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Pensioner arrested for dumping 200 kgs of porn in park

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A quarter of a ton of porn? 70 videos? His friend is sick all right! Guess what the local cops are gonna be doing for the next few months?

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Two observations: Why did the cops take the time to weigh this dropped load? Second:

unloading 17 sacks

Something tells me a lot more than 17 sacks were unloaded given the amount of porn we're talking :-)

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17 sacks of porn would make a great gag prop. One of those hidden camera shows. "Here is your delivery sir!"

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Sick? I am actually more concerned about people who have similar sized stashes of murder and slasher films and TV shows.

We are talking about old people here with porn stashes dating from who knows when and most likely subscription magazines and VHS cassettes.

Just imagine a guy who has been getting Playboy for the last 40 years and never threw one away.

But anyway, what complete fool. If his friend did not want to be publicly embarrassed by his porn stash when dead, just think of the hell he is going through right now. If he was not bedridden, he might be trying to kill his "friend"!

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"And found in a neighboring park, 5,000 empty tissue boxes."

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The weight of the stack is for amusement only, I would NOT be surprised if all of this material fit in one single HDD, this should not be about the amount of porn the friend had but the fact that it was all dumped in a park.

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Yard porn sale, a much better idea.

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Can't beleive the police actually weighed it all!

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In b4 think of the children.

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When I was thirteen I used to pray for guys like this to visit my local park....

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By the way, which park was it found in? (My friend wants to know.)

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Not being charged. So, its not illegal to dump 200kg garbage in a public park? Good to know for next time I move and don't want to pay for someone to take away the junk I don't need anymore.

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If he really wanted to help his bedridden friend, he could have sold or auctioned those "antiques" (porn) online and use the proceed to help his friend.

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I misread the headline, I thought it was 200kgs of pork.

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I misread the headline, I thought it was 200kgs of pork.

It kind of was.

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This "story" tickled my sense of humour... ;)

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This should help the lonely nights in the Osaka Kobans fly by.

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Why did the cops take the time to weigh this dropped load?

Can't beleive the police actually weighed it all!

Large amounts of non-burnable waste are weighed in Japan. Very standard.

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Yahoo auction? He could have made a killing selling vintage porn!

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Awesome! I'll buy the whole 200KGs. JAV late nights...

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Man, if his friend was older like him, maybe some of that porn could be classic and can fetch pretty good cash to pay for a few hospital bills. Anyways, dropping the porn off in an area filled with homeless is not a bad thing I think.

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Haha.....talk about "dropping a load"...

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Having lived in and near Osaka for nearly a decade, let me assure you, 200kg is a respectable, but by no means, a noteworthy stash...

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The 500 tapes are only porn if you still have a VHS to play them on. If not, then they're just gomi with racy stickers.

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How did he ever hide it underneath his bed?

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He must put on the recycle shop, I'm sure the sale's staff they're become genki all day.

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Lost in translation. According to the Sankei newspaper, two individuals were arrested on suspicion of illegal disposal; a 70-year-old company executive and a care nurse friend. There is no mention of a bedridden third party on whose behalf the elder man illegally dumped the porn. http://www.sankei.com/west/news/141017/wst1410170081-n1.html

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redsac

Not being charged. So, its not illegal to dump 200kg garbage in a public park? Good to know for next time I move and don't want to pay for someone to take away the junk I don't need anymore.

Just because it was dirty and I am sure some of it filthy doesn't make it garbage

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Put it on ebay and sell it

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Whatever the motive, the fact is that this man dumped a large amount of rubbish in a park and should be charged. It's people like this that have turned Japan into a massive garbage dump.

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This is quite a touching story. Doing a friend a solid and getting rid or his lifetime collection of stroke mags so loved ones don't find them when he's gone. Sensible decision not to charge him.

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Taking a truck to a small park and dumping 17 sacks of garbage and not being charged with illegal dumping? This makes absolutely no sense.

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anything classic in that stash? :p LoL

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Yup, whatever the content, a park is no place for garbage. There are pretty simple procedures, even if the garbage in question is of the unmentionable sort :P

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Seems the right place to throw porn away to me... when I was a kid we were always finding dirty magazines in the local park.

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A gift to the homeless in the park?

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He could have at least followed normal procedures, such as what the authorities do when they build islands out of garbage or what TEPCO does, and just dump his waste into the ocean.

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That's a good friend. Should I ever die or become incapacitated, my friend has the strict instructions to destroy my hard drive.

