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When someone tells you, "Omedetou," what are the different things you can say?

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Can we have even less context? –  Axioplase Sep 7 '11 at 6:16

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ありがとう。

いいえ、いいえ。

まあ、頭いいから、合格するなんて当たり前だったべちゃ。

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べちゃ is from which dialect? –  Lukman Sep 7 '11 at 6:21
    
@Luk Dialect from Miyagi (aka Sendai-ben) –  Axioplase Sep 7 '11 at 7:05
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こ、こいつ…調子に乗りやがって!! –  syockit Sep 7 '11 at 10:59
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@Axioplase: Could you add the translation? I understand the first two, but the third one is not clear to non-experts like me. :D –  Alenanno Sep 7 '11 at 15:29
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@Alenanno: It says "Well, I'm so clever, it was obvious I would succeed". Because the OP didn't realise that one can be told "omedetou" for so many reasons, to which there are as many answers. –  Axioplase Sep 7 '11 at 16:09

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