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Posted in: What do you think of video-sharing app TikTok? See in context

I don't know what it is

and at this point

I'm not too afraid to ask !!!

; ^ )

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Posted in: Nagasaki marks 75th A-bomb anniversary See in context

Least we forget, to all those who suffered and are suffering because of these horrific weapons.

May peace on earth prevail.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 292 new coronavirus cases See in context

Great news. Everything is ok then. Back to normal folks.

I saw someone today with no mask on sneeze in the sushi fridge! Everyone pretended not to notice.

I kid you not.

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Posted in: Japan confirms 1,512 new coronavirus infections See in context

69% in their 20s, 30s

Selfish beyond belief!!!

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Posted in: Japan reports record new coronavirus infections for 3rd straight day See in context

I say go for it.

Most mornings recently, I have to avoid drunk revellers coming home from a night out as I make my to the station going to work. Yesterday there were two staggering drunk, shouting in the streets!!!

Certain people can't be trusted and certain businesses are not acting responsibly.

Do do what needs to be done.

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Posted in: Knife-wielding man shot after attacking police officer in Kyoto See in context

He fired one warning shot in the air

I've always wondered what happens to such bullets. I hope they land safely..,

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Posted in: The ultimate battle for ham sandwich supremacy – we examine Japan’s convenience store sandwiches See in context

The 7-11 ham sanger is my fav comfort food in Japan.


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Posted in: Skin trouble on rise as face masks become essential See in context

Mask myths busted. Essential reading.


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Posted in: Tokyo coronavirus cases hit record daily high of 224; 80% in their 20s, 30s See in context

Get over it already. Put a mask on. If you don't, you're being self-centred. The reasons for it are loud and clear.

I see quite a few maskless thirty somethings and younger walking through Shinjuku station on a daily bases. I wonder what types of people they are. Do you have loved ones? Do they care about others? It seems not. Very sad.

That's enough judging for one day.

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Posted in: How to make a spicy chicken katsudon in just three minutes See in context

Microwave cooking is basically steaming. It is one of the healthiest modes of food preparation.

There are alternatives to plastic wraps. Have a look in Loft for some ideas. Otherwise, a loose fitting plate can act as a cover.

Ps I don't actually believe I took the time-out to write that!

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Posted in: Cat honored by police for leading to rescue of man stuck in canal See in context


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Posted in: Man arrested after stabbing 17-year-old daughter with sword See in context

Judge thee, least thee be judged.

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Posted in: World War II forces sweetheart singer Vera Lynn dies at 103 See in context

Does anyone here remember Vera Lynn? Remember how she said that we would meet again one sunny day. Vera, Vera, what has become of you? Does anyone else in here feel the way I do?

Rest in peace.

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Posted in: City centers to see radical redesign after coronavirus See in context

I have yet see any social distancing go on here. Some people still won't wear masks.

Have to agree with Tokyo M. Once vaccine and medical treatment is in place, governments will go back to putting economic gain before people's wellbeing. We'll be back to trashing the place in no time.

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Posted in: Cluster response team sent to virus-hit Kitakyushu See in context

how's that warm weather theory going?

I'd give it two more weeks.

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Posted in: Japanese buff men delivery service will send beefcake, and also things to eat, to your door See in context

If men are ok with being objectified, then why shoudn't that be the standard that we are all held to?

I can't see how your comments and standpoint can be the accurate representation of all men, which undermines your posts.

I'm all for people being happy. If a significant number of people are unhappy with a gender being objectified and it is a rational to be unhappy, I support them.

Like my comment said for the "good of society" is where I am coming from, not my self serving opinion. Why not give that approach some consideration, no?

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Posted in: Japanese buff men delivery service will send beefcake, and also things to eat, to your door See in context

Strangerland asked

How does this backpedal on gender equality?

Recently someone posted this sage comment in a different thread. I don't know his name but I think it might answer your question.

For the good of society, we all need to be held to the same standards. Without equitable relations for one sex, the other won't buy into it.

Thank you to that poster.

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Posted in: 'Don’t let fear get the better of you,' Japanese Red Cross video urges See in context

There’s a lot of misinformation, idle speculation and fear-mongering out there, 

There sure is. News sources being the biggest culprit.

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Posted in: Japan joins calls for investigation into WHO's virus response See in context

I also strongly think that all media outlets should be investigated on how they have been reporting this crisis.

Who can say that the daily news has not made the situation worse in most cases???

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Posted in: Britain launches COVID-19 vaccine study, latest in race See in context

Your point being?

Toys out for the lads?

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Posted in: Britain launches COVID-19 vaccine study, latest in race See in context

She looks terribly cold for someone embarking on probably the most significant experiment in modern times. Could some one not have supplied her with clothes as well as a new vaccine?

Being able to see the top of her black bra is also not very "inspiring". (cringe)

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Posted in: No benefit, higher death rate for malaria drug in coronavirus study See in context

Is anyone surprised? The daily pattern...

Glimmer of hope = Smash = It's worse than all that = No hope

(repeat daily)

Why does the WHO not produce a fact list of what we know so far, things we are unsure of and what other countries are doing to combat this problem. Rather than this latest fatalistic discourse after 4 months into the crisis: "Most countries are still in the early stages of their epidemics," warns the head of the WHO"

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Posted in: Beijing 2022 Olympics face 'special situation' after Tokyo delay See in context

Considering what the whole world is in the middle of and where it all started, it is no surprise (an hard to feel any sympathy)

Hosting them should be a privilege. Some sort of conditional agreement should be made that will reduce the chances of this world crisis happening again.

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Posted in: Tokyo governor says people can enjoy cherry blossoms next year See in context

From what I have seen and heard, most people did some sort of hanami before this soft-lockdown.

Nonetheless, next year will more the merrier. Stay safe every one and stay in doors!

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Posted in: Beware of false groping charges, rip-off clubs, shakedowns over sex See in context

Now Gril in Tokyo, don't you remember your promise from last week? Just to remind you from March 22 you wrote:

Your input is valuable, and I will immediately stop being sarcastic. Instead I will stay completely quiet,

Why do I care?

Because your responses are muddying and confusing a very serious issue. Like I said before you are compounding the issues that your are campaigning against.

This is worrying.

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Posted in: Home internet jammed up? Try these steps before upgrading See in context

Very informative. Thank you very much.

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Posted in: Kyoto University dorm pamphlet advises residents on how not to commit sexual harassment See in context

Thank you so much for your advice! 

You're welcome. Glad I could be of help.

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Posted in: Kyoto University dorm pamphlet advises residents on how not to commit sexual harassment See in context

From the above link

So, tone down the sarcasm and work on clever wit instead which is usually devoid of hostility and thus more appreciated by those you’re communicating with. In essence, sarcasm is easy (as is most anger, criticism and meanness) while true, harmless wit takes talent.

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