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Posted in: New, old fans cheer Japan rugby win over Russia See in context

Japan played well, but seriously, calling a rugby team “Blossoms”?! How....manly and intimidating...!

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Posted in: EU warns Britain heading for a no-deal Brexit See in context

Great news. The sooner, the better.

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Posted in: Japan set to host 'spectacular' World Cup despite legacy issues See in context

Hard to practice rugby when every high-school has a gravel ground instead of nice grass to play on.

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Posted in: What is the policy on paternity leave at your workplace? As far as you know, has anyone taken it? See in context

I think we can take paternity leave on paper, but no way in hell would I chance the repercussions by taking it. I need my current job and bonus more than I need some time off.

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Posted in: 13,000 volunteers ready for Rugby World Cup See in context

Jesus wept. What a photo.

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Posted in: Biden clashes with Warren, Sanders on healthcare in Democratic 2020 debate See in context

What's the point of all this though? Clearly Trump is going to win again in 2020....

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Posted in: Disputing Koizumi, new industry minister calls no-nuclear power policy 'unrealistic' See in context

What's with the awful 70's decor?!

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Posted in: UK court: Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament unlawful See in context

So? It's a Scottish judge. Stay strong, Boris. Get to Europe pronto and start telling countries to veto any further extension to Brexit.

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Posted in: What are some tips for keeping motivated if you're in a repetitive job, doing the same thing all day every day? See in context

I only work to earn money. I don't understand the concept of being "fulfilled" at work. My boss often asks me what my ambitions/motivations are. Of course, I invent some nonsense to appease him, but I am only thinking "to earn enough money to have a decent life".

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Posted in: Johnson tells parliament: You can tie my hands, but I will not delay Brexit See in context

@Alfie Noakes : Democracy sucks, eh?!

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Posted in: Johnson tells parliament: You can tie my hands, but I will not delay Brexit See in context

Best PM in a long time, delivering on what a majority of the UK electorate voted for. Just get a couple of sympathetic EU countries to veto any extension, Boris! That way, we're out on October 31st NO DEAL!

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Posted in: British Airways pilots ground planes in unprecedented 48-hour strike See in context

Awful airline. Why anybody flying to Japan from the UK would choose BA is a mystery to me, when you can also choose from JAL/ANA/Asiana/Korean Air etc.

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Posted in: Typhoon pummels Kanto region; one reported dead, 40 injured See in context

I hate it when a typhoon with the strength to stop the trains hits on a non-working day...! I want my day off at 60% pay!

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Posted in: UNHCR calls on Japan to do more as refugee approval rate 'quite low' See in context

Japan accepts genuine refugees, not economic migrants. There's a huge difference. It's very hard to find yourself a genuine refugee in Japan, simply due to geography.

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Posted in: British PM to suspend parliament before Brexit; opposition denounces 'coup' See in context

Excellent decision by the PM. "Subverting democracy"?! Give me a break. The people truly subverting democracy are the Remainers who still refuse to accept the result of the referendum back in 2016. Here's hoping for a no-deal Brexit. Go Boris!

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Posted in: 2 dead as 670,000 ordered to evacuate after downpours in Kyushu See in context

This year's autumn rain front has been much more persistent than any I can remember in Kyushu.

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Posted in: Two 17-year-old girls arrested for dumping newborn baby’s body near river in June See in context

She knew what she was doing. You see girls like this around Shibuya all the time.

She should be prosecuted for murdering and dumping her baby.

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Posted in: Japan denies it gave away too much in trade talks with U.S. See in context

I can't wait to buy US beef which contains more meat than fat (unlike Japanese beef)! Bring it on!

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Posted in: Japanese Tinder in real life: Aisekiya See in context

Tinder in Japan is absolutely pointless. Profile photos of cakes, flowers, dogs....what the?!

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Posted in: In high-tech Japan, cash is still king See in context

@Peeping_Tom, Nobody uses cash in the UK these days.

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Posted in: How should a guy say 'I' in Japanese? Japanese women give their opinions See in context

Non-Japanese men who are less than 100% fluent in Japanese sound silly using "ore".

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Posted in: How do you think the planned increase in the sales tax in October will affect your spending habits? See in context

Nothing will change. I still need to buy food, gas, pay bills, etc.

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Posted in: Caught in the trade war: Resurgent yen poses risk for Japan Inc See in context

Perfect timing for my holiday abroad!

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Posted in: Epstein suicide sparks fresh round of conspiracy theories See in context

I'd love to know who killed him and how.

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Posted in: What are your best money saving tips when it comes to grocery shopping in Japan? See in context

Go shopping around 8pm or so; deals to be had on meat. You can pick up all sorts of cuts of meat cheaply. Even if it looks a bit yucky, but it through a minder and make 100% meat burgers. Great for summer BBQs!

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Posted in: Is it OK for a man to take his girlfriend to restaurants like Yoshinoya on a date? See in context

It's a great way to find out if the girl is a keeper or not, or only interested in your wallet.

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Posted in: Gov't to set up panel on stable imperial succession by year-end See in context

What a warm family photo! LOL

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Posted in: Trump says he does not have 'racist bone' in his body See in context

He didn't say anything racist. Honestly, he could cure cancer single-handed right now, and the left would find fault with him in some contrived way or another. Also, a bit rich for someone from Somalia(!) to be criticizing her adopted country!

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Posted in: Amazon 'Prime Day' becomes phenomenon as rivals jump in See in context

Living in a tiny mountain village in Japan, Prime is awesome for me. I use Amazon so much, for almost everything, groceries, cleaning products, gardening stuff, books, beers....and it all gets delivered free!

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