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Posted in: Fuji TV to end reality show 'Terrace House' after cast member's death See in context

Most unfortunate. Show should be docked and shut down. Reality shows are nonsense that came into being just prior to the Writer's Strike, many moons ago. It is teevee on the cheap. The profit margins are higher, as it requires no paid actors or writer's and all that accompanies such. As such they have proliferated ever since and displaced scripted narratives..

Yeah 100%. I can’t stand reality TV. Can’t remember the first reality show I saw... maybe Big Brother... but never liked any of them (except maybe The Biggest Loser because the contestants are really benefiting from the work they put in).

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Posted in: Fuji TV to end reality show 'Terrace House' after cast member's death See in context

So one member's selfish act ruined it for her fellow castmates who are now out of a job.

Some pretty powerful victim blaming you've got going on there.

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Posted in: Trump threatens social media after Twitter fact-checks him See in context

I'm talking about this tweets that got fact checked. Anything false there?

I’m more interested in any truth they might have found.

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Posted in: HBO throws out rulebook with streaming launch See in context

I’ve started watching TUBI... it’s not new stuff but there is heaps of old classic stuff, fairly good documentaries, and a ton of b-grade junk that is so bad it’s good. Have Netflix and Prime but I find myself checking out TUBI more than both of those. It’s also free, ad supported, but I haven’t seen one yet.

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Posted in: 'Terrace House' star Kimura likely took her own life using toxic gas See in context

I don't want to say why I focus on that topic, just know because I am directly (not myself) concerned.

You know someone suffering from a mental illness? Do you also speak to them with disrespect and indignation? If no, why not? This is the thing. I know someone with a mental illness too, we probably all do even though we may not know about their illness. Their level of psychological maturity is not irrelevant to the issues but it is irrelevant to the fact that we should be speaking to people with dignity and respect.

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Posted in: 'Terrace House' star Kimura likely took her own life using toxic gas See in context

Then the immediate solution is to get off social media, and having done that, seek out counselling to work through and manage one’s desire to self-harm.

Unfortunately that isn’t always clear to people going through these issues.

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Posted in: 'Terrace House' star Kimura likely took her own life using toxic gas See in context

So when I get downvoted for no reason, it 's bullying. Wake up !

No, that is not bullying.

It is not bullying when you receive a negative comment. If your phone is off, nothting happens. Too young to understand that ?

People joining forces and telling someone to kill themselves, that is not just a negative comment. If your phone is off is irrelevant. It’s always there. That is one of the big issues with cyber bullying. It follows you home.

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Posted in: 'Terrace House' star Kimura likely took her own life using toxic gas See in context

One is not mature if you can't bear criticism.

Bullying is not mere criticism.

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Posted in: 'Terrace House' star Kimura likely took her own life using toxic gas See in context

One incident on a show and the resulting 'cyber bullying' is not the main reason why Hana took her own life. Anyone who knows anything about suicide and mental states knows that it is not a one time thing like this. Hana definitely had issues long before she even went on the Terrace House show. No one has proved otherwise.

Main reason or not, it is still a reason and cyber bullying can be the tipping point and should be fought against wherever you see it.

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Posted in: Has the coronavirus made you rethink what's important in your life? See in context

I voted no. Not a rethink, more a reaffirmation.

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Posted in: Delivery of 'Abenomasks' starts in 34 remaining prefectures See in context

I’m in Tokyo and our masks were delivered Friday.

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Posted in: Japanese reality show 'Terrace House' cast member dies See in context

Cyber bullies are disgusting pieces of filth.

RIP Kimura-san

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Posted in: 'My decision to make': Trump defends criticized use of drug See in context

So this drug knows somehow to not kill you if you are taking it for an “approved use”.

but if you just take it to prevent coronavirus that you don’t have, it kills you? 

makes perfect (non) sense.

There are hundreds of drugs that are approved for some purposes but are otherwise advised against because of unnecessary risk factors. Trump should just use them all.

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Posted in: Why is Taiwan excluded from the WHO? See in context

In the last few weeks Australia, Canada, Japan and New Zealand have joined the US in publicly calling for Taiwan to be given observer status at the WHA.

