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Posted in: London theater ceiling collapses during show, injuring 65 See in context

^ either that or the show must have been so awful it self-destruct.

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Posted in: French director Besson slams Taiwan paparazzi See in context

Did he care about the intrusion into privacy and inconvenience his shooting might have caused the residents in the filming location?

A typical street filming closes/occupies a street or two and backs up traffic in an entire city neighborhood...all this for, say, a two-minute car chase scene in the finished product.

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Posted in: Man arrested for killing 2-year-old son shortly after child's release from care See in context

Tears and prayers for little angel.

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Posted in: Miss Philippines crowned Miss World amid Muslim anger in Bali See in context

What a gorgeous Miss World! What a wonderful world!

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Posted in: 8-year-old boy dies after being hit by car in Saitama See in context


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Posted in: Bureaucrat suspended for insulting elderly tsunami victims on blog See in context

Who does he think he is? Peter Pan?!

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Posted in: Man arrested for stealing 200 bicycle seats for their 'scent of a woman' See in context

Now that's a quintessential fetish - combination leather and feminine hygiene.

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Posted in: Japan turns up pressure on pro-Pyongyang schools See in context

The title says it all - the pressure is on pro-North Korea schools, not South Korea. Can't blame the Japanese government if it is concerned about what seems like to be or what could potentially be a Pyongyang "trojan horse", not just in the schools in question but in the pro-NK communities in general.

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Posted in: Woman found bound at home tied herself up to avoid going to work See in context

That was very original and imaginative...

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Posted in: AirAsia Japan rebranded as Vanilla Air See in context

At least, they went plain instead of 'Rocky road'...

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Posted in: Actresses urge support for California paparazzi bill See in context

A celebrity law, a Hollywood law, an elite law...give me a break! Why don't these 'superior US citizens' spend their time and effort urging support for laws that will protect all children.

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Posted in: Woman sues yakuza boss, seeking protection money refund See in context

@Disillusioned: Welcome to the world!

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Posted in: Chinese ask: Why doesn’t Japan hate America for dropping the A-bombs? See in context

Consider who is asking the question. Chinese netizens/nationalists seem to view the world these days as comprising of countries you (they) should hate and countries you (they) should like.

The question the way it has been posed and the simplistic answer that it seems to be seeking is a form of 'projection'.

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Posted in: Uniqlo to open 10 new stores in U.S. as profit jumps See in context

Well, I hope Uniqlo doesn't end up looking like Gap 20 years or so ago in the city where I live- a store on every street corner, well pretty much heh.

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Posted in: Japanese racing pigeon flies across Pacific to Canada See in context

Very tired but very smart pigeon- Vancouver Island is a great travel destination.

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Posted in: Miike's action film gets booed at Cannes See in context

The critics sound like old-school critics. This kind of movie is what appeals to the 'social media' generation. This movie is what they would call "bad".

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Posted in: Posters of fundoshi-clad man disappearing from Osaka See in context

The poster's double-entendre and optics make it a collector's item.

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Posted in: Woman tries to pay with obviously photocopied Y10,000 bill See in context

Well, it was a poor copy...

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Posted in: Ex-post office delivery woman indicted for stealing 2,100 items of mail See in context

Not delivering mail is an early sign of going postal...

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Posted in: Woman, 77, ordered to repay Y400 mil she got from 79-yr-old man for sex See in context

She is a classic gold digger.

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Posted in: One man killed, one hospitalized by passer-by who filmed their argument with car driver See in context

Tragically senseless!

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Posted in: Survey to find Japan’s 50 favorite Western musical acts now on See in context

It's no secret the Japanese were truly in love with the Carpenters.

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Posted in: Facebook users can pay to promote friends' posts See in context

What a scam! In unrelated news, Facebook gets multi-billion tax break...

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Posted in: Yakuza member arrested for selling fake Tiffany necklace See in context

This could ruin the Yakuza's reputation...

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Posted in: Top 5 worst places to visit in Japan See in context

Every top city in the world has its own version of these five places. How many times have you heard one say, 'avoid the city...' And if you are a tourist, why would you spend your limited time hanging out with foreigners at bars?

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Posted in: Basketball coach to blame for student's suicide, says commission See in context

Another form of school bullying- the effect is the same...

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Posted in: After Psy, S Korea dreams of conquering music world See in context

Psy is typecast. He will forever be tied to the GS tune/image and to the visuals of the 'horse dance'. And if he doesn't quit over-exposing and over-selling himself, he'll become the face and sound of S Korean pop music for a long time to come. This runs counter to S Korea's "dream of conquering music world".

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Posted in: Which English words or expressions really annoy you? See in context

you know what I'm sayin ?

where you at?

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Posted in: Japanese rocket scientist gives up lucrative career to join Cirque du Soleil See in context

Well, we only live once...

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Posted in: China calls on Japan to meet halfway to improve relations See in context

Except China's idea of 'halfway' is halfway on its terms. The proverbial cup is actually more than half full for China and less than half full for the other side.

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