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99th percentile

Oh wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous CL-kind is! Oh brave new world, that has such people in it!


Normal student. Enjoys doing fun things, day dreaming, and the ship TaroxBed. I like my mecha and shounen but also anything grimdark.

skype - taro_tanako



More loce..

Uber loce..

Taro_Tanako joined on Feb 2nd, 2013, since that has made 1042 posts that are still accessible today, 13 of which are threads. Helping shape the community, Taro_Tanako has given 1300 upvotes, and was last online on May 26th, 2017.

  • In Anime Fandub Parodies

    Hmmm..well this is still one of my favourite parody/abridged series. Spot on with those characters. Also a bit NSFW cos of language.

    I'm sure JelloApocalypse also did a fun version of Baccano! too.

  • In Durarara!! Survey & Light Novels

    Wait..what's Durarara! huh? Never heard of that...

  • In CL Chess Club [Summer Tournament Starting June 3rd]

    Maybe try a double elimination tourney? Means one loss doesn't make an instant fail and more matches.

  • In What Are You Thinking Right Now

    I'm already bored of revision and studying. Bring on summer break (it's so far away cries).

  • In Life Changing

    "If it be a thing external that causes you grief, know that it is not the property that causes it but your own conceit and perception of the thing, which is wholly in your power to change." - Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

    I read Marcus Aurelius' book Meditations in a weird fit of first year student pretentiousness but it has so many amazing things in it about being a rational thinker and learning to set aside worries and fears over stuff you can't change and concentrate on those you can.

    This quote, among many others from Meditations, just convinced me to be a bit less neurotic about worrying over things too much. Tomorrow is another day and all of that stoic and pragmatic crap...

    Also, this one.. "Waste no time arguing what a good person should be. Be one."

    "You think your life is a movie, or book, or comic, or something. And you think you're the main character that everyone can read. You're not! You live in your own fucking head and I can never tell what you are thinking." - a crappy person that I'm kinda paraphrasing

    Something that came up in one of those teen relationship arguments we all have when we don't know any better, but this message stuck with me since. I remember at the time being really wounded by it cos it implied I was self absorbed and pricked my bubble of how I saw myself at the time. Painfully, it was quite true. But it was a bit of a wake up call that reminded me it wasn't all about me and I shouldn't assume anyone else could understand what I was thinking unless I actually expressed it. I still haven't learnt the whole lesson but I'm a bit more self aware now. Still hate the person who said that though...

  • In CL Short Story Project 7: Discussion Thread

    Chill yo...

  • In Post what you're listening to.

    Foxing (chosen by @Kei_ above) are great but..

  • In The Colorless News (Issue #14)

    Does "God" even care? An interesting question. Perhaps he now only exists as some pseudo-theological construct, occasionally tinkering with minor site functionality fixes and encouraging zealotry from afar?

  • In CL Update 2017 [New Mods, Old Mods, Development Staff]

    Yay! Congrats to you all.

  • In The Colorless News (Issue #14)

    Hilarious outcome for the mod candidates considering the shit Warlock gave staff when he was going through his paranoid witch hunts for staff spies.

    Still, all seems like good news and I second looking forward to the chess.