a middle age woman doing it looks cute or not, is another matter. LOL

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