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Slug blamed for train service chaos in Kyushu

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By Kazuhiro Nogi

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Chaos? Bit exaggerated ya think?

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Absolute chaos! Surprised anyone survived that close call

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I wonder if they will make the electrical boxes slug proof now.

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Slugs hide themselves very well during the daytime, out of the watchful eyes of inspectors.

When my son was 4 we enjoyed taking bug walks at night. One night we decided to count the slugs on the concrete block wall surrounding the elementary school we live next to. We counted 84 slugs! Where the heck to 84 slugs hide during the daytime?

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In the UK, the excuses for delayed trains include leaves on the line, the wrong kind of snow, slippery rain, dew on the tracks, excessive heat on the rails (first sunny day of the year), too many passengers, illegal immigrants on the line, someone climbed on to a signal and taking pot shots at passing trains, and a giant clown on the line". (This related to an inflatable Ronald McDonald which had blown from the roof of a restaurant onto the South Wales main line.)

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Well, that explains the sluggish behavior of the service.

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JR defeated by a superslug which was fried in the process. The connection/control box should have water/air tight.JR defeated by a superslug which was fried in the process. The connection/control box should have water/air tight.

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excessive heat on the rails (first sunny day of the year)

Last time I was in England, it must have been 26 degrees one day and the tracks were all warping and delaying trains everywhere from being "too hot".

Hilarious.

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"Where the heck [do] 84 slugs hide during the daytime?"

Why, on the tracks, of course!

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"Where the heck [do] 84 slugs hide during the daytime?"

In their shells under the soil to prevent being eaten by birds. A bowl of beer attracts them then kills them. Something probably about being dead drunk.

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this slug know what shes doing LUL

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