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Posted in: One ski gone See in context

Gnarly.No helmet?

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Posted in: Smiths Detection to improve cargo screening in Tokyo and Kobe See in context

There's a light that never goes out?

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Posted in: U.S.-Australia submarine deal: What are the risks? See in context

The biggest hurdle that I see is geographical.

Obviously,sub propellers in the Southern hemisphere will rotate in the opposite direction.

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Posted in: We were surprised to see the cricket-based items attract so much interest. See in context

Inago is tasty!

Had some great insect falafels,too.Couldn't tell that they weren't red meat.

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Posted in: Woman chips tooth eating McDonald's burger containing metal See in context

Spring onion?

Lucky that she didn't choke.

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Posted in: Smartphones make porn addiction a growing problem See in context

GBR48 .

Hit the twitching thumb on the head as usual,mate.

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Posted in: There is no end to cases of illegal workers using forged residence cards, so we are stepping up crackdowns. See in context

Yeah,I read GBR47's post,too.

It was relevant,pithy,and topical.

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Posted in: Strong typhoon increases in force as it heads toward Taiwan See in context

Getting some swell from it down here,will get a bit breezy in the week, apparently.

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Posted in: Kono announces bid to become next prime minister See in context

PM Kono Taro Kono PM, perhaps?

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Posted in: It's a very big problem. We need to take it seriously. See in context

Wink,wink.

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Posted in: Drill to catch attacker See in context

Looks like they're corralling a trainspotter to me.

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Posted in: Japan Fish College, to open in 2023, will offer curriculum integrated with the sea See in context

Surely,it should be Japan Fish School?

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Posted in: Many cars do not stop at crosswalks in Japan, although they are required by law to do so. Why do you think that drivers don't stop? See in context

It's because they don't

a)see

b)know

c)care

In Italy,drivers only stop for nuns.

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Posted in: Japan's Defense Ministry seeks ¥5.48 trillion budget amid China worries See in context

Conflicts are nearly always about the desire to win.

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Posted in: EU Digital COVID Certificate and UK NHS COVID Pass added to IATA Travel Pass See in context

When will the scruffy piece of photocopied and faxed A4,aka the Japanese 'passport' become accepted?

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Posted in: Some people think leisure is a waste of time: Here's what I found See in context

Why is it always 'either/or' with people nowadays?

To provoke healthy debate?

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Posted in: Coming soon to Japan’s FamilyMart convenience stores: A whole lot of digital signage See in context

More unnecessary power usage.

YES!

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Posted in: Pokemon Center megastores across Japan shutting down indefinitely because of coronavirus See in context

Gotta catch 'em all.

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Posted in: Streaming giants spur film and TV shift to UK's 'golden triangle' See in context

The huge tax breaks and subsidies help,too.

The Shire,home of the Hobbitas,was inspired by the industrialisation of the Black Country,by the by.

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Posted in: Police officer fatally shoots man threatening him with saw See in context

Ever tried to hit anything with one of those revolvers?

Probably a fret saw.

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Posted in: How would planting 8 billion trees every year for 20 years affect Earth's climate? See in context

How about cedar?Oh,hang on....

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Posted in: What are some of your favorite movies that you can watch over and over again? See in context

Groundhog Day.

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Posted in: Extreme teleworking ... from Mount Fuji See in context

Journalists file in stories, interviews and photos from Everest and Antarctica, among other remote locations.

Get outside and have a look around.

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Posted in: In many countries, including Japan, local and state governments are offering cash, gift coupons and other incentives to encourage people who are reluctant to be vaccinated against the coronavirus to do so? Do you think this is a good idea? See in context

I think that if government has to bribe their citizens to do something,they've already lost the trust of the people.

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Posted in: New interior necessity: Dining table with a hole for your cat right in the middle See in context

Having katsu for dinner?

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Posted in: Which is more popular in Japan: British English or American English? See in context

That's the least of the problems facing English 'teaching' here.

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Posted in: Bulldog’s award-winning razor made with 70% recycled beer bottles now available in Japan See in context

@Pukey2 Try looking on shelves near the ketchup.Much cheaper there.

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Posted in: Yoshinoya’s special Diet-only wagyu beef bowl now available to public See in context

Surely a pork barrel is more appropriate?

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