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What is everyone thinking?

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EU-Japan Business Round Table (BRT) delegation members listen to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, during their meeting at his official residence in Tokyo. The 16th annual EU-Japan BRT meeting took place in Tokyo on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Question: What is everyone thinking? Answer: Hey! Where's the round table?

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God, I could use a drink.

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Couldn't we afford some furniture?

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A table with some tea, coffee or water would be nice.

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Why the mikes? Distance isn't that great.

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Why is it the Japanese speak such stilted English?

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When are they gonna serve the bacon rettuce and tomato sandwiches?

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Merkel's not here. Why am I bothering?

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Beeltejuice, Bleetlejuice, Beetlejuice

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"he could do with some singing lessons"

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Abe is lecturing the Abenomics. However he should be in Bao economic forum which has larger audience.

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Why haven't they updated this carpet since Mad Men was set?

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listening to this speech is as fun as watching paint dry!

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More like, "Is anyone thinking?"

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Abe: "I am King Arthur. You are my followers. Abenomics is starting to fail, but please cooperate and understand."

(two days later, to Japanese media)

"My comments were mistranslated and then not understood, even by the Japanese media!"

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Hey, sing 'Yesterday!"

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What are they all thinking?

"I wonder what BRT stands for?"

"When's he going to shut up so that we can go home?"

"Are we getting overtime for this?"

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"Repeat after me!"

"I have a pen.....Does he have a pen?"

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I hope he does that finger through the zipper joke again

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When are they gonna serve the bacon rettuce and tomato sandwiches?

It is not polite to serve such food in Japan. They don;t want to vomit.

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This looks like a very odd setting.

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MUST......stay......awake.....

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Fueniture. after meeting, they take away chairs to corners. Then put large tables with short legs. Zbutons to sit. To save money. round table? Unlikely. Sit on their bended legs on a zabuton.

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After this I am going to eat a ton of McDonald's and take a 3-hour nap.

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I'm in my happy place.... I'm in my happy place.... I'm in my happy place....

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I am in a sexless marriage forever. So no harm in checking out this "Kabukicho" place tomorrow evening that Shinzo recommended then.

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