Sunday, September 25, 2011

Nominees for the Best Post of AAK! -- First Five Years

Here are all the AAK! posts nominated by the readers for the five year anniversary extravaganza:
- Korea-Japan Relation Saga, Part III – WWII  (Feb. 23, 2007)
- Open Letter to Non-Asian People (Aug. 22, 2007)
- Korean Language Lessons - Particle I (Classificational Particles) (Nov. 26, 2007)
- The Ultimate Korean Looks List – How to Pick Koreans from Other Asians Just by Looking at Them (Sept. 8, 2008)
- How Dare You Call Me by My Name! (Nov. 11, 2008)
- Lesson in Cultural Gap through an Exercise of Translation (Dec. 9, 2008)
- Fan Death is Real (Jan. 7, 2009)
- Protests in Korea (May 15, 2009)
- Dog – It’s What’s for Dinner (Aug. 30, 2009)
- 2PM, Jaebeom, and Korea's Internet Culture (Dec. 4, 2009)
- The Korean's English Acquisition, and the Best Method to Master a Foreign Language, Guaranteed (Jan. 14, 2010)
- Why is StarCraft Popular in Korea? (Feb. 19, 2010)
- How to Hold Jesa (Sept. 19, 2010)
- Still More about Korean Names! (Oct. 26, 2010)
- Confucianism and Korea - Part II: What is Confucianism? (Jan. 6, 2011)
- Ask a Korean! News: North Korean Riot in 1998 (Jan. 26, 2011)
- God Loves Tiger Moms (Mar. 1, 2011)
- A Retrospective on Identity: State of a Gyopo at Age 30 (Mar. 18, 2011)
- Why You Should Never Listen to Asian American "Writers" of Angst (May 9, 2011)
- Another Person's Room (Aug. 11, 2011)
- Language Split Personalities? (Sept. 13, 2011)
The Korean is very happy to see that there was not too much over-representation of the more recent posts. Thank you all for the nominations. The voting is open until the 11:59 p.m. (EST) of October 20, 2011.

If you are a relatively new reader to the blog, you could use this as a guide for exploring older posts that other people liked. As always, thank you for reading!

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  1. My favorite is "A Retrospective on Identity: State of a Gyopo at Age 30"

  2. sorry Korean, I've suggested "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Korean Men" - but I guess it is too late...

  3. me like that the "fan death" thingy has been nominated.
    Still one of my favourites!
    And keep up the great work!


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