Author Topic: Why Does All The Cool Stuff Come Out In Asia First  (Read 1163 times)

patrickq

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Why Does All The Cool Stuff Come Out In Asia First
« on: December 09, 2004, 12:44:07 pm »
Interesting SF Chronicle article on cool Japanese toys
The Gadget Gap
« Last Edit: December 10, 2004, 10:54:25 pm by offroadgeek »

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« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2004, 07:24:30 pm »
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« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2004, 08:49:20 pm »
Why?  

Because they make it there!!  
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« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2004, 04:25:22 pm »
Exactly.

If americans made them they would be in america first.
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