Ryan - I've seen this before, but haven't been able to track down what causes it. It's a ghost in the machine. Best guess, the down vote was an up vote that got switched. Once a story is voted popular, it sticks, regardless if it later is voted below the 5 threshold. - Read »
Ryan - Shared this on FB and as this thread indicates, there are quite a few issues with these GIFs/this article -- including the fact that their Haikou, Hainan image is actually of Haikou, Fujian. Doesn't fully take away from the point -- watching animate gifs of Chinese cities expanding -- but still. - Read »
Ryan - You're not kidding. It's weird that a few people I know from living in China have been out of China longer than the period I knew them in China.
Which is a very convoluted way of saying, I've been here too long. :) - Read »
Ryan - I left the title as-is, but "surprising" isn't exactly accurate. "Long-time coming..." is more so.
Edit: Doh, dupe. Will leave up though, as it has a bit more info than the Offbeat article. - Read »
Ryan - Space is limited because of accommodation and vehicle needs, as a large or small dog takes up the same housing requirements (I don't know of anyone buying a larger house for their larger dog, but they may...) and most don't drive, the only noticeable inconvenience would be dogs being walked on the... - Read »
chengdoo - A central theme of the documentary is about this unfair and perhaps nonsensical law in Beijing that prohibits ownership of dogs larger than a certain size. How are the characters in your film fighting to overturn this law?
How is that unfair? or nonsensical? Space and resources are already limited... - Read »
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