WooJin (leew5@earthlink.net)
Thu, 30 Dec 1999 10:21:36 -0500


Wait....no school on saturday? if it follows the traditional Japanese
school system(which is actually based on the one used in California) then
Saturday should be a half day :)

WooJin Lee woojin@rpgfan.com
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Simmons" <scorpio@best.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 30, 1999 4:15
Subject: Re: [gundam] In Search of UC 0001

> Trent writes,
>
> >In that movie guide of the DVD 0080 vol. 2:
>
> These dates all match the B-CLUB Visual Comic and the
> Shindosha-provided timeline in the new Gundam 2000 calendar. So yeah, we
> have a consensus. Nice that they listed the days of the week, too!
>
> >9/12 0079 is the "sun" (sorry all, I don't know what the Japanese
> >"week" system is)
> >When the "cyclops" raided the north pole base.
>
> That's nichiyobi (Sunday), which means they drew the same conclusions
> about days of the week that I did. Yay!
>
> >10/12 0079 is the "moon"
> >The shuttle was on the way to side 6
>
> This is getsuyobi (Monday).
>
> >12/12 0079 is "water"
> >Alfred was looking for a picture of a Fed MS/the cargo arrived
>
> Suiyobi (Wednesday).
>
> >14/12 0079 is "gold"
> >Bernny arrived at Granada
> >15:30 he joined the "cyclops"
> >23:00 operation Rubicon begins
>
> This is kinyobi (Friday). Al falls asleep in the Zaku's cockpit that
> night, but it doesn't matter that he oversleeps, 'cause the next day
> isn't a schoolday...
>
>
> Joshua asks,
>
> >Hmmm, sorry, not that I mean to spoil anyone's fun, but I can't help but
> >wonder why is there an ongoing preoccupation with relating the UC
timeline
> >with the Gregorian calendar? Is it something out of the creator's
original
> >intentions?
>
> Certainly not - in fact, creator Tomino seems to have nothing but
> contempt for this sort of fannish nitpicking. :-)
>
> There's really no good reason to want to know this - the whole point of
> adopting a new calendar was to avoid pinning the story down to a specific
> calendar year. But it's amusing to speculate, since we have enough info
> to narrow the options down a bit, and the days of the week thing is
> actually kinda cool.
>
> Hm... so September 18, the date of the Zeon raid on Side 7, is a
> Tuesday. Why isn't Amuro in school?
>
> -- Mark
>
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