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Which papercutting looks best in blue eyes

M: I show you some papercuttings, good?
U: ok…great
M: the link
M: about those three papercuttings with a man on a horse
M: hope you can find them.
U: i see them
M: do you think they are great?
M: they are ancient Chinese military generals
U: that were my thoughts
U: i like it
M: Do you remember those 8 horses? which one do you like most, these 3 or those 8 horses?
U: 3 horses
M: you mean these 3 generals?
M: http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=3572933500Β  8 horses
U: the 3 generals
M: http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=3597355150
M: what about this one?
U: did i already see this one?
U: it is nice
M: maybe. is it better then those 3 generals?
M: πŸ˜‰
U: i think so ..yes
M: you mean those two girls are better than those 3 generals?
M: what are you doing? you respond so slow
M: does someone want to borrow your cellphone?
U: i prefer girls over generals
U: sorry
M: http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=4471160648
M: how about this one.
M: by the way, it’s past midnight
U: that is very nice
U: great detail
M: is it better than those two girls?
U: but the subject matter is sort of boring
U: looks like wheat or some kind of weed
M: πŸ™‚ sleep beauty
U: the girls are better
M: http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=3531353906 what about this one
U: its a nice papercut…but to me its only a tree
U: i prefer humans or animals
M: oh, last two before you go to sleep, ok?
U: ok
M: http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=3547460210 what about this one?
U: this is interesting
U: not very detailed
U: but nice
M: better than those 2 girls?
M: better than those generals?
U: the 2 girls are the best so far…i think
M: better than those generals?
U: i like the generals better
M: http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=3597354716Β Β  what about this one?
U: but the last one has more appeal
U: yes
U: this would hot on ebay
U: people love dolphins
M: do you think dolphins are better than horses?
U: i think so
M: πŸ™‚ i c
M: dolphins are lovely
M: Horses show a kind of spirit
U: true
M: are dolphins better than those 2 girls?
U: but dolphins show a spirit of life underground with the perfect disguise above
U: dolphins
M: πŸ™‚
M: it shows an atmosphere of harmonization
U: i couldn’t have said that better myself
M: πŸ˜‰

“Now I plan to be my own boss.”

M: hi
U: hi

M: http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=3572933500
M: what do you think about it?
U: I like that very much
M: but it is out of stock πŸ˜›
U: ouch

M: http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=3566496762
M: they have this one
U: I think i already seen this one
M: πŸ™‚
U: or it was one i recommended
M: They have this one
U: good
M: not the one you recommended.
U: get it
M: the one you recommended have a big Chinese character

M: http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=3553662890
M: what about this one?
U: beautiful
U: is that you?
M: sure πŸ˜›
U: you are an excellent papercut model
M: ((blush))
U: have made new sales on eBay?
M: http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=170616590768&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT
M: πŸ˜‰
U: alright!
U: 4 bids
M: πŸ˜›
M: but that guy who bidded on my stamps haven’t paid it yet. If he want to cancel it, it’s ok, but he just keeps silence.
U: oh…maybe he has no money in his paypal account
M: I think he has regreted about this bidding.
M: If he sends a message saying he wants to cancel it, it’s totally ok.
U: yes…it happens once in a while
U: buyers remorse
M: πŸ™‚
U: anything else?
M: Today, my brother sent those papercuttings to me. The clerk in the post office said that it will take 2 months.
M: no other sales
U: what!Β  2 months?
U: why so long
U: thats silly
M: I think that it won’t be that long. it should be 1 month.
U: why does it take so long
M: it’s cheaper
M: the postage is cheaper. regular parcel through land and water
M: not air

