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A pandemic Olympics, without all the crowds: What gets lost?

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By TED ANTHONY

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The economy will be devastated.

https://thediplomat.com/2021/07/noriko-hama-on-the-tokyo-olympics-and-japans-economy/

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A pandemic Olympics, without all the crowds: What gets lost?

Japan’s image as a high-tech efficient country, unable to manage viral spread-that’s what.

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Septim:

Lifted from the article in your link:

My alternative name for Abenomics is Ahonomics

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And another sentence from that article:

My alternative name for Suganomics is Sukanomics, the Suka of which means empty, void, useless, losing lottery ticket etc. in Japanese.

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The thrill of it all. Toyota ain't even sponsoring this flopola. There's nobody to cheer them on. It's so unhuman.

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What gets lost?

Nothing really. It has been a TV event for years now.

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And you don't even get a hug from whoever gives you your medal. A droid gives the medal to you. That's not the same, folks.

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