Normally I hate to post these types of things, but it's for a good cause, so I hope the admins will grant me a pass here.
FreeRice.com is a site I'm sure many people here have heard about; you can play learning games and they donate rice to feed starving kids. If you aren't familiar with it, I suggest giving it a try.
I came across this suggestion to add to their list of games a Japanese learning section.
I, for one, think it would be cool if I could improve my Japanese so that I could communicate more effectively with JP players, and feed starving kids while I do it.
If you agree with me, please click the above link and submit votes for this request. You don't need to sign up or anything.
If you don't like that, or if you like other things, there are other suggestions to vote for or you could submit your own.
For all the complaints about FFXIV, consider that not only do many people in the world not have the luxury of even playing this game; they don't even own a computer. Or electricity. Or a roof.
So the next time you want to complain about how terrible your life is because you don't have "XYZ feature" in FFXIV, consider the people who haven't eaten in days.
So my request is simple: Vote to add Japanese learning to the FreeRice minigames so that we can improve our communication with our fellow players (They already have Spanish, French, Italian, and German for those who are interested) and help save kids from starving.
Thank you for your time.
EDIT: Feed starving kids, not feel starving kids. That's a terrible typo.
Edited, Oct 23rd 2010 5:53pm by Mikhalia