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Does it really have to be the shape of alligator?

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Does it really have to be the shape of alligator?

I mean, do we even need trains overall?

The answer to both questions is probably not. We don't "need" them. But, trains are useful, and being shaped with the lean nose allows them to go faster, which is also beneficial.

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I always enjoy to ride or even see the Shinkansen pass by.

I know some nice spots in Japan where you can have a nice view on the Shinkansen.

I guess I am a kind of Tetsuo.

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C'mon, that was last year's poster.

Maybe the last 0 panel of 2020 should be removable to allow for nine years of postponements.

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Maybe they can make everyone in the world promise to think about Japan and maybe even watch a documentary about tea ceremonies or something for a few days this summer.

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@Strangerland

But those shaped with lean nose such as alligator aren't faster. Then where's the shape of the tail?

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But those shaped with lean nose such as alligator aren't faster.

What? The elongated noses are required for streamlining.

Do you not understand what a bullet train is?

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Love travelling on the Shinkansen. I'm sure there's more luxurious but it's fast, comfortable and clean. The Concorde of the rails (I guess, never got to travel on that)...

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But those shaped with lean nose such as alligator aren't faster.

Take your blueprints for cube-shaped, high-speed trains to JR. You could also approach Boeing with an idea for constructing commercial aircraft with flat or even concave noses to save on material costs.

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Take your blueprints for cube-shaped, high-speed trains to JR. You could also approach Boeing with an idea for constructing commercial aircraft with flat or even concave noses to save on material costs.

Brilliant.

10/10.

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