Shanghai Expo
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Don't go unless you want to wait in 6+ hr lines. You're considered lucky to even see 2-3 pavilions a day... 480,000 people.

I could only handle 1 day in the end or else I'd go crazy.

Didn't get to see Russia OR Korea pavilion. Talk about a major letdown....(I'm grieving so hard right now)

Well. At least I got to chat with the Russian bartenders. They were seriously losing it, poor guys lol. "I jus wan to go SHADDDUP!!" HANG IN THERE ROMA(sp?)..!!!!!

Recuperating from the sheer number of PEOPLE. Be back home in about 3 days.




...........................DAMMIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Jiuhai's avatar
u come to shanghai?
u should tell me u would come ><
there r really ppl mountain ppl sea in expo...
u must visit 'euro' area, if u go PuXi side , it would not so crowded. but in all-- ppl everywhere
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I think I did say for a long time that I was going..!
But yes, I stayed in the Euro side for most of the afternoon, but it was even MORE people than the Asia side! I think I just chose a very bad day for visiting, I heard the people who went a week after me only had to wait 2 hr lines....

Ah, the buildings and everything were so beautiful and lovely, I wish I could just have a day to myself to visit it carefully...
Jiuhai's avatar
Yeah i do know u will come but recently too busy working and dont know which day exactly u come///sigh

and really there r too many ppl /_\
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;_;
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mohjaStudent Filmographer
DAAAAAAAAANGGG!!! you went through torture.
FadedSunrise's avatar
OMG. o_____________o

That's like, 10x Anime Expo size and then some, yah? x_x;
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y-yeah.............. IMAGINE THAT dsjakfljas;dkjfdsa;l
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Aw man that sucks! I am grieving hard because my mother told me I shouldn't go - unless I want to wait 5-6 hours for EACH pavilion.

Russian bartenders? :D Please elaborate.
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Yes, 5-6 hrs is about right. But then again, it's really up to luck on when you go.. If you visit on a day with only 350k or 400k people, you might be able to get away with waiting only 3-4 hrs. But if you visit on a 500k day like me...it's complete HELL.


On the other side of the Russian pavilion, they had a little bar (of COURSE, haha) and there were these two Russian bartenders who looked totally harassed and at their wit's end, so I decided to go and help out a little..provide them some conversation.

Me: .......privet? :D
Russianguys: ыалоывфлад оыфаолыдф воафвыждаолфыыа оывдлфаофывджаовдфы Da, nyet?
Me: ........................ D': .................. Nyet? ..........................................................English?
Russianguys: Oh, ok! :^D

We talked about their jobs, and visiting other countries, and random stuff. When I had to leave, I shook his hand, but then he tried to kiss it. @_______@ Those darn Russians...! WHY SO FRANCIS-LIKE.






.....although I'll admit my heart doki-doki very fast at that moment X'DDDD
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: D *ahahahahahaha* I'm not going D': Simply because I must get to some college hunting and college sight seeing this summer. OTL

Wow, harassed and at their wit's end? I can only imagine the abuse ...oh wait, I shouldn't.


Oh lulz, I can only imagine the (hand) exchange at the ..attempted handshake! Ohohohohohohohohohohohohohohohohoho!

...and I'll admit I was cursing your luck to the heavens when I read that part.

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Really crowded indeed. So you took pictures of the pavilions right?

I need good pictures of the China pavilion, so I'm hoping you'll post your pictures up.
HikariKame's avatar
I just need China Pavilion. It's for a school project.

I'm sorry your trip sucked. China is ridiculously crowded. Add to the fact that you went in the summer [IS DEATH]...yeah.

I'm sorry. What was the favor? Feel free to rant your heart out. I'm here to listen! <3
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kagami222Student Filmographer
Do you need the insides too, or just the outside?
I hope these help!

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HikariKame's avatar
Preferably everything. xD The more I have, the easier it will be to do the project.


Thank you so much!!!!!!!!!!
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You need pictures of the inside exhibits too? O: What kind of project is this, exactly?
HikariKame's avatar
Just whatever you have, don't stress out over it.

DO you know what CAD is? Basically I'm using AutoCAD, this comp program, to draw the building on the computer for engineering.

We get to enter a contest by the end of the year. This is basically a test for me to see if I'll like engineering.
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Yes, I know autocad (although I've never used it myself). I'm majoring in 3D animation, so I do modeling as well~

I've pretty much given you all the architectural photos then! The rest are inside exhibits, but it'd just be more confusing. Good luck on the contest~
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