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Posted in: Speeding blamed for pileup involving 8 Ferraris, 1 Lamborghini See in context

Daijoboots isn't making that speed up, it was on the news last night.

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Posted in: Billionaire's visit See in context

Not to be picky, but a comma would have helped.

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Posted in: Japan unlikely to win currency 'war of nerves' against speculators: analysts See in context

Like taking a handful of sand to the Sahara desert...

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Posted in: Japan intervenes in currency market to weaken yen See in context

Amazing some people are getting excited over 79 Yen to the Dollar. That was the same rate people were complaining about in the summer. If it was at 134 yen to the dollar like when I came to Japan in 2002, that would be great. But as my boss but it, he was complaining about 134 because it was 282JPY=1USD in 1982...

The point is this is just a natural slide...Intervention looks great for the headlines but it is like taking a bottled water to fight a wild fire.

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Posted in: Kagawa starts campaign to 'change' name to Udon Prefecture See in context

I didn't enjoy living in Okonomiyaki-ken so much, but I do love Yatai-ken.

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Posted in: Auditions held for AKB48's anime debut See in context

I don't like AKB48 but based on the success of music-based anime like K-ON, and the fact you see AKB48 EVERYWHERE I'm sure it will be popular.

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Posted in: Next on the agenda See in context

It does look like a couple that just broke up over dinner.

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Posted in: Next on the agenda See in context

Noda: I guess "maybe next time" for the Security Council seat. Obama: If I got a dollar for everytime the name Futenma was brought up...

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Posted in: Lonely youth take meals in toilets, and a new subculture springs up See in context

This isn't a new story. NHK and one of the broadcasters in Kyushu did a report about this in mid-2009.

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Posted in: 3 Cameroon nationals charged in death of Japanese jeweler in Malaysia See in context

The guy's middle name is "Innocent"? Is that a proof-reading error or just the ultimate irony?

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Posted in: 'Cove' star urges dolphin watching, not killing See in context

I noticed most of the "Japan is Evil" comments are being made by people that don't even live in Japan. You know some people in India that the same things about the American cattle industry and some Muslims may even say the same thing about eating pork.

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Posted in: The other side of Tokyo's Nigerian community See in context

Does Debito Arudou get paid every time his name is mentioned somewhere? I mean, yes he covered the story, however his involvement has little to do with the main narrative of this article. His involvement did not change the circumstances of this man's life so why bother naming him?

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