Hi again. Niko here.
This week’s prompt
You’re chatting with the new guy at work. You want to ask him what sort of extracurricular activities he did back in high school.
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You’re at the store. Your spouse asked you to buy some ちくわぶ (not ちくわ). You’ve been looking everywhere, but you can’t find it. You decide to ask one of the store staff for help.
This has happened me before… multiple times, for all sorts of requested items.
The correct thing to do in these situations is to stay quiet (you know, because of the crippling shyness) and keep searching for the item until you eventually die of old age.
I remember once Rei asked me to pick up マロニーちゃん at the store, and I was super lost because I had no idea what that was. When I texted to ask, she sent me this picture:
And now I’m thinking, Do I really just ask, “Hey, ya’ll got any Maroni-chan?” What kind of noodle is this, anyway? 春雨(はるさめ // glass noodles)?
In the end, I showed one of the staff the picture and asked if they had it. She had this smirk on her face, like, “Silly foreigner, what are you doing looking for this?” And no, they didn’t have it.
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