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Why is he "unlikely to be charged? You don´t dump half a ton of anything in park, there should be no except for porn. He should have taken it out to the normal garbage disposal sites.

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@Tessa already "nailed it" in my opinion, no further comment can even come close ;)

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and we are saying population of Japan on decline.

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Hear, hear, WilliB. They should throw the book (a law one, that is) at this vandal.

Adachi, who worked as a volunteer in the park helping homeless people, had hoped that the huge collection of adult materials would be picked up and taken to a proper disposal site.

On the taxpayer's dime, of course.

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Can't beleive the police actually weighed it all!

Large amounts of non-burnable waste are weighed in Japan. Very standard.

And wonder how much of that weight is burnable human waste product...............

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I don't know about other areas of Japan, but the reason large 'tidy' stacks of recyclable goods are "dumped" in parks in Osaka is for the benefit of the homeless.

They make a small living (nay, stay alive) from these handouts by taking them for recycling, because they get very little if anything from the system.

As the article said the videos were not "laid out to be seen", so the only malice I can see seems to be on the side of the posters on here who can't see past there own comfortable lives and cry for retribution.

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Can't beleive the police actually weighed it all!

Had to know so they could organize the right size truck? I'm sure they're being very professional in checking the evidence back at the station? :-)

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By the way, which park was it found in? (My friend wants to know.)

ROFL! Sure he wants to know, lol.

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VCtokyo, thats how his friend died, all of the vids were under his bed, ...the bed was 1.8meters from the ground, he broke his neck getting out of bed one morning he fell out!!

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He was probably too embarrassed to dump all that porn at the local dump, thinking the people there might see it all and think he's a major perve.

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If this guy wanted it recycled he should have dropped it off at the local high school LOL!!!

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200kgs? that shouldn't be all of it. alot more being hidden as back ups. :D

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The police didnt weigh it, the city garbage disposal service did and they asked around the locals if they saw anyone dump it, many passers by walking their dogs did and they traced the owner whos van fit the description and he admitted it. IT was on TV news.

Police were called in to track and find out what he was up to.

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Taking udult entertainment to a whole new leve!!

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200kg is nothing, that's like 7-8 large boxes you use when moving house. Paper is heavy!!

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Reminds me of a rather comical episode of LA Law about 25 years ago wherein after some old guy died, they found a large collection of pornography in his den (man cave). At first they were shocked. But then they discovered that it could have a huge dollar value. The chief guy (played by Richard Dysart) negotiated the price up with a potential client by mentioning, "I haven't even contacted the Japanese yet about this sale."

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They probably weighed it because of the law of dumping. Over a certain weight your in trouble for not disposing of it correctly. Probably trying to ring up the fine they could place on him by weighing it all.

I hope the police look at the videos, who knows what stuff they might find? Maybe child material? Could be much more to this...I hope they don't just destroy it when some of it might be illegal.

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In Osaka? You could get someone near the station to hand it out instead of tissues.

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500 Japanese porno VHS tapes! Wow, what a treasure trove, ha ha

"The 500 tapes are only porn if you still have a VHS to play them on. If not, then they're just gomi with racy stickers."

Some people don't have a VHS deck?

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It was tapes AND magazines. I'm guessing the magazines made up most of the weight. Even 500 VHS tapes aren't that heavy.

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Some people don't have a VHS deck?

You do?

I don't even own a DVD player anymore (other than the drive in my computer).

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a lot of junior/high school students in the neighborhood are going to be gutted at the news XD

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I guess he only kept the best ones for himself.

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I thought it said Pork and dumping it a health hazard.

But anyway, that is alot of porn to leave in a park for kids to find.

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unlikely to be charged, police said Tuesday, because the stash belonged to an ill friend.

Apparently it's not littering if the items you're caught throwing away belong to someone else.

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And the best comment of the year by Lucabrasi!! “

23 Good Bad lucabrasiOCT. 22, 2014 - 08:13AM JST When I was thirteen I used to pray for guys like this to visit my local park...." Oh yes! When we were 13!!!! What memories!!!

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When you're measuring your stash in kgs instead of gigs, you have a problem.

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While the cops were busy with him a child molester, a rapists, and a murdered all got away!

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A lot of comments here on this story. I guess now his friend's neighbors know why he was always keeping to himself and often in a happy, quiet mood when he was outside. Might be some collectors items in all of that.

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200 kgs of porn. Wow. Sell it on Ebay as collector issues.

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