M: http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=3572917372
M: what do you think about this one?
U: i can send something to europe for around $15
U: That is very colorful
M: it should be around $12 dollars from China to Toronto for that papercuttings.
U: that seems reasonable
U: but not to take so long
M: πŸ™‚
M: do you know cross stitch?
U: no i don’t
U: explain it to me
M: also very nice.
M: needle art
M: it’s from Europe in fact.
U: oh ok
U: i know this type
M: πŸ™‚
M: now it’s quite popular in China
M: can you made it? ((chuckle))
M: http://cgi.ebay.ca/New-Finished-Completed-Cross-Stitch-Fairy-81733-/220754121361?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3365f89291
M: very beautiful
U: wow…really commands a good price
M: very very beautiful
U: are you going to bid on it
M: no
U: you seem to be in love with it
M: I really love it. I think maybe I can buy some from China to sell on eBay.
M: πŸ˜‰
U: yeah…these make great gifts
U: should be able to sell very easy during christmas season
M: ((nod))
U: you are really coming up with some great selling ideas
U: before you know it…you will have 100 stars buying and selling
U: then you will be a big-shot ebayer

M: http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=4470984904
M: check all the three, then tell me what you think about them
U: Well…they monotone in color (black and white)
U: lots of detail
M: ((nod))
U: they might not be eye-candy for someone impulse buying
U: but will be good for someone who has refined tastes
M: just they are too big. 40cm.
M: can’t be shipped in an envelope as a letter mail.
U: yes…one must consider how difficult it is to ship certain things
M: πŸ™‚
M: do you think where they will put that cross stitch of that girl?
M: on the wall?
U: i have no idea
U: maybe framed and on the wall perhaps
M: maybe you can put that girl on your T-shirt πŸ˜‰
U: maybe
U: http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=3553662890
U: this one?
M: I mean that one on eBay
U: the chinese one is much better
M: ((chuckle))
U: easier to copy and put on a t-shirt
M: do you think I should order this girl papercutting
U: if you want too
M: are you working on your assignment, by the way?
U: yes
M: Yesterday, I talked with my brother. I said that I would stop looking for a job and focus on my ebay. He thought it’s unreasonable.
U: so you really stopped looking for a job
M: But today, his attitude changed. He said that if I wanted to do business, it’s ok.
U: ok
M: Then I feel a lot of pressure now.
U: some positive reinforcement
M: I just sold out a few of my used stuff.
U: well…if you stopped looking for a job
U: then
U: you have to do something to generate an income
U: if you want
M: yeah
U: i was under the impression that you didn’t even start looking for a job
M: I did look for a job last year, remember?
U: But being your own boss is great
U: yes…OK…i stand corrected
M: I haven’t started this year. The weather is too cold, remember?
U: its spring now
M: yeah.
U: time to start?
M: Now I plan to be my own boss.
U: great plan
M: remember?
M: πŸ™‚
U: and you will succeed
M: really?
U: if you have great desire
M: I hope so.
U: ok…i’m so tired
U: see you tomorrow
M: ok, good night
M: see u
U: good night
U: ((hug))
M: ((hug))

Learn Chinese culture through Chinese papercutting art(1): a beauty in Qing Dynasity

M: hi
M: are u working now?
U: hi
U: no
M: what are you doing, by the way?
M: are you yelling as usual?
M: πŸ˜‰
U: just going over my mid-term assignments
M: oh, good student.
U: always
U: what are doing?
M: me? I’m browsing some papercuttings now so I can show you to judge and listening TV.
U: oh…show and tell

M: http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=3592526014
M: see that red one
M: it should be a girl in Qing Dynasity
U: very nice
M: it’s 0.7 metre
M: too big, right?
U: that would be quite large
U: but maybe bigger is better
M: oh, people won’t buy it because they have no place to put it.
U: maybe you are right
U: but there might one person willing to pay for it
M: πŸ™‚
M: do you think Americans like to buy a papercut with old times’ Chinese lady?
U: i’m sure it would attract attention
M: I think that he must know Chinese culture well so he can appreciate its beauty.
U: many americans are interested in chinese culture
M: oh, i c. I expect the papercuttings which can attract common American tastes.
M: like this one http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=1993172002
M: everyone has a childhood.
U: i think the one with chinese girl is much more attractive
M: oh, you mean that red one.
U: yes…thats what i would choose….even though its rather large
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