That has infuriated Beijing. It has accused Western governments of using Taiwan as a wedge issue to distract from their own shortcomings in fighting the outbreak.

Australia and New Zealand really can’t be accused of trying to distract from shortcomings in fighting the outbreak.

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Posted in: Home workout fun: Get in shape with Creamy Mami magical girl anime exercise videos See in context

Personally I’d rather watch “Crazy Shizuka”

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Posted in: When you look at Facebook, do you sometimes get the feeling that everyone else has a more interesting life than you? See in context

What rcch said. A lot of people post pictures of themselves doing whatever to give an impression that their lives are fantastic or they have the greener grass, but I’m never envious... more hoping that they really are enjoying life. I don’t want to think of my friends going through difficulties and posting stuff to hide the truth about what they are feeling.

Then there are others who I just want to slap.

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Posted in: Abe, Trump agree to cooperate on COVID-19 fight See in context

Strangely... or perhaps not... this is not very reassuring.

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Posted in: U.S. infection rate rising outside New York as states open up See in context

In Japan, as an early symptom of the coronavirus infected, many said they felt different taste, different flavor or no taste at all of the foods they ate. I do not hear the same symptom among them in the west.

That symptom has been widely reported in the west as well.

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Posted in: M5.0 quake rattles eastern Japan See in context

Where did I criticize the alert? I wasn’t criticizing the alert at all. Still thankful for it.

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Posted in: M5.0 quake rattles eastern Japan See in context

I was waiting for something strong. The alert had both my wife and I ready for something bigger but in the end it was almost nothing. Same with the one Monday night. Not even the glass doors in our old cabinet rattled and that doesn’t take much at all. We’re in Tokyo too. Southwest Tokyo.

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Posted in: New Zealand, Australia consider coronavirus 'travel bubble' See in context

Not much market for lamb in Japan.

Which is why Japan only counts for a very small percentage of NZ sheep exports. NZ could probably lose that particular market in Japan and not be affected too much.

Their two man bubble would be a disaster.

For whom? It would actually serve its purpose really well with only travel between the two nations permitted and nothing else until such a time as the current pandemic is no longer considered a threat. People who are too far from Australia or NZ would be outside the bubble so that is irrelevant anyway.

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Posted in: U.S. coronavirus deaths surpass Vietnam War toll as Florida governor meets Trump See in context

Google the following two words...

“Trump compares”

It’s interesting.

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Posted in: White House aiming for Trump pivot from virus to economy See in context

Exactly, Hawkeye.

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Posted in: With new 'English Online Banking' service, Sony Bank rises to say that Japan finally has a bank for foreign residents in Japan See in context

Thanks for that bass... it could be very useful.

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Posted in: With new 'English Online Banking' service, Sony Bank rises to say that Japan finally has a bank for foreign residents in Japan See in context

https://www.shinseibank.com/english/atm/using.html

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Posted in: With new 'English Online Banking' service, Sony Bank rises to say that Japan finally has a bank for foreign residents in Japan See in context

Shinsei don't charge for ATM withdrawals, what are you talking about?

Unless they've changed again, then yes they do.

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Posted in: Trump says he will suspend all immigration into U.S. over coronavirus See in context

pointofview

Yes, I've seen the reports about WHO and Fauci, and I also know about the other health conditions. Please explain why immigration has been temporarily halted for Covid-19 and none of those other things you mentioned have been banned. Even your messages are all over the place.

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Posted in: Trump says he will suspend all immigration into U.S. over coronavirus See in context

pointofview

certain posters here have continuously claimed that Covid-19 is no big deal, yet now that Trump has suspended immigration temporarily it's a good call. I think it's a good thing to limit movement at this time but these messages from this administration and its supporters are really all over the place. This is more like an excuse to target immigration than a plan to reduce the spread of the virus.

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Posted in: Trump says he will suspend all immigration into U.S. over coronavirus See in context

Wow... is Covid-19 a problem or is it not a problem? Make up your mind.

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Posted in: New Zealand to ease lockdown on April 27 See in context

Per capita wise, they're not that much better off than Japan.

Until you look at the testing that has been done.

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