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Talk about Touhou here. I think the OP or something. It's been three months. We've all talked about our favorite characters, so what's your favorite part of the fandom? Do you like the setting the most, the characters the most, the lore the most, the music the most, or, like me, do you just idealize the series like I do?

What are you doing right now to enjoy the series?
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>she studies magic all day
I thought it was Patchouli that did that? Marisa always seemed like a dumb bimbo to me.


>Marisa always seemed like a dumb bimbo to me
You watch your mouth. Marisa is a talented magician who only offsets her studies to help her friends. Patchy and Alice depend on her to keep them from burning out and she's been invaluable in defending Gensokyo from those who wish to hurt the nice people. She's a young rapscallion and can be a handful sometimes but she's as smart s they come and a very kindred soul so don't go calling her a bimbo.


All I'm saying is that I always see Marisa fooling around with Reimu whereas Patchy always has her nose buried in a book. I know who I'm going to ask if I ever need help in magic class.


Marisa is the one to push Reimu out the door when work needs done. When Marisa does fool around she does so in the company of Reimu because Reimu enjoys fooling around too. What you don't see is Marisa using her flight to help Patchy sort the library, or fly in to town for essentials for Alice. Patchy never leaves the library yet she says no to magic being conducted there, so naturally she must not get a lot of practice in. She's a scholar but has no real experience. Unreliable in a fight, undependable when a life needs saving, unmoving when trouble lurks anywhere besides the mansion. She may be able to tell what she's read of the 2+2s of alchemy, but can she actually make gold? Don't get me wrong, she's a good person and a great friend for an aspiring wizard, but please stop with the myth that Marisa is some aloof kid who can't hold her own. She's beaten centuries old foes at just 17.


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You know how in the early 1900s there was this culture of "work really hard so you appear awesome without having to have done any work at all?" E.g., Olympic athlete would claim they had really, really lax training regimes, but in reality they were training all the time. Marisa strikes me as one of those types.

Meanwhile, I always got the impression that Patchy's lifestyle is one of: she mooches off of Remi, and Remi loves it (I've always been a huge RemiPatch fan, and I don't understand why it isn't more popular, given that they've lived with each other for centuries). But at the same time, Patchy never struck me as 'unreliable' or 'uncapable.' I mean, she did construct a magic moonrocket in Silent Sinner in Blue (or one of the official Touhou pieces) iirc, right?


I finally found a way to get around the Youtube algorithm to find strange shit like this again.



I found it in Halmos' autobiography. In general, the method is you take something/one you like, and look at their recommendations, then you look at their recommendations' recommendations, then you look at their recommendations' recommendations' recommendations (typically trying to choose lower and lower sub counts at each level, although often this isn't necessary). Once you get to the third layer, you find all these obscure sources that nobody else knows about, and yet inform almost everything. For example, if you take a really popular Touhou channel, by the third layer you find all these 10-1000 subscriber channels that ALL of the popular Touhou channels have been stealing from, and are untapped diamonds in the rough. However, this method works for books (by going three layers deep in works cited), etc..
It's difficult, though, because a lot of channels have started scrubbing any channels they subscribe to for this very reason.
Another trick is to take a popular Youtuber that you may watch, take the title of one of their videos, put it into search, and then click the filter button to only get videos made in the past week or hour, and then go to the second or third page. You start to actually find the new stuff again, but this approach is much more of a high risk strategy; you have to dig through a lot of trash to find diamonds in the rough.


Fascinating, it works.


That is because Patchouli follows the path of contemplation (or, as the orientals call it, wu wei) whilst Marisa follows the path of action. Patchy knows how to do these things but has transcended any need to do so for she knows that there will always be worker drones like Marisa to do it for her. Aristotle sums up the difference between these two types spledidly in his metaphysics:
>For men of experience know that the thing is so, but do not know why,while the others know the ‘why’ and the cause.
>Hence we think that the master-workers in each craft are more honourable and know in a truer sense and are wiser than the manual workers, because they know the causes of the things that are done
>(we think the manual workers are like certain lifeless things which act indeed, but act without knowing what they do, as fire burns,—but while the lifeless things perform each of their functions by a natural tendency, the labourers perform them through habit)


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I think Shion would be good at video games but not smug about it


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I'm glad other people feel sympathy for Shion! Her life is a struggle. Ganbatte Shion-tan.


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Imagine you're already miserable, her curse wont work on you so if you come across her you'll give her lots of hugs and head pats and share the little amount of food you have.


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it is nearing bed time


She might be broke but shes rich in looks


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Toho Vote 18 ends in a couple hours , who will you please vote for??


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The results are in and Futo is STILL just as popular as ever!! Another win!!


What's your favorite MMD? I remember watching this for the first time, long ago. It's by far my favorite MMDs with a story. Ever since then, during fall/winter, I would eat a persimmon. I've been doing this for 3-4 years, if not more.




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Momiji Mauser :)


the song "no more nuzzles" by luna is better than your haggot ass.


Please don't talk about Yukari's butt like that. She is very pretty from head to toe.


german spam


Tried watching 2hu fandom on youtube a while ago. Yukari always ends up being the big bad villain which is repetitive. Diamond in the rough was also just plain insulting.

"Super-Duper Gensokyo level Dangan Ronpa" is actually better than Danganronpa for writing but unfortunately never got finished


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spageti fearie


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I decided to finally stop being a fucking secondary nigger after a decade or so, and picked up Story of Eastern Wonderland about a week ago. I would've started ages ago but for some reason I thought to learn Japanese and "enjoy it in it's original form". So far the best I've done was get to Mima with 4 lives, then get smacked to shit and die just before the end. I feel like I should be able to finish her either today or within the next 1-2 days, then I'll do the EXTRA and move on to the 3rd game.
The gameplay and music are nice, though I have a hard time paying attention to the latter, my brain starts blocking it out very quickly so I can focus better. Sometimes I feel cheated after dying to stupid shit or missing a 1UP, unfortunately I have anger control problems so it can fuck up the run or the one after it, today I've happened to read the bible after getting really pissy at the game, it actually made me really serene and the next run I did was one of my best, so I might make it a habit to read it whenever I get upset at the games from now on.


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ive just started from eosd, good luck


wiz gets angry at game, finds God. Why is this so funny?


I'd read the bible too if I start raging


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shionyorigami ist fumo fumo :D cute cute cute


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look at this pics


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this post is mine. I have a couple more imaghes to share


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Today is the day we wish the unnamed miko of the Toyosatomimi shrine a happy birthday. wizards wish that she is very happy and enjoys the company of her close friends and family


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Thread cleanse spiritually for board /jp/ - Japan/Anime


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Chiruno is the confidest


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WHY is nobody TALKING ABOUT this


>more card trash
i hope th20 isn't like this


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weell we've got good news for you:
someday you will be dead


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Let's gooooooo


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she ghost


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This could be us if you were Lumia and I was a Japanese man employed as an English knight to pay for my family's tea trading company


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just found about this character. she's cool murasa minamitsu I like her.


how would you design a TCG for touhou?

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