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Posted in: ANA flight delayed after pilot exceeds blood-alcohol limit See in context

Wow and yet if this was Australia or Europe....he would have been 100% fine....since this equates to a bAC of about 0.03....and before you even ask...yes id be fine if he flew my plane in that state.

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Posted in: N Korean leader Kim Jong-Il dead at 69 See in context

Whoooooa

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Posted in: Noda says Fukushima reactors have reached state of cold shutdown See in context

If this was a poker game, I would CALL

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Posted in: Former sex slaves hold 1,000th protest outside Japan's embassy in Seoul See in context

So much for time heals all wounds i guess

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Posted in: 'The protester' named Time's person of year See in context

How about the guy in Tunisia who set himself on fire in protest of repression by a brutal dictatorship?

been done before...

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Posted in: 'The protester' named Time's person of year See in context

so glad thats not a picture of a hippy on wallstreet!

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Posted in: 18.3% of American women have been victims of rape or attempted rape at some time: study See in context

and 1 in 5 of these 1 in 5 have "been raped" aka woke up the next day after drinking and decided they regret what they did last night so it was rape....yet a man wakes up after the beer goggles have worn off and cannot do the same thing. Real rapes are a horrible crime....though not all reported are actually real.

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Posted in: Emi Takei becomes Gucci's first Japanese 'image girl' See in context

bah ha Mabo

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Posted in: Japan to declare Fukushima nuclear plant in stable condition See in context

Just like the rice from fukushima that was declared safe? Whaaaaa?

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Posted in: U.S., Australia, NZ 'disappointed' over Japan whale hunt See in context

nenewsw http://www.iwcoffice.org/conservation/table_permit.htm

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Posted in: U.S., Australia, NZ 'disappointed' over Japan whale hunt See in context

Not for want of trying. They wanted to take 50. SS stopped them killing the other 49.

Yet only one of these activities is illegal. Those of the SS. Maybe you all should quit putting so much energy into supporting criminals, and support legislature to close the loophole.

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Posted in: U.S., Australia, NZ 'disappointed' over Japan whale hunt See in context

funkymofo, wheres your facts? Japans last harvested fin whale was in 2009. They harvested 1. Iceland took 125... So your statement of they take fine whaleS is wrong. They took A fin whale in 2009. (source wikipedia, topic fin whale) yours is missing....

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Posted in: U.S., Australia, NZ 'disappointed' over Japan whale hunt See in context

The fin whale sits fairly and squarely on the endangered list. *rolleyes

minke whales are not...*rolleyes

You have a right to not like whaling. But since Japan is conducting legal (see loophole) activity you will just end up like the US, NZ, an Aussies "disappointed".

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Posted in: U.S., Australia, NZ 'disappointed' over Japan whale hunt See in context

Japan should come clean and ADMIT it is NOT doing research but WHALING! HUNTING of these endangered species ASAP!!

Well first of all they are not endangered so give that a rest. Number two as long as research is legal and this means of research is legal (see this is the loophole that allows them to continue this...legally) countries will voice their opinions and views, but no country is going to attack the Japanese because the Japanese are within the confines of the law.

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Posted in: Charges filed against man for punching schoolboy during class See in context

With the amount of kids bullied to the piont of suicide and later finding out that the schools did nothing about it...i cant blame the father for doing something...however what he did (violence) is not the right way. Very touchy subject.

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Posted in: Obama requests Iran to give back downed U.S. drone See in context

if there was anything of importance on it or that threatening to technological advances, im sure it would have been destroyed.

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Posted in: Virginia Tech gunman kills officer; later found dead See in context

Screw your so called constitutional rights!

Never...this is the back bone of America. Elbudda, dont like it? Stay in Mexico...though for some reason many many of your country folk sure dont think like you do

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Posted in: Japan whaling authorities sue Sea Shepherd in U.S. See in context

Nice! Sea shepherd is gonna lose this one, since they are the only ones ACTUALLY breaking laws here. You might not like whaling, but the Japanese are abiding by the law...albeit a loophole, but because of the loophole it is LEGAL

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Posted in: Police oppose proposals to liberalize Japan's gun laws See in context

Quite a few nutjobs on the island...already so many random stabbings and slashings...last thing we need is random shootings.

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Posted in: Australian sentenced to 500 lashes in Saudi Arabia for blasphemy See in context

And its what year?? 2011...and these people expect the west to take them seriously?

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Posted in: Japanese cities most costly for Asia expats: survey See in context

WOW what a headline! News??? Really?

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Posted in: The forever war See in context

And there in lies the enigma of the duality of Japan...its both the victim and the aggressor. So depends on which side you want to look at the cup from and how you wanna argue. Also...isnt Japan and Russia still at war? No formal treaty or peace signed between those 2 nations?

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Posted in: Best izakaya in Tokyo See in context

Human Target, right on target

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Posted in: Best izakaya in Tokyo See in context

try using the phrase best izakaya in tokyo a little more...i don think you got it into EVERY sentence...

The izakayas mentioned are pretty mainstream...find your own little hole in the wall place and have a great time

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Posted in: Airlines drop prices for year-end Japan flights See in context

The ticket might be cheap...the fuel you have to buy on the other hand...

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Posted in: Why the increasing number of alcoholic women in their 20s? See in context

probably more from the superficial relationships, lack of support and the loss combination made it easy to slip down the slippery slope. Not much of an outlet here for stress, and relationships are fairly superficial for the most part. Everyones answer here for stress is to throw some back...

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Posted in: Nozomi Ohashi sparkles at Takashimaya Nihonbashi Christmas event See in context

Hayai yo!!! Not even Thanksgiving yet...

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Posted in: Lost 81-yr-old man, granddaughter, 3, kept warm by their dog until rescued See in context

another reason why dogs are better than cats!

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Posted in: Gov't eyes Fukushima rice ban after high level of cesium detected See in context

shocking...islander mentality when it comes to this is mind boggling...is there no common sense or logic in the japanese mindset?

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Posted in: 48% of U.S. students face sexual harassment: survey See in context

since complimenting somebodys hairstyle can be taken as sexual harrassment...sure